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Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone (movie 1)

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Alternative title:
Bola de Drac Z: Garlick Junior Immortal
Dead Zone Vortex
Dragon Ball Z (Japanese)
Dragon Ball Z - A la poursuite de Garlic (French)
Dragon Ball Z - Devolvam meu Gohan (Portuguese)
Dragon Ball Z - O Resgate de Gohan (Portuguese)
Dragon Ball Z Movie 1 - In Pursuit of Garlic
Dragon Ball Z Movie 1: Dead Zone
Dragon Ball Z Movie N.1 - La vendetta divina (Italian) 
Dragon Ball Z: Devolvedme a mi Gohan (Spanish)
Dragon Ball Z: Devuelvanme a Mi Gohan (Spanish)
Dragon Ball Z: El secuestro de Gohan (Spanish)
Dragon Ball Z: Garlick Junior Inmortal (Spanish)
Dragon Ball Z: Jakten på Garlic (Swedish)
Dragon Ball Z: La vendetta divina (Italian)
Dragon Ball Z: Martwa Strefa (Polish)
Dragon Ball Z: Ora no Gohan o Kaese!! (Japanese)
Dragon Ball Z: Return My Gohan!!
Dragon Ball Z: Son Goku Super Star
Dragonball Z: Die Todeszone des Garlic.Jr (German)
ドラゴンボールZ オラの悟飯をかえせッ!! (Japanese)
드래곤볼 Z: 데드존 (Korean)
Themes: aliens, fighting
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Kami-sama's old nemesis's son has come to exact revenge on Kami-sama for winning the title of Earth's Guardian. After kidnapping Son Gohan and using the dragon balls to gain immortality, he has a final showdown with Goku.
User Ratings: 1463 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 32 votes (dub:20, sub:9, ?:1, others:2
2 Spanish dubbed
 Excellent: 75 votes (dub:47, sub:25, edit.dub:1, ?:1, others:1
1 Portuguese dubbed
 Very good: 197 votes (dub:129, sub:52, edit.dub:5, ?:3, others:8
4 Portuguese dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
 Good: 385 votes (dub:219, sub:125, edit.dub:19, ?:7, others:15
8 Spanish dubbed
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 Polish subtitled
1 hindi/urdu dubbed
1 Portuguese dubbed
1 Catalan dubbed
 Decent: 377 votes (dub:232, sub:115, edit.dub:16, ?:5, others:9
3 Spanish dubbed
1 Portuguese dubbed
1 French dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
 So-so: 181 votes (dub:110, sub:48, edit.dub:11, ?:4, raw:1, others:7
3 Spanish dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
1 Portuguese dubbed
1 French dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
 Not really good: 94 votes (dub:52, sub:28, edit.dub:7, ?:2, raw:1, others:4
1 Spanish edited dub
1 Spanish subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
 Weak: 70 votes (dub:42, sub:20, edit.dub:4, others:4
2 Portuguese dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
1 Portuguese edited dub
 Bad: 34 votes (dub:18, sub:8, edit.dub:5, ?:1, others:2
1 Portuguese dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
 Awful: 13 votes (dub:7, sub:3, ?:1, others:2
1 Spanish dubbed
1 German dubbed
 Worst ever: 5 votes (sub:4, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 3950 users, rank: #236 (of 9409)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.220 (Decent+), std. dev.: 1.7587, rank: #6475 (of 9517)
Weighted mean: 6.181 (Decent+), rank: #6534 (of 9517) (seen all: 6.19 / seen some: 5.58 / won't finish: 4.70)
Bayesian estimate: 6.193 (Decent+), rank: #5941 (of 7150)
Running time: 41 minutes
Vintage: 1989-07-15
Premiere date:
1989-07-15 (Japan)
Opening Theme:
"Cha-La Head Cha-La" by Hironobu Kageyama
Ending Theme:
"Dete Koi Tobikiri ZENKAI Power" by MANNA
Insert song:
"Tenkaichi Gohan" (天下一ゴハン) by Masako Nozawa
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Dragon Ball Z - Movies 1-2: Dead Zone / The World's Strongest (Blu-ray) 2008-05-27 (from $17.48)
DVD (Region 1)
    Dragon Ball Z - Movie 1: Dead Zone (DVD) delayed/cancelled
    Dragon Ball Z - Movie 1: Dead Zone (DVD) 1997-12-17 (from $8.10)
    Dragon Ball Z - Movie 1: Dead Zone [Uncut] (DVD) 2005-05-31 (from $3.28)
    Dragon Ball Z - First Strike [Movies 1-3] (DVD) 2006-11-14
    Dragon Ball Z - Movies 1-2: Dead Zone / The World's Strongest [SteelBook] (DVD) 2008-05-27 (from $40.00)
    Dragon Ball Z - Complete Movie Collection [1-13] (DVD) 2013-00-00
    Dragon Ball Z - Movies 1-3 [Uncut] (DVD 1-3) 2001-10-09 (from $100.98)
    Dragon Ball Z - Movie Pack [1-5] (DVD box 1) 2011-11-01 (from $11.99)
    Dragon Ball Z - Rock the Dragon Edition [Edited] (Dub.DVD) 2013-08-13 (from $1497.97)
DVD (Region 4)
    Dragon Ball Z - Movies 1-2: Dead Zone / The World's Strongest [SteelBook] (DVD) 2008-09-10
    Dragon Ball Z - Movie 1: Dead Zone (LD) 1997-12-16
    Dragon Ball Z - Movie 1: Dead Zone (Dub.VHS) 1997-11-25 (from $24.75)
    Dragon Ball Z - Movie 1: Dead Zone (Dub.VHS) 1997-11-25 (from $13.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Daisuke Nishio
Screenplay: Takao Koyama
Original author: Akira Toriyama
Original story: Akira Toriyama
Character Design: Minoru Maeda
Art Director: Yūji Ikeda
Animation Director: Minoru Maeda
Director of Photography: Motoaki Ikegami
Producer: Kozo Morishita

Art Coordinator: Minoru Nakamura
Assistant Director: Tatsuya Orime
Ink & Paint Check: Michiaki Nakano
Ink & Paint Coordination: Tomoko Ueki
Insert Song Arrangement: Kenji Yamamoto
Insert Song Composition: Takeshi Ike
Insert Song Lyrics: Sakiko Iwamuro
Insert Song Performance: Masako Nozawa
Negative Editing: Mari Kishi
Production Coordination: Yuichi Suenaga
Production manager: Matsuji Kishimoto
Production Supervision: Chiaki Imada
Record Keeping: Yoshiko Hara
Recording: Kenji Ninomiya
Recording Assistant: Hiroyuki Shibue
Sound Effects: Hidenori Arai
Special Effects: Yukari Hashimoto
Theme Song Arrangement: Kenji Yamamoto
Theme Song Composition:
Chiho Kiyooka (OP)
Takeshi Ike (ED)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Naruhisa Arakawa (ED)
Yukinojo Mori (OP)
Theme Song Performance:
Hironobu Kageyama (OP)
Akira Kamiya as Garlic Jr
Masako Nozawa as
Son Gohan
Son Goku
Toshio Furukawa as Piccolo

Hiromi Tsuru as Bulma
Jouji Yanami as Narrator
Kōhei Miyauchi as Kame Sennin
Kouji Totani as Ginger
Mayumi Shō as Chi-Chi
Mayumi Tanaka as Kuririn
Shigeru Chiba as Nicky
Takeshi Aono as Kami-Sama
Yukitoshi Hori as Sansho

Daisuke Gouri as Gyuumaou
Kenji Utsumi as ShenLong
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
ADR Director:
Chris Cason (FUNimation)
Christopher Bevins (FUNimation)
Eric Vale (Funimation)
Ward Perry
Music: Mark Menza (FUNimation)
Translation: Steven J. Simmons (FUNimation)
Executive producer:
Cindy Brennan Fukunaga (FUNimation)
Gen Fukunaga (FUNimation)
Hideki 'Henry' Goto
Barry Watson (FUNimation)
Carly Hunter (Double Feature)
Daniel Cocanougher (FUNimation)
Hiroe Tsukamoto
Justin Cook (Double Feature)

Additional Video Editing:
Jessie Mancilla (FUNimation)
Shane Ray (FUNimation)
Additonal Audio Engineering: Nathanael Harrison (FUNimation)
ADR Engineer:
Adrian Cook (FUNimation)
James Barker (FUNimation)
Animation/Paint Editing:
Chas Naylor (FUNimation)
Jeffrey Miller (FUNimation)
Assistant Talent Coordinator: Scott Garner (FUNimation)
Blu-Ray Authoring: Matthew O'Hara
Blu-Ray Editor: Jeremy Jimenez
Blu-Ray Menu Audio: Duane Deering
Blu-Ray Menu Design: Kris Pierce
Blu-Ray Producer: Clarine Harp
Blu-Ray Quality Control:
Anthony Benavides
Caesar Lopez
DJ Fonner
Casting Coordination: Janet Willoughby
Dialogue Editing:
Eric LeBlanc
Trevor Smith
Film Transfer Supervisor: Brandon Tyler (FUNimation; Double Feature)
Line Producer:
Christopher Bevins (FUNimation)
Zach Bolton (FUNimation)
Mix Engineer:
Evan Jones (FUNimation)
Nathanael Harrison (FUNimation)
Neal Malley (FUNimation)
Production Coordination:
Diana Gage
Neil Weathersbee (FUNimation)
Production Supervision:
Cindy Brennan Fukunaga
Gen Fukunaga
Re-Recording Mixing:
Gina Mueller
Keith A. Goddard
Recording engineer:
Chris Farley
Robert Crang
Josh Tyler (FUNimation; Double Feature)
Niki Cooper (FUNimation; Double Feature)
Script Supervision: Jeremy Carlile (FUNimation)
Talent Coordination: Tara A. Williams (FUNimation)
Telecine Colorist: Steve Franko (Video Post & Transfer)
Theme Song Composition: Mark Menza (FUNimation)
Version Editor:
Daniel Mancilla (FUNimation)
Jeremy Jimenez (FUNimation)
Video Editing:
Daniel Mancilla (FUNimation)
Jeremy Jimenez (FUNimation)
Jessie Mancilla (FUNimation)
Voice Direction: Karl Willems
Ahmad Khafe as Goku (Speedy dub)
Christopher R. Sabat as Piccolo (FUNimation)
Chuck Huber as Garlic Jr. (FUNimation)
David Gasman as Goku (AB Group dub)
Jodi Forrest as Gohan (AB Group dub)
Peter Kelamis as Goku
Scott McNeil as Piccolo
Sean Schemmel as Goku (FUNimation)
Stephanie Nadolny as Gohan (FUNimation)

Christopher R. Sabat as Kami (FUNimation)
Cynthia Cranz as Chi Chi (FUNimation)
Doug Burks as Nicky (FUNimation)
Doug Rand as Garlic Jr. (AB Group dub)
Edward Marcus as God (Kami - AB Group dub)
Eric Dillow as Sansho (FUNimation)
Jodi Forrest as Bulma (AB Group dub)
Kyle Hebert as Narrator (FUNimation)
Mike McFarland as Master Roshi (FUNimation)
Paul Bandey as Big Green (Piccolo - AB Group dub)
Sharon Mann as Krillin (AB Group dub)
Sonny Strait as Krillin (FUNimation)
Terry Klassen as Krillin
Tiffany Vollmer as Bulma (FUNimation)
Troy Baker as Ginger (FUNimation)

Chris Cason as Demon Voices (FUNimation)
Christopher R. Sabat as Shenron (FUNimation)
Dave Ward as Ox King
Doc Harris as Narrator
Don Brown as
Garlic jr.
Master Roshi
Doug Rand as Turtle (AB Group dub)
Edward Marcus as
Genius Turtle (Master Roshi - AB Group dub)
Narrator (AB Group dub)
Kyle Hebert as Ox-King (FUNimation)
Lisa Ann Beley as Chi-Chi
Paul Bandey as Ox-King (AB Group dub)
Paul Dobson as Nicky
Sharon Mann as Chichi (AB Group dub)
Terry Klassen as Ginger
Ward Perry as

Matthew Géczy (AB Group dub)
English companies
French cast
French staff
Brigitte Lecordier as Sangohan
Patrick Borg as Sangoku
Pierre Trabaud as Garlic jr.

Francine Laine as Krilin
Georges Lykan as
Tout-puissant (Kami sama)
Philippe Ariotti as Petit Coeur (Piccolo)

Celine Monsarrat as
Eric Legrand as Nicky
Georges Lykan as
Philippe Ariotti as Sancho
Pierre Trabaud as Tortue géniale (kame sennin)
French companies
ADR Production: SOFI
Distributor: Imavision (Canada)
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Dubbing Director: Gloria Rocha
Ivars Barzdevics (Spain dub)
Jesús Vallejo
Executive producer:
Carolina Marina Costanzi (Entertainment Supplies)
Hilel Chelminsky (Zima Entertainment)
Jorge Gabarró Frau (Selecta Visión)
Luis de Val (Manga Films)
Marcelo Testa (Plus Video)

Mix Engineer: Ferran Ramos (Catalan dub)
Ana Cremades as Son Gohan (Spain dub)
Joel Mulachs as Son Gohan (Catalan dub)
Juan Antonio Cortés Gavira as Son Goku (Spain dub)
Laura Torres as Gohan
Marc Zanni as Son Goku (Catalan dub)
Mario Castañeda as Gokú
Salvador Delgado as Garlic Jr

Angeles Neira as Krilín (Spain dub)
Antonio Inchausti as Piccolo Jr. (Spain dub)
Antonio Villar as Garlick Jr. (Spain dub)
Carlos Segundo as
Eduardo Garza as Krilin
Francesc Alborch as Garlick Jr. (Catalan dub)
Jorge Tomé as
Kami Sama (Spain dub)
Shenron (Spain dub)
Julia Oliva as Chichi (Spain dub)
Mariano Peña as Mutenroshi (Roshi) (Spain dub)
Marta Barbará as Krilín (Catalan dub)
Nonia de la Gala as Bulma (Spain dub)
Roser Contreras as Bulma (Catalan dub)
Vicens Manuel Doménech as Follet Tortuga 'Mutenroshi' (Catalan dub)
Xavier Fernández as Satanàs Cor Petit Jr. (Catalan dub)

Abel Rocha as Shen Long
Alejandro Albaiceta as Ginger (Spain dub)
César Soto as Nikkey
Eduardo Borja as Sancho
Enric Isasi-Isasmendi as Narrador (Catalan dub)
Enrique Rodriguez as Nikky (Spain dub)
Félix Benito as Totpoderós (Catalan dub)
Isabel Muntaner as Chichi (Catalan dub)
Jesus Collin as Maestro Roshi
Jordi Vila as Sansho (Catalan dub)
Jorge Tomé as Narrator (Spain dub)
Jose Luis Reza as Ginger
José Manuel Armario as Title (Spain dub)
José Maria Portillo as Jinger (Catalan dub)
Manel Català as
Drac Sheron (Catalan dub)
Gyumaoh (Catalan dub)
Patricia Acevedo as Chichi/Milk
Ramón Llenas as Nikky (Catalan dub)
Rocio Garcel as Bulma
Spanish companies
Cartoon Network L.A.
Citytv (Colombia)
ETC...TV (Chile/Cable)
Megavision (Chile/Air)
TV3 (Televisió de Catalunya)
Warner Channel (Latin America)
Cloverway (Latin America)
Paramount Home Entertainment (Spain; DVD)
Alta Frecuencia (Spain)
Intertrack S.A. de C.V. Mexico (Latin America)
Dubbing Studio: Tramontana (Catalan dub)
DVD Distribution: Manga Films (Spain)
Home Video: Plus Video (Argentina)
Licensed by:
Entertainment Supplies (Argentina; 2014)
Plus Video (Argentina; expired)
Selecta Visión (Spain; 2009)
Zima Entertainment (Mexico)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director:
Fabrizio Mazzotta (1st edition)
Paolo Torrisi (2nd edition)

Manuela Scaglione (2nd edition)
Tullia Piredda (2nd edition)
Mixing: Moreno Grossi Pometti (2nd edition)
Synchronization: Giancarlo Martino (2nd edition)
Transcription: Stefano Di Modugno (2nd edition)
Video Post-Production: Marco Sestan (2nd edition)
Alberto Olivero as Junior (Piccolo; 2nd edition)
Alessio De Filippis as Son Gohan (1st edition)
Ambrogio Colombo as Garlic Jr. (1st edition)
Andrea Ward as Son Goku (1st edition)
Barbara De Bortoli as Chichi (1st edition)
Davide Lepore as Crilin (1st edition)
Gianni Vagliani as Dio (Kami, 1st edition)
Giovanni Battezzato as Garlic Jr. (2nd edition)
Marcella Silvestri as Crili (Crilin; 2nd edition)
Mario Zucca as Supremo (Kami; 2nd edition)
Paolo Torrisi as Goku (2nd edition)
Patrizia Scianca as Gohan (2nd edition)

Elisabetta Spinelli as Chichi (2nd edition)
Emanuela Pacotto as Bulma (2nd edition)
Flavio Arras as Nikki (2nd edition)
Germano Basile as Sansho (1st edition)
Giovanni Battezzato as Shenron (2nd edition)
Guido Cavalleri as Sansho (2nd edition)
Luca Bottale as Ginger (2nd edition)
Mario Scarabelli as
Genio delle Tartarughe (Muten; 2nd edition)
Narrator (2nd edition)
Massimo Gentile as Nikki (1st edition)
Michele Kalamera as
Giumaho (1st edition)
Narrator (1st edition)
Monica Ward as Bulma (1st edition)
Neri Marcoré as Shenron (1st edition)
Oliviero Dinelli as Maestro Muten (1st edition)
Pasquale Anselmo as Ginger (1st edition)
Piero Tiberi as Piccolo (1st edition)
Tony Fuochi as Stregone del Toro (Giumaho; 2nd edition)
Italian companies
Italia 1 (2nd edition)
Italia 2 (2nd edition)
Italia Teen Television (2nd edition)
Rai 2 (1st edition)
DeAgostini (VHS, 1st edition, DVD, 2nd edition)
Dynamic Italia (VHS, 1st edition)
Coop. Eddy Cortese (1st edition)
Merak Film (2nd edition)
Translation: C.I.T.I. (2nd edition)
German staff
German cast
Thomas Petruo as Garlic Jr
Tommy Morgenstern as Son Gokou

Christian Gaul as Nicky
David Nathan as Piccolo
Dirk Müller as Ginger
Rainer Doering as Gott
Ralph Hensel as Sansho
Wanja Gerick as Kuririn

Jan Spitzer as Gyumao
Julia Ziffer as Chichi
Karl Schulz as Muten Roshi
Roland Hemmo as Erzähler
German companies
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
Broadcaster: Fox Kids Netherlands
Distributor: Bridge Entertainment
Translation: Hoek & Sonépouse
Dutch cast
Danish staff
Danish cast
Caspar Phillipson as Son Goku
Danish companies
Polish staff
Polish companies
Distributor VHS: Planet Manga (2000)
Polish cast
Portuguese cast
Portuguese staff
Dubbing Director: Angelica Santos

Theme Song Performance:
Rodrigo Firmo (OP)
Sarah Regina (ED)
Carlos Silveira as Garlic Jr. (VHS dub)
Emerson Caperbat as Garlic Jr
Fátima Noya as Gohan
Wendel Bezerra as Goku

Fábio Lucindo as Kuririn
Fábio Tomasini as Kami-Sama (VHS dub)
Fernanda Figueiredo as Krillin (PT)
Figueira Júnior as Ginger (VHS dub)
João Batista as Kami-sama
Luiz Laffey as Ginger
Luiz Antônio Lobue as Piccolo

António Semedo as
Gyuumaou (PT)
Narrator (PT)
Todo Poderoso (Kami Sama) (PT)
Bruno Rocha as Nicky
Cristina Cavalinhos as Bulma (PT)
Daoiz Cabezudo as Narrator
Faduli Costa as
Mestre Kame (VHS dub)
Rei Cutelo (VHS dub)
Sansho / Pancho (VHS dub)
Shenlong (VHS dub)
Fernanda Figueiredo as Kika (PT)
Gileno Santoro as Mestre Kame
Henrique Feist as
Son Gohan (PT)
Son Goku (PT)
Lúcia Helena as
Bulma (VHS dub)
Chichi (VHS dub)
Mauro Castro as Sansho
Raquel Marinho as Chichi
Renato Master as Shenlong
Ricardo Bressan as Narrator (VHS dub)
Ricardo Spínola as
Coraçãozinho de Satã (PT)
Tartaruga Genial (PT)
Sílvio Giraldi as Nicky (VHS dub)
Sílvio Navas as Rei Cutelo
Tânia Gaidarji as Bulma
Vítor Rocha as Garlic Jr. (PT)
Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: Cartoon Network Brasil
Dubbing Studio:
Studio Gabia (VHS dub)
Swedish staff
Swedish cast
Swedish companies

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