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Dragon Ball

Specials 1986 - 1988

  • 1986-12-19T15:00:00+00:00 on Fuji TV
  • 25 mins
  • 2 hours, 30 mins (6 episodes)
  • Japan
  • Japanese
  • Comedy, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Anime, Children

The specials include two public service announcements aired on Fuji TV in 1988.

6 episodes

Special 1 Curse of the Blood Rubies

  • 1986-12-19T15:00:00+00:00 — 25 mins

Deep within the core of the Earth a fire rages. Within the heart of this fire dwells the Eternal Dragon, a magical beast of limitless power that can be summoned from his fiery lair only when the seven magic Dragon Balls -- now scattered over the face of the Earth -- are found and brought together. When the seven magic Dragon Balls are united, the Eternal Dragon will appear before the adventurer who brought them together and grant that person a single wish. Then, once more the balls will be scattered to the four winds, and the dragon beast will return to his fiery lair until another brave or foolish soul rediscovers the balls and tries to bring them together again.

Goku and Krilin travel to Master Roshi's island, hoping to train from the renowned martial arts master. Before he will train either, they must prove they're worthy. As a test, Master Roshi sends them to Devil's Hand, where legend has it that there is a sleeping princess. The one who can bring this legendary lady to Master Roshi will be worthy of training. But others have their eye on the "Sleeping Princess". A determined Launch has set out to bring back the royal gem for her own monetary reasons. Also, Bulma, Yamcha, Puar and Oolong join in the adventure wen they try to find Goku. Surprises are in store for everyone as the Devil's Hand is home for the sinister Lucifer, a vampire with diabolical plans to destroy the Earth! And to make matters worse, he's backed by a league of ferocious ogers! Can Goku and the gang survive Devil's Hand? Or is the Earth doomed…

Special 3 Mystical Adventure

  • 1988-07-08T16:00:00+01:00 — 25 mins

Goku and Krillin have completed their training under the mystical Master Roshi. Now the duo is off to test their newly acquired skills at a prestigious martial arts tournament sponsored by the young emperor Chiaotzu. The winner of the tournament is said to get an audience with the Emperor, and a wish for anything they want! But sinister plans are underway beneath the facade of the elaborate tournament. The young emperor's wife has been kidnapped! The emperor's right - hand man, Master Shen, has convinced him the Dragon Balls must be gathered to wish her back. But secretly, he and his henchman Master Tao plan to overthrow the Emperor, and with the help of the Dragon Balls, rule the kingdom themselves! And to complicate matters even more, Bulma and the gang are desperately searching for the Dragon Balls as well. As the tournament begins, the action all comes together. Get ready for a wild, crazy ride of comedy and excitement on a magical…MYSTICAL ADVENTURE!

Special 4 The Path to Power

  • 1996-03-02T15:00:00+00:00 — 25 mins

What happens when an adventure thirsty girl named Bulma runs across and nearly runs over a bizarre young boy named Goku?? They find themselves thrust into an adventure that will last a lifetime! Together they set out to recover the mystical Dragon Balls, artifacts of incredible power! Legend says that whomever collects all seven Dragon Balls can call forth the awesome Eternal Dragon, a powerful creature that will grant whatever wish their heart desires!But there is another interested party eager to control the power of the Dragon Balls. They are known as the Red Ribbon Army, and they will stop at nothing to use the Dragon Balls to achieve their wish of total world domination. Along the way Goku will find out that the greatest power of all lies within himself. This is where the legend begins.

Special 5 Goku's Fire Brigade

  • 1988-06-07T16:00:00+01:00 — 25 mins

Goku's Fire Brigade (悟空の消防隊, Gokuu no Shoubou-tai) is a 1988 public service video aired in Japan about Fire Safety. This video features the main characters having jobs as fire fighters, and Bulma living in a new apartment with Scratch instead of in the Capsule Corporation building.

Special 6 Goku's Traffic Safety

  • 1988-06-07T16:00:00+01:00 — 25 mins

Goku's Traffic Safety (悟空の交通安全, Gokuu no Koutsuu Anzen) is a 1988 public service video that aired in Japan that promoted Traffic Safety. It was aired on TV between shows as a public service announcement and distributed to schools as a safety demonstration video.