Goten is a protagonist in the Dragon Ball manga and the animes Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball GT. He is the second and last child of the main protagonist of the Dragon Ball series, Goku and his wife, Chi-Chi, making him aSaiyan and Human hybrid. Goten was created in the series to replace Goku as Akira Toriyama wanted to retire Goku from the series, allowing Gohan to take command. However, Toriyama was forced to bring Goku back when the fans disapproved of the decision to replace him. Goten is Gohan's younger brother, and Trunks' best friend.