History Animation / IronKid

23rd Nov '15 1:03:58 PM crazysamaritan
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* TheBechdelTest: The show passes it thanks to Ally and Violet.



* YellowPeril: Dr. Chen's attire and hair makes him look like a {{cyberpunk}}-style mandarin.

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* YellowPeril: Dr. Chen's attire and hair makes him look like a {{cyberpunk}}-style mandarin.mandarin.
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18th Oct '15 11:34:07 AM Cieloazul
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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/ironkid.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:"He's got the courage to master it, the Eon Kid." [[note]]From top from bottom: Shadow, Master Yang, Captain Magnum, Gaff, Marty/Iron Kid, Ally, Violeta and Buttons.[[/note]]]]



* ActionGirl: Violeta, although not very much, due to his task being usually behind the lines.

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* ActionGirl: Violeta, although not very much, due to his her task being usually behind the lines.
27th Sep '15 7:56:08 AM Cieloazul
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* ArmorIsUseless: CDF soldiers tend to die (or be destroyed, as it is not clear if they are androids or armored men).
* ArtificialLimbs: Chief Gibson has an artificial arm, as he lost his one during the Robot War.

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* ArmorIsUseless: CDF soldiers tend to die (or be destroyed, as it is not clear if they are androids or armored men).
men) rather easily, despite their armored-looking suits.
* ArtificialLimbs: Chief Gibson has an artificial arm, arm as he lost his one during a consequence of the Robot War.



* BadassGrandpa: Master Yang and Orange Mama.

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* BadassGrandpa: Master Yang and can kick some ass despite being a diminutive old man, even against super-powered androids. Also Orange Mama.Mama is an old lady you would not want to mess with.



* BashBrothers: Most of the main cast has to fight back-to-back in several occasions.

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* BashBrothers: Most of the main cast has to fight back-to-back with someone in several occasions.



* BigBad: The General.

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* BigBad: The General.Initially Khan starts as the baddie of the show, later becoming TheDragon to the General, but it obvious that Chen is the one who pulls the strings.



* BountyHunter: Steeljaw Jack.

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* BountyHunter: Steeljaw Jack.Jack's main occupation.



* UsefulNotes/{{Capoeira}}: Shadow's fighting style. At the very opening of the series he is shown striking a ''aú batido''/''chapa de costa''/''piao de mao'' combo against Lightning.
* CarFu: Marty does some while fleeing away with Ally.

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* UsefulNotes/{{Capoeira}}: DanceBattler: Shadow's hand-to-hand fighting style. At the stylew resembles UsefulNotes/{{Capoeira}} very opening of the series he is shown striking a ''aú batido''/''chapa de costa''/''piao de mao'' combo against Lightning.
much, though with some breakdance moves thrown in.
* CarFu: Marty does some impressive one with a jeep while fleeing away with Ally.



* CollapsibleHelmet: Violeta encases his face in a collapsible mask when fighting.
* CombatTentacles: Shadow's main weapons are black chain-like tentacles which extend from his back.
* ConservationOfNinjutsu: Played straight with the Four Invincible Lords. Shadow is able to succesfully fend them off as a team, but later he and Magnum get their asses kicked by only one of them, Rain.
* CoolBigSis: Violeta towards Ally.
* CoolShades: Gibson.
* CoolSword: Gaff's dragon sword.

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* CollapsibleHelmet: Violeta encases his her face in a collapsible mask when fighting.
fighting in order to protect her facial components and look cool.
* CombatTentacles: Shadow's main weapons are black chain-like tentacles which extend from his back.
back. They are pretty much multi-purpose.
* ConservationOfNinjutsu: Played straight Zig-zagged with the Four Invincible Lords. Shadow is able to succesfully fend them off as a team, but later he and Magnum get their asses kicked thoroughly by only one of them, Rain.
them.
* CoolBigSis: Violeta becomes one towards Ally.
* CoolShades: Gibson.
Gibson's eyes are never seen due to his perennial shades.
* CoolSword: CoolSword[=/=]EverythingIsBetterWithKatanas: Gaff's dragon sword.sword. It can cut through robot shells with ease, can be used to perform awesome spinning techniques, and finally, looks badass.



* DoppelgangerSpin: Black Beauty's hologram clones.

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* DoppelgangerSpin: Black Beauty's hologram clones.clones, which are clearly a reminiscence of the classic ninja clone technique.



* DrillTank

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* DrillTankDrillTank: Tremo and his squad have this alternate form.



** Inversely, [[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars Cad Bane]] looks like an expy to Steeljaw Jack. Given that Bane is modeled around Lee Van Cleef, Jack could be another Cleef expy.



* FragileSpeedster: Shadow is tremendously agile, but his armor and frame are light, and thus his defense is solely based around dodging.
* GlassCannon: Shadow can unleash powerful attacks, but his armor and frame are light, and thus his defense is solely based around dodging.

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* FragileSpeedster: Shadow is tremendously agile, but his armor and frame are light, and thus his defense is solely based around dodging.
* GlassCannon: Shadow can unleash powerful attacks, but his armor and frame are light, and thus his defense
dodging. Same with Black Beauty, who is solely based around dodging.a ninja robot.



* GoodScarsEvilScars: Scar has a evil one under his eye.

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* GodzillaThreshold: The CDF'S decision to deploy Shadow to protect Marty in his way to the snow temple is a desperate move in many ways: not only because the robot has proved to be mentally unstable and actually could be dangerous, but also because the mission is not even in Shadow's actual field of expertise - he specializes in black ops and covert operations, and the task he is entrusted with takes place in open field. He is only deployed because, with Magnum engaged in other mission, Shadow is the most powerful guy they have in the reserve.
* GoodScarsEvilScars: Scar has a an evil one under his eye.



* HighlyVisibleNinja: Scar, who is big, bulky and armored in green, and uses two giant axes. He doesn't need so much stealth, of course.
* AnIcePerson: Eiger.

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* HighlyVisibleNinja: Scar, who HighlyVisibleNinja:
** Despite being a ninja, Scar
is big, huge, bulky and armored in green, and uses two giant axes. He axes to ravage his way through the battlefield. It can be argued that he doesn't need so as much stealth, stealth as a conventional ninja, of course.
** Averted with Black Beauty, who is slender and armored in black as it would be expected.
* AnIcePerson: Eiger.Eiger can produce ice and frozen winds from his body.



* InformedAbility: Shadow is mentioned to have [[OneHundredAndEight 108]] weapons in his body. He shows off many, but definitely not as many.

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* InformedAbility: Shadow is mentioned to have [[OneHundredAndEight 108]] weapons in his body. He shows off many, but definitely not as many.



* KickChick: Violeta's fighting style resembles taekwondo, with plenty of [[HurricaneKick spinning kicks]].

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* KickChick: Violeta's fighting style resembles taekwondo, with plenty of [[HurricaneKick aerial spinning kicks]].



* LightningBruiser: Magnum. Heavy armor, heavy guns and great speed.

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* LightningBruiser: Magnum. Heavy armor, heavy guns and great speed.speed; although he is not as nimble as Shadow, he is probably faster in lineal movement thanks to his shoulder thrusters, and speaking about his firepower, he can trip over a Gigantor single-handedly.



* MacrossMissileMassacre: Khan, Magnum and the Gigantor.

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* MacrossMissileMassacre: Khan, Magnum and the Gigantor.Gigantor all use spam missile techniques in one form or another.



* ManInWhite: Shadow's armor is cold white.

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* ManInWhite: Shadow's armor is cold white.white, with goes in line with his expertise in aseptic takedowns. It also helps to visually with the snowy terrain of his first mission.



* MightyGlacier: Tremo.
* MiniatureSeniorCitizens: Master Yang is shorter than Marty.
* NobleDemon: Khan.

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* MightyGlacier: Tremo.
Tremo in his robot form is slow and heavy, but he is incredibly strong, and tough enough to stop the mighty Centaurs.
* MiniatureSeniorCitizens: Master Yang is even shorter than Marty.
* NobleDemon: Khan.Khan hates the Gigantors, as he fought them in the past and knows the kind of dangerous superweapons they are, but also has a sense of honor and disapproves underhanded methods of war, unlike Chen and the very General.



* OneManArmy: Pretty much each fighting character, but Magnum is the most egregious example.

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* OneManArmy: Pretty much each every fighting character, but Magnum is the most egregious example.



* TheQuietOne: Shadow.

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* TheQuietOne: Shadow.Shadow doesn't talk very much.



* RecruitingTheCriminal: Shadow is a former delinquent reprogrammed by the CDF. They apparently also built him in first place.

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* RecruitingTheCriminal: Shadow is a former delinquent reprogrammed by the CDF. They apparently also actually might have built him in first place.place, but it is never stated.



* ThisIsADrill: Tremo and his squad have drills as their maain weapons, and can use them to .

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* ThisIsADrill: Tremo and his squad have drills as their maain main weapons, and can use them to .to cave his way through the terrain.



* WrestlerInAllOfUs: Inevitable in a martial arts-themed cartoon. During their fight, Rain gives Shadow a perfect picture spinning side slam to pin him to the ground. He also throws him away with a chokeslam earlier.

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* WrestlerInAllOfUs: Inevitable in a martial arts-themed arts themed cartoon. During their fight, Rain gives Shadow a perfect picture spinning side slam to pin him to the ground. He also throws him away with a chokeslam earlier.
8th Sep '15 3:38:36 PM HighCrate
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* FragileSpeedster: Shadow, bordering the GlassCannon. He can unleash powerful attacks and is tremendously agile, but his armor and frame are light, and thus his defense is solely based around dodging.
** Also Black Beauty.

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* FragileSpeedster: Shadow, bordering the GlassCannon. He can unleash powerful attacks and Shadow is tremendously agile, but his armor and frame are light, and thus his defense is solely based around dodging.
** Also Black Beauty.* GlassCannon: Shadow can unleash powerful attacks, but his armor and frame are light, and thus his defense is solely based around dodging.
28th Dec '14 3:42:54 PM BlazeFlame
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* Master Swordsman: Gaff.

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* Master Swordsman: MasterSwordsman: Gaff.
28th Dec '14 3:42:28 PM BlazeFlame
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* Master Swordsman: Gaff.
5th Jul '14 1:34:44 PM TVRulezAgain
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* {{Capoeira}}: Shadow's fighting style. At the very opening of the series he is shown striking a ''aú batido''/''chapa de costa''/''piao de mao'' combo against Lightning.

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* {{Capoeira}}: UsefulNotes/{{Capoeira}}: Shadow's fighting style. At the very opening of the series he is shown striking a ''aú batido''/''chapa de costa''/''piao de mao'' combo against Lightning.
21st Apr '14 6:24:41 AM GreatGuts
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** Iron Kid is one to ''MegaMan''.

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** Iron Kid is one to ''MegaMan''.''VideoGame/MegaManClassic''.
16th Apr '14 5:36:19 PM Cieloazul
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* AutomaticCrossbows: Khan uses some high-tech crossbows able to unload a MacrossMissileMassacre.

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* AutomaticCrossbows: Khan uses some high-tech crossbows able to which can unload a MacrossMissileMassacre.



* BarrierWarrior: The General's speciality.
** Violeta can generate DeflectorShields too.

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* BarrierWarrior: The General's speciality.
**
speciality. Violeta can generate DeflectorShields too.



* TheDragon: Khan.

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* TheDragon: Khan.Khan to the General.
* DrillTank



* GlowingEyesOfDoom: Shadow's eyes change from green to orange when his evil programming surfaces.



** Also Eiger.

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** Also Eiger.Eiger, who is AnIcePerson.



* ThisIsADrill: Tremo and his squad.

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* ThisIsADrill: Tremo and his squad.squad have drills as their maain weapons, and can use them to .



* WhipItGood: Wind uses a whip.

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* WhipItGood: Wind uses a whip.two [[EnergyWeapon energy whips]] able to cut through objects.



* WrestlerInAllOfUs: Inevitable in a martial arts-themed cartoon. During their fight, Rain gives Shadow a perfect-picture spinning side slam to pin him to the ground. He also throws him away with a chokeslam earlier.

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* WrestlerInAllOfUs: Inevitable in a martial arts-themed cartoon. During their fight, Rain gives Shadow a perfect-picture perfect picture spinning side slam to pin him to the ground. He also throws him away with a chokeslam earlier.



* YellowPeril: Dr. Chen, in a unsettling {{cyberpunk}}-style manner.

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* YellowPeril: Dr. Chen, in Chen's attire and hair makes him look like a unsettling {{cyberpunk}}-style manner.mandarin.
1st Apr '14 12:07:25 PM Cieloazul
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* ActionGirl: Violeta, although not very much (not a case of FauxActionGirl, however, as she is perfectly capable in fighting, only that it is not her main purpose).

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* ActionGirl: Violeta, although not very much (not a case of FauxActionGirl, however, as she is perfectly capable in fighting, only that it is not her main purpose).much, due to his task being usually behind the lines.



* {{Animesque}}

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* {{Animesque}}{{Animesque}}: The show visual style is clearly inspired in Japanese animation.



* AutomaticCrossbows: Khan uses it, combined with MacrossMissileMassacre.

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* AutomaticCrossbows: Khan uses it, combined with some high-tech crossbows able to unload a MacrossMissileMassacre.



* BadassLongcoat: Steeljaw Jack wears one.

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* BadassLongcoat: Steeljaw Jack wears one.one, which gives him the look of an old-fashioned noir detective.



* BashBrothers

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* BashBrothersBashBrothers: Most of the main cast has to fight back-to-back in several occasions.



* {{Capoeira}}: Shadow's fighting style.

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* {{Capoeira}}: Shadow's fighting style. At the very opening of the series he is shown striking a ''aú batido''/''chapa de costa''/''piao de mao'' combo against Lightning.



* ChildSoldiers: Yeah. Conversed by Gibson.

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* ChildSoldiers: Yeah. Conversed by Gibson.



* CombatTentacles: Shadow's main weapons.
* ConservationOfNinjutsu: Played straight with the Four Invincible Lords. Shadow is able to fend them off as a team, but later he and Magnum get their asses kicked by only one of them, Rain.

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* CombatTentacles: Shadow's main weapons.
weapons are black chain-like tentacles which extend from his back.
* ConservationOfNinjutsu: Played straight with the Four Invincible Lords. Shadow is able to succesfully fend them off as a team, but later he and Magnum get their asses kicked by only one of them, Rain.



* ManInWhite: Shadow.

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* ManInWhite: Shadow.Shadow's armor is cold white.
** Also Eiger.



* MiniatureSeniorCitizens: Master Yang.

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* MiniatureSeniorCitizens: Master Yang.Yang is shorter than Marty.



* OneManArmy: Pretty much each fighting character, but Magnum is the most egregious example. Shadow qualifies too.

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* OneManArmy: Pretty much each fighting character, but Magnum is the most egregious example. example.
**
Shadow qualifies too.deserves a mention as well, as he massacred twenty units sent to hunt him down and only Magnum's personal intervention could got him captured.



* RecruitingTheCriminal: Shadow is a former delinquent reprogrammed by the CDF. They apparently also built him in first place.



* RidiculouslyHumanRobots: Well duh.

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* RidiculouslyHumanRobots: Well Well, duh.



* SinisterShades: Dr. Chen wears red goggles, although he is shown without them.

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* SinisterShades: Dr. Chen wears red goggles, although he is shown without them.them in a CDF archive image.



* SplitPersonality: Shadow was a criminal robot reprogrammed to serve the CDF, but he keeps some remnants from his former mind and sometimes forgets which side he is on. [[spoiler:This makes him TheCorruptible to the The General's psychic powers.]]

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* SplitPersonality: Shadow was a criminal robot is reprogrammed to serve the CDF, but he keeps some remnants from his former mind and sometimes forgets which side he is on. [[spoiler:This makes him TheCorruptible to the The General's psychic powers.]]



* TeethClenchedTeamwork: Magnum openly distrust Shadow, and he dislikes him in return, but they are forced to work together.
-->'''Magnum:''' He almost finishes you, mate.
-->'''Shadow:''' I have not asked you for help.
-->'''Magnum:''' ''[upon seeing Shadow's look]'' Shadow, we both are on the same side now.
-->'''Shadow:''' Indeed... [[DeadpanSnarker And it is the losing side]].



* SuperpoweredEvilSide: The evil Shadow is able to kick down Magnum, Gaff ''and'' Marty.

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* SuperpoweredEvilSide: The evil Evil Shadow is able to kick down Magnum, Gaff ''and'' Marty.



* WhiteMaskOfDoom: Shadow has one, which is technically his face, and is noted by Buttons and "alien-looking".

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* WhiteMaskOfDoom: Shadow has one, which is technically his face, and is noted by Buttons and as "alien-looking".


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* WrestlerInAllOfUs: Inevitable in a martial arts-themed cartoon. During their fight, Rain gives Shadow a perfect-picture spinning side slam to pin him to the ground. He also throws him away with a chokeslam earlier.
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