Tickets Are On Sale Now!NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 — (PRNewswire) — FUNimation Entertainment has partnered with Screenvision, a cinema advertising leader, to bring Earth's greatest heroes to the big screen in Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods. This limited theatrical event begins Tuesday, August 5 on over 400 screens across the US and Canada. More information is available now at www.dragonballz.com
"We're very excited to bring Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods to movie theatres across the country this summer," said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and President of FUNimation Entertainment. "Dragon Ball Z has always been a huge part of everything we do at FUNimation, and speaking as a fan myself, I can't wait to watch it on the big screen."
"Partnering with FUNimation Entertainment is a great way to bring more unique programming to our exhibitor partners and their movie-goers, while also bringing Dragon Ball Z to the big screen" said Darryl Schaffer, Executive Vice President, Operations and Exhibitor Relations, Screenvision.
Following the events from the Dragon Ball Z television series, after the defeat of Majin Buu, a new power awakens and threatens humanity. Beerus, an ancient and powerful God of Destruction, searches for Goku after hearing rumors of the Saiyan warrior who defeated Frieza. Realizing the threat Beerus poses to their home planet, the Z-fighters must find a way to stop him before it's too late. Only Goku, humanity's last hope, can ascend to the level of a legendary Super Saiyan God and stop Beerus from destroying Earth, and possibly the entire universe! Fans of Dragon Ball Z, one of the most successful anime brands of all time, will be delighted to know that Battle of Gods is an original work from the Dragon Ball creator himself, Akira Toriyama.
For more information on Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, and to purchase tickets and find show times, please visit www.dragonballz.com. Tickets are limited. New theatres are being added. If you don't see your favorite location, check back soon!
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FUNimation® Entertainment is the leading anime company in North America. FUNimation has a proven formula for launching and advancing brands. They manage a full spectrum of rights for most of their brands including broadcasting, licensing, production, internet, and home video sales and distribution. For more information about FUNimation Entertainment and its brands, visit www.funimation.com.
Headquartered in New York, N.Y., Screenvision is a national leader in cinema advertising, offering on-screen advertising, in-lobby promotions and integrated marketing programs to national, regional and local advertisers and providing comprehensive cinema advertising representation services to top tier theatrical exhibitors presenting the highest quality moviegoing experience. The Screenvision cinema advertising network is comprised of over 14,200 screens in 2,200+ theatre locations across all 50 states and 94% of DMAs nationwide; delivering through more than 150 theatrical circuits, including 6 of the top 10 exhibitor companies. For more information: www.screenvision.com
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