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Manga Guide

Dragon Ball Chapter 111


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神龍再び!!

Shenron Futatabi!!

Once Again, Shenlong!!

Chapter Information

Premiered: 10 February 1987 (Weekly Shōnen Jump 1987 #11)
Corresponding: Dragon Ball Episode 078, “Once Again, Shenlong”

Availability:
  • Digital Monochrome Edition Volume 10 (12 October 2012)

Chapter Synopsis

Goku flies back towards Baba’s palace on Kinto-Un with the One-Star Ball in hand. He arrives at Baba’s and hops off, landing down in the ring. He shows everyone the seventh Dragon Ball, and Kuririn is curious about his different clothes. Goku tells Upa they should leave right away, and he calls Kinto-Un back. Goku tells everyone goodbye, and Upa thanks them all. They take off and Kame-Sen’nin remarks how impatient Goku can be. Kuririn complains that he wanted to see Shenlong, and then Baba says, “He’s really such an amazing kid. Before long, he’ll rescue the whole world.” Everyone just wonders about this.

Goku and Upa arrive back at Karin Tower, and Upa points out his father’s grave. Goku lays out all seven Dragon Balls, and prepares to summon Shenlong. “Hey Shenlong!! Come on out for me!!!” The sky turns black, the Dragon Balls begin glowing, and light shoots up from them, forming Shenlong. “Now then, speak thy wish. Any wish, but only one, and I shall grant it…” Upa stands before Shenlong and asks him to please return his father to life. “It is a simple thing. I can grant that wish.” Then there’s rustling from the grave, and Bora sits up out of the dirt!

Chapter Notes

  • Each issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump features short comments from the various series’ authors, giving fans a brief insight into their current thoughts, ranging from series-related announcements to trivial happenings in their personal lives. Akira Toriyama’s comments from this issue were:

    我が家に侵入してくる大きなドラ猫とコゲがいつもケンカ。うるさいけど、ほうっておく。<明>

    Koge is always fighting with a big stray cat that sneaks into our home. They’re noisy, but I let them be. <Akira>

Page Breakdown

The majority of the Dragon Ball series was drawn in black and white, but chapters were occasionally published with color pages. This breakdown notes how many full-color, limited-color, and black-and-white pages appeared in this chapter. As the tankōbon volumes were not released with these colors intact, any color pages shown are taken from the kanzenban release.