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Dragon Ball

First tankōbon volume, released in Japan on November 10, 1985
ドラゴンボール
(Doragon Bōru)
Genre Martial arts, Science fiction
Manga
Author Akira Toriyama
Publisher Flag of Japan Shueisha
English publisher Flag of Canada Flag of the United States Viz Media
Flag of the United Kingdom Gollancz Manga
Flag of Australia Flag of New ZealandChuang Yi
Demographic Shōnen
Magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump
Original run 19841995
Volumes 42
TV anime
Director Minoru Okazaki
Daisuke Nishio
Studio Toei Animation
Licensor Pony Canyon (Japan)
FUNimation Entertainment (USA)
Network Fuji TV, Animax
Original run February 26, 1986April 12, 1989
Episodes 153
TV anime: Dragon Ball Z
Director Daisuke Nishio
Studio Toei Animation
Licensor Flag of Japan Pony Canyon
Flag of the United States FUNimation Entertainment
Network Fuji TV, Animax, Tokyo MX
Original run April 26, 1989January 31, 1996
Episodes 291
TV anime: Dragon Ball GT
Director Osamu Kasai
Studio Toei Animation
Licensor Flag of the United States Flag of Canada Funimation Entertainment
Network Flag of Japan Fuji TV, Animax
Original run February 7, 1996November 19, 1997
Episodes 64
Movies
  1. Curse of the Blood Rubies
  2. Sleeping Princess in Devil's Castle
  3. Mystical Adventure
  4. The Path to Power
  5. Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone
  6. Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest
  7. Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might
  8. Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug
  9. Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge
  10. Dragon Ball Z: Return of Cooler
  11. Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13!
  12. Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan
  13. Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound
  14. Dragon Ball Z: Broly Second Coming
  15. Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly
  16. Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn
  17. Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon

Dragon Ball (ドラゴンボール Doragon Bōru?) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Akira Toriyama. It was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1984 through 1995, and its 325 individual chapters were published into 42 tankōbon volumes by Shueisha. Inspired by the Chinese folk novel Journey to the West, it follows the adventures of its lead character, Son Goku from his childhood into old age. The manga 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. Image File history File links Question_book-new. ... Motorola DragonBall Microprocessor Motorola/Freescale Semiconductors DragonBall is microprocessor design based on the famous 68000 core, but implemented as an all-in-one low-power solution for handheld computer use. ... 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Dragon Ball has since been adapted into three different anime series, seventeen animated feature films, three television specials, a collectible trading card game, a large number of video games. A live-action film is currently in production as of 2002. Animé redirects here. ... Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game (originally the Dragon Ball Z Collectible Card Game and the Dragon Ball GT Trading Card Game) is a trading card game based on the anime of Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball GT. The game is produced by Score Entertainment and uses screen captures... The following is a list of video games pertaining to the Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama. ... Dragonball is a 2009 live action film adaptation of the Dragon Ball franchise. ...

Contents

Plot

See also: Lists of Dragon Ball characters

A monkey-tailed boy named Son Goku goes on a life-long adventure beginning with a quest for the seven titular Dragon Balls, befriends many different martial artists and faces various villains, goes through many rigorous martial arts training regimens and educational programs, defeats a series of increasingly powerful martial artists, dies and comes back to life several times, and becomes the top martial arts superhero in the universe. Other Dragon Ball characters can be found under the List of Dragon Ball characters Subcategories There is one subcategory in this category, which is shown below. ... Goku redirects here. ... A Dragon Ball , 龍球 Mandarin lóng-qiú, katakana ronchū) is a fictional artifact from the mangas and animes Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z[1], and Dragon Ball GT. A similar version of them with the same name also appear in the Akira Toriyama manga Dragon Boy (a series of manga... A fictional universe is an imaginary world that serves as the setting or backdrop for one or (more commonly) multiple works of fiction or translatable non-fiction. ...


As the series continues, Goku goes from childhood into adulthood, and his first child, Son Gohan goes through similar experiences. As Goku evolves, so do his rivals, Piccolo and Vegeta, from evil to good. Gohan redirects here. ... Piccolo ) is a fictional character from the Dragon Ball manga, authored by mangaka Akira Toriyama. ... This article is about the Dragon Ball character. ...


Differences in anime adaptations

In Dragon Ball GT, which is not based on any manga chapters, Son Goku is turned back into a child by the Black-Star Dragon Balls and is forced to travel across the universe to retrieve them. While in space, he encounter the evil artificial Tuffle, Baby, who intends to destroy the Saiyan race. Goku fights him and is defeated. After having his tail regenerated, he achieves the level of Super Saiyan 4 and destroys Baby, propelling him into the sun with a Kamehameha. After Baby's defeat, Dr. Myuu, a combination of machine and human, creates a replica of Android 17 and has it fuse with the original Android 17, creating Super 17. Super 17 at first seems impervious to Goku's attacks, but when Android 18 attacks him for killing Krillin, Goku takes advantage of the distraction to penetrate through Super 17 with his Dragon Fist technique, then fires a Kamehameha through the wound. Goku redirects here. ... A Dragon Ball , 龍球 Mandarin lóng-qiú, katakana ronchū) is a fictional artifact from the mangas and animes Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z[1], and Dragon Ball GT. A similar version of them with the same name also appear in the Akira Toriyama manga Dragon Boy (a series of manga... All Super Saiyans that have appeared in the original manga series. ... Artificial Human #17, also known as 人造人間17号 ) in Japanese is a fictional character who first appears in the Dragon Ball manga created by Akira Toriyama, as well as Dragon Ball Z and in Dragon Ball GT. 17 is referred to in the original Japanese as a Jinzōningen, which is... Artificial Human 18 , known also as #18, Jinzoningen [#]18, Jinzō-ningen Jūhachi-gō, Jūhachi-gō, name given as Android 18, Cyborg-18 or C-18 in most other Latin-related translations) is a fictional character who first appears in the Dragon Ball manga created by Akira Toriyama, as... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed compared to the rest of the article. ...


Due to overuse of the Dragon Balls, seven Evil Dragons are then created. All but the most powerful, Syn Shenron, are defeated. Shenron appears to be losing until he absorbs the Dragon Balls - he then gains more power, becoming Omega Shenron, and overwhelms Goku. Goku is about to sacrifice himself to destroy the evil dragon, but then Vegeta turns up in Super Saiyan 4 form, thanks to Bulma's new device, the Blutz Wave Generator. Goku and Vegeta fuse, creating Gogeta, who uses his immense power to taunt Omega Shenron. However, their fusion then ends and Goku loses Super Saiyan 4 form. Eventually, using the energy of every living being in the universe, Goku makes a Spirit Bomb powerful enough to destroy Omega Shenron.


Production

In 1983, Toriyama wrote a two-part one shot manga series called Dragon Boy that was initially serialized in Fresh Jump and released in a single tankōbon volume later in the same year. This short work combined the comedic style of Toriyama's successful six-year series Dr. Slump with a more action-oriented plot. This early work became the basis for Dragon Ball, with many of the same elements reused in the series. In the same year, he also published a sci-fi title The Adventures of Tongpoo, which included a character named Tanton who would be the inspiration of Son Goku, as well as additional plot elements that would be incorporated into Dragon Ball. This page is for the Canadian mini-series Dragon Boys. ... In the American comic book industry, the term one-shot is used to denote a pilot comic or a stand-alone story created to last as one issue. ... This article is about the comics created in Japan. ... Tankōbon ) is the Japanese term for a compilation volume of a particular series (such as a manga or a novel series, magazine articles, essays, craft patterns, etc. ... Serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump Original run 1980 – 1984 Volumes 18 TV anime: 1st series Director Minoru Okazaki, Shigeyasu Yamauchi Studio Toei Animation Network Fuji TV Original run 8 April 1981 – 19 February 1986 Episodes 243 TV anime: 2nd series Director Shigeyasu Yamauchi Studio Toei Animation Network Fuji TV Original... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Goku redirects here. ...


When asked why he draws "beautiful," "strong," and "sexy" women Toriyama replied that he is not comfortable drawing "weak females" and that it would be "no fun" drawing females weak. In some parts of Dragon Ball many of the strongest characters are small in stature. Toriyama said that he wished to go against the convention that stronger characters always appear larger and that he intended to switch between "telling a straightforward story" and telling an "unconventional and contradictory" story.[1]


Media

Manga

Main article: List of Dragon Ball chapters

Written and illustrated by Toriyama, Dragon Ball was initially serialized in the magna anthology Weekly Shōnen Jump starting in 1985, and running until 1995.[2] The 325 individual chapters were collected by Shueisha in a series of 42 tankōbon volumes.[3] The first tankōbon was released in November 10, 1985, while the last one was released in August 4, 1995.[4][5] In 2004, the manga was re-released in a collection of 34 kanzenban, which included a slightly rewritten ending, new covers, and color artwork from its Weekly Shōnen Jump run.[2] Cover of the first tankōbon for Dragon Ball, released in Japan by Shueisha on November 10, 1985. ... Weekly Shōnen Jump , lit. ... Shueisha ) is a major publisher in Japan, headquartered in Tokyo. ... Tankōbon ) is the Japanese term for a compilation volume of a particular series (such as a manga or a novel series, magazine articles, essays, craft patterns, etc. ... is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Tankōbon ) is the Japanese term for a compilation volume of a particular series (such as a manga or a novel series, magazine articles, essays, craft patterns, etc. ...


The distributing company Viz Media has released all 42 volumes in English in North America. Viz titles volumes seventeen through forty-two of the manga Dragon Ball Z, similar to the anime series adapted from those volumes, to reduce confusion for its readers.[2] Both manga series began publication in March 2003. The last volume of the first part was released in August 3, 2004, while the last one of the second part was released in June 6, 2006.[6][7] As of June 2008, Viz began re-releasing both manga series in a wideban format called "VIZBIG Edition", which cllects three individual volumes into one oversized one.[8][9] Viz includes the title pages from the series' original run in Weekly Shonen Jump in a "Title Page Gallery" section at the back of each volume. Viz Media, LLC, headquartered in San Francisco, California, is a major American anime, manga and Japanese entertainment company formed by the merger of Viz, LLC, and ShoPro Entertainment. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... North American redirects here. ... is the 215th day of the year (216th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 157th day of the year (158th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 2008 was the sixth month of the current leap year. ... Tankōbon ) is the Japanese term for a compilation volume of a particular series (such as a manga or a novel series, magazine articles, essays, craft patterns, etc. ...


Crossovers

A year and a half into Dragon Ball, Toriyama included an extended cameo by some of the characters and locations from his previous creation, Dr. Slump. Toriyama and Eiichiro Oda teamed up to create Cross Epoch, a single chapter crossover between Dragon Ball and Oda's hit series One Piece. This single chapter appeared in the December 25, 2006 issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump Serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump Original run 1980 – 1984 Volumes 18 TV anime: 1st series Director Minoru Okazaki, Shigeyasu Yamauchi Studio Toei Animation Network Fuji TV Original run 8 April 1981 – 19 February 1986 Episodes 243 TV anime: 2nd series Director Shigeyasu Yamauchi Studio Toei Animation Network Fuji TV Original... Eiichiro Oda , born January 1, 1975 in Kumamoto, Kumamoto) is a Japanese manga artist, best known as the creator of the manga and anime One Piece. ... One piece redirects here. ... is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Neko Majin Z

Main article: Neko Majin

Originally a one-shot bearing little relation to Toriyama's other series, the first chapter of Neko Majin appeared in Weekly Shonen Jump in April 1999 (WJ #22-23). Though there were some similarities, it didn't become a self-parody of the Dragon Ball manga, until Neko Majin Z, which had cameos of characters from the author's magnum opus. As of 2005, the series was completed with eight total chapters (five of which are Dragon Ball parodies). These chapters were compiled into a "kanzenban"-style package for release in Japan on April 4, 2005. Serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump, Monthly Shonen Jump, Shonen Jump Original run April 1999 – February 2005 No. ... is the 94th day of the year (95th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Anime series

Dragon Ball

Within a short amount of time Dragon Ball had reached a level of popularity in Japan that convinced the people of Toei Animation to produce both an anime series and a feature film based on the characters. It premiered in Japan on Fuji Television on February 26, 1986 and ran for 153 episodes until its conclusion on April 12, 1989. Titled simply Dragon Ball, the episodes were adapted from the first sixteen volumes of the manga series. Demographic Shōnen Serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump Original run 1984 – 1995[1] Volumes 42 (16 DB + 26 DBZ) Dragon Ball ) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Akira Toriyama with an anime adaptation, followed by Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball GT. The work is influenced by... Toei Animation Company, Limited ) (JASDAQ: 4816) is a Japanese animation studio owned by the Toei Company. ... Fuji Television Network, Inc. ... is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 102nd day of the year (103rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ...


Two early attempts at releasing Dragon Ball to American audiences failed. The first attempt was in the late 1980s by Harmony Gold. It featured strange name changes for nearly all the characters, such as changing Son Goku to "Zero" and Karin to "Whiskers the Wonder Cat". It is not well-known, and has been referred to as "The Lost Dub" by fans.[10][unreliable source?] Harmony Gold is a television production and distribution company established in 1983. ... Goku redirects here. ... This is a list of deities, legendary creatures, and other beings of unexplained origin who appear in the manga and anime universe of the Dragon Ball metaseries, including the Dragon Ball films. ...


In 1995, FUNimation licensed the series for broadcast and distribution in North America. With BLT Productions[11] producing the dub, the first 13 episodes aired in syndication in edited form. However, due to disappointing ratings, FUNimation abandoned the project, moving on to the newer and more action filled Dragon Ball Z. The home video rights for this version were acquired by Vidmark Entertainment for their KidMark label. As they and their current owner has continued to renew the license, FUNimation has been unable release their newer unedited dub of these episodes on DVD, and only the old version remains available (as the The Saga of Goku DVD set).[citation needed] FUNimation Entertainment (previously known as FUNimation Productions, and usually referred to as FUNimation or FUNi for short) is an American entertainment company. ... North American redirects here. ... In broadcasting, syndication is the sale of the right to broadcast radio shows and television shows to multiple stations, without going through a broadcast network. ... Trimark Pictures Inc. ... Lions Gate redirects here, for other meanings see Lions Gate (disambiguation)‎. Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation, (usually renderred as Lionsgate), (NYSE: LGF) is an American entertainment company which originated in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... The Emperor Pilaf Saga (called The Saga of Goku in the KidMark dub) is the first fictional saga in the Dragon Ball manga and anime. ...


Dragon Ball Z

With the ending of Dragon Ball, Toei Animation quickly released a sequel series, Dragon Ball Z (ドラゴンボールZ(ぜっと) Doragon Bōru Zetto?). Picking up where the first left off, Dragon Ball Z is adapted from the final twenty-six volumes of the manga series. 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.[12] dBZ stands for decibels of Z. It is a meteorological measure of equivalent reflectivity (Z) of a radar signal reflected off a remote object. ... is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ...


Following its licensing of Dragon Ball, Funimation Entertainment licensed Dragon Ball Z for an English language release in North America. For Dragon Ball Z, Ocean Group was contracted to produce an English dub track. The dubbed episodes premiered in the United States on WB in September 1996. In May 1998, the broadcast was canceled and Funimation stopped production of the dubbed episodes. Three months later, the series began airing on Cartoon Network as part of the channel's new Toonami programming block. In 1999, Funimation started dubbing the series again, now using their own in-house voice actors and with a new musical score. The series completed its run in April 2003. In 2003, Funimation redubbed the first 67 episodes of the series, restoring the removed content and replacing the Ocean Group dubbing with the same voice cast used in the later episodes. These redubs were released to Region 1 DVD in uncut box sets, starting in April 2005. The Funimation dubbed episodes also aired in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and the Republic of Ireland. FUNimation Entertainment (previously known as FUNimation Productions, and usually referred to as FUNimation or FUNi for short) is an American entertainment company. ... Ocean Group is an organization located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada that purchases anime for English dubbing. ... In filmmaking, dubbing or looping is the process of recording or replacing voices for a motion picture. ... WB or Wb or wb may stand for: Internet chat slang for welcome back Wachovia Corporation, stock symbol Warner Bros. ... For other versions of this channel, see Cartoon Network. ... For the former television channel in the United Kingdom of the same name, see Toonami (UK). ... The following is an excerpt of the article entitled DVD. For the sake of convenience, the terms Region 0, Region 1, Region 2, Region 3, Region 4, Region 5, Region 6, Region 7 and Region 8 redirect to this page. ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc - see Etymology) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ...


In the United Kingdom, the Funimation dubs of episodes 168 through the final episode were replaced with a new dubbed version. This version used a dub language track produced by Blue Water studios, but continued using most of Funimation's English language scripts. Categories: Geographical term stubs ...


Dragon Ball GT

Produced by Toei Animation, Dragon Ball GT (ドラゴンボールGT Doragon Bōru Jī Tī?) premiered on Fuji TV on February 2, 1996, spanning 64 episodes until its conclusion on November 19, 1997.[13] Unlike the first two series, it was not based on the original Dragon Ball manga.[14] Toei Animation Company, Limited ) (JASDAQ: 4816) is a Japanese animation studio owned by the Toei Company. ... The Fuji TV headquarters in Odaiba is known for its eccentric architecture. ... is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ...


Funimation Entertainment licensed the series for an English language Region 1 DVD release and broadcast in North America. Funimation's English dub of the series premiered on Cartoon Network on November 7, 2003. The television broadcast skipped the first 16 episodes of the series. Instead, Funimation created a composition episode entitled "A Grand Problem", which used scenes from the skipped episodes to summarize the story. The skipped episodes were later aired after the remaining episodes of the series had been broadcast.[13] The dubbed episodes also aired in Canada on YTV, which divided the episodes into two seasons instead of sagas.[15][16] The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... The following is an excerpt of the article entitled DVD. For the sake of convenience, the terms Region 0, Region 1, Region 2, Region 3, Region 4, Region 5, Region 6, Region 7 and Region 8 redirect to this page. ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc - see Etymology) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ... North American redirects here. ... In filmmaking, dubbing or looping is the process of recording or replacing voices for a motion picture. ... For Cartoon Network outside of the United States, see Cartoon Network around the world. ... is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... YTV is a TLA that may stand for: Finnish for the term Helsinki Metropolitan Area. ...


Specials

Goku Sidestory! The Proof of his Courage is the Four-Star Ball Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Prose is writing distinguished from poetry by its greater variety of rhythm and its closer resemblance to everyday speech. ...

  • (悟空外伝! 勇気の証しは四星球 Gokū Gaiden! Yūki no Akashi wa Sūshinchū?)
  • A Hero's Legacy

Video games

The Dragon Ball franchise, in being very successful spawned off several video games in all genres: fighting, platforming, role-playing, and card battling. The following is a list of video games pertaining to the Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama. ...


Soundtracks

Main article: Dragon Ball Soundtracks

Many Soundtracks were released to the Anime, movies and the games. This list contains known titles from both Japanese and American soundtracks from all three series. ...


Live action films

Main article: Dragonball (film)

New Dragon Ball: The Legend of Shenlong is a live-action Chinese adaptation of the series in which an evil king steals the mystical "Dragonballs" in an attempt to possess them all. When all but one of the balls has been stolen, the former guardians of the magic balls decide to band together and take action. Led by a pig-headed wizard and a half-turtle martial arts master, the team takes on the king's army in a desperate bid to stop him from gaining control of the balls. Dragonball is a 2009 live action film adaptation of the Dragon Ball franchise. ... In film and video, live action refers to works that are acted out by human actors, as opposed to animation. ...


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. They include series information, illustration galleries, behind-the-scenes information, and more. They were out of print for many years, but were re-released in April 2006 and this edition is still in print. Shueisha ) is a major publisher in Japan, headquartered in Tokyo. ...


Reception

As of 2007, the a series of 42 tankōbon volumes sold over 150 million copies in Japan.[3] When TV Asahi conducted an online poll for the top one hundred anime, the Dragon Ball came in place twelve.[17] Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... 2007 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tankōbon ) is the Japanese term for a compilation volume of a particular series (such as a manga or a novel series, magazine articles, essays, craft patterns, etc. ... TV Asahi Corporation ) (TYO: 9409 ), also known as EX and Tele-Asa ), is a television network headquartered in Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan. ...

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Dragon Ball Z (412 words)
Dragon Ball Z est connu sous le nom DBZ.
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The series is a close adaptation of the second (and far longer) portion of the Dragon Ball manga written and drawn by Akira Toriyama (in the United States, the manga's second portion is also titled Dragon Ball Z to prevent confusion).
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.
Dragon Ball Z was marketed to appeal to a wide range of viewers from all ages, and contains crude humor and occasional excesses of violence which are commonly seen as inappropriate for younger audiences by American standards.
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