A 30 second trailer for the new Dragon Ball Z film, Battle of Gods, has been released. (It’s the Japanese trailer and doesn’t feature any subtitles or dubbing.)


The film is set after the end of the battle with Majin Buu. Birusu, the God of Destruction who has maintained the balance of the universe has awakened from a long slumber. When he hears of a Sayian named Goku who has defeated Freeza, Birusu sets out to find and fight him. Goku fights Birusu but is defeated and Birusu leaves to find more worthy opponents on earth.

Characters such as Kuririn, Piccolo, Vegeta, Gohan will all appear in the film with an all-star cast. The film is directed by Masahiro Hosoda, who was assistant director on the movie Fist of the North Star and episode director on Dragon Ball Z. The script has been written by Yusuke Watanabe with involvement from Akira Toriyama.

The film will  premiere in Japanese theaters on March 30, 2013.