While we continue to wait and hope for some sort of streaming deal to arrive here in North America, Japanese fans are now closer to owning some of the new Dragon Ball Super anime series. Distributor Happinet has announced that the first two box sets are now scheduled for DVD and Blu-ray and they’re coming fast. With no single volumes announced, the first box set lands on December 2nd, 2015 and the second box on March 2nd, 2016. Both sets will contain twelve episodes each, bringing out the first twenty-four episodes of the show.
The DVD sets are priced at 11,200 yen each while the Blu-ray sets are priced at 15,200 yen each. The only on disc extras included are the clean opening and closing sequences and both sets will include a booklet.
Toei Animation announced the series at the end of April, which is coming from a story concept from Akira Toriyama. The debut of the series marks the first new series for the property in eighteen years.
The cast includes Masako Nozawa as Son Goku, Son Gohan and Son Goten, Ryo Horikawa as Vegeta, Hiromi Tsuru as Bulma, Takeshi Kusao as Trunks, Mayumi Tanaka as Krillin, Masaharu Satou as Kame-Sen’nin, Toshio Furukawa as Piccolo, Naoko Watanabe as Chi-Chi, Yuko Minaguchi as Videl, Unshou Ishizuka as Mr. Satan, Kôzô Shioya as Majin Buu, Kouichi Yamadera as God of Destruction Beerus and Masakazu Morita as Whis.
Plot concept: Reuniting the franchise’s iconic characters, Dragon Ball Super will follow the aftermath of Goku’s fierce battle with Majin Buu, as he attempts to maintain earth’s fragile peace. Overseen by Dragon Ball’s original creator, Akira Toriyama and produced with Fuji Television, Dragon Ball Super will draw on its historic past to create a bold, new universe welcoming to fans and endearing to new viewers.
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