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Questions tagged [dragon-ball-series]

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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Is this proof than Piccolo is stronger than Trunks and Goten in DBZ?

In Dragon Ball Z, when Goku was fighting "Buutenks" (not an official name), the kids lose the fusion inside Buu and Buu gets a caped Piccolo-like appearance. According to Japanese subtitles, Goku says ...
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Didn't Supreme Kai know Beerus in the early episodes?

In the current episodes of Dragon Ball Super Supreme Kai seems to know Beerus well because they are connected and share the same life force so, if one dies, the other does as well. However, in the ...
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Why was Grandpa Gohan never revived with the Dragon Balls?

I was recently re-watching DBZ dub episode 171 about how Gohan got his name, tree he crashed through as a kid etc. And a thought came to mind. Why didn't we ever see Grandpa Gohan in DBZ? I mean ...
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Which version of Rumoosh died?

Note: it's impossible not to spoil in the title. Behind there are more spoilers of Dragon Ball Super Manga 21
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Which character names come from Spanish words?

Recently, it's been revealed that the god of destruction from universe 9, the dwarf-like one is named Sidra which comes from the Spanish name for cider. My question is: are there any other characters ...
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Is the mystic form stronger than SSJ3?

We know as a fact that SSJ < SSJ2 < SSJ3 < SSG < SSB . But what about the mystic form that probably Gohan is going to recover? Is there any official info / evidence that shows how strong ...
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What is Goku's red aura form in the new Dragon Ball Super opening?

What is Goku's red aura form in the new Dragon Ball Super opening? Is it regular Kaioken? Is it Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan with Kaioken? Is it his Super Saiyan God form? Is it something new? You ...
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Does the new Dragon Ball Super opening proves that Gohan is going to recover his mystic form?

In the new Dragon Ball Super opening (you can see it here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FN57gmQlmLU) it's seen Gohan raising his ki in base form and sparking electricity. Is this proof that he ...
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What is so dangerous about the Hyperbolic Time Chamber?

When Goku, Gohan, Vegeta and Trunks prepare to train to face Cell Goku warns them that the Hyperbolic Time Chamber is dangerous enough that they can't train alone in it. But there's no life in there. ...
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In which countries was Dragonball Z aired (dubbed) before Dragonball?

I know this is true for the United States but my question is mainly if this was a phenomenon in other places as well. Personally, having grown up in Austria \ Germany, I saw Dragonball on TV as a kid ...
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Did Krilin get god ki?

In the last episode of Dragon Ball Super I was under the impression that Krilin could have gotten god ki. His ki was drawed differently, and he mentions that he has to control his energy for enemies ...
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Can I find these details about Android #17 in any manga or spin-off anime?

I just found out that Android #17 became a park ranger after the events of cell games. He is also said to be married to a zoologist and have a few kids. He also went to meet Krillin and Android #18 ...
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Where did future Trunks go after the Goku Black Saga?

Where did future Trunks go after the Goku Black Saga? The planet was destroyed by Zeno-sama. So where did they head to with the time machine?
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Can any other saiyan attain Super Saiyan Rage?

Trunks's new transformation, also known as "Super Saiyan Rage" has only been achieved by him. Neither Goku, Vegeta or Gohan has achieved it. We don't know much what it's required to acquire this ...
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Where do the new super saiyan transformations fit in the power scale?

In the last 4 years several new super saiyan transformations were introduced super saiyan god (assuming it counts as one) super saiyan god super saiyan or super saiyan blue super saiyan rage (trunks'...
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Why did Gohan lose his mystic form?

In Battle of Gods Gohan still has his mystic form, yet in Fukkatsu no F and in Dragon Ball Super he lost it. I believe it was in Fukkatsu no F that he says he can barely turn into super saiyan. Was it ...
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Is Kami's lookout connected to Korin's tower?

Are the two connected or just close by? In the video games it always seems like they are two separate buildings. But in the anime it seems like it takes no time to fly from one to the other.
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What is the kaioken-like red aura produces by Chichi when she's mad?

In episode 75 of DBS, Chichi produces a strong red aura when she was angry. Similarly in DBZ, Chichi seems to produce the same red ki when Maron called her an old lady in the Garlic Jr. Saga. It's ...
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Why are shows like Gundam and Dragon Ball not available on iTunes (or other services)?

Will they ever be available? I see that at least Dragon Ball is on Amazon video streaming, but only in SD. I own some of the blu-rays, but it would be nice to have them in digital format instead!
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Is the intersection of people killed by Cell and Majin Buu still dead?

According to the rules of the earth Dragon Balls, a person can only be brought back to life once. Do the people that Majin Buu and Cell (or any other two villains) both killed remain dead despite the ...
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Why is King Kai still dead?

Near the end of the Cell Saga, Cell inflates its body in preparation to destroy the earth, but Goku thwarted its plans by teleporting it to King Kai's planet. As a result, King Kai and Goku were both ...
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What are the characters that has their own unique abilities throughout the DB series?

There are quite a few characters that has their own unique abilities throughout the whole Dragon Ball series. Some of them are mostly forgotten due to their last appearance was on the original Dragon ...
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Who is this character from a Dragon Ball videogame?

The one in the right. I can read the first word in japanese says Vegita but I can't understand the rest
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Is the Super Saiyan 4 transformation from Dragon Ball GT confirmed non-canon?

Since the release of Dragon Ball Super, it is confirmed by Akira Toriyama and Toei that Dragon Ball GT is non-canon anymore. But I was wondering if there was still some elements of GT that have maybe ...
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Has canonicity changed in Dragon Ball?

In the past people used to say that the Dragon Ball manga was canon and the series was not, because Toriyama drew the manga and he didnt do the same with the series. But now that Toriyama doesnt draw ...
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Can humans use god ki?

In Dragon Ball Super, Battle of Gods and Resurrection 'F', gods of destruction, beings belonging to Whiss's race (some sort of angels or angels), supreme kais and super saiyan gods can use "god ki". ...
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Could Senzu Beans cure diseases as well?

Senzu bean is known as "magical healing bean", it can heal and restore consumer's health instantly when eaten. Does it cures diseases as well? Such as Goku's heart disease.
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Is Master Roshi really bald?

This question arose when I was watching Krillin vs Jackie Chun who is Master Roshi. When Yamcha pulls the hair thinking it is a wig, but it won't come off, then he thinks it is real hair and asks that ...
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Was Vegito SSJ1 or SSJ2 when fighting Buu?

In the fight with Buu, when Vegito just transforms, we see electricity sparks surrounding him (typical feat of a super saiyan 2) but in the rest of the fight we see these sparks no more. Was Vegito a ...
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When was the first time Goku turned into SSJ2?

Sometimes people say the first time we see Goku turn SSJ2 in the series was when he fights against Vegeta in the Buu Saga. However, there is a chapter before that when you wonder if he was SSJ2 or ...
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Does each Kaioshin have their own God of Destruction?

In Dragon Ball Super, it is told that Gods of Destruction and Supreme Kais come in pairs, so if a Supreme Kai dies, Beerus also dies. What about the other Kaioshin? West Kaioshin, North Kaioshin, ...
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How did Future Trunks learn the Spirit Bomb Technique?

In episode 66 of Dragon Ball Super, Trunks gathers energy from the life forms and forms a medium-sized Spirit Bomb while fighting Zamazu. I don't recall Future Trunks seen Goku use Spirit Bomb in the ...
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Which episode of Dragon Ball / Dragon Ball Z characteres started to have auras?

I was trying to make a list of all auras the Z fighters had in Dragon Ball, and knowing which episode characteres started to have auras will save me a lot of time. Which episode of Dragon Ball / ...
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Trunks using Mafūba

Trunks used the Mafūba (Evil Containment Wave) to trap the immortal Zamasu. However, in Dragon Ball we've always heard that Mafūba kills the "user". Why didn't Trunks die?
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Do the events of the Dragon Ball movies happen to some extent in the series?

It's widely known that many events of the Dragon Ball movies contradicted the series, sometimes irreconcilably, and that they are "non canon", but does this mean they didn't happen at all? The last ...
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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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Is super saiyan blue supposed to be 50 times stronger than super saiyan god?

Super Saiyan Blue or Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan is said to be obtained by getting the god ki of a super saiyan god and then transforming into super saiyan. The multiplier for a super saiyan is x50,...
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Can 3 people fuse using the potara earrings? [duplicate]

Consider the following scenario. We have Goku, Vegeta and Trunks. Amongst the 3 they have 2 pairs of potara earrings. Can Goku and Vegeta fuse using 1 pair of potara earrings and then using the ...
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What exactly is Trunks' new transformation?

Some people say it is a False Super Saiyan God, other people say it is a Super Saiyan God 2, while another group of people say it is something different. Is there any official info on what it is ...
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Why Goku doesnt use the Super Saiyan Blue kaioken anymore?

In Dragon Ball Super, when fighting Hit, Goku used the super saiyan blue kaioken or also called super saiyajin god super saiyajin kaioken. With this technique, he could get even 10 times stronger. But ...
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Time period between the use of dragon balls during Namek Saga

Remember when Vegeta came to the Earth for the first time. At that time the dragon balls were used to bring Goku back to life. During the battle Piccolo died and later Bulma and the rest go the planet ...
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Who named Pan's character?

So, I was wondering who decided to name the character Pan. From what I know, she appears first in Dragon Ball GT, which isn't made by Akira Toriyama. But we find her again in Dragon Ball Super. So, ...
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Why Gowasu didn't foresee that Zamasu will turn rogue?

If Gowasu can really travel to future at any point of time, why didn't he foresee Zamasu turning rogue in the first place?. He could have foreseen this even at the time of choosing Zamasu as his ...
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Could Goku actually be an earth “Prince”?

Ok so in the Dragon Ball/DBZ/DBGT/DB Super universe, everyone knows that Goku and Chi Chi are married and that Chi Chi is the daughter of the Ox King. That technically makes Chi Chi the Ox princess. ...
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Why is Zamasu alive in the future when he was killed by Lord Beerus in Dragon Ball Super?

In the recent story of Dragon Ball Super, the present Zamasu has been killed by Lord Beerus but is still alive in the future. It has been told that Goku Black is Zamasu in Goku's Body, while Zamasu is ...
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What was the first time when Krillin witnessed Kamehameha wave?

I remember watching the episode featuring the World Martial Arts tournament. In this particular episode Krillin was against Jackie Chan (Master Roshi). At a time Krillin kicks off Roshi out of the ...
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Did Vegeta ever called Goku his earth name “Goku” in Japanese dub?

I recalled that Vegeta once said "Goku" in episode 72 of English dub. Does Vegeta said his earth name "Goku" in Japanese dub too? How many times did Vegeta said "Goku" throughout the series? And when ...
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Is Vegeta now capable to transform to SSJ3 or SSJG?

Vegeta has achieved the SSJB power, so should we infer that he is capable to transform to other less powerful transformations seen on Goku?
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What are the differences between all those different ki blast attacks?

Some ki attacks in the Dragon Ball universe have pretty distinct purposes. Taiyōken blinds, Makankōsappō punctures, Kienzan cuts, etc. But then there is the standard ki blast attack, and every fighter ...
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How strong is Trunks in Dragon Ball Super? [duplicate]

One of the last episodes of Dragon Ball Super raised me this question. Trunks fights alongside Goku against Black and Zamazu in Super Saiyan 2 state. But how strong he really is? In the fight Goku is ...