After destroying Frieza on Namek, Goku returns to a peaceful life on Earth. When informed his brother has been killed by a Saiyan, Cooler is hell bent on killing Goku, and making him pay ... See full summary »
The death of Dr. Gero at the hands of Androids 17 and 18 prompts the activation of Androids 13, 14, and 15. They try to kill Goku, who fights them with the help of Trunks, Piccolo, Vegeta, Krillin, and Gohan.
In order to wish for immortality and avenge his father, Garlic Jr. collects the dragon balls, kidnapping Goku's son Gohan in the process. Goku, Kami, Piccolo, and Krillin unite to rescue ... See full summary »
Vegeta is lured to the planet New Vegeta by a group of Saiyan survivors in hopes that he will be the king of their new planet. But when he finds that they have ulterior motives of universal... See full summary »
A mysterious being named Hoy arrives on Earth and asks the Z Warriors to use the dragon balls to help him release Tapion. Tapion, an ancient warrior imprisoned in a music box, and Hoy needs... See full summary »
A prequel to the original Dragonball series, this TV movie tells the story of Son Goku's father Bardock and his futile attempt to stop Freeza from destroying his planet Vegeta. It also shows how little Kakarotto (Son Goku) ends up on earth!Written by
The original Japanese version had eye catchers that were cut from the original FUNimation DVD. These have been reinserted into the newer re-releases. See more »
Vegeta is on a far away world in the special when Planet Vegeta is destroyed, while in the series flashbacks, he was in the bowels of Frieza's ship. See more »
Planet Vegeta. Many years ago, a small child was born. Uninherited and unattended by it's father and mother, the baby cried out, making it's only plea to the universe. The Saiyans were people of war, and like all Saiyan babies, the child was destined to fight!
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For the Toonami broadcast, all nudity and blood is either censored or cut. See more »
Originally broadcast almost 11 yrs ago, this tv special shows how advanced japanese animation is, nowadays people have jumped on the DBZ bandwagon. Now DBZ is the most popular cartoon out there, and yet it ended almost 6 yrs ago.
This special "Story of Bardock" reveals Goku's father and his battle with Freeza, who would be very familiar to DBZ fans.
Bardock has dreams of a future son ,Goku who will save the universe from Freeza and all enemies.
Bardock at first denies this, thinking he is hallucinating,but when Freeza kills his friends and sets his sight on him, he knows it's more than a dream.
Like in the movie Superman, Bardock must send his son Guku, in a space pod so Freeza won't get to him.
The final showdown between Bardock and Freeza is memorable along with the action.
Goku would later become a great warrior and avenge his father by killing Freeza.
Later Freeza's brother, Koola would seek revenge on Goku.
As you can see what makes DBZ great are it's complex stories and it always follows up to the events in it.
Great DBZ special.
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