Dragon Ball Z - The History of Trunks
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- Amazon Sales Rank: #70405 in DVD
- Released on: 2000-10-25
- Rating: Unrated
- Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
- Number of discs: 1
- Formats: Animated, Color, DVD, NTSC
- Original language: English, Japanese
- Subtitled in: English
- Running time: 48 minutes
From the Back Cover
When Goku dies of a deadly virus, it seems like the end of the world. But the powerful Master's passing proves to be merely a presage of the horrible tragedies that are on the way! When two Androids appear and start destroying the great cities of the Earth, the planet is plunged into darkness and its inhabitants are living in fear. But there is one last hope! Goku's son, Gohan is now a man, and though outnumbered by the demonic Androids, he does have a special young teenager, named Trunks on his side! As Gohan trains Trunks, it seems like the world is collapsing around them! Can they put a stop to the horrible progression of evil? This is the story of the future that never was!
Should probably be the 'Future' History of Trunks
Aka the "Trunks Special". This is about what would happen (have happened?) to the world if Trunks hadn't gone back in time to save Goku and warn the others of the coming of the Androids. (Alternate timelines can be so confusing!) Gohan, who is the last living Z-Warrior, realizes that he can not defeat the androids and begins training a young Trunks. I have only seen the Japanese version, so far, but I know that all Trunks and Gohan lovers will want this one. It has some really heart-wrenching moments in it.
If you are a fan of DBZ, get a hold of this dvd if you can!
This dvd is mainly for the widestream American fans of DBZ. If you watched the series,(like so many), on Cartoon Network, it left out alot of story. There is a huge mystery as to where exactly trunks came from, how bad it really was, and how devistating the androids really were. Believe me, any questions you may of had, are definetly answered here in this dvd.
The story starts off explaining the "real" story line to Dragon Ball Z, as to where Goku gets infected with a radical new strain of virus, which affects super saiyans. He passes away, and six months after that, the androids show up, and start destroying everything. Vegeta, Krillin, Yamcha, Tien, Chizazu, and Piccillo all fell to the androids awesome power. (excuse me if I misspelled any of their names) All that were left was Trunks, and Gohan. I don't want to give away any more, so just to sum it up (for those who actually saw the series), alot of fighting and battling, and then he decides to travel to the past to give Goku the antidote, and to warn him of the dangers to take place in 3 years from that point.
Watch the dvd, and really see something. I still like to watch it even though I have seen it a couple dozen times. The one last thing that you must know, is the two languages play a key role in this dvd. If you play the english edition, it is good enough to make you understand exactly what is going on, but if you REALLY would like to know the true story, watch it in its original japanese edition. There you will see a different story all together. :) thanks for listening(reading). ENJOY!!!
What can I say, I'm an avid Trunks fan through and through. I asked for this video last year for my birthday and I literally cried when my mom told me she didn't buy it. I saved for a month straight to afford it and ran home eagerly clutching it, annoying my mom to all ends. I watched immediately (of course), and fell in love again with his utmost kawaiiness, Trunkie-chan! I had just become a fan of DBZ in September and this sparked my love for the lavender haired bishonen even more. I personally thought this was MUCH better than the Bardock special although I thought that one was pretty good. But heck I'm biased because I love Trunks! ^_^; I was crying near the end of this, it's so sad, you feel really bad for Trunks when you know all he went through, it explains a lot that the stuff they show us on Toonami doesn't. Set in Mirai Trunks's timeline, we start off when Goku dies and all the Z fighters reactions. We go ahed in time and see the androids blowing stuff up when Trunks is about 13. The movie's mainly about Trunks, Gohan, Bulma, and the other ALIVE characters and how much their lives have been ruined by the androids. It gets very emotional, especially the climax. At the end we see the Mirai as we know him in the series being beaten up by the androids. His mom convinces him to travel back in time to save the past and Bulma's goodbye.
*Trunks waves, smiling* "Goodbye! I love you!"
"I LOVE YOU TOO TRUNKS!"
"If ONLY you knew how much..."
"Oh dear... He's in your hands now Goku..." *It then shows clips from Trunks showing up to Android #17 and #18's first appearance.*
I didn't mention this, but it has AWESOME music too...
I DEFINATELY recommend it for any fan of DBZ or Trunks, I gurantee you'll love it!