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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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How strong is Chi Chi?

How does Chi Chi's strength compare to the rest of the Z-Fighters. Since she managed to train Goten who is immensely strong. Is she stronger than Mr. Satan?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a difference between Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Kai and Dragon Ball Z Kai?

After doing a little research, I saw that Dragon Ball Z Kai and Dragon Ball Kai are the same and that they are just remakes of Dragon Ball Z. Is this correct? I know that Dragon Ball Z has around 300 ...
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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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Where does the idea of a Hadouken and Kamehameha come from?

Having read a few manga/watched some anime, I have seen that many characters can use attacks where they gather their "ki" or, according to wikipedia, "Life force", and release it in a fireball like ...
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Is Dragon Ball Heroes Super Saiyan Blue Vegito as strong as Dragon Ball Super manga Super Saiyan Blue Vegito?

In the Dragon Ball Super manga the kaioshin mentions Super Saiyan Blue Vegito is as strong as Beerus. In some Dragon Ball Heroes animation (which I'm not sure if it is a preview of the anime, or an ...
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How is Zamasu supposed to be alive in Dragon Ball Heroes?

I don't think I missed an explanation in the anime, but I'm not sure if I missed one in the manga. How is Zamasu supposed to be alive in Dragon Ball Heroes? Is it the same Zamasu?
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When does Son Goku learn to fly?

In chapter 202 of the DragonBall manga, Goku floats into the air to see where his child is: Then when he is travelling along the green scale road, he flies a portion of the way there. He also flies ...
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Where are the more powerful characters during the Tournament of Power?

In the Tournament of Power, why does Goku's team have Roshi, Krillin, Tien, etc. in it, even though most characters are much more powerful? Where are Broly, Goten, Trunks, Majin Buu?
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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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Will I miss anything by watching Dragon Ball Z Kai instead of the other series?

I've read that Dragon Ball Z Kai is an HD remaster and recut of Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z. However, Kai has 98 episodes while Dragon Ball has 153 and Z has almost 300. If I watch only Dragon Ball ...
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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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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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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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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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Can the Kai earings(Potara Earings) be used again and again to keep fusing individuals?

Supreme Kai and Kibito fused using the Kai Earrings. Can now Kibito Kai use the earrings again to fuse with another? I searched for this and found no creditable source. I know for a fact that the ...
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Are there several others saiyans alive?

In the anime Vegeta insisted the only saiyans alive were him, Nappa, Raditz, Goku and Goku's son Gohan. Later we found out that Vegeta's brother Tarble was alive (in the case this is canon, by the way,...
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When does the Deadzone movie take place in the DBZ storyline?

During the story arc with Raditz they make it out as though it's the first time Piccolo and Goku team up. With Goku dying in the Raditz fight and not showing up again until Vegeta, it couldn't have ...
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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 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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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 Dragon Ball Heroes Goku Ultra Instinct way stronger than Dragon Ball Super Goku Ultra Instinct?

In the preview for episode 6 of Dragon Ball Heroes we see Goku UI handling Super Saiyan 3 Cumber. This is the same Goku who fused with Vegeta fought Cumber before. When Goku was fused with Vegeta, ...
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Frieza's whopping power level in the Real 4-D

In a cinematic attraction at Universal Studios Japan, Dragon Ball Z: The Real 4-D, Frieza has shown to have a power level of 5.3 Billion. Does that count as true? AFAIK, during Frieza Saga, 100% Final ...
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Does Jesus Christ exist in the Dragon Ball universe?

In episode 70 of the original Dragon Ball series, Krillin fights one of Fortuneteller Baba's minions, who is a vampire. After he's defeated, Oopa and Puar jump in, and they manage to defeat him. To ...
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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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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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How Did Krillin Get Stronger After Potential Unlock in DBZ?

In Dragon Ball Z ep.54, (this is during the Namek Saga), the Elder Guru unlocks Krillin's sleeping potential, and so Krillin reaches his full potential, at a power level of 14,000. By the time ...
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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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Did Trunks SSJ2 become much stronger after the sparring with SSJ3 Goku?

Before Trunks became super Saiyan rage (super Saiyan Hikari), he had a battle where he was able to hold, hit, and take apart Goku Black's super Saiyan rosé from super Saiyan blue Goku. How was this ...
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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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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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Are half-blooded Saiyans stronger than pure-blooded Saiyans?

I'm wondering if half-blooded Saiyans are stronger than pure-blooded Super Saiyans? Like how half-blooded vampires are stronger than pure-blooded vampires.
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What is the meaning of the word Kamehameha?

In Wikipedia, Kamehameha is defined as a species of butterfly. kamehameha Web definitions The Kamehameha butterfly is one of the two species of butterfly native to Hawaii. The Hawaiian name is ...
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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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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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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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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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Who is the strongest fusion, Gogeta super saiyan blue or Vegito super saiyan blue?

Dragon Ball Super Broly shows, About Broly it is said If you consider these facts alone you could think Gogeta is stronger than Vegito but, of course, you can think Goku and Vegeta got stronger ...
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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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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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Does using god ki in base form makes you stronger than turning into super saiyan?

In the non canon Dragon Ball heroes game, there is a transformation called "Saiyan Beyond god" which is when you use god ki in base form (white/transparent ki) . This transformation is stronger than a ...

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