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Dragon Ball: Takehiko Inoue (Vagabond) pays tribute to Akira Toriyama

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jul2,2024

A few months after the death of Akira Toriyama, the creator ofDr. SlumpDragon Ball and Sand Land, a renowned mangaka for being one of the greatest cartoonists in the history of the medium, has just paid tribute to him.

Dragon Ball : Takehiko Inoue (Vagabond) pays homage to Akira Toriyama

The tribute of Takehiko Inoue

Shonen masterpiece, whose aura has no never faltered,Dragon Ballhad a major influence on the manga industry in Japan. To be convinced of this, we only need to remember the reactions of Eiichiro Oda (One Piece) and Masashi Kishimoto (Naruto) to the announcement of the death of Akira Toriyama. Moreover, despite this atmosphere of mourning, the year 2024 is an important year for Dragon Ball fans. And for good reason: the manga is celebrating the fortieth anniversary of its publication in theWeekly Shonen Jump

Dragon Ball: Takehiko Inoue (Vagabond) pays tribute to Akira Toriyama

For the occasion, we will be entitled to a new unpublished anime from the fall, Dragon Ball Daima – the last one that Toriyama worked on. For his part, Japanese publisher Shūeisha, owner of Jump, continues its publication of the entire book. volumes ofDragon Ball withvariant covers drawn by great mangakas in the industry, such as Yusuke Murata (One -Punch Man) or Takeshi Obata (Death Note), as part of the project Dragon Ball Super Gallery. This time, < strong>it's Takehiko Inoue's turn to play the game by adapting the cover of volume 17 ofDragon Ball.

Dragon Ball: Takehiko Inoue (Vagabond) pays tribute to Akira Toriyama

Dragon Ball: Takehiko Inoue (Vagabond) pays tribute to Akira Toriyama

< p>A true manga legend, Takehiko Inoue is the author of two major mangas:Slam Dunk andVagabond. Known for the beauty Thanks to his boards and his meticulous cutting, he is one of the most respected mangakas in the world, alongside the late Kentaro Miura (Berserk). Note that his mangaSlam Dunk – which he recently ported – in the cinema with the excellent animated filmThe First Slam Dunk which he signed and directed. staging – was published in theWeekly Shonen Jumpat the same time asDragon Ball. The manga is now republished. in French by Kana in its Perfect Edition version.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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