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ドラゴンボール 第2話
Dragon Ball 2

Oh My My! No Balls!

Episode Title Screen Episode Still Image
放送日 Original Air Date: 1986/03/05
脚本 Teleplay: 井上敏樹 Toshiki Inoue
演出 Episode Director: 西尾大介 Daisuke Nishio
作画監督 Animation Director: 竹内留吉 Tomekichi Takeuchi
美術 Background Art: 伊藤英治 Eiji Itou


As the sun begins to set, Gokuu and Blooma continue riding along on a motorcycle, different from the previous one. Because it is getting dark, Blooma decides that they'll end things for today. Gokuu assumes they'll be camping, but Blooma quickly proves him wrong by pulling out a Hoi Poi Capsule. She throws it, and out pops a small house. When they enter, Blooma learns Gokuu knows nothing about electricity when he comments about the indoor "daytime." Blooma next learns that Gokuu knows nothing about bathing, either, so she resolves to scrub him down personally. As she lathers his hair, Gokuu complains about the feeling of the soap, prompting Blooma to explain to him that he's very lucky to be having a girl like her bathe him at all. But when she attempts to wash his back, she discovers that Gokuu's tail is not an accessory when he grabs the brush with it and begins scrubbing himself. Blooma then screams in horror.

When the bath is over, Gokuu concludes that only men have tails. Blooma wonders if that could be true, until Gokuu recalls that his grandfather did not have a tail. Blooma then decides to take a relaxing bath for herself, but her quiet time is soon interrupted when Gokuu nonchalantly walks in, commenting about how strange female chests are. Blooma then asks for his age, and when he says 14, she begins calling him a peeper and throwing things at him, threatening to call the police if he does it again. Gokuu says that he is hungry.

Elsewhere, in a castle surrounded by giant mushrooms, Pilaf scolds Shuu for not having found the other Dragon Balls yet. He is concerned that an evil party could be gathering the Dragon Balls to take over the world, unlike himself, who would be a benevolent leader. He claims that he won't even allow people to pass gas, and just as he does, he passes gas himself. Pilaf then blames Shuu for the incident. When Shuu denies it, Pilaf prepares to use a chainsaw to cut him up until Shuu accepts the blame for it. They are then interrupted by the return of Mai, who has learned of a valley to the north called the Valley of Dragons in which there are reports of a mysterious light. Believing this could be a Dragon Ball, Pilaf orders Shuu and Mai to head there.

Meanwhile, Gokuu and Blooma begin to eat. However, Gokuu doesn't care for the food: the bread has no flavor, and the soup is bitter. The "soup" is actually coffee, and despite Blooma's attempt to convince him these things are good for him, Gokuu decides to go outside and hunt for something better. Gokuu first finds a centipede, and then he spots a large "bird" which is actually Shuu and Mai's plane. They land in the valley, which is full of skeletons, and prepare to investigate the strange light, but are interrupted by Gokuu. He stands near the plane and warns them to stay away from his bird. However, the light is soon revealed to be the eyes of many hungry wolves. Gokuu battles many of the wolves at once as Shuu and Mai rush to their plane. When they take off, Gokuu worries that his "bird" is getting away, so he extends the Compliance Staff to gain altitude to attack it mid-air, sending the plane crashing into the woods. Finding nothing edible in the wreckage, Gokuu returns to the capsule house with the centipede and a wolf carcass hanging from the end of his staff, wanting to barbecue them. Blooma is disgusted, slamming the door in his face, but Gokuu eats it outside and considers it her loss.

Back inside, it is bed time, and Gokuu comments that it's been a long time since he's slept with someone else. But Blooma says that that's not going to happen as she rolls out a spot on the floor for him. Gokuu does not understand the problem, explaining that he used to use his grandfather's crotch as a pillow, but that only further decreases Blooma's enthusiasm about it. She then brushes her teeth, and begins to ask Gokuu about his parents. All he knows, though, is that Grandpa found him abandoned in the mountains when he was a baby and brought him home. They continue talking for a while, until Gokuu dozes off in the middle of the conversation.

The next morning, Gokuu wakes up first, and then notices Blooma's crotch. He fondly recalls sleeping on his grandfather's crotch, and thus lies down between her legs to make that comfortable feeling reality again, but something doesn't feel right. He pats her crotch, and then removes her underwear to inspect, screaming in horror at what he finds. The noise awakens Blooma, who asks him what's wrong. He mutters that the "balls" are gone, so Blooma quickly rushes to check on the Dragon Balls. When she finds that they're all accounted for, she yells at him. Meanwhile, a shadowy creature begins approaching their house.

Gokuu is growing impatient with how long Blooma is taking to get ready, claiming that she'll turn into a turtle. Blooma begins chastising him about his disrespectful speech style, and then offers him some coffee, but Gokuu instead chooses to go outside for some exercise. He runs around, and then picks up and crushes a large rock. He runs over to another rock, but this one turns out to be a turtle shell, causing Gokuu to think that Blooma really did turn into a turtle. But Blooma steps out of the house to see who he's talking to, disproving his theory. She then wonders what a sea turtle in doing in a place like this.

The turtle requests some salt water, so they give him a bucket. He thanks them, and then begins to explain that he was out looking for matsutake mushrooms, but he was separated from the others and lost his way. He's been trying to find the ocean for about a year now. Blooma looks on the map and says it's 120 kilometers south. Gokuu says they'll take him to this "ocean" place, but Blooma objects due to her lack of time. Thus, Gokuu decides he'll go alone, and he leaves with the turtle on his back. Blooma then begins to reconsider, because of Gokuu's Dragon Ball, and the dinosaurs in the distance, and soon hops onto the motorcycle to catch up with them.


This episode includes all of the events of Chapter 2, first printed approximately 15 months before this episode first aired. It also includes the beginning of Chapter 3. Anime-original scenes involving Pilaf, Shuu, and Mai make up the remainder of the episode, including a fight scene with wolves to explain how Gokuu acquired the carcass of one.


Though Shuu appeared in the previous episode, and Mr. Genda was credited as voicing him, this episode is the first in which Shuu actually speaks.


The events of this episode take place in the wilderness, but it is unclear if it is still in the vicinity of Mount Baozi. However, many scenes are set indoors in this area, within a capsule house. There are also scenes at Pilaf's Castle and the Valley of Dragons.

This chapter takes place during Age 749, some hours after the events of the previous episode.


Home Video

This episode was first released on DVD in the limited edition Dragon Ball Dragon Box on July 7th, 2004. It was again released in single disc format on April 4th, 2007 as part of Dragon Ball #1.


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