What was happening in the Dragon Ball series around your birth?

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What was happening in the Dragon Ball series around your birth?

Post by SuperSaiyaManZ94 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:52 pm

I know a similar version of this topic has been previously posted up here and discussed before, though seeing as it's been quite a long time as in several months at the most since anyone has last posted in the previous thread and from the looks of it won't be anytime soon. Anyway i didn't want to necro post on that one when it's highly likely no further activity will come of it, so this is a franchise related question of what was occurring in terms of the anime/manga at the time you came into the world. As for me personally, i was born in July of 1994 and at that point the series on both fronts was right smack in the middle of the Majin Buu arc, so basically in terms of both it breaks down relative to my birth date late in that month. I can at least say that i was one of those who came along prior to the manga wrapping up and while DBZ was still on it's initial run on TV in Japan. So here's a brief breakdown where both were at during the days in which i was taking my very first breaths and everything as a small baby.

Manga: During a break in Chapter 480, The Fusion is Completed at Last!!" and 481, "The Earth Army's Secret Weapon" which premiered in Weekly Shonen Jump 1994 issues #34 and #35 respectively. So i was born right after Goten and Trunks had finally mastered the Fusion Dance technique under Piccolo's guidance and became the super warrior Gotenks.

Anime: In between DBZ episode 234, "The Terrifying Majin!! Gohan's Approaching Fear of Death" on July 27th and episode 235, "Gonna Eat'cha!! A Hungry Majin's Supernatural Power on August 3rd. At that point in time it was in the middle of the fat Majin Buu's and Babidi's (and Dabura's) continued reign of terror on Earth.
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Post by MasenkoHA » Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:33 am

Vegeta just revealed he can go Super Saiyajin in the anime.

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Post by Vijay » Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:16 am

Future Trunks revealed his identity, the epic finger/sword fight & premonitions all these on the day I was born 8)

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Post by SaiyamanMS » Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:27 am

Goku was fighting Nappa in the manga and had just died in the anime when I was born.

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Post by KBABZ » Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:10 am

See my answer in the old thread. :roll:

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Post by Polyphase Avatron » Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:38 am

Like I said in the old thread, the anime filler episode where Goku went to the Makai realm and fought the demon Shura, and in the manga, Goku had just lost his first fight against Piccolo Daimao.
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Post by RandomGuy96 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:54 pm

Baby arrived on Earth in GT five days earlier.
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Post by emi_b7 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:41 pm

(copy-pasting from the other thread)
Manga: Freeza transforms for the first time and impales Kuririn
Anime: Recoome breaks Gohan's neck and Goku lands on Namek.

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Post by Rebel_Yeh » Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:39 pm

Manga: Shenron just restored King Piccolo’s youth.

Anime: The 22nd World Martial Arts tournament just started.

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Post by jjgp1112 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:43 pm

In the manga, Goku and Cell were fighting in the Cell Games. Huh, fitting that the specific part of the story that launched my Dragon Ball fandom to begin with happened when I was born :lol:

In the anime, Trunks was fighting Cell.
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Post by SuperSaiyanPan » Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:03 am

In the Anime (Japan Air Date) Goku was fighting Cell in the episode "Cell's Bag of Tricks"

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Post by Thanos » Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:32 am

The Namek arc had just begun in the manga. In the TV series, the filler episode #40 of Z with Gohan, Kuririn and Bulma aired the day after I was born.
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Post by Lord Beerus » Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:01 am

In the manga: Goku stalls for time so that Trunk can get the Dragon Ball radar, by showing off his Super Saiyan transformations to Majin Boo

In the anime: Vegeta becomes a mass murder (again) and Goku nearly kills a God to fight Vegeta

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Post by Brodes » Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:42 am

Is there somewhere that will tell me what was happening in Dragonball anime and manga wise in March, 1987?

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Post by SuperSaiyaManZ94 » Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:50 am

Brodes wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:42 am
Is there somewhere that will tell me what was happening in Dragonball anime and manga wise in March, 1987?
Around when in that month were you born exactly? as it would be the episode and manga guides on the main site would be the best place to find what specific chapter and episode came out at that point.

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Post by 90sDBZ » Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:37 pm

Ultra Super Saiyan Trunks was fighting Perfect Cell.

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Post by Gaffer Tape » Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:08 pm

Manga: Chapter 64 - Goku fights Buyon
Anime: Episode 2 - Goku and Blooma set up camp for the night
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Post by SuperSaiyaManZ94 » Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:08 pm

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Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:08 pm
Manga: Chapter 64 - Goku fights Buyon
Anime: Episode 2 - Goku and Blooma set up camp for the night
Wow, so you came right after the anime officially debuted in Japan. :thumbup:

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Post by DragonBallFoodie » Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:39 pm

June 24 1987 - the DB episode "The Turtle Hermit's Intense Training" / "The Turtle Hermit Way" was aired on June 25.
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Post by Polyphase Avatron » Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:57 pm

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