Users' questions

Why did DBGT fail?

Why did DBGT fail?

Specifically by the original creator of Dragon Ball, Akira Toriyama who walked away from the project insisting he didn’t want to work on Dragon Ball anymore. This resulted in the series essentially being filler as it had no previous source material and was just a studio made product.

What does GT mean in DBGT?

Grand Tour
The resulting new series, in which Goku travels through outer space and meets a lot of aliens, was titled Dragon Ball GT (“Grand Tour”).

Was DBZ GT Cancelled?

Toei Animation could’ve stopped there. But they didn’t. Dragon Ball GT is the often maligned sequel to Dragon Ball Z. It lasted for 64 episodes, ending due to dwindling viewership and negative fan response.

Is GT canon after super?

Given the series wasn’t written by Akira Toriyama and therefore is not a part of his original story, Dragon Ball GT isn’t considered canon to the franchise’s manga. That means Super takes place before the epilogue that ushers in the characters for Dragon Ball GT.

Why is trunks so weak in GT?

Why are Goten and Trunks so weak in super? Because they’re not Goku and/or Vegeta. Hence as far as Super is concerned, their strength is automatically third-rate, inconsequential, and undeserving of positive attention.

Is Dragon Ball GT worth watching?

Yes, GT is worth watching. The first saga is the worst one but it gets better after. It does indeed have its problems but I thought the good parts outweighed the bad ones after I had finished watching it.

Why does krillin have six dots on his head?

The six dots on his forehead are scars from moxibustion burns, similar to the pattern that appear on the forehead of a Shaolin monk.

What does the J stand for in SSJ?

Super Saiyan
Super Saiyan is often abbreviated as “SSJ,” but some fans might be wondering what the additional “J” means. Dragon Ball is very much a Japanese franchise and the SSJ abbreviation comes from the Japanese term Sūpā Saiya-jin.

Is DBZ super after GT?

Dragon Ball Super is the official sequel to Dragon Ball Z, supplanting Dragon Ball GT and placing it out of continuity. The anime aired from 2015 to 2018, though the manga that it’s based on continues to this day.

How did GT end?

After 63 episodes of disappointment, Dragon Ball GT ends with “Goodbye Son Goku… Till The Day We Meet Again.” In this finale, Shenron decides that the Dragon Balls should no longer be used on Earth and announces his intention to leave for a faraway plane.

Is the canon 2020 a GT?

The Dragon Ball franchise has no shortage of out-of-continuity stories with the majority of its spinoff animated films in direction contradiction to the series and seen as non-canon side stories by Toriyama. GT is not canon, it never was. Toriyama was not that involved and is not part of the manga itself.

Is GT canon now?

GT is on the same level of canon as filler. Not based off the manga, but still made by Toei and officially released. As such, you can call it anime canon. In other words, there are two main DB universes.