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Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks (1993)

Dragon Ball Z - Doragon bôru zetto: Zetsubô e no hankô!! Nokosareta chô senshi - Gohan to Torankusu (original title)
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In a dark future where the Androids have taken over Earth, Gohan and his student Trunks are the last defense against these deadly killing machines.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Masako Nozawa ...
Son Gokû / Son Gohan (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ...
Kuririn (voice)
Hiromi Tsuru ...
Bulma / Baby Trunks (voice)
Ryô Horikawa ...
Vegeta (voice)
Takeshi Kusao ...
Trunks (voice)
Naoko Watanabe ...
Chichi / Puar (voice)
Daisuke Gôri ...
Gyûmaô / Umigame (voice)
Naoki Tatsuta ...
Oolong (voice)
Kôhei Miyauchi ...
Kame Sen'nin (voice)
Shigeru Nakahara ...
Android No.17 (voice)
Miki Itô ...
Android No.18 (voice)
Shinobu Satouchi ...
Announcer (voice)
Shin'ichirô Ôta ...
Tenshu (voice)
Nao Nagasawa ...
On'na (voice) (as Nagasawa Naomi)
Kazunari Tanaka ...
Kakariin (voice) (as Tanaka Kazushige)
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Storyline

This TV Movie tells the story of "Future" Trunks; that is, the Trunks from the alternate future where Goku has died and Androids terrorize the Earth. Amongst other things, it shows how Gohan trained Trunks, their fights with the Androids, and what inspired Trunks to go time traveling. Written by Anonymous

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30 January 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dragon Ball Z Special 2: The History of Trunks  »

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Trivia

Gohan could have broken the Sensu Bean in half to save both him and Trunks from the Androids but it is possible that he didn't think of it. See more »

Goofs

The Z-Fighter death scenes shown here contradict those shown in the Cell Saga in the series. See more »

Quotes

Bulma: I know you think I'm crazy darling, but people thought your grandpa was crazy and he became the greatest inventor in the world.
Trunks: Yeah, but grandpa wasn't trying to travel back in time.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, there is an image of Trunks and Goten and it reads "Dragon Ball Z - Supesharu - Owari" which translates into "Dragon Ball Z Special - End". See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Star Wars & Dragon Ball Z (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Aoi kaze no HOPE
[Ending theme]
Lyrics: Dai Satô
Music: Chiho Kiyooka
Arrangements: Kenji Yamamoto
Performer: Hironobu Kageyama
(Columbia Records)
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It was all right, I just did not care for the focus.
5 February 2009 | by See all my reviews

To be honest I never really had the urge to watch this particular Dragonball Z movie. I knew how the story went and had no real urge to see it played out with some exceptions. Still I am watching the seasons of Dragonball Z now and at the android saga and my girlfriends cable went out and she had this so I decided to finally see it. Suffice to say it was okay. I really wanted to see the other characters demise as Tien, Kuririn, Piccolo, and Vegeta's defeat at the hands of the androids only got very brief scenes. Instead most of it is just watching the androids kill and terrorize which was somewhat interesting as you could tell they were more cold blooded than the androids that came to be after Trunks visited the past, you could also tell they were weaker as adult Gohan and Trunks could fight both of them for a bit, while the ones in the series tore through their stronger foes at first with ease. The story focused a lot on Trunks and Gohan and their scenes just were a bit much to watch. Also, you basically knew how the fights would end and how the story would end so there were no real surprises. As I figured before I ever watched it, there was nothing really there to see. What Trunks told the guys in the past covered it well enough to me.


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