Goku vs. Frieza!
The Super Showdown Begins!
Manga episode counterpart(s):
February 7, 2010
Goku vs. Frieza! The Super Showdown Begins! ( Son Goku vs. Frieza! The Curtain Opens on the Super Decisive Battle!) is the forty-third episode of . The episode first aired in Japan on February 7, 2010. Its American air date was November 10, 2010. Its Dragon Ball Z Kai counterparts are " Dragon Ball Z The Ultimate Battle" and " Clash of the Super Powers".
Goku trapped in Frieza's Imprisonment Ball
Goku and Frieza begin their battle, and the tyrant has more trouble against Goku than he originally thought. The fighters exchange blow for blow, and discover that their powers are nearly equal while Piccolo, Gohan, and Krillin watch from the sidelines, amazed. Goku discovers that Frieza cannot detect someone's energy without a scouter, which our hero takes advantage of. However, Frieza traps Goku in an exploding energy ball, which nearly kills him. However, Goku manages to escape with only ripped clothing, and Piccolo states that neither of them are fighting at full power, yet.
Anime Frieza Closes In! Mighty Porunga, Grant Our Wish! • A Nightmare Transformation! Frieza's Power-Level One Million?! • Frieza Bares His Fangs! Gohan's Overwhelming Attack! • Piccolo Reborn! Frieza's Second Transformation! • Frieza's Final Transformation! The Ultimate Nightmare Begins! • The Moment of Truth Approaches! Goku Back in Action! • Defeat Frieza, Goku! The Tears of the Proud Saiyan Prince! • Goku vs. Frieza! The Super Showdown Begins! • A Boundary-Pushing Brawl! Goku, Frieza, and Ginyu Again?! • Kaio-Ken Times Twenty! An All-or-Nothing Kamehame-Ha! • The Final Trump Card! Goku's Ultimate Spirit Bomb! • Awaken, Legendary Warrior! Goku the Super Saiyan! • The Angry Super Saiyan! Goku Throws Down the Gauntlet! • Avenge the Fallen, Goku! Countdown to the Planet's Destruction! • Full-Power Frieza! Shenron, Grant Our Wish! • Goku's Furious Roar! A Last-Minute Resurrection Wish! • Duel on a Vanishing Planet! The Final Showdown! • Goku's Final Attack! Countdown to Planet Namek's Destruction! • Goku Vanishes Into Space! Welcome Home, Super Warriors!
Manga Nail's Sacrifice · The True Dragon God · The Three Wishes · The Last Wish · The Assimilation · The Transformation · Freeza vs. Gohan · Freeza vs. Gohan, Part 2 · The Fourth Warrior · Freeza vs. Piccolo · Freeza vs. Piccolo, Part 2 · Freeza's Third Form · Vegeta's Ploy · The Final Transformation · Will It Be Freeza? Or Vegeta? · Son Goku... Resurrected!! · The Ultimate Battle Begins! · The Death of Vegeta · Underwater Battle · Aerial Battle · Hand to Foot · 50% Maximum Power · Kaiō-ken times 20!!! · The Great Genki-Dama · The Last Chance · The Galaxy Strikes Back · Life or Death · The Super Saiyan · The Tables Turn · The End of Namek? · Maximum Desperation · Two Warriors, One Finish · The Two Wishes · The Quiet, Fierce Battle · Son Goku Quits · Son Goku's Choice · The End of Everything · Namek's End · Where is Goku?