Dragon Ball is doing its best to take over Twitter today. The franchise is one of the biggest out there in Japan, and it maintains all-star status around the globe. There are millions of people who back the Saiyan race, and they haven't stopped while they quarantine during the ongoing pandemic. In fact, that support has only grown, but it did catch many off guard when some Dragon Ball foes starting to trend worldwide on Twitter today.
If you head over to Twitter right now, the conversation about the baddies hasn't stopped. The whole thing began when Toei Animation posted a meme asking fans to choose their top three villains. A slew of bad guys from the franchises were highlighted, but two were popular enough to trend around the world. And if you guessed the picks were Broly and the Ginyu Force, you would be right!
You can only pick 3 pic.twitter.com/fdEn9xqRdu— Toei Animation (@ToeiAnimation) April 9, 2020
As you can see below, there were plenty of fans confused by the trending topic. Broly and the Ginyu Force are very easily recognized as Dragon Ball characters, but the current climate of things had some fans cracking jokes. It didn't take long for anyone seriously confused to trace the topic back to Toei Animation, but some took this opportunity to wonder whether Freeza maybe sent the baddies to Earth to cause some mayhem. Between the novel coronavirus and economic downslide, fans felt it would only be right for Freeza to mount an attack.
The Dragon Ball joke landed with some, but others spent most of their time picking their own roster of villains. Broly and the Ginyu Force came in with the most votes, but there were other winners. Raditz won quite a few votes but the most went to Cell and Majin Buu. The pair combined with Freeza to to perfect the Dragon Ball trifecta of villains, and most of them continue to impact the franchise to this very day.
Which of these Dragon Ball villains are you siding with...? Let me know in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @MeganPetersCB to talk all things comics and anime!
Saw the Ginyu Force trending, thought something happened to them: pic.twitter.com/U3INfbmE07— Marcus. (@HotTakesMarcus) April 9, 2020
Honestly wondering why the Ginyu Force was trending today. That was a wholesome thread pic.twitter.com/JgIAd5jCbV— Boggs vs COVID (@BoggsCS) April 9, 2020
What a Gift
The Ginyu Force and Frieza are trending. What a day! I love the Dragon Ball Community! pic.twitter.com/8FhtCAMYN7— ๖̶̶̶ζ͜͡Chigo-Senpai 🦉 ~Gekyume~ (@Chigo_Senpai) April 9, 2020
Broly AND the ginyu force are trending today, WHAT THE HFIL IS HAPPENING ON TWITTER? pic.twitter.com/5hxA28TIVt— Hazy Mist: My art is MS Paint. (@mist_hazy) April 9, 2020
Does anyone else see the fact that Ginyu Force, Broly, and Frieza are all trending in the US? This must have been what @BernieSanders meant when he said "we're not done."— LYΠ\7 (@LyonHart_) April 9, 2020
Classic Ginyu Force
I see the Ginyu Force trending and I'm wondering if Frieza has sent his army to Earth to enslave us because the way this year is going I wouldn't be too surprised.— Tomokocchi (@itsTomokocchi) April 9, 2020
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