Akira originally intended to end with the Freeza Saga of DBZ.
Akira is inspired by the tale "Son Goku and Sun Wukong."
In Japan, Akira's manga Dragonball was 42 volumes long. For the English translation it was divided into Dragonball (Volumes 1-16) & Dragonball Z (Volumes 17-42 (1-26)). In Japan there was no Dragonball Z, all of it was called Dragonball.
Akira is the only known Manga writer to have two of his mangas crossover into each other. This occured in Dragonball Volume 6 when Goku & General Blue went to the universe of Dr. Slump
Akira used to have a dog named Matroshka (Mato for short). She died in 1995.
Akira's creation, Dragon Ball GT does not have a Manga.
Akira is the creator of the "Neko Majin Z" Manga.
Akira is the creator of the Manga "Kajika".
Akira is the creator of the Manga "Cowa!".
Akira started a studio called "Bird Studios".
Akira is not making a series called "Dragon Ball AF".
Akira is done with the Dragon Ball series.
Akira has written a children's book called "Toccio the Angel".
Akira quit the Dragon Ball series because he wanted to spend more time with his family.
Dragon Ball GT was not made by Akira, but TOEI Animation was given his permission to us his characters.
Akira worked on the "Chrono Trigger" video game for the SNES.
Akira has made over 20 Animes and Mangas.
In 1995, Akira ended Dragonball Z.
In 1985, Akira began his Manga called Dragonball.
In the year of 1980, Akira's first hit Manga, Dr. Slump was created.
Akira made his first manga, Wonder Island in the year 1978.
Akira went to School of Art from the year 1974 threw 1977.
Akira was born in the year 1955.
He is the creator of the Dragon Quest video games.
His current job is a video game character designer. His most current characters are featured in Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King.
His creation Dragonball, had a man, who was a pervert - Master Roshi, is actually based on him
Akira: I was an avid anime watcher until I was about 10, when I moved to manga. I think I am influenced by Osamu Tezuka's and Walt Disney's works which I watched during that time, such as Tetswan Atom and 101 Dalmations.