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"We are real close to Majin Buu's house out here."
— "I Kill No More"

Smitty (召し使い Meshitukai, lit. "Servant") is a gunman who hangs around with Van Zant and appears for a few episodes of the Majin Buu Saga. In the Japanese dub and the manga, it is implied that Van Zant is from a wealthy family/background and Smitty is his butler, as the latter refers to the former as "young master."


Smitty is a somewhat portly, aging man (as denoted by his gray hair). When he's first introduced in the anime, he features stubble on his face along with growing sideburns. Both have grown out to a full-fledged mustache and sideburns by the time he encounters Majin Buu in person. He's also shown to have a quiff haircut.

He wears a light brown flat cap, a black suit with a white shirt and red tie underneath, beige pants and black boots


While introduced with some form of conscience by being hesitant to kill an old man, after his first kill he seems to be just as uncaring as his associate about what happens to the world with Buu around.

When faced with Buu, he's shown to be incredibly fearful about dying, which, of course, he inevitably does.


Dragon Ball Z

Majin Buu Saga

Main article: Majin Buu Saga

Smitty shocked at Buu's transformation

Smitty is first seen when Van Zant shoots an elderly lady with no mercy. At Van Zant's request, and with some hesitation, Smitty shoots her husband. Just like Van Zant, Smitty eventually enjoys slaughtering people he comes across. After killing many innocents, they attack Majin Buu and blow up his house. Then Mr. Satan beats them up, knocking Smitty off the edge of the hill before pummeling Van Zant.

Smitty's horrible death at the hands of Super Buu

When Mr. Satan is shot by Van Zant, Majin Buu becomes incredibly mad and loses control of his anger, expelling the evil from his body and creating Evil Buu. Smitty witnesses Van Zant get vaporized by Evil Buu's Guilty Flash and is shocked at the sight. He soon watches the battle between Good Buu and Evil Buu, unable to wrap his mind around it. When Evil Buu eats Good Buu and transforms into Super Buu, he notices Smitty, who desperately tries to shoot him, but fails, so he runs. Buu turns into liquid and goes down Smitty's throat, making him expand until he explodes.

Dragon Ball GT

Baby Saga

Main article: Baby Saga Smitty appears in a flashback along with Van Zant.


Like Van Zant, Smitty is a normal human who relies primarily on firearms. He is physically weak compared to a trained martial artist like Mr. Satan and is completely outclassed by beings such as Majin Buu or the members of the Dragon Team.

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  • In the Ocean Group dubs, he speaks with a Scottish accent.
  • Though Smitty's submachine gun appeared as a hybrid of a Minebea PM-9 (the Japanese variant of the Israeli IMI Uzi) and a WWII-era M3A1 "Grease Gun" in the original manga and anime, in the Viz localization of the manga, it had a greater resemblance to a child's Super Soaker water pistol, with the lack of iron sight, magazine, and receiver.
  • Like his master Van Zant, he was presumably not revived by Porunga given his evil actions.
    • While Van Zant was the driving force that led to their attack on Majin Buu which resulted in the creation of Evil Buu and Super Buu, Smitty receives a far more gruesome death, as Evil Buu simply blasted Van Zant.
    • While this may seem odd, it should be noted that Smitty is implied to have been a moral person originally which explains his reluctance to kill, though later became a willing participant joining Van Zant in killing as Smitty found he enjoyed it thus rejecting his previous morality for the pleasure of killing, which is in contrast with Van Zant who killed without any sense of remorse and clearly deranged. Thus Smitty could be seen as more evil as he was clearly more sane than Van Zant who was crazy enough to think he could kill Majin Buu (who had managed to defeat the Earth's Military who were far better armed than they were) with Smitty simply following along with Van Zant's madness and did nothing to stop him.
  • In Dragonball Z Kai, he and Van Zant are not shown killing innocent people, as they are first shown on their way to kill Buu. However, he still proves to be no better than Van Zant as he shows zero discomfort when he shoots Bee for no reason, laughing triumphantly instead.


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