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    Saturday December 19, 2020
  • ESSAY: A Warrior Pure of Heart — Goku’s Overlooked Emotional Intelligence

    Goku is often believed to be unintelligent and immature, but that couldn't be further from the truth

    This piece analyzes Goku's interpersonal intelligence, his intrapersonal intelligence and his "I can always be better philosophy" to prove that he is both emotionally intelligent and an understanding, compassionate and mature person. Hit the jump to learn why!

  • Sunday June 21, 2020
  • I Never Thought I'd Relate To Goku, But Here I Am

    For Father's Day, y'all

    I'm a father and Goku is a father, and though we are not exactly alike, I feel a connection with the character that I'd never really felt before. Hit the jump to read about what it's like to find a kinship with anime's most questionable Dad!

  • Thursday June 11, 2020
  • The Life and Death of Dragonball Evolution

    This is the story of how it all fell apart

    Few live-action anime adaptations are as infamous as 2009's Dragonball Evolution. But have you ever wondered how it got this way? Click here for the in-depth, behind-the-scenes story of how blockbuster plans became anime fan nightmares. 

  • Wednesday March 11, 2020
  • Why Akira Toriyama's Designs Were So Crucial To Chrono Trigger's Success

    There is still nothing quite like it

    It's Chrono Trigger's 25th birthday, which means that it's time to celebrate the wonderful design work that helped make it such a classic. And who did a hefty amount of that work? Akira Toriyama, the creator of Dragon Ball! Hit the jump to see what makes his art so consistently fantastic!

  • Thursday March 19, 2020
  • Defining Moments In Anime: Goku Goes Super Saiyan

    The legend becomes a reality

    Goku's first transformation into becoming a Super Saiyan is something that fans of Dragon Ball Z and anime itself can vividly recall, but how much do you actually remember of what led up to it? What is the context for this legendary transformation and the magnitude it'd have on not only anime, but pop culture as a whole? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Thursday February 13, 2020
  • How Goku And Dragon Ball Z Influenced Superman's Biggest Fight

    Superman needs to thank Goku for the help

    When Man of Steel came out, not many people were prepared for the long battle between Superman and Zod that wrapped up the film. But did you know that the fight was extremely influenced by Dragon Ball Z and other anime? Hit the jump to find out what Superman learned from Goku!