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Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Post by OhHiRenan » Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:38 am

Kunzait_83 wrote:snip
This is a phenomenal write up and you took the words right it of my mouth. The Boo arc wouldn’t be half as memorable without Toriyama’s chaotic structure. Could it have benefitted from a more traditional approach? Definitely, but it manages to work in some very interesting ideas and concepts because it doesn’t.

On a related unrelated note, Goku flying off with Oob is the most fitting ending for the series I can think of. It perfectly captures the essence of Goku’s character and feels tonally appropriate for Dragon Ball. GT’s end always struck me as too overly sentimental.
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Post by ABED » Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:20 am

Perhaps overly sentimental, but still within the realm of DB.
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Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Post by GamerSkull » Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:06 pm

Vegeta_Sama wrote:I like how Gohan looked in the RoF saga, many peoole hate the tracksuit just because they associate it with Gohan beign weak. I think it looks good on him. I also prefer his hairstyoe in this arc, it feels like a more natural progression of his hair from when he was a kid. I hate his Yamcha hairstyle, especially Now that they removed the bang in his normal state. I also hate how Ultimate became a transformation.
I like Gohan's RoF design as well.
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Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Post by The Patrolman » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:54 pm

Gochi > Vegebul
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Post by GamerSkull » Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:08 pm

The Patrolman wrote:Gochi > Vegebul
You bet your ass it is.

Er...

I mean...

I agree.
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Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Post by GamerSkull » Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:12 pm

I think Bulma's sister, Tights, was an unnecessary addition to the franchise.
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Post by 8000 Saiyan » Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:44 am

ABED wrote:Sure there are plenty of people that like Vegeta and Bulma together, but I get the general sense that people would agree that the only real romance that worked was Gohan and Videl. I think most will agree that Chichi and Goku aren't a great couple.
Yeah, I agree. It's the only real couple in the series that has chemistry.
ekrolo2 wrote:Reason 3: For every Heart of Ice there's at least 5 entirely mediocre or forgettable episodes. The episodes that work well still work but that's like... an eighth or seventh of the entire thing?
I have to agree with you on this one. I honestly find Superman TAS and the Justice League cartoons more consistent in their writing.

Those cartoons didn't have a "I've Got Batman in My Basement".
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Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Post by GamerSkull » Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:05 am

I'm not sure if this is an unpopular opinion because I haven't really heard many talk about it but.

I loved all the Legacy of Goku games for the Game Boy Advance... even the first one.
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Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Post by Tian » Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:47 am

Not really a fan of Shunsuke Kikuchi's OST. I like some tracks and that's all...I prefer Akihito Tokunaga more.
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Post by 8000 Saiyan » Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:51 am

Tian wrote:Not really a fan of Shunsuke Kikuchi's OST. I like some tracks and that's all...I prefer Akihito Tokunaga more.
Boo. Just kidding, you're allowed to have your own opinion.
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Post by ABED » Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:56 am

8000 Saiyan wrote:Yeah, I agree. It's the only real couple in the series that has chemistry.
Romantic chemistry. Vegeta and Bulma play off each other well.
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Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Post by Spider-Man » Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:03 pm

Vegeta_Sama wrote:I like how Gohan looked in the RoF saga, many peoole hate the tracksuit just because they associate it with Gohan beign weak. I think it looks good on him. I also prefer his hairstyoe in this arc, it feels like a more natural progression of his hair from when he was a kid. I hate his Yamcha hairstyle, especially Now that they removed the bang in his normal state. I also hate how Ultimate became a transformation.
I like Gohan design in RoF as well,the tracksuit looks good on him.

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Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Post by jeffbr92 » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:31 pm

GamerSkull wrote:I think Bulma's sister, Tights, was an unnecessary addition to the franchise.
I agree with that too, also could say the same about Jaco.
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Post by Lord Beerus » Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:36 am

I think Toppo had one of the best characters arcs in all of Dragon Ball.

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Post by jeffbr92 » Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:20 pm

Kinda, but I wish they had more time to proper develop his character.
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Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Post by Spider-Man » Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:25 pm

Lord Beerus wrote:I think Toppo had one of the best characters arcs in all of Dragon Ball.
Too bad he had a terrible conclusion and he almost did nothing interesting up until episode 125.

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Post by ABED » Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:29 pm

What was Toppo's arc?
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Re: Unpopular DB opinions

Post by Dbzfan94 » Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:36 pm

ABED wrote:What was Toppo's arc?
Long story short he was all about justice but eventually threw away said justice to save his universe. Which ended up amounting to nothing

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Post by Zephyr » Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:02 pm

Was there any internal struggle for him throughout the tournament and leading up to his switching of ideals? I've watched every episode I didn't even notice anything of the sort.

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Post by Dbzfan94 » Sat Mar 03, 2018 8:28 pm

Zephyr wrote:Was there any internal struggle for him throughout the tournament and leading up to his switching of ideals? I've watched every episode I didn't even notice anything of the sort.
Not really no. It was kind of a 180

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