Do demons exist in the DB universe to balance out angels?

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Do demons exist in the DB universe to balance out angels?

Post by DragonBallFoodie » Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:26 pm

King Kai said that if there are gods who create it's balanced out by gods who destroy.

So are there going to be demons (yokai) to counter the angels in the DB universe?
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Re: Do demons exist in the DB universe to balance out angels?

Post by ekrolo2 » Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:47 pm

There already are demons, Piccolo was one and I'm pretty sure Dabra and everyone from Makai counts as demons too.
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Re: Do demons exist in the DB universe to balance out angels?

Post by flashback0180 » Thu Nov 24, 2016 2:15 pm

ekrolo2 wrote:There already are demons, Piccolo was one and I'm pretty sure Dabra and everyone from Makai counts as demons too.
Piccolo is just a alien , just because people called him a deamon doesn't make him one. That's like calling kami a kai.

Demons are creatures that came from the demon realm , like spike the devilman.

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Re: Do demons exist in the DB universe to balance out angels?

Post by Cetra » Thu Nov 24, 2016 2:21 pm

flashback0180 wrote:
ekrolo2 wrote:There already are demons, Piccolo was one and I'm pretty sure Dabra and everyone from Makai counts as demons too.
Piccolo is just a alien , just because people called him a deamon doesn't make him one. That's like calling kami a kai.

Demons are creatures that came from the demon realm , like spike the devilman.
Piccolo was both. His origin and nature made him demonic. He just isn't from the same demonic class as demonic entities like Boo.
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Re: Do demons exist in the DB universe to balance out angels?

Post by Lord Frieza » Thu Nov 24, 2016 2:35 pm

King Piccolo, Garlic, Garlic Jr., Dabura, Buu, Hirudegarn, Towa, Mira, Demigra and Mechikabura are all demonic entities.

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Re: Do demons exist in the DB universe to balance out angels?

Post by rereboy » Thu Nov 24, 2016 2:50 pm

flashback0180 wrote:
ekrolo2 wrote:There already are demons, Piccolo was one and I'm pretty sure Dabra and everyone from Makai counts as demons too.
Piccolo is just a alien , just because people called him a deamon doesn't make him one. That's like calling kami a kai.

Demons are creatures that came from the demon realm , like spike the devilman.
No, he was actually a demon and had demonic properties like the people that he killed being unable to move on to the afterlife. He just happened to also be an alien.

Dabra is also both a demon and an alien.

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Re: Do demons exist in the DB universe to balance out angels?

Post by Captain Strawberry » Thu Nov 24, 2016 4:04 pm

Cetra wrote:
flashback0180 wrote:
ekrolo2 wrote:There already are demons, Piccolo was one and I'm pretty sure Dabra and everyone from Makai counts as demons too.
Piccolo is just a alien , just because people called him a deamon doesn't make him one. That's like calling kami a kai.

Demons are creatures that came from the demon realm , like spike the devilman.
Piccolo was both. His origin and nature made him demonic. He just isn't from the same demonic class as demonic entities like Boo.
Ahh now i understand

I just thought maybe he thought was a demon
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Re: Do demons exist in the DB universe to balance out angels?

Post by Cetra » Thu Nov 24, 2016 4:13 pm

Captain Strawberry wrote:
Cetra wrote:
flashback0180 wrote: Piccolo is just a alien , just because people called him a deamon doesn't make him one. That's like calling kami a kai.

Demons are creatures that came from the demon realm , like spike the devilman.
Piccolo was both. His origin and nature made him demonic. He just isn't from the same demonic class as demonic entities like Boo.
Ahh now i understand

I just thought maybe he thought was a demon
No, but it is apparently at least something that you can partly lose nature-wise just as Piccolo did when his cruelty vanished. A change of character seems to affect this entire state of existence.
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Re: Do demons exist in the DB universe to balance out angels?

Post by Xeztin » Thu Nov 24, 2016 5:13 pm

The Makai are the demons of Dragon Ball but they aren't no where as near as powerful as Whis and the angels. I think there could be stronger demons that could give them a run for their money like Demigra.

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Re: Do demons exist in the DB universe to balance out angels?

Post by Cipher » Thu Nov 24, 2016 8:42 pm

Demons are contrasted against "humans" (ningen) in the Dragon Ball world; they aren't higher on any divine totem. They're simply beings that possess magical, evil powers and properties. Most of them live in the Demon World (makai), but it's also a distinction that can be obtained by those outside the Demon Realm.

The Kaioshin (and possibly other gods) have counterparts in their universe's Demon Realm, where the origins of said magical evil properties lie; we know about the Makaioshin specifically from ancillary interviews, but there may be other counterparts as well. We only know of angels existing in the normal realm, and they aren't the inherently "good" divine beings they are in Judeo-Christian mythology; they're neutral beings who mostly serve and to some extent supervise Gods of Destruction (and Zeno).

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