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(1995–2003)

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2003

1 Sep. 2003
Enter King Piccolo
Start of the "King Piccolo Saga". Goku chases after Krillin's killer. Meanwhile, after finding a piece of paper bearing the mark of King Piccolo near Krillin's body, Roshi tells the others of his first encounter with Piccolo.
 
2 Sep. 2003
Tambourine Attacks!
Goku catches up with Krillin's killer, one of Piccolo's minions named Tambourine. Tambourine defeats Goku easily, and he begins killing the fighters whose names are on the list he stole from the World Martial Arts Tournament.
 
3 Sep. 2003
Mark of the Demon
While Tambourine continues to kill the fighters on his hit list, Piccolo creates a new warrior, named Cymbal, to find more dragon balls. Meanwhile, under Roshi's instructions Bulma makes a new dragon radar so that they can find the dragon balls before Piccolo does, and Goku recovers from his fight with Tambourine.
 
4 Sep. 2003
Here Comes Yajirobe
Goku and Yajirobe fight over the fish that Goku stole from him. Meanwhile, Roshi, Tien, and Chiaotzu leave the still-recovering Yamcha and the others on an island while they go in search of the dragon balls. While on the island, Bulma creates a freezing capsule to preserve Krillin's body. Also, Cymbal fights Yajirobe for the dragon ball he possesses.
 
5 Sep. 2003
Terrible Tambourine
Tambourine continues on his mission, paying visits to both Giran and Yamcha. He is then sent by Piccolo to kill those responsible for the death of Cymbal. Meanwhile, Goku continues to argue with Yajirobe, trying to convince him to give up his dragon ball. Also, Roshi, Tien, and Chiaotzu find a dragon ball inside a glacier.
 
9 Sep. 2003
Tien's Atonement
After Roshi, Tien, and Chiaotzu obtain a dragon ball from a group of pirates, they continue on their journey. They find another dragon ball inside a house which is occupied by a man who was previously wronged by Tien, and Tien must face his past. Meanwhile, Goku chases after Yajirobe, who has fled from the persistent boy. Also, Tambourine continues searching for those responsible for Cymbal's death.
 
10 Sep. 2003
Goku's Revenge
Goku fights Tambourine. Meanwhile, Roshi, Tien, and Chiaotzu search for another dragon ball inside a cave. Also, Piccolo sets out to find Goku and Yajirobe.
 
11 Sep. 2003
Goku vs. King Piccolo
Goku fights Piccolo. Meanwhile, Roshi finds another dragon ball in the mountains, but he drops it down a canyon.
 
15 Sep. 2003
Piccolo Closes In
Piccolo defeats Goku and takes his dragon ball, and Yajirobe agrees to take Goku to Korin Tower to recover. Meanwhile, Chiaotzu finds the dragon ball that Roshi dropped, and with Tien's help they prepare for their battle with Piccolo.
 
16 Sep. 2003
Roshi's Gambit
Roshi fights Piccolo. Meanwhile, Goku and Yajirobe continue toward Korin Tower.
 
17 Sep. 2003
King Piccolo's Wish
Piccolo calls upon Shenron, the Eternal Dragon, and wishes for his youth to be restored. Meanwhile, Goku and Yajirobe reach Korin Tower.
 
18 Sep. 2003
Siege on Chow Castle
Piccolo reaches Eastern City and begins to take over during a parade for King Furry's twentieth term in office. Meanwhile, Yajirobe begins to climb Korin Tower with Goku on his back. Also, Tien mourns the deaths of Chiaotzu and Roshi and sets out to learn the evil containment wave.
 
22 Sep. 2003
Conquest and Power
Piccolo captures King Furry and destroys Eastern City. Bulma and the others put Roshi and Chiaotzu in freezing capsules while Yamcha tries to convince Tien to let him learn the evil containment wave with him. Goku and Yajirobe reach the top of Korin Tower. Tien begins his training.
 
23 Sep. 2003
Awaken Darkness
Korin tells Goku about the power of the ultra divine water. By entering a portal in the tower, Goku is transported to the ice maze in which the water is located, and he begins his search.
 
24 Sep. 2003
A Taste of Destiny
As Goku continues searching for the ultra divine water, he meets a phantom Roshi manifested by the Darkness. The phantom Roshi takes him back to a fake Kame House where phantoms of all of Goku's friends are waiting. Sensing something is wrong, Goku tries to leave and is attacked by Roshi. Meanwhile, Yajirobe tries to find his way out of the maze, and Piccolo announces his reign on TV.
 
25 Sep. 2003
The Ultimate Sacrifice
Goku feels different after drinking the ultra divine water, and he and Yajirobe leave the cave. Piccolo orders the people to riot. Android No. 8 goes to the city to find Suno, and he fights off a band of raiders. Tien masters the evil containment wave.
 
29 Sep. 2003
Prelude to Vengeance
Piccolo draws lots to decide the next city to be destroyed. He draws West City. As people scramble to get out, Bulma attempts to reach her parents, who live there. Also, bandits break into the Kame House. Meanwhile, both Goku and Tien continue toward Piccolo.
 
30 Sep. 2003
Battle Cry
As West City evacuates, Bulma tries to reach her parents. Tien fights Piccolo's newest warrior, Drum. Goku gets sidetracked while helping Chi Chi and the Ox King fight enemy soldiers. Yamcha, Launch, and Bulma prepare to help Tien in his fight with Piccolo.
 
1 Oct. 2003
Goku Strikes Back
Goku fights Piccolo, and Yamcha, Launch, and Bulma continue flying toward the battle.
 
2 Oct. 2003
The Biggest Crisis
Goku and Piccolo continue their battle while Yamcha, Launch, and Bulma continue flying toward it. Meanwhile, news of the battle breaks on TV.
 
6 Oct. 2003
Final Showdown
The fight between Goku and Piccolo comes to a close. Meanwhile, Yamcha, Launch, and Bulma land their plane and decide on a course of action. Also, Yajirobe debates on whether or not he should watch the fight.
 
7 Oct. 2003
Lost and Found
Start of the "Piccolo Jr. Saga". Yajirobe takes Goku to Korin Tower to recover from his fight with Piccolo. While there, they tell Korin about the death of the eternal dragon and find out that Kami, the creator of the dragon and the dragon balls, lives high above Korin Tower. He can recreate the dragon so that Goku can bring his friends back to life, but the only way to get there is to use the power pole, which Goku lost during his fight with Piccolo. In order to reach Kami, Goku must find his power pole and return to Korin Tower. Meanwhile, Piccolo Jr. hatches from ...
 
8 Oct. 2003
Temple Above the Clouds
Goku uses his power pole to get to the Lookout, Kami's temple in the sky. Meanwhile, reporters storm the Kame house looking for Goku. Also, Piccolo Jr. begins to understand his strength.
 
9 Oct. 2003
Earth's Guardian Emerges
Goku cannot defeat Mr. Popo, so he decides to stay at the Lookout and train until he can. Also, he meets Kami. Meanwhile, Tien begins his training for the next World Martial Arts Tournament.
 
10 Oct. 2003
Eternal Dragon Resurrected
Kami resurrects the eternal dragon. In return, Goku agrees to stay at the Lookout and train for three years. Meanwhile, Bulma, Yamcha, and Tien see the dragon balls flashing, and they call on the eternal dragon to make their wish.
 
14 Oct. 2003
Quicker Than Lightning
Mr. Popo attempts to teach Goku to relax his mind. Also, to sharpen his senses, Goku trains blindfolded. Finally, Goku goes to Mt. Rumble to fetch the sacred crown. Meanwhile, Tien, Yamcha, and Krillin continue to train for the next World Martial Arts Tournament.
 
15 Oct. 2003
Secret of the Woods
After recovering from being struck by lightning, Goku is sent to the woods to train. While there, he meets a family and stays with them. He learns from the grandfather of a fighter named Yao Chun, and he heads to the mountains to fight him. Meanwhile, Tien, Yamcha, and Krillin continue to train.
 
16 Oct. 2003
The Time Room
Goku travels back in time to train with Master Mutaito, and he learns about spirit energy. While there, he meets a young Roshi, and he runs afoul of Shen. Meanwhile, Tien, Yamcha, Krillin, and Chiaotzu decide to climb Korin Tower.
 
20 Oct. 2003
Goku's Doll
Goku fights a doppelganger created by Mr. Popo. Meanwhile, Tien, Yamcha, Krillin, and Chiaotzu continue on their journey to Korin Tower.
 
21 Oct. 2003
Walking Their Own Ways
Tien, Yamcha, Krillin, and Chiaotzu stumble upon a village that is worshiping a mountain spirit during a festival, and they take part in the festivities. Meanwhile, Goku plays hide and seek with Mr. Popo to help him detect and control spirit energy.
 
22 Oct. 2003
Hotter Than Lava
After a volcano erupts, Tien, Yamcha, Krillin, and Chiaotzu attempt to prevent the lava from destroying a nearby village. Meanwhile, Goku and Mr. Popo continue to play hide and seek.
 
23 Oct. 2003
Changes
It has been three years since Goku defeated Piccolo, and the time has come for the next World Martial Arts Tournament. Having not seen each other in years, all the characters meet and reminisce while signing in for the tournament.
 
27 Oct. 2003
Preliminary Peril
The preliminaries of the World Martial Arts Tournament begin. Notably, Goku fights a rematch with King Choppa, and Chiaotzu faces a familiar foe.
 
28 Oct. 2003
Battle of Eight
The preliminaries of the World Martial Arts Tournament conclude.
 
29 Oct. 2003
Tien Shinhan vs. Mercenary Tao
Tien Shinhan fights Mercenary Tao in the first quarter-final match of the World Martial Arts Tournament.
 
30 Oct. 2003
Anonymous Proposal
Goku fights the woman entered as "Anonymous" in the second quarter-final match of the World Martial Arts Tournament. Also, the match between Piccolo Jr. and Krillin begins.
 
3 Nov. 2003
The Mysterious Hero
The fight between Piccolo Jr. and Krillin concludes. Also, the final quarter-final match between Yamcha and Hero begins.
 
4 Nov. 2003
Rematch
The fight between Yamcha and Hero concludes. Also, the first semi-final match between Goku and Tien begins.
 
5 Nov. 2003
Goku Gains Speed
The first semi-final match between Goku and Tien continues.
 
6 Nov. 2003
The Four Faces of Tien
The first semi-final match between Goku and Tien concludes.
 
10 Nov. 2003
Kami vs. Piccolo
Piccolo Jr. fights Hero, who is actually Kami in disguise, in the second semi-final match of the World Martial Arts Tournament.
 
11 Nov. 2003
Battle for the Future
Goku finally explains to his friends the true identities of Piccolo Jr. and Kami. Also, the final match of the World Martial Arts Tournament begins when Goku faces Piccolo Jr.
 
12 Nov. 2003
Super Kamehameha
Goku gets up from the knockdown, and his fight with Piccolo Jr. continues. The fighting is intense, as Piccolo levels a mountain with an energy attack, and Goku unveils his Super Kamehameha wave.
 
13 Nov. 2003
Junior No More
The true identity of Piccolo Jr. is finally recognized by the crowd, which flees in terror, and news of the discovery breaks on TV. Piccolo then uses a new technique to increase in size, and his fight with Goku continues.
 
17 Nov. 2003
Goku's Trap
Goku enters Piccolo Jr.'s body through his mouth and retrieves the jar that holds Kami. After Kami is freed, Piccolo returns to his normal size, and the battle continues.
 
18 Nov. 2003
Goku Hangs On
Piccolo charges up, stealing energy from everyone around him so that he can unleash a massive energy attack. Tien uses the Tri-Beam Cannon to create a shelter for all the non-participants to hide in, and the fight between Goku and Piccolo continues.
 
19 Nov. 2003
The Victor
Knowing that if he dies it will also be the death of Piccolo Jr., Kami asks Tien to kill him after Piccolo disables Goku. Before this can happen, Goku recovers and the fight continues.
 
20 Nov. 2003
Dress in Flames
Goku and Chi-Chi fly back to the Ox King's castle to announce their engagement. The Ox King and his servants prepare the castle for the wedding, but just when the preparation is nearly complete, the castle once again goes up in flames. With the Ox King still trapped in the castle, Goku and Chi-Chi must find the Bansho fan and extinguish the flames.
 
24 Nov. 2003
The Fire-Eater
Goku and Chi-Chi visit the Kame House to find Roshi's instructions for making the Bansho fan. They see that they need a feather from a mystical bird called a fire-eater, so they go to Mt. Kiwi to retrieve one. Once there, they are followed by Mai and Shuu, who are also looking for the bird.
 
25 Nov. 2003
Outrageous Octagon
Goku and Chi-Chi reach the mountain that reportedly holds the Bansho fan, but a heavy snowstorm causes them to crash at the mountain's base. They meet an old woman who explains to them that no woman can climb the mountain without causing a storm. She also tells them that there is no fan on the mountain. Goku scales it hoping to gather enough snow to put out the fire at the Ox King's castle. While Goku is climbing the mountain, the old woman teaches Chi-Chi about being a good wife. Meanwhile, Goku is followed by Pilaf, who thinks the fan might be worth something.
 
26 Nov. 2003
Mystery of the Dark World
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