The Horrifying power of Frieza!
The battle to decide the fate of the universe begins! On the distant Planet Namek, the seven magic Dragon Balls have been brought together and the dragon Porunga summoned. Now, Goku and the Z-fighters are all that stand between the evil Frieza and his wish for immortality!
Having survived their encounters with Frieza's dreaded minions, Goku and his friends are now left to contend with the ruthless tyrant himself. Despite their recent victories, however, the Z-fighters are ill prepared to face the terrifying reality of Frieza's power. To defeat this seemingly invincible foe and restore peace to the universe, there is but one hope - a Super Saiyan must emerge!
Having acquired all seven Namekian Dragon Balls, Krillin and Gohan are ready to summon the dragon and make their wish. There's just one problem: they don't know the password!
With the help of young Dende, Krillin and Gohan learn they will be granted three wishes! But even as Krillin and Gohan call upon the dragon, Vegeta races to the scene on a mission to wish for mortality!
With the Dragon Balls gone and his plan in ruins, Frieza unleashes his fury upon Vegeta, Gohan, and Krillin. Elsewhere, the newly-revived Piccolo finds himself on Planet Namek. Will his arrival be enough to turn the tide?
Frieza reveals a dark secret from Vegeta's past, but the villain has an even more shocking secret in store for the Z-fighters! As the monster's power level rises to terrifying new heights, all hope for the universe seems lost!
Frieza claims his first victim, Krillin, and Gohan must summon every ounce of his strength in order to save his friend. Can the young Saiyan put a stop to Freiza's ruthless onslaught, or is he destined to become the next victim?
Gohan and Krillin continue their struggle against the overwhelming powers of Frieza, but as the fighting reaches its peak, a new warrior arrives on the battlefield to aid them in their efforts!
Piccolo quickly takes control of the battle with Frieza, and the putrid purple monster is shocked to learn the secret behind his opponent's powers!
Just as it appears that Piccolo has gained the upper hand, Frieza quickly dashes all hopes for victory by revealing his second monstrous transformation!
Unable to watch as Piccolo is overwhelmed by Frieza, Gohan springs into action! Meanwhile, Vegeta devises a risky plan for transforming himself into a Super Saiyan!
Having reached his ultimate form, Frieza is determined to destroy the remaining Z-fighters one by one, but Vegeta boldly announces the end of Frieza's tyrannical reign! Are Vegeta's claims true? Has he become a Super Saiyan?
Despite his new powers, Vegeta proves no match for Frieza! Meanwhile, Goku's time in the rejuvenation chamber is nearly complete! Can he reach the battlefield in time to save his friends?
Goku rejoins his friends on the battlefield, but not before Vegeta is defeated by Frieza! As the Saiyan Prince clings to life by a thread, he reveals the secrets of his violent past.
Feeling a new sense of connection to the dwindling Saiyan race, Goku wages war on the monstrous Frieza! As the fight intensifies, Frieza directs his energy blasts at Namek itself, turning the planet into a lava-spewing war zone!
Goku and Frieza continue their epic battle! An underwater attack puts Goku on top until Frieza traps him in an energy ball! It's fun and games for Frieza, but the exploding ball may prove deadly for Goku!
Frieza vows to beat Goku without using his hands, but the mighty Saiyan soon makes the mosnter eat his words! Elsewhere, Captain Ginyu uses his Body Switch Technique on Bulma, leaving her trapped in the body of a frog!
Captain Ginyu returns to the battlefield in Bulma's body! Can Piccolo, Krillin, and Gohan handle this Femme Fatale? Later, Frieza powers up to fifty percent of his maximum, and Goku finds himself completely outmatched!
Goku's powerful Kaio-Ken attack has no effect on Frieza, who is still only fighting with fifty-percent of his power! Just as it seems Frieza has won the battle, a dream-like vision helps Goku ascend to a higher level of power and strength!
Once again, Goku is rescued by a vision! This time, Vegeta talks to Goku from beyond the grave to offer new hope and encouragement! But when Goku realizes that the battle against Frieza is futile, he turns to his last resort: the Spirit Bomb!
Yamcha, Tien, and Chiaotzu find themselves in serious trouble when the Ginyu Force invades King Kai's planet! Meanwhile, as Frieza thwarts Goku's efforts to gather energy for the Spirit Bomb, Piccolo must enter the battle!
Chaos erupts on King Kai's planet as the Z-fighters battle the Ginyu Force! Back on Planet Namek, the life and death struggle between Piccolo and Frieza rages on, and Goku completes his Spirit Bomb!
A victory celebration comes to a halt when Frieza reappears! With no reserves left, Goku watches helplessly as Frieza directs his fury at Piccolo and Krillin. Enraged by the loss of his friends, Goku undergoes a wild transformation!
Engulfed in golden light, Goku announces that he is now a Super Saiyan! Frieza is unimpressed - until the fighting begins! In a raging battle, Frieza is horrified when he realizes that Goku is now superior to him in every way!
Finding himself no match for Goku, Frieza attacks Planet Namek! Unable to react in time, Goku is forced to watch helplessly as the fiery blast rips through Namek's core! Can anyone survive such incredible destruction?
With only minutes to go before the planet explodes, Frieza reaches his maximum power! Meanwhile, Gohan and Bulma race back to Goku's spaceship. Can Goku defeat Frieza in time to rejoin his son and fly to safety?
The battle between Goku and Frieza rages on! Back on Earth, the seven Dragon Balls have been restored, but with Namek's destruction imminent, can Kami and Mr. Popo summon the Eternal Dragon before it's too late?
Frieza's victims have been wished back to life, but as they begin to rise, Goku falls - overwhelmed by Frieza's devastating assault. Sensing his father's defeat, Gohan rushes to the scene as the universe's final hope.
Guru and the people of Namek have been brought back to life, and the dragon Porunga has reappeared to grant the last of three wishes. While a newly enraged Goku resumes his onslaught against the evil Frieza, Dende races to make the final wish!
Goku chooses to stay behind and finish his fight with Frieza. With Namek set to explode any second, there seems no way for Goku to defeat Frieza and escape in time! Has the Super Saiyan made the greatest mistake of his life?
Time grows short for Goku as each passing second brings Namek closer to ultimate destruction. As the Super Saiyan's strength increases with every blow, it appears his epic battle with Frieza has at last reached its conclusion!
Frieza lashes out in a blind rage, launching a reckless volley of energy attacks. In the face of Goku's superior power, the evil tyrant's greatest fear has finally been realized: defeat at the hands of a Super Saiyan!
Even after being sliced into pieces by his own energy disk, Frieza isn't ready to release his stranglehold on the universe. With what little power he has left, Frieza fires a final energy blast after Goku as he leaves the battlefield!
Even though it looks like Goku is trapped on the exploding planet Namek, Dende has a good reason to celebrate: the Dragon Balls have the power to bring Goku back! But if that's the case, why does everyone still look so sad?
It is a time of joyful reunions as old friends long absent are finally wished home with the Dragon Balls! Krillin and Yamcha are brought back from the spirit world, but Porunga, the Namekian dragon, has startling news about Goku!