PS Ultimate - Anime

Miscellaneous: Name Puns

The Earthlings


Bulma: "Bloomers" the Japanese word for girls gym shorts
Dr. Briefs: Mens underwear
Chichi: Slang for something "not good" in Japanese
Chaozu: The chinese reading for "gyoza"in japanese (meaning pot stickers)
Tenshinhan: A kind of fried rice
Kuririn: Chestnut in Japanese
Videl: The word "devil" mixed up
Oolong: The chinese "wulong" meaning Amber tea
Puar: "Pu-her" a variety of Chinese tea
Launch: A play on lunch. Or launch, meaning to release
Yamcha: "Dim sum" in chinese
Pilaf: "Pilav" meaning rice dish
Shao and Mai: "Shao-mai" in chinese
Marron: Japanese pronunciation for "marron" in French

The Saiya-jins


Kakarotto: A joke on the word carrot
Gokou/Goku: The "ku" means sky.
Goten: The "ten" means heaven
Gohan: Rice or a meal in general in japanese
Pan: A pandemic word for bread
Vegeta: A joke on the word vegetable
Trunks: Boys gym shorts in japanese
Nappa: The english word for chinese cabbage
Raditz: A joke on "radish"

The Nameks


Piccolo: A flute
Nail: A joke on "snail"
Dende: The japanse "denden-mushi"
Piano: A piano
Tamborine: A tamborine
Tsuno: A japanese word for "horn" or "antennae"
Drum: A drum
Kargo: French for"escargo"
Cymbal: A cymbal (instrument)

Freeza Followers


Gurudo: A joke on "yoguruto" japanese for yogurt
Jees: A joke on cheese
Bahta: Japanese prononciation for the english word "butter"
Ginyu: Japanese for milk
Rikoom: A joke on cream
Zarbon: "Pomelo" in english. A japanese fruit
Dodoria: "Doria" Japanese for "a tasty dish"
Kiwi The name of an egg-sized "fruit of the Cheese goseberry"
Freeza: Freezing
King Cold: Cold
Kooler: Cooler

Other Characters


Cell: Those things that make up all living organisms, you know
Majin Buu: Bippity Boppity Boo (the words in Cinderella)

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