Like the previous one, the new generation of authors currently active at Weekly Shonen Jump was inevitably influenced by Akira Toriyama and her masterpiece, Dragon Ball. Not only the words of the authors should be emphasized, but also the surveys, which were edited by famous portals like Oricon.
Despite all of Sensei's character problems, which he largely improvised when he designed Dragon Ball, Toriyama Indeed, it remains one of the most important manga authors in the world. The portal Oricon In fact, in 2010 he conducted a special survey to find out which artist was living and which had had a major impact on new generations. The winner was Akira Toriyama with a big gap.
Another survey was carried out later in 2014 NTT Docomo He tried to clarify who the most famous manga authors in the world were. This time, however, the father of Dragon Ball and Dr. Slump in third place behind Fujiko F. Fujio is Osamu Tezuka. It is interesting to note, however, that the creator of Goku and Co. has managed to strongly influence the works that appear cyclically on the Weekly Shonen Jump website over the past 10 years.
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Akira Toriyama is the most influential living manga author, according to a 2010 Oricon survey. According to a 2014 NTT Docomo poll, he's the third most famous in history after Fujiko F. Fujio (co-creator of Doraemon) and Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy). #DragonBallCultureDaily pic.twitter.com/MZ5yvXCnNR- Derek Padula (@derekpadula), July 15, 2020