The Dragon Ball Super manga improves on Super Hero’s story by allowing other characters to help defeat Cell Max, avoiding criticism of only Goku and Vegeta being the main heroes. Gamma 1’s greater involvement in battle would add more depth to his character and further his role in the overall story. The twist in the climax highlights Superheroes’ purpose of giving characters other than Goku and Vegeta time in the spotlight, addressing common criticisms of the Dragon Ball franchise.
Warning: Contains spoilers for Dragon Ball Super chapter #99.Obviously Super Dragon Ball The manga introduced a lot of changes to the Dragon Ball Super: Superhero‘s story, it all takes a turn for the better. From making Goten and Trunks the stars of the original opening to providing more character moments among the cast, a lot has been done to justify the manga spending so much time on retelling of the original film.
The Dragon Ball Super manga has been making a lot of changes to Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero, and chapter #99 has a more subtle but comprehensive change. Chapter #99 brings the Super Hero story into its final phase Gohan, enraged at seeing Cell Max destroy Piccolo, unleashed his powerful Beast form and eventually overwhelms Cell Max.
For the most part, the sequence plays out the same as in the movie, but there’s one small change that improves things considerably, and it’s a change that’s very much in the spirit of what Superheroes was trying to do. for Dragon. Ball franchise.
The Dragon Ball Super manga allows other characters to help defeat Cell Max
The main way the Dragon Ball Super manga improves on the story of Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero is by having other characters help defeat Cell Max. While the original film only had Gohan and Piccolo contribute to Cell Max’s ultimate defeat, the Super Dragon Ball The manga has Piccolo initially unable to hold Cell Max so Krillin, Android 18 and Gamma 1 all work together to destroy his wings so Piccolo can restrain him.. As a result, it never feels like the other characters are just standing around and not contributing, and the climactic version of the manga reads much better because of it.
Additionally, Gamma 1’s increased involvement towards the end of the battle is especially noteworthy. Not only was he the first to destroy one of Cell Max’s wings, but also Gamma 1 also uses a barrier to protect Piccolo from a fatal blow from Cell Max. Gammas are at the heart of the conflict in Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero, and initially only Gamma 2 was able to do anything significant against Cell Max, so it’s nice to see Gamma 1 being able to contribute in such a big way. so would greatly benefit the role he was intended to have in the overarching story.
Dragon Ball Super’s manga recalls the superhero’s true purpose
The best thing about the change to Dragon Ball Super’s climax is that it remembers that The purpose of Dragon Ball Super: Superhero is to give characters other than Goku and Vegeta their time in the spotlight. A common criticism of Dragon Ball is that Goku and Vegeta are the only ones who ever do anything, so part of Super Hero’s appeal is that it tried to let other characters save the world. Super Dragon Ball‘s manga did much to further emphasize that, and with Dragon Ball Super: Superhero coming to an end, it will be interesting to see how else it can build on that.
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