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Mar 1, 2003 | 8:51 PM EST

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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 2 / 5 stars


it would have been a lot better if u would add the real voices from the show

Barry-the-SuperScot responds:

ARGH. (There will be an FAQ in Vegeta SSJ, definately.)


Rated 4 / 5 stars

its ok

Its ok nothing that special but good job

Barry-the-SuperScot responds:

Ok, whatever.


Rated 3 / 5 stars

Not bad but...

Was ok but wud have been better with actual voices i know its hard to get a decent dbz voice but other than that good show

Barry-the-SuperScot responds:

Thanks. Glad you liked it.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


that was a lot better than i thought it was gonna be. the graphics were awesome! and the whle flash COMPLETLY lived up to the show. great job, godlike flash!

Barry-the-SuperScot responds:

Thankyou very much! Glad you liked it.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


pretty kool u need to get the animation working for u tho like ....try and make it smoother...alright?......alright then

Barry-the-SuperScot responds:

Yes. Vegeta SSJ will be smoother though, be sure of that... (I'm sorry it's taking so long)