Yuki Tabata has paid homage to Toriyama by redesigning the cover of volume 40 of the Dragon Ball manga.
Dragon Ball is one of the biggest and most iconic franchises in the manga/anime industry.which has marked the childhood of many for several decades, becoming a cult anime that, to this day, is highly honored by all kinds of people, from fans to mangakas who have taken a minute of their time to pay tribute to the emblematic work of Akira Toriyama.
It’s no secret to anyone great influence and impact that Dragon Ball has had on the lives of millions of people over the years, as this series has been in charge of giving us unique moments that we currently remember with great affection and nostalgia, since Toriyama’s work has an incalculable value in the hearts of many fans.
In fact, Dragon Ball is close to turning 40 years old since its launch, which is why various renowned mangakas have come together to pay tribute to this iconic series that has also had a significant influence on them, as has been the case with Yuki Tabata, the author of Black Cloverwho is a staunch fan of this series and who on this occasion has had the opportunity to pay tribute to Toriyama, redesigning the cover of volume 40 of the Dragon Ball manga.
Yuki Tabata has redesigned the cover of the 40th volume of the Dragon Ball manga
As we have already mentioned, due to the 40th anniversary that the Dragon Ball franchise is about to celebrate, it has been launched an emotional project called “Dragon Ball Super Gallery”in which several important mangakas have gathered to pay homage to the iconic work of Akira Toriyamabecause monthly a specific mangaka is in charge of redesigning the cover of the volume corresponding to each month, adding his distinctive touch.
This emotional project has been very interesting and striking, since Toriyama’s work managed to propel the manga/anime industry to the most remote places in the worldbecoming one of the most watched series of all time, generating a great change within this culture that, to this day, has gained greater strength with millions of fans in hundreds of places, since the impulse that different franchises obtained thanks to Dragon Ball has been overwhelming.
Several mangakas have already left their mark on this project, redesigning the covers of the manga volumes of dragonball, adding your own style to them, giving it a unique touch. It is because of that this time it was the turn of Yuki Tabatacreator of Black Clover who has illustrated the cover of volume 40 of the manga.
Through Twitter, the user @DbsHype ha shared the amazing redesign of Yuki Tabata to the cover of volume 40 of Dragon Balladding its distinctive and striking touch, obtaining an exceptional result.
Dragon Ball Volume 40 Cover by Yuki Tabata, author of Black Clover! pic.twitter.com/R5lqez71XF
—Hype (@DbsHype) May 30, 2023
Yuki Tabata has done an incredible job adapting his style to this coverin which he has had as protagonist of her to Gotenksthe fusion of Trunks and Goten, one of the most beloved characters by fans of this franchise, managing to give it its characteristic stamp that has led to Black Clover to become one of the series of the moment, this being the result of a Dragon Ball cover made by this beloved and popular mangaka.
Given Tabata’s great love for Dragon Ball, we can imagine that This has been one of the best moments this mangaka has hadwho has always made it clear that he started in this world thanks to this series, as it was his great inspiration to make his way in this industry.
Without a doubt, “Dragon Ball Super Gallery” is one of the most emotional projects that both fans and artists who have come together to honor this great work will be able to experience, as there are still many covers to see, as this tribute will continue to develop until November 2024.