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Akira Toriyama


Contrary to popular belief, Toriyama DID have a role in anime-only material on Dragon Ball Z (1989). He created Bardock and Pikkon, and it was his idea to have Yamcha as a baseball player. See more trivia »
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 2016 Ginga Patrol Jaco (characters) / (story) (pre-production)
 2015 The Fall of Men (Short) (characters)
  Dragon Ball Super (TV Series) (original author - 6 episodes, 2015) (story draft - 2 episodes, 2015)
- Yakusoku no rizôto e! Bejîta ga kazoku ryokô!? (2015) ... (original author) / (story draft)
 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)
 2003 Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku II (Video Game) (manga)
 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)
 2002 Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku (Video Game) (manga)
 1997 Dr. 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: The Path to Power (original manga "Dragon Ball" - Shûeisha Jump Comics published)
 1996 Dragon Ball GT (TV Series) (creator)
 1995 Dragon Ball (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- The Secret of the Dragon Balls (1995) ... (original story)
 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 (character)
 1993 Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks (TV Movie) (character)
 1992 Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13 (character)
 1992 Dragon Ball Z: Gather Together! Goku's World (Video short) (story)
 1991 Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge (characters)
 1991 Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug (original manga "Dragon Ball" - Weekly Shônen Jump serialization)
 1991 Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins (character)
 1990 Deuraegon bol: Ssawora Son O-gong, igyeora Son O-gong (original story - uncredited)
 1990 Dragon Ball Z: Bardock the Father of Goku (TV Movie) (manga "Dragon Ball" - Shûeisha [Weekly Shônen Jump] series)
 1990 Dragon Ball Z: Tree of Might (original manga "Dragon Ball" - "Weekly Shônen Jump" series)
 1990 Kennosuke-sama (Short) (manga)
 1990 Pink mizu-dorobô ame-dorobô (Short) (manga)
 1990 Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest (original manga "Dragon Ball" - "Weekly Shônen Jump" series)
 1989 Dragon Ball (TV Special) (original story)
 1989 Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone (Short) (original manga - Weekly Shônen Jump series)
 1989 Dragon Ball Z (TV Series) (original manga - 1 episode)
- Mini Gokû wa obotchama! Boku Gohan desu (1989) ... (original manga)
  Dragon Ball (TV Series) (original manga - 153 episodes, 1986 - 1989) (original author - 2 episodes, 1986)
- Mt. Frying Pan Burns: A Life and Death Decision (1989) ... (original manga)
- Hurry Son Goku! The Mystery of Mt. Gogyo (1989) ... (original manga)
- Thanks to Chichi's Pre-Marriage Training (1989) ... (original manga)
- The Phantom Cassowary Bird (1989) ... (original manga)
- A Wedding Dress in the Flames (1989) ... (original manga)
 1988 Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure (manga "Dragon Ball" - Weekly Shônen Jump serialization)
 1988 Dragon Ball: Goku's Fire Fighting Regiment (TV Short) (manga "Dragon Ball" - Weekly Shônen Jump series)
 1988 Dragon Ball: Goku's Traffic Safety (TV Short) (manga "Dragon Ball" - Weekly Shônen Jump series)
 1986 Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies (original author) / (original manga)
 1981 Dokutaa Suranpu Arale-chan (TV Series) (comic)
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