A New Beginning – Dragon Ball Super: Chapter 42

I wasn’t going to talk about Dragon Ball again this soon after spending a full week talking about GT, but I just caught the latest chapter of the Dragon Ball Super manga and felt compelled to say something about it. Especially considering it begins to delve into new story lines after the Broly movie. I don’t want to be in danger of purely being a Dragon Ball blogger, but hey, write about what you love.

A New Beginning - Dragon Ball Super: Chapter 42

Previously, I spoke about how I feel the manga’s version of the Tournament of Power story arc lacked the intensity, the drama or the pure hype of the anime, despite actually being a better told version of events from a storytelling perspective.

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Dragon Ball GT Rewatch Week: Black Star Dragon Ball Saga – Final Day: Conclusions of the Saga

I’m not the power level guy. Very quickly, I learned to stop caring about power scaling, relative strength and characters getting inexplicable power boosts during my time watching Dragon Ball Super. I just sat back and enjoyed the ride. The jump in power levels is much less extreme in Dragon Ball GT, but that doesn’t mean we’re not going to get a whole lot of nonsense for our trouble.

In this final day talking about Dragon Ball GT before I dive into the Baby Saga, I have a question for the three or four people actually reading this. What do you think of this format? When I start watching the Baby Saga, do you this again and break it down after I’ve finished it all? Or should I just start reviewing the episodes one at a time instead as I go through them.

Let me know in the comments. I can make a choice eventually when I pick up GT again.

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Dragon Ball GT Rewatch Week: The Black Star Dragon Ball Saga – Day 4: Animation & Fight Choreography

The more time passes since Dragon Ball Super ended, the more I realise what a flawed show it actually was. A deep and ingrained fandom goes a long way, blinding you to things you would have criticised in any other show, or sometimes to the good aspects that don’t align with your preconceptions. My preconception about Dragon Ball GT was that it sucked. But when it comes to the look of this show, so far I have been impressed.

While I have been giving GT a hard time for the most part, one positive thing I can say is that the show looks great, especially for the time it came out. While it does have some good and some bad looking episodes, as all shows of this kind are victim to, on average, Dragon Ball GT is much better looking than Dragon Ball Super.

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