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Lightning Speed!! ( (でん) (こう) (せっ) () !!! Denkō Sekka!!!) is the twenty-fourth chapter of the Dr. Stone manga.

Summary

Gen argues for and against joining the Kingdom of Science, pointing out that theirs is all about hard work whereas the Tsukasa Empire offers him an easy life and a harem. Suika asks what a harem is, but Gen avoids the question. Kohaku says he's too shallow to be trusted, and points her knives at him. Senku says not to bother, since he plans on making something that'll definitely sway Gen to their side: a power plant.

Senku begins collecting Chrome's copper to make wire, then lightning strikes: the perfect opportunity, had they already made the wire! The villagers run back inside the village for shelter, while Senku rushes to make the wire. They quickly melt down the copper while Suika grabs the lacquer. They coat an iron bar in the lacquer, then make copper wire by carving a channel down one of the village bridge's planks.

While wrapping the wire, Shovel alerts the village that something nefarious is transpiring, and Magma heads over to deal with it. Gen decides to help them out by preventing a fight. He makes flowers appear and disappear in front of Magma and his lackey's eyes, making them believe Gen is magic. Gen claims they're here to make the lightning vanish, and after some time they decide to leave.

Everyone else rushes up the bald mountain, hoping to get struck by lightning. They don't have time to put up the scaffolding, so Kohaku grabs Kinro's golden spear and stabs it into the ground just in time. The magnet is created, but Kinro's spear is dust.

Characters in Order of Appearance

Chapter Notes

  • Gen is still unsure which side to join.
  • Senku wants to make a power plant.
    • They begin making a magnet for it.
  • Magma comes to stop them ruining the village bridge.
    • Gen distracts them.
  • They climb up bald mountain hoping to get struck by lightning.
  • A magnet is made.
    • Kinro's golden spear is destroyed.

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Story Arcs
Prologue Saga
Stone Formula Arc
Chapters 1234
Episodes 12
Vs. Tsukasa Arc
Chapters 56789101112
Episodes 345
Ishigami Village Saga
Kingdom of Science Arc
Chapters 131415161718192021222324252627282930313233
Episodes 5678910111213
Village Games Arc
Chapters 34353637383940
Episodes 131415
Village Origins Arc
Chapters 4142434445
Episodes 1617
Stone Wars Saga
Vs. Hyoga Arc
Chapters 4647484950
Episodes 1819
Communications Arc
Chapters 5152535455565758596061626364656667686970717273747576777879808182
Episodes 20212223242526272829303132333435
Source of the Petrification Saga
Age of Exploration Arc
Chapters 8384858687888990919293949596979899 100
Episodes 35
Treasure Island Arc
Chapters 101102103104105106107108109110111112113114115116117118119120121122123124125126127128129130131132133134135136137138
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The Truth of the Petrification Saga
New America City Arc
Chapters 139140141142143144145146147148149150151152153154155156157158159160161162163164165166167168169
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South America Arc
Chapters 170171172173174175176177178179180181182183184185186187188189190191192193
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New Stone World Arc
Chapters 194195196197198199200
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Globetrotting Arc
Chapters 201202203204205206207208209210211212
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Stone to Space Saga
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