Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero Overtakes Jujutsu Kaisen 0 as 4th Highest Grossing Anime Film in US Box Office

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Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero had an awesome Labor Day weekend. The anime movie just took in an estimated US$34,932,582 over the weekend and has now overtaken Jujutsu Kaisen 0 as the fourth highest-grossing anime film at the US box office!

Box Office Mojo confirms that the Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero anime film earned an estimated US$34,932,582 after Labor Day weekend (via Anime News Network). The movie is only in its third weekend in North America but it already has an edge over Jujutsu Kaisen 0 which took in US$34,542,754 earlier in 2022. The advantage just allowed Super Hero to become the #4 highest-grossing anime film ever at the U.S. box office.

It's an awesome feat considering that Super Hero had previously overtaken 2018's Dragon Ball Super: Broly last weekend. Broly earned US$30,712,119 when it was released in 2018.

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Although Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero is already doing well at the US box office, it still has a long way to go to the top. For instance, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie - Mugen Train currently sits at the third spot with US$49,505,008. Perhaps another few weeks in theaters will do the trick.

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero is the twenty-first overall Dragon Ball feature film overall and the second to carry the Dragon Ball Super branding. The movie follows Piccolo and his former student Gohan as they go on a mission to save the world from the newly reformed Red Ribbon Army.

The film was originally set to premiere in Japan in April but was pushed back to June due to the cyber attack at Toei Animation. Super Hero was released in Japanese theaters on June 11, 2022, before getting its North American premiere later in August.

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