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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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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What is the Kamehameha wave made of?

I was wondering what Kamehameha is made of? Is it Chi or Ki or some kind of energy, or power of blue star, or something kind of pure energy?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 Frieza want to kill Goku?

I watched Dragon Ball Z and want to know why Frieza wanted to kill Goku in the first place.
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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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What killed Broly for good?

So in The Legendary Super Saiyan 2, Broly dies at the hands of a three-way Kamehameha, he got blasted into the sun, but was this just an unfortunate but cool event and he would have died at the hands ...
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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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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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Time period between the use of dragon balls during Namek Saga

Remember when Vegeta came to the Earth for the first time. At that time the dragon balls were used to bring Goku back to life. During the battle Piccolo died and later Bulma and the rest go the planet ...
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Why did Goku have a halo when he was fighting Janemba?

While fighting Janemba in the DBZ movie, Goku had a halo. Also while he transformed into SSJ3, he told Janemba that he is the second one to push him as far, for him to turn SSJ3 (the first time being ...
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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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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 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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Was Picollo/Kami a special case of Namekian Fusion or this could be done by anyone?

Some time ago I asked this. Potara fusion limit In DBZ, we see Picollo fuse with Nail and exponentially increased his power. Then again he fused with Kami to further enhance this. Was only Picollo/...
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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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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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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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Why is Chi-Chi less of a a nag on Goten?

Re-watching Dragon Ball Z I have noticed that Chi-Chi's main goal in DBZ was to stop Gohan from training and force him to study instead. But once the Cell arc finishes and Goten is born. Chi-Chi doesn'...
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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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How did the Earth Dragon Balls revive everyone killed by Frieza?

The Earth Dragon Balls were only capable of reviving one person at a time and that too, only once. Then how did they revive Vegeta and all the Namekians on planet Namek when the dragon was asked to ...
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Why didn't Cell teleport to Earth after his death?

After Cell blew up, he said he learned the instant transmission technique from Goku, using which he teleported back to Earth from the King Kai's planet So once he's killed by Gohan he still could ...
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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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How could spirit bomb kill Majin Buu?

How could spirit bomb kill Majin Buu when Frieza wasn't much affected by it? All of us know that Majin Buu was far stronger than Frieza.
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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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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 removing Potara earrings of a fused character nullifies the fusion?

Just give you some info about the Potara earrings. Potara Fusion is similar to the Fusion Dance technique, however unlike the Fusion Dance, the Potara Fusion is permanent. To use the Potara ...
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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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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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Why is Gotenks never seen going Super Saiyan 2, only 3?

So, while watching DBZ (not super) I thought of something. Why can Gotenks go ssj3 but is never seen going super saiyan 2? Furthermore, how can Gotenks go SSJ3 at all if Goten and Trunks can only go ...
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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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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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What happen if the Supreme Kais were removed from Good Buu's body?

The fat version of Buu, or simply Innocent / Good Buu is the result of Kid Buu's absorption of Grand Supreme Kai and the Supreme Kais. Does the Supreme Kais still staying inside Good Buu's body? I ...
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Why didn't Kamesenin just chose to destroy the saiyan space ship when Vegeta and Nappa was on their way to earth?

During Vegeta Saga As I know, Bulma has asked Shenlong to kill the saiyans before they reached Earth. But, Shenlong said that the he couldn't do that because the Saiyans are stronger than him. I am ...
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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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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 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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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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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 Trunks stuck at SSJ form?

In DBZ, Future Trunks was a Super Saiyan. In DBS, we see his evolution going up to SSJGSSJ. When he is prepared to go back in time to save the world from Frieza, is he still SSJ? He didn't seem to ...
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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 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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What happened to the Namekian Dragon Balls when the planet exploded?

When Namek exploded, what happened to the Namekian Dragon Balls?
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Was Broly able to transform into Super Saiyan 4 in Dragon Ball Z?

Broly is shown to have a tail as a baby. But the tail is not there when he is an adult or kid, which means that he has the potential to become Super Saiyan 4. The only time he has a tail is when ...
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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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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 ...