Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot will retell Goku’s journey from the popular Dragon Ball Z anime and manga. However, the game will feature characters not in the original source material. Series creator Akira Toriyama went explained that Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot will be a retelling of Goku’s story that features content never told in the manga.

According to Toriyama:

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is an Action RPG, full of the Dragon Ball universe. It includes backstories that haven’t been told in the manga, and I’m sure fans will truly be able to take a deep dive into the world. It’s a fresh new take on the franchise as you re-live the moment where Goku discovers his Saiyan bloodline and birth name, Kakarot. Experience the battles as they grow to become more and more unrelenting and fierce through cutting edge game visuals. I hope you enjoy the game!

For those who love the manga, this should be especially exciting. Seeing characters that were either forgotten in Dragon Ball Z or never appeared will add more layers to Goku’s already legendary tale.

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot launches in 2020 for Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

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