Translation Update: “Special Project: Toyotarō Drew It!” Image #46
Published by 21 September 2021, 11:29 AM EDT

Each month, Toyotarō provides a drawing of a Dragon Ball character — as well as an accompanying comment — on the official Japanese Dragon Ball website. Following up on the wealth of characters already drawn, for his September 2021 entry, Toyotarō has contributed a drawing of Ipana and Berry from the Episode of Bardock “What If?” story by Naho Ooishi:

Ipana / Berry

With their simple and quirky designs that are just oh-so-Toriyama-sensei, they’re a set of characters I’d really like to see more of in the spotlight.

Apparently they lived on Planet Plant in the past.

Alongside the design for the main antagonist Chilled, Akira Toriyama provided the character designs for Ipana and Berry in Episode of Bardock; all of these designs were most recently included in 2013’s Dragon Ball Chōgashū: Super Art Collection (which received an English translation from Viz under the title “Dragon Ball: A Visual History” in November 2019):

This drawing and comment set has been added to the respective page in our “Translations” archive.

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