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Akira Toriyama


He cites the works of cartoonists Osamu Tezuka and Walt Disney and kung-fu comedian Jackie Chan as an influence on his work. See more trivia »
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 2015 The Fall of Men (Short) (characters) (post-production)
 2015 Dragon Ball Cho (TV Mini-Series) (creator) / (manga) (post-production)
 2015 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' (manga) / (screenplay)
 2013 Dream 9 (TV Movie) (characters)
 2013 Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (manga) / (original author)
 2013 DragonBall Z: The Saiyan Saga (Video short) (manga)
 2011 Dragon Ball: Episode of Bardock (TV Movie) (creator)
 2010 Doragon Boru: Suupaa Saiyajin Zetsumetsu Keikaku (Video short) (creator)
 2010 Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 (Video Game) (story)
 2010 Dragonball Z Tenkaichi Tag Team (Video Game) (story)
 2010 Dragon Ball DS 2: Charge! Red Ribbon Army (Video Game) (story)
 2009 Dragon Ball: Raging Blast (Video Game) (story)
 2009 DragonBall: Revenge of King Piccolo (Video Game) (story)
 2009 Dragonball: Evolution (novel series "Dragonball")
 2008 Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World (Video Game) (story)
 2008 Dragon Ball: Origins (Video Game) (story)
 2008 Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit (Video Game) (story)
 2007 Dragonball Z: Budokai tenkaichi 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 2007 Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai - Another Road (Video Game) (story)
 2006 Jump Ultimate Stars (Video Game) (characters and universe: DragonBall, Dragon Ball Z, & Dr. Slump)
 2006 Battle Stadium D.O.N. (Video Game) (characters and universe: DragonBall Z)
 2006 Super Dragon Ball Z (Video Game) (story)
 2006 Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai (Video Game) (story)
 2005 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi (Video Game) (story)
 2005 Jump Super Stars (Video Game) (characters and universe: Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z & Dr. Slump)
 2004 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 (Video Game) (story)
 1996-2003 Dragon Ball Z (TV Series) (manga - 278 episodes)
- Goku's Next Journey (2003) ... (manga)
- Buu's Reincarnation (2003) ... (manga)
- Granddaughter Pan (2003) ... (manga)
- He's Always Late (2003) ... (manga)
- Celebrations with Majin Buu (2003) ... (manga)
 1997 Doctor Slump (TV Series)
 1997 Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might (TV Mini-Series) (manga - 3 episodes)
- The Tree of Might: Part 3 (1997) ... (manga)
- The Tree of Might: Part 2 (1997) ... (manga)
- The Tree of Might: Part 1 (1997) ... (manga)
 1997 Dragon Ball GT: A Hero's Legacy (TV Movie) (creator)
 1996 Dragon Ball GT (TV Series) (creator)
 1995 Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn (character)
 1994 Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly (character)
 1994 Go! Go! Ackman (Video short) (original story)
 1993 Kosuke & Rikimaru (writer)
 1993 Dragon Ball Z (Video Game) (characters)
 1993 Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound (Short) (character)
 1992 DragonBall Z: Gather Together! Goku World (Video short) (story)
 1991 Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge (characters)
 1991 Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug (Short) (characters)
 1991 Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins (character)
 1990 Deuraegon bol: Ssawora Son O-gong, igyeora Son O-gong (original story - uncredited)
 1990 Dragonball Z: Bardock the Father of Goku (TV Movie) (character)
 1990 Dragon Ball Z: Tree of Might (creator) / (story)
 1990 Kennosuke-sama (Short) (manga)
 1990 Pink mizu-dorobô ame-dorobô (Short) (manga)
 1989 Dragon Ball Z: Son Goku Super Star (Short) (character) / (story)
 1989 Dragon Ball Z (TV Series) (story)
 1989 Dragon Ball (original story)
 1988 Doragon bôru: Makafushigi dai bôken (character) / (story "Weekly Shônen Jump serialization")
 1988 Dragon Ball: Goku's Fire Fighting Regiment (Video short) (story)
 1988 Dragon Ball: Goku's Traffic Safety (Video short) (story)
 1986 Dragon Ball (TV Series) (character)
 1986 Dragon Ball (TV Series) (story)
 1981 Dokutaa Suranpu Arale-chan (TV Series) (comic)
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His favourite "Dragonball" character: I believe mine would be Piccolo. He was the first character in my manga where I was like, "He has a scary face, but he's so cool!" It really is cliché when bad guys turn into good guys, but it just feels great drawing it! See more »


Has a son, Sasuke (born April 1987) & a girl (October 1990). See more »


Characters drawn in a clean line and design.

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