Akira Toriyama Archives

Dragon Ball FighterZ Has Received New-Gen Update
This news sadly comes after the March 1st death of Akira Toriyama, who created the Dragon Ball universe He was 68 Variety had the news of the theme park being built. Credit: Bandai Namco Dragon Ball Theme Park Should Be A Crowd-Pleaser Based on the Variety article, the theme park will encompass "more than 500,000 square meters (310,00[...]
Dragon Ball, Dr. Slump Creator Akira Toriyama, 68, Passes Away
Akira Toriyama, creator of the Dragon Ball manga and its spinoffs Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Super, and many other manga classics, has passed away at the age of 68 It goes without saying how Toriyama's work would serve as the foundation for a global franchise that would result in hugely popular anime series &[...]
Dragon Ball Super English Dub Now Streaming on Crunchyroll
Kids and grown-up kids all over the world can't get enough of the latest series Dragon Ball Super! Now Crunchyroll has announced that the English dub for Dragon Ball Super has been made available on its streaming service starting on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024, at 1:00 PM PST!  Previously only available in Japanese with subtitles,[...]
Dragonball Super: Super HERO: Crunchyroll Unveils Global Release Plans
They start attacking Piccolo and Gohan… What is the New Red Ribbon Army's objective? In the face of approaching danger, it is time to awaken, Super Hero!" The film, with full commitment and deep involvement from Dragon Ball's original creator Akira Toriyama, has the legendary manga creator behind the film's original story, screenplay, and character design[...]
Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero Coming to Theatres This Summer
They start attacking Piccolo and Gohan… What is the New Red Ribbon Army's objective? In the face of approaching danger, it is time to awaken, Super Hero!" "Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero" still, Crunchyroll, Sony Pictures The movie has the full commitment and deep involvement of Dragon Ball original creator Akira Toriyama, with the legendary manga creator[...]
The Dragon Ball Collection from Toei Animation is Now on Crunchyroll
The "Dragon Ball" phenomenon began in 1984 in Japan when the original manga series from Akira Toriyama premiered in Shueisha's "Weekly Shonen Jump." It quickly became a top-ranked title throughout its ten and a half years of publication and its popularity has not waned with an astonishing record of 260-million copies sold worldwide and counting[...]
Own a Charlie Adlard “The Walking Dead” Original Today
Goku, the light-hearted and battle-loving Saiyan who has been the focus of Akira Toriyama's long-running Dragon Ball titles since the manga debuted in 1984, has one of the most interesting rogues galleries in all of fiction He has faced off with a little blue emperor who took out an ad in the paper to hire henchmen in order[...]
Viz Media Announces March 2020 Manga Titles
8 By Akira Toriyama; Art by Toyotarou The greatest warriors from across all of the universes are gathered at the Tournament of Power Kale, a Saiyan from Universe 6, is on a rampage that's leading to the erasure of one universe after another Goku and the other five remaining fighters from Universe 7 are determined to survive[...]
Viz Media Releases December Manga Solicitations
7 By Akira Toriyama Art by Toyotarou The Tournament of Power is about to begin! Warriors from all the universes gather to fight for their lives and the lives of everyone in their universes! Many fighters are eliminated almost immediately while Goku tries to garner the attention of Universe 11's strongest fighter, Jiren But Jiren doesn't seem to[...]
Viz Media Announces Their October Manga Titles
6 By        Taishi Tsutsui The miscommunications and hijinks are coming in hot and heavy! Nariyuki's relationship with Uruka Takemoto deepens during an after-hours trip to the school's pool, Kirisu Sensei's apartment needs cleaning again and a trip to the beach is complicated by a series of wardrobe malfunctions… What could go wrong next?! For older teen audiences. ISBN 13          [...]
Bandai Namco Unveil Kane's First Jump Force Pics
Over the weekend, Bandai Namco unveiled a few new images from Jump Force, focusing on the new Akira Toriyama created character, Kane The company didn't really reveal anything more about the character beyond the images below, but you can tell this looks like a very Dragon Ball inspired character as he has the stern look about[...]
Dragon Ball Z To Get New Movie In 2015
Creator Akira Toriyama is personally credited with the original concept, screenplay and character designs of the new movie It will open during the Golden Week string of holidays next spring, and Dragon Ball Z animation director Tadayoshi Yamamuro will direct. [youtube]http://youtu.be/4y4StkRdYdw[/youtube] A new Dragon Ball Z movie has been confirmed for Japan only in 2015[...]