Android 17 and Android 18 have had key roles in the Dragon Ball saga over the years. It looks like there’s a little more to their story to discover.
At the start of the month Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama was featured in a Q&A session in Saikyo Jump. There’s new material in volumes 4-6 of the new colour Cell arc. However, he also finally revealed the names of Android 17 and Android 18. Fans have often wondered whether Androids had any other name; or would take any other name.
Android 17 is called Lapis. After the Cell arc No 17 / Lapis becomes a park ranger and shows no mercy to poachers. In fact, he’s married to a zoologist with two adopted children!
Android 18 is called Lazuli.
Via Livedoor News.