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Kurikinton Soramame (空豆クリキントン Soramame Kurikinton) is the father of Taro and Peasuke, and the barber of Penguin Village. He is also good friends with Senbei Norimaki.

Biography

Dr. Slump

Kurikinton first appears in Dr. Slump, working at the Soramame Barber shop. He is shown to be very good with a gun, due to being a police detective in the past.

Dragon Ball

Kurikinton in the Dragon Ball manga

In the Dragon Ball manga, Kurikinton Soramame is shown outside of his barber shop making a peace sign.

Dragon Ball Super

He is seen watching the "World Invention Award" on TV while he is giving a haircut when Bulma asked everyone to imagine the most delicious food they ever ate.

Other Media

Dr. Slump remake

Kurikinton in the remake

In the 1997 remake of Dr. Slump, Kurikinton's hair is changed to be spiky. When the Red Ribbon Army is in town, General Blue falls into Kurikinton's shop into one of the seats and Blue unwillingly has his hair cut into a mohawk.

Video Game Appearances

Voice Actors

  • Japanese: Kouji Totani (1980's series), Nobuaki Kanemitsu (1997 series)

Trivia

  • Kurikinton's name comes from a Japanese dish consisting of candied chestnuts and sweet potatoes.
  • Kurikinton has a design similar to that of the main character in Akira Toriyama's second manga, Mysterious Rain Jack (1978).
  • Kurikinton is shown in the Dragon Ball manga, but not in the Dragon Ball anime.

References

  1. Dr. Slump vol. 4

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