This small saga contains eight episodes, and is placed between the Garlic Jr. Saga and the Androids Saga. He is usually paired with Goten and often used as comic relief. He has his father's eye shape, facial features and tanned skin and his hair turns blond and eyes turn (pupil-less) green when he becomes a Super Saiyan.  Upon Goku's return from Planet Namek, Trunks confides in Goku his tragic story. He asks Goku to transform for him, which Goku does, and the warrior attempts to strike him with his sword. Funimation Remastered Season Four Box Set, Funimation Dragon Ball Z: Dragon Box Volume 3. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. He reveals that he is the only fighter left; all the Z Fighters will be killed in combat and only Gohan escaped before being killed 13 years later and the Dragon Balls will vanish forever, meaning no one can be revived again after Piccolo is killed. Piccolo suggests that they take training seriously this time. Future Trunks is the half-Saiyan, half-Human hybrid son of Vegeta and Bulma. But they are disqualified when #18 blows their cover, revealing that they are really two people. " In an IGN article on Dragon Ball GT, Trunks' character design in GT was criticized as being "goofy". Akira Toriyama stated that it was difficult to decide on Present Trunks' voice. King Cold asks for The warrior's sword and tries to kill him with it, but the warrior effortlessly kills him with two energy blasts and destroys the ship. This version of Trunks plays a major role in the plot of Dragon Ball: Xenoverse, helping the player to correct changes in the Dragon Ball timeline caused by the manipulations of Towa and Mira and fights the player in the game's climax alongside the game's main antagonist Demigra after becoming possessed by him. Trunks and the others retreat to the past. Trunks makes his debut appearance in chapter #331 The Young Boy of Mystery (謎の少年, Nazo no Shōnen), first published in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine on July 2, 1991, as an unidentified young man who traveled back in time to warn series protagonist Goku and his allies of a deadly new enemy, the Androids of the Red Ribbon Army. A year and a half after planet Namek's destruction and following the defeat of Garlic Jr. in the Garlic Jr. Saga, many of the characters of Dragon Ball Zbegin to regain a normal life. Next → Tree Trunks finds it "pretty"; she calls it her "butterfly friend" and follows it into the forest. In the manga, Future Trunks kills King Cold by blasting a hole through him then immediately fires a second blast to destroy his body. Trunks also made an appearance in the 2004 Fuji TV interactive feature Kyūtai Panic Adventure Returns!, where he and six other Dragon Ball characters delivered the Dragon Balls to restore the aqua city of Odaiba. With that, everyone departs and begins training. Frieza has been cybernetically enhanced since much of his body was destroyed when Namek exploded. Goku later invited Trunks to get Future Zeno. Frieza and King Cold Strike Back! " Similarly, Chris Shepard of Anime News Network also enjoyed the background story and felt that Trunks was an understandable character who "I was really able to get into and sympathize for during his battles. In the alternate timeline, Future Trunks is running and hiding from a mysterious being, causing destruction all over with its ki blasts. He shows it by teleporting to Kame House, stealing Master Roshi's sunglasses, and teleporting back in mere seconds. In the episode \"Gold Stars,\" the Lich implies he is older than existence itself, a survivor of a time \"before there was nothing.\" After that, in some way, his essence was transferred to catalyst comet, whose task was to kill all living beings on earth. Bulma has developed some form of affection for him, but Vegeta does not notice this. The present-timeline incarnation of Trunks is introduced as an infant during the story arc which features the first appearance of the Red Ribbon Androids. Once he informs Goku of the events to come, Trunks gives Goku a special medicine and returns to his own time.. Bulma points out to Krillin that the mysterious fighter resembles Vegeta, gets irritated at him for constantly looking at him. After the duo are defeated and Trunks is returned to normal, he intervenes when Demigra tries to take control of the player. He liked how his character is the "lone survivor of the apocalypse, son of the most angry and the most headstrong characters." He enters a building and meets with his mother, Future Bulma, who is working on an experiment, and is relieved that Future Trunks is well. September 4, 2016. He stops halfway and Goku does not react because he sensed no malice in the warrior. The warrior asks Goku to talk alone with him. Super Dragon Ball Heroes: Dark Demon Realm Mission! The game Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai - Another Road centers around Trunks' battle with Majin Boo in his future timeline. After swearing Goku to secrecy, Future Trunks introduces himself and that he is from the future 20 years from now. He tells them that Goku is due to arrive in 2 hours and they wait for him. July 31, 2016. The Trunks Saga is the second shortest saga of the Dragon Ball Z series, after the Captain Ginyu Saga. But before they can, they are killed by a mysterious young fighter, who tells Frieza that he will be the one to destroy him, but Frieza mocks the warrior and asks how he knows Goku. , In an interview, actor Masi Oka compared his Heroes character Hiro Nakamura to Trunks, as both are time travellers who carry swords. The character of Mr. Shu who Chi-Chi hires to tutor Gohan is exclusive to the anime.  However, the cries given by the character's infant form were provided by Hiromi Tsuru in an uncredited role. Trunks' second incarnation first appears as an infant in chapter #337 Super Warriors Assemble (集う超戦士たち, Tsudō Super Senshi-tachi), published on August 26, 1991. After Gohan's death, Trunks assumes the mantle of Earth's sole protector against the artificial humans for the next three years until Bulma finishes her time machine. Future Trunks achieved this in his early teens, while present Trunks would be shown to have the ability at the age of eight.. 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Trunks' first appearance at the end of the episode. Vegeta discovers that Frieza has been sliced into bits. https://dragonball.fandom.com/wiki/Trunks_Saga?oldid=1936480. is a fictional character from the Dragon Ball franchise by Akira Toriyama. When he is eight, Trunks participates in the 25th Tenkaichi Budokai and defeats Son Goten in the junior division, although the two of them cheated equally. Trunks' plan fails as Baby had managed to escape to Earth. Future Trunks (Super Saiyan) vs. Mecha Frieza, Future Trunks (Super Saiyan) vs. King Cold, Future Trunks (Super Saiyan) vs Goku (Super Saiyan), Trunks Saga - Prelude To Terror (106-108), Trunks Saga - Prelude To Terror (106-110) [Reprint], Trunks Saga - Z Warriors Prepare (109-110), Trunks Saga - Z Warriors Prepare (109-110; also including, Dragon Ball Z Kai Part Five (53-65) (only episodes 55-58 are part of the Trunk Saga), Dragon Ball Z Kai Season Three (53-77) (only episodes 55-58 are part of the Trunks Saga). Dragon Ball Super. The warrior does not say how but says that he will show what a Super Saiyan can truly do, which shocks Frieza that this boy is a Super Saiyan as well but makes him think he is being deceived. They are still waiting for the day when Goku finally returns home. He additionally liked Trunks' fights such as the one in which he easily killed Freeza. This alternate future timeline incarnation of Trunks, who is usually referred to as "Future Trunks" (未来のトランクス, Mirai no Torankusu, "Trunks of the Future") in media to distinguish him from his present-timeline counterpart, is one of the Dragon Ball series' most popular characters and has been praised for his unique role within the series. Goku is amazed that he transformed at a young age, but Vegeta reminds him that they and Gohan are the last Saiyans. , Trunks is a popular character in the series; his future incarnation placed third in both the 1993 and 1995 Dragon Ball character popularity polls voted on by Weekly Shōnen Jump readers. , Trunks has been featured in his own brand of soft drink called Trunks Cola. Goku reveals to the group that he narrowly escaped from Namek just seconds before the planet was destroyed. Pig (husband) Sweet P (adoptive son) Wyatt (ex-husband) Randy (ex-husband) Danny (ex-husband) Unnamed alien husband & children Mr. Videl (ビーデル, Bīderu) is a human-type Earthling better known as the daughter of the world-famous, Mr. Satan and his previous spouse Miguel. They can also achieve Super Saiyan 3 with ease, a feat that was very difficult for Goku to achieve and maintain.  He accompanies Goku and Pan into space to recover the Black Star Dragon Balls. These scenes include: Goku and Piccolo taking their driver's test.  Trunks' final fight against the villain Zamasu from Dragon Ball Super earned praise by Sam Leach from Anime News Network.  After a reunion with Gohan, Trunks becomes encouraged to defeat Goku Black in order for the people of his own timeline to have a chance at that same happiness, also having a reunion with Android #18. But while Vegeta can go Blue, what we learn here is Goku has his own Rose form, which leads to both Goku and Vegeta being overwhelmed. Volumes After 'Enter Goku' it would just start back at Raditz. Shortly after arriving, Trunks also falls victim to Baby's mind control and battles Goku. 28 (12) There Isn’t Much Fire in his Burning Attack. The Trunks Saga is the sixth saga of the Dragon Ball Z series. After Trunks is revived by the Dragon Balls following Cell's defeat, he returns to his own timeline to defeat both the Androids and later the Cell of his time. With the appearance of Cell, Trunks trains with Vegeta in the Room of Spirit and Time. Future Bulma is working on the Time Machine, and has prepared enough fuel for a one-way trip to the past, betting that there will be another way a round-trip can be made. ← Previous After the death of his father Goku due to a lethal heart virus, and then the murders of the Z Fighters by Android 17 and Android 18 six months later, the Dragon Balls become useless on Earth forever. The idea of a person coming back in time to warn another of a future were machines have wiped out most of humanity resembles the story of the blockbuster series, Terminator. Piccolo has heard the conversation with his enhanced ears, and tells the story to the others, without revealing anything that could endanger the birth of Trunks. King Cold's soldiers finding Frieza following the destruction of Namek and restoring him with mechanical parts on King Cold's planet is only shown in the anime. The anime shows this however when Goku is describing events to the others. Future Bulma is working on the Time Machine, and has prepared enough fuel for a one-way trip to the past, betting that there will be another way a round-trip can be made. Yamcha attempting to train in 300x gravity only to struggle with the pressure. Tree Trunks Species Elephant Gender Female Occupation Pirate captain (formerly) Owner of a Shipping Company (formerly) Crystal Queen (formerly) Apple plantation owner (current) Relatives Unnamed mother Mr. He ended up landing on the Planet Yardrat, and the Yardrats nursed him back to health and gave him their planet's outfit as his outfit is completely destroyed from his battle with Frieza. He later participates in Cell's martial arts tournament, where he is killed by Cell. , Trunks, especially the future incarnation, has been very positively received. This time, Frieza has returned, having survived his fight against Goku on Namek. "Master and Student Reunion - Son Gohan and "Future" Trunks". Gohan, who has become worried of when his father will come hom… Goku decides that they should train their hardest and give all they got when the day comes. This version of Trunks makes recurring appearances as a major character in the Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Super and various other media such as Dragon Ball GT and films produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Super. Once they gather, Frieza and his father arrive on Earth and Frieza orders his minions to destroy the first Earthlings they find. Episode 105 [Page 1] - [Page 2] Trunks whips Freeza's goons' asses.  In 2004, fans of the series voted him the fourth most popular character for a poll in the book Dragon Ball Forever. Future Trunks’ signature attack, and the one he uses to … The present incarnation of Trunks is able to temporarily fuse with Goten to become the powerful being named Gotenks (ゴテンクス, Gotenkusu) through a technique called Fusion, which was taught to them by Goku. Year(s) released  Here he is a mysterious seventeen year old capable of transforming into the Super Saiyan state, who appears and singlehandedly kills Frieza and his father, King Cold. However, Trunks' new Super Saiyan grade proves to be ineffective so he willfully concedes. They discuss what do to in the three year before the scheduled fight with the androids. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Gohan and the others sense Frieza's ki, which is much stronger than when they first fought him. The final two episodes were Burger King Promotional Episodes in the U.S.  He is only featured as a background character. It features Frieza's arrival on Earth, his death by the hands of Future Trunks, and Future Trunks' warning about the Androids. Another Super Saiyan! In the manga, the three year time period as they train for the Androids is glossed over. With the appearance of Cell from another alternate timeline, Trunks trains with Vegeta in the Room of Spirit and Time.  Trunks then receives training from Vegeta, vowing to surpass both his father and Goku Black in strength. In the original Japanese version of the entire Dragon Ball Z anime series and in all other media, Trunks is voiced by Takeshi Kusao. Due to Future Piccolo's death and Future Kami's death, the Z Fighters are unable to be wished back to life, making Goh… Later, when Black and Zamasu blame him for his constant time traveling, it fueles Trunks' rage and lets him transform into a new, previously unknown form named Super Saiyan Rage (超サイヤ人怒り, Sūpā Saiya-jin Ikari) and gives him enough power to fight both Black and Zamasu. Kusao noted that Trunks' first appearance had an incredible impact and left a great impression on him, referring to his fight with Freeza in which he easily defeated the strongest being in the universe. When they return home, Baby has managed to possess Vegeta and brainwash everyone else into becoming his followers. Goku World. Garlic Jr. Saga After numerous fights, including Goku Black and Zamasu fusing with the Potara earrings, Trunks gathers the energy from all remaining life on the planet into his sword and cuts Fusion Zamasu in half. , In music, the song "Chīsa na Senshi~Goten to Trunks no Theme~" by Shin Oya focuses on both Trunks and Goten. Goku also says that he learned a new technique from them, the Instant Transmission as a good reason of why he decided not to come home. Trunks Saga Vegeta wonders how he could be a Saiyan due that he, Goku, and Gohan (being a half-breed) are the last Saiyans alive. In that case, if the voice actor would have been changed, it would have sounded strange. Future Trunks explains that Bulma and Yamcha broke up and Bulma eventually falls in love with Vegeta, but they never married (this dialogue is changed to "he can never admit that he loves her" in the dub). Trunks returns to help in the present day battle against the artificial humans, only to learn that his actions only effected the present timeline with a new future while his own timeline remains unaffected. Short-Haired Trunks: Episode 104 Trunks' first appearance. Bulma suggests that they use the Dragon Balls to locate Dr. Gero's Laboratory and destroy the androids, but Vegeta says that it would be too late by then. "Reveal Black's True Identity! Episode 53. Years later, having reached Super Saiyan 2, Trunks encounters a new enemy known as Goku Black who slaughter of Earth's residents as he helps the survivors defend themselves before he attempting to recruit Goku and Vegita from the present timeline. Off to the Kaioshin Realm of Universe 10". Future Trunks offers to take the fuel back to Capsule Corporatio… This is the first Trunks that the readers and/or viewers ever see in the manga and anime. The warrior transforms into a Super Saiyan and it is clear that his power has overcome Frieza's. Bulma believes that Goku has finally showed up and saved the Earth, but Yamcha tells the others that he is a Super Saiyan, but he's not Goku. , In the English-language dub by Funimation, Eric Vale voices him both as a teen and as an adult in all Dragon Ball media, while Laura Bailey voices him as a child in the series, as well as the movie, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, as well as the other non-canon movies. She later married into the Son family by marrying, Son Gohan who gave birth to their firstborn, Pan. Trunks returns to help in the present day battle against the artificial humans. After being resurrected, Trunks helped to rally the people on Earth to support Goku's Genki-Dama in his defeat of Majin Buu. Because of this, he wore his hair in an over-the-shoulders style during Cell Games arc. He concludes that Goku is indeed powerful, and Vegeta is angry that Goku and now a stranger he has never seen before have surpassed him. The Three-Year Training Session Begins! Trunks uses the opportunity to uncover Dr. Myu's plan, which is to awaken Baby, and sabotage the process. Later, he along with Goten travel the globe fighting the villains that escape from Hell. "God with the Invulnerable Body - Zamasu's Advent". Goku promises not to, and after thanking him for everything, Future Trunks leaves. , Trunks possesses several abilities including superhuman strength, speed, reflexes, and energy blasts, which can be utilized by the use of ki. The Z Fighters are shocked that the mysterious fighter killed Frieza so easily and that he is a Super Saiyan. Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai - Another Road, "Anime Expo Trumpets to the Heavens: Eric Vale - The First Guest of Honor for AX2013", "Anime USA Announces Laura Bailey and Travis Willingham", "Dragon Ball Super Anime Enters 'Universe Survival' Arc in February", "Dragon Ball GT - The Lost Episodes DVD Box Set Review", "DRAGON BALL SUPER EPISODE 66: "THE CLIMACTIC BATTLE! The first method is that the Saiyan must experience a powerful emotional upheaval, much like the Super Saiyan transformation, but to a greater extent. After an unsuccessful ambush, Gohan is murdered by the Androids. In the anime, there are several added scenes. During Goku and Goku Black's fight, Trunks' time machine is destroyed, leaving him stuck in the present era. Goku's New Move, Instant Transmission! Trunks has a slender muscular physique with his most dominant genes coming from his maternal side, thus resulting in his having blue eyes and lavender-colored hair which is mostly shown in the undercut style.During his early teens, this style was parted on his right side and his late teens it was parted in the middle. A year and a half after planet Namek's destruction and following the defeat of Garlic Jr. in the Garlic Jr. Saga, many of the characters of Dragon Ball Z begin to regain a normal life. Some of Future Trunks' signature attacks are the Burning Attack (バーニングアタック, Bāningu Atakku) and the Super Buster Cannon (スーパーバスターキャノン, Sūpā Basutā Kyanon). In 1992, Trunks would act as escort through time in the interactive Videkko game Dragon Ball Z: Get Together! Both incarnations of Trunks has appeared in most Dragon Ball related video games. This saga aired in 1992 in Japan, and in 2000 in the U.S. Daizenshuu 2 lists the Trunks Saga as being part of the Frieza Saga and not as it's own saga, while many games treat it as part of the Androids Saga. Future Trunks is a loyal and uncompromising warrior, and can be slightly cocky at times. Episode 57. At that time, the serialization was still going on, and Toriyama did not know how the manga story would end; young Trunks might have ended up growing up and the story might have continued to the same time period when teenage Trunks returned to the future. Meanwhile, Vegeta returns to Earth after failing to find any trace of Goku. July 17, 2016. Trunks has either blue or lavender hair color and his mother's blue eyes. The Skeleton Butterflies are found in the Evil Forest. 105 120 It is revealed that Trunks is a Super Saiyajin. The color caused some confusion among the other characters th…  Manga creator Tite Kubo stated that to this day no fight scene has shocked him more than Trunks' first appearance.. That Trunks' first appearance episode is one of the first I watched in Japanese, about 20 years ago. 118-125Kai 55-58 Confessions of the Mysterious Youth, Trunks! , Trunks first appears in chapter #331 The Young Boy of Mystery (謎の少年, Nazo no Shōnen), published in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine on July 15, 1991. , Trunks' Japanese voice actor, Takeshi Kusao, has cited Trunks as his favorite Dragon Ball character. This page focuses on Trunks from the alternate future Dragon Ball Z timeline, to read about the Trunks from the main timeline, check out the Trunks page.. Trunks is the son of Vegeta and Bulma, first appearing early in the Android Saga.When Trunks first appears, he is … When Trunks finds the body, he becomes engulfed in rage and sadness, awakening his Super Saiyan transformation.  Trunks has appeared in various Anime Grand Prix polls, appearing fifth in the category "best male character" in the 1992 poll and fifth again in the 1993 poll and nineteenth in the 1994 poll.  Unlike his present time counterpart, Future Trunks obtains two additional grades of Super Saiyan during his training with Vegeta in the Room of Spirit and Time. Note: Funimation released both edited and uncut VHS volumes, while the DVDs are uncut only.  Gotenks is able to use a variety of attacks that he gives humorous names to, such as Galactic Donut (ギャラクティカドーナツ, Gyarakutuka Dōnatsu) and his signature Super Ghost Kamikaze Attack (スーパーゴーストカミカゼアタック, Sūpā Gōsuto Kamikaze Atakku). He enters a building and meets with his mother, Future Bulma, who is working on an experiment, and is relieved that Future Trunks is well. They fly to the Northern Wastelands and wait for him so they can stop the tyrant. Dragon Ball Z Future Gohan is showcased as a twenty-three-year-old man and is depicted as the mentor of Future Trunks. At the end of the series, Trunks, now grown up, participates in the 28th Tenkaichi Budokai against the fighter Otokosuki.  Jian DeLeon of Complex magazine named him thirteenth on a list of the 25 Most Stylish Anime Characters. 1991 (manga)1991-1992 (anime) Future Trunks giving Goku heart medicine for the virus. King Cold and Mecha Frieza prior to their arrival on Earth. 330-336 (136-142) In the Dragon Ball and One Piece crossover manga Cross Epoch, Trunks is a member of Captain Vegeta's air pirate crew. However, she finds out that tutor is abusive and chases him off after he insults Goku. The events of the Trunks saga are covered in several video games including Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku II and Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot.  Alexis Tipton voices him as a child starting from Dragon Ball Super. 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