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Dragon Ball Super Episode 131 Review (spoilers!)

Dragon Ball Super episode 131 title
Dragon Ball Super episode 131 title

Dragon Ball Super Episode 131 Review: Miraculous Conclusion! Farewell Goku! Until We Meet Again – This is it! Dragon Ball Super finale! Jiren has to take on Android 17, Frieza, and Goku all at the same time. Less than 30 seconds now remain. Who will win? What Will be the wish? Without further ado, Let's dive into the review of Dragon Ball Super episode 131.


DRAGON BALL SUPER EPISODE 131 SPOILERS BELOW!!!

Animation

Jiren pounding Frieza
Jiren pounding Frieza

Tadayoshi Yamamuro was the animation supervisor ofDragon Ball Super episode 131. And truly this man made sure we get the best animation possible for the finale. Most of the scenes were just movie tier.

Story Development

17 and Frieza stopping an attack from Jiren
17 and Frieza stopping an attack from Jiren

The episode marked the final episode for Dragon Ball Super before the new Movie. This episode also showed somethings that no one would have anticipated merely 5 months ago.

EPISODE SYNOPSIS PART 1

The barrier is broken
The barrier is broken

The episode starts with 17 and Frieza attacking Jiren. Jiren having none of it. Frieza tells Jiren that his strength had diminished. And Jiren gets powered up. And tries beating 17 and Frieza. Only to get caught in their surprise attack. 17 attacks Jiren by enclosing him in a shield and blasting him. This fails. But tells 17 to finish the job. Frieza remarks that 17 has honored him with his trust. Frieza goes for the final blast on Jiren. Who now is broken and just ready to be thrown out.

Jiren looks like Kid Buu
Jiren looks like Kid Buu

Toppo motivates Jiren to stand up and not lose hope in his strength. Annoying Friza. But Jiren gets up and starts fighting back. Jiren launches an immense Ki blast. 17 and Frieza go all out to stop it, But it's not enough. However, Goku shows up and helps them in their barrier. He apologizes for coming late. Goku and Frieza decide to go for the attack while 17 stays for backup.

Goku throws Frieza at Jiren
Goku throws Frieza at Jiren

Goku and Frieza attack Jiren. Surprising everyone seeing Goku and Frieza working together so well. Goku on Frieza's behest throws him at Jiren. Frieza tries taking Jiren out with himself. But Jiren breaks free. However, Frieza doesn't let go. Goku also jumps in and tries to take Jiren out with Frieza. With Jiren, Frieza, and Goku out, Android 17 is the last man on stage. Hence the winner of the Tournament for Universe 7. Now Universe 11 is erased. Grand Priest asks Android 17 his wish.

Fourth Form Frieza and Super Saiyan Goku
Fourth Form Frieza and Super Saiyan Goku

EPISODE SYNOPSIS PART 2

17 is asked of his wish
17 is asked of his wish

The Super Dragon Balls are gathered, Summoning Super Shenron. 17 is hesitant. Both Zenos tell him that he can wish for anything. So 17 wishes that all the erased Universes be brought back. Grand Priest tells Super Shenron, the wish restoring all the Universes.

Super Shenron is summoned
Super Shenron is summoned

With everyone happy, Frieza asks to be sent back to hell. However, Whis brings him back to life as a gift from Beerus. Frieza says he won't change his evil ways. Only for Goku to tell him that he'll stop him if that time comes.

Universe 11 along with other universes is revived
Universe 11 along with other universes is revived

Turns out the Zenos and grand Priest anticipated a wish like that. And say that EVERYTHING would have been erased if the wish wasn't virtuous. The Zenos asks Goku if he will come back, to which he replies in a positive. Afterward, Grand Priest congratulates them on winning the Tournament. Everyone then returns to Earth. A montage of all the things happening after they arrive begins.

Whis revives Frieza
Whis revives Frieza

Frieza returns to his empire,  Android 17 has gotten his Cruise ship and Goku and Vegeta decide to have another round. Vegeta asks Goku what happened to his Ultra Instinct? With Goku answering that he doesn't know. Saying it was by accident. The Narrator then tell us that when another powerful enemy arrives, Goku and his friends would be back. until then a short parting. We see Goku and Vegeta in the same place and in the same pose as they had in the Saiyan Saga, their first meeting. And that is the end of Dragon Ball Super....... for now.

The ruler of the Universe is back
The ruler of the Universe is back

Pros

  1. The animation
  2. Goku, Frieza, and 17 teamwork
  3. The Montage
  4. Frieza is back

Cons

  1. nothing really was bad about this episode.

Overall

Goku and Vegeta in their trademark pose
Goku and Vegeta in their trademark pose

Dragon Ball Super episode 131 hit all the right notes. From a fast-paced beginning to a very heart touching ending. Nothing felt out of place. It set up the future of the series very well. So I am gladly looking forward to the Movie coming out in December. Be sure to check out my other reviews. You can also subscribe to My Youtube Channel for Awesome Dragon Ball Videos. I will be postings updates regarding the future of the series regularly. I will also be uploading reviews of 3 Dragon Ball Super episodes short successions as well along with the manga chapter reviews and more.

Goku and Vegeta
Till next time

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