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"The Fearsome Yamcha!!"
Kanji ヤムチャおそるべし!!
Rōmaji Yamucha Osorubeshi!!
Viz One, Two, Yamcha-Cha!
Chapter Info
Author(s) Akira Toriyama
Volume Volume 1
Previous Chapter 7
Next Chapter 9
Arc Hunt for the Dragon Balls Arc
Japanese September 25, 1984
English December 20, 2001
Anime Adaptation
Corresponding episode(s) DB005
Character debut(s)
None in this chapter
Technique debut(s)
Tool debut(s)
None in this chapter

"The Fearsome Yamcha!!" (ヤムチャおそるべし!!, Yamucha Osorubeshi!!; Viz "One, Two, Yamcha-Cha!") is the eighth chapter of Part I of the Dragon Ball manga.


Yamcha and Pu'ar ride to Gokū and Oolong's location urging them to give up any valuables such as money and capsules. As Oolong and Pu'ar bicker over their history at the Southern Transformation Kindergarten, Yamcha draws his sword and threatens to kill Gokū and Oolong if they don't give up their possessions, forcing Oolong to plead to Gokū to fight Yamcha.

As Gokū engages combat against Yamcha with his Nyoibō, Yamcha deduces that Gokū is the grandson of Son Gohan, which forces Yamcha's hand and makes him use his Wolf Fang Wind Style Fist to damage Gokū.

As Yamcha seemingly wins the battle, Oolong transforms into a fly as a means to escape, only to be countered by Pu'ar transforming into a fly swatter. As the pig surrenders an M-sized capsule to Yamcha, Gokū comes forth from the pile of rocks and pushes Yamcha into a corner with his Jan Ken. As Yamcha angrily charges towards a starving and powerless Gokū, the presence of Bulma awakening from her slumber causes Yamcha's gynophobia to force him and Pu'ar to flee. As the young woman shows interest in Yamcha, the bandit cringes in frustration back at his hideout over his nervousness around women.