A PUBLIC TELEVISION CHANNEL IN VALENCIA, SPAIN, REFUSES TO TRANSMIT DRAGON BALL DUE TO ITS CONTENT. FIND OUT THE DETAILS
While many fans mourn the absence of news of the second season of Dragon Ball Super, it seems that a current of thought against the series is regaining strength.
Unfortunately, focused on Spain. This week it was announced that Valencia’s public television, À Punt, refused to broadcast the anime, which is known in Spanish lands as Dragon Ball. But why does he refuse to air it?
DRAGON BALL HAS ALWAYS HAD PROBLEMS IN SPAIN
À Punt pointed out that it is due to “gender legislation, value codes and children’s codes.” At least that’s what the channel’s CEO, Alfred Costa, argues.
The fact is that it is not the first time that the series suffers such an attack. Since it began to be broadcast in Spain, parents and various groups attacked it incessantly. Especially for its popularity among children and young people. There was even some censorship.
Despite its detractors, Dragon Ball became a success in that country, and still is. For some, what is happening on the part of this Valencia television channel is just another official offensive.
Only this time taking advantage of the current world, without remembering that the series is a product of its time. Yes, the anime (especially the first one) has macho elements and other troublesome details. But over time this has been reduced in the series.
THE FANS OF THEN DO NOT AGREE WITH THE DECISION
The first anime is not the same as the current series, Super. Many of those who criticize Dragon Ball, for “convenience” or other causes, always look at Milk, Goku’s wife, and her role as her housewife.
But they forget the example of Bulma, who is a key character in the series, independent and has tremendous intelligence. Lunch would also say something if not because Toriyama forgot. But there is Android No. 18.
If there is a character that shows independence and strength, that is No. 18. Not to mention other female characters who have debuted in the series, especially in Super.
It seems that a group of fans are already pressing for À Punt to change his mind, but it will be a matter of seeing if they have results. Anime is present on many other platforms, both traditional and digital.