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Dragon Ball is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Akira Toriyama. It was originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1984 to 1995, with the 519 individual chapters published into 42 tankōbon volumes by Shueisha. It is to be used for questions which pertain to the Dragon Ball series/franchise as a whole.

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Was there an episode with Goku having wings?

I remember there being a scene or outro(?) where Goku was shown with a halo or wings. Are there any episodes or a movie showing Goku with wings and a halo?
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Does the Dragon Ball manga continue after Akira Toriyama's death?

As far as I know, the one who made the Dragon Ball manga was artist Toyotaro with guidelines from Akira Toriyama. Probably the general ideas were set by Akira Toriyama and the general script and ...
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Which manga authors have said to be inspired by Akira Toriyama?

If I've read correctly, the creators of One Piece and Naruto have said at some point to be inspired by Akira Toriyama or Dragon Ball. Are there others important manga authors who have said the same? ...
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Why is DragonballGT not canon?

I've heard DragonballGT is not Canon, even though it was aired on TV years ago. Why isn't it canon?
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Is Vegeta stronger than Beerus?

During the Tournament of Power, Vegeta did overpower Toppo, who had destruction power. Beerus is similar to him, so maybe Vegeta is stronger than him too?
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Is Goku an irresponsible person, who always puts other's lives in danger?

Leaving power levels aside, is Goku if not worst, one of the worst anime characters? To support this question, I have several examples: He has put everyone in danger many times, just to have fun ...
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What is this button-up shirts attire that is usually seen in fighting anime and martial arts movies?

What do they call those button-up shirts you often see in fighting anime and martial arts movies, like Dragon Ball series?
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How can some kids in Dragon Ball Super are younger than in Dragon Ball Z? [duplicate]

If Dragon Ball Super is a direct sequel from Dragon Ball Z, how are some of the kids younger there? Examples Character DBZ DB Super Marron Bura/Bra Goten and Trunks Pan Did they forget about it?
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Could Bardock really go ultra instinct?

When Goku resorts to use Ultra Instinct sign against Gas (chapter 85), so that he does not need to make his heart calm, Gas seems startled at how he looks. He remembers Bardock having a similar aura: ...
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Why is the Arale from Dr. Slump in Dragon Ball so strong?

Norimaki Arale is a character from the anime Dr. Slump who also appears in Dragon Ball. In Dragon Ball, she's insanely strong. It seems that no one can beat her. Why is she so strong?
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Is there any relationship between Yu Yu Hakusho and Dragon Ball?

Is Yu Yu Hakusho inspired by the Dragon Ball series, or is it just a well-done copy (or the opposite)? Or is there a closer relationship between these stories beyond mythology?
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What is this move/attack by Gogeta called?

In Dragon Ball Super: Broly, we got a superb fight between Broly and Gogeta, which ends I searched the Internet and was unable to find a name for one of his final moves, where Gogeta charges at Broly ...
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How many Dragon Balls Dragons are there in Dragon Ball now?

So far there is a Dragon on Earth, there was a Dragon of the nameks though not sure if he's still alive, there was an universal size Dragon, and another one introduced in the Dragon Ball Super manga. ...
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Is there a name for Goku Susano-like avatar?

Goku has a power that is being shown over a year ago (in 2020) which makes him capable of creating a giant energy form similar to Sasuke's Susano. He has since then used this power again. Does this ...
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Did Akira Toriyama state recently that Gohan is the strongest Saiyan?

Some websites/YouTube channels claimed Akira Toriyama recently stated Gohan is the strongest Saiyan. This statement would be in the context of Gohan getting a new transformation called Gohan Beast, so ...
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Does Orange Piccolo surpass Super Saiyan Blue?

Does Orange Piccolo surpass Super Saiyan Blue?
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Is it Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero set after or before the Dragon Ball Super Granola saga?

A new Dragon Ball Super movie has been released in Japan, and certain events makes it interesting to know when it happens. Is it Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero set after or before the Dragon Ball Super ...
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Where does Piccolo's new transformation fit in the power scale?

So many months ago before the release of Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero, we've been teased about Piccolo having a new transformation. Now that the new movie has been released in Japan, and summaries ...
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Which DBZ episode is the "Thanks, but I am already dead" meme from?

There is a common meme on the internet where Vegeta says "Thanks, but I am already dead". (YouTube clip) What episode/movie is this from?
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Does Toriyama keep increasing Beerus’ power?

In BoG it was stated that Beerus was using 70% of his power against the Super Saiyan God. Then we saw Super Saipan Blue being weaker than Beerus (while technically, regardless if it is a 50x ...
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Which was the original color of Piccolo's blood in the manga?

Recently, it was told that in the next Dragon Ball Super movie, Piccolo was going to be featured with the original color of his skin in the manga, which had yellow spots instead of the pink ones he ...
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How many countries is the Dragon Ball franchise broadcasted in?

I’m trying to find out the number of countries it’s been broadcasted in and the number of viewers. Is there any somewhat accurate statistics for this and where can I find it?
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Is the new Vegeta god of destruction transformation a recycled version of the original Super Saiyan 3 transformation that didnt happen?

I've seen some fans commenting this, the new Vegeta god of destruction transformation, it is the original design of the Super Saiyan 3 transformation. Then, the Super Saiyan 3 transformation was ...
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Did Gohan start with all the power he has?

In Dragon Ball Z, Gohan was born with a lot of hidden power. On two separate occasions, Guru and Elder Supreme Kai used rituals to awaken his hidden potential. His ascended Saiyan form used against ...
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Which transformation is more powerful, the original white-grey hair ultra instinct, or ultra instinct stacked on top of a super saiyan transformation?

So now Goku is able to stack Ultra Instinct on top of other transformations. In the chapter of the manga before the last he stacked Ultra Instinct on top of super saiyan god. In the last chapter he ...
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Why is it that every fusion in Dragon Ball Z and Super has never won?

Fusions like Vegito, Kefla, Zamasu (fused), etc. never won. The only fusions that have ever won were the ones in the movies, that’s because they’re supposed to win because it’s a movie, but what about ...
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Is Vegeta now able to turn into God of Destruction mode just like Toppo, or he can just use hakai?

In the Dragon Ball Super anime series, when Toppo used hakai he had to turn into God of Destruction mode. Now that Vegeta has been taught hakai, does this mean Vegeta now is able to turn into God of ...
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Is Hakai a technique impossible for Goku to master?

In the last chapter of the Dragon Ball Super manga, Goku apparently tried to use hakai in the past, but it seems that he didnt master it since he says he failed using it. Also, according to Dragon ...
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Which transformation gives more power, Super Saiyan Rage or Super Saiyan Blue Evolution?

In Dragon Ball Super there is a power scale for most of the super saiyans transformations, but some of them it's unclear where they fit. For example, this is the case of Super Saiyan Rage which is ...
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Did Merus lose Ultra Instinct when he lost his inmortality?

Merus's life was spared, but they turned him into a mortal. What happened with his powers in this moment? Did his use of Ultra Instinct and strength disappear when this happened, or are those powers ...
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Who created the Grand Priest?

In Dragon Ball, the Grand Priest is said to be the father of all the angels. But how about the Grand Priest? Was he created by Xeno or by someone else, or did he just simply always exist?
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Does Arale appear in Dragon Ball Z?

I remember Arale appearing in the episodes of Dragon Ball when Goku fights General Blue and also in a Dragon Ball movie of that time when they fight Tao Pai Pai. She also appeared recently in Dragon ...
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During Frieza Saga, why weren't the other Saiyans like Goku's father be revived with their wish?

During Frieza Saga in Dragon Ball Z, when they wished for everyone killed by Frieza and his men to be revived, why weren't the other Saiyans, like Goku's father and mother, be revived from the dead?
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Why Vegeta's energy wasnt able to reactivate Goku's Ultra Instinct but Uub's energy was?

In chapter 66 of the Dragon Ball Super manga Vegeta's energy wasnt able to refill Goku of energy to reactivate his Ultra Instinct technique, but after receiving Uub's energy he was able to. Goku hints ...
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Is the Super Dragon Ball Heroes special part of the Super Dragon Ball Heroes anime story?

I'm watching a "Super Dragon Ball Heroes special" and it has the size of a Dragon Ball Super Heroes anime episode, but it has 2 characters that doesnt appear in the anime, a fight between ...
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How was Vegeta able to be revived by the Dragon Balls? (DBK/Manga)

(I couldn't find a question like this, if it's been asked before then please remove it.) There are several known plot holes in the DBZ story, but one that interested me is that in the Buu saga (in DBK ...
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Who is stronger, Majn Buu or Lord Beerus?

Majin Buu can tear a hole in space and use it for inter-dimensional travel. Can Lord Beerus do it? Also, Majin Buu has regenerative abilities. What would be the outcome if they fought?
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Why didn't Goku use Super Saiyan God's regenerative abilities to recover from Freezer's deathly blow?

In the God of Destruction Beerus saga of Dragon Ball Super we see Goku heals from a mortal wound made by Beerus when transformed in Super Saiyan God. But in the Golden Freezer saga we see Goku being ...
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Why does Trunks not have Vegeta's hairstyle?

Why does Trunks have his hair parted to the side, but Vegeta has a widow's peak? Shouldn't Trunks have some of the same features as Vegeta, just like Gohan inherited Goku's features?
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Are there other characters with combined techniques in Dragon Ball other than Gohan and Piccolo's Demon Flash of Death?

Spoilers from manga 56 Are there other characters with combined techniques like them in the series?
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If Kaioken x2 increases the power level of his user by 2, how much does the regular kaioken increase the power level?

It's said that kaioken x2 increases the power level by 2. And it's also said that the regular kaioken increases the strenght. Then, how much does the regular kaioken increase the power level?
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What's the difference between ki control and spirit control?

So in the manga, How is this different from ki control? Supposedly ki is "the circulating life force", and spirit in many beliefs refers to our life force energy. What's the difference between ki ...
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How does a Yardrat know that Vegeta became faster than Goku?

In Dragon Ball Super manga #55, Is Goku supposed to be traveling to Yardrat often or something? How does a Yardrat know that Vegeta became faster than Goku?
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Has Vegito ever used the instant transmission in canon Dragon Ball?

The Dragon Ball wikia lists instant tranmission as one of Vegito's abilities. Vegito . Has Vegito ever used the instant transmission in canon Dragon Ball?
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Do Gogeta and Vegito have all the same techniques?

In Dragon Ball Heroes, Vegito has shown to be capable of using the kaioken. But Vegito in the same story and others doesnt use it. Do Gogeta and Vegito have all the same techniques?
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Have there been any other saiyan hybrids?

Knowing how similar the Saiyans and Humans are biologically, would it not be feasible to have another similar species that Saiyans can cross-breed with? Has there already been such a thing, and if so, ...
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Was Raditz faster than the speed of light?

In one English dub (there are at least 3 IIRC), Piccolo says Raditz it's faster than the speed of light. But in the spanish dub, he doesnt say so. How about the original japanese dialogue and the ...
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Why Merus didnt fight Moro along with Goku, Vegeta and Buu?

So in Dragon Ball Super manga #51 shows that Moro is stronger than a Goku SSJ3. And later in manga #52 he goes with Goku to the time chamber to train, having Goku the intention to train with him to be ...
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Why did Dragon Ball Z Kai change "It's over 9000!" in the TV version to "It's over 8000!" in the DVD version?

In Dragonball Z Kai there are two different English dubs: the TV version and the DVD version. They handle the famous "what is his power level" scene differently. TV version Nappa: Vegeta. ...
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If the dragon balls in DBGT were those made by Dende, how could a shadow dragon be born in them after Oolong wished for an underwear in DB?

In Dragon Ball GT, we are told that the negative energy that popped out of the dragon balls of the earth was created as a result of wishes that were made since the beginning of the Dragon Ball series. ...
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