Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009– )
"Dragon ball Kai: Doragon bôru Kai" (original title)

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The February of 2009, Toei Animation announces that as honor to 20 years of Dragon Ball Z will begin the production of a renewed DragonBall Z, named DragonBall Kai. This new anime ... See full summary »

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Masako Nozawa ...
 Son Goku / ... (149 episodes, 2009-2015)
Jôji Yanami ...
 Narration / ... (148 episodes, 2009-2015)
Mayumi Tanaka ...
 Krillin / ... (120 episodes, 2009-2015)
Ryô Horikawa ...
 Vegeta / ... (105 episodes, 2009-2015)
Toshio Furukawa ...
 Piccolo (101 episodes, 2009-2015)
Hiromi Tsuru ...
 Bulma / ... (88 episodes, 2009-2015)
Sean Schemmel ...
 Goku / ... (80 episodes, 2009-2011)
Doc Morgan ...
 Narrator / ... (80 episodes, 2009-2011)
Colleen Clinkenbeard ...
 Gohan / ... (79 episodes, 2009-2011)
Christopher Sabat ...
 Vegeta / ... (77 episodes, 2009-2011)
Sonny Strait ...
 Krillin / ... (75 episodes, 2009-2011)
Takeshi Kusao ...
 Trunks / ... (75 episodes, 2010-2015)
Hikaru Midorikawa ...
 Tenshinhan / ... (61 episodes, 2009-2015)
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The February of 2009, Toei Animation announces that as honor to 20 years of Dragon Ball Z will begin the production of a renewed DragonBall Z, named DragonBall Kai. This new anime chronicles the plot of DBZ and consists by parts from anime which are edited to a better quality and new voices. The will release 167 episodes. Toei Animation also confirmed that the plot of DBK will be closer to manga style. Written by Online-Movie-films

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The series only covers the "Z" half of the manga. However the first segment of the series incorporated elements of both the Bardock special and Goku growing up (the latter of which was depicted in the original Dragon Ball) See more »

Goofs

In the version of the show done after the music copyright infringement scandal, Piccolo's Theme is played in scenes where Piccolo is not even present. See more »

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All-new opening and closing credits sequences were animated for the series, instead of the series just reusing the ones from Z. See more »

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Spin-off Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 (2010) See more »

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Yeah! Break! Care! Break!
Performed by Takayoshi Tanimoto
English version performed by Jerry Jewell (uncredited)
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Dragon Ball Z excellent, Dragon Ball Kai remastered?
2 January 2013 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

Well, I am a very very fan of Dragon ball Z, really!! But when Dragon Ball Kai came to my country, And I see the video-quality, censorship, voice changes, I hated with all my soul.

No video-quality change (It's an anime of 80 and there is not a video quality remastered, very poor).

The worst cast voices in Latin America, a lot of censorship, the scenes pass very quick and do not understood nothing.

Well definitely Dragon Ball Kai is the worst of "Dragon Ball Series", is more worse than Dragon Ball GT (At less this last have a better video quality than Dragon Ball Z and a "new story").

Please, do not touch more Dragon Ball badly. For me Dragon Ball Kai doesn't exists anymore.


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