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Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug (1991)

Dragon Ball Z: Super Saiya-jin da Son Gokû (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Fantasy | 7 August 2001 (USA)
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A Super Namekian named Slug comes to invade Earth.


Mitsuo Hashimoto


Akira Toriyama (original manga "Dragon Ball"), Takao Koyama (screenplay) | 1 more credit »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Masako Nozawa ... Son Gokû / Son Gohan (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ... Piccolo (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ... Kuririn / Yajirobe (voice)
Hiromi Tsuru ... Bulma (voice)
Naoko Watanabe ... Chichi (voice)
Naoki Tatsuta ... Oolong / Haiya Dragon / Bubbles (voice)
Kôhei Miyauchi ... Kame-sen'nin (voice)
Kenji Utsumi ... Old Slug / Shenlong (voice)
Jôji Yanami ... Kaiô-sama / Narrator (voice)
Keiichi Nanba Keiichi Nanba ... Angira (voice)
Shôzô Îzuka Shôzô Îzuka ... Kakûja (voice)
Kôji Totani ... Commander Zeeun (voice)
Daisuke Gôri Daisuke Gôri ... Dorodabo (voice)
Hideyuki Hori Hideyuki Hori ... Medamatcha (voice)
Shinobu Satouchi Shinobu Satouchi ... Soldier A (voice)


When an asteroid nearly destroys Planet Earth, a space ship emerges from the asteroid and lands on Earth. The new terror is Lord Slug, a nomadic alien who plans to destroy all life on Earth, and the only one who can stop him is Goku! Written by Christopher Kai

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There are actually three English dubs for this film: The FUNimation dub, a dub done in France by AB Groupe for European markets, and a Malaysian English dub that was released on VCD in Malaysia. See more »


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Alternate Versions

The edited FUNimation version cuts out some blood and violence. See more »


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Pretty nice, but the dubbed version sucks!
13 April 2007 | by toshguySee all my reviews

I watched the dubbed version of this movie first, so I'll begin with it. First of all I would like to state that the music in the American version was simply atrocious and even a bit insulting for DBZ. The dub voices are slightly better than the ones from Ocean Group but still aren't very good. At least none of them are as annoying as most of the Ocean voices were.

The thing I most liked about the original version was the music. Superb, as always. The Japanese voices are really cool (also as always), although Goku's voice is quite annoying and too feminine. I think they should have replaced Masako Nozawa with a male actor for DBZ.

Anyway, on to the plot - certainly not as nice as the ones of the previous movies, but still better than the plots of most animes and since it's DBZ it's pretty good. But they used an almost totally different definition for the term "Super Namekian" than they did in the series.

I recommend the previous three movies more than this one - not only because they have better plots, also because the dubbed versions have the original music score in them, because of which I'm willing to put up with the annoying voices.

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