Dragon Ball (1986– )

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Follows the adventures of an extraordinarily strong young boy named Goku as he searches for the seven dragon balls. These balls, when combined, can grant the owner any one wish he desires. ... See full summary »

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 Additional Voices / ... (152 episodes, 1986-2003)
Andrea Kwan ...
 Son Goku (Animax Asia dub) (152 episodes, 1986-2003)
Brice Armstrong ...
 Narrator / ... (151 episodes, 1986-2003)
Masako Nozawa ...
 Son Goku / ... (151 episodes, 1986-2003)
Jôji Yanami ...
 Narrator / ... (151 episodes, 1986-2003)
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 Goku / ... (130 episodes, 1986-2003)
Christopher Sabat ...
 Yamcha / ... (127 episodes, 1986-2003)
Hiromi Tsuru ...
 Bulma / ... (119 episodes, 1986-2003)
Tiffany Vollmer ...
 Bulma (118 episodes, 1986-2003)
Mike McFarland ...
 Master Roshi / ... (113 episodes, 1986-2003)
Naoko Watanabe ...
 Puar / ... (110 episodes, 1986-2003)
Tôru Furuya ...
 Yamcha (107 episodes, 1986-2003)
Monika Antonelli ...
 Puar / ... (105 episodes, 1986-2003)
Mayumi Tanaka ...
 Kuririn / ... (103 episodes, 2001-2003)
Naoki Tatsuta ...
 Oolong / ... (100 episodes, 1986-2003)
Bradford Jackson ...
 Oolong / ... (98 episodes, 1986-2003)
Kôhei Miyauchi ...
 Kamesennin Muten Roshi (94 episodes, 1986-2003)
Mami Koyama ...
 Lunch / ... (86 episodes, 2001-2003)
Laurie Steele ...
 Krillin / ... (85 episodes, 1986-2003)
Meredith McCoy ...
 Launch / ... (85 episodes, 2001-2003)
Kenji Utsumi ...
 World Tournament Announcer / ... (73 episodes, 1986-2003)
Hirotaka Suzuoki ...
 Tenshinhan (67 episodes, 2002-2003)
John Burgmeier ...
 Tien / ... (66 episodes, 1986-2003)
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Follows the adventures of an extraordinarily strong young boy named Goku as he searches for the seven dragon balls. These balls, when combined, can grant the owner any one wish he desires. Along the way he makes many new friends, and enemies, and he trains to become the strongest fighter in the world. Written by page8701

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The big showdown with Piccolo!


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Goofs

In the original English dub for the episode The Kamehameha wave, Kamehameha is misspelled as Kamehameah on the title screen. See more »

Quotes

Colonel Silver: I'll ask the questions here. Now tell me, what do you want with the Dragonballs, and how did you manage to find so easily what my entire *army* could not?
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Crazy Credits

The intro sequence that accompanied the 1995 dub was a hodgepodge of scenes from the first two movies, footage from the series itself, and footage from the intros/outros of the series. Curiously, much of the footage shown (particularly the movie footage) was never shown on TV at the time. See more »

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The best anime for kids!
23 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Young Goku is here. Lovable, kind, and pure-hearted. Also discover the origin of how it all started. To be honest, this was the best anime cartoon I ever saw next to my other favorites, Akira and Galerians.They don't compare at all but its funny and perfect for the family. If you heard DBZ was good, watch this series. The best shows are the first two sagas, when Goku did the most comedy. Although this isn't REALLY recommend for kids, due to violence and nudity. I recommend this to ages 9 and up. Young Goku journeys with a girl named Bulma hoping to find the seven dragon balls. During there journey they run into enemies who also have the same objective. Will Goku and Bulma receive all of the dragon ball and summon the dragon or will there plan be a failure. The whole search rides on a dragon radar created by Bulma.


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