Dragon Ball & Gundam Franchise Rake In Over 100 Billion Yen Every In Fiscal Yr 2022
Bandai Namco Holdings introduced its consolidated monetary outcomes for the fiscal yr 2022 on Could 11, revealing that each the Gundam and Dragon Ball franchise raked in over 100 billion yen in gross sales within the stated time interval.
Dragon Ball ranks first in gross sales amongst all of the IPs owned by Bandai Namco, because it made 127.6 billion yen within the fiscal yr that ended on March 2022. It’s adopted by the Gundam franchise which earned 101.7 billion yen in the identical interval. That is the primary time that the Gundam franchise has hit the 100 billion yen mark in gross sales.
Out of the general gross sales, Dragon Ball made 19.7 billion yen from the gross sales of toys, whereas Gundam recorded the next quantity at 44.2 billion yen in the identical section.
The gross sales of each collection has elevated from that of earlier yr. Dragon Ball had recorded gross sales figures of 127.4 billion yen in fiscal yr 2021 whereas Gundam recorded 95.0 billion yen.
Dragon Ball additional made 17.3 billion yen in abroad and home licensing of its tv and theatrical anime, in response to the fiscal reviews revealed by Toei Animation. It’s up 0.3 billion yen from final yr’s 17 billion yen.
Whereas the merchandising rights of Dragon Ball rests with Bandai Namco, the rights of tv and theatrical animation of the collection is owned by Toei Animation. Nonetheless, that’s not the case with Gundam, because the franchise was animated by Dawn, which is now Bandai Namco Filmworks, and all of it comes beneath the umbrella of Bandai Namco Holdings.
Whereas Bandai recorded gross sales figures of 888 billion yen in fiscal yr 2022, of which Dragon Ball and Gundam made up over 25 %, Toei recorded gross sales figures of 57 billion yen for a similar interval.
Each Dragon Ball and Gundam franchise are anticipated to carry out strongly within the close to future as forecasts predict an extra development in gross sales for these collection in fiscal yr 2023.
Supply: Animation Enterprise Information, Twitter