This Dragon Ball cosplay surprises with a fem take on King Kai! King Kai was one of the most prominent figures early on in the events of Dragon Ball Z as Goku was introduced to a whole new literal realm of power following his first death. After being introduced through the lengthy events of the Snake Way arc, King Kai brought Goku some godly techniques as he tapped into new powers that brought the series a whole new ceiling of potential power levels. But as the series continue, King Kai started to fade more into the background as the power ceiling started to get higher and higher.
The ceiling essentially broke with Beerus and Whis' introduction to the franchise during Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, and it's one of the main reasons why King Kai had been essentially removed from the core story and left for a few jokes here and there. But perhaps artist @nadyasonika on Instagram can change things with a surprising fem cosplay of King Kai that brings the former godly figure to the spotlight! Check it out below:
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King Kai's probably going to be left out of most of the fights and strategies from now as Goku and Vegeta are now training in godly and angelic powers with the newest arc of the series. After the Galactic Patrol Prisoner arc brought Goku to a godly new stage of power thanks to his ability to now use the full Ultra Instinct form at will, and Vegeta vowing to catch up to his rival in his own way, the two have turned their attention to even higher planes of existence moving forward.
As Goku and Vegeta get stronger, so will their opponents as well. This means we'll likely see even less of King Kai going forward as Beerus and Whis fulfill that role of godly counsel when the fights head into these stellar new arenas. That doesn't mean King Kai will be completely brushed under the rug, however, as that comedic relief role is an important one to maintaining the balance of the franchise overall!
But what do you think of King Kai moving to the background more in Dragon Ball Super? Do you think he'll play a crucial role in the series again someday? Let us know your thoughts in the comments or you can even reach out to me directly about all things animated and other cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!