The manga from dragon ball it was remarkably long. Akira Toriyama's project has featured on Weekly Shonen Jump for over a decade, totaling 43 volumes, and then has been revised in other editions with new covers and lots of additional material. The series remains a mainstay of the Shueisha house today thanks to spin-offs, sequels, and anime.
To once again celebrate Akira Toriyama's work, Shueisha has long established the Dragon Ball Super Gallery Project, with the aim of bringing together some of the most famous mangaka of the moment and the most accomplished in the art sector, recreating the old manga covers. The imagination of other mangakas sometimes leads them to redraw the covers, but with their own style and with some more details, sometimes the authors completely change their path and propose something new.
Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro, author of Toriko, Sekimatsu Leader Den Takeshi, and Build King, was commissioned to do it Task to redesign the cover of volume 19 of Dragon Ball. In the original, a Goku was flying an airplane wearing a uniform and glasses on his head, nothing allowing the tape's contents to show through. The Tankobon was important though: Goku and Vegeta faced each other in their first epic battle in the Earth Wasteland.
Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro made the choice Revisiting the cover of Dragon Ball with Goku and Vegeta facing each other in one of the manga's most epic tables. Below is the tweet with the redesigned cover and the original. Did you like this reinterpretation? Don't miss the one prepared by Hiroshi Shiibashi and the one with the young Goth by Ryuhei Tamura.
DRAGON BALL Volume 19 by Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro (TORIKO, BUILD KING).
This is part of the DRAGON BALL Super Gallery project to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the series. Each month until November 2024, different mangaka will redesign one of the 42 covers in the series. pic.twitter.com/lQsj9gy5Eq- Shonen Jump News - Unofficial (@WSJ_manga) April 28, 2022