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Dragon Ball Z Costume Guides

Dress like Your Favorite Dragon Ball Z Characters

Take a look through the costume guides to find the top characters from the hit anime show, Dragon Ball Z! Dress as the main character, or find your personal favorite from the list who fights evil doers to protect the world. Find other characters you may not have heard of or get your friends to tag along as their favorite Dragon Ball Z fighter too! Check out the tips in the costume guides to ensure you have all the pieces you need for your cosplay idea.

Android 18

Android 18 Costume

Android 18 is one of the strongest fighters on Dragon Ball Z likely due to the fact that she is a cyborg. She didn’t choose the cyborg life, and was actually forced into it by an evil man. Hers and her brother’s missions are to defeat the man who turned them into immortal beings, and when they fight together he should be on the lookout!

Android 18 Costume
Android 18 Costume Guide
Master Roshi

Master Roshi Costume

Master Roshi is over 300 years old, but that doesn’t stop him from being a master fighter and trainer! While wearing his funky shirt and turtle shell, he takes care of his trainees as if they were his own grandchildren. He is kindhearted and would help anyone who needs it, but he is also willing to fight anyone who gets in his way or if they deserve it!

Master Roshi Costume
Master Roshi Costume Guide

Dragon Ball Z Cosplay Costumes

Dragon Ball Z characters can seem a little intimidating to recreate for a costume, but with the step-by-step instructions it will be much easier to turn yourself into your favorite character! Every character is completely different which gives plenty of options to choose from.

Dress as the main character, Goku, and have your friends dress as other Z Warriors to bring as many characters from the show to your next cosplay convention! Check out the pictures from others who have recreated Dragon Ball Z looks from following the costume guides to give you some other ideas as well.

Dragon Ball Z Costume Tips & FAQs

Power up and join the Z Fighters with the following Dragon Ball Z FAQs. Whether you’re a Super Saiyan or new to the world of Dragon Ball, we’re here to answer your questions about creating costumes, exploring trivia, and celebrating the high-energy battles and adventures of Dragon Ball Z.

Some recognizable costumes for Dragon Ball Z characters include Goku’s orange gi with blue undershirt and wristbands, Vegeta’s Saiyan armor and blue jumpsuit, Gohan’s purple gi and white cape, Piccolo’s weighted clothing and turban, and Frieza’s alien form with purple patches. Don’t forget to add character-specific accessories, such as Goku’s Power Pole, Vegeta’s scouter, or a Dragon Ball prop.

Some lesser-known facts about Dragon Ball Z include that the series is a continuation of the original Dragon Ball anime and manga, and it follows Goku’s adult life and the adventures of his family and friends. Additionally, the “Z” in “Dragon Ball Z” was originally intended to signify the end of the series, as creator Akira Toriyama planned to conclude the story. However, the series’ popularity led to further continuation and spin-offs.

To create a Goku costume, start with an orange martial arts gi or jumpsuit, and add a blue undershirt, blue wristbands, and a blue sash or belt. Wear a pair of blue boots with red or yellow accents. Use hair gel or a spiky yellow wig to achieve Goku’s Super Saiyan hairstyle. Complete the look with a red Power Pole prop and a four-star Dragon Ball accessory. Practice Goku’s signature Kamehameha pose for an authentic portrayal.

Some memorable episodes or scenes from Dragon Ball Z that can inspire a costume or party theme include the epic battles against Frieza on Planet Namek, the Cell Games, the Majin Buu Saga, and the Fusion Dance. Recreate elements from these scenes, such as Saiyan transformations, powerful energy attacks, and iconic character poses, for a fun and immersive experience.

Incorporating memorable quotes from “Dragon Ball Z” into your costume or interactions can add an extra layer of authenticity and fun. Some fan-favorite quotes include:

“Kamehameha!” – Goku

“I am the prince of all Saiyans!” – Vegeta

“I’m my father’s son. I’m a Saiyan from Earth!” – Gohan

“Over 9,000!” – Vegeta (referring to power levels)

“You can take control of my mind and my body, but there is one thing a Saiyan always keeps… his pride!” – Vegeta

“I am the hope of the universe. I am the answer to all living things that cry out for peace.” – Goku

“It’s time to put the fear of Yamcha into you!” – Yamcha

“Fight you? No, I want to kill you.” – Gohan

About Dragon Ball Z

Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese animated series that first began in 1989 and ran until 1996. It was a huge hit in the 90s, and is still quite popular! The show follows the main character Goku, as he attempts to stop evil from harming the world and the people in it. Goku and the other Z Warriors fight against evil to put a stop to the wrongdoings.

Dragon Ball Z has many characters, male and female, that teach virtues such as being loyal, teamwork, honesty, and making the right choices when facing tough decisions. Each character also have their own abilities like super strength, speed, being able to fly, and many other abilities!