Action, Comedy, Martial Arts, Adventure, Fantasy, Shounen, Drama, Sci-Fi, Super Power
- In a certain fantasy universe, gathering seven mystical orbs called Dragon Balls can grant any wish
- A young traveler named Bulma meets Son Goku, a young martial artist who owns a Dragon Ball himself
- The two begin a long coming-of-age adventure, racing against villains to claim the sought-after orbs
Dragon Ball follows the adventures of Son 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. During 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. His adventures are part of his journey to becoming the strongest warrior in the universe.
Nov 20, 1984 to May 23, 1995
Shuukan Shounen Jump (Shueisha)
Shueisha (1985; 2002; 2013)