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Published by VegettoEX
16 April 2018, 11:59 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s sixty-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 selection from the “Cartoon Classroom” column in 1991’s Jump Gold Selection: Dragon Ball Z Anime Special II book. The column teaches […]

Published by VegettoEX
16 April 2018, 11:59 AM EDT

Following 1987’s Adventure Special, but before any formal Dragon Ball guide book series such as the Daizenshuu came to be, Shueisha released two Dragon Ball Z Anime Special “mooks” (magazine/book-esque limited publications) in 1989 and 1991, respectively. The Jump Gold Selection: Dragon Ball Z Anime Special II in June 1991 followed the series into the […]

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12 April 2018, 2:08 PM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s sixty-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 full packaging artwork for Dragon Quest Monsters 2, originally released on the Nintendo Game Boy Color (compatible with the original Game […]

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11 April 2018, 9:36 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s sixty-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 color title page for the debut chapter of Sand Land (“Setting Out”) in the 2000 No. 23 issue of Weekly Shōnen […]

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10 April 2018, 11:12 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s sixty-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 Toriyama’s pop art-style, fashionable design for a Bulma button given out to members of the Akira Toriyama Preservation Society (his official fan […]

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09 April 2018, 12:06 PM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s sixtieth 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 Son Goku telephone card commemorating the start of the Dragon Ball television series. The card’s design was originally shown off in […]

Published by VegettoEX
06 April 2018, 11:34 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s fifty-ninth 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 title page to chapter 63 of Dr. Slump (“Peasuke’s First Love”) from the 1981 #17 issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump, released […]

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06 April 2018, 8:58 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s fifty-eighth 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 Toriyama’s illustration and message from his March 1985 Bird Land Press fan newsletter in celebration of his 30th birthday: This old geezer […]

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04 April 2018, 11:10 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s fifty-seventh 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 of the “Special Elite Version” of the Jaco the Galactic Patrolman collected edition, released four years ago today on 04 […]

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04 April 2018, 10:50 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s fifty-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 logo for the “Dragon Ball Damashii” column in Shueisha’s V-Jump magazine, which debuted 21 April 2004 in the magazine’s June 2004 […]