Most underwhelming character death in the franchise?

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Re: Most underwhelming character death in the franchise?

Post by Dbzfan94 » Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:57 pm

Alruneia wrote:
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:34 pm
Remember how in the anime version of Resurrection F, Piccolo was killed? I sure didn't until just now. He just goes out with a "nothing death". That might be the most underwhelming one, though maybe it fits better as a candidate for the most forgettable one.
Even more so when hes revived off screen and everyone acts like nothing even happened.

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Re: Most underwhelming character death in the franchise?

Post by ABED » Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:57 pm

While I do think Piccolo's death was SO underwhelming, I didn't have any expectations. It's just an event that came and went like nothing. Baby's death on the otherhand did have expectations. The arc was building to that moment and it ended in a really pathetic way. "That's it!?" is not what you want. I think that's fundamentally worse.
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Re: Most underwhelming character death in the franchise?

Post by Kid Buu » Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:30 am

Gohan. Spends the entire TV show being the only character to avoid death only for his death in the Buu arc to basically be a footnote.
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Re: Most underwhelming character death in the franchise?

Post by GreatSaiyaJeff » Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:41 am

Alruneia wrote:
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:34 pm
Remember how in the anime version of Resurrection F, Piccolo was killed? I sure didn't until just now. He just goes out with a "nothing death". That might be the most underwhelming one, though maybe it fits better as a candidate for the most forgettable one.
Pretty much this. It was already an underwelming arc (since the film went straight to the point). Piccolo's death was just so quick and had no weight. Gohan had more of an emotional response to wife and child dying at the end of the arc then Piccolo's death.
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Re: Most underwhelming character death in the franchise?

Post by EGonzo » Sun Jul 19, 2020 1:22 am

Alruneia wrote:
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:34 pm
Remember how in the anime version of Resurrection F, Piccolo was killed? I sure didn't until just now. He just goes out with a "nothing death". That might be the most underwhelming one, though maybe it fits better as a candidate for the most forgettable one.
Jesus, I completely forgot about that part.

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