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    Dragon Ball Piccolo Production Cel Setup with Master Background and Animation Drawing (Toei Animation, c. 1986-89). The mighty Piccolo is featured here in this action-packed and dynamic hand-painted original production cel setup from the groundbreaking shonen anime series Dragon Ball. Appearing in Dragon Ball Episode 142 titled "Kami vs. Piccolo" (timestamp 20:45), Piccolo uses a reverse evil containment wave (Mafuba) on Kami during the 23rd Tenkaichi Tournament, sealing him up to defeat him! Needing no introduction, Dragon Ball is a defining anime title pivotal in garnering Western interest in anime in the 90s. To this day, Dragon Ball is one of the most frequently searched-for terms on popular search engines. Generating $5 billion in merchandise as of 2012, Dragon Ball is one of the most merchandisable anime-based media franchises of all time. An iconic character from the pivotal series, Piccolo is a villain turned hero, eventually becoming something of a surrogate father figure to Goku's son Gohan. This fantastic setup is presented on a great original Master background hand-painted in gouache. The piece has been trimmed to 10.75" x 9.5", and it otherwise shows minor handling and edge wear. The Piccolo cel is in a protective sleeve. In addition, this setup is accompanied by its matching original animation douga drawing rendered in graphite and color pencil on animation paper of the same size. The drawing shows minor handling and edge wear with paint debris. The condition of the drawing is Fair, and the condition of the setup is Very Good.


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    June, 2021
    25th-27th Friday-Sunday
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