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Toriyama, Akira 1955-

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Dragon Ball Z by Akira Toriyama( Book )

1,318 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 23,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goku, Earth's ultimate warrior, and his son, Gohan, must face new deadly enemies who wish to obtain the Dragon Balls to destroy the Earth
Dragon Ball Z( Visual )

148 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last descendants of an evil race of warriors known as the Saiyans are on a collision course with Earth, and Goku, the strongest fighter on the planet, is all that stands between humanity and extinction. To save his friends and the world he loves, Goku must travel to a realm from which few return, but should he survive, he'll discover the power to face the villainous Saiyan warlord, Prince Vegeta
Dragon Ball Z. the movie by Daisuke Nishio( Visual )

58 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Wheelo seeks the strongest, healthiest body in the world to be the new home for his magnificent brain
Dragon ball full color by Akira Toriyama( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Son Goku is the greatest hero on Earth. Five years after defeating the demon king Piccolo, he's grown up and had a family - he's married, and he has a child, Son Gohan. But what is the real reason for Goku's incredible strength? A visitor from outer space arrives bearing terrible news - Goku is an alien, and the visitor, Raditz, is Goku's brother! When Raditz turns out to be a ruthless killer, Goku must fight his incredibly strong brother to save his family and the entire human race. A surprising alliance may be Earth's last hope: Goku will team up with his old enemy Piccolo to save the world!"--Cover
Dragon Ball by Akira Toriyama( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the final volume of this series, the Strongest Under the Heavens martial arts tournament draws to a close with only Goku, Piccolo, and Shen--the disguised Kami-sama--remaining. But even a god is no match for Piccolo's new powers and Goku is soon fighting alone for ultimate control of the world!
COWA! by Akira Toriyama( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contagious Monster Flu is spreading around town like wildfire. Can the town's troublemaker, a half-vampire, half-werekoala and his friends get the medicine in time to save everyone?
Dragon Ball Z by Akira Toriyama( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Vegeta upsets Freeza's scheme to collect the Dragon Balls, Freeza calls in the Ginyu Force -- five of the deadliest mercenaries in the universe. If they want to survive, Gohan and Kuririn must do the unthinkable: they must join forces with Vegeta. However, with Goku hurling toward Namek at top speed, there may be hope ... as long as he makes it in time!"--Page 4 of cover
DragonBall Z( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Japanese and English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broly--a powerful Saiyan with an unspeakable evil streak--has the Z-fighters squarely in his sights! Now, a race to save the universe turns into a test of survival skills for Earth's mightiest warriors
Dragon Ball Z by Akira Toriyama( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"FIVE YEARS have passed since the Tenka'ichi Bud kai (Strongest Under the Heavens) fighting tournament, where Son Goku emerged as Earth's ultimate champion. Goku has since settled down with a wife and even has a son, Son Gohan. All seems peaceful, until one day when a mysterious visitor appears and reveals that Goku is actually an alien! The visitor, Raditz, claims that Goku is a Saiyan Warrior, a member of the most powerful race in the universe. When the ruthless Raditz threatens to destroy Goku's family and the entire human race, Goku races to stop him and finds an unlikely ally in Piccolo, his old archenemy"--Page 2 of cover
Jaco the galactic patrolman by Akira Toriyama( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retired scientist Omori lives alone on a deserted island while continuing his research into time-travel. His quiet life is interrupted when galactic patrolman Jaco crash-lands and decided to move in with him. This agent from space claims to be elite, but sometimes it can be a little hard to believe. Can Jaco get along with the old man long enough to save the earth from a dangerous threat?
Dragon Ball Z( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Z-Fighters gather their forces in an effort to combat the Android menace that has been set loose upon the planet. But they are about to discover that the Androids are the least of their worries. An even greater threat has risen from the shadows-- Dr. Gero's most lethal creation: Cell! Born from the genetic material of the greatest warriors ever to walk the Earth, Cell is Dr. Gero's ultimate weapon, a perfect fighting machine capable of duplicating all of the Z-Fighters' most powerful attacks. Now, after years of waiting, Cell has begun to unleash his terrifying powers, wiping out entire cities as he gathers the energy he needs to fulfill his creator's grand design. The Z-Fighters must find a way to stop this monstrous foe before he completes his quest to absorb the other Androids and achieves his invincible Perfect Form
Dragon Ball Z Dead zone: the movie ; Bardock, the world's strongest( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With heightened powers and blessed with eternal life, not even the combined efforts of Goku and his friends can defeat Garlic Jr. now. And as the fiend creates a Dead Zone, intent on sending the heroes into the void, their rescue may lie in the hands least expected
Dragon Ball Z( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having at last achieved his Perfect Form, the evil Cell's powers have soared to terrible new heights, overshadowing even the greatest of the Z-Fighters. Eager to demonstrate these newfound abilities and prove superiority, Cell proposes a tournament
Dragonball Z( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forces of good and evil have converged upon the planet Earth, and the fate of the universe hangs in the balance. The evil wizard Babidi has traveled across the galaxy on a quest for revenge, hoping to fulfill his father's thwarted dreams
DragonBall Z( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Majin Buu's spree of terror continues, and his ruthlessness knows no bounds! In his quest to eliminate the remaining Z-Fighters, Buu has cut a path of destruction so utterly complete that it may even be beyond the power of the Dragon Balls to repair ... With their efforts to stop Majin Buu quickly proving futile, the Z-Fighters have but one remaining hope against this seemingly invincible foe--the Fusion Technique!
Dragon Ball Z by Akira Toriyama( Book )

in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gang battles Freeza
Dragon Ball Z by Akira Toriyama( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Boo Who? Kaiô-Shin--the Lord of Lords, the mightiest deity in the universe has summoned Son Goku and pals to try to avert certain doom for the entire universe. A djinn created eons ago by the wicked warlock Bibiddi is about to be resurrected by the Bibiddi's son, Bobiddi. The djinn possesses unfathomable power and is virtually indestructible once unleashed. Even his name strikes fear in the hearts of all humans: Boo! Kaiô-Shin leads Goku to Bobiddi's spaceship, where Boo is gestating until he comes to full power. The crew battles Bobiddi's minions while the clock is ticking, but Dabra, the king of the demon plane, spots a weakness in their midst that he can easily manipulate: Vegeta's pride. The former prince of the Saiyans has been waiting impatiently to prove that he is the supreme member of his race--not Goku. Vegeta allows Bobiddi to enter his heart and feed him strength, just as long as it will allow him to finally defeat Goku. Vegeta's antics give Bobiddi all the time he needs to introduce the universe to its demise: a bouncing baby Boo!"--Publisher's web site
Dragonball evolution( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eighteen-year-old boy is given a Dragonball, one of seven magical balls that have special powers when united, and he must defeat an ancient warlord who is trying to collect the Dragonballs for his own evil purposes
Toriyama Akira no sekai = Akira Toriyama exhibition by Akira Toriyama( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Dragon Ball Z
Alternative Names
Akira Torijama

Akira, Toriyama

Akira Toriyama 1955-....

Akira Toriyama dessinateur japonais

Akira Toriyama fumettista giapponese

Akira Toriyama goku Manga artist and video game character designer

Akira Toriyama japanischer Manga-Zeichner

Akira Toriyama Japans mangaka

Akira Toriyama japoński rysownik manga i anime

Akira Toriyama Manga artist and video game character designer

Toriyama A. художник 1955-

Toriyama, Akira

Toriyama, Akira 1955-

Акира Торияма художник 1955-

Акира Торијама

Торияма, Акира

أكيرا تورياما

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조산명 1955-

토리야마 아키라 1955-

とりやま, あきら

とりやま, あきら 1955-

トリヤマ, アキラ

トリヤマ, アキラ 1955-

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