Sand Land: Dustup In the Desert!

Sand Land: Dustup In the Desert!

by Akira Toriyama

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Overview

In the far future, war has destroyed the entire Earth, leaving only a barren wasteland where the supply of water is controlled by the greedy king. In search of a long-lost lake, Sheriff Rao asked the king of the demons for help...and got the king's son, Beelzebub, and his assistant, Thief. Together the unlikely trio sets off across the desert, facing dragons, bandits and the deadliest foe of all... the King's army itself! It's travel adventure and tank action in this new story from Akira Toriyama, the creator of Dragon Ball Z!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421565033
Publisher: VIZ Media
Publication date: 06/04/2013
Series: Sand Land , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 217
Sales rank: 1,038,773
File size: 106 MB
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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.

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Sand Land 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Sand Land ish awesome! I've read all of it thanks to Shonen Jump....Beezlebub ish kawaii..in a midget sort of way O.O;;
LGN234 11 months ago
Akira Toriyama's Sand Land is an amazing book coming from the great author who wrote other hit series such as Dr. Slump and the one of the most popular books/shows in the world Dragon Ball. This book is fun, action packed, and is overall a fun adventure to read along with. I thoroughly enjoyed reading Sand Land and hope to see a spin off of this book if there ever will be one. My only problem with this book is that the beginning trails on kind of slow and you have to read through at least the first 2 chapters to get into the story and immersed in the world. Overall i loved it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read this back when it was in the monthly jump comic magazines. Its an awsome read and ive been looking for it for years.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I was at the library when I first saw this book. I got it from the library and was amazed by the brillance of it so I picked it up at the book store. I wish their was going to be more in this series but it was a one book series. I would highly recommend this book. It will make a lasting impression on your manga collection.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you thought Akira Toriyama's imagination was limited to Super-sayans, Nameks, and elderly martial art masters, I highley advise you to reconsider those thoughts. Sand Land enters a whole new world, devoide of dragon balls, and aliens... But despite all that the world is still in danger from a much more selfish threat!