FLOWER MOUND, Texas, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ending the wait of hundreds of thousands of anime fans across North America, FUNimation Entertainment announced today that "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'" will screen August 4-12 in theaters across the U.S. and Canada. The story is a follow-up to last year's highly successful "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods."
"We are thrilled to bring fans – both new and old – this latest film from series creator Akira Toriyama," said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and founder of FUNimation. "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' is a visually stunning movie and offers even more action and comedy than Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods."
"Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'" is the 20th film in the Dragon Ball franchise, which first debuted in North America in 1986. The new movie showcases the return of Frieza – one of the greatest villains in all of anime. Now resurrected from death, Frieza embarks on plans to take his revenge on the Z Fighters of Earth. Goku and Vegeta once again face their nemesis together, but this time it is a fight for Earth's very survival.
"Fans are in for another amazing ride with Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'," said Mike DuBoise, EVP and COO of FUNimation. "We will be raising the bar for the anime theater-going experience."
"Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'" will screen in theaters nationwide from August 4 - 12, 2015. Fans are invited to sign-up at www.dragonballz.com to be alerted when ticketing opens. Subscribers can also look forward to receiving exclusive offers, sneak peeks and other news about the film.
To view the new teaser trailer and get more information on "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'," please visit www.dragonballz.com.
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