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« on: April 08, 2014, 08:43:54 AM »
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why are majins called majins buu was create right? vegeta was majin when he got..."babidie?" to make him stronger and got an m/majin on his fore head. :-\

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« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2014, 08:46:30 AM »

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why are majins called majins buu was create right? vegeta was majin when he got..."babidie?" to make him stronger and got an m/majin on his fore head. :-\

Majin means Demon.

It can refer to practically anything evil/demon like.

Buu is the name of one thing, not a while entire race.




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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2014, 12:26:02 PM »

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Majin means Demon.

It can refer to practically anything evil/demon like.

Buu is the name of one thing, not a while entire race.

i think this is right but i just want to add that the jin part in majin might refer to magic abilities, cause in english we say jinni, and in other asian cultures they call magical beings jinn. western world storys about jinni normally go like they grant wishes but have an ironic twist or something goes wrong cause the person was not specific, like a deal with the devil. The people who call them jinn think they are god like beings but you cant tell if they are good or bad. im not sure about this but i think there is a connection between them.

P.S. he is called buu because of a pun that the writer put in, he sometimes makes a theme for groups of people like the saiyen's were vegetables (kakarot), a nother one is bulma's family are named after underwear (trunks) there are a few but buu's comes from a song in cinderella: bibbidi bobbidi buu, bibbidi was bobbidi's father and created buu. sorry for nerding out on your post but i hope it helped  :-X

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« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2014, 12:35:52 PM »

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i think this is right but i just want to add that the jin part in majin might refer to magic abilities, cause in english we say jinni, and in other asian cultures they call magical beings jinn. western world storys about jinni normally go like they grant wishes but have an ironic twist or something goes wrong cause the person was not specific, like a deal with the devil. The people who call them jinn think they are god like beings but you cant tell if they are good or bad. im not sure about this but i think there is a connection between them.

P.S. he is called buu because of a pun that the writer put in, he sometimes makes a theme for groups of people like the saiyen's were vegetables (kakarot), a nother one is bulma's family are named after underwear (trunks) there are a few but buu's comes from a song in cinderella: bibbidi bobbidi buu, bibbidi was bobbidi's father and created buu. sorry for nerding out on your post but i hope it helped  :-X

I know and its fine. In fact, I'll add onto it.

Toyimama himself was a huge Disney fan and that was his nod to Disney.





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« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2014, 12:38:04 PM »

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Well guys here is what dragonball.wikia.com says:

"Majin - Can be translated as "demon". Ma (魔) means evil or demon. Jin (人) means human or person. It is also sometimes translated as "genie" (i.e. Viz's translation of the manga uses "djinn")"

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« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2014, 12:42:08 PM »

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Well guys here is what dragonball.wikia.com says:

"Majin - Can be translated as "demon". Ma (魔) means evil or demon. Jin (人) means human or person. It is also sometimes translated as "genie" (i.e. Viz's translation of the manga uses "djinn")"

See? Majin is a vague term, but means demon.

Refers to evil things.




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« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2014, 08:15:27 PM »

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Buu is their so called "Race" name, they all have same name and no surname ;D

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« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2014, 08:42:01 PM »
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Majin is a race  :D

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« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2014, 09:10:44 PM »

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Majins look like MajinBuu and fat buu, there is no other reason why they are called Majins!! :D

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« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2014, 09:26:16 PM »

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Majins look like MajinBuu and fat buu, there is no other reason why they are called Majins!! :D

You are making it a bit too easy. Some people are interested in the etymology :P
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« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2014, 09:52:32 PM »

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« Reply #11 on: April 08, 2014, 09:52:40 PM »

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Majinis FTW!
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« Reply #12 on: April 08, 2014, 10:29:22 PM »

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Majinis FTW!

i agree with this man:D

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« Reply #13 on: April 10, 2014, 11:26:51 AM »

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A lot of people in this thread are close, but they're not getting the whole picture. "Majin" is a combination of two Japanese phrases. The first is "ma" which can mean either magical or evil/demonic depending on the context. Or both. It's actually the same kanji Piccolo Daimao uses. The second is "jin", which literally means "person". In Japan, it's tacked onto the end of a phrase to denote a type of person. An "Amerika-jin" is an American person. A "Saiya-jin" is a Saiya-person, essentially. In English, it's usually transliterated as "American" or "Saiyan", obviously. Majin isn't because... well, "demon person" doesn't have that nice ring to it, and it's not entirely accurate since it doesn't capture the magical aspect anyway. But that's Majin in a nutshell.


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« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2014, 11:33:22 AM »

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Interesting post actually haha, I never knew this stuff about Majins and never bothered thinking about it.

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« Reply #15 on: April 10, 2014, 11:40:21 AM »

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A lot of people in this thread are close, but they're not getting the whole picture. "Majin" is a combination of two Japanese phrases. The first is "ma" which can mean either magical or evil/demonic depending on the context. Or both. It's actually the same kanji Piccolo Daimao uses. The second is "jin", which literally means "person". In Japan, it's tacked onto the end of a phrase to denote a type of person. An "Amerika-jin" is an American person. A "Saiya-jin" is a Saiya-person, essentially. In English, it's usually transliterated as "American" or "Saiyan", obviously. Majin isn't because... well, "demon person" doesn't have that nice ring to it, and it's not entirely accurate since it doesn't capture the magical aspect anyway. But that's Majin in a nutshell.

Yeah that's pretty much it.

Anyway, Majin itself is a race.

Not Majin Buu's.

I mean look at Babidi's minions.

Their all have Majin infront of their actual names.

Majin Buu

Majin Vegeta

We normally refer to Majin Buu as Buu.

Majin is comparable to a clan.. like Babidi's clan.

Think of it like an army almost.

Private Ryan.

Private Liam.





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« Reply #16 on: April 11, 2014, 11:17:57 AM »

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Yeah that's pretty much it.

Anyway, Majin itself is a race.

Not Majin Buu's.

I mean look at Babidi's minions.

Their all have Majin infront of their actual names.

Majin Buu

Majin Vegeta

We normally refer to Majin Buu as Buu.

Majin is comparable to a clan.. like Babidi's clan.

Think of it like an army almost.

Private Ryan.

Private Liam.

Except "Majin Vegeta" was never actually used outside of FUNimation's dub and other stuff they've brought over for western audience, like video games. In Japan, he's usually called "Prince of Destruction" when he has the mark on his forehead and the others aren't given any specific names. "Majin Buu" isn't actually a title he shares with anyone else in the original version of the series, which DBO is based on.


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« Reply #17 on: April 11, 2014, 08:31:10 PM »

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Was it? I think the name "Majin Vegeta" existed long before Funimation ever dubbed the Buu saga.
It's likely a fan name that became so common place that they just started using it, kind of like Gogeta's "I am the instrument of your destruction" line, which was used in Buu's Fury, which came out before they (poorly) dubbed Fusion Reborn.


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