Toei Animation released an official press release some time back for the DragonBall Z 2013 movie. We have acquired a rough translation of this and provided it below. It basically states the same information we have reported on before aside from this film being canon and part of the official history of DragonBall Z, and is something both old and news fans will enjoy! No plot details just yet, but stayed tuned as that information is bound to leak eventually!

Translation from Kanzenshuu:

The global phenomenon Dragon Ball is being made into a movie using Toei Animation’s latest technology, consistently realized as a Toriyama work, with the original author Akira Toriyama himself deeply involve from the script stage for the first time. An episode from between the animation series “Z” and “GT”, or in other words from the blank decade between the end of the battle with Majin Buu in chapter 517 of the manga and chapter 518, will be depicted for the first time.

Such well-known and charming characters as Kuririn, Piccolo, and Vegeta will all make an appearance. A new story in the official history of Dragon Ball is born, neither a spin-off nor a side-story, one that can be enjoyed by both children and parents, manga fans and anime fans.

dbz2013movie Official DragonBall Z 2013 Movie Press Release

Rough translation:

Start the series “Weekly Shonen Jump” from 1984 at (Shueisha), an original “Dragon Ball” was Hakushi popularity over about 10 and a half years until 1995. Book has been translated into over 24 languages​​, it is the work, as part of Japan’s leading manga 200 million worldwide circulation of 30 million.

Average rating of 11 years is more than 20%, and will be broadcast in more than 40 countries worldwide, from 1986 animation, “Dragon Ball” “Dragon Ball Z” “Dragon Ball GT” aired in Fuji TV the world I have established the popularity of real estate in.

Was made to a movie by state-of-the-art technology of Toei Animation themselves Akira Toriyama is the original author, involved in production deeply from the stage of the screenplay for the first time, the “Dragon of the world” such, we have visualized the work Toriyama consistently . Between the “GT” and “Z” of the animated series, that is, after the fight with Majin Buu was finished talking about 517 original episodes that occurred during the 10 years of the space to talk 518 is drawn for the first time.

Compelling characters familiar Piccolo, and Vegeta should have appeared so from Krillin, and their parents the children, not even extra edition of consent also anime fans fan original, even in the spin-off, the story of Masashi Dragon will be born
In the latest installment of the long-awaited all mankind, beg, stay tuned!