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Chapter 34

Completely Unbeatable!

Author: 鳥山明 Akira Toriyama
Weekly Jump Issue: 1985 #34
Pages: 14
Color Pages: No
Tankoubon: 3
Kanzenban: 3


Gokuu kicks a boxer in the face, which knocks him out and earns Gokuu another win. Next, Kuririn is up against a martial artist, who kicks Kuririn in the gut while he's distracted by Gokuu's cheers. Then the man elbows Kuririn in the back and starts beating on him while he's on the ground. But Kuririn returns to his feet unscathed. He thinks about how amazing the Almighty Fighting Master's training really was, and then says it's time for his counterattack. But the man instead concedes, having seen how this kid was unaffected by his attacks.

The two boys progress further, until it is time for the final match of the first half of Block 3. The winner will compete in the World's Best Martial Arts Fest. The match will be Gokuu versus a martial artist. Kuririn cheers for Gokuu, while Yamcha (with a shorter haircut) is right next to him. Yamcha notes that everyone has been talking about a strong kid, and naturally it turned out to be Gokuu. The match begins, and the man says his Lion Fang School won't lose to a kid. The man swings at Gokuu, but Gokuu vanishes, reappearing in the air above him. Gokuu comes down, and the man prepares to attack again. But Gokuu avoids his attack and sweep kicks him, then grabs the man by the feet and tosses him off the platform. It's a ringout, so #70 will be competing in the World's Best Martial Arts Fest.

Now it's time for #93 vs #97: Kuririn's final match against a bear man. Yamcha congratulates Gokuu, but Gokuu does not recognize him. He then calls out "Wolf Fang Wind Wind Fist," which causes Gokuu to remember him after all. Yamcha explains that Blooma made him cut his hair because it wasn't fashionable in the city. Gokuu asks if he's also a participant, which Yamcha affirms, adding that he's been practicing for this. He's impressed with Gokuu's progression from the Almighty Fighting Master's training, and Gokuu says it surprised him, too.

Meanwhile, Kuririn finishes off the bear man with a kick, so #93 will also be competing in the World's Best Martial Arts Fest now. Yamcha asks if that's also one of the Almighty Fighting Master's students. Gokuu confirms that the other boy is his fellow student, Kuririn. Kuririn and Gokuu have a happy dance as Yamcha worries that it will be hard to make it to the semi-finals. Yamcha then tells Gokuu that Blooma, Oolong, and Puer are in the audience. Outside, the Turtle Hermit just happens to bump into those three in the crowd.


The events of this chapter are depicted in Dragon Ball 20. However, part of the scene involving Yamcha's reintroduction was repurposed in Dragon Ball 19, and thus many related events are altered or nonexistent in the anime. These episodes first aired approximately 11 months after this chapter was first published. There is considerable anime-original material, such as Yamcha's progress in the preliminaries, and Blooma's attempts to watch the preliminaries.


There are also numerous other people, including other competitors and spectators.


The events of this chapter take place at the World's Best Martial Arts Fest grounds, primarily inside the Competition Hall, but with one scene outside as well.

This chapter takes place during Age 750, shortly after the events of the previous chapter.



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  8. "All Battles". Dragon Ball Daizenshuu. 1995. (vol 2, p. 218-221)
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