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Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler (1992)
"Doragon bôru Z: Gekitotsu! Hyakuoku pawâ no senshi" (original title)

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Cooler has resurrected himself as a robot and is enslaving the people of New Namek. Goku and the gang must help.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Schemmel ...
Goku (voice)
Andrew Chandler ...
Meta Cooler (voice)
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Gohan (voice)
Christopher Sabat ...
Vegeta / Piccolo / Mr. Popo / Moori (voice) (as Christopher R. Sabat)
Sonny Strait ...
Krillin (voice)
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Narrator (voice)
Bradford Jackson ...
Oolong (voice) (as Brad Jackson)
Mike McFarland ...
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Dende (voice)
Justin Cook ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Chris Rager ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Tiffany Vollmer ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Cynthia Cranz ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Chris Forbis ...
Guard Robot / Additional Voices (voice)
Masako Nozawa ...
Son Gokû / Son Gohan (voice)
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When New Namek falls under attack by a massive planet of metal and an army of lethal robots, the Guardian of Earth, Dende, reforms the Earths Special Forces to go to New Namek and save his people. Not knowing what to expect, but not expecting what they find, the Z Warriors find themselves landing in the frying pan, for the force behind the invasion of Namek is none other than Koola, Frieza's older brother, who Goku supposedly killed long ago. With Koola more powerful than before, and this time seemingly invincible, the power of a Super Saiyan may not be enough to save the galaxy this time. But Koola and Goku are about to find out that they're both full of surprises. Written by Rob

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Beginning with this film, Piccolo wears a red belt like he does in the manga compared to the TV series and the first five Dragon Ball Z movies where he has a blue one. It stays like this for the remainder of his appearances in them. See more »

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[First lines; the Big Gete Star is moving past New Namek's sun]
Namekian #1: What is it? An eclipse?
Namekian #2: Not at this time of year...
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Cha-La Head-Cha-La
by Hironobu Kageyama
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Great Movie!! Even better in dub!
10 December 2002 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

The original Japanese version of this movie was good. But with the new music, the dub is actually better in my opinion. The movie is pretty good with some top-notch animation for it's day. Goku and Vegeta make their first appearance TOGETHER in a movie and it's pretty cool. The storyline is somewhat different than most other Z movies. But it's still only alright, it's not a GREAT DBZ movie.


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