Launch is the love interest of Tien Shinhan from the Dragon Ball franchise. She is first seen as a highest wanted criminal in Brown Country. When she sneezes, her hair turns blonde and becomes a tough hotheaded girl. She was then taken to Master Roshi's home by Son Goku and Kuririn before they can begin their training for the 21st World Martial Arts Tournament and Launch decided to stay at the house while Son Goku, Kuririn and Master Roshi go to the tournament. She then meets Bulma and sees Son Goku again before Yamcha arrives and she joins the group to fight the Red Ribbon Army and Son Goku defeated the troops. She then meets Tien Shinhan and Chiaotzu before Son Goku battles Tien Shinhan at the 22nd World Martial Arts Tournament. After the tournament ends, Launch begins to have romantic feelings for Tien Shinhan and she and Tien Shinhan begin a relationship with her. After Son Goku discovers that Kuririn has been murdered, Launch remains in her bad form. Three years after Son Goku defeated King Piccolo, Launch attends the 23rd World Martial Arts Tournament with Master Roshi. After Son Goku, Yamcha, Kuririn, Tien Shinhan and Chiaotzu arrived at the tournament. Bulma manages to make Launch become bad again by tickling her nose with a plant in order to see who is winning. She remains in her bad form until the end of the first Dragon Ball saga. In Dragon Ball Z, Launch is in her bad form during the Vegeta Saga and remained being a criminal. After Tien Shinhan is killed, she is seen in a bar drowning her sorrows discovers that the earthquake is caused by the battle of Son Goku and Vegeta. She doesn't appear in the rest of the series, but she is seen in the Kid Buu Saga, in her sweet, innocent and gentle form instead of her bad form where she is giving her energy to Son Goku for his Super Spirit Bomb. In the end, Launch finds Tien Shinhan once again, but their relationship doesn't last long, she leaves him after a few days and drops him from time to time.