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Dragon Ball 

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Dragon Ball tells the tale of a young warrior by the name of Son Goku, a young peculiar boy with a tail who embarks on a quest to become stronger and learns of the Dragon Balls, when, once all 7 are gathered, grant any wish of choice.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Brice Armstrong ...  Narrator / ... 153 episodes, 1986-2003
Steve Olson Steve Olson ...  Narrator (Blue Water dub) / ... 153 episodes, 1986-2003
Stephanie Nadolny ...  Goku / ... 132 episodes, 1986-2003
Zoe Slusar ...  Goku (Blue Water dub) / ... 132 episodes, 1986-2003
Christopher Sabat ...  Yamcha / ... 131 episodes, 1986-2003
Tiffany Vollmer ...  Bulma 119 episodes, 1986-2003
Leda Davies Leda Davies ...  Bulma (Blue Water dub) / ... 115 episodes, 1986-2003
Mike McFarland ...  Master Roshi / ... 113 episodes, 1986-2003
Monika Antonelli ...  Puar / ... 105 episodes, 1986-2003
Victor Atelevich ...  Yamcha (Blue Water dub) / ... 102 episodes, 1986-2003
Chris Simms Chris Simms ...  Puar (Blue Water dub) 101 episodes, 1986-2003
Bradford Jackson ...  Oolong / ... 100 episodes, 1986-2003
Mike Thiessen Mike Thiessen ...  Krillin (Blue Water dub) / ... 88 episodes, 2001-2003
Laurie Steele Laurie Steele ...  Krillin / ... 86 episodes, 1986-2003
Meredith McCoy ...  Launch 85 episodes, 2001-2003
John Burgmeier ...  Tien / ... 68 episodes, 1986-2003
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Storyline

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. Written by page8701

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The big showdown with Piccolo!


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Details

Official Sites:

Official Website

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

9 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The character "Devilman" is not true to the original name of the character. In Japan, his name is "Akuman", a reference to the Japanese word for devil, Akuma, and a pun. See more »

Goofs

In the original English dub for the episode The Kamehameha wave, Kamehameha is misspelled as Kamehameah on the title screen. See more »

Quotes

Goku: Well, this blows.
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Crazy Credits

The intro sequence that accompanied the 1995 dub was a hodgepodge of scenes from the first two movies, footage from the series itself, and footage from the intros/outros of the series. Curiously, much of the footage shown (particularly the movie footage) was never shown on TV at the time. See more »

Alternate Versions

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.
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Connections

Featured in Captain Mayham 2041: The Beginning (2014) See more »

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User Reviews

Find the Dragon Balls!
9 September 2001 | by QprP7wuvkSee all my reviews

What starts off as an unusual re-telling of a Chinese legend called "Journey to the West" immediately turns into into pure madness!! On a twisted version of earth, the amazingly strong child named Son Gokuu goes on a quest to find the magical dragon balls with his friends Bulma and Oolong. Once all 7 dragon balls are gathered and the dragon is called, the sky will darken and the dragon will grant any one wish within its power. Unfortunately, only one wish can be granted per year and after the wish is granted, the dragon balls scatter across the earth and turn into stones. Within 365 days, they will once again become magical dragon balls. Dragon Ball is the funniest anime I have ever seen. From Master Roshi and Oolong's hentai "problems" to Gokuu trying a Kamehameha for the very first time!


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