After the setbacks Goku has dealt the Red Ribbon Army, Commander Red has hired Taopaipai, the world's deadliest assassin, to kill Goku. To beat this powerful opponent, Goku must travel to the top of the miles-high Karin Tower to get a magic elixir that increases strength tenfold.
Akira Toriyama's first weekly series, Dr. Slump, has entertained generations of readers in Japan since it was introduced in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1980. A few years later, he created his wildly popular Dragon Ball series, which brought him international success. Toriyama is also known for his character designs for video games, including Dragon Warrior, Chrono Trigger and Tobal No. 1.