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Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest (1990)

Dragon Ball Z: Kono Yo de Ichiban Tsuyoi Yatsu (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Adventure | 26 May 1998 (USA)
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The Z-Fighters must stop a mad scientist out to take over the world.

Director:

Daisuke Nishio

Writers:

Akira Toriyama (original manga "Dragon Ball"), Takao Koyama (screenplay)
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Cast overview:
Masako Nozawa ... Son Gokû / Son Gohan (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ... Pikkoro (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ... Kuririn (voice)
Hiromi Tsuru ... Buruma (voice)
Kôhei Miyauchi ... Kame-sen'nin (voice)
Mayumi Shô ... Chichi (voice)
Naoki Tatsuta ... Ûron (voice)
Kenji Utsumi ... Shenron (voice)
Kôji Yada Kôji Yada ... Dr. Kochin (voice)
Yukimasa Kishino Yukimasa Kishino ... Kishîme (voice)
Ken Yamaguchi Ken Yamaguchi ... Ebifuryâ (voice)
Daisuke Gôri Daisuke Gôri ... Misokattsun / Umigame (voice)
Kôji Nakata Kôji Nakata ... Dr. Uirô (voice)
Jôji Yanami ... Narrator (voice)
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The evil Dr. Kochin uses the dragon balls to resurrect his mentor, Dr. Wheelo, in an effort to take over the world. Dr. Wheelo, his body having been destroyed by the avalanche that killed him fifty years before, desires the body of the strongest fighter in the world as his new vessel. Believing Roshi to be the world's strongest warrior, Dr. Kochin abducts Bulma and forces Roshi to surrender himself to save her. When Goku hears of their abduction, he goes to their rescue. Written by page8701

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Deep in the ice is earth's greatest threat that can only be stopped by one man.


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Trivia

This is the first Dragon Ball Z movie in which Master Roshi actually fights. However, it would be 25 years later before he would fight again, in Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection "F" (2015). See more »

Goofs

Gohan has the Power Pole. It should be at Kami's Lookout. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Kochin: Some men call the technology that we have developed over the years questionable... and morally offensive, but the truest scientists, the ones that are remembered by history are the ones that are called down as lunatics by the world around them. Many times, it has been death that has allowed their works to be taken seriously. Dr. Wheelo's body has died, but his mind lives on thanks to the fruit of our scientific efforts. Our work will finally be taken seriously! Not even the avalanche that ...
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Alternate Versions

The old TV version that was once aired on Cartoon Network (based on the Ocean English dub) was edited for profanity and sexual humor but not for violence. See more »

Connections

Followed by Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

CHA-LA HEAD-CHA-LA
Lyrics by Yukinojô Mori
Music by Chiho Kiyooka
Arranged by Kenji Yamamoto
Performed by Hironobu Kageyama
(Columbia Record)
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A good way to begin a passion.
24 May 2000 | by GasperSKSee all my reviews

This is probably one of the best movies to help a newcomer to the series to get a handle on all that goes on. A BIT better then Dead Zone, but much better then Tree of Might. Though not in continuity of the series, it's still worth the watch. Highly recommended.


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

26 May 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,009,767
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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