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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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Official Sites:

Official Website

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

9 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dragonball See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the original 1986 dub of Dragon Ball, Goku was renamed as Zero. 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

Ninja Murasaki: You weren't supposed to dodge that!
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Crazy Credits

While the series had multiple credit opening sequences, all DVDs just feature the same intro - the one used when the series first came on the air. 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

Followed by Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru Z - Fukkatsu no 'F' (2015) See more »

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User Reviews

The best anime for kids!
23 February 2005 | by ShotaroShimaSee all my reviews

Young Goku is here. Lovable, kind, and pure-hearted. Also discover the origin of how it all started. To be honest, this was the best anime cartoon I ever saw next to my other favorites, Akira and Galerians.They don't compare at all but its funny and perfect for the family. If you heard DBZ was good, watch this series. The best shows are the first two sagas, when Goku did the most comedy. Although this isn't REALLY recommend for kids, due to violence and nudity. I recommend this to ages 9 and up. Young Goku journeys with a girl named Bulma hoping to find the seven dragon balls. During there journey they run into enemies who also have the same objective. Will Goku and Bulma receive all of the dragon ball and summon the dragon or will there plan be a failure. The whole search rides on a dragon radar created by Bulma.


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