An age-old joke in Dragon ball that’s the community vegetariandespite being a former villain, becoming a better father goku after Trunks was born. Although there are some examples where Goku can be a good father to Gohan, overall, Vegeta has proven to be a better dad for Trunks. What many fans overlook, however, is that Vegeta’s future fatherhood trend dates back to long before Trunks was born, as the Dragon Ball Z anime demonstrates.
In episode #68 of Dragon Ball Z, Vegeta criticized Goku for not killing the defeated members of the Ginyu Force, Recoome, and Burter, by telling him that they would have no mercy on Gohan if Goku did. arrived ten minutes later. Vegeta also offers another possibility. Had the Ginyu Force not tried to kill them, they might have captured Gohan, which would have brought Goku to his knees and sentenced him to lose this fight. Surprisingly, this connects to an extremely dark theory about the trauma caused by the Ginyu Force in Gohan, which would prove that Vegeta was right in punishing Goku.
Vegeta heralds his good father trend on Namek
In the manga, Prince Saiyan only talks about Goku’s weakness, embarrassing him for letting Jace escape and mentioning that it’s impossible for Goku to become a Super Saiyan. However, by adding these additional comments from Vegeta, the anime positioned the Saiyan Prince as a character who can think about how one’s actions can affect others and appear real. interest in Gohan’s fate. This effectively portrays Vegeta as a better father figure than Goku, who prioritizes benevolence towards his enemies, but puts his son in danger.
While Vegeta can foresee the terrible things that could happen to Gohan, it can be argued that he only sees it as detrimental to his own fight against Frieza and his minions. . However, Vegeta was able to foresee these terrible abilities because he was just like the characters he was condemning, a merciless villain capable of anything. Still, it’s an interesting addition made by the Dragon Ball anime that could make Vegeta a little less evil and that foreshadows his future for good.
Vegeta’s retcon helps in his later transformation
Of course, Vegeta is still evil at this point in the series and will soon abandon Goku when Captain Ginyu arrives. Even if Vegeta becomes a father and takes Goku’s side, he still has a lot to learn to be a real good person let alone a father. However, an evil Vegeta still has the ability to come up with specific ideas that a father can do on his own, which Goku notably is not. vegetarianlater being good still seems weird, so this scene was added in seven dragon pearls anime helps herald the Saiyan Prince’s transformation, even if it means he almost proves to be a better father goku long before Trunks was born.