Dragon Ball's official One Piece crossover gets an English release date
The upcoming anime crossover of the same name will bring together Dragon Ball Z, One Piece and Toriko characters, pitting Goku and Luffy against each other.
A very special anime crossover series that combines Dragon Ball Z and One Piece is finally being dubbed and released on Toonami, and viewers won't have to wait long to watch it. With the dubbing of the Dragon Ball Super anime ending in 2019, it's been several years since any new Dragon Ball episodes have been made available to UK audiences. However, fans will finally get to see Dragon Ball Z and One Piece characters clash this March, especially Goku and Luffy.
The English dub of the Dragon Ball Z and One Piece crossover episode titled "Dream 9 Toriko & One Piece & Dragon Ball Z Super Collaboration Special" will be released on Toonami on March 4, 2023. Toei Animation announced the exciting news on Twitter.
ANNOUNCEMENTud83dudce2:This March 4th on @adultswim's Toonami, episode #590 of One Piece, the "Toriko x One Piece x Dragon Ball Z Super Crossover Special", will finally be aired!!! Stay tuned! #OnePiece #DragonBallZ #Toriko #Toonami #AdultSwim pic.twitter.com/K3K5TxlGXj— Toei Animation (@ToeiAnimation) February 17, 2023" window.arrayOfEmbedScripts["twitter"] = ""
The story combines characters from DBZ, One Piece, and the Battle Cooking Shonen series Toriko, and puts them in a contest to win what has been described as the tastiest meat ever found. Characters such as Zoro, Vegeta, and Piccolo from the three series also appear in the special.
Dragon Ball Z and One Piece's Crossover Releases on Toonami
The special, dubbed in English for the first time, is now officially released in North America. While it featured characters from three of the popular Shonen series, the episode was televised in Japan as the 590th episode of the One Piece anime. Crossover was named the strongest collaboration in history with Glutton of the Seas. It originally aired in 2013, and the world of Dragon Ball and One Piece has changed a lot since then.
Goku, Luffy, and Toriko Battle For Legendary Meat
Dragon Ball Super hadn't been created when the crossover series originally aired, and One Piece's manga barely survived the punk danger arc. This might disappoint viewers hoping to see Goku's Ultra Instinct or Luffy's 4th Gear in action. Still, fans of either series will want to see the interaction between the show's main protagonists and supporting characters like Vegeta and Zoro, and they'll have a lot of fun in the specials.
Toriko was another popular shounen series in Japan when the special episode aired. The anime series, which ended in 2014, revolves around a powerful food hunter named Toriko who explores dangerous lands in search of the best culinary ingredients. Anime media and series such as Dragon Ball and One Piece are gaining popularity worldwide. A new crossover special featuring recent series like Jujutsu Kaisen or My Hero Academia are sure to be popular with audiences hungry for more what-if scenarios involving their favorite anime characters. For now, though, UK anime fans can look forward to an epic crossover between Dragon Ball, One Piece and Toriko.
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Adult Swim's Toonami Looks for Dream 9 Toriko & One Piece & Dragon Ball Z Super Collaboration Special when it airs March 4!