With a completely new TV anime series from the Dragon Ball franchise titled Dragon Ball Super launching this summer, V-Jump magazine will be introducing a manga tie-in in its August issue, on sale June 20th.

Here’s the new manga’s take on Goku:

Goku's New Design for Dragon Ball Super Manga Previewed

The new TV anime series from the Dragon Ball franchise titled Dragon Ball Super will feature an original story by Akira Toriyama, the creator of the initial Dragon Ball manga. Dragon Ball Super will premiere in Summer 2015 on Fuji TV and will air weekly.

The story will take place chronologically after the Majin Buu Saga arc, which is currently airing in a remastered version that adheres more to the original manga. Titled Dragon Ball Kai, the TV anime began airing in April 2014 and will complete in June 2015, just prior to Dragon Ball Super. This series is a continuation of the original Dragon Ball reboot, also titled Dragon Ball Kai, which aired between April 2009 and March 2011.

In addition, some of the staff members were also revealed:

  • Director: Kimitoshi Chioka (Hakaba Kitarou, Kamisama Kazoku)
  • Producers: Naoko Sagawa (Toei Animation) and Atsushi Kido (Toei Animation)
  • Animation Studio: Toei Animation (Dragon Ball Z, One Piece)

Here is the synopsis of the original series from MAL:

Bulma is a girl in search of the mystical Dragonballs that when brought together grant any wish. In her search she bumps into the owner of one of these balls, a strange boy named Goku. The two then set off together, Bulma in search of the Dragonballs and Goku on a quest to become stronger.

Source: Crunchyroll

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