Akira Toriyama


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Akira Toriyama is a Japanese manga writer, manga artist, and character designer for video games. He has been a working artist since 1978. In manga, he is better known for creating the science fiction comedy series "Dr. Slump" (1980-1984) and the martial-arts-themed series "Dragon Ball" (1984-1995). "Dragon Ball" has been adapted into four animated... See full bio »

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 2021-2022 Home for Infinite Losers (TV Series) (characters - 6 episodes)
- FROGNAPPED (2022) ... (characters)
- Home For Infinite Pranksters (2022) ... (characters)
- O Captain! My Captain! (2022) ... (characters)
- DodgeBall Z (2021) ... (characters)
- Sharing Circles of Hell (2021) ... (characters)
 2019-2022 Dragonball: Gohanverse (TV Mini Series) (characters - 7 episodes)
- Hit vs Gohana (2022) ... (characters)
- Dragonball Gohanverse Episode 10 (2022) ... (characters)
- Dragonball Gohanverse Episode 9 (2022) ... (characters)
- Dragonball Gohanverse Episode 8 (2022) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.4 (2020) ... (characters)
 2022 Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero (creator) / (script)
 2017-2022 Dragon Ball Super Friends (TV Series) (characters - 24 episodes)
- The Grand Finale (2022) ... (characters)
- Rose (2021) ... (characters)
- Cell's New Jutsu (2021) ... (characters)
- Rent (2020) ... (characters)
- Infinity (2020) ... (characters)
 2021 A Dragonball Gohanverse Movie: Android 21 (Short) (characters)
 2020-2021 Slick Goku Origins (TV Series) (characters - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2021) ... (characters)
- Pilot (2020) ... (characters)
 2020 The Perfect OVA ft. DevilArtemis (Short) (characters)
 2020 DragonShortZ (TV Series short) (characters - 1 episode)
- DTF (2020) ... (characters)
 2020 Dragon Ball Wrestling (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2020) ... (characters)
 2020 Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (Video Game) (original story: Shueisha "Shonen Jump")
 2019 Saiyan Island (TV Series) (characters - 3 episodes)
- Stranded (2019) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.2 (2019) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.1 (2019) ... (characters)
 2019 Jump Force (Video Game) (characters: Dragon Ball)
 2018 Dragon Boob Z: A Dragon Ball Z Porn Parody (Short) (characters)
 2018 Dragon Ball Super: Broly (based on the comic "Dragonball" by) / (manga "Dragon Ball Super" story by) / (original story by) / (screenplay by)
 2018 Super Dragon Ball Heroes (TV Series) (characters - 5 episodes)
- Gekiko! Supa Fyu tojo! (2018) ... (characters)
- Boso shita Goku! Aku no saiya-jin o abare! (2018) ... (characters)
 2018 The Cell Saga in 5 Minutes (Dragonball Z Live Action) (TV Short) (original manga)
 2018 Dragon Ball FighterZ (Video Game) (original story)
 2014-2017 Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope (TV Mini Series) (characters - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (characters)
- Pilot (2014) ... (characters)
  Dr. Gokú Super (TV Mini Series) (concept - 20 episodes, 2015 - 2017) (creator - 20 episodes, 2015 - 2017)
- La Masacre (2017) ... (concept) / (creator)
- La Amenaza (2017) ... (concept) / (creator)
- La Deuda (2017) ... (concept) / (creator)
- La Paranoia (2017) ... (concept) / (creator)
- La Muerte (2017) ... (concept) / (creator)
  Dragon Ball Super (TV Series) (original author - 10 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (story draft - 6 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (character draft - 5 episodes, 2016) (original work - 2 episodes, 2016) (manga - 1 episode, 2016)
- Saiyajin no saibô o yogosuna! Bejîta no sôzetsu batoru kaien!! (2016) ... (character draft) / (original author)
- Saisen Gokû Burakku! Sûpâ Saiyajin roze tôjô (2016) ... (character draft) / (original work) / (story draft)
- Son Gokû ni atai no ne Zen'ô-Sama kara no yobidashi! (2016) ... (character draft) / (original work) / (story draft)
- HOPE!! Futatabi ima de mezameyo Torankusu (2016) ... (character draft) / (original author) / (story draft)
 2016 Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (Video Game) (original story)
 2012-2016 Dragon Ball Absalon (TV Mini Series) (characters - 7 episodes)
- Deliverance Part 3 (2016) ... (characters)
- Deliverance Part 2 (2016) ... (characters)
- Deliverance (2016) ... (characters)
- Total Chaos (2015) ... (characters)
- Halfbreed (2015) ... (characters)
  Dragon Ball Z Kai (TV Series) (manga - 167 episodes, 2009 - 2015) (original manga - 167 episodes, 2009 - 2015)
- Peace Has Returned! It's Time to Party! (2015) ... (manga) / (original manga)
- Even Stronger! Goku's Dream Is Never Ending!! (2015) ... (manga) / (original manga)
- Son Goku Is the Strongest After All!! Majin Buu Is Annihilated (2015) ... (manga) / (original manga)
- The World's Savior Is You! Everyone's Genki-Dama Is Completed!! (2015) ... (manga) / (original manga)
 2015 The Fall of Men (Short) (characters)
 2015 The Frieza Saga in 5 Minutes (Dragonball Z Live Action) (TV Short) (original manga)
 2013-2015 Death Battle (TV Series) (Goku created by - 2 episodes)
- Goku vs Superman 2 (2015) ... (Goku created by)
- Goku VS Superman (2013) ... (Goku created by)
 2015 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection "F" (based on the comic "Dragonball" by) / (original story by) / (screenplay by)
 2015 Dragon Ball: Xenoverse (Video Game) (original story)
 2014 J-Stars Victory Vs (Video Game) (characters and universe: Dragon Ball Z & Dr. Slump)
 2014 Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z (Video Game) (characters)
 2013 DragonBall Z: The Saiyan Saga (Video short) (manga)
 2013 Dragon Ball Z Live Action: The Long Awaited Fight (Short) (written by: DBZ)
 2013 Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (manga) / (original author)
 2011 Dragon Ball: Episode of Bardock (Video short) (creator)
 2011 Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi (Video Game) (characters)
 2011 Dragon Ball Forever (Short) (original concept of Dragon Ball)
 2010 Doragon bôru: Sûpâ saiyajin zetsumetsu keikaku (Video short) (creator)
 2010 Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 (Video Game) (story)
 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 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 2007 Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai 2 (Video Game) (story)
 2006 Dragon Ball Z TV Game (Video Game) (characters)
 2006 Jump Ultimate Stars (Video Game) (characters and universe: DragonBall, Dragon Ball Z, & Dr. Slump)
 2006 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (Video Game) (manga)
 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)
 2004 Dragon Ball Z: Buu's Fury (Video Game) (manga)
 1995-2003 Dragon Ball (TV Series) (original story - 153 episodes)
- The End, the Beginning (2003) ... (original story)
- Mystery of the Dark World (2003) ... (original story)
- Outrageous Octagon (2003) ... (original story)
- The Fire-Eater (2003) ... (original story)
- Dress in Flames (2003) ... (original story)
 2003 Dragon Ball Z: Taiketsu (Video Game) (characters)
 2003 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 (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)
  Dragon Ball GT (TV Series) (creator - 64 episodes, 1996 - 2002) (original work - 1 episode, 1996)
- A Grand Problem (2002) ... (creator)
- Saraba Gokuu... Mata Au Hi made (1997) ... (creator)
- Gokuu o Sukue! Saigo no Mikata Toujou (1997) ... (creator)
 2002 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai (Video Game) (characters)
 2002 Dragon Ball Z: Legendary Super Warriors (Video Game) (original author)
 2002 Dragon Ball Z: Collectible Card Game (Video Game) (original author)
 2002 Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku (Video Game) (manga)
 1999 Dr. Suranpu Arare no bikkuri ban (Short) (manga)
 1998 Dragon Ball Z: The Movie (characters)
 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 Savings Fighter Cashman (Video short)
 1997 Dragon Ball GT: A Hero's Legacy (TV Movie) (characters)
 1996 Dragon Ball Z: Idainaru Dragon Ball Densetsu (Video Game) (based on manga)
 1996 Dragon Ball: The Path to Power (original manga "Dragon Ball" - Shûeisha Jump Comics published)
  Dragon Ball Z (TV Series) (manga - 243 episodes, 1990 - 1996) (original manga - 48 episodes, 1989 - 1990)
- Ozoi ze Gokû! Min'na de pâti!! (1996) ... (manga)
 1995 Go! Go! Ackman 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 1995 Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Battle 22 (Video Game) (characters)
 1995 Go! Go! Ackman 2 (Video Game) (characters)
 1995 Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon (original manga "Dragon Ball" - "Weekly Shônen Jump" series)
 1995 Dragon Ball Z: Revival Fusion (original manga "Dragon Ball" - "Weekly Shônen Jump" series)
 1994 Go! Go! Ackman (Video short) (original story)
 1994 Go! Go! Ackman (Video Game) (characters)
 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)
 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) (original manga)
 1992 Dragon Ball Z: Gather Together! Goku's World (Video short) (story)
 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)
 1991 Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins (original story - uncredited)
 1991 Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge (manga "Dragon Ball" - Weekly Shônen Jump series)
 1991 Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug (original manga "Dragon Ball" - Weekly Shônen Jump serialization)
 1991 Famicom Jump II: Saikyo no Shichinin (Video Game) (characters and universe: Dragon Ball)
 1990 Dragon Ball: Son Goku Fights, Son Goku Wins (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 Movie) (original story)
 1989 Dragon Ball 3: Goku's Story (Video Game) (manga)
 1989 Dragon Ball Z: The Movie - Dead Zone (Short) (original manga - Weekly Shônen Jump series)
  Dragon Ball (TV Series) (original manga - 153 episodes, 1986 - 1989) (original author - 1 episode, 1986)
- Moeru Furaipan yama! Isshun no kesshikô (1989) ... (original manga)
- Isoge Gokû! Gogyôzan no nazo (1989) ... (original manga)
- Chichi no hanayome shugyô no okage desu (1989) ... (original manga)
- Maboroshi no hikuidori (1989) ... (original manga)
- Honô no naka no uedingu doresu (1989) ... (original manga)
 1989 Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden (Video Game) (characters and universe: Dragon Ball)
 1988 Dragon Ball - Doragon bôru: Daimaô fukkatsu (Video Game) (characters)
 1988 Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure (manga "Dragon Ball" - Weekly Shônen Jump serialization)
 1988 Doragon bôru: Gokû no kôtsû anzen (TV Short) (manga "Dragon Ball" - Weekly Shônen Jump series)
 1988 Doragon bôru: Gokû no shôbô-tai (TV Short) (manga "Dragon Ball" - Weekly Shônen Jump series)
 1986 Dragon Power (Video Game) (characters)
 1984 Dr. Slump: The Secret of Nanaba Castle (original manga)
 1983 Dr. Slump: Arale-chan's Traffic Safety (TV Short) (manga)
 1982 Dr. Slump: Hero Legend of Penguin Village (TV Movie) (manga)
 1981 Dr. Slump (TV Series) (comic - 223 episodes)
- Episode #1.50 (1981) ... (comic)
- Episode #1.21 (1981) ... (comic)
- Episode #5.43 ... (comic)
- Episode #5.42 ... (comic)
- Episode #5.41 ... (comic)
 1981 Dr. Slump & Arale-chan: Hello! Wonder Island (TV Movie) (original manga)
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Nightmares never last. One day you wake up and they're gone. See more »

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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 »

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