The ''Franchise/DragonBall'' saga has a wide and varied cast of characters throughout a number of different series:

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* [[Characters/DragonBallMainCharacters Main Characters]] - Characters who play a major role in the franchise. [[note]]Bulma, Muten-Rôshi/Master Roshi, Yamcha, Tenshinhan/Tien Shinhan, Chaozu/Chiaotzu, Present Trunks, Son Goten, Fusions (Gotenks, Gogeta, Vegetto), Pan.[[/note]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallSonGoku Son Goku]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallKrillin Krillin/Kuririn]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallPiccolo Piccolo]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallSonGohan Son Gohan]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallVegeta Vegeta]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallFutureTrunks Future Trunks]]
* [[Characters/DragonBallSupportingCast Supporting Cast]] - Characters who first appear in ''Dragon Ball'' and play a supporting role in the franchise. [[note]]Grandpa Gohan, Shenlong/Shenron, Turtle, Oolong, Puar, Gyū Maō/Ox-King, Chi-Chi, Lunch/Launch, Dr. Brief / Mrs. Briefs, Mechanical Man No. 8/Android 8, Bora, Upa, Karin/Korin, Uranai Baba/Fourtuneteller Baba, Fangs the Vampire, See-Through the Invisible Man, Bandages the Mummy, Spike the Devilman, Yajirobe, Mr. Popo, and Kami-Sama.[[/note]]
* [[Characters/DragonBallZGTSupportingCast DBZ/GT Supporting Cast]] - Characters who first appear in ''Dragon Ball Z'' and play a supporting role in the franchise. [[note]] Kaiō-sama/King Kai, Dende, Nail, Grand Elder Guru, Future Bulma, Future Son Gohan, Androids (16, 17, and 18), Mr. Satan/Hercule/Mark, Jimmy Firecracker, Videl, Sharpner and Erasa, Marron, Kaioshin/Supreme Kai, Kibito, "The Former Kaioshin"/Old Kai, Bra/Bulla, and Uub.[[/note]]
* [[Characters/DragonBallTournamentCharacters Tournament Characters]] - Characters who are involved with tournaments. [[note]]World Tournament Announcer, Giran, Namu/Nam, Ranfan, Bacterian, Chapa-o/King Chappa, Otoko Ōkami/Man-Wolf, Pamput, Shen/Hero, Mighty Mask, Pintar, Jewel, Killa.[[/note]]
* [[Characters/DragonBallOriginalSeriesVillains Original Series Villains]] - Villains who first appear in ''Dragon Ball''. [[note]] Pilaf, Mai, Shu, Commander Red, Adjutant Black/Staff Officer Black, Colonel Silver, General White, Ninja Murasaki, Captain Yellow, General Blue, Mercenary Tao, Colonel Violet, Master Shen, Demon King Piccolo, Tambourine, Cymbal, Drum and Piano.[[/note]]
* [[Characters/DragonBallOthers Other Characters]] - Characters who either only appear in filler, movies, and specials. [[note]]Maron, Original Super Saiyan, Icarus, Bardock, King Vegeta, Mr. Shu, Piiza, Caroni, Pirozhki, Grand Kai, West Kai, South Kai, East Kai, Alien Announcer, Olibu, Pikkon, Tapkar, Maraikoh, Caterpy, Froug, Torbie, Chapuchai, Arqua, Grand Supreme Kai, South Supreme Kai, North Supreme Kai, West Supreme Kai, Tapion, Tarble, Gure, Son Goku Jr., Puck, Vegeta Jr., Gine, "Yamcha".[[/note]]
* [[Characters/DragonBallZVillains DBZ Villains]] - The villains of the ''Dragon Ball Z'' series. [[note]]Raditz, Nappa, Saibamen, Zarbon, Dodoria, Cui, The Ginyu Force (Captain Ginyu, Jeice, Burter, Recoome and Guldo), King Cold, Dr Gero (Android 20), Android 19, Cell Jrs, Babidi, Demon King Dabura, Pui Pui, Yakon, Spopovich and Yamu, Bibidi, Van Zant, Smitty.[[/note]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallFrieza Freeza/Frieza]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallCell Cell]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallMajinBuu Majin Buu]]
* [[Characters/DragonBallZMovieVillains DBZ Movie Villains]] - Villains introduced in movies. [[note]]Nicky, Ginger, Sansho, Garlic Jr, Dr. Wheelo, Tullece/Turles, Lord Slug, Cooler, Android 13, Paragus, Broly, Hatchiyack, Dr. Raichi, Bojack, The Dictator, Janempa/Janemba, Hirudegarn, Abo and Kado/Aka, Chilled, Sorbet and Tagoma, Shisami. [[/note]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallBeerus Beerus]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallWhis Whis]]
* [[Characters/DragonBallGTVillains GT Villains]] - Villains who only appear in ''Dragon Ball GT''. [[note]]Don Kee, Ledgic, Parapara Brothers, Cardinal Mutchie Mutchie, Master Daltaki, General Rilldo, Dr Myuu, Baby, Super 17, The Shadow Dragons (Black Smoke Shenron, Haze Shenron, Rage Shenron, Oceanus Shenron, Naturon Shenron, Nuova Shenron, Eis Shenron and Syn Shenron/Omega Shenron), Susha, Mamba, Torga and Lord Yao.[[/note]]
* ''Characters/DragonBallSuper'' - Characters from the [[Anime/DragonBallSuper 2015 anime series]].[[note]] Basil, Bergamo, Lavenda, Sidra, Rou, Gowasu, Kai, Future Mai, Future Dabura, Future Babidi, the Future Majins, Haru and Maki, Future Yajirobe, Future Zen'o, Zalama, Super Shenron, Zen'o, Grand Priest, Tournament Presenter[[/note]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallUniverse7 Universe 7]] [[note]]Monaka, Galactic King, Zuno, Burp Man, Gryll, Comméson, Copy-Vegeta, Watagashi, Barry Kahn, Cocoa Amaguri[[/note]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallUniverse6 Universe 6]] [[note]] Champa, Vados, Supreme Kai, Hit, Cabba, Frost, Botamo, Auta Maggeta[[/note]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallUniverse11 Universe 11]] [[note]] Belmod, Marcarita, Khai, The Pride Troopers, Toppo, Jiren, Dyspo, Kahseral[[/note]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallGokuBlack Goku Black]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallZamasu Zamasu]]
* New media characters:
** ''Characters/DragonBallHeroes'' - Characters from the [[VideoGame/DragonballHeroes 2010 video game]]. [[note]]Beat, Erito, Basaku, Note, Viola, Forte, Kabra, Yoshito-Kun, Salaga, Froze, Rezok, Freeza Race Berserker, Tsumuri, Namekian Elite, Kagyu, Nimu, Nico, Genome, Zen, Fen, Wairu[[/note]]
*** [[Characters/DragonballHeroesVillains DBH Villains]] [[note]]Mechikabura, Haru Haru, Shun Shun, Psidevilman, General Bon, Putine, Gravy[[/note]]
** ''Characters/JacoTheGalacticPatrolman'' - Characters who appear in the [[Manga/JacoTheGalacticPatrolman 2013 prequel manga]]. [[note]]Jaco, Omori, Tights, Katayude, An Azuki.[[/note]]
** ''Characters/DragonBallXenoverse'' - Characters from the [[VideoGame/DragonBallXenoverse 2015 video game]]. [[note]]Future Warrior, Time Patrol Trunks, Supreme Kai of Time, Tokitoki, Time Patrol [=NPC=]s, Towa, Mira, Demigra[[/note]]
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