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by LuckyCat
Thu May 10, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funny thing about Cell.
Replies: 94
Views: 1551

Re: Funny thing about Cell.

Nah cell was made from the cells of goku ,vegeta,piccolo,and Frieza plus cell was pissed at Gohan for killing him and he never made things personal for goku. Right, the cells of Goku but not Gohan, so Goku is more connected in that way. At least in the manga and anime, Cell isn't specifically mad a...
by LuckyCat
Thu May 10, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funny thing about Cell.
Replies: 94
Views: 1551

Re: Funny thing about Cell.

Cell would be an excuse for Gohan to be relevant again. Gohan was relevant in the ToP. But I wonder if Cell coming back actually means Gohan would be fighting? Goku is much more related to Cell's creation and Gohan's victory was all thanks to Goku manipulating the situation so that Gohan could beat...
by LuckyCat
Thu May 10, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funny thing about Cell.
Replies: 94
Views: 1551

Re: Funny thing about Cell.

Un yeah Frieza's popularity is not going down and cell is more of a nemesis to Gohan these days than goku I mean if cell comes back how would he return? Cell isn't as marketable as Frieza in Japan. Before Resurrection F, Freeza wasn't utilized after his final death from Trunks save a cameo episode ...
by LuckyCat
Thu May 10, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funny thing about Cell.
Replies: 94
Views: 1551

Re: Funny thing about Cell.

The Funny thing about Cell is that in an interview Toriyama really disliked drawing Cell due to all those spots and it seems the writers agree. Guess that's why he doesn't appear in Super lol. Also because he is the least popular Z villain in japan unlike in the west where he is more popular. Just ...
by LuckyCat
Sat May 05, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: The issue regarding power scaling (and the Earthlings)
Replies: 9
Views: 355

Re: The issue regarding power scaling (and the Earthlings)

But still, is it correct to state that raw power doesn't mean they can still win? Should the humans have still fell as far behind? They fell behind because none of them trained in the RoSAT. Gohan wasn’t just suddenly strongest, he had the highest potential and he trained in a crazy harsh environme...
by LuckyCat
Fri May 04, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: The issue regarding power scaling (and the Earthlings)
Replies: 9
Views: 355

Re: The issue regarding power scaling (and the Earthlings)

Gohan was in the lowest tier of fighters until, for plot convenience, he was better than everyone at the end of the Cell arc. Gohan had the highest raw power of any fighter when he was introduced. It’s suggested that when Saiyans and humans mix blood they create formidable offspring. A little train...
by LuckyCat
Fri May 04, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Is the Fusion Saga the worse part of Dragon Ball Z?
Replies: 11
Views: 382

Re: Is the Fusion Saga the worse part of Dragon Ball Z?

I'm going to agree with OP. It's really that the payoffs from this section of the arc don't have any lasting importance. Gotenks is setup as a new hero but then basically just screws around. Gohan is set up as another possible hero but then gets overconfident making some really stupid mistakes (firs...
by LuckyCat
Thu May 03, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Why is Cell so popular in west than in Japan?
Replies: 4
Views: 554

Re: Why is Cell so popular in west than in Japan?

Cell's pretty popular in the game franchises, dating back to the really old ones where he'd often be the final boss. And even more recently Dragon Ball FighterZ gave Cell some big screen time. While you give some good reasons I agree with (like the Android saga being inspired partially by Terminator...
by LuckyCat
Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Why hasn't Toriyama paid his taxes yet?
Replies: 68
Views: 3590

Re: Why hasn't Toriyama paid his taxes yet?

I do support progressive taxes (for some of the reasons Jacob and Kunzait thoughtfully outlined and also because larger income earners, particularly corporations, do use significantly more government resources than say Jimmy with a part-time job at McDonalds.) However, as a property owner myself, I ...
by LuckyCat
Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Attacks have become same-y
Replies: 44
Views: 1318

Re: Attacks are have become same-y

Super is popular. Really popular. Far as Toei is concerned, they're doing exactly what they should be, because it's making some really fat stacks of cash for them. So, it's not going to change. Not unless the fandom has some kind of mass exodus. Super's popularity and success heavily relies on its ...
by LuckyCat
Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Piccolo Daimao death (Anime VS Manga)
Replies: 20
Views: 872

Re: Piccolo Daimao death (Anime VS Manga)

I wish Torishima was more specific about what he didn't like about this scene in the anime. The only thing that stands out to me as strange is when Goku fires his kamehameha on the ground, it makes these weird blue loops (which are never seen otherwise when doing a kamehameha). The moment immediatel...
by LuckyCat
Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: What are the Copyright laws for DragonBall?
Replies: 9
Views: 580

Re: What are the Copyright laws for DragonBall?

But would the new change in Japan's laws affect Dragon Ball? In the US, as the laws have changed, they affect certain release dates. So would this new 70 year law affect Dragon Ball or future works or works after a certain date? When the U.S. extended copyright lengths it applied to existing copyri...
by LuckyCat
Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: What are the Copyright laws for DragonBall?
Replies: 9
Views: 580

Re: What are the Copyright laws for DragonBall?

I have a somewhat-related question to this. I remember watching a video on the nature of Copyright Laws in the United States in relation to famous IPs/franchises. Since there will be a time when Toriyama and everyone else originally involved with Dragon Ball will be gone, what do Japanese Copyright...
by LuckyCat
Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Cell vs Buu: which arc was more seemless in shifting gears?
Replies: 33
Views: 1448

Re: Cell vs Buu: which arc was more seemless in shifting gears?

Why would it have to be its own self contained arc instead of character arcs within the larger story arc? That's a good question and it's better directed at Toriyama. Why did Gohan's story thread with Videl kick off a saga about Goku and Vegeta squaring away their differences and stopping an ancien...
by LuckyCat
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Cell vs Buu: which arc was more seemless in shifting gears?
Replies: 33
Views: 1448

Re: Cell vs Buu: which arc was more seemless in shifting gears?

You don't think them becoming a couple was a good enough payoff? The payoff itself works fine in its own contained arc, but I don't think it added anything to the story about Majin Buu. By the time Majin Buu resurrects, Gohan and Videl are basically a couple so that plotline has resolved. Compare t...
by LuckyCat
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Cell vs Buu: which arc was more seemless in shifting gears?
Replies: 33
Views: 1448

Re: Cell vs Buu: which arc was more seemless in shifting gears?

The problem with the Buu arc is that there's too much emphasis on Gohan and Videl at the beginning, without it leading to a good payoff. It was especially jarring if you were watching the original anime with the "We Gotta Power" opening that made it look like you were watching a show about...
by LuckyCat
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: Dragon Ball Super: TV Ratings Discussion Thread
Replies: 3757
Views: 294425

Re: Dragon Ball Super: TV Ratings Discussion Thread

Also people should stop caring for ratings. These ratings mostly refer to kids till 14 at most years old. Kids who don't care for bloody battles and prefer butt jokes. Merchandise sales are crucial. Everything else is unimportant. Especially, when db is loved in every official streaming site I'm ho...
by LuckyCat
Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Nozawa Rated "Best Voice to Cheer on Your Studies"
Replies: 13
Views: 1520

Nozawa Rated "Best Voice to Cheer on Your Studies"

According to a survey of 720 males in the 10 - 30 age group: https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000091.000010596.html Kinda ironic, considering that Goku never studies! Maybe people think of Gohan too? Here are the full results: https://prtimes.jp/i/10596/91/resize/d10596-91-941628-0.jpg 1. 野沢雅子 M...
by LuckyCat
Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: Dragon Ball Super: TV Ratings Discussion Thread
Replies: 3757
Views: 294425

Re: Dragon Ball Super: TV Ratings Discussion Thread

While the anime has simultaneously underperformed every preceding debut Dragonball series in every quantifiable measure. Every preceding Dragon Ball series hasn't had alternate forms of distribution readily available within an hour (sometimes within minutes) of airing. Not just Crunchyroll on the E...
by LuckyCat
Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: Dragon Ball Super: TV Ratings Discussion Thread
Replies: 3757
Views: 294425

Re: Dragon Ball Super: TV Ratings Discussion Thread

I like to compare against last year's at this time. If I did my math correctly, that means episode 53 which, while in the same position (7th place) still scored more eyeballs overall with a 6.6. Last year at this time was episode 54 rated at 5.8%. You needn't do math, it's on page 72 of the thread....

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