Dragon Ball: The Path to Power

Comedy · 
Animation · 
Fantasy · 
Adventure · 

Release Date: March 4, 1996

Original name: ドラゴンボール 最強への道

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 20m

Content Rating: PG

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A retelling of Dragon Ball's origin with a different take on the meeting of Goku, Bulma, and Kame-Sen'nin. It also retells the Red Ribbon Army story; but this time they find Goku rather than Goku finding them.

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Dragon Ball: The Path to Power (Japanese: ドラゴンボール 最強への道, Hepburn: Doragon Bōru Saikyō e no Michi), is a 1996 Japanese animated fantasy martial arts adventure film and the seventeenth animated feature film based on Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball manga, following the first three Dragon Ball films and thirteen Dragon Ball Z films, and the final film in the series to use cel animation. It is a reiterating of the original Dragon Ball anime series, this film is a reboot, borrowing the elements from the first Dragon Ball search and the later Red Ribbon storyline. It was first released in Japan on March 2 at the Toei Anime Fair, along with the film version of Neighborhood Story. The film was produced to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the original Dragon Ball anime. It was also the last theatrically released Dragon Ball film produced up until the release of Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods in 2013.