List of Dragon Ball Kai episodes

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The following is a list of Dragon Ball Kai episodes, films, TV Specials, and OVAs. For the Dragon Ball episode list, see List of Dragon Ball episodes. For the Dragon Ball Z episode list, see List of Dragon Ball Z episodes. For the Dragon Ball GT episode list, see List of Dragon Ball GT episodes. For the Dragon Ball Z Kai episode list, see List of Dragon Ball Z Kai episodes.

Ep# Title Original Airdate Production code
1 Prologue to Battle! The Return of Son Goku! (「闘いの幕開け!帰ってきたぞ孫悟空」, Tatakai no makuake! Kaette kita zo Son Gokû) April 5, 2009 1
The episode begins with a flashback of the destruction of Planet Vegeta at Frieza's hands, and Goku's growing up, as depicted in the original Dragon Ball. With no new battles to fight, Goku has been living a quiet life in the countryside with his wife Chi-Chi and their son Gohan. While at a reunion with his friends, Goku is visited by a warrior from space who refers to Goku as Kakarot. Who is this mystery warrior and why does he have a tail?
2 The enemy is Goku's [older] brother?! The secret of the Saiyan, the mightiest warriors (「敵は悟空の兄!?最強戦士サイヤ人の秘密」, Teki wa Gokû no ani!? Saikyô senshi Saiya-jin no himitsu) April 12, 2009 2
The mystery warrior reveals himself as Goku's older brother Raditz and tells Goku of his Saiyan history. Noticing Gohan is also a Saiyan, Raditz kidnaps Gohan in hopes of Goku joining him. Piccolo visits Goku to form an uneasy alliance with him to defeat Raditz. With the help of the Dragon Radar, they arrive at the location Raditz is holding Gohan hostage and begin their fight with Raditz. After hitting Goku and Piccolo with a quick attack, he then informs them that there are two more Saiyans that are much stronger than him. Can Goku and Piccolo win?
3 A Life-or-Death Battle! Goku and Piccolo's Ferocious Suicide Attack (「命をかけた闘い! 悟空とピッコロ捨て身の猛攻」, Inochi o Kaketa Tatakai! Gokū to Pikkoro Sutemi no Mōkō) April 19, 2009 3
The battle against Raditz continues with Raditz effortlessly beating both Goku and Piccolo. Piccolo reveals to Goku that he has developed a new technique that can help them defeat the Saiyan, the Makankōsappō or "Light of Death" but he needs Goku to distract Raditz while he (Piccolo) charges the attack. After seeing his father injured in battle, Gohan breaks out of Raditz’s space pod attacks his “uncle” severely injuring him. With Goku holding Raditz in place Piccolo hits both of them with his new attack. Before dying, Raditz reveals that two more Saiyans will be arriving to Earth in a year, Vegeta and Nappa. The episode ends with Goku passing away.
4 Son Goku Runs in the Afterlife! The Million Kilometer Snake Road (「あの世で走れ孫梧空! 100万キロの蛇の道」, Anoyo de Hashire Son Gokū! Hyaku-Man Kiro no Hebi no Michi!) April 26, 2009 4
Kami takes Goku along with his body to the afterlife. Bulma takes Raditz's scouter in order to repair it and find Yamcha and Tien. Piccolo takes Gohan into his custody and flies off, intending to train the boy in the martial-arts. In the after-life, Kami arranges for Goku to be allowed to travel to Kaio's planet via the snake road. While Goku starts his journey along the road, Krillin unsuccessfully attempts to tell Chi Chi of her husband's death and her son's kidnapping. Meanwhile, Piccolo tells Gohan of his father's fate and demonstrates to Gohan the power that the boy possesses by throwing him at a rock, which Gohan destroys reflexively.
5 Survival in the wilderness! The Moonlight awakens Gohan! (「荒野のサバイバル! 月夜が悟飯を呼び覚ます」, Kōya no Sabaibaru! Tsukiyo Gohan o Yobisamasu) May 3, 2009 5
Gohan's survival training begins. After a length of time spent alone on a mountaintop, Gohan sees the moon, which causes him to transform into a giant ape. Rather than let him rampage unchecked, Piccolo destroys the moon, making any further transformations impossible, and removes his tail, before leaving to begin his own training. Meanwhile, Bulma repairs the scouter, and Yajirobe delivers a summons to Krillin, telling him that he, Krillin, Yamcha, Tienshinhan and Chao-Tsu are all to report to Kami's lookout for training.
6 Finally Arriving at the End! Kaio-sama's Playful Test (「辿り着いた終点!界王様のおちゃめな試練」, Tadori Tsuita Shuuten! Kaiou-sama no Ochame na Shiren) May 10, 2009 6
Six months after Gohan's recovery of the giant ape incident, he passes his survival training and starts his training with Piccolo. Meanwhile, Goku has arrived at the end of the Snakeway, meeting Kaio. He realizes that the gravity of Kaio's planet is 10 times that of planet Earth, thus needs to get used to it. Back on Earth, Krillin, Yamcha, Tienshinhan, Chaozu and Yajirobe begin their training with Kami. Back on Kaio's planet, in order for Goku to train under Kaio's teachings, he must attempt to make the master laugh. After Goku's accomplishment of making him laugh, Kaio tells him to catch his monkey, Bubbles. Having Bubbles run around the planet, Goku must run on the planet with 10 times his weight.
7 Battle with 10-Fold Gravity! Goku, Your Training is a Footrace (「10倍重力と闘え!悟空よ修行はかけっこだ」, Juu Bai Juuryoku to Tatakae! Gokuu yo Shugyou wa Kakekko da) May 17, 2009 7
Three weeks have passed and Goku successfully manages to capture Bubble. Meanwhile on Earth, Gohan continues to train progressively with Piccolo. Back on Kaio's planet, Kaio gives Goku another task: Hit the speedy insect Gregory with a mallet. Two weeks later, Goku manages to hit Gregory. Back on Earth, Krillin, Yamcha, Tienshinhan, Chaozu and Yajirobe have completed their training with Kami. They then go their separate ways to prepare for the Saiyans' arrival. Now Goku starts his real training with Kaio, but will it be enough to beat the saiyans that are getting closer to Earth by the minute?
8 Come Forth, Shenlong! The Saiyajin Finally Reach Earth (「いでよ神龍!サイヤ人ついに地球到着」, Ide yo Shenlong! Saiyajin Tsui ni Chikyuu Touchaku) May 24, 2009 8
The Saiyans have almost reached earth and as the Z Fighters continue training, King Kai realizs he has made a fatal error : he forgot to include the time it would take for Goku to return to earth during his training meaning that it will take Goku 2 days to return to earth and with the Saiyans arriving tomorrow things are looking bleak. After telling his friends to call upon Shenron, Goku is wished back to life and begins his journey back down Snake Way. The next day, the Saiyans arrive and announce their arrival by the destruction of West City!
9 Yamcha’s Hard Struggle! The Terrifying Saibaimen (「ヤムチャ奮闘!おそるべし栽培マン」, Yamucha funtou! Osorobeshi Saibaiman) May 31, 2009 9
The Saiyans have arrived on earth and set out to find the strongest power levels on the planet. The remaining Z - Fighters gather to meet the threat and are greeted by a challenge : if they can beat the Saibamen then they will take on the saiyans themselves! The Z Fighters agree and start off the "game" well. Yamcha is determined to fight and apparently manages to defeat one of the saibamen untill it gathers the last of its strength and detonates killing Yamcha! Furious Krillin swares revenge...
10 Wait, Chaozu! Tenshinhan's Screaming Kikoho (「待ってろ餃子!天津飯絶叫の気功砲」, Matte ro Chaozu! Tenshinhan Zekkyou no Kikouhou) June 7, 2009 10
It is an uphill battle from the beginning, as the Earth’s fighters suffer their first blow from the Saiyans. As the stakes continue to increase, the heroes can only hold on for so long before taking desperate measures. Who will survive?
11 Will Son Goku Make It?! The Battle Resumes in 3 Hours (「間に合うか孫悟空!?戦闘再開まで3時間」, Maniau ka Son Gokuu!? Sentou Saikai Made Sanjikan) June 14, 2009 11
Goku fails to arrive within the three-hour reprieve and the battle with the Saiyans recommences. Goku finally reaches the end of the snake road and rushes to reach the battlefield. Sensing Goku's impending arrival, Vegeta decides to find the Dragon Balls on planet Namek instead, and orders Nappa to kill the remaining Z warriors. Nappa fires a ki blast at Gohan, but Piccolo jumps in the way at the last second to shield Gohan from the blast.
12 Piccolo Lets His Tears Flow... Furious Counterattack of Son Goku! (「ピッコロが流した涙…孫悟空怒りの大反撃!」, Piccolo ga Nagashi ta Namida... Son Gokū Ikari no Dai Hangeki!) June 21, 2009 12
Piccolo dies from Nappa's ki blast, resulting in Kami's death and the destruction of Earth's Dragon Balls. Goku finally arrives at the battlefield just in time to save Gohan and Krillin. Goku engages Nappa in battle and it quickly becomes clear that Goku is the superior fighter. Realizing this, Vegeta finally decides to step into the fight.
13 This is the Kaioken!! A Battle to the Limit: Goku vs Vegeta (「これが界王拳だ!!限界バトルの悟空VSべジータ」, Kore ga Kaiōken da!! Genkai Batoru no Gokū tai Bejīta) June 28, 2009 13
Nappa steps down from his fight with Goku and sets his sights on Gohan and Krillin. Goku manages to stop Nappa by critically injuring him with the new Kaioken technique. Rendered completely useless to fight, Nappa is destroyed by Vegeta. Goku, who doesn't want his friends' corpses caught in the upcoming battle with Vegeta, talks Vegeta into switching locations for their fight. After they arrive at their destination, they begin their battle. Vegeta appears to have the upper hand in strength and speed, even against Goku's Kaioken. Realizing this, Goku decides to triple the power of the Kaioken. But will it be enough to take down Vegeta?
14 Kamehameha Clash! Tenacious Great Transformation of Vegeta (「激突かめはめ波!ベジータ執念の大変身」, Gekitotsu Kamehameha! Bejīta Shūnen no Dai-henshin) July 5, 2009 14
Goku, now with three times the power of the Kaioken, begins beating up Vegeta. However, using this much power puts alot of strain on Goku's body. Enraged that he is being outclassed by a low-level Saiyan soldier such as Goku, Vegeta attempts to destroy the Earth with his Galick Gun attack. But Goku manages to stop it with four times the power of Kaioken and the Kamehameha technique. In a last ditch effort to beat Goku, Vegeta transforms into a Great Ape using the Power Ball in place of the full moon. With Vegeta now ten times stronger, does Goku have even the slightest chance of winning?
15 Goku in Absolute Peril! Entrust Your Wishes to the Genki Dama (「絶体絶命の悟空!元気玉に願いを託せ」, Zettai Zetsumei no Gokū! Genki Dama ni Negai wo Takuse) July 12, 2009 15
With Vegeta as a Great Ape, Goku decides that only a Spirit Bomb will be able to defeat him. Goku manages to gather enough energy for the Spirit Bomb, but he fails to use it on Vegeta due to Vegeta's increased power. Vegeta crushes nearly every bone on Goku body until Gohan and Krillin return to help Goku. Krillin attempts to cut off Vegeta's tail, but Vegeta's enhanced hearing allowed him to prevent that. All of a sudden, Vegeta's tail unexpectedly gets cut off by Yajirobe, who's been hiding all this time and Vegeta reverts back to normal. Gohan starts to fight Vegeta to protect Goku. Meanwhile, Goku lends Krillin all the energy he gathered for the Spirit Bomb so he can use it on Vegeta. Will Krillin succeed?
16 The Invincible Vegeta Defeated! Son Gohan Summons a Miracle (「打倒不死身のベジータ!奇跡を起こせ孫悟飯」, Datō Fujimi no Bejīta! Kiseki o Okose Son Gohan) July 19, 2009 16
Krillin throws the Spirit Bomb at Vegeta and misses. Gohan rebounds it back at Vegeta, but he survives the hit. Gohan's tail suddenly grows back and he transforms into a Great Ape. Vegeta cuts Gohan's tail off in mid-air, but Gohan falls and lands on him. Vegeta tries to escape in his spaceship, but Krillin takes Yajirobe's sword and prepares to finish him off.
17 Dawn of the Fierce Battle... The Planet of Hope is Piccolo's Homeland (「激戦の夜明け…希望の星はピッコロの故郷」, Gekisen no Yoake... Kibō no Hoshi wa Pikkoro no Furusato) August 2, 2009 17
Before Krillin deals the final blow to Vegeta, Goku intercedes. He asks Krillin to allow his selfish Saiyan wants and let Vegeta live, as he wishes to train harder and challenge him again. Krillin reluctantly agrees and Vegeta leaves Earth. Master Roshi, Bulma, Chi Chi, and Korin fly to where Goku, Gohan, and Krillin are. They gather the bodies of their deceased friends and set off to the hospital. Krillin informs them that Kami is a Namekian, and that the planet Namek should have more inhabitants able to create Dragon Balls. After brainstorming on how to get there in a reasonable amount of time, they realize that Nappa's capsule is still a working vessel. Bulma decides to run it through some tests and see if it's still viable.
18 The Spaceship that Sleeps in Yunzabit! Blast Off For Planet Namek (「ユンザビットに眠る宇宙船!ナメック星へいざ発進」, Yunzabitto ni Nemuru Uchūsen! Namekkusei he Iza Hasshin) August 9, 2009 18
Goku, Krillin, and Gohan are in the hospital recovering from the battle with Vegeta. Their friends and family come visit. When the television is turned on, they see a report about Nappa's space pod. Bulma, thinking she's pressed the button that will have it fly towards them, instead self-destructs the pod. Before everyone gives up hope, Mr. Popo arrives, and tells them that he knows of another spaceship. It's the Namekian ship that Kami used to come to earth when he was a boy. Bulma reluctantly agrees to inspect it up in Yunzabit Heights with him. They realize the craft is voice-activated in the native Namekian language. Bulma converts the language to English in a few weeks with Gohan and Krillin deciding to accompany her on her journey to Planet Namek in search for the Dragon Balls.
19 A Formidable New Enemy! Emperor of the Universe, Frieza (「新たなる強敵!宇宙の帝王フリーザ」, Arata Naru Kyōteki! Uchū no Teiō Furīza) August 16, 2009 19
While on their journey to Namek, Gohan and Krillin practice image training. Meanwhile, Vegeta has landed on Planet Frieza No. 79, and after being revived, heads to Namek to collect the Dragon Balls once Kui tells him Frieza is currently there. After 30 days aboard Kami's old spaceship, Bulma, Krillin, and Gohan arrive on Namek. Bulma uses her scouter and notices that four of the seven Dragon Balls are together already. Gohan senses evil ki, but Bulma reassures them that the Namekians probably are the ones who have them. They notice Vegeta's spacepod fly overhead and land in the distance, along with a second spacepod shortly after. Vegeta isn't too thrilled to find out Zarbon and Dodoria are also accompanying Frieza.
20 Rebellion Against Freeza! Vegeta, Burning With Ambition (「フリーザへの反逆!野望に燃えるベジータ」, Furīza e no Hangyaku! Yabō ni Moeru Bejīta) August 23, 2009 20
Frieza continues to collect the Namekian Dragon Balls, while Vegeta slaughters Kui. Meanwhile, Krillin and Gohan battle more of Frieza's minions, but not before they destroy the spaceship they used to reach the planet. Back on Earth, Goku is finally healed, thanks to Korin's new batch of Senzu beans, and he prepares to journey towards Namek.
21 Protect the Dragon Balls! The Namekian Offensive (「守れドラゴンボール!ナメック星人総攻撃」, Mamore Doragon Bōru! Namekkuseijin Sōkōgeki) August 30, 2009 21
Goku arrives at Capsule Corp. where Dr. Briefs has prepared a spaceship for him to travel to Namek in six days, as well as train. Goku begins to train at 20G as he takes off for Namek. Meanwhile, the Namekians begin to fight back against Frieza's men, however Zarbon proves too powerful. Discovering that their people are being located via their scouters, the Namekians destroy the scouters. Dodoria filled with rage, rushes into the fray to make the locals regret the day they ever crossed Frieza
22 Dodoria in Terrifying Hot Pursuit! Vegeta Learns the Truth (「猛追ドドリアの恐怖!ベジータに明かす真実」, Mōtsui Dodoria no Kyōfu! Bejīta ni Akasu Shinjitsu) September 6, 2009 22
Krillin and Gohan save a young Namekian boy from Dodoria's attack. The three fly away and manage to hide from the pursuing Dodoria, who is soon after attacked by Vegeta. The two fight briefly. Dodoria begs for his life, offering to tell Vegeta the true story of his home planet's destruction. Vegeta releases Dodoria from his grip, and Dodoria reveals that it was Frieza who destroyed Planet Vegeta out of fear for the Saiyan race's potential. Vegeta is furious at being lied to and being used by Frieza, and kills a fleeing Dodoria.
23 Vegeta's Secret Plan! Tragic Attack Upon the Namekians (「暗躍のベジータ!ナメック星人を襲う悲劇」, Anyaku no Bejīta! Namekkuseijin wo Osou Higeki) September 13, 2009 23
Zarbon wonders why Dodoria hasn't returned, but Frieza is unconcerned. Vegeta, using his new earthbound abilities, senses Gohan, Krillin, and Dende in the distance. Gohan and Krillin lower their ki enough to avoid being detected further, but Dende doesn't know how to. Before Vegeta can home in on Dende's power, a giant Namekian fish appears, giving Vegeta the thought that it was the source of ki he detected. He later comes across a village of 20 or so Namekians, and demands to be given the Dragon Ball. When the elder Namek of the village denies him the dragon ball, Vegeta slays all the Nameks and finds the dragon ball in one of the huts. He then proceeds to throw it in a nearby lake so that Frieza and his men cannot find it. He then proceeds to look for the remaining stray Dragon Ball. Meanwhile, Krillin and Gohan realize that Vegeta's about to head to the Eldest Namek's Spire, so they fly to that location.
24 Resurrected Companions! The Beauty Soldier Zarbon's Demon Transformation (「甦る仲間たち!美戦士ザーボン悪魔の変身」, Yomigaeru Nakamatachi! Bisenshi Zābon Akuma no Henshin) September 20, 2009 24
Krillin and Dende continue their trek toward the Eldest Namek's hut, while Vegeta begins battling Frieza's right-hand man Zarbon. Vegeta appears to be winning when Zarbon reveals a transformation that powers him up immensely, shifting the battle in his favor. Meanwhile, King Kai tells Goku that Chiaotzu, Tien, Piccolo and Yamcha have arrived at his world to receive training, much as Goku did when he died. After learning that Frieza is the tyrant terrorizing Planet Namek, King Kai warns Goku to stay away at all costs.
25 Kuririn's Power-Up! Freeza Foreboding's Squirmin (「パワーアップだクリリン!うごめくフリーザの予感」, Pawā Appu da Kuririn! Ugomeku Furīza no Yokan) September 27, 2009 25
Krillin and Dende arrive at the Eldest Namek's location - a conspicuous tower out in the open, and are greeted by Nail, one of the strongest Namekians. Guru speaks with them about the Dragon Balls, his ailing health, and the need for help to his Namekian children. He reads Krillin's past through Telepathy where he learns of the history of Kami; of how Piccolo is the evil shed from Kami in order for Kami to become a god. He also learns that Krillin's intentions are pure, and that he has dormant power; which he awakens. Krillin's power increases dramatically and he asks Guru if Gohan can have his dormant power awakened, to which Guru replies yes. Meanwhile, Zarbon reports to Frieza saying how he defeated Vegeta, even though he didn't find his corpse. Frieza condemns him when he thinks Vegeta has a Dragon Ball hidden, so he sends Zarbon to fetch him and bring him back to the ship to heal. Zarbon finds Vegeta and puts him in a recovery chamber. Frieza has a preminition of losing to a Saiyan, but not Vegeta.
26 The Conspiracy Completely Shatters! Vegeta's Counterattack vs. Zarbon (「砕け散れ陰謀!逆襲のベジータVSザーボン」, Kudake Chire Inbō! Gyakushū no Bejīta VS Zābon) October 4, 2009 26
Krillin arrives back at the Capsule House with a Dragon Ball. Unfortunately, Vegeta and Zarbon followed him, and quickly take to battling to decide who will be taking it. Meanwhile, Gohan heads toward the village Vegeta attacked, discovering that there is still a Dragon Ball there. Eventually, Zarbon (even in his powered-up state) is killed by Vegeta, and Gohan locates the Dragon Ball and begins heading back.
27 A Hair-Trigger Pinch! Gohan, Protect the Four Star Ball (「一触即発のピンチ!悟飯よ四星球を守れ」, Isshokusokuhatsu no Pinchi! Gohan yo Sūshinchū o Mamore) October 11, 2009 27
Krillin surrenders his Dragon Ball to Vegeta after Zarbon was killed, knowing he wouldn't stand a chance against him. While returning to his stashed Dragon Balls, Vegeta senses Gohan. Gohan also senses Vegeta, so he masks his ki and hides his newly found Dragon Ball. Vegeta eventually coaxes Gohan out but doesn't see the hidden Dragon Ball. Thinking he has all seven Dragon Balls, Vegeta lets Gohan live and takes off. After returning to the nearby Namek lake, Vegeta realizes Gohan had taken his hidden Dragon Ball and goes berserk. Meanwhile, Frieza is informed that the Ginyu Force will be arriving shortly and Goku continues his training at intense gravity levels.
28 The Super Decisive Battle Approaches! The Ginyuu Command Force Has Arrived! (「迫る超 決戦! ギニュー督戦隊只今参上ッ!」, Semaru Choukessen! Ginyuu Tokusentai Tadaima Sanjou!) October 18, 2009 28
Krillin takes Gohan to see the Eldest Namek to have his inner power released. However, Vegeta senses them while flying toward the hut, and confronts them. Nail, Guru's chief warrior and right-hand man, informs the trio of a powerful force approaching the planet. Vegeta knows it is the Ginyu Force, Frieza's 5 most elite henchmen. Reluctantly, Gohan and Krillin agree to use the Dragon Balls to make Vegeta immortal so that he can defeat them easier. They rush to retrieve the Dragon Ball they left with Bulma, and meanwhile, the Ginyu Force lands on the planet and meets up with Frieza. Meanwhile, Goku completes his training at 100x Earth's gravity on the way to Namek and discovers that his results are greater than he expected.
29 The Special-Squad's Frontline Man! Break Guldo's Spell (「特戦隊の一番手!グルドの呪縛を打ち崩せ」, Tokusentai no Ichibante! Gurudo no Jubaku o Uchi Kuzuse) October 25, 2009 29
Vegeta, Krillin, and Gohan race to the remaining five Dragon Balls that Vegeta had hidden, in an attempt to grant Vegeta the wish of eternal life, in order to stand a chance against the Ginyu Force. The Ginyu Force beats them there, and with speed and a time freeze, swipe the two remaining Dragon Balls. Captain Ginyu takes the seven Dragon Balls to Frieza, and allows the other members to play Rock-Paper-Scissors to decide who gets to fight who. Recoome wins a fight with Vegeta and Guldo wins a fight with Krillin and Gohan. Krillin and Gohan fight Guldo first. After proving that they are no easy match for him, Guldo paralyzes the two with his ESP. Vegeta kills Guldo before any harm is done to the Earthlings, so Recoome decides he's next to fight. Meanwhile, Goku is ten minutes away from landing on Namek.
30 The Hellish Recoome! Keep Me Entertained, Vegeta-chan (「地獄のリクーム!楽しませろよベジータちゃん」, Jigoku no Rikūmu! Tanoshimasero yo Bejīta-chan) November 1, 2009 30
Vegeta begins battling Recoome, the big brute of the Ginyu Force. While the Saiyan prince manages to get in a few good blows, ultimately Recoome doesn't seem to be taking any pain. Gohan and Krillin enter battle after Vegeta becomes too badly injured to continue fighting, but quickly find themselves beaten and outclassed by the hulking Ginyu Force member as well. Meanwhile, Frieza attempts to use the Dragon Balls but nothing happens, prompting him to leave Ginyu to guard the balls while he himself goes to look for Namekians to tell him how to become immortal. Just when all seems lost in Vegeta, Krillin and Gohan's fight with Recoome, Goku's Capsule Corporation ship finally touches down on Planet Namek.
31 Son Goku Finally Arrives! Knock the Ginyu Special-Squad Around (「孫悟空ついに到着!蹴散らせギニュー特戦隊」, Son Gokū Tsuini Tōchaku! Kechirase Ginyū Tokusentai) November 8, 2009 31
Goku enters the battle after giving Senzus to Krillin, Gohan, and Vegeta, and things quickly take a turn for the better. Recoome, charging up a deadly attack, is defeated by a single blow from Goku. Jeice and Burter leap into battle trying a variety of techniques - none of which have the least bit of effect on Goku. Burter is knocked out by a few swift attacks from Goku, as Jeice stares in awe at his latest opponent - having never faced someone so powerful. Vegeta comes to suspect that Goku has become the first Super Saiyan in over 1000 years.
32 Star Performer's Entry!? Captain Ginyu vs Son Goku (「真打ち登場!?ギニュー隊長VS孫悟空」, Shin'uchi Tōjō!? Ginyū Taichō VS Son Gokū) November 15, 2009 32
Goku tells Jeice to take the beaten Recoome and Burter and leave the planet forever. Jeice flees to Captain Ginyu and tells him what has happened. Ginyu has Frieza's men bury the Dragon Balls then sets out with Jeice towards Goku. Meanwhile, Vegeta kills Burter then Recoome. Also, Krillin and Gohan realize that Frieza is heading towards Elder Guru in order to obtain the password to summon the Namekian Dragon. Shortly after this, Ginyu and Jeice arrive to battle Goku. Goku tells Krillin and Gohan to leave. Vegeta tricks Goku and flies away, leaving Goku to fight alone. Goku and Captain Ginyu fight, and after a while Ginyu asks Goku to release his true power. Goku abides and begins to power up via the Kaio-ken.
33 Son Goku at Full Power! There's a Secret Plan in the Shaking Ginyu!? (「フルパワーだ孫悟空!おののくギニューに秘策あり!?」, Furu Pawā da Son Gokū! Ononoku Ginyū ni Hisaku Ari!?) November 22, 2009 33
Goku tells Jeice to take the beaten Recoome and Burter and leave the planet forever. Jeice flees to Captain Ginyu and tells him what has happened. Ginyu has Frieza's men bury the Dragon Balls then sets out with Jeice towards Goku. Meanwhile, Vegeta kills Burter then Recoome. Also, Krillin and Gohan realize that Frieza is heading towards Elder Guru in order to obtain the password to summon the Namekian Dragon. Shortly after this, Ginyu and Jeice arrive to battle Goku. Goku tells Krillin and Gohan to leave. Vegeta tricks Goku and flies away, leaving Goku to fight alone. Goku and Captain Ginyu fight, and after a while Ginyu asks Goku to release his true power. Goku abides and begins to power up via the Kaio-ken.
34 Surprise! Son Goku is Ginyu and Ginyu is Son Goku!? (「ビックリ!悟空がギニューでギニューが悟空!?」, Bikkuri! Gokū ga Ginyū de Ginyū ga Gokū!?) November 29, 2009 34
The beam Ginyu fired at Goku caused the two of them to switch bodies! Goku is now trapped in Ginyu's wounded body. Krillin and Gohan arrive at Frieza's ship and dig up the Dragon Balls, while Vegeta gets a fresh suit of armor. Ginyu, in Goku's body, and Jeice arrive back at the ship as well, but when Ginyu tries to power up his level is only 23,000, far less than the 180,000 level Goku had before. Realizing that great strength requires unity of mind and body, Goku (in Ginyu's body) arrives and shouts to Krillin and Gohan that they can easily defeat Ginyu. Vegeta kills Jeice, boasting that he is close to becoming a Super Saiyan.
35 A Great Turnabout For Goku?! Super Shenron, Come Out Right Now! (「悟空大逆転!?今こそいでよ超神龍!」, Gokū Dai-Gyakuten!? Ima Koso Ide yo Chō-Shenron!) December 6, 2009 35
After killing Jeice, Vegeta sets his sights on Ginyu (still in Goku's body.) Vegeta effortlessly pummels Ginyu, and an attempt by Ginyu to get Vegeta's body is thwarted by Goku who intercedes, leaving Ginyu back to his original body and Goku in his. Ginyu tries again to switch with Vegeta, but Goku throws a Namekian frog in the path, leaving Ginyu in the frog's body. Vegeta places Goku in a rejuvenation chamber inside Frieza's spaceship, gives armor to Krillin and Gohan, then falls asleep. Meanwhile, Nail continues to fight Frieza to stall for time. Nail reveals this to Frieza and Frieza becomes enraged. Frieza begins charging back towards his spaceship. Krillin, Gohan, and Dende take the Dragon Balls away from the ship and summon Porunga
36 An Excited Freeza Approaches! Porunga... Before Granting the Wish! (「激昂フリーザが迫る!ポルンガよ…願いを叶えたまえ!」, Gekikō Furīza ga Semaru ! Porunga yo... Negai wo Kanae Tamae!) December 13, 2009 36
Porunga, the Namekian Eternal Dragon, is summoned. However Krillin, Gohan and Dende are met with some bad news when they discover that only one dead friend can be resurrected per wish! Piccolo communicates with the Earthlings, telling them to revive him and wish him to the Planet Namek. Dende speaks the first wish and Piccolo's halo disappears - and Kami is resurrected on Earth, much to Mr. Popo's joy. The second wish is made, however, Piccolo is nowhere in sight. Dende tells them that they wished him to the Planet Namek and not their specific location, however - so the third wish can be used to transport him to that particular spot. Unfortunately, things take a turn for the worst. Vegeta is awakened by sensing the approaching Frieza's power, and quickly rushes to where the Earthlings are making their wishes. He threatens them for stealing his chance at immortality, though they accidentally reveal that there is one more wish left - which he would be able to use to get immortality. He tells Dende to make him immortal, and with Frieza fast approaching, Krillin reluctantly tells Dende to wish Vegeta immortal - stating that, if nothing else, he is at least better than Frieza. Before he can deliver the wish, however, the Eldest Namek dies, causing the Dragon Balls to stop working. Vegeta is outraged at the Earthlings since his chance for immortality has one again been foiled. His anger at the Earthlings doesn't last, however, since Frieza arrives at the battlefield at that very moment. The tyrant begins charging up, terrifying everyone but Vegeta who seems strangely calm. The entire planet begins to shake violently as Frieza summons his power - as Goku remains in the rejuvenation chamber, slowly recovering from the injuries his body had taken during the earlier Ginyu conflict.
37 A Tormenting Super Transformation! Freeza's One Million Fighting Power (「悪夢の超変身!戦闘力100万のフリーザ」, Akumu no Chō Henshin ! Sentōryoku 100 Man no Furīza) December 20, 2009 37
Piccolo arrives on Planet Namek following being resurrected and wished there. He begins rushing towards the battlefield, and along the way encounters an ailing Nail, on the brink of death. Piccolo reluctantly performs Namekian fusion with Nail, which increases his power substantially, and begins rushing back to the battlefield. Meanwhile, Frieza, after battling the Earthlings and Vegeta in his first form, transforms to his second form following some goading from Vegeta - and this increases the tyrant's power level to over a million! With his increased power, Frieza charges at Krillin in the air, impaling him on his horn.
38 Freeza Bares His Fangs! Gohan's Transcendent Power Attacks (「牙をむくフリーザ!超絶パワーが悟飯を襲う」, Kiba o Muku Furīza! Chōzetsu Pawā ga Gohan o Osō) December 27, 2009 38
After impaling Krillin, Frieza ejects him into the water. Gohan rushes to rescue his friend, but his path is blocked by the tyrant. Gohan's rage from seeing a friend in pain gets the better of him, and he immediately starts unloading on Frieza, much to Vegeta's surprise. As Gohan knocks Frieza out of the air, Dende saves Krillin from drowning and heals him (this was the power that Guru gave him.) Frieza charges towards Gohan to get his revenge, only to be blasted in the back by Vegeta - which to the Saiyan prince's disappointment, does absolutely nothing. Frieza begins thrashing Gohan, but is rescued by the healed Krillin, who distracts the tyrant with numerous attacks and escapades - just enough time for Dende to heal Gohan. Unfortunately, it becomes clear that Frieza outclasses them all, so the three warriors begin blasting him with everything they've got. Once again, it has no effect, but as they are about to charge him in their moment of desperation, Piccolo finally arrives on the battlefield, announcing that he will be the one to win the battle.
39 The Reborn Piccolo Shows Himself! An Enraged Freeza's Second Transformation (「新生ピッコロあらわる!激怒フリーザ第2の変身」, Shinsei Pikkoro Arawaru! Gekido Furīza Dai Ni no Henshin) January 10, 2010 39
Armed with the combined power of Nail, Piccolo begins battling Frieza - and surprisingly manages to hold his own! The two exchange blows pretty evenly for a good portion of the fight. Piccolo eventually realizes Frieza slightly holds the upper hand, so he removes his weighted clothing and begins winning against the tyrant. Frieza finds himself backed into a corner, so he decides it is best to transform again to fight Piccolo. Becoming his grotesque, ugly third form, Frieza once again gains the upper hand and begins obliterating Piccolo with a rapid finger beam blast. Gohan rushes to rescue his mentor, and when Krillin tries to follow suit, Vegeta stops him - revealing to Krillin he may have a strategy that will allow him to defeat the tyrant.
40 Final Super Transformation of Freeza! The Terror Greater than Hell Starts Now (「フリーザ最後の超変身! 地獄以上の恐怖がはじまる」, Furīza Saigo no Chō Henshin! Jigoku Ijō no Kyōfu ga Hajimaru) January 17, 2010 40
Frieza dodges Gohan's attack but quickly finds himself on the receiving end once again - the young half Saiyan unleashes a massive energy blast that even the tyrant himself has difficulty deflecting! Upon seeing what he is up against in the form of these warriors who seem to be getting progressively stronger, Frieza begins transforming to his fourth form - the final and most powerful. Vegeta's plan to defeat Frieza involves having himself mortally wounded and then being healed by Dende - which the Saiyan prince achieves by having Krillin shoot an energy blast through his chest. Dende has no interest in healing Vegeta (who harmed so many of his people), however, and flies over to heal Piccolo instead. However, Nail's essence within Piccolo tells him that healing Vegeta may be the only way to win the fight - so Dende reluctantly does so. Frieza eventually reaches his final form, and immediately kills Dende with an energy blast - having witnessed his healing abilities while transforming. Krillin, Gohan, and Piccolo go on the attack but the tyrant dodges every single attack they throw his way. Vegeta watches them fight from a hill, preparing to charge up to his newfound power level as Gohan finds himself on a direct collision course with another one of Frieza's blasts.
41 The Moment We've Waited For! Son Goku is Revived (「待ちに待ったぜこの瞬間!孫悟空が復活だ」, Machinimatta ze Kono Shunkan! Son Gokū ga Fukkatsu da) January 24, 2010 41
Vegeta intervenes, using his newfound power and speed to rescue Gohan from Frieza's blast. While Gohan is grateful, Vegeta tells him he doesn't care about him and only did it as a demonstration of his abilities - now that he has declared himself a Super Saiyan. The Saiyan prince powers up to unbelievable levels of strength, which leave Gohan, Krillin, and Piccolo in awe - but no matter how much he powers up, and how many deadly attacks he dishes out, Frieza dodges and deflects everything. Vegeta quickly finds himself on the wrong end of the tyrant's attacks, and is quickly slaughtered. Gohan attempts to help but is stopped by Piccolo, who claims he wouldn't be able to do anything anyway. As Vegeta continues to get massacred by Frieza, Goku finally recovers, blasting his way out of the rejuvenation chamber and flying to meet his friends on the battlefield.
42 Defeat Freeza, Son Goku! The Proud Vegeta's Tears (「フリーザを倒せ孫悟空!誇り高きベジータの涙」, Furiiza o Taose Son Gokuu! Hokori-Takaki Bejiita no Namida) January 31, 2010 42
Vegeta is no match for Frieza and is quickly incapacitated. Piccolo, Gohan and Krillin are forced to stand idly by while Frieza continues to thrash the Saiyan prince. However, Goku arrives at the battlefield, and surprisingly, Frieza finds his appearance very familiar (this is because he resembles his father Bardock, who lead a lonely last stand in attempt to save Planet Vegeta.) An ailing Vegeta tells Goku to defeat Frieza, as he was the one who destroyed the Saiyan homeworld and their entire race. Mocking Frieza, telling him Goku really IS a Super Saiyan, the tyrant blasts him through the heart, giving him just seconds to live. Begging Goku to win the fight, Vegeta finally passes away. Goku quickly makes a grave and buries him, setting his sights on Frieza himself - preparing for his toughest battle yet.
43 Son Goku vs. Freeza! The Curtain Opens on the Super Decisive Battle! (「孫悟空VSフリーザ!超決戦の幕開けだ!」, Son Gokū tai Furīza! Chō-Kessen no Makuake da!) February 7, 2010 43
Goku jumps into battle against Frieza, and quickly proves to be more of a challenge than Frieza thought. The two exchange powerful blows and discover their levels of strength are nearly equal. As our hero and the tyrant attempt to one-up each other, Gohan, Krillin, and Piccolo back away to watch the battle from a safe distance, while Yamcha, Tien, and Chiaotzu watch from King Kai's planet in the afterlife. At one point during the battle, Goku is able to take advantage of Frieza's inability to sense another's presence, but Frieza counters this by trapping Goku in an exploding ball of energy that nearly kills our hero. However, Piccolo claims that even after all this, neither Goku nor Frieza is fighting at full power just yet.
44 A Physical War That Exceeds All Limits! Goku and Freeza and Ginyu, Again?! (「限界突破の肉弾戦!悟空とフリーザとギニュー再び!?」, Genkai Toppa no Nikudansen! Gokū to Furīza to Ginyū Futatabi!?) February 14, 2010 44
Goku and Frieza's battle continues, with the two pretty evenly exchanging blows. However Goku is in for a shock when he discovers the tyrant has only been using 1% of his total power! Frieza boosts his power up to 50%, and Goku is quickly overwhelmed. The warriors on King Kai's planet aren't worried, because Goku supposedly is still wearing weighted clothing and hasn't used the Kaioken attack. Much to their dismay, King Kai informs them that Goku is no longer wearing weighted clothing and that he has been using the Kaioken the entire time! Meanwhile, Bulma meets Captain Ginyu (in a frog's body), and gets her body stolen. The two of them arrive at the battlefield where Goku and Frieza are continuing to duke it out - with Goku quickly outclassed by the powered-up tyrant.
45 It's a 20-Fold Kaioken! A Kamehameha With Everything on the Line (「20倍界王拳だ!すべてを賭けたかめはめ波」, Nijū-Bai Kaiōken da! Subete o Kaketa Kamehameha) February 21, 2010 45
Ginyu tries to steal Piccolo's body, but is foiled by Gohan who throws the frog body back in the way, restoring he and Bulma back to the way they were. Meanwhile, Goku continues to be thrashed by Frieza. However, he sees a vision of how Frieza could destroy everyone he loves - and as a result, he uses the 20x Kaio-ken alongside a massive Kamehameha against Frieza. However, even this is not enough to defeat the tyrant, and the use of the 20x Kaio-ken severely weakens Goku. He then has another vision, this time of Vegeta and other Saiyans of the past, including his father Bardock. Motivated once again, he gets back on his feet as Frieza lunges at him.
46 This is the Last Trump Card! Goku's Extra-Large Genki Dama (「これが最後の切り札だ!悟空の特大元気玉」, Kore ga Saigo no Kirifuda da! Gokū no Tokudai Genki Dama) February 28, 2010 46
Despite his renewed confidence, Goku realizes he still has no prayer of victory against Frieza, who remains to be using only 50% of his full power. At this point, Goku decides to use his ultimate technique - the Spirit Bomb. With so little energy from living things left to absorb on Namek, Goku absorbs energy from neighboring worlds as well. As he tries to concentrate, Frieza continues to pummel him. Piccolo decides to intervene, taking what energy Gohan and Krillin have left. Before Frieza can obliterate Goku with a beam to the forehead, Piccolo stops him with a full-force kick to the head. The now-distracted Frieza goes after Piccolo, whose attacks do nothing to phase him. The Namekian is quickly floored by Frieza- as Goku continues charging the Spirit Bomb.
47 Awaken Warrior of Legend... Super Saiyan, Son Goku! (「目覚めろ伝説の戦士…超サイヤ人、孫悟空!」, Mezamero Densetsu no Senshi... Sūpā Saiyajin, Son Gokū!) March 7, 2010 47
Goku completes the Spirit Bomb and hurls it down upon Frieza. The tyrant manages to catch it, but is unable to stop it from exploding on him. The Z Fighters celebrate their apparent victory and start making plans to return to Earth. However, Frieza reappears and, though badly damaged from the Spirit Bomb, he is still powerful enough to take them all out. Frieza fires a beam straight at Goku, but Piccolo jumps in the way and takes the beam to the chest, which knocks him unconscious. Frieza next sets his sights on Krillin and causes his body to explode from the inside, killing him. Enraged by the loss of his best friend, Goku undergoes a radical transformation in which his eyes turn green, his hair turns blonde, and his body is surrounded in an aura of golden light. With his powers now greatly enhanced, Goku orders Gohan to take Piccolo and Bulma to his spaceship and leave Namek, while he handles Frieza.
48 The Angry Super Saiyan! Throw Your Hat in the Ring Son Goku! (「怒れる超サイヤ人!名乗りを上げろ孫悟空!」, Okoreru Sūpā Saiyajin! Nanori o Agero Son Gokū!) March 14, 2010 48
The transformed Goku renews his battle with Frieza and proves to now be far superior to Frieza's power. Frieza launches several counter-attacks at Goku, but they have no effect at all. As the tyrant stares in awe at his more-powerful opponent, he realizes that his worst nightmare has finally come true - the legendary Super Saiyan has been born. In a desperate attempt to defeat Goku, Frieza hurls an attack down upon Namek itself, in an effort to destroy the planet and everyone on it.
49 Exact Vengeance Son Goku! The Countdown to the Planet's Collapse (「仇を討て孫悟空!惑星崩壊のカウントダウン」, Ada o Ute Son Gokū! Wakusei Hōkai no Kauntodaun) March 21, 2010 49
Frieza's attack detonates the planet's core and he claims that Namek will explode in five minutes. Super Saiyan Goku is confident that he can defeat Frieza within that time, however, Frieza then decides to power up to 100% of his full power. Much to King Kai's amazement, Goku allows Frieza to reach his full power, wishing to defeat the tyrant at his best. Meanwhile, Gohan drops off the injured Piccolo at Goku's spaceship and goes to find and pick up Bulma, succeeding just seconds before she is crushed to death by fallen rocks.
50 Do-or-Die Full Power of Freeza! Shenlong Heed this Wish (「フリーザ決死のフルパワー!願いを届けてくれ神龍」, Furīza Kesshi no Furu Pawā! Negai o Todokete Kure Shenron) March 28, 2010 50
As the epic battle between Goku and Frieza rages on the dying Planet Namek, King Kai is informed by Kami on Earth that Mr. Popo has gathered all seven Dragon Balls. Upon learning of the Earth's Dragon Balls' ability to resurrect multiple people in their single wish, King Kai asks that they be used to bring back to life all those on Namek who were killed by Frieza and his minions, thus also bringing back Guru (whose natural death was hastened just slightly by all the suffering Frieza had caused his planet), as well as the Namekian Dragon Balls, which still have one more wish to be used. King Kai plans to use this final wish to teleport everyone on Namek to Earth except for Frieza, leaving the tyrant to be the only one present when Namek explodes. Mr. Popo then summons Shenron and fulfills King Kai's first wish.
51 Furious Battle Cry of Goku! Make It in Time... The Resurrection Wish! (「悟空激怒の雄叫び!間に合え…起死回生の願い!」, Gokū Gekido no Osakebi! Ma ni Ae... Kishi-Kaisei no Negai!) April 4, 2010 51
Shenron succeeds in resurrecting everyone killed by Frieza and his henchmen on Namek (including Vegeta and Dende), and Guru and the Namekian Dragon Balls are also brought back. King Kai immediately contacts Guru and quickly informs him of the situation. Guru then sends Dende to Porunga and use the final wish to teleport everyone on Namek to Earth except Frieza. However, Goku requests that he remain on Namek as well, so he can finish Frieza for good. Porunga fulfills this wish and teleports everyone to Earth execpt Goku and Frieza. The two combatants then prepare themselves for the final round before Namek's explosion.
52 Two Remain on a Vanishing Planet! This Is the Final Showdown (「消えゆく星に残った2人!これが最終決戦だ」, Kieyuku Hoshi ni Nokotta Futari! Kore ga Saishū Kessen da) April 11, 2010 52
As the battle continues, it seems neither warrior is going to win before Namek's explosion. However, Goku soon notices that Frieza's power is quickly decreasing, due to the protracted battle wearing him out. Satisfied that he has won, Goku decides to call it quits and begins to depart towards his spaceship. Unable to accept this, Frieza launches a pair of heat-seeking energy disks at Goku. The Super Saiyan manages to avoid this, however, and eventually Frieza is sliced in half by his own attack.
53 The Final Blow, Son Goku... Planet Namek Scatters Throughout Space (「孫悟空、最後の一撃…ナメック星宇宙に散る」, Son Gokū, Saigo no Ichigeki... Namekku-sei Uchū ni Chiru) April 18, 2010 53
On Earth, Guru finally passes, but before his death, he gives his power to the Namekian Moori, making him the new Elder. Meanwhile, on Namek, the dying Frieza begs for mercy from Goku. Despite his better judgement, Goku cannot ignore Frieza's pleas for help and gives the tyrant some of his own energy before departing. However, Frieza lets his pride get the better of him and unleashes one final energy blast at Goku, but the Super Saiyan easily repels the blast right back at the tyrant and seemingly destroys Frieza. Goku then attempts to escape in Frieza's spaceship, but is unable to make it take off. Namek finally explodes and it appears that Goku perishes along with it.
54 Goku Vanishes in Space... Return to Life! Super Warriors (「宇宙に消えた悟空…甦れ!超戦士たち」, Uchū ni Kieta Gokū... Yomigaere! Chō Senshi-tachi) April 25, 2010 54
Following Namek's destruction, King Kai informs Bulma and the others on Earth of Goku's apparent death, and that even though the Namekian Dragon Balls can resurrect Goku and Krillin, they will be brought back to where Namek used to be and die again. However, Vegeta comes up with the idea of using the Dragon Balls to first bring Goku and Krillin's souls to the Earth's check-in station in the afterlife. 130 days later, the Namekian Dragon Balls are re-active, and the first two wishes are used to successfully revive Krillin, but it is revealed that Goku is still alive and that he will return to Earth on his own later. Yamcha is then brought back to life with the third wish. Another 130 days later, the Namekian Dragon Balls are used to revive both Tien and Chiaotzu, and are then used to teleport all of the Namekians (minus Piccolo) to a new planet. The Z Fighters then return to their peaceful lives; waiting patiently for Goku to return.
55 That's Earth, Papa... Freeza and His Father Strike Back (「あれが地球だよパパ…フリーザ親子の逆襲」, Are ga Chikyū da ya Papa... Furīza-Oyako no Gyakushū) May 2, 2010 55
A year has passed and still Goku has not returned to Earth. However, it is revealed that Frieza managed to survive his battle with the Super Saiyan, has been rebuilt into a cyborg by his father King Cold, and is heading towards Earth, intending to exact revenge on Goku. The rest of the Z Fighters gather to defend the Earth from Frieza, despite knowing that they don't stand a chance without Goku. However, as soon as Frieza, King Cold, and their army of soldiers arrive on Earth, they are met by a mysterious teenager wielding a sword, who claims that he's come to kill them.
56 I'll Defeat Freeza! Another Super Saiyan (「フリーザはボクが倒す!もう一人の超サイヤ人」, Furīza wa Boku ga Taosu! Mō Hitori no Sūpā Saiyajin) May 9, 2010 56
The mysterious teenager easily takes out Frieza's soldiers, then surprises Frieza by transforming into a Super Saiyan. The evil tyrant attempts to destroy this second Super Saiyan, but has no success. Eventually, the teenager slices Frieza into pieces with his sword, before blasting him away. King Cold tries to defeat the Super Saiyan himself, but is also easily destroyed. After reverting to his normal state, the teenager spots the Z Fighters and claims that Goku will be arriving nearby soon. Despite their skepticism, the Z Fighters agree to join him in awaiting Goku's arrival.
57 Welcome Back Son Goku! The Confession of the Mysterious Young Boy Trunks (「おかえり孫悟空!謎の少年トランクスの告白」, Okaeri Son Gokū! Nazo no Shōnen Torankusu no Kokuhaku) May 16, 2010 57
After three hours of waiting, a space pod crash lands on Earth and Goku emerges from it. There is no time for celebration, however, as the mysterious teenager pulls Goku aside to talk with him in private. After testing Goku's Super Saiyan powers, the teenager reveals that his name is Trunks and that he comes from an apocolyptic future 20 years from the present, as well as that he is the future son of Bulma and Vegeta. He further informs Goku that in three years from now, a pair of deadly androids, built by Dr. Gero of the former Red Ribbon Army, will begin a rampage on Earth and kill all of the Z Fighters, except for Goku, who will die from a heart virus six months before their assault. Trunks then supplies Goku with a heart antidote that Future Bulma made for him, instructing him to take it when the virus attacks him. Goku promises that he and the other Z Fighters will train hard for the next three years to prepare for the androids' assault, and Trunks then returns to the future in his time machine.
58 New Technique of Goku, Instant Movement! Special Training Staked on 3 Years From Now (「悟空の新ワザ、瞬間移動!3年後に賭けた特訓」, Gokū no Shin Waza, Shunkan Idō! San-nen Go ni Kaketa Tokkun) May 23, 2010 58
Vegeta asks Goku how he managed to survive Planet Namek's destruction. Goku then explains that just seconds before Namek exploded, he found one of the Ginyu Force's space pods and used it to escape. He further explains that he eventually landed on Planet Yardrat and was nursed back to health by the friendly inhabitants of the planet. He also reveals that he learned from them a special teleportation technique called Shunkan Ido. The Z Fighters then go their separate ways to each begin preparing themselves for the androids' assault. After three years of intense training, they all head off to meet on the island that Trunks informed Goku where the androids will begin their attack.
59 The Pair Who Don't Leave a Trace! The Artificial Humans Appear (「気配を持たぬ2人組!人造人間、あらわる」, Kehai o Motanu Futari-gumi! Jinzōningen, Arawaru) May 30, 2010 59
The Z Fighters (plus Bulma with a young Trunks) gather at the island in anticipation of the androids' attack. However, as the time approaches, Gohan reasons that due to being artificial humans, their enemies have no readable ki and can therefore only be found visually. The fighters then descend into the nearby city to search out their enemies. After a period of searching, Yamcha becomes the first victim of the androids, after being impaled and having his energy absorbed by Android #20. The others arrive just in time to save him, and Goku eventually persuades the androids to move to a new location to fight after a large portion of the city is destroyed.
60 Attacked on Both Sides by an Internal Enemy?! Son Goku vs Artificial Human #19 (「内なる敵との挟み撃ち!?孫悟空VS人造人間19号」, Uchi-naru Teki to no Hasami-Uchi!? Son Gokū tai Jinzōningen Jūkyū Gō) June 6, 2010 60
As Goku, Piccolo and Tien take the androids to a new location to battle, Krillin revives Yamcha with a sensu bean. However, once Yamcha reveals the androids' ability to absorb energy, the three of them (Yamcha, Krillin and Gohan) head off to warn the others. Meanwhile, it is revealed to Goku that the androids are a result of years of research conducted by Dr. Gero, in which miniature spy robots were used to analyse Goku's fighting techniques and developments in strength, all in an attempt to exact revenge on Goku for destroying the Red Ribbon Army. As a battles ensues between Super Saiyan Goku and Android #19, it becomes evident that Goku is losing the upper hand, especially once the android absorbs Goku's Kamehameha wave. Gohan then reveals that Goku never became sick from the heart virus (as was predicted by Trunks), and that it seems to have affected him six months later than planned. As Goku struggles to fight, the android prepares to finish the battle by absorbing Goku's remaining energy.
61 No Chance of Victory Against #19! Super Vegeta Arrives Late (「19号に勝機なし!遅れてきた超ベジータ」, Jūkyū Gō ni Shōki Nashi! Okurete Kita Sūpā Bejīta) June 13, 2010 61
Before Android #19 can finish draining Goku's energy, Vegeta finally arrives, saving Goku by kicking the android in the face. Yamcha then escorts Goku away from the battlefield. Vegeta then squares up to the androids, and much to everyone's surprise, transforms into a Super Saiyan. It is revealed that whereas Goku's transformation was triggered by the desire to protect his friends and family, Vegeta's was triggered purely by the desire to become stronger, as well as his anger at being surpassed by Goku. The battle then begins, and it's clear that Vegeta has the edge over Android #19. Even the android's energy absorption attack proves futile, as Vegeta tears off the android's arms, making the technique impossible to use. As the android runs in fear, Vegeta launches his 'Big Bang Attack' and finishes the battle, leaving nothing but the android's head intact. Android 20 then escapes into the nearby cliffs, planning to use the terrain to launch a surprise attack on the fighters.
62 Piccolo's Assault! The Missing #20 and the Future Gone Eschew (「ピッコロ強襲!消えた20号とねじれる未来」, Pikkoro Kyōshū! Kieta Nijū Gō to Nejireru Mirai) June 20, 2010 62
The Z Fighters split up to search the area for Android #20. Frustrated at his enemy's deceptiveness, Vegeta fires a large ki blast at the cliffs, planning to level the area. Seeing this opportunity, Android #20 emerges from his hiding place, only to absorb Vegeta's blast and run away before Vegeta can catch up. He then attacks Piccolo from behind and begins to drain his energy, although this is thwarted by Gohan, who senses Piccolo's fading ki and attacks the android. After receiving a sensu bean, Piccolo then faces off against his attacker, and proves to be more than a match for the android. Meanwhile, Trunks finally returns from the future, and is disturbed to find that the remains of Android #19 are different from the androids that he faced in his own timeline. He then arrives at the current battlefield, and also seems not to recognise Android #20. Realising that he has no chance of victory, Android #20 decides to retreat to his laboratory, but not before launching a huge blast that engulfs most of the area - including Bulma's ship, which plummets towards the ground.
63 Pursue! Doctor Gero... The Search for the Mysterious Laboratory! (「追撃!ドクター・ゲロ…謎の研究所を探せ!」, Tsuigeki! Dokutā Gero... Nazo no Kenkyūjo o Sagase!) June 27, 2010 63
As the dust settles, Android #20 is nowhere to be seen, and it is assumed that he plans to return to the laboratory and awaken Androids #17 and #18 - the androids causing havoc in Trunk's timeline. Meanwhile, Trunks rescues his mother and young self, and berates Vegeta for failing to protect his family. Bulma then reveals that Android #20 may actually be the androids' creator, Dr Gero, who has seemingly converted himself into one as well. The group then plan to find the lab and destroy the androids before Dr Gero can activate them. Vegeta also sets off to find the lab, but with the intentions of fighting the androids as a demonstration of his power. Trunks leaves to stop his father, while Piccolo finally unveils the truth of Trunk's origin to the rest of the group. Meanwhile, Piccolo, Krillin and Tien split up and search the mountains where Dr Gero's lab is rumoured to be located, while Gohan takes Bulma, baby Trunks and Yajrobe to Goku. Meanwhile, Krillin is attacked by the doctor, but is spared when Gero senses Piccolo nearby and escapes.
64 #17 and #18, and...! The Artificial Humans Awaken (「17号と18号、そして…!目覚める人造人間��ち」, Jūnana Gō to Jūhachi Gō, Soshite...! Mezameru Jinzōningen-tachi) July 11, 2010 64
Dr Gero finally makes it to his laboratory, with Krillin in hot pursuit. Tien, Piccolo, Vegeta and Trunks soon locate him and break into the lab, although by this point Dr Gero has already awakened Androids #17 and #18. Although initially appearing loyal, the duo demonstrate their independence when Android #17 destroys Gero's remote, ensuring that he cannot deactivate them should they disobey him, and Android #18 attempts to activate Android #16 - a fully mechanical model deemed a failure by Dr Gero. Android #17 then kills Dr Gero, by severing and then crushing his head. In an act of desperation, Trunks launches a large ki blast at the androids, hoping to destroy Android #16 before he is activated. Although the entire lab is decimated, both Androids and #16's pod remain intact, and he is awakened anyway. The trio then decide to carry out there initial orders, and set out to kill Goku. However, their plans are disrupted when Vegeta intervenes, challenging the three androids to a battle. After Android #16 refuses to fight, Android #18 steps up to face Vegeta.
65 A Cute Face and Super Power?! #18 vs Vegeta (「かわいい顔で超パワー!?18号VSべジータ」, Kawaī Kao de Chō Pawā!? Jūhachi Gō tai Bejīta) July 18, 2010 65
Android #18 fights with Vegeta in Super Saiyan mode and wins easily. First Trunks tries to help Vegeta but gets taken down with one hit and the others also get beaten down effortlessly, except Krillin who stays behind and watches the horror. After the fight, Androids #16,#17,#18 leave but before they do #18 kisses Krillin on the cheek. Krillin then goes and feeds everyone Senzu Beans. Trunks explains how these androids are much stronger than the ones back in his world. Vegeta flies off in anger having being beaten.
66 The Time has Come to Become One Again… Piccolo's Decision for Ultimate Power! (「1つに戻る時がきた…ピッコロ最強への決意!」, Hitotsu ni Modoru Toki ga Kita... Pikkoro Saikyō he no Ketsui!) August 1, 2010 66
Trunks explains how the Androids back in his world were different. The Androids in this world were much more stronger but they seem to be less cruel and also there wasn't an Android #16. Piccolo flies off to try and convince Kami to fuse with Piccolo as it is the only way to stop the androids however Kami believes that the androids are not all that evil and that the only reason they battled against them was because they fought with them first. Kami then decides to wait and see what happens as Piccolo sits down waiting until Kami agrees to merge with him.
67 One More Time Machine?! Bulma Unveils a Mystery (「もう1つのタイムマシン!?ブルマが知らせたミステリー」, Mou Hitotsu no Taimu-Mashin!? Buruma ga Shiraseta Misuterī) August 8, 2010 67
Bulma receives a phone call about one of her company's products from Capsule Corporation. She is sent a photograph of what appears to be Trunks' time machine that he travelled in. Trunks investigates this with the others only to discover that it is the exact time machine that he came in but three years later in his world. He recognizes it because of the word 'Hope' that Bulma wrote on the time machine. Kami realizes that the evil he felt four years ago wasn't the androids but it was the monster that travelled back in the time machine.
68 And So the Monster Makes its Move... Take Off! It's the Super Namekian! (「そして怪物が動き出す…出撃!超ナメック星人だ!」, Soshite Kaibutsu ga Ugokidasu... Shutsugeki! Sūpā Namekku-seijin da!) August 15, 2010 68
Trunks, Gohan, and Bulma are investigating the other time machine when Gohan notices a strange shell that has been cast off by an unknown creature. On the way back to her house, Bulma watches a news broadcast about thousands of people in nearby Gingertown who have inexplicably disappeared, as if they simply melted away in their clothes. Kami also watches in horror as the people are killed, and finally decides to merge with Piccolo. After the merging, Piccolo states that he is neither Piccolo nor Kami anymore, but a Namekien "who has long since forgotten his name." He departs from the lookout and arrives at an empty, ghostly-quiet Gingertown, where the monster steps out of the shadows to confront him.
69 I am Your Sibling! The Monster with the Ki of Goku (「オレはお前の兄弟だ!悟空の気を持つモンスター」, Ore wa Omae no Kyōdai da! Goku no Ki wo Motsu Monsutā) August 22, 2010 69
While staring down Piccolo, the monster pierces the man he'd been dragging and appears to absorb him, leaving only his clothing. The others are confused, claiming to detect ki readings Frieza, Vegeta, and Goku (even as he sleeps just meters away). Krillin and Trunks head toward Gingertown, where Piccolo and the monster begin fighting. Piccolo has the advantage, but it surprised when the monster uses his own Makankosappo on him. The two exchange blows, and then the monster states that Piccolo only has the upper hand because he [the monster] has not yet reached his "perfect form." He then surprises everyone by powering up a Kamehameha and launching it point-blank. Piccolo's dodge leaves him open to the monster's follow-up attack, which he uses to trap Piccolo in a hold and pierce his arm. Piccolo manages to escape, but his left arm has been completely incapacitated. Sensing he has won, the monster states that his name is Cell and reveals that he is an android.
70 Swirling Trick, Taiyoken! Chase the Robot Cell (「渦巻く策略、太陽拳!人造人間セルを追え」, Uzumaku Sakurya Ku, Taiyoken! Jinzôningen Seru O Oe) August 29, 2010 70
Sensing that he has defeated Piccolo, Cell explains that he was created from the cells of the greatest warriors--including Goku's, Piccolo's, Vegeta's, and Frieza's--as a project started by Dr. Gero and continued for 20 years by his computer. Cell furthermore reveals that by absorbing Androids 17 and 18, he will achieve his "perfect form." With the Androids destroyed in his own timeline, he was forced to travel to the present one in Trunks' time machine. Having learned Cell's identity and intentions, Piccolo regenerates his arm (deservedly calling Cell an idiot...) and prepares to attack. At this point, Trunks and Krillin arrive and Cell realizes he has no chance of winning. He surprises everyone by using the Taiyoken technique, and then flees. Vegeta and Tien arrive, and Piccolo explains everything he's learned. Meanwhile, Cell heads toward Nickytown to absorb more people, until his power exceeds that of the Androids'.
71 Attack the Elusive Cell! Son Goku, Finally Revived! (「神出鬼没のセルを討て!ついに復活、孫悟空!」, Shinshutsu-Kibotsu no Seru o Ute! Tsui-ni Fukkatsu, Son Gokū!) September 5, 2010 71
After Piccolo has finished explaining, Vegeta flies off stating that he wants to surpass the power of a Super Saiyan. Trunks and Krillin go to Dr.Gero's laboratory to destory the incomplete Cell so he will not be born in their dimension mean-whilst Piccolo and Cell stay behind to search the surroundings. Trunks and Krillin arrive and blast the pile of rubble with their ki and discovers a ladder which leads underneath the laboratory into a room containing the computer and the incomplete Cell. They search around and discover the blueprints for Android #17 then after they make sure to destroy all of the laboratory and the basement. Krillin takes the prints to Bulma's house whilst Trunks decides to go and train with Vegeta. Krillin delivers the prints leaving Bulma and her father to start finding a weak spot on Android #17. Krillin taking a short-cut back to Master Roshi's house encounters Cell who is just about to absorb his next victims, arrives in the nick of time to save them. Krillin being no match for Cell, tells the civilians to escape, then uses the Taiyoken technique to blind Cell in an attempt to escape by grabbing on to a plane but Cell quickly recovers and jumps on top of the plane and starts attacking Krillin again. Just when it seems hopeless for Krillin, Piccolo and Tien arrive to save Krillin. Cell sensing their arrival flees while hiding his presence so no one can track him. 2-3 days later, the news continues to report about Cell's killings. Everyone decides to ride in a hovercraft to reach Cell so that he will not be able to sense them approaching him. Back at Kami's house there is a loud rumble causing Chichi to go and check on Goku but on arrival sees Goku is gone. She looks out of the window and sees that Goku is outside and that it was Goku making the loud noise by performing the Kamehameha technique. Goku tells Chichi that he has fully recovered of the illness and that he knows everything that is going on because he read everyone's minds whilst he was dreaming but says that he plans on training to surpass a Super Saiyan before going off to fight Cell.
72 Surpass Super Saiyan! Now, Into the Room of Spirit and Time (「超サイヤ人を超えろ!いざ、精神と時の部屋へ」, Sūpā Saiyajin o Koero!! Iza, Seishin to Toki no Heya e) September 12, 2010 72
Goku uses his instant transmission to take Gohan, Vegata, Trunks with him to the Room of Spirit and Time. The room only has a capacity of two so Goku allows Vegeta and Trunks to go in first. Goku explains a years worth of training in that room is actually only one day in the outside world. When Trunks and Vegeta step inside the room, all they see is a vast amount of nothingness. While this is going on, the Androids arrive at Master Roshi's house and ask for Goku's whereabouts. Piccolo refuses to tell them which results in a fight between Piccolo and Android #17. Piccolo overpowers Android #17 and tries to finish him off but Android #17 manages to dodge the attack. Back at the Room of Spirit and Time, Vegeta and Trunks are due to be coming out of the room any second now which will reveal if it is possible to go beyond a Super Saiyan.
73 This is the Power of a Super-Namekian! #17 vs. Piccolo! (「これは、超星人のパワーです!いいえ、17対ピッコロ!」, Kore ga Sūpā Namekku-seijin no Chikara! Jūnana Gō Tai Pikkoro) September 19, 2010 73
Bulma is hard at work trying to figure out Dr.Gero's prints meanwhile Piccolo and Android #17 are fighting each other. After Android #17 gets serious it turns out that he and Piccolo are evenly matched. Cell senses them two fighting and starts making his way towards them stating that his power level is now higher than theirs. Krillin, and the others on a nearby island, receive a call from Bulma saying that she has completed the switch to shut down the Androids and starts bringing it over. Android #17 states that since his stamina will never drop, he will be the victor of the battle. However, Cell arrives at the scene of the battle leaving Piccolo shocked. Meanwhile, Goku and Gohan are still waiting for Vegeta and Trunks to come out of the Room of Spirit and Time.
74 Run #17! Piccolo, A battle for life (「ラン17号!ピッコロ、生活のための戦い」, Nigero Jūnana Gō! Pikkoro, seikatsu no tame no tatakai) September 26, 2010 74
Krillin decides that Bulma is taking too long to deliver the switch to turn off the androids so he decides to go and fly there himself to retrieve it as it will be quicker. Piccolo tries to warn Android #17 to run away but he refuses to leading Piccolo to try and fight him but Cell proves to powerful for him and ends up killing him.
75 Unmeasured Power! The Silent Warrior #16, Makes his Move (「実力未知数!寡黙な戦士16号、動く」, Jitsu-ryoku Mi-chisū! Kamoku na Senshi Jūroku Gō, Ugoku) October 3, 2010 75
As No. 16 takes his move as he uses his powerful move ****'s flash everyone thinks cell is dead, but he isn't, No. 16 rips cells tail off but he regenerates it! Cell uses a powerful move on No. 16 and takes half his head out! Cell takes No. 17 life and uses it to be at his second stage. Tien takes his strike next dragonball kai!
76 Tenshinhan's Do-or-Die Shin Kikoho! Save Your Brother-in-Arms, Son Goku (「天津飯、決死の新気功砲!戦友を救え、孫悟空」, Tenshinhan, Kesshi no Shin Kikōhō! Senyū o Sukue, Son Gokū) October 10, 2010 76
Tien uses his Tri-Beam technique on Cell continuously, allowing Android #18 and Android #16 to escape. When Tien has reached his limit and unable to move, Goku appears and rescues both him and Piccolo back to Kami's temple where Vegeta and Trunks step out of the Room of Spirit and Time finishing their training. Trunks tells Goku how Vegeta already surpassed the limits on a Super Saiyan in the first two months but he was not satisfied so they carried on training. Krillin bumps into Bulma who delivers him the remote to switch off the Android and then Krillin instructs Bulma to go to Kami's temple to go and deliver them battle clothes. Vegeta and Trunks make their way towards Cell after wearing the gear while Goku and Gohan prepare to go inside for their turn to train. Meanwhile, Cell is destroying islands in a bid to make Android #18 show herself.
77 Super Saiyan Surpassed! The Daring Vegeta Strikes Cell (「超サイヤ人を超えた!不敵なべジータ、セルを討つ」, Sūpā Saiyajin o Koeta! Futeki na Bejīta, Seru o Utsu) October 17, 2010 77
Cell continues to destroy islands until he reaches the final one containing Android #16 and Android #18. Just when Cell was charging up his attack, Vegeta arrives along with Trunks. Cell presumes that he will be fighting both Vegeta and Trunks but Vegeta states that Trunks is only a spectator and transforms into Super Vegeta. Meanwhile Goku and Gohan enter the Room of Spirit and Time to start their own training.
78 The Surging Resentment of Cell! Krillin, Destroy #18 (「セル怒涛の悔しがり!クリリン、18号を破壊せよ」, Seru Dotō no Kuyashigari! Kuririn, Jūhachi Gō o Hakai se yo) October 24, 2010 78
Goku continues to train Gohan, who is still trying to achieve Super Saiyan form. Meanwhile Vegeta effortlessly pushes Cell around and beats him up. Cell curses at how if he was able to absorb Android #18 then he will become his perfect form and be able to defeat Vegeta easily even when he is in his 2nd-Grade Super Saiyan form. Cell persuades Vegeta into letting him absorb Android #18 because Vegeta would like to fight Cell in his perfect form as Saiyans love fighting. Not far away, Krillin decides not to destroy Android #18 with the emergency shutdown controller because he feels sorry for her how she used to be a human and also because she kissed him.
79 And So the Situation Takes a Turn for the Worst... Cell Attacks #18! (「そして最悪の事態へ…セル、18号に襲いかかる!」, Soshite Sai'aku no Jitai he... Seru, Jūhachi Gō ni Osoikakaru!) October 31, 2010 79
Cell successfully persuades Vegeta to let him find and absorb Android #18, but Trunks is determined to prevent this and delivers his own beating to Cell. During a break in the action, Cell spots Androids #18 and #16 as well as Krillin, who are distracted by their own awkward meeting. Vegeta attempts to keep Trunks from interfering, forcing Trunks to attack his own father in order to prevent him from allowing Cell to reach his perfect form. While this is going on, Cell is savoring the moment and leisurely going about picking off Android #16 and Krillin. Despite their best efforts and a sound beating from Trunks, Cell is ultimately able blind everyone via the Solar Flare technique, absorb Android #18, and achieve his perfect form.
80 The Tables Have Turned! Perfect Form Cell, Finally Goes into Action (「(形勢逆転!完全体セル、ついに始動」, Keisei Gyakuten! Kanzentai Seru, Tsui ni Shidō) November 7, 2010 80
Gohan asks Goku to be serious in his training so he transforms into a Super Saiyan and uses a Kamehameha on Gohan. Gohan thinks of all the times he has let his friends down and gets angry, resulting into him also turning into a Super Saiyan. At first, Vegeta disregards Cell's Perfect Form as nothing special and he is just the same as before. Meanwhile Krillin is angry for letting Cell absorb Android #18, so he charges towards Cell and attempts to attack him by using his Kienzan technique, but the attack has no effect whatsoever. Cell then easily kicks Krillin to one side, leaving him almost dead but Trunks rushes to his aid and feeds him a senzu bean, saving him from near death. Vegeta starts his fight with Cell and after a short while he soon realizes Cell's power far exceeds his own. In the background, Krillin and Trunks are talking about how Trunks has hidden his own true power, one even greater than Vegeta's but kept it secret from him due to his towering pride. Trunks plans to fight Cell when Vegeta is unconscious in order to hide his powers from Vegeta to prevent his father from losing his pride.
81 Full-Power Strike of Vegeta! But the Terror of Cell Grows and Grows (「ベジータ全力の一撃!しかし高まるセルの恐怖」, Bejīta Zenryoku no Ichigeki! Shikashi Takamaru Seru no Kyōfu) November 14, 2010 81
Desperate to kill Cell, Vegeta resorts to using his ultimate attack Final Flash. Vegeta calculates his attack and avoids destroying the entire Earth and also manages to take off Cell's right arm but with Piccolo's genes he easily regenerates his arm. Cell knocks Vegeta unconscious and Trunks takes this chance to unleash his hidden powers onto Cell. Trunks momentarily lets Cell push him around a little in order to create a chance for Krillin to take the unconscious Vegeta to a safe location. Now that Vegeta is gone, Trunks and Cell can begin their real right.
82 Super Power Awakening! Trunks Surpasses his Father"

"Chō Pawā Kakusei! Chichi o Koeta Torankusu" (超パワー覚醒!父を超えたトランクス)

November 21, 2010 82
Trunks and Cell seem to be evenly matched at first but after a while Trunks' attack cease to hit Cell so Trunks decides to power up even more but he is still unable to connect his attacks to hit Cell. Goku manages to power up to the same level of power as Trunks but decides not to use that form because in order to achieve that form, even though great power is gained, Goku concluded the decrease in speed is too much (due to the large muscles) and having power but not being able to hit your opponent is useless so he decides to opt for his normal Super Saiyan form. This turns out to be the same reason why Trunks cannot defeat Cell. Cell learns that Goku is training to defeat him so in order to waste time he decides to hold a martial arts tournament where anyone can enter to fight him.
83 The TV Has Been Hijacked! A Live Broadcast of the Cell Games Press Conference"

Terebi ga Nottorareta! Seru Gēmu Kaiken Namahō (テレビが乗っ取られた!セルゲーム会見生放)

November 28, 2010 83
When Krillin and Vegeta arrive Trunks informs everyone of the Tenkaichi Tournament held by Cell and Android #16 asks to be taken back to Capsule Corporation where he can be fixed. Bulma also notifies everyone at Kami's house to go there too to meet up. After Cell finishes making his tournament then he heads off to a news station to broadcast his message via television announcing details about his tournament the Cell Games and if that all the warriors lose to him, he will kill every single last human being. Meanwhile Goku and Gohan are still training.
84 "Training Completed! Does Goku, have the Composure to Defeat Cell?!"

"Shūgyou Kanryō! Gokū, Datō Seru ni Yoyō Ari?!" (修行完了!悟空、打倒セルに余裕あり!?)

December 5, 2010 84
The people of Earth are in a panic after Cell's announcement of the Cell Games. Meanwhile, Goku and Gohan finish their training in the Hyperbolic Time Chamber. Goku immediately requests that Mr. Popo prepare a meal and Trunks explains the latest Cell developments. Goku then teleports to the site of the Cell Games and confronts Cell. After returning to the lookout, Goku announces he and Gohan will not be entering the Hyperbolic Time Chamber again. Instead, for the remaining nine days until the Cell Games, they will train in the real world. Goku and Gohan then fly to Kame House and greet their remaining friends.
85 "An Interrupted Rest! The Self-Defense Army, Launches a General Offensive Against Cell"

"Yaburareta Kyūsoku! Bōeigun, Seru ni Sōkougeki" (破られた休息!防衛軍、セルに総攻撃)

December 12, 2010 85
As Piccolo completes his training in the Room of Spirit and Time, and Vegeta takes his place, Goku and Gohan are spending their days relaxing at home. Meanwhile, the Self-Defense Army attempt to launch an offensive strike against Cell, but they are completely wiped out. Hearing about this over the radio, Goku asks Piccolo if it is possible to separate with Kami, so he can use the dragon balls to revive all the people Cell killed (as they disappeared since they fused together). Since Piccolo can't separate, Goku theorises that he can convince another Namekian to stay on Earth and create a new set of dragon balls, and goes to find King Kai so he can find the Namekians.
86 "A New God! The Dragon Balls are Finally Revived"

"Atarashī Kamisama! Doragon Bōru Tsui ni Fukkatsu" (新しい神様!ドラゴンボール遂に復活)

December 19, 2010 86
After getting help from King Kai in locating the planet where the Namekians are staying, Goku travels there and explains the situation. The Grand Elder offers Dende to be the new Kami, and Goku takes him back to Earth. Dende revives the dragon balls, revealing that this time they can use two wishes. During the the ten days leading up to the Cell Games, Goku searches for the newly awakened dragon balls, Vegeta and the others finish their training and a martial arts champion, Mr. Satan, announces to the world that he will defeat Cell. On the day of the Cell Games, it is revealed that if the new dragon balls are used to revive a mass of people, people who died before won't be revived. Despite the others' concern, Goku remains positive and they all head towards the Cell Games.
87 "Satan's Legion Runs Wild! The Curtain Rises on the Cell Games"

"Satan Gundan Ōabare! Seru Gēmu no Makuaki" (サタン軍団大暴れ!セルゲームの幕開)

December 26, 2010 87
As Mr. Satan hypes himself in front of the media, Vegeta, Android 16, Goku and the others arrive at the stage. Satan insists he goes before him, though when his students Calorie and Piroshiki arrive, he allows them to go first, but they are defeated without Cell needing to move. Mr. Satan tries to intimidate Cell by breaking some tiles and then goes on the attack, but Cell knocks him out of the ring with a single blow, not even bothering to kill him. As Cell wishes to take on a proper opponent, Goku steps into the ring.
88 "Decisive Battle! Cell vs Son Goku"

"Kessen! Seru Tai Son Gokū" (決戦!セル対孫悟空)

January 9, 2011 88
Goku and Cell begin to fight and, despite putting on an impressive performance, Gohan and Vegeta both realise that neither is using his full power yet. Both fighters then raise their ki to their maximum. After a brief battle, Cell begins to attack using techniques 'inherited' from other characters--first Tien's Multi-Form technique, then Piccolo's Makankosappo, and finally Frieza's heat-seaking ki disk technique. When Goku overcomes each of these techniques, Cell prepares a full-power Kamehameha capable of destroying the Earth. Goku diverts the attack away from the planet by taking to the sky, and then uses Instant Transmission to return to escape back to the ring.
89 "A Battle of the Highest Level! Defeat Cell, Son Goku"

"Saikō Reberu no Tatakai! Seru o Taose, Son Gokū" (最高レベルの戦い!セルを倒せ、孫悟空)

January 16, 2011 89
The battle between Goku and Cell continues, with the two fighters reaching a pace that is barely visible to most of the onlookers. Cell then decides to destroy the tournament ring, ensuring that their battle cannot be ended by a ring out and can continue until one of them either dies or surrenders. The battle becomes even more intense, culminating with Goku flying high into the sky building up a powerful Kamehameha. Cell and everyone else states that Goku is bluffing, since from his position in the sky, such an attack would easily destroy the Earth. Goku then unexpectedly uses Instant Transmission to teleport in front of Cell and executes the attack point-blank. While the rest of the world celebrates what they believe to be Cell's ultimate defeat, Goku and company watch as Cell's remaining lower half rises and regenerates his missing parts. While the ki of both fighters has depleted considerably, the battle continues on.
90 "A Conclusion to the Death-Match!Goku, Time to Make a Decision"

"Shitou ni Kecchaku! Gokuu, Ketsudan no Toki"(死闘に決着!悟空、決断の時)

January 23, 2011 90
Despite everyone's hopes, Goku's energy barrage fails to kill Cell. Furthermore, it is clear to Piccolo and Vegeta that Cell still has more power to go, while Goku has spent the last of his own. With all eyes and ears glued to this moment of truth for Goku's mysterious plan, the battle-worn Super Saiyan surprises everyone by surrendering. Adding further shock, he announces that Gohan will be the next and last contestant to fight Cell. Piccolo and Krillin protest this decision, but Gohan agrees and takes Cell on. Gohan impresses everyone with his power--which proves indeed to be on par with Goku's--but nevertheless finds himself on the losing side of the fight against Cell.
91 "Get Angy, Gohan! Unleash Your Hidden Power"

"Ikare Gohan! Himeta Chikara o Tokihanate"(怒れ悟飯!秘めた力を解き放て)

January 30, 2011 91
Gohan show no willingness to fight, and he states to Cell he reason. As whenever he is in battle, he loses control and goes in an all out rage. Unfortunately, this intrigues Cell and so he decides to enrage the boy by bullying him. After watching Gohan take Cell punishment, #16 decides to intervene, by grabbing Cell and activate the explosive within his torso. When it fails to go off, Krillin explains that when he was being repaired, Bulma had the explosive removed from #16 as she didn't trust him. So Cell quickly release #16's hold causing his body to shatter, leaving only his head. When Cell realizes his attempts at physical intimidation are failing, he devises a plan to attack the ones that are closes to Gohan by spawning seven offspring - the Cell Jr.'s.
92 "The Tears that Disappeared into the Sky! The Angry Super Awakening of Gohan"

"Sora ni Kieta Namida! Gohan, Ikari no Chō Kakusei"(空に消えた涙!悟飯、怒りの超覚醒)

February 6, 2011 92
Gohan's reluctance reaches it's limit, and #16 asks Mr Satan to carry him over to Gohan to talk to him. #16 explains to Gohan what to fight for, and after hearing his words of encouragement, Cell takes his foot and crushes #16's head. Seeing this is the last straw for the boy as it finally enrages him, causing him ascend to Super Saiyan 2. Gohan turns his attention to Cell Jr.s taking them out one-by-one.
93 "Fighting Spirit Free from Hesitation! Gohan Pulverizes the Cell Juniors"

"Mayoi-naki Toushi! Gohan, Seru Junia Funsai"(迷いなき闘志!悟飯、セルジュニア粉砕)

February 13, 2011 93
After witnessing the death of Android 16 at the hands of Cell, Gohan's anger is ignited and causes him ascend to the level of Super Saiyan 2. Cell is excited that the fight will be more interesting, but Gohan is unamused and snatches the stolen Senzu beans from Cell. Gohan then proceeds to take on all of the Cell Juniors, proving himself impervious to their attacks and effortlessly destroying them. He then throws the Senzu beans to Trunks, who distributes them to his injured comrades. Gohan now focuses his attention on Cell, and from the onset of the battle, it is clear that Gohan holds the advantage.
94 "The Perfect Form Breaks Down! This is the Super Iron Fist of Rage"

"Kanzentai Houkai! Kore ga Ikari no Chou-Tekken"(完全体崩壊!これが怒りの超鉄拳)

February 20, 2011 94
Cell finally unleashes his full power against Gohan, but even at maximum strength his attacks have no effect on the Super Saiyan 2. After being easily bested in battle, Cell attempts to destroy Gohan and the Earth with a giant Kamehameha, but Gohan produces an even larger wave and deflects the attack with ease. As the rest of the fighters predict an easy victory, Goku recalls that even in the Room of Spirit and Time, Gohan displayed strength far beyond that of a normal Super Saiyan. He then tells Gohan to deliver the finishing blow to Cell, but Gohan insists that Cell must suffer first. Cell then utilises his bulked-up transformation, but the increase in muscle mass lowers his speed greatly and as a result none of his attacks connect with Gohan - who counters with a single blow to the stomach, causing Cell to regurgitate Android 18 and revert back to his semi-perfect form. As the fighters assume that this means victory for Gohan, Cell's body begins to expand to a gigantic size.
95 "Bye-Bye Everyone! This is the Only Way to Save the Earth"

"Bai-Bai Min'na! Kore ga Chikyuu o Sukuu Yui'itsu no Michi"(バイバイみんな!これが地球を救う唯一の道)

March 6, 2011 95
Powered down and out of other options, Cell actives his self destruct mechanism causing him expand to balloon like proportions. With mere seconds left, Goku see the threat and heads out to the field. Goku says goodbye to his son and teleports himself and Cell to King Kai's planet, the only safe place he could think of, and Cell explodes destroying the planet and killing everyone there. While back on Earth Gohan is left to grieve, but his sorrow is short lived. As Cell is revealed to still be alive and beyond perfect.
96 "Combine Our Power! The Mightiest, Final Kamehameha"

"Chikara Awasero! Saikyou Saigo no Kamehameha"(力合わせろ!最強最後のかめはめ波)

March 20, 2011 96
Cell continues to charge his Kamehameha, and reveals that not only has he gathered enough energy to destroy the Earth, but he also now has the potential to destroy the entire solar system with this blast. Meanwhile, Vegeta apologises to Gohan for his recklessness. As Gohan and the others watch on in hopelessness, Goku contacts his son from the afterlife and tells him that even in his injured state he has the potential to defeat Cell. Reinvigorated, Gohan prepares a final, one-handed Kamehameha to repel Cell's blast. As the two warriors struggle to overpower each other, Piccolo, Tien, Yamcha and Krillin bombard Cell with ki blasts in a knowingly futile attempt to help, but are easily repelled. As Goku coaxes Gohan to release his full power against Cell, Vegeta returns to the battlefield and launches one final Big Bang Attack, which temporarily distracts Cell. Seeing the opportunity, Gohan finally releases his full strength and overpowers Cell's wave, obliterating Cell's body and and saving the Earth from destruction. Gohan has won and the Cell Games are finally over.
97 "Farewell with a Smile! Heading for New Days"

"Egao no Wakare! Atarashii Hibi e..." (笑顔の別れ!新しい日々へ…)

March 27, 2011 97
After killing Cell, Gohan and the others return to Kami's Lookout. Meanwhile, Mr. Satan boasts that he killed Cell, instead of Gohan. The public celebrates Mr. Satan's victory. Meanwhile, Dende heals Gohan. Piccolo convinces Dende to summon Shenron. He uses the first wish to revive everyone killed in the Cell Games, including Trunks. Yamcha gives his second wish to revive Goku. However, Shenron reveals that Goku has been brought back to life once, therefore, that wish cannot be granted. The warriors suggest they bring Porunga from Namek, but Goku contacts the warriors from the Other World. Goku has decided to remain in the Other World. Krillin gives his second wish to remove the bombs from the Androids, and succeeds. Android #18 declines Krillin's offer to join the team and leaves. The four Z Warriors leave Kami's Lookout to celebrate Goku's life. Chi-Chi grieves over Goku's loss. Trunks bids farewell to everyone and departs for the future. Gohan smiles at Goku's image in the sky.
98 Bring Peace to the Future! Goku's Spirit is Eternal

"Mirai ni Heiwa o! Gokuu no Tamashii yo Towa ni" (未来に平和を!悟空の魂よ永遠に)

August 2, 2011 (DVD) 98