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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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Could Future Trunks's future be saved?

One of the recurring questions in the original Dragon Ball Z manga was if Future Trunks's future could have been restored somehow. Obviously the story was carefully made to remove the Earth Dragon ...
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Who has the highest official Dragon Ball Z power level?

I remember Captain Ginyu exclaiming that Goku had a power level of 180,000 in the Ginyu Force arc, but I don't recall a higher scouter being shown/read aloud in any other episode/movie of DBZ (I'm not ...
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Why is Dragon Ball Z ep.179 "No More Rules," so much better animated than the others?

In Dragon Ball Z's Cell and Androids Saga, episode 179, "No More Rules," distinguishes itself as far better animated than any other in the saga, or any other in the series so far, for that ...
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How strong is Chi Chi?

How does Chi Chi's strength compare to the rest of the Z-Fighters. Since she managed to train Goten who is immensely strong. Is she stronger than Mr. Satan?
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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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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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Will I miss anything by watching Dragon Ball Z Kai instead of the other series?

I've read that Dragon Ball Z Kai is an HD remaster and recut of Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z. However, Kai has 98 episodes while Dragon Ball has 153 and Z has almost 300. If I watch only Dragon Ball ...
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Why did Dragon Ball Z Kai change "It's over 9000!" in the TV version to "It's over 8000!" in the DVD version?

In Dragonball Z Kai there are two different English dubs: the TV version and the DVD version. They handle the famous "what is his power level" scene differently. TV version Nappa: Vegeta. ...
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Is Goku an irresponsible person, who always puts other's lives in danger?

Leaving power levels aside, is Goku if not worst, one of the worst anime characters? To support this question, I have several examples: He has put everyone in danger many times, just to have fun ...
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How was Vegeta able to be revived by the Dragon Balls? (DBK/Manga)

(I couldn't find a question like this, if it's been asked before then please remove it.) There are several known plot holes in the DBZ story, but one that interested me is that in the Buu saga (in DBK ...
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What happened to Goku's "Dragon Balls"?

In the Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13! movie, when Goku is fighting with Super Android 13, there is a scene that showed Super Android 13 punching Goku in the dragon.. uhmm... genitals. Caution: This ...
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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 ...
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When does the Deadzone movie take place in the DBZ storyline?

During the story arc with Raditz they make it out as though it's the first time Piccolo and Goku team up. With Goku dying in the Raditz fight and not showing up again until Vegeta, it couldn't have ...
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Was Vegeta's design altered mid series?

When we first see Vegeta, while he is in space headed to Earth and on the Bug Planet he looks like this But when he gets to earth he undertakes a sudden colour change to this Now at first since ...
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Frieza's whopping power level in the Real 4-D

In a cinematic attraction at Universal Studios Japan, Dragon Ball Z: The Real 4-D, Frieza has shown to have a power level of 5.3 Billion. Does that count as true? AFAIK, during Frieza Saga, 100% Final ...
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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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Is there any relationship between Yu Yu Hakusho and Dragon Ball?

Is Yu Yu Hakusho inspired by the Dragon Ball series, or is it just a well-done copy (or the opposite)? Or is there a closer relationship between these stories beyond mythology?
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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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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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How was Freezer at 25% of his power capable of overpowering and overspeeding Goku, when they were supposed to have the same power level?

At some point in the battle with Freezer in Dragon Ball Z, it's revealed by King Kai that Goku is using Kaioken times ten (x10) when battling Freezer. In the same battle, in the moment Freezer is ...
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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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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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Which DBZ episode is the "Thanks, but I am already dead" meme from?

There is a common meme on the internet where Vegeta says "Thanks, but I am already dead". (YouTube clip) What episode/movie is this from?
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how much gravity were Trunks and Vegeta training in, 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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Saiyan Power Levels?

I was wondering how was Gohan so much stronger as a normal Saiyan than Goku was as SS3 when he fought Buu. Is there not like a power level to reach the next SSJ form? Power level example: 10,000 to ...
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Trying to find DBZ theme [closed]

It plays on episode 24 at 9:00, been trying to find it for the past half hour and can't maybe someone can help me? It should be from the original OST (japanese)
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Why is it that Goten and Trunks don't have tails?

I don't believe I've ever seen Goten or Trunks with tails, which doesn't quite make sense, seeing as how Gohan had a tail at his birth, and was also half saiyan half human. From what I've read, it's ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Did Gohan start with all the power he has?

In Dragon Ball Z, Gohan was born with a lot of hidden power. On two separate occasions, Guru and Elder Supreme Kai used rituals to awaken his hidden potential. His ascended Saiyan form used against ...
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Why does Vegeta tolerate Android 18?

Probably a stupid question but... I was watching Resurrection 'F' and when 18 appeared on screen this question popped into my head. During the Android saga he was pretty much curb stomped by 18 right?...
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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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Does Arale appear in Dragon Ball Z?

I remember Arale appearing in the episodes of Dragon Ball when Goku fights General Blue and also in a Dragon Ball movie of that time when they fight Tao Pai Pai. She also appeared recently in Dragon ...
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Why does Trunks not have Vegeta's hairstyle?

Why does Trunks have his hair parted to the side, but Vegeta has a widow's peak? Shouldn't Trunks have some of the same features as Vegeta, just like Gohan inherited Goku's features?
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Why does Goku give up against Cell?

During the Cell games, Goku knew he wouldn't be able to defeat Cell. But it's unlike a Saiyan to ever give up. Goku didn't give up when he fought Vegeta, or Freiza, or anyone else for that matter. ...
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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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Was it necessary for the Kais to let Gohan's energy be drained for Buu?

I'm confused as to why Supreme Kai paralyzed Gohan for his energy to be drained. Couldn't they have just eliminated Babidi so that Buu wouldn't be resurrected?
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Does Trunks ever pretend to be weaker than Vegeta so as not to hurt his pride?

This is a question regarding the anime but any reference from the manga are also acceptable. Please include season/episode, etc. Vegeta's pride is a recurring theme and fuels his rage during fights. ...
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Was it ever explained why Vegito split back into Goku and Vegeta in Buu's body?

I've always been curious about this. It is mentioned that fusion using the Potara earings will keep you fused forever. So why did Vegito split inside Buu's body? I remember Goku and Vegeta saying they ...
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Could Goku have been revived if he really wanted, after dying fighting Cell?

After defeating Cell, they revived all his victims using Shenron. But Shenron could not revive Goku, as he already revived once. Then, Goku contacted them using King Kai's telepathy and asked them not ...
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Is there a reason for the discrepancy in the length of the Serpentine Road in the Japanese and English versions of Dragon Ball Z?

Put simply, the original Japanese version of the anime states it's (supposedly) one million kilometers long (a little over 621 thousand miles), while the English translations state that it's (again ...
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Which Dragon Ball Z fighters use weighted clothing?

Which Dragon Ball Z fighters used with weighted clothing?
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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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Why was Goku the only Z Warrior to contract the Heart Virus?

In Trunks' future that had been destroyed by the Androids, Goku died from a Heart Virus. Even in the alternate timeline caused by Trunks warning the Z Warriors about the Androids, Goku still ...
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If Kaioken x2 increases the power level of his user by 2, how much does the regular kaioken increase the power level?

It's said that kaioken x2 increases the power level by 2. And it's also said that the regular kaioken increases the strenght. Then, how much does the regular kaioken increase the power level?
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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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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 ...