An extremely unique anime crossover episode combining Dragon Ball Z and One Piece is lastly getting called and launching on Toonami, and audiences will not require to wait long to view it. With the dub of Dragon Ball Super‘s anime ending back in 2019, it’s been a number of years because there have actually been any brand-new Dragon Ball episodes for English audiences to take in. However, fans will lastly have the ability to see what occurs this March when characters from Dragon Ball Z and One Piece clash, particularly Goku and Luffy.

The English dub of the Dragon Ball Z and One Piece crossover episode entitled “Dream 9 Toriko & One Piece & Dragon Ball Z Super Collaboration Special” is launching on Toonami, March 4, 2023. Toei Animation revealed the interesting news on Twitter.

The story integrates characters from DBZ, One Piece, and the battle-cooking shonen series Toriko and enters them in a contest to win what’s referred to as the best-tasting meat ever found. Characters like Zoro, Vegeta, Piccolo, and numerous others from the 3 series likewise appear in the unique episode.

Dragon Ball Z and One Piece’s Crossover Releases on Toonami

Luffy, Goku, and Toriko are seen laughing towards the camera while locked in a shoulder embrace.

The unique has actually been called in English for the very first time and is now formally launching inNorth America While it includes characters from 3 popular shonen series, the episode was telecasted in Japan as episode 590 of the One Piece anime. The crossover was entitled History’s Strongest Collaboration vs. Glutton of theSea It initially aired in 2013, and a lot has actually altered worldwides of Dragon Ball and One Piece ever since.

Goku, Luffy, and Toriko Battle For Legendary Meat

Main characters Luffy, Goku, and Toriko are seen smiling and laying on the dirt after a big battle.

Dragon Ball Super had actually not been developed when the crossover episode initially aired, and One Piece‘s manga was hardly through the Punk Hazard arc. This may dissatisfy audiences wanting to see Goku’s Ultra Instinct or Luffy’s fourth Gear kinds in action. Still, fans of either series wishing to see interactions in between the program’s primary lead characters and side characters like Vegeta and Zoro will discover much to enjoy in the unique episode.

At the time of the special’s airing, Toriko was another shonen series that was commonly popular inJapan The series ended its anime run in 2014 and focused on an effective Gourmet Hunter called Toriko, who checked out unsafe lands for the very best cooking active ingredients. The anime medium and series like Dragon Ball and One Piece continue to grow in appeal worldwide. A brand-new crossover unique with more current series like Jujutsu Kaisen or My Hero Academia would definitely be a struck with audiences starving for more what-if situations including their preferred anime characters. For the time being however, English fans of anime can eagerly anticipate Dragon Ball, One Piece, and Toriko’s impressive crossover.

Look for Dream 9 Toriko & & One Piece & Dragon Ball Z Super Collaboration Special when Adult Swim’s Toonami airs it onMarch fourth!

Source: Toei Animation