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How Old is Goku in ‘Dragon Ball Super’?

How Old Is Goku In Dragon Ball Super

How old is Goku in “Dragon Ball Super”? Akira Toriyama created the Dragon Ball series, and it began airing in 1989 and ended after two animes in 1996. At the same time, the manga was serialized from December 3, 1984, to June 5, 1995. It’s one of the most popular anime. The show ran over three decades about the story of a young boy becoming the strongest fighter in the universe. Dragon Ball Super is the successor of this mind-blowing Shonen series. However, there was another sequel to the original series called Dragon Ball GT. However, the GT series was non-canon because Toriyama didn’t work on this series. Instead, it was his assistant’s creation.

This new series revolves around the same characters from the original series like Goku and Vegeta. It follows the events after defeating Kid Boo in the original series. The Super manga series began serializing on June 20, 2015. Whereas the anime began airing a month later in 2015. The manga is still ongoing, but the anime series ended in 2018. However, there is no update about a DB Super Season 2, but a movie is in production and will release in 2022. All the characters from the original series have grown stronger, but also they have grown a little older. it feels like yesterday when Goku was a naive boy from the mountains to become the strongest warrior in the universe. Therefore, fans also want to know how old is Goku in the “Dragon Ball Super“.

Who is Son Goku?

Goku is the younger son of Bardock, a Low-Class Saiyan Warrior. Bardock was an elite warrior, and he failed none of his mission. He was working for Frieza because of the tyrant’s dominance on Planet Vegeta. When Frieza asked every Saiyan to assemble on Planet Vegeta, Bardock was the only Saiyan who realized Frieza’s plans to eliminate their race. Therefore, he stole a pod and sent his son Kakarot (the name his actual parents gave him) to Earth.


Young Goku from Dragon Ball.

Goku’s pod landed on Earth and was adopted by an old man, Gohan, who names the alien kid Son Goku. As the kid was a Saiyan, he was aggressive and violent, never listening to Gohan. However, Goku suffered a serious head injury, so he forgot everything about his Saiyan heritage and mission to conquer Earth. Since recovering from his injury, Goku turned into a kind and well-mannered boy. His Grandpa Gohan trained him in martial arts and taught him about the city. But one night, his grandpa discovers his Great Ape transformation upon seeing the moon, thus was asked Goku to never see the full moon. However, Goku does and unknowingly kills his grandpa.

After his grandpa passing away, Goku lives alone on his own in the mountain. One day, he comes across Bulma, a young girl set on a journey to find Dragon Balls, and he joins her on the quest. On this journey, Goku trains under his grandpa’s teacher, Master Roshi, and then takes on a demon king, Piccolo. Goku also takes part in martial art tournaments where he makes many friends, and in one such tournament, he even meets his future wife, Chi-Chi. As a kid, Goku also takes down an evil organization, Red Ribbon Army.


Goku with his first son, Gohan.After defeating Piccolo Jr in a World Martial Arts Tournament, he marries Chi-Chi and has his first son, Gohan (name after his grandpa). Soon, Goku comes across Raditz, his biological elder brother, who tells him about the truth of being a Saiyan. However, Goku, not being an evil Saiyan, kills his brother to protect Earth. Later, he also defeats his brother’s accomplices, Vegeta and Nappa. Then Goku fights the tyrant Frieza, who destroyed his homeworld and while fighting him. While fighting him, he became a Super Saiyan.

But becoming Super Saiyan wasn’t enough for Goku as he kept training and fighting against powerful enemies like Androids, Cell, Majin Buu, and even the God of Destruction, Beerus. Goku from being just a Saiyan born to a low-class Saiyans to becoming the strongest warrior in the universe. But even after so much power, he never got corrupt in power instead became the protector of the Universe. There is only one way to turn this kind-hearted Saiyan evil. Then you need to take over his body like Captain Ginyu and Zamasu.

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How old is Goku in the Dragon Ball Super?

Goku was 43-years-old during the end of Dragon Ball Super. Goku first appeared in Dragon Ball series as a 12-year-boy living in the mountains. However, he claimed to be 14 because of his poor counting. When Goku fought Tien Shien in the 22nd World tournament, he was 15-years-old. Then, after taking down King Piccolo, Goku went to Kami for training, where he spends a lot of time training in the Hyperbolic time chamber. He comes back as a young man to fight in the tournament against Piccolo Jr., and Goku was 18-years old then. But physically, he might be older, as he spent a lot of time training in the chamber. Goku then married Chi-Chi and welcomed his first son when he was 20-years-old.

Dragon Ball Z starts four years after Gohan’s birth, making Goku 24-years old while facing his older brother Raditz. Further, Goku faced the 30-year-old Vegeta a year after facing Raditz, making Goku himself age 25 (Goku is five years younger than Vegeta). Later, Goku went to Namek and defeated Frieza, the most feared tyrant of his Universe, at the age of 25. After defeating Frieza, Goku spent two years on Yardrat to learn his signature move, Instant Transmission. Therefore, when he came back to the Earth, he was 27-years old. Future Trunks warned them. Androids will attack Earth after three years. Thus Goku was 30-years-old when Goku fought against Androids and later died trying to kill Cell. Goku returned from the Other World after seven years for the Martial Arts Tournament, making him 37-year-old when he fought in the tournament later against Kid Buu.

How Old is Goku in Dragon Ball Super

Goku gained Ultra Instinct during the Tournament of Power.

Dragon Ball Super started four years after the Kid Buu arc when Goku was 41-year-old and working as a farmer. As a 41-year-old man, he achieved some magnificent feats like becoming a Super Saiyan God to fight against the God of Destruction, Beerus. Later, he fought against an evil counterpart of himself and then fought in the greatest tournament ever, where fighters came from eight different universes. Further, Goku also gained another new form, Ultra Instinct, during the tournament. The events of Super took place over a time of two years. Thus Goku was 43-years-old after the Tournament of Power.

Goku was 43-years-old during the end of Dragon Ball Super. However, he didn’t look like a man in his 40s, then let me remind you as our Prince of Saiyans, Vegeta, once said. The Saiyans are a race of warriors. Thus they grow slowly, as Goku looked like a 10-year-old when he was 15 in the first series. After Saiyan reaches adulthood, their growth slows down even more. Therefore, even though their age is growing each year but their physical growth is really slow compared to humans.

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