Heroes in Japanese tales are foreigners. Dragon Ball, history and ancient Japanese myths

By |2020-06-19T14:41:00+00:00December 27th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , |

In many Japanese myths and manga and anime, heroes are foreigners who come from outside the community. This has to do with Japan's history of seeing innovation almost always being brought from overseas. We don't know the author's real intent, but Dragon Ball is a representative example of the Japanese cultural idea about heroes.