Dragon Ball Super Merch Teases a New Character Coming Next Year

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Dragon Ball has huge plans for 2020, and it looks like more details about the shonen franchise's return to anime are coming. Toei Animation has already shared new information and a full trailer for the upcoming feature film Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero. Now, a new merchandise listing is hyping fans up as it teases the arrival of a brand new character. However, the company didn't reveal the new character.

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero
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Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero

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As shown below, Twitter user DBSChronicles, a well-known outlet for all things Dragon Ball, has pointed out the merchandise listing for the new character, noting that it only states "Dragon Ball Super", not the movie "Super Hero". The prizes are meant to be distributed to arcades and amusement contests in Japan, but Piccolo is not the only character getting a new toy.


One of the figures is listed as Dragon Ball Super - New Character with no name or character details shared about the prize. Of course, this is making fans speculate the new

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Knowing that Piccolo will play a more major role in Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero, it's likely that the new character being teased here is likely from the upcoming feature film, but they could also be introduced in Akira Toriyama and Toyatorou's new manga arc, or possibly a new season of the anime series.

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Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero is set to release in Japan in 2022. Toei Animation hasn't officially announced the theatrical release date of Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero, but a release window may have been revealed.

For more details about the upcoming anime film, check out everything you need to know about Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero here.