Questions tagged [dragon-ball-z]

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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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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What DBZ fight lasted a whole season?

I've heard that Dragon Ball Z once stretched a fight (sometimes they say one punch) over most of a season. Which season was it? What are the episode titles? How did they do it, were there flashbacks ...
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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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Has the “It's over 9000!” meme spread back to Japan?

Has the "It's over 9000!" meme from DBZ spread back into Japan? Is it referenced in other manga or anime? If it is, do they use 9000 (which is, depending on who you ask, a translation error or an ...
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What is the name of the song that is played during Frieza's regeneration in Dragon Ball Z : Resurrection F?

I saw Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F today in the theatre, and right around the point where Frieza is put in the regeneration machine, a song starts playing. I would categorize the song in the heavy ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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. ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Who controls the mind after fusion in DBZ?

In Dragon Ball Z, after fusion, who controls the mind and the body? Is it both or a single person?
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How did Goten and Trunks become Super Saiyan so easily?

Most Saiyan (Goku, Vegeta, Gohan, etc.) who evolved into Super Saiyan had trouble fulfilling one of the requirements to evolve: Their rage or other emotions had to be extreme. However, there are two ...
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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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How did Cell survive and teleport back after blowing himself up?

In the episode where Cell (in his 2nd form) was trying to blow himself up along with the others, Goku teleported him to King Kai's planet to prevent him from destroying Earth. How did Cell get back ...
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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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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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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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Did Vegeta and Bulma really get married in Dragon Ball?

I know that Bulma keeps calling Vegeta her husband but till now I haven't seen any proof that both of them are married. Vegeta wouldn't usually make time for such things. Are they really married or ...
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Why does Dragon Ball Z have the letter Z in its title?

Why is did they add the letter Z in this series of Dragon Ball? It seems kind of odd to throw that letter in there for no reason. I know that the Z is symbolized a lot in Dragon Ball Z (ex. The Z ...
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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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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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Can Gohan transform to Super Saiyan in Mystic form?

In DBZ, we see that the Elder Kai fully awakens the dormant power of Gohan. In this state Gohan can match Buu in his unfused form. But after Buu absorbs Piccolo and Gotenks, why doesn't Gohan go Super?...
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What happened to the other androids in Dragon Ball/Dragon Ball Z?

In Dragon Ball Z, we are well acquainted with Androids 16, 17, and 18. In addition, we met Androids 19 and 20 (Dr. Gero) before 16-18. There may have been mention of others, but they were not ...
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Why is King Kai still dead?

Near the end of the Cell Saga, Cell inflates its body in preparation to destroy the earth, but Goku thwarted its plans by teleporting it to King Kai's planet. As a result, King Kai and Goku were both ...
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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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What is the source for the Androids unlimited energy supply?

Do the Androids have ki or another source of energy? If so does, Android 16 have ki since he is fully mechanical and only living beings have ki?
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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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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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How does Goku's hair grow longer when he becomes Super Saiyan 3?

TIL Super Saiyan 2 Goku's hair is the same length of his normal hair, but when he transforms into SSJ3, his hair starts growing and becomes pretty long. Even if the hair grows while in SSJ3, it ...
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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 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 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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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.