He spends most of his time with Korin on Korin Tower, and he usually delivers Senzu Beans to the Z-Fighters. Yajirobe then sprints towards Cymbal who is quickly and easily sliced in two. Both were relieved when she left Korin Tower. Cymbal punches Yajirobe, but it does not affect him. Yajirobe is a supporting protagonist in the Dragon Ball Series. Except that he is a excellent swordsman. Cymbal will do anything to get the balls, even if it means killing a person. Yajirobe enjoys consuming large amounts of food, and has a grumpy attitude to those who bug him or distract him, even in the slightest. It's a strategy. He also enjoys fishing, hunting and taking afternoon naps. Piccolo and his kind have five fingers in the anime but four in the manga. He enjoys eating wild roast pig and also possesses a particular affinity for steamed pork buns (butaman in Japanese); which he is depicted eating in several scenes throughout the series and regrets not consuming more when he thinks Vegeta is about to destroy the Earth during the Vegeta Saga. Dragon Ball Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. Cymbal is then quickly cooked and eaten by Yajirobe. He eventually assists in the fight by first slicing through Vegeta's tail to protect Goku, which reverts Vegeta back to his humanoid form, and he later slices through Vegeta's Battle Armor to protect Gohan, this makes Vegeta faint briefly, making Yajirobe believe he killed him. Not much about Yajirobe's early past is reveal in the series. He usually keeps his katana tucked into the left side of his obi. Goku advices him not to eat the monster as it is likely unhealthy or poisonous, and yet Yajirobe tells him to mind his own business. He almost ended up killed by having his brains removed when he, the Namekians, and his party were captured by the Cyclopian Guards, but Goku and Vegeta's attempts at causing the real Meta-Cooler to malfunction using their power resulted in the Big Gete Star and the Guide Robo being destroyed before it could get a chance in cutting him up. He appears in the background of the Gizard Wasteland battle stage in Dragon Ball Z Arcade. In the anime, Yajirobe easily defeats Krillin while sparring at Kami's Lookout, all the while eating and moving nonchalantly; he then fights "seriously" after Krillin tells him to. It is at this moment that Vegeta rises, and criticizes Yajirobe for his proclaimed victory. Yajirobe tries the water himself, only drinking a little sip, which caused him extreme pain. Yajirobe frequently attempts to run away but is stopped each time. He later masks himself and competes in the 23rd World Martial Arts Tournament in disguise, but he does not make it past the preliminaries, defeated by the disguised Kami in the last match of the preliminaries. He landed on the ground rolling and ending up on his back as he had killed … Goku had eaten a big fish that Yajirobe was saving when he was wandering around after Tambourine had severely beaten him, and Yajirobe is upset because of this. The demon then fires many Beam Rays at Yajirobe, which the swordsman dodges with ease. Yajirobe kills Cymbal, slicing him in two Later, Yajirobe witnesses Goku brutally killing Tambourine, and then King Piccolo arrives, sensing Tambourine's death. He is a samurai who used to live in the wilderness. The English dubs render it as his family album. Maron nearly drives Yajirobe and Korin up the wall, as neither is quite prepared to handle a pretty woman in their household and she was difficult to say no to (particularly for Korin). Before the battle commences, Yajirobe hides behind a tree, not wanting to die a painful death. Yajirobe made the ground shake with a little bit of on earthquake after stomping his foot. Yajirobe killed Cymbal one of King Piccolo's mutanted children and is eating him. Goku once considered him a challenge, saying "I've never met someone so tough! They were both restored to life with the Namekian Dragon Balls later on. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Goku asks if Yajirobe is going to stay and fight, Yajirobe answers that he does not want to get himself killed, and then flies off in his hovercar. Then, he goes behind the opponent and waits for them to fall. Yajirobe kills Cymbal, slicing him in two As he says "Don't move, buddy! Yajirobe checks Goku's heart to see if he is alive, which he is, and helps the severely injured Goku get some water and, after being promised that there would be food waiting for him at the top of Korin Tower, Yajirobe climbs to the tower with the damaged Goku on his back, with the assisted help of Bora. Cymbal demands Yajirobe gives up his Dragon Ball if he wants to live, but Yajirobe refuses and fights Cymbal. Yajirobe makes a hole with his strength after Goku dodges the attack. Yajirobe's appearance consists of small, beady black eyes, long, untidy black hair and due to his love for food, and is quite overweight. Yajirobe also kills cymbal relatively easily whereas Tamborine Cymbals brother and presumed equal killed Krillin with ease. He is somewhat characterized as a coward because he tries to avoid major skirmishes, as seen with King Piccolo and Vegeta, but prefers to be thought of as intelligently careful. Yajirobe's appearance consists of small, beady black eyes, long, untidy black hair and due to his love for food, he is quite overweight. In the anime, Mayumi Tanaka voices both characters. Yajirobe also makes a single-panel appearance in the manga around the same time during a chapter teaser, where he is depicted camping in a forest as he wonders what Goku is doing. Iaigiri (居合い斬; lit. In Budokai 3, during the Majin Buu Saga in the story mode, if Piccolo goes to the Plains west of Kame House, he will find Yajirobe, who survived Super Buu's Human Extinction Attack. Yajirobe is very asocial, preferring to be by himself often so he can eat peacefully, often acting rude towards others. Despite his obesity and desire to avoid fighting, he is quite strong and swift in his movement, also being highly skilled with his katana. The … However, upon merely hearing King Piccolo's name Yajirobe flees in terror, and like the rest of the other heroes, he is soon far surpassed by Goku. Goku battles Yajirobe due to a misunderstanding. Although he did not see the significance in raising his hands, Yajirobe participates in giving his energy to Goku's Super Spirit Bomb. Despite his usual nature, he is shown to be sorely disappointed at Oolong's cowardice and requests that he act more like Master Roshi, although this falls apart when Roshi also asks where they parked the ship, implying that he too wants to flee. Yajirobe helps by chopping pieces of the hotel from the destruction. When Yajirobe arrives at the Kame House to tell Krillin and that he, Yamcha, Tien, and Chiaotzu will be trained by Kami, Krillin says Yajirobe's name incorrectly. In the anime, he yelled out for Krillin to use his katana to finish off Vegeta, while in the manga Krillin simply picks up the sword on his own volition.