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Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler (1992)

Doragon bôru Z: Gekitotsu!! 100-oku pawâ no senshi-tachi (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 overview, first billed only:
Masako Nozawa ...
Son Gokû / Son Gohan (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ...
Piccolo (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ...
Kuririn / Yajirobe (voice)
Ryô Horikawa ...
Vegeta (voice)
Kôhei Miyauchi ...
Kame-sen'nin (voice)
Naoki Tatsuta ...
Oolong (voice)
Tomiko Suzuki ...
Dende (voice)
Toku Nishio ...
Mr. Popo (voice)
Toshio Kobayashi ...
Kazunari Tanaka ...
Hisao Egawa ...
Kinpei Azusa ...
Mûri (voice)
Ryûsei Nakao ...
Metal Coola (voice)
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Goku (voice) (as Seán Schemmel)
Jôji Yanami ...
Narration (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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Dragon Ball Z: Movie 6: The Return of Cooler  »

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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 »

Quotes

Gohan: Hey dad, you've been there, what's it like on new Namek?
Goku: You know, it's a lot like old Namek, except there's more trees, at least in the part I saw. Anyway, we'll be sure to take the tour before we leave.
Gohan: Okay.
Yajirobe: Great. If I'd known this would turn out to be a family vacation, I'd have kept my senzu beans and stayed home.
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Follows Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

You Are The Hero
(Creative Products Corporation dub)
Performed by Gino Padilla & The Age of Wonder
Music by Chiho Kiyooka
Lyrics by Vicky Salvador
Arranged by Rudy Lozano
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Decent followup to the last Cooler movie
10 August 2015 | by (San Antonio) – See all my reviews

The Return of Cooler is a decent followup to The Revenge of Cooler as it further cements the presence of Cooler as a cool villain. This time, it interjects Namekians and Vegeta into the proceedings and the result is entertaining.

Good: I like that the filler is kept to a minimum. Most of the fighting is kept in perspective and most of the Z fighters participate. The main fight with Cooler and Goku is cool.

Bad: The story is very flimsy even by DBZ standards. The buildup is not there so it all feels like an afterthought unlike the previous movie that built up Cooler's presence and power.

Overall, it is a decent followup with cool action although the story is very weak that demeans Cooler a bit.


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