Akira Toriyama Speaks On The First Super Saiyan God, Yamoshi!

Today, I’ll talk about the ORIGINAL Super Saiyan GOD just revealed by Akira Toriyama-sensei, in his latest QnA session. Thanks to white4517 for revealing the article to us and to Herms98 for translating it.

You can read the most important part of the QnA down below:

Question) can anyone become a Super Saiyan as long as they train?

“Not everyone can become a Super Saiyan even if they use anger and training. To become a Super Saiyan, S-cells in their body is required. When these S-cells reach a certain amount, one can use anger as a trigger to increase the S-cells in their body and transform into a Super Saiyan. Although ever saiyan have S-cells in their body, most just don’t have enough.

The reason Goten and Trunks were able to transform int Super Saiyan relatively is because they inherited enough S-cells from their fathers. Also the environment of Earth which is calmer than Planet Vegeta helped.

How to increase these S-cells which are important to gain the Super Saiyan transformation?

Having a gentle heart is the best way to increase S-cells in one’s body, but most saiyans are not good at that, that’s why most Saiyans were not able to achieve the necessary S-cells, resulting the Super Saiyan not appearing for a long time and becoming a long lost Legend. Furthermore they also need to achieve a certain amount of power level to achieve the transformation. With all things considered, you can see why Goku was able to transform into a Super Saiyan.”

Question) Is the “Legendary Super Saiyan” Frieza was scared of, and the Super Saiyan GOD mentioned in “Battle of GODs” the same person?

“In a way, they are indeed the same person. Well a long time ago, Before the saiyans were living on planet Vegeta, there was a Saiyan with a righteous heart – A man named “Yamoshi“, who with his 5 friends turned against everyone, and were than cornered by other warriors, resulting in him becoming a Super Saiyan for the First time which suprised the other saiyans because the transformation lead him to display a terrifying way of Battle. After a while Yamoshi ran out of energy and was defeated after being overwhelmed by the large number of his opponents and thus it gave birth to his Legend.


And the Super Saiyan GOD Beerus was looking for was…?

Beerus reacted to Yamoshi’s spirit and caught the information in his “dream about the prophecy”… I guess. Furthermore, this Legend was mentioned in the Namekian Book of Legends, because the elder namekian responded to Yamoshi’s soul at that time.

So there you have it, the original super saiyan is none other than Yamoshi, it’s not Bardock as a lot of us think so. He is also the SUPER SAIYAN GOD by spirit. For me I think this is a foreshadowing for future events, I think IF a new movie comes out in 2018 this will be its story, I can hardly imagine them introducing a new villain or maybe it will be the subject of a TV SPECIAL as they did with Bardock in 2011. Anyways I hope it isn’t only something to read about, I hope they actually give us a movie or a tv special about it or even in the anime.