Unlike some other anime TV shows, Dragon Ball has a pretty low filler percentage of only 14%. From 153 episodes, there are only 21 reported filler episodes.
Filler episodes aren't usually all that great, but these Dragon Ball Z episodes were so good they should be considered canon. While in most cases, fans can skip filler episodes and still understand the story, many of Dragon Ball Z's filler episodes include relevant information that is true to the source material.
Dragon Ball Super is no different, and it does have some side episodes to consider. In fact, out of the anime's entire run, 9.3% of its episodes are considered fillers. If you want to avoid fillers, you need to skip over 14 total episodes. They are episodes 4, 15, 42-46, 68-70, and 73-76.
Filler material is any and all scenes or episodes that appeared in the Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z anime that are not present in the original Dragon Ball manga. Filler is found often in Dragon Ball Z, as a means of not getting ahead of the manga, as they were both originally produced in parallel with one another.
An improved script, better voice acting, the removal of filler & stretched-out scenes, and better visuals all combine to make Dragon Ball Kai feel more professional and enthralling to watch, as opposed to the original version.
The entirety of Dragon Ball GT is filler. Finally, Dragon Ball Super has only 14 filler episodes, and 11% of the series is filler. The Dragon Ball series has a low filler percent in all its parts (except for DB GT) so, you can skip them all if you absolutely despise fillers.
However, It would be advisable to watch DBZ first, before watching its more modern, originalist version: Dragon Ball Kai. Dragon Ball Kai – the modern release of DBZ, without any fillers. It includes the original soundtrack of the show and an unedited script.
So, Dragon Ball Z, all the way through, lasts about 6,984 minutes, give or take. This is approximately 116.4 hours. There are around 24 hours in a full day, so, if you were to watch the whole series non-stop, it would take approximately 4.85 full days.
You can Absolutely Skip Dragonball and dive right into DBZ! But know this: watching Z first will practically ruin Dragon Ball later on. Many of the establishmed stories of Z aren't present in DB.
Dragon Ball Z Kai is basically Dragon Ball Z without the filler content. It cuts straight to the point, so if you watch it, you're essentially watching DBZ but cut down to the necessary stuff. So you don't need DBZ to watch DBZ Kai.
You can Absolutely Skip Dragonball and dive right into DBZ! But know this: watching Z first will practically ruin Dragon Ball later on. Many of the establishmed stories of Z aren't present in DB. Like Goku and Piccolo's actual races.
Dragon Ball Z will always have the upper hand when it comes to nostalgia, offering a more relatable (yet warped) westernized version of the legendary Japanese show. On the other hand, Kai gets to the point faster, it keeps the original script, and the quality is slightly better.
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In the season 4 finale, an unsired Elena confirms that she is in love with Damon, and the two kiss passionately. At the end of season 6, the two plan to become human, get married, and have children together, but their dream is abruptly compromised by Kai, who puts Elena into a magical coma.