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 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, 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 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, Pikkon, Icarus, Bardock, King Vegeta, Original Super Saiyan, Tapion, Tarble, Gure, Son Goku Jr., Puck, Vegeta Jr., Gine.[[/note]]
* [[Characters/DragonBallZVillains DBZ Villains]] - The villains of the ''Dragon Ball Z'' series. [[note]]Raditz, Nappa, Cui, 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 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, Bojack, The Dictator, Janempa/Janemba, Hirudegarn, Abo and Kado/Aka, Chilled, Beerus, Whis, and Sorbet & Tagoma, Shisami. [[/note]]
* [[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]]
* New media characters:
** ''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]]
** ''Characters/DragonBallSuper'' - Characters from the new [[Anime/DragonBallSuper 2015 anime series]].
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