Now we all know that Dragon Ball Super it is canon because it is located chronologically after the events of Dragon Ball Z and making Dragon Ball GT not be considered as part of the original story; However, the most purists of the franchise created by Akira Toriyama believe that this is not the case.
Dragon Ball Super It takes place just a few months after Goku defeated Kid Buu in Dragon Ball Z, which means that the plot takes place between that event and the “End of Z” epilogue that occurs ten years after that grueling battle. Within that ten year time span, Dragon Ball Super added some very amazing characters and transformations (they left the Super Saiyan line to become deities with Blue and God) and outrageous power levels through the Hakai (the power of destruction of the gods) and Ultra Instinct.
So many news in Dragon Ball Super have made fans question whether the saga is canon because there are obvious continuity issues about what is supposed to come next in Dragon Ball Z.
Goku and Vegeta reunion
In the End of Z epilogue of Dragon Ball Z (by Akira Toriyama), fans are taken ten years into the future after Goku defeated Kid Buu, and all the Z Fighters have a date at the World Martial Arts Tournament. Before the event, the main characters reunite after being apart for a while. Goku comments to Bulma and Vegeta that he hasn’t seen them in four years, which, due to Dragon Ball Super, is clearly impossible considering the movies and new sagas still taking place in said saga.
To this we must add that, in the same epilogue, Pan fights in the World Martial Arts Tournament when she was four years old, which means that -according to Goku- the last time she saw Vegeta was when Pan was born, but she is three years old in Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero while Goku and Vegeta train with Beerus and Whis; that is to say, it is impossible for the events of Dragon Ball Super to take place in the canon of Dragon Ball Z.
All this situation makes Dragon Ball GT maintain its quality as an official sequel to Dragon Ball Z. Dragon Ball GT takes place five years after End of Z, and begins with Goku training Uub just as he did in the final page of the DBZ epilogue. Not only that, but the power levels, transformation progressions, and even the original characters were more consistent with the original DBZ in GT than in Super.
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