- May 3: Krillin and Yamcha are revived by the Namekian Dragon Balls. Vegeta leaves Earth (anime only).
- September 9: Tien Shinhan and Chiaotzu are revived by the Namekian Dragon Balls. The refugee Namekians are transported to New Namek by the third wish to the Namekian Dragon Balls.
- Cell arrives from Age 788 in Future Trunks' Time Machine, and goes underground to absorb nutrients.
- October: the Makyo Star approaches the Earth and Garlic Jr. is freed from the Dead Zone, but he is again defeated by Gohan and trapped for good in the Dead Zone when the Makyo Star is destroyed during the events of the Garlic Jr. Saga.
- Frieza's cyborg body is completed.