Cartoon Network to air 'Dragon Ball Super' from May 22
Excitement reaches new heights as Cartoon Network announces ‘Dragon Ball Super’ for the first time in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Celebrating the unique style of Japanese animation, the channel is bringing the action-packed adventures of Goku and his friends with a day-long “Dragon Ball Super Sunday” stunt with back-to-back episodes on May 22 from 9am. It will then air every weekday at 10.30am and 7:30pm and weekends at 5.30pm.
Fans are in for a special treat as the follow-up of the blockbuster classic anime follows the tranquil lives of Goku and his friends after vanquishing the evil Majin Buu. However, they are disrupted when Beerus, the God of Destruction, challenges Goku who requires his friends’ assistance to become the venerable Super Saiyan God. ‘Dragon Ball Super’ reconnects fans with these beloved characters through unimaginable and adventure filled storylines that unveil 12 universes and gods.
Popular voiceover artists are lending their voices for main characters in the show in Hindi. Ankur Javeri for Goku, Neshma Chemburkar for Chichi, Rajshree Sharma for Bulma, Mayur Vyas for Krillin, Rajesh Kava for Beerus and Prasad Barve for Vegeta.
Talking about the show launch, Abhishek Dutta, South Asia Network Head, Cartoon Network and POGO, said, “Cartoon Network has always had its finger on the pulse of what its fans want. The anime genre – and in particular, the Dragon Ball franchise – is always right up there on the wishlist, and we’re really pleased to present the series in new regional languages.”
He added, “We are sure this extraordinary title will make a great addition to our top-rated ‘Redraw Your Summer’ content line-up and will be enjoyed by kids and families.”
The launch of ‘Dragon Ball Super’ is a part of the channel’s re-energised brand promise and tagline – ‘Redraw Your World’, through which it aims to cater to the complete spectrum of kids and families including pre-schoolers, and family co-viewing, with over 200 hours of diverse content throughout the year. To celebrate anime, Cartoon Network has also planned various digital activities for its fans including a fan-art contest, a watch & win competition for the Dragon Ball Super Sunday stunt, a dance challenge based on the popular hook step of ‘Dragon Ball Super’, and collaborations with influencers.
Stay tuned as ‘Redraw Your World’, presented by Center Fruit from Perfetti Van Melle India, powered by Complan and with Parle Magix, Rasna and All Out as Associate Sponsors, continues to captivate audiences with exciting content along with various digital and on-ground activities during 2022.