Trunks is one of Dragon Ball’s most popular characters, and has been praised for his unique role within the series. As he is not full-blooded Saiyan, his hair grows and is dragon ball comics pdf in an over-the-shoulders style for a period. He inherits his skin tone and facial features from his father, with Bulma, Kuririn, and Goku pointing out Trunks’ resemblance to Vegeta on several occasions. During the Cell Games he wears Saiyan battle armor identical to his father’s that was made by his mother.
Planet Namek, Trunks confides in Goku his tragic story. Trunks has been living with Bulma and secretly training with Gohan. After Gohan’s inevitable death, Trunks assumes the mantle of Earth’s sole protector against the artificial humans for the next three years until Bulma finishes her time machine. Trunks returns to help in the present day battle against the artificial humans. After Vegeta’s defeat, Trunks fights Cell in his newly gained Perfect state. However, Trunks’ new Super Saiyan grade proves to be ineffective so he willingly concedes.
He later participates in Cell’s martial arts tournament, where he is killed by Cell. After Cell’s defeat, Trunks is restored with the Dragon Balls, upon which he returns to his own timeline in the future and defeats the artificial humans and Cell within his time. Years later, Trunks encounters a new enemy known as Goku Black and is forced to retreat to the present timeline. He is shown to be able to reach Super Saiyan 2.