Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

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Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by TobyS » Tue Jan 27, 2015 7:48 pm

Do we know what Toriyama's opinion on a saiyan tail going blonde would be?

Not counting GT because I hate it and it's a mess anyway.

He says saiyans don't need tails after a certain point but I assume if they hadn't already lost it would still remain.

is the only time we've seen this with Bardock in EoB? Where his tail stayed brown?

Did toriyama design Bardock then?
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by Kamiccolo9 » Tue Jan 27, 2015 7:51 pm

We don't see Broly's tail, do we?
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by TobyS » Tue Jan 27, 2015 7:59 pm

Kamiccolo9 wrote:We don't see Broly's tale, do we?
We only know that toriyama originally drew him with one but he didn't have it in the final film.
He doesn't mention what colour it would go.

We know he though about giving Goku his tail back in SSJ3 but we don't know what colour it would have been.

I personally like the idea of it going blonde but I don't know if there's evidence either way, did onio in nekomajin have a tail?
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by Gyt Kaliba » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:42 am

TobyS wrote:I personally like the idea of it going blonde but I don't know if there's evidence either way, did onio in nekomajin have a tail?
I think he did, but I don't think we ever got official colored art of him that I'm aware of, so... :/

I'm with you, personally - the idea of the tail turning golden blonde just like the hair on their head makes perfect sense to me.
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by KentalSSJ6 » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:50 am

It went red for SSJ4, so Id imagine it would go gold for SSJ1-3.
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by dbzfan7 » Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:28 am

I think in GT SSJ kept brown colour for the tail, but I like to think tails also get a golden colour in SSJ. No way to truly know though. Bardock didn't get a golden tail, but his special was shit.
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by TobyS » Wed Jan 28, 2015 5:55 am

In GT we see it go blonde for SSJ3 Annoying it's out of shot as he cycles through 1 and 2!
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by Saiga » Wed Jan 28, 2015 7:37 am

Well, GT's already been covered, it might be worth mentioning the Episode of Bardock OVA keeps it brown in Super Saiyan but the promotional artwork for the manga artwork sometimes coloured it brown and sometimes blonde.
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by Haji » Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:29 am

It should be blonde, it makes sense because the hair of a Saiyan turns blonde due to the aura, it also changes clothes to a lighter color as well. It always annoys me a bit when i see a SSJ with a brown tail.

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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by dbgtFO » Wed Jan 28, 2015 9:53 am

Haji wrote:it makes sense because the hair of a Saiyan turns blonde due to the aura,
No, the aura has nothing to do with it. It's only in the anime their hair goes gold because of the aura and is yellowish white without it.

I personally like it, when SS tails aren't blonde. It's my fanon that only a SS3 would have a golden/blonde tail.

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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by Saiga » Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:02 am

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Haji wrote:it makes sense because the hair of a Saiyan turns blonde due to the aura,
No, the aura has nothing to do with it. It's only in the anime their hair goes gold because of the aura and is yellowish white without it.

I personally like it, when SS tails aren't blonde. It's my fanon that only a SS3 would have a golden/blonde tail.
Well, going off GT that's not exactly fanon - that seems to be exactly how they portray it.
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by Blade » Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:26 am

Well, the only hair apart that on the scalp that we have any evidence for in Toriyama's work is eyebrow hair, but that said, I think it's perfectly reasonable to assume that the visual effects of the Super Saiyan transformation applies to other bodily hair too.
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by Haji » Thu Jan 29, 2015 7:22 pm

I think the reason ssj hair stays blonde even without aura is due to ssj always making light. and like i said even they're clothes become lighter.

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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by TobyS » Thu Jan 29, 2015 7:46 pm

Saiga wrote:
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Haji wrote:it makes sense because the hair of a Saiyan turns blonde due to the aura,
No, the aura has nothing to do with it. It's only in the anime their hair goes gold because of the aura and is yellowish white without it.

I personally like it, when SS tails aren't blonde. It's my fanon that only a SS3 would have a golden/blonde tail.
Well, going off GT that's not exactly fanon - that seems to be exactly how they portray it.
There are scenes in GT where the tail is brown with SSJ1 or 2?

In the baby fight his tail is out of sight as he cycles through 1 and 2...
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by TheDevilsCorpse » Thu Jan 29, 2015 8:06 pm

TobyS wrote:There are scenes in GT where the tail is brown with SSJ1 or 2?

In the baby fight his tail is out of sight as he cycles through 1 and 2...
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by Lord Beerus » Thu Jan 29, 2015 8:16 pm

If even the eyebrows turn gold when you transform into a SSJ, I'm sure the tail would as well.

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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by DBZGTKOSDH » Thu Jan 29, 2015 8:27 pm

GT is inconsistent in this, sometimes it turns golden, sometimes it doesn't. Ooishi's colored artwork for EoB is also inconsistent in this, we have a SS Bardock with golden tail, and another one with brown tail. But the video games, as well as the EoB anime, show us that the tail stays brown so... I guess brown tail gets the most points? I think that the tail should turn golden, but then again, the tail has brown hair (or fur?), while Saiyans have black hair in the rest of their bodies, so it could be an exception I guess.
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by TheDevilsCorpse » Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:11 pm

If the fur goes blonde while they are in Ozaru form, it should change when they're not as well. Simple enough for me.
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by Eternal Super Saiyan » Sat Jan 31, 2015 7:48 pm

If Goku's clothing becomes golden, why would a tail not go gold during SSJ?
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Re: Does a saiyan tail go blonde in SS?

Post by hleV » Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:10 pm

Well, let's first acknowledge the fact that a Saiyan's tail fur (and Ozaru fur) is brown, as opposed to their black head hair color. So if a Saiyan's black hair turns blonde when going SS, it is not the same as a Saiyan's brown hair turning blonde, so it is not fair to say that "it makes more sense for the tail to go yellow than for it not to".

In short, there is absolutely nothing to go by.

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