Years back, the Japanese Anniversary Association that today, May 8th, would be declared Goku Day in honor of the Dragon Ball protagonist who has existed under the pen of Akira Toriyama thanks in part to a clever reference and fans are paying lip service via social media to the Saiyan brawler. The JAA noted that the numbers "5 and 9" can be pronounced as "Go" and "Ku" and thus May 8th our time, May 9th in Japan, has become the official day for the Super Saiyan warrior that has become one of the most popular characters in the world of anime!
How are you celebrating Goku Day? Will you be diving back into the Dragon Ball franchise? Feel free to let us know in the comments or hit me up directly on Twitter @EVComedy to talk all things comics, anime, and the world of Dragon Ball!
Let's Get Started With The Original
It’s May 9th in Japan! Goku Day & Piccolo Day! pic.twitter.com/Od003WxUd6— Dragon Ball Hype. (@DbsHype) May 8, 2020
Stunning Saiyan Fan Art
Happy Goku Day Everyone!— FTW Arts || Commissions Closed (@FTWStudios99) May 8, 2020
It's that time of the year again so I've made this drawing to celebrate the day. I'm quite proud of how this one turned out and I think it's my best drawing to date and I really hope you guys like it.#GokuDay #GokuDay2020#悟空の日#悟空の日2020 pic.twitter.com/r4YwYZLPIs
Reminder That Goku Is In Fact A Father
Didn't have time to draw anything new, so I'll repost a few pieces that share my love for dad Goku. His relationship with Gohan is one of my favorite parts of the series.#GokuDay#悟空の日#ドラゴンボール pic.twitter.com/HLAUi6kb23— エレン (@ErrenVanDuine) May 8, 2020
The Day Has Finally Arrived
Sneaky Goku Black
Why hello there, you filthy humans.
I heard it’s Son Goku’s day. pic.twitter.com/WWczZNl5iQ— Black (@LordyChica) May 8, 2020
Celebrate With Chibis
Props To A Childhood Hero
More Amazing Fan Art Coming In
Happy Goku day everyone!
My best piece by far, and I wanted to keep it UI themed.May 8, 2020