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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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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 ...
Chichi (voice)
Naoki Tatsuta ...
Naoko Watanabe ...
Puar (voice)
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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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Dragon Ball Z The Movie: The Tree of Might  »

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Trivia

Movie is set after the fight with the Saiyans. 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: Kakarot, you are a disgrace to your people. Thousands of years of evolution and you cast it aside for a multitude of weaklings!
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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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Follows Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone (1989) 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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Great buildup to an anticlimax
16 June 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

What I have grown to love about Dragon Ball is that all the stories tend to lead to something big happening at the end. When i started watching this movie I assumed the same would be true. We learned about what the Tree of Might can do to planets and its purpose. We are introduced to a few new Saiyans, one of which has a rather familiar face! The characters involved get into some pretty epic battles and we even get to see the Big Ape come out.

It was all looking like it was going to lead to something huge happening. However, when the big reveal and final battle were revealed I felt somewhat deflated. I don't know if it is just me, but this is not what I had grown to expect from Dragon Ball. This movie is great for fans of the series, but don't expect great things.


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