Dragon Ball Kai (2014)

Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters

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Synonyms: Dragonball Kai, DBK, DB Kai, DBZ Kai,
Japanese: ドラゴンボール改
English: Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters
French: Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters
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Type: TV
Episodes: 61
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2014 to Jun 28, 2015
Premiered: Spring 2014
Broadcast: Sundays at 09:00 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Themes: Martial ArtsMartial Arts, Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.671 (scored by 9992499,924 users)
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Ranked: #11962
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Popularity: #1207
Members: 171,737
Favorites: 708

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Remastered version of the Majin Buu saga that adheres more to the manga's story.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Furukawa, Toshio


Nakao, Ryusei


Tsuru, Hiromi


Satou, Masaharu


Tanaka, Mayumi


Sabat, Christopher
Producer, ADR Director
Kimura, Kyotaro
Barcellos, Jorge
Ieiri, Leo
Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

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Amazon Music
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"Kuu-Zen-Zetsu-Go (空•前•絶•後)" by Takayoshi Tanimoto (Dragon Soul)

Ending Theme

1: "Haikei, Tsuratsusutora (拝啓、ツラツストラ)" by Good Morning America (グッドモーニングアメリカ) (eps 1-13)
2: "Junjou (純情)" by Leo Ieiri (家入レオ) (eps 14-25)
3: "Oh Yeah!!!!!!!" by Czecho No Republic (eps 26-38)
4: "GALAXY" by Kyuuso Nekokami (eps 39-48)
5: "Don't Let Me Down" by Gacharic Spin (eps 49-61)

Jul 5, 2015
If you've never seen Dragon Ball Z, this is the version to watch. Asides from a preference to American dubbing, Kai's better focus by cutting out filler does wonders. The hand drawn and remastered animation without a doubt still hold up, the fight scenes still feel visceral and impactful. There's not much to say, it's Dragon Ball Z without filler and without that crappy Funimation music job. There's nothing here that's going to blow your mind, but there are many moments engraved into anime culture that's worth watching it for.
Jul 3, 2017
Mixed Feelings
While it's better than the Z version for the filler that was removed, Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters is a poor sequel to the original Dragon Ball Z Kai that we received a few years ago.

After the end of DBZ Kai with its lower than expected ratings, Toei did not plan to make a Kai for the Majin Boo arc of the series. Investors wanted it for the overseas audience, thus they went ahead with it after all. But since this was never planned to air in Japan and the first Kai got low ratings, Toei half-assed this as much as they possibly ...
May 30, 2019
A continuation to the filler-removed Dragon Ball Kai, this makes the same changes that Kai did to the first two arcs, to the Buu Saga. Animation has been improved vastly and also cut down 100 episodes to about 61, so if you are on a tight schedule, this will definitely be a better option to watch. The voice actors are quite good and don't detract from the experience at all. Overall a great adaptation of the Buu Saga. If you were worried about some characters losing their "character", fear not, because Dragon Ball Kai: The Final Chapters does a good job of keeping everyone's ...

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