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Strap in, viewers! Content creators are gearing up for a new game mode in Dragon Ball Legends and Dokkan Battle's 6-year anniversary.
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Each month, Lootcakes ranks the top YouTubers and streamers in two popular Dragon Ball mobile games (Dokkan Battle and Dragon Ball Legends) and highlights their notable recent content for your viewing pleasure. This edition covers the month ending 1/23.
RikuTheBest, a Dragon Ball Legends content creator, kicks off our top 10. While Riku's YouTube channel is DBL focused, his Twitch streams feature a wide variety of PC and console games. Drop by Riku's stream here
or see below for his most popular recent upload, featuring #8 ranked Ndukauba. This video marks the first time the two have collaborated in about two years.
Ndukauba recently built a new PC. Click here
to see it in all its RGB glory or here
for the specs! On the Dragon Ball Legends front, Ndukauba shared his thoughts
on the deluge of new of Zenkai Awakenings. See below for his overview of the newest one (as of writing), SSJ2 Future Trunks.
#8 (Tie): Yaro G
Last Month's Ranking: #9 (Tie)
Yaro G recently reached the 10k follower milestone on Twitter. Congrats! On the YouTube front, he's on pace to reach 75k subscribers by mid-February. In the video below, Yaro G combines all of his previous DBL Cursed Images uploads into a 2.5 hour long video. According to the video description, he's taking a month-long break from creating new Cursed Images content.
Congratulations are due! Rhymestyle recently reached the 100k follower
milestone on Twitch. On the YouTube front, he has 1.05 million (and counting) subscribers. Rhymestyle has been streaming a variety of non-Dragon Ball content on Twitch during the current period. Drop by his YouTube channel
for DB focused videos, including his reaction below to the new game mode coming to Dragon Ball Legends.
The two creators tied at #5 experienced vastly different fortunes; last period, Goresh claimed the #1 rank while Raiyuden barely missed out on a top 10 finish. As usual, Goresh had a busy month translating content and leaks from the Japanese versions of Dragon Ball Legends and Dokkan Battle. He also celebrated his birthday
in late January. Follow Goresh on Twitter
for translations or see below for his reaction to the new Yamcha, Launch, and game mode in DBL.
#5 (Tie): Raiyuden
Last Month's Ranking: #11 (Tie)
Raiyuden returns to our top 10 after a one-period absence! Compared to the previous period, he amassed nearly 2k more YouTube subscribers and nearly one million more video views. Raiyuden recently shared his thoughts
on the newly announced Dragon Ball Legends PvE mode. His most popular recent upload (found below) is a showcase of the new LF Future Gohan.
Last Month's Ranking: #11 (Tie)
Join us in welcoming DaLegend to our top 10! This Dragon Ball Legends YouTuber recently cracked the 50k subscriber milestone. DaLegend's channel is just over a year old; his first video dates back to December 24, 2019. Among our top 10, DaLegend is the only one who regularly creates AMVs. See below for his most recent DBL AMV.
Nanogenix recently polled his followers on their excitement level for Dokkan Battle's 6-year anniversary celebration. The results
are mixed, but the majority are excited for a new UI Goku unit. In the video below, Nano reacts to the 6-year anniversary preview content.
#2: Tiger Uppercut Media
Last Month's Ranking: #6 (Tie)
Tiger Uppercut Media wasn't very enthused about the new F2P UI Goku super attack, which is available in Dokkan Battle's Japanese version. Judging by the replies in his tweet,
many shared his sentiment. That said, hype levels for other recent additions to the game are off the charts! Drop by Tiger's Twitch channel here
or see below for his recap of the new Japanese data download, which contains 6th anniversary content.
Last Month's Ranking: #2
DaTruthDT reclaimed the #1 rank AND celebrated his birthday
in late January. Congratulations on both counts! This period, Datruth was the only top 10 ranked creator to break five million new video views. INT Super Saiyan 4 Gogeta was recently announced in the global version of Dokkan Battle. See below for DaTruth's take on the new Gogeta and the other units in the banner.
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For a more detailed breakdown on the top content creators in this edition, take a look at the table below. Click the table to enlarge.
Please note, N/A means the creator did not broadcast a video in the tracked games on the applicable platform during the relevant period. Since any views they did achieve were for other games, we chose not to count them here. A dash (-) means the creator does not have an account on any relevant platforms in the associated category.
Each edition, we begin by compiling a list of the top 20 Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle and Dragon Ball Legends YouTubers (in the English language) based on their most-viewed new upload (during the current period) related to any of these games. To qualify, at least 75% of their videos in related games (during the current period) must contain self-created gameplay or game-related commentary (i.e. created directly by the YouTuber as opposed to clips sourced from third parties).
Creators from the above list are then awarded 0-100 points in each of four categories: (1) total views of their newly uploaded YouTube videos related to these games, (2) new YouTube subscribers, (3) new Twitch channel views plus new YouTube stream views related to these games, and (4) new Twitch followers. The data from these categories is sourced from YouTube and Social Blade (socialblade.com). Points are calculated according to the following steps:
(1) For each category, total points available are calculated by multiplying 100 by a fraction: the total number of creators active on the relevant platform (numerator) divided by the total number of creators on the list (denominator). 'Active' in the New YouTube Subscribers category refers to creators who uploaded at least one related game video AND generated 100 or more subscribers during the current period. 'Active' in the New YouTube Views category refers to creators who uploaded at least one related game video during the current period. 'Active' in the New Twitch Followers category is defined as having streamed at least one related game on Twitch during the current period AND generated 100 or more Twitch followers. 'Active' in the New Stream Views category is defined as having streamed at least one related game on Twitch or YouTube during the current period. For example, if 18 of 20 creators are considered 'Active' in the New YouTube Subscribers category, then 90 points are available in that category (i.e. 18/20 = .9 x 100 = 90).
(2) Points awarded to a creator in each category are then calculated by multiplying the results of step (1) by a fraction: the creator's individual performance in that category (numerator) divided by the total performance of all creators on the list in that category (denominator). Continuing the example from (1), a creator with 100,000 New YouTube Subscribers out of 1,000,000 from all ranked creators on the list would receive 9 points in that category (i.e. 100,000/1,000,000 = .1 x 90 = 9).
(3) Points calculated from each category are then totaled to determine the creator's final score.