The Gunpowder Adventure (火薬冒険 Kayaku Bōken?) is the seventh chapter of the Dr. Stone manga.


Senku, Taiju and Yuzuriha on there journey to acquire gunpowder they find The Great Buddha of Kamakura The statue remains greatly intact due to the bronze chemical composition that makes it more resistant to corrosion, it also has released copper ions over time that has prevented a lot of vegetation from growing near the statue. Only damage to the statue is complete corrosion of its right cheek and right arm.

Senku tells us that The Cherry Blossom we know as Prunus Yedoensis "Somei Yoshino" has gone extinct because they couldn't self pollinate.

Finally Senku, Taiju and Yuzuriha make there way to Mount Hakone with Tsukasa hot on there heals so they can hurry and acquire the final ingredient they need to make Gunpowder with.

Characters in Order of Appearance


Great Buddha of Kamakura is a bronze statue of Amida Buddha, which stands on the grounds of Kotokuin Temple. With a height of 11.4 meters, it is the second tallest bronze Buddha statue in Japan.

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