The Dragon Ball franchise is one of everyone’s favorites as the series’ beginning marked an entire generation, especially in the eighties, but it seems like a lot of illustrations were used to promote the anime.
Some of the images collected through the MeriStation environment are a series of unpublished designs that correspond to promotions they ran in Japan that never made it to Latin America or the United States.
It is important to note that these drawings were not created by the creator of this great work, Akira Toriyama, but the person responsible for creating the images was none other than mangaka Gaku Miyao.
In these illustrations we can see characters such as Goku, Bulma and Yamcha, who were the main characters of the first Dragon Ball adventures.
But not only they appear, you can also see creatures like Puar and Oolong, who were also part of these adventures. Bulma appears to wear different clothes as the current director of Capsule Corporation has always been considered a great fashion icon.
In Goku’s case, he appears in a different color suit as the suit is more red than the traditional one Master Roshi gives him, just as he appears in a blue suit with a hat. There is not much difference between Yamcha, Puar and Oolong as they appear normal.
Without a doubt, these illustrations make us understand how the Dragon Ball anime was very well marketed in its early years, with different designs from what we saw of some of the characters in the series, in addition to the fact that they were from eighties. .
What do you think of these Dragon Ball illustrations?
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