The adventures of Earth's martial arts defender Son Goku continue with a new family and the revelation of his alien origin. Now Goku and his allies must defend the planet from an onslaught of new extraterrestrial enemies.
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Series cast summary:
Masako Nozawa ...
 Son Gohan / ... (291 episodes, 1989-1996)
Jôji Yanami ...
 Narration / ... (290 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Narrator / ... (254 episodes, 1989-1995)
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 Vegeta / ... (244 episodes, 1989-1995)
Mayumi Tanaka ...
 Kuririn / ... (232 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Goku / ... (232 episodes, 1989-1995)
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 Gohan / ... (210 episodes, 1989-1995)
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 Krillin / ... (204 episodes, 1989-1995)
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 Piccolo / ... (194 episodes, 1989-1996)
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 Vegeta / ... (196 episodes, 1989-1996)
Hiromi Tsuru ...
 Bulma / ... (183 episodes, 1989-1996)
Tiffany Vollmer ...
 Bulma / ... (160 episodes, 1989-1995)
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 Master Roshi / ... (138 episodes, 1989-1995)
Hirotaka Suzuoki ...
 Tenshinhan / ... (132 episodes, 1989-1996)
Cynthia Cranz ...
 Chi-Chi / ... (130 episodes, 1989-1995)
Daisuke Gôri ...
 Mister Satan / ... (128 episodes, 1989-1996)
Takeshi Kusao ...
 Trunks / ... (127 episodes, 1989-1996)
Tôru Furuya ...
 Yamcha / ... (121 episodes, 1989-1996)
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Five years after the end of "Dragon Ball", Son Gokû reunites with his friends, bringing along his four-year old son, Gohan. Son Gohan is not like his father; he'd rather study than fight. Raditz, a warrior from space lands on earth searching for someone named "Kakarotto". He reveals himself as Raditz of the Saiyajin, the older brother of Kakarotto! And Kakarotto turns out to be Son Gokû! With two other Saiyajin coming to earth, can Gokû and the Z Warriors withstand the onslaught!? Written by Evan Jacobson <mrsatan@geocities.com>

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Trivia

Freeza and his minions are sent to Hell, where several demons wear t-shirts that have the word "HELL" written on them. In the English USA version, the demons wear "HFIL" t-shirts, and the underworld is referred to as the "Home For Infinite Losers." See more »

Goofs

In the 2008 special, the press is apparently aware of the threat of Majin Buu, despite the fact that the public's memories of the conflict were erased. See more »

Quotes

Super Buu: So, hot - shot, you want to fight Majin Buu?
Mystic Gohan: Fight you? No, I want to destroy you.
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Connections

Spoofed in Mad: Money Ball Z/Green Care Bear (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

WE GOTTA POWER
Opening theme
Lyrics by Yukinojô Mori
Music and Arranged by Keiju Ishikawa
Arranged by Kenji Yamamoto
Performed by Hironobu Kageyama
(Columbia Records)
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Best Anime Ever
4 October 2004 | by (Adelaide, Australia) – See all my reviews

If you think DBZ is a bad anime you're sadly mistaken. It has everything a good anime needs: action, comedy, powerful evil guys and so on. A lot of you probably think that the Simpsons is a good anime. Its not cause its limited to what it can do. The things I love are: The bad guys and how they tourment the good guys (Super Buu with Gohan, The Androids with the Z fighters and so on). The themes are also cool. The Super Saiyan themes add that little extra to show the mood that the fighters are in when they power up.

My favorite character is Vegeta and Piccolo. They add a certain comic relief to the show especially when Kakarot does something idiotic.


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