Clash of the Nicktoons - DragonBall Z Kai vs. Avatar

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Clash of the Nicktoons - DragonBall Z Kai vs. Avatar

Post by Vegeta1056 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:27 am

So I was watching DBZKai, last night, and saw a promo for "Clash of the Nicktoons". This year, it's only Avatar, and DragonBall Z Kai competing, and they're gonna pit each of the battles from both series against each-other (the clashes they picked for Kai, ensures a victory). I thought I would post this here, to let you guys know about it.

Link - nicktoons.nick.com/special/clash-of-the-nicktoons

Yup. That's it folks.

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Re: Clash of the Nicktoons - DragonBall Z Kai vs. Avatar

Post by Ahiru77 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:22 pm

Goku Hwaiting!!!!!!! :o

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Post by penguintruth » Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:20 pm

Well, as much as I like the DB franchise, Avatar is probably the better show.
Kentai wrote:Son Gokuu is a fascinating character anyway, because he is - at face value, anyway - an idiot savant. The victim of violent head trauma as an infant [...] he's a simple bumpkin with a fair share of brain damage who's natural talents to work out what's wrong compensate for his broad lack of common sense. But he's also a fighter, through and through [...] he fight until he has, in no uncertain terms, beaten his enemy on terms they can both acknowledge. He doesn't want to kill anyone, or even prove that he can win... he just wants to know he can. He's an ineffably charming bastard who's manly leanings were really incendental, and yes, the fact that he was voiced by a squeaky woman made the combination perhaps all the more charming.


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Re: Clash of the Nicktoons - DragonBall Z Kai vs. Avatar

Post by mystic trunks » Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:30 pm

Lol none of that crap matters.

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Post by NeoKING » Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:59 pm

penguintruth wrote:Well, as much as I like the DB franchise, Avatar is probably the better show.
This is sadly true ... or not so sadly.

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Post by SparkyPantsMcGee » Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:01 am

"Dragon Ball Z kia is lame!!! Extremely LAME!!! it is just some brute men using attack like kcjfgdsuhjkds on each other and then, the best part, the start screaming like little infants who just lost their cup of honey nut cheerios....
I know everyone has their opinions but this is a clash so here is my opinion" dragon whatever suck and isnt even that action pack, it is emotion less and hard and rigid. And if aang faced dgvfhysa and this guy used hfgjafdsghuosa aang would still just win.... Avatar is more action package and is more popular than Dragon ball Z kia... "

You know, before this I use to like kids. This is the first time I've ever wanted to smack a 12 year old. :lol:
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Post by Innagadadavida » Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:15 am

Nicktoons is asking for trouble with this, man. It's a good way to start some shit, and get kids even more firmly rooted in their opinion. Someone needs to jump in there and let the kids know how important Dragon Ball is to the very existence of Avatar.

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Post by Tanooki Kuribo » Fri Feb 25, 2011 4:50 am

There really is no point. It's just another form of advertising the show. By doing this "clash" thing, Nicktoons can get kids to talk to other kids about DBZK. I'm not saying it's a bad thing, it just seems pointless for us. :D

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Post by Turtle Marked Stone » Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:41 pm

I like to think my action package is nicer than Avatars.

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Post by Super Sonic » Fri Feb 25, 2011 5:46 pm

SparkyPantsMcGee wrote:"Dragon Ball Z kia is lame!!! Extremely LAME!!! it is just some brute men using attack like kcjfgdsuhjkds on each other and then, the best part, the start screaming like little infants who just lost their cup of honey nut cheerios....
I know everyone has their opinions but this is a clash so here is my opinion" dragon whatever suck and isnt even that action pack, it is emotion less and hard and rigid. And if aang faced dgvfhysa and this guy used hfgjafdsghuosa aang would still just win.... Avatar is more action package and is more popular than Dragon ball Z kia... "

You know, before this I use to like kids. This is the first time I've ever wanted to smack a 12 year old. :lol:
Reading this, I'm glad us lower middle class folk didn't have computers or internet when I was a kid. There would've been so much fighting about TMNT, X-Men, Biker Mice, etc.

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Post by Gouki* » Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:45 pm

Avatar is the better show. Seriously.
... Maybe later.

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Re: Clash of the Nicktoons - DragonBall Z Kai vs. Avatar

Post by Goku100xKamehameha » Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:49 pm

Gouki* wrote:Avatar is the better show. Seriously.
Yeah, I guess that's true, but can you explain why?

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Post by Chibi Gohan » Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:54 pm

Avatar will probably win this.
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Re: Clash of the Nicktoons - DragonBall Z Kai vs. Avatar

Post by SparkyPantsMcGee » Sat Feb 26, 2011 12:20 am

Goku100xKamehameha wrote:
Gouki* wrote:Avatar is the better show. Seriously.
Yeah, I guess that's true, but can you explain why?
The animation is top notch. Those guys took the time to study specific martial arts to correlate with each bending technique. They know how to walk the line of western and eastern art without making it look retarded. There story telling is terrific and they are one of the few shows that know how to make things relatable to children while keeping adults entertained. It's one of the very few cartoons to come of of the new millennium to not suck. It's a prime example of what digital, 2D animation should look like. I still love me my Dragonball, and you can tell there is a bit of inspiration of DB in Avatar but Avatar is a great show itself. Plus, it has some of the best voice acting I've seen in awhile too, using kids to voice the younger roles...gee what a concept!
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Re: Clash of the Nicktoons - DragonBall Z Kai vs. Avatar

Post by Eire » Sat Feb 26, 2011 3:16 am

Plus action moved quicker than drunken snail. And it has some good female characters that didn't finish as a "virgins for warriors".

And movie based on the series was worse than DB:Evolution.
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Re: Clash of the Nicktoons - DragonBall Z Kai vs. Avatar

Post by Innagadadavida » Sat Feb 26, 2011 3:59 am

There's really no comparison, I'd say. Dragon Ball is from the 80s, Avatar is from the 2000s. They're from different decades, from different cultures. Its no stretch at all to say that Dragon Ball paved the way for Avatar, in more ways than just one. Avatar took a lot of inspiration from Dragon Ball in design and execution. DB also was one of a few important anime titles that made the medium popular in the US, therefore also making it something Network Executives would be interested in funding something similar.

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Re: Clash of the Nicktoons - DragonBall Z Kai vs. Avatar

Post by gotensottile » Sat Feb 26, 2011 8:44 am

One kid was just like, "Why is Kai in the title?! Those are the god guys! SO WHY ARE THEY IN THE TITLE?!"

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Re: Clash of the Nicktoons - DragonBall Z Kai vs. Avatar

Post by LeprikanGT » Sat Feb 26, 2011 10:44 am

If DBZK doesn't win by a landslide...there is no Yemma.

Also I'm sure half of those Avatar kids have no clue what DB or GT is, let alone the full story of Z and that the show is twice as old as they are.

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Re: Clash of the Nicktoons - DragonBall Z Kai vs. Avatar

Post by Eire » Sat Feb 26, 2011 10:58 am

Is it too hard to admit that people have different tastes and nobody have to pray to DBZ?
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