Animator Robson Menezes dos Santos, who created that touching Dragon Ball anime for his son’s birthday, is having a go at some of Dragon Ball Super’s not-so-super animation from a recent episode.

In particular, some of the anime’s art was awkward and clumsy.

According to Robson, he knocked out some keyframe animation from the episode in about thirty minutes during a lunch break.

Here is a still from the episode.

[Image: Toei/FujiTV]

And the fan fix.

[Image: Robson Animações]

In motion, from the episode:

[Image: Toei/FujiTV]

Robson’s take:

[Image: Robson Animações]

Another still from the episode:

[Image: Toei/FujiTV]

And the fan fix:

[Image: Robson Animações]

Robson did a few tweaks to these frames. Let’s see how that compares.

Here’s the original episode:

[Image: Toei/FujiTV]

The fan version with Beerus isolated and give more movement:

[Image: Robson Animações]

Later, Robson uploaded more drawings he did of the episode, such as this:

[Image: Robson Animações]

Obviously, most of this is animated sketch work. Getting the scene ready for broadcast would take much more time. No doubt there is more stress involved working on the show than knocking out some quick animation for fun. That could impact quality.

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The big reason why episode five’s animation was criticized so much online in Japan was because it failed to do basic things correctly. You know, draw characters that looked like the actual characters.

[Thanks, Liz!]

Top image: Robson Animações

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