Change your perspective: get BIG Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for A audiences. Final Volume!Change Your Perspective--Get BIGA Collection of Volumes 25 - 26!Final Battle!Earth's days are numbered indeed! Boo, the indestructible djinn of inconceivable power, has been swinging around Earth like a wrecking ball, knocking down everything in his path and turning everyone into snacks. And that was before he transformed from a childish blob into an evil fighting machine. There's no telling what destruction will rain down now!The universe's ultimate champions are desperately scheming and training to find a way to stop this abominable bouncy ball. Gohan is undergoing a bizarre training regimen with former Lord of the Lords...but the old guy keeps nodding off! Meanwhile, Trunks and Goten are perfecting their fusion dance in the Room of Spirit and Time to become Super Gotenks, a level 3 Super Saiyan power combo with extra-special hair. But how can they make a dent in a monster that keeps bouncing back? If only there were a way they could bring Goku and Vegeta and their other friends back to Earth... Don't miss the thrilling conclusion to this colossal manga classic!
Goku and Captain Ginyu fight it out to the end--in each other's bodies! With Goku's life hanging by a thread, Gohan and Kuririn must use the seven Dragon Balls of Namek to summon the mighty Dragon Lord, who can grant any three wishes! But they'd better wish fast, because converging on them are Freeza, lord of the universe, and Vegeta, their evil ally--both seeking the Dragon Balls to wish for eternal life for themselves. Soon, all our heroes are forced to fight together against Freeza--and their salvation may come in the form of not Goku, but Piccolo, now stronger than ever! -- VIZ Media
Having defeated the Red Ribbon Army single-handedly and taken their Dragon Balls, Goku finds that one is still missing! To locate it, he goes to the palace of the All-Seeing Crone, Baba Uranai, who can find anything in the world...for a price! The crone agrees to find the Dragon Ball for free if Goku and his friends--Yamcha, Pu'ar, Kuririn and Upa--can best her five supernatural champions in one-on-one combat. but even if they can beat Dracula, the Mummy, and the Devil, the final challenger just might give Goku the shock of his life! -- VIZ Media
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... Captain Ginyu has used his transforming power to exchange bodies with Goku. With Goku's friends in a pinch, and Goku's life hanging by a thread, Gohan and Kuririn must use the the seven Dragon Balls of Namek to summon the mighty Dragon Lord, who can grant any three wishes. Can Goku get his body back and defeat Captain Ginyu? And if the Dragon Lord is summoned, can Gohan and Kuririn prevent Vegeta and Freeza from wishing for immortality for themselves?
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Appropriate for any public library collection, this book provides a comprehensive readers' advisory guide for Japanese manga and anime, Korean manhwa, and Chinese manhua. • Author, title, subject, and genre indexes • An appendix featuring the films of Studio Ghibli • Focuses on series that are easy and cost-effective for libraries to collect • Demystifies a body of literature unfamiliar to many librarians
A seminal series from a legendary creator. Dragon Ball, a wry update on the Chinese "Monkey King" myth, introduces us to Son Go 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. The VIZBIG edition of Dragon Ball contains volumes 1-3, bonus color content and updated text. Before there was Dragon Ball Z, there was Akira Toriyama's action epic Dragon Ball, starring the younger version of Son Goku and all the other Dragon Ball Z heroes! Meet a naive young monkey-tailed boy named Goku, whose quiet life changes when he meets Bulma, a girl 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 needs Goku's help (and his super-strength)! With a magic staff for a weapon and a flying cloud for a ride, Goku sets out on the adventure of a lifetime...
Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections