Grandpa Gohan's Influence on Goku's character

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Grandpa Gohan's Influence on Goku's character

Post by TheUltimateVegito » Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:42 pm

This seems like something people don't notice, but Goku developed into the character he is today because of Grandpa Gohan and no not only because he made Goku hit his head/

There's three key moments that Gohan shaped Goku.

1. Goku hated the training he was doing with Roshi during the first tournament arc until Roshi told him that Gohan was able to do it. This shows that Goku's love for Grandpa Gohan is what drives Goku to push himself.

2. Bora's death and Upa's situation reminiscent of Goku losing his Grandpa Gohan which made him changed from selfishly going only after the 4 star ball to collecting all the Dragon Balls to bring Bora back. This shows that it's Goku's love for Grandpa Gohan that fueled Goku's desire to protect others.

3. Goku's obedience to ChiChi (To some extent at least) is because of Grandpa Gohan telling Goku to be nice to women.

I think it's safe to say that without these 3 key moments Goku would be a different character today.
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Re: Grandpa Gohan's Influence on Goku's character

Post by DragonBallFoodie » Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:13 pm

He wasn't able to do much, but he taught Goku enough to be a decent character (if not a properly aligned one to society).
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Re: Grandpa Gohan's Influence on Goku's character

Post by samuraix123 » Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:40 pm

I definitely would understand Goku really looking up to his Grandpa because that's the way I am. I have spent 6 years of my life taking care of mine. I don't even own a car or licence and I'm 30. I always thought of Grandpa Gohan like my grandfather. :)
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