Characters / Dragon Ball
Part of the cast as of Dragon Ball Super.

The Dragon Ball franchise has Loads and Loads of Characters, who has taken place in many kinds of stories, ranging from the canonical ones from the manga, the filler from the anime series, and the ones who exist in the many video games.

Many of these characters range from inspired by Eastern literature and cinema, aliens from outer space who can destroy a planet with a finger, artificial humans and time travelers, gods of creation and destruction, angels and demons with masks, machine mutants, dragons and people form real life reborn as Yamcha.

And lastly, some of these characters range from the One-Shot Character, to complex characters with many alterations, to Troperrific recurring characters.

  • Main Characters - Characters who play a major role in the franchise. note 
  • Supporting Cast - Characters who play a supporting role in the franchise who first appear in the original Dragon Ball. note 
  • DBZ/GT Supporting Cast - Characters who play a supporting role in the franchise who first appear in Dragon Ball Z or Dragon Ball GT. note 
  • Tournament Characters - Characters who are involved with tournaments. note 
  • Other Characters - Characters who either only appear in filler, movies, and specials. note 
    • Saiyans - Characters from Planet Vegeta before their genocide at the hands of Frieza. note 
  • Original Series Villains - Villains who first appear in the original Dragon Ball. note 
  • DBZ Villains - The villains of the Dragon Ball Z series. note 
    • Freeza/Frieza
      • Freeza's Empire - Members of Frieza's empire, introduced in both Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball Super. note 
    • Cell
    • Majin Buu
  • DBZ Movie Villains - Villains introduced in movies. note 
  • GT Villains - Villains who only appear in Dragon Ball GT. note 
  • Dragon Ball Super - Characters from the 2015 anime series.note 
    • Universe 7 note 
    • Universe 2 note 
    • Universe 3 note 
    • Universe 4 note 
    • Universe 6 note 
    • Universe 9 note 
    • Universe 10 note 
    • Universe 11 note 
    • Zen'o
    • Goku Black
    • Zamasu
  • New media characters:

Alternative Title(s): Dragon Ball GT, Dragon Ball Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Ribrianne, Dragon Ball Toppo, Dragon Ball Champa, Dragon Ball Vados, Dragon Ball Frost, Dragon Ball Cabba, Dragon Ball Hit, Dragon Ball Caulifla, Dragon Ball Kale, Dragon Ball Beerus, Dragon Ball Whis, Dragon Ball Bulma, Dragon Ball Krillin, Dragon Ball Master Roshi, Dragon Ball Yamcha, Dragon Ball Chi Chi, Dragon Ball Mr Satan