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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Super Dragon Ball Heroes is screwing up my headcanon – Episode 5 Review

Did this show just imply that Super Saiyan 4 was a stronger transformation than Super Saiyan  God and Blue? I’m sorry, but I feel like this is doing all it can to just rub me the wrong way. It’s made all the worse by the fact that this was one of the more interesting episodes on a conceptual level.

This episode starts with a total disregard to the line uttered by Cumber at the ending of the previous part, having recognised something about Goku’s Super Saiyan God transformation. Now Cumber and Goku are battling it out. Albeit briefly before Goku gets beaten into the ground pretty quickly.

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Super Dragon Ball Heroes is Bad: Episode 4 Review

How the hell do I get 500 words out of this one. A good chunk of previous posts regarding Super Dragon Ball Heroes I’ve written have talked about the amazing concepts that could come from a series like this. It already exists in the form of the ads. Yet, once again, this show fails to impress.

With such a brief run time, you’d expect the show to be a series of quick-fire punches, throwing entirely different concepts at you, then quickly dropping them and moving to something new. This is the third (of the four) episodes to focus on the fight with “Cumber”. And it’s so boring.

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