THE FIRST amusement park dedicated to the manga, film and game “Dragon Ball” which invites visitors to directly experience the adventures of Goku and friends, will be built in Saudi Arabia.

Quoting IGN on Sunday 903/240, 2024, Qiddiya Investment Company is the company behind the construction of this amusement park project. The plan is for the Dragon Ball amusement park to be built on an area of 500 thousand square meters and divided into seven areas with the theme of the “Dragon Ball” series.

A number of iconic places from the Dragon Ball series will be brought to the real world by this amusement park, including Kame House, Capsule Corporation, Planet Beerus, including a rollercoaster ride decorated with a giant Shenron dragon statue. This amusement park will feature 30 rides plus 5 large attractions, hotels and restaurants.

Qiddiya Investment Company has not yet revealed the opening date for this Dragon Ball amusement park, but the construction phase is reported to begin soon.

It is known that in 1984, Akira Toriyama created a manga entitled “Dragon Ball” which then continued into the series “Dragon Ball Z” and “Dragon Ball Super”. To date, “Dragon Ball” is one of the best-selling and most influential manga titles of all time.

This manga became an inspiration for other popular Japanese comic artists such as Eiichiro Oda, Tite Kubo, and Masashi Kishimoto, who are the authors of the comics “One Piece”, “Bleach, and “Naruto”, respectively.

Apart from the manga industry, Akira Toriyama is also active in the games industry by being a character designer for the game “Dragon Quest”.

Then he together with “Dragon Quest” creator Yuji Horii and “Final Fantasy” creator Hironobu Sakaguchi created the game “Chrono Trigger” which is considered one of the best games ever created.

Akira Toriyama breathed his last breath on March 1, 2024, at the age of 68 due to an acute subdural hematoma. [antaranews]