Is Old Kaioshin's warning about abusing the DBS canon?

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Is Old Kaioshin's warning about abusing the DBS canon?

Post by Saturnine » Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:18 pm

Or was it just part of anime filler?

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Re: Is Old Kaioshin's warning about abusing the DBS canon?

Post by TheMikado » Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:48 pm

He, in his meta state, foresaw the future degradation and stripping of artistic integrity of the Dragonball franchise in favor of financial gains.

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Re: Is Old Kaioshin's warning about abusing the DBS canon?

Post by Kaboom » Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:49 pm

Putting aside "there is no canon" for now... yes, Elder Kaioshin did give a vague warning about over-using the Dragon Balls in the original manga. Although at that point he only spoke in a general "it's not right to mess with the natural order of things" sense. It wasn't until GT and its Shadow Dragons arc that there were any actual repercussions for it.
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Re: Is Old Kaioshin's warning about abusing the DBS canon?

Post by Saturnine » Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:19 pm

Ok, thanks. So discounting GT, this warning could have been interpreted in a different way.

As for canon - I agree, recently the notion of canon is being somewhat eroded, as is usual with anime series with no mangas to go off of. Still, I suppose there is still a main continuity at the very least :P

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Re: Is Old Kaioshin's warning about abusing the DBS canon?

Post by sintzu » Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:26 pm

He did say that in the manga (which has already been pointed out) so hopefully it's something Toriyama revisits like he's doing with Broly.
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Re: Is Old Kaioshin's warning about abusing the DBS canon?

Post by Ssjcell » Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:31 pm

I always took that as an old school Kai type of perspective on the dragonballs being interfering with the natural balance of the universe...not a warning about them gt fans need to pump their breaks and understand so far there are no consequences for the use of the dragonballs.

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