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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why is SSJ3 shown as tiring to maintain, but SSJ4 is not?

In several episodes of DB:Z and DB:GT, using SSJ3 form is shown to be very tiring for the user and burns up energy very quickly, compared to SSJ1/2/enhanced/mystic/etc. However, when DB:GT rolls ...
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How was Goku able to teleport to the "Other World"?

In DBZ, Goku has teleported several times to the "Other World" (a place presumably inhabited by souls), his most significant trip there being when he brought Cell in his second form there to prevent ...
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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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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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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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Why could the dragon not bring back Goku after he fought Frieza?

After Goku fought Frieza and the planet blew up, everybody on earth thought Goku was dead. So they used the dragon balls to wish to bring Goku back to life, but the dragon then told them that Goku was ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Why didn't Frieza know about Goku and Kid Buu's fight?

In Dragon Ball Z, when Goku was fighting Kid Buu, there were many enemies watching him from Hell. From DBZ Wikia article on Hell: In the Kid Buu Saga, during the fight with Kid Buu, the ogres are ...
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In which countries was Dragonball Z aired (dubbed) before Dragonball?

I know this is true for the United States but my question is mainly if this was a phenomenon in other places as well. Personally, having grown up in Austria \ Germany, I saw Dragonball on TV as a kid ...
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Did Vegeta ever called Goku his earth name "Goku" in Japanese dub?

I recalled that Vegeta once said "Goku" in episode 72 of English dub. Does Vegeta said his earth name "Goku" in Japanese dub too? How many times did Vegeta said "Goku" throughout the series? And when ...
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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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Why didn't anybody recognize the Z fighters at the Cell games?

During the Cell-games saga, Mr. Satan was supposed to be the World Martial Arts champion and he was held in high regard by most common people. By contrast the Z-fighters, most of whom just happened ...
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Do we know if Ginyu is in his real body?

When Ginyu first shows up he appears to be of a similar race to that of Freeza and King Cold but later we learn that he can swap bodies. Do we know if, when Ginyu first arrived on Namek, was he in ...
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Is Kami's lookout connected to Korin's tower?

Are the two connected or just close by? In the video games it always seems like they are two separate buildings. But in the anime it seems like it takes no time to fly from one to the other.