Dragon Ball Z Kai

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Remake of popular anime series is still very violent.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 15 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 67 reviews

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age 13+

ok but was kinda scary for some younger viewrers in my opionon and how frickin dare its a 10 rating bruh???????

In the buu saga, Goku tells old ki that I'll take pictures of Bulma and Vegeta gets angry. Some suggestive humor. Some partial nudity, comical style. One character is a perverted old man. Violence & Gore Edit Moderate 2 of 4 found this moderate Much more violent than the original series. This is due to the fact that this show follows the manga storyline much more faithfully. As such, the action sequences are more violent and frenetic, the violence is more brutal and there are more intense moments. Mostly over-the-top anime martial arts fighting, including energy blasts and lasers. Violence can get pretty brutal, with some gory scenes. Some characters get blasted trough with energy beams, and you can see a big hole in their body. (DVD version) Characters have mostly blood on them (nose, mouth, cheek, etc) throughout when in a battle, if intense. Profanity Edit Mild 2 of 3 found this mild Very strong language Several uses of mild swear like hell, damn, damn it, ass and bastard. Stronger language like bitch, son of a bitch, shit, piece of shit, holy shit, shitty, dumbass, jackass, ass hat, ass face, asshole, prick, dick, dickhead, dickwad, Goddamn, goddamn it, douchebag, balls. several uses of hell,damn, damn it and bastard. A few uses of crap, piss, and bugger. 15 uses of ass. 1 use of shit. Son of a bitch is almost used a few times. These profanities are obviously edited on Nicktoons. Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Edit Mild 1 of 2 found this mild Dr. Briefs smokes as well as Bulma in some episodes. Nothing too much though. Hardly noticeable. Frightening & Intense Scenes Edit Moderate 3 of 4 found this moderate The fight scenes are more intense then in the original series. Even though the Kai series is a remastered version of the original series with some things added, Kai series is edited down to be closely adapted to the manga, so the battles are straight to the point and there are hardly any fillers like there was in the originals. So there is more fighting then talking, and the battles do get very intense, at least in the uncut versions.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 10+

Very, very nice anime!

This may as well be one of the best anime out there. No filler- give that a checkmark. More appropriate to kids- another checkmark. And a theme song that is so catchy, it had me humming it. I do not watch this with my child, no, because in the age range of teens and tweens, it is PERFECT. The only bad thing I have to say about this cartoon is the excessive violence, which gets to be a lot for the younger watchers, even if you are watching with them. Amazingly perfect cartoon for teens and tweens, and with adult supervision, younger viewers too. 4 stars because of the violence and younger viewers.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence

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