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The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by Blue » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:05 pm

I'm curious if we can find the single lowest art quality episode in the entire run of Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball GT. The episode that pops into my mind right off the bat is the Trunks episode right after Trunks slices Freeza in two. Everything was very off model. Can you guys think of a lower quality episode?

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Um yeah guys, that doesn't mean pick out random funny in between shots.Try finding an entire episode that looks bad, not one with a few weird frames or frames you were never meant to see. Thank you.
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Re: The Worst Drawn Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by B » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:15 pm

Everytime I see a random Buu arc screenshot, I see something odd. When the DBOX gets to that point, I'll be on the lookout. honestly, I think that episode you mentioned gets a lot of flak simply because it's right next to an episode that looked great.

I'd bet serious money on the "worst" looking episode being from the Buu arc.
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Re: The Worst Drawn Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by CashmanX » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:16 pm

How about those episodes where "Super Vegeta" was fighting semi-complete Cell?
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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by Budogenkai » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:42 pm

Lupin Vegeta, hands down.
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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by NeoKING » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:43 pm

Without a doubt, the episode where Goku fights Freeza and Cell in Hell. They look horrible.

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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by jjgp1112 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:16 pm

Episode 156 and Episode 169.

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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by pjay » Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:21 pm

NeoKING wrote:Without a doubt, the episode where Goku fights Freeza and Cell in Hell. They look horrible.
You mean episode 195, I don't know if I would say the animation was bad in that episode, I did however think that they changed over to newer character model styles. I mean, it didn't seem like it was different enough that it would clash with Toriyama's art style, but I did feel it was different. Like how the character where more animated in there movements. Sorry if I'm not describing what I mean well.

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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by JulieYBM » Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:28 pm

pjay wrote:
NeoKING wrote:Without a doubt, the episode where Goku fights Freeza and Cell in Hell. They look horrible.
You mean episode 195, I don't know if I would say the animation was bad in that episode, I did however think that they changed over to newer character model styles. I mean, it didn't seem like it was different enough that it would clash with Toriyama's art style, but I did feel it was different. Like how the character where more animated in there movements. Sorry if I'm not describing what I mean well.
I think he means in Dragon Ball GT...where they do look like crap.
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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by pjay » Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:31 pm

JulieYBM wrote:
pjay wrote:
NeoKING wrote:Without a doubt, the episode where Goku fights Freeza and Cell in Hell. They look horrible.
You mean episode 195, I don't know if I would say the animation was bad in that episode, I did however think that they changed over to newer character model styles. I mean, it didn't seem like it was different enough that it would clash with Toriyama's art style, but I did feel it was different. Like how the character where more animated in there movements. Sorry if I'm not describing what I mean well.
I think he means in Dragon Ball GT...where they do look like crap.
Oh, sorry then I've never really cared about GT.

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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by Godo » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:30 pm

Even if you don't compare it to the previous episode, it's animation really sucks crap by itself:
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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by Goku100xKamehameha » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:39 pm

Their faces are Triangle!

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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by MetalMadness » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:51 pm

Episode 51 is just painful to watch

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84 can be really bad at times too

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27 is just horrid

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265 and 178 are really bad too but I don't have screencaps at the moment

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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by Budogenkai » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:57 pm

jjgp1112 wrote:Episode 156 and Episode 169.


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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by Godo » Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:08 pm

Budogenkai wrote: It's as if he's staring inside my soul. :shock:
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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by Supa Saiya-Jin Tullece » Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:10 pm

There's a bit where Super Vegeta is decimating Cell, and then he uses that smirk and thumb pose that is on pretty much every piece of merchandise with him in it/on it. As it zooms out for the next episode preview, his face completely changes and it gets all messed up.

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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by Metalwario64 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:18 pm

jjgp1112 wrote: Image
My mind instantly went to this:

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Supa Saiya-Jin Tullece wrote:There's a bit where Super Vegeta is decimating Cell, and then he uses that smirk and thumb pose that is on pretty much every piece of merchandise with him in it/on it. As it zooms out for the next episode preview, his face completely changes and it gets all messed up.

I'll have some screen shots in a second...

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That whole episode's animation sucked. I believe it was done by the "Pale Cartoony" style team, who seemed to forget that Vegeta's muscles were supposed to be much larger... That art style started out decent, but after the Fri­eza arc it completely fell apart.
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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by Khalid Shahin » Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:50 pm

I noticed that frame over a year ago. Here are some others I found.

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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by Goku100xKamehameha » Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:56 pm

jjgp1112 wrote:Episode 156 and Episode 169.

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I don't think anything else needs to be said.
The remastering makes it looks even worse!

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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by Metalwario64 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 8:06 pm

Khalid Shahin wrote:Image

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Huh? The first image is from the awesome Studio Cockpit, and the Vegeta one is also from a well animated episode. You just took the image as he was blinking. How does that make it one of the worst animated episodes? Your 19 image and Vegeta talking next to Supreme Kai are simply in-between shots.
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Re: The Worst Looking Episode in the Entire Series?

Post by B » Sun Jun 20, 2010 8:12 pm

U mad, Kakarotto?
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