Dragon Ball Z Kai Episode Guide

Vegeta Saga

Prologue to Battle!

Prologue to Battle!

Episode 1    Air date: 05/24/2010
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Goku is a legendary warrior and the strongest fighter on the plant, but he's about to encounter a foe from out-of-this-world. What brings this new menace to Earth? And what's up with his tail?

The Enemy is Goku's Brother?!

The Enemy is Goku's Brother?!

Episode 2    Air date: 05/24/2010
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When Raditz abducts Gohan and announces his plans to conquer Earth, Goku and Piccolo are forced into an uneasy alliance. The two rivals don't trust each other, but neither of them can defeat the Saiyan on their own!

A Life or Death Battle!

A Life or Death Battle!

Episode 3    Air date: 05/25/2010
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Despite the fury of their attacks, Goku and Piccolo are unable to land a death blow in their battle against Raditz. Gohan's unexpected outburst manages to weaken the powerful Saiyan, but it may be too little, too late.

The One Million Mile Snake Way!

The One Million Mile Snake Way!

Episode 4    Air date: 05/25/2010
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Now that he's dead, Goku must fight to survive in the afterlife, especially during his treacherous trek down Snake Way. Back on Earth, Gohan endures his own punishment as a student in the house of Piccolo!

Wilderness Survival! A Moonlit Night Awakens Gohan!

Wilderness Survival! A Moonlit Night Awakens Gohan!

Episode 5    Air date: 05/26/2010
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Piccolo tries to toughen up Gohan with some wilderness survival training, but things get hairy when the young Saiyan sees his first full moon! Meanwhile, Yajirobe summons Earth's strongest fighters to Kami's Lookout.

The End of Snake Way! King Kai's Bizarre Test!!

The End of Snake Way! King Kai's Bizarre Test!!

Episode 6    Air date: 05/26/2010
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As the deadly Saiyan invaders approach Earth, Gohan makes slow, but steady, progress under the watchful eye of Piccolo, and Goku struggles with the "gravity" of his training under King Kai.

The Battle with Ten-Times Gravity!

The Battle with Ten-Times Gravity!

Episode 7    Air date: 05/27/2010
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To prove himself worthy of King Kai's training, Goku must test his mettle against a fleet-footed monkey and a powerful cricket that's big on respect. Meanwhile, in the land of the living, Gohan takes a beating from his monstrous master!

Shenron Appears!

Shenron Appears!

Episode 8    Air date: 05/27/2010
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Goku's training under King Kai is finally complete, and he's eager to return to Earth. Master Roshi uses the Dragon Balls to summon Shenron, but will Goku make it back in time to stop the Saiyans?

Yamcha's Struggle! The Terrible Saibamen!

Yamcha's Struggle! The Terrible Saibamen!

Episode 9    Air date: 06/01/2010
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The Saiyans have arrived, Goku isn't even on the planet, and the overmatched Z-Fighters represent Earth's last line of defense. When Vegeta and Nappa unleash the gruesome Saibamen, Yamcha picks a fight that could be his last!

Sit Tight, Chiaotzu! Tien's Screaming Tri-beam!

Sit Tight, Chiaotzu! Tien's Screaming Tri-beam!

Episode 10    Air date: 06/02/2010
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Krillin's furious attack wipes out the Saibamen, but the Z-Fighters are powerless against the Saiyan warlords. One by one, Earth's defenders suffer devastating injuries – or fall in battle. Goku's return is their only hope for survival.

Will Goku make it in Time?!

Will Goku make it in Time?!

Episode 11    Air date: 06/03/2010
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Piccolo hatches a desperate plan to prolong the battle until Goku's arrival. When Vegeta senses an awesome source of power approaching, he orders Nappa to dispose of remaining Z-Fighters – starting with Gohan!

Farewell, Piccolo! Goku's Furious Counterattack!

Farewell, Piccolo! Goku's Furious Counterattack!

Episode 12    Air date: 06/07/2010
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Goku arrives in time to save Gohan and Krillin, and the resurrected warrior is eager to put the hurt on Nappa. When it becomes clear that Goku is no ordinary fighter, Prince Vegeta steps in to finish the fight himself!

The Power of the Kaio-Ken! Goku vs. Vegeta!

The Power of the Kaio-Ken! Goku vs. Vegeta!

Episode 13    Air date: 06/08/2010
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The stage is set for a final showdown between Vegeta and Goku. The Saiyan Prince is stronger, faster, and far more ruthless. Goku's only hope for victory is a technique that may very well destroy him!

An All-Out Kamehameha!

An All-Out Kamehameha!

Episode 14    Air date: 06/09/2010
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Vegeta can't handle the fury of Goku's triple Kaio-Ken technique, so the Saiyan warlord unleashes his inner ape. Weakened by his furious onslaught, Goku's only hope to defeat the beast is the mighty Spirit Bomb!

Goku on the Ropes!

Goku on the Ropes!

Episode 15    Air date: 06/10/2010
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As Goku lies exhausted and vulnerable on the field of battle, Gohan and Krillin take aim at Vegeta's only weakness: his tail! If they can take the ape out of the fight, they might have a chance to escape with their lives.

Defeat the Invincible Vegeta! Work a Miracle, Gohan!

Defeat the Invincible Vegeta! Work a Miracle, Gohan!

Episode 16    Air date: 06/14/2010
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Krillin and Gohan team up to blast Vegeta with a Spirit Bomb, but the Saiyan prince refuses to die. Things look bad for the Z-Fighters until Yajirobe distracts the enemy long enough for Gohan to undergo a transformation of his own!