Dragon Ball is one of the most popular manga and anime worldwide. The first Dragon Ball series released in 1986 and the franchise continues to evolve with each new entry. With new characters debuting in just about every new project from Dragon Ball Super to the Broly and Super Hero movies, fans look to add new pieces of Dragon Ball merchandise to their collections.
Dragon Ball figures are cheap and easy to find compared to other anime properties. Older fans who grew up watching Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z will find just as many collectible gems as new fans who jumped on during Dragon Ball Super.
10 Tamashii Nations S.H. Figuarts Android 21 "Dragon Ball FighterZ" Action Figure By Bandai Is A Must-Have For Fans Of The Game
Most Dragon Ball fans are familiar with the successful game called Dragon Ball FighterZ by Arc System Works. Arc System produced one of the best looking DBZ games of all time, crafting an enjoyable, competitive online fighting game in the process. The original story introduced a brand-new character, Android 21.
Android 21 hasn't made an official appearance in the main manga or anime series yet, but fans of Android 21 don't need to wait and can buy her figure from the famous S.H. Figuarts line by Bandai on Amazon for $89.99.
9 Funko POP Ultra Size Shenron (Metallic and Glow In The Dark) Is The Best Looking POP Figure
Most Funko Pops figures may not be as articulate or detailed as other, pricier figures, but the Funko POP Shenron is no ordinary POP as it is larger, glow-in-the-dark, and metallic. The iconic eternal dragon is on nearly every piece of merchandise in the franchise.
Shenron is one of the most detailed Funko POPs fans can find and even features the seven, glowing Dragon Balls. Even though Shenron is double the size of a regular Funko POP, the figure will only cost $25.00 for pre-order on Crunchyroll Store. Shenron is a perfect addition to any POP collection or Dragon Ball showcase in general.
8 The Glitter And GLAMOURS Bulma Version B By Banpresto Is Perfect For Fans Of The Original Series
Dragon Ball Z figures are far more popular in North America than figures from the original Dragon Ball show. Luckily, Banpresto has a fairly affordable line of figures that features characters from the original Dragon Ball.
One of the best-looking figures features Bulma in her original outfit holding her signature Dragon Radar. Bulma sports many looks in the franchise but her debut design when she first met Goku is iconic. Banpresto has many versions of this figure with price variations. However, while this particular version is sold out on most websites, fans can still order it for $53 on Amazon.
7 The Figure-rise Standard Super Saiyan Gotenks Model Kit By Bandai Spirits Is Fun And Inventive
Statues are great for collections, but there's very little fans can do with them once they're up on a shelf. The Figure-rise model kits by Bandai Spirits are buildable models of fan-favorite characters, and they are surprisingly detailed due to the stickers that come with them.
These kits come fully painted and require no glue or other tools, making the figures very easy to put together. This Super Saiyan Gotenks figure is available for pre-order at BigBadToyStore for only $27.99 and comes with accessories for all of his signature moves, including a few ghosts from his Super Ghost Kamikaze Attack he used on Buu.
6 The Dragon Ball Super Movie Choukokubuyuuden Super Saiyan Broly Full Power Figure By Banpresto Is Perfect For Broly Fans
Of course, almost every Dragon Ball fan needs a figure of Broly in their collection. Luckily, Banpresto has made several figures of the popular character after his recent return in the Dragon Ball Super: Broly movie. Broly was a popular villain from the Dragon Ball Z movies, but the new Broly movie officially brought the character into Dragon Ball's canon.
In Dragon Ball fashion, the uncontrollable Broly now fights alongside the heroes. This figure is very detailed and shows off all of Broly's battle scars as well as the power the character wields. Fans can buy this figure, as well as variants, on Amazon for around $42.
5 Dragon Ball Super Golden Frieza (Back To The Film) Ichiban Figure By Bandai Is Made For Fans Who Prefer The Villains
While the heroes of the Dragon Ball series are well-known, the villains are just as iconic. Frieza sits near the top of every list involving the best villains of the Dragon Ball franchise. Frieza was the emperor of the universe before Goku achieved Super Saiyan and toppled his reign.
Frieza's unexpected return in Dragon Ball Super was a delight. The Ichiban figure showcases Frieza's new golden form that he first displayed in the Resurrection F movie. The shiny gold paint is the best part about this figure and separates it from any other figure in a DB collection. Fans can find this detailed figure for only $35.99 on Crunchyroll Store which is a great price considering it is sold out at most other popular retailers.
4 Dragon Ball GT FiguartsZERO Extra Battle Super Saiyan 4 Gogeta By Bandai Spirits Is For Diehard Fans
While some newer fans of the franchise may not know much about Dragon Ball GT, almost any Dragon Ball fan from the 90s grew up with this series. Dragon Ball GT divided the fan base. Some prefer GT over Super, while others prefer GT's character arcs and transformations exist outside of canon.
The FiguartsZERO Super Saiyan 4 Gogeta is undeniably beautiful. This version of the character only appeared in two episodes at the end of GT, but his design is iconic. Fans can pre-order this figure from BigBadToyStore for only $84.99. This figure is a must-have for fans of the Dragon Ball GT anime.
3 The Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Vegeta (Vs Omnibus Super) By Bandai Spirits Is Two Characters For The Price Of One
Two of anime's most recognizable characters, Goku and Vegeta, share one of the most legendary rivalries in anime history. Any Dragon Ball collection is incomplete without at least one figure of each of these characters. Thankfully, Bandai Spirits cut the search in half by featuring both characters in one set.
The two most powerful Saiyans in the universe team up for this figure, each ready to unleash their signature moves. Listed at a price of $59.99 at BigBadToyStore and Amazon, Goku and Vegeta sport battle-damaged designs from the Dragon Ball Super: Broly film.
2 The Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero S.H. Figuarts Ultimate Gohan Figure By Bandai Spirits Is A Perfect Collectible From The New Movie
The new Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero movie places Goku and Vegeta on the sidelines as they train with Whis, Beerus, and Broly off-world. Instead, Gohan and Piccolo must achieve new, stylish forms to defeat the resurrected Red Ribbon Army and prevent them from activating a new, deadlier version of Cell.
Luckily for all the Gohan fans, the S.H. Figuarts Ultimate Gohan figure by Bandai Spirits is already available for pre-order for only $44.99 on BigBadToyStore. This figure looks amazing for the price as the joints look almost invisible. S.H. Figuarts produced a very well-painted figure for the low price.
1 The Dragon Ball Z Master Stars Piece Trunks (Manga Dimensions) Figure By Banpresto Looks Straight Out Of The Manga
The Manga Dimensions line from Banpresto has some of the best-painted figures fans can find. Luckily for fans of the Dragon Ball series, multiple characters have been released in this line including Ultra Instinct Goku, Super Saiyan God Gogeta, and Super Saiyan Vegeta.
While all these figures look fantastic, the one that stands out the most is everyone's favorite time-traveling Saiyan, Trunks. The paint on this Trunks figure is ridiculously detailed and mimics the shading commonly found in manga. Fans can pre-order it now on BigBadToyStore for only $65.99.
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