Akira Toriyama

Akira Toriyama


Born
in Kiyosu, Aichi, Japan, Japan
April 05, 1955

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Influences
Osamu Tezuka, Walt Disney, Jackie Chan


Akira Toriyama is a widely known and acclaimed Japanese manga artist known mostly for his creation of Dragon Ball in 1984. It is difficult to pin point the source of Toriyama's artwork inspiration. He admires Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy and was impressed by Walt Disney's One Hundred and One Dalmatians, which he remembers for the great art. Jackie Chan's early movies had a noticeable influence on Toriyama's stories. (from Wikipedia)

Series:
* Dragon Ball
* Dragon Ball Z
* Dr. Slump

Average rating: 4.37 · 123,150 ratings · 2,873 reviews · 822 distinct worksSimilar authors
Dragon Ball, Vol. 1: The Mo...

4.43 avg rating — 30,012 ratings — published 1985 — 40 editions
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Dragon Ball Z, Vol. 1: The ...

4.45 avg rating — 4,038 ratings — published 1989 — 24 editions
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DRAGON BALL カラー版 サイヤ人編 2 (ジ...

4.49 avg rating — 3,349 ratings — published 1989
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Dragon Ball, Vol. 2: Wish U...

4.45 avg rating — 3,521 ratings — published 1986 — 34 editions
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Dragon Ball, Vol. 3: The Tr...

4.45 avg rating — 3,090 ratings — published 1986 — 25 editions
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Dragon Ball, Vol. 4: Strong...

4.44 avg rating — 2,741 ratings — published 1986 — 28 editions
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Dragon Ball, Vol. 5: The Re...

4.40 avg rating — 2,638 ratings — published 1987 — 25 editions
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Dragon Ball, Vol. 6: Bulma ...

4.40 avg rating — 2,545 ratings — published 1987 — 22 editions
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Dragon Ball Z, Vol. 2: The ...

4.47 avg rating — 2,429 ratings — published 1989 — 23 editions
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Dragon Ball, Vol. 7: Genera...

4.39 avg rating — 2,250 ratings — published 1987 — 23 editions
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“Too much FANTASY loses REALITY, too much HOPE may seem somehow EMPTY.”
Akira Toriyama

“But there's people I care about! And this time around, I’m not gonna just stand by and let them all get hurt!”
Akira Toriyama
tags: dbz, gohan

“I think there's a little me hiding behind your leg, Chichi."
"I'm Goten."
"I'm Goku. Hi!"
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"Daddy!”
Akira Toriyama

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