[GIF images via AnimeAnime | Unsodo]

This makes perfect sense.

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According to AnimeAnime and Unsodo, this hand-carved Dragon Ball art marks the anime’s 30th anniversary and is limited to only 200 prints.

[Images via AnimeAnime | Unsodo]
[Images via AnimeAnime | Unsodo]

Like the Star Wars prints Kotaku previously covered, these were done in the woodblock printing method that has been used in Japan for hundreds of years.

[Images via AnimeAnime | Unsodo]
[Images via AnimeAnime | Unsodo]
[Images via AnimeAnime | Unsodo]
[Images via AnimeAnime | Unsodo]

Considering how woodblock prints continue to influence Japanese artists, this modern spin certainly is appropriate.

[Images via AnimeAnime | Unsodo]

Priced at US$450, the prints went up for pre-order earlier this month and were also available at the recent Anime Expo in LA. The official release is this August.

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