After all, fusion isn’t so important in Dragon Ball, it quickly became a sideline of the show.
The final arc of Dragon Ball Z introduces the villain Majin Buu, a pink character that possesses many states and powers. The Z warriors had to constantly fight Buu to stop this villain, but in the end, it was Goku and Vegeta who were able to defeat Buu.
Part of the original focus of the Buu Saga was on fusion, a new technique that was first demonstrated by Goten and Trunks training to combine. Unfortunately both flops, then the plot refocuses on the old protagonists, making the fusion almost superfluous but going on for a long time. In the end, it didn’t contribute much to the arc, it seems that the fusion was only created to be a minor detail in the show.
The Buu Saga in Dragon Ball originally focused on fusion spells
Fusion was taught to Trunks and Goten, as a secret weapon against the threat posed by Majin Buu. In order to successfully use the technique, it takes a while for both characters to master, which results in many fusion characters that have a comedic appearance, but don’t quite bring out their full potential. Dear. However, when Trunks and Goten succeeded, Gotenks appeared and he proved himself to be a powerful warrior. Gotenks even achieves Super Saiyan 3 form with extreme ease, while Vegeta doesn’t even possess that state.
However, in the end, because Gotenks was too arrogant and also due to the great strength of his enemies, Majin Buu quickly defeated Gotenks and later absorbed him with his abilities. That made the shining time of both Trunks and Goten characters come to an abrupt end, only Trunks later luckily got a role in Dragon Ball GT, but this series is not canon. Their brilliance is part of Toriyama’s desire to have Goku no longer the protagonist of the Dragon Ball franchise, but since Trunks and Goten were absorbed by Buu, all the details are related to the generation. were later stopped.
Failure of Fusion in Dragon Ball
Fusion seems like a complete waste of time! Sure, the Gotenks had a great fight against Super Buu, and Vegito also performed very well after Goku and Vegeta merged. However, defeating the villain is because Goku and Vegeta are separated and then fight the enemy on their own without using fusion magic, which shows that using this technique is like… “change clothes”, to create newness in the fight against Majin Buu.
Gotenks never appeared in Dragon Ball GT, and his remaining appearances in Dragon Ball Super are also extremely lackluster. When Gotenks fights in the Copy-Vegeta Saga, he leaves nothing to impress the villain. Fortunately, Gogeta, the fusion character created from Goku and Vegeta, has only recently become a canon, but his debut is much more interesting and better than Goten’s Gotenks with Trunks.
Fusion was first introduced and taught to Goten with Trunks, and Gotenks is said to have more room to shine than Vegito. Despite this, his later appearances mostly involve Gotenks being defeated by the villain and never actually achieving any victory. This shows that the fusion characters capable of creating success must be related to Goku and Vegeta, sadly the next generation of warrior group Z cannot make a stand out, potential on their own. their energy is wasted a lot, for example Gotenks.
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