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If you've been following Dragon Ball Super, you probably deduced the premise for Dragon Ball Super's anticipated Universe Survival Arc when the visual was revealed. January 10th was anime magazine release day in Japan, and from this, the February issue of Animedia came out, confirming your DBS suspicions. See who will be fighting in the grand tournament and why…

本日発売!アニメディア2月号にて、2/5(日)より放送のドラゴンボール超新章“宇宙サバイバル編”の記事掲載!スタートまで一ヶ月をきった鳥山先生原作のアニメ新章乞うご期待!#ドラゴンボール超 pic.twitter.com/Gd4CsnGB9L

— 「ドラゴンボール超」公式 (@DB_super2015) January 10, 2017

Here's the Animedia blurb on the Universe Survival Arc. Not too much new here, but nice to see Kuririn is still "the strongest Earthling". pic.twitter.com/clFKIBz5oY

— Todd Blankenship (@Herms98) January 11, 2017

And, more near-term

Spoilers for DBS eps.74-77: pic.twitter.com/GVJ6817emJ

— Todd Blankenship (@Herms98) January 7, 2017

The arc starts February 5th with series creator Akira Toriyama overseeing the designs and plotting of this story.

The anime will also be introducing new theme "Gentaki Toppa x Survivor" by Kiyoshi Hikawa. The rock opening will be the 39-year-old enka singer's first anison work.

Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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