Dragon Ball Culture Volume 6 is now available in ebook!
Goku meets god!
In Dragon Ball Culture Volume 6, we’ll reunite with Goku as he ascends to heaven, trains with Kami for 3 years, and battles the reincarnated Demon King Pikkoro!
When Goku reaches heaven he is greeted by the always-controversial Mister Popo. But who is Mister Popo, and why does he look so strange? His ancient cultural origin will finally be revealed!
From there we’ll explore Kami’s roots in Japanese Shinto and Chinese Buddhism. You’ll discover how Kami and Pikkoro are related on a spiritual level, how reincarnation works within the Dragon World, and what it means for the new demon king to be the ‘son of the father who was cast down from heaven.’
Afterward, we’ll enter the 23rd Tenkaichi Budokai! But will Goku’s friends recognize him, and will he be strong enough to persevere?! Who is this green-skinned man who calls himself “Ma Junia,” and why is he such a grave threat to Goku and the world?!
Discover the amazing truth behind these new characters, with surprising mystery’s and reveals from your old friends, as we take a cultural tour through the final volume of the original Dragon Ball manga! It’s a battle of life and death, and Goku’s the only one who can save us!!
Volume 6 explores Chapters 162 to 194 of the Dragon Ball manga.
It’s time to face god!
What is Dragon Ball Culture?
Dragon Ball Culture is a 7 volume, over 2,000 page analysis, of the origin and culture of the Dragon Ball series. It required over 13 years of research and development, and is a labor of love from one Dragon Ball fan to another. It will enable you to see Dragon Ball, and yourself, with new eyes.
Inside you’ll find a complete and thorough biography of Akira Toriyama (the first biography ever written about him), an explanation of the Dragon World, and an incredibly deep, panel-by-panel analysis of the manga, from beginning to end.
Along the way you’ll discover how Toriyama combines Eastern and Western culture together to create a fusion manga that is beloved across the world.