Ok, now I know there are some people who don't watch The Flash but seriously, I recommened watching it. It was a fun show until the latest season rolled along, Season 3. The Seson Finale of it aired recently and I was dissapointed of how The Flash Season 3's story was executed, and one of the storylines that baffled me the most was The Flash's main antagonist of the season: Savitar. I mean, he was a cool concept for a show that now uses the same story THREE TIMES IN A ROW. But yeah, in The Flash was a force to be reckoned with. He was cool-lookin', he had a simple story unlike the previous speedsters that was all complicated, and most of all, Savitar was threatening. Now I know the thing about killing Iris thing was really dull, but it gave a sense of a clock ticking you know. I felt the excitement of watching more of him because he striked fear in The Flash/Barry Allen unlike Zoom or Reverse-Flash. But then as time went on, with every fight it got boring. Same with the Goku Black Arc in the anime where the third fight got boring. The new writers had to make Savitar an ordinary man with AGAIN another secret identity. I MEAN SERIOUSLY, THEY WERE SO GOOD WITH THIS PICTURE OF A GOD, BUT THEY RUINED IT!!!! And when they revealed his identity it was SO STUPID!!! Basically, instead of being a misfortunate god-like being Savitar is an emo version of Barry from an alternate timeline (like Goku Black is to Zamasu mentally and Goku physically) who became evil because his friends didn't hug him when his fiance, Iris died. LIKE COMMON! CAN'T YOU SEE THEY OTHER THINGS TO DEAL WITH TOO?!! CISCO LOST CAITLIN AND HIS HANDS, WALLY IS COMATOSE, JULIAN LOST HIS TRUE LOVE, YOUR COUNTERPART IS BITCHY BECAUSE HE LOST HIS TRUE LOVE, AND H.R. HAS TO DEAL WITH THE FACT HE FAILED TO SAVE IRIS!!!! GOD, the world doesn't always revolve around you Barry! (Even though The Flash show itself always revolves around him, ironic). SON OF A BITCH!!!!
So yeah, before this becomes a full on rant that I should've posted in the Arrowverse Wiki, I'm going to leave it off here and show you how Savitar is so similar to Goku Black.
Goku Black: Created when Beerus erased Present Zamasu from existance, thus splitting the timeline into two. Since killing another god causes the timeline to be tampered in the universe, as evidensed by Whis and Beerus himself. Which all stemmed from Goku Black's actions that caused Future Trunks to travel back in time so Goku and crew can find a solution to stop him.
Savitar: Created when Barry traveled back in time a few seconds into the past, making the Barry who didn't travel to the past a time remnant. Causing a distortion in he timeline in the Earth, as evidensed by the Speed Force. This all stemmed from Savitar's actions that caused Barry to travel back in time in the first place.
Goku Black: Whiny, arrogant, has a god complex, acts like an emo with comed over white mohak hair now wearing black, tragic good guy gone bad
Savitar: Whiny, arrogant, has a god complex, acts like an emo with comed over black hair wearing black, tragic good guy gone bad
Goku Black: Wants to become a god by mastering Goku's body then get stronger, stronger, and STRONGER!!!!! Also, to destroy all mortals in every timeline and universe to create a "utopia" but crush them, "slowly" so I CAN GET STRONGER!!!!!
Savitar: To become a god by killing Iris so he can be born, and to gain omnipresense by using the Speed Force Bazooka used to trap him a long time ago. Modifying it by kidnapping Jesse Quick and make Wally comatose to see who I really am and for Jesse to die.
What really happened/Plot
Goku Black: Ravages the most vunerable/weakest timeline when the time is right. Team up with his counterpart from that timeline with different powers to fight the other protagonist. Kill the gods of creation and destruction so they can be unrivaled. Then destroys Earth, leaving some surviviors TO GET STRONGER!!!! Let Trunks, a weak Earthling I can easily kill but doesn't because of timemy-wimy bullshit travel back in time and meet Goku (in the anime) so I CAN GET STRONGER!!!!! and later get them to come to my ruled timeline. One shot them, then let them get equal to me and power up even more the same way over and over again so it gets boring.
Savitar: Appears when the time is right. Team up with a bunch of followers so they can worship me. And later team up with someone close to me with different powers as me to fight the other protagonists. Try to slowly kill Barry, but let him rival me anyway. One shot Barry, then let him be equal to me, then do that the same way so it gets boring.
Goku Black: Was a great villain at first, has a bunch of theories of who he really is. Although most of the people got it right ages ago and ends up being that way to dissapoint the fans. As there are more fights, the character gets boring, is not much of a threat anymore, and needs to use a device to up the ante. And ultimately dies by a cop out. The series Goku Black is in goes downhill.
Savitar: Was a great villain at first, has a bunch of theories of who he really is. Although most of the people got it right ages ago and ends up being that way to dissapoint the fans. As there are more fights, the character gets boring, is not much of a threat anymore, and needs to use a device to up the ante. And ultimately dies by a cop out. The series Savitar is in goes downhill.
Yep, so that's what I think of why The Flash Season 3 and Dragon Ball Super Future Trunks Arc are basically one and the same and also similar. I think that The Flash Season 3 was stealing from this arc a lot but what do you guys think?