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Special Collaboration Anime of One Piece and Toriko Announced

by dtshyk
Mar 2, 2011 1:12 AM | 38 Comments
According to Weekly Shonen Jump, a special collaboration one-shot of One Piece and Toriko will be aired on April 3rd. Luffy and Toriko meet each other in a jungle and fight against beasts together. The TV series of Toriko will be aired from this April succeeding the Sunday morning timeslot of Dragon Ball Kai.

Source: Scan of WSJ

Toriko to One Piece on MAL

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i think ya, it counts as both

Apr 10, 2011 10:00 AM by zangetsukakashi

I need some helping adding this to MAL ^^

Should i count it as One Piece 492 and Toriko 1? It's a "double episode" oneshot after all.

Apr 10, 2011 8:10 AM by Yugao

cause that special is officialy toriko ep 1

Apr 9, 2011 5:44 AM by zangetsukakashi

Why in the database My Anime List does not have "Toriko x One Piece Collaboration Special"?

Apr 9, 2011 3:37 AM by Darknes

They could do it wirh DB but after Kai fail -_- and it is so fast due to promotion of toriko;)

Apr 6, 2011 2:11 PM by batonik

SuperSaiyen said:
Is Toriko so bad that they used One Piece to make people watch it ?

no man, toriko is one of the best, they just wanna get people's attention that way

Apr 3, 2011 8:38 AM by zangetsukakashi

Is Toriko so bad that they used One Piece to make people watch it ?

Mar 31, 2011 5:12 AM by SuperSaiyen

It looks like it's set to be released the same day Toriko starts, and in Wikipedia it says that the crossover is actually episode 492 of One Piece... so then? are they gonna do a double dose of Toriko this Sunday?

Mar 31, 2011 1:15 AM by SoraKing

Sounds quite interesting.

Mar 20, 2011 3:04 PM by MaipleLeaf

I think it will be Great ,, Look forward to it :D

Mar 3, 2011 8:56 PM by BayoMayCry


Mar 2, 2011 6:03 PM by doeman

This sounds like a very bad cross over.

Oh wait, it is.

Mar 2, 2011 3:57 PM by Detective

Dragonball Kai Z

Mar 2, 2011 2:41 PM by SSJLuffy

Looking forward to Toriko

Mar 2, 2011 1:38 PM by Kazeshini

Awesome, guess i'll try out Toriko when its out as well.

Mar 2, 2011 1:10 PM by Aozure

I will be really disappointed if the Buu saga won't be included in DB Kai :/

Mar 2, 2011 11:37 AM by Gwazdka

Actually, Toriyama wanted to end Dragonball after the Namek Saga, leaving the mystery of whether Goku was dead or not after the battle with Frieza and ending it like that without introducing Mecha-Frieza, Trunks, or any of the androids or anything after that.

He was convinced to keep DB running because of it's popularity and added two more Sagas, the Cell and Buu Sagas, to the original run of the manga and ended it there.

The fact that Cell is in Kai and Buu isn't suggests to me that perhaps Toriyama was pleased with the Cell Saga, but not quite as happy with the Buu Saga and regretted it afterwards, deciding that the Cell Saga was a better ending (which it was) and decided to reflect that in Kai.
Either that or they just aren't continuing Kai past 100 episodes to keep it to a nice number.

Mar 2, 2011 10:55 AM by CL3

Sabinlerose said:

ya this is what i heard.

Mar 2, 2011 10:32 AM by removed-user

maybe dbz kai will get a different timeslot :/ there has been no announcement that it is ending, this is just speculation lol

Mar 2, 2011 10:23 AM by ariamachi

AfterGlow said:
jpem said:
from what ive been told buu wasnt originally in the manga but was added after it aired in the original anime. and since kai is try to stick to the original manga that would be why its not gonna be there. i dont know how true that is anyone care to confirm.

And from what I know you haven't got a clue what you're talking about.
The Buu saga is part of the original manga run.

But was not intended.
He was convinved to keep it going because it was so popular.

Akira Toriyama wanted to end it after the Cel Saga. The whole Goku dieing thing, passing the torch onto another.

Mar 2, 2011 10:23 AM by Sabinlerose

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