1. Disney had influence in anime.
The big eyes of the character of the japanese animation are due to the influence of Disney's characters in Osamu Tekuza, who's considered "the father of manga".
2. Dragon Ball, characters names:
At first in EE.UU the company Harminy Gold had acquired the anime Dragon Ball's rights. They decided to change some characters names Goku would be named Zero , Krillin, Kongo and Karin, Whiskers. However , UNimation bought rights later, fortunately.
3. Boy or girl?:
It seems that Akira Toriyama thought the main character of his masterpiece, Dragon Ball, would be a girl, at last he took the right decision.
4. The longer series:
If you thought that the Simpsons are the series with more episodes of all times , you are very wrong , because it turns out the anime Sazae San counts with over 1,800 episodes and it is transmitted from 1969.
The Afro Samurai anime is the most expensive one of history – each episode – , because each episode had a cost of one million dollars. Coming to cost a total of five million dollars, since there are six episodes.