Dragon Ball(TV show/series, 1986-1989)

Original title: "ドラゴンボール" (Japanese/JA)
| 25min per episode | Genres: Comedy, Science-Fiction & Fantasy, Animation, Action & Adventure

Scripted Reality in 1 season with 153 episodes

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Dragon Ball (Japanese: ドラゴンボール, Hepburn: Doragon Bōru) is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. It is an adaptation of the first 194 chapters of the manga of the same name created by Akira Toriyama, which were published in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1984 to 1995. The anime is composed of 153 episodes that were broadcast on Fuji TV from February 26, 1986, to April 19, 1989. It was broadcast in 81 countries worldwide. It is part of the Dragon Ball media franchise. Dragon Ball follows the adventures of the protagonist Goku, a strong naive boy who, upon meeting Bulma, sets out to gather the seven wish-granting Dragon Balls. After becoming a student of martial arts master Master Roshi (also known as Kame Sennin), he and his fellow pupil Krillin enter a tournament that attracts the most powerful fighters in the world. He then sets out on his own and winds up facing and destroying the Red Ribbon Army single-handedly after many encounters with the army's leaders. Goku uses the Dragon Balls that he found from facing the Red Ribbon Army to ressurrect his friend Upa's father Bora, who was murdered by Taopaipai, a hired assassin. 3 years later, Goku enters the 22nd World Martial Arts Tournament with his friends, along with new rivals, Chaozu and Tensh... ()
Poster of Dragon Ball

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About Dragon Ball

Long ago in the mountains, a fighting master known as Gohan discovered a strange boy whom he named Goku. Gohan raised him and trained Goku in martial arts until he died. The young and very strong boy was on his own, but easily managed. Then one day, Goku met a teenage girl named Bulma, whose search for the mystical Dragon Balls brought her to Goku's home. Together, they set off to find all seven and to grant her wish.

Trailer for Dragon Ball + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Dragon Ball Original 1986 Opening(Trailer, 1:50)

Dragon Ball Seasons and Episodes

08/17/1986Season 10 - 8 episodes
08/17/1988The Piccolo Jr. Saga - 31 episodes
08/17/1988Piccolo Jr. Saga - 31 episodes
02/24/1988The King Piccolo Saga - 21 episodes
02/24/1988King Piccolo Saga - 21 episodes
10/21/1987Tien Shinhan Saga - 21 episodes
08/17/1988The Tien Shinhan Saga - 31 episodes
02/24/1988The Fortuneteller Baba Saga - 21 episodes
07/01/1987Fortunetelle Baba Saga - 31 episodes
09/16/1987The Commander Red Saga - 44 episodes
04/15/1987Commander Red Saga - 19 episodes
02/24/1988The General Blue Saga - 21 episodes
01/14/1987General Blue Saga - 14 episodes
09/10/1986The Red Ribbon Army Saga - 71 episodes
09/10/1986Red Ribbon Army Saga - 40 episodes
05/28/1986Tournament Saga - 15 episodes
09/10/1986The Tournament Saga - 25 episodes
?Season 2 - 0 episodes
?Season 2 - 15 episodes
02/26/1986Season 1 - 153 episodes
06/08/1988Specials - 2 episodes

Additional Information

Official websites:
Production country: Japan
Based on: "Dragon Ball"
Original language: Japanese (JA)
Spoken languages: Japanese (JA)
Translated into 25 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Gallegan (GL), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Ended
First episode released on: 02/26/1986
Last episode released on: 04/19/1989
Appearing Characters: Son Goku
Voice Actor: Masako Nozawa, Paolo Torrisi
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Bola de drac"
"Bola de dragón"
"Dragoi Bola"
"Doragon bôru"
"Zmajeva kugla"
"Змајева кугла"

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