Fortuneteller Baba is a supporting antagonist in the Dragon Ball series. She is Master Roshi's older sister and made her debut as the titular main antagonist of the Fortuneteller Baba Saga in Dragon Ball.
In Japanese, she was voiced by the late Junpei Takiguchi in Dragon Ball and the first half of Dragon Ball Z, and later by Mayumi Tanaka in the second half of Dragon Ball Z, 'Dragon Ball Kai, and Dragon Ball Super. In English, she wad voiced by Ellen Kennedy in the Ocean dub of Dragon Ball Z, Laurie Steele in the Funimation dub of Dragon Ball Z, and Linda Young in Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Super.
Baba works as a fortuneteller for nearly five hundred years. She is greedy and only accepts money in order to tell the future. She also enjoys martial arts and has five warriors whom those who can't pay her must fight and defeat in order for her to tell the future for them. She is Master Roshi's older sister and often insults him and fights with him. Baba had other abilities other than future-telling such as traveling between the living world and the other world in order to recruit dead warriors to fight for her.
Baba made her first appearance in the Red Ribbon Army Saga during a vision Goku had on Korin's tower while seeing the future. Around that time Baba met with Son Gohan, Goku's adoptive grandfather in the other world. Son Gohan told her to inform him if a kid with a tail comes to her. Baba predicted that Goku would visit her and recruited Son Gohan as his fifth and strongest fighter under the alias Maskman. Goku along with Yamcha, Puar, Krillin and Upa traveled to Baba's place in order to find where the last Dragonball was and begun fighting her fighters. Goku ended up fighting his deceased grandpa. Baba even told Goku's friends that he will save the world one day which ended up being true.
Baba later appeared in the King Piccolo Saga when Goku wanted to find where his power pole was in order to go to Kami's palace. Baba offered to tell him for free as her brother's life was at stake. Baba continued to make minor appearances throughout the Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z series until the Majin Buu Saga where she played an important role by bringing Goku and Vegeta back from the other world for one day. She also appeared in the Universe Survival Saga of Dragon Ball Super when she brought Frieza back for one day in order to fight for Universe 7.
- Goku (formerly)
- Yamcha (formerly)
- Krillin (formerly)
- Puar (formerly)
- Upa (formerly)
- King Piccolo
- Vegeta (formerly)
- Frieza (formerly)
- Majin Buu
Red Ribbon Army