Vegito’s return in Dragon Ball Super is often considered fan service, but it actually shows the importance of Vegeta’s character development.
Super Dragon BallCreator Akira Toriyama has publicly said that he never intended for Vegito to return and only did so because it was what fans wanted. However, Vegito’s return not only makes perfect sense within the story but is also an incredible moment for vegetablecharacter development.
In chapter #23 of Dragon Ball Super by Akira Toriyama and Toyotarou, Vegeta initially refuses Goku’s proposal for them to fuse with the Potara Earrings to defeat the fusion of Goku Black and Zamasu. Future Trunks then tells Vegeta that he will join the fight because he cannot bear to see his mother suffer alone without her husband. It doesn’t take long before the boy recounts future Bulma’s heartbreaking experiences after future Vegeta passed away, a tragic story that leads to present-day Vegeta changing his mind and asking Goku to let them reunite. best.
Vegeta’s decision to become Vegito proves he chooses family over pride
Although Vegeta initially refused to become Vegito because he had promised himself that he would not fuse with Goku again, what ultimately convinced him was his love for his family. This is much more complicated than Vegeta swallowing his pride and joining forces with Goku to defeat a superior opponent. Vegeta’s decision to fuse with Goku again could be interpreted as him ensuring that his Bulma would not have to live in a world without him like future Bulma did when her Vegeta passed away. This is what actually caused Vegeta to ignore the promise he made to himself and his pride in his incredible Saiyan.
It’s important to point out that Future Trunks is willing to fight and die here even though this is not his world. He is determined to ensure that Vegeta will not die so that no version of Bulma will have to suffer like his mother did in the future, including fighting in a battle that he had no chance of. win. Therefore, Vegeta may realize that the only way to prevent Future Trunks from fighting and then dying for him is if he becomes Vegito. So Vegeta could have chosen to fuse with Goku to save Bulma from living in a world without him and save his son from the future.
Vegito’s return also fixes a major plot hole
In addition to Vegito’s return highlighting Vegeta’s incredible character development, it also addresses a major plot hole that has remained unanswered for years, after Supreme Kai told Vegeta and Goku in Dragon Ball Z that Merge Potara is permanent, only for it to end when they are finished. inside Buu’s body. Chapter #23 of Super explains that Potara Fusions only last forever when the Supreme Kais use them. Besides fixing this plot hole, Vegito’s return actually works because of how emphasized it is. vegetableHis love for Bulma and Trunks as well as his character development extends far beyond Super Dragon Ball.