Can You Name All These Dragon Ball Z Characters On The First Try?

By: Jacqueline Samaroo

Baba Uranai, also known as Fortuneteller Baba, is actually Master Roshi’s older sister!

Bulma is Dr. Briefs’ and Panchy’s second daughter. She has been a "Dragon Ball" character since the very first episode. She is a brilliant scientist who used to be Yamcha’s girlfriend and is currently Vegeta’s wife. Their children are Trunks and Bra.

The true identity of Goku Black is Zamas, a Supreme Kai apprentice serving Gowasu (the Supreme Kai of Universe 10).

Goku’s original Saiyan name is Kakarot. He is the son of Bardock. His hair color changes from black (in his normal form) to golden (in his Super Saiyan form) to deep red (in his Super Saiyan God form) and then to blue (in his Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan form).

Despite his nice attitude and peaceful nature while fighting alongside the Z Fighters, he is always cold towards Goku, whom he was initially programmed by Dr. Gero to eliminate.

Yamcha used to be a desert bandit. Since becoming a friend and ally of Goku, Yamcha has also developed into one of the most powerful humans on the planet.

The daughter of Bulma and Vegeta, her father wanted her to have a Saiyan name, Eschalot, but Bulma chose to name her Bra/Bulla instead. She's a Saiyan and Earthling hybrid, like her brother.

Kame-Sennin literally means Turtle Hermit. His other name, Master Roshi, literally means Invincible Old Master.

First appearing in the series as a Namekian child, Dende goes on to become Kami’s replacement as Earth’s Guardian.

Doctor Gero starts out as human but becomes Android 20 when he creates an exact replica of himself and implants his brain into it. He's the creator of the Red Ribbon Androids.

Originally a human named Lapis, he and his twin sister Lazuli were kidnapped by Dr. Gero and restructured into Android 17 and Android 18, respectively.

Burdock (also known as Bardock) led a small team of four other Saiyans, with whom he traveled to various planets and destroyed their defenses to prepare them for Frieza’s Planetary Market.

Bulma’s father, the founder of Capsule Corporation, is an extremely rich, brilliant, eccentric scientist. He built Saiyan-compatible gravity chambers for Vegeta (his son-in-law) and Goku to train in.

Recoome’s agility and various battle poses originate from his history of practicing dance. He's a seemingly goofy member of the Ginyu Force.

Despite his lacking physical power, Guldo was accepted into the Ginyu Force due to his psychic abilities. These include his ability to freeze time for as long as he can hold his breath.

Majin Buu takes many forms throughout the series. A few of these are: Kid Buu, Innocent Buu, Evil Buu, Future Super Buu and Miss Buu. He is reincarnated as Oob.

Krillin is often used as a source of comic relief, cracking jokes in even the most bizarre or dangerous situations. He’s also the character to have been killed the most times in the "Dragon Ball" series.

The Kaiōshin or Supreme Kais are the 5 ultimate Gods of the universe. They protect both the living world and Other World. Buu killed all but one of them who is now simply known as Shin.

Through decades of searching, Champa was able to locate six Super Dragon Balls. He is Universe 6’s God of Destruction.

Piccolo is actually Piccolo Jr., as he is the reincarnation of his father King Piccolo (who was killed by Goku when he waged war over Earth).

Mr. Popo is the servant of first Kami, then Dende (following Kami’s death). After some criticism, his color was changed from black to royal blue in some airings of the series.

He's known as the Blue Hurricane. He's the tallest member of the Ginyu Force and is very proud of his speed.

Gohan’s power was recognized at an early age. He was trained by Piccolo and was the one who eventually killed Cell after Cell had defeated Goku. He is Pan's father.

Jaco is a klutzy member of the Galactic Patrol. The Saiyan threat that was detected on Earth and which caused Jaco to be sent to the planet, was in fact Goku as a child.

Yajirobe loves food, in particular the steamed pork buns he is frequently seen eating. He is often the one to deliver healing Senzu Beans to Goku and the other Z fighters.

Vegeta comes from the planet Vegeta and is the son of King Vegeta. He is also the great-great-grandfather of Vegeta, Jr. He is the prince of the Saiyans.

Cell get his name from the method behind his creation. He is composed of the cells of Earth’s greatest fighters -- good and bad -- and so has the traits and abilities of all of them.

Beerus’ attendant Whis never sleeps. One of his special abilities is automatic reaction, whereby his body can sense and respond to threats without him being consciously aware of them.

Although Trunks looks a lot like his father, Vegeta, he has the same blue eyes as his mother, Bulma. His hair is blue, just like Dr. Brief, his maternal grandfather.

Videl first met her husband Gohan at Orange Star High School. She was able to very quickly figure out his secret identity, the Great Saiyaman.

Frieza is a member of the Frieza Clan. He has an older brother named Cooler and their father is named King Cold. They are descendants of Chilled. Frieza’s counterpart in Universe 6 is called Frost.Frieza is the destroyer of planet Vegeta.

Quite often, when Goten is a child, the characters in the series remark how very much like his father he looks. He's Gohan’s younger brother.

Puar has shapeshifting abilities. In fact, he uses this talent to turn into a pair of giant scissors and cut off Goku’s tail the very first time Goku transforms into a giant ape.

He is sometimes referred to as King Piccolo or Piccolo the Great Demon King. He is pure evil, since all the goodness that existed in his original form (the Nameless Namekian) became Kami – Earth’s Guardian and creator of the Dragon Balls.

Captain Ginyu switched bodies with Goku, giving Goku his badly wounded body instead. Later, after Goku gets his body back, Captain Ginyu unintentionally switches bodies with a frog!

Pan’s mother, Videl, and her grandmother, Chi-Chi, are both human, making her only one-quarter Saiyan. She is, however, very powerful.

Oolong has been a character in the series from very early on. He joined Goku and Bulma on their very first quest to find the Dragon Balls.

Jheese is a white-haired, red-skinned humanoid. He is Burter's partner and a member of the Ginyu force, and he was killed in combat by Vegeta.

Android 18’s original mission is to kill Goku. Eventually, she becomes the wife of Krillin, Goku’s best friend. She and Krillin have a daughter named Marron.

Grandpa Son Gohan was close friends with the Ox-king, Chi-Chi’s father. Chi-Chi later married Goku, the adopted son of Grandpa Son Gohan.

The reigning World Martial Arts Champion, Mr. Satan, is a doting father to Videl. He was helpful in defeating Buu.

Beerus is quite catlike in many ways. He likes to groom himself, take long naps, has pointy ears, is lazy and loves to play. He's Champa's twin.

One of the Kaiō-sama is King Kai. He is king of the North Area and becomes Goku's trainer and mentor. Later, he also trains Chiaotzu, Piccolo, Tien Shinhan and Yamcha.

Each time she sneezes, Launch goes from being blue-haired with a sweet disposition to being a blonde trigger-happy criminal and vice versa.

This small human resembles a ghost or Jiangshi with his white skin and red cheeks. He once sacrificed himself in an attempt to save his friend and was later brought back to life by the Namekian Dragon Balls.

Kami is Namekian -- from the planet Namek. He is the creator of Earth’s Dragon Balls, which would cease to exist if he dies.

Chi-Chi is the only character whose name consists of one word said twice. As a child, Chi-Chi's outfit was made up of a blue bikini, a green cape, a pair of pink boots and a pink helmet.

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"Dragon Ball Z" is without a doubt not only one of the most celebrated anime series of all time in Japan but also one of the most successful anime series on a global scale as well. In fact, the series was so well received that it was not only introduced in the United States but also in Latin America, Europe, India, and Australia. While the prequel series "Dragon Ball" has some characters that are specific to it, this quiz will only challenge you with the iconic characters from the Dragon Ball series.

High flying action (literally); thrilling tales of overcoming adversity; motivational themes about bettering yourself to become stronger and more skilled - all of this and more is present throughout the entire 291-episode run of the series. The success of the Dragon Ball Z series is unmistakable because it has spawned not only over a dozen movies and more than 50 video games but also because that there are two direct sequel series as well.

So, are you powerful enough in both body and mind to defeat this quiz? C'mon, believe in yourself and let's go on this adventure together!

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