Just recently, news got out that the popular anime adaptation, “Dragon Ball Super” will be moving on to a new arc next year. The arc is said to be set in space, hence dubbed by fans as the space survival arc. Now, more news have been released updating fans of what to expect in the upcoming arc.
The latest arc for “Dragon Ball Super” has been teased recently in an unidentified local Japanese magazine, revealing that Goku and the rest of the main characters will be heading off to space for its new adventures. Aside from disclosing what is coming up next, it also featured the characters who will be returning to the anime series to get on with the action.
Without losing any time, figuring out that the momentum has been heightened with fans looking forward to the next chapter of the said anime series, the official website of “Dragon Ball Super” has finally released the teaser for the new arc. It released a poster featuring the characters that will be appearing in the said arc namely Goku, Vegeta, Gohan, Krillin, Android 17, Android 18, Piccolo, Tenshinhan, Master Roshi, and Maji Buu. They have been hailed as the most powerful team of Universe 7.
The website has further disclosed the synopsis of the upcoming arc, “The Survival of the Universe”. It described that the arc will commence with Goku getting an invitation for the tournament between all the universes featuring each universe's team of elite warriors. The said tournament is called “Chikara no Taikai”, which is translated as “Tournament of Power”. The site further teased that the tournament can be the start of the universe's imminent destruction and that there is something waiting for the winners as well as the losers of the tournament.
More updates will be released this weekend, which will most likely include the first trailer of the upcoming new arc that has been set to begin on Feb. 5, 2017. “Dragon Ball Super” is an ongoing Japanese animated television show and has already spawned 70 episodes, with the latest and 71st episode set to air this Dec. 18. Funimation has set the said anime to be released in an English-dubbed version in January next year on Adult Swim’s Toonami.