A horrible one-eyed monster attacks Penguin Village, but when Arale comes to the rescue the cops get even more nervous! And the author of Dr. Slump himself pays a visit and challenges the villagers to a game of "kick the can." The prize? Mr. Toriyama will draw whatever the winner wants! -- VIZ Media
Goku goes west! His grand adventure begins anew as his martial arts master tells him to travel the world to increase his power. But what will happen when this naïve boy enters the real world and meets people who want to harm him? Will he be able to find his grandpa's 4-Star dragon ball, or will the villainous Red Ribbon Army get to it first?! In Dragon Ball Culture Volume 4, you'll discover the origin of the Red Ribbon Army in Western cinema. You'll see how author Akira Toriyama brings Western concepts into his Eastern world and fuses them together, creating the Dragon World that we know and love. And you’ll learn how monster movies, witches, and magical dragons mix together to tell a story about a young boy with a dream of becoming stronger. Volume 4 explores Chapters 54 to 112 of the Dragon Ball manga. So let's hop on our magic cloud and head west with Goku!
Turtle vs. Crane The next Tenka’ichi Budokai martial art tournament is just around the corner, and an eager Son Goku can’t wait to face even tougher fighters for the “Strongest Under the Heavens” title! Among the contestants include pipsqueak Chaozu and three-eyed Tenshinhan, deadly disciples of Tsuru-Sen’nin, the Crane Hermit! As it turns out, Tsuru-Sen’nin is an old rival of Goku’s teacher Kame-sen’nin (also known as the Turtle hemit). What’s worse, Tsuru-Sen’nin orders Chaozu and Tenshinhan to kill the Kame Sen’nin disciples! Will crane-style kung fu beat out turtle style? As these two martial arts schools duke it out in the tournament ring, things just might turn fatal!" Reads R to L (Japanese Style) for teen audiences.
R to L (Japanese Style) A seminal series from a legendary creator. Dragon Ball, a wry update on the Chinese "Monkey King" myth, introduces us to Son Goku, a young monkey-tailed boy whose quiet life is turned upside-down when he meets Bulma, a girl determined to collect the 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 to get them she needs the help of a certain super-strong boy... Turtle vs. Crane The next Tenka'ichi BudMkai martial arts tournament is just around the corner, and an eager Son Goku can't wait to face even tougher fighters for the "Strongest Under the Heavens" title! Among the contestants are pipsqueak Chaozu and three-eyed Tenshinhan, deadly disciples of Tsuru-Sen'nin, the Crane Hermit! As it turns out, Tsuru-Sen'nin is an old rival of Goku's teacher Kame-Sen'nin (also known as the Turtle Hermit). What's worse, Tsuru-Sen'nin orders Chaozu and Tenshinhan to kill the Kame-Sen'nin disciples! Will crane-style kung fu beat out turtle style? As these two martial arts schools duke it out in the tournament ring, things just might turn fatal!
Apostles And The Apostolic Movement In The Seven Mountains Of Culture
Author: Dr. Bruce Cook
Publisher: Whitaker House
Volume 4 includes Apostolic Fathers & Mothers, Apostolic Leadership & Teams, and Apostolic Creativity & Innovation. Written by Seventy Apostles and Apostolic Leaders from around the world and across the Seven Mountains (Spheres) of Culture, Aligning With the Apostolic is a pioneering, groundbreaking study and practical application and demonstration of the role and function of modern apostles in both the marketplace and the ecclesiastical realm, as well as the apostolic movement sweeping the earth today. Aligning With the Apostolic provides an unprecedented overview of the scope, nature, depth and breadth of the calling, function, gift, and office of apostles, and their role and function in the broader society and Kingdom of God as well as the church. This historic, five-volume series is edited by Dr. Bruce Cook, with Forewords by Drs. Peter Wagner, Bill Hamon, Lance Wallnau, Paula Price, Gordon Bradshaw, John Muratori and other leading apostles such as Rich Marshall, Lynn Scarborough, Johnny Enlow, and the late Kent Humphreys. The anthology also includes endorsements from John Eckhardt, Elisabeth Cochrane, Dr. Chuck Pierce, Dr. Elizabeth Hairston, and numerous others. Contributing Authors include Bill Johnson, Dr. Rick Joyner, Kent Humphreys, Dr. Tommi Femrite, Alice Patterson, Stephanie Klinzing, Dr. Joseph Umidi, Dr. Joseph Mattera, Mark Pfeifer, Sharon Billins, Jon Grieser, Ray Hughes, Axel Sippach, Al Caperna, Tom Webb, Ken Beaudry, Dr. Tim Hamon, John Anderson, Dr. Mark Kauffman, Ed Turose, Dennis Wiedrick, Lorne Tebbutt, Dr. Gayle Rogers, Candace Long, Paul Cuny, Dick and Dr. Arleen Westerhof, Christopher James, Daniel Geraci, Dr. Gordon Bradshaw, Dr. John Muratori, Dr. Paula Price, LaRue Adkinson, Larry Tyler, Fernando Guillen, Dr. Lee Ann Marino, Max Greiner Jr., Tim Taylor, Charlie Fisher, Dr. Doug Atha, Laurie Boyd, Kari Browning, Lloyd Phillips, Dr. Kluane Spake, Dr. Stan DeKoven, Dr. Tony Dale, Dr. Philip Byler, Dr. Michael Scantlebury, Curtis Gillespie, Dr. Stan Jeffery, Gary Beaton, Wende Jones, Dr. Carl White Jr., Dr. Erik Kudlis, Dr. John Burpee, Robert Henderson, Bob Cathers, Dr. Nick Castellano, Duncan Campbell, Dr. David Andrade, Dr. Ted Baehr, Dr. Berin Gilfillan, Dr. A.L. (Papa) Gill, Henry Falany, Dr. Michelle Morrison, James Nesbit, Cal Pierce, Walt Pilcher, Morris Ruddick, Mark Henderson, and Dr. Bruce Cook.
See Dragon Ball with new eyes. This book is your cultural tour guide of Dragon Ball, the world’s most recognized anime and manga series. Over 11 years in development, at over 2,000 pages, and featuring over 1,800 unique terms, Dragon Ball Culture is a 7 Volume analysis of your favorite series. You will go on an adventure with Son Goku, from Chapter 1 to 194 of the original Dragon Ball series, as we explore every page, every panel, and every sentence, to reveal the hidden symbolism and deeper meaning of Dragon Ball. In Volume 1 you will discover the origin of Dragon Ball. How does Akira Toriyama get his big break and become a manga author? Why does he make Dragon Ball? Where does Dragon Ball’s culture come from? And why is it so successful? Along the way you’ll be informed, entertained, and inspired. You will learn more about your favorite series and about yourself. Now step with me through the doorway of Dragon Ball Culture.
Goku has made it to the Tenka'ichi Budôkai, the world's #1 martial arts tournament...but even the training of the martial arts master Kame-Sen'nin hasn't prepared him for this! Only seven finalists remain. Will the champion be Goku? His fellow student Kuririn? Yamcha, master of the "Fist of the Wolf Fang"? Fighting woman Ran Fuan? Giran, a rubbery monster who's part dinasaur? Namu, an Indian mystic? Or Jackie Chun, the mysterious old man who may be the toughest fighter of all? There can be only one winner in the wildest, craziest battle ever! -- VIZ Media