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DRAGON BALL 大全集 ➀
 「COMPLETE ILLUSTRATIONS」


B O N U S   C O V E R A G E

TORIYAMA'S DAIZENSHUU INTRODUCTION
 001 
鳥山の大全集序文
TORIYAMA AKIRA'S GOODBYE MESSAGE
 002 
鳥山明のさようならメッセージ
TANKOUBON SPINE
 003 
単行本背表紙
TORIYAMA AKIRA SUPER INTERVIEW - 1ST ROUND
 004 
鳥山明的超会見 第1回
COMPLETE WORKS COMMENTARY
 005 
完全作品解説
SHENRON TIMES - 1ST ISSUE
 006 
神龍通信 第1号

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COMPLETE WORKS COMMENTARY
完全作品解説
The last section of the daizenshuu lists every illustration (excluding those from the "Comics" and "WJ" sections) and where that illustration was originally published. For your reference, we have translated the commentary of all 265 illustrations found in the first daizenshuu. Unfortunately, not even Shueisha knew exactly where every illustration came from and marked some as "Source Unknown".
  
Cover Illustration
Daizenshuu 1
Drawn for this book; the scene is Goku's first battle, where he confronted the Pteranodon that kidnapped Bulma. The history of Goku and friends began here.
Title Page Illustration
1986 WJ #07 - Cover Shenron
This was initially used in combination with the Goku in 12. After that, this cut was used in various places.
001 / 1984 WJ #51
Chapter 1 Title Page

Goku and Bulma riding on a bike. The memorable first title page. The bike is an original design of Toriyama's.
002 / 1985 WJ #13
Foldout Poster

Goku riding on Kinto-Un with the main characters riding on a dragon. The background was drawn to give the feeling of a Chinese landscape picture.
003 / 1985 WJ #10 - Never Ending Story Special Edition
Used at the Fall Con with "Now, DragonBall is really popular as both a movie and a manga!"
004 / 1985 WJ #30
Cover

Goku riding on a dragon. It's an unusual piece drawn with uncommonly thick lines. The dragon's brilliant hues are magnificent.
005 / 1985 WJ #01/02
Chapter 3 Title Page

A piece drawn with invisible ink on watercolor colored paper. It's very interesting to compare this with the two of them on the bike in 1.
006 / 1985 WJ #19
Chapter 19 Title Page

This is another piece that was drawn on colored paper. Looking back over ten years, it's rare to see Bulma wearing Spaghetti Western-style clothes.
007 / 1985 WJ #44
Chapter 44 Title Page

Goku riding on a flying mecha painted with a camouflage coating. This title page was also used as the cover for Tankoubon Volume 4.
008 / 1985 WJ #10 - Never Ending Story Special Edition
Toriyama's self portrait. Used on the same page as 3, along with Toriyama's comments on the movie.
009 / 1985 WJ #42
Cover

Goku performing a flying kick with Namu, his opponent in the 21st Tenkaichi Budoukai semi-finals. This was drawn to go along with the story.
010 / 1985 WJ #45
Cover

Jackie Chun's strength and Goku's challenging spirit are expressed. This picture also goes along with the story.
011 / 1985 WJ Autumn Special Poster
All of the main contestants from the 21st Tenkaichi Budoukai are drawn. It conveys the strength and personality of each contestant.
012 / 1985 WJ #07
Cover

Goku holding tonfa, a Chinese weapon. Illustrations where Goku has weapons other than Nyoibo are rare.
013 / 1985 WJ #31
Foldout Poster

Appeared with the caption "There's a dream, there's a gag, there's a tail". On the back side was a Kinnikuman poster.
014 / 1985 WJ #44
Chapter 44 Title Page

At the time this appeared, Toriyama had obtained some African-style coloring supplies overseas, which he used for the background.†
015 / 1985 WJ #40
Chapter 40 Title Page

An illustration with the fighting stage as the background. As in the story, it's the first time Goku was drawn fighting in the Tenkaichi Budoukai.
016 / 1985 WJ #52
Chapter 2 Title Page

The title pages feature many drawings of mechas, probably because they are Toriyama's hobby. However, aside from this one there are no other compositions that show the inside of a cockpit.
017 / 1985 WJ #25
Chapter 25 Title Page

Both of these mechas are Toriyama's original designs. The thick lines give the picture an arcade billboard kind of feeling.
018 / 1985 WJ #48
Chapter 48 Title Page

Goku and friends riding in a Porsche 911. The flowing background is impressive. This is the title page for the first time Goku used the afterimage technique.
019 / 1985 WJ #33
Chapter 33 Title Page

A rough piece where even the grid was drawn freehand. It conveys the atmosphere of the Tenkaichi Budoukai island being deserted.
020 / 1986 WJ #05
1986 Calendar

The traditional yearly Jump calendar. This year it was a DragonBall calendar. This picture was used as the January and February piece.
021 / 1986 WJ #12
Foldout Poster

This was drawn to commemorate the series' one year anniversary and the upcoming anime adaptation. Afterwards it was the initial poster used in the Akira Toriyama exhibit.
022 / 1986 WJ #37
Cover

You don't see many illustrations of Goku riding Kinto-Un that are drawn from a head-on view. It's a bit of a unique composition.
023 / 1986 WJ #23
Catchphrase Gran Prix

This illustration was drawn with the catchphrase "Sunny with occasional Kinto-Un."
024 / 1986 WJ Spring Special Poster
Goku riding on a flying mecha rather than Kinto-Un. It seems to be powered by a jet engine and an anti-gravity device.
025 / 1986 WJ #43
Chapter 93 Title Page

The mecha Bulma is riding seems to be a Capsule Corporation product. Is her red ribbon a reference to the Red Ribbon Army?
026 / 1986 WJ #25
Cover

At this point the series was at the pirates' cave storyline. To go along with that this cover has the three of them dressed as pirates.
027 / 1986 WJ #12
Cover

Goku playing a video game; this might be because DragonBall had been made into a Famicom game. Incidentally, during this week the DragonBall anime began airing on television.
028 ~ 032 / 1986 WJ #05
1986 Calendar

They go in the following order: May and June, September and October, March and April, November and December, July and August. Used with illustration 20.
033 / 1986 WJ #31
Chapter 81 Title Page

It's best to think of this title page as a single panel of the story. For this chapter, all 15 pages were drawn in full color.
034 / 1986 WJ #31
Jump 18 Giant Ultra Quiz†

This cut was used with the quiz question, "Who is Muten Roshi's second pupil?"
035 / 1986 WJ #46
Cover

An extremely unusual illustration drawn with thick, heavy lines. To go along with that, primary colors were used, making it like an arcade billboard.
036 / UNICEF Mascot
Since there were reasons Goku couldn't be drawn, a dragon with a ball was drawn to signify 'DragonBall', making this a picture with an interesting and complicated backstory.
037 / 1986 WJ #05
Chapter 55 Title Page

The cover page for the chapter with the fist appearance of the Red Ribbon Army. The character drawn with Goku is the underwhelming Colonel Silver.
038 / 1986 WJ #12
Chapter 62 Title Page

A piece with Goku and a mysterious dog. If you look closely, you can see that Goku is wearing clothes that we never see in the actual story.
039 / 1986 WJ #20
Chapter 70 Title Page

In the story, Bulma makes the mistake of bringing the capsule with her father's dirty magazines rather than the one with a submarine.
040 / 1986 WJ #07
Chapter 57 Title Page

Goku wearing cold weather clothing, with Muscle Tower in the background. The person drawn with Muscle Tower is General White.
041 ~ 042 / 1986 WJ #25
Chapter 75 Title Page

These were drawn because Toriyama had received an animation cell from the DragonBall anime and a record of the theme song as a present.
043 / 1986 WJ #25
Chapter 75 Title Page

Depicts Bulma in the center, Goku and Krillin striking heroic poses, General Blue, and the Pirate Robot; drawn to go along with the story.
044 / 1986 WJ #22
Outstanding Stickers Chapter 2

This was used on the opening page supplement. On the other side was a simple kind of sticker that would stick when you got it wet.
045 / 1986 WJ #21
Outstanding Stickers Chapter 1

These were put out two weeks in a row, with Weekly Jump #21 and #22. For characters other than Goku, some of the illustrations drawn up to this point were used.
046 / 1987 WJ #21 - Foldout Poster, Chapter 121 Title Page
Shows all the main contestants from the 22nd Tenkaichi Budoukai, expect Yamcha and Man-Wolf.
047 / 1987 WJ #49
Chapter 149 Title Page

Piccolo Daimao, his youth restored by the dragonballs, is shown with the 3 warriors (?) who stand against him.
048 ~ 049 / 1987 WJ #08
Cover

Since they can't ride on Kinto-Un, Krillin is clinging onto Goku while Kame-sennin is riding on Baby Gamera.
050 ~ 052 / 1987 WJ #37
Cover

A Summer Festival-style illustration. This illustration was often used on the cover of Weekly Jump, combined with other illustrations.
053 ~ 069 / 1987 WJ #05
1987 Calendar

Like the year before, this year DragonBall hogged the calendar. The characters drawn with the numbers are cute.
070 ~ 074 / DragonBall Adventure Special Calendar
This was planned as being a two-page spread. The idea is that 71~73 are pictures that Kame-sennin took, while 74 was taken by Lunch.
075 / 1987 WJ #30
Chapter 130 Title Page

Kame-sennin and his pupils. The artist's name is written in the subtitle. The car body's amber color is radiant.
076 / 1987 WJ #10 - Foldout Poster, Chapter 110 Title Page
The main cast is assembled. Since the original picture no longer exists, a copy made from that issue of Weekly Jump was used here.
077 / 1987 WJ #05
Schedule

This was drawn as a bonus to go along with 53~69's calendar. This is the only illustration that shows Goku carrying a knapsack.
078 / 1987 WJ #06
Chapter 106 Title Page

Shows the main cast's charged-up faces as they watch Goku and Grandpa (Son Gohan) battle.
079 / 1987 WJ #32
Cover

A stand-alone Goku that was drawn to go into a group picture with other Jump characters.
080 / 1987 WJ #26
Catchphrase Gran Prix

This year's catchphrase was "You're strong!?". The original picture no longer exists, so a duplicate was used.
081 / 1987 WJ #34
Chapter 134 Title Page

Kame-sennin surrounded by his circle of friends. Tenshinhan being the only one embarrassed adds a nice touch.
082 / 1987 WJ #15
Mysterious Stickers Chapter 2

Five impressive illustrations with vivid colors. Even the grid was hand-drawn by Toriyama.
083 / 1987 WJ #14
Mysterious Stickers Chapter 1

These four pieces were from the first week in a project that lasted two consecutive weeks. Because this was another case where the original picture no longer exists, a copy made from the Weekly Jump was used.
084 ~ 091 / 1988 WJ #19
Cover

The first time teenage Goku appeared on the cover of Weekly Jump. This was a masterpiece of a cover, featuring all the major contestants from the 23rd Tenkaichi Budoukai.
092 ~ 093 / 1988 WJ #29
Cover

Goku and Tenshinhan together, engaged in an intense aerial battle. This was one of the semi-final matches for the 23rd Tenkaichi Budoukai.
094 / 1988 WJ #37
Chapter 187 Title Page

The married couple Goku and Chi Chi, who in the story had suddenly gotten married just a little while before this. They adorn the title page for this chapter.
095 / 1988 WJ #28
Chapter 178 Title Page

The warriors who revere Kame-sennin as a martial artist all riding in a jeep. This is a rough piece drawn with a signature pen.
096 / 1988 WJ #05
Chapter 155 Title Page

The same model of car was used in the background for the title page of the one-shot piece "Sonchoh†", which Toriyama made around the same time.
097 / 1988 WJ #46
Chapter 196 Title Page

Goku's elder brother, Raditz. In this chapter it is revealed that Goku is not an Earthling but a Saiya-jin.
098 / 1988 WJ #13
Chapter 163 Title Page

Goku, who has arrived at Kami-sama's palace. This was the last time that little Goku was featured in color. Because the original was lost, a copy was used.
099 / 1988 WJ #13
Chapter 163 Title Page

"Think up a dougi for me!" it says; from a contest where readers sent in their pictures of original dougi.
100 / 1989 WJ #29 - Foldout Poster, Chapter 229 Title Page
It's charming how the English title actually reads "DagonBall".
101 ~ 107 / 1989 WJ #37
Cover

The main characters flying through the sky. If you think about it, the one flying furthest ahead is Puar.
108 / 1989 WJ #31
Cover

For a feature called Jump Hero Biographies, Goku and Gohan were leading a parade of other Jump characters.
109 / 1989 WJ #03/04
Cover

This piece commemorates Weekly Jump reaching a circulation of five million. All of the Jump characters are placed in the center, holding their index fingers up to indicate "We're Number 1".
110 / 1989 WJ #13
Cover

This was also drawn for a cover that featured an assembly of different Jump characters. After that it was used in various places.
111 / 1989 WJ #23
Catchphrase Gran Prix

This was drawn to go along with the catchphrase "Maximum courage!†" They're a group of rugged Buddhist priests.
112 · 113 · 115 / 1989 WJ #18
Cover

These three illustrations were used together. They were combined to have Goku in front, with Gohan and Piccolo behind him.
114 / 1989 WJ #28
Cover

A piece from the battle with Vegeta. A monotone picture of Vegeta was placed in the background.
116 ~ 120 / 1989 WJ #47
Cover

At this time, the series was at the point of the journey to Planet Namek. To go along with this, the characters were drawn wearing space suits. Sea Turtle's space suit is the best.
121 / 1989 WJ #28
Chapter 228 Title Page

This seems to be Goku and his family returning home from shopping. At any rate, Chi Chi's driving seems to be dangerous.
122 / 1989 WJ #13
Foldout Poster

Similar to 121, but this has a peaceful atmosphere. Since Goku can't drive, Chi Chi is always the one at the wheel.
123 / 1989 WJ #21
Cover

All the main characters gathered together. From this point onward, Oolong and Puar don't appear in color illustrations very often.
124 / 1989 WJ #03/04
Chapter 205 Title Page

Toriyama included his own name in the title page. The line is very representative of Goku.
125 / 1989 WJ #37
Chapter 237 Title Page

The three warriors that face Vegeta. You can see that there are a lot of other illustrations that also have this kind of composition.
126 / 1989 WJ #36
Jump Summer Festival

This had all of the Jump characters wearing swimsuits. For DragonBall, we have Gohan wearing a swimsuit.
127 / 1989 WJ #36
Jump Summer Festival

This was drawn as a one-panel manga with a watermelon-splitting† competition as its theme. You have to wonder whether Krillin is really alright.
128 ~ 132 / 1989 WJ #03/04
1989 Calendar

This year's calendar had 128 as the cover, and 129~132 together were used as the pictures for July to September.
133 / 1989 WJ #47
Chapter 247 Title Page

Bulma, Gohan, and Krillin, who have arrived on Planet Namek. Bulma's explorer–like costume is prominent.
134 / Toriyama Akira - The World Special Front Cover
This was drawn for an illustration collection. Even in a single picture, there's firmness and story.
135 / 1990 WJ #05
1990 Calendar

For this year, this picture was used for the title page, while the illustration in 138 was used for July and August.
136 / Source Unknown
No information is provided for this illustration.
137 / 1990 WJ #05
Cover

This was one of the 530 pictures of Jump characters drawn lifting their arms in celebration in commemoration of Weekly Jump's circulation reaching 5.3 million† copies.
138 / 1990 WJ #05
1990 Calendar

This was used as the title page. Goku looks cool as a casino dealer. The dandyish Gohan with his hair all combed back is cute.
139 / 1990 WJ #37
Cover

This is a unique illustration where the character is covered in saturated linework. Goku's roar is so intense that you can practically hear it even now.
140 / 1990 WJ #37
Foldout Poster

Toriyama said that out of all the illustrations he made over the course of more than ten years, this one was his favorite. It's novel from both a colors standpoint and composition standpoint.
141 · 142 / Toriyama Akira - The World Front Cover
Two versions with different colors were drawn, but 141 became the cover. Later, 142 was used as a telephone card design.
143 / 1990 WJ #05
Chapter 259 Title Page

This is the first of a two-part title page. You should check this one against 144 and spot the differences.
144 / 1990 WJ #05
Chapter 256 Title Page

According to Toriyama, he didn't have a lot of time to draw these two covers, so he came up with this idea out of desperation.
145 / 1990 WJ #37
Chapter 287 Title Page

There are many pictures of cars in the title pages, but it's rare for the car's shape to be distorted due to fast movement like this.
146 / 1990 WJ #26
Foldout Poster

This year McLaren Racing became Jump's main sponsor, so many F1 illustrations like this were made.
147 / 1990 WJ #50
Cover

This cover commemorates Ayrton Senna becoming the F1 world champion. It was used along with pictures of some other Jump characters.
148 · 149 / 1990 WJ #21/22
Cover

This year Jump was all about F1 racing. Notice the detail on the champagne label and the racing suit.
150 / 1990 WJ #01/02
Jump Carddass

This was used as a Jump character Carddass opening page bonus along with 151. Features Freeza, Zarbon, and Dodoria.
151 / 1990 WJ #01/02
Jump Carddass

Goku and Gohan doing a father-son pose. This was used as a Jump Carddass design along with 150.
152 / 1990 WJ #25
Catchphrase Gran Prix

This year's catchphrase was "The evilest versus the strongest!!†"
153 · 156 / 1990 WJ #18
Cover

These pictures compare Goku and Freeza through their contorted facial expressions. 153 and 156 were combined together as the cover.
154 / 1990 WJ #21/22
Chapter 272 Title Page

This is the scene where the Ginyu Force arrives on Planet Namek. The background colors used on Planet Namek are gaudy.
155 / 1990 WJ #21/22
Chapter 272, From the Story

This wasn't drawn as an illustration, but if you view it as one it stands out so it was included here.
157 / Toriyama Akira - The World Back Cover
141's illustration was the cover, so since this is the back cover the two form a pair. These are the hat and goggles that Goku was wearing in 141.
158 / Toriyama Akira - The World Anime Special
The title page for the Akira Toriyama Great Illustrated Encyclopedia. It's an unusual piece where Gohan is drawn with Arale-chan from "Dr. Slump".
159 / Toriyama Akira - The World Anime Special Cover
Apart from Goku and Gohan, going downwards from the upper right is Kosuke-sama, Rikimaru-sama, and Ken'nosuke-sama; in the upper left is Pink.
160 / 1991 WJ #21/22 - Foldout Poster, Chapter 323 Title Page
Goku, immediately after he became Super Saiya-jin. His dougi is ragged from his battle with Freeza.
161 / 1991 WJ #21/22
Cover

This piece is the first color illustration of Son Goku as a Super Saiya-jin that was featured on the cover of Jump. Even the facial expression is different from the usual Goku.
162 / 1991 WJ #36/37
Cover

This piece became a cover about rushing from the Freeza arc towards the Artificial Humans arc. Goku casts a heroic figure as he flies powerfully through the sky.
163 / 1991 WJ #24
Catchphrase Gran Prix

The long catchphrase was "He's the one, him! Him!! Him!!! Saiya!!†"
164 / 1991 WJ #03/04
Chapter 305 Title Page

The main focus is Freeza, after finally reaching his final form. It's interesting how each character is distinguished by a color.
165 / 1991 WJ #07
Foldout Poster

Freeza in his final form and Goku. From this point onward, the way light and shadow are applied begins to become more distinct.
166 / DBZ: God of Violence, Freeza!! Foldout Poster
This was drawn as a poster for a Famicom game guide book. Landscape-orientated compositions are rare.
167 / 1991 WJ #03/04
Jump Carddass

This was drawn to be one of the Jump character Carddass cards, along with 172. It is Freeza's second form*.
* - actually, it's Freeza's third form
168 / Source Unknown
No information is provided for this illustration.
169 / Source Unknown
No information is provided for this illustration.
170 / 1991 WJ #31
Cover

This was used for a television commercial for Weekly Jump that Toriyama designed and Shigeru Izumiya performed; Goku was in the middle of several other Jump characters who all appeared very small.
171 / 1991 WJ #12
Japan Gran Prix Poster

This illustration was used as an advertisement inside subway trains, grouped with photographs of McLaren racing cars.
172 / 1991 WJ #03/04
Jump Carddass

Like 167, this was drawn to be one of the Jump Caddass cards. It's Goku before he becomes a Super Saiya-jin.
173 / 1991 WJ #03/04
Original Telephone Card

This was drawn for use on a Jump Original Telephone Card, which was given free to all those who ordered it.
174 / 1991 WJ #52
Foldout Poster

The warriors who stand in opposition to the artificial humans. How each character is lined up makes for a well-balanced color scheme.
175 / 1991 WJ #36/37
Chapter 337 Title Page

This title page was a two-page spread. Chaozu wasn't actually in this chapter, but he's drawn here in the title page.
176 / 1991 WJ #03/04
1991 Calendar

This year there was only one DragonBall illustration for November and December. Notice how Piccolo is the only one with a different pose and has a sweat-drop.
177 ~ 180 / 1991 WJ #03/04
Cover

A cover where all of the main characters from the serialized manga series appeared. From DragonBall, Goku, Bulma, Gohan, and Krillin appeared.
181 / 1992 WJ #03/04
Chapter 354 Title Page

Artificial Humans No. 16, No. 17, and No. 18 are drawn. In this chapter, Goku was passed out from his illness and didn't appear at all, but he is on the title page.
182 / 1992 WJ #21/22
Cover

This was used along with 193's Cell. However, in reality Goku never met this form of Cell face to face.
183 / 1992 WJ #16
Poster

The title of this poster was "The Three Super Saiya-jin". It was drawn when Gohan hadn't become a Super Saiya-jin yet.
184 · 185 / 1992 WJ #36/37
Cover

This was used with 194. Since Trunks was the star of his own side-story, he also appears here.
186 ~ 189 / 1992 WJ #31
Poster

It's rare for these pieces to be used on a poster unless they're a single image. After this, these four were made into single cuts and were used frequently in Weekly Jump magazine.
190 / 1992 WJ #25
Catchphrase Gran Prix

This year the catchphrase was "The future... arrives†". Trunk's time machine is depicted.
191 / 1992 WJ #36/37
Trunks: The Story Title Page

A tale from another future. This was the first and only side-story.
192 / 1992 WJ #21/22
Chapter 371 Title Page

The main characters drawn with small heads and bodies. Even deformed like this, each character's personality is expressed.
193 / 1992 WJ #21/22
Cover

This was used with 182's Super Saiya-jin Goku. In this illustration first form Cell's ghastliness comes out pretty well.
194 / 1992 WJ #36/37
Cover

This was used with 184 and 185. The series was at the point where Trunks challenges complete-form Cell to a battle.
195 / 1992 WJ #36/37
Chapter 386 Title Page

All of the main characters appear. This is also a similar pattern to the one in 78. Goku and Cell's quiet facial expressions are impressive.
196 / 1992 WJ #08
Cover

This cover was drawn in commemoration of DragonBall's seventh year of serialization. You can tell that Kaio-sama and Karin-sama's colors are different than they are in the anime.
197 / 1992 WJ #03/04
1992 Calendar

This was used as the calendar's title page. Goku, competeting in the Olympic Games, wears a gold medal on his neck.
198 / 1993 WJ #45
Foldout Poster Calendar

"SATAN CITY POLICE DEPT" written on the body of the car means "Satan City Police Department."†
199 / 1993 WJ #12
Chapter 411 Title Page

The series' story was up to where Cell plans on self-destructing due to Gohan's explosive strength.
200 / 1993 WJ #33
Jump March World Poster

Jump March World was held in July of 1993 at Kourakuen Hall†, in commemoration of Jump's 25th anniversary.
201 ~ 205 / 1993 WJ #12
Character Popularity Poll Results

In first place was Gohan, and going downwards until fifth place were Goku, Trunks, Vegeta, and Piccolo, in that order.
206 / 1993 WJ #05/06
Foldout Poster

As the battle between Gohan and Cell reached its climax, there began to be a lot of illustrations centered on Super Saiya-jin Gohan.
207 / 1993 WJ #03/04
Chapter 404 Title Page

You could say that this illustration records Gohan's growth since his introduction into the series. Looking at this you can really see how Gohan has changed.
208 · 209 / 1993 V-Jump December Issue Cover
To go along with the release of the Super Famicom game Super Butouden 2, complete-form Cell and Super Saiya-jin Gohan were drawn.
210 ~ 213 / 1993 WJ #44
Cover

As the series was rushing into a new era, the energetic children Son Goten and Trunks were in the center of these four pieces that were all combined together.
214 ~ 216 / 1993 WJ #02
Cover

In commemoration of DragonBall passing its 400th chapter in serialization, the cover featured three pieces that included Goku from the beginning of the series, Super Saiya-jin Goku, and Goku wearing a bow tie.
217 / 1993 WJ #33
Cover

Since he had become the protagonist in Goku's absence, Gohan started to appear on covers by himself. The caption read "I won't lose, even to father!"
218 / 1993 V-Jump April 4th Issue Cover
Goku and Gohan firing a father-son Kamehameha; went with a news article about the Super Famicom game Super Butouden.
219 / 1993 WJ #12
Foldout Poster Calendar

This and the illustrations from 198 and 221 comprised the 1993 Calendar, which was a serial project. This shows a scene from the daily life and Goku and Gohan.
220 / World of Akira Toriyama Front Cover
This was drawn for the catalogue of the "World of Akira Toriyama†" exhibit that was shown in art galleries throughout the entire country. The lithograph was also released.
221 / 1993 WJ #31
Foldout Poster Calendar

An illustration that used colors like an arcade billboard. With its lavish use of primary colors, this is one piece that leaves a strong impression.
222 / 1993 V-Jump September Issue Cover
Son Goku battling with some original enemy characters; this was drawn for the Famicom game The Plan to Eradicate the Saiya-jin.
223 / 1993 WJ #12
Mechanko† Product Symbol Mark

In commemoration of DragonBall going over 400 chapters in serialization, various projects were included in the magazine pages.
224 / Jump Multimedia World Pamphlet Poster
The protagonists from the current Jump manga were gathered together and gave the V-sign.
225 / Jump Multimedia World Pamphlet, 4-panel Comic
An extremely rare DragonBall 4-panel manga. The pair's serious expressions are funny.
226 / 1993 WJ #05/06
Cover

This was used for a cover that had an assembly of all the Jump manga artists. Actually, Goku was put on the shoulders of a live picture of Toriyama.
227 / Jump Multimedia World Pamphlet Message
The author's message for Multimedia World, which was held to commemorate Weekly Jump's 25th anniversary.
228 / 1994 WJ #36/37
Chapter 482 Title Page

This was used as a two-page spread. The various poses of Majin Buu, who was drawn in color for the first time, are funny.
229 ~ 231 / 1994 WJ #16
Cover

Goku, Gohan, and Goten had the respective captions of "A father's pride!", "An elder brother's will!!", and "A younger brother's dream!!!".
232 / 1994 WJ #05/06
Chapter Foldout Poster

Oncee again, the lively Goten and Trunks are depicted in the center. It's the Earth Saiya-jin's soroibumi†.
233 ~ 235 / 1994 V-Jump January Issue Cover
For the Super Famicom game Super Butouden 2, this time complete-form Cell was drawn.
236 / 1994 WJ #03/04
1994 Calendar

Gohan wearing his Great Saiyaman clothes. This became a Carddass-sized card that you could put in a pass case†.
237 / 1994 V-Jump February Issue Cover
Young Gohan, after his battle to the death with Cell had unfolded. Since Gohan was the protagonist in Super Butouden 2, he was featured on the cover by himself.
238 / 1994 V-Jump March Issue, Two-page Spread Title Page
This was drawn at the same time as 237. Since 237 was used as a cover, this was used as a two-page spread in the next issue.
239 / 1994 WJ #28
Cover

Gohan grasping the Kaioshin Realm's Z Sword. This illustration was used in combination with 243 and 244's Goten and Trunks.
240 / 1994 WJ #03/04
Chapter 452 Title Page

A title page that matches the story for this chapter, depicting the wizard Babidi, Dabura the king of the Demon World, and Gohan, who stands to face them.
241 · 242 / 1994 WJ #36/37
Cover

This was used in combination with pictures of Ryou-san from "Kochikame", Hanamichi from "Slam Dunk", and Hallelujah from "BOY".
243 · 244 / 1994 WJ #28
Cover

This was paired with 239. I remember that at this time, the pair of Goten and Trunks somehow began to stand out.
245 · 246 / 1995 WJ #07
Foldout Cover

In commemoration of DragonBall going over 500 chapters in serialization, this illustration was used as a fold-out cover, a bit different from the usual. It depicts the Saiya-jin versus Buu.
247 / 1995 WJ #03/04
Foldout Poster Calendar

This is the back side for 259. This is drawn on the same colored paper as the Chrono Trigger image illustrations.
248 ~ 251 / 1995 WJ #21/22
Original Telephone Cards

Four telephone cards were made, in groups of two.
252 / 1995 WJ #05/06
Chapter 501 Title Page

Buu with Piccolo and Gotenks absorbed, Gohan after his power-up in the Kaioshin Realm, and Mr. Satan are drawn.
253 ~ 257 / 1995 WJ #05/06
Character Popularity Poll Results

In first place was Goku, and after that was Vegeta, Trunks, Gotenks, and Piccolo, respectively. These were also used as telephone cards.
258 / 1995 WJ #17
Chapter 512 Title Page

All the main characters appear. I hope you notice how accurate it is with the dead people having halos above their head.
259 / 1995 WJ #03/04
Foldout Poster Calendar

Like 247, this was also drawn on colored paper. Toriyama says that in reality, painting the colors was really fun.
260 · 261 / 1995 WJ #17
Cover

Super Saiya-jin 3 Goku and the pure form of Buu. This was the first time that pure Buu was featured on a cover. It's also the last time DragonBall was on a Weekly Jump cover.
262 / 1995 WJ #28
Catchphrase Gran Prix

This piece was drawn after DragonBall ended its serialization. It was drawn around roughly the same time as this book's cover.
263 / 1995 WJ #25
Chapter 519 Title Page

The last title page, which decorated the final chapter. 10 years after the battle with Buu, Goku's clothes are once again like those he wore at the beginning of the story.
264 / 1995 WJ #25
Chapter 519, From the Story

The first scene from the series is reproduced in sepia tone. This helps to convey Toriyama's message.
265 / 1995 WJ #25
Chapter 519, From the Story

The final page of DragonBall. The long, long history of Goku and his friends, which spanned ten years and six months, comprised an era.
012 - Tonfa: The tonfa, also known as tong fa or tuifa, is a traditional Okinawan weapon from which the modern side-handled police baton is derived.
013 - Kinnikuman: Kinnikuman (キン肉マン, literally "Muscleman") was a gag-manga published in Shueisha's Weekly Jump from the late 70's to the mid 80's. The series was about a weak and clumsy super hero that constantly gets into wacky situations, but as the series progressed, the story began changing from comedy to action (similar to DragonBall).
014 - Background: The image commentary is referring to an African-style background that is actually omitted from the image shown. Click here to view the image taken from the Kanzenban with the original background intact.
034 - Ultra Quiz: The Jump 18 Giant Ultra Quiz is part of Jump's 18th anniversary commemoration. There were 18 question regarding the different manga series running in the magazine at the time. When all the question were answered correctly, you could send in the quiz and receive a specially made badge.
096 - Sonchoh: Sonchoh is a manga one-shot by Akira Toriyama that appeared in 1988 WJ #05. The story follows Tetsunoshin Kataiwa, the mayor of Pon Pon Village, where he diligently keeps public disorder to a minimum. That is until the bandit "Green Peppers" comes to town.
099 - Dougi: A dougi (道着) is a uniform used for training in Japanese martial arts. In English, the term is sometimes referred to simply as the gi, which would be a wrong use of the word in Japanese.
111 - Saiyyuki: Saiyyuuki (最っ勇気) is translated as "Maximum courage!" but is a pun on the word Saiyuki, the Japanese name for Journey to the West.
127 - Suika-wari: Watermelon-splitting, or suika-wari (スイカ割り), is a Japanese game where you try to smash open a watermelon with a wooden stick while blindfolded. It's essentially like playing piñata only with a watermelon on the ground. The idea here is that Krillin is being used as the watermelon, and Goku is being blindfolded so he can take his turn. Presumably Goku will use the nyoibo as his stick.
137 - 5.3 million: In Japanese, 5.3 million is written as 530万, literally meaning "530 ten-thousands". So having 530 Jump characters would be appropriate for this occasion.
152 - Saikyou: 「最凶対最強!!」 contains both the words 'evilest' (最凶) and 'strongest' (最強). This is a play on words because both are read as saikyou; "Saikyou tai saikyou!!".
163 - Soi ya: 「ソイヤッソイヤッ! ソイヤッ!! ソイヤッ!!! サイヤッ!!」 ソイヤ is read as "soi ya", with soi meaning "that guy" and ya being a sentence intensifier. The wordplay is that it rhymes with Saiya; "Soi ya soi ya! Soi ya!! Soi ya!!! Saiya!!".
190 - Tourai: In Japanese, the catchphrase is 「未来…闘来」or "Mirai... Tourai". The first bit of wordplay here is that, as you probably noticed, both words have the same ending (the kanji 来, meaning "to come"). The second one is that the tou in tourai is written with the kanji 闘 (battle) rather than 到 (arrival).
198 - Satan City: Alright, so in Japanese what they did here was take the English writing on the car and translate it into Japanese. Of course, when you translate that entire sentence into English, it comes off seeming rather... redundantly redundant.
200 - Kourakuen Hall: Kourakuen Hall (後楽園ホール) is a famous arena used for combat sports and is located next to the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.
220 - World of Akira
220 - Toriyama:
This exhibit isn't to be confused with Akira Toriyama - The World, which was the name given to both an artbook of Toriyama's work and the 1990 Toei Anime Fair where DragonBall Z movie 3 debuted.
223 - Mechanko: Mechanko (めちゃんこ) is a brand of ramen sold in Japan. Illustration 223 appeared in a promotional advertisement for Mechanko Ramen in 1993 Weekly Jump #12. Click here to view a Mechanko Ramen commercial from 1993.
232 - Soroibumi: Soroibumi (揃い踏み), usually referred to as sanyaku soroibumi (三役揃い踏み), is a sumo ritual performed before the last three matches of a sumo tournament, where the top-ranked wrestlers perform a sumo stomp in unison. This is supposed to indicate that the Saiya-jin are officially ready to fight.
236 - Pass Case: A pass case (パスケース) is a small leather wallet-type case that is used in Japan to hold commuter tickets and train passes.


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