Dragon Ball Super: Why Haven’t the Older Heroes Recognized the Pilaf Gang Yet?
The Pilaf Gang is one step closer to looking just like their former selves. However, they aren’t open about it if they do recognize them.
Recent changes have been made to the Dragon Ball Super manga’s Super Hero Saga. All of the children now look like teenagers. This includes Goten and Trunks as well as the Pilaf Gang. Three of these five should raise eyebrows with the Dragon Team.
Despite their past animus towards the Dragon Team, the Pilaf Gang has been overlooked throughout Dragon Ball Super. While it was one thing to be turned into children, now they should look more like their older selves. There might be several ways to find out if the Dragon Team has not responded to the Pilaf Gang’s threat.
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What should the Dragon Team do to the Pilaf Gang’s Response?
The Pilaf Gang would be a relatively unknown group. These guys were the final hurdle for the original Dragon Team of Bulma Bulma Oolong Yamcha Yamcha and Bulma. Piccolo Jr. may have heard of them because King Piccolo used to work with them, but he has never met them. Although Chi-Chi technically saw them in anime, it was not a canon encounter so it’s fine if she doesn’t remember them. The Pilaf Gang was the only other person in the Dragon Team to ever come face-to-face with them.
It was natural that they weren’t known to anyone when they were first introduced in the God of Destruction Beerus Saga. The Gang had become children since their last meeting, and it was over twenty years since that date. Although these children looked familiar to anyone, no one would be able to explain how they had become children after so many years.
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was the first person to recognize these kids in the “Future” Trunks Saga. Future Mai arrived at the past with a new look. Bulma may have recognized Mai at this point, but she didn’t mention anything due to her friendship with Trunks.
The Dragon Team was unable to recognize the Pilaf Gang beyond that arc. Goku would not remember them due to how DBS has dumbed Goku; Yamcha and Puar haven’t had the chance to see them since they’ve barely been in the story, let alone the Super Hero Arc. Bulma is the only one who can’t remember these three because she’s smart enough and has spent most of her time with them.
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Bulma Does Bulma Not Recognize The Pilaf Gang Or Does She Not Care?
Bulma appears to recognize Pilaf, at most. However, she doesn’t consider him a threat. His gang is even part of her team. She’s quick to identify them and stop any trouble they might cause. These three are not to be feared, even if they see them and recall the beginning of Dragon Ball.
The Pilaf Gang, as it was once known, has faded into insignificance. They may one day gather the Dragon Balls to do something dangerous, but Bulma is keeping an eye on everything so that such a day does not come. The trio has seamlessly integrated themselves into the main cast and is showing very few signs of causing trouble. It doesn’t matter if they remembered their names or what they did, as it isn’t worth it.