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Published by VegettoEX
17 February 2017, 2:36 PM EDT

Next week’s forthcoming April 2017 issue of Shueisha’s V-Jump magazine in Japan is set to reveal the remaining names of all twelve God of Destruction characters from the Dragon Ball Super series, expanding on a concept that began in 2013’s theatrical film Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods and has continued into the new television series’ “Universe Survival arc”. Character designs have been handled both by original author Akira Toriyama as well as Toyotarō, illustrator for the Dragon Ball Super “comicalization” that also runs monthly in V-Jump.

Universe 1: Ivan/Iwen (イワン iwan)
Designed by: Toyotarō

Presumed name pun: “wine”, adapting its Japanese spelling of ワイン into イワン by rearranging syllables.

Universe 2: Xerez/Helles (ヘレス heresu)
Designed by: Akira Toriyama and Toyotarō

Presumed name pun: either “sherry” (fortified wine from Jerez, Spain) or “Helles” (a German pale lager); both “Jerez” and “Helles” are spelled in Japanese as ヘレス.

Universe 3: Mosco (モスコ mosuko)
Designed by: Toyotarō

Presumed name pun: “Moscow mule”, a cocktail of Vodka, ginger beer and lime juice, spelled in Japanese as モスコ・ミュール.

Universe 4: Quitela (キテラ kitera)
Designed by: Akira Toriyama

Presumed name pun: “tequila”, spelled in Japanese as テキーラ; the character’s name is formed by rearranging syllables while dropping the elongated syllable.

Universe 5: Arak (アラク araku)
Designed by: Toyotarō

Presumed name pun: “Arak”, a distilled beverage from the Middle East, spelled in Japanese both as アラク or アラック.

Universe 6: Champa (シャンパ shanpa)
Designed by: Akira Toriyama

Presumed name pun: “champagne”, spelled in Japanese as シャンパン; the character’s name drops the final ン (n) syllable.

Universe 7: Beerus (ビルス birusu)
Designed by: Akira Toriyama

Confirmed name pun: “beer” (originally “virus”).

Universe 8: Liquir (リキール rikīru)
Designed by: Toyotarō

Presumed name pun: “liqueur”, spelled in Japanese as リキュール; the character’s name drops a syllable modification.

Universe 9: Sidra (シドラ shidora)
Designed by: Akira Toriyama

Presumed name pun: “sidra”, the Spanish version of “cider”, spelled in Japanese as シドラ.

Universe 10: Rumoosh (ラムーシ ramūshi)
Designed by: Toyotarō

Presumed name pun: “rum”, typically spelled in Japanese as ラム酒 (ramu shu).

Universe 11: Vermoud (ベルモッド berumoddo)
Designed by: Akira Toriyama and Toyotarō

Presumed name pun: “vermouth”, spelled in Japanese as ベルモット; the character’s name changes the final ト (to) sound into a ド (do) sound.

Universe 12: Geen/Gene (ジーン jīn)
Designed by: Toyotarō

Presumed name pun: “gin”, spelled in Japanese as ジン; the character’s name elongates the first syllable.

Beerus debuted in the 2013 theatrical film Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, while his brother Champa debuted ahead of the release of the Dragon Ball Super television series (playing a major role during the series’ third arc). Sidra was named last week on the series’ official website.

The April 2017 issue of V-Jump will hit shelves 21 February 2017 for ¥550 and is available for pre-order via Amazon Japan and CDJapan.

The “Universe Survival arc” began 05 February 2017 with the seventy-seventh episode of the television series. The Dragon Ball Super television series airs Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m. on Fuji TV in Japan. The series is available for free and premium viewing on licensed sites such as Crunchyroll, Daisuki, and AnimeLab. New episodes are added — in their original Japanese language with accompanying English subtitles — the same day as their Japanese broadcast. FUNimation has also announced their American distribution license for the series, with the English dub beginning last month on Cartoon Network.