All Series
  Browse Imprints
Dr. Slump Vol. 12: Dr. Slump, Volume 12

Dr. Slump Volume 12

Dr. Slump, Volume 12
In an especially tearful episode, Senbei fixes the anti-gravity device on the Tsuns family's rocket, and they leave Penguin Village forever...or at least, for a few pages. And in a slightly less tearful episode, Senbei fixes the anti-gravity device (again!), this time so that King Nikochan can return home--with some unwanted stowaways: Arale and the Gatchans!
Akira Toriyama
185 Pages
$6.99
$4.99

MOBILE APPS

Also enjoy this Dr. Slump volume on these free VIZ Manga mobile apps!

iPad
iPhone & iPod Touch
Android devices
Kindle Fire

FOLLOW

MORE MANGA YOU MIGHT LIKE

Dr. Slump Vol. 13: Dr. Slump, Volume 13
$4.99
$6.99
Dr. Slump Vol. 14: Dr. Slump, Volume 14
$4.99
$6.99
Dr. Slump Vol. 15: Dr. Slump, Volume 15
$4.99
$6.99
Dr. Slump Vol. 16: Dr. Slump, Volume 16
$4.99
$6.99
Dr. Slump Vol. 17: Dr. Slump, Volume 17
$4.99
$6.99

You've Reached The End

You've read Volume 12. Now check out Volume 13!

Dr. Slump Vol. 13: Dr. Slump, Volume 13

Dr. Slump, Volume 13

Dr. Slump Vol. 13

Meet Caramel Man 004, the latest sinister creation of the evil Dr. Mashirito! Beneath the outer shell of a sweet, innocent boy lurks a machine built for world domination...that's totally smitten with Arale. A disappointed Dr. Mashirito next unleashes an even more terrifying robot: Caramel Man 005! And Caramel Man 006! And if that doesn't work, there's always Caramel Man 007! (You'd think he'd know when to quit!)
199 Pages
$6.99
$4.99

Want to zoom in on this manga?

To zoom in, right-click on the manga volume to raise the Flash control menu. Then click Zoom In. Once zoomed in, you can click Zoom Out as needed, or click Show All to return the volume to its original display size.

You can also read this manga in full-screen mode! Click the Full Screen button (in the reader controls at the top of the volume), and the manga volume will expand to consume your entire display. To exit full-screen mode, simply click the Full Screen button again, or hit your Escape key. The manga volume will resize back to its original position in this web page.


Are you trying to read this comic in the wrong direction?

...Gotcha! In keeping with the original Japanese format, manga are meant to be read from right to left, starting in the upper-right corner.

Unlike English, which is read from left to right, Japanese is read from right to left, meaning that action, sound effects, and word-balloon order are completely reversed... something which can make readers unfamiliar with Japanese feel pretty backwards themselves. For this reason, manga or Japanese comics published in the U.S. in English have sometimes been published "flopped" - that is, printed in exact reverse order, as though seen from the other side of a mirror.

By flopping pages, U.S. publishers can avoid confusing readers, but the compromise is not without its downside. For one thing, a character in a flopped manga series who once wore in the original Japanese version a T-shirt emblazoned with "MAY" (as in "the merry month of") now wears one which reads "YAM"! Additionally, many manga creators in Japan are themselves unhappy with this process, as some feel the mirror-imaging of their art skews their original intentions.

We are proud to bring you manga presented in the original unflopped format. For now, though, click to the left and let the adventure begin...!