Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins (新七龍珠 神龍的傳說, Xīn qī lóng zhū Shén lóng de chuán shuō; lit. '"New Dragon Ball: The Legend of Shenlong") is an unofficial Taiwanese live-action remake of the first Dragon Ball film The Legend of Shenlong (known as Curse of the Blood Rubies in the English version), made in 1991.
It was produced by Taiwan and shot in Nantou forests, with some scenes shot in Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Thailand.
|Image||Character||Original Actor||Dub Actor|
|Pang San||Pierre Tremblay|
|Cheng Tung-Chuen||Simon Broad|
|So Yu Fung||Rik Thomas|
|Kong Lung Sing|
- Due to the movies creation without the authorization of Toei or Akira Toriyama, the characters names are changed in the dub. Even despite being marketed with their original title, the Dragon Ball's are referred to as "Dragon Pearls".
|Tai Seng Entertainment||2000||NTSC||United States|
- Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins on Internet Movie Database
- Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins (film) at Anime News Network's encyclopedia