Follows the adventures of an extraordinarily strong young boy named Goku as he searches for the seven dragon balls. These balls, when combined, can grant the owner any one wish he desires. ... See full summary »
[English closing song] Singer: Be as free as you can be, a childlike love of fantasy / The world is a mystery for you and me / A miracle, an adventure too, a single wish waits for you, / The beating of your heart will see you through / When you think you can't go on, give it another try / The power of your youth is strong, and as big as the sky / Search over the valleys, and mountains and you'll see / believing in yourself sets you free! / Come on, I'll give you romance! Come on, I'll give you paradise! / Liberate the you that you keep inside! / Come on, I'll give you romance! Come on, I'll give you paradise! / Make your dreams come true, you'll see fantasy / Magic can happen to you!
[English opening song] Singer: Find the Dragon Balls! Look out for them all! / You can search around the world with me! / Gotta heed the call of magic Dragon Balls! / What a great adventure this will be! / You can climb on board, 'cause the Nimbus doesn't wait! / A fantastic journey for your dreams, a thrilling mystery! / Through the fires of time, they've waited patiently / When all seven balls you find, the Dragon is set free / Rising, rising, mesmerizing, unbridled ecstasy! / Radiant and shining, hidden somewhere in the field / Luminous and blinding, with your desire revealed / Ageless, timeless, what you'll find is beyond belief! / Let's try, try, try, look high and low! / Search the sky and the sea below! / Let's try, try, try, seize the day / and make new friends along the way! / Find the Dragon Balls! Look out for them all! / Come and hunt those Dragon Balls with me! / Gotta heed the call of magic Dragon Balls! / What a great adventure this will be! / Set a course for action, adventure doesn't wait! / A fantastic journey for your dreams, a thrilling mystery!
[Japanese closing song] Singer: Come along in a fantasy, a likable mystery / Don't hide your youthfulness / Want to have a mystery, want to have an adventure / Everybody's itching to go / If you give up pretending to be an adult / you can't solve like a simple puzzle / Try to be wilder and stronger, / in life! / I'll give you romance, I'll give you romance / Show us your true bravery! / I'll give you romance, I'll give you romance / The glisten light flutters in the hearts, / I'll give you a dream!
Chi-Chi: Goku, wedding is not a food.
Son Gokû: Well, this blows.
Krillin: Slow down! You know if I lose my grip on you I'll fall through this cloud! Goku: Well if you would stop thinking bad thoughts then it wouldn't be a problem! Krillin: Fat chance. Goku: Hey Krillin look, do you think Master Roshi would like that lady over there? Krillin: You mean I have to look down? Goku that's a man! Goku: Really? How can you tell? Gosh, they all look pretty much the same to me. Krillin: Huh? You're joking, right? I mean you really can't tell the difference? Goku: Well, usually I can figure it out. I just have to touch them first. Krillin: Hmm? In case you couldn't tell, I'm a boy. Goku: Oh!
[Japanese opening song] Singer: Grab them in the hands! Dragon Ball! / One of the world's most thrilling secrets / Hunt those down! Dragon Ball! / One of the world's most pleasant miracles / This world is a huge treasure island / That's right, right now, Adventure! / The chest is tightened excitedly in love, dreaming lots of various colors / Somewhere in this world it's glowing / Let's go and find those, boy, striking out the ghosts and goblins / We'll also fly on the cloud machine today / Let's try, try, try, mystical adventure / Across the sky and over the mountains / Let's fly, fly, fly, great adventure / The wonderful trip has begun! / Grasp them in your hands! Dragon Ball! / One of the world's most tough chances / Chase those down! Dragon Ball! / One of the world's most enjoyable dramas / This world is a huge treasure island / That's right, right now, Adventure!
[regarding Goku taking on the Red Ribbon Army] Woman: Goku, you must listen to me. Do you have any idea what you're up against? Goku: Sure. Scumbags.
Anonymous RRA Soldier: So then an accountant tells me they'll have to take it out of my next pay check and I'm just like, "Wait a minute, man! The ribbon should come *with* the uniform! Free! End of discussion!" Anonymous RRA Soldier #2: At least you didn't let him walk on ya. [pause] Anonymous RRA Soldier #2: A Dragonball just hit your head! Anonymous RRA Soldier: ...Huh?
General White: But if that's how you feel, I'll be glued to my monitor watching as you are reduced to nothing but a pile of those little chicken bones that you put in salt!
Colonel Silver: It's here somewhere, buried in all this crap! Think very carefully, the next word you say could determine the quality of the rest of your life.
General Blue: This boy has laid waste to two of our best regiments and I will not be the third! He may possess some skill, but there is one thing I know for certain and that is... nothing lasts forever!
Chi-Chi: Goku, wedding is not a food.
Colonel Silver: I'll ask the questions here. Now tell me, what do you want with the Dragonballs, and how did you manage to find so easily what my entire *army* could not?
Ninja Murasaki: You weren't supposed to dodge that!
General White: So the traitorous, poorly-constructed machine asks like a big-shot. Who made you? Who was it that brought you back to this world as a cyborg after you had died once before? Just exactly who? Say it! Cyborg #8: It was you, General White.
Goku: Well, this blows.
Colonel Silver: Good afternoon! You'll have to excuse the temper of my men; they've been traveling all day and it's left them a bit... irritable.
Goku: You'll regret it if you make me come up there. Red Ribbon Solider: Okay.
Advisor Black: Maybe... he'll call back...!
Commander Silver: What have you got in here? Goku: None of your business. Commander Silver: Okay then I'll give you one last chance give me that dragon ball. Goku: No. I need those dragon balls.