Videl, who is seventeen years old, is an expert at martial arts. She is the daughter of Hercule, the Martial Arts Champion of the World. Videl attends Orange Star High School with Gohan. She is often called upon by the city to aid in police matters.
She is determined to unmask the Great Saiyaman. When she finds out that it is Gohan, she threatens to tell everyone his secret unless he joins the upcoming tournament. Gohan also teaches her how to fly.
Videl fights in the World Martial Arts Tournament. At Gohan’s suggestion, she cuts her hair before the tournament. Eventually, Videl marries Gohan and they have a daughter, Pan.