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Published by VegettoEX
20 February 2018, 10:21 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s twenty-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 Son Goku sketch that accompanied his thank you message in the seventh Daizenshuu in February 1996: Toriyama’s message begins in the […]

Published by VegettoEX
20 February 2018, 9:47 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s twenty-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 February page from a special Dr. Slump-themed calendar included with the 1982 No. 3-4 double issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump in […]

Published by VegettoEX
20 February 2018, 9:39 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s twenty-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 a page from V-Jump‘s Tobal No.1 Part 1 Playing Manual, which went on sale the same day as the game (02 August […]

Published by VegettoEX
19 February 2018, 8:06 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s twenty-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 citation from the 2002 book Genius PC Cram School. The book explains how to draw comics on a personal computer, and […]

Published by VegettoEX
14 February 2018, 8:26 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s twenty-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 cover for the Dragon Quest IV strategy guide — released 11 February 1990 alongside the game itself — featuring an original […]

Published by VegettoEX
13 February 2018, 6:35 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s twenty-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 a postcard the author sent to his fanclub in February 1984. The website’s commentary notes the cute scene between Arale and Obotchaman […]

Published by VegettoEX
12 February 2018, 9:14 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s twenty-first 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 title page from the debut chapter of Dr. Slump, published in the 1980 #5-6 issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump released 05 […]

Published by VegettoEX
08 February 2018, 5:56 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s twentieth 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 main packaging artwork for 1988’s Dragon Quest III on the Nintendo Famicom. As the official site only posts weekdays, and the […]

Published by VegettoEX
08 February 2018, 11:12 AM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s nineteenth 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 look at Toriyama’s 2003 children’s book, Toccio the Angel, about a naughty angel who befriends a sentient tank. In the book’s […]

Published by VegettoEX
06 February 2018, 8:34 PM EST

The official Dragon Ball website’s eighteenth 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 one of three main color drawings provided by Toriyama for the production of the anime-only Dragon Ball GT television series, which ran […]