Apr 13, 2017
I think the final words of this little special speak for itself. " Left no impression in people memories"
I believe this is a cute little special, and the thought of seeing the characters again after many years was enjoyable, but let's not fool ourselves: is just a cute chapter that left no impression whatsoever. Vegeta apparently has a brother, but he is never referenced again in further material (With the exception of the Battle of Gods movie). I'm disappointed that this material was't explored further.
The humor is a hit and miss. While there are some jokes that work (like Tarble's wife), most of the other
jokes are rehashes from older jokes in the series (Master Roshi being a pervert, the fusion failing, etc). I see Toriyama remembered Launch, since she was in the party, could have been a good opportunity for her evil counterpart joke to return, but alas, no joke.
Oishi Naho is a pretty decent artist in her own right, and her take on Toriyama style deserves some praise, but sadly, she can't do action scenes, which is a big selling point in the series. The characters look too small and the punches don't have the same kind of feel either Toriyama or Toyotaro do for the series.
In conclusion, it was nice to see the characters again, but they are wasted, both old and new, the gags are not the best, and the artwork is somewhat mediocre by the series standard.
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