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Dragon Ball
DB Tankōbon.png
First tankōbon volume, released in Japan on November 10, 1985
ドラゴンボール
(Doragon Bōru)
Genre Bangsian fantasy, Martial arts, Science fiction
Manga
Author Akira Toriyama
Publisher Shueisha
English publisher Australia New Zealand Madman Entertainment
United Kingdom Gollancz Manga
Demographic Shōnen
Magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump
English magazine United States Shonen Jump
Original run 19841995
Volumes 42 (List of volumes)
TV anime
Director Minoru Okazaki
Daisuke Nishio
Studio Toei Animation
Licensor United States FUNimation Entertainment
Network Fuji TV, Animax
English network Canada YTV
United States Cartoon Network, CoLours TV, FUNimation Channel, Toonami Jetstream, KIKU
Original run February 26, 1986April 12, 1989
Episodes 153 (List of episodes)
TV anime
Dragon Ball Z
Director Daisuke Nishio
Studio Toei Animation
Licensor United States FUNimation Entertainment
Network Fuji TV, Animax, Tokyo MX
English network Australia Network Ten, Cartoon Network
United States Cartoon Network
Original run April 26, 1989January 31, 1996
Episodes 291 (List of episodes)
TV anime
Dragon Ball GT
Director Osamu Kasai
Studio Toei Animation
Licensor Canada United States Funimation Entertainment
Network Fuji TV, Animax
English network Australia Network Ten, Cartoon Network
United Kingdom Toonami, CNX
Original run February 7, 1996November 19, 1997
Episodes 64 (List of episodes)
TV anime
Dragon Ball Kai
Studio Toei Animation
Licensor Canada United States Funimation Entertainment
Network Japan Fuji TV
United States Nicktoons Network
Original run April 5, 2009 – ongoing
Episodes 48 (List of episodes)
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.Dragon Ball (ドラゴンボール Doragon Bōru?) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Akira Toriyama.^ Based on a long-running manga series by Akira Toriyama.
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^ This series is not based on a manga by Akira Toriyama.
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^ Dragon Ball Z is an animated series based on a Japanese manga series focusing on martial arts.

.It was originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1984 through 1995, and later the 519 individual chapters were published into 42 tankōbon volumes by Shueisha.^ It was originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1984 through 1995, and later the 519 individual chapters were published into 42 tankōbon volumes by Shueisha.
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^ Japanese manga by Akira Toriyama serialized in the weekly anthology magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1984 to 1995 , and originally collected into 42 individual books called tankōbon .

^ The individual chapters are being serialized in Viz's Shonen Jump manga anthology and being published in tankōbon volumes.

.Inspired by the Chinese folk novel Journey to the West, it follows the adventures of Son Goku from his childhood through adulthood as he trains in martial arts and explores the world in search of the seven mystical objects known as the Dragon Balls, which can summon a wish-granting dragon.^ Porunga: The Namekian Dragon Porunga can be summoned after gathering all seven of the Namekian Dragon Balls.

^ Son Goku is returning from the afterlife for a day to compete in the World Martial Arts Tournament, too.

^ Dragon Balls to wish for world domination.
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.Along his journey, Goku meets several friends and fights against several villains who also seek the Dragon Balls.^ Goku meets in Dragon Ball.
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^ Goku has a psycic sense for the dragon balls.
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^ When that fails, he starts to seek the Dragon Balls.
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.The 42 tankōbon have been adapted into three anime series produced by Toei Animation: Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, and Dragon Ball GT.^ GT or a new series for Dragon ball .
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^ Shopping Dragon Ball Z animation anime comics dbz More...
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^ The Dragon Ball franchise consists of Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball GT and is one of the most successful in animation series.

.Additionally, Toei has developed seventeen animated feature films and three television specials.^ The 42 tankōbon have been adapted into three anime series produced by Toei Animation: Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball GT. Additionally, Toei has developed seventeen animated feature films and three television specials.
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^ Bonus Television Special: " A Hero's Legacy " - Creditless version of the first opening animation for the series.

^ Once the GT single discs had finished their release schedule, Toei turned to the last remaining animated Dragon Box material: the feature films.

.In 2009, Toei started rebroadcasting Dragon Ball Z under the name of Dragon Ball Kai which changes the footage from the original anime.^ This recut will be titled Dragon Ball Kai .
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^ Dragon Ball Kai Episode #022 .
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^ Dragon Ball Kai Episode #019 .
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.Several companies have developed various types of merchandising such as a collectible trading card game, and a large number of video games.^ Several companies have developed various types of merchandising such as a collectible trading card game, and a large number of video games.
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^ The score for the series was provided by Kenji Yamamoto, a video game musician who composed the music for several Dragon Ball Z video games, as opposed to Shunsuke Kikuchi, the composer of the original's score.
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.The manga series was licensed for an English language release in North America by Viz Media, in the United Kingdom by Gollancz Manga, and in Australia and New Zealand by Chuang Yi.^ Viz has been releasing the DragonBall manga in North America since 1998.
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^ Viz Media manga .

^ The series is licensed for an English language release in North America by Viz Media, in the United Kingdom by Gollancz Manga, and in Australia and New Zealand by Chuang Yi.
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.The anime series was licensed by Funimation Entertainment for an English language release worldwide, although the series has been dubbed several times by various studios.^ Seven clips from various foreign language dubs of the series, including a clip from FUNimation's English version.

^ This is also based on the anime series and has been released for Playstation 3.

^ The anime series was licensed for a heavily edited English dubbed broadcast in North America by 4Kids Entertainment .

In China, a live-action film adaptation was produced in 1989. In 2002, 20th Century Fox acquired the rights to produce an American-made live-action film, which was released on April 10, 2009.
.Since its release, Dragon Ball has become one of the most popular manga series of its time in both Japan and North America.^ Dragon Ball Kai is a new series...which is noT !
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^ Dragon ball's time line .

^ The series is a continuation of the original Dragon Ball .

.It enjoys a high readership, with over 150 million volumes of the series sold by 2007. Several manga artists have noted that the manga series was the inspiration for their own now popular works, including Naruto and One Piece.^ It enjoys a high readership, with over 150 million volumes of the series sold by 2007.
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^ Several manga artists have noted that the manga series was the inspiration for their own now popular works, including Naruto and One Piece.
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^ These mangas are usually a few episodes ahead of the actual television series and have become popular among international audiences as well.
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.The anime is also highly popular, ranking number 12 among the best anime series of all time in 2006. Reviewers praise the art, characterization, and humor of the manga story.^ The anime is also highly popular, ranking number 12 among the best anime series of all time in 2006.
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^ Videogamefan's review The Budokai series is the best!
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^ Reviewers praise the art, characterization, and humor of the manga story.
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.The anime series have had more mixed reviews, with the first also praised for its characterizations, but the second has been often criticized for its long, repetitive fights, and the third has been often considered to be completely repetitive.^ The anime series have had more mixed reviews, with the first also praised for its characterizations, but the second was criticized for its long, repetitive fights, and the third series considered repetitive with childish fights and "goofy" character designs.
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^ With the ending of Dragon Ball, Toei Animation quickly released a second anime television series, Dragon Ball Z. Picking up where the first left off, Dragon Ball Z is adapted from the final twenty-six volumes of the manga series.
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^ As if the most popular Anime series, Dragonball, couldn't get any better, along came Dragonball Z. Dragonball Z includes more drama than Dragonball.
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Contents

Plot summary

.The series begins with a monkey-tailed boy named Goku befriending a teenage girl named Bulma, and together they go on a quest to find the seven magic Dragon Balls.^ Are they balls used by dragons?
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^ The only similarity to the series is the names and dragon balls.
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^ Dragon Radar Use this to find the Dragon Balls.
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.Along the way, they meet and befriend a plethora of martial artists.^ Many of Goku's former enemies become his friend they band together to fight greater evils along the way.
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^ The game begins with Goku and King Kai walking along the winding track of Snake Way to meet Yenma, the Master of Other World.
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^ Afterwards Ado and Kado separate and are shown getting along with everyone meaning they have changed their ways.
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.Goku also undergoes rigorous training regimes and educational programs in order to fight in the World Martial Arts Tournament, a competition involving the most powerful fighters in the world.^ World Tournament Arc- Goku, Vegeta and the others fight in the World Tournament of martial arts to challenge and strengthen themselves.
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^ After a long fight with Goku, Jackie Chun wins the 21st World Martial Arts Tournament.

^ Gohan eliminates this from his wardrobe when entering the World Martial Arts Tournament.

.Outside the tournaments, Goku faces diverse villains such as Emperor Pilaf, the Red Ribbon Army, the demon Piccolo Daimao and his offspring Piccolo Jr., who eventually becomes Goku's ally.^ This led to conflict between the Red Ribbon Army and Goku.
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^ He eventually reforms, becoming an ally and Z Fighter.
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^ He becomes friend with Goku who rescues his little son Upa from Red Ribbon Army.

[1]
.As a young adult, Goku meets his older brother Raditz, who tells him that they come from a race of extraterrestrials called Saiyans.^ Goku and Krillin express their disgust at Raditz and tell him to leave.
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^ He tries to convince Goku to come with him and tells him that he is a Saiyajin.
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^ Goku calls Krillin over to him, and tells Gohan to fight Vegeta.
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.The Saiyans had sent Goku to Earth as an infant to conquer the planet for them, but he suffered a severe head injury soon after his arrival and lost all memory of his mission.^ Sadib Saiyans leave the planet all the time to conquer other planets.

^ (Note: A previous head injury caused Goku to lost his Saiya-jin memory.

^ Description: Goku is a Saiyan from the planet Vegeta that was stranded on Earth.
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.Goku refuses to help Raditz continue the mission, after which he begins to encounter other enemies from space, most notably the Saiyan prince Vegeta, who becomes his rival and, eventually, his ally as well.^ He eventually reforms, becoming an ally and Z Fighter.
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^ Vegeta becomes confident that he has become a Super Saiyan.
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^ The Saiyan begin space travel and meet aliens from other planets.

.He later encounters Frieza, the galactic tyrant responsible for the destruction of the Saiyan race, whose actions cause Goku to transform into a legendary Super Saiyan.^ Pikkon shows his true form, and Goku transforms into Super Saiyan.
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^ GRAH!" Goku and Vegeta raised their power to transform into the Super Saiyan 4!
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^ After Goku transforms into Super Saiyan 3, walk toward Buu and start attacking.
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.After an epic battle on the planet Namek, Goku defeats Frieza, avenging the lives of millions across the universe.^ Defeat Frieza in Dragon Universe mode with Goku .
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^ The battle between Frieza and Goku begins.
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^ Frieza Defeat Frieza with Goku in Dragon Universe mode to unlock Frieza.
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[2]
.Four years later, a group of androids from the former Red Ribbon Army appear, seeking revenge against Goku.^ This led to conflict between the Red Ribbon Army and Goku.
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^ Confront the Red Ribbon Army 66.
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^ Also, the history of Goku's dealings with the Red Ribbon Army comes to light.
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.During this time, an evil life form called Cell emerges and, after absorbing two of the androids to increase his power, holds his own martial arts tournament to decide the fate of the Earth, but is eventually defeated by Goku's first child Son Gohan.^ Gohan eliminates this from his wardrobe when entering the World Martial Arts Tournament.

^ During this tournament Son Goku meets Tien and Choazu.

^ He reaches Cell Stage Two after absorbing Android 17.

.Seven years later, Goku is drawn into another battle for the universe against an extraterrestrial named Majin Buu.^ And Goku is powerfull in one universe, but not in another.
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^ Tien also participated in the battles against Cell and Majin Buu.
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^ The next battle against Buu starts.
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.Joined by Vegeta and Gohan, Goku succeeds in destroying the evil half of Buu and the good half of Buu settles down with them.^ Vegeta : (about Goku and Gohan) Children.
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^ Vegeta destroys half of the stadium, then challenges Goku.
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^ Goku, Vegeta and Gohan with Cell in the background.
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.Ten years later, at another World Martial Arts Tournament, Goku meets the evil Buu's human reincarnation, Uub.^ Gohan eliminates this from his wardrobe when entering the World Martial Arts Tournament.

^ At the World Martial Arts Tournament, the Z fighters meet a boy called Uub .
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^ Uub is in the first round of World Martial Arts tournament.

.At the end of the series, Goku takes Uub away on a journey to train him as the Earth's next defender.^ The episode ends with Goku passing away.
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^ Goku then takes him away to train with him so that Goku would have an apprentice who could protect the Earth.
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^ Next Goku takes on Burter and Jeice.
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[3]

Themes

.At its core, Dragon Ball maintains the central tenets of the Weekly Shōnen Jump core philosophy of "friendship, struggle, and victory."^ Jump to: navigation , search Dragon Ball Z (ドラゴンボール Z, Doragon Bōru Zetto ) is the long-running sequel to the popular shōnen series Dragon Ball made by Akira Toriyama .
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^ Jump to: navigation , search Dragon Ball GT (1996-1997) was an anime following the Dragon Ball Z series by Akira Toriyama .
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^ The Dragon Ball Z manga was transitioned into a launch title for the new U.S. edition of the Shonen Jump anthology, starting in January 2003 .

.As the series shifts from a "heart warming" story into a more action-oriented piece, the protagonists go through an unending cycle of fighting, winning, losing, learning important lessons, then returning to the fight.^ Trunks: The author is going into the story?

^ He takes fighting more seriously and loses his jestful nature.

^ This movie had some good fights but over all could have used a little more action.

.As the series progresses, the heroes continue this cycle by using miraculous devices to achieve life after death while continuing their on-going battles with the dead heroes who continue to learn lessons as they defeat their challengers.^ Defeat Guldo who is not much of a challenge.
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^ They then go to the battle field.
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^ The battle continues as they attack each other.
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[4] .The series also follows the idea that if someone is trying to be "the best", they can reach their goals by constantly challenging themselves.^ The remaining Z - Fighters gather to meet the threat and are greeted by a challenge : if they can beat the Saibamen then they will take on the saiyans themselves!
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^ Truth be told, I would hate the idea of this movie more than I already do if they tried to make it more like the anime.
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^ Throw some good idea.They are trying to bring this movie to audience like us.
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[5]

Production

.Wanting to break from the Western influences common in his other series, when Akira Toriyama began work on Dragon Ball he decided to loosely model it on the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West.^ This series is not based on a manga by Akira Toriyama.
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^ When Toriyama began creating the Dragon Ball series, he used Wu Cheng'en's Journey to the West as a prototype for his own work.
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^ GT or a new series for Dragon ball .
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[6][7] He also redeveloped one of his earlier one shot manga series, Dragon Boy, which was initially serialized in Fresh Jump and released in a single tankōbon volume in 1983.[7] This short work combined the comedic style of Toriyama's successful six-year series Dr. Slump with a more action-oriented plot and paid homage to famous martial art actor Jackie Chan.[7][8] Toriyama notes that his goal for the series was to tell an "unconventional and contradictory" story.[9]
.In the early concept of the series, Goku and Piccolo were from Earth.^ Aside from Goku, Gohan, and Piccolo, he is easily one of the most prominent characters in the series, receiving more character development after being introduced than a number of other characters.
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^ Goku tells Gohan as soon as they get their training done, they will go down to Earth and help Piccolo.
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^ He didn't take Piccolo and Goku seriously and severely underestimated them due to their low power reading.
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.With the introduction of Kami, the idea of having fights from other planets was established and Goku and Piccolo were changed to alien species.^ Piccolo : I have an idea on how to help Goku.
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^ Piccolo is an alien from the planet Namek.
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^ Story wise things are different; this video shows a couple of scenes with a dead Goku fighting along with Piccolo and Gohan, and Red Ribbon robots as enemies.
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[10] .For the female characters, Toriyama felt it was not fun to draw "weak females" so he created women that he felt were not only "beautiful and sexy", but also "strong".[9] Going against the normal convention that the strongest characters should be the largest in terms of physical size, he designed many of Dragon Ball's most powerful characters with small statures, including the protagonist, Goku.^ Son Goku (孫 悟空, Son Gokū?, addressed only as Goku in most English adaptations) is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the Dragon Ball universe created by Akira Toriyama.
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^ The Dragon Balls have been scattered to the ends of creation!
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^ Most warriors in the Dragon Ball universe can do this.
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[9]
The Earth of Dragon Ball[11]
.The fighting techniques were initially unnamed, but the series editor felt it would be better to name them all.^ Name: hot chik saver Super: Hero Powers: fly Mission: save all the hot chiks Attire: wat a hot dude would wear .
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^ Kid Goku (initial character) Moves: Jan Ken - "the Rock Paper Scizzors technique" Kamehameha - "Why it's that technique we all know about."
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^ He was always positive and would never despair over any fight - no matter how serious.
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.Toriyama proceeded to create names for all of the techniques, except for the Kamehameha (かめはめ波?, lit.^ KameHameHa The Kamehameha is a technique created by Master Roshi.
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^ Tellingly, this was also the same time as Toriyama's Doctor Slump was brought back on air, perhaps showing that the artist wasn't quite so tired of his original creation after all.
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^ Kid Goku (initial character) Moves: Jan Ken - "the Rock Paper Scizzors technique" Kamehameha - "Why it's that technique we all know about."
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."Turtle Striking Wave") which his wife named when Toriyama was indecisive about what it should be called.
^ It seems he didn't give a shit about the so-called Toriyama rules.

^ Now we can play the normal harmonic series (see standing waves to revise about harmonics), including the notes used for bugle calls.
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^ The name Kame Hame Ha was thought up by Akira Toriyama's wife.
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[10] .When creating the fictional world of the series, Toriyama decided to create basing it from his own imagination to avoid referencing popular culture.^ This series is not based on a manga by Akira Toriyama.
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^ Jump to: navigation , search Dragon Ball Z (ドラゴンボール Z, Doragon Bōru Zetto ) is the long-running sequel to the popular shōnen series Dragon Ball made by Akira Toriyama .
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^ DRAGONBALL, created by Akira Toriyama, has been seen in countless manga volumes, videogames, ongoing cartoon series, and direct-to-video releases.
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.However the island where the World Martial Arts Tournament is held is modeled after Bali.^ Go to an island northeast of the World Tournament.
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^ Gohan eliminates this from his wardrobe when entering the World Martial Arts Tournament.

^ Uub is in the first round of World Martial Arts tournament.

.When having fights in the manga, Toriyama had the characters go to a place where nobody lived to avoid difficulties in drawing destroyed buildings.^ Where the characters go to fight.
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^ When having fights in the manga, Toriyama had the characters go to a place where nobody lived to avoid difficulties in drawing destroyed buildings.
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^ In Story mode, fight as any character in the Town stage and destroy all the buildings.
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.In order to advance the story quickly, he also gave most fighters the ability to fly so they could travel to other parts of the world without inconvenience.^ In order to advance the story quickly, he also gave most fighters the ability to fly so they could travel to other parts of the world without inconvenience.
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^ The story focuses on Goku, Pan and Trunks as they travel the galaxy in search of the universal black star Dragonballs.
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^ C) Most of the Z-fighters could catch a series of bullets fired from an automatic rifle(not to mention that none of them would actually do anything if they made contact) but guns do in-fact play some significant role in this film from what I hear.
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.This was also the reasoning behind Goku learning to teletransport (thus allowing characters to move to any planet in a second).^ This was also the reasoning behind Goku learning to teletransport (thus allowing characters to move to any planet in a second).
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^ Goku and his friends encounter new enemies on other planets and Goku meets his match with a character named Bebii, which was created by the Tsufurujin race to destroy the Saiyajin.
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^ Kid Goku (initial character) Moves: Jan Ken - "the Rock Paper Scizzors technique" Kamehameha - "Why it's that technique we all know about."
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[10]
.After the first chapters were released, readers commented that Goku seemed rather plain, so his appearance was changed.^ After the first chapters were released, readers commented that Goku seemed rather plain, so his appearance was changed.
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^ Gokule: Change appearance: First get the Gokule capsule for either Goku or Hercule.
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^ Hint: Gokule: Change appearance: First get the Gokule capsule for either Goku or Hercule.
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.New characters (such as Master Roshi and Krillin) were added and martial arts tournaments were included to give the manga a greater emphasis on fighting.^ Description: Master Roshi is a master of martial arts who trained Goku and Krillin.
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^ Krillin: As a young boy, Krillin studied martial arts with Goku under Master Roshi.

^ Videl fights in the World Martial Arts Tournament.

.Anticipating that readers would expect Goku to win the tournaments, Toriyama had him lose the first two while continuing his initial goal of having Goku be the champion and hero.^ Goku's going to win this tournament and that's final!
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^ Knowing readers would expect Goku to win the tournaments, Toriyama had him lose the first two while continuing his initial goal of having Goku be the champion and hero.
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^ Goku then wins the Otherworld Tournament...
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.After Cell's death, he intended for Gohan to replace Goku as the series protagonist, but then felt the character was not suited for the role and changed his mind.^ Goku, Vegeta and Gohan with Cell in the background.
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^ Goku then had Gohan fight Cell.
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^ Piccolo was forced to train Gohan after the death of Goku.
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[12]
.Toriyama based the Red Ribbon Army from a video game he had played named Spartan X in which enemies tended to appear very fast.^ Commander Red – The original commander in the Red Ribbon Army, he is very short.

^ Confront the Red Ribbon Army 66.
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^ Red Ribbon Army Saga 29.

.After the second tournament concluded, Toriyama wanted to have a villain who would be a true "bad guy."^ (Also, I second the guy above who wanted The Luggage.
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^ What I want to say is, eventhough you guys say something bad about it, I bet 100% that half of u guys(that is keep saying this movie is bad a shit or etc) still going to watch it.
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^ Episode 3- While Goku and Bulma are taking the lost turlte to the sea, they meet a guy who wants to eat the turlte.
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.After creating Piccolo as the new villain, he noted that it was one of the most interesting parts of the stories and that he, and his son, became one of the favorite characters of the series.^ The one who became a "good guy" was actually the "new" Piccolo, the son of the first.

^ One of the most feared villains ever.
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^ Vegeta is also shown to be one of the most intelligent characters in the series.
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.With Goku established as the strongest fighter on Earth, Toriyama decided to increase the number of villains that came from outer space.^ Both Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z were boys' clubs: Goku and the Z-fighters trained together, fought common enemies and sought to become the strongest.
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^ Join Son Goku has he trains to be the strongest warrior in the universe while he and his friends protect earth from destruction!
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^ Buu Is one of the strongest fighters that Goku has ever faced.
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.Finding the escalating enemies to be a pain to work with feeling it was too simple, he created the Ginyu squad to add more balance to the series.^ When Toriyama began creating the Dragon Ball series, he used Wu Cheng'en's Journey to the West as a prototype for his own work.
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^ Although the other henchmen were working as a team, I feel they were more powerful than Kogu on account of how well they beat up Trunks and Gohan.

^ Even though we did not create the series, we did go through a lot of work to bring you good quality content.
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[12] .During this period of the series, Toriyama placed less emphasis on the series art work, simplifying the lines and sometimes making things "too square."^ During this period of the series, Toriyama placed less emphasis on the series art work, simplifying the lines and sometimes making things "too square".
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^ Seriously, I’m making TONS of things!
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^ The reason was the Dragonball Z period had a change in focus from martial arts comedy to more serious epic battles.
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.He found himself having problems determining the colors for characters and sometimes ended up changing them unintentionally mid-story.^ He found himself having problems determining the colors for characters and sometimes ended up changing them unintentionally mid-story.
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^ Usually these aren't beatable with the first time, so they're best attempted after story mode has been completed and your characters have leveled up.
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^ To change costumes, go to the character and press Up or Down.
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[8] .In later accounts, Toriyama noted that he didn't plan out the details of the story, resulting in strange occurrences and discrepancies later in the series.^ Animation Bump : The anime was animated almost directly from Toriyama's manga drawings, and, as a result, frames and images that come directly from the manga are noticeably more detailed than other frames.
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^ The only reason there was any tension at all for the final battle against Kid Buu was that Goku and Vegeta didn't want to fuse again on PRINCIPLE. Later subverted in the MMORPG sequel to the series (story by Akira Toriyama himself!
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^ Akira Toriyama didn't care at that point in the story to explain it.

[13]

Media

Manga

.Written and illustrated by Akira Toriyama, Dragon Ball was initially serialized in the manga anthology Weekly Shōnen Jump starting in 1984.[7] The series ended in 1995 when Toriyama grew exhausted and felt he needed a break from drawing.^ Based on a long-running manga series by Akira Toriyama.
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^ This series is not based on a manga by Akira Toriyama.
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^ The Dragon Balls have been scattered to the ends of creation!
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[7] .The 519 individual chapters were published into 42 tankōbon volumes by Shueisha from November 10, 1985 through August 4, 1995.[14][15][16] In 2004, the chapters were re-released in a collection of 34 kanzenban volumes, which included a slightly rewritten ending, new covers, and color artwork from its Weekly Shōnen Jump run.^ The manga was first serialized in 2004 in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine, published by Shueisha under their Jump Comics imprint and currently fifteen volumes have been released.

^ The new Buu transforms into Super Buu, and the eighth chapter will end.
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^ The individual chapters are being published in tankōbon volumes by Shueisha , with the first released on December 24, 1997 and 51 volumes released as of September 2008.

.Toriyama also created a short series, Neko Majin, that became a self-parody of Dragon Ball.^ The Dragon Balls have been scattered to the ends of creation!
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^ GT or a new series for Dragon ball .
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^ Akira Toriyama, the creator of the Dragon Ball series, did not lead in the production of this series.
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First appearing in Weekly Shōnen Jump in August 1999, the eight chapter series was released sporadically until it was completed in 2005. These chapters were compiled into a "kanzenban"-style package for release in Japan on April 4, 2005.[17]
.The Dragon Ball manga was licensed for release in English in North America by Viz Media which has released all 42 volume in both censored and uncensored forms.^ Summaries of Dragon Ball Manga Volumes 1-42.
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^ Viz has been releasing the DragonBall manga in North America since 1998.
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^ Collect all of the Dragon Balls.
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[18] .Viz released volumes 17 through 42 under the title Dragon Ball Z to mimic the name of the anime series adaptated from those volumes, feeling it would reduce the potential for confusion by its readers.^ This recut will be titled Dragon Ball Kai .
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^ Summaries of Dragon Ball Manga Volumes 1-42.
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^ Dragon Ball Kai has to do with the anime adaptation not the manga version.
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.The first volumes of both series were released in March 2003, with Dragon Ball being completed on August 3, 2004 and Dragon Ball Z finishing on June 6, 2006.[19][20] In June 2008, Viz began re-releasing the two series in a wideban format called "VIZBIG Edition", which collects three individual volumes into a single large volume.^ This is the first series of the whole Dragon Ball Z trilogy.
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^ GT or a new series for Dragon ball .
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^ DragonBall Kart Try to finish first in each race and collect all 7 Dragon Balls.
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[21][22]
.In 2006, Toriyama and One Piece author Eiichiro Oda teamed up to create a single chapter crossover of their individual hit series.^ On 31 March 2009, CDJapan put up listings for CD singles containing the new opening and ending themes for the series.
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^ This is a common occurrence for films from Toei based on long-running and popular TV series (See Saint Seiya, Fist of the North Star, and One Piece).
  • Dragon Ball (anime/manga franchise) - animevice.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.animevice.com [Source type: General]

^ It was originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1984 through 1995, and later the 519 individual chapters were published into 42 tankōbon volumes by Shueisha.
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.Entitled Cross Epoch, the chapter was published in the December 25, 2006 issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump.^ Published on July 25, 2006 by blackaciddevil .
  • Amazon.com: Dragon Ball Z : Budokai: Playstation 2: Video Games 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ Weekly Shonen Jump magazine on December 3, 1984.
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^ It was originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1984 through 1995, and later the 519 individual chapters were published into 42 tankōbon volumes by Shueisha.
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.A manga adaptation of Dragon Ball: Yo!^ Dragon Ball Kai has to do with the anime adaptation not the manga version.
  • RE: Dragon Ball Kai Talkback Thread (Spoilers... Kinda...) 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC community.funimation.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Dragon Ball manga .
  • Dragon Ball manga - Last chapter: Dragon Ball 520 - Read Dragon Ball online for free 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC manga.animea.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Summaries of Dragon Ball Manga Volumes 1-42.
  • Comic City Directory- Dragon Ball 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC www.comicity.com [Source type: General]

.Son Goku and His Friends Return!!
illustrated by Ooishi Naho, was published in the March 21, 2009 and April 21, 2009 issues of V Jump.^ Dbz episode 21 - the return of goku .
  • Dragonball Z Videos | DBZ Episodes | DBZ Movies 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.dragonballzvideos.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Join Son Goku has he trains to be the strongest warrior in the universe while he and his friends protect earth from destruction!
  • AAW: Dragon Ball Z TV Series Review 11 September 2009 4:34 UTC www.animeworld.com [Source type: General]
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^ EPISODE 43 - A Trip to the City - A friend of Goku makes a return.
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[23]

Anime series

Dragon Ball

.Due to the high popularity of the Dragon Ball manga, Toei Animation produced two anime television series based on the manga chapters, and a third based on the series characters.^ Dragon Ball Kai has to do with the anime adaptation not the manga version.
  • RE: Dragon Ball Kai Talkback Thread (Spoilers... Kinda...) 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC community.funimation.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This series is not based on a manga by Akira Toriyama.
  • Dragon Ball (anime/manga franchise) - animevice.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.animevice.com [Source type: General]

^ Dragon Ball Z is an animated series based on a Japanese manga series focusing on martial arts.

The first series, also titled Dragon Ball, premiered in Japan on Fuji Television on February 26, 1986 and ran until April 12, 1989.[7]
.Harmony Gold USA licensed the series for an English language release in North America in the late 1980s.^ One Piece is licensed for an English language release in North America by Viz Media .

^ The series is licensed for an English language release in North America by Viz Media, in the United Kingdom by Gollancz Manga, and in Australia and New Zealand by Chuang Yi.
  • Dragonball-Z Booster Boxes, Action Figures, Video Games, DVD Movies Including Evolution, Books, Posters, Shirts Based on Characters Cards, Plush, Busts, Tumblers, Skins and Key Chains and Music (Audio CD) For Sale Online 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.beardsmen.com [Source type: General]

^ As of 2000, FUNimation had released uncut versions of their Texas-based English dub on to DVD, with Japanese language track, and English-translation subtitles.
  • Dragon Ball (anime/manga franchise) - animevice.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.animevice.com [Source type: General]

In their voice dub of the series, Harmony renamed almost all of the characters, with some names appearing very odd, such as the central character Goku being renamed "Zero" and the character Korin's name changed to "Whiskers the Wonder Cat." This dub version was eventually cancelled.[citation needed]
.In 1995, Funimation Entertainment (then known as Funimation Productions) acquired the license for the series for broadcast and home video distribution in North America.^ The anime series was licensed for a heavily edited English dubbed broadcast in North America by 4Kids Entertainment .

^ The series is licensed for an English language release in North America by Viz Media, in the United Kingdom by Gollancz Manga, and in Australia and New Zealand by Chuang Yi.
  • Dragonball-Z Booster Boxes, Action Figures, Video Games, DVD Movies Including Evolution, Books, Posters, Shirts Based on Characters Cards, Plush, Busts, Tumblers, Skins and Key Chains and Music (Audio CD) For Sale Online 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.beardsmen.com [Source type: General]

^ Back before FUNimation even owned the license to distribute the series in North America, Hoffman (just a fan of the series looking to share his love) wrote out extensive summaries of the DB tankôbon and even DBGT episodes as they aired in Japan.
  • Daizenshuu EX - Guides - Transformations Guide - Saiyan 1 February 2010 4:10 UTC www.daizex.com [Source type: General]

.Funimation contracted with BLT Productions to create an English voice track for the series at Dick & Roger's Sound Studio, and the dubbed episodes were edited for content.^ He is voiced by Christopher Sabat in the English dub of the series.
  • Dragonball-Z Booster Boxes, Action Figures, Video Games, DVD Movies Including Evolution, Books, Posters, Shirts Based on Characters Cards, Plush, Busts, Tumblers, Skins and Key Chains and Music (Audio CD) For Sale Online 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.beardsmen.com [Source type: General]

^ There are 291 episodes in the Japanese version of Dragonball Z. The reason there are less in the English version, is because Pioneer cut the first 3 episodes out of their dubbing.
  • Dragonball Z (DBZ) English Episodes 9 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.db-unlimited.net [Source type: General]

^ It features remastered high definition picture, sound, and special effects as well as a re-recorded voice track by the original cast.
  • Watch Online Dragonball z gt episodes - Completed video: Dragon Ball Z - Episode Guide 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC online-dragonball.blogspot.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[24] .Thirteen episodes aired in syndication before Funimation canceled the project due to low ratings, switching to working on the second anime series Dragon Ball Z.^ GT or a new series for Dragon ball .
  • Pisoga -Anime4f - Watch Anime Online, Episodes, Stream: Dragonball GT Episodes 11 September 2009 4:34 UTC www.anime4f.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Watch Dragon ball Z episodes online .

^ This series is called " Dragon Ball: Edited ."
  • RE: Dragon Ball Kai Talkback Thread (Spoilers... Kinda...) 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC community.funimation.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[7] .In March 2001, Funimation announced the return of Dragon Ball to American television, featuring a new English audio track produced at their in-house dubbing studio, Funimation Studios, and slightly less editing, though they notably left the original background music intact, unlike their dubs of the two sequel series.^ FUNimation finalized a new Dragon Ball license agreement for Dragon Ball Kai.
  • Daizenshuu EX - Updated 2010/02/07 -- [Podcast Episode #0208: "DragonBall Z Kai" Licensing] 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC daizex.com [Source type: General]

^ The series Dragon Ball Z , is a continuation of the original Dragon Ball show.

^ However, they do not retain the original Ocean dub , and contain a new English dub produced by FUNimation's Texas cast .
  • Dragon Ball (anime/manga franchise) - animevice.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.animevice.com [Source type: General]

[24][25] The redubbed episodes aired on Cartoon Network from August 2001[26] to December 2003. Funimation also broadcast the series on Colours TV and their own Funimation Channel starting in 2006.[27]
.Funimation began releasing the uncut episodes to Region 1 DVD box sets in March 18, 2003. Each box set, spanning an entire saga of the series, included the English dub track and the original Japanese audio track with optional English subtitles.^ The Japanese versions of the episodes on these DVDs are subtitled by Steven J. Simmons.

^ As of 2000, FUNimation had released uncut versions of their Texas-based English dub on to DVD, with Japanese language track, and English-translation subtitles.
  • Dragon Ball (anime/manga franchise) - animevice.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.animevice.com [Source type: General]

^ An alternate subtitle track for the English dub that translates Japanese songs and signs.

.These sets were released in Australia the following year.^ It's set for release April 3rd of next year.
  • Dragonball pics! - JoBlo.com 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.joblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Orange bricked sets released a few years ago was not how I remembered DBZ. The widescreen presentation was a major turn off.
  • Amazon.com: Dragon Ball Z: Dragon Box One: Sean Schemmel, Christopher R. Sabat, Masako Nozawa, Toshio Furukawa, Ryô Horikawa, Mayumi Tanaka, Stephanie Nadolny, Sonny Strait: Movies & TV 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ The third season set, containing the Frieza Saga , was released later that year.
  • Dragon Ball Z - Dragon Ball Wiki - Shonen Jump, Goku, Vegeta, Piccolo 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC dragonball.wikia.com [Source type: General]
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.They were eventually discontinued and the series was re-released in 2008 as two box sets, the first containing 12 discs and the second containing 10 discs.^ First, set the timer to 30 seconds.
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai cheats, codes, hints, FAQs: Nintendo Gamecube 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC www.gamewinners.com [Source type: General]

^ Toei decided to release the Dragon Ball Z series first, which spread across two Dragon Box sets.

^ The series was redubbed and re-modified with its original Japanese soundtrack and began to be released in 2008 in season sets.
  • Dragon Ball GT: Season 2 - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 15:25 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

.In 2003, a new dub, produced by Blue Water Studios, was created and began to air in the United Kingdom and Canada.^ The series is licensed for an English language release in North America by Viz Media, in the United Kingdom by Gollancz Manga, and in Australia and New Zealand by Chuang Yi.
  • Dragonball-Z Booster Boxes, Action Figures, Video Games, DVD Movies Including Evolution, Books, Posters, Shirts Based on Characters Cards, Plush, Busts, Tumblers, Skins and Key Chains and Music (Audio CD) For Sale Online 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.beardsmen.com [Source type: General]

^ Since then viewers have relished on numerous Dragon Ball Z seasons , which were aired in many countries of the world such as Canada, Australia, United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

^ However, they do not retain the original Ocean dub , and contain a new English dub produced by FUNimation's Texas cast .
  • Dragon Ball (anime/manga franchise) - animevice.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.animevice.com [Source type: General]

.It used different episode titles and voice actors versus the Funimation version.^ Workstation Basics battle guide character guide episode guide knowledge guide mastermind tv schedule universe voice actors Images blood lust image gallery orig.
  • DBZ Saiyan Chronicles - ...because there's still a little bit of DBZ left in each of us... 1 February 2010 4:10 UTC www.dbzsc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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^ Workstation   Basics   battle guide   character guide   episode guide   knowledge guide   mastermind   tv schedule   universe    voice actors   Images   blood lust   image gallery   orig.
  • DBZ Saiyan Chronicles - ...because there's still a little bit of DBZ left in each of us... 1 February 2010 4:10 UTC www.dbzsc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He is voiced by Mayumi Tanaka in the Japanese version of the series, by Brian Drummond in the Ocean Group dub and by Mike McFarland in the Funimation dub.
  • Dragonball-Z Booster Boxes, Action Figures, Video Games, DVD Movies Including Evolution, Books, Posters, Shirts Based on Characters Cards, Plush, Busts, Tumblers, Skins and Key Chains and Music (Audio CD) For Sale Online 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.beardsmen.com [Source type: General]

Dragon Ball Z

.With the ending of Dragon Ball, Toei Animation quickly released a second anime television series, Dragon Ball Z (ドラゴンボールZ(ゼット) Doragon Bōru Zetto?, commonly abbreviated DBZ).^ Tens years has passed since the end of the Dragon Ball Z series.
  • Pojo's Dragonball - Dragon Ball GT Summary 3 February 2010 15:25 UTC www.pojo.com [Source type: General]

^ Dragon Ball (ドラゴンボール, Doragon Bōru?
  • Dragonball-Z Booster Boxes, Action Figures, Video Games, DVD Movies Including Evolution, Books, Posters, Shirts Based on Characters Cards, Plush, Busts, Tumblers, Skins and Key Chains and Music (Audio CD) For Sale Online 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.beardsmen.com [Source type: General]

^ This series is called " Dragon Ball: Edited ."
  • RE: Dragon Ball Kai Talkback Thread (Spoilers... Kinda...) 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC community.funimation.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Picking up where the first left off, Dragon Ball Z is adapted from the final twenty-six volumes of the manga series.^ Summaries of Dragon Ball Manga Volumes 1-42.
  • Comic City Directory- Dragon Ball 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC www.comicity.com [Source type: General]

^ This is the first series of the whole Dragon Ball Z trilogy.
  • IV - Dragon Ball|Z|GT 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC infinitevortex.net [Source type: General]

^ Picking up Dragon Ballz: .
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It premiered in Japan on Fuji Television on April 26, 1989, taking over its predecessor's time slot, and ran for 291 episodes until its conclusion on January 31, 1996.[7]
.Following the cancelled dub of Dragon Ball, Funimation Entertainment licensed Dragon Ball Z for an English language release in North America.^ FUNimation finalized a new Dragon Ball license agreement for Dragon Ball Kai.
  • Daizenshuu EX - Updated 2010/02/07 -- [Podcast Episode #0208: "DragonBall Z Kai" Licensing] 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC daizex.com [Source type: General]

^ Overall, "Dragon Ball - Season One" is another wonderful release from FUNimation Entertainment.
  • Amazon.com: Dragon Ball: Season One: Movies & TV 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ The anime series was licensed for a heavily edited English dubbed broadcast in North America by 4Kids Entertainment .

.They contracted The Ocean Group to handle the dubbing, Saban Entertainment to handle television distribution, and Geneon Universal Entertainment to handle home video distribution.^ He is voiced by Don Brown in the Ocean Group dub of the film and Dave Ward in the Ocean Group dub of the anime.
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^ He is voiced by Mayumi Tanaka in the Japanese version of the series, by Brian Drummond in the Ocean Group dub and by Mike McFarland in the Funimation dub.
  • Dragonball-Z Booster Boxes, Action Figures, Video Games, DVD Movies Including Evolution, Books, Posters, Shirts Based on Characters Cards, Plush, Busts, Tumblers, Skins and Key Chains and Music (Audio CD) For Sale Online 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.beardsmen.com [Source type: General]

^ He is voiced by Kōji Yada in Japan, Kent Williams in the Funimation dub and Brian Dobson in the Ocean Group dub.
  • Dragonball-Z Booster Boxes, Action Figures, Video Games, DVD Movies Including Evolution, Books, Posters, Shirts Based on Characters Cards, Plush, Busts, Tumblers, Skins and Key Chains and Music (Audio CD) For Sale Online 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.beardsmen.com [Source type: General]

.Ocean's dub of Dragon Ball Z was heavily edited for content, as well as length, reducing the first 67 episodes into 53.[28] The series premiered in the United States in September 1996 on The WB Television Network and aired there until May 1998 before being cancelled, once again due to low ratings.^ This is the first series of the whole Dragon Ball Z trilogy.
  • IV - Dragon Ball|Z|GT 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC infinitevortex.net [Source type: General]

^ Dragon Ball 28 - Training Begins .
  • Dragon Ball - Read Dragon Ball online at Manga Volume 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC mangavolume.com [Source type: General]

^ List of Dragon Ball Kai episodes edit .
  • List of Dragon Ball Kai episodes - Dragon Ball Wiki - Shonen Jump, Goku, Vegeta, Piccolo 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC dragonball.wikia.com [Source type: Original source]

.Three months later, the Ocean dubbed episodes began airing on Cartoon Network as part of the channel's new Toonami programming block, where the series received much more popularity.^ Three months later, I received it.
  • Amazon.com: Dragon Ball Z: Dragon Box One: Sean Schemmel, Christopher R. Sabat, Masako Nozawa, Toshio Furukawa, Ryô Horikawa, Mayumi Tanaka, Stephanie Nadolny, Sonny Strait: Movies & TV 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ After passing half of the first season, you will understand the new threat to rise against the galaxy, and throughout the later episodes, Goku and company will rise to challenge it.
  • Amazon.com: Dragon Ball GT: Season One: Sean Schemmel, Kyle Hebert, Chris Cason: Movies & TV 3 February 2010 15:25 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It aired in the UK, albeit with the same dubbing problem, on Cartoon Network between 1999 and 2002 , and the final few episodes ran on CNX in 2002, before that channel relaunched as Toonami.
  • Dragon Ball Z: Season 9 - Wikiquote 9 February 2010 15:38 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

.Soon after, Funimation continued dubbing the series from where the cancelled dub left off, now using their own in-house voice cast, a new musical score, and less editing.^ The new voices were casted to sound like the original dubbed voices.
  • AAW: Dragon Ball Z TV Series Review 11 September 2009 4:34 UTC www.animeworld.com [Source type: General]
  • AAW: Dragon Ball Z TV Series Review 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC animeworld.com [Source type: General]

^ In the Funimation dub, he is voiced by Mike McFarland.
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^ FUNimation did the dubbing on their own this time around with their own voice actors.
  • Dragon Ball Z - Dragon Ball Wiki - Shonen Jump, Goku, Vegeta, Piccolo 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC dragonball.wikia.com [Source type: General]
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[29] The new dub of Dragon Ball Z aired on Cartoon Network from September 1999 to April 2003.
.The Funimation dubbed episodes also aired in Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand.^ The series is licensed for an English language release in North America by Viz Media, in the United Kingdom by Gollancz Manga, and in Australia and New Zealand by Chuang Yi.
  • Dragonball-Z Booster Boxes, Action Figures, Video Games, DVD Movies Including Evolution, Books, Posters, Shirts Based on Characters Cards, Plush, Busts, Tumblers, Skins and Key Chains and Music (Audio CD) For Sale Online 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.beardsmen.com [Source type: General]

^ Since then viewers have relished on numerous Dragon Ball Z seasons , which were aired in many countries of the world such as Canada, Australia, United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

^ However, they do not retain the original Ocean dub , and contain a new English dub produced by FUNimation's Texas cast .
  • Dragon Ball (anime/manga franchise) - animevice.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.animevice.com [Source type: General]

.Beginning with episode 108 however, an alternate dub produced by The Ocean Group was broadcast in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Ireland, while Funimation's dub continued to air in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand.^ The series is licensed for an English language release in North America by Viz Media, in the United Kingdom by Gollancz Manga, and in Australia and New Zealand by Chuang Yi.
  • Dragonball-Z Booster Boxes, Action Figures, Video Games, DVD Movies Including Evolution, Books, Posters, Shirts Based on Characters Cards, Plush, Busts, Tumblers, Skins and Key Chains and Music (Audio CD) For Sale Online 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.beardsmen.com [Source type: General]

^ Since then viewers have relished on numerous Dragon Ball Z seasons , which were aired in many countries of the world such as Canada, Australia, United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

^ However, there were roughly 3,000 lost episodes that were never aired because the "stupid Americans would never understand them", said producer Jacques Offenheimer.
  • Dragon Ball Z - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia 27 January 2010 23:47 UTC uncyclopedia.wikia.com [Source type: General]
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.In August 2004, Geneon lost its licensing rights to the old Ocean dubbed episodes of Dragon Ball Z, allowing Funimation to re-dub the first 67 episodes, restore the removed content and replace the old voice cast with their in-house one.^ You are right, this is NOT the Dragon Ball we know.
  • Full Dragonball Teaser Trailer Hits As Well! « FirstShowing.net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When FUNimation and Pioneer made the edited dub of Dragon Ball Z , about 15 episodes worth of content was removed from the first 68 episodes.

^ For the Dragon Ball Z episode list, see List of Dragon Ball Z dubbed episodes .
  • List of Dragon Ball Kai episodes - Dragon Ball Wiki - Shonen Jump, Goku, Vegeta, Piccolo 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC dragonball.wikia.com [Source type: Original source]

.These re-dubbed episodes aired in the United States on Cartoon Network during the summer of 2005.[30][31] In 2006, Funimation remastered the episodes then began re-releasing the series in nine individual season boxsets.^ The series was redubbed and re-modified with its original Japanese soundtrack and began to be released in 2005 in season sets.
  • Dragon Ball Z: Season 8 - Wikiquote 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
  • Dragon Ball Z: Season 7 - Wikiquote 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
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^ All DBZ episodes are to be remastered and released in boxset form.
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^ It aired in the UK, albeit with the same dubbing problem, on Cartoon Network between 1999 and 2002 , and the final few episodes ran on CNX in 2002, before that channel relaunched as Toonami.
  • Dragon Ball Z: Season 8 - Wikiquote 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
  • Dragon Ball Z: Season 7 - Wikiquote 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
  • Dragon Ball Z: Season 9 - Wikiquote 9 February 2010 15:38 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

The first set was released on February 6, 2007; the final set on May 19, 2009. In June 2009, Funimation announced that they would be re-releasing the episodes and movies in a new seven volume set called the "Dragon Boxes". Based on the original series masters with frame-by-frame restoration, the first set was released on November 10, 2009.[32]

Dragon Ball GT

.Produced by Toei Animation, Dragon Ball GT (ドラゴンボールGT(ジーティー) Doragon Bōru Jī Tī?, G(rand) T(our)[7]) premiered on Fuji TV on February 2, 1996, and ran until November 19, 1997. Unlike the first two series, it was not based on the original Dragon Ball manga.^ This is the first series of the whole Dragon Ball Z trilogy.
  • IV - Dragon Ball|Z|GT 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC infinitevortex.net [Source type: General]

^ This series is not based on a manga by Akira Toriyama.
  • Dragon Ball Z - Dragon Ball Wiki - Shonen Jump, Goku, Vegeta, Piccolo 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC dragonball.wikia.com [Source type: General]
  • Dragon Ball (anime/manga franchise) - animevice.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.animevice.com [Source type: General]

^ Dragon Saga A Dragon Ball/Z/GT fansite with 100% original content.
  • Comic City Directory- Dragon Ball 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC www.comicity.com [Source type: General]

[33] .The series lasted 64 episodes.^ It ran for 64 episodes, the last of which aired on November 4, 1997.
  • Dragon Ball (anime/manga franchise) - animevice.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.animevice.com [Source type: General]

^ "Dragon Ball" is the first arc of the series which aired in Japan from 1986 through 1989 and lasted for 153 episodes.
  • Amazon.com: Dragon Ball: Season One: Movies & TV 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ This is about the end of the series, the last episodes where at a Tenkaichi Budoukai a few years in the future.
  • DBZ HQ - DBZ Summary 9 February 2010 15:38 UTC dbz-hq.8m.com [Source type: Original source]

[7] .In Dragon Ball GT, Goku is turned back into a child by the Black Star Dragon Balls and is forced to travel across the universe to retrieve them.^ Goku Turns into a Child!?
  • IV - Dragon Ball|Z|GT 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC infinitevortex.net [Source type: General]

^ He is ordered to retrieve the Dragon Balls, when he detects Goku's Dragon Ball he sets out to get them.

^ All travelers are advised to avoid the dragon ball z universe.
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.Funimation Entertainment licensed the series for an English language Region 1 DVD release and broadcast in North America.^ It has since been licensed for a full Region 1 DVD release and broadcast by Funimation Entertainment .

^ The anime series was licensed for a heavily edited English dubbed broadcast in North America by 4Kids Entertainment .

^ One Piece is licensed for an English language release in North America by Viz Media .

.Funimation's dub of the series aired on Cartoon Network from November 2003 to January 2005. The television broadcast skipped the first 16 episodes of the series.^ And it would be ironic anyway, since the first 67 episodes of regular Dragon Ball Z have already aired completely uncut on Cartoon Network.
  • Funi has Dragonball Kai (Confirmed) - Page 13 - toonzone forums 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC www.toonzone.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It aired in the UK, albeit with the same dubbing problem, on Cartoon Network between 1999 and 2002 , and the final few episodes ran on CNX in 2002, before that channel relaunched as Toonami.
  • Dragon Ball Z: Season 8 - Wikiquote 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
  • Dragon Ball Z: Season 7 - Wikiquote 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
  • Dragon Ball Z: Season 9 - Wikiquote 9 February 2010 15:38 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ There are 291 episodes in the Japanese version of Dragonball Z. The reason there are less in the English version, is because Pioneer cut the first 3 episodes out of their dubbing.
  • Dragonball Z (DBZ) English Episodes 9 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.db-unlimited.net [Source type: General]

.Instead, Funimation created a composition episode entitled "A Grand Problem", which used scenes from the skipped episodes to summarize the story.^ This lined up with " Wasted Wisher " mentioning that scenes from the first DBZ TV special about Bardock's story (where Freeza plays a large role) would be used in the first episode.
  • Daizenshuu EX - General - Tidbits - "DragonBall Kai" 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC www.daizex.com [Source type: General]

^ A Grand Problem (Dub only recap episode) 17.
  • IV - Dragon Ball|Z|GT 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC infinitevortex.net [Source type: General]

^ You can use the HTMLDB_ITEM package to create form elements dynamically based on a SQL query instead of creating individual items page by page.

.The skipped episodes were later aired after the remaining episodes of the series had been broadcast.^ Episode Overview Read Reviews 8.9 Great 39 Votes Season 10, Episode 2 – Aired: 11/13/2000 The Doomsday Broadcast .
  • Dragonball Z Season 1-17 Episode Guide on TV.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ As of October 5, 2008, 373 episodes of the series have aired.

^ The manga has also been adapted to an anime series that aired from October 3, 2006 to September 30, 2008 in Japan for 103 episodes.

.The dubbed episodes had earlier aired in Canada using an English dub produced by Blue Water Studios on YTV, which divided the episodes into two seasons instead of sagas.^ It ran for 153 episodes, and has only recently been dubbed into English.
  • Dragon Ball GT Final Bout Moves List/FAQ - IGN FAQs 9 February 2010 15:38 UTC faqs.ign.com [Source type: General]

^ There are 291 episodes in the Japanese version of Dragonball Z. The reason there are less in the English version, is because Pioneer cut the first 3 episodes out of their dubbing.
  • Dragonball Z (DBZ) English Episodes 9 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.db-unlimited.net [Source type: General]

^ Since then viewers have relished on numerous Dragon Ball Z seasons , which were aired in many countries of the world such as Canada, Australia, United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

[34][35] Funimation released their dub to bilingual Region 1 DVD in 2 sets beginning in December 2008.[36]

Dragon Ball Z Kai

.In February 2009, Toei Animation announced that it would begin rebroadcasting Dragon Ball Z as part of the series' 20th anniversary celebrations.^ This would have been a decent if not done as a dragon ball movie dragon ball .
  • I Watch Stuff - Man Oh Man, This 'Dragonball' Trailer 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.iwatchstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The series is a continuation of the original Dragon Ball .

^ Dragon ball - Animated pics .

.The series premiered on April 5, 2009, under the name Dragon Ball Kai (ドラゴンボール改(カイ) Doragon Bōru Kai?, lit.^ This recut will be titled Dragon Ball Kai .
  • Dragon Ball (anime/manga franchise) - animevice.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.animevice.com [Source type: General]

^ Dragon Ball must be under the ground.
  • Dragon Ball Z Budokai 2 Walkthrough - IGN FAQs 1 February 2010 4:10 UTC faqs.ign.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Dragon Ball (ドラゴンボール, Doragon Bōru?
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."Dragon Ball Revised"), with the episodes remastered for HDTV, featuring updated opening and ending sequences, and a rerecording of the vocal tracks by most of the original cast.
^ Most warriors in the Dragon Ball universe can do this.
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^ Dragon Ball GT: Episode 64 .
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^ Watch Dragon ball Z episodes online .

[37][38] .The footage was also re-edited to more closely follow the manga, resulting in a faster moving story, and damaged frames removed.^ The move will cause more damage.
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai cheats, codes, hints, FAQs: Nintendo Gamecube 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC www.gamewinners.com [Source type: General]

^ It'll have a new opening and closing themes, but the footage is reframed/cropped and remastered in HD and edited to cut filler.
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^ Wait, they're remaking DBZ in HD without all the shitty filler, so that it follows the manga?
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[39] .As such, it is a "new" series created from the original Dragon Ball Z footage.^ The series Dragon Ball Z , is a continuation of the original Dragon Ball show.

^ The Dragon Balls have been scattered to the ends of creation!
  • Amazon.com: Dragon Ball GT: Season One: Sean Schemmel, Kyle Hebert, Chris Cason: Movies & TV 3 February 2010 15:25 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Guru is also the creator of the Namekian Dragon Balls.

.Like all other Dragon Ball-based anime, Funimation Entertainment has licensed Dragon Ball Kai to be released in North America, airing on Nicktoons Network starting in May 2010, under the title Dragon Ball Z Kai.^ This recut will be titled Dragon Ball Kai .
  • Dragon Ball (anime/manga franchise) - animevice.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.animevice.com [Source type: General]

^ FUNimation finalized a new Dragon Ball license agreement for Dragon Ball Kai.
  • Daizenshuu EX - Updated 2010/02/07 -- [Podcast Episode #0208: "DragonBall Z Kai" Licensing] 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC daizex.com [Source type: General]

^ Dragon Ball Kai has to do with the anime adaptation not the manga version.
  • RE: Dragon Ball Kai Talkback Thread (Spoilers... Kinda...) 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC community.funimation.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[40] [41]

Anime films

.Seventeen anime films based on the Dragon Ball series have been released in Japan.^ The series is a continuation of the original Dragon Ball .

^ This is also based on the anime series and has been released for Playstation 3.

^ Dragon ball was an ugly anime anyway.
  • Full Dragonball Teaser Trailer Hits As Well! « FirstShowing.net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The first three films were based on the original Dragon Ball anime series.^ The series Dragon Ball Z , is a continuation of the original Dragon Ball show.

^ This is the first series of the whole Dragon Ball Z trilogy.
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^ This series is called " Dragon Ball: Edited ."
  • RE: Dragon Ball Kai Talkback Thread (Spoilers... Kinda...) 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC community.funimation.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The remaining films included thirteen Dragon Ball Z films and one tenth anniversary special (also based on the first anime series).^ This is the first series of the whole Dragon Ball Z trilogy.
  • IV - Dragon Ball|Z|GT 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC infinitevortex.net [Source type: General]

^ Goku starred in most of the films, specials and video games from the Dragon Ball series.
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^ DRAGON BALL GT is a continuation of the popular anime series DRAGON BALL and DRAGON BALL Z. In this...
  • Dragon Ball GT: The Lost Episodes - Vol. 4: Conviction - DVD Trailer | SPIKE 3 February 2010 15:25 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

.Funimation Entertainment has licensed and released all of the films to DVD in North America.^ It has since been licensed for a full Region 1 DVD release and broadcast by Funimation Entertainment .

^ The series is licensed for an English language release in North America by Viz Media, in the United Kingdom by Gollancz Manga, and in Australia and New Zealand by Chuang Yi.
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^ The FUNimation redubs of movies 1-3 and their dubs of movies 11-13 were released to DVD uncut & bilingual only.

Specials

.Three television specials based on the series were released in Japan.^ This is also based on the anime series and has been released for Playstation 3.

^ That is a ridiculous 493 Tremendous Episodes, 13 Movies, and the endless Dragonball Z and GT Specials along with the new released Dragonball Kai series.
  • DRAGONBALL Z & GT COMPLETE COLLECTION ON DVD + MOVIES 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC www.ioffer.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This decision resulted in the Ultimate Uncut Special Edition series, which were released with three episodes per disc, a brand new English dub, the Japanese and Spanish versions of the episodes, and even a few bonus features.

.The first, Bardock - The Father of Goku, was released on October 17, 1990. It is a prequel to the series, set years before the start of the manga and details how Goku's father, Bardock, discovers that Frieza is planning to kill all the other Saiyans, and his efforts to stop him.^ Frieza demands the death of all Saiyan.

^ He first decides to kill Goku.
  • Dragon Ball (anime/manga franchise) - animevice.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.animevice.com [Source type: General]

^ The Saiyan elites that followed were also killed by Frieza.
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.The second special, The History of Trunks was released on March 24, 1993. Based on an extra chapter of the original manga, it is set in a parallel universe where most of the series characters are killed by the evil androids.^ Android Deaths Android 14- Killed by Trunks.

^ She is the most evil character of all.
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^ Then they show Goku dreaming that he was fighting the androids after the androids knock out Gohan and krillin, killing chi chi, and stabbing trunks with his own sword threw his chest.

.A Hero's Legacy, released on March 26, 1997, is set 100 years after the end of Dragon Ball GT.^ Dragon Saga A Dragon Ball/Z/GT fansite with 100% original content.
  • Comic City Directory- Dragon Ball 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC www.comicity.com [Source type: General]

^ I bet it will be released at the end of the year.
  • SEGA America Blog | Project Needlemouse Character Countdown – Finale and Concept Art! 1 February 2010 4:10 UTC blogs.sega.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Dragon Balls have been scattered to the ends of creation!
  • Amazon.com: Dragon Ball GT: Season One: Sean Schemmel, Kyle Hebert, Chris Cason: Movies & TV 3 February 2010 15:25 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It features one of Goku's descendants who begins looking for the Dragon Balls in order to help his sick grandmother.^ He is ordered to retrieve the Dragon Balls, when he detects Goku's Dragon Ball he sets out to get them.

^ Dragon Ball 3 Help Goku find the 2 Dragon Ball from the red soldiers alliance.
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^ Goku meets in Dragon Ball.
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.Two other specials were also released in Japan.^ I think its idiotic to compare two card games with each other especially since not many official news have been released for this card game most of it, is speculation.
  • Naruto and Dragonball, the Same? [Archive] - Dragon Ball - Collectible Card Game 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC www.bandaicg.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Shortly after the steelbook double features finished release, a new wave was announced featuring each movie and special in its own individual case. Like the double features, this release started with the two television specials.

^ This television special was released to DVD in two versions: Uncut and Bilingual or Edited English Version Only.

.A two-episode original video animation (OVA) series titled Dragon Ball Z Gaiden: Saiyan Zetsumetsu Keikaku, based on the Famicom video game of the same name, was released in 1993 and was set during Dragon Ball Z.^ This recut will be titled Dragon Ball Kai .
  • Dragon Ball (anime/manga franchise) - animevice.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.animevice.com [Source type: General]

^ The series Dragon Ball Z , is a continuation of the original Dragon Ball show.

^ It can be slotted as a traditional Dragon Ball Z game.

[42] .Another special, Dragon Ball: Yo!^ Their credit includes three Dragon Ball movies, thirteen for Dragon Ball Z and one for Dragon Ball GT. The only reason that they are producing another movie is that all of these movies have been a hit throughout.

^ Dragon Ball Z Battling Earth's Special Forces Vegeta is introduced to Dragon Ball Z at twenty nine years of age as a mercenary for Frieza.
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^ He would appear one more time in the ninth Dragon Ball Z film Bojack Unbound to participate in the special Tenkaichi Budokai sponsored by Mr. X.S. Cash.
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.Son Goku and His Friends Return!!
, premiered at the Jump Super Anime Tour on November 24, 2008. The special is set two years after the defeat of the Kid Buu and has Goku and his friends facing against new enemies, Avo and Kado, and meeting Vegeta's younger brother, Tarble.^ Gotenks begins to defeat Super Buu.
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^ Goku and Vegeta land at the wasteland and Kid Buu appears.
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^ He calls Goku "Number #1" — it is Goku who will defeat Kid Buu.
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Video games

.The Dragon Ball franchise has spawned multiple video games across various genres and platforms.^ Get pumped for the first video game from the Dragon Ball franchise for next generation consoles.
  • Dragon Ball Z Flat on the Floor | SPIKE 30 January 2010 1:55 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

^ It can be slotted as a traditional Dragon Ball Z game.

^ Here's a cool Dragon Ball Z game.

.Earlier games of the series included a system of card battling and were released for the Nintendo Entertainment System following the storyline of the series.^ With Dragonball Kai being essentially a slightly updated DBZ without the fillers, you'd expect the game to follow the core plot of the whole DBZ series without additions.
  • DS DragonBall Kai RPG Trailer - NeoGAF 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC www.neogaf.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The game’s story goes through much of the series’ best moments, including the Frieza Saga, the Android Saga and the Cell Saga.

^ The manga series has been adapted into an animated television series, two OVAs, two animated feature films, a rock musical, numerous video games and a TCG (Trading Card Game).

[43] .Starting Super Nintendo Entertainment System, the Sega Saturn and the PlayStation most of the games were from the fighting genre including the series Super Butoden.^ Quantity: Goku and Vegeta lead the cast of DBZ into battle once again with a new 3D fighting game installment for the Playstation 3.
  • Dragon Ball Kai Saiyajin Laisyuu 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC www.shopncsx.com [Source type: General]
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^ The next generation of Dragon Ball Z fighting games has finally arrived, blurring the line between game play and the anime series.

^ I think this game has the potential to finally become what super mario world was for the super nintendo.
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[44] .The first Dragon Ball game to be released in the United States was Dragon Ball GT: Final Bout for the PlayStation on July 31, 1997.[45] For the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable games the characters were redone in 3D cel-shaded graphics.^ It can be slotted as a traditional Dragon Ball Z game.

^ Dragon ball GT 8.4/10 .

^ The parts of the manga that correspond with the Dragon Ball Z anime were released in the United States with the Z attached.
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.These games included the Dragon Ball Z: Budokai series and the Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi series.^ This technique is used in the Budokai Tenkaichi series.
  • Gamekings • Toon onderwerp - DBZ ! 9 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.gamekings.tv [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This series is called " Dragon Ball: Edited ."
  • RE: Dragon Ball Kai Talkback Thread (Spoilers... Kinda...) 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC community.funimation.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Dragon Ball Kai is a new series...which is noT !
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[46][47] .Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit was the first game of the series developed for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles.^ Get pumped for the first video game from the Dragon Ball franchise for next generation consoles.
  • Dragon Ball Z Flat on the Floor | SPIKE 30 January 2010 1:55 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

^ It can be slotted as a traditional Dragon Ball Z game.

^ This is the first series of the whole Dragon Ball Z trilogy.
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[48] .A massively multiplayer online role-playing game called Dragon Ball Online is currently in development for release in 2010. It has been stated that Akira Toriyama has been working on character designs for this project for the last five years.^ This game will feature wireless multiplayer play.
  • Pojo's Dragonball Megasite! - Goku and the Dragon Ball Z gang are all here 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.pojo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Play Soccer Games online.
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^ Dragon Ball manga, authored by Akira Toriyama.
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[49]

Soundtracks

.A myriad of soundtracks were released to the anime, movies and the games.^ What do you think of Ouzaru?You still think they are not faitfull to the anime.And remember this is a still from the oficial movie game.So on the movie screen it´s going to look much better .
  • Damn, There's Another New Dragonball Evolution Trailer?! « FirstShowing.net 16 September 2009 11:26 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In addition to the anime series and OVA, One Piece has been adapted into nine feature films by Toei and multiple video games based on the series have been released.

^ Comics Marvel DC IDW Dark Horse Tokyopop Games Movies/ TV Anime Konami WotC TOP STORIES .
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.The music for the first two anime Dragon Ball and Z and its films was directed by Shunsuke Kikuchi, while the music from GT was directed by Akihito Tokunaga and the music from Kai was directed by Kenji Yamamoto.^ This recut will be titled Dragon Ball Kai .
  • Dragon Ball (anime/manga franchise) - animevice.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.animevice.com [Source type: General]

^ With images, bios, Dragon Ball Gt, links, musics an more.
  • Comic City Directory- Dragon Ball 2 February 2010 14:20 UTC www.comicity.com [Source type: General]

^ There is strong, and then there is Dragon Ball (Z) Kai strong.
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.For the first anime, the soundtracks released were Dragon Ball: Music Collection in 1985 and Dragon Ball: Complete Song Collection in 1991 although they were reissued in 2007 and 2003, respectively.^ Collect all of the Dragon Balls.
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 Cheats, Codes, Cheat Codes for PlayStation 2 (PS2) 9 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.cheatcc.com [Source type: General]

^ They will take the Dragon Balls for him.
  • Naraku vs. Majin Buu [Archive] - Comic Book Resources Forums 9 February 2010 15:38 UTC forums.comicbookresources.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Anime!: dragon ball z archives Anime!

[50] .For the second anime, the soundtrack series released were Dragon Ball Z Hit Song Collection Series.^ Collect all of the Dragon Balls.
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 Cheats, Codes, Cheat Codes for PlayStation 2 (PS2) 9 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.cheatcc.com [Source type: General]

^ Dragon ball was an ugly anime anyway.
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^ The second, surprisingly, is a Namekian Dragon Ball.
  • Dragonball Z Season 1-17 Episode Guide on TV.com 6 February 2010 11:011 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

.It was produced and released by Columbia Records of Japan from July 21, 1989 to March 20, 1996 the show's entire lifespan.^ The anime first premiered in Japan in April of 1989 (on Fuji TV) and ended in January of 1996 , comprising of 291 episodes in its entirety.
  • Dragon Ball Z: Season 8 - Wikiquote 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
  • Dragon Ball Z: Season 7 - Wikiquote 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
  • Dragon Ball Z: Season 9 - Wikiquote 9 February 2010 15:38 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ The Dragon Ball Z anime series originally ran from April 1989 to January 1996 in Japan.
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^ The disc drops in Japan on 21 October 2009 , and we will be right there with a review after its release.
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.On September 20, 2006 Columbia re-released the Hit Song Collection on their Animex 1300 series.^ The series was redubbed and re-modified with its original Japanese soundtrack and began to be released in 2008 in season sets.
  • Dragon Ball GT: Season 2 - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 15:25 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ The series was redubbed and re-modified with its original Japanese soundtrack and began to be released in 2005 in season sets.
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  • Dragon Ball Z: Season 9 - Wikiquote 9 February 2010 15:38 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ They were out of print for many years, but were re-released in April 2006 and this edition is still in print.
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[51][52] .Other CDs released are compilations, video games and films soundtracks as well as music from the English versions.^ For those unfamiliar with the concept, these "Koro-chan Pack" discs are lower-priced compilations of previously-released music with a small number of tracks on each disc.
  • Daizenshuu EX - Updated 2010/02/07 -- [Podcast Episode #0208: "DragonBall Z Kai" Licensing] 9 February 2010 13:52 UTC daizex.com [Source type: General]

^ The English dub with Japanese music was included as well, though the "English Broadcast Music" track from the season sets was dropped. The Japanese opening songs, which had been excluded from the English dub on the season sets, were re-inserted into every episode of the English version.

^ However, little time passed before FUNimation announced double feature re-releases for the 13 feature films as well.

[53]

Live action films

.A live-action Mandarin Chinese film adaptation of the series, Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins, was released in Taiwan Province in Republic of China in 1989.[7] Considered a "tacky" version of the story by critics,[7] the plot revolves around a rag-tag group of heroes, led by "Monkey Boy" (Goku) trying to stop King Horn from using the wish-granting "Dragon Pearls" (Dragon Balls) to rule the world.^ Dragon Ball 28 - Training Begins .
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^ SJ: Dragon Ball developed from a comedy series to an action/fighting series.

^ Dragon Balls to wish for world domination.
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.In March 2002, 20th Century Fox acquired feature film rights to the Dragon Ball franchise[54] and began production on an American live action film entitled Dragonball Evolution.^ I've seen Dragon Ball Evolution.
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^ Secret of the Dragon Balls Dragonball 02.
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^ She was played by Eriko Tamura in the live-action film Dragonball Evolution.
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[55] .Ben Ramsey was tapped to create a screenplay based on Dragon Ball Z.^ Guru is also the creator of the Namekian Dragon Balls.

^ Kami created the Dragon Balls on Earth.
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^ Dragon Ball is loosely based on the Chinese story Saiyuki (Journey to the West).
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[56] .Directed by James Wong and produced by Stephen Chow,[55] the film was released in the United States on April 10, 2009.[57] The film was largely panned by both critics and Dragon Ball fans,[58] but was a modest success at the international box office.^ Dragon Ball 13 - Fanning the Flame .
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^ The parts of the manga that correspond with the Dragon Ball Z anime were released in the United States with the Z attached.
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^ Dragon Ball 55 .
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[59]

Art books

.There are two companion books to the series, called the Dragon Ball GT Perfect Files, released in May 1997 and December 1997 by Shueisha's Jump Comics Selection imprint.^ There is strong, and then there is Dragon Ball (Z) Kai strong.
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^ Dragon Ball GT: Episode 64 .
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^ There will be either one or two Dragon Balls in each saga.
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.They include series information, illustration galleries, behind-the-scenes information, and more.^ They include series information, illustration galleries, behind-the-scenes information, and more.
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^ While the DBZ movies are more unique, they can be matched up to certain fights from the TV series as well.
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^ The new game will boast of include features like Dragon Missions which will actually include many famous scenes taken from the original TV series.

.They were out of print for many years, but were re-released in April 2006 and this edition is still in print.^ They were out of print for many years, but were re-released in April 2006 and this edition is still in print.
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^ Chris : Wow, it’s great to see so many people here that have relatives living until they’re late...
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^ Friday , April 28, 2006 We get out of this week with Goku, Super Saiyan at Last Lv.
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[60][61]

Reception

.Dragon Ball is one of the most popular manga series of its time, and it continues to enjoy high readership today.^ The series Dragon Ball Z , is a continuation of the original Dragon Ball show.

^ Dragon ball's time line .

^ Most warriors in the Dragon Ball universe can do this.
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.By 2000, more than 126 million copies of its tankōbon volumes had been sold in Japan alone.^ As of volume 36, the manga has sold over 71 million copies in Japan.

^ Sagas joins Atari's lineup of successful Dragon Ball Z games, which cumulatively have sold more than eight million units since the introduction of Atari's first DBZ title in May 2002.

^ It enjoys a high readership, with over 150 million volumes of the series sold by 2007.
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[4] .By 2007, this number had grown to pass 150 million.^ It enjoys a high readership, with over 150 million volumes of the series sold by 2007.
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^ Over the last two to three years more than two million consumer robots have been sold and the UN World Robotics Report projects that the number will increase to more than 7 million domestic robots in 2007.
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[14] It is the "quintessential mainstream manga" driven by an unending story. .Its immense popularity resulted in the series being continuously extended, first through the use of acrobatic devices that regularly kept the series from falling into the routine characters and story lines, then by having the central characters surpass death itself using miraculous devices.^ While the original Dragon Ball anime followed Son Goku through childhood into adulthood, Dragon Ball Z parallels his adult life with the maturation of his first child, Son Gohan.

^ He found himself having problems determining the colors for characters and sometimes ended up changing them unintentionally mid-story.
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^ While the original Dragon Ball anime followed Goku through childhood into adulthood, Dragon Ball Z is a continuation of his adulthood life, but at the same time parallels the maturation of his son, Gohan.
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.In Little Boy: The Art of Japan's Exploding Subculture Takashi Murakami notes that Dragon Ball's "never-ending cyclical narrative moves forward plausibly, seamlessly, and with great finesse."^ The genius Bulma, while searching for the Dragon Balls which can grant any wish, meets a simple minded little boy with a strange monkey tail, Son Goku.
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^ This technique was used a lot throughout Dragon Ball Z. Tien taught this move to both Goku and Krillin, which comes in handy during the fight with the Saiyans.
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^ In an interview featured in Daizenshuu 2, the creator notes that Vegeta is one of his least favorite Dragon Ball characters, but that "he was extremely helpful to have around."
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[4] .Goku's journey and his ever growing strength resulted in the character winning "the admiration of young boys everywhere".[6] On several occasions the Dragon Ball anime series has topped Japan's DVD sales.^ Goku meets in Dragon Ball.
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^ Japanator's Top 25 most popular anime characters .
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^ Dragon ball - Character biographies .

[62][63]
In a survey conducted by Oricon in 2007 between 1,000 people, Goku, the main character of the franchise, ranked first place as the "Strongest Manga character of all time."[64] Manga artists, such as Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto and One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda, have stated that Goku inspired their series' main protagonists as well series structure.[65][66] .When TV Asahi conducted an online poll for the top one hundred anime, the Dragon Ball series came in place twelve.^ Watch Dragon ball Z episodes online .

^ The series is a continuation of the original Dragon Ball .

^ This takes place after Dragon Ball.
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[67] .The first episode of Dragon Ball Kai earned a viewer ratings percentage of 11.3, ahead of One Piece and behind Crayon Shin-Chan.^ This recut will be titled Dragon Ball Kai .
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^ Dragon ball 11/12/2005 .

^ List of Dragon Ball Kai episodes edit .
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[68] .Although following episodes have had lower ratings, Dragon Ball Kai is still maintained as one of the most currently viewed anime series in Japan.^ This recut will be titled Dragon Ball Kai .
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^ List of Dragon Ball Kai episodes edit .
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^ Most warriors in the Dragon Ball universe can do this.
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[69][70]
.Animerica felt the series had "worldwide appeal" that uses dramatic pacing and over the top martial arts action to "maintain tension levels and keep a crippler crossface hold on the audience's attention spans".[5] Ridwan Khan from Animefringe.com commented on the manga to have a "chubby" art style but as the series continued it gets more refined with the characters leaner and more muscular.^ This will also get your character some more levels.
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^ I'd like to see a more manga-style anime (in both art and story) movie or trilogy of that could either be based on an old or completely new adventure of Naoko's.
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^ Time To Unlock More True Potential Time Travel Training From Hell : They keep trying to find ways to top themselves, beginning with weighted clothing and continuing to rooms that can simulate 200 times normal gravity and beyond.
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.He also noted he preferred the manga versions of the series to their animated counterparts that makes the story slower and pointless.^ All the grime, damage and noise remaining on the "Z" film will be removed, making the image much clearer in HD. Toei Animation confirmed DBK's story will be edited to fit closer to the Manga.
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^ Dragon Ball Z, the world famous anime series has its roots in a manga version titled “Dragon Ball.” The manga fever among the ardent readers was so intense that it became the foremost motivating factor behind production of our much loved animation.

^ The manga series has been adapted into an animated television series, two OVAs, two animated feature films, a rock musical, numerous video games and a TCG (Trading Card Game).

[71] .Anime News Network praised the story and humor of the manga to be very good due conveying of all the characters's personalities.^ Preview from Anime News Network (from manga): .
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^ Reviewers praise the art, characterization, and humor of the manga story.
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^ The anime of the new Beyblade manga.
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.They also remarked Viz's translation to be one of the best ones of all the English editions of the series praising the lack of censor.^ The series is licensed for an English language release in North America by Viz Media, in the United Kingdom by Gollancz Manga, and in Australia and New Zealand by Chuang Yi.
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^ Aug 01, 2009 Instead of making the sequel why don't they re-do the entire series, re-cast all the characters etc.
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^ So I played that one, with an english fan translation, on a SNES emulator.
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[72] .Rationalmagic.com remarked the first manga volume as "a superior humor title". They praised Goku's innocence and Bulma's insistence as one of the funniest parts of the series.^ They met Goku and Bulma together in the first series, Dragon Ball.

^ Bulma Briefs first in Bulma and Son Goku .
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^ Goku first in Bulma and Son Goku .
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[73] Writer Jason Thompson commented that the series popularity comes from a formula that Toriyama used in various story arcs from which he describes as "lots of martial arts, lots of training sequences, a few jokes." Yet, he noted that such formula became the model for other manga from the same genre such as Yu-Gi-Oh! or Naruto.[74]
The anime adaptations have also had different positive reviews. .Dragon Ball Z was listed as the 78th best animated show in IGN's Top 100 Animated Series.^ The series Dragon Ball Z , is a continuation of the original Dragon Ball show.

^ Dragon ball Z episode list .
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^ The series is a continuation of the original Dragon Ball .

[75] .T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews considered the series characters are different from stereotypes characters and noted that they have much more development and in its sequels.^ Aug 01, 2009 Instead of making the sequel why don't they re-do the entire series, re-cast all the characters etc.
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^ With two seasons down and over hundred more episodes to go, this anime is still in production, so who knows how popular this series may get.
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^ Dragon Ball RPG Dragon Ball Shisu Dragon Ball Shisu contains a small list of reviewed and rated sites, a small image gallery consisting of 42 different images, and a small character bios page.
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[76] .However, they criticized Dragon Ball Z for having long and repetitive fights, though they remarked the show has good characterization.^ Not the best Dragon Ball Z fighting game This game is good.
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^ They put up a good fight.
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^ They will take the Dragon Balls for him.
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[77] .The storylines of Dragon Ball Z have been compared to Greek mythology.^ The story flows with certain key events, which were part of storyline depicted via Dragon Ball Z seasons .

^ Until then, you'll be able to run through all sorts of adventures, following closely to the Dragon Ball Kai storyline.
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^ Aside from the fact that "Dragon Ball: The Legend Begins" is more true to the series, the guy playing Piccolo actually compared the franchise to Shakespeare.
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[78] .Anime News Network considered Trunks's storyline to have an actual storyline with characters having more motivation than the common plot of the series.^ Preview from Anime News Network (from manga): .
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^ Players can recreate some of the storied confrontations from the TV show, or they can create all-new showdowns of their own with characters that never actually fought in the animated series.
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^ Aside from Goku, Gohan, and Piccolo, he is easily one of the most prominent characters in the series, receiving more character development after being introduced than a number of other characters.
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[79] .IGN commented that Dragon Ball GT "is downright repellent" mentioning that the material and characters have lost their novelty and fun.^ Dragon ball - Character biographies .

^ Dragon ball GT 8.4/10 .

^ Dragon ball GT episode list .
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.They also criticized the character designs of Trunks and Vegeta as goofy.^ The anime series have had more mixed reviews, with the first also praised for its characterizations, but the second was criticized for its long, repetitive fights, and the third series considered repetitive with childish fights and "goofy" character designs.
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^ Return of the Dark Prince They fight their way down the levels, encountering a different Majin (Babidi's fighters) at each level - Vegeta was the first character to fight.
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^ Among the main characters of the game are: Goku, Vegeta, Gohan, Piccolo and Future Trunks etc.

[80] .Anime News Network has had negative comments of Dragon Ball GT.^ Preview from Anime News Network (from manga): .
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^ Dragon ball GT 8.4/10 .

^ Dragon ball was an ugly anime anyway.
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.They mentioned the fights from the series are a very simple childish exercise and that many other anime were better.^ Many of Goku's former enemies become his friend they band together to fight greater evils along the way.
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^ The next generation of Dragon Ball Z fighting games has finally arrived, blurring the line between game play and the anime series.

^ The anime series have had more mixed reviews, with the first also praised for its characterizations, but the second was criticized for its long, repetitive fights, and the third series considered repetitive with childish fights and "goofy" character designs.
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The plot of the series has also been criticized for giving a formula that was already used on its prequels.[81]

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.Dragon Ball is a Japanese anime that originally aired in Japan from February 26, 1986 - April 12, 1989 on Fuji TV.^ Dragon ball 11/12/2005 .

^ The anime first premiered in Japan and Hong Kong on April 18, 1989 (on Fuji TV) at 7:00 p.m.
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^ Dragon Ball Kai Episode 26 .
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.It is based on the original manga series established by Akira Toriyama.^ Based on a long-running manga series by Akira Toriyama.
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^ This series is not based on a manga by Akira Toriyama.
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^ It is based on the original manga series established by Akira Toriyama .
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.The English dub started in 1995 by FUNimation, which has partnered up with Trimark, for the first 13 episodes, then redubbed in August 20, 2001, along with the other 140 episodes, for a total of 153 episodes.^ G gundam episode 1 (english dub) .
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^ Dbz episode 20 - times up .
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Contents

Sagas

  • Emperor Pilaf Saga
  • Tournament Saga
  • Red Ribbon Army Saga
  • General Blue Saga
  • Commander Red Saga
  • Fortuneteller Baba Saga
  • Tien Shinhan Saga
  • King Piccolo Saga
  • Piccolo Jr. Saga

Movies

  • Curse of the Blood Rubies
  • Sleeping Princess in Devil's Castle
  • Mystical Adventure
  • The Path to Power

See also

External links

Wikipedia
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.This is a disambiguation page; that is, one that points to other pages that might otherwise have the same name.^ Wikipedia has an article about: Dragon Ball This is a disambiguation page; that is, one that points to other pages that might otherwise have the same name.
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^ Heroes and the wise who experienced the One-year War might survive and fight with, or against each other's might, once again.
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^ One other point to make, In the japanese version, Majin Buu > is an adult when Gohan was fighting him.
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Simple English

Dragon Ball (ドラゴンボール, Doragon Bōru) is a Japanese Manga and Anime by Akira Toriyama. The main character is a saiyan boy named Goku. Goku is in search of the mysterious Dragon Balls. When seven Dragon Balls are gathered, one wish will be granted by Shenron the Dragon. Goku is accompanied by Bulma and trained by Master Roshi. The Dragon Ball series is separated into several other media adaptions, including two spinoff shows, Dragon ball Z and Dragon ball GT. Other spinoffs include a trading card game, several movies, and multiple video games, making the Dragon ball franchise well known world wide.

Contents

Saiyans

Saiyans are a race with of aliens. They have great powers and technology. Most Saiyans travel from planet to planet destroying the people who live there so that they can sell the planet. Most Saiyans can be easily noticed by their tail but some have lost their tails. Saiyans without tails include Goku, Vegeta, and Gohan,Trunks, and Goten. The Saiyans lived on planet Vegeta which was later destroyed by Frieza.

Super Saiyans

A Super Saiyan is a transformation a sayan can go through. Only a few saiyans have the potental to become super saiyans. The legend goes once every 1,000 years a super saiyan emerges.

Only a few Saiyan characters have been able to become Super Saiyans:

  • Son Goku
  • Son Gohan
  • Son Goten
  • Vegeta
  • Trunks
  • Broly
  • Son Goku Jr.
  • Vegeta Jr.

Cell is not able to go super saiyan, even with the cells from Goku and Vegeta.

It is not known if females can become a super saiyan

Dragon Ball Z

Dragon Ball Z is a sequel based on the original Dragon Ball. This series features the same main characters and has 16 storylines totally.

Characters

Main characters

  • Goku (孫 悟空|, Son Goku, Kakarot): Goku is the main hero. He is a Saiyan with large, black, pointy hair. He and Vegeta are the only Saiyans to have reached the level of Super Saiyan 4. His wife's name is Chi-Chi, and his two sons are Gohan and Goten.
  • Gohan: He is the oldest son of Goku and Chi-Chi. Father of Pan.
  • Goten:The youngest son of Goku and Chi-Chi, Goten play's a very important Key role, and is the youngest super saiyan in history.
  • Trunks: He is the son of Vegeta and Bulma. Both his future, and present day characters play key roles.
  • Krillin (called "Kuririn" in the Japanese version) Eventually marries Android 18 and has a daughter.
  • Vegeta: Vegeta is the rival of Goku. He also became a Super Saiyan.
  • Piccolo: King Piccolo's last son; he is also one of Gohan's favorite teahers;Piccolo used to be evil.

Recuring characters

  • Chi-Chi (チチ): Chi-Chi is the wife of Goku, and mother of Gohan and Goten.
  • Bra (also known as "Bra" or "Bulla"): She is the daughter of Vegeta and Bulma.
  • Bulma: She is the wife of Vegeta and the mother of Trunks and Bura.
  • Videl: She is Gohan's girlfriend and became Pan's Mother
  • Uub: Uub is the reincarnation of Kid Buu.
  • Buu
  • Hercule
  • Tenshinhan
  • Yamcha
  • Yajirobe
  • Chauzu
  • Korin
  • Dende
  • Mr. Popo
  • Master Roshi
  • Pan:Daughter of Gohan and Videl.
  • Marron: Daughter of Krillin and Android 18 (Named after Krillin's first love intreset)
  • Androids (mainly 17,18 AND 16)
  • Cell
  • Kami:The guardian of Earth before Dende.

Saiyan Saga

  • Vegeta: When he used to be evil and captain.
  • Nappa
  • Raditz: Goku's saiyan brother. Killed by Piccolo in the first season of Dragon Ball z.
  • Saibaiman
  • (Turles)

Frieza's forces

Frieza is the main villain in the Dragon Ball Z series. He is often seen with a group of other characters who help him.


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