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Dragon Ball Z 

Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru zetto (original title)
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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Series cast summary:
Masako Nozawa ...
 Son Gohan / ... (291 episodes, 1989-1996)
Jôji Yanami ...
 Narration / ... (290 episodes, 1989-1996)
Mayumi Tanaka ...
 Kuririn / ... (236 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Narrator / ... (200 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Gohan / ... (196 episodes, 1989-1993)
Toshio Furukawa ...
 Piccolo (194 episodes, 1989-1996)
Ryô Horikawa ...
 Vegeta / ... (197 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Piccolo / ... (192 episodes, 1989-1993)
Hiromi Tsuru ...
 Bulma / ... (186 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Goku / ... (184 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Krillin / ... (174 episodes, 1989-1993)
Hirotaka Suzuoki ...
 Tenshinhan / ... (131 episodes, 1989-1996)
Daisuke Gôri ...
 Mister Satan / ... (127 episodes, 1989-1996)
Takeshi Kusao ...
 Trunks / ... (129 episodes, 1989-1996)
Tiffany Vollmer ...
 Bulma / ... (128 episodes, 1989-1993)
Naoko Watanabe ...
 Chichi / ... (122 episodes, 1989-1996)
Tôru Furuya ...
 Yamcha / ... (121 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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Trivia

Vegito's name comes from Vegeta's name combined with Goku's original Saiya-jin name, Kakarotto. See more »

Goofs

There is one scene near the end of the Frieza Saga in which the usually yellow/orange circle on King Kai's shirt is black and white. See more »

Quotes

Raditz: [to a wounded Piccolo] Why so blue, green man? Is it because you're powerless to help your friend, or 'cause you're just plain ugly?
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Connections

Referenced in Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Detekoi tobikiri ZENKAI pawâ!
Ending theme
Lyrics by Toshihisa Arakawa
Music by Takeshi Ike
Arranged by Kenji Yamamoto
Performed by MANNA
(Columbia Records)
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Weird, don't you think?
23 August 2003 | by (Bowie, Maryland (USA)) – See all my reviews

First of all, yes I am a big anime fan and yes Dragonball Z is my hands down favorite anime. And let me tell you I've seen quite a bit. I'm not saying it's the best show out there, it's just "my" favorite. But I didn't write here just to praise the show. Not that at all. Here's why I wrote. I noticed that most of the negative comments written about this series all talk about how the show's sagas are basically the same thing over and over again (and yes I know they basically are). The writers of these comments also, more often than not, talk about how they hated the show so much that they stopped watching it after two or three episodes. Here is the weird part. How could they know all the sagas are pretty much the same thing over and over again if they only watched two or three episodes? More over, if they only watched two or three episodes of a show with well over 150 episodes, they have no right to write any kind of commentary about it at all. Finally, one more point. Lets say yes they did watch more episodes. If they hated it so much, why keep watching? If it was "that" bad, why watch another episode? There must have been something there that cried out for them to keep watching. Something they couldn't ignore no matter how much they tried. Something that had them watching every "crappy" episode in every "crappy" saga. And lets face it, if a show has that, it can't be all bad :)


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