Akira Toriyama

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Akira Toriyama
  • BIRTHDAY: martedì 5 aprile 1955
  • BIRTHPLACE: Nagoya, Japan
  • BIRTH SIGN: Aries
  • DIES AT: venerdì 1 marzo 2024
  • AGE: 68

About

He first achieved mainstream recognition for creating the popular manga series Dr. Slump, before going on to create Dragon Ball (his most famous work) and acting as a character designer for several popular video games such as the Dragon Que

Before Fame

He worked at an advertising agency in Nagoya designing posters for three years. Although Toriyama said he adapted to the job quickly, he admitted that he was often late because he was not a "morning person".

Trivia

Toriyama is regarded as one of the authors who changed the history of manga, as his works are highly influential and popular, particularly Dragon Ball, which many manga artists cite as a source of inspiration.

Family Life

Toriyama married Yoshimi Katō on May 2, 1982. She is a former manga artist from Nagoya under the pen name "Nachi Mikami" and occasionally helped Toriyama and his assistant on Dr. Slump when they were short on time.

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