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 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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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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Can Moro absorb Hakai?

Can Moro absorb Hakai? If he can absorb it, please also explain what kind of Hakai he can absorb. Can he absorb the Hakai used for Zamasu? If he can't absorb it, why can't he?
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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 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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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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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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Why is it that every fusion in dragon ball Z and Super has never won

Vegito, Kefla, Zamasu(fused), etc. the only fusions that have ever won was the ones in the movies, that’s because they’re supposed to win, cuz it’s a movie, but what about the show?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Has Vegito ever used the instant transmission in canon Dragon Ball?

The Dragon Ball wikia lists instant tranmission as one of Vegito's abilities. Vegito . Has Vegito ever used the instant transmission in canon Dragon Ball?
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What is the Dragon Ball source foootage for Anime War?

I just discovered Anime War on YouTube. It's a fanfic story/compilation/moshpit/glorious hack with Dragonball, One Punch Man, and lots of other popular anime characters. I know DBZ/DBS has lots of ...
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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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Was Raditz faster than the speed of light?

In one English dub (there are at least 3 IIRC), Piccolo says Raditz it's faster than the speed of light. But in the spanish dub, he doesnt say so. How about the original japanese dialogue and the ...
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Which universe is Future Trunks from?

Universe 6 and universe 7 are twin universes If Earth didn't have life in Universe 6(Champa's universe). From where does Trunks come from? He couldn't have come from other Universe because they aren'...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...