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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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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 ...
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How many years Goku and Vegeta were training in Dragon Ball Super?

As far as I recall, there were at least 3 times when they spent time training. - When Vegeta ask Wiss to train him, he spent months traning before Goku's arrival. Later with Goku, they were placed in ...
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Why does Zamasu know Goku in the future?

So Zamasu created Black in the future because of Goku, right? But, we know that Goku died in the future because of an illness... a long time before he met Zamasu. So how is it possible that Zamasu ...
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How is it possible for Trunks to fight with Goku Black, and hold his own better then either Goku or Vegeta?

When Trunks arrived from the future, he was easily defeated by Goku and Vegeta. His strongest form is SSJ2 (or Possibly USSJ in the anime). This form at best is on par with SSJ3 Goku. When Goku, ...
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Can Goku and Vegeta attain Super Saiyan Rose?

I know that apparently there is no information about this in the Dragon Ball Super series. But since new information is constantly popping up in manga, magazines, etc. Before the series sometimes, ...
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Dragon Ball Super [Episode 55] [closed]

When Goku meets with the King of All towards the end, Goku lifted him up and down and he said, "No one else can do it." Does this means Goku was special or just that the King of All would usually ...
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Song that plays in the battle between Goku and Zamasu?

In episode 53, Goku fights a Kai in training named Zamasu. Does anyone know the name of the music that played about halfway into the battle? I really liked it but I can't seem to find a title anywhere....
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What happened to Uub?

From what I understand once the Majin Buu arc ended Uub became a pupil of Goku and was to become Z-fighter. But in Super so far I haven't seen any mention of him at all. Does he not exist in Super ...
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DBGT: Does Goku die of old age when he turns SSJ4 in the future?

At the start of Dragon Ball GT, Goku was turned into a kid by Ultimate Shenron when Pilaf accidentally said "I wish you were a kid again!" after stating Goku became way too powerful and he doesn't ...
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What do the abbreviations mean in Dragon Ball Z?

I have watch all of Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, and that which is available of Dragon Ball Super, but still can't figure this out. What do the abbreviations for the different Super Saiyan ...
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Is Beerus stronger than Goku?

In the movie "Battle of gods" Goku doesn't seems to be far from Beerus. Later Akira Toriyama said that in Battle of gods if Goku is a 6 Beerus is a 10 and which is a 15. Later we see Goku to attain ...
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Which parts of Dragon Ball GT do not follow the original Dragon Ball story?

I watched Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z growing up. I read the mangas. I am familiar with the stories. I've read in wikis and articles that the GT story doesn't originate from or follow the original ...
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Is there any explanation on how Z fighters control the power of their ki based attacks?

I personally find this to be one of the major plot holes on dragon ball which makes any intention on defining their real powers pretty hopeless, although if there's something that explains it, which I'...
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How does Gohan inherit his “Mystic” power while others do not?

Goten and Trunks in the current Z timeline are very powerful, but even the Fused SSJ3 Gotenks can't be compared to Mystic Gohan. He was more powerful than even SSJ3 Goku. Even though Gohan didn't ...
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Why is Trunks not as powerful as Gohan when they are both human-Saiyan hybrids?

In the Saiyan Saga (don't recall which episode, but I believe it was when he was with Nappa on another planet), Vegeta mentions that Saiyans who were born from humans and Saiyans are more powerful ...
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Dark Kamehameha?

I was curious about the use of the dark kamehameha. So far I know that color pigment to an energy move doesn't really matter and in most cases in DBZ it's a bit of a design trope to signify the ...
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Was Picollo/Kami a special case of Namekian Fusion or this could be done by anyone?

Some time ago I asked this. Potara fusion limit In DBZ, we see Picollo fuse with Nail and exponentially increased his power. Then again he fused with Kami to further enhance this. Was only Picollo/...
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What happen if the Supreme Kais were removed from Good Buu's body?

The fat version of Buu, or simply Innocent / Good Buu is the result of Kid Buu's absorption of Grand Supreme Kai and the Supreme Kais. Does the Supreme Kais still staying inside Good Buu's body? I ...
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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 ...