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Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone (1989)

Doragon bôru Z (original title)
In order to wish for immortality and avenge his father, Garlic Jr. collects the dragon balls, kidnapping Goku's son Gohan in the process. Goku, Kami, Piccolo, and Krillin unite to rescue ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Son Gokû / Son Gohan (voice)
... Piccolo (voice)
... Bulma (voice)
... Kuririn (voice)
Daisuke Gôri ... Gyû-maô (voice)
Mayumi Shô ... Chichi (voice)
Kôhei Miyauchi ... Kame-sen'nin (voice)
... Kami-sama (voice)
... Shenron (voice)
... Garlic Jr. (voice)
... Ginger (voice)
Yukitoshi Hori ... Sansho (voice)
... Nicky (voice)
... Narrator (voice)
... Chi-Chi (Ocean Group dub) (voice)
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In order to wish for immortality and avenge his father, Garlic Jr. collects the dragon balls, kidnapping Goku's son Gohan in the process. Goku, Kami, Piccolo, and Krillin unite to rescue Gohan and save the world from being sucked into a dead zone. Written by page8701

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15 July 1989 (Japan)  »

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$9,060,335
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Trivia

This movie has had two Video CD releases by Speedy: one features the Pioneer release with the first English dub done by Ocean Studios, and the other featuring Speedy's own internal dub, subtitled The Vengeance of the Demon King. See more »

Quotes

Garlic Junior: I can't die! I've been given immortality! Hahahahaha!
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Crazy Credits

Just before the credits start, we see a glass shard that contains Garlic JR. and he is banging on the shard, trying to get out (Garlic JR. eventually does escape the dead zone). See more »

Connections

Followed by Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

CHA-LA HEAD-CHA-LA
(Opening theme)
Lyrics by Yukinojô Mori
Music by Chiho Kiyooka
Arranged by Kenji Yamamoto
Performed by Hironobu Kageyama
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Kamehameha!
9 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

Though not the first Dragonball movie despite what many people thing (there were movies based on the original TV series that tells of Goku's adventures with Bulma when he was still a child), this movie is a pretty neat romp for Goku and his friends, as long as you don't think TOO hard about it...because then you'd notice there's no way it could fit into the continuity of the TV series (since Goku has mastered obviously been to King Kai's already and mastered the techniques he taught him there, but is not yet a Super-Saiyan). But if you ignore this, it's a well-animated but badly dubbed fight. Any real fan of Dragonball Z should check this out as soon as possible.


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