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"Trouble at the Tenka-Ichi Budōkai"
Kanji 波乱の天下一武道会
Rōmaji Haran no Tenka-Ichi Budōkai
Literal English Trouble at the Number One Under the Heavens Martial Arts Gathering
Viz New Challengers
Chapter Info
Author(s) Akira Toriyama
Volume Volume 14
Previous Chapter 166
Next Chapter 168
Arc 23rd Tenka-Ichi Budōkai Arc
Japanese March 19, 1988
Anime Adaptation
Corresponding episode(s) DB134
Character debut(s)
None in this chapter
Technique debut(s)
None in this chapter
Tool debut(s)
None in this chapter

"Trouble at the Tenka-Ichi Budōkai" (波乱の天下一武道会, Haran no Tenka-Ichi Budōkai; Viz "New Challengers"; Literally meaning "Trouble at the Number One Under the Heavens Martial Arts Gathering") is the one hundred sixty-seventh chapter of the Dragon Ball manga.


Piccolo turns away, and Tenshinhan asks Gokū if he is related to Piccolo; Gokū confirms his friend's suspicions, but asks him to not tell the others. A young woman catches the attention of Gokū and the others, specifically looking for Gokū. Gokū, however, doesn't recognize the young woman, which infuriates her, causing her to storm off.

Tenshinhan asks Chaoz to use his abilities to disperse their numbers, including Piccolo, and so the Dragon Team all end up in different blocks. Gokū has the first match of the preliminaries, and is once again up against King Chappa. As Chappa takes a stance, Gokū completely empties his mind, suppressing his ki entirely, and uses the element of surprise to karate chop Chappa from behind, knocking him out. Watching the battle, Piccolo is confident that he can defeat Gokū.

The Dragon Team continue to progress through the preliminaries, however, Chaoz loses his match to Taopaipai.