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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 was Vegeta able to be revived by the Dragon Balls?

(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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How can we measure a character's power level in relation to others for the Dragonball Series beyond Frieza?

Due to the scouters from DBZ season 1/Saiyan Saga, everyone always asks about power levels. Now, to actually figure those numbers, there are a few problems, with the first being you really need a ...
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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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Where does the golden great ape transformation fit in the saiyan transformations scale?

Are the multipliers from the super saiyan transformation (x50) and Oozaru transformation (x10) supposed to add up in the golden great ape transformation? Or does it have just a different multiplier? ...
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How many continuities are there in Dragon Ball?

The new movie is going to retcon the old Broly movies. This made me think how many continuities do we have in Dragon Ball. The old anime series and/or manga were one (or two?) The old movies Dragon ...
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Is Kaio-ken increasing Goku's potential?

We know that using Kaio-ken damages your body as you are forcing it to go beyond its limits. But is it also increasing your potential for the higher power? I mean as the body is facing the forced ...
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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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Dragon ball super: ep 92 What theme is playing at 21:10?

In ep 92 of DBS, around the 21st minute, a theme starts playing, and I can't find it. I have heard it in previous episodes as well, but I cant remember where. I was hoping someone here might know.
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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 there any difference between the ideas of Ten from Hunter x Hunter and God Ki from Dragon Ball?

Hunter x Hunter already has an idea which is very similar to Dragon Ball's ki, which is Nen. According to the Hunter x Hunter wikia, Nen in Hunter x Hunter means "Mind Force" and "allows a living ...
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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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How does the “more S cells” explanation for becoming a super saiyan makes sense?

So Akira Toriyama said recently in an interview that Goten and Trunks transforms so easily in super saiyan, because saiyans have some "S cells" for becoming a super saiyan, those who has more ...
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Who owns the Dragon Ball trademark and can officially decide what's canon or not?

I was trying to understand who can decide in Dragon Ball what's canon or not. You might think it's Akira Toriyama, but as long as the trademark doesnt belong to him, it isnt so. I know it wasnt so ...
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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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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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Why is Dragon Ball Z's Blu-ray ending in English? Where can I find the original Japanese ending credits?

I saw a DBZ ending on YouTube recently, and I realized that the casting is in English. Why isn't it in Japanese like in the DVD sets? Which Blu-ray set's ending is in English? It it all of them? ...
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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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Are the 4 episodes featuring Goku in Dr Slump canon to Dragon Ball?

In the new Dr Slump series (from 1997) there is a mini-series inside it, featuring Goku with Arale for 4 episodes. Are the events of these 4 episodes featuring Goku in Dr Slump canon to Dragon Ball?
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If Goku and Arale live in the same universe, where does Kami from Dr Slump fit in the ranks of gods of Dragon Ball?

In Dragon Ball you have a ranks of gods. First is Xeno, then the Grand Priest, then the angels, then the supreme kaios and the gods of destruction, then the grand kaio, then the kaios, and the ...
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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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Is it possible to do multiple Fusion in Dragon Ball? - Making the ultimate strongest warrior by Fusion (Super Dragon Ball Heroes)

I'm wondering if it would be possible to do Fusion Dance for both Goku/Vegeta to be Gogeta (Xenoverse) and Goku/Vegeta to be Gogeta (Canon). Then Gogeta (X) and Gogeta (C) uses Potara to do fusion ...
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Did Pan turn super saiyan in Dragon Ball Heroes episode 26?

In Dragon Ball Heroes episode 26 Pan appears with yellow aura but black hair. In canon and non canon Dragon Ball that can be an incomplete super saiyan or an animation mistake (ie Goku fighting ...
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Why Vegeta can't defuse Moro/73 fusion?

So supposedly Vegeta trained with Yardrats to learn a technique which allows him to release the energy gathered by other warriors when they absorb it from another source like a planet or a fusion. But ...
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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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How many different continuities / canons are there for Dragon Ball?

Would the movies be considered their own continuity, along with the various anime - Super, GT being separate, or am I wrong with this? Is Dragon Ball GT its own continuity? And as for the video games,...
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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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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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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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Why Vegeta doesnt learn Goku's techniques after being fused with him?

After defused from Goku, in the Buu arc, Vegeta remembers how they badly beated Buu. If Vegeta has memories of the times being fused with Goku, why doesnt he learn his techniques such as the ...
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Is Moro capable of raising his power unlimitedly with his technique?

So the new villain Moro has the hability of absorbing life energy around him, similar to the Genki Dama, but without needing the life forms to lend the energy to him, he just takes it from them. Does ...
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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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Why Goku SSJ4 transformation has yellow eyes and Vegeta SSJ4 tranformation has blue eyes?

In Dragon Ball GT, Goku SSJ4 transformation has yellow eyes. But Vegeta SSJ4 transformation has blue eyes has there ever been an explanation why this is so? Do these transformations have anything ...
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Is the villain from the new Dragon Ball movie using Freezer army or saiyan armor?

So this is an image of the new villain from the new Dragon Ball movie. Can it be confirmed it's using Freezer army or saiyan armor? The full trailer for more details is here Trailer new Dragon Ball ...
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Are there 6 zeno alive?

In Dragon Ball Super, if I recall correctly, it was told that each ring of time represents an alternative timeline/reality. It was shown by Gowasu there were 6 rings of time, one of them which ...
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is there any other human with non white / transparent ki in Dragon Ball aside Roshi's lilac ki?

In the advance of the new chapter of Dragon Ball Super , Roshi appears with lilac ki, perhaps the sign of a new technique or transformation. My question is, is there any other human in the Dragon Ball ...
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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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Alternative super saiyan transformation of Kale, what's it supposed to be? (warning: content of recent episode 101)

In Dragon Ball Super episode 101, we've seen another transformation of Kale. Instead of having her eyes blank and her muscles inflated, the called "berserker mode", in the alternative transformation ...
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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?