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. Dragon Ball Z fast-forwards into the future! Years after the battle with Cell, the Earth has forgotten about the existence of the super warriors, and Gohan is living the life of a mild- mannered high school student. Mild-mannered until evil strikes, that is...and the world needs the power of the Great Saiyaman!As Gohan's high school classmates ponder the similarity between their classmate and the masked crimefighter, two even stronger warriors prepare to make their names known. Their names are Goten and Trunks, and though they're not even out of elementary school, they may be the toughest things on the planet.
Author: Akira Toriyama Publisher: Viz Media Published: 05/31/2005 Pages: 176 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.39lbs Size: 7.52h x 4.92w x 0.64d ISBN: 9781591168089 Age Range: 12-17
Review Citation(s): Ingram Advance 06/01/2005 pg. 91 - Best Of The Best/Highly Recommended
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.