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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 Gohan / Son Gokû (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 ...
Shopkeeper (voice)
Nao Nagasawa ...
Woman (voice)
Kazunari Tanaka ...
Clerk (voice)
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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

The original Japanese version had eye catchers that were cut from the original FUNimation DVD. These have been reinserted into the newer re releases. See more »

Goofs

Yajirobe is, apparently, nowhere to be seen though there is no scene of him being killed by the Androids or in hiding with the others (this is explained in a flashback in the series, however, in which the Androids do indeed kill him.) See more »

Quotes

Bulma: Ah, it's nice to see that you're alive son. Do you plan on living long, or should I start shopping for one instead of two?
Trunks: Uh, no. Two is fine mom.
Bulma: And a surprise guest, how are you Gohan?
Gohan: Fine, hi.
Bulma: Trunks goes to fight the androids and then, you show up. What an interesting coincidence, wouldn't ya say? You guys aren't planning anything, are you? Well, I didn't think so. You're not that stupid... nobody's that stupid, right?
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Connections

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

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Music by Bootsy Collins with Buckethead
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Great DBZ special
13 August 2003 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This movie is really cool I rented it about 3 days ago and I couldn't blink and it was so good. And so I learned more about Trunks before he could go to the past to give the antidote to Goku, and see how he defeated Frieza and King Cold.

The music intro is pretty cool because they say Dragon Ball Z with a deep voice. Well I was eating any goodies when I was watching this movie eating burgers and drinking some soda, and the saddest thing about this movie is when one of the main characters die while trying to defeat the Androids 17 and 18.

This movie is the best for Trunks fans, and for those who would like to know more about the history of Trunks before he went to the past to give the antidote to Goku to prevent his death by a virus.

Great DBZ special I give this one a 10/10


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