A major character in Dragon Ball Z. Prince of the Saiyan race, and the main villain of the first story arc before becoming a reluctant ally of the heroes. His family and home world was destroyed by Frieza, and was forced to serve under his wing, until he met and fought against son_gokuu. He always refers to Goku by his Saiyan name "Kakarot".
Voiced by Chris Sabat in English dub, and Ryo Horikawa in the Japanese version.