April 26 is a special day for a very different franchise: the date references LV-426 (426 -> April 26), the moon where the crew of the Nostromo encounters the titular “Alien” in the original 1979 film.
In this fun Twitter thread, take a quick tour through some of Akira Toriyama’s and Dragon Ball‘s references to this original film — you’re bound to learn something new!
In celebration of #AlienDay (April 26, in reference to LV-426 from the Alien franchise), here is a brief tweet thread looking at the most obvious (and some not-so-obvious!) Alien references in the Dragon Ball series. Did you catch all these? Are there even more?! Read on! (1/5) pic.twitter.com/fRA8RqaZtn
— Kanzenshuu (@kanzenshuu) April 26, 2020