||Dragonball GT Episode 18
Deeta Nya Nai Ze!! Gokuu no Chou-honki
Yo, Some Data is Missing!! Gokuu's Ultimate True Determination
The EC3 (AKA, the EC4 minus 1) are laughing as Trunks and Gokuu look
at Pan's fallen body. Gokuu won't let them get away with this, and one
of the EC3 replies that with Dr. Myuu's data on the humans' fighting
patterns, they are undefeatable. Gokuu isn't so sure about that. He
tells Trunks to take Pan to safety, locate Gill, and recover the Dragon
Balls. When Trunks goes to Pan, the biggest EC3 robot attacks, but is
blocked by Gokuu, who tells it that its opponent is Gokuu only. Trunks
escapes with Pan.
Gokuu and the EC3 leader fight, with Gokuu getting the worst of it.
The EC3 tells Gokuu that the data they have on him came from Gill, and
Gokuu acts surprised and angry. Rirudo is watching via his monitor, and
he praises Gill again for its help. Gill replies "Giro" happily. Gokuu
is given the chance to surrender, and doesn't take it. And, there is
more fighting. Gokuu gets roughed up again. The leader comments that
Gokuu is only fighting at a fraction of his known measured strength.
Gokuu smiles and fires off an energy ball. The EC3 sink into the floor
to evade it. Gokuu hasn't seen this trick before, and he stands stunned
long enough for a robot to set his pants on fire again. He has to
actually be told that the robots can phase through metal before he
catches on (the leader asks if he can not do such a simple thing
himself, and Gokuu answers that this is not "simple" -- it's awesome.)
Gokuu asks how they like his next attack, and rapidly fires off energy
balls in all directions. The robots get blown out of the walls, and
onto the floor. They ask "who is this guy?", and Gokuu claims that it
is now his turn to kick butt.
Trunks takes Pan to the ship and discovers that it has been
ransacked. He confirms that the Dragon Balls are gone, and accidentally
hits Pan in the head with a can. Pan wakes up, and is told that the
Balls are indeed missing. Pan gets angry.
The EC3 still want to fight. However, the leader announces that they
will continue as the "mega cannon". In a silly transformer sequence,
the three robots combine into one larger, stronger robot. It powers up,
and Gokuu is happily impressed by the sight. Rirudo anticipates a good
battle, and the action begins. Eventually, Gokuu gets blasted through
the nearby forest. When he recovers, he gleefully comments on the Mega
Cannon's great power. Then he steps things up. Mega Cannon switches to
flying formation, and looks like a dragon fly. The resulting game of
tag makes Rirudo angry, and the Shogun starts emitting black tendrils of
Mega Cannon is now a little faster than Gokuu, and its laser beam
attack keeps the boy running away. MC switches to power drill mode, and
now uses a ballistic attack. This is played for laughs for a few
minutes. Then, Gokuu grabs the tip of MC's head drill, and powers up a
bit in order to hold MC at bay. He then throws MC into a cliff and
powers down. He tells MC that this has been fun, but now that he knows
their full abilities, he is bored with them. He adds that he has
powers that Gill hasn't seen yet, and Rirudo watches on, emitting
lightening and black tendrils. The Shogun soon settles down, and then
leaves the tower to take on Gokuu himself.
Gokuu unleashes a rapid series of body punches that Mega Cannon
is unprepared for, and finishes it off with Kamehame-ha. The three
bodies of the Energy Cannon 3 fall heavily to the ground.
Gokuu doesn't have time to gloat -- his stomach is growling at him.
He doesn't have time to search for edible food -- the great power he
senses coming at him is MUCH greater than MC's was. At the ship, Pan is
arguing with Trunks -- she wants to go along to get the Dragon Balls.
Then, they too feel a great ki, and wonder whose it is.
The narrator tells us that with Shogun Rirudo getting involved, the
"Super Battle" is about to begin. Rirudo and Gokuu both fly towards the
NOTES: My Japanese wife originally heard the Shogun's name as
"Girudo". However, the title for episode 19 gives it as
"Rirudo". I have changed the Shogun's name in the earlier
episodes, to correct this error.
"Ki" (AKA, "Chi") means "your internal energy force." It
could be treated as life energy, or as energy that you focus
on when you are about to hit an opponent in Karate.
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