"I doubt I need an introduction, but just in case, I am the mighty Frieza, and yes, all the horrible stories you've heard are true."
— Frieza in "Namek's Defense"
Frieza is the main antagonist of the Dragon Ball series. He is the leader of his own imperialist army and emperor of Universe 7. A cruel tyrant, he is feared throughout the universe for his ruthlessness and immense power. He is the descendant of Chilled, the youngest son of King Cold, the younger brother of Cooler and the father of Kuriza.