“Cha-La Head-Cha-La” (チャラ・ヘッチャラ) is the first opening theme song of the Dragon Ball Z anime series and the fifteenth single by Japanese singer Hironobu Kageyama. It was released on vinyl, cassette, and mini CD on May 1, 1989. It is coupled with the first Dragon Ball Z closing theme “Detekoi Tobikiri Zenkai Power!” (でてこいとびきりZENKAIパワー!) performed by Manna.
The song opened for the first 199 episodes of the TV series and the first nine movies of the film series. It has been re-recorded in many other languages with an English version performed by Kageyama himself that was released on his third greatest hits album entitled Mixture in 1996.
1. “Cha-La Head-Cha-La” 3:16
2. “Detekoi Tobikiri Zenkai Power!” 3:29
Released May 1, 1989
Format Vinyl (CK-837)
Mini CD (CC-8214)