One of the most popular Japanese manga series of all time, Dragon Ball Series follows the adventures of Son Goku as he trains to be a martial artist and searches for the seven Dragon Balls which, when gathered, summon a wish-granting dragon. Along the way, he meets many friends and makes many enemies, who are often also searching for the Dragon Balls. Having generated well over $30 billion dollars, Dragon Ball is one of the highest grossing media franchises ever.
Here are a few things you might not know about this Japanese anime. Comment below any fun facts you know about Dragon Ball Series. If you want to know about some quotes then read the previous article.
Goku was dead when he went Super Saiyan 2 and Super Saiyan 3 for the first time.
The name of the Spirit Bomb (Genki Dama) is a pun on “Denki Dama” which means “Electric Rice Cooker” in japenese.
It took Goku more than a year to learn the technique Instant Transmission. This is One of the longest times it has taken Goku, a prodigy, to learn a technique.
Every Z fighter/ Major Character dies in the Buu Saga, excluding Hercule and Dende. Goku already Being dead.
Galactic Trade Organization
The Galactic Trade Organization conquers planets and then sells them at galactic auctions making its leader Frieza more akin to a real estate agent than an intergalactic autocrat. This is due to the fact that creator Akira Toriyama considers real estate agents to be “the worst kind of people.”
Goku and Frieza
The fight between Goku and Frieza is the longest in anime history with a running time of over four hours. In the time that Goku and Frieza fought, you could have run a marathon, baked a pie from scratch, or stared at a wall for four hours.
Yuu Kondo, editor of the Dragon Ball manga, highly disliked the Imperfect and Semi-Perfect forms of the Cell character saying that the Semi-Perfect version looked like a “moron” and requested that Toriyama hurry up. This is the reason why Cell is allowed to reach his perfect form so easily. This also explains a significant number of promotions in corporate America.
Piccolo fought Goku as a nearly full-grown Namekian despite being only 3-years old. Apparently, Namekians age at a much faster rate than humans.