The adventures of Earth's martial arts defender Son Goku continue with a new family and the revelation of his alien origin. Now Goku and his allies must defend the planet from an onslaught of new extraterrestrial enemies.
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 Goku / ... (267 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Kuririn / ... (230 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Krillin / ... (227 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Gohan / ... (213 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Piccolo / ... (194 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Vegeta / ... (196 episodes, 1989-1996)
Hiromi Tsuru ...
 Bulma / ... (179 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Bulma / ... (179 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Master Roshi / ... (149 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Chi-Chi / ... (141 episodes, 1989-1996)
Hirotaka Suzuoki ...
 Tenshinhan / ... (132 episodes, 1989-1996)
Daisuke Gôri ...
 Mr. Satan / ... (131 episodes, 1989-1996)
Takeshi Kusao ...
 Trunks / ... (126 episodes, 1989-1996)
Tôru Furuya ...
 Yamcha / ... (117 episodes, 1989-1996)
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Five years after the end of "Dragon Ball", Son Gokû reunites with his friends, bringing along his four-year old son, Gohan. Son Gohan is not like his father; he'd rather study than fight. Raditz, a warrior from space lands on earth searching for someone named "Kakarotto". He reveals himself as Raditz of the Saiyajin, the older brother of Kakarotto! And Kakarotto turns out to be Son Gokû! With two other Saiyajin coming to earth, can Gokû and the Z Warriors withstand the onslaught!? Written by Evan Jacobson <mrsatan@geocities.com>

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In the Japanese version when Goku power-ups against Vegeta and Nappa, Nappa asks Vegeta about the power level of Goku, it was original meant to be "over 8000" but was said "over 9000" in USA English Funimation dub, eventually becoming a popular internet meme. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the Frieza Saga, in one scene with King Kai his shirt emblem is reversed in color (black parts are white, and vice versa.) See more »

Quotes

Frieza: [after blowing up Krillin] Pop goes the weasel!
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Connections

Followed by Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13 (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

CHA-LA HEAD CHA-LA (Chara-hetchara)
Opening theme
Lyrics by Yukinojô Mori
Music by Chiho Kiyooka
Arranged by Kenji Yamamoto
Performed by Hironobu Kageyama
(Columbia Records)
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One word: The Best!
14 November 2008 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

The only reason i gave it a 9 is because in some sagas like Frieza for example the graphics kind of suck and the tendency of the series to"kill time" like showing us the terrain and stuff which clearly is annoying,other than that the plot is awesome with minor holes, basically this is my favorite anime of all time since i was in the 6th grade!I remember back when i couldn't wait to catch an episode of DBZ only the sad part was that the only network that actually aired it in my country was RTL II,but i quickly got used to it,learned German :P and actually understood the series,and in comparison to the us version it was pretty good,the soundtrack was the original Japanese one and it didn't have to chsese lines like funimation does,in other words good ol RTL II saved me some trouble :D


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