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This is the first Dragon Ball Z movie in which Master Roshi actually fights. However, it would be 25 years later before he would fight again, in Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru Z - Fukkatsu no 'F' (2015).
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This movie features the final appearance of the Power Pole (Nyoibô).
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This is the only Dragon Ball Z movie that does not feature any character transforming.
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The villains are named after food from Nagoya, "Dragon Ball" creator Akira Toriyama's hometown:
  • Dr. Uiro (Dr. Wheelo in the English dub) was named after "uiro", a traditional rice cake.
  • Dr. Kochin was named after the Cochin chicken, a meat especially popular in Nagoya.
  • Kishime was named after kishimen, a type of noodles popular in Nagoya.
  • Ebifurya was named after ebi-furai (fried prawn).
  • Misokatsun was named after misokatsu (pork cutlets with miso sauce).
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The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Dr. Wheelo is the first villain ever killed by the Spirit Bomb (Genki-dama).
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When Dr. Wheelo attempts to transfer his mind into Goku's body, the theme track for Frieza (another DBZ villain) is heard.
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