He was much more isolated both in terms of strength and training partners in the original series than he is now, yet it seems like an addict it's been getting worse and worse.
He want more than Vegeta + Broly + Beerus+ Black Freeza? Yeah.
This, and the fact Super, Z and EoZ are not perfectly aligned.
Why fight Vegeta again when you can fight someone entirely new that'll present a completely unknown challenge you have to adapt to over the course of the fight?
But then "Super" continued, and now we have Broli, Vegeta, Freeza, Piccolo, Gohan, and Gamma #1 as characters who may be in a position to entertain Goku. As things stand right now, how easily can we explain them away?
Broli has no existing prospects or goals, and he was already strong enough that fusion was needed to defeat him. Goku ought to be excitedly training him, but from what we've seen in Super Hero, it seems that Goku's hesitant to see his full power unleashed, presumably because of how out-of-control he is in such a state, and how much of Beerus' shit would get broken as a result. So I guess it's unclear where Goku would really be able to train him to get his full power under control. Other than that, though, assuming Goku could think to train Broli specifically to better control his full power, I can see no reason why Goku wouldn't already be excitedly training and sparring with him by the time Super meets back up with the original ending. Something has to happen to him in order for a post-Super version of the original ending to read roughly the same way as it originally did; maybe he dies, maybe he moves to another universe, etc.
Vegeta's destined to retire. The signs have always been there, and they largely continue to be there. Goku's leg up on him as a martial artist was fully laid bare in the Cell arc when Goku's path to improving the Super Saiyan state was shown to be the true way. Toriyama's character design for him for Dragon Ball GT showed a man very much in retirement. Just before the Tournament of Power, he prioritized the birth of his daughter over the fight. During the Tournament of Power, and after, he gave up on trying to keep up with Goku in Whis' training, opting to go down his own paths (evolving Blue, Ultra Ego). Some wrenches in this suggest some degree of fence-sitting, such as Vegeta's insistence on some day defeating Goku in the Kanzenban ending, the Dragon Ball Online backstory suggesting their rivalry continued well into old age, and recent depictions by Toyotaro and Super Hero trying to show that, actually, Vegeta is the more gifted martial artist. This could go either way, but the guy's gotta fall far behind Goku again in order for a post-Super version of the original ending to read roughly the same way as it originally did.
Freeza's stronger than Goku right now (in the manga), but I doubt that's going to stay true before we meet back up with the original ending, whether that entails Freeza's death or not. Goku has been punked, and a rematch is 100% in the man's head. Maybe by then the wheels will have continued spinning such that we learn that, actually, the white/silver haired version of Ultra Instinct is the best one after all, again! Who knows what adjective will be placed in front of it this time.
Piccolo and Gamma #1, if I understand correctly, are more-or-less on par with Goku as a Super Saiyan Blue, rather than in Ultra Instinct. I don't think they would quite measure up.
Gohan has a family and a career, and was never going to be the prospect for curing Goku's boredom.
An alternative is that Goku's taking on Oob as a pupil is going to be recontextualized as being about something more than getting a healthy fix for fighting strong guys. In both the anime and the manga Dende mentions him to Goku as needing to be trained, which makes it seem more like a God-ordained duty than a selfish decision. I guess it could be both of these things, but I honestly would prefer it to be more of a selfish decision.
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Goku never had this problem in the original series, he always found stronger opponents in himself quickly
The highest-ranking God in DBZ, Supreme Kai Shin, was at Goku's mercy in the Buu saga. The feeling of being the strongest gave Goku calm and balance, allowing him to seek for a successor.
Meanwhile, Goku in DBS is NOT the strongest.
Goku in DBS is an insect compared to the Destroyer Gods and the Angels, as well as Zeno and the Grand Priest. Goku keeps training to try and surpass them, but he is still nowhere near them, and this gives him thrill, but also bores him, because he puts in so much effort and yet he is still not a real challenge for Beerus.
It must be boring, to put so much effort into something (training) and still knowing that you are nowhere close to your objective (matching 100% Beerus).
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I think Goku just enjoys the thrill of fighting someone who won't hold back against him as a result of moral/ethical reasons, and makes Goku truly examine his weaknesses as well as fully consider his options from getting close to serious injury/and or death. Unfortunately, Goku has kinda always been that way: He might not have any deliberate intention to die in a fight but he also is willing to accept it if it comes to that, Goku just strives to meet the challenge and overcome his limits. Goku may not always learn from his fights in the long run, but he does seem to enjoy it for however short it lasts.
Okay seriously its because he always wants to push himself and always looking for a new challenge.
Goku never had any problem with anyone training with a master without him or others training before him in DB/DBZ. But in DBS Goku is a spoiled brat. He forces others to spar with him, when they don't want to.
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At the beginning of Dragon Ball, Goku is wild, free, and satisfied with his life because he's ignorant. He trains, hunts wild animals for food, and knows nothing of what's out there in the wider world. And he's entirely satisfied. He's king of his particular hill, and does what he wants, acting totally in keeping with his own nature, and sees nothing else.
At the beginning of Dragon Ball Super, Goku is domesticated (and domesticating the land around him, tilling the fields), snatching brief training opportunities where he can, and he's totally dissatisfied. He's seen what the wider world has to offer now, and he's kind of king of that hill by default, and his ignorance is there again, but with a different slant - not knowing when (or whether) a chance to encounter a proper challenge will arise again ("You never know when another strong enemy like Buu will appear again!").
He's bored because he's plunged into the depths of the challenges the world has to offer and doesn't know what else there is, and he isn't free to act according to his nature and (by acting the way he typically does) summon that challenge. Of course, his encounter with Beerus shows him what's next, but following that, I'd say Goku's response is less one of boredom, and rather more one of a restless eagerness to find out what else is waiting for him, having been bored previously.
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