Rap and anime are like salt and caramel—not an intuitive match, but a delightful one. Most referenced among rap superstars like Lupe Fiasco, Soulja Boy and RZA is the classic ‘90s staple Dragon Ball Z, your childhood five o’clock Toonami fixture.
Now you can finally check which wasteland denizens have a power level of over nine-thousand.
Frieza and Goku clash in the most unusual way: Japanese artist Shinrashinge used three paper cups to draw a short Dragon Ball story.
Here’s a pretty creative way to light up a room with Dragon Ball characters and their energy attacks.
Some of the animation in BlackSmokeFilms’ Dragon Ball short film “The Fall of Men” is just excellent. It’s shorter, but I might even say that overall it’s better than the 2009 movie Dragonball Evolution.
The internet has changed the way we experience nearly everything—including, in this case, what being a part of Dragon Ball Z is like.
It’s an amazingly choreographed battle scene of two hands... dressed as Goku and Frieza from Dragon Ball Z by HigaTV.
Edgar Gómez’s Dragon Ball Z fan art transforms the villains into characters from a Spawn comic or a horror game. Very cool.
Not even Saiyan armor can save this guy from a quick defeat.
Characters die and come back to life all the time in Dragon Ball. It’s a pretty bloody series overall and it can be hard to keep track of everything after hundreds of episodes. The pictures of Spanish artist Alberto Cubatas help in that. He visualized all the kills of main characters.
Why settle for watching the new Dragon Ball Z stuff in a movie, when you can play it all in a game?
The folks over at Dragon Ball World compiled a cool infographic of the main characters from the youngest appearance—but not necessarily first—to their oldest.
When you think of Dragon Ball Z villains, one in particular probably comes to mind: Frieza. So bringing him back in the latest big screen feature, Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’, seems like a natural idea.
Guys. This is our chance. We can get Goku from Dragon Ball Z into Smash Bros....maybe!
Reality TV may not be the best place to find anything realistic, but it can be a good place to find people who would fit right in an anime.
Dragon Ball Z's second major story arc, the Namek Saga, is one of the best in the series. Spanish enthusiast Juanpe of Jerez de la Frontera didn't recreate just one or two figures or scenes from these episodes. He basically rebuilt the entire thing as a huge, amazing diorama.
30 years sounds crazy, but Dragon Ball's about to reach that milestone. To celebrate, Q-Pop in LA will host an art show this weekend with some really creative works on display.
It's always good to see unique takes on popular shows or games. Angel5art's piece on DeviantART features realistic, western Dragon Ball Z characters. And man with all these details, Goku and co. look really stunning.
Hyper Dragon Ball Z might look like a forgotten arcade game of the 1990's, but it's actually a modern Dragon Ball game made by super fans in the indie fighting game engine, Mugen. And boy does the game look fantastic (the way it plays, sure, but also: dem sprites, tho.)