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Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z is the sequel to the Dragon Ball anime and adapts the last 325 chapters of the original 519-chapter Dragon Ball manga series. It is to be used for questions pertaining to the anime, the corresponding part of the manga or the Dragon Ball Z movies.

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Is Princess Snake based on folklore?

While watching Dragon Ball Z recently I noticed that the premise of the episode Princess Snake is undoubtedly similar to an episode of Boruto (which I don't think has aired in English yet). Both ...
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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 is the Music that plays when Frieza Powered up to 100%?

What is the Music that plays when Frieza Powered up to 100%? it also played when Vegeta killed Frieza's Guards on the spaceship If you guys can help me out I'll be pleased.
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Did Dragonball (1/Z/S) ever show the Z fighters getting ready for the day?

It's almost a meaningless question, but I seem to recall such a scene but can't find it. Edit: Just as regular people do. They tighten their belts, they get dressed (not showing everything of course),...
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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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How does censorship in the English release affect the Dragon Ball Z manga storyline?

Dragon Ball Wiki stated that compared to the original Japanese manga, the Viz English release of Dragon Ball Z is censored. English distribution [...] The "Dragon Ball Z" manga remains ...
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Did Goku actually die near end of Frieza saga? Plothole? [closed]

So I am going through and rewatching Dragonball Z with my wife and noticed something. When Goku is fighting Freiza as a SSJ, he gets sent into lava during the process of King Kai's wish for bringing ...
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Are the final events of DBZ considered canon?

In Dragon Ball Z, the series flashes forward 10 years after the defeat of Buu and we're introduced to things like Gohan and Videl's daughter Pan, lazy teenage versions of Trunks and Goten, and a ...
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Is Kid Buu twice as strong as Super Buu?

I was watching the fight between Goku and Kid Buu in English, and in a moment Goku says Kid Buu is "twice as powerful as he was before". Is this something of the dub or is this a literal japanese ...
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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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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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Dragonball Z different versions

So as I understand there are four versions of Dragonball Z Anime (correct me if I am wrong with this): Japanese version / Subtitles in English Funimation version Ocean Dub Dragonball Kai So I am ...
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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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How useful is dragonball saiyan armor?

I was wondering if there are any specific details about how much damage Saiyan armor can absorb?
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Does Gogeta metamor fusion last longer than Vegito potara fusion?

In Dragon Ball Super Vegito defused quickly because he used too much power as super saiyan blue. IIRC potara fusion was supposed to last 1 hour, but for the power used it didnt. IIRC metamor fusion ...
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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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Why did Gohan not use the multiform technique during the Saiyaman saga?

Videl runs off to fight crime. Gohan runs to the bathroom, preforms the multiform technique, and 1/2 of his power gets to go and back her up while the other 1/2 goes back to class. As Saiyaman he ...
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How strong is Chi Chi?

How do Chi Chi's strength compare to the rest of the Z-Fighters. Since she managed to train Goten who is immsensely strong, is she stronger than Mr. Satan
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What is going on with the transformations?? SSGSS is not stronger then SS1? [closed]

What is the significance of a SS.god.SS when brolly as a ss.berserk can make goku and vegeta struggle to keep up? After all the idea behind the transformations is more power and strength per each new ...
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Does Broly have 2 transformations?

Without counting Broly's supressed transformation (because it's an artificial transformation due to its necklace) does Broly have 2 transformations? I know this question is tricky because it could ...
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What is the name of this song from the Funimation Dub of DBZ?

The song is played often when Frieza is doing evil things. I found a compilation that contains it at the given time code here.
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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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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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Why don't Vegeta and Goku not getting along most of the times?

I mean, after all, they grew up together and one might refer to them as "brothers" (though they are not biologically related), but why is Vegeta always so cruel towards Goku is the maybe underlying ...
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What is the last Super Saiyan version Goku can reach currently?

I've recently had a strong argument with my friends about the last version of Super Saiyan Goku can transform into, but we argued that the last super Saiyan is Super Saiyan God and one of my friends ...
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What is the song on the title screen of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'?

There is a song from the title screen from Resurrection F. I think it is in the Bluray version, but I'm trying to figure out what the name is. Does anybody know what it is?
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If a killed Saiyan is revived does he/she receive a zenkai boost?

Zenkai boosts are given to Saiyans for near death experiences that they survive. What happens though if they actually die and are revived?
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Did Goku use the Kaio-ken to stop Gohan in a what if scenario?

I don't know which video game depicted this but I think it's the one where Janemba possessed Super Saiyan 2 Teen Gohan. I don't know if this is true, but to subdue or possibly knock out Gohan, Goku ...
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What's the music when Frieza powers up from base form to his final form in the dubbed version of “Revival of F”?

I have seen Dragon Ball Z: Revival of F many times and I love the music that plays when Frieza powers up from base form to his "Final" form in the dub. If anyone could point me to the song used it ...
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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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Does Goku possess super quick talking skill?

I know that he can move very quickly (and even instantly). That's why when freeza says there are 5 minutes left till the planet explodes it didn't bother me that those 5 minutes took 11 episodes. ...
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Unknown DBZ theme in “Find the Dragon Balls”

There is a theme that has been stuck in my head for the longest period of time and I have not been able to find it anywhere. I do not know an actual time in the episode, but I can describe it the best ...
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Where do the scenes in the Dragonball Z English OP come from?

In the English Opening of Dragonball Z (Rock the Dragon) i recall reading that this scene of Krillin running came from either The Tree of Might or The World's Strongest movies when at first i thought ...
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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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Is there any physical difference between Gohan in base form and Gohan in mystic form?

The only physical difference I've ever seen between Gohan in base form, and Gohan in mystic form, it's a radiance he displays for a second in the Battle of Gods movie when turning into mystic form. ...
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Dragon Ball Z (DBZ) and Dragon Ball (DB)

Why in dragon ball z (DBZ) does it show bulma flying up to Kame's house, when in dragon ball (DB) Bora says that people have tried flying up there but the fuel tanks would run out not even half way up ...
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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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Can 2 different species do a dance fusion and work?

In episode 88th of Dragon Ball Super, in one subtitled version So my question is , can 2 different species in Dragon Ball do a fusion dance and work? We know a fusion between 2 different people can ...
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how much gravity were Trunks and Vegeta training when they trained together before the martial arts tournament?

When Trunks was training with Vegeta before the martial arts tournament where he fought against Goten, how much gravity were they training under? In the spanish dub it says 150,000 times gravity. In ...
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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 17 has ki?

In Dragon Ball Z it is mentioned that Androids dont have ki. If I recall correctly, when 17 is fighting Piccolo one of the Z fighters says Piccolo must be figthing an Android because he can't sense ...
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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 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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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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How did Frieza come to know of the dragon balls?

I was watching Dragon Ball Z for the third time. When Vegeta after losing against Goku and others, comes back to Frieza's head quarters and recovers. There he comes to know that Frieza has already ...
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Is this proof than Piccolo is stronger than Trunks and Goten in DBZ?

In Dragon Ball Z, when Goku was fighting "Buutenks" (not an official name), the kids lose the fusion inside Buu and Buu gets a caped Piccolo-like appearance. According to Japanese subtitles, Goku says ...
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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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Why does the Super Saiyan Transformation expose the Heart to Impurity?

In the Dragon Ball Series, it is noted that the transformation exposes the heart to impurity, which is the reason Goku cannot use the spirit bomb offensively. (While in SSJ) In the Movie Super Android ...
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What is so dangerous about the Hyperbolic Time Chamber?

When Goku, Gohan, Vegeta and Trunks prepare to train to face Cell Goku warns them that the Hyperbolic Time Chamber is dangerous enough that they can't train alone in it. But there's no life in there. ...