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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)
Toshio Furukawa ...
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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Trivia

Only theatrical movie in the Z series to feature a Great Ape transformation. 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

Gohan: I'll be better from now on, mom. Promise.
Chi-Chi: Good, because we need a lawyer in the family, Gohan, in case you Z-Fighters are fined for property damage!
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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 »

Connections

Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #30.10 (2003) 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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A pretty good flick.
3 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

If you like the series this is one of the more enjoyable movies I have seen in the series (Dead Zone and the World's Strongest are the only other two I have seen). If you are a DBZ fan one thing to keep in mind is that this does not conincide with the series. It is best to think of them as different entities (I do wish they could get the same people to do the dubbing though). This one is especially good because you actually see some of the other characters involved in the fight for the earth. Yamacha and Tien and Choutzou all actually take part in the action. In the series they rarely do anything after the Saiyan Saga (the one where Vegeta is introduced). Aside from the fact Vegeta is not in this it is very good. Goku fights a Saiyan named Turlos who is threating the earth. There are some very good battles and you get to see Goku use the Kao Ken technique and the spirit bomb. A very good ending fight as well make this movie very entertaining.


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