Japanese phrases from Dragon Ball Z

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In today's article we are going to present a video by Sensei Luiz Rafael where he teaches some phrases in Japanese from the anime Dragon Ball Z. I will also add some extra phrases at the end of this video lesson.

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List of sentences from this class

Kakarotto no sentō-ryoku wa ikutsudesu ka!
What is Kakarotto's fighting power?

  • カカロット : Kakarotto
  • Poder 闘力 (せんとうりょく) : fighting power
  • いくつ : how much

Hassen ijouda!
It is more than 8,000!

  • 以上 (いじょう) : more than

Ganbare kakarotto… omae ga nanbā 1da!
Come on, Kakarotto! You are number 1!

  • がんばる : strive
  • カカロット : Kakarotto
  • おまえ : you
  • ナンバー : number

クリリンのカタキを討つんだ!!!あいつは2度死んだ!!! もうドラゴンボールでも生き返れない!
Kuririn no kataki o utsu nda !!! Aitsu wa 2-do shinda !!! Mō doragonbōru demo ikikaerenai!
I will avenge Krillin! He died a second time! He will never come back to life even with the Dragon Balls!

  • クリリン : Kuririn
  • カタキ : enemy, rival
  • 討つ (うつ) : defeat
  • あいつ : he
  • 2度 (ふたたび) : again, for the second time
  • 死ぬ (しぬ) : die
  • もう : no more
  • ドラゴンボール : Dragon Balls
  • でも : same
  • 生き返る (いきかえる) : back to life

Omaetachi ni korosa straight min'na no tame ni mo, omae o buttobasu!
For all those who were killed by you, I will destroy you!

  • おめぇ達 (おまえたち) : you
  • 殺す (ころす) : kill
  • みんな : people
  • ために : by, for
  • おめぇ : you
  • ブッ飛ばす (ぶっとばす) : defeat, destroy

Extra Material

In this part the Suki Desu website adds extra material to complement this article. I'll add a few more Japanese phrases that appear in Dragon Ball anime. Can you identify them and find out who is speaking them?


omae ga shindara doragon booru mo nakunacchimaun dakara.
The dragon balls will disappear if you die.

futari I take you the Dasanaide Kure.
Stay out of this you two.

koitsura no ichiban no mokuteki wa ore rashii kara na.
It looks like I'm the one they want.


kakarotto taosu no wa kono pray in yaku da.
I'll be the one who will defeat kakarotto

now wa kuchi no katai hou da.
I can keep secrets.

omaetachi o koroshi ni kita.
I came to kill you.

aim at heiwa wa tatakatte kachotorun da.
We will fight and win to bring peace to the future.

I hope you enjoyed this Japanese class taught by our sensei Luiz Rafael and complemented by me.