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The “Dragon Ball” Universe: A Saga That Has Captured the Imagination of Generations. This trip It begins in 1986 with “The Legend of the Dragon Xeron” (“Curse of the Blood Ruby”) and continues until 2022 with “Super Hero”. Let’s dive into this fascinating world by exploring each film in chronological order and examining its influence and place in the rich history of “Dragon Ball.”
Legend of the Dragon Seron (1986)
This movie is an alternate version of Goku and Bulma’s first meeting that separates itself from the original anime. Acting as an abbreviated introduction to the series, “Dragon Ball” paved the way for its popularity in the West when it first met American audiences.
Power Road (1996)
Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the anime, this film revisits the origin of “Dragon Ball”, mixing elements of the first seasons and the threat of the Red Ribbon Army. Although it doesn’t fit into the official continuity, it serves as a fun tribute to the fans.
Sleeping Beauty in the Wicked Castle (1987)
Goku and Krillin, under the tutelage of Master Roshi, face the evil Lucifer and embark on a dangerous mission to save the princess. Although not canon, this adventure provides a rewarding experience and expands the arc of Goku and Krillin’s training.
The Great Mystery Adventure (1988)
With elements from the Red Ribbon Army saga and the World Martial Arts Tournament, this film features Goku and Krillin in a tournament organized by Emperor Chiaozu. The plot revolves around a fun and exciting adventure against the sinister plans of Master Shen.
“Kill Zone” serves as a prequel to “Dragon Ball Z,” where Gohan is kidnapped by Garlic Jr., who seeks immortality. Despite some continuity issues, this movie is a fun prequel to the great DBZ sagas.
World’s Strongest (1990)
Goku and the Zee Fighters must rescue Bulma and face Dr. Kochi and Dr. Willow, who are looking for the strongest body for their evil plans. Set between the Vegeta and Namek sagas, it features classic DBZ action.
Introducing the super Saiyan Turles, who looks like Goku, this movie shows an epic struggle to save Earth. Although its place in the schedule is not certain, it offers interesting conflicts.
Son Goku (1991)
Lord Slug, the Super Namkhian, threatens Earth. The film is notable for its superb acting and is notable for being Filmation’s first adaptation of an American heavy metal musical, marking a unique change to the cinematic experience.
Cold’s Revenge (1991)
After Frieza was defeated, his brother Cooler came to Earth to seek revenge. This movie featured Super Saiyan Goku in action and is notable for being the first DBZ movie to have a direct sequel.
After the Android is activated and set indefinitely before the perfection of the cell, it stands out for cunning and action. The presence of Future Trunks and the alliance of three Super Saiyans with a common enemy offers a unique cinematic experience.
Cold Returns (1992)
The planet New Namek is threatened by an amorphous star. Goku and Vegeta, in their first collaboration as Super Saiyans, face off against Meta-Freeze in a desperate fight for the planet’s survival. Between episodes 130 and 131, this film shows a significant evolution compared to its predecessor, making it the most popular of the series.
Broly: The Legendary Super Saiyan (1993)
The most popular character from the DBZ movies is introduced: Broly. The plot revolves around the discovery of a sinister plan hatched by Vegeta and Paragas to rule a new planet Vegeta. Broly’s power level overwhelmed even Saiyan Prince Vegeta.
It introduces us to an intergalactic martial arts tournament that takes a deadly turn with BoJack’s appearance. Goku’s absence puts Gohan in the center of the action, allowing him to shine like never before.
Broly – The Return (1994)
It brings back the fan-favorite villain in a story where Gohan and his brother Goten face the super-giant and uncontrollable wrath of Broly.
At the end of the Broly Saga, the mad scientist Brolin shuts Brolin down by creating a crippled monster that Trunks, Goten, and Android 18 must stop before it threatens all life on Earth.
It takes us to a martial arts tournament in another world, where a powerful multi-dimensional being emerges. The solution: Fusion of Goku and Vegeta, giving life to Gogeta.
Wrath of the Dragon (1995)
The last story before the arrival of Super shows us the release of a secret hero that calls for the unity of all Saiyans on Earth and the threat that comes with it.
Where our hero faces the threat of Beerus, the God of Destruction, and Goku’s quest to attain the power of the Super Saiyan God. This movie revives the franchise by connecting with the “Dragon Ball Super” series.
Resurrection ‘F’ (2015)
This episode marks the return of Frieza, the villain of DBZ. He is resurrected, seeking revenge for his previous defeat. Goku and his friends, now stronger, face Frieza who unlocks a new golden transformation. The film was a direct sequel to “Battle of Gods” and was noted for its success in theaters and positive reviews. The story later expanded with “Dragon Ball Super,” marking the second season of the series.
“Dragon Ball Super: Broly” reintroduces the legendary Super Saiyan Broly, officially integrating him into the Dragon Ball canon. Frieza recruits Broly and his father, Paragus, in his fight against Goku. The film was a hit at the box office and featured stunning animation. Gogeta, the fusion of Goku and Vegeta from “Fusion Reborn” is also included in the official canon. “Brolly” has been highlighted to fulfill the needs of fans by providing an unforgettable cinematic experience.
In “Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero”, the focus is on Gohan, who will face off against the androids of the Red Ribbon Army. The movie takes place after “Broly” and focuses on other Z characters and Pan Gohan’s daughter. The relaunch of Cell as Gohan’s archenemy adds nostalgia and excitement to the plot.