vegeta should be the star of the show after all he is the prince

Topic started by kakorate on Oct. 6, 2012. Last post by Tiferet 2 years, 3 months ago.
Post by kakorate (2 posts) See mini bio Level 6
vegeta is awsome
Post by kakorate (2 posts) See mini bio Level 6
vegeta and goku about have the same power levels so why isnt he the star of the show he can atleast be the star of gt
Post by Daniel_Newton (3,321 posts) See mini bio Level 20

Not much of a topic, but I'll bite.

I believe if you do a little research you'll find that (or at the very least it is theorized that) Toriyama intended to replace Goku with Goten after Cell exploded and killed him. Goku was too popular though, so ultimately he was brought back. That said, Goku isn't necessarily always the "star" of the show. There were several gaps where Goku was barely seen, most notably when he was dead and Gohan became the focus, though in fairness as soon as Buu showed up Goku came back. Gohan didn't have a major enemy to fight.

Some sort of off-shoot focusing on Vegeta would be cool, maybe a short series focusing on his time working for Frieza. I can think of a few ways they could make that interesting. Making him the main character of the main series though? That just doesn't work. He's a darker counterpart to the main character, and in a lot of ways he's there to balance the main character out, not replace him.

Oh, and there were only a few occasions when Goku and Vegeta were more or less equal in power, and each time Goku soon jumped ahead again. That was kind of the whole point.

Post by sickVisionz (4,325 posts) See mini bio Level 24

I think Vegeta is way more interesting a character, but I think good guys across pretty much every medium are written to be way less interesting than the bad guys are. Vegeta gets a good amount of screen time though so I'm happy with his role. A re-imagining based on his point of view would be cool though.

Post by MarioRedfield (1,922 posts) See mini bio Level 12

Vegeta isn't dark. He's really not any less one dimensional than Goku is. Well he is, but that doesn't say much. "Oh mwahahaha I'm a bad guy and I want to conquer earth! Oh, now I'm not and I'm still a dillhole even though I'm a good guy and don't want to admit it! OK, now I'm good and I'll admit it... But I'm still a jerk!" Vegeta is a very light character if you think about him. His arrogance adds to the comic relief of the series and that's why he's so easy to make fun of. Alternate Reality Dragon Ball Z understood that. That's just my opinion.

come and weigh in on this topic

Post by DBZ_universe (15,949 posts) See mini bio Level 17

@MarioRedfield: What's this topic about??

anyways Vegeta is already a star...

Post by Tiferet (149 posts) See mini bio Level 6
I think they should've gone with Gohan being the star.
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