Anime Designer: Dragon Ball Z is based on Flying Colors, an educational digital paint tool developed by Edward de Jong at Magic Mouse, with artist Mark Ferrari. It used color cycling animation within a 256-color palette to create the illusion of motion.
The tool bar features standard image manipulation functions, including rotation and color adjustment. The disc includes a library of over 1000 images, mostly from Dragon Ball Z along with some from its sequel, Dragon Ball GT. Locations, such as Kame House, Kami's Lookout, King Kai's planet, the Sacred World of the Kais, and the World Martial Arts Tournament, can be composed with character images to assemble customized scenes. Printing from the Pippin is supported through a limited number of Apple StyleWriter printers.
Anime Designer: Dragon Ball Z was released in Japan on July 18, 1996 by Bandai Digital Entertainment for Pippin, Macintosh and Windows. The jewelcase of the Pippin version was labeled as also being compatible with Mac. An English version was never released due to licensing issues.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Dragon Ball Z Anime Designer (Portuguese), Kami Sama Explorer. 2000.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Projects: Flying Colors / Animation Designer DragonBall Z / Ultraman, Edward de Jong.
- ↑ Like Building a Skyscraper on a Cardboard Box - Conversation with Edward de Jong, Sasha Portis.
- ↑ Anime Designer: Dragon Ball Z, The Dragon Ball Wiki.
- ↑ Imprimer sur la Pippin (French) by Pierre Dandumont, Le Journal du Lapin. 2016-11-19.
- ↑ Soft View: アニメデザイナードラゴンボールＺ Pippin & PowerMac & Macintosh (Japanese), Atmark Channel. Archived 1998-08-25.
- ↑ Soft View: アニメデザイナードラゴンボールＺ Ｗindows95 & Ｗindows3.1 (Japanese), Atmark Channel. Archived 1998-02-12.
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- PIPPIN@MARK software release list at Retrogeme (Japanese)