|Epithet||God of Martial Arts (武道の神様, Budō no Kamisama)|
|English Localised Name(s)||
Whiskers the Wonder Cat
|Galaxy||Milky Way, North Galaxies|
Christopher R. Sabat
|Occupation(s)||Martial arts instructor|
|Headquarters||Karin Tower, Sacred Land of Karin|
|Manga Debut||Volume 8, Chapter 88|
Karin (カリン; FUNimation "Korin") is a talking cat, over 800 years old, that lives atop Karin Tower, located in the Sacred Land of Karin. He serves with the current God of Earth, and is a martial arts master who has trained both Muten Rōshi and Son Gokū on separate occasions.
Red Ribbon Army Arc
Piccolo Daimaō Arc
25th Tenkaichi Budōkai Arc
Dragon Ball Super
See also: Dragon Ball Super
"Future" Trunks Arc
Main article: "Future" Trunks Arc
In Trunks' Timeline
In the future timeline, Karin perished in the Androids' assault. In his last moments, Karin gave Yajirobe the final remaining Senzu, saving the samurai at the cost of his own life.
In Other Media
Dragon Ball Side-Story: The Case of Being Reincarnated as Yamcha
Yamcha, in his bid to become the strongest Earthling, would later seek out Karin for his training. He later returned to consume the Chōshinsui. Both opportunities of training with Karin raised Yamcha's combat strength.