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Dragon Ball  
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Description
Dragon Ball follows the adventures of Goku from his childhood through adulthood as he trains in martial arts and explores the world in search of the seven mystical orbs known as the Dragon Balls, which can summon a wish-granting dragon when gathered. Along his journey, Goku makes several friends and battles a wide variety of villains, many of whom also seek the Dragon Balls for their own desires. Along the way becoming the strongest warrior in the universe.

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Manga

Related Series

Associated Names
ドラゴンボール
Dragon Ball Z
Dragonball

Groups Scanlating
Colour Dragon Ball Project
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Latest Release(s)
v.34 c.504 by Z Quality Scans (46d ago)
v.33 c.503 + Extras by Z Quality Scans (50d ago)
v.33 c.502 by Z Quality Scans (68d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
42 Tankoubon Volumes (Complete)
34 Kanzenban Volumes (Complete)
8 Full Color Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1 (Dragon Ball); Vol 17, Chap 195 (Dragon Ball Z)
Ends at Vol 17, Chap 194 (Dragon Ball); Vol 42, Chap 519 (Dragon Ball Z)

User Reviews
Dragonball by Wellzy4eva
Dragon Ball by Rashid

Forum
16 topics, 468 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.6 / 10.0 (1128 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.54 / 10.0
10
 36% (409 votes)
9+
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8+
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7+
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6+
 6% (63 votes)
5+
 2% (28 votes)
4+
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Last Updated
February 1st 2016, 9:33pm PST

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Year
1984

Original Publisher
Shueisha (1985; 2002; 2013)

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Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (42 Volumes & 14 Omnibuses - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #846 increased(+95)
Monthly Pos #1225 increased(+144)
3 Month Pos #1209 decreased(-76)
6 Month Pos #1279 decreased(-454)

List Stats
On 843 reading lists
On 386 wish lists
On 2639 completed lists
On 116 unfinished lists
On 285 custom lists

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Forum Posts
When does it get serious? 287 days, 18 hours, 50 minutes ago
The "Z" is DBZ 306 days, 0 hours, 24 minutes ago
new short dragon ball manga 353 days, 7 hours, 59 minutes ago
Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins 709 days, 10 hours, 49 minutes ago
Favorite form of Gohan? 898 days, 20 hours, 37 minutes ago

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Classic Material   
Rating: N/A
by JSW
November 2nd, 2006, 4:58pm
If we're talking about Dragonball, then it's definetly a 10, but if we're talking about DBZ and DB GT then it's a whole other story.
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Great   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by traziemykel
October 8th, 2006, 4:10pm
what should i say?
a great manga... my all time favorite anime..
manga and anime is almost 100% identical...
not like other anime and manga...lol
anywaiz.. u get what i mean....
this a a great manga.. you wont get bored..
MMmmmm a must read manga ....
^^
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Ka-Me-Ha-Me-HAAA!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ff7799
September 22nd, 2006, 6:09am
The best manga ever inspired to many other ones this is one of the most action packed most adventures and everything!!
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First Part a Classic   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by shounen_lover
August 23rd, 2006, 11:09am
Okay, volumes 1-17 (not sure) when goku is still a child, like said in the post right below me, was great. The Red Ribbon Army thing and everything was truly the greatest. The search for the Dragon Balls was also great. But then came when Goku became a father. I'll have to admit that the Saiyan arc and Frieza arc were barely good, although the timing during the final fight with Frieza was somewhat bad. This was due to the fact that they wanted the Dragonballs. After that, it was all fight the bad guy, win a tournament, useless stuff. The first part definitely gets an 8, but the second part gets a 6 (a 5 if this hadn't been one of the first mangas I've read and a favorite until I found different ones).
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humm   
Rating: N/A
by baK4rang3rX8
July 31st, 2006, 4:57pm
the first 15ish vol when son goku is still a child is almost great...
then something happens
it went from fun adventures in a magical world
to a boring LETS FIGHT A NEW SUPER STRONG MONSTER thing
so when raditz come along in volume 17 or 18 something it went poo
but with those first ...great... 15 volumes in mind i still think its a half good manga
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complement girl   
Rating: N/A
by dragon ball
July 21st, 2006, 6:09pm
i cant rate this it good so it hard to say anyway it a good manga anyone who hasent read it. should!!!!!!!!^^ ^^.G*O*O*D*B*Y*E!!! ^^.
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fc gbfh   
Rating: N/A
by Anonymous
July 6th, 2006, 9:37am
tha best manga ever
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