Akira Toriyama lost the interest to draw battle scenes

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Akira Toriyama (creator of the Dragonball series) has admitted recently at a conference/photo shoot event that he has lost the interest to draw battle scenes in manga. He had this to say:

“The greatest enemy fight in “Kai” is the sublime face-off with Majin Buu, and Majin Buu was also the final enemy in Dragon Ball’s weekly manga serialization. The final enemy is round, strong, and very persistent! …It was such a repetitious and violent fight that even me, the person drawing the manga, came to hate continuing the fight. Now that I’ve become an old man with high blood pressure and a liking for bland foods, I will not draw this kind of fighting again. Actually, I’ve lost the want to draw fighting manga ever since [the Majin Buu saga].”

Source (in Japanese): http://www.oricon.co.jp/news/2035733/full/?from_al