Manga Guide

Dragon Ball Chapter 449

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The Game

Chapter Information

Premiered: 30 November 1993 (Weekly Shōnen Jump 1993 #52)
Dragon Ball Z (Original Broadcast)
Dragon Ball Kai (“Refreshed” Broadcast)

  • Digital Monochrome Edition Volume 38 (12 October 2012)

Chapter Synopsis

Bobbidi shoves the tip of the energy device into a hole in Majin Boo’s ball, transferring the energy, and then pulls it out. The meter says it’s already half full, and Bobbidi wonders if Spopovitch and Yamu had gotten energy from hundreds of people. Dabra assures him that they can probably reach full energy from the three at Stage One. Bobbidi agrees, and then the two of them fly back up a floor to Bobbidi’s crystal ball to watch the fight. However, the fight hasn’t started yet. Pui-Pui is standing there confused, as Goku, Gohan, and Vegeta are playing Rock-Paper-Scissors. Vegeta wins, meaning he gets to fight first, and Kaiōshin can’t believe he intends to fight alone. Pui-Pui thinks they don’t look as strong as Bobbidi said, just stupid. Vegeta says Bobbidi’s the stupid one. Kaiōshin is very worried, but Goku assures him to just let Vegeta handle this.

Pui-Pui explains that there’s no way to escape, and that the damage they receive is absorbed by the room, and sent to the ball where Majin Boo is sealed. Vegeta says he just won’t take any damage then, but Pui-Pui says that’s impossible. Vegeta tells him to come on, and so Pui-Pui flies at him with a kick. Vegeta blocks it, and kicks Pui-Pui into the wall. Pui-Pui gets up, but Vegeta kicks him into the ceiling. When Pui-Pui lands, Vegeta suddenly appears behind him, and begins to pummel him. Everyone besides Goku and Gohan are shocked to see this. Bobbidi quickly asks Dabra where Pui-Pui’s special place is, and he tells him the high gravity Planet Zun. “Pappara Paaa!!” Bobbidi transports the Stage One room to Planet Zun. Gohan wonders what happened, and Kaiōshin explains that Bobbidi changed the room with magic, probably into a place that gives this fighter the advantage.

Pui-Pui gloats that this planet has ten times the gravity of Earth, but Vegeta says this is nothing. Pui-Pui accuses him of bluffing, and Vegeta says he’ll soon see if this is bluffing. Vegeta rushes forward, puts his hands on Pui-Pui’s chest, and then blows him away. Bobbidi and Kaiōshin are both absolutely shocked. The panel in the middle of the floor opens up, allowing them passage down to the next level. Gohan thinks it’s like a video game. The next room looks the same as the last, but without being changed by magic yet. Bobbidi can’t believe there are people this strong on Earth, but Dabra says there weren’t three hundred years ago. Dabra isn’t worried though, because he doubts they’ll make it to him.

Chapter Notes

Title Page

  • The title page for this chapter is not included in the tankōbon release.

Author’s Comment

  • 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:
    新年5・6号の表紙撮影のため久しぶりに東京へ。東急ハンズでいっぱい買い物をしたよ <明>

    I went to Tokyo for the first time in a while to be photographed for the cover of the New Year #5/6 issue. I did lots of shopping at Tokyu Hands. <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.