‘Dragon Ball’ series Watch Order
Dragon Ball without any doubt is one of the most liked and loved series of anime fans. If in case, you haven’t watched a single episode or read any of the manga, getting into the series can seem totally overwhelming! This is why I article this made for you to figure out the correct order to watch Dragon Ball. Dragon Ball is a huge media franchise consisting of Manga, Anime, Feature Films, and Video Games. In this article, we will talk about how to watch Dragon Ball in the best correct order.
What is Dragon Ball?
Initially, Manga (say a Japanese comic) written by Akira Toriyama and was later published by Shueisha. The Dragon Balls are seven magic orbs, each with a number of tiny glowing stars in them, with which all collected, a dragon can be summoned called Shenron. If you keeping watch Dragon Ball, you’ll find out that there are actually two dragons. Both can be summoned and they both grant wishes but their powers are different. Does this sound like bull shit? Well, sssh, never mind and don’t think about these things already. You’ll actually find this series way more interesting once you start watching it.
Continue with this article. Starting out with Goku, he is a young boy who is on a journey to gather the Dragon balls (The seven Magical orbs) and during his journey meets many of the characters who would later become staples to the franchise.
You might want to read more on it on Wikipedia. We don’t wanna spill out all the fun here.
Should you watch Dragon Ball GT?
Dragon Ball GT mostly contains character-building arcs which are not very important. Most Dragon Ball fans don’t suggest you watching Dragon Ball GT. I also recommend you to skip this season and watch a few other seasons directly. You can watch it if you think you will miss something but it is rather not that necessary.
Which to watch? Dragon Ball Z Or Kai?
It does not matter which you watch because both are the same. The only difference is that the Kai is modified to make the series a little shorter by cutting some fight scenes.
As in the Dragon Ball Z series sometimes, a single fight can go up to 10 episodes, so these fights are made short. You can watch Kai as you will not miss any important details and can enjoy the show much more. So, this is my advice to watch the Kai series instead of Z.
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What is the right order to watch Dragon Ball series?
Various people have various interests and thought about this. We don’t want to confuse you or something. We are giving you two ways for watching this series. Chose whichever way you want and start watching Dragon Ball now.
Watch Dragon Ball series our way (Our top recommendation)
- Dragon Ball
- Dragon Ball Movie 1
- Dragon Ball Movie 2
- Dragon Ball Movie 3
- Dragon Ball Z (or Kai, your choice)
- Dragon Ball Movie 1, 2, 3
- Bardock: The Father of Goku Movie
- Dragon Ball Z Cell Saga
- History of Trunks Movie
- Dragon Ball Z to the conclusion
- Dragon Ball GT (Only if you think you should/want to watch)
- Dragon Ball Super
So, this is the correct order to watch the Dragon Ball series. I highly recommend you to skip Dragon Ball GT as it is not so important and doesn’t have any important arcs. And the remaining movies, you can watch them later and enjoy yourselves.
Though this is our preferred way of watching the Dragon Ball series you might wanna watch it with a different approach. Various users have typically different interests. Well here is another order for watching this series, in the order how they have been released.
Watch Dragon Ball series in the order they were released
- Dragon Ball 1–43
- Curse of the Blood Rubies
- Dragon Ball 44–70
- Sleeping Princess in Devil’s Castle
- Dragon Ball 71–114
- Goku’s Fire Brigade
- Goku’s Traffic Safety
- Dragon Ball 115–118
- Mystical Adventure
- Dragon Ball 119–153
- Dragon Ball Z 1–11
- Dead Zone
- Dragon Ball Z 12–39
- The World’s Strongest
- Dragon Ball Z 40–54
- The Tree of Might
- Dragon Ball Z 55–63
- Bardock: Father of Goku
- Dragon Ball Z 64–81
- Lord Slug
- Dragon Ball Z 82–99
- Cooler’s Revenge
- Dragon Ball Z 100–130
- The Return of Cooler
- Dragon Ball Z 131–147
- Super Android 13!
- Dragon Ball Z 148–175
- The History of Trunks
- Dragon Ball Z 176
- Broly — The Legendary Super Saiyan
- Dragon Ball Z 177–192
- Bojack Unbound
- Dragon Ball Z 193–195
- Plan to Eradicate the Saiyans
- Dragon Ball Z 196–220
- Broly — Second Coming
- Dragon Ball Z 221–232
- Dragon Ball Z 233–258
- Fusion Reborn
- Dragon Ball Z 259–270
- Wrath of the Dragon
- Dragon Ball Z 271–291
- Dragon Ball GT 1–4
- The Path to Power
- Dragon Ball GT 5–41
- A Hero’s Legacy
- Dragon Ball GT 42–64
- Yo! Son Goku and His Friends Return!
- Episode of Bardock
- Battle of the Gods
- Resurrection F
- Dragon Ball Super 1–131
We also don’t find any logical watching order of the series, that is why you could also consider watching it in the order they were released. From a timeline perspective, we’d rather prefer it watch it this way like the TV viewers did that time.
Where can I watch Dragon Ball?
Well, there are some sites that allow you to watch Anime online. There are some paid online streaming services available (Which is generally preferred) but there are some other streaming platforms where we can watch anime online.
With the recent effect of legal copyright issues, all files are taken down by the copyright owners. Files and servers of pirated sites offering users watch Anime and read Manga were taken down forever due to Japan’s stricter copyright law. This means sites like KissAnime, KissManga can no longer operate unless they come under a new domain name (Which will actually be a great relief, at least for me.)
You can consider these platforms for watching the Dragon Ball series:
- Gogoanime (My favorite)
- Anime Lab
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