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Kazuhiko Torishima is the fictional representation of Akira Toriyama's editor who plays the same role for Toriyama's fictional self.


Mr. Torishima is largely a caricature of his real life self. Over time, his design becomes more similar to the point of being nearly identical to Mashirito's.


The Birth of Arale[]

Research Club

Torishima trying to recruit Arale in his club

Main article: Volume 1: The Birth of Arale
A young version of him appears in Which Will It Be? as a member of the Jump Editing Team which was part of the crowd of clubs at Penguin Village Middle School that were trying to get Arale Norimaki to join their club. In the chapter's anime adaptation, Arale-chan Goes to School, He is part of the research club instead and gets infatuated by the bunny girl from the Night Club.