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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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Was golden oozaru cumber's blast power what made Super Saiyan Blue Vegito defuse?

In Dragon Ball Heroes anime episode 4, golden oozaru cumber fires a blast against Super Saiyan Blue Vegito and at that time Vegito defuses. Was golden oozaru cumber's blast power what made Super ...
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Is the Dragon Ball Super manga “more faithful” to Akira Toriyama ideas than the anime?

After hearing some dragon ball youtubers I remember one of them told that Akira Toriyama gives a bullet list of ideas he wants the anime and the manga artist Toyotaro to follow and then they have some ...
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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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Why Super Saiyan Rose eyes are sometimes pink and sometimes grey?

Super Saiyan Rose eyes are shown to be pink sometimes and other times grey. Is there any reason for this, or it's a design mistake?
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Can't 17 give energy to Goku to restore Goku's power?

In the tournament of power we've seen Freezer giving energy to Goku to restore Goku's power, after he run out of energy when he used for the first time incomplete Ultra Instinct Then in Dragon Ball ...
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Are there 2 saiyans called Panpukin in Dragon Ball?

According to the spanish Dragon Ball Wikia, the name of this saiyan is Panpukin (the one who fought Tien, Yamcha, etc.) and also according to the same Wikia, this another saiyan who was a friend of ...
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How Did Krillin Get Stronger After Potential Unlock in DBZ?

In Dragon Ball Z ep.54, (this is during the Namek Saga), the Elder Guru unlocks Krillin's sleeping potential, and so Krillin reaches his full potential, at a power level of 14,000. By the time ...
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If 17's aura isn't ki, what is it then?

In Dragon Ball, aura always meant ki. Recently, however, fighters without ki have been shown to have an aura. First 17, which now it's been explicitly stated he doesn't have ki. Kochiarator, which is ...
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Does Aniraza have ki?

So three robots fused somehow with an apparent humanoid alien. The result is a giant humanoid looking alien that we dont know if it's a robot, and android, a humanoid or what. He has an energy reactor ...
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Does Frieza have God Ki?

In Dragon Ball Super episode 25th, Golden Frieza power can be felt by Tenshinhan, who says his power is amazing, something that couldn't happen if Golden Frieza would have God Ki, because God Ki can't ...
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Who can absorb the Genki Dama?

In the Dragonball Movie, Super Android 13 Goku absorbs the Genki Dama to become more powerful and defeat his rival. Apparently (not sure), something similar could happen in Dragon Ball Super for a ...
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Does the Dragon Ball Heroes opening 5 have any meaning for Dragon Ball Super?

In Dragon Ball Heroes opening 5, (be careful, possible spoiler or not) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49_g2XnJGAA Does this have any relevance for what's going to happen in Dragon Ball Super?
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Who is the leader of the pride troopers?

There are some spoilers for episode 101 of Dragon Ball Super which I believe comes from the Shonen Jump Magazine . wasnt the leader of the Pride Troopers supposed to be Toppo? was this never ...
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What do I have to read/watch to understand the story of the Super Dragon Ball Heroes manga?

Is the new Super Dragon Ball Heroes manga understandable by its own, or do you have to read and/or watch Dragon Ball Super and/or the previous Dragon Ball Heroes manga to understand its story?
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Is 17 really “slightly stronger” than 18?

In Dragon Ball Z , 17 referred to himself as the strongest fighter (before he knew the power of 16, Cell, etc). I don't remember where, but I'm positive that it was mentioned he was slightly stronger ...
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Is there any hint or official data on how powerful Roshi is after the Saiyan Saga?

In Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z saiyan saga, we knew Roshi was the most powerful fighter of the Z fighters at the early time he trained Goku and Krilin, or when he won the tournament, and In Dragon ...
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Are there any major difference between Season 1 and 2 of Dragon Ball Super and the Dragonball Z movies they are named from?

Season 1 of Dragonball Z Super is Battle of Gods and Season 2 is Resurrection F, the same names as 2 Dragonball Z Movies.. now if we assume 20 minutes air time each episode for both series (- OP and ...
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Why did Gohan lose his mystic form?

In Battle of Gods Gohan still has his mystic form, yet in Fukkatsu no F and in Dragon Ball Super he lost it. I believe it was in Fukkatsu no F that he says he can barely turn into super saiyan. Was it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How is each saiyan transformation/form achieved?

So now , depending how you count them and which sources you count, there are among 10-20 transformations/forms can attain. (counting Oozaru, non exclusive saiyan forms, etc.) Which saiyans ...
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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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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 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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Is Kefla stronger than Vegito?

It was said that Kefla was strong enough to kill Ultra Instinct Goku when they fought. Also, a lot of power scalers in the Dragon Ball Community are saying Kefla is even stronger than Super Saiyan ...
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Is Tarble canon?

There is this Dragon Ball family tree been shared in Dragon Ball related websites, which shows the name "Tarble" (ターブル - Tāburu)) in japanese. Is this official? Has Tarble been canonized? IIRC a ...
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why does goku not go super saiyan god when he versus omega at full power with all the balls

In Dragon Ball GT Kid Goku goes super saiyan 4. This is after Battle of Gods and Resurrection F so when he needs to fight why wont he go god form he needs more power and there is no time to how long ...
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Does the super saiyan god return to Dragon Ball Super ? (possible spoilers)

Can anyone confirm it or deny it by reading what the japanese magazine says in this text? (or through other source?)
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Are Vegeta and Goku of the same age, or do they have several years of difference?

The second trailer of the movie Dragon Ball Super: Broly seems to show Goku and Vegeta were born at the same time. Is this so, didn't the series state differently? If so, which version of Dragon Ball ...
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Who of the three is the strongest Kid Goku, Kid Vegeta and Kid Gohan?

Also, how do Goten and Trunks compare with them in terms of their power. I'm guessing they are stronger since they can turn Super Saiyan at a younger age. Is Goten stronger than Trunks because he is ...
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Did Gohan evolve in the tournament of power?

In the last episode of Dragon Ball Super, Vegeta tells Vermouth that he can't be sure Goku won't master Ultra Instinct as he has seen how the Saiyans have evolved in the tournament of power. In that ...
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Is mastered Ultra Instinct the same as Super Saiyan Silver?

V Jump magazine has released a picture of Goku with silver hair and a lot of people in the web is talking about "Super Saiyan Silver" and that it has to be mastered Ultra Instinct. Is there any ...
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What does genki (from genki dama) means?

So from the previews from the following episodes we get to know that (spoilers) So what does Genki (from Genki Dama) mean?
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Does the mastered super saiyan blue exists in the anime?

So since the battle with Zamasu Dragon Ball Super manga introduced the concept of mastered super saiyan blue, which it would be a stronger version of super saiyan blue, I guess similar to as super ...
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Was Goku using his full power against Kale?

In Dragon Ball Super episode 100, Was Goku using his full power when he did it? If so, does this mean that...
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How strong is Freezer now?

Just watched Dragon Ball Super episode 95th (best episode ever some people says, last episode made record in ratings surpassing One piece ). In it, (spoilers) EDIT: If someone can, please edit the ...
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Where do the new super saiyan transformations fit in the power scale?

In the last 4 years several new super saiyan transformations were introduced super saiyan god (assuming it counts as one) super saiyan god super saiyan or super saiyan blue super saiyan rage (trunks'...
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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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Do all ki warriors need to power up?

Time and again beginning with the later dragonball episodes and lkater dbz, dbzsuper,...) we see ki warriors power up before they unleash their true powers / strongest attacks. Now I'm wondering ...
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Can Freezer 4th form defeat SSJ2 Cabba?

In the tournament of power, when Freezer faced Cabba, Cabba turned into SSJ2 and Freezer who was in 4th form transformed into Golden Freezer and defeated Cabba SSJ2 easily. I thought Freezer 4th form ...
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How do Goku and Gohan manage to turn into great apes in Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z?

From what I know, they look at the full moon with their tails still intact before they turn into great apes, or "ozaru" as it is called in Japanese. How does their transformation work?
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Did Freezer surpassed Goku and Vegeta's power level again in Dragon Ball Super Broly?

In Dragon Ball Super Broly, Did Freezer surpassed Goku and Vegeta's power level again in Dragon Ball Super Broly?
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Why Goku's Ultra Instinct wasn't awakened in his battle with Broly?

In the tournament of power, Goku was pushed to his limits several times, and he awakened Ultra Instinct Omen, and Mastered Ultra Instinct. But in the battle with Broly (in which I would assume he was ...