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Dragon Ball Z: Tree of Might (1990)

Doragon bôru Z: Chikyû marugoto chô kessen (original title)
A group of aliens visit Earth to plant the Tree of Might, a plant that grants cosmic power by draining the Earth's life force.

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Masako Nozawa ...
Mayumi Tanaka ...
Kuririn (voice)
Tôru Furuya ...
Yamcha (voice)
Hirotaka Suzuoki ...
Tenshinhan (voice)
Hiroko Emori ...
Chaozu (voice)
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Piccolo (voice)
Kôhei Miyauchi ...
Kame-sen'nin (voice)
Hiromi Tsuru ...
Bulma (voice)
Mayumi Shô ...
Chi-Chi (voice)
Naoki Tatsuta ...
Naoko Watanabe ...
Puar (voice)
Jôji Yanami ...
Kaiô-sama (voice)
Kenji Utsumi ...
Rezun / Shenlong (voice)
Masaharu Satô ...
Rakasei (voice)
Yûji Machi ...
Daîzu (voice)
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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 charles

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17 March 1998 (USA)  »

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Trivia

In the Danish and French dub version of the movie, Turles is stated to be Goku's brother. This was likely a way of explaining their physical similarities for that version. See more »

Goofs

Turles apparently knows the Power Ball technique, which is only supposed to be known by Saiyan elites - not low-class Saiyans like Turles. See more »

Quotes

Turles: [to Gohan] How'd you like to join me kid? We'll travel the universe and destroy a few planets, what do you say? It'll be fun!
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Crazy Credits

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 »

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CHA-LA HEAD-CHA-LA
(Opening theme)
Composed by Chiho Kiyooka
Lyrics by Yukinojô Mori
Arranged by Kenji Yamamoto
Sung by Hironobu Kageyama
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Spectacular!
17 January 2001 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

This is a great Dragon Ball Z movie. It's also a pretty good movie compared to many others. The dialogue is not as cheesy as it can be on the series and voices are pretty good. The action scenes and fights are the best part of all. The story is fairly strong and exciting. Involves a lot of the favorite characters to a good degree.

This is a definite must see.


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