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Dragon Ball is a manga and anime series that follows the adventures of the protagonist Goku from childhood through adulthood as he trains in martial arts and hunts the Dragon Balls, which grant wishes. Use this tag to refer to the manga and any of the anime series or movies

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Goku speed at the end of the original series

The only canon reference to speed that I’ve been able to derive comes from the Saiyajin series. The snake way has 1 million kilometres and it takes Goku between 1 day and 4 hours and 2 days to ...
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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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What is the name of this Dragon Ball character?

I bought this toy for my son. Came along with a character named Cell. Who would this character be?
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Was Captain Ginyu in his original body at the start of the Freeza Saga?

Is the purple body with horns that we see his, or did he steal it prior to the Freeza saga?
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Is any other saiyan as powerful as Goku after last transformation i. e. blue?

Is any other saiyan as powerful as Goku after last transformation i.e. saiyan blue?
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Why do Saiyan apes have tails?

I never really understood why Saiyans are called apes. Goku was based on the Monkey King from "Journey to the West", and Saiyans have tails. Apes do not have tails, it's actually one of their ...
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Why didn't King Kai use Instant Transmision to help Goku reach the battle in time?

During the Saiyan saga, once Goku had finished his training with King Kai, he realized that he had not taken the time to cross Snake way into consideration, making him late to the battle. This ...
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Why are the Dragon Balls in episode 41 small if they are Namekian?

I'm watching DBZ again as an adult, and when Bulma, Krillin & Gohan meet two medical namekians, these people help them find some dragon balls. I remember namekian dragon balls were very big, but ...
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What happened to Shula after Dragon Ball and what happened to the golden blade?

I was wondering what happened to Shula after the events of Dragon Ball. I know a lot of characters in Dragon Ball are mentioned in one episode only and then completely forgotten afterwards, such as in ...
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Why was Frieza's 5-Minute Countdown so long?

In his duel against Goku in Planet Namek, Frieza realizes he’s not winning his fight against Goku, so he say he’s going to make the planet self-destruct, and that the planet has five minutes before it ...
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If Beerus wiped out all of the dinosaurs, how are dinosaurs still present?

In Dragon Ball Z : Battle of Gods, Beerus claims that he went to Earth once and dinosaurs took a rude attitude with him, so he wiped them out. But then we see that in the present DBZ timeline, there ...
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Once Super Saiyan, does Kaioken only come back once a Saiyan attains Super Saiyan Blue form?

Once Super Saiyan, does Kaioken only come back once a Saiyan attains Super Saiyan Blue form? Or can the Kaioken be fused along with Super Saiyan at an earlier stage than Blue?
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Why isn't the Gravity Machine ever used as a weapon?

In Dragon Ball, the Z Fighters train under high artificial gravity to be extremely strong under normal gravity. I don't recall the Gravity Machine having an upper limit to its effect, though, and ...
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Why doesn't Future Trunks stop the androids before they are created?

I'm watching through Dragonball Kai at the moment. I watched DBZ back when I was a kid and its interesting to go through it again. A lot of questions are coming to mind which the internet has ...
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How long is Goku's pole?

Whats the maxium extent Goku has ever extended the power pole in the series? He uses it a lot in the series to do various lengths but do we know a maximum length, or the farthest hes ever extended it?
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What ever happened to Launch?

Launch is famous, as we all know, for being a character who disappeared because Akira Toriyama forgot about her. In the manga Launch disappears as a character but in the anime she at least has a few ...
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Is Piccolo a Demon?

All of us who watched the original Dragonball series were familiar with Piccolo being Demon king and a Demon himself, but in DBZ Vegeta told him he was a Namekian. Also, we know that Kami and ...
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Why is it when Goku turned Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan against Frost, it was regular yellow not blue?

In the tournament between Universe 6 and Universe 7, Goku fights Frost, Frieza's good doppelganger. Goku powers up to Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan, but it is the traditional yellow instead of blue. ...
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Who is Frieza's mom?

Is there any evidence or mention of who Frieza's mother is in any of the new Dragon Ball Super, Dragon Ball Z , Dragon Ball GT, or any of the manga?
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How exactly does the King Cold family line work with transformations?

The first member of the Frieza Clan that we see is Chilled, whom fights the Super Saiyan Bardock. He appears to be in his descendant Frieza's First Form, though he never transforms to in the fight. It ...
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What is the difference between the Legenday Super Saiyan form and the normal Super Saiyan form?

As we see from Broly's appearances, his LSSJ form seems much stronger than the normal SSJ's that we see him fight, but that is where the confusion begins. Just how much stronger is his form from the ...
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Goku super saiyan 4 vs super saiyan god

Now with the new Dragon Ball series, there is a new Goku transformation, Super Saiyan God, in which he becames stronger than when he is in Super Saiyan 3. But that also happens when he transforms in ...
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What happened to Goku after he destroyed Freeza on Namek? (Instant Transmission)

I remember Goku destroying Freeza on Namek and then he disappears after that. (He won't return to earth). I thought there was some mystery behind the whole Instant Transmission thing. When Vegeta ...
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How is someone's “power level” determined in Dragonball Z?

How is a Dragonball character's power level determined numerically? What exactly is measured? *This particular image depicts a moment where Vegeta vociferously reacts to the scanner's readout of Goku'...
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Why is Goku's origin different between the Dragonball and the Galactic Patrolman series?

Why is Son Goku 3 (when he lands on earth)in Galactic Patrolman but only 2 (when he lands on earth) in the Dragon Ball anime and manga?
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If Goku and Vegeta fused and transformed into super Saiyan god, would you need another Saiyan to be able to get to super Saiyan god?

Watching Battle of Gods got me thinking: If Goku and Vegeta fused, would they need another Saiyan to become a Saiyan god (because one needs five other Saiyans, for a total of six, to become a Saiyan ...
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Who was the first Super Saiyan to be seen on the TV series?

I'm looking for the first Super Saiyan that has been seen in the TV series. As I reminisce, I think Son Goku has been the first we can see transforming fully from Normal to Super Saiyan status (on ...
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Human/Saiyan hybrid reproduction

Ok, everyone that paid attention to DBZ understands that humans and saiyans can reproduce and when they do, a half-human/half-saiyan is born. In DBGT(non-canonical) and DB: A Hero's Legacy(also non-...
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Is Destructo Disk one of the most powerful moves?

Destructo Disk is a move created by Krillin that more or less slices through everything (it even cut Frieza's tail). Is it one of the most powerful moves throughout the Dragonball Universe? Also if ...
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Why can't Cell go super Saiyan given he has Saiyan DNA?

Here is something that always bugged me about Cell. Even though he was created using DNA from three Saiyans, he can't go super Saiyan. Why is this? Wouldn't he have the same ability? It just doesn't ...
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Can King Cold transform?

It looks like he's in Frieza's second form, but his power is equal if not greater than Frieza (4th form 100%). Can you transform further or did he learn to make his second form his main form with ...
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Is an Ultra Super Saiyan physically as strong as a Super Saiyan 2?

In the show Trunks powered up to Ultra Super Saiyan, and was stronger than Cell but not fast enough to hit him. It occurred to me. In a test of strength, like an arm-wrestling match or a weight-...
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Is Goku's power limited in Dragonball? [duplicate]

In the Dragonball series, Goku's power increases as he fights with his enemies. He becomes Super Saiyan, then Super Saiyan level 1 to Super Saiyan level 100. Is the power of Goku unlimited? And was ...
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Why does Goku become an adult when becoming Super Saiyan 4?

In DragonBall GT, Goku is turned into a child by Shenron. However, later in the series, when he unlocks the power of Super Saiyan 4, he turns into an adult. When he goes back to a regular Saiyan, he's ...
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If the Namekians can “create” an extremely powerful dragon, why couldn't they help stop Buu?

The Namekians created the dragonballs and their associated dragons. These dragons are imbued with extreme power, so much so that the Supreme Kais were astounded when they first saw them (Buu saga). ...
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Is Dragonball's hero Son Goku unbeatable?

After seeing the Dragonball series in cartoons and in movies, I'm confused about the actual power of Goku. Everytime he fights, he proves himself more powerful than previously. What about his son ...
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What were Vegeta and Nappa's power levels in DBZ Season 1?

I just finished watching the awesome fight between Goku and friends versus Vegeta and Nappa. Throughout the fight, the two evil saiyans constantly read the power levels of the "good" guys. However, ...
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What's the last episode Master Roshi appears in?

In my humble opinion, Master Roshi was probably the most influential to Goku throughout the saga (kamehaha wave, flying nimbus, training, tournaments, etc). Admittedly, I only made it to the very ...
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Which is stronger, Kaio-Ken or Super Saiyan?

Is there any evidence that points to which is stronger, either reaching max level of Kaio-Ken or the max level of Super Saiyan? When Goku reached the highest level of Kaio-Ken, he seemed like he could ...
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Is Krillin the strongest pure human in the Dragonball Z Universe?

In Dragonball the series keeps increasing power levels. Most of the truly powerful characters though are aliens or only part human. Usually in a fight all of the Z Warriors are taken down at some ...
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Why do manga characters love to eat a lot of food?

A common theme in Japanese cartoons (manga and anime) is having a protagonist that has a big appetite and the ability to eat a lot. We see examples of this in Dragonball and One Piece. Historically, ...
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Why can't Goku battle in space while the previous Sayans can?

About the saiyans who battled Freeza, they can battle in space but I think Goku is unable to because when an explosion is about to happen in Planet Nemic, Kayosama said that Goku is at a disadvantage ...
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Could a fully Saiyan female become a Super Saiyan?

Is it possible for a female to become a Super Saiyan, or is it restricted to males? Could a fully Saiyan female (e.g. if Goku was born a girl) become a Super Saiyan? I know that Pan is one quarter ...
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Is there an inconsistency in the fate of evil souls in Dragon Ball?

I have a question that I've been wanting to ask. My native language is Spanish (Latin America) so much of the Dragon Ball series lacks of consistency because of the translation. My question is about ...