Dragon Ball

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Dragon Ball is a Japanese media franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984.wikipedia
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Goku

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The series follows the adventures of the protagonist, Son Goku, from his childhood through adulthood as he trains in martial arts.
Son Goku is a fictional character and main protagonist of the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama.

Dragon Ball (manga)

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The initial manga, written and illustrated by Toriyama, was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1984 to 1995, with the 519 individual chapters collected into 42 tankōbon volumes by its publisher Shueisha.
A media franchise has built up around the series; among the merchandise, there have been both animated and live-action films, collectible trading card games, action figures, collections of soundtracks and video games.

List of Dragon Ball video games

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Several companies have developed various types of merchandising based on the series leading to a large media franchise that includes films, both animated and live-action, collectible trading card games, numerous action figures, along with several collections of soundtracks and numerous video games.
The Dragon Ball video game series are based on the manga and anime series of the same name created by Akira Toriyama.

Dragon Ball Super

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Additionally, the studio has developed 20 animated feature films and three television specials, as well as two anime sequel series titled Dragon Ball GT (1996–1997) and Dragon Ball Super (2015–2018).
Its overall plot outline is written by Dragon Ball franchise creator Akira Toriyama, and is a sequel to his original Dragon Ball manga and the Dragon Ball Z television series.

Toei Animation

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Toriyama's manga was adapted and divided into two anime series produced by Toei Animation: Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z, which together were broadcast in Japan from 1986 to 1996.
Toei Animation produced anime versions of works from manga series by manga artists, including Go Nagai (Mazinger Z), Eiichiro Oda (One Piece), Shotaro Ishinomori (Cyborg 009), Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro (Toriko), Takehiko Inoue (Slam Dunk), Mitsuteru Yokoyama (Sally the Witch), Masami Kurumada (Saint Seiya), Akira Toriyama (Dragon Ball and Dr. Slump), Leiji Matsumoto (Galaxy Express 999), and Naoko Takeuchi (Sailor Moon).

Dragon Ball Z

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Toriyama's manga was adapted and divided into two anime series produced by Toei Animation: Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z, which together were broadcast in Japan from 1986 to 1996.
It is part of the Dragon Ball media franchise.

Dragon Ball GT

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Additionally, the studio has developed 20 animated feature films and three television specials, as well as two anime sequel series titled Dragon Ball GT (1996–1997) and Dragon Ball Super (2015–2018).
Unlike the previous two anime in the Dragon Ball franchise, Dragon Ball GT does not adapt the manga by Toriyama, but is a sequel show to the Dragon Ball Z anime with an original story using the same characters and universe.

List of Dragon Ball soundtracks

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Several companies have developed various types of merchandising based on the series leading to a large media franchise that includes films, both animated and live-action, collectible trading card games, numerous action figures, along with several collections of soundtracks and numerous video games.
This list contains known album titles from both Japanese and American releases of music from all iterations of the Dragon Ball franchise.

Bulma

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With Goku being Sun Wukong, Bulma as Tang Sanzang, Oolong as Zhu Bajie and Yamcha being Sha Wujing, he originally thought it would last about a year or end once the Dragon Balls were collected.
Bulma is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama.

Yamcha

With Goku being Sun Wukong, Bulma as Tang Sanzang, Oolong as Zhu Bajie and Yamcha being Sha Wujing, he originally thought it would last about a year or end once the Dragon Balls were collected.
Yamcha is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama.

Piccolo (Dragon Ball)

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He then created Piccolo Daimao as a truly evil villain, and as a result called that arc the most interesting to draw.
Piccolo is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama.

Krillin

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During the early chapters of the manga Toriyama's editor, Kazuhiko Torishima, commented that Goku looked rather plain, so to combat this he added several characters like Kame-Sen'nin and Kuririn, and created the Tenkaichi Budōkai martial arts tournament to focus the storyline on fighting.
Krillin, known as Kuririn in Funimation's English subtitles and Viz Media's release of the manga, and Kulilin in Japanese merchandise English translations, is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama.

Frieza

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Frieza, who forcibly took over planets to resell them, was created around the time of the Japanese economic bubble and was inspired by real estate speculators, whom Toriyama called the "worst kind of people."
Frieza, romanized as, Freeza in Japanese merchandise, Funimation's English subtitles,and Viz Media's release of the manga, is a fictional character,and villain in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama.

Weekly Shōnen Jump

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The initial manga, written and illustrated by Toriyama, was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1984 to 1995, with the 519 individual chapters collected into 42 tankōbon volumes by its publisher Shueisha.
The magazine's former editor-in-chief Masahiko Ibaraki (2003-2008) stated this was due to the magazine including "hit titles such as Dragon Ball, Slam Dunk, and others."

Cell (Dragon Ball)

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Toriyama added time travel next during the Cell arc, but said he had a hard time with it, only thinking of what to do that week and having to discuss it with his second editor Yu Kondo.
Cell is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama.

List of Dragon Ball characters

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With Goku being Sun Wukong, Bulma as Tang Sanzang, Oolong as Zhu Bajie and Yamcha being Sha Wujing, he originally thought it would last about a year or end once the Dragon Balls were collected. During the early chapters of the manga Toriyama's editor, Kazuhiko Torishima, commented that Goku looked rather plain, so to combat this he added several characters like Kame-Sen'nin and Kuririn, and created the Tenkaichi Budōkai martial arts tournament to focus the storyline on fighting. Masako Nozawa reprises her roles as Goku, Gohan, and Goten. Koichi Yamadera and Masakazu Morita also reprise their roles, as Beerus and Whis, respectively. Another manga penned by Ōishi, the three-chapter Dragon Ball: Episode of Bardock that revolves around Bardock, Goku's father, was published in the monthly magazine V Jump from August and October 2011.
The Dragon Ball manga series features an ensemble cast of characters created by Akira Toriyama.

One Piece

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The manga's 42 collected tankōbon volumes have sold over 160million copies in Japan, and are estimated to have sold more 250–300 million copies worldwide, making it the second best-selling manga series in history, behind only One Piece.
Oda teamed up with Akira Toriyama to create a single crossover of One Piece and Toriyama's Dragon Ball.

Dragon Ball Z: Bardock – The Father of Goku

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The first, The One True Final Battle ~The Z Warrior Who Challenged Frieza – Son Goku's Father~, renamed Bardock – The Father of Goku by Funimation, was shown on October 17, 1990.
Dragon Ball Z: Bardock – The Father of Goku, known in Japan as Dragon Ball Z: A Lonesome, Final Battle - The Father of Z Warrior Son Goku, who Challenged Freeza (ドラゴンボールZ たったひとりの最終決戦〜フリーザに挑んだZ戦士 孫悟空の父〜), is the first Dragon Ball Z TV special, which is based on the popular manga Dragon Ball.

Dr. Slump

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Dr. Slump, an earlier manga series by Akira Toriyama, is set in the same multiverse.
He began Dragon Ball roughly three months later.

Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks

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The Remaining Super-Warriors: Gohan and Trunks, renamed The History of Trunks'' by Funimation, is based on a special chapter of the original manga and aired on February 24, 1993.
The Remaining Super-Warriors: Gohan and Trunks (ドラゴンボールZ 絶望への反抗!!残された超戦士・悟飯とトランクス) is a movie anime based on Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball manga series.

Masako Nozawa

Masako Nozawa reprises her roles as Goku, Gohan, and Goten.
She currently voices Goku in the popular anime franchise Dragon Ball, as well as all of Goku's male family relatives (except Raditz) and the villainous Goku Black.

Kazuhiko Torishima

During the early chapters of the manga Toriyama's editor, Kazuhiko Torishima, commented that Goku looked rather plain, so to combat this he added several characters like Kame-Sen'nin and Kuririn, and created the Tenkaichi Budōkai martial arts tournament to focus the storyline on fighting.
He is mostly associated with works from the manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump, for which he was editor-in-chief from 1996 to 2001, and is best known for being author Akira Toriyama's editor during the run of Dr. Slump and through the first half of Dragon Ball.

Beerus

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Koichi Yamadera and Masakazu Morita also reprise their roles, as Beerus and Whis, respectively.
Lord Beerus is a character in the Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama.

Dragon Ball: Episode of Bardock

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Another manga penned by Ōishi, the three-chapter Dragon Ball: Episode of Bardock that revolves around Bardock, Goku's father, was published in the monthly magazine V Jump from August and October 2011.
Dragon Ball: Episode of Bardock is a three-chapter Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naho Ōishi, based on Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball.

Kōichi Yamadera

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Koichi Yamadera and Masakazu Morita also reprise their roles, as Beerus and Whis, respectively.