A promise Goku made for his wife Chi-Chi in DBZ which many fans might argue is not really broken in Dragon Ball Super. In fact, Goku goes to great lengths to make sure he stays true to his word, directly contradicting the understandable view of many fans that Goku is a terrible husband and father.
In chapter 366 of Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball, Chi-Chi lets Goku train Gohan to defeat Cell on the condition that this will be the last time he interferes with Gohan’s studies and he will later get a job. Of course, Goku immediately accepts this offer, but it’s important to note that for the rest of DBZ and in the latest chapters of Dragon Ball Super, Goku has never interfered with Gohan’s studies. or not get a job.
Goku has many chances to break his promise (and didn’t)
While it would be difficult for Goku to interfere with Gohan’s studies or get a job for the rest of DBZ after Cell’s death, in the time he’s alive, Goku hasn’t broken his promise. When allowed to stay on Earth for a day, he asks Chi-Chi if Gohan can participate in the upcoming tournament as it will affect his studies, and she agrees since they can win. money. Goku then attends Gohan’s Zeta Sword training with Elder Kai, but he doesn’t start the training, but just attends. Also, later in Super when Goku and his friends were looking for warriors to join them in the Tournament of Power, the idea of Recruiting Gohan popped up a few times and in each case, Goku. All say that Gohan doesn’t care. It was Piccolo, not Goku, who selected and trained Gohan.
Regarding Goku holding a job, Goku was recruited a few times in Dragon Ball Super. Every time he stops working, it’s just because he somehow stumbles across a huge amount of cash, which is why Chi-Chi wants him to get a job. At the beginning of the manga, Hercule first gives Goku 100 million Zeni as a reward that Hercule feels belongs to Goku. Then, in chapter 27, Goku exposes some bandits who tried to rob him in one of his other jobs and gets a huge reward. As for why Goku was allowed to go to the planet of Cereals, Chi-Chi was promised that Goku would be paid in Sky-Gold, which made her very happy when Goku accepted his new “job”.
Goku’s intentions don’t always matter
Although Goku has shared his mistakes for disregarding Chi-Chi’s feelings in Dragon Ball, there’s no denying the amount of time Goku has put in to make sure he doesn’t break his promise to Chi-Chi. Some might argue that Goku’s choice not to recruit Gohan for the Tournament of Power is based solely on his son’s level of confidence in his warrior abilities. While that may be true, it doesn’t matter because in the end, Goku did not break his promise to Chi-Chi.
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