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Dragon Ball Z is one of the most popular animation series to come out of Japan. First airing in Japan from April 1989 until January 1996, DBZ has been the longest running anime sequel to the original TV series Dragon Ball. First airing in the U.S. in September 1996, DBZ was cancelled after two seasons because of lowered ratings, but picked back up in August 1998 on Cartoon Network as a part of the Toonami program block.

The series received much more popularity on Toonami and Funimation continued dubbing and distribution of the series for Cartoon Network. In September 1999 the new dub episodes of the series aired until April 2007 and ended the series.

With a total of 277 episodes aired in the U.S. and 291 aired in Japan, the success of Dragon Ball Z was complete and Funimation now has a complete line of sequels, films and toys on the market.

DBZ is one of the most successful anime television series ever aired and continues to be to this day, even though the quality of animation is not of the highest. This is something of contempt to many anime fans as many remember this throughout their childhoods; however the fact remains that this show was very cheaply made and it shows.

Shifting proportions of characters, still frames for long periods and the propensity towards motion blur and speed lines are just a few of the signs of the cheap animation techniques used. Occasionally the plot grinds to a halt for ridiculous super power charge-ups, long and tedious training sequences and many episodes choked with filler. All of this withstanding, it is still one of the most popular anime television series worldwide.

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9 Seasons, 317 Episodes - Canceled
April 26, 1989
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  • Uub grows stronger as the battle rages, soon becoming the Saiyan's equal, but before the match is decided, Goku makes a startling revelation! With his plan revealed, Goku and Uub depart the arena, leaving a stunned crowd in their wake.

  • A new World Tournament is set to begin! With help from Majin Buu, Goku rigs the drawing so he faces a mysterious fighter in the first round of the finals! Is this timid, little village boy called Uub really as strong as Goku thinks?

  • It's been ten years since the demise of evil Majin Buu, and Earth is once again at peace. Gohan is a scholar. Trunks and Goten are strong, young teenagers! Vegeta and Bulma have a new daughter! And Goku is a grandfather!

  • Goku has his hands full guarding four dragon eggs from the dangers of the wild, but even if he can save the baby dragons, he will soon face an even more dangerous peril: an angry Chi Chi!

  • When Goku and his companions return to Earth after defeating Majin Buu, they are welcomed with open arms. But nobody is happy to see the good Buu! Can Mr. Satan's pink pal manage to fit into society? Or is he destined to become an outcast?

  • After the good Buu and Mr. Satan free Vegeta, Goku launches the Spirit Bomb! Unfortunately, the weary Saiyan doesn't have enough power to deliver the blast, and Buu sends it right back at him! Will Goku be destroyed by his own attack?

  • The foolish Earthlings ignore Goku, but when Mr. Satan asks for help, the humans have a change of heart. Will their outpouring of energy arrive in time? Goku can only wait and watch as Vegeta crumbles under the might of Majin Buu!

  • Goku awaits the arrival of the Earthlings' collective energy to vitalize the Spirit Bomb, but the energy isn't coming! Have the people of the Earth turned a deaf ear to Vegeta's plea for help at this most critical hour?

  • As good Majin Buu wages an all-out war against his evil counterpart, Vegeta asks Dende to summon the Dragon on the new Planet Namek. With the good Buu's power dwindling, will Vegeta have enough time to carry out the final phase of his plan?

  • When Vegeta falls, Mr. Satan steps in to take up the challenge! It appears the wannabe hero has signed his death warrant, but when Buu attempts to attack, the monster is crippled by agony!

  • Goku's powers are fading, and he must end the battle before it's too late! Enter Vegeta, who begins a furious battle with Buu to buy Goku the time needed to gather energy. Outclassed by his opponent, can the Saiyan Prince survive!?

  • When Super Saiyan 3 Goku collapses from exhaustion, Vegeta enters the fight, but he doesn't last long! Just as Majin Buu is about to deliver the deathblow, Goku makes a comeback!

  • With Majin Buu ready for a fight, Kibito Kai is stunned to see Goku and Vegeta playing a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors! Rather than use the Fusion Technique to join their powers, the duo has decided to fight Buu one at a time!

  • With Earth erased from existence, Majin Buu begins his search for Goku and Vegeta, leaving entire worlds destroyed in his wake. But when Buu's hunt leads him to the World of the Kais, Goku and Vegeta draw the line!

  • After the chords of attachment to the roly-poly Buu are cut by Vegeta, Majin Buu should mutate into a much weaker form. But instead he gets even stronger! This baffles everyone but Kibito Kai, who discloses Majin Buu's bizarre history!

  • When Super Buu's body begins to mutate once again, Goku and Vegeta have to get out fast! But what awaits them should they manage to escape? What will the insidious Buu turning into next?

  • Goku and Vegeta reunite the others only to be attacked by Majin Buu! The showdown proves that fighting Buu inside his own head is a mind-bending experience. Can Goku and Vegeta survive in this twisted house of horrors where all is Buu?

  • Dangers abound as Goku and Vegeta continue their search for Gohan and inside of Majin Buu's body! After meeting some disgusting bedfellows, they finally find what they're looking for as they enter Majin Buu's head!

  • When Majin Buu absorbs Vegito, the fused Saiyan separates into Goku and Vegeta once again. Deep within the villain, they reveal their plan to rescue Gohan and the others. Can the duo survive the digestive process and carry out their mission?

  • The battle rages on between Vegito and Majin Buu! The Super Saiyan Combo seems to have the fight well in hand. But is Vegito tempting fate by toying with Buu? What terrible tricks does the wily, pink monster still have up his sleeve?

  • The newly-formed Saiyan warrior Super Vegito matches Majin Buu punch for punch. But the monster's new opponent stirs up an uncontrollable anger within the very heart of the beast. Will Majin Buu's frenzy mean the end of planet Earth?

  • The bodies of Goku and Vegeta join to form a new Saiyan warrior. The monster Majin Buu is impressed by the strength of his new opponent, but refuses to take him seriously. Will Majin Buu's arrogance be his undoing?

  • After Majin Buu absorbs Gohan, Goku's plan to join forces with his son is ruined. But an unlikely ally arrives on the scene - Vegeta! Will the Saiyan Prince put aside his differences and agree to merge with Goku?

  • Goku watches helplessly from Other World as Majin Buu sets his sights on Gohan. Luckily the Old Kai reveals a secret source of power that could save the day. Is Goku ready to bond with his son and put an end to Majin Buu's reign of terror?

  • After absorbing Piccolo and Gotenks, Majin Buu's powers have increased exponentially! Armed with some new tricks, Majin Buu is poised for global destruction. Now that Gohan is alone and weakening, is there anyone who can stop the monster?

  • Majin Buu reappears, ready for battle, but rather than continue his fight against Gohan, Buu stages a clever deception to absorb Gotenks and Piccolo. With the wisdom of Piccolo and the power of Super Saiyan Gotenks, Buu transforms into "Super Buu!"

  • After being dominated on the battlefield, Majin Buu blows himself up in a desperate attempt to destroy Gohan! But is this just a ploy? Gohan seems to think so! Is Majin Buu plotting an ambush or simply trying to buy a little time?

  • When Gotenks' fusion unravels, it appears the end has finally come for Goten and Trunks. But just as things seem their worst, Gohan descends on the scene with his newly awakened powers! Finally, the tables are turning on Majin Buu!

  • Gohan continues his training on the World of the Kais. Meanwhile, Gotenks briefly takes the upper hand in the battle with Majin Buu before his techniques begin to fall apart. Will Gohan be ready in time to step in and finish the fight?

  • Super Saiyan 3 Gotenks continues his fight with Majin Buu, and the Lookout is caught in the crossfire! As Gotenks turns up the power, so does Majin Buu - and by the time it's over, one of them will be in way over his head!

  • Powered by his insatiable hunger, Majin Buu escapes the Hyperbolic Time Chamber, leaving Piccolo and Gotenks trapped inside. Krillin and the gang are forced to fight the monster on their own. Will Buu finally make a meal out of the good guys?

  • The battle between Gotenks and Majin Buu rages on inside the Hyperbolic Time Chamber. On the outside, family and friends wait anxiously for Gotenks and Piccolo to reappear. Can they successfully defeat Majin Buu and make it out alive?

  • The long awaited rematch between Majin Buu and Gotenks begins! But when Gotenks' fighting techniques come up short, he is forced to improvise - resulting in some of the craziest attack moves ever!

  • Before he can unleash his fury on the remaining Z-Fighters, Majin Buu is coaxed into the Hyperbolic Time Chamber. Inside, Trunks and Goten are training diligently, but will they have enough time to perfect their new moves before Majin Buu arrives?

  • When the new and improved Majin Buu makes a surprise visit to the Lookout to challenge Gotenks, every second becomes a test of survival! And where are Trunks and Goten during the chaos that erupts?... Sound asleep, of course!

  • The Battle of the Buus begins as Majin Buu fights his evil counterpart! The good Buu gets a taste of his own medicine when he's turned into chocolate! Evil Buu gobbles him up, and a horrible transformation takes place! Who is this radical new Buu?

  • Uub grows stronger as the battle rages, soon becoming the Saiyan€™s equal, but before the match is decided, Goku makes a startling revelation! With his plan revealed, Goku and Uub depart the arena, leaving a stunned crowd in their wake.

  • A new World Tournament is set to begin! With help from Majin Buu, Goku rigs the drawing so he faces a mysterious fighter in the first round of the finals! Is this timid, little village boy called Uub really as strong as Goku thinks?

  • Goku has his hands full guarding four dragon eggs from the dangers of the wild, but even if he can save the baby dragons, he will soon face an even more dangerous peril: an angry Chi Chi!

  • When Super Saiyan 3 Goku collapses from exhaustion, Vegeta enters the fight, but he doesn¢‚¬´t last long! Just as Majin Buu is about to deliver the deathblow, Goku makes a comeback!

  • The battle rages on between Vegito and Majin Buu! The Super Saiyan Combo seems to have the fight well in hand. But is Vegito tempting fate by toying with Buu? What terrible tricks does the wily, pink monster still have up his sleeve?

  • After absorbing Piccolo and Gotenks, Majin Buu¢‚¬´s powers have increased exponentially! Armed with some new tricks, Majin Buu is poised for global destruction. Now that Gohan is alone and weakening, is there anyone who can stop the monster?

  • While the Z-Fighters continue training in preparation for their battle with Majin Buu, Mr. Satan devises some sneakier plans to take the villain down. But will he even need to carry them out? Is Majin Buu having a change of heart?

  • As Majin Buu continues to terrorize humanity, a lone savior appears: Mr. Satan! His Megaton punch won't be enough to stop the monster, but this unlikely hero may have a few surprises in store for Buu!

  • After many comical misfires, Trunks and Goten finally perfect the Fusion technique, and Gotenks is born! Defying Piccolo's command, the super-kid immediately leaves to go fight Majin Buu! Is Gotenks ready for the fight of his young life?

  • When Gohan's intense training breaks the legendary Z-Sword, all hope seems lost until Old Kai emerges and from the legendary weapon. Who is this aged fellow, and does he really have the incredible power he claims to possess?

  • Tensions rise for Goten and Trunks as their duel with Majin Buu approaches. Meanwhile, Buu prepares for the upcoming battle by building himself a home! Elsewhere, Goku bids a poignant farewell as he finally returns to Other World.

  • Liberated from his master, Majin Buu becomes even more destructive than before, wiping out entire cities in mere seconds! Earth's only hope now rests on the shoulders of two young warriors: Goten and Trunks!

  • Trunks searches frantically for the lost dragon radar, and Goku powers-up to an unimaginable level: Super Saiyan 3! Will this newfound strength be enough to stop Majin Buu from destroying West City?

  • As Goten and Trunks train to stop the vicious Majin Buu, Idasa's jaded mother tells Babidi exactly where Trunks lives! The Z-Fighters must now find a way to stop the evil wizard before he reaches Capsule Corp!

  • Majin Buu launches into a feeding frenzy, transforming an entire town's population into chocolate! Gohan draws the ancient Z-Sword, Goku struggles to teach Goten and Trunks the art of Fusion, and an unlikely hero is asked to join the fight!

  • Goku begins training Goten and Trunks in the art of Fusion. Meanwhile, Gohan, having been healed in Supreme Kai's world, tries to remove the legendary Z-Sword to use in the fight against Majin Buu!

  • Babidi seeks vengeance against Piccolo, Goten, and Trunks! Plastering images on everyone's mind, Babidi threatens to terrorize humanity until the trio is brought forward! Meanwhile, Gohan is taken to Supreme Kai's world!

  • Goku hatches a plan for defeating Majin Buu: Fusion! By joining two fighters of equal size and strength, an entirely new fighter can be created. But only one such pair remains-Goten and Trunks! Can the young half-Saiyans save the world?

  • Anxious to undo the massacre caused by Vegeta, Bulma and the others search frantically for the seven Dragon Balls! Meanwhile, the injured Goku finally awakens, and Dende uses his healing powers to bring him back to speed!

  • Majin Buu's flesh is scattered on the battlefield, but his mystical power is rebuilding the monster into one deadly piece! Babidi is recovering, too, having narrowly survived Piccolo's attack!

  • Trunks and Goten save Vegeta from a savage beating, but the prideful prince is determined to destroy Majin Buu by himself. Vegeta is prepared to risk everything to defeat this foe, but is he really ready to give up his own life?

  • With Goku and Gohan missing in action, it's up to Vegeta to end Majin Buu's reign of terror. The Saiyan prince gives it his all, but Buu's powers may be more than he can handle!

  • Free from the grip of Babidi, Vegeta decides to seek his revenge by destroying the monster Majin Buu. Assuming Gohan to be a victim of the voracious villain, the Super Saiyan goes ballistic. Can Vegeta bring down Buu?

  • Supreme Kai must use his unique fighting powers to keep Buu at bay - or lose his life! One mile away, Goten and Trunks stumble upon Piccolo, still frozen in stone, and accidentally shatter him to pieces! And there's more! The King of Demons returns!

  • With his big pink belly and infantile behavior, Buu doesn't fit the bill of a galaxy destroyer - until he hurls Dabura into a cliff with a single blow! Gohan senses a limitless power, and the Supreme Kai insists this is the end!

  • The battle between Goku and Vegeta has begun! With Babidi's magic enhancing his already incredible strength, Vegeta matches Goku move for move, but every blow the Saiyan Prince lands is a boost for Majin Buu!

  • Evil Vegeta gives Goku an ultimatum: fight - or watch him annihilate more innocent lives! Goku vows to settle the score between them once and for all, but the Supreme Kai steps between the Saiyans with a bold declaration!

  • In an all-out assault against Vegeta, Babidi uses his power to undo the unsuspecting Prince from within! Vegeta is stripped of his good qualities by the wicked wizard, and becomes the heartless warrior that he once was!

  • The intense battle between Gohan and Dabura rages on, but just as the Stage 3 clash reaches a heated peak, Dabura stops the fight! Why has the evil giant conceded, and what is the great discovery he claims to have made?

  • As the final bout of the tournament continues, Number 18 throws the defending champ for a loop by offering to throw the fight! Meanwhile, Babidi has selected his warrior for Stage 3: Dabura, King of the Demon World!

  • The battle heats up as Number 18 and Mighty Mask take their fight to the skies! Number 18 gives it everything she's got, but her attacks prove useless against her masked opponent. Could she find the edge she needs to win?

  • At the World Martial Arts Tournament, the five remaining competitors enter the ring for an all-out Battle Royale! The fists fly as Number 18, Mighty Mask, and Mr. Satan duke it out to decide who will be the next Champion of the World!

  • Babidi unleashes his monster Yakon to steal the Z-Fighters' energy for Majin Buu. The battle at Stage Two is sure to be intense, as Yakon is one of the most fearsome creatures in the universe!

  • At each stage of Babidi's ship, Goku, Gohan, and Vegeta must face a fearsome warrior, each more powerful than the last. There's no room for error! Even the tiniest mistake will enable Babidi to steal their energy for Majin Buu!

  • Piccolo and Krillin are turned to stone by Dabura! Determined to save their friends, Goku, Gohan, and Vegeta board Babidi's ship only to find themselves trapped! Can they save their friends and find their way out?

  • The Z-Fighters race to stop Babidi's cronies from delivering the pure energy that will be used resurrect the dreaded Majin Buu. Will they find Babidi's hidden spaceship in time?

  • Tensions rise for Goten and Trunks as their duel with Majin Buu approaches. Meanwhile, Buu prepares for the upcoming battle by building himself a home! Elsewhere, Goku bids a poignant farewell as he finally returns to Other World.

  • With Goku and Gohan missing in action, it¢‚¬´s up to Vegeta to end Majin Buu¢‚¬´s reign of terror. The Saiyan prince gives it his all, but Buu¢‚¬´s powers may be more than he can handle!

  • Evil Vegeta gives Goku an ultimatum: fight - or watch him annihilate more innocent lives! Goku vows to settle the score between them once and for all, but the Supreme Kai steps between the Saiyans with a bold declaration!

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  • Season 9 Episode 287 Celebrations With Majin Buu 12/19/1995

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