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[[File:PenguinVillage.png|thumb|250px|A part of Gengoro Island]]
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{{Location Infobox
'''Gengoro Island''' is an island on [[Earth]], located east of [[Kame House]] and [[General Blue's Camp]]. It is where [[Penguin Village]] is located on. It is also [[Dragon World]]'s version of the real world country Japan.<ref>''[[Dr. Slump]]'' chapter 117, "[[W:c:Drslump:Here Comes the Tsuns|Here Comes the Tsuns]]"</ref>
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{{Nihongo|'''Gengoro Island'''|ゲンゴロウ島|Gengorō-tō}} is an island on [[Earth]], located east of [[Kame House]] and [[General Blue's Camp]]. It is where [[Penguin Village]] is located on. It is also [[Dragon World]]'s version of the real world country Japan.<ref>''[[Dr. Slump]]'' chapter 117, "[[W:c:Drslump:Here Comes the Tsuns|Here Comes the Tsuns]]"</ref>
   
 
==Overview==
 
==Overview==
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Gengoro Island is mostly composed by grassy plains, but some hills and small lakes can also be found here.
 
Gengoro Island is mostly composed by grassy plains, but some hills and small lakes can also be found here.
   
In the ''[[Dr. Slump]]'' special chapter "[[W:c:Drslump:Kick the Can|Kick the Can]]", [[Senbei Norimaki]] is seen running all over a map of Gengoro Island searching through the other towns of Gengoro Island for [[Arale]] and [[Gatchan]]. The various locations noted on the map other than Penguin Village are: Dumbtown, Needwife, Overthere, Mountain, Land I, Bigshore, Nowheresville, Bigtown, Poop, Station, Boonyville, Fartown, Harbor, and ABC.
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In the ''[[Dr. Slump]]'' special chapter "[[W:c:Drslump:Kick the Can|Kick the Can]]", [[Senbei Norimaki]] is seen running all over a map of Gengoro Island searching through the other towns of Gengoro Island for [[Arale]] and [[Gatchan]]. The various locations noted on the map other than Penguin Village are: Dumbtown, Needwife, Overthere, Mountain, Land I, Bigshore, Nowheresville, Bigtown, Poop, Station, Boonyville, Fartown, Harbor, and ABC, however, it is likely these are intended to be joke names and not actual town located there, as one of the towns listed is "Stop reading these". Several towns on Gengoro Island are mentioned in the manga, including Ageha Town, Monshiro Town, Canary Village, and Pelican Village.
   
 
In ''[[Dragon Ball (anime)|Dragon Ball]]'', after successfully escaping from the [[Pirate Cave]], [[Goku]] pursued [[General Blue]] and they both ended up at Gengoro Island.
 
In ''[[Dragon Ball (anime)|Dragon Ball]]'', after successfully escaping from the [[Pirate Cave]], [[Goku]] pursued [[General Blue]] and they both ended up at Gengoro Island.
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==Associated regions==
 
==Associated regions==
 
===Japan===
 
===Japan===
[[File:Japan.png|thumb|150px|Japan]]
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[[File:Japan.png|thumb|Japan]]
 
'''Japan''' (日本 Nippon) is a real world nation of islands that the fictional Gengoro Island is part of. The city of Nagoya which is referenced a few times in ''[[Dr. Slump]]'' is part of this country as well. [[Sachie Momochi]] from ''[[Sachie-chan Guu!!]]'' lives here.
 
'''Japan''' (日本 Nippon) is a real world nation of islands that the fictional Gengoro Island is part of. The city of Nagoya which is referenced a few times in ''[[Dr. Slump]]'' is part of this country as well. [[Sachie Momochi]] from ''[[Sachie-chan Guu!!]]'' lives here.
   
 
===Metropolis Island===
 
===Metropolis Island===
[[File:BigCityIsland.png|thumb|left|220px|Big City Island]]
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[[File:BigCityIsland.png|thumb|left|Big City Island]]
'''Metropolis Island''' (大都会島), also known as '''Big City Island''', is an island with a futuristic city full of intelligent people. It is a parody of United States of America and even has a statue of Liberty. It is the original home town of [[Gyaosu]], [[Gala]], [[Pagos]], [[Charmy Yamada]] and [[W:c:Drslump:Skop|Skop]].
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{{nihongo|'''Metropolis Island'''|大都会島}}, also known as '''Big City Island''', is an island with a futuristic city full of intelligent people. It is a parody of United States of America and even has a statue of Liberty. It is the original home town of [[Charmy Yamada]] and [[W:c:Drslump:Skop|Skop]].
   
 
===Wonder Island===
 
===Wonder Island===
 
[[File:WonderIsland2.png|thumb|Wonder Island]]
 
[[File:WonderIsland2.png|thumb|Wonder Island]]
'''Wonder Island''' (ワンダーアイランド) is a strange island shaped like a question mark that is located a distance from Gengoro Island. It is the primary setting to [[Akira Toriyama]]'s first published manga, ''[[Wonder Island (manga)|Wonder Island]]''. In ''Dr. Slump'', [[Senbei Norimaki]], [[Arale Norimaki]], and [[Gatchan]] travel to this island in order to obtain a tear from the [[W:c:Drslump:Ogre-king Gyaska|Ogre-king Gyaska]] to make the [[W:c:Drslump:Fall-Go-Boom Love Potion|Fall-Go-Boom Love Potion]] for Senbei.
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{{nihongo|'''Wonder Island'''|ワンダーアイランド}} is a strange island shaped like a question mark that is located a distance from Gengoro Island. It is the primary setting to [[Akira Toriyama]]'s first published manga, ''[[Wonder Island (manga)|Wonder Island]]''. In ''Dr. Slump'', [[Senbei Norimaki]], [[Arale Norimaki]], and [[Gatchan]] travel to this island in order to obtain a tear from the [[W:c:Drslump:Ogre-king Gyaska|Ogre-king Gyaska]] to make the [[W:c:Drslump:Fall-Go-Boom Love Potion|Fall-Go-Boom Love Potion]] for Senbei.
   
 
[[File:WonderIsland1.png|thumb|left|Wonder Island in the manga]]
 
[[File:WonderIsland1.png|thumb|left|Wonder Island in the manga]]
 
Many creatures mostly based off Japanese fairy tails live there. Wonder Island is notably the home to [[W:c:Drslump:P-Man|P-Man]], a [[fairy]], flying [[fish]], [[monkey]]s, a hang-gliding [[gorilla]], a witch, [[vampire]]s, [[dinosaur]]s, an angel, [[frog]]s, and a dragon. [[King Ghidorah]], Little Red Riding Hood, [[W:c:Drslump:Momotaro|Momotaro]], and Kintarō are also seen there.
 
Many creatures mostly based off Japanese fairy tails live there. Wonder Island is notably the home to [[W:c:Drslump:P-Man|P-Man]], a [[fairy]], flying [[fish]], [[monkey]]s, a hang-gliding [[gorilla]], a witch, [[vampire]]s, [[dinosaur]]s, an angel, [[frog]]s, and a dragon. [[King Ghidorah]], Little Red Riding Hood, [[W:c:Drslump:Momotaro|Momotaro]], and Kintarō are also seen there.
   
There are buses that offer trips to Wonder Island in Penguin Village.<ref>''[[Dr. Slump]]'' chapter 15, "[[W:c:Drslump:Arale on the Loose: Part 2|Arale on the Loose: Part 2]]"</ref>
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There are buses that offer trips to Wonder Island in Ageha Town, the next town over from Penguin Village.<ref>''[[Dr. Slump]]'' chapter 15, "[[W:c:Drslump:Arale on the Loose: Part 2|Arale on the Loose: Part 2]]"</ref>
   
 
===China===
 
===China===
[[File:China.png|thumb|200px|China]]
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[[File:China.png|thumb|China]]
'''China''' is a large eastern nation that exists in both the real world and in ''[[Dr. Slump]]''. It is surrounded by a great wall and one of the villages known as Plub Pah-Tui is the homeland of the Tsun family and was where the [[Reh Tsu Goh]] was built and launched from before landing in [[Penguin Village]] in [[Age 748]]. Sometime after [[Age 750]], [[Tsuruten Tsun]] and [[Tsuntsunodanoteiyugo Tsun]] moved back here.
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'''China''' is a large eastern nation that exists in both the real world and in ''[[Dr. Slump]]''. It is surrounded by a great wall and one of the villages known as {{nihongo|'''Plub Pah-Tui'''|鍔北弊|''Tsubapeppei''}} is the homeland of the Tsun family and was where the [[Reh Tsu Goh]] was built and launched from before landing in [[Penguin Village]] in [[Age 748]]. Sometime after [[Age 750]], [[Tsuruten Tsun]] and [[Tsuntsunodanoteiyugo Tsun]] moved back here.
   
[[File:Plub Pah-Tui.png|thumb|left|200px|Plub Pah-Tui]]
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[[File:Plub Pah-Tui.png|thumb|left|Plub Pah-Tui]]
 
It is possible that the Eastern continent in the ''[[Dragon Ball (franchise)|Dragon Ball]]'' series is China due to its similar distance to [[Penguin Village]] on the [[Dragon World]] map as well as the locations such as [[Mount Paozu]], [[Fire Mountain]] and the [[Diablo Desert]] having Chinese based scenery and the residents of those areas wearing Chinese clothing.
 
It is possible that the Eastern continent in the ''[[Dragon Ball (franchise)|Dragon Ball]]'' series is China due to its similar distance to [[Penguin Village]] on the [[Dragon World]] map as well as the locations such as [[Mount Paozu]], [[Fire Mountain]] and the [[Diablo Desert]] having Chinese based scenery and the residents of those areas wearing Chinese clothing.
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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{{Reflist}}
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==Site Navigation==
   
 
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[[Category:Places on Earth]]
 
[[Category:Places on Earth]]

Latest revision as of 07:51, February 22, 2020

Gengoro Island (ゲンゴロウ島 Gengorō-tō) is an island on Earth, located east of Kame House and General Blue's Camp. It is where Penguin Village is located on. It is also Dragon World's version of the real world country Japan.[1]

OverviewEdit

GengoroMap

Gengoro Island map

Gengoro Island is mostly composed by grassy plains, but some hills and small lakes can also be found here.

In the Dr. Slump special chapter "Kick the Can", Senbei Norimaki is seen running all over a map of Gengoro Island searching through the other towns of Gengoro Island for Arale and Gatchan. The various locations noted on the map other than Penguin Village are: Dumbtown, Needwife, Overthere, Mountain, Land I, Bigshore, Nowheresville, Bigtown, Poop, Station, Boonyville, Fartown, Harbor, and ABC, however, it is likely these are intended to be joke names and not actual town located there, as one of the towns listed is "Stop reading these". Several towns on Gengoro Island are mentioned in the manga, including Ageha Town, Monshiro Town, Canary Village, and Pelican Village.

In Dragon Ball, after successfully escaping from the Pirate Cave, Goku pursued General Blue and they both ended up at Gengoro Island.

Associated regionsEdit

JapanEdit

Japan

Japan

Japan (日本 Nippon) is a real world nation of islands that the fictional Gengoro Island is part of. The city of Nagoya which is referenced a few times in Dr. Slump is part of this country as well. Sachie Momochi from Sachie-chan Guu!! lives here.

Metropolis IslandEdit

BigCityIsland

Big City Island

Metropolis Island (大都会島), also known as Big City Island, is an island with a futuristic city full of intelligent people. It is a parody of United States of America and even has a statue of Liberty. It is the original home town of Charmy Yamada and Skop.

Wonder IslandEdit

WonderIsland2

Wonder Island

Wonder Island (ワンダーアイランド) is a strange island shaped like a question mark that is located a distance from Gengoro Island. It is the primary setting to Akira Toriyama's first published manga, Wonder Island. In Dr. Slump, Senbei Norimaki, Arale Norimaki, and Gatchan travel to this island in order to obtain a tear from the Ogre-king Gyaska to make the Fall-Go-Boom Love Potion for Senbei.

WonderIsland1

Wonder Island in the manga

Many creatures mostly based off Japanese fairy tails live there. Wonder Island is notably the home to P-Man, a fairy, flying fish, monkeys, a hang-gliding gorilla, a witch, vampires, dinosaurs, an angel, frogs, and a dragon. King Ghidorah, Little Red Riding Hood, Momotaro, and Kintarō are also seen there.

There are buses that offer trips to Wonder Island in Ageha Town, the next town over from Penguin Village.[2]

ChinaEdit

China

China

China is a large eastern nation that exists in both the real world and in Dr. Slump. It is surrounded by a great wall and one of the villages known as Plub Pah-Tui (鍔北弊 Tsubapeppei) is the homeland of the Tsun family and was where the Reh Tsu Goh was built and launched from before landing in Penguin Village in Age 748. Sometime after Age 750, Tsuruten Tsun and Tsuntsunodanoteiyugo Tsun moved back here.

Plub Pah-Tui

Plub Pah-Tui

It is possible that the Eastern continent in the Dragon Ball series is China due to its similar distance to Penguin Village on the Dragon World map as well as the locations such as Mount Paozu, Fire Mountain and the Diablo Desert having Chinese based scenery and the residents of those areas wearing Chinese clothing.

ReferencesEdit

Site NavigationEdit

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