Do you know that animators don’t decide colours, right? The decision to color that sequence that way is purely Nagamine’s and the animator only showed Goku powering up like crazy to give the idea that these are physical mutations that happen to Saiyans, according to Nagamine’s instructions to make the transformations feel hard.AnimeNation101 wrote:He went UI.
From an “in-universe” perspective: There is no other explanation for Goku having silver hair and silver eyes with black pupils at the same time and it NOT being his Ultra Instinct. There’s just no other explanation if you look at this as someone within the universe. Thats indisputable. That alone should be enough.
From the “outside, looking in” perspective: Its an Easter egg but its still UI none the less. And if you ask “why wasm’t It mentioned in the novel or storyboard”, what my friend and i have agreed on is, if its an Easter egg, and we know that Nagamine and others have explained multiple times that he gives animators loads of creative freedom (meaning they DON’T have to follow his storyboarding and he even said before that during many of the fight scenes, people didn’t follow his storyboards), that means that an animator added UI as an Easter egg and it makes sense that it wasn’t in the storyboarding.
As for the novel, that would be based on Toriyama and his script. And its been explained that for the animated movie, the staff didn’t follow Toriyama’s script for the fights but instead did there own thing. And heck, even doing there own thing, animators were free enough to not even follow the staff’s (Nagamine’s storyboarding) ideas.
So OF COURSE the novel and storyboarding wouldn’t mention it.
As my friend said:
“Pretty much same as you've already been arguing. Whether it was ever intended to be included or not, I'd say whoever animated the scene probably decided to include it. Nagamine has gone on record as letting most of the people do as they please for the most part, so he likely kept it once it was turned in.”
Also by your logic there is no explanation in-universe for Vegeta’s hair to turn green and it not being Broly’s full power form which need Gogeta to go Blue after he could handle Broly’s normal Super Saiyan just fine in his Super Saiyan form.
And by your logic there is no explanation in-universe for Goku having a green aura when transforming in Blue and it not being Broly/Kale’s form.
There’s a thing called “artistic decision” just so you and your friend know. It’s not unusual for directors to play with colours.