“Sailor Moon” and “Digimon” may seemingly have little in common outside of their shared Japanese animation lineage.
Now however, the series’ are famous anime that have been rebooted (technically a sequel for “Digimon”) among the wave of 90s nostalgia that continues to permeate mass media.
“Dragon Ball” will now be joining “Sailor Moon” and “Digimon” as series’ set to return in the current year.
“Dragon Ball Super” was recently announced to be released this summer.
With the release date fast approaching, the opening and ending theme artists have also been revealed to be Kazuya Yoshi and Good Morning America.
So far, fan reactions are mostly concerning the band name of Good Morning America, which is also the name of a popular American talk show.
“I get confused every time there’s an article about Good Morning America.
I always think it’s about the morning show on ABC,” commented Pokedude900 on Crunchyroll .
Other fans however, are excited due to Good Morning America’s previous ending theme for “Dragon Ball Z Kai.” “Dear Zarathustra gave me the feels when I first listened to it,” said Anikevin.
According to Crunchyroll , Kazuya Yoshii, who is a part of The Yellow Monkey will be performing the opening theme entitled “Chozetsu Dynamic.” Meanwhile, Good Morning America will provide another ending theme, this one entitled “Hello Hello Hello.” Anime News Network reports that original creator Akira Toriyama is responsible for the original story and character concepts of “Dragon Ball Super.” The anime version will be directed by Kimitoshi Chioka for Toei Animation.
Naoko Sagawa and Atsushi Kido will produce the series.
The story of “Dragon Ball Super” is set to follow the events of the Majin Buu Saga, after earth has found peace.
The series has no official date, but is expected sometime this July.