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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 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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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 ...
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Current state of characters in Dragon Ball?

I watched Dragon Ball, DBZ, DBGT, DB Super, but the order is such that DBGT is in the end I believe. What happened to all the characters? On dragon Ball wikia, it said Goku died and is dead right now ...
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How does Mai from the Pilaf gang become younger?

This was Mai in Dragon Ball: And this is Mai in Dragon Ball Super: How does she become younger?
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Is Goku in Dragonball based on Sun Wukong from Journey to the West?

When I was looking no info on Sayuki and learned it was based on the Chinese novel Journey to the West, I was reminded of some things: The Japanese name of Sun Wukong, the Monkey King, is Son Goku. ...
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Is Goku the First Super Saiyan?

As stated in the question, is Goku the first Super Saiyan? If not, who was the first Super Saiyan? Was it: Goku Broly Bardock (according to the Episode of Bardock) Someone else
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Is Trunks stuck at SSJ form?

In DBZ, Future Trunks was a Super Saiyan. In DBS, we see his evolution going up to SSJGSSJ. When he is prepared to go back in time to save the world from Frieza, is he still SSJ? He didn't seem to ...
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What does Piccolo telling Gohan to “dodge” mean?

I have been seeing some posts on Facebook recently with Piccolo yelling at Gohan to dodge. I do not understand the reference behind it. What incident is being referred to?
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Is “Dragon Ball AF” a real continuation of Dragon Ball series?

I have read a manga called Dragon Ball AF by Toyble and I wonder if it is a continuation of the Dragon Ball series?
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How come Goku was defeated by Frost of the 6th Universe?

Can anyone explain the reason why Frost of the 6th Universe was able to disable or paralyze Goku? I didn't get how that was possible! Is there any sort of cheating or is there any ability of Frost ...
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What are the Guardian of Earth's tasks in Dragon Ball series?

In case the question is not very clear, What I want to know is: What Dende or Kami must do as the Guardian of Earth? Do they have to protect human being from evil? Do they have to create the dragon ...
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How did sorbet's laser gun pierce Goku?

In Ressurection of F, Goku, while SSJ Blue, is shot with Sorbet's ray gun and the blast pierces Goku. How is it that, even though Goku normally can withstand powerful Ki attacks, he was badly wounded ...
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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 are the many references Dragon Ball Series makes to other franchises/people?

I was watching Dragon Ball and couldn’t help noticing the reference to Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan in the World Tournament Saga.            &...
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Why does Frieza want to kill Goku?

I watched Dragon Ball Z and want to know why Frieza wanted to kill Goku in the first place.
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Why does Piccolo bleed two colours?

In the above pictures, his blood is of two colours. Before Dragon Ball Z, his blood was red but later on in the series it became purple. What is the reason behind this?
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Confusing power level multiplier

Power levels are so confusing throughout the DBZ series. For example: Kaioken = x2 base Kaioken x3 = x3 base Kaioken x4 = x4 base and so on... SSJ = x50 base SSJ Grade 2 = ? SSJ Grade 3 = ? SSJ2 =...
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Why didn't Goku choose Android 18 for the tournament instead of Piccolo?

In Dragon Ball Super Manga Chapter 6, Goku chose Piccolo for Beerus' team. But why didn't he choose Android 18? She was far more powerful than Piccolo in Dragon Ball Z. Is it because her power level ...
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Why is Gohan shown to be so weak in Dragon Ball Super?

Gohan was the strongest in his mystic form back at the end of DBZ. How could Gohan have become so weak that he lost the ability to turn Super Saiyan 2 in such a short period of time? While on the ...
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Is Bardock dead?

I just saw two clips of a movie (I am not sure, because it was short) of Bardock. One shows the destruction of the Saiyan home world, where he gets the power to see the future and psychic powers ...
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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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What is the source of the Dragon Ball Saiyan bond folklore?

I have been reading a lot of fanfiction and noticed they all nearly use the Saiyan bond, bite marks, and telepathic connection for mates. However I cannot seem to find the source of the information ...
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What are the differences between Super Saiyan God and Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan?

As stated in the title, what are the differences between the two? Are they supposed to be entirely different or is simply the next stage of the previous?
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Are Vegito and Gogeta canon?

http://fictionalomniverse.forumotion.com/t845-vegito-vs-gogeta This post basically stated Vegito is 100% Canon and that Gogeta is semi-canon?