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"Really, for Real? There Lies Namek, Planet of Hope"
Kanji ホントにホント?あれが希望のナメック星
Rōmaji Honto ni Honto? Are ga Kibō no Namekku-sei
FUNimation Held Captive
Episode Info
Previous DBZ039
Next DBZ041
Arc Freeza Arc
Corresponding edited Z episode DBZ028 (Edited)
Corresponding Kai episode(s) DBK019
First Broadcast
Japanese March 14, 1990
English August 22, 2005
Character debut(s)
Technique debut(s)
None in this episode
Tool debut(s)
None in this episode

"Really, for Real? There Lies Namek, Planet of Hope" (ホントにホント?あれが希望のナメック星, Honto ni Honto? Are ga Kibō no Namekku-sei; FUNimation "Held Captive") is the fortieth episode of the Dragon Ball Z anime.


Gohan and the others are captured by a band of space pirates, for they think they are the lackies of a villain named Freeza, who sent some of his forces to take over their planet long ago. Suddenly, the station heads into an asteroid field, and Bulma runs toward the cockpit. She pushes the pilot out of the way, and guides the ship out of the asteroids safely. After realizing that they're not enemies, the pirates let Gohan, Kuririn, and Bulma go.

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