Dragon Ball Super Episode 1


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Who Will the 100 Million Zenny Peace Reward Go To…?

It’s been a while since the last Dragon Ball series (GT), it appears that Dragon Ball Super will ignore that series and continue from Dragon Ball Z. We start off with vintage footage of the Majin Buu fighting Goku. Six months after they use Shenron to erase the memories of the people of earth. Goku is now a farmer, at the behest of Chichi to make money. Goku off course isn’t really interested in working, rather he prefers to train. He outsources his work to Goten. While Goku trains he distracts Goten, who manages drive the tractor of a cliff. Goku uses instant transmission to save him.Meanwhile, we see Bills on a unknown planet. The aliens are preparing a meal for the God, he says he likes the level of salt in the food. However, it’s too greasy and he decides to destroy half the planet as punishment. On Earth Mr. Satan give a press conference, claiming credit for saving the Earth. Majin Buu enters the room comically, demanding food. Mr.Satan tells the reporters that Majin Buu came from space to be trained by him.

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Buu storms out angrily, Mr. Satan excuses himself to feed Buu. We see and Gohan, then a second of Piccolo. Trunk and Gohan plan on buying Videl a gift. They head to jewelry store scaring the customs, by flying in their presence. They consider buying cosmetics, but settle on “hot spring” water. While they get “spring” water from the river, they are attacked by a serpent. They easily dispatch the serpent easily, then deliver the water to Videl. Mr. Satan finds Goku and gives him 100 Million Zenny, Goku foolishly declines. However, Goten reminds him that if he gave Chichi all that money she would let him train with King Kai. Chichi agrees that Goku could go to train with King Kai, but he has to come home and visit. Finally, the Kai’s notice that another planet has been destroyed. Not much occurred  in the episode in  terms of action. I have to keep reminding myself that this is a series so they story can develop over time. Basically, this episode introduced the “new” bad guy, Bills. It also reintroduced the characters from the previous series. So far I’m enjoying the series which isn’t surprising. The animation was good, not great. However, we’ll see what the battle animation is like once it gets started.

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