Where do the DBZ movies fit in the timeline?

Re: Dragon Ball Z Movies placement on the timeline M1 : Before Raditz. M2-6 : During the 3 year wait for the androids. M7 : After Goku tells Vegeta about the ROSAT but before they go there. M8 : During the 10 day wait for the Cell games.

When should I watch the Dragon Ball movies?

Movies 2 and 3, “The World’s Strongest” and “The Tree of Might,” are clearly set after the Saiyan Saga (ignoring continuity issues), and while Movie 1 (“Dead Zone”) is set before “DBZ” begins, it should be watched after the Saiyan Saga to avoid spoiling one of “Z’s” earliest surprises regarding Gohan.

In what order should I watch Dragon Balls?

This isn’t the same order as the franchise was released in real time, but here’s the order that the Dragon Ball canon follows: Dragon Ball, all episodes. Dragon Ball Z or Kai, until the end of the Frieza Saga. Dragon Ball Z: Bardock — The Father of Goku (TV Special)

Are all Dragon Ball movies canon?

While the four Dragon Ball movies are all non-canon, either retelling or reimagining stories from the manga/anime depicting Goku’s childhood, the first Dragon Ball Z anime film is generally considered canon.

Is Dragon Ball Z and Kai same?

Dragon Ball Z Kai (known in Japan as Dragon Ball Kai) is a revised version of the anime series Dragon Ball Z, produced in commemoration of its 20th anniversary. Produced by Toei Animation, the series was originally broadcast in Japan on Fuji TV from April 5, 2009 to March 27, 2011.

Can I skip the original Dragon Ball?

It’s not a sequel series, it’s literally the same story. Unless you want to start halfway through the story, then start with Dragon Ball.

Are Dragon Ball Z movies a filler?

While the last film in the franchise, 2018’s Dragon Ball Super: Broly, is canon to the overarching story, the vast majority of the franchise’s films are not. Often contradicting details from the main plot, many of the Dragon Ball films are entertaining what-ifs rather than direct continuations.

Why is GT not canon?

GT is on the same level of canon as filler. Not based off the manga, but still made by Toei and officially released. As such, you can call it anime canon.