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Akira Toriyama

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He planned to end "Dragon Ball" with the Frieza saga (where Goku faces Frieza, the destroyer of his planet), but his publishers persuaded him to carry on the saga to include the Android, Cell and Buu sagas. See more trivia »

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Dragon Ball Z
Dragon Ball Z Writer
(1996-2003)
Dragon Ball
Dragon Ball Writer
(1986-1989)
Dragon Ball Z Kai
(2009-2011)

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 2016 A Dragon Ball Z Fourth of July (Short) (characters - uncredited) (post-production)
  Dragon Ball Super (TV Series) (original author - 9 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (story draft - 5 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (character draft - 3 episodes, 2016) (original work - 1 episode, 2016)
- Episode #1.55 (2016) ... (character draft) / (original work) / (story draft)
- HOPE!! Futatabi ima de mezameyo Torankusu (2016) ... (character draft) / (original author) / (story draft)
- Mirai kara no SOS! Kuroki aratana teki arawaru!! (2016) ... (character draft) / (original author) / (story draft)
- Chênji! Masaka no fukkatsu! So no na wa Ginyû!! (2015) ... (original author)
 2015 The Fall of Men (Short) (characters)
 2015 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' (manga) / (screenplay)
 2013 DragonBall Z: The Saiyan Saga (Video short) (manga)
 2013 Dragon Ball Z Live Action: The Long Awaited Fight (Short) (written by: DBZ)
 2013 Dream 9 (TV Movie) (characters)
 2013 Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (manga) / (original author)
 2011 Dragon Ball: Episode of Bardock (TV Movie) (creator)
 2011 Dragon Ball Forever (Short) (original concept of Dragon Ball)
 2010 Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 (Video Game) (story)
 2010 Doragon bôru: Sûpâ saiyajin zetsumetsu keikaku (Video short) (creator)
 2010 Dragon Ball Z Tenkaichi Tag Team (Video Game) (story)
 2010 Dragon Ball: Origins 2 (Video Game) (story)
 2009 Dragon Ball: Raging Blast (Video Game) (story)
 2009 Dragon Ball: 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: Hey! Son Goku and Friends Return!! (Short) (series based on story by)
 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 Sailor and the Seven Ballz 2: Return of the Ballz (Video short) (based on characters created by - uncredited)
 2005 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi (Video Game) (story)
 2005 Janpu sûpâ sutâzu (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 - 277 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)
 2001 Star Ballz (Video) (based on characters created by - uncredited)
 1995-2001 Dragon Ball (TV Series) (original story - 28 episodes)
- The Final Blow (2001) ... (original story)
- Number One Under the Moon (2001) ... (original story)
- The Grand Finals (2001) ... (original story)
- Danger from Above (2001) ... (original story)
- Krillin's Frantic Attack! (2001) ... (original story)
 2000 Sailor and the Seven Ballz (Video) (based on characters created by - uncredited)
 1997 Dr. Slump (TV Series)
 1997 Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might (TV Mini-Series) (based on manga - 3 episodes)
- The Tree of Might: Part 3 (1997) ... (based on manga)
- The Tree of Might: Part 2 (1997) ... (based on manga)
- The Tree of Might: Part 1 (1997) ... (based on manga)
 1997 Dragon Ball GT: A Hero's Legacy (TV Movie) (characters) / (creator)
 1996 Dragon Ball: The Path to Power (original manga "Dragon Ball" - Shûeisha Jump Comics published)
 1996 Dragon Ball GT (TV Series) (original work - 1 episode)
 1995 Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon (original manga "Dragon Ball" - "Weekly Shônen Jump" series)
 1995 Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn (original manga "Dragon Ball" - "Weekly Shônen Jump" series)
 1994 Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly (original manga "Dragon Ball" - "Weekly Shônen Jump" series)
 1994 Dragon Ball Z: Broly - Second Coming (original manga "Dragon Ball" - "Weekly Shônen Jump" series)
 1994 Go! Go! Ackman (Video short) (original story)
 1993 Dragon Ball Z (Video Game) (characters)
 1993 Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound (original manga "Dragon Ball" - "Weekly Shônen Jump" series)
 1993 Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan (original manga "Dragon Ball" - "Weekly Shônen Jump" series)
 1993 Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks (TV Movie) (manga "Dragon Ball" - Shûeisha [Weekly Shônen Jump] series)
 1992 Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13 (original manga "Dragon Ball" - "Weekly Shônen Jump" series)
 1992 Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler (original manga "Dragon Ball" - "Weekly Shônen Jump" series)
 1992 Dragon Ball Z: Gather Together! Goku's World (Video short) (story)
 1991 Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins (original story - uncredited)
 1991 Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge (manga "Dragon Ball" - Shûeisha [Weekly Shônen Jump] series)
 1991 Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug (original manga "Dragon Ball" - Weekly Shônen Jump serialization)
 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 (TV Series) (original manga - 31 episodes)
- Ima da Gokû! Subete o kaketa saigo no ôwaza (1989) ... (original manga)
- Genkai o koeta atsui tatakai! Gokû tai Bejîta (1989) ... (original manga)
- Boku ni makasete! Gohan, ikari no dai bakuhatsu (1989) ... (original manga)
 1989 Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone (Short) (original manga - Weekly Shônen Jump series)
  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)
 1981 Dokutaa Suranpu Arale-chan (TV Series) (comic)
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Personal Quote:

About Blue Dragon (2007): "This may be my final anime, I'm a little worried (about it). There's incredible pressure, but at the same time, there's a sense of accomplishment - that it's worth doing. Blue Dragon will be a masterpiece, not simply because I'm working hard on it, but because the staff is expecting nothing less." See more »

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

Characters drawn in a clean line and design.

Star Sign:

Aries

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