The strong performance of these films comes amidst a historic dry spell of major animated releases in theaters.
#Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero
‘The Rise of Gru’ finally got its Chinese release, but was overshadowed by local animated feature ‘New Gods: Yang Jian.’
Predictions have the film leading the weekend box office and pulling in as much as $16 million.
Previews of three upcoming anime standouts from this year’s Crunchyroll Expo.
The film picks up after 2018’s box office smash ‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly,’ which grossed more than $120m at the global box office.