Dragon Ball Z: Saiyan Battle Arc Review

The Saiyans have arrived, except for one, which is a problem. This arc of episodes begins with most of the Z-Warriors getting absolutely floored while Goku runs back to Earth. This whole thing takes an agonizingly long amount of time, but then he does show up and successfully fights off the Saiyans with his son and best friend. Kind of. This arc is defined by a series of bouts that mostly end with the heroes getting stomped, and multiple reversals of fortune that are supposed to be exciting, but are instead pretty tedious. On the other hand, when the fighting is actually happening, it’s…



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Michael A Gold

Michael writes about history, religion, and the Bible. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and Netflix account.