Press release: Three throwback Dragon Ball Z titles are set for theatrical debuts as Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan and Dragon Ball Z Saiyan Double Feature hit movie theaters this fall. Anime fans are in for a treat with both Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan and Dragon Ball Z Saiyan Double Feature, which contains Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku and Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn. In addition to the fully remastered with English dub anime features, audiences will view exclusive content and receive an exclusive Dragon Ball Super trading card by Bandai (while supplies last, quantities are limited). Tickets for Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan and Dragon Ball Z Saiyan Double Feature are available online at www.FathomEvents.com and participating box offices.
Presented by Fathom Events and Toei Animation Inc., Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan debuts in U.S. cinemas on Saturday, September 15 at 12:55 p.m. and Monday, September 17 at 7:00 p.m., with Dragon Ball Z Saiyan Double Feature following on Saturday, November 3 at 12:55 p.m. and Monday, November 5 at 7:00 p.m. (all local times). Both events are presented in more than 650 select movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network (DBN). A complete list of theater locations is available on the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn centers around the story of the universe thrown into dimensional pandemonium as the dead come back to life and Goku and Vegeta must track down the cause of the chaos. Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku is the tale of Bardock, the father of Goku, and follows his rebellion against the mighty Emperor Frieza. In Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan, Vegeta is lured to the planet New Vegeta by a group of Saiyan survivors in hopes that he will be the king of their new planet. But, when Goku, Vegeta, and friends find that they have ulterior motives of universal domination, they must fight Broly, the legendary Super Saiyan.
“Dragon Ball Z has proven to be a very popular franchise in cinemas. Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F was enthusiastically received by fans,” Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt said. “We are proud to partner with Toei Animation to bring these Dragon Ball Z features to anime enthusiasts nationwide.”
“In preparing this classic trio of films for their big screen premiere, we wanted to give fans something very special to mark what has been one of the most successful years for the Dragon Ball brand,” said Masayuki Endo, President of Toei Animation Inc. “Fathom Events has been a great collaborator in launching these exciting films for audiences across the U.S.”