'Dragon Ball Super' Dub Introduces Future Trunks' Love Interest
Future Trunks is back, and Dragon Ball fans are ready to see what the fighter has in store for them. The anime's English dub just entered the "Future Trunks"saga with Goku Black in tow, but the baddie was not the only newcomer introduced.
No, fans got a good look at Future Mai and her one-day romance with Future Trunks.
Yes, Mai is alive and well in the timeline Future Trunks hails from. The heroine's main counterpart was introduced way back in Dragon Ball, but Mai's alternate timeline self is someone whom Future Trunks come to care for -- a lot.
Dragon Ball Super's latest episode followed Future Trunks as the hero came face-to-face with Goku Black. The villain ambushed Bulma's laboratory after she gave Trunks fuel to use her time-travel machine, and Goku Black cut her down before Trunks' eyes. Though he managed to escape, Trunks vowed to get revenge for her mom before stumbling into Mai at a Resistance hideout.
Future Mai offered Trunks food, but the hero told her to eat the food instead. Mai said she is worried about how little fuel Bulma made, but Trunks told her not to worry. Bulma promised there would be a way for him to get back after Trunks completes his trip. However, everything takes a turn when Goku Black shows up.
The villain tried to prevent Trunks from running, and Mai stood in the way. The girl seemingly sacrificed her life to give Trunks a way to reach his mother's machine, but Goku Black got in his way. The baddie told Trunks he is excited to kill the Saiyan, and Trunks is forced into battle.
The interaction between Mai and Trunks is simple enough right now, but fans know the couple share more emotions as the saga goes on. Future Trunks continues to mourn Mai once he arrives to the main timeline, thinking of what their lives could have been like if Goku Black had not ruined his home. And, when the fighter meets Mai's younger self in the main continuity, it is hard to miss the fond look Trunks sends her way. It is enough to send butterflies to anyone's stomach.
Dragon Ball Super airs on Crunchyroll Saturday evenings at 7:15 p.m. CST. Adult Swim airs the English dub during its Toonami block Saturday evenings at 9:30 p.m, and is now available to stream on FunimationNOW and Amazon Video.
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