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by MasenkoHA
Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Dragon Ball Rewatch, Week 13 - DB episodes 56-60 (CURRENT WEEK)
Replies: 30
Views: 300

Re: Dragon Ball Rewatch, Week 13 - DB episodes 56-60 (CURRENT WEEK)

I’m kind of surprised Dr.Slump never made it to the West.
by MasenkoHA
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Fan-Created Works
Topic: DBZ Videos I just made
Replies: 0
Views: 21

DBZ Videos I just made

This stay at home social distancing has got me really bored so I made some crappy Dragon Ball Z related videos.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3hMs8Hs3vk&t=

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eI25gDnjAJQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zyBN_AsbKc
by MasenkoHA
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 12359
Views: 685868

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Cure Dragon 255 wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:13 pm
Did you watch DB in order?
I'm going to go out on a limb and say the grand majority of this forum did not watch Dragon Ball in order.
by MasenkoHA
Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 12359
Views: 685868

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

If one had already watched Dragon Ball where Tenshinhan was one of the best developed characters on the show it would be quite easy to see why someone would care about Ten dying. Now Funimation’s decision in 1996 to skip 140 episodes of Dragon Ball and remove Ten’s reintroduction scenes? Yeah I’d be...
by MasenkoHA
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Endings
Replies: 123
Views: 1253

Re: Endings

and only dropped off when it became clear the writing was bad should be enough of an indicator to you that there was initial interest in exploring Bueller's world and life beyond that one day and premise. Or, I dunno, it was a popular movie so of course it would gather interest based on name brand ...
by MasenkoHA
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 12359
Views: 685868

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Just saying Krillin is one of the characters that doesn’t suffer from the decision to skip Dragon Ball. Tien, Chaozu, Puar, Oolong, Kami, Mr. Popo, and Yajirobe? Those characters suffer big time from Dragon Ball being skipped. I’d almost say Yamcha but Z does a good job of re-introducing him as Bulm...
by MasenkoHA
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 12359
Views: 685868

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

You would never know that Krillin is Goku's best friend if just watched Dragon Ball Z. Their whole friendship is built up prior to the Saiyan arc. Hell, its through the King Piccolo arc that you find out how much Goku values his friendship with Krillin, as when Krillin is murdered Goku not only cri...
by MasenkoHA
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 12359
Views: 685868

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

I never insinuated that Dragon Ball is a complex or intertwined story. I'm just saying that character and story beats that are the most famous from Dragon Ball Z don't carry a lot of emotional weight when you ignore the foundation that was provided for them in the events that take place before the ...
by MasenkoHA
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc
Replies: 51
Views: 451

Re: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc

^ But if we’re talking about episode length, which isn’t applicable to the manga, then Garlic Jr and the other two arcs short length are just as valid. But the main point is an arc doesn’t need to be super long. An arc can be like 3 episodes. It’s not some exclusive concept to Dragon Ball. I underst...
by MasenkoHA
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: What do you want with Broly?
Replies: 253
Views: 2909

Re: What do you want with Broly?

Ultimate Spider-Man is inherently a little silly in premise -- radioactive spider bite gives teen superpowers -- but having read about half its initial 2000-2009 run, I would say it's a very adult book, and anyone claiming otherwise, I'd ask if they've actually read the damn thing. It’s not. Teens ...
by MasenkoHA
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc
Replies: 51
Views: 451

Re: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc

Uranai Baba is only ten episodes and takes place during the same day, i The Garlic Jr arc is only 10 episodes The Wedding Dress and Otherworld Budokai arcs are both only 5 episodes Those are merely filler arcs. I’m at a loss at why that would matter. They’re still part of the tv series. Being creat...
by MasenkoHA
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc
Replies: 51
Views: 451

Re: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc

MyVisionity wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:29 pm
Uranai Baba is only ten episodes and takes place during the same day, i
The Garlic Jr arc is only 10 episodes

The Wedding Dress and Otherworld Budokai arcs are both only 5 episodes
by MasenkoHA
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc
Replies: 51
Views: 451

Re: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc

Red Ribbon Army arc rolls off the tongue better than 2nd Hunt for the Dragon Balls, which I'd say would be the more accurate name describing the arc. 4-Star Ball arc (since it’s about Goku looking for his. grandpa’s 4-star ball and the resolution is even when he has to summon Shen Long to bring Bor...
by MasenkoHA
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc
Replies: 51
Views: 451

Re: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc

Arcs can have overlaps and still be distinct. Baba's tournament has a beginning, middle, climax, and resolution. There's a link to the RRA arc, but the RRA's arc concludes when Goku defeats Black. If we consider the main thrust of the story arc being Goku is in conflict with the Red Ribbon Army the...
by MasenkoHA
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc
Replies: 51
Views: 451

Re: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc

If I recall there was a "Tien Shinhan" saga in there. Also I think the Other World Tournament was rolled into the Great Saiyaman saga somehow. My bad I forgot to list Tien saga oops I was going off the wikia which lives and dies by the dub but then I looked at a listing of home video releases and t...
by MasenkoHA
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc
Replies: 51
Views: 451

Re: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc

Pretty sure with Funimation its something like Pilaf Saga Tournament Saga Red Ribbon Saga General Blue Saga Commander Red Saga Fortune Teller Baba saga Tien Saga King Piccolo Saga Piccolo Jr saga Vegeta Saga Namek Saga Captain Ginyu saga Freeza saga Garlic Jr saga Future Trunks saga Android Saga Imp...
by MasenkoHA
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Favourite self-aware Dragon Ball moments?
Replies: 13
Views: 243

Re: Favourite self-aware Dragon Ball moments?

I guess I am confused. When I think self-aware I think Roshi musing to himself that Nam is too serious for a gag anime or Vegeta realizing Arale is from an 80s gag manga.

Don’t know if taking a written exam to participate in the tournament counts as being self aware.
by MasenkoHA
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Gohan 's "main character" status and Toei's fascination
Replies: 10
Views: 237

Re: Gohan 's "main character" status and Toei's fascination

Was Gohan ever a main character? Or ya'll confuse "high power levels" as "main character" when the kid's PL was recorded by Raditz's scouter? Uh, he was literally called the main character within the manga. I don't think it's us getting confused. Roshi himself said Gohan wud replace Goku as main ch...
by MasenkoHA
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Kuririn Should Have Proactively Died to Protect Gokuu from Freeza
Replies: 7
Views: 146

Re: Kuririn Should Have Proactively Died to Protect Gokuu from Freeza

He wasn’t passive in his first death. He died fighting Tambourine. How is it repetitive? Piccolo already took a blast meant for Goku it would been repetitive for Kuririn to also take a blast meant for Goku. Also the entire damn point of Goku’s rage is that Freeza murders Kuririn in cold blood (and a...
by MasenkoHA
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc
Replies: 51
Views: 451

Re: The Baba Arc should be rolled into the RRA Arc

Honestly segregating Red Ribbon and Baba makes way more sense than trying to separate Namek and Freeza or even the Cyborgs and Cell. I’ll never understand why people or Toei or Funimation try to divide up Namek as if it all doesn’t revolve around Namek with Freeza as the big bad. But treating Red Ri...