Dragon Ball Z (tv program)

'Battle of Gods' will please 'Dragon Ball Z' fans

'Battle of Gods' will please 'Dragon Ball Z' fans

"Dragon Ball Z" is the cartoon equivalent of a gateway drug: One of the most popular franchises in animation history, the TV series and related films have introduced millions of children to the pleasures of anime adventures. The first "Dragon Ball" feature in 17 years, "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods," scored a huge hit in Japan, selling more than 1 million tickets in six days.

The story by Akira Toriyama, the creator of the original manga, brings together all the familiar cast members but focuses on the redoubtable Goku (voiced by Sean Schemmel, re-creating his TV role), the martial artist of the Saiyan race from the planet Vegeta. When he awakens...

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