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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 Son Gokû / ... (291 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Narrator / ... (279 episodes, 1989-1995)
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 Piccolo / ... (268 episodes, 1989-1995)
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 Goku / ... (255 episodes, 1989-1995)
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 Kuririn / ... (230 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Krillin / ... (216 episodes, 1989-1995)
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 Gohan / ... (211 episodes, 1989-1995)
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 Piccolo / ... (194 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Vegeta / ... (195 episodes, 1989-1996)
Hiromi Tsuru ...
 Bulma / ... (180 episodes, 1989-1996)
Tiffany Vollmer ...
 Bulma / ... (170 episodes, 1989-1995)
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 Master Roshi / ... (142 episodes, 1989-1995)
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 Chi-Chi / ... (136 episodes, 1989-1995)
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 / ... (118 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

There were 187 fights from Dragon Ball to the end of Dragon Ball Z See more »

Goofs

When Gohan, Krillin, and Piccolo leave the battlefield where Goku and Frieza are fighting, Krillin (who is wearing Saiyan armor at the time) is drawn in his regular orange gi in one frame. See more »

Quotes

Vegeta: [after killing Android 19] Too Bad! I only wish that there was a junkyard, so could give him a proper burial.
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Connections

Spoofed in Star Ballz (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

WE GOTTA POWER
Opening theme
Lyrics by Yukinojô Mori
Music and Arranged by Keiju Ishikawa
Arranged by Kenji Yamamoto
Performed by Hironobu Kageyama
(Columbia Records)
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User Reviews

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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