As fans wonder what became of the Dragon Ball Super anime, a heated controversy surrounding the franchise has erupted online for the past few hours. Based on some recent statements by Akira Toriyama, a piece dated The community accuses Dragon Ball of being a manga that incites racism. Here's the fake that's depopulating the internet.
They are widespread on the web serious allegations against Akira Toriyama and Dragon Ball. But are Goku's adventures really fueling the sad phenomenon of racism?
To raise the controversy is the interview with the author of Dragon Ball that you can find at the bottom of the article. When Toriyama is asked why there are no black characters in the story, the master responds by saying, "is a Japanese franchise made by the Japanese for the Japanese". From the author's point of view, therefore, the People of color just don't exist in the world of Dragon Ball. "The things people complain about change over time, but Japan's racial demographics don't change. They (blacks) don't live here."
The fight against racism is a social commitment that has spread to every country in the world, including Japan, in recent years. It is this interview that is so popular on the net that fuels serious allegations against Toriyama and Dragon Ball an ad hoc fake.
To say Dragon Ball is a racist work is to not really know the work. Throughout the storyline, the friendship between Goku and Upa is highlighted, with the Saiyan repeatedly helping the tribe living at the foot of Karin Tower, as well as the student-master relationship between Uub and Goku. It's not the first time the series has ended in such controversy. Do you remember when an Argentine minister denounced Dragon Ball?
The creator of Dragon Ball shoots back at haters
by u/whereistooki in Asmongold