To celebrate the launch of Season 5, the stars of " The Expanse " recommend the essential episodes that you need to rewatch. Get some picks. Watch the video. A mysterious being named Hoy arrives on Earth and asks the Z Warriors to use the dragon balls to help him release Tapion. Tapion, an ancient warrior imprisoned in a music box, and Hoy needs him to fend off the monster Hildegarn, who is coming to destroy the Earth. But when they realize that Hoy is the last survivor of an evil race bent on the destruction of those who they consider inferior, and that by releasing Tapion they also released Hildegarn, they must fight alongside Tapion to stop the monster.
It was later dubbed into English by Funimation in , just like most of the other Dragon Ball films. Series creator Akira Toriyama designed the Tapion and Minotia characters. On an unknown world, a young humanoid is crushed to death by a gigantic monster which then vanishes as an unseen entity laughs and announces that it is headed for Earth.
Rather than simply have some super-powered villain show up and challenge Goku, the film focuses on a new character, Tapion, and the fascination an existing character, Trunks, has with him. The film opens with a young boy Aaron Dismuke in a frantic state. He has pointed years and a mohawk-like hairstyle and probably is not of Earth. He appears to be searching for an unseen danger, when from behind a giant foot emerges and apparently squashes the poor boy. An unsettling laugh is then heard.