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Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime that is part of the Dragon Ball franchise. Dragon Ball Z was made by Toei Animation. The anime was released in Japan on April 26, 1989 and it ended in January 31, 1996. The anime was latter realsed in the USA by Cartoon Network. Due to Cartoon Network wanting to target a young audience the show was censored, violence, any mention of death,swear words and crude humor was removed.

CensorshipEdit

USA censorshipEdit

Cartoon NetworkEdit

Season OneEdit

  • Episode 1
  1. The scene that shows Master Roshi holding a mug that is full of beer was modified for the Cartoon Network broadcast. In the Cartoon Network version mugs contents had the color changed to blue, in order to make it look like it is water.
  2. The scene that shows Master Roshi trying to touch Bulma's breasts was cut.
  3. The scene that shows Bulma hitting Master Roshi in the head, due to Master Roshi trying to touch her breasts was cut.
  • Episode 2
  1. The scene that shows Gohan crying when he is being kidnapped by Raditz was modified for the Cartoon Network broadcast. In the Cartoon Network version Gohan's tears were digitally removed.
  • Episode 4
  1. The scene that shows blood dripping from Piccolo's shoulder, after his arm got blasted off was modified for the Cartoon Network broadcast. In the Cartoon Network version the blood was digitally recolored to green.
  2. The scene that shows Raditz backhanding Gohan was cut.
  3. The scene that shows Goku and Raditz being hit by the Special Beam Cannon was modified for the Cartoon Network broadcast. In the Cartoon Network version the Special Beam Cannon only hits Radiz, and the blood was digitally removed.
  4. The scene that shows Goku's dead body phasing into another dimension was modified for the Cartoon Network broadcast. In the Cartoon Network version the blood was digitally removed.
  • Episode 5
  1. When Krillin was on his way to Chi-Chi's house to deliver the news about Goku's death, he claims that Guku was "trapped in another dimension". That was used in order to make it seem like he can't die.
  2. The thought bubble where Gohan is imagining an apple tree is edited out.
  • Episode 9
  1. The scene that shows one of Princess Snake's attendants plays Russian Roulette is cut.
  • Episode 15
  1. The scene where Vegeta says "Too bad it's Sunday. Those buildings would've been filled up tomorrow" was added due to Cartoon Network wanting to make the show more family friendly.
  2. The scene where Nappa says everyone was "evacuated" was added due to Cartoon Network wanting to make the show more family friendly.
  • Episode 16
  1. The scene where one of the off-screen news crew member says "They blew up the cargo robot!" after Nappa desotryed, was added into the show due to Cartoon Network wanting to make the show more family friendly.
  2. The scene where Tien Shinhan says "Look! I can see their parachutes! They're okay" was added into the show due to Cartoon Network wanting to make the show more family friendly.
  • Episod 17
  1. The scene that shows Yamcha's lifeless corpse was modified for the Cartoon Network broadcast. In the Cartoon Network version it only shows a empty crater.
  • Episode 21
  1. The scene that shows Piccolo dying was modified for the Cartoon Network broadcast. In the Cartoon Network version Piccolo's body fades away, in the uncensored version Piccolo's dead body stays on the battlefield.
  • Episode 22
  1. Any scene that shows someone being punched in the face was modified for the Cartoon Network broadcast. in the Cartoon Network version censorship stars are used, as a result you can no longer see the punches.
  • Episode 26
  1. The scene that shows Vegeta's fist hitting Yajirobe's face was cut.
  2. The scene that shows Vegeta beating up Yajirobe was cut.

Season TwoEdit

  • Episode 7
  1. Any scene that show the dead Namekian bodies was modified for the Cartoon Network broadcast. In the Cartoon Network version anyone that appears dead now has them breathing and moaning. This change was made due to Cartoon Network wanting to make the charaters seem like they are still alive.
  • Episode 8
  1. The scene that shows Dodoria stabbing his hand was modified for the Cartoon Network broadcast. In the Cartoon Network version the hole was digitally removed.
  2. The scene that shows Dodoria killling a Namekian was modified for the Cartoon Network broadcast. In the Cartoon Network version the blood was digitally removed.
  3. The scene that shows Dodoria killing Cargo with a Mouth Energy Wave was cut.
  4. The scene that shows Dodoria snapping Moori's neck was cut.
  5. The scene that shows Master Roshi touching the nurse's butt was cut.
  6. The scene that shows the nurse getting angry due to Master Roshi touching her butt was cut.
  • Episode 18
  1. The scene that shows Vegeta hitting Zarbon's stomach was cut.
  2. The scene that shows blue blood on Vegeta's gloves was modified for the Cartoon Network broadcast.
  3. The scene that shows the Final Galick Cannon blast hitting Zarbon was modified for the Cartoon Network boradcast. In the Cartoon Network version there is a flash of light and a close up on Vegeta, and it then shows Zarbon flying through the air.
  • Episode 27
  1. The scene that shows Vegeta slicing Guldo's head off was modified for the Cartoon Network broadcast. In the Cartoon Network version it was changed to look like Guldo's head was still on his body.
  2. The scene where Guldo's disembodied head speaking was cut.
  • Episode 31
  1. The scene where Recoome fliping Goku off was cut.

Season 3Edit

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Season 4Edit

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Season 5Edit

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Season 6Edit

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Season 7Edit

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Season 8Edit

  • Episode 19
  1. The scene that shows Master Roshi burying his face in Android 18's breasts was cut.
  • Episode 26
  1. The scene that shows Master Roshi trying to touch Videl's breats was cut.
  2. The scene that shows Videl slapping Master Roshi ,due to Master Roshi trying to touch her breasts was cut.
  3. The scene that shows Babidi flipping Goku off was cut.
  4. The scene that shows blood gushing out of Babidi's headless body was cut.
  • Episode 27
  1. The scene that shows Babidi's headless body was cut.

Season 9Edit

  • Episode 1
  1. The scene that shows Mr. Satan's near-fatal confrontation with Van Zant was shortened for the Cartoon Network broadcast. In the Cartoon Network version it only has the noice of a gunshot, and Van Zant ruining away.
  2. The scene that shows Van Zant attempting to shoot Evil Buu was cut.
  • Episode 3
  1. The scene where Piccolo is talking to Super Buu, and says "There's plenty of people you could kill for your amusement while you're waiting for this fight." It was changed to "There's plenty of people you could amuse yourself with while you're waiting for this fight."
  2. Any scene that shows people getting killed by Super Buu's Human Exitnction Attack was cut.
  • Episode 4
  1. The scene that shows Master Roshi touching Bulma's butt was cut
  2. The scene that shows Master Roshi burying his face in Bulma's breasts was cut.
  • Episode 10
  1. The scene where Gohan tells Super Buu "He wants to kill him." it was changed to "He want to destroy him."
  • Episode 20
  1. The scene that shows Super Buu materializes an outhouse toilet was cut..

Were to find uncensoredEdit

The Japanese sub is completly uncensored and DVD's are completly uncensored.

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