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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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Is there a manga based on Dragon Ball Heroes?

I heard there was a manga based on the game Dragon Ball Heroes. If there is, is it in English, and does it contain the non-canon characters like Beat and SSJ4 Broly?
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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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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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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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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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Is Yamoshi a pun on something?

All saiyan names are pun on vegetables. Kakaroto (carrot), Vegita (vegetable), Tarble (vegetable), Bardock (Burdock), Totepo (potato), Broly (broccoli), Cabba (cabbage), etc. Now Akira Toriyama gave ...
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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 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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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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Can Vegeta go to Beyond SSJ Blue/ Ultra Blue at will

Or is vegeta's new transformation, a temporary form just like Ultra Instinct, which seemed to be not possible to attain at will?
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Is there a difference between Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Kai and Dragon Ball Z Kai?

After doing a little research, I saw that Dragon Ball Z Kai and Dragon Ball Kai are the same and that they are just remakes of Dragon Ball Z. Is this correct? I know that Dragon Ball Z has around 300 ...
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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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Can 18 absorb energy?

In Dragon Ball Z, androids 19 and 20 can absorb energy. In the other hand, 17 and 18 had an infinite supply of energy. But according to ScrewAttack which uses to make very detailed analysis of ...
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Did Trunks turned Super Saiyan Rage in any chapter of the Dragon Ball Super manga?

I readed some of the chapters of the Dragon Ball Super manga, not all of them. In the ones I've seen, Trunks never turned into Super Saiyan Rage. But now in chapter 23, Even if this is accurate or ...
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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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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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Dragonball Z - Rule for dragonballs

This may be a question that can't be answered but I figured it may be a little fun to try anyways. I know the rules that are established about the dragonballs: 1 (original earth) /2 (later on earth) /...
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Did Goku use kaioken in chapter #39 of the manga?

So I'm reading a translated version of the manga and it has this dialogue from the characters Beerus : Look! Goku's power just shot up. Wiss : You could say he's getting a power up? Drawing deep ...
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The Extent of Senzu Bean Healing

They're supposedly some form of magical super food, right? Not like some all-cure medicine, as they can't cure ailments nor healed over wounds. It's like they super charge the body's natural healing ...
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Was Goku bad before coming to the Earth?

My friends and I have a discussion if Goku was bad or not before coming to the Earth, how can illuminate us?
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Are the new Dragon Ball movies canon?

The new Dragon Ball movies (Battle of gods, Resurrection of Freezer, and the new Dragon Ball Super movie coming in December 2018) have directly involvement of Akira Toriyama, unlike the original ...
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Did Trunks SSJ2 become much stronger after the sparring with SSJ3 Goku?

Before Trunks became super saiyan rage (super saiyan hikari), he had a battle where he was able to hold, hit and take apart Black Goku super saiyan rosé from super saiyan blue Goku. How was this ...
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Can a single dragon ball be destroyed? What would happen to the rest of them?

I guess they'd be unsuable but would a new set need to be made then? Would the past set simply vanish or turn to stone?
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Is Goku aware that he is in the UI state?

Based on discussions, questions and answers, Goku achieves the UI state when he is at his limit. But when he achieves it, is he aware of that? Does he feel different? If so, then why doesn't he ...
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Is Jiren stronger than a God of Destruction?

There have been several references to a mortal that might be stronger than a God of Destruction, both in the anime and manga. Is this person supposed to be Jiren and if so, is he indeed stronger than ...
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Is this picture migate no gokui with kaioken?

Some months ago appeared an official preview picture of Goku's new form. It looked just like migate no gokui, but not only with grey aura but also red. Is this picture Goku using migate no gokui with ...
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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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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?
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Do Gogeta and Vegito have the same personality?

Gogeta and Vegito are the fusion of Goku and Vegeta through different means. They might have different power levels and fusion time, but do they have the same personality or are they basically the ...
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Which non canon characters were made canon in Dragon Ball recently?

So aside of Broly who appears in the new Dragon Ball movie by Toriyama, and Bardock, who apparently also appears in the movie and who was incorporated to the Dragon Ball spin off Dragon Ball minus ...
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Do the other universes know that it was Universe 7 that wished them back using Super Dragon Balls?

It was Universe 7 that wished other Universes back using Super Dragon Balls. Maybe Universe 6 & 11 knows it, but what about the other universes?
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Can the same potara earrings be used to fuse other warriors after a fused warrior defused?

In the battle of Vegito vs merged Zamasu we saw Vegito fused lasted very little because Vegito was so powerful that the power of the earrings were consumed to keep Vegito together. If Goku and Vegeta ...
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Are the manga and the anime portraying Beerus as having the same strenght compared to other gods?

In the last manga chapter of Dragon Ball Super, But in the anime, we never see this, plus when Beerus and Champa fight each other they seem to be in the same level, and when Goku shows his Ultra ...
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Would Super Dragon Ball grant these wish?

In dragon ball super, the super shenron can grant any wish with no limitation and much more powerful than reguler shenron. But, I wonder if he can grant wish if for example someone want to be more ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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If the dragon balls in DBGT were those made by Dende, how could a shadow dragon be born in them after Oolong wished for an underwear in DB?

In Dragon Ball GT, we are told that the negative energy that popped out of the dragon balls of the earth was created as a result of wishes that were made since the beginning of the Dragon Ball series. ...
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What song is playing in DBS episode 130 at 4:22? (UI Goku vs Jiren)

I've been searching for that legendary guitar rift for a while now and can't seem to find it in any OST. (starts at exactly 4:22 in ep 130) I used Shazam, it kinda worked but not really. The result ...
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Can 4 people fuse into 1 powerful person?

Can Fusion AB (A fuses with B) and Fusion CD (C fuses with D) fuse again (AB fuses with CD) with something like Potara? Can it even be done?
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Can all Saiyans become a Legendary Super Saiyan?

Legendary Super Saiyan requires one to have consciousness while maintaining the form. What we have seen so far (canon and non-canon) was the berserk state, where the user is simply out of control. ...
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What’s the deal with Super Saiyan God in the English anime?

I’m currently watching the American Dragonball Super dub on Toonami and I noticed Goku and Vegeta power up to Super Saiyan Blue but don’t use Super Saiyan God. In the Japanese anime and manga, the ...
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Is Goku using God ki when he uses Ultra Instinct?

We know Goku in Super Saiyan God and in Super Saiyan Blue uses God ki. And apparently, he can also use God ki in base form. So, my question is, is Goku using God ki when he uses Ultra Instinct? Does ...
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Inconsistency with regard to an event in the Resurrection of Freiza Arc and the Future Trunks arc

During the ROF arc, we see Gohan powering up to his maximum (to an extent capable of almost of destroying himself), to allow Goku to detect his energy and use the instant transmission and get back ...
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How many official super saiyan transformations are there already?

ok, so there are so many transformations and states in Dragon Ball already, that now it's hard to tell what's an official transformation and what's not. According to a japanese magazine spoiler of the ...
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Is Super Saiyan Green an official name or not?

According to the Dragon Ball Wikia, this transformation of Kale is called "Super Saiyan Green". Is this an official name or it was made up by fans?