What is Dragon Ball?

Dragon Ball is a Japanese franchise that originated with a manga published in Weekly Shōnen Jump in 1985 by Akira Toriyama. The original work ended its publication 11 years later after 519 chapters and more than 25 sagas. Dragon Ball was adapted into two animes, called Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z. In addition, other adaptations have expanded the story like the Dragon Ball GT and Dragon Ball Super animes, as well as a vast array of TV specials, OVA’s, Public Service Videos, 4D attractions, animated films, and even a Live Action Movie.

All Dragon Ball episodes

This list contains all episodes of the Japanese animated series Dragon Ball. The anime was based on the manga with the same name, and premiered on Japanese television in February 1986.

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Title
Release
Date
1Bulma and Son Goku / The Secret of the Dragon BallsFebruary 26, 1986
2What the...?! No Balls! / The Emperor's QuestMarch 5, 1986
3The Turtle Hermit's Kinto Un / The Nimbus Cloud of RoshiMarch 12, 1986
4Oolong, the Kidnapping Monster / Oolong the TerribleMarch 19, 1986
5Yamcha, The Strong Yet Cruel Desert Bandit / Yamcha the Desert BanditMarch 26, 1986
6Midnight Callers / Keep an Eye on the Dragon BallsApril 2, 1986
7Mt. Frypan's Gyumao / The Ox King on Fire MountainApril 9, 1986
8The Turtle Hermit's Kamehameha / The Kamehameha WaveApril 16, 1986
9The Rabbit Boss' Special Technique / Boss Rabbit's Magic TouchApril 23, 1986
10The Dragon Balls are Stolen!!! / The Dragon Balls are Stolen!April 30, 1986
11At Last the Dragon Appears! / The Penalty is PinballMay 7, 1986
12The Wish to Shen Long / A Wish to the Eternal DragonMay 14, 1986
13Goku's Great Transformation / The Legend of GokuMay 21, 1986
14Goku's Rival? Appears!! / Goku's RivalMay 28, 1986
15The Peculiar Girl, Lunch / Look Out for LaunchJune 4, 1986
16Training — The Rock Hunt / Find That Stone!June 11, 1986
17With Life at Stake! Milk Delivery / Milk DeliveryJune 18, 1986
18The Turtle Hermit's Intense Training / The Turtle Hermit WayJune 25, 1986
19The Tenkaichi Tournament Begins! / The Tournament BeginsJuly 2, 1986
20Will it Appear!? The Power From the Training / Elimination RoundJuly 9, 1986
21Watch Out! Kuririn / Smells Like TroubleJuly 16, 1986
22Yamucha vs. Jackie Chun / Quarterfinals BeginJuly 23, 1986
23He's Here! The Mighty Foe Giran / Monster Beast GiranJuly 30, 1986
24Kuririn's Desperate Offensive and Defensive Battle / Krillin's Frantic Attack!August 6, 1986
25Get Up, Goku! The Fearsome Tenku Pekeji-ken / Danger From AboveAugust 13, 1986
26The Final Round!! Kamehame-Ha / The Grand FinalsAugust 20, 1986
27Goku's Greatest Pinch / Number One Under the Moon?August 27, 1986
28Clash!! Power vs. Power / The Final BlowSeptember 3, 1986
29Another Adventure — The Wandering Lake / The Roaming LakeSeptember 10, 1986
30Pilaf and the Mysterious Army / Pilaf and the Mystery ForceSeptember 17, 1986
31Yikes! A Fake Goku Appears!! / Wedding Plans?September 24, 1986
32Vanished!? The Flying Fortress in the Sky / The Flying Fortress — Vanished!October 1, 1986
33Legend of the Dragon / The Legend of a DragonOctober 8, 1986
34The Heartless Red Ribbon / Cruel General RedOctober 15, 1986
35Suno, Girl of the North / Cold ReceptionOctober 22, 1986
36The Terror of Muscle Tower / Major MetallitronOctober 29, 1986
37Enter Ninja Murasaki / Ninja Murasaki is Coming!November 5, 1986
38Be Afraid!! The Split-Image Technique / Five MurasakisNovember 12, 1986
39The Mysterious Cyborg No. 8 / Mysterious Android No. 8November 19, 1986
40What Now, Goku!!? The Horrible Buyon / Horrifying BuyonNovember 26, 1986
41The End of Muscle Tower / The Fall of Muscle TowerDecember 3, 1986
42Imminent Danger!! Go for it, Ha-chan / The Secret of Dr. FlappeDecember 10, 1986
43Bulma's House in Metro West / A Trip to the CityDecember 17, 1986
44Goku and Friends and Tons of Danger / Master Thief, HaskyDecember 24, 1986
45Watch Out! A Mid-Air Trap / Danger in the AirJanuary 7, 1987
46Bulma's Big Failure / Bulma's Bad DayJanuary 14, 1987
47Kame House is Discovered!! / Kame House — Found!January 21, 1987
48General Blue Begins Attacking!! / Deep Blue SeaJanuary 28, 1987
49Lunch-san in Danger / Roshi SurpriseFebruary 4, 1987
50The Pirates' Traps / The Trap is Sprung!February 11, 1987
51The Security Guard at the Bottom of the Ocean / Beware of RobotFebruary 18, 1987
52We Did It! Treasure Discovered / The Pirate TreasureFebruary 25, 1987
53The Eyes that Sparkle with Terror / Blue, Black and BlueMarch 4, 1987
54Run! Run! The Great Escape / Escape From Pirate CaveMarch 11, 1987
55Lo! Chased to Penguin Village / Penguin VillageMarch 18, 1987
56Woohoo! Arale Rides the Cloud / Strange VisitorMarch 25, 1987
57A Face-off! Arale vs. Blue / Arale vs. BlueApril 8, 1987
58The Sacred, Yet Ominous Land of Karin / The Land of KorinApril 15, 1987
59It's Him! The World's Greatest Assassin, Taopaipai / The Notorious MercenaryApril 22, 1987
60A Battle!! The Kamehameha vs. the Dodonpa / Tao Attacks!April 29, 1987
61Karin-sama of Karin Tower / Korin TowerMay 6, 1987
62What Will the Effect of the Super Spirit Water Be!? / Sacred WaterMay 13, 1987
63Son Goku's Revenge / The Return of GokuMay 20, 1987
64The End of Taopaipai / The Last of Mercenary TaoMay 27, 1987
65Go, Goku! Commence Assault / Confront the Red Ribbon ArmyJune 10, 1987
66The Red Ribbon Army Desperately Fights Back / A Real BindJune 17, 1987
67Commander Red Perishes!! / The End of Commander RedJune 24, 1987
68The Last Dragon Ball / The Last Dragon BallJuly 1, 1987
69The Possibly Cute Fortuneteller Baba / Who is Fortuneteller Baba?July 8, 1987
70Attack! We Five Fighters / We are the Five WarriorsJuly 15, 1987
71A Bloody and Desperate Battle! / Deadly BattleJuly 22, 1987
72Meet Son Goku! The Demons' Toilet / Goku's TurnJuly 29, 1987
73What is the Deadly Devil Might Beam!? / The Devilmite BeamAugust 5, 1987
74The Mysterious Fifth Man / The Mysterious Fifth ManAugust 12, 1987
75A Clash!! Powerful Adversaries / The Strong OnesAugust 19, 1987
76The Identity of the Masked Man / True Colors of the Masked ManAugust 26, 1987
77Pilaf's Great Strategy / Pilaf's TacticsSeptember 2, 1987
78Shen Long, Again / The Eternal Dragon RisesSeptember 9, 1987
79Kinkaku and Ginkaku's Man-Eating Gourd / Terror and PlagueSeptember 16, 1987
80Imperial Match! Goku vs. Ten Long / Goku vs. Sky DragonSeptember 23, 1987
81Goku Goes to the Demon World / Goku Goes to Demon LandSeptember 30, 1987
82The Ferocious Beast, Inoshi Kacho / The Rampage of InoShikaChoOctober 7, 1987
83Hurry to the Tenkaichi Martial Arts Tournament, Goku! / Which Way to Papaya Island?October 14, 1987
84Aim to Be the World's Best Martial Artist!! / Rivals and ArrivalsOctober 21, 1987
85Devoted to Victory!! Qualifier Survival / Preliminary PerilOctober 28, 1987
86It's Decided!! Eight Brave Men / Then There Were EightNovember 4, 1987
87Showdown!! Yamcha vs. Tenshinhan / Yamcha vs. TienNovember 11, 1987
88Onwards, Yamcha! The Incredible Tenshinhan / Yamcha's Big BreakNovember 18, 1987
89Scary!! The Full Moon's Grudge / Full-Moon VengeanceNovember 25, 1987
90Nanana!! What, a Dodon Wave? / The Dodon WaveDecember 2, 1987
91A Sudden Reversal!! Kuririn's Great Strategy / Counting Controversy!!December 9, 1987
92Hang on! Son Goku is here!! / Goku Enters the RingDecember 16, 1987
93Evenly Matched!! Tenshinhan vs. Jackie / Tien Shinhan vs. Jackie ChunDecember 23, 1987
94Gegege!! The New Crane Hermit School Technique: Taiyōken / Stepping DownDecember 30, 1987
95Fight!! Goku vs. Kuririn / Goku vs. KrillinJanuary 6, 1988
96Really, Goku?! Kuririn's Great Strategy / Tail's TaleJanuary 13, 1988
97The Finals!! The World's Greatest Martial Artist is...?! / Final Match: Goku vs. TienJanuary 20, 1988
98The Secret Technique Haikyūken vs. Fighting Power / Victory's Edge/ Battle Power!January 27, 1988
99Tenshinhan in Distress!! / Tien's InsurrectionFebruary 3, 1988
100Life?! Death?! A Last Resort / The Spirit CannonFebruary 10, 1988
101The Martial Arts Tournament Comes to an End! And Then...!! / The FallenFebruary 17, 1988
102The Terrifying Conspiracy of Kuririn's Death!! / Enter King PiccoloFebruary 24, 1988
103The Terror of Piccolo-Daimaō! / Tambourine Attacks!March 2, 1988
104Come Back to Life, Son Goku!! / Mark of the DemonMarch 9, 1988
105A Mysterious Man: Enter Yajirobe!! / Here Comes YajirobeMarch 16, 1988
106Demon Beast Tambourine is Coming!! / Terrible TambourineMarch 23, 1988
107Son Goku: Explosive Rage!! / Tien's AtonementApril 6, 1988
108Piccolo-Daimaō Descends!! / Goku's RevengeApril 13, 1988
109Son Goku vs. Piccolo-Daimaō / Goku vs. King PiccoloApril 20, 1988
110Keep at it! Son Goku!! / Piccolo Closes InMay 4, 1988
111The Turtle Hermit's Last Mafūba / Roshi's GambitMay 11, 1988
112Newfound Youth?! Piccolo-Daimaō / King Piccolo's WishMay 18, 1988
113King Castle, on Offense and Defense!! / Siege on Chow CastleMay 25, 1988
114Goku's Wish!! Even Karin-sama is worried / Conquest and PowerJune 1, 1988
115Go Get It! The Mysterious Super God Water / Awaken DarknessJune 8, 1988
116The Turtle Hermit Lives?! / A Taste of DestinyJune 22, 1988
117Son Goku Finally Departs!! / The Ultimate SacrificeJune 29, 1988
118Tenshinhan's Determination / Prelude to VengeanceJuly 6, 1988
119Will it Work?! The Legendary Mafūba / Battle CryJuly 20, 1988
120Goku: Rage at Full Power!! / Goku Strikes BackJuly 27, 1988
121Son Goku's Greatest Crisis / The Biggest CrisisAugust 3, 1988
122The Final Gamble / Final ShowdownAugust 10, 1988
123The Nyoibō's Secret / Lost and FoundAugust 17, 1988
124Temple Above the Clouds / Temple Above the CloudsAugust 24, 1988
125Kami-sama Appears!! / Earth's Guardian EmergesAugust 31, 1988
126Shen Long is Resurrected!! / Eternal Dragon ResurrectedSeptember 14, 1988
127Faster than Lightning!! / Quicker than LightningSeptember 21, 1988
128Quiet as the Sky / Secret of the WoodsSeptember 28, 1988
129Time Traveler Goku / The Time RoomOctober 12, 1988
130Goku's Opponent is... Goku?! / Goku's DollOctober 19, 1988
131Each on Their Own Way / Walking Their Own WaysOctober 26, 1988
132Hotter than Magma / Hotter than LavaNovember 2, 1988
133Reunion Before the Storm / ChangesNovember 9, 1988
134Trouble at the Tenkaichi Tournament / Preliminary PerilNovember 16, 1988
135The Chosen Eight / Battle of the EightNovember 23, 1988
136The Assassin Taopaipai's Counterattack / Tien Shinhan vs. Mercenary TaoNovember 30, 1988
137Son Goku's Marriage / Anonymous ProposalDecember 7, 1988
138The Mysterious Man, Shen / The Mysterious HeroDecember 14, 1988
139Another Fierce Fight! Goku vs. Tien Shinhan / RematchDecember 21, 1988
140True Strength / Goku Gains SpeedJanuary 11, 1989
141Four Tenshinhans / The Four Faces of TienJanuary 18, 1989
142Who is Stronger?! Kami vs. Piccolo-Daimaō / Kami vs. PiccoloJanuary 25, 1989
143A Gamble on the Fate of the Earth! / Battle for the FutureFebruary 1, 1989
144Let Loose! The Ultimate Super Kamehameha / Super KamehamehaFebruary 8, 1989
145Piccolo-Daimaō's Super Giant-Body Technique / Junior No MoreFebruary 15, 1989
146Son Goku's Trap / Goku's TrapFebruary 22, 1989
147Nothing More That Can Be Done!! / Goku Hangs OnMarch 1, 1989
148Hooray! The Earth's Strongest Man / The VictorMarch 8, 1989
149Wedding Dress in Flames / Dress in FlamesMarch 15, 1989
150The Phantom Fire-Eating Bird / The Fire-EaterMarch 22, 1989
151Thanks to Chi Chi's Homemaker Training... / Outrageous OctagonApril 5, 1989
152Hurry, Goku! The Mysterious Mountain of Five Elements / Mystery of the Dark WorldApril 12, 1989
153Mt. Frypan is Burning! An Instant Do-or-Die Journey / The End, the BeginningApril 19, 1989