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Published by VegettoEX
20 March 2018, 3:17 PM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s forty-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 author’s 1982 Bird Land Press mascot design. The design was used on card cases, bags, and other miscellaneous items for members […]

Published by VegettoEX
20 March 2018, 10:53 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s forty-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 the author’s drawing and introductory message from 2003’s first Dragon Box release, the first half of the Dragon Ball Z television series. […]

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20 March 2018, 10:47 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s forty-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 character design sheet for Abel, hero of the 1989 Dragon Quest: Legend of the Hero Abel anime television series (voiced by […]

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20 March 2018, 10:44 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s forty-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 first page from Toriyama’s one-shot Mahimahi the Lungfish. The nine-page, full color one-shot was published 19 December 1998 in the 1999 […]

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20 March 2018, 10:42 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s forty-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 cover illustration for the August 1993 issue of Shueisha’s V-Jump magazine (released 21 June 1993). For the second issue of the […]

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20 March 2018, 10:36 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s forty-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 “Sandy” entry from the FineMolds “1/12 Fighter Collection” of models circa 1994. The official website describes the models: 1/12 Scale Plastic […]

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20 March 2018, 9:29 AM EDT

Each month, Toyotarō provides a sketch — as well as a brief comment — on the official Japanese Dragon Ball website for a character that has not yet appeared in Dragon Ball Super. Thus far, Toyotarō has provided sketches of #8, Lunch, and Chapa with Oob. For his March entry, Toyotarō has contributed a sketch […]

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11 March 2018, 8:20 PM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s fortieth 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 illustration for the April 1995 issue of Shueisha’s V-Jump magazine (released 21 February 1995) featuring the main/titular character from the […]

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10 March 2018, 1:35 PM EDT

In the lead-up to Dragon Ball Super‘s conclusion later this month, the official Japanese Dragon Ball website has published an interview with producer Satoru Takami and series director Ryōta Nakamura discussing the “Universe Survival arc”. The interview — which we have translated in full — touches on the original story draft from Akira Toriyama, and […]

Published by VegettoEX
09 March 2018, 2:58 PM EDT

The 38th entry in the official Japanese Dragon Ball website’s “The Nearly Complete Works of Akira Toriyama” was a quick look at the inside title page from 1988’s Akira Toriyama’s _____piece Theatre Vol. 2. While this is a nice glimpse at the book, it does not nearly begin to cover the breadth of new commentary […]