TV Series | TV-PG | | Animation, Action, Adventure
The adventures of Earth's martial arts defender Son Goku continue with a new family and the revelation of his alien origin. Now Goku and his allies must defend the planet from an onslaught of new extraterrestrial enemies.
Some characters have different names in the manga than they did in the anime. For instance, in the anime Babidi has a henchman named Pui Pui, but he's called Pocus in the manga. Likewise, the Potara fusion of Vegeta and Goku is called Vegito in the anime, but Vegerot in the manga.
So, hot - shot, you want to fight Majin Buu?
Mystic Gohan: Fight you? No, I want to destroy you.
Piccolo claims that a long as his head is intact, he can regenerate from any injury. For example, he can regrow his arm or put himself back together after being broken to pieces. Yet he is gravely injured at several points during the series when his chest is hurt, and his head is intact during his first death, but still dies.
In France, the first half of the series was subjected to major and very inconsistent censorship. Many violent scenes got removed altogether, thus messing up the pacing and leading to plot holes. The death of several characters got cut either partially or entirely, though on numerous occasions, episode recaps and flashbacks still showed these scenes unedited. However, none of Gohan's nudity or any references to Hell, religious figures, and talk of death got removed, because these were still seen as suitable for young children, the target audience of the French version. After the Frieza Saga, the censorship radically decreased, and no material was cut from the entirety of the Buu Saga, including gore, sexual references and character's flipping off others. Instead, the dialogue was rewritten to sound more childish and easy to understand, and in particular, Master Roshi's lines were changed to remove all sexual references (even when the animation clearly showed what he was really talking about).
Check out our guide to the Academy Awards, our coverage of the 2019 awards season, and more.