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    Toei Animation and Funimation Present DRAGON BALL SUPER: BATTLE OF THE BATTLES Global Fan Event on March 27

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    Special Guest Ian Sinclair (English Voice of “Whis”) Will Join Fans for Hour-Long Livestream Countdown of the Top 10 Greatest Fights in the Acclaimed DRAGON BALL SUPER Series
    Source: Toei Animation Inc., Funimation press release

    Last December, fans were asked to name the greatest DRAGON BALL SUPER fights of all times and the response was overwhelming. The answers have now been tabulated, and “the winners” will be revealed on Saturday, March 27 at the special global fan event “Dragon Ball Super: Battle of the Battles” announced today by Toei Animation and Funimation together with a promotional video. Special guest and DRAGON BALL SUPER voice actor Ian Sinclair (English voice of “Whis”) will join co-hosts Justin Rojas (Toei Animation) and Lauren Moore (Funimation) for an hour-long livestream countdown of the Top 10 greatest DRAGON BALL SUPER fights of all time as chosen by fans. Starting with #10, each legendary fight will be unveiled with an English dub video clip from the series, which the hosts will react to and discuss while also talking about their love for the series.

    As always, fans can also look forward to giveaways throughout the livestream that will be simulcast on Toei Animation’s Twitch channel and Funimation’s YouTube channel. “Dragon Ball Super: Battle of the Battles” kicks-off on Saturday evening at 5:00 pm Pacific / 8:00 pm Eastern in the U.S. & Canada and internationally including 7:00 pm in Mexico City, 10:00 pm in São Paulo, 2:00 am in Paris (Sunday) and 11:00 am in Sydney (Sunday).

    “Dragon Ball Super: Battle of the Battles” Global Fan Event

    Presented by: Toei Animation and Funimation

    Date: Saturday, March 27, 2021
    Time: U.S.& Canada: 5 pm Pacific / 8 pm Eastern
    International: 7 pm Mexico • 10 pm São Paulo • 2 am Paris (Sunday) • 11 am Sydney (Sunday)
    Duration: 1 hour

    URL: Simulcast on Toei Animation’s Twitch channel and Funimation’s YouTube channel

    Hosts: Justin Rojas (Toei Animation) and Lauren Moore (Funimation)
    Special Guest: Ian Sinclair (English voice of “Whis”)

    Program: Countdown of Top 10 greatest DRAGON BALL SUPER fights featuring an English dub clip of each from the series along with commentary and reactions from the hosts as well as promotional giveaways throughout the event

    DRAGON BALL SUPER Series Synopsis

    With Earth at peace, our heroes have settled into normal lives. But they can’t get too comfortable. Far away, Beerus, God of Destruction, awakens to a prophecy revealing his demise at the hands of a formidable being. When his search for the Saiyan God brings him to Earth, can Goku and his friends take on their strongest foe yet?


    About Toei Animation Inc.

    Based in Los Angeles, Toei Animation Inc. manages the film distribution of Toei Animation’s top properties, including all the DRAGON BALL series, SAILOR MOON, ONE PIECE, DIGIMON series, SAINT SEIYA, and many others to North America, Latin America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Toei Animation’s Los Angeles office further handles all categories of consumer product licensing based on its film and television brands within these territories. For more information, please visit toei-animation-usa.com.

    About Funimation

    Funimation distributes the best anime to a passionate, global community of fans. For over 25 years, Funimation has pioneered an omni-channel approach to engaging and entertaining millions where they want it most—streaming, home entertainment, theatrical, e-commerce, merchandising, live events, and more.

    Funimation’s streaming services offer a growing catalog of over 700 anime series and 13,000+ hours of content available on 15 platforms and in 47 countries. Funimation’s in-house team designs must-have, exclusive collectibles distributed through major retailers and an e-commerce site; Funimation’s theatrical division is responsible for six of the top 20 anime films in the U.S. As pioneers of the SimulDub™, Funimation is the gold standard for foreign language dubbing of Japanese anime with the highest quality standards and fidelity to the original artists. With a fan-centric approach, Funimation has built a loyal social community of over 30 million followers and earned the trust of Japan’s most iconic creators.

    Funimation has nine offices in six countries, and over 400 employees worldwide. As an independently operated joint venture between U.S.-based Sony Pictures Entertainment and Japan’s Aniplex, a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., Funimation benefits from deep entertainment expertise across cultures, territories, and languages.

    To learn more about Funimation, visit funimation.com and follow Funimation on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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