Dragon Ball is still angry: here are Toei Animation’s financial data pulled by Goku

Ten years have passed since Toei Animation prepared the first episodes of the Dragon Ball anime. To date, however, the franchise is one of the leading in the world of Japanese animation and can still assert itself despite the many competitors. Definitely with the return of the franchise Dragon Ball Super helped immensely.

Toei Animation announced the financial results for the first quarter of 2021, which runs from April to June 2020. The result, which the Dragon Ball alone brought to the box office of the animation studio, is 4.7 billion yen (almost 38 million euros). what it placed on First place among Toei Animation's most profitable franchises. The number shows a slight decrease compared to the same period last year when 4.8 billion yen was collected. However, the slight decrease is due to the difficult conditions in Japan during these months.

Dragon Ball took first place in several categories, including the value of the license in Japan, the films distributed abroad, and the value of the license abroad. A PIECE always follows in the data, with the franchise born out of Eiichiro Oda's thoughts, in second place for revenue. Other notable names that have brought Inei Animation a lot of revenue are Holy Seiya, Pretty Cure, Slam Dunk and Digimon, with the latter coming to the fore again thanks to the new Anime Digimon Adventure 2020.

Meanwhile to the brand of Dragon Ball the expensive statuettes by Vegeta and companions will surely help.

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