A big turning point in Super Dragon Ball that excuses the sudden appearance of possible threats to Goku and Vegeta as not just happening by chance. The Dragon Ball sequel actually sets the stage for it to happen in a previous story, and the connecting element is the resulting side effects that make these random developments more believable and emphasize the importance of one of the series’ most popular themes – strength training.
Dragon Ball Super caused a stir when Granolah the Cerealean wished to become the strongest warrior in universe 7, especially when another villain named Elec later made the same request to his companion. I’m Gas. While there is a reasonable explanation as to how there could be a villain powerful enough to pose a threat to Goku and Vegeta, this change allowed Vegeta to override Granlah’s wishes. clever way, adding some nuance to the conflict. In Dragon Ball Super chapter 74 by author Akira Toriyama and artist Toyotarou, Vegeta informs Granolah that although he is much stronger than him, he lacks experience and has not trained enough to learn how to truly harness his power. my new strength.
Goku gives a similar lesson to another Dragon Ball supervillain
Although Granolah and Gas’ wishes have other drawbacks, Vegeta’s point about Granolah lacking the necessary experience to defeat him despite being much stronger, is similar to what Goku said to the villain Moro from the previous Galactic Patrol Prisoner Saga. After devouring Seven-Three, Moro was able to use his copying abilities to steal the Ultra Instinct of the angel Merus to help him defeat Goku. But in chapter 65, Moro’s body began to swell the longer he was in this state, a phenomenon that Goku blamed on Moro not training himself to resist Ultra Instinct as he did.
Although a relatively minor moment in Moro’s reign, the later Granolah the Survivor Saga not only revisits this theme but expands on it. After Vegeta taunts Granolah about his inexperience, Granolah’s subsequent defeats against him and even Goku in the ensuing battle are a direct result of his mere acknowledgment of his new power. This is too early and too fast. For example, Granolah’s wish also gives him a variation of Instant Transmission, but Goku can easily surpass him in an Instant Transmission battle since he has been using this technique since Dragon Ball Z. However, there is a more direct connection to Moro’s swollen body, which is how Granolah and Gas later lost part of their lives to gain new powers, especially Gas when he captured head slump.
Dragon Ball Super also heralds Vegeta’s biggest growth spurt
This isn’t the only time Dragon Ball Super has used foreshadowing effectively to lead up to key moments in various stories. Some of the more important instances involve Vegeta refusing certain types of techniques before finally giving in despite his previous grievances. During the Future Trunks Saga, Vegeta first expressed disgust at the idea of having to rely on Mufaba to fight Goku Black. Vegeta once again had the same opinion about Goku’s Instant Transmission Ability in the middle of the Galactic Patrol Prisoner Saga, only to see him sacrifice his ideals in an effort to become stronger.
By sharing Vegeta’s perspective on Mufaba, Dragon Ball Super established how he felt about the techniques in order to show the character’s incredible growth after he gave in. Like what Super Dragon Ball Exploring unnatural power-ups that herald a new kind of vital desire, the Dragon Ball sequel uses foreshadowing to emphasize its impressive character development.
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