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ドラゴンボール超 1

(Dragon Ball Super #1)

4.26  ·  Rating details ·  1,305 ratings  ·  121 reviews
鳥山明原作によるとよたろう「ドラゴンボール超(スーパー)」の1巻が、本日4月4日に発売された。

「ドラゴンボール超」は悟空が魔人ブウとの壮絶な戦いを終え、平和を取り戻した地球を舞台にした「ドラゴンボール」のその後にあたる物語。Vジャンプ(集英社)にて連載されている。帯には鳥山が「スゴい人がDBを継いでくれました!」とコメントを寄せているほか、鳥山ととよたろうによる対談も巻末に収められた。

本記事は「コミックナタリー」から提供を受けております。
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Paperback, 192 pages
Published April 4th 2015 by 集英社 (Shueisha) (first published 2015)
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Sam Quixote
May 06, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: best-comics-2017
DRAGON BALL IS BACK DRAGON BALL IS BACK DRAGON BALL IS BAAAAAACK!!!!

The Dragon Ball saga ended in 1995 with Dragon Ball Z after 42 volumes. Akira Toriyama’s bestselling title left behind a legacy as one of the most original, popular, influential and genre-defining comics in the world. Since then it’s only gotten more fans through the anime, the movies, and computer games, showing that there’s still an appetite for these characters and their stories.

Now, 22 years later, the official sequel and
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Khurram
Jun 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Got to say I love this condensed version of the Dragon Ball Super. I have watched the series, the movies, but this is my favorite medium. It starts after the Boo saga, to the introduction of Lord Beerus, and Goku reaching a power level he never knew existed. The fights are and art work are great and a lot of the time wasting is cutout. There are a couple of differences, the Resurrection F sage is mentioned but does not take place in these books. They jump straight to the Tournament between ...more
Dimitris
Jul 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
SO damn happy I finally read this..

I'm going to be honest here, all this time I wasn't reading it cuz after all these years I was 100% sure I'm gonna hate it and that the only reason is back is to milk DB some more.

But dammit this is SO good. Brings back all the damn memories and it's in the same damn style and everything. I love it and I want it to go forever. Thank the Supreme Kais that I finally said fuck it and let's see if it's any good.

I don't even want to tell you what's happening here.
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James DeSantis
Jan 17, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wow, this was a nice surprise. I've heard mixed things about Super but I really dug this.

So what's happening the the world of dragon ball after buu is defeated? Oh yeah, Goku is trying to make enough money so Chi-Chi doesn't try to kick his butt. The first half of this book actually covers battle of the gods storyline from the movie. It speeds it up a bit, only hitting major notes, cutting out some big moments, and giving us a quick glance of the world it's trying to set up. The 2nd half os the
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Lashaan Balasingam (Bookidote)
I want to say I loved this as a fan of the original series way back in the day, but the new direction it takes is so goofy that I sometimes had a hard time wanting to accept the "expansion" envisioned here.

I wasn't a fan of the whole "go-watch-the-movie-or-anime-to-know-what-happened" that was slid into some parts. Wish this manga actually adapted the whole anime (series and movies) instead.

But I won't lie that it was fun to see all the iconic heroes and villains back into play with new ones who
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Tiago
Mar 08, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga, adventure, fantasy
Dragon Ball Z is one of my favorite series of all time, I've watched it multiple times in my childhood/teenager years and I still sit down to rewatch an episode if its airing on TV, its that good, but unfortunely all of the sequels have been a disaster, GT was a joke and I dropped the Super anime after a dozen episodes, Super is nothing but an amalgam of rehashed ideas and concepts with little to no creativity, the edge/violence have been incredibly toned down, the fighting scenes are slower and ...more
Matthew Cholodewitsch
The story is fun and ridiculous. The replacement artist is great. But the pacing of the story is awful. It's pretty obvious that the manga is now second fiddle to the anime.
Bruna | TinyGirl Reviews
I don't know... I watched the anime first and I feel the manga has less details and less information than the anime... I'm kind of disappointed to be honest.
Richard
Dragon Ball Super is fun! I wasn't a fan of the fact that certain parts were totally skipped or seemed glossed over due to the movie releases covering the events, but otherwise the idea of the two universes fighting for the new super dragon balls is a neat idea. I'm still trying to decide if the alternate universe versions of established villains like Freiza is a brilliant way to showcase the new power levels attainable by Goku and Co. or just a lazy way to bring back established fan favorite ...more
Holly Letson
My fiance' loves this anime so much, so he has been majorly hyping this series at me to try to get me to love it, too. So, I decided to try reading the manga first. I am unimpressed. I might give it 1 more volume before dropping it.
Andrew Harrington

Dragon Ball Super is the fourth series about one person Goku a saiyan who grew up on earth and reached god like power. Dragon ball is made by Akira Toriyama and is about insanely strong people that can use Ki to use energy attacks, fly, and get stronger. It also consists of alien races, god like entities and is all fiction except for Ki which is a true belief in China and Japan.



Saiyans are also an alien race also known as the greatest warrior race in the universe, who would go and take over
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Kyle Dinges
May 20, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
As a rule of thumb, I generally prefer manga to their anime adaptations. This is mostly because the anime production schedule leads to massive amounts of filler, manifesting itself in episodes long showdowns if exposition and side plots that are totally unnecessary. I bring all that up because this manga adaptation of the Dragon Ball Super anime goes way too far in the other direction!

There's just so much missing from the anime storyline. It's not just a case of cutting out the fluff, Toriyama
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Manveer
Dec 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
Having seen the Battle of Gods and having watched the DBS episodes every sunday till now, finally decided to give the Manga a read.
Firstly, I cannot even begin to describe the nostalgic feelings that this volume generated. It's not everyday that your favorite childhood series returns after more than a decade. I just can't figure out why I didn't read this sooner.

While the chapters are great, they still feel a bit off compared to the godly series that I read years ago. Not that I should be
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Jay
Oct 25, 2017 rated it liked it
Reading these characters again certainly gave this nostalgia points. The theme is much more like Dragonball, less like Z. That's fine, though I myself always preferred the more serious tone of Z. That isn't a flaw though. I loved Dragonball as well. Problems I DID have with it are as follows. For one, the pacing. 1. So many important plot points that needed depth were just explained away in a text box. 2. Discovering a new level of Super Saiyan? Yeah, we'll knock that out in a page. 3. Oh and ...more
Andrea
Jun 20, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Very poor. Toyotarou does a good job of doing Toriyama's art style, but the story doesn't work. It starts out very disjointed, referring the reader to either an anime or a stand-alone volume of manga (it's not clear which); then apparently skipping some events to Vegeta and Goku training, then to a tournament between universes.

The different contestants are amusing, in the normal quirky Toriyama style, but that's really the only good bits about the book. I'm not going to read any more of this
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Alejandro
Feb 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was so excited when I found out that Goku and Vegeta were coming back after fighting the once defeated Freiza. The Universe 6 and 7 tournament is just starting and boy it's already getting heated up. There are sure some suspicious characters though for example Hit and Frost. I mean how can you trust them Hit is the most deadly assassins in Universe 6.
Monsour
Jul 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Been reading since the first chapter been release for free and still gonna read it until it ends. Compare to the anime. Trust me this is better. (Except from the fight with Hit, the lack of seen where present Trunks confronting his alternate future self and the Gohan cameo from Zamasu arc)
Darnell
Aug 23, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: manga-manhwa
I'd say it feels like bad fanfiction, but honestly, Dragonball has always been a bit of a mess.
Jackson
Jan 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I've recently read Dragon ball super, Warriors from Universe 6! by Akira Toriyama. This book is about Goku and his friends Vegeta, Majin Buu, Goten, Gohan, Trunks, Videl, Piccolo, and Monaka as they go through the journey of a super Saiyan god and the tournament between Universe 6 and 7. I got this book from my town library.
This book starts out with Lord Beerus (The god of destruction for Universe 7) waking up by his attendant Whis. He has a dream about someone who can rival his power. He then
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Adam Fisher
Jul 06, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I've been watching the show with my son, and enjoying it nearly as much as I enjoyed DBZ. Season 1 follows the movie "Battle of Gods" and introduces Lord Beerus and Whis, as well as explains how to create a Super Saiyan God. Season 2 follows the movie "Resurrection F" and has SSG Goku and SSG Vegeta going up against Golden Freeza. So.... having read manga that go along with shows, I figured I'd have 3-5 Volumes of reading before getting to anything in DB Super that was new to me. WRONG. So, for ...more
Chelsea Gouin
Apr 17, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
I wanted to love this...but the manga is even weaker than the anime that I only just tolerate. The anime came first in this particular title so the manga adaptation is clunky at best, skipping the Resurrection F arc all together but heavily referencing it. "Hey watch our movie" shouldn't be a footnote in any manga ever.
The story takes place after Boo is defeated but before the final chapters of Z. Goku has become a farmer to earn an honest living but is bored in the times of peace. Beerus, a
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Michael Kikle
Apr 16, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is entertaining, so far. I'm enjoying it. I haven't watched anything but clips of Super, so I don't know much about it.

I do know one thing, though: I love tournaments in the DBZ world, and a big chunk of this book is a tournament's beginning. Good stuff in the competition, right now.

The missing star from a perfect rating, though, is that the book starts off a bit slow and choppy; it sort of sloppily recaps the BOG movie, and then basically skips the ROF film, and assumes you've already
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Bryan
Jan 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Blake
Jan 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 out of 5 stars for Dragon Ball Super

I am a highschool student so I was not around when the original dragon ball series came out. I did read all of Dragon ball and watched all of Dragon Ball Z and read the Majin Buu saga. When people talk about the nostalgic feeling of this manga I understand the feeling because I read all of dragon Ball and loved every second of it. This manga however does bring back the nostalgic feeling. I really like how universe 6 has almost the same races and or people as
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Wesley Rea
Jun 27, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I found this randomly at the local comic book shop. I figured that I may as well pick it up since a.) I hadn't seen it in the wild, and b.) I love Dragon Ball.

It turned out great. It follows the story from the newest DragonBall season, DragonBall Super, but only loosely since it skipped over a lot of the Battle of Gods and Resurrection F stories so that it could get right into the Universe 6 arc. I liked how quickly it moved since I had already seen those two movies, but I can imagine it would
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danrandlett
A brief whole series review to celebrate getting current on this series without throwing off my reading challenge results. Super has its moments, but as an exercise in storytelling it doesn’t hold a candle to the original series, although the series seemed to find its own stride around the Tournament of Power.

I get that this series is mostly a nostalgia trap, and it often avoids the pitfalls of fan service, but I find myself wishing the series embraced the ensemble a bit more, especially Piccolo
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Ashly
Sep 09, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
You know what? Meh. As someone with a Dragon Ball Z tattoo, I've got to say, this just wasn't very enthralling for me. The pacing was off, and at some point, everything begins to feel like one giant one-up to keep things going. All good things should come to an end before they lose their luster, their charm, their novelty, their integrity. The most interesting part of this manga was Vegeta (surprise surprise) because he shows time and time again that he values his wife and can recognize the ...more
R.Prim
Oct 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
So you finally finished watching Dragon Ball Super perhaps and you are thinking that Dragon Ball Super the manga version is exactly the same as the anime? Almost but not quite, it has similarities and follows the exact path but it very independent in alternative story flow, not to mention it is very brief with the Goku meeting/fighting Beerus arc and the Golden Freeze arc is skipped, as there is already a manga for that story anyway.

In summary the battle scenes are epic and amazing, the story
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Anthony Cruz
Jan 05, 2020 rated it liked it
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Mohd Rukhairy Abdul Rahman
It's been more than a decade since I last read the Dragon Ball manga. Although having watched the anime version of Dragon Ball Super I'm pretty confident that the story has a lot more explanation compared to the manga version. Aren't they supposed to have better story on the manga? Anyway the plot for this tankobon is rather pale IF you are comparing it to the original Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z where it is packed with a lot more action BUT for those of you who are looking for a closure of ...more
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