Dragonball Kai Anime Info
Dragonball Kai - Dragon Ball Kai is an anime series that is an HD Remaster and Recut of Dragon Ball Z done for its 20th Anniversary. It premiered on Fuji TV on April 5th 2009. Dragon Ball Kai will include a complete re-recording of the dialog by most of the original Japanese voice cast, as well as completely new sound design with updated sound effects. The opening and ending themes are completely new, having nothing to do with the original themes. Takayoshi Tanimoto performs the series' new opening and closing themes, " Dragon Soul " and " Yeah! Break! Care Break! ". Unlike the previous opening and closing credits, this new version has newly animated appearances by Frieza , Zarbon , Dodoria , The Ginyu Force , Nappa , Raditz , Saibamen , and Vegeta . The "Kai" in the series' name means "updated," "modified," or "altered." Interestingly, despite the series being only a directors cut of Dragon Ball Z , the Z has been completely removed from the title.
Dragonball Anime Info
The story starts with Goku at 12 when he first meets Bulma and is introduced to the legend of the Dragonballs: who ever gets all seven Dragonballs will have their wish granted by Shenron, the Dragon who resides within the balls. As Goku goes along his adventure he meets other characters such as Master Roshi, Krillin and others. Number of episodes: 153 Dates first aired in Japan: Feb 1986-April 1989Main Characters: Goku, Bulma, Olong, Krillin, Yamcha, Puar and Master Roshi
Dragonball Z Anime Info
Part 2 of the Dragonball madness, this story starts when Goku is an adult and introduces him to his Saiyan origin. The main theme of Dragonball Z is fighting although it still retains aspects of the humor and adventure from the previous Dragonball series. Characters develop as they grow, mature, and some even have children! Many of Goku's former enemies become his friend they band together to fight greater evils along the way. Number of episodes: 276 Dates first aired in Japan: April 1989-Feb 1996 Main Characters: Goku, Vegita, Gohan, Piccolo, Trunks, Krillin, Yamcha, and Tein-Shinhan
Dragonball GT Anime Info
After the Buu saga ended in Dragonball Z, Toriyama wanted to end the series and start on another project. However Toei, the animation company wanted to continue the Dragonball series. Hence without Dragonball's main man, they developed a new series called Dragonball GT "Grand Tour." The story focuses on Goku, Pan and Trunks as they travel the galaxy in search of the universal black star Dragonballs. When the series started, it went back to a similar environment like Dragonball with humor and simplicity in mind. That proved a bit un-popular among fans. As such they went back to the old "beat or be beat" type of series fans so much adored. Number of episodes: 64 Date first aired in Japan: Feb 1996-Feb 1997 Main Characters: Goku, Pan, Trunks