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23 April 2018, 3:53 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s seventieth entry in “The Nearly Complete Works of Akira Toriyama” — an on-going series highlighting rare and important pieces of the author’s work over the years — is the spine artwork of Arale for the 1980 No. 5-6 double issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump (released 05 January 1980), which contained […]

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19 April 2018, 9:07 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s sixty-ninth entry in “The Nearly Complete Works of Akira Toriyama” — an on-going series highlighting rare and important pieces of the author’s work over the years — is the cover artwork to the PlayStation 2 video game Dragon Quest: Young Yangus and the Mysterious Dungeon, released twelve years ago today […]

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19 April 2018, 9:05 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s sixty-eighth entry in “The Nearly Complete Works of Akira Toriyama” — an on-going series highlighting rare and important pieces of the author’s work over the years — is Toriyama’s emblem for the koala house at Higashiyama Zoo in Nagoya. The emblem was created in 1984 when these koalas were introduced […]

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19 April 2018, 9:03 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s sixty-seventh entry in “The Nearly Complete Works of Akira Toriyama” — an on-going series highlighting rare and important pieces of the author’s work over the years — is the character design for “Golden Freeza” from the 2015 theatrical film, Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’: As referenced in the website’s write-up, […]

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19 April 2018, 9:02 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s sixty-sixth entry in “The Nearly Complete Works of Akira Toriyama” — an on-going series highlighting rare and important pieces of the author’s work over the years — is the Japanese cover artwork for Blue Dragon, released on the Xbox 360 in Japan in December 2006 (with an international release coming […]

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19 April 2018, 8:59 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s sixty-fifth entry in “The Nearly Complete Works of Akira Toriyama” — an on-going series highlighting rare and important pieces of the author’s work over the years — is another look at the FineMolds “1/12 Fighter Collection” of models circa 1994, this time the WWII Soviet infantry woman Corporal Tanya: The […]

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16 April 2018, 11:59 AM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s sixty-fourth entry in “The Nearly Complete Works of Akira Toriyama” — an on-going series highlighting rare and important pieces of the author’s work over the years — is a selection from the “Cartoon Classroom” column in 1991’s Jump Gold Selection: Dragon Ball Z Anime Special II book. The column teaches […]

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16 April 2018, 11:59 AM EST

Following 1987’s Adventure Special, but before any formal Dragon Ball guide book series such as the Daizenshuu came to be, Shueisha released two Dragon Ball Z Anime Special “mooks” (magazine/book-esque limited publications) in 1989 and 1991, respectively. The Jump Gold Selection: Dragon Ball Z Anime Special II in June 1991 followed the series into the […]

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12 April 2018, 2:08 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s sixty-third entry in “The Nearly Complete Works of Akira Toriyama” — an on-going series highlighting rare and important pieces of the author’s work over the years — is the full packaging artwork for Dragon Quest Monsters 2, originally released on the Nintendo Game Boy Color (compatible with the original Game […]

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11 April 2018, 9:36 AM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s sixty-second entry in “The Nearly Complete Works of Akira Toriyama” — an on-going series highlighting rare and important pieces of the author’s work over the years — is the color title page for the debut chapter of Sand Land (“Setting Out”) in the 2000 No. 23 issue of Weekly Shōnen […]