Dragon Ball Z, Volume 2 (VIZBIG Edition)

Dragon Ball Z, Volume 2 (VIZBIG Edition)

by Akira Toriyama

Paperback(VIZBIG Edition (Books 4-6))

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Overview

• This VIZBIG edition of Dragon Ball Z contains volumes 4-6, bonus color content, and updated text.
• Dragon Ball is the best-selling manga series in Japan.
• The Dragon Ball & Dragon Ball Z series combined have sold through more than one million GNs in the U.S. to date (BookScan).
• Over 11.7million Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z videos & DVDs have sold through in the U.S. to date (VideoScan).
• Every volume of the Dragon Ball series is still selling to this day. There are 42 volumes total and they debuted in the U.S. in 2000!
• Toriyama has a strong fan base in the U.S.
• Dragon Ball & Dragon Ball Z have also spawned numerous video games, which consistently rank in the top ten in national sales.
• A live action Dragon Ball Z movie is currently in production to be released theatrically in Summer 2008.

The ultimate science fiction martial arts manga – and one of the best-selling series of all time – Dragon Ball Z is the second half of Toriyama’s touchstone saga, Dragon Ball. After years of training and adventure, Son Goku has become Earth’s ultimate warrior, and his son, Gohan, shows even greater promise. But the strikes are increasing as even deadlier enemies threaten the planet – and means non-stop action!

With the mighty Kaiô-ken amplifying his strength, Goku fights Vegeta in a desperate battle to save the world—only to find that the elite Saiyan warrior is even stronger than his new techniques! In desperation, Goku calls upon the Genki-dama, the "spirit ball," drawing power from the Earth, its people, plants, and animals. But alone, even Goku is not enough. The last worn-out survivors, Gohan, Kuririn, and Yajirobe, must rush back into the fray to beat the unbeatable Vegeta...as their enraged foe vows to not only wipe out the human race, but destroy the planet Earth itself!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421520650
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Publication date: 08/19/2008
Series: Dragon Ball Z Series
Edition description: VIZBIG Edition (Books 4-6)
Pages: 519
Sales rank: 38,090
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.60(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Akira Toriyama's first weekly series, Dr. Slump, has entertained generations of readers in Japan since it was introduced in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1980. A few years later, he created his wildly popular Dragon Ball series, which brought him international success. Toriyama is also known for his character designs for video games, including Dragon Warrior, Chrono Trigger and Tobal No. 1. He lives with his family in Japan.

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Dragon Ball Z, Volume 2 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I couldn't stop reading. By the time I got to the end, I was soo eager to see what will happen next. This volume including the others after it are absolutely stupendous. Sayonara
Guest More than 1 year ago
Can Anyone say 'The Saiyans are coming'? Really cool book. Especially seeing piccolo train gohan
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book and series gives you a great idea on what the show is like. It lays the infrastructure of the series. The series builds on itself. They get stonger and faster, and so do the villains. They leave a couple of lines out, or should I say the animated version adds some lines. But it doesn't compare to the animated version it is still great!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think this book is really kewl and junk, but I wouldn't pay 13 bux for it! Sorry BN!!
Anonymous 10 months ago
Ordered volumes 1-3, Husband Loved It.
Tombombadil on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
At first, I liked this book very much because it was the first graphic novel I read, but I realized the other books in this series didn't have as much talking and they had more action than this one.
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Vegeta, what does the scouter say about his power level?.......................... ITS OVER NINE THOUSAND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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