Follows the adventures of an extraordinarily strong young boy named Goku as he searches for the seven dragon balls. These balls, when combined, can grant the owner any one wish he desires. Along the way he makes many new friends, and enemies, and he trains to become the strongest fighter in the world.
The big showdown with Piccolo!
Did You Know?
The theme song in the English dub is the same as the Japanese theme song with English lyrics See more
In the original English dub for the episode The Kamehameha wave, Kamehameha is misspelled as Kamehameah on the title screen. See more
Maybe... he'll call back...!
When FUNimation redubbed the original Dragon Ball in 2000, they kept the Japanese intro/outro credit songs, and had English speakers sing them. This was the first time FUNimation kept music from the Japanese version of a Dragon Ball series. See more
There are four different distinct English dubbed versions of this series:
- a dub from Harmony Gold in 1989 that played very briefly in the US,
- a heavily edited dub from Kidmark in 1995 that played in several English-speaking countries,
- an uncut dub from Funimation in 2001 (played edited on US TV) that is shown in only in the US and Australia,
- and a slightly edited Canadian dub from 2003 that plays only in Canada and in the UK.