Isn't Dragon Ball just a bunch of speedlines and ripped dudes with bad…

Yes. No. Sort of. Many of the stereotypes about Dragon Ball come not from the original manga but rather from the anime adaptations, particularly Dragon Ball Z. The anime, like many popular anime TV shows including Bleach and Naruto, was not produced in "seasons" like American shows; it was produced continuously, one… » 4/08/09 9:00am 4/08/09 9:00am

What is Dragon Ball Z/Dragon Ball GT/Dragon Ball Kai/etc.?

In Japan, the original manga is, and always has been, Dragon Ball. (The original Japanese title is the phonetic English words "Dragon Ball,.") However, when the series was optioned for TV, things got complicated. » 4/08/09 9:00am 4/08/09 9:00am