How big is the Tenkaichi Budokai stage?

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How big is the Tenkaichi Budokai stage?

Post by dragonball0900 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:05 am

This is a question I've recently wanted an answer to. Was there ever official information about how big the stage of the Tenkaichi Budokai tournaments was? If not, how big do you think it is?

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Re: How big is the Tenkaichi Budokai stage?

Post by Pantalones » Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:27 am

It definitely seems to vary from one part of the story to the next -- the stage we see in the Buu Saga seems bigger to me than the one in the older Dragonball series. Of course, it was destroyed and rebuilt a couple times, so it wouldn't be too unusual for there to be some changes over the years.

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Re: How big is the Tenkaichi Budokai stage?

Post by KBABZ » Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:46 am

Pantalones wrote:It definitely seems to vary from one part of the story to the next -- the stage we see in the Buu Saga seems bigger to me than the one in the older Dragonball series. Of course, it was destroyed and rebuilt a couple times, so it wouldn't be too unusual for there to be some changes over the years.
Correct, that was an abject change; it was made much larger and surrounded with grandstands, and there was distance added from the entry gate to the arena itself. Much larger than the original (compare the human figures in both pictures). In fact, it's never even mentioned if the second arena was even on Papaya Island; for all we know it's in one of the major cities and Papaya Island was abandoned!

That aside, the dimensions of the arena definitely warp to accommodate the fighting taking place on it. I mean, you're telling me an arena this big:

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...is large enough to have moves like this not go out of bounds?

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