Dragon Ball Z

Japanese name: Dragon Ball Z
Japanese name: ドラゴンボールZ
English name: Dragon Ball Z
Dates: April 19, 1989-January 31, 1996
September 13, 1996-April 7, 2003 (United States)
Broadcast time: Wednesday, 7:00-7:30 pm
Number of episodes: 291
Animation Studio: Toei Animation
Production Company: Toei Animation
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
Cartoon Network (United States)
Creator(s): Akira Toriyama (manga: Dragon Ball)
Series Director: Daisuke Nishio
Episode Director(s):
Art Director:
Character Designer(s): Yuuji Ikeda
Animator(s): Minoru Maeda (chief)
Music: Shinsuke Kikuchi
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Masako Nozawa (Son Goku, Son Gohan, Son Goten), Yumi Shoma (Chi Chi), Yuko Minaguchi (Bideru), Mayumi Tanaka (Krillin, Yajirobe), Toshio Furukawa (Piccolo), Ryo Horikawa (Vegeta), Hiromi Tsuru (Bulma), Takeshi Kusao (Trunks), Joji Yanami (Kaio-sama), Toru Furuya (Yamcha), Kohei Miyauchi (Kame Sennin), Hirotaka Suzuoki (Tenshin-han), Hiroki Emori (Chaozu), Takeshi Aono (Kami-Sama), Naoki Tatsuta (Oolong), Ryusei Nakao (Freezer), Kozo Shioya (Majin Buu)
Genre(s): adventure, comedy, martial arts, science fiction, space travel, alien visitors, alien invasion, fantasy, reincarnation
Home Video
United States: DVD (FUNimation)
Note(s): This is the second Dragon Ball series. It was continued by Dragon Ball GT.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Dragon Ball Z go to the Chronology of Animation.

Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

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Last update: July 3, 2005
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