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The Dragon Team Returns! (ドラゴンチーム集合!!, Doragon Chīmu Shūgō!!; lit. "The Dragon Team Gathers!!") is the four hundred thirtieth chapter of the Dragon Ball manga.

Cover

The cover of this chapter shows the Z Fighters who are contestants in the 25th World Martial Arts Tournament. This image is used as a scene in "We Gotta Power", the second opening for Dragon Ball Z.

Summary

As the day of the World Martial Arts Tournament approaches, Gohan, Vegeta, Piccolo, Krillin, Videl, Goten, and Trunks are all shown training hard for it. Hercule, however, is taking it easy, thinking he's got this thing in the bag. In Other World, Goku is deep in meditation, ready for the tournament to begin.

Finally, the day of the Tournament arrives, and the Dragon Team is on their way to the tournament in Bulma's capsule plane. Everyone is excited about seeing Goku again. Gohan then speaks up, asking if they can go without being Super Saiyans in the tournament, as this would give them away as the people who were at the Cell Games. The others agree, with Vegeta saying that if nobody goes Super Saiyan, the playing field will be level, though he'll still have the upper hand.

When they arrive at the tournament location, they are amazed by how crowded it is. There's soon a rush of people cheering the arrival of Hercule. Hercule, as ever, is playing to the crowd. Yamcha grins, seeing he hasn't changed at all. Goten then notices that Piccolo has arrivd, and Gohan asks if he's seen Goku yet, which he denies.

At that moment, however, Goku arrives, brought by Fortuneteller Baba. A happy reunion ensues, but it is cut short because they have to register before the deadline. As they head in to register, it's revealed that, since Goten and Trunks are under age 15, they have to register for the Youth Division and won't be allowed to compete with the adults, much to their disappointment.

The Dragon Team heads in to get ready for the Tournament.

Volume 36: The New Generation
Herculopolis High · Undercover · A Hero Is Born! · Videl's Emergency!! · Revealed!!! · Strongest in the Heavens! · Let the Training Begin! · Videl Learns to Fly · Fathers · The Dragon Team Returns! · The Preliminaries Begin · The Two Little Warriors