Review: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Is Fast Paced Action

It has been a few weeks now, but finally I have managed to watch Dragon Ball Super: Broly in the cinema. From what I saw, the movie is great and is arguably the best Dragon Ball film ever made.

As most of you may know already, the plot of Dragon Ball Super: Broly is about the character Broly and how he has been hidden from the universe for 41 years.

Unlike most other Saiyans, Broly and his father were hiding in a remote planet when Frieza killed the Saiyan race.

Now a few Frieza men have found Broly and Frieza wants the Saiyan warrior to visit Earth to finally kill off Goku and Vegeta.

Frieza may think he can control Broly and his father, but he may have underestimated Broly's power and obedience.

The only slow part from the movie is during the beginning while the film introduces us to Broly and what happened in the past.

Unlike the original Broly movie, Broly isn't pissed off about Goku crying all of the time.

In this new movie, Broly's Dad Paragus is the annoyed one because King Vegeta exiled Broly to a remote planet due to his uncontrollable power.

Paragus still has a grudge on King Vegeta and wants to take out his anger on the current day Vegeta. He wants Broly to kill Vegeta for him while Frieza wants Broly to kill off Goku.

Once the origin story is over at the 26 minute mark, the rest of the movie is straight up epic action.

The fight scenes are fast paced and wonderfully animated. Not to mention the special effects are far better here than in any episode of Dragon Ball Super on TV.

Some people may say the fight scenes drag on for a long time, but I didn't mind how drawn out everything was.

In the movie we get to see Broly fight Goku, Vegeta, Frieza and Gogeta at the very end of the film.

The only type of people that may not like the movie are fans of the other characters. Piccolo makes a small appearance, but the likes of Gohan, Tien, Krillin and the others aren't in the movie at all!

Another set of people that may not like the movie are those that like the original origin stories of Goku, Vegeta and Broly.

In this new movie, they retcon what happened in the past and have written a new origin story for the three aforementioned Saiyans.

Aside from a few minor flaws, Dragon Ball Super: Broly is still an excellent anime movie featuring fast paced action and entertainment. It is arguably the best Dragon Ball movie ever made and most fans won't be disappointed by it.

Verdict: 4.5/5 stars

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