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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 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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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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Will the destruction of future Universe 7 affect other timelines in 20 years?

In the Black Goku arc, the future Universe 7 was destroyed by Zeno. Since Beerus said something along the lines of if a god changes an event in a timeline then it changes in all the others, does that ...
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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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Who is stronger Jiren or Broly?

Some people say Jiren is stronger than Broly, while some people say Broly is stronger than Jiren. Usually, in Dragon Ball, the next enemy is stronger. However, this pattern was changed in Dragon Ball ...
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if Beerus, Whis, and other gods of destructions and angels can use Ultra Instinct, why they dont get Goku's aura?

Supposedly gods of destructions and angels can use ultra instinct, but they dont get the aura and eye colors Goku gets. Why is that? Is Goku using something else in this transformation, such a super ...
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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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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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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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Ki suppression control

So i was wondering does ki suppression drain energy from the user, since they always need to think about this and maintain focus to some extent. To start things of we know that not everyone can hide ...
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How long before the events of Dragon Ball were the balls last used?

Several lines of dialogue in the first few episodes of Dragon Ball indicate that the balls have not been activated in several years, such as Roshi being unaware of their power, one of the balls being ...
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Is super saiyan god a “super saiyan” transformation, or does just it have a missleading name?

After watching the trailer of the new Dragon Ball movie, where a villain with an armor similar to saiyans appear and it has yellow eyes, I started to wonder if a super saiyan transformation can have ...
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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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All Supreme Kais died except Eastern Supreme Kai. Why new ones were not chosen?

Only Eastern Supreme Kai is left, why he does all the job? There's supposed to be 4 Supreme Kais and 1 Grand Kai
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Are the new fighters' names a pun on something?

In Dragon Ball series, most names are puns on something. Saiyans are named after vegetables, Gods of destruction are named after alcohol beverages, Bulma and Bura are names of girl clothes, etc. Now ...
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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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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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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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Who is the most powerful in Dragon Ball? [closed]

Who is supposed to be the highest-power character in the Dragon Ball series? Is it Lord Beerus, Gogeta SS4, or somebody else?
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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 don't Saiyans age?

I have seen many Dragon Ball series like Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball GT. One thing remains same is that Saiyans never look aged. The last episode of Dragon Ball GT shows Pan as a grandma, ...
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Do universe 6 saiyans transform more easily than universe 7 saiyans?

So far we've seen 3 saiyans from universe 6 with an important role in Dragon Ball Super. In a short period of time, less than 48 hours for Kale and Caulifla if I recall correctly, and less than a year ...
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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 can Sonic become a Super Saiyan like Goku?

I watched an animation about Sonic, and that hedgehog became a Super Saiyan using diamond shaped stuff. What actually is that? How can Sonic become like that?
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Does Trunks have god ki already?

In the discussions about Dragon Ball Super, it's always been wonder if Trunks got some level of god ki after transforming into "Super Saiyan Rage" , since there's partially a blue aura and some ...
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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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Can universe 6 saiyans turn into Oozaru?

In universe 7 saiyans need a tale to turn into Oozarus. How about universe 6 saiyans? Do they have this transformation? Can Kyabe, Kale, Caulifla, kefura turn into Oozaru?
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How could Vegeta defeat Hakaishin Toppo so easily?

In the previous episode God of Destruction Toppo absolutely destroyed Golden Frieza (who is supposed to be as powerful as Super Saiyan Blue) and Android 17. His Hakai was also much more powerful ...
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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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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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What part of manga is this on Dragonball? (NSFW)

What part of manga is this on Dragonball? I've just seen this and the image seems legit to me.
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The strongest character in each Dragon Ball series

Excluding Zeno because he is the king of everything, who is the strongest character in each Dragon Ball series, like Dragon Ball Super, Dragon Ball Universe, Dragon Ball GT, ...? I'm looking for fact-...
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Where does this picture of Goku possible new form/transformation comes from?

A new picture of a Goku possible new form/transformation has appeared and some people is speculating that it could have to do with this another picture of a possible new Goku form/transformation What ...
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Are all namekians brothers?

IIRC , all namekians were born from the grand elder, but apparently in the new chapter of the Dragon Ball Super manga they say Then, are all namekians brothers or not?
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Why Jackie Chan is on Dragon Ball?

In episode 21 of Dragon Ball, an old warrior called Jackie Chan (a fake name for master Roushi) was introduced. Dragon Ball is from 1985 and this is one of the earliest episodes, was Jackie Chan even ...
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Are Kale and Caulifla truly sisters or Kale call Caulifla “sister” in an affective way?

In Dragon Ball Super, Kale is calling Caulifla all the time "ane-san", which means "big sister" in japanese, but in the other hand Caulifla talks about Kale as her disciple, and I dont remember she ...
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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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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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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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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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Does Trunks know how to fire a Kamehameha?

I was watching this segment from a non canon movie (which is known to have some animation mistakes such as Krilin's "Super Saiyan" aura) and Trunks seems to do the pose, and he says the words like ...
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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 kamehameha so widely used? Is it the best ki blast beam?

There are tons of different beam attacks like the Masenko or Galick Gun, why does everyone seem to go for the Kamehameha instead? Going as far as to have Cell use it as his ultimate move instead of ...
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Is Beerus able to use Ultra Instinct?

When Goku first activated Ultra Instinct Beerus looked pretty worried. Is this because he has yet to unlock Ultra Instinct? Whis described that is even for gods difficult to attain it. Beerus is a ...
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Where does the term “Blutz Waves” first come from?

Trying to determine if this originated with GT, in a manga, an interview or I just missed hearing it in DBZ. As far as I'm aware the only discussion in DBZ and earlier referred to them simply as moon ...
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Goku new transformation grey eyes light blue aura is it related with the other picture released?

So a new photo of a Goku transformation has been released by a japanese magazine, a transformation we havent seen in the series yet. But before, we got another picture of a possible Goku ...
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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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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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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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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 ...