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Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler (1992)

Doragon bôru Z: Gekitotsu!! 100-oku pawâ no senshi-tachi (original title)
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Cooler has resurrected himself as a robot and is enslaving the people of New Namek. Goku and the gang must help.

Director:

Daisuke Nishio

Writers:

Akira Toriyama (original manga "Dragon Ball"), Takao Koyama (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Masako Nozawa ... Son Gokû / Son Gohan (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ... Piccolo (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ... Kuririn / Yajirobe (voice)
Ryô Horikawa ... Vegeta (voice)
Kôhei Miyauchi ... Kame-sen'nin (voice)
Naoki Tatsuta ... Oolong (voice)
Tomiko Suzuki ... Dende (voice)
Toku Nishio Toku Nishio ... Mr. Popo (voice)
Toshio Kobayashi Toshio Kobayashi ... Guide Robo (voice)
Kazunari Tanaka Kazunari Tanaka ... Namekian (voice)
Hisao Egawa Hisao Egawa ... Namekian (voice)
Kinpei Azusa Kinpei Azusa ... Mûri (voice)
Ryûsei Nakao ... Metal Coola (voice)
Sean Schemmel ... Goku (voice) (as Seán Schemmel)
Jôji Yanami ... Narration (voice)
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Storyline

When New Namek falls under attack by a massive planet of metal and an army of lethal robots, the Guardian of Earth, Dende, reforms the Earths Special Forces to go to New Namek and save his people. Not knowing what to expect, but not expecting what they find, the Z Warriors find themselves landing in the frying pan, for the force behind the invasion of Namek is none other than Koola, Frieza's older brother, who Goku supposedly killed long ago. With Koola more powerful than before, and this time seemingly invincible, the power of a Super Saiyan may not be enough to save the galaxy this time. But Koola and Goku are about to find out that they're both full of surprises. Written by Rob

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Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

13 August 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,581,369
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Beginning with this film, Piccolo wears a red belt like he does in the manga compared to the TV series and the first five Dragon Ball Z movies where he has a blue one. It stays like this for the remainder of his appearances in them. See more »

Quotes

[First lines; the Big Gete Star is moving past New Namek's sun]
Namekian #1: What is it? An eclipse?
Namekian #2: Not at this time of year...
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Alternate Versions

A edited version was released on VHS and DVD from FUNimation removing some violence and blood. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dragon ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Hero (Kimi ga Hero)
Performed by by Hironobu Kageyama
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The best DBZ english movie out
14 September 2002 | by C6YR2001See all my reviews

This movie was possibly the best DBZ dubbed movie ever. It makes sense, no crappy backround music, it's perfect. It wont make any stupid references like "If you wanted to join my army you have to use the side entrance!" "Thanks but no thanks, we're both self employed." This could possibly be the only reason why I liked this movie over all i give it a 9 out 10...since there is no Cha La or the Japanese music.


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