Dragon Ball Z Anime and Manga Action Figures

There are a variety of Dragon Ball Z character figures available from different eras. These range from a Dragon Ball Z collectible that plays the show’s theme, “Cha-La Head-Cha-La,” when you pick it up, to a Banpresto figurine of Super Saiyan Vegeta, as well as many other options bearing the likenesses of the characters created by Akira Toriyama.

Which Dragon Ball Z characters are under Tamashii Nations brand?

Bandai sold several Dragon Ball Z Figuarts designs under the Tamashii Nations name. Some Bandai Figuarts action figure designs are as follows:

  • Dragon Ball Super Saiyan Son Gohan
  • Dragon Ball Super Saiyan Trunks
  • Dragon Ball Super God Son Goku
  • Dragon Ball Z Resurrection Freiza
  • Dragon Ball Z Original Character Design Vegeta
Did Jakks Pacific ever produce Dragon Ball Z anime toys?

Jakks Pacific took over Irwin's line of 5-inch Dragon Ball Z anime toys around 2002 or 2003. Some enemy names are based on those used in the English-language manga translation, and they are a bit different from those used in the Dragon Ball anime dub. For example, Vegito was part of the line they picked up from Irwin, and it represents a powerful fusion of Goku and Vegeta.

Which Dragon Ball characters are in the Elite Fighters line?

The Elite Fighters action figure line offers Dragon Ball anime characters that some Bandai lines didn't feature. Those include:

  • Yajirobe and Korin, featuring designs from the original Dragon Ball anime
  • Frieza in his second form from when he fights Goku
  • Nappa in his form from the early anime fight with Goku
  • Burter
  • Jeice
Is there a Dragon Ball Z Kai God Son Goku figure?

At least two articulated Dragon Ball Kai figures were made featuring Goku. One of these 5-inch figures features Goku in his early manga outfit with black hair. There's a second Super Saiyan figure of Goku with gold hair. Banpresto released the classic Goku manga figure as part of the same line. There's also a Neo Shodo Goku action figure featuring him in his Super Saiyan design that matches the similar Vegeta Super Saiyan action figure.

Is there a Yamcha figure featuring his martial arts outfit?

Yes, he is featured on a collectible miniature in his martial arts uniform from the original Dragon Ball. Bandai included him in an original Dragon Ball package under the name Sword Swinging Yamcha. There is a full-sized table sculpture of him wearing the original Dragon Ball clothes. He also has his long black hair in this release.