The main staff for the new Dragon Ball DAIMA series has been revealed, and Toei Animation is recruiting talented and experienced individuals. Yoshitaka Yashima and Aya Komaki, who worked on Dragon Ball Super and One Piece, will direct the series, with Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru (Naruto, Black Clover) serving as character designer and Yuuko Kakihara as scriptwriter. Toei Animation has recruited some of its best talent for Dragon Ball DAIMA, ensuring the series will be well-managed and has the potential to become one of the best anime of 2024.
Key staff, including director and screenwriter, for new and upcoming films Dragon Ball DAIMA was revealed in Shueisha’s V-Jump magazine. Announced at this year’s New York Comic Con, the project received a lot of excitement as it has been a while since new anime content from the Dragon Ball franchise was released.
There is still little information regarding the program, but as we get closer to Fall 2024, more information will be made public. The anime’s core cast was revealed in the January 2024 issue of V-Jump magazine (released November 2023). Thanks to user X Super (@SupaChronicles), fans soon learned the news.
Talented and experienced people have been invited to be in charge of the program. With the direction of Akira Toriyama, the film promises to continue the legacy of the Dragon Ball series in the best way.
Toei recruits Dragon Ball and One Piece veterans to bring DAIMA to life
The upcoming film will be directed by two experienced directors, Yoshitaka Yashima and Aya Komaki. Yoshitaka Yashima has directed animation for several episodes of Dragon Ball Super and has worked on One Piece, Digimon and Fist Of The North Star. Meanwhile, Aya Komaki, who served as assistant director for One Piece Film: RED and many episodes of One Piece, will work alongside him. The character design will be done by Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru, who has participated in many Dragon Ball, Naruto and Black Clover series. The script will be handled by Yuuko Kakihara, an experienced screenwriter who has worked with Toei Animation on their anime projects.
It’s clear that Toei Animation has recruited some of the best talent for this project. With a portfolio that includes, in addition to Dragon Ball, iconic anime series such as One Piece, Slam Dunk, Sailor Moon, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Digimon and many others, Toei has established itself as one of the longest-running studios in the world. oldest and largest in the industry. Therefore, it is expected that they will pour considerable resources and expertise into ensuring the success of Dragon Ball DAIMA.
The core staff is made up of people who have worked with the studio on their biggest anime series and have a track record of success. The decision to recruit these people is intended to add to the anticipation for the series because fans know that Dragon Ball DAIMA will be in great hands. Akira Toriyama will also be deeply involved in the project. Although fans waiting for Toei to announce the next season of Dragon Ball Super may be a bit disappointed, Dragon Ball DAIMA still has the potential to be one of the best anime of 2024.
Source: @SupaChronicles (X)
Dragon Ball DAIMA
Category: Action, Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Martial Arts
Rating: Not yet rated
Story by: Akira Toriyama
Writer: Akira Toriyama
Franchise(s): Dragon ball