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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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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 »

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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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Trivia

In the manga adaptation, Trunks is able to turn Super Saiyan before Gohan dies. However in this version, Gohan's death is what causes Trunks to transform into a Super Saiyan. 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

Trunks: Gohan, why'd you have to do it, why'd you have to leave me? It's not fair! Oh gosh no... what did they do to you Gohan? You were my best friend, you were everything to me... everything! This just isn't fair! Gohan, Gohan, GOHAN!
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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 »

Connections

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

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Through Her Eyes
Performed by Dream Theater
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The future that never was.
15 June 2008 | by emasterslakeSee all my reviews

Trunks has lived his whole life in fear and chaos as 2 Androids have been killing off the world's population and destroying all major cities. After witnessing so many innocent lives, he must find a way to bring back everything that was lost and irreplaceable.

This is the full story on what Trunk's life was like during the Armegeda of the androids. As it was very little said during the Trunks/Android/Cell Sagas. You see a lot of brief cameos of your favorite characters as well as Gohan who plays a part in this TV special.

Since this takes place in an alternate future, all that you'll see in this TV special won't affect the current time line. Well those who have seen the all the android episodes would know what I mean.

So those who really wanted to know what alternate future of the DBZ world is like can be able to see this on DVD.


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