Akira Toriyama's groundbreaking, iconic, best-selling series now in an omnibus edition!Dragon Ball introduces a young monkey-tailed boy named Goku (a wry update of the classic Chinese Monkey King legend), whose quiet life changes when he meets a girl named Bulma who is on a quest to collect seven Dragon Balls. If she gathers them all, an incredibly powerful dragon will appear and grant her one wish. But the precious orbs are scattered all over the world, and Bulma could use the help of a certain super-strong boy... The Greatest Hero on Earth Goku and Piccolo finally face each other down in the final match of the Tenka'ichi Budōkai! Piccolo is ready and willing to unleash all his power to win--something Goku may hesitate to do. Taking down Piccolo is going to take all of Goku's skill and wits...and courage! But after the tournament is over, life goes on. There will be new enemies to face and even more surprising new allies!
Author: Akira Toriyama Publisher: Viz Media Published: 09/02/2014 Pages: 552 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.75lbs Size: 7.30h x 5.00w x 1.40d ISBN: 9781421564715 Age Range: 13-17
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.