The Village Elder is an old man in the village at the foot of a large volcano.
Piccolo Jr. Saga
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When the volcano erupts, the elder of the village prays to the Mountain Spirit and refuses to leave. The elder stays despite two villagers, Mint and her brother Paul, who is the strongest fighter in the villager, trying to make him move. In the village with the other Z Fighters during their trip to Korin Tower, Krillin runs to save Mint from the lava flow, but still, the girl will not leave without the elder. Krillin, Yamcha, Tien Shinhan manage to divert the lava and protect the elder and his village.
- He is mentioned to be Mint and Paul's grandfather in the Japanese version, but the English dub does not mention it.
- A man who looks similar to the Village Elder appears in Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku.
- Japanese: Masaharu Satō
- Funimation dub: Christopher Sabat
- Brazilian Portuguese dub: Luiz Carlos de Moraes