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Dragon Ball Z Kai 

Dragon Ball Kai: Doragon bôru kai (original title)
In February of 2009, Toei Animation announced that as an honor to 20 years of Dragon Ball Z, they will begin the production of a renewed DragonBall Z, named Dragon Ball Kai. This new anime ... See full summary »
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Masako Nozawa ...
 Son Gohan / ... (159 episodes, 2009-2015)
Jôji Yanami ...
 Narration / ... (159 episodes, 2009-2015)
Mayumi Tanaka ...
 Kuririn / ... (129 episodes, 2009-2015)
Ryô Horikawa ...
 Vegeta / ... (116 episodes, 2009-2015)
Toshio Furukawa ...
 Piccolo (107 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Goku / ... (103 episodes, 2009-2014)
Doc Morgan ...
 Narrator / ... (102 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Vegeta / ... (100 episodes, 2009-2014)
Colleen Clinkenbeard ...
 Gohan / ... (100 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Krillin / ... (95 episodes, 2009-2014)
Hiromi Tsuru ...
 Bulma / ... (93 episodes, 2009-2015)
Takeshi Kusao ...
 Trunks / ... (80 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Bulma / ... (72 episodes, 2009-2014)
Tôru Furuya ...
 Yamcha / ... (65 episodes, 2009-2015)
Hikaru Midorikawa ...
 Tenshinhan / ... (64 episodes, 2009-2015)
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In February of 2009, Toei Animation announced that as an honor to 20 years of Dragon Ball Z, they will begin the production of a renewed DragonBall Z, named Dragon Ball Kai. This new anime chronicles the plot of DBZ and consists of parts from the original anime which are edited to a better quality and with new voices. Toei Animation also confirmed that the plot of DBK will be closer to manga style. Written by dreamian

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Trivia

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 »

Crazy Credits

New commercial bumpers/eyecatchers were animated for this incarnation of the series as well. See more »

Connections

Follows Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13 (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Dragon Soul (Doragon sôru)
Opening theme
Lyrics: Yumi Yoshimoto
Music: Takafumi Iwasaki
Arrangement: Seiichi Kyôda
Performer: Takayoshi Tanimoto (Dragon Soul)
(Columbia Music Entertainment)
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The best version of DBZ
23 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

Years ago before dragon ball z Kai I watched a bit of Some Poorly dubbed Dragon ball and Dragon Ball GT and the laughable ocean dub version of DBZ (with Some of the worst Acting known to man)

I think dragon ball z Kai is the best of the series Much better than the 1999 Funimation dub

The Voice Acting was a bit mediocre compare to the Japanese voice acting

Gohan's new Voice is cute but childish (a lot of funimation dub fans hate Gohan's new Voice but i like it)

Even Freiza's new Voice was epic and much better than his Funimation dub Voice

The musics from DBZKai are great

and the animation was superior to dragon ball z

The theme song(dragon soul) was great

this series is not as bad as what the Funimation 1999 Fans say

If you miss dragon ball z than dragon ball z Kai is all you need Because it was the best version of DBZ

For those who never watched the funimation version of DBZ as a kid: 10/10 For those who watched the funimation version of DBZ as a kid: 1/10


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