Karin is a sage cat that lives in his own tower.[4]




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Androids and Cell ArcEdit

Majin-Boo ArcEdit

The Return of Son Goku and Friends!Edit

Gods of the Universe ArcEdit

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While looking out of the tower, Karin and Yajirobe saw Gokuh on top of the tower, confusing them.[5]

"Future" Trunks ArcEdit


Karin and Yajirobe were playing limbo when Gokou appeared and requested for Senzu. Before Gokou left, he asked if it was fun but Karin said not really.[6]


Karin and Yajirobe were playing twister when Gokou appeared and asked for Senzu. Before Gokou left, he asked if the game was fun but Karin said the game was supposed to be played with someone of the opposite sex.[7]

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Non-playable AppearancesEdit

  • Dragon Ball: Daimaō Fukkatsu
  • Dragon Ball 3: Gokuden
  • Dragon Ball Z: Super Gokuden: Totsugeki-Hen
  • Dragon Ball Z: Idainaru Son Goku Densetsu
  • Dragon Ball: Advanced Adventure
  • Dragon Ball RPG: Shōnen-hen
  • Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo
  • Dragon Ball: Origins 2
  • Dragon Ball Z: Kyōshū! Saiyan
  • Dragon Ball Z III: Ressen Jinzōningen
  • Dragon Ball Z Gaiden: Saiyajin Zetsumetsu Keikaku
  • Dragon Ball Z Gaiden: Shin Saiyajin Zetsumetsu Keikaku - Chikyū-Hen
  • Dragon Ball Z Gaiden: Shin Saiyajin Zetsumetsu Keikaku - Uchū-Hen
  • Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden
  • Famicom Jump II: Saikyō no Shichinin
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Dragon Ball Z 3
  • Dragon Ball Z: Sparking! neo
  • Dragon Ball Z: Attack of the Saiyans
  • The Legacy of Goku II
  • Buu's Fury
  • Dragon Ball Z: Battle Taikan Kamehameha
  • Dragon Ball Z: Harukanaru Densestsu
  • Dragon Ball Z: Bakuretsu Impact
  • Dragon Ball Online


  • Karin's name is derived from K'arin, the Japanese name for the Chinese quince. His tower, "Karin's Tower" (カリン塔 Karin-tō), is a play on a type of fried dough cake called "karinto" (かりん糖, karintō).
  • Karin's hobbies are watching the lower world and growing Senzu.[2][4]
  • Karin hates dogs.[2][4]


  1. Dragon Ball Z Deformation: Infestation of Saiya "Karin"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Adventure Special
  3. Dragon Ball Manga Chapter 88
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Daizenshu 7
  5. Dragon Ball Super Anime Episode 43
  6. Dragon Ball Super Anime Episode 49
  7. Dragon Ball Super Manga Chapter 15

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