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Published by VegettoEX
24 January 2018, 9:26 PM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s 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 and a brief overview of Akira Toriyama’s professional debut from the 1978 #52 issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump (released […]

Published by VegettoEX
23 January 2018, 9:56 PM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s 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 the full cover illustration from the 2003 kanzenban-focused guidebook Dragon Ball Landmark. The illustration is also included, condensed vertically to a single […]

Published by VegettoEX
23 January 2018, 8:24 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s 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 a two-page spread from the 1993 #12 issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump (which itself also featured chapter 411 of the Dragon Ball […]

Published by VegettoEX
22 January 2018, 8:40 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s 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 a citation for Akira Toriyama and Ei’ichirō Oda’s Dragon Ball x One Piece collaboration Cross Epoch, originally published 25 December 2006 in […]

Published by VegettoEX
19 January 2018, 8:35 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s 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 set of character design sketches for SONCHOH, an Akira Toriyama one-shot published in the 1988 #5 issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump […]

Published by VegettoEX
18 January 2018, 8:46 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s 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 citation of Akira Toriyama’s interview from the January 2014 issue of Men’s Non-No magazine (released 10 December 2013). In it, Toriyama […]

Published by VegettoEX
17 January 2018, 9:13 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s 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 an illustration from the first of eight special “Dr. Slump Hoyoyo Cards” that came with Weekly Shōnen Jump issues 1980 #40-47. This […]

Published by VegettoEX
16 January 2018, 6:38 AM EDT

The official Dragon Ball website’s 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 a Jump character card illustration from 12 January 1981. Weekly Shōnen Jump artists provided color illustrations for this card, which features Arale […]

Published by VegettoEX
15 January 2018, 8:49 AM EDT

As hinted at by a previously-grayed-out option, the official Dragon Ball website — revamped for the franchise’s 30th anniversary — has launched “The Nearly Complete Works of Akira Toriyama”. From manga to designs to interviews, each day the site will post a rare Toriyama item, which will only be available on the site for 24 […]