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Published by VegettoEX
20 June 2018, 9:26 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 appeared in Dragon Ball Super. Thus far, Toyotarō has provided sketches of #8, Lunch, Chapa with Oob, Tambourine, Man-Wolf, and Tapion. For his June entry, Toyotarō has contributed […]

Published by VegettoEX
18 June 2018, 1:48 PM EDT

The latest addition to our “Translations” archive comes to us from new site contributor Stacey at the recommendation of JakIchanDB on Twitter: a February 2018 interview with Kazuhiko Torishima on Asahi’s website. In the interview, Torishima — the man responsible for discovering Akira Toriyama and serving as his initial editor — discusses his early days […]

Published by VegettoEX
07 June 2018, 11:56 AM EDT

The sixth collected volume of Toyotarō’s Dragon Ball Super manga — originally and currently serialized on a monthly basis in Shueisha’s V-Jump magazine — officially hit Japanese shelves this week on 04 June 2018 for ¥400 + tax. Spanning 192 pages, the volume covers chapters 29 through 32. The volume takes its title of “Super […]

Published by VegettoEX
22 May 2018, 8:27 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s eighty-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 cover from the inaugural July 1993 issue of Shueisha’s V-Jump magazine, released 25 years ago this month: The cover features the […]

Published by VegettoEX
21 May 2018, 9:22 PM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s eighty-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 series of character designs from the first Nintendo Famicom game, Shenron no Nazo (“The Mystery of Shenlong”), as originally shared in […]

Published by VegettoEX
20 May 2018, 9:48 PM 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 appeared in Dragon Ball Super. Thus far, Toyotarō has provided sketches of #8, Lunch, Chapa with Oob, Tambourine, and Man-Wolf. For his May entry, Toyotarō has contributed a […]

Published by VegettoEX
18 May 2018, 3:11 PM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s eighty-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 the design for “Junk Geezer” (ガラクタじじい Garakuta Jijī), a character used in a July 1991 commercial: The design was shared in a […]

Published by VegettoEX
18 May 2018, 2:49 PM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s eighty-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 color title page from the fifth Dr. Slump chapter (“Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe” or even simply “Which One Should I Choose?”; […]

Published by VegettoEX
18 May 2018, 1:27 PM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s eighty-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 art for an orchestral CD put out as part of the Kiyosu Town Tourism Association’s 15th Anniversary Commemorative Project. Kiyosu […]

Published by VegettoEX
18 May 2018, 1:02 PM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s eighty-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 character design for No. 21 in her untransformed state, originally from the video game Dragon Ball FighterZ released earlier this year: […]