The Best Episodes Directed by King Ryu

A Counter-Attack With an Improved Time-Skip?! Will Goku's New Move be Unleashed?!

#1 - A Counter-Attack With an Improved Time-Skip?! Will Goku's New Move be Unleashed?!

Dragon Ball Super Season 3 - Episode 12

Goku and Hit both power up before the match. Goku is finally able to counter Hit's time-manipulating attacks, which displeases Hit. Hit tries to power up even more, but Goku prevents him. Soon after, Hit manages to counter Goku's blows, while he simultaneously grows even stronger. Badly hurt, Goku hits the ground. Champa tells Hit to finish off Goku, but Hit refuses to obey his order. Goku manages to get back on his feet and the two resume their fight. Goku is soon backed into a corner and resorts to his Kaiō-ken technique, which greatly increases his strength and speed. Having powered up, Goku begins pummeling and blasting Hit, who manages to evade most of the attacks with ease.

star 8.63
617 votes
The Long Awaited Conclusion! Was it Beerus or Champa Who Won?

#2 - The Long Awaited Conclusion! Was it Beerus or Champa Who Won?

Dragon Ball Super Season 3 - Episode 13

Goku and Hit fight indecisive stalemate, with neither side able to gain ground against the other. Goku requests that the rules of the fight be waived so that Hit can use his assassination techniques freely. Shanpa and Beerus argue over the this decision. During their argument, Goku jumps out of the arena, thereby forfeiting the match. He argues that he would have been unable to continue due to the strain on his body brought on by his Kaiō-ken technique. Shortly after, Monaka walks up to face Hit. Monaka easily defeats Hit in a single punch. With Hit defeated, Universe 7 team come out as the winners of the tournament. Just as the festivities are about to conclude, Zenō , a mysterious "King of Universes", appears in the center of the arena, to the surprise of everyone there.

star 8.22
589 votes
Universe 6's Strongest Warrior! Enter Hit, the Assassin!!

#3 - Universe 6's Strongest Warrior! Enter Hit, the Assassin!!

Dragon Ball Super Season 3 - Episode 11

Vegeta and Hit start their battle. To Vegeta's surprise, he is unable to land a single blow on Hit, due to his superior speed. Eventually, Vegeta is struck by a heavy blow and collapses. Hit is declared the winner of the match. Suddenly, it is revealed that Hit used a "time-skipping" technique, where he gets to time travel and be the only person able to move for a split second. Goku walks up to face off Hit. Initially, Hit overpowers Goku which prompts him to ask Goku to surrender. Goku denies, saying he used the time to figure out how Hit's technique works. Goku then predicts Hit's moves and evades his attacks. Hit claims that Goku's foresight was a just a fluke and that he will not be able to use it again. However, Goku is, yet again, able to foresee Hit's attacks and defend himself. Goku proposes that both of them fight at their full power. Hit concurs and withdraws. Shortly after, both start preparing for their next fight.

star 8.17
578 votes
Uncover Black's Identity! To the Sacred World of the Kais!

#4 - Uncover Black's Identity! To the Sacred World of the Kais!

Dragon Ball Super Season 4 - Episode 7

Goku, Beerus, and Whis arrive to an alternate Universe in the tenth Universe. They meet the Kaiō-shin beings called Zamasu, an apprentice Kaiō-shin, and Gowasu, Zamasu's master. Gowasu shows to be a kind hearted Kaiō-shin who loves all creation, while Zamasu despises mortals. Goku is excited by the idea of fighting a Kaiō-shin. He asks Zamasu to spar with him. Zamasu gladly accepts. Zamasu is baffled to learn that he is no match for Goku. Beerus and Whis realize that the energy they had detected is actually that of Zamasu. Goku, Beerus, and Whis head back to Universe Seventh's Earth. Meanwhile on Earth, Kuririn introduces Future Trunks to his wife, Android 18, and his daughter, Maron.

star 8.10
656 votes
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The One Who Inherits the Saiyan Blood - Trunks' Resolve

#5 - The One Who Inherits the Saiyan Blood - Trunks' Resolve

Dragon Ball Super Season 4 - Episode 8

Bulma and her team put the finishing touches to the rebuilt Time Machine. Meanwhile, Vegeta wants to test Future Trunks' power to see how strong his son had become. Future Trunks agrees to spar. Future Trunks proves to be no match for Vegeta at his full power, as he is outmatched in every way. Future Trunks, however, finds this fact reassuring. Knowing how powerful Vegeta and Goku have become, he is certain that Goku Black will not be much of a threat. Vegeta is disappointed and angry with Future Trunks, as he believes that Saiyans should continually strive to grow stronger and not only when enemies present themselves. On Beerus's Planet, Beerus and Whis dine. Suddenly, Zenō contacts them and tells them that he wishes to meet Goku, which shocks Beerus.

star 8.04
572 votes
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Goku Vs Black! The Closed Path to the Future

#6 - Goku Vs Black! The Closed Path to the Future

Dragon Ball Super Season 4 - Episode 4

Goku Black arrives in the past. Future Trunks decides to fight Goku Black, but Vegeta stops him. Curious to know how powerful Goku Black really is, Goku decides to fight him. Neither of them seems to be particularly interested in their fight. Goku decides to transform into a Super Saiyan. Goku Black proves to be no match for powered-up Goku. Future Trunks wonders why Goku does not simply destroy his opponent. Goku Black tries to power up but before he is able to, Goku thwarts him. While Goku and Goku Black fight, the time portal starts to disappear. It also starts dragging Goku Black towards itself. Goku Black realizes this. He destroys the time machine as soon as he had been dragged into it, which prevents others to return to the future. With Goku Black suddenly gone, Goku wonders where his enemy could have disappeared. Whis explains that Goku Black used a time-traveling method only Kaiō-shin know about. Bulma decides to search for the other time machine that Cell used to travel back in time. Just as Goku Black reappears in the future timeline, Mai regains consciousness.

star 8.01
639 votes
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Teacher and Student Reunited - Son Gohan and "Future" Trunks

#7 - Teacher and Student Reunited - Son Gohan and "Future" Trunks

Dragon Ball Super Season 4 - Episode 6

Bulma and her team are still repairing the Time Machine. Piccolo and Kuririn are mending the damages in the wake of Goku's fight with Goku Black. Piccolo mentions that Gohan had changed since he is not the pupil he had trained years ago. He is dissatisfied with the fact that Gohan decided to abandon his training to become a scholar. Future Trunks is surprised by Piccolo's point of view. Piccolo and Kuririn suggest that Future Trunks should meet their timeline's Gohan. Future Trunks meets Gohan at the latter's house, and the two discuss their shared future. Gohan introduces Future Trunks to his family. Shortly after, Future Trunks leaves for the Capsule Corporation. Meanwhile, Goku, Beerus, and Whis travel to an alternate universe, where they had detected Goku Black's energy.

star 7.92
584 votes
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Feelings That Travel Beyond Time - Trunks and Mai

#8 - Feelings That Travel Beyond Time - Trunks and Mai

Dragon Ball Super Season 4 - Episode 5

Bulma finds the Time Machine that Cell used to travel to the past and promptly gathers the team to repair it. While Future Trunks is waiting for Bulma to finish the repairs, Goku heads off to Kaiō-sama's planet to train. Future Trunks and Mai discuss their counterparts from alternate timelines. Future Trunks explains to Mai that Future Mai was a leader of Earth's resistance movement who died fighting to protect the planet. He also mentions Goku Black's ultimate goal, which is to rid the world of humans who are seen as inferior beings. Determined to find Goku Black, Beerus and Whis search for the villain's energy signature. Meanwhile, Goku Black is surprised that he had grown stronger fighting Goku. He seeks to fight him again to become even stronger.

star 7.91
642 votes
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A Message from the Future - Goku Black Strikes!

#9 - A Message from the Future - Goku Black Strikes!

Dragon Ball Super Season 4 - Episode 3

Goku manages to fight off Future Trunks. Bulma manages to calm down Future Trunks. Future Trunks gets clued in as to where he had ended up. He is also introduced to Beerus and Whis. Future Trunks apologizes to Goku for attacking him. He tells him he looks just like an enemy he was after. Both Goku and Vegeta are intrigued by this enemy. They decide to help him. Meanwhile in an alternate timeline, Goku Black is searching for Future Trunks. Realizing Future Trunks escaped using a time-traveling machine, Goku Black decides to go after him. Goku and Future Trunks decide to have a quick fight to determine each other's power. Goku easily defeats Future Trunks, but Future Trunks warns Goku that Goku Black is a lot more powerful. While Goku and Future Trunks practice, a portal opens above them. Goku Black comes out of the portal and introduces himself.

star 7.87
548 votes
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HOPE!! Again - Trunks Wakes Up in the Present!

#10 - HOPE!! Again - Trunks Wakes Up in the Present!

Dragon Ball Super Season 4 - Episode 2

Trunks faces off against Black, who quickly overwhelms Trunks. Amidst the confusion of the fight, Trunks manages to escape and get in the time machine. Trunks arrives in the past -- will Goku and Vegeta be able to help him?

star 7.82
543 votes
Piccolo VS Frost - Bet Everything on the Makankosappo!

#11 - Piccolo VS Frost - Bet Everything on the Makankosappo!

Dragon Ball Super Season 3 - Episode 7

Frost beats Goku by knocking him out of the ring. Piccolo walks up to Frost to face him next. Piccolo charges his signature attack while simultaneously evading Frost's attacks. To buy himself time to charge his attack, Piccolo creates clones of himself to distract Frost. Frost quickly disposes of decoys and charges at Piccolo. After a bout of close combat, Frost defeats Piccolo with a power blast. Before the referees could rule in Frost's favor, Jaco chimes in claiming that Frost had been cheating all along. The referees examine Frost and find that he had been using a forbidden tool. Shanpa is initially outraged to find that Frost had cheated, but decides to forgive him and help him in his Universe if Frost continues to play by the rules. Frost reveals that he set up the attacks on the planets he saved. The referees declare Piccolo the winner, but not until Vegeta steps in and says that he wishes to face Frost.

star 7.78
519 votes
Change Your Fury Into Power! Vegeta's All-Out Battle

#12 - Change Your Fury Into Power! Vegeta's All-Out Battle

Dragon Ball Super Season 3 - Episode 8

Frost cockily announces his intent to utterly defeat Vegeta in combat with the presentation of yet another needle. Both parties agree that the match should not be regulated by the standard rules of the tournament, in order to avoid disqualification and allow the combatants to fight at their full power. Vegeta mercilessly assaults Frost, sending him flying out of the barrier. He then declares that he did not kill Frost because he wasn't going to stoop down to the latter's level. Beerus discovers that Goku was also affected by Frost's paralysis needle, and he proceeds to convince the referee to allow Goku to return to the competition. Goku protests the turn order, as he desperately wants to see Monaka in combat. Beerus explains that Monaka, as his trump card, must fight last, prompting a hushed remark from Whis concerning Monaka's "true colors." Vados generates a new barrier around the ring as the referee announces a new rule: any contact an individual makes with the barrier automatically disqualifies them. Meanwhile, Frost attempts to escape in Champa's transportation cube, but is stunted by Hit in the process. The next match begins, with Vegeta facing off against the metal man Magetta. The audience begins to dispute over Magetta's eligibility. Magetta's volcanic fumes engulf the barrier, causing Vegeta to perspire rapidly.

star 7.77
508 votes
Appear, Divine Dragon - And Grant my Wish, Pretty Peas!

#13 - Appear, Divine Dragon - And Grant my Wish, Pretty Peas!

Dragon Ball Super Season 3 - Episode 14

Zenō announces that he will organize a martial arts tournament for all twelve universes. Goku disrespectfully approaches and talks to Zenō, much to everyone else's discomfort. Shanpa scolds his team for losing and orders them to train for the upcoming tournament. Shanpa and his team leave shortly afterwards. Beerus asks the Earthlings to find the Super Dragon Balls. Android 18 notices that all Super Dragon Balls are clumped together on the radar. Goku, Beerus and the others leave for the location of the Super Dragon Balls. Once they are there, Whis summons Sūpā Shenlong, a more powerful version of Shenlong. Unknown to anyone else, Beerus secretly wishes to have Universe Six's Earth restored back to normal. Vados informs Shanpa what Beerus wished for. Whis leaves Beerus and Monaka on Beerus' planet and departs for Earth. Monaka is revealed to be a mere mail deliveryman who is an aspiring fighter. Beerus rewards Monaka with money for his help motivating Goku and Vegeta. Goku, Vegeta and others from Earth return home, much to Goku's delight.

star 7.74
566 votes
Goku VS the Vegeta Clone! Who Will Win?!

#14 - Goku VS the Vegeta Clone! Who Will Win?!

Dragon Ball Super Season 3 - Episode 19

Goku and Clone Vegeta's battle begins, but Goku only has a few minutes to defeat the clone before Vegeta will disappear and die. Trunks and Goten do their best to weaken the clone at the source.

star 7.74
381 votes
An SOS from the Future! A Dark New Enemy Emerges!!

#15 - An SOS from the Future! A Dark New Enemy Emerges!!

Dragon Ball Super Season 4 - Episode 1

In an alternate timeline, Future Trunks is hiding from a mysterious enemy that has been terrorizing the Earth. He meets with his mother in their hideout, Future Bulma, who is relieved that he survived. She is revealed to have been working on a time-travelling machine for their trip to find help. Just as they are about to leave, an explosion destroys Future Bulma's equipment. Seeing as they are in danger, Future Bulma urges Future Trunks to leave without her. Shortly after, a mysterious enemy demolishes the hideout. Future Bulma is killed by falling debris following the explosion but Future Trunks manages to escape. Back in the present timeline, Goku is showing his new farm to Chi-Chi and Goten. Piccolo arrives shortly after, at Goku's request. Goku says he wants to use his work as a way to train. While Goku and Piccolo are having a harvesting competition, on Beerus' planet, Vegeta is training with Whis. Goku notices this and teleports to them. Beerus asks if Goku brought him a gift, and Goku gives him a ball of lettuce he grabbed during his contest with Piccolo. Beerus enjoys the lettuce, but considers it inadequate. Meanwhile, in the alternate timeline, Future Trunks meets up with Future Mai. Future Trunks tells her that his mother has sacrificed herself so he could escape and return to the past and save his world. Back on Beerus' planet, Goku, Vegeta, Beerus and Whis are having some ramen as they discuss the Zenō, "King of Universes". Beerus says that Zenō is the most powerful being there is. Whis says that Zenō is also able to destroy entire universes, as there has originally been more then there are at present. In the alternate timeline, Future Trunks and Future Mai are eating and resting, discussing about going back 17 years in the past, where Future Trunks' friends would be. They then make their way to Capsule Corporation. They stumble upon a vortex in the sky, out of which arrives the mysterious enemy that the two have been running away from. Future Trunks tells Future Mai to go on ahead as he draws his sword. He tries to face the enemy but to no avail. In order to save Trunks and give him a chance to escape, Future Mai acts as a decoy. Future Mai is hit by the enemy's blast and killed on the spot. Enraged Future Trunks then looks at the enemy, who is revealed to be a Goku lookalike being, known as Goku Black

star 7.63
565 votes
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