Dragon Ball Z Budokai
Kanji ドラゴンボールZ
Rōmaji Doragon Bōru Zetto
Literal English Dragon Ball Z Budokai
Video Game Info
Playable on PlayStation, Xbox 360, GameCube
Series Budokai (series)
Next Dragon Ball Z Budokai 2
Release Date(s)
Japanese February 13, 2003
English November 2, 2002
Character debut(s)
Technique debut(s)
None in this game
Tool debut(s)
None in this game

Dragon Ball Z Budokai, localized as Dragon Ball Z (ドラゴンボールZ, Doragon Bōru Zetto) in Japan, is a game developed by Dimps, and published by Infogrames the United States and Australia — with Bandai Namco serving as publisher in Japan and Europe. It is playable on the PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, and GameCube. It was released February 13, 2003 in Japan, and November 2, 2002 in the United States. It features a retelling of the series from the beginning of the Saiyan Arc to the end of the Cell Arc.

Dragon Ball Z Budokai was, fittingly, the first in the Dragon Ball Z Budokai video game series, and would be followed by Dragon Ball Z Budokai 2.


Plot Overview


Playable Characters



Playable Stages




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