Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

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Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by DestructoDisc » Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:48 am

Can't think of any other reason as to why Chiaotzu STILL lives with Tien instead of living his own life eventhough he's in 40s I believe.

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Post by Polyphase Avatron » Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:49 am

Probably not.
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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by SuperSaiyaManZ94 » Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:50 am

No, i don't think there's really anything there to show that in any way, neither in the manga or anime.

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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by KBABZ » Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:53 am

Not really, if anything I'd say them still hanging around is a case of eternal status quo.

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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by sintzu » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:04 am

No, everything we've seen points to them just being best friends/having a brother relationship.
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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by ABED » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:12 am

They're as romantic as Turk and JD

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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by gokaiblue » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:46 am

I think it's more like a brotherly bond. Also, for all we know, Chaozu can't take care of himself and needs Tenshinhan.
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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by TheBlackPaladin » Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:22 am

No.

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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by Tian » Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:52 pm

No, they are not. They just are heterosexual life partners.
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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by MyVisionity » Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:29 pm

Nah. Tenshinhan got Lunch. Chiaotzu got Ran-Ran.

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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by MetaMoss » Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:41 pm

Those boys just have a good, old-fashioned bromance going on. Props to them for making it work that long.
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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by DestructoDisc » Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:38 pm

MyVisionity wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:29 pm
Tenshinhan got Lunch.
Lunch had a crush on Tien but I don't remember Tien showing any romantic feelings towards Lunch. Either way, Lunch got removed from the series so her and Tien are not together.
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Chiaotzu got Ran-Ran.
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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by DragonBallFoodie » Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:42 am

https://dragonball.fandom.com/wiki/Ran_Ran

As mentioned above Chiaotzu has Ran Ran, a doll.

Poor Chiaotzu.
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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by Super_Divine_Genki » Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:32 pm

gokaiblue wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:46 am
I think it's more like a brotherly bond. Also, for all we know, Chaozu can't take care of himself and needs Tenshinhan.
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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by PhoenixEX » Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:24 am

That would be strange. They're just close friends.
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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by JohnnyCashKami » Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:52 am

Chaozu is like Pikachu to what Pikachu means to Satoshi. A friend, a pet, a mascot you can trust to be by your side. However, romanticism between the two? That's some freaky shit.

Chaozu and Tenshinhan are friends.

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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by ruler9871 » Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:47 pm

Tien is a monk (who are suppose to be asexual depending on the religion), but he way he completely disregards Launch yet is overly concerned with Chiaotzu does make it plausible that he's gay.
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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by JohnnyCashKami » Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:58 pm

ruler9871 wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:47 pm
Tien is a monk (who are suppose to be asexual depending on the religion), but he way he completely disregards Launch yet is overly concerned with Chiaotzu does make it plausible that he's gay.
He's gay for an animal?

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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by PhoenixEX » Sat Apr 27, 2019 4:08 pm

ruler9871 wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:47 pm
Tien is a monk (who are suppose to be asexual depending on the religion), but he way he completely disregards Launch yet is overly concerned with Chiaotzu does make it plausible that he's gay.
Tien is not gay, period.
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Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

Post by Gligarman » Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:49 pm

PhoenixEX wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 4:08 pm
ruler9871 wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:47 pm
Tien is a monk (who are suppose to be asexual depending on the religion), but he way he completely disregards Launch yet is overly concerned with Chiaotzu does make it plausible that he's gay.
Tien is not gay, period.
If anything Tenshinhan's probably asexual but either way, their love for each other definitely comes off as brotherly and not romantic. It just so happens that they have better chemistry than pretty much every other DB couple but that's not surprising given that Toriyama has straight-up said that he doesn't like writing loves stories.

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