Happy 62nd Birthday! - Akira Toriyama

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Re: Happy 62nd Birthday! - Akira Toriyama

Post by Baggie_Saiyan » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:54 am

Speaking of health I wonder if Toriyama is still a smoker? Remember reading an interview that Kanzzy translated and he said smoked like three packs a day! I certainly hope that isn't the case now.

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Re: Happy 62nd Birthday! - Akira Toriyama

Post by DBZAOTA482 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 3:30 pm

I don't see his age... because he's immortal in my eyes.
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Re: Happy 62nd Birthday! - Akira Toriyama

Post by FortuneSSJ » Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:10 pm

Happy Birthday, Akira Toriyama!! :clap:

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Re: Happy 62nd Birthday! - Akira Toriyama

Post by ssjjanemba » Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:43 pm

the greatest of all time :)
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Re: Happy 62nd Birthday! - Akira Toriyama

Post by Beerus-sama » Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:32 am

Happy Birthday Toriyama Sensei!! :D
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Re: Happy 62nd Birthday! - Akira Toriyama

Post by Jinzoningen MULE » Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:29 am

Baggie_Saiyan wrote:Speaking of health I wonder if Toriyama is still a smoker? Remember reading an interview that Kanzzy translated and he said smoked like three packs a day! I certainly hope that isn't the case now.
I do remember a reliable comment a while back suggesting that his health wasn't the best. Luckily, the Japanese are healthy, youthful, immortal superhumans, so he's probably got at least three or four hundred years left even if he is smoking 3 packs a day.
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Re: Happy 62nd Birthday! - Akira Toriyama

Post by Lord Beerus » Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:30 pm

I wish for nothing but the best on your birthday, Toriyama-sensei.

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Re: Happy 62nd Birthday! - Akira Toriyama

Post by huzaifa_ahmed » Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:21 pm

Cipher wrote:Toriyama's a phenomenal talent, and I'm glad to be reminded he's only sixty-two years young.
This. Too often we forget just how long in the teeth some of our finest artists tend to be, & how fortunate we are that so many legends are still around.

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Re: Happy 62nd Birthday! - Akira Toriyama

Post by nickzambuto » Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:50 pm

nickzambuto wrote:Why does Goku look absolutely stoned in that artwork? Is this how Toriyama celebrates his parties?
He changed the picture and now I look silly :oops:

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Re: Happy 62nd Birthday! - Akira Toriyama

Post by Gog » Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:24 pm

Happy birthday Toriyama-Sensai! I wish for only the best of days for you! :D

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Re: Happy 62nd Birthday! - Akira Toriyama

Post by Kokonoe » Fri Apr 07, 2017 2:15 am

He shaped up so many aspects of my childhood as well as my friends. Love his art style, character design, and his story telling because it adds up to a very nice mix of comedy and action.

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Re: Happy 62nd Birthday! - Akira Toriyama

Post by floofychan333 » Sat Apr 08, 2017 10:42 pm

Glad to see Toriyama-sensei is still kicking it old-school. His devotion to supporting and creating DB media long after the original run ended is something that's sadly absent in most of my favourite cartoonists, though Bone: Coda by Jeff Smith shows that there's maybe hope for Bone yet.
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