Dragon Ball Z ( Japanese: ドラゴンボール Z ( ゼット), Hepburn: Doragon Bōru Zetto, commonly abbreviated as DBZ) is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei is the sequel to the Dragon Ball anime and adapts the latter 325 chapters of the original 519- chapter Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama which ran on the Weekly Shounen Jump ternational Dragon Ball Z Kai logo. Funimation has dubbed Dragon Ball Kai into English for a North American release, under the release title of Dragon Ball Z Kai ( more information can be viewed below). The series premiered on the Nicktoons network on May 24,.
This was quite a change, as all the Dragon Ball series have almost always appeared on Cartoon Network in the United States. Dragon Ball Z ( ドラゴンボールZゼット Doragon Bōru Zetto, commonly abbreviated as DBZ) is the long- running sequel to the anime Dragon Ball.
The main difference is that the original 291 episodes are cut down to ( according to official reviews) " around 100 episodes. Look, I LOVE the original DBZ ( and Dragon Ball, though this is primarily about DBZ.