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Tapion is a fictional character from Dragon Ball Z Movie 13: Wrath of the Dragon He acts as the protagonist of this film and is described as a 'Legendary Hero' from the planet Konats ('Konnatsuu'). This makes his race the 'Konnatsuu-jin' (Konats Race). He his roughly six feet tall, has light purple skin and a mohawk (similar style to that of the Supreme Kai) of bright red hair. He wields a sword and an ocarina which he says are gifts from god. Dragon Ball Z is the long-running sequel to the anime Dragon Ball. ... Dragon Fist Explosion!! If Goku Wont Do It, Who Will? (龍拳爆発!!悟空がやらねば誰がやる) is the thirteenth and final movie in the Dragon Ball Z series. ... The protagonist or main character is the central figure of a story. ... East Kaiōshin is a fictional character of the manga Dragon Ball/Dragon Ball Z and the anime Dragon Ball Z and is the only surviving Kaiōshin of Buus assault. ... A tenor and an alto ten-hole ocarina. ...


  • Tapion is never seen using his sword or fighting at all.
  • In the credits of 'Wrath of the Dragon', directly after Trunks recieves Tapion's sword, we see a montage of Future Trunks killing Frieza's men with his sword. This cannot be the same sword Trunks recieved at the end of the film however due to timeline complications.
  • Tapion bears a passing resemblance to the character Link from the Legend of Zelda series. They both wear tunics, belts and boots, have long ears that stick out at an angle from their head, carry swords and use magical ocarinas. They're also quite similar in character in that they're strong, silent warriors (although Tapion, unlike Link, talks).
  • Tapion's younger brother is shown at the beginning of the film fighting off Hildegarn. His name is Minosha
  • Tapion is rumoured to be a playable character in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2.

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Tapion (407 words)
Long ago, Tapion and his younger brother Minosha defeated a being known as Hirudegaan, which was created by a group of evil magicians.
Tapion and the bottom half of Hirudegaan were sealed in a music box and shot out into space.
Tapion keeps to himself but befriends Chibi Trunks, who reminds him of Minosha.(Minosha and Chibi Trunks look almost exactly alike) While hiding out in an abandoned warehouse, Tapion falls asleep and his half of the Hirudegaan tries to escape, but is recaptured when Tapion awakens.
Absolute Anime / Dragon Ball Z / Tapion (170 words)
Tapion plays a large role in Dragon Ball Z movie number 13: "Dragon Fist Assault: If Goku can't do it, who can?" He carries a holy sword and flute, which he was given to defend his planet against Hildegarn.
Tapion was sealed in a box along with one half of Hildegarn, after Hildegarn was cut in half by a warrior.
Tapion gives his Holy Sword to Trunks as a gift.
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