Legendary Manga Artist Akira Toriyama Death: Dragon Ball Creator Passed Away

Legendary Manga Artist Akira Toriyama Death: Dragon Ball Creator Passed Away

Legendary Manga Artist Akira Toriyama Death. Image Credit: Social Media.

The news of legendary manga artist Akira Toriyama death has sent shockwaves through the manga community. He was 68.

Toriyama was best known as the creator of the influential ‘Dragon Ball’ franchise. Well, heartfelt tributes are pouring in from around the world.

Legendary Manga Artist Akira Toriyama Death

Akira Toriyama’s demise was confirmed by his production company, Bird Studio and Capsule Corporation Tokyo. As per their heartfelt announcement, Toriyama died on March 1, 2024.

So, what was Akira Toriyama’s cause of death? Well, he died from an acute subdural Hematoma.

On March 8, 2024, the studio issued a post to Dragon Ball’s fans, friends, and partners. They said the funeral service took place with Akira’s friends and a few relatives.

Legendary Manga Artist Akira Toriyama Death
Legendary Manga Artist Akira Toriyama Death. Image Credit : Social Media.

Likewise, Akira’s studio requested the media not to conduct interviews with the late manga artist’s family.

The studio, with respect and love, stated, “We hope that Akira Toriyama’s unique world of creation continues to be loved by everyone for a long time.”

Many people express their condolences and gratitude for Toriyama’s creations and contributions.

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Akira Toriyama Legacy

Born on April 5, 1955, in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, Toriyama started to work in art and manga in 1978. Like many people who grew up watching Dragon Ball, Toriyama had a unique art style and vision, which got him much attention.

These features led to the creation of his most beloved and praised series in the history of Dragon Ball manga.

Dragon Ball indeed took Toriyama to new heights of manga greatness. Dragon was first released on December 3, 1984; the series instantly caught the attention of fans.

Dragon Ball became a sucess and inspired countless adaptations and sequels, becoming one of the most-watched anime of all time.

Legendary Manga Artist Akira Toriyama Death
Legendary Manga Artist Akira Toriyama Death. Image Credit: Social Media.

Some of Toriyamas’ greatest works include Chrono Trigger, Kajika, Sand Land, Blue Dragon, and Jaco the Galactic Patrolman.

These mangas are classic with the timeless art style and fascinating storytelling, which Akira is loved for.

Toriyama has won numerous awards and sucess throughout his career, including Shogakukan Manga Award for Dragon Ball and Dr. Slump.

Akira continued to release classics and continued Dragon Ball till 1995. Dragon Ball has become one of the most iconic and famous titles in the world, with millions of fans worldwide.

The Never-Ending Legacy: Remembering Toriyama’s Creations Forever

The brilliance of Akira’s legacy is far beyond his mangas; He has inspired countless artists, fans, and people around him.

Akira’s impact on the world of arts will not be forgotten. Fans will feel his loss throughout years to come while watching his creations.

Our thoughts go out to Toriyama’s family and friends during this difficult time. Toriyamas imagination and talent will live with us forever through his creations.

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