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Mar 1, 2003 | 8:51 PM EST

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Author Comments


Wow. Got onto the DBZ Collections! A big THANKYOU to Tom and Wade!
Anyway, work is well underway for my next tribute, watch out for it! ;)

If you liked this animation, please give me a review, I try and reply to them all, so give me a review to let me know what you think, thanks.

Well this is my first submission to newgrounds and my first true animation now don't switch off and blam, cos this is my first animation, this isn't like the crappy first animations most submit! This is fully drawn, and well animated!
I started this in around October and throughout this animation you can see my drawing skills improving.

If you're a DBZ fan you'll LOVE this, if you're a neutral and decide to vote on how well done this is you'll find this to be good, if you hate DBZ and blam anything with DBZ in it then please, leave now.

This was a college project and we were originally supposed to do a storyboard of 4-5 (original or based on a tv show or movie of you choice, I chose a DBZ tribute) scenes and put into Flash and add some sound, smooth animation and tweens, well I done over 50 scenes with many sounds and music and I got a merit (which means I showed initiative and went beyond the set goals that had to be met) pass for this, it really is that good.

This is when Goku turns SSJ for the first time on Planet Namek, this is from the time Krillin gets blown up until the time Goku goes SSJ and Frieza is wondering: WTF?!

The music is from the Japanese and English versions of Dragonball Z. It features the original Jap theme song "Cha-la Head Cha-la" (used as main theme for this animation) by Kageyama Hironobu as well as the SSJ fight theme from the Jap DBZ. The other music is "SSJ Transformation" and "Rock the Dragon" by Bruce Falcouner. There are sound effects for lightning, rocks cracking and wave sounds and I can't remember where I found those, but credit to the creators of them.

OK some specifications for best performance:
If your PC is under 1000MHz or you are running many programs turn down the quality so the music is synched right.
If you computer is 1000MHz or higher then it should run perfectly.

Special Thanks go to John Butler, my 2D animation lecturer for helping me with the preloader and teaching me flash and also Akira Toriyama for creating DBZ!

For info on any upcoming projects and storyboards for this visit Flashmovies

Now, on with the show! ENJOY!



Rated 5 / 5 stars


damn man taht was like imba wtf dsflkjadsfalskf pownd zoros lol :P really good job m8 loved it sadly no voice :( but aneyway it was really cool and good timing!!! keep it up

Barry-the-SuperScot responds:

"imba wtf dsflkjadsfalskf pownd zoros"
What the fuck does that mean?!

Glad you liked it?


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Very well done

This is an excellent recreation of that scene. Timing was great, effects were great, animation was excellent. I loved it.

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Barry-the-SuperScot responds:

Thanks for the review! That's 2 well-written ones in a row now! :D


Rated 5 / 5 stars

My favorite flash.

I never get tired of this clip, not even after 5 years!! 5/5 & 10/10 for accuracy and awesome not slapped together animation.

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Barry-the-SuperScot responds:

Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! This is one of the few well written reviews!


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


yyyeah..goku is my favorite charakter for dbz but i don't think its neccassary to copyright

Barry-the-SuperScot responds:

Why do most people who review not know how to spell right?
Anyway, what the hell are you talking about? You don't think it's "neccassary to copyright"? What?


Rated 5 / 5 stars


this was the coolest man wre did u do this w/b plz

Barry-the-SuperScot responds:

What the fuck does "wre" mean?