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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)
Mike McFarland ...
 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)
Meredith McCoy ...
 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 theme song in the English dub is the same as the Japanese theme song with English lyrics 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

[regarding Goku taking on the Red Ribbon Army]
Woman: Goku, you must listen to me. Do you have any idea what you're up against?
Goku: Sure. Scumbags.
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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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Follows Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge (1991) See more »

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Find the Dragon Balls!
9 September 2001 | by (Wichita, Kansas) – See all my reviews

What starts off as an unusual re-telling of a Chinese legend called "Journey to the West" immediately turns into into pure madness!! On a twisted version of earth, the amazingly strong child named Son Gokuu goes on a quest to find the magical dragon balls with his friends Bulma and Oolong. Once all 7 dragon balls are gathered and the dragon is called, the sky will darken and the dragon will grant any one wish within its power. Unfortunately, only one wish can be granted per year and after the wish is granted, the dragon balls scatter across the earth and turn into stones. Within 365 days, they will once again become magical dragon balls. Dragon Ball is the funniest anime I have ever seen. From Master Roshi and Oolong's hentai "problems" to Gokuu trying a Kamehameha for the very first time!


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