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Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks (1993)

Dragon Ball Z - Doragon bôru zetto: Zetsubô e no hankô!! Nokosareta chô senshi - Gohan to Torankusu (original title)
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In a dark future where the Androids have taken over Earth, Gohan and his student Trunks are the last defense against these deadly killing machines.

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Akira Toriyama (original manga), Hiroshi Toda (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Masako Nozawa ... Son Gokû / Son Gohan (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ... Kuririn (voice)
Hiromi Tsuru ... Bulma / Baby Trunks (voice)
Ryô Horikawa ... Vegeta (voice)
Takeshi Kusao ... Trunks (voice)
Naoko Watanabe ... Chichi / Puar (voice)
Daisuke Gôri Daisuke Gôri ... Gyûmaô / Umigame (voice)
Naoki Tatsuta ... Oolong (voice)
Kôhei Miyauchi ... Kame Sen'nin (voice)
Shigeru Nakahara ... Android No.17 (voice)
Miki Itô ... Android No.18 (voice)
Shinobu Satouchi Shinobu Satouchi ... Announcer (voice)
Shin'ichirô Ôta Shin'ichirô Ôta ... Tenshu (voice)
Nao Nagasawa Nao Nagasawa ... On'na (voice) (as Nagasawa Naomi)
Kazunari Tanaka Kazunari Tanaka ... Kakariin (voice) (as Tanaka Kazushige)
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Storyline

This TV Movie tells the story of "Future" Trunks; that is, the Trunks from the alternate future where Goku has died and Androids terrorize the Earth. Amongst other things, it shows how Gohan trained Trunks, their fights with the Androids, and what inspired Trunks to go time traveling. Written by Anonymous

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

30 January 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dragon Ball Z Special 2: The History of Trunks See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fuji TV, Toei See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby | Mono (original version: voices)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The original Japanese version had eye catchers that were cut from the original FUNimation DVD. These have been reinserted into the newer re releases. See more »

Goofs

The Androids at one point, to Gohan and Trunks, say something along the lines of "you two again?", however at this point they had only fought Gohan and were not familiar with Trunks, yet somehow seem to know who he is. See more »

Quotes

Android 17: You're getting harder and harder to please, did you know that?
Android 18: Yeah, so?
Trunks: How about experiencing your own deaths, androids? Does that thrill you? It'll be your last joyride!
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, there is an image of Trunks and Goten and it reads "Dragon Ball Z - Supesharu - Owari" which translates into "Dragon Ball Z Special - End". See more »

Alternate Versions

All US releases prior to 2007 removed the eyecatchers. They were restored on the Double Feature release. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope: Pilot (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Beyond This Life
Performed by Dream Theater
(Heard in the English version)
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The best DBZ movie/tv movie....
22 November 2001 | by Dark GeniusSee all my reviews

The "History of Trunks," was the greatest DBZ movie that i have seen. It had more drama than the normal movie, and that was what made it so great.

Basically it reveals the future in which everyone except Gohan and Trunks have been killed by the Androids, and the two Z-fighters train hard to win the future...


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