Dragon Ball Culture Volume 6: Gods

Dragon Ball Culture Volume 6: Gods

by Derek Padula

NOOK Book(eBook)

$4.99
View All Available Formats & Editions

Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps.
WANT A NOOK?  Explore Now
LEND ME® See Details

Overview

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!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158448133
Publisher: Derek Padula
Publication date: 05/19/2016
Series: Dragon Ball Culture , #6
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Derek Padula is the author of The Dao of Dragon Ball website and book series; the first to reveal the deep history, philosophy, and cultural roots of the world’s #1 anime and manga.

Derek’s journey begins when he sees the Dragon Ball anime in 1997. His love for the series inspires him to start martial arts training in Shàolín gongfu, tàijí-quán, qìgong, karate, and Falún Dàfa meditation. He earns his B.A. in East Asian Studies and a minor in Chinese from Western Michigan University. He studies abroad in Beijing, China where he trains with the Buddhist Shàolín monks and a Dàoist tàijí sword master. After returning home, he begins his life’s work.

He is now an authority on Dragon Ball and loves to share his understanding of this profound series that changes lives.

Customer Reviews