Dragon Ball is a Japanese manga series written and created by the legendary comic artist “Akira Toriyama”. With the great success of the manga, “Toei Animation” adapted them into three anime series, seventeen animated feature films and three TV specials.
In 2002, 20th Century Fox began production on the first American made live action film which has scheduled to release on March 2009.
Dragon Ball has become one of the most popular manga series not only Japan but around the globe. Moreover, it is also an inspiration of several manga artists of their now popular work, including “Naruto” and “One Piece”.