Over the weekend, the official Twitter account for manga artist Kentarō Yabuki shared a special drawing of Freeza, noting that Kabuki had mentioned wanting to draw Freeza in celebration of 530,000 followers — a(n oft-made) reference to Freeza’s first-form battle power — should that milestone ever be reached, which it did!
Yabuki is no stranger to Dragon Ball, with “professional” involvement in the series actually dating back to 1995… as a fifteen-year-old fan! In this fun Twitter thread, join us for a quick tour as we explore some of Yabuki’s contributions to the franchise — you’re bound to learn something new!
This tweet has been making the rounds, and with good reason: mangaka Kentarō Yabuki joked about drawing Freeza if and when his account hit 530,000 followers… and that happened! What you might not know is that Yabuki has a long history with Dragon Ball! https://t.co/v7i3ZxQbXf
— Kanzenshuu (@kanzenshuu) January 18, 2022