Sci-Fi martial arts action! After years of training and adventure, Goku has become Earth's ultimate warrior. And his son, Gohan, shows even greater promise. But the stakes are increasing as even deadlier enemies threaten the planet. DRAGON BALL Z is the ultimate science fiction-martial arts manga. Cell has been awakened--a bioengineered monstrosity designed to become the ultimate weapon, a being that eats whole cities to grow stronger. To stop its rampage, Piccolo challenges Cell while the Super Saiyans undergo unimaginable training in a room where one year passes for every day outside.But Cell's true goal is to merge with Androids #17 and #18, which will increase its strength exponentially. As Cell becomes even stronger, Piccolo has only one chance: destroy #17 and #18 before Cell can merge with them, or no force on earth will stand a chance!
Author: Akira Toriyama Publisher: Viz Media Published: 04/01/2004 Pages: 192 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.43lbs Size: 7.50h x 5.00w x 0.65d ISBN: 9781591161868 Audience: Young Adult
About the Author Renowned worldwide for his playful, innovative storytelling and humorous, distinctive art style, Akira Toriyama burst onto the manga scene in 1980 with the wildly popular Dr. Slump. His hit series Dragon Ball (published in the U.S. as Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z) ran from 1984 to 1995 in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. He is also known for his design work on video games such as Dragon Quest, Chrono Trigger, Tobal No. 1, and Blue Dragon. His recent manga works include COWA!, Kajika, Sand Land, Neko Majin, and a children's book, Toccio the Angel. He lives with his family in Japan.