This is Dragonball Online, the MMORPG based on the hit manga which sold millions of copies around the world, and considered to be the work which opened up Japanese manga to the world. The storyline in the game, however, differs that of the manga. It is now 250 years after the last events which took place, and the 3 races, Human, Namekian and Majin have since lived peacefully together as a community. There is no definite storyline or plot, players can choose to become either one of the 3 races and explore the world and even time travel back to the past for missions.
Why it is hot
Its hot because it's Dragonball Online. Before it was announced, no one would have ever thought any development studio will be bold enough to take a classic and make it into an online game. When was the last time a Japanese manga was made into a MMORPG ? Plus, the series manga and anime have millions of loyal fans around the world, especially Asia, where teenagers literally grew up reading the series, including me. The MMORPG is also designed by the series's creator, Akira Toriyama, for the past 5 years. Closed Beta applications for just a few thousand slots was swarmed with by almost 200 thousand requests.