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by batistabus
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: Vegeta’s Spirit Control training on Yardrat is pretty much the ultimate potential unlock
Replies: 14
Views: 342

Re: Vegeta’s Spirit Control training on Yardrat is pretty much the ultimate potential unlock

I think it works really well for Vegeta. When we were told that Vegeta has been held back all this time by how unbalanced his Spirit has been, knowing his personality and how he goes about things, it makes sense. It feels like a true Toriyama-esque retcon in that sense, where it can be played off as...
by batistabus
Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

One more thing for now: Assuming Merus is no longer a member of the Galactic Patrol (who knows, maybe he'll renounce his angel status and be permitted to continue serving), there will be 104 "sectors" left unsupervised. Since Jaco was assigned to the mission that will inevitably be a success (and is...
by batistabus
Sun Dec 22, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

It's funny, I think the Merus mystery worked especially effectively because of "meta" reasons. There was always this assumption that Toyotaro is incompetent, or falling back on tired DB tropes, or that this is filler and can't possibly be important, so critical hints were overlooked. From the first ...
by batistabus
Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

We're really doing this again, huh? I think there should be a "Dragon Ball Super: Canon Discussion" thread because I'm sick of seeing this here, but it's something people apparently are very interested in discussing. That display from the manga, the one that refers to the DBS manga as the "official ...
by batistabus
Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

Nozawa and Horikawa will be doing a live reading of a not-yet-animated scene from the DBS manga at Jump Festa. Iyoku, head of the Dragon Ball Room, will be leading the panel. He was the liaison between Toriyama and the DBS Broly team during the production of the film. I predict he will be delivering...
by batistabus
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

"Above all, Toriyama is contributing to it significantly." This is jumping the gun. We don't know what Toriyama's contributions are. And we now know that Toyotaro designed Moro and Merus. We've always known Toyotaro designed Merus and Moro. Toriyama is contributing significantly because he co-wrote...
by batistabus
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

Goku too deciding UI doesn’t fit him would make the technique pointless. Especially considering how so far it’s been hyped up as the ultimate thing for Goku to get. That's one way of looking at it. Here's how I see it: Dragon Ball is the meandering story of Goku seeking greater challenges and stren...
by batistabus
Sun Dec 01, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

So Goku can survive without eating? I thought he was referring about not eating at that moment, not for his whole stay in the chamber. But if he really stops eating it will be interesting to see. Will he lose weight and muscle mass, have some temporary mental side effects? His biology as a Saiyan m...
by batistabus
Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

So if Moro eventually comes to earth, he'll likely sense Dragon Balls...then what? Will the gang consider this and deal with it in advance? Oooh...Very good point. Maybe Moro will try to make use of them. IIRC, The Z gang doesn't know if Moro can sense DB's. In Chapter 47, when Goku and Vegeta wake...
by batistabus
Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

So if Moro eventually comes to earth, he'll likely sense Dragon Balls...then what? Will the gang consider this and deal with it in advance? How the hell is Goku just... Deciding that he's not gonna eat. Y'know, just... "yeah food sucks so i'm not eating lol" ... Just, what? If Goku doesn't eat, it'l...
by batistabus
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

That volume 11 cover is truly fantastic. It just might be my favorite thing that Toyotaro has drawn. It's so full of style, personality, and life. The way the fries and Coke arc upward as Mr. Satan looks on in horror...incredible. It retains elements of what makes Toriyama's drawings great, but it f...
by batistabus
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: Paragus Dragon Ball Super.
Replies: 25
Views: 3844

Re: Paragus Dragon Ball Super.

To me, Paragus represents a very old-fashioned type of father. Clearly he has become obsessed with revenge and is exploiting his son, but any affect that has on Broly is justified in his view. The revenge that Paragus seeks is for both of their sakes; he wants to restore the honor that Vegeta III s...
by batistabus
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: Paragus Dragon Ball Super.
Replies: 25
Views: 3844

Re: Paragus Dragon Ball Super.

To me, Paragus represents a very old-fashioned type of father. Clearly he has become obsessed with revenge and is exploiting his son, but any affect that has on Broly is justified in his view. The revenge that Paragus seeks is for both of their sakes; he wants to restore the honor that Vegeta III st...
by batistabus
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: Broly's Outfit
Replies: 11
Views: 619

Re: Broly's Outfit

I prefer the DBS outfit, but I like them both! New design: -I like the colors. -I like that the different aspects of his costume have purpose. -His collar is to control his power, and it makes you wonder where it came from. Did Paragus make it from parts of the broken ship? Do Saiyans take slaves so...
by batistabus
Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

In that scene he already has the UI, only that he managed to tame it in this scene .. he did it on his own https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/9dIcIRuUzw8T3am2ag7qKXg49CW3O0Sfo1IrfuG3Ym1Sp6Fm6_bpoqYjCtqVff0Yvt21TLYp9tSsgvCv6ZyszHxznu32s1px3i-T2Ij2XE70VauWCXlADasrRDZbRvHorSi8Qu_6vQ=w2400 What is the m...
by batistabus
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

You are forgetting last chapter. Merus said Goku needs to calm his emotions in the face of shock to activate UI. This is exactly what Goku did when Jiren was about to exit him. which obviously is not the only thing necessary ... because now another is the main premise that is much more appropriate ...
by batistabus
Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

I really enjoyed how hectic and fast-paced this chapter was. That quality was one of my favorite aspects of the Boo arc, and I'm glad to see that energy continuing here. The action in this chapter was a good balance rough, dynamic, and clean. It feels like Yunba and Shimorekka are especially express...
by batistabus
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

strong warriors coming out of nowhere stronger than frieza in a universe that had already been said ... there were no longer strong warriors https://i.ibb.co/kyBsJBS/universe.png Who knows how many strong guys are out there? We didn't know any of the higher gods existed before Super. We didn't know...
by batistabus
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: The Mysterious Merus!!
Replies: 21
Views: 5445

Re: The Mysterious Merus!!

My based-on-almost-nothing guess is that Merus is a son of the Great Priest who has been sent to live among humans as part of his training before he becomes a full-fledged angel. My even crazier guess is that he will be Whis' replacement as Universe 7's angel and that Whis will take over for the ret...
by batistabus
Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 30989
Views: 2207940

Re: "Dragon Ball Super (Manga)" Official Discussion Thread

Not that more evidence was needed, but since I've only seen animation screenshots, here's Whis doing the pose and the hand funnel in Toyo's RoF manga: