Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies
Curse of the Blood Rubies (Movie)
Kanji ドラゴンボール 神龍の伝説
Romaji Doragon Bōru Shenron no Densetsu
Directed By Daisuke Nishio
Written By Akira Toriyama
Screenplay By Toshiki Inoue
Cast Masako Nozawa
Hiromi Tsuru
Naoki Tatsuta
Tōru Furuya
Naoko Watanabe
Kōhei Miyauchi
Kenji Utsumi
Mami Koyama
Tomiko Suzuki
Daisuke Gōri
Executive Producer Tomonori Imada
Music By Shunsuke Kikuchi

Toei Animation





Release Date

20/12/1986 (Japan)
24/09/1996 (America)

Filming Location



50 Minutes

Distributed By

Toei Animation

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Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies (initially simply titled Dragon Ball or Dragon Ball: The Movie and later, Dragon Ball: The Legend of Shenron) is an anime film adaptation of the initial story arc in the Dragon Ball manga created by Akira Toriyama.

Plot Summary

Gurmes was a peaceful country, until they found the jewels, Richston, and started to mine them. Since then, the king turned into a greedy monster. In order to satisfy his unlimited appetite, he wants seven Dragon Balls. Looking after the stolen Dragon Ball, Goku arrives at Gurmes, and saves a girl Pansy from Monster Oolong. With his friends, he enters into the castle and fights against the King's army.

List of characters

  • Goku
  • Bulma
  • Oolong
  • Puar
  • Yamcha
  • Master Roshi
  • Turtle
  • Shenron
  • Pansy
  • Bongo
  • Gurumes
  • Pasta

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