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-R˘shi/Master Roshi, Yamcha, Kuririn/Krillin, Tenshinhan/Tien Shinhan, Chaozu/Chiaotzu, Piccolo, Future Trunks, Present Trunks, Son Goten, Fusions (Gotenks, Gogeta, Vegetto), Pan.[[/note]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallSonGoku Son Goku]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallSonGohan Son Gohan]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallVegeta Vegeta]]
* [[Characters/DragonBallSupportingCast Supporting Cast]] - Characters who first appear in Dragon Ball and play a supporting role in the franchise. [[note]]Shenlong/Shenron, Turtle, Oolong, Puar, Chi-Chi, Gyū Maō/Ox-King, Lunch/Launch, Dr. Brief / Mrs. Briefs, Mechanical Man No. 8/Android 8, Bora, Upa, Karin/Korin, Uranai Baba/Fourtuneteller Baba, Yajirobe, Mr. Popo, and Kami-Sama.[[/note]]
* [[Characters/DragonBallZGTSupportingCast DragonBall Z/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, Androids (16, 17, and 18), Mr. Satan/Hercule/Mark, Videl, Sharpner and Erasa, Marron, Kaioshin/Supreme Kai, Kibito, "The Former Kaioshin"/Old Kai, Uub, and Bra/Bulla,.[[/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.[[/note]]
* Characters/DragonBallOriginalSeriesVillains - Villains who first appear in the original Dragon Ball series. [[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, Pikkon, Icarus, Bardock, King Vegeta, Original Super Saiyan, Tapion, Tarble, Gure, Son Goku Jr., Puck, Vegeta Jr. and Gine.[[/note]]
* [[Characters/DragonBallZVillains Dragon Ball Z Villains]] - The villains of the Dragon Ball Z series [[note]]Raditz, Nappa, Zarbon, Dodoria, The Ginyu Force (Captain Ginyu, Jeice, Burter, Recoome and Guldo), King Cold, Dr Gero (Android 20), Android 19, Spopovich, Yamu, Babidi, Bibidi, Demon King Dabura, Pui Pui, and Yakon.[[/note]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallFrieza Freeza/Frieza]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallCell Cell]]
** [[Characters/DragonBallMajinBuu Majin Buu]]
* [[Characters/DragonBallZMovieVillains Dragon Ball Z Movie Villains]] - Villains who only appear in movies. [[note]]Nicky, Ginger, Sansho, Garlic Jr, Dr Wheelo, Tullece/Turles, Lord Slug, Cooler, Android 13, Paragus, Broly, Hatchiyack, Bojack, The Dictator, Janempa/Janemba, Hirudegarn, Abo and Kado/Aka, Chilled, Beerus and Whis. [[/note]]
* Characters/DragonBallGTVillains - Villains who only appear in 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/JacoTheGalacticPatrolman Jaco the Galactic Patrolman Characters]] - Characters who appear in the 2013 prequel manga. [[note]]Jaco, Omori, Tights, Katayude, An Azuki.[[/note]]
* [[Characters/DragonBallXenoverse Dragon Ball Xenoverse Characters]] - Characters from the 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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