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Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks (1993)
"Doragon bôru Z: Zetsubô e no hankô!! Nokosareta chô senshi - Gohan to Torankusu" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Animation | Action | Drama  -  24 February 1993 (Japan)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Vale ...
Trunks / Reporter (voice)
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Gohan (voice)
Tiffany Vollmer ...
Bulma (voice)
Chuck Huber ...
Android 17 (voice)
Meredith McCoy ...
Android 18 (voice)
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Mike McFarland ...
Master Roshi / Citizen (voice)
Monika Antonelli ...
Puar (voice)
Bradford Jackson ...
Oolong (voice) (as Brad Jackson)
Cynthia Cranz ...
Chi-Chi (voice)
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Ox King / Narrator (voice)
Mark Britten ...
Sonny Strait ...
Krillin / Man #2 / Guard (voice)
John Burgmeier ...
Tien (voice)
Christopher Sabat ...
Vegeta / Piccolo / Yamcha / Turtle / Shopkeeper (voice) (as Christopher R. Sabat)
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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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This TV special is an alternate time line version of what would have happened if Goku had died from the heart disease. See more »

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Android 18 has red eyes in one frame when she is trying on clothes. See more »

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Gohan: You know you can't win! You can't destroy what I really am! Even if you manage to kill this body, someone even stronger would surface and take my place! Not one death will go unaccounted for, not one!
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Cha-La Head-Cha-La
Performed by 'Hironobu Kageyama'
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It was all right, I just did not care for the focus.
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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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