Hold on to your hats, anime fans! Toonami just dropped a bombshell: they’re bringing the legendary crossover special that saw the Straw Hat Pirates from One Piece and the Z-Fighters from Dragon Ball teaming up for the first time ever, to North American airwaves. Titled “Dream 9 Toriko & One Piece & Dragon Ball Z Super Collaboration Special”, this episode has never been dubbed in English before, so it’s sure to be an epic event!
In this special installment, our favorite foodie fighters, Goku and Luffy, go head-to-head in a fierce tournament for a special kind of meat. But they’re not the only ones fighting; Zoro takes on Vegeta, and other beloved characters like Gohan, Piccolo, Gotenks, Franky, and Sanji make appearances. This is one crossover you won’t want to miss!
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Dragon Ball x One Piece Crossover
ANNOUNCEMENT📢:— Toei Animation (@ToeiAnimation) February 17, 2023
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
Get ready for an epic showdown as the Z-Fighters and the Straw Hats go head-to-head in a long-awaited Dragon Ball/One Piece crossover! Toei Animation has announced that the special episode will finally make its way to North America, premiering on Cartoon Network’s Toonami on March 4th. Fans of both franchises have been eagerly anticipating this clash of titans, and the wait is almost over.
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While this may be the first time the two casts have officially teamed up in North America, they’ve shared the stage in various projects in the past. But with Eiichiro Oda currently working on the final arc of One Piece, the clock may be ticking for another crossover. Will we ever get to see Luffy’s Gear Fifth take on Goku’s Ultra Instinct in an all-out Shonen battle? Only time will tell.
So, are you hyped for this crossover event? Let us know in the comments and get ready for the ultimate anime showdown!
Source – Toei Animation Twitter