Dragon Ball (ドラゴンボール, Doragonbōru) is an adventure, shonen manga written and illustrated by the mangaka, Akira Toriyama in September 1985.
Dragon Ball begins with a boy named Son Goku in the wilderness and he meets a teenage girl named, Bulma. The two go on an adventure to seek out the remaining Dragon Balls four Dragon Balls, two of the balls Bulma possessed and one Goku possessed. On the way they encountered foes and prevailed through them all. On their adventure, Goku and Bulma befriend Oolong, a shapeshifting pig forced to follow them, Yamcha and Puar, bandits in a desert, Muten Roshi, the Turtle Hermit or Kame-Sen'nin, and he trains Goku, Kuririn, Goku's rival while training under Muten Roshi, and many others. They group these guys formed is known as the Dragon Team. As time progressed, Goku began training to become the strongest, even reveiving training Muten Roshi, for the 21st Tenkaichi Budokai, Karin, Popo, and God. After Goku defeats the evil Piccolo Junior and wins 23rd Tenkaichi Budokai, Goku encounters more foes from various planets. He fights his brother, Raditz, a Saiyan, Nappa and Vegeta, the Ginyu Special Force, Freeza, Artificial Humans, created by Dr. Gero, the leader of the Red Ribbon Army, Cell, the ultimate artificial human, and Majin Boo.