dragonball He has decades on television. Today we are all witnesses to her international success and not necessarily without bumps along the way. There are several episodes that have been censored for their explicit and violent content. In some countries, these episodes have been removed from the television broadcast entirely or have been edited to remove certain scenes.
One of the episodes dragonball best known for its censorship is episode 22, entitled “The path to the strongest.” In this episode, the antagonist Pilaf orders his henchwoman Mai to remove Bulma’s underwear while she sleeps, which led to the censorship of the scene in some countries.
Another censored episode is number 40, titled “The Strongest Battle on Earth.” In this episode, Yamcha’s character dies in a rather graphic way during a battle against the Saibaimans, which resulted in the removal of certain scenes in conservative countries.
Episode 125, titled “Goku is Ginyu and Ginyu is Goku,” was also banned in some countries due to its violent content. In this episode, Ginyu’s character switches bodies with Goku’s, and there are several fight scenes in which both characters are shown being injured.
Despite these censorships, dragonball It remains one of the most popular anime series worldwide and continues to attract millions of fans with its exciting story and characters.
DRAGON BALL | More censored episodes
- Episode 23 of Dragon Ball, where Bulma shows her underwear, was censored in some countries like Spain and the United States.
- Dragon Ball episode 28, where Goku accidentally touches Bulma’s private parts, was also censored in some countries.
- In Dragon Ball episode 82, Goku is shown naked while bathing in a hot spring. This scene was censored in some versions of the series.
- In Dragon Ball episode 153, a character named Mr. Popo is shown with stereotypical black features, which led to the censorship of this scene in some versions of the series.
- In Dragon Ball Z episode 195, Cell is shown crushing a man’s head, which also led to the censorship of this scene in some versions of the series.
- In Dragon Ball Z episode 222, Vegeta is shown brutally beating his wife Bulma, which was censored in some versions of the series.
- Episode 125 of Dragon Ball Super, where the death of the character Zamasu is shown, was censored in some countries for its violent content.
- Episode 130 of Dragon Ball Super, where the removal of the character Jiren is shown, was censored in some countries for its violent content.
- In Dragon Ball GT episode 65, Goku is shown in a comedic scene where he transforms into a woman, which led to the censorship of this scene in some versions of the series.
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