In the version that is shown on YTV in Canada, the story begins mid-way through the Dragon Ball Z series. Raditz, Goku's brother has traveled to Earth to find out why Goku has not yet destroyed the planet as he was supposed to do. But while as a baby, Goku was dropped (down a huge cliff) and forgot his real mission. Kakarot, Goku's real name battles his brother Raditzs along with former enemy Piccolo and friend Krillin. Meanwhile, Gohan; Goku's son reveals his hidden powers against Raditz and nearly kills Raditz. However Goku is killed in the end, but Raditz is eventually defeated by Piccolo. Before he dies, he tells them that two evil Saiyans even more powerful then he is, are on route to Earth. The remaining fighters, Krillin, Yamcha, Tien, and Chiaotzu begin their training to battle the evil Saiyans, while Piccolo takes off with Gohan to train him in using his new found power. Meanwhile, Goku has to make his way back on Snake Way to King Kai's where he trains himself in the secret ... Written by
There & back again - A Saiyan Tale
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In late 2014 in Mexico, where the series is heavily loved by fans, some of them began a petition in Facebook to Canal 5 (Channel 5), asking to re-air the series, it didn't take too long because just a few weeks after the petition became viral, Canal 5 began airing the series again. As 2016, the channel has been airing the series uninterrupted. See more
EDITED ENGLISH VERSION: In the original Japanese version, Dr. Briefs (Bulma's dad) ALWAYS had a cigarette in his mouth. It was digitally removed for the edited dub, but the editing is often unconvincing. Watch his mouth and you can see "glitches" on the screen in that area. See more
[Jeice and Burter fly around Goku, who dodges so fast it isn't noticeable
I've had enough of this game of cat and mouse! Let's show him what the Ginyu Force is really about!
We've had enough of this, ya coward. Now make a move!
[Goku punches him, his nose starts bleeding
Jeice, are you all right? Is it bleeding? Jeice, be careful or you'll stain your gloves.
Burter, just shut up!
During the Plan to Eradicate the Saiyans "lost movie", there is a scene in the second part in which "fake" closing credits begin rolling, which are quickly cut off and the feature resumes after. See more
Dragon Ball Z movie theme
(theme song) (English version)
Performed by Mark Menza
Written and Composed by Mark Menza
(Remastered Seasons 1 - 2) See more