The manga of Dragon Ball by Akira Toriyama, published in Weekly Shonen Jump for 11 years, was accompanied by an anime at one point in its production. First, the anime Dragon Ball, and then its sequel, Dragon Ball Z, helped launch Nagoya's sensei's masterpiece in the Olympus of the manga.

The Dragon Ball sagas were all compelling, each in their own way, but if there is one who has managed to elevate the epic of the battles and characters by jeopardizing the fate of the universe, it was the Freeza- Saga. Still, Dragon Ball Z viewers have often noticed tracks especially during the final battle between Goku and Freeza. From here, various memes were then created, such as a Namek's famous phrase that would explode in five minutes, and instead the two were still fighting after four episodes. Why did this happen?

Back then Toei Animation had gotten too close to the stories of the manga's last published chapters. Akira Toriyama continued the weekly release in Weekly Shonen Jump, but the anime, which was adapting more than a few chapters at a time, was forced to slow down a lot and adapt to the maximum single story chapter. Considering that Dragon Ball revolves a lot about trading and battles, this forced Toei Animation to fill in the phase of the filler scenes where the two were looking at each other and thinking, or moments when they temporarily transitioned to the other characters, to achieve the required minutes Complete the episode.

Unsurprisingly, Toei Animation chose to do this Start an arc filler immediately after the Freeza saga ends, the saga of Garlic Junior so that the mangaka Toriyama can produce other chapters for the Cell saga. The conflict between Goku and Freeza remains epic thanks to Shunsuke Kikuchi's music for Dragon Ball Z, too.

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