Toonami has announced that it will debut the English language run of the next "Dragon Ball"-based anime series, "Dragon Ball Super", throughout Asia and Southeast Asia, where the channel is offered.
According to ComicBook.com, "Dragon Ball Super" marks Toonami's first exclusive English first-run premiere. The network also currently airs episodes of "Dragon Ball Z" and "Dragon Ball Z Kai" in English.
In an official press release, Turner exec Mark Eyers touted, "This announcement is huge for fanboys and girls in Asia. Dragon Ball is undoubtedly the original and world’s biggest anime export, and is a cornerstone of our programming on Toonami."
Produced with creator Akira Toriyama and Fuji Television, "Dragon Ball Super" is set to debut in mid-2016 on Toonami, and follows the aftermath of Goku's battle with Majin Buu.