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Dragon Ball Culture Volume 7

Explore the Anime Culture!

Dragon Ball Culture Volume 7 is your cultural tour guide to the Dragon Ball anime!

In Volume 7, Gokū travels the world in a series of anime adventures, and we will explore the culture of every episode and movie, and delve into the origin of their production.

This book features exclusive interviews with the Japanese musicians behind Dragon Ball’s opening and ending themes, including lyricist Yuriko Mori, composer Takeshi Ike, and vocalist Ushio Hashimoto.

Do you prefer the anime over the manga, or would you like a guide for watching the series and how it compares to the original work by Akira Toriyama? Then this is the book for you!

Volume 7 concludes the world’s first scholarly analysis of Dragon Ball’s culture that took over 20 years to write. You’re guaranteed to learn something new. Along the way you’ll be informed, entertained, and inspired. You will learn more about your favorite series, other people, and yourself.

– Explores Dragon Ball episodes 1 to 153, and the movies.

Genre: Non-fiction and literary criticism.
Topics: Akira Toriyama; Dragon Ball; The Journey to the West; Chinese culture; Japanese culture; Western culture; Chinese language; Japanese language; manga; anime; comic books; fandoms; history; philosophy; spirituality; religion; Buddhism, Daoism, Shinto; legends; folk tales; cinema; kung fu movies; Bruce Lee; Jackie Chan, the Monkey King; 20th Century history; World War II.
Images: Not present.

Early Access

This is an Early Access edition book. Here is the current content:

  • Opening and Ending Themes
  • OP: Makafushigi adobenchā!
  • ED: Romantikku ageru yo
  • OP and ED Culture
  • Filler
  • Saiyūki Arc (Pilaf Arc)
  • Appendix:
  • Eyecatch Culture
  • Title Card Culture

Page Count: 196

New content will be added in the months ahead, and you will receive free updates when it is published.

The price will increase as new content is added, up to $9.99. So the earlier you buy, the more you save.

When the ebook is complete, the book will be published in paperback and hardback.

You can help shape the direction this book takes by providing feedback to me as you read it; including what you’d like to read about next.

Thank you for supporting my writing, and enjoy your anime adventures with Gokū!