Dragon Ball executive producer Daima talks about Dragon Ball creator’s involvement in the anime

Dragon Ball Executive Producer Daima Talks About Dragon Ball Creator'S Involvement In The Anime Dragon Ball Daima Trailer Reveal Screenshot

Dragon Ball Daima is the next anime series from Dragon Ballthus celebrating 40 years of the work of Akira Toriyama, and with its premiere scheduled for autumn 2024, the question remains as to how involved in the production of the anime was the author of the manga who unfortunately recently passed away. Turns out it was a lot, judging by the words of the new anime’s executive producer.

The executive producer of the new anime, Akio Iyokuexplained to Mantan Web what Toriyama in fact “did the entire story and was involved with character design like never before. He also had a hand in mechanical design“. For fans worried about the direction of the franchise with this new anime, it seems that the creator managed to contribute a lot.

Elaborating further on the contribution of Toriyama in Dragon Ball Daima, Iyoku also explained that Toriyama He took his time to develop a story with lots of action and adventure.

Iyoku explained that the goal of the team behind the anime is to properly “create” the world of Toriyamaand they made sure to dedicate as much time as possible to making the anime the best it could be.

The direction of Dragon Ball Daima it’s from Yoshitaka Yashima (animation direction for Dragon Ball Super, Digimon franchise) and Aya Komaki (direction of the One Piece series, direction of Marie & Gali episodes), the character design is by Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru (Dragon Ball Z, Digimon franchise) and the argument is Yuuko Kakihara (Digimon Adventure tri., Urusei Yatsura 2022, Cells at Work!). The creator of Dragon Ball, Akira Toriyamais credited for the story and character designs of the new anime.

The anime series Dragon Ball Super was shown from July 2015 to March 2018, consisting of 131 episodes. The anime film Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero premiered in Japan in June 2022.

The phenomenon Dragon Ball began in 1984, when the well-known Japanese manga Akira Toriyama debuted in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. Since then, the manga’s popularity has continued to grow with an impressive record of 260 million copies sold around the world and increasing.

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