However, a new threat appears in the form of Beerus, the God of Destruction, who is considered to be the most terrifying and the second most powerful being in Universe 7.
After awakening from several years of slumber, Beerus tells Whis, the Angel, that he is eager to fight the legendary warrior whom he had seen in a prophecy known as the Super Saiyan God To protect Earth, Goku transforms into the Super Saiyan God to fight Beerus by using the power of five Super Saiyans, which includes Vegeta, Gohan, Son Goten, Kid Trunks, and the baby in Videl's womb.
A few months after coming back to life and training, Frieza gathers his forces and returns to enact his revenge on Goku.
Its overall plot outline is written by Dragon Ball franchise creator Akira Toriyama, while the individual episodes are written by different screenwriters.
It is also a manga series illustrated by Toyotarou, serialized in Shueisha's shōnen manga magazine V Jump. Dragon Ball Super follows the adventures of Goku and his friends after defeating Majin Buu and bringing peace to Earth once again.
Despite losing, Goku's efforts appease the God of Destruction enough that he decides to spare the planet.
This part of the series retells the events of Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods.