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Published by VegettoEX
14 April 2016, 2:18 PM EDT

Following up on and complementing our earlier FOCUS magazine article translation, we are adding one more pre-Dragon Ball translation to the pile: Akira Toriyama’s first major television interview. Toriyama was a guest on Tetsuko Kuroyanagi’s afternoon talk show, Tetsuko’s Room, first aired in Japan 04 May 1983. The interview itself must have been conducted some […]

Published by VegettoEX
13 April 2016, 2:43 PM EDT

Following up on Toriyama’s first two print interviews from 1980, today we are adding one more pre-Dragon Ball translation to the pile: an article from FOCUS magazine’s 1982 #19 issue. In the article, Shinchosha’s photo-essay magazine focused on Akira Toriyama’s wedding and his drastic increase in annual income. The article goes on to discuss Toriyama’s […]

Published by VegettoEX
06 August 2015, 6:31 AM EDT

We often mention how fun it is to keep up with all the latest interviews while simultaneously dipping into the past. With our two latest additions, we are actually diving so far back into the past that Dragon Ball did not yet exist! In fact… why not start at the very beginning? Akira Toriyama’s earliest […]