Akira TORIYAMA

鳥山 明

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Family name (in kanji): 鳥山 
Given name (in kanji):  
Date of birth: 1955-04-05 
Hometown: Kiyosu, Aichi, Japan 
Chronology:
(1955-04) Born 
(1974) School of Art 
(1977) Quit school of Art 
(1978) Akira's first manga, Wonder Island 
(1979) created manga Highlight Island 
(1980) Toriyama's first big hit, Dr. Slump 
(1985) created Dragon Ball 
(1987-04) His son Sasuke was born. 
(1990-10) His daughter was born. 
Blood type: A 
Favorites:
Animated movie: 101 Dalmations 
Character of his own: Piccolo 
Dragon Ball Movie: Bardock, The Father of Goku 
Jackie Chan movies 
Movie: Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope 
Myst computer game 
Non-anime staff credits:
Character Design for "Chrono Trigger" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest Characters: Torneko no Daibōken 3" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest II" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest III" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest IV" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest IX" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest V" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest VI" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest VII" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest VIII" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest X" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest" (VG) 
Character Design for "Dragon Quest: Shōnen Yangus to Fushigi no Dungeon" (VG) 
Character Design for "Torneko no Daibōken: Fushigi no Dungeon" (VG) 
Character Design for "Torneko: The Last Hope" (VG) 
Character Designer for "Blue Dragon" (VG) 
Character Designer for "Dragon Power(Dragonball NES)" (VG) 
Character Designer for "Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime" (DS game, 2006) 
Character Designer for "Dragon Warrior Monsters 2: Cobi's Journey" (GBC game+PS port, 2001) 
Character Designer for "Dragon Warrior Monsters 2: Tara's Adventure" (GBC game + PS port, 2001) 
Character Designer for "Dragon Warrior Monsters" (GBC game, 1999) 
Character Designer for "Tobal 2" (VG) 
Character Designer for "Tobal No. 1" (VG) 
Creator & Artist for "Go Go Ackman" (Manga) 
News: Show:
Akira Toriyama Car (Jan 31, 2005)
New Dragonball Series? (Oct 5, 2002)
Shonen Jump #1 Contents (Oct 3, 2002)
Shounen Jump Contest (Aug 1, 2002)
Shounen Jump Exposed (Jul 30, 2002)
Viz July Manga (Apr 10, 2002)
Live Action Dragonball (Mar 12, 2002)
January Manga Releses (Oct 31, 2001)
Cat beats up Saiyajin (May 7, 2001)
Viz June Press Release (Feb 24, 2001)
Viz PR for May '01 (Jan 21, 2001)
Viz Graphic Novels (Jan 11, 2001)
Viz April Releases (Dec 22, 2000)
Releases from Viz (Nov 2, 2000)
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2004 April Fools Jokes (Apr 1, 2004)
Theatrical Anime (Jan 22, 2004)
Toriyama.org Stolen! (Jan 10, 2001)
Welcome to 2001 (Jan 4, 2001)
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Staff in:
(The) Apprentice Mangaka (manga) : Author 
Blue Dragon (TV) : Original Character Design 
Blue Dragon ST (manga) : Original Character Design 
Blue Dragon: Trials of the Seven Shadows (TV) : Original Character Design 
Chrono Trigger (OAV) : Art 
Cowa! (manga) : Story & Art 
Cross Epoch (manga) : Story & Art 
Crusher Joe: The Movie : Special Guest Designer (MAX 310) 
Dr. Slump (manga) : Story & Art 
Dr. Slump (TV) : Original Manga 
Dr. Slump (TV 2) : Original Manga 
Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Hello! Fushigi Jima (movie) : Original Manga 
Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Hoyoyo! Nanaba Shiro no Hihou (movie) : Original Manga 
Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Hoyoyo! Sekai Issuu Dai Race (movie) : Original Manga 
Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Hoyoyo! Yume no To Mecha Police (movie) : Original Manga 
Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Hoyoyo!! Tasuketa Same ni Tsurerarete. . . (movie) : Original Manga 
Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Ncha! Penguin Mura wa Hare no chi Hare (movie) : Original Manga 
Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Ncha! Penguin Mura yori Ai o Komete (movie) : Original Manga 
Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Ncha! Wakuwaku Hot Natsu Yasumi (movie) : Original Manga 
Dr. Slump - Arale no Bikkuriman (movie) : Original Manga 
Dr. Slump: Hoyoyo! Space Adventure (movie) : Original Manga 
Dragon Ball (manga) : Story & Art 
Dragon Ball (TV) : Original creator 
Dragon Ball GT (TV) : Original creator 
Dragon Ball GT: A Hero's Legacy (special) : Original creator 
Dragon Ball Movie 1: Curse of the Blood Rubies : Original Manga 
Dragon Ball Movie 2: Sleeping Princess in Devil's Castle : Original Manga 
Dragon Ball Movie 3: Mystical Adventure : Original Manga 
Dragon Ball Movie 4: The Path to Power : Original Manga 
Dragon Ball Z (TV) : Original creator 
Dragon Ball Z Kai (TV) : Original creator 
Dragon Ball Z Kai (TV 2) : Original creator 
Dragon Ball Z Movie 10: Broly - Second Coming : Original creator 
Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly : Original creator 
Dragon Ball Z Movie 12: Fusion Reborn : Original creator 
Dragon Ball Z Movie 13: Wrath of the Dragon : Original creator 
Dragon Ball Z Movie 1: Dead Zone : Original story 
Dragon Ball Z Movie 2: The World's Strongest : Original story 
Dragon Ball Z Movie 3: The Tree of Might : Original story 
Dragon Ball Z Movie 4: Lord Slug : Original creator 
Dragon Ball Z Movie 5: Cooler's Revenge : Original Manga 
Dragon Ball Z Movie 6: Return of Cooler : Original creator 
Dragon Ball Z Movie 7: Super Android 13 : Original creator 
Dragon Ball Z Movie 8: The Legendary Super Saiyan : Original creator 
Dragon Ball Z Movie 9: Bojack Unbound : Original creator 
Dragon Ball Z Special 1: Bardock, The Father of Goku : Original Manga 
Dragon Ball Z Special 2: The History of Trunks : Original author 
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (movie) : Story , Original creator , Character Design 
Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F (movie) : Screenplay , Story (Creator) , Original creator , Character Design 
Dragon Ball Z: Plan to Destroy the Saiyajin (OAV) : Original creator 
Dragon Ball: Episode of Bardock (manga) : Original creator , Supervision 
Dragon Ball: Episode of Bardock (special) : Original creator 
Dragon Ball: Goku's Fire Fighting Regiment (special) : Original creator 
Dragon Ball: Plan to Eradicate the Super Saiyans (OAV) : Original creator 
Dragon Ball: Yo! The Return of Son Goku and Friends!! (ONA) : Original creator 
Dragon Warrior (TV) : Original Character Design 
Dragonball: Evolution (live-action movie) : Original creator 
Dream 9 Toriko & One Piece & Dragon Ball Z Chō Collaboration Special!! : Original creator ("Dragon Ball") 
Go! Go! Ackman (manga) : Story & Art 
Go! Go! Ackman (OAV) : Original creator 
Gokū no Kōtsū Anzen (special) : Original creator 
Jaco the Galactic Patrolman (manga) : Story & Art 
Kajika (manga) : Story & Art 
Kennosuke-sama (movie) : Original Manga , Design 
Kuso Kagaku Sekai Gulliver Boy (TV) : Mecha design 
Neko Majin Z (manga) : Story & Art 
Pink Mizu Dorobō Ame Dorobō (movie) : Original Manga , Character Design , Design 
Sand Land (manga) : Story & Art 
Toriyama Akira Marusaku Gekijō (manga) : Story & Art 
Wonder Island (manga) : Story & Art 

Staff in:
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Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins (live-action movie) : Original Manga 
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