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Dragon Ball Z: The Arrival of Raditz: The New Threat

The Saiyans are a race of alien warriors who crave destruction. They have sent their mighty warrior, Raditz, to the Earth to search for his younger brother, Kakarot. Raditz is to finish the job his brother neglected: to destroy all traces of human life on the planet! Raditz confronts Goku, one of the Earth's greatest defenders, and shocks everyone by revealing that Goku is really Kakarot with amnesia! Raditz commands Goku to accept his heritage and attack the Earth. When Goku refuses, Raditz kidnaps Goku's son Gohan an commands Goku to destroy 100 Earthlings by the next morning to save his son's


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Friday September 13th, 1996

Director: (Unknown)
Writer: (Unknown)

Alternate Airdates:

USA Sep 13, 1996

  • Currently 10/10
10/10 (2 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Scott McNeilScott McNeil
voiced Farmer
Episode Quotes
Raditz: I see the fire in you, brother.

Raditz: Allow me to demonstrate a more effective attack. I call this one, here: Keep Your Eyes on The Birdie! Now, keep your eyes on the birdie!

Raditz: Goodness! You've managed to singe a few of my leg hairs!



Warning: Dragon Ball Z season 1 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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