|Name Pun:||Gamera, a famous Japanese giant film monster|
Dragon Ball Chapter 013, “Kame-Sen’nin’s Bashō Fan”
Dragon Ball Episode 008, “Kame-Sen’nin’s Kamehameha”
Baby Gamera is a really neat mini-version of Gamera, which Kame-Sen’nin uses to travel to Mount Frypan while riding on his back. He can pull his arms and legs into his body and release a fire through the holes, propelling him and his rider through the air while spinning.
|Name Pun:||The Japanese phrase “buyo buyo”, which means “soft and flabby”|
Dragon Ball Chapter 064, “Floor Five: The Hair-Raising Buyon”
Dragon Ball Episode 040, “Now What, Goku!! The Hair-Raising Buyon”
|Notable Skills:||Antenna Beam, Stretching Tongue, Tail Attack|
|Seiyū:||Daisuke Matsubara (video games only)|
Buyon is the mysterious monster that lives on the fifth floor of Muscle Tower in Jingle Village. His elastic body makes him virtually immune to any of his victum’s attacks. However, Goku realizes his one weakness is the extreme cold, and after freezing him, shatters Buyon into tiny pieces with a single kick.
|Name Pun:||Sounds like a typical Japanese movie monster name|
Dragon Ball Chapter 035, “The Competition is Decided!!”
Dragon Ball Episode 021, “Watch Out! Kuririn”
|Ht / Wt:||179 cm (5’10”) / 210 kg (463 lb)|
|Birth Year:||Age 717|
|Notable Skills:||Guru-Guru Gum|
A contestant in the 21st Tenka’ichi Budōkai, Giran faces off against Goku in the first round. A very strong opponent himself, he throws up the white flag and forfeits after witnessing Goku’s true strength.
|Name Pun:||Pilaf, a Middle Eastern fried rice dish|
Dragon Ball Chapter 018, “The Dragon Balls Are Stolen!!”
Dragon Ball Episode 001, ” Bulma and Son Goku”
|Ht / Wt:||? cm (it’s a sensitive subject) / 32 kg (71 lb)|
|Birth Year:||Age 715|
Pilaf is a greedy, childish, midget-looking monster who shows up from time to time in Dragon Ball and always stirs up trouble of some sort. His goal is to rule the world and he comes close to realizing his dream several times, but his plans are always thwarted by Goku and co.