Do you think that Mira, Towa, as well as Fu will be in DBS?

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Do you think that Mira, Towa, as well as Fu will be in DBS?

Post by PhoenixEX » Thu Jun 25, 2015 8:12 am

I'd post this on the Dragon Ball Super sub-board but for some odd reason casual members aren't allowed to start threads there (this forum is way too restrictive, imo).
Anyways, do you think that these 3 characters will make some sort of appearance? Especially Fu, since I can sense great potential for this character.
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EDIT: I just noticed that my thread was moved to the DBS board. Cool, haha.
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Post by samuraix123 » Thu Jun 25, 2015 8:15 am

I doubt it but If they could make it interesting I wouldn't mind it at all! :)
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Post by TheDevilsCorpse » Thu Jun 25, 2015 8:37 am

Would I take an arc that covered them? Sure, but I don't think there is any chance at all of that happening. Especially not for Fu. Towa and Mira might have the tiniest chance of being used, but as of right now, Fu is nothing more than obscure trivia in the Taiwan DBO guidebook.
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Post by Ushabtis » Thu Jun 25, 2015 9:49 am

I really wouldn't want Mira and Towa in super. I thought they were pretty boring villains, i mean they were pretty easy to beat in xeno too. Towa can't fight at the levels the current goku/vegeta and Mira has a personality of a mossy log. If i had to pick a character from xenoverse/online it'd be supreme kai of time.
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Post by mogi67 » Thu Jun 25, 2015 10:05 am

I hope not. They are pretty uninteresting characters imo

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Post by fadeddreams5 » Thu Jun 25, 2015 1:03 pm

I think they would be better suited for a Time Patrol Trunks spin-off, be it an anime or manga.
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Post by Hellspawn28 » Thu Jun 25, 2015 1:23 pm

It's possible if Toriyama writes them into the story. It could be interesting to see how it plays out if they show up.
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Post by MagicBox » Thu Jun 25, 2015 4:14 pm

I'd really rather the video games stay separate from the cartoons, if at all possible. I haven't played the game yet, but if the XV crew is worth further development, it should be within a sequel.
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Post by Blade » Thu Jun 25, 2015 5:08 pm

I'm torn on this.

My first inkling is that I think that those calling the shots in the Dragonball Franchise should be encouraged to introduce original villains for video games, as the endless repetition and regurgitation of the same story year-on-year got was already old some 15 years ago. The Dragonball Online elements that were cannibalised into Xenoverse made a lovely change, which even for all of the shortcomings in the gameplay, still make Xenoverse the most memorable, and most importantly, re-playable, Dragonball game since, in my opinion, Budokai 3.

Having said all of the above, I think that one of the problems that the franchise has faced in recent years is a stagnancy, whereby even slight deviations or original additions have been snapped-up and over-commodified (I'm talking about you, Dragonball Heroes) out of what has felt like somewhere between an outright lack of additional ideas and laziness. I don't want Mira, Towa and Fu shoehorned back into the main franchise just because they're there - I'd firstly like to see new avenues explored and entirely ideas adopted. If they were able to write a wonderful story around Demigra & co, I'd have no complaints whatsoever in the final analysis, but I'd take new and unexpected directions altogether every day of the week first before that.
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Post by FortuneSSJ » Thu Jun 25, 2015 5:25 pm

I would like, to be honest. Those character designs are far more original than Champa and Whis Waifu.
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Post by Hellspawn28 » Thu Jun 25, 2015 5:39 pm

Dragon Ball has many timelines thanks to Trunks and Cell going back in time. I think Towa and Mira could work if they have a story arc where it has them fucking around in the timeline. Mira could make a cool main villain for a saga, but I still rather see someone new first though.
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Post by Lapis » Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:07 am

I hope not.. I honestly dislike Towa and Mira because they are too generic(same goes for Demigra). Not to mention the character designs remind me of poorly designed fan made characters. I like the fact that they are from the demon realm though.

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Post by DBZGTKOSDH » Fri Jun 26, 2015 7:09 pm

The elements from Dragon Ball Online seem to be recycled from other video-games like Dragon Ball XenoVerse & Dragon Ball Heroes, so I highly doubt it. Seems like they'll keep the video-game stuff for video-games.
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Post by Lord Beerus » Fri Jun 26, 2015 9:03 pm

I think Mira, Towa and Fu are gonna stick to making video game appearance strictly.

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Post by TRL » Sun Jun 28, 2015 6:56 am

DBZGTKOSDH wrote:The elements from Dragon Ball Online seem to be recycled from other video-games like Dragon Ball XenoVerse & Dragon Ball Heroes, so I highly doubt it. Seems like they'll keep the video-game stuff for video-games.
Hehe it's funny how you think that, when it's in fact exactly the other way around.
Before the special, the new movies and now the new series, Dragonball online used to be the closest thing to "a continuation of the manga" we had. Akira Toriyama was heavily involved in the design process. I don't know how much of the early designs are actually his. But from playing the game it felt obvious to me that he put his stamp on it.
The world just radiates so much love for the dragonball manga. It introduces way more original concepts than any other game ever did. Something creators would only dare to do if they had the ok from Toriyama. For instance I love the whole all the different varieties of saibamen they came up with, the different designs for Nameks and Buu species, all the variations on Goku's original gi and on the saiyan armor/jump suit. It introduced ssj hair for girls... the list is endless. I mean, the "Red Pants" army. Brilliant xD

I will forever treat it with a lot of respect, much more than I do Dragonball Heroes or Xenoverse. You'd had to threaten me with torture before I believe Toriyama has anything to do with he "new characters" of Dragonball heroes.

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Re: Do you think that Mira, Towa, as well as Fu will be in D

Post by Marco Polo » Sun Jun 28, 2015 7:07 am

I doubt so. They are keeping things separate so that the different "continuities" can coexist and progress independently.

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Post by TheDevilsCorpse » Sun Jun 28, 2015 7:09 am

TRL wrote:The world just radiates so much love for the dragonball manga. It introduces way more original concepts than any other game ever did. Something creators would only dare to do if they had the ok from Toriyama. For instance I love the whole all the different varieties of saibamen they came up with, the different designs for Nameks and Buu species, all the variations on Goku's original gi and on the saiyan armor/jump suit. It introduced ssj hair for girls... the list is endless. I mean, the "Red Pants" army. Brilliant xD

I will forever treat it with a lot of respect, much more than I do Dragonball Heroes or Xenoverse. You'd had to threaten me with torture before I believe Toriyama has anything to do with he "new characters" of Dragonball heroes.
The irony here? What you seem to love about the game, the developers actually dislike. The relationship between Japan and Korea really hindered what the game could have been. The Korean developers have complained that they had many ideas they wanted to use, but Japan wouldn't really let them mess with anything. They had to jump through a lot of hoops to get characters like Tao Pai Pai as an enemy in the AGE 1000 era and as such that's the reason so many of the enemies aren't humans; with most being Saibaimen or animals and constantly rehashing them with different pallets and such. Characters like Piccolo in AGE 1000 HAD to be NPCs.

I was a huge supporter of the game. The supplemental info from the timeline and guidebooks will always be great, but the game content...? I'm not entirely sure how much respect it deserves anymore. I'm kinda happy that my annoyances with things like the game basically being "Saibaimen Online" is echoed by NTL.
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Post by TRL » Sun Jun 28, 2015 7:19 am

Oh hey DevilsCorpse, that's interesting. I didn't know about that. Well obviously I also don't like rehashed monsters and color swaps. I bet that became more apparent during the later parts of the game where they introduced "evil nameks" and pirate zombie version of every monster that came before. Luckily and sadly i never made it that far into the game. I never even came into contact with Towa or Miira.

But just the concept of a saibaman being as small as a seed with tiny feet or as huge as a palm tree. You have to commend them for that.
Them returning to more animalistic ennemies again seemed like a love affair with the original dragonball. Which I liked. I mean not every fight can be a very serious fight to the death with a super powerful villain so you might as well kill some dinosaurs, wolves and tigers along the way for meat right. ;)

In any case even if Super bombs, I still have hope, because they could still use this world that's so far in the future that everyone except Piccolo is dead so they can just start fresh with a beautiful world. None of the story has to be similar to the actual game. They can just take the world start with one saiyan, namek or buu descendant and go from there.
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Post by Doctor. » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:00 am

TRL wrote:everyone except Piccolo is dead so they can't just start fresh with a beautiful world.
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Post by Hellspawn28 » Sun Jun 28, 2015 8:02 pm

Lord Beerus wrote:I think Mira, Towa and Fu are gonna stick to making video game appearance strictly.
I guess Mira, Tow, Churai and Fu will likely be video game only characters to the series much like how Nitemare and Heishin are to Yu-Gi-Oh.
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