Dr. Slump is a manga, written and illustrated by Akira Toriyama. The title was serialized in Shueisha Shōnen magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1980 to 1984. This series received the 1981 Shogakukan Manga Award in Boy's/Girl's category for the prize 27th edition,[1] and was adapted in a 243 episodes anime series by the Toei Animation studio.[2] The story is about Arale Norimaki who was an android created by Penguin Village's goofy scientist, Senbei Norimaki.

Volume List

<tr ><th rowspan="2" style="width: 4%;">No.</th><th colspan="2">Japanese</th><th colspan="2">English</th></th></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF"><th style="width: 24%;">Release date</th><th style="width: 24%;">ISBN</th><th style="width: 24%;">Release date</th><th style="width: 24%;">ISBN</th></tr> <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol1">1</td></td><td> August 9, 1980</td><td>—</td><td>May 10, 2005</td><td>ISBN 978-1-59116-950-5</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="5">
  • 001. "The Birth of Arale"
  • 002. "Here Comes Arale!"
  • 003. "Something's Missing!"
  • 004. "Dr. Monster"
  • 005. "Which Will It Be?"
  • 006. "Bearly Friends!"
  • 007. "Arale Is Akane!?"
  • 008. "The Big-Small Gun!"
  • 009. "1980: Living For Tomorrow!"
  • 010. "The Time Slipper"
  • 011. "The Mysterious Egg"
  • 012. "Is It A Girl? Is It A Boy?!"
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="5">Penguin Village's scientist, Senbei Norimaki finishes creating the perfect humanoid android named Arale. Although she is the perfect robotic girl with super strength, she is is near-sighted. Senbei has Arale pose as his 13 year old younger sister who he has go to Penguin Village Junior High School where her teacher is Ms. Yamabuki, Senbei's dream girl. Arale makes friends with some of the kids their most notably Akane, Taro and Peasuke. Senbei creates the See-Thru Glasses so he can see girls naked but end up breaking when getting hit by a scooter, Arale makes friends with a man that is a giant monster movie fan who tried to kidnap her and Arale and Senbei released a captive bear into the wild and coverted to a cyborg to for it to survive being shot by a hunter. Senbei on the other hand busts out some new inventions as well such as his Big-Small Gun that turns things from big to small, Arale finds his old Future Camera that takes pictures of people and shows what they will look like in the future and Arale travels back in time to ancient japan on his Time Traveling machine called the Time Slipper. Senbei, Arale and Peasuke travel back in time to the prehistoric ages and end up bringing back and egg. When back to the present day the egg hatches to a strange angel like baby which Arale names Gatchan and joins the Norimaki household.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol2">2</td></td><td> October 9, 1980</td><td>—</td><td>July 5, 2005</td><td>ISBN 978-1-59116-951-2</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="5">
    • 013. "Arale Flies the Skies!"
    • 014. "Arale on the Loose: Part 1"
    • 015. "Arale on the Loose: Part 2"
    • 016. "The Invader from Space"
    • 017. "The Reality Machine"
    • 018. "Kidnapped!?"
    • 019. "Teacher's Coming!"
  • 020. "The Ponpoko Morph Gun"
  • 021. "A Far and Distant Seashore"
  • 022. "Barber Shop Panic: Part 1"
  • 023. "Barber Shop Panic: Part 2"
  • 024. "The Great Strawberry Panties Caper: Part 1"
  • 025. "The Great Strawberry Panties Caper: Part 2"
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="5">Arale and Taro ride in Senbei's new plane and crash onto the cloud of the Thunder Ogre Goronbo who was in a hurry for a date. Arale and Akane get in trouble at school for drinking alcohol in class. Bubibinman a rival of Suppaman comes to Earth but then is frightend when he see's that Arale is powerful making him assume all humans are like that. Akane and Arale are up to no good again when they mess with Senbei's new invention, a Living Rice Cooker named the Reality Machine that can create anything that is in a picture that was put inside of it. Arale and Gatchan are kidnapped by a Bank Robber that ends up being intimidated by Arale when he saw that bullets don't hurt her and Gatchan eats metal. Senbei hears that Arale's teacher is coming to their house and organizes the house in a hurry and gets a rushed haircut that looks funny only to see that Arale meant the principal. Senbei creates the Ponpoko Morph Gun which transforms anyone to anything. Arale and her friends use the Time Slipper to go to a beach in ancient japan. The Bank Robber returns and holds Senbei, Arale and her friends hostage in the town Barber Shop with the Police Force getting involved and Senbei makes a plan strategically placing animals to do things that will end up blowing Ms. Yamabuki's skirt up to see her underwear.</td></tr>

    <tr style="text-align: center;"><td id="vol3">3</td></td><td> December 10, 1980</td><td>—</td><td>September 6, 2005</td><td>ISBN 978-1-59116-991-8</td></tr><tr style="vertical-align: top; "><td colspan="5">
    • 026. "The Story of Donbe"
    • 027. "Kids Gone Wild"
    • 028. "Ladycop Terror"
    • 029. "Earth S.O.S.!: Part 1"
    • 030. "Earth S.O.S.!: Part 2"
    • 031. "Arale's Big Change"
    • 032. "Hello, Wonder Island"
  • 033. "The Ogre-King Gyaska"
  • 034. "The Fairy Tale Machine"
  • Special: "Scoundrel in a Skirt"
  • 035. "Citizen Arale"
  • 036. "Our Hero, Suppaman"
  • 037. "Arale Goes on an Errand"
  • </td></tr><tr style="border-bottom: 3px solid #CCF; text-align: left;"><td colspan="5">Arale meets a shapeshifting fox named Donbe who tries to scare her and Kinoko a preschooler who tries to make Arale hip. Senbei turns himself invisible to avoid a female police officer that's been harassing him. King Nikochan and his assistant attempt to destroy the Earth but Gatchan saves the day by eating their ship and stranding them on Earth. Senbei builds them a car not knowing they were aliens. A Mole-Cricket accidentally gets stuck in Arale causing her to act like a normal little girl instead of her weird self. Senbei discovers a video message from his father giving him the recipe for a special potion that makes people fall in love with him. He goes to Wonder Island (the setting to Akira Toriyama's first manga of the same name) to get the last ingredient to the potion which was a tear from the Ogre-King Gyaska but when the potion was finished Arale accidentally spills it on a tree. Senbei's new Fairy Tale machine brings Arale into the story of Momotaro the peach boy which Arale ends up altering and bring Momotaro into the real world. Akane dresses up like her teacher Miss Yamabuki and she plays a trick on Senbei making him do stupid things for her. Arale tries to be a good citizen by returning lost things to the police but then takes a too far and eventually brings everything to Penguin Village to the Police Station. Suppaman challenges Arale to see who's the better hero and Arale learns what a bra is.</td></tr> </table> Script error


    1. Script error
    2. "DR. SLUMP -ARALE- (TOEI ANIMATION FILM LIST)". Toei Animation. Retrieved May 2, 2010. 

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