As a magical girl, is Brianne one of the strongest in the genre?

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As a magical girl, is Brianne one of the strongest in the genre?

Post by DragonBallFoodie » Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:35 pm

Even if only by appearing in Dragon Ball, as the strongest magical girl of her universe (and maybe the DB multiverse) Brianne's power ranking must be pretty high. She could be on the level of Sailor Moon, or even Madoka!
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Post by JulieYBM » Sun Mar 29, 2020 6:26 pm

By default, I suppose? Being strong enough to keep up with Super Saiyans and Artificial Humans is definitely something else if we assume that they can destroy planets many thousands of times over.
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Post by ankokudaishogun » Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:57 am

Nope. Some Pretty Cures and Manga Sailor Moon at very least are quite stronger.
I mean, the Splash Star team did defeat a guy who literally destroyed the universe.

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Post by Peach » Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:20 am

Nope. She doesn't even use magic as far as I can tell. The magical girl genre has reality warpers, which would be Zeno level feats in Dragon Ball.

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Post by Polyphase Avatron » Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:00 am

She might be one of the strongest in terms of martial arts/hand-to-hand combat.
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Post by ankokudaishogun » Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:40 am

Polyphase Avatron wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:00 am
She might be one of the strongest in terms of martial arts/hand-to-hand combat.
Not really, either

Magical Girls are very underestimated by Fighting Shonen afacionados.

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Post by Sadala Elite » Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:17 am

ankokudaishogun wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:40 am
Polyphase Avatron wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:00 am
She might be one of the strongest in terms of martial arts/hand-to-hand combat.
Not really, either

Magical Girls are very underestimated by Fighting Shonen afacionados.
So true.

Ribrianne even with wank isn't anywhere near the strongest Magic Girl in anime/manga. Some of them are powerful enough to solo all of Dragonball lmao.

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Post by Polyphase Avatron » Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:44 am

Sadala Elite wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:17 am
ankokudaishogun wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:40 am
Polyphase Avatron wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:00 am
She might be one of the strongest in terms of martial arts/hand-to-hand combat.
Not really, either

Magical Girls are very underestimated by Fighting Shonen afacionados.
So true.

Ribrianne even with wank isn't anywhere near the strongest Magic Girl in anime/manga. Some of them are powerful enough to solo all of Dragonball lmao.
But what about just in the realm of physical/hand-to-hand combat?
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Post by Sadala Elite » Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:11 pm

Polyphase Avatron wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:44 am
Sadala Elite wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:17 am
ankokudaishogun wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:40 am

Not really, either

Magical Girls are very underestimated by Fighting Shonen afacionados.
So true.

Ribrianne even with wank isn't anywhere near the strongest Magic Girl in anime/manga. Some of them are powerful enough to solo all of Dragonball lmao.
But what about just in the realm of physical/hand-to-hand combat?
Yes, even in that Ribranne isn't anywhere near the strongest

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Post by Polyphase Avatron » Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:07 pm

Sadala Elite wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:11 pm
Polyphase Avatron wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:44 am
Sadala Elite wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:17 am


So true.

Ribrianne even with wank isn't anywhere near the strongest Magic Girl in anime/manga. Some of them are powerful enough to solo all of Dragonball lmao.
But what about just in the realm of physical/hand-to-hand combat?
Yes, even in that Ribranne isn't anywhere near the strongest
So who is? I haven't seen that many who focus on that aspect.
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Post by ankokudaishogun » Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:11 pm

Polyphase Avatron wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:44 am
But what about just in the realm of physical/hand-to-hand combat?
also far from the best. She doesn't really display much in terms of fighting ability.

Just look for "Pretty Cure"(or "Precure") fight scenes on youtube and you'll see the difference

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Post by Nickolaidas » Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:24 am

Ribrianne is a gag character. As a gag character, she automatically gets plot armor and stuff.

I mean, Satan was bitch slapped into a mountain by Cell and lived (because he was comic relief), while Krillin died by Tamboorine's love tap.

In the end, power levels are bullshit and people shouldn't put much thought into it, especially when it concerns fictional characters bound to the whims of a writer.

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Post by Neon Z » Sat Apr 11, 2020 9:27 pm

Polyphase Avatron wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:07 pm
Sadala Elite wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:11 pm
Polyphase Avatron wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:44 am


But what about just in the realm of physical/hand-to-hand combat?
Yes, even in that Ribranne isn't anywhere near the strongest
So who is? I haven't seen that many who focus on that aspect.
The protagonists from Twinkle PreCure beat a primordial goddess who was about to wipe out and recreate the entire universe (she had already covered it entirely with her power), and they basically have energy blasts and enhanced physical abilities, kind of like a DBZ character. That said, the way the battle is animated doesn't make them look specially powerful... although you could say the same thing for Ribrianne.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yiileo4a5Qw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SR0ZuVNJgo4
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Post by Polyphase Avatron » Sun Apr 12, 2020 12:09 am

Neon Z wrote:
Sat Apr 11, 2020 9:27 pm
Polyphase Avatron wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:07 pm
Sadala Elite wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:11 pm


Yes, even in that Ribranne isn't anywhere near the strongest
So who is? I haven't seen that many who focus on that aspect.
The protagonists from Twinkle PreCure beat a primordial goddess who was about to wipe out and recreate the entire universe (she had already covered it entirely with her power), and they basically have energy blasts and enhanced physical abilities, kind of like a DBZ character. That said, the way the battle is animated doesn't make them look specially powerful... although you could say the same thing for Ribrianne.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yiileo4a5Qw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SR0ZuVNJgo4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgTHJJ4QGLQ

They didn't beat her by punching her in the face. I only saw a bit of physical combat in the first video.
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Post by ankokudaishogun » Sun Apr 12, 2020 2:58 pm

Polyphase Avatron wrote:
Sun Apr 12, 2020 12:09 am
They didn't beat her by punching her in the face. I only saw a bit of physical combat in the first video.
Go check the final battle of Splash Star,. lots of punching, energy blast, flying around, ATATATATATATATATATATTATA and giant-ass energy waves

...the director being a DBZ director is totally a coincidence.

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Post by Melee_Sovereign » Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:55 pm

ankokudaishogun wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:57 am
Nope. Some Pretty Cures and Manga Sailor Moon at very least are quite stronger.
I mean, the Splash Star team did defeat a guy who literally destroyed the universe.

Don't underestimate the power of magical girls
Pointing out a handful of magical girls way stronger than her doesn't mean she isn't one of the strongest. All that would make her qualify as one of the strongest is if the vast majority of magical girls are below her, and that's probably true.

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Post by ankokudaishogun » Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:57 pm

Melee_Sovereign wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:55 pm
ankokudaishogun wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:57 am
Nope. Some Pretty Cures and Manga Sailor Moon at very least are quite stronger.
I mean, the Splash Star team did defeat a guy who literally destroyed the universe.

Don't underestimate the power of magical girls
Pointing out a handful of magical girls way stronger than her doesn't mean she isn't one of the strongest. All that would make her qualify as one of the strongest is if the vast majority of magical girls are below her, and that's probably true.
she's not in top 5, probably not even in top10, how can she be classified as "one of the strongest"?

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ankokudaishogun wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:57 pm

she's not in top 5, probably not even in top10, how can she be classified as "one of the strongest"?
Because it would be based on percentage. If she were top 100 with 1,000 magical girls below her, that would still put her in the upper 10 percentile.

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Post by ankokudaishogun » Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:57 pm

Melee_Sovereign wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 5:38 pm
ankokudaishogun wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:57 pm

she's not in top 5, probably not even in top10, how can she be classified as "one of the strongest"?
Because it would be based on percentage. If she were top 100 with 1,000 magical girls below her, that would still put her in the upper 10 percentile.
top 10% is ridiculous to use to classify somebody as "among the strongest"

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Post by Melee_Sovereign » Sat Apr 18, 2020 2:36 am

ankokudaishogun wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:57 pm
Melee_Sovereign wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 5:38 pm
ankokudaishogun wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:57 pm

she's not in top 5, probably not even in top10, how can she be classified as "one of the strongest"?
Because it would be based on percentage. If she were top 100 with 1,000 magical girls below her, that would still put her in the upper 10 percentile.
top 10% is ridiculous to use to classify somebody as "among the strongest"
You're not gonna explain why?

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