A Saiyan named Turles has come to Earth in order to plant the Tree of Might, which will sap all of the life from earth in order to bear fruit that will greatly increase the strength of whoever eats it. Goku and the Z Warriors cannot let this happen and duke it out with Turles's group for the sake of the planet. Written by
7 July 1990 (Japan)
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Also Known As:
Dragon Ball Z: The Movie - The Tree of Might
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Did You Know?
The film was shown at the 1990 Toei Anime Fair film festival, as part of an triple feature titled Akira Toriyama: The World (the other two films were Kennosuke-sama
(1990) and Pink mizu-dorobô ame-dorobô
(1990), anime versions of his one-shot stories). See more
Gohan gets his dragon in this movie, which could never have taken place. Yet the dragon actually shows up later on in the series. See more
Goku, you have to keep fighting! Get up!
Please, you're our only hope!
Piccolo... Yamcha... I feel too weak... I can't even move...
Please, Goku... Remember us, we're your friends!
We're with you, Goku...
While other DBZ movies just used whatever opening went with the show at the time the movie was release, Tree of Might features a specially-made opening, featuring the Z-Fighters gathering the Dragon Balls to restore the destroyed forest. See more
Cha-La Head Cha-La
Sung by Hironobu Kageyama
Composed by Chiho Kiyooka and Kenji Yamamoto
Lyrics by Yukinojo Mori See more