New Dragon Ball Z Book Goes Over 9,000 in Spanish

New Dragon Ball Z Book Goes Over 9,000 in Spanish

A new book about the #1 anime, manga and video game series Dragon Ball Z has been translated into Spanish for a global audience.

Arriving on Earth with a bang comes the new book "Dragon Ball Z 'It's Over 9,000!' Cosmovisiones en colisión," forever changing how Spanish speaking Dragon Ball fans view their favorite series. Written by Derek Padula, webmaster of The Dao of Dragon Ball blog (, "It's Over 9,000!" reveals the inner psychology and colliding worldviews of series protagonist Goku and his rival Vegeta, showing the reader how their conflict and competition for ultimate power is necessary for profound personal growth and character development. Framed through the popular Internet meme that brought us the phrase, "It's Over 9,000!," Padula explains how social media allowed Dragon Ball Z a second opportunity to influence pop culture around the world.

The original best-selling book in English, "Dragon Ball Z 'It's Over 9,000!'" "When Worldviews Collide" has been translated into Spanish, and is now available for Spanish speaking Dragon Ball Z fans around the world.

With forewords by Japanese actor Ryo Horikawa, the voice of Vegeta, and Castilian Spanish actress Ana Cremades, the voice of Goku, "Dragon Ball Z 'It's Over 9,000!' When Worldviews Collide" is the first book to explain the origins of the "It's Over 9,000!" meme, how the original video went viral, and why it continues to be such a popular catchphrase. Referencing an East Asian belief system and high tech futuristic paradigms, the book provides a deeper understanding of this epic story and the inherent values within it.

"Dragon Ball Z 'It's Over 9,000!' Cosmovisiones en colisión" is available in e-book format through (,, Apple's iBookstore and Kobo. A print format of the "It's Over 9,000!" book will be available through and through Baker & Taylor one week after the date of this release. The original English book is also available through ( in both e-book and print book.

Press and media outlets may request a review copy of the e-book or print book by emailing Derek Padula: derek(at)thedaoofdragonball(dot)com.

About Derek Padula: Derek Padula is the author of "The Dao of Dragon Ball," the first book series and website to reveal the deep history, philosophy and ancient cultural roots of the world's #1 anime and manga. Derek has been a fan of Dragon Ball since 1997 when he first watched the anime, and has seen every episode and read every chapter of the manga dozens of times. His love for Dragon Ball inspired him to begin martial arts training in Shaolin Gong Fu and study abroad in Beijing to train with Shaolin monks. He speaks at anime conventions about Dragon Ball and wants to share his understanding of this profound series that continues to influence the lives of millions.

Contact: Derek Padula
Phone: 310 987-5394
Email: derek(at)thedaoofdragonball(dot)com
Social: @derekpadula and The Dao of Dragon Ball Facebook Fan Page
ISBN e-book: 978-0-9831205-5-1
ISBN print: 978-0-9831205-6-8