Akira Toriyama - Dragon Ball Comic Creator

Akira Toriyama - Dragon Ball Comic Creator
Akira Toriyama - Dragon Ball Comic Creator

Akira Toriyama was born in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, on 5 April 1955, he was one of the legendary mangaka in Japan and even the world. He spawned many great works, including Dragon Ball, Fox Tale, and Blue Dragon. He also never made a character for a video game that was then appointed as well to the manga and anime, the Dragon Quest. Akira Toriyama made its debut in 1979 with his work, Wonder Island, published by Shonen Jump weekly. The first time he got the fame through the manga and anime series Dr. Slump which originally appeared as a weekly serial in Shonen Jump in 1980-1984.

In 1982, he received Shogakukan Manga Award for Dr. Slump as the best manga for Shonen and Shojo Manga category Series of the Year. It is difficult to determine the source of inspiration from Akira Toriyama art, he greatly admired the work of Osamu Tezuka, Astro Boy and was impressed with the Walt Disney of which 101 Dalmantians which he remembered as a great artwork. Early films Jackie Chan has a marked influence on his work. Interestingly the works of others is influenced by the mangaka Akira sensei's work. Mangaka Yoshihiro Togashi like (Hunter x Hunter), Eiichiro Oda (One Piece), Masashi Kishimoto (Naruto), Hiro Mashima (Fairy Tail), Yoshio Sawai (Bobobo Bobobo-bo) and Kubo Tite (Bleach),

Akira Toriyama is recognized mostly for his work which is the main Dragon Ball. This is one cog penjadi work for Akira Toriyama himself who received the "Golden Age of Jump". Pengahargaan is successfully encouraged him to continue the Dragon Ball from 1984 to 1995. Over a period of 11 years, he produced 519 chapters collected in 42 volumes. Each volume has an average of 200 pages. . This is a major achievement because it sold more than 35 million copies in Japan, Dragon Ball eventually achieve the best sales record with more than 120 million copies sold. Besides well-known in Japan, this series also successful internationally, including in Europe in 1988, North America and Canada in 1996. In addition, benefits and other impacts of the manga he produced three anime adaptations, animated films, some video games, and his merchandise.

Although he had been planning to end Dragon Ball for a long time, the editor finally agreed to let him end the manga, so he could "take some new steps in her life" as he said. The third anime adaptation, Dragon Ball GT is not based on the manga, Akira Toriyama, but still involved with overseeing the project albeit limited production. Anime Dragon Ball, including the sequel, spawned 500 episodes made in Japan. Manufactured and licensed for North America and Australia by FUNimation.

His works after Dragon Ball tend to be short (100-200 pages) including Cowa, Kajika!, And Sand Land, and the work of one-shots, like Neko Majin. Akira Toriyama to work on a one-shot called Cross Epoch, in collaboration with the author of One Piece by Eiichiro Oda. Crossover This short story presents a character of each of both the One Piece and Dragon Ball.

The design is clean lines and sense of him being a designer Akira Toriyama and the phenomenal character of the popular Dragon Quest RPG (previously called the Dragon Warior in North America). Akira Toriyama has also served as character designer for the Super Famicom in RPG Chrono Trigger, Tobal No. 1 the Fighting Game for the Playstation (and its sequel Tobal 2, released only in Japan) and for X-Box360 Mistwalker, Blue Dragon RPG special (and Anime adaptation).

In his own studio called "Bird Studio", taken from the name 'Tori' (Bird), Akira sensei do almost all of his work; assistants are mostly just doing the background image. The studio is currently not very active for several years, because the only work short works.

In 2009, Akira Toriyama commissioned by Avex Trax to draw a portrait of pop singer, Ayumi Hamasaki, to be printed on a single CD, entitled "Rule / Sparkle '. Akira Toriyama is also collaborating with Shonen Jump directly to make a video to raise awareness and support for those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in the Tohoku on March 11, 2011.

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