In February of 2009, Toei Animation announced that as an honor to 20 years of Dragon Ball Z, they will begin the production of a renewed DragonBall Z, named Dragon Ball Kai. This new anime chronicles the plot of DBZ and consists of parts from the original anime which are edited to a better quality and with new voices. Toei Animation also confirmed that the plot of DBK will be closer to manga style.
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Much like Brina Palencia, Todd Haberkorn had already done voice work for the Dragon Ball video games taking over the role of Android 19 beginning with 2009's Dragon Ball: Raging Blast, however, this is the first time he has actually been involved in a Dragon Ball anime. See more
In the English dub, Dende makes a wish to Porunga to revive everyone that died since Bibidi and Majin Buu came to Earth, except the evil ones. He should have said Babidi, not Bibidi. See more
All-new opening and closing credits sequences were animated for the series, instead of the series just reusing the ones from Z. See more
Here is a list of versions where the original Kenji Yamamoto score for "Dragon Ball Kai" was featured in:
- Episodes #001-#095 (Original Fuji Television broadcasts)
- Episodes #001-#076 (Japanese Blu-Rays)
- Episodes #001-#072 (Japanese DVDs)
- Episodes #001-#063 (USA broadcasts on Nicktoons; English dub)
- Episodes #001-#052 (USA DVDs/Blu-Rays; Parts 1-4 versions; English dub)
Kokoro no hane
("Wings of the Heart")
Performed by Team Dragon
Second ending theme See more