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This article details a subject that is considered canon. The subject of this article appeared in Dragon Ball Z anime series. The subject of this article appeared in Dragon Ball Kai anime series. The subject of this article appeared in the movies. The subject of this article appeared in the video games.


Kiai
Kiai[1][2]
い Kiai
Literal English Fighting Spirit
First Appearance
Manga Debut Volume #29, Chapter #519
Anime Debut DBZ291
DBK159
Movie Debut Movie 19
Data
Type Ki Manipulation Technique
Sub-Type Kiai type
Class Offensive
Derived technique(s)
Related technique(s)
Users


Kiai is a Ki Manipulation Technique which produces a powerful scream to strike the opponent.

Usage[]

Letting out a powerful yell, the user releases a powerful wave of ki from their entire body. It takes the form of a shockwave which attacks the opponent.[1]

Trivia[]

  • Interestingly the character for "気," is known as Qi or Ch'i that refers to the breath, air or spiritual energy of an individual's life force. The character for ai (合) is a combination of characters, the top part (亼) meaning “gather or collect,” and the bottom part (口) meaning, “mouth.”

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Daizenshū 7, page 132
  2. Chōzenshū 4, page 143
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