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First off, Dragon Ball Z Kai doesn't include anything from Dragon Ball, which is the story of Goku as a child. Secondly, the main difference is that Kai lacks the filler content of the original Dragon Ball Z, and stops at the end of the Cell saga. By filler I mean content not originally in the manga. Some (like myself) enjoyed the filler, while others ...


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Don't forget that GT is a filler, it wasn't created by the original creator, Akira Toriyama. There is a very high probability that is was overlooked. Also if I remember correctly, SSJ3 wasn't shown as tiresome in Dragon Ball GT.


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There are several types of fusion. For the majority of these, the more dominant/stronger individual controls the mind and body. For Piccolo and Nail, they did the Namekian Fusion, Piccolo was the more dominant. There was also Cell and the Androids. Cell fused with them by a type of fusion called Absorption. There was also the permanent fusion of Supreme Kai ...


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According to Dragon Ball Wikia: Akira Toriyama actually tried a number of poses when he was alone in order to decide the coolest pose for the Kamehameha. After much contemplation, he could not decide on a name for his "Kame" attack, so he asked his wife who came up with the name. She told Akira that it would be easy to remember the name of the ...


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The original Japanese term is ki (pronounced the same as "key", written as 気). It can also be spelled chi or qi. The same term is used for a concept in martial arts, though naturally Dragon Ball's version is quite a bit different from this. In the English dubs, this term is never used, and "energy" is used throughout the series. According to Toriyama, there ...


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There are a lot of references made to other works and people in the series… Inspirations As a matter of fact, the series was inspired by and has some major references to Journey to the West Jackie Chan Bruce Lee You can read more about it here. Names As one knows, the names in the series are usually puns on something or the other. For eg. ...


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There are multiple things against this. It needs a close death experience to gain power and they need to be healed afterwards, as Dende wasn't on earth at this time and they surely don't want to eat all the beans. It would take a lot of time to regain their full strength and they could die trying of course. Vegeta and Goku would never use something like ...


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Krillin died the most number of times. xD Here's the list (Krillin vs Goku): Krillin: Tien Shinhan Saga (Dragon Ball) Krillin: Killed by Tambourine. After the Tournament, he is killed by Tambourine, who was out to kill all of the greatest martial artists so that King Piccolo would go unchallenged. Saiyan Saga Krillin: Killed by Frieza. Frieza lifted ...


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According to the DragonBall wikia and TvTropes, Akira Toriyama gave a statement saying that the reason Lunch stopped appearing during Dragon Ball Z was because he simply forgot about her and that her bad state would have caused confusion because of its similarity to the Super Saiyan transformation. She does appear three times in Dragonball Z's anime - most ...


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How could be become so weak that cant even go super saiyan 2 anymore in a short period of time According to the timeline of dragon ball, about 5 years have passed between the end the buu saga and the Resurection of F saga. Gohan hasn't trained at all since then. We can choose the analogy of professional athletes here: they need to train almost everyday to ...


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This has been an item of discussion between Dragon Ball fans for a long time. Most of the information I've come across concludes that this is simply an animation consistency failure. From Dragon Ball Neoseeker Wiki: The vast majority of the manga was produce in black and white, with a few chapters being colored minimally. There were also an even smaller ...


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Akira Toriyama was definitely influenced by Journey to the West in writing the original Dragon Ball manga. In early stories, Goku rides the Flying Nimbus cloud and wields an extendable staff, two aspects taken directly from his inspiration the Monkey King along with his name, and the fact that he turns into a giant ape is also a callback to his simian ...


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It really is confusing, and there is conflict as to what is really happens. I think our best guide is the story itself. For this answer I will be using the anime as a guide. Lastly, please note that this discussion pertains only to Super Saiyan itself, and not Ascended Saiyan, or SS3/4. Now, Goku himself says, when training Gohan, that it does indeed come ...


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The moon was destroyed twice and recreated twice. The first time, it was destroyed by Jackie Chun, by using a MAX Power Kamehameha in the 21st Tenkaichi Tournament. It was later recreated during Goku's training with Kami, after Kami removed Goku's tail. This was revealed during the 23rd World Martial Arts Tournament. It was then destroyed by Piccolo ...


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There are many reasons to the answer of this question: The primary being that as of now, due to having kept up his training, Piccolo is far stronger than Android 18. Also he has more potential than the Androids. They were created by Dr. Gero with the power level they have, whereas Piccolo became this strong due to his training and fusion with Kami, and Nail....


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The final tournament takes place AFTER the events of Dragon Ball Super. DB Super picks up immediately after the defeat of Majin Buu (Kid form). Thus characters such as Uub, Pan and Bulla are yet to be shown in DB Super. Dragon Ball Timeline: All Events This might be an interesting read. Relevant part: DBZAge 774, September 7 : Shenron erases everyone'...


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The puns are in japanese. Nappa is a japanese term for greens in general. Kakarot is carrot. Bardock is a japanese root vegetable "Burdock". For a full list Origins of character names And yes, they are categorized as she said.


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It's not only by hair. As you can see, the eyebrows and eye color changes as well. So you'll be able to tell.


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Another way of looking at this is that Kami did not understand the full extent of his Dragon Balls' power. You see the Dragon Balls getting stronger after Kami's ones, maybe because they knew how they function properly while Kami was still getting to know his limits. So, maybe Kami could revive people but left it to the Dragon Balls as they were harder to ...


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The first time we see Goku fly is in Chapter 193, page 10. Krillin, Master Roshi and Tien actually describe it as the Air Dance. Since the first time he saw the Air Dance was at the previous tournament, we can conclude that he learnt in in between the 2nd and 3rd tournament, during his time training with Kami.


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It was never shown, how he learned to fly, so that's pure speculation. The DragonBall-Wiki has a possible explanation: Goku likely learned how to fly from Kami during his long training at Kami's Lookout, as he was unable to do so before and demonstrated his abilities to conclude his World Martial Arts Tournament fight with Piccolo. Source: Dragonball ...


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In SSJ3 form, the energy output is huge, in contrast to the SSJ4 form. The proof is written in this article from the Dragon Ball Wiki. The reason behind that is not known, as far as I know. In Dragon Ball GT, Goku's child form caused him to have trouble using Super Saiyan 3. His small body could not handle the energy output of the transformation, and ...


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The most powerful character in the Dragon Ball universe, currently, is Whis, Beerus' assistant. This is stated in an interview with Akira Toriyama, the creator of Dragon Ball: I suppose if Beerus’ strength is a 10, [Super Saiyan] God would be right about 6. [...] Incidentally, I guess Whis would be about a 15.


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Anime and GT series make a lot of confusion with its fillers, but in the manga, Piccolo explains water-clear to Vegeta. Evil souls are cleaned, their memories wiped, and then reincarnated. Both King Vegeta and Bardock, although heroic, are clearly evil, so they are impossible to visit. Goku never shows interest for knowing about his father. He was raised ...


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There is very little by way of actual evidence to answer this question (for example, in the manga Krillin asks Bulma why Trunks has no tail, and whether she had it removed; she never gives an answer). There is however a lot of speculation on the internets about it. The closest thing to an official answer can be found in the "DragonBall Daizenshuu 4 – World ...


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The first clip is from the TV special, Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku. Bardock and his crew are sent to the Planet Kanassa destroy all life there. [...] Bardock and crew rest up and celebrate their victory... Until one remaining warrior catches him off guard and decides to give him the "gift" of seeing the future. This gives him the ability ...


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There are a few reasons to answer your question. As Shaymin Gratitude correctly said, Frieza wanted to kill all the Saiyans. The reason being that the Saiyans are a warrior race. They grow stronger after every fight (Zenkai boost). He knew this. He also knew about the legend of a Super Saiyan. He feared that someday, a Super Saiyan will emerge and defeat ...


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Android #17 is seen as a Park Ranger in an episode of the Buu Saga, when Goku was making the Genki Dama to defeat Buu https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nadz-fsWYsU Edit: 13/04/2017 . Now they are also revealed in Dragon Ball Super


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In King's Kai planet, he can train under 10 times gravity, plus King Kai can magically add weights of several tons to him like he did when he was training with him after being killed by Cell. King Kai can also make big weight rings appear and many stuff like that


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Not sure which episodes, but it is explained a few times that each generation of saiyans grows stronger than the previous generation. This is the reason why Frieza feared them as they will eventually get stronger than him. This means if both Goku and Gohan didn't train and were the same age, Gohan would be naturally stronger. It's the reason Gohan tends to ...


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