The Android Saga
The Androids arrive, and the plot goes all the way back
to DragonBall. You see, a small organization known as
the Red Ribbon fought against Goku as a child, and they
planned to obtain the DragonBalls as well. This high-industrial
military company made all sort of androids as well, mainly
evil ones that planned on destroying things. Dr.Gero,
a demented Red Ribbon doctor genius...sworn revenge on
Gokou ever since the beginning of the whole series, mainly
because Goku was the kid who destroyed the whole organization.
Therefore, he created Android #19, a powerful sorta chubby
white faced cyborg to kill Goku. Later, he asks Android
#19 to make him into a powerful Android as well, so he
becomes Android#20, a cyborg with a white beard. Both
bear the <R-R> red ribbon logo on their uniforms,
and they meet up with the Z warriors to fight. Vegeta
faces Android#19, and Android#19 is destroyed, the plot
fails, and Android#20 falls , but Dr.Gero has programmed
himself to auto-repair and survives the battle.
Android #20, Dr.Gero, then goes back to the Drawing Board
to try to come up with a stronger android model. He releases
his most recent creations, Android #17 and Android#18.
17 has black hair while his sister, 18 has blonde hair.
Both are incredibly strong and they are unleashed.Both
Androids eventually get quite annoyed at Dr.Gero, so they
kill him. Being a brilliant mad scientist, he had suspected
this, therefore he had created Android#21 prior to his
Although Android#21 was still placed in a regeneration
tube, he was assigned a command--to feast on the energy
of over-rebellious androids that didn't obey.Android #17
and Android#18 break out of the lab, and they bring along
the strong Android#16, (who turns out to be a peaceful
robot, later on). Our Z Warriors are aware of these new
nemesises, and begin to confront them-but they are no
match for them and continue to fight and fight reaching
no particular victory. The problem is, endurance is what
is lacking for our heroes, because of the Android's long
endurance and long-lasting energy, and they can fight
with much more stamina than the unprepared combatants.
Suprisingly, Goku suffers a Heart Attack, and retreats-shocked.
Trunks from the future was luckily sent back by his mother,
Bulma, to give the heart-medicine to heal Goku's heart.
Goku is saved, but the Z warriors avoid confronting the
overwhelming power of the Androids-therefore they go up
to the Heavens and Train in a special gravity room to
prepare. Piccolo tries to ready himself for the fight
as well, by fusing with Kami-his half-father and guardian
of the DragonBalls-while Dende, the young Namek assumes
the position of DragonBall guardian. Androids #16, #17,
and #18 go out to find Goku to kill him. Piccolo spots
the Androids and they begin to duel. All this time, Android
#21 has been regenerating, and it finally breaks out of
its imprisonment--the being is known only as the powerful
"Cell" and he sets out to accomplish his creator's