Dragon Ball Super has been very helpful to the speakers of TOEI Animation who have reinvigorated Akira Toriyama's masterpiece thanks to a new animated series and the film dedicated to Broly. The studio has no intention of giving up its golden goose, especially at a time like this.

We recently shared with you about TOEI Animation's financial reports and looked for information that might herald some news for the franchisee. Indeed, the release window of the new Dragon Ball Super movie leaked as of yesterday expected for 2022. In any event, the most recent revenue submitted by the studio has again confirmed a downward trend in revenue from Toriyama's work.

After all, almost two and a half years have passed since it was released DB Super: Broly and the franchise has been losing momentum from the film for months. In fact, the profit decline is now annual and compared to the previous year "only" 17 billion yen went to the studio's coffers (128 million euros) compared to almost 20 billion (151 million euros) in the previous year in the same period. Of course, these are always huge numbers, but they are nonetheless part of a downtrend that is TOEI animation wants to prevent at all costs, especially after all the inconvenience caused by the pandemic.

And it's always for a cost discourse, as Japanese animation always pays attention to the profits, which is reasonable to expect that all in all, news can be expected soon for the anime's sequel as well. And you, on the other hand, what do you think of this downward trend in sales that has been going on for more than a year? Let us know with a comment below.

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