Does Being a Saiyan really Ruin Goku?

I know I’ve fallen behind when it comes to talking about the most recent chapters of the Dragon Ball Super Manga. But in all honestly, it’s because there hasn’t been a whole lot going on. It’s just been a whole lot of fighting, mixed in with a sort of confused jumping around of the focus character between the three leads of the arc: Granolah, Vegeta and Goku.

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Dragon Ball Super Manga – Chapter 79: Gas vs. Granolah

Wow, I’ve done some complaining about struggling to find time to do my normal uploads and my top ten stuff this month. This chapter… it feels like an early Christmas present. Because there’s really not a whole lot for me to talk about: It’s just one big fight.

Which isn’t a bad thing at all. It’s too bad I spend half this post going off on a Mini Essay on some Themes of Dragon Ball Super.

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Dragon Ball Super Manga – Chapter 78: Gas’s Wish

This, what I assume to be the climactic battle of this arc, seems pretty predictable to me all things being considered. Which isn’t always a bad thing, but I’m really of two minds with Dragon Ball Super and how by the book it wants to end up being. Toriyama was traditionally a pretty subversive storyteller. But when it comes to the climax of his more recent story arcs, the later in life he gets, the more it feels like we can see it coming.

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