Dragon Ball Z: Season One (Vegeta Saga)

June 13, 2013 - Comment

The Saiyans are coming! The last survivors of a cruel, warrior race, these ruthless villains have carved a path of destruction across the galaxy, and now they have set their sights on Earth. They will stop at nothing until they have the wish-granting powers of the seven magic Dragon Balls for their very own. With

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The Saiyans are coming! The last survivors of a cruel, warrior race, these ruthless villains have carved a path of destruction across the galaxy, and now they have set their sights on Earth. They will stop at nothing until they have the wish-granting powers of the seven magic Dragon Balls for their very own.

With the fate of his family, friends and the entire human race hanging in the balance, Goku, the Earth’s greatest hero, must rise to meet the approaching threat. As he prepares for the fight of his life, Goku embarks on an epic journey that will take him to other worlds, pit him against new and old enemies alike, and force him to confront the dark secrets of his own past. At the end of his path, the most powerful opponent he has ever faced awaits – the evil Saiyan Prince Vegeta!

This Dragon Ball Season Set is the definitive collection!

  • Digitally re-mastered in High Definition
  • Transferred from the original Japanese film
  • The complete season one – contains 39 episodes on 5 discs
  • Over 900 minutes of action
  • Revised English dialogue and original Japanese music

    Extra features include: Footage on the re-mastering

    The ultimate Dragon Ball Z – Collect them all!One of the most popular franchises in anime history, Dragon Ball began in 1984 as a manga by Akira Toriyama in Shonen Jump. Dragon Ball Z (1989), the second TV adaptation, is the most beloved: it ran for 291 episodes–more than Dragon Ball (1986) and Dragon Ball GT (1996) combined. Over the years, the program has introduced countless boys to the world of Japanese animation. The first season re-introduces the main characters and sets up a new threat. Goku learns he’s not an Earthling, but a Saiyan from the planet Vegeta. Only three other Saiyans survive, all of them extremely powerful and destructive. Goku destroys Raditz with the help of Piccolo, but dies in the process. He spends much of the season training in the Other World with King Kai. Piccolo takes over training Goku’s son Gohan, anticipating he will have to face the remaining Saiyans, Nappa and Vegeta. These episodes set the pattern for the combination of martial arts training, fantasy-battles and slapstick comedy that make the series so popular. The storyline rambles, with lots of digressions, repeats, and false endings–none of which bother the fans. Although Dragon Ball Z has been released previously in the US, Funimation pulled out all the stops for this edition. The entire series has been remastered from the original prints, and the Japanese language track is included for the first time. (Goku and Krillin have higher-pitched, younger voices than they do in the American dub.) For Dragon Ball Z fans, this version clearly supercedes all previous ones. (Rated TV PG. suitable for ages 8 and older: violence; minor incidents of risqué and toilet humor, ethnic stereotyping and alcohol use) –Charles Solomon

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    • The Saiyans are coming! The last survivors of a cruel, warrior race, these ruthless villains have carved a path of destruction across the galaxy, and now they have set their sights on Earth. They will stop at nothing until they have the wish-granting powers of the seven magic Dragon Balls for their very own. With the fate of his family, friends and the entire human race hanging in the balance, Go
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    Dan Zapix says:

    Satisfied long time adult fan of DBZ Quick Facts: I’m 27, been a fan of Dragon Ball Z since 1999, and a fan of anime since 1992. I’m very picky about uncut anime, and I always prefer the original aspect ratio. I dislike English dubs as most any anime fan does. This is my first review of a DVD.Video: FUNimations claims this is a widescreen transfer from the original video. Dragonball Z fans are screaming the original video was cropped to make it widescreen. I’ve spent the last 2 days with WinDVD and Photoshop to confirm or disprove this. Anyone who does image editing knows that cropping a 4:3 image to 16:9 can be really dramatic. After watching 67 episodes of this new release from FUNimation, I wasn’t completely convinced about the transfer being cropped from it’s original 4:3 aspect ratio. Dragonball Z fans are correct to say the widescreen transfer is cropped, but they also would need to admit to that the 4:3 broadcast we fans know and love was also cropped! The widescreen transfer has extended video on the…

    Kevin T. Rodriguez "The Movie Wizard.com Revi... says:

    The Most Controversial Anime Gets A Controversial DVD “Dragon Ball Z” is the most controversial anime ever made. Not for reasons because of questionable content in the vein of “Evangelion,” “Cowboy Bebop,” and “Koi Kaze” (though the show is very violent), but just in various different arguments. Some people feel that “Dragon Ball Z” represents the best anime has to offer, while other people believe that “Dragon Ball Z” represents the worst anime has to offer. Add into the fact that “Dragon Ball Z” has had one of the most questionable dubs of all time, and (along with “Sailor Moon”) helped make anime popular in the USA (before “Pokemon” and “Yu-Gi-Oh!” painted anime as thirty minute toy commercials). With a reputation like that, “Dragon Ball Z” is certainly one of the most important animes ever made, but the show has been a hassle to buy if you were a fan of the show. Released in overpriced DVD’s that retailed for $25 each and contained three episodes a piece, one had to buy at least SEVENTY DVD’s before they could get all of “Dragon Ball…

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