Piccolo is one of the classic characters of dragonball. We originally knew him as King Piccolo when Goku was just a kid and now he is Gohan’s father figure and a good ally for the Z Fighters’ toughest battles. However, there is a very dark side to such a good vibe between Goku and Piccolo. and even perverse depending on how you interpret what happened in Dragon Ball GT.
Let’s go back in time to put everything in its proper context. Piccolo is an incarnation of the evil Namekian known as Piccolo Daimaoh (King Piccolo, in Latin America), who was defeated by Goku in the original episodes of Dragon Ball. Upon defeat, King Piccolo separates his evil soul from his body to create Piccolo Jr. (or simply the Piccolo we now know), who will eventually turn good and support Goku in his future battles.
However, Piccolo’s evil past will haunt Goku and in a ruthless way in Dragon Ball GT with the appearance of the Evil Dragons, beings that were born from the desires of the spheres in the past. In episode 54, Goku has to face the Evil Dragon of the four-star sphere, whose origin is due to King Piccolo’s desire to be younger and more powerful. But that’s not all, because the sensitive fiber of this fight is that it is about the same sphere that Goku received from his grandfather, that is, the most special of all for the history of the Saiyan.
As it is, Piccolo could have redeemed himself in the future for all his actions, but nothing as tragic as reliving his past sins with a new and powerful villain in Dragon Ball GT. Too bad that his good intentions currently make him unable to escape the fate of GT and the reincarnation of evil.
Nonsense Dragon Ball Stuff
The logic of time: throughout the series, the concept of time can be confusing. There are times when strict limits are set, such as the time limit for being in the Spirit and Time room, but then those rules are broken without explanation. Also, time travel and timeline alterations can become difficult to follow.
Inconsistencies in power scales: in dragonball, the power levels are a fundamental part of the series, but sometimes there are inconsistencies in the scales. Characters previously considered invincible can easily be outclassed by weaker ones, leading to some confusion regarding the power hierarchy.
The death and resurrection of the characters: throughout the series, characters are killed and revived multiple times. Although death is presented as something serious, it is often made light of with the appearance of the Dragon Balls, capable of granting wishes and reviving the deceased. This reduces the emotional weight of the deaths and can generate a certain lack of meaning in the consequences of the actions.
Mergers and their limitations: In Dragon Ball, there are several fusion techniques that allow two or more characters to be combined into one. However, the rules and limitations of these mergers are not always clear and sometimes seem inconsistent. Some fusions are permanent, while others have a limited duration, which can be confusing for viewers.
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