In February of 2009, Toei Animation announced that as an honor to 20 years of Dragon Ball Z, they will begin the production of a renewed DragonBall Z, named Dragon Ball Kai. This new anime chronicles the plot of DBZ and consists of parts from the original anime which are edited to a better quality and with new voices. Toei Animation also confirmed that the plot of DBK will be closer to manga style.
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Where possible, the original voice actors have been brought back to reprise their respective roles. See more
Mr. Satan's punch at the World Tournament is shown to have a power of "137." Yet later, in the dub, someone comments on him having a punch power of "139." (Master Roshi's power level is 139, which probably created this confusion.) See more
New commercial bumpers/eyecatchers were animated for this incarnation of the series as well. See more
In the U.S. DVD/Blu-ray releases from FUNimation, the brief title bumper that starts off each episode is missing. It is present in the Japanese DVD/Blu-ray releases from Happinet. See more
Yeah! Break! Care! Break! (Ya bure ka bure)
Lyrics: Yuriko Mori
Music: Takafumi Iwasaki
Arrangement: Seiichi Kyôda
Performer: Takayoshi Tanimoto
(Columbia Music Entertainment) See more