Dragon Ball Super: Broly Doing Well At The Japanese Box Office

While the rest of the world has to wait until January to watch Dragon Ball Super: Broly, the film is already out in Japan.

As of right now, the movie is doing well at the Japanese Box Office and could be the highest grossing Dragon Ball film of all time!

As reported by Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun (via AnimeNewsNetwork), the Dragon Ball Super: Broly has earned 2 billion yen at the Box Office so far.

This approximately equates to over $18.1 million USD selling more than 1.5 million tickets so far in the land of the rising sun.

The film already made over 1 billion yen in its opening weekend selling more than 820,000 tickets in its first three days in Japan.

The movie is expected to make more than 5 billion yen or over $44 million USD during its lifetime. This should make it the highest grossing Dragon Ball film of all time.

Dragon Ball Super: Broly is the next chapter in the Dragon Ball Super story arc. It introduces the character of Broly for the first time in a canonical Dragon Ball film and we also see the introduction of Gogeta too.

While the movie is already out in Japan, people living in North America will have to wait until the film comes out on January 16th, 2019.

The script was written by Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama while Tatsuya Nagamine (One Piece Film Z) is directing the film.

The movie takes place after the Tournament of Power saga. You can read a short synopsis of the movie posted down below.

The theme for this remarkable new film will be "Saiyan", the strongest race in the universe. Since "Battle of the Gods", Gokuu has undergone new forms from Super Saiyan God to Super Saiyan Blue to other evolved forms that have gone up against many invincible warriors from multiple universes. This new story will focus on the origin of the Saiyans' strength and what it means to be Saiyan.

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