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Complete Dragon Ball Super Filler List Guide – Skip Episodes Like a Pro

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Buckle up, Saiyans and Earthlings alike! Nobody does it better than the creators of the Dragon Balls universe at coming back with a bang. 

Dragon Ball Super, the fourth installment in the Dragon Ball universe, successfully brings back all the old characters, fights, and comedy with a twist of new plot arcs. This anime ensures that the hunger for more episodes grows only once you start watching the new series.

It’s the official sequel to Dragon Ball Z. While some passionate fans regard it as aloof in the shadow of DBZ, regardless, DB Super is one of many sagas created that are not meant to be forgotten.

With that in mind, let’s tour the annoying fillers, starting with a brief quick list and letting you decide what to skip.

Running from 2015 to 2018, the Dragon Ball Super anime spans 131 episodes. Among these, the anime has 14 filler episodes and 3 partial fillers, which equates to a generous 13% filler percentage. Additionally, it has 15 anime-exclusive episodes that are considered canon. 

1. Quick Filler List & Streaming

Quick Filler List

Lightning-fast filler list guide for Dragon Ball Super.

Dragon Ball Super

Manga Canon

3, 5-14, 18-40, 47-66, 77, 82-88, 92-103, 104-131

Mixed Canon

1-2, 89

Filler Episodes

4, 15, 42-46, 68-70, 73-76

AnimeEX Episodes

16-17, 22, 50, 52, 71-72, 78-81, 90-91, 94-95

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2. Complete Episode List

# Title Type Watch? Air Date
1 The Peace Reward – Who Will Get the 100 Million Zeni? Mixed 07/05/2015
2 To the Promised Resort! Vegeta Goes on a Family Trip!? Mixed 07/12/2015
3 Where’s the Rest of the Dream?! In Search of the Super Saiyan God! Canon 07/19/2015
4 Aim for the Dragon Balls! Pilaf Gang in Action! Filler 08/02/2015
5 The Ultimate Fight on King Kai’s Planet! Goku Vs the God of Destruction Beerus Canon 08/09/2015
6 Don’t Anger the God of Destruction! Excitement at the Birthday Party Canon 08/16/2015
7 How Dare You Hurt My Bulma! Vegeta’s Sudden, Angry Shift?! Canon 08/23/2015
8 Goku Arrives! A Last Chance from Beerus Sama?! Canon 08/30/2015
9 Sorry for the Wait, Beerus Sama. The Super Saiyan God is Finally Born! Canon 09/06/2015
10 Unleash It, Goku! The Power of the Super Saiyan God!! Canon 09/13/2015
11 Let’s Keep Going, Beerus Sama! Our Battle of Gods! Canon 09/20/2015
12 The Universe Crumbles?! Clash! God of Destruction Vs. Super Saiyan God Canon 09/27/2015
13 Goku, Surpass the Super Saiyan God! Canon 10/04/2015
14 This Is Every Ounce of Power I Have! The Battle of Gods’ Conclusion! Canon 10/11/2015
15 Make a Miracle, Satan the Hero! A Challenge from Outer Space Filler 10/18/2015
16 Vegeta Becomes an Apprentice?! Winning Whis Over! AnimeEX 10/25/2015
17 Pan is Born! And Goku Goes on a Training Trip?! AnimeEX 11/01/2015
18 I’m Here, Too! Training Begins On Beerus’ Planet! Canon 11/08/2015
19 Despair Rises! The Emperor of Evil, Frieza, Resurrected! Canon 11/15/2015
20 Jaco’s Warning! Frieza and His 1000 Troops Approach Canon 11/22/2015
21 The Start of Revenge! the Malice of Frieza Army Strikes Gohan! Canon 11/29/2015
22 Change! an Unexpected Return! His Name Is Ginyu!! AnimeEX 12/06/2015
23 The Earth! Gohan! Absolute Peril! Hurry and Get Here, Son Goku!! Canon 12/13/2015
24 Clash! Frieza Vs Son Goku – This Is The Result of My Training! Canon 12/20/2015
25 An All-Out Battle! The Revenge of Golden Frieza Canon 12/27/2015
26 A Glint of Hope Shines Through in a Crisis! Time to Fight Back, Son Goku! Canon 01/10/2016
27 The Earth Explodes?! The Deciding Kamehameha Canon 01/17/2016
28 The God of Destruction from Universe 6 – His Name Is Champa Canon 01/24/2016
29 The Martial Arts Match Has Been Decided! The Team Captain Is Stronger Than Goku Canon 01/31/2016
30 A Review Before the ‘Martial Arts Match’ – Who Are the Last Two Members?! Canon 02/07/2016
31 Off to Zuno Sama’s! Find Out Where Super Dragon Balls Are! Canon 02/14/2016
32 The Match Begins! Let’s All Go to the Nameless Planet! Canon 02/21/2016
33 Behold, Universe 6! This Is the Super Saiyan? Son Goku! Canon 02/28/2016
34 Piccolo Vs. Frost – Put It All on the Special Beam Cannon! Canon 03/06/2016
35 Turn Rage into Strength! Vegeta’s Full-On Battle Canon 03/20/2016
36 An Unexpected Desperate Battle! Vegeta’s Furious Explosion! Canon 03/27/2016
37 Don’t Forget Your Saiyan Pride! Vegeta Vs the Saiyan of Universe 6 Canon 04/03/2016
38 The Ultimate Warrior of Universe 6! Assassin Hit Appears!! Canon 04/10/2016
39 The Advanced ‘Time-Skip’ Fights Back?! Will it Come Forth? Goku’s New Technique! Canon 04/17/2016
40 At Last, It Comes to an End! Is the Winner Beerus? Or is it Champa? Canon 04/24/2016
41 Come, God of Dragons – And Pretty Please Grant My Wish! Canon 05/01/2016
42 Trouble at the Victory Celebration! Showdown at Last?! Monaka vs. Son Goku Filler 05/08/2016
43 Goku’s ‘Ki’ is Out of Control?! Looking After Pan is A Lot of Trouble Filler 05/15/2016
44 Seal of Planet Potofu – Secret of the Superhuman Water is Unleashed Filler 05/22/2016
45 Vegeta Disappears?! The Threat Of Duplicated Vegeta! Filler 05/29/2016
46 Goku vs. Duplicated Vegeta! Who’s Gonna Win?! Filler 06/05/2016
47 An SOS from the Future! A Dark New Enemy Emerges!! Canon 06/12/2016
48 Hope!! Once More Awaken in the Present, Trunks Canon 06/19/2016
49 A Message from the Future – Goku Black Strikes! Canon 06/26/2016
50 Goku Vs Black! The Closed Path to the Future AnimeEX 07/03/2016
51 Feelings That Travel Beyond Time – Trunks and Mai Canon 07/10/2016
52 Teacher and Student Reunited – Son Gohan and “Future” Trunks AnimeEX 07/17/2016
53 Uncover Black’s Identity! To the Sacred World of the Kais! Canon 07/31/2016
54 The One Who Inherits the Saiyan Blood – Trunk’s Resolve Canon 08/07/2016
55 I Want to See Son Goku – Zen-Oh Sama’s Summoning! Canon 08/21/2016
56 Rematch With Goku Black! Super Saiyan Rosé Appears Canon 08/28/2016
57 The God With the Immortal Body – Zamasu Descends Canon 09/04/2016
58 Zamasu and Black – The Mystery of the Two Deepens Canon 09/11/2016
59 Protect Supreme Kai Gowasu — Destroy Zamasu! Canon 09/25/2016
60 Back to the Future – Goku Black’s Identity is Revealed!! Canon 10/02/2016
61 Zamasu’s Ambition — The Awful “Zero Mortal Plan” Is Revealed Canon 10/09/2016
62 I’ll Protect the World! Trunks’ Furious Super Power Explodes!! Canon 10/16/2016
63 Don’t Disrespect Saiyan Cells! Vegeta’s Heroic Battle Begins!! Canon 10/23/2016
64 Revere Him! Praise Him! Fusion Zamasu’s Explosive Birth!! Canon 10/30/2016
65 Is This the Final Judgement?! The Ultimate Power of the Absolute God Canon 11/06/2016
66 The Climactic Battle! The Miraculous Power of a Relentless Warrior! Canon 11/13/2016
67 With New Hope!! In Our Hearts – Farewell, Trunks Canon 11/20/2016
68 Come Forth, Shenron! Whose Wish Will Be Granted?! Filler 11/27/2016
69 Goku vs Arale! A Ridiculous Battle Will End The Earth?! Filler 12/04/2016
70 Champa’s Challenge! This Time We Fight With Baseball! Filler 12/11/2016
71 The Death of Goku! The Guaranteed Assassination Mission AnimeEX 12/18/2016
72 Will There Be A Counterattack?! The Invisible Killing Strike!! AnimeEX 12/25/2016
73 Gohan’s Misfortune! An Unexpected Great Saiyaman Movie?! Filler 01/08/2017
74 For the Ones He Loves! The Unbeatable Great Saiyaman!! Filler 01/15/2017
75 Goku and Krillin Back to the Old Training Grounds Filler 01/22/2017
76 Defeat These Terrifying Enemies! Krillin’s Fighting Spirit Returns! Filler 01/29/2017
77 Let’s Do it, Zen-Oh Sama! The All-Universe Martial Arts Tournament!! Canon 02/05/2017
78 The Gods of Every Universe In Shock?! Losers Erased In The Tournament Of Power AnimeEX 02/12/2017
79 Universe 9’s Basil The Kicker VS Universe 7’s Majin Buu!! AnimeEX 02/19/2017
80 Awaken Your Sleeping Battle Spirit! Son Gohan’s Fight!! AnimeEX 02/26/2017
81 Bergamo The Crusher VS Son Goku! Which One Wields The Limitless Power!? AnimeEX 03/05/2017
82 Never Forgive Son Goku! Toppo The Warrior Of Justice Intrudes!! Canon 03/19/2017
83 Form the Universe 7 Representing Team! Who are the Strongest Ten?! Canon 03/26/2017
84 Son Goku The Recruiter Invites Krillin And No. 18 Canon 04/02/2017
85 The Universes Begin To Make Their Moves Their Individual Motives Canon 04/09/2017
86 Fists Cross For The First Time! Android #17 Vs Son Goku!! Canon 04/16/2017
87 Hunt the Poachers! Goku and No. 17’s United Front!! Canon 04/23/2017
88 Gohan And Piccolo Teacher And Pupil Clash In Max Training! Canon 04/30/2017
89 An Unknown Beauty Appears! The Tenshin-style Dojo’s Mystery?! Mixed 05/07/2017
90 See The Wall That Must Be Passed! Goku Vs Gohan AnimeEX 05/14/2017
91 Which Universe Will Survive?! The Strongest Warriors Are Gathering!! AnimeEX 05/21/2017
92 Emergency Development! The Incomplete Ten Members!! Canon 05/28/2017
93 You’re The Tenth Warrior! Goku Goes To See Frieza!! Canon 06/04/2017
94 The Emperor of Evil Returns! A Reception of Mysterious Assassins?! AnimeEX 06/11/2017
95 The Worst! The Most Evil! Frieza’s Rampage!! AnimeEX 06/18/2017
96 The Time Is Here! To The World Of Void For The Fate Of The Universe!! Canon 06/25/2017
97 Survive! The Tournament Of Power Begins At Last!! Canon 07/02/2017
98 Oh, Uncertainty! A Universe Despairs!! Canon 07/09/2017
99 Show Them! Krillin’s True Power!! Canon 07/16/2017
100 Out Of Control! The Savage Berserker Awakens!! Canon 07/23/2017
101 The Impending Warriors of Justice! The Pride Troopers!! Canon 07/30/2017
102 The Power of Love Explodes?! Universe 2’s Little Witch Warriors!! Canon 08/06/2017
103 Gohan, Show No Mercy! Showdown With Universe 10!! Canon 08/13/2017
104 The Ultimate High Speed Battle Begins! Goku and Hit Join Forces!! Canon 08/20/2017
105 A Desperate Battle! Master Roshi’s Sacrifice!! Canon 08/27/2017
106 Find Him! Death Match With An Invisible Attacker!! Canon 09/03/2017
107 Revenge “F”! The Cunning Trap?! Canon 09/17/2017
108 Frieza and Frost! Conjoined Malice?! Canon 09/24/2017
109 The Ultimate Enemy Approaches Goku! Now, Let Loose! The Killer Spirit Bomb!! Canon 10/08/2017
110 Son Goku Wakes! New Level of The Awakened!! Canon 10/08/2017
111 The Surreal Supreme Battle! Hit vs Jiren!! Canon 10/15/2017
112 A Saiyan’s Vow! Vegeta’s Resoution!! Canon 10/22/2017
113 With Great Joy! The Repeat Battle-Crazy Saiyan Fight!! Canon 10/29/2017
114 Intimidating Passion! The Birth of a New Super Warrior!! Canon 11/05/2017
115 Goku vs Kefla! Super Saiyan Blue Defeated?! Canon 11/12/2017
116 The Sign of a Comeback! Ultra Instinct’s Huge Explosion!! Canon 11/19/2017
117 Showdown of Love! Androids vs. Universe 2!! Canon 11/26/2017
118 Accelerated Tragedy – Vanishing Universes… Canon 12/03/2017
119 Unavoidable?! The Fierce Stealth Attack!! Canon 12/10/2017
120 The Perfect Survival Tactic! Universe 3’s Menacing Assassin!! Canon 12/17/2017
121 All-Out War! The Ultimate Quadruple Merge vs Universe 7’s Full-Scale Attack!! Canon 12/24/2017
122 For One’s Own Pride! Vegeta’s Challenge to be the Strongest!! Canon 01/07/2018
123 Body and Soul, Full Power Release! Goku and Vegeta!! Canon 01/14/2018
124 The Fiercely Overwhelming Assault! Gohan’s Last Stand!! Canon 01/21/2018
125 With Imposing Presence! God of Destruction Toppo Descends!! Canon 01/28/2018
126 Surpass Even a God! Vegeta’s Desperate Blow!! Canon 02/04/2018
127 The Approaching Wall! The Final Barrier of Hope!! Canon 02/11/2018
128 Noble Pride to the End! Vegeta Falls!! Canon 02/18/2018
129 Limit Super Surpassed! Ultra Instinct Mastered!! Canon 03/04/2018
130 The Greatest Showdown of All Time! The Ultimate Survival Battle!! Canon 03/18/2018
131 The Miraculous Conclusion! Farewell, Goku! Until We Meet Again!! Canon 03/25/2018

3. Which Dragon Ball Super fillers can you skip?

Six of the eleven filler episodes can be ignored without any hesitation.

  • Aim for the Dragon Balls! Pilaf Gang in Action! (episode 4)
  • Make a Miracle, Satan the Hero! A Challenge from Outer Space (episode 15)
  • Trouble at the Victory Celebration! Showdown at Last?! Monaka vs. Son Goku! (episode 42)
  • Goku’s “Ki” is Out of Control?! Looking After Pan is A Lot of Trouble! (episode 43) 
  • Seal of Planet Potofu – Secret of the Superhuman Water Is Unleashed! (episode 44)
  • Come Forth, Shenron! Whose Wish Will Be Granted? (episode 68)

4. Conclusion

Unlike the other installments in the Dragon Ball franchise, Dragon Ball Super begins with a humorous scene and does not immediately go into super combat mode.

For a franchise super invested in over-the-top crazy fights, this series does a good job introducing the characters with a story for the newer audience.

DB Super has anime-exclusive episodes, which I strictly suggest not to miss. The episodes are just as crucial as the manga canon episodes, if not more so.

This fresh addition to an already character-heavy Dragon Ball franchise is a sentimental bundle for old Otakus and an exciting series for newer fans eager to get a piece of the Dragon Ball universe.

5. About Dragon Ball Super

Dragon Ball Super came into serialization in June 2015, edited and illustrated by Akira Toriyama and his protege Toyotaru, respectively.

Dragon Ball Super takes the DB universe to another level by introducing the long asleep God of Destruction, Beerus.

Beerus initially decided to decimate Earth but postpones his plans when discovering the fantastic food he had never eaten. He also hopes to fight Super Saiyajin God one day.


Community QnA

Anime Enthusiast

Q. Should I skip Dragon Ball Super fillers?

Ultimately, whether to skip Dragon Ball Super fillers is a matter of personal preference. If you prioritize a streamlined narrative and quick progression, skipping fillers may be the right choice. However, watching the fillers can enhance your enjoyment of the Dragon Ball Super storyline.

Emily Dubois The Manager
Anime Enthusiast

Q. Is Dragon Ball Super canon?

Dragon Ball Super is considered canon, meaning it is an official continuation of the Dragon Ball storyline. In addition to the canon episodes and usual fillers, DBS anime has a few anime-exclusive episodes, which are also supervised by Akira Toriyama and considered canon.

It follows the events after Majin Buu’s defeat in Dragon Ball Z. The main story arcs of Dragon Ball Super, including the introductions of new characters, transformations, and the exploration of parallel universes, are considered part of the official canon.

Emily Dubois The Manager