Vegeta: 15 Awesome Facts

Vegeta: 15 Awesome Facts

  • Post Category:Anime

Vegeta’s Origin

Vegeta is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama. His first appears in chapter #204 Sayonara, Son Goku, published in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine on November 7, 1988 seeking the wish-granting Dragon Balls to gain immortality.

Majin Vegeta smiling

He is a member of an extraterrestrial race of warriors known as the Saiyans just like the series’ protagonist, Goku. Vegeta is extremely vain and proud, constantly referring to his heritage and his status as the Prince of the Saiyans throughout the series. He believes he should be regarded as the strongest fighter in the Universe and becomes obsessed with surpassing Goku after fighting him.


After his loss to Goku and the Z fighters, he later reluctantly unites with the heroes to thwart greater threats to the universe such as Frieza, Cell and Majin Buu. Throughout the series, his role changes from villain to antihero and later as one of the heroes, while remaining a rival to Goku.

Vegeta’s character, particularly his personality, has been well received. He is one of the Dragon Ball franchise’s most popular characters, and his first confrontation with Goku is considered to be one of the manga and anime’s most iconic battles.

Goku and Vegeta during their first fight

15 Vegeta Facts

For Fanboys and Fangirls who want to know all they can about the prince of all Saiyans, we’ve put together a list of 15 things Dragon Ball fans probably don’t know about Vegeta.

Vegeta and Goku fighting for the second time
Vegeta fighting Jeice
King Vegeta posing
Vegeta and his brother Tarble
Vegeta attains Ascended Super Saiyan Blue
Vegeta breaking his scouter
Majin Vegeta grinning
Vegeta with Trunks and Bulla
Vegeta has a fear of worms
Vegeta and Goku with beards
Vegeta training at 500 times Earth's gravity
Vegeta has the highest body count
Vegeta posing
Vegeta in his Great Ape form
Vegeta looks like original Super Saiyan God

References: Wikipedia, Screenrant [1], Screenrant [2], Reel Rundown

For more great content, check out our anime, comic, movie and gaming sections. You can find the latest videos and trailers on our YouTube channel as well.

Vegeta posing in Super Saiyan Blue form