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A Goku card from 1995

Dragon Ball Carddass is a trading card series made by Bandai in 1991. They were made in Japan and only released in Japan, and could be obtained through putting money in a card machine. In addition to characters from the Dragon Ball franchise, the game features Jiora, the main character in Akira Toriyama's Cashman - Saving Soldier manga, which was published around the time the Dragon Ball Carddass started. The Dragon Ball Carddass spawned the Data Carddass Dragon Ball Z arcade games in 2005.


Part 1 - 2 - Dragon Ball

Dragon Ball card

Parts 1 and 2 are cards from the first series, Dragon Ball. In both parts the cards were random from the whole series (Emperor Pilaf Saga to Piccolo Jr. Saga). There were six rare prism cards in each parts. In part 1, those rare cards were Kid Goku shooting a Kamehameha, Teen Goku shooting a Kamehameha, Young King Piccolo, Old King Piccolo, Master Roshi without sunglasses, and Shenron. In part 2, the six rare cards were Kid Goku, Teen Goku, Young King Piccolo, Piccolo Jr. shooting an Energy Wave, Roshi using the Evil Containment Wave, and the main cast from the Piccolo Jr. Saga.

Parts 3-25 - Dragon Ball Z

A Dragon Ball Z card

The majority of the cards are from Dragon Ball Z, the middle of the Dragon Ball meta-series. There was also a Dragon Ball Z themed binder released for the cards which was called "Carddass Station System File".

Parts 26 - 30 - Dragon Ball GT

A Dragon Ball GT card

The last five parts are from the end of the Dragon Ball meta-series, Dragon Ball GT. There was also a binder released for Dragon Ball GT cards as well.