Toei Animation issued this week that the highly anticipated movie, Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero, is officially delayed after the incident of studio hack. The concerning news of the hacking got out long back among the fans. However, the studio did not mention the intensity of the deed. Fans have no idea about how bad the situation is. Neither the amount of data deleted has been made public. Finally, with Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero Delayed, when will it release now? Which other show was caught in the mess? Here are all the details.
Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero has taken up many headlines since the announcement of the film. The hype has been peaking since the trailer launch in October 2021. And soon, the official release date and a brand new trailer reached the fans at the Jump Festa 2022. The film has many high hopes among the fans. But the recent news of the delay was not a surprise post the studio hack.
Dragon Ball Super Super Hero Delayed: Official Announcement!
The news broke out through the official Twitter account of DBS Hype, the news reporter of the franchise. The tweet noted that Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero is facing the repercussions of the recent studio hack. Moreover, the film is now delayed to an extended date. The makers have promised to reveal the date as soon as possible. It is notable that the investigation has clearly hindered the production of the movie. Moreover, the film has claimed to be 95% finished.
Hence, with the police officers monitoring Toei Animation and the servers, it is likely that the workspace is currently not operational. With such a situation, fans saw the delay coming. On the brighter side, the animation director of the film, Chikashi Kubota, shared his take on the news. He assured the fans that the production team would take this time and redo a few of the scenes to give a better finish. He ended it by encouraging the fans not to lose the excitement over the release.
What Are The Other Delayed Shows?
According to the reports of AnimeNewsNetwork, there are many other shows that have not been lucky after the hack. The news was made public at the initiation of this month. However, fans could not calculate just how much of the damage has the studio gone through. With the news of Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero delay topping the headlines, there have many been many other fan-favorites that also faced a postponement.
Fuji TV will be broadcasting Special Episode: Barto’s Secret Room once again on March 20, 2022, resulting in One Piece being delayed. Similarly, Digimon Ghost Game will air their first episode for the second time. On the other hand, Dragon Quest: Adventure Of Dai will be facing a delay till April 2. And finally, Hugtto! Precure Futari wa Precure All Stars Memories is facing a delay till April 3, 2022, as per TV Asahi.
Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero Delayed: Release Date
Previously, Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero was expected to reach fans on April 22, 2022, in the Japanese theatres. According to many speculations, the film is likely to release sometime in the Fall or early 2023. However, many fans put forward that the international release date might not face a delay. Hence, DBS fans will surely have to wait for this one. Thus, for more updates, stay tuned.