Dragon Ball Super Hero”, the latest installment of the “Dragon Ball” series, started its overseas release on August 18, 2022. The film ranked No. 1 in the worldwide weekend box office rankings, and also opened at No. 1 in the U.S. with $21M (approximately 2.89 billion Japanese yen).
In Japan, even after some time has passed since its release, fans continue to be enthusiastic about the film, and many comments have been received about the high level of enthusiasm with which they enjoy the film multiple times.
When the film was finally released overseas on August 18, it ranked first in the global (worldwide) weekend box office rankings. It also marked the No. 1 opening in the U.S. with $21M. This is the first time since “Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back” that a film has topped the box office in the U.S.
The film was also released in other territories including Mexico, Argentina, Peru, the UK, Ireland, and Chile, where it grossed $12.3M. Like in Japan, the film has received a steady stream of enthusiastic comments from fans, indicating their enthusiasm for the film. With the release of “Dragon Ball Super Hero” still to come in Europe and other countries, we cannot take our eyes off of the film as it continues to gain momentum around the world.
Dragon Ball Super Hero” is currently being screened. Although there are only a few theaters in Japan showing the film, we hope you will enjoy this film that has the whole world in a frenzy at the theaters.
Dragon Ball Super Hero” Box Office Results
Box-office revenue in Japan (June 11 – August 21): 2.49 billion yen
Box office in the U.S. (August 18 – August 21): $21M (approx. 2.89 billion yen)
Box office in other regions (Aug. 18 – Aug. 21): $1.23M (approx. 1.7B yen)
Worldwide box office (as of August 21): approx. 7.08 billion yen
It is amazing to be No. 1 in the world.