Dragon Ball Super ends; movie approaches

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IN JANUARY of 2018, news came out that Dragon Ball Super was going to have its last episode air at the end of March. When that came out, the Dragon Ball community was broken, because everyone was happy that the Dragon Ball franchise had come back. If the show went on until the 5th of July, it would been running for three years, but since it is ended in March, the show only lasted 2 years and 8 months.

It is the end for the Japanese dub with any language subtitles. But for dubbed version, Funimation released its English version January 7, 2017. On Saturday March 17 it was on episode 55, meaning we still have episodes to watch until episode 131. After a couple of weeks, Akira said that a new series is to come out after the English dub catches up. A month later, Akira confirmed that Super will continue after their new movie that comes out in December.

The new movie they are making is supposed to come out December 14, 2018. The movie is going to go deeper in the understanding of the Saiyans and Frieza. The movie is to be the continuation from where Super left off with the final battle between universe 7’s Goku, Frieza, and Android 17 and Jiren from universe 11. However, the movie is going to have different animation from Super and Dragon Ball Z.

I think they are going back to Dragon Ball animation, with there being not too much detail in the muscles or shadowing on the characters. I favor the new animation they are going to use. Others don’t like it though, because they say it’s not detailed enough. I don’t care what they think, I like the animation either way.

The continuation or a new series was confirmed by Akira Toriyama. Many are hoping that Super will continue, because everything that could have happened in the series might happen if it continues. If a new series comes out, they are going to have to make a whole new story plot and transformation or technique for the story. Super had to come out with four transformations and one technique.

The four transformation were Super Saiyan God, Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan or Super Saiyan Blue, Super Saiyan Rosè, and Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan Evolution. The one technique they came out with that many fans are debating on is whether it’s a transformation or technique is Ultra Instinct. I feel that it is a technique because anybody can get to it with a lot of training or meditation.

A transformation is when only one type of race can only access that form because it is in their blood. For the Saiyans, they had to have enough S-Cells for them to turn Super Saiyan. This was confirmed by Akira in a interview in December of last year. That’s why many Saiyans, even Vegeta, had a hard time turning into Super Saiyan. Many didn’t have any or barely had enough to do it.

Goku had more than enough to turn Super Saiyan when he was fighting Frieza and saw his friend Krillin die by Frieza. At first, Akira said that to acquire Super Saiyan you had to be pure-hearted. Then he said that they needed S-Cells, so Gohan, Goten, and Trunks (the kids of Goku and Vegeta) inherited more than enough to turn Super Saiyan. That’s why the remaining Saiyans have that ability to turn Super Saiyan.

With all these transformations and techniques, facts that they used to explain many things all came for Super. It’s difficult not to wonder what will they do if they come out with a new series. Goku already went to a technique that even the Gods of Destruction have a hard time getting to. I wonder what new transformation can they do that makes Mastered Utra Instinct seem like nothing, of it will make it seem lesser.

Whatever they do, there will either be a continuation or new series. Either way, it’s going to continue the Dragon Ball Franchise. I hope they continue with Super because they were doing so well with it and they had a lot of ideas for it. One way or another, something is going to happen after their new movie comes out in December of this year. I hope the movie becomes big enough that it’s dubbed for other languages.