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by WittyUsername
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: DB's ending
Replies: 79
Views: 1863

Re: DB's ending

As much as I like BoG, I don’t agree with the notion that it was necessary to make the ending of the manga feel more “complete”. When Toriyama originally wrote that ending, the idea was that Majin Boo had been the most powerful opponent Goku had ever faced, which was why he was so excited about the ...
by WittyUsername
Thu May 30, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: DB's ending
Replies: 79
Views: 1863

Re: DB's ending

I can dismiss every Terminator after T2, doesn't mean I wish they didn't try to continue the story past its logical conclusion. The problem is that the current wave of Dragon Ball content we’ve been getting isn’t technically a continuation of the story. Super is a midquel. At this point in time, th...
by WittyUsername
Thu May 30, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: DB's ending
Replies: 79
Views: 1863

Re: DB's ending

These days, I find myself wishing that Battle of Gods would’ve just been a one time reunion film, rather than the beginning of an era of endless Dragon Ball related content.
by WittyUsername
Thu May 30, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 11632
Views: 543997

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

*Sigh* My general point is, DB has a whole has portions of darkness, seriousness as well as portions of light-heartedness and humor. Yet it's unacceptable to say it's generally the former, but acceptable to say it's generally the latter. Why? It’s really not generally the former. It’s overall a pre...
by WittyUsername
Wed May 29, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 11632
Views: 543997

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

The TV specials would probably qualify fit the bill. Two TV specials do not make the whole series. I never said they do, but they’re definitely notable for being pretty dark and humorless, especially by Dragon Ball standards. I’m obviously not suggesting that Dragon Ball as a whole is some gloomy a...
by WittyUsername
Wed May 29, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Kai
Topic: Chris Sabat wanting Scott McNeil to play Piccolo - A Kai Urban Legend
Replies: 16
Views: 1175

Re: Chris Sabat wanting Scott McNeil to play Piccolo - A Kai Urban Legend

I have trouble believing that Sabat would give up his second biggest role just like that.
by WittyUsername
Wed May 29, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 11632
Views: 543997

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

ABED wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 6:01 pm
I would never call DB gloomy or pessimistic.
The TV specials would probably fit the bill.
by WittyUsername
Mon May 27, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 11632
Views: 543997

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Here’s an opinion that I know for a fact would’ve been unpopular four years ago, and one that I assume is still fairly unpopular today: I’m tired of Beerus and Whis. When they were first introduced in BoG, I, like most fans, thought they were fun and quirky characters who added something new to the ...
by WittyUsername
Mon May 27, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: Am I The Only DB Fan Who Likes Jiren?
Replies: 43
Views: 1798

Re: Am I The Only DB Fan Who Likes Jiren?

I would’ve appreciated Jiren more if he actually came across as a genuine superhero who just happens to be someone Goku has to fight. Unfortunately, the series decided to make him this brooding, trash talking loner with an extremely cliché backstory, and an even more cliché philosophy that essentia...
by WittyUsername
Sun May 26, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Is Dragon Ball cynical at its core?
Replies: 158
Views: 8380

Re: Is Dragon Ball cynical at its core?

Pretty much this. I’m starting to think a lot of people on here are confusing “dark moments” with cynicism. Trunks arc (in Dragon Ball at least maybe not Super) is about as optimistic as it gets. Even if he can’t change his timeline he will save another future for a better tomorrow. We’re approachi...
by WittyUsername
Sun May 26, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Is Dragon Ball cynical at its core?
Replies: 158
Views: 8380

Re: Is Dragon Ball cynical at its core?

Honestly I think the cynicism is one of the key reasons why DB appeals to adults so much. I'd definitely say it's the opposite. It's an uplifting story which takes adults back to a simpler time, thus providing escapism from the more depressing side of life. People who think it's cynical are drastic...
by WittyUsername
Fri May 24, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: Am I The Only DB Fan Who Likes Jiren?
Replies: 43
Views: 1798

Re: Am I The Only DB Fan Who Likes Jiren?

I would’ve appreciated Jiren more if he actually came across as a genuine superhero who just happens to be someone Goku has to fight . Unfortunately, the series decided to make him this brooding, trash talking loner with an extremely cliché backstory, and an even more cliché philosophy that essenti...
by WittyUsername
Fri May 24, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: Am I The Only DB Fan Who Likes Jiren?
Replies: 43
Views: 1798

Re: Am I The Only DB Fan Who Likes Jiren?

I would’ve appreciated Jiren more if he actually came across as a genuine superhero who just happens to be someone Goku has to fight. Unfortunately, the series decided to make him this brooding, trash talking loner with an extremely cliché backstory, and an even more cliché philosophy that essential...
by WittyUsername
Fri May 24, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 11632
Views: 543997

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Use to like marvel a lot. But recently they've become too much about appealing to an obvious sjw feminist agenda :thumbdown: Feelsbad None of them have any SJW feminist agenda in them. People need to stop reading into stupid right wing bullshit created by the media for click bait. Movies had female...
by WittyUsername
Fri May 24, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 11632
Views: 543997

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

That's fair, but it's not like they wrote him as a good guy but with a weird tick. He's the bad guy. What happened with Bra? The only thing of note from her was the scene where those guys hit on her before Vegeta cuts off their steering wheel. Those guys hitting on her was pretty weird. I mean, did...
by WittyUsername
Fri May 24, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 11632
Views: 543997

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Here's an unpopular opinion - I don't mind Dolltaki. Yes, he's vile and makes my skin crawl, but that's why I like him as a minor antagonist. I think the problem with Dolltaki is that it’s difficult to tell if we’re supposed to be disturbed by his lust for Pan, or if we’re supposed to find it funny...
by WittyUsername
Fri May 24, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 11632
Views: 543997

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Here's an unpopular opinion - I don't mind Dolltaki. Yes, he's vile and makes my skin crawl, but that's why I like him as a minor antagonist. I think the problem with Dolltaki is that it’s difficult to tell if we’re supposed to be disturbed by his lust for Pan, or if we’re supposed to find it funny...
by WittyUsername
Tue May 21, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 11632
Views: 543997

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Here’s an unpopular opinion that I’ve recently come to have: I don’t think the original version of Goku’s “I am” speech was really that great. MistareFusion/Gaffer Tape already expressed this view in his Dragon Ball Dissection series, and while I didn’t initially agree with it, upon reflection, I am...
by WittyUsername
Tue May 21, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Unpopular DB opinions
Replies: 11632
Views: 543997

Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Shaddy wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 5:49 pm
There's certainly a sect of YT dedicated to shitting on Super. My biggest problem is that it never seems to be for the right reasons.
What reasons do they usually give?
by WittyUsername
Sat May 18, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Dragon Ball should've ended at Cell
Replies: 43
Views: 1352

Re: Dragon Ball should've ended at Cell

As far as BoG is concerned, these days, I do find myself wishing that the film never spawned sequels, and just stood alone as its own thing. Yeah, the film did have Beerus mentioning that there are 12 universes, but I doubt Toriyama at the time wrote that with the intention of exploring it in the fu...