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Series cast summary:
Brice Armstrong ...
 Narrator / ... (153 episodes, 1995-2003)
Steve Olson ...
 Narrator (Blue Water dub) / ... (153 episodes, 1995-2003)
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 Goku / ... (132 episodes, 1995-2003)
Zoe Slusar ...
 Goku (Blue Water dub) / ... (132 episodes, 1995-2003)
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 Yamcha / ... (131 episodes, 1995-2003)
Tiffany Vollmer ...
 Bulma (119 episodes, 1995-2003)
Leda Davies ...
 Bulma (Blue Water dub) / ... (115 episodes, 1995-2003)
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 Master Roshi / ... (113 episodes, 1995-2003)
Monika Antonelli ...
 Puar / ... (105 episodes, 1995-2003)
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 Yamcha (Blue Water dub) / ... (102 episodes, 1995-2003)
Chris Simms ...
 Puar (Blue Water dub) (101 episodes, 1995-2003)
Bradford Jackson ...
 Oolong / ... (100 episodes, 1995-2003)
Mike Thiessen ...
 Krillin (Blue Water dub) / ... (88 episodes, 2001-2003)
Laurie Steele ...
 Krillin / ... (86 episodes, 1995-2003)
...
 Launch (85 episodes, 2001-2003)
John Burgmeier ...
 Tien / ... (68 episodes, 1995-2003)
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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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Trivia

The character "Devilman" is not true to the original name of the character. In Japan, his name is "Akuman", a reference to the Japanese word for devil, Akuma, and a pun. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Goku: Well, this blows.
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Crazy Credits

When FUNimation redubbed the original Dragon Ball in 2000, they kept the Japanese intro/outro credit songs, and had English speakers sing them. This was the first time FUNimation kept music from the Japanese version of a Dragon Ball series. See more »

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Followed by Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009) See more »

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One of the best shows on TV
10 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just finished watching this series, and I have to say this is one of the best shows on television.

Dragon Ball is considered a prequel of the more famous Dragon Ball Z, but I have to say that after watching it, Dragon Ball stands as a legitimate show on its own. It is a much better counterpart to DBZ than GT is. It may seem a bit childish at the beginning, but the show matures as the characters do as well. The show is funny too.

Compared with Z, Dragon Ball is more about the basics of fighting while Z harnesses advanced techniques. Overall I would say the fighting in Dragon Ball is actually better than Z while the plot in Z is better than Dragon Ball (though this is not to say that either are bad in anyway)

I highly recommend watching it and see the excitement of Goku's journey.

Take a look!


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