Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama has shifted to offering common narrative steering and character designs for lots of the franchise’s initiatives lately. However for Dragon Ball Daima — a brand new animated sequence from Toei — the legendary mangaka might be hands-on in an enormous method.
In the present day at this 12 months’s New York Comedian Con, Toei Animation introduced that it’s nicely into manufacturing on Dragon Ball Daima, a brand new sequence that can see numerous traditional Dragon Ball Z characters like Goku, Vegeta, and Bulma remodeled into kids much like the best way Goku grew to become a toddler in Dragon Ball GT.
Throughout a panel about the new show, govt producer Akio Iyoku described Toriyama as being “deeply concerned past his traditional capability” in its manufacturing course of and teased that he “has deliberate fully new episodes for the storyline.”
Whereas Toei hasn’t shared many particulars about Daima, it did launch a brand new trailer that makes it appear to be the present may take a little bit of a meta route with a villain conscious of Goku’s prolonged historical past throughout completely different Dragon Ball anime and manga. For causes that aren’t clear, most everybody featured seems to be a toddler, and whereas it stands to motive that somebody makes use of the dragon balls to want for it to occur, the trailer leaves open who that may very well be.
Plot particulars or not, the animation featured within the trailer is beautiful, and Toriyama’s involvement is an indication that Dragon Ball Daima’s story may pack a bit extra of a punch than GT’s did when it premieres someday subsequent fall.