When the "trapped" Goku is running along Snake Way, he falls and lands in Hell. You can't blame 4Kids for wanting to prevent children from being exposed to this kind of stereotype, and on a certain level it's important that Popo stays the way he is. It's an especially bizarre move when you consider that the bits with Goz and Mez are more or less filler. Even if you believe that the resemblance to blackface is a purely coincidental part of his character design it isn't , even if that wasn't the intent, there's no mistaking the result. It's such a bizarre decision. Sure, the audience was about to see his dad impaled by a laser beam, but at least they were sure that the toddler wasn't too upset about it. Tristan Cooper can be found on Twitter. The cartoons you are about to see are products of their time. Popo was transformed from a magical minstrel to uh, a magical minstrel that happens to look like an ill-advised mascot for Internet Explorer. Like in other areas of Asia, showing the soles of your feet in Thailand is considered a sign of disrespect. In an effort to make this situation slightly less weird, the underwear was replaced with what looks like the first picture under "money wad" on Google Image Search. So instead of a shining halo around his head, Goku wore a But it's not all just near or non-nudity that's off-limits. Some versions kept the blood that dripped from Piccolo's arm during his fight with Raditz -- only they changed the color from brick red to lime green. In the original cartoon, horndog sensei Master Roshi is chilling out with a girlie mag, or at the very least Kmart's swimsuit catalog. Dude was essentially born in the wild, so he didn't know that rockin' out with his Kakarot out was a taboo. Removing his tears while he cried in the custody of Raditz.