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* AdaptedOut: Thanks to AdaptationDistillation, most of the main characters from ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' aren't included. Goku's hand is seen for a few seconds as he dies, but apart from that, none of the Z-Warriors' deaths are shown.

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* AdaptedOut: Thanks to AdaptationDistillation, most of the main characters from ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' ''Franchise/DragonBall'' aren't included. Goku's hand is seen for a few seconds as he dies, but apart from that, none of the Z-Warriors' deaths are shown.


''Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope'' is a non-profit fan-made web series, which serves as a LiveActionAdaptation for the ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' TV special ''Anime/DragonBallZTheHistoryOfTrunks''. Released in 2015, the series has since undergone DevelopmentHell, such that the second episode finally aired on November 14, 2017.

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''Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope'' is a non-profit fan-made web series, which serves as a LiveActionAdaptation for the ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' ''Franchise/DragonBall'' TV special ''Anime/DragonBallZTheHistoryOfTrunks''. Released in 2015, the series has since undergone DevelopmentHell, such that the second episode finally aired on November 14, 2017.


''Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope'' is a non-profit fan-made web series, which serves as a LiveActionAdaptation for the ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' special film ''Anime/DragonBallZTheHistoryOfTrunks''. Released in 2015, the series has since undergone DevelopmentHell, such that the second episode finally aired on November 14, 2017.

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''Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope'' is a non-profit fan-made web series, which serves as a LiveActionAdaptation for the ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' TV special film ''Anime/DragonBallZTheHistoryOfTrunks''. Released in 2015, the series has since undergone DevelopmentHell, such that the second episode finally aired on November 14, 2017.



** Gohan [[spoiler: doesn’t lose an arm until shortly before he dies,]] presumably because it would be too difficult to film realistically.

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** Gohan [[spoiler: doesn’t [[spoiler:doesn’t lose an arm until shortly before he dies,]] presumably because it would be too difficult to film realistically.


* AdultFear: Bulma is clearly ''not'' happy about Trunks fighting the androids with Gohan,even more so after he's beaten half to death by them, but she knows he'll do it no matter what she says, so at least Gohan's training gives him a shot.

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* AdultFear: Bulma is clearly ''not'' happy about Trunks fighting the androids with Gohan,even Gohan, even more so after he's beaten half to death by them, but she knows he'll do it no matter what she says, so at least Gohan's training gives him a shot.shot.
* AnArmAndALeg: Gohan loses his arm in his final battle.



* BigDamnHeroes: Downplayed, but still there. When Gohan and Trunks fight the androids, their intention isn't to defeat them, but to buy time for the survivors to escape. In this, they succeed, but only barely.

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* BigDamnHeroes: Downplayed, but still there. When Gohan and Trunks fight the androids, Androids, their intention isn't to defeat them, but to buy time for the survivors to escape. In this, they succeed, but only barely.



* HopeSpot: In his final battle, Gohan seems able to fight the Androids evenly and starts to get the better of them... until they decide to stop screwing around and effortlessly out-speed and overpower him, making it clear he never stood a chance.



* RequiredSecondaryPowers: Gohan looks over the schematics for Bulma's time machine and learns its time travel method subjects the user to extreme G-forces that a human could never survive. Bulma confirms this and says only someone with SuperToughness like Gohan or Trunks could survive a journey in it.



* TheUnreveal: The camera cuts out while Trunks is mid-transformation, so the audience doesn’t get to see his Super Saiyan form.

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* TraumaticSuperpowerAwakening: Like in the source, Trunks achieves his Super Saiyan form when he discovers Gohan's dead body.
* TheUnreveal: The camera cuts out while Trunks is mid-transformation, so the audience doesn’t doesn't get to see his Super Saiyan form.


# ''[[https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6bz7ga Episode 2]]''

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# ''[[https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6bz7ga youtube.com/watch?v=Y9qRbQRne20 Episode 2]]''


# ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NH04ys6y2Ko&t= Episode 2]]''

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# ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NH04ys6y2Ko&t= dailymotion.com/video/x6bz7ga Episode 2]]''


* PragmaticAdaptation: See HalfIdenticalTwins. Bulma and Trunks have brown eyes to avoid giving a child actor color contacts.
** Gohan [[spoiler: doesn’t lose an arm before he dies,]] presumably because it would be too difficult to film realistically.

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* PragmaticAdaptation: PragmaticAdaptation:
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See HalfIdenticalTwins. Bulma and Trunks have brown eyes to avoid giving a child actor color contacts.
** Gohan [[spoiler: doesn’t lose an arm until shortly before he dies,]] presumably because it would be too difficult to film realistically.

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* AdultFear: Bulma is clearly ''not'' happy about Trunks fighting the androids with Gohan,even more so after he's beaten half to death by them, but she knows he'll do it no matter what she says, so at least Gohan's training gives him a shot.


* AdaptationalAngstUpgrade: In the original, Trunks had trouble entering Super Saiyan form because, as he put it, he'd never lost anything important to him; everyone the androids killed was either a stranger or dead before he got to know them. This version has Trunks breaking out in tears and angrily scream at Gohan that he's already lost too much.
** ...Then immediately subverting it when Gohan points out that Trunks didn't know any of those people personally, and has never known deep personal loss. Then Played Straight again (so ZigzaggedTrope overall) since Trunks ''has'' personally watched more people die than his cartoon counterpart. It’s just not enough to trigger his transformation.
* AdaptationDistillation: Apart from a short scene of Goku's death and the Android's initial rampage, the entire beginning of the special is cut. The first episode starts with Gohan and Trunks going to fight the androids together, after Gohan has been training Trunks for some time.

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* AdaptationalAngstUpgrade: In the original, Trunks had trouble entering Super Saiyan form because, as he put it, he'd never lost anything important to him; everyone the androids killed was either a stranger or dead before he got to know them. This version has Trunks breaking out in tears and angrily scream screaming at Gohan that he's already lost too much.
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much. Then immediately subverting it when Gohan points out that Trunks didn't know any of those people personally, and has never known deep personal loss. Then Played Straight again (so ZigzaggedTrope overall) since Trunks ''has'' personally watched more people die than his cartoon counterpart. It’s anime counterpart, just not enough to trigger his transformation.
* AdaptationDistillation: Apart from a short scene of Goku's death and the Android's Androids' initial rampage, the entire beginning of the special is cut. The first episode starts with Gohan and Trunks going to fight the androids together, after Gohan has been training Trunks for some time.



** In the original, Bulma and Trunks seem to live alone in the desert. Here their facility is populated by survivors, some of which are helping Bulma with her research.
* AdaptedOut: Thanks to AdaptationDistillation, most of the main characters from ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' aren't included. Goku's hand is seen for a few seconds as he dies, but apart from that none of the Z-Warriors deaths are shown.

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** In the original, Bulma and Trunks seem to live alone in the desert. Here Here, their facility is populated by survivors, some of which are helping Bulma with her research.
* AdaptedOut: Thanks to AdaptationDistillation, most of the main characters from ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' aren't included. Goku's hand is seen for a few seconds as he dies, but apart from that that, none of the Z-Warriors Z-Warriors' deaths are shown.



* BigDamnHeroes: Downplayed, but still there. When Gohan and Trunks fight the androids, their intention isn't to defeat them but to buy time for the survivors to escape. In this they succeed, but only barely.

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* BigDamnHeroes: Downplayed, but still there. When Gohan and Trunks fight the androids, their intention isn't to defeat them them, but to buy time for the survivors to escape. In this this, they succeed, but only barely.



** Saiyan Zenkai is never named, but Android 18 figures out that Gohan is somehow getting stronger after losing fights.

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** Saiyan The Zenkai boost is never named, but Android 18 figures out that Gohan is somehow getting stronger after losing fights.



* DarkerAndEdgier: Instead of humanity surviving in a handful of hidden yet colorful, cheery cities, the world is largely reduced to rubble. The raid on Pepper town shows a burning hand-made sign that says "Safe Haven" to make it clear humanity is really struggling to survive. According to the narration, the human population has been reduced to ''ten thousand,'' where originally a full third of humanity was still alive.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: Instead of humanity surviving in a handful of hidden yet colorful, cheery cities, the world is largely reduced to rubble. The raid on Pepper town shows a burning hand-made sign that says "Safe Haven" to make it clear humanity is really struggling to survive. According to the narration, the human population has been reduced to ''ten thousand,'' where originally whereas originally, a full third of humanity was still alive.



* ParentsAsPeople: Running a large facility of refugees and researching time travel means that Burma doesn't have much time to pay attention to her son.

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* ParentsAsPeople: Running a large facility of refugees and researching time travel means that Burma Bulma doesn't have much time to pay attention to her son.



* TalkToTheFist: Gohan attempts a Kamehameha Wave, but Android 17 super speeds up and punches him while he is chanting.

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* TalkToTheFist: Gohan attempts a Kamehameha Wave, but Android 17 super speeds up and punches him while he is chanting.mid-chant.



* VillainousBreakdown: Gohan manages to punch Android 17 into a heap of trash before escaping with an unconscious Trunks. As 18 teases him, he has a tantrum and punches the ground hard enough to blow away his surroundings.

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* VillainousBreakdown: Gohan manages to punch Android 17 into a heap of trash before escaping with an unconscious Trunks. As 18 teases him, he has a tantrum loses his temper and punches the ground hard enough to blow away his surroundings.



** One of the survivors has green highlights, which considering her situation might be her natural color.

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** One of the survivors has green highlights, which considering her situation situation, might be her natural color.


* NoBodyLeftBehind: Mostly when people are disintegrated. Played with when [[spoiler: the little girl Trunks’ tried to save dies in an explosion. The only thing left of her is the blood coating his back.]]

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* NoBodyLeftBehind: Mostly Only when people are disintegrated. Played with when [[spoiler: the little girl Trunks’ tried to save dies in an explosion. The only thing left of her is the blood coating his back.]]disintegrated.


* BittersweetEnding: More bitter than sweet, since the story ends with [[spoiler: Gohan dead and Trunks having unlocked a Super Saiyan form seemingly even stronger, but Bulma’s time-travel machine is only a theory at this point.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: More bitter than sweet, since the story ends with [[spoiler: Gohan dead and Trunks having unlocked a Super Saiyan form seemingly even stronger, stronger than Gohan’s, but Bulma’s time-travel machine is only a theory at this point.]]


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* TheUnreveal: The camera cuts out while Trunks is mid-transformation, so the audience doesn’t get to see his Super Saiyan form.


* GoryDiscretionShot: Averted for the most part, such as when Trunks is covered in blood and when Gohan is dying. Played straight with Gohan's corpse.

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* GoryDiscretionShot: Averted for the most part, such as when Trunks is covered in blood and when Gohan is dying. Played straight with the face of Gohan's corpse.


* AllThereInTheManual: As an adaptation of a specific movie that fits into a much larger franchise, this is to be expected. Of note is that the series never once explains that Vegeta and Goku were aliens, merely that their power is genetic.

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* AllThereInTheManual: As an adaptation of a specific movie that fits into a much larger franchise, this is to be expected. Of note is that the series never once explains that Vegeta and Goku were aliens, merely that their power is genetic.


* TheGhost: Goku may be time, but his presence is felt everywhere throughout the series.

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* TheGhost: Goku may be time, dead, but his presence is felt everywhere throughout the series.

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