'Dragon Ball Super' manga to accompany new TV anime

When the first new Dragon Ball television anime in 18 years debuts in July, it will be accompanied by a manga adaptation by Dragon Ball Heroes: Victory Mission author Toyotarō.

According to the announcement in Shueisha's V Jump the Dragon Ball Super manga will launch in the magazine's super-sized August issue. Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama, who's credited with the “original story and character concepts" for the new anime, is also credited with the manga's story.

Little is known about the story of Dragon Ball Super, beyond that it's set a few years after the defeat of the planet-destroying Majin Buu/Majin Boo, at a time when Earth is peaceful again. According to Anime News Network, the V Jump announcement promises it will "no doubt exceed everyone's expectations."

In addition to Dragon Ball Heroes, Toyotarō also drew the three-part adaptation of the new anime film Dragon Ball Z: Revival of "F."

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