V-Jump is announcing in the January 2017 issue of the magazine that the Dragon Ball Super Anime will be entering a new arc.
The next arc of the story will focus on an assassin from who comes to Universe 7 to kill Goku. The magazine also debuts a new key visual for the story arc.
— YonkouProductions (@YonkouProd) November 18, 2016
Below is the translated synopsis from V-Jump
“Goku is in danger!? The strongest assassin comes to the 7th universe to kill Goku!! The assassin is ordered by an unknown individual.”
The issue also reveals the upcoming schedule prior to the the start of the new story arc.
November 27: “Come Forth, Shenlong! Whose Wish Shall Be Granted?!”
December 4: “Goku vs Arale! The Earth Comes to an End Due to their Battle?”
December 11: “Challenge from Champa! Let’s fight in baseball!”
December 18: “Goku dies! Assassination order that must be performed.”