Dragon Ball Z, Volume 6 (VIZBIG Edition)

Dragon Ball Z, Volume 6 (VIZBIG Edition)

by Akira Toriyama

Paperback(VIZBIG Edition (Books 16-18))

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Change your perspective: get BIG! R to L (Japanese Style). Change Your Perspective—Get BIG A Collection of Volumes 16 - 18! Everyone on Earth vs. Cell Earth faces its deadliest threat ever! Cell is a biologically engineered abomination constructed from the cells of the universe's most powerful beings—including Goku, Vegeta, Piccolo and even Freeza! To increase his power and achieve his Perfect Form, Cell must absorb powerful warriors and steal their energy. Now that Cell is only one android away from invincibility, he's about to issue a horrific ultimatum to the citizens of Earth: produce one warrior who can stand up to Cell in one-on-one combat, or he will destroy every living thing on Earth! Son Goku knows that he doesn't stand a chance against a being so powerful...yet. But when he and his buddies train in the Room of Spirit and Time, there's no telling what boundaries of power and skill they'll surpass! But if they want to stop Cell, they're all going to have to work together and give it everything they've got! And when they return to Earth ready to beat Cell at his own game or die trying, a surprising champion emerges. The second half of Toriyama's touchstone saga, Dragon Ball Z is the ultimate science fiction martial arts manga. 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 that means non-stop action as Goku, Gohan, time travelers, aliens, deities and the mighty Super Saiyans clash over the fate of the universe!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421520698
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Publication date: 03/09/2010
Series: Dragon Ball Z Series
Edition description: VIZBIG Edition (Books 16-18)
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 42,682
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.64(h) x 1.39(d)
Age Range: 13 - 12 Years

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, most recently, 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.

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Dragon Ball Z, Volume 6 (VIZBIG Edition) 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
DRAGONBALLZFAN101 More than 1 year ago
Prince_Zarbon More than 1 year ago
This saga was the absolute worst out of all the Dragon Ball franchise aside from the Cell Games being the absolute worst of them all. The Cell Saga was my least favorite saga overall. It accomplished jack squat for the main premise of the DBZ story; didn't deal with the dragonballs, and didn't even progress the primary plot between Goku and Vegeta. Totally useless in its entirety aside from progressing Gohan, and that did absolutely nothing for the primary focus of the series run. Additionally, Cell's fights were quite boring and unlike all the other sagas, Cell was the only antagonist featured in this entire series set, so it becomes lame quickly as I'm neither a fan of Cell nor the bout between Cell and Gohan; coincidentally the worst fight scene as it was a three-episode long beam struggle that lasted way too long onscreen. My least favorite fights are those that either lasted too long and were just plain... boring, to say the least. I absolutely detest beam struggles, especially those that drag on forever. I prefer the more bone-cracking, pulse-pounding, nerve-wracking fist-to-fist battles instead of the uber-blast oriented ones. I found the Cell Saga to be my least favorite in terms of action, plot, and its lack of story-driven element. To be specific, I absolutely detested the Cell Saga in general with some very minor exceptions. The saga seemed to be the least enthralling in terms of battles scenes and it's overall lack of compelling plot devices. Basically, if someone's not a Cell fan (like myself), then the saga ends up being a horrid experience. Cell v. Gohan is my overall least favorite scuffle in the entire series run. I absolutely detested the two-way kamehameha struggle between Gohan and Cell. For a conclusion, I hated the Cell Games beam struggle. I pretty much hate beam struggles in general, but that particular one was WAY too long. I found Cell's death to be extremely anticlimactic and a complete bore when it came to the extremity of prior sagas. In fact, I hated almost all of Perfect Cell's fights; the entire saga is my least favorite. The fights prior to Perfect Cell were mediocre at best. Imperfect Cell versus Piccolo was somewhat acceptable and Super Vegeta versus Semi-Perfect Cell was probably the highlight of the whole season as its one of the only actual beatdown sequences without being a lame beam struggle or array of energy waves. The saga was still the absolute worst in general and this season is a part of that boring saga which was lacking of amazing villains and their sinister actions propelling the story. The extra boring portion of the conclusion to this lame saga is included in volume 7 in order to ensure it is elongated even further and becomes more tedious and annoying.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Whoever thinks that is wrong. Dragonball Z is amazing. However boring YOU think it is, it's just an opinion.
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mrmrz More than 1 year ago
I wouldn't know this book was because I ordered it by mistake!! :(
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Firedrake1000 More than 1 year ago
Not much to the book. Enjoyable enough to pass the time and perfect for something to take your mind off, just don't expect deep literature and you wont be disappointed.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This series just gets better and better,I've read this one 6 times and it never gets old! the artwork and battles are awesome. there's even a little humor, too. Overall I recomend this book to anyone who likes the series, and also, if your picking it up because you like the show, you'll quickly find Toriyama's version is the best there is.