Dragon Ball Z Concepts

Dragon Ball Z is an anime series in the Dragon Ball franchise
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Aliens

Beings from another planet.

Androids

A type of robot or synthetic organism designed to look and act like a human.

Ascended Super Saiyan

An advanced form of Super Saiyan, also called Super Saiyan Second Grade.

Back to life

Also known as resurrection. This is when a previously dead character is restored back to life.

Bad Ass Fight Scene

A fight scene or epic battle that stands above the norm of what the series offers and goes down in history as one of the best combat encounters in the series. The perfect combination of epicness and animation.

Bathing Scene

Bathing Scenes, while occasionally meaningful to plot or character development, are generally excuses for fan service.

Birthday

A anniversary of the day on which a person was born (or the celebration of it).

Blu-ray Release

Anime episodes or movies released on Blu-ray should be linked to this page.

Brothers

Male characters that share the same parents.

Censorship And Localization

The history of anime censorship largely involves the early anime releases and the question of their place in the larger media model.

Clothing Damage

When a character's clothes become torn from an attack, such as an explosion or energy blast.

Crazy Anime Hair

Huge spikes, multiple colors, gravity-defying ponytails... and it's probably all natural somehow too.

Cyborgs

A fictional being that is part organic and part machine.

DVD Release

Anime episodes and movies released on DVD should be linked to this page.

Damsel In Distress

A maiden is in peril and only her one true hero can save her.

Deceased Characters

These characters had died by the end of the manga, anime or movie. Permanently.

Demons

Are powerful creatures that live in the pits of Hell. That are many classes and levels for these monsters but no matter the rank they are deadly beasts.

Dismemberment

The loss of limbs and body parts is a common concept in many of the more violent Japanese manga and anime.

Dogs

Canine animal with four legs that is seen as a pet.

Dragons

A legendary creature that is typically reptilian, that can fly and can breathe fire and sometimes ice.

Dreams & Nightmares

The imaginary events that goes on in your head when you are asleep. In some anime's they can bring important messages or to haunt a person.

End of the World

The extinction of all life on Earth or the destruction of Earth itself. Also known as; Armageddon, Ragnarok, and the Apocalypse.

Energy Blast

A character can harness their power and shoot energy-based projectiles from their body.

Fan Service

Fan Service is often a sexually provocative moment or pose that takes place in manga and anime. It usually has no real purpose to a story, and serves as a lurid visual.

Filler

Additional content added to an adaptation, usually to avoid catching up to the source material too quickly.

First date

The first date of a (potential) couple.

Flashback

Used frequently in Anime to either recap past events or provide a back story for a character, either their origin story or their off-screen training of new attack. Sometime and entire episode/chapter would be a entire flashback.

Full Power Super Saiyan

It is the mental and physical perfection of the core Super Saiyan form

Fusion Dance

The fusion dance is a technique introduced by Goku during the Majin Buu Saga

Ghosts

A ghost is a dead persons spirit that roams the earth usually attached to where they died or refusing to go to the after life until there are finished on earth.

Ginyu Force

AKA Ginyu Tokusentai. The most elite force under Freeza's command.

Great Ape

The ability that Saiyajin have to transform into giant ape-like monsters.

Heroic Sacrifice

An act when someone gives up something of great importance for a greater good.

Humans

Humans are typically depicted as the dominant species of the planet Earth, and sometimes of other planets. Humans often mirror their real life counterparts in terms of abilities and intellect, while other times they can achieve superhuman feats.

Hybrids

Hybrid characters are often a mixture of different background that are normally thought to be in opposition. These are mostly seen as a mixture of humans with either aliens, spirits, or demons.

It's Over 9000!

A popular internet meme from the anime DragonBall Z.

Kaio-ken

In Dragon Ball Z, King Kai taught Goku the powerful Kaio-ken technique. It allowed Goku to multiply his power by whatever amount for a brief period of time with sever consequences to his stamina.

Kamehameha

An energy attack used in Dragon Ball. The technique was invented by Master Roshi.

Ki

Ki is considered to be life force or life energy. Often in Japanese anime and manga, exceptional martial artists are able to harness the Ki for various superhuman feats. It is also referred to as Chi or Qi in Chinese.

Kidnapping

Capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment .

Limited Wardrobe

Limited Wardrobe applies when a character wears the same outfit constantly, regardless of the setting or season, despite it being non-mandatory as opposed to wearing a uniform.

Love Triangle

Someone > Someone > Someone

Magic

Magic is an often used term in fiction. It is the concept of affecting the universe through supernatural methods and breaking the physical laws.

Majin

People that are brainwashed by Babidi.

Major death

Death of a major character.

Manga Iconography

Common visual conventions seen in manga and anime to convey emotions, often for comical effect.

Marriage

A couple who have made an official vow to stay together.

Martial Arts

Seen in just about every form of anime at least at one point. The key component that makes Shounen popular among boys. As well as Ancient art in itself

Murder

The act of taking another person's life.

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