Akira Toriyamam Net Worth is$45 Million
Akira Toriyamam Net Worth,
Akira Toriyama is a Japanese manga artist and game artist, he has a net worth of $45 million. Akira Toriyama has earned his net worth from his creation of Dragon Ball in 1984; he is regarded as the greatest manga artist of all time by critics and among his peers. He was born on April 5, 1955 in Kiyosu, Aichi, Japan. Toriyama was impressed by Walt Disney's One Hundred and One Dalmatians, he calls a great work of art, and he was also heavily influenced by Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy and Jackie Cahn's early movies. His creation Dragonball Z was the most watched cartoon in the world from the late 90's to its end in early 2005. His first works debuted in 1979 with the story Wonder Island, which was published in the Weekly Shonen Jump; this was when he first gained popularity for the manga and anime series Dr Slump. Dr Slump was originally serialized weekly in Shonen Jump from 1980 to 1984. He won the Shogakukan of the year in 1982 for Dr Slump. His later works after the Dragon Ball series tend to be short (100-200 page) stories, such as; Cowa!, Kajika, and Sand Land, as well as one-shots, like Neko Majin. Another one of Toriyama' masterpieces is the Blue Dragon which began airing on TV Tokyo on April 7, 2007. The TV version features a different vocal cast than that used for the game, it is scheduled for 51 episodes. Blue Dragon's anime premiered in the United States on the Cartoon Network on March 28, 2008. Viz Media was originally set be release the anime adaptation in both North America and Europe later on in 2007, after they secured the license but that did not happen. Toriyama himself stated that in fact his help with the making of the Blue Dragon anime may very well be his final assistance in anime.