DRAGON BALL Games Battle Hour

BANDAI NAMCO Europe announced the full reveal of DRAGON BALL Games Battle Hour 2022, a worldwide* broadcast online event taking place on February 19th and 20th, 2022 with the support of SHUEISHA Inc. and TOEI ANIMATION Co.,LTD.

The DRAGON BALL Games Battle Hour is an online event that started in 2021 to bring a very special experience to DRAGON BALL fans around the world. Fans from 23 countries and regions gathered online for the event, which was received very positively and enthusiastically. This second event will feature an even larger catalog of content. In addition, the online arena, where we can create our own avatars and interact with others, will enable a new hands-on experience.

DRAGON BALL Games Battle Hour Overview (Date and time**)

The event can be followed online via certain platforms. Details on online viewing can be found on the DRAGON BALL Games Battle Hour 2022 official website. The following languages ​​are available: Japanese language and English subtitles.***

  • February 19, 2022 from 07:00 p.m. EST.
  • February 20, 2022 from 11:45 a.m. EST.

The following highlights await fans:

Exciting Battles – Heated battles are fought, in which the characteristics of each title, video game DRAGON BALL FighterZ, trading card game DRAGON BALL SUPER CARD GAME, smartphone game app DRAGON BALL LEGENDS and digital card game SUPER DRAGON BALL HEROES, to carrying come. Based on fan feedback, there will also be a DRAGON BALL FighterZ Team Tournament, bringing together strong players from Japan, North America and the EU region in a cross-regional battle for the “Team & Draft Tournament”. There will also be a live DRAGON BALL LEGENDS match between the game’s producers and fans in the online arena.
New Content – Producers reveal key features of the latest video game, DRAGON BALL: THE BREAKERS, due out this year. There will also be a special screening of DOKKAN DATA ’22, looking back on the past seven years since the release of DRAGON BALL Z DOKKAN BATTLE. In addition, the producers of the DRAGON BALL game series come together and try to finish Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2. The team will be led by Daisuke Uchiyama, the game’s producer (currently President and CEO of BANDAI NAMCO Studio Inc.), followed by the producers from the last event and a welcome group of young producers.
Introducing a Quiz and Fashion Show – The online arena returns and we can use our custom avatar to enter a multiple-choice quiz tournament as fashion designers from the DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 Super Fashion Show parade down the runway up close and cheer on our favorite team in matching team attire as they compete in the DRAGON BALL FighterZ Team & Draft Tournament.

Anime Theme Music Special Performance – The event will feature a special three-artist performance that can only be seen on the day. 2021 featured Hironobu Kageyama’s halftime show “Hironobu Kageyama Special Live” with fans from around the world singing along in the comment section of the event. The “Special Live” for this year’s event will feature a collaboration with the theme music from the anime series DRAGON BALL. This time, in addition to Hironobu Kageyama, U-ya Asaoka and Hiroki Takahashi will also participate.
New Creative Content – Owner and Executive Chef and First Japanese Gold Medalist at the 5th World Chinese Cuisine Championships 2004 (Guang Zhou, China) in the Single Hot Dishes category, Kinya Komoda, will be on stage and menus at KAKAROT COOKING Prepare DRAGON BALL Z – KAKAROT. SHINO, a pioneer of balloon art and the first Asian to win the world-renowned Twist & Shout Balloon Convention in the US, will perform characters from DRAGON BALL with balloons, and juggling duo Synchronicity, winners of the Japan Juggling Festival, will be the main theme of the show with 3,000 Rubik’s Cubes design event. Bento artist Riyu will also take on the challenge of creating a DRAGON BALL themed bento.

Official and limited merchandise for the DRAGON BALL Games Battle Hour 2022

To celebrate the event, the official BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment e-commerce store will feature official items and limited edition products:

SHFiguarts C21 (Lab Coat) – The playable DLC character “C21 (Lab Coat)” from DRAGON BALL FighterZ will join SHFiguarts and come with four different interchangeable expression parts: “Angry”, “Screaming”, “Grunching” and ” mocking”. Including the effect parts, Android can adopt 21 different poses to express himself.

  • Pre-orders began on January 18, 2022.
  • Pre-orders are planned at a later date in the Tamashii Web Shop.
  • Only a limited amount will be available for pre-order through ASOBISTORE. The pre-orders will be closed once the limited quantity is reached.

Official t-shirts with the key visual – The t-shirts are available in two versions. One with a powerful and eye-catching design of Goku and the other with Goku and Vegeta in battle. Both are available in four sizes. When purchasing a t-shirt, we will receive a code that we can enter in the “Online Arena” and dress our avatar in the same t-shirt in this event.
Hoodie – The front features the event logo and the back features a powerful and eye-catching Goku theme. Available in four sizes.
Cap – Official caps featuring the bright and prominent red and blue event logo on a black background are also available.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment E-Commerce Store website: store.bandainamcoent.eu/w/db-battlehour2022

About SUPER: SUPER HERO

DRAGON BALL SUPER: SUPER HERO, the upcoming movie starring Akira Toriyama, will have a special program “DRAGON BALL SUPER: SUPER HERO” SUPER STAGE. The program will include the latest information about the film, behind-the-scenes stories, and interviews and news with the film’s voice actors.

*(SOME COUNTRIES AND REGIONS ARE EXCLUDED)
**Times are subject to change without notice
***Certain content and channels are also available with French, Spanish and traditional Chinese subtitles.

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