In the childhood of countless children in the 90s, Dragon Ball and Batman are two classic cartoon works, attracting viewers with their well-built plot and cast of characters. HWho the series does not seem to have much in common, yet there is an interesting interference. It was the appearance of Batman in the Dragon Ball anime, but few people noticed.
One of the oddest easter eggs that few people see is the appearance of an iconic Batman object that briefly appeared in an episode of the Dragon Ball Z anime.
This easter egg was installed in episode 26 of the Dragon Ball Z anime. Looking at the image above, do you recognize the Batman’s Batmobile in the frame? With the appearance of the Batmobile in this scene, this is clearly an homage to DC Comics.
In this episode, the Z warriors have to face Nappa – who is destroying cities for fun. At one point, the Batmobile was suddenly clearly visible, albeit with a different color scheme in the DC Comics version. Turns out there was a special reason it showed up in that episode.
The person who created this interesting easter egg was the animation director of the Dragon Ball anime at the time, Nishio Daisuke. He is a huge admirer of Batman. This episode was shown in Japan in 1989, coinciding with the release of the movie Batman, which was already quite popular around the world at that time.