History Characters / ObanStarRacers

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* BlushSticker: When she was a child.

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* BlushSticker: When she was a child.child she had the red, round, rosy cheek kind.



* HugeGuyTinyGirl: The Tiny Girl to Jordan's Huge Guy.



* HugeGuyTinyGirl: The Huge Guy to Molly/Eva's Tiny Girl.

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* HugeGuyTinyGirl: The Huge Guy to Molly/Eva's Tiny Girl.IdenticalGrandson: When his grandfather, William J. Wilde, was younger he looked ''exactly'' like Jordan does.



* OneHeadTaller: Jordan is this to Molly/Eva.

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* OneHeadTaller: Jordan is this to a head taller than Molly/Eva.



* StrongFamilyResemblance: When his grandfather, William J. Wilde, was younger he looked ''exactly'' like Jordan does.


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* MulticoloredHair: Justified. Don has black and white hair which is a result of being an old man.
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* {{Necromancer}}: She wants to win the ultimate prize in order to bring her mother back to life.
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* AncientEvil: He ruled as the previous Avatar, plunging the galaxy into ten-thousand years of darkness and refusing to relinquish the power to a successor when his time was up. Even after Satis defeated him and became the current Avatar, Canaletto somehow survived and remained trapped in the Temple of Ōban for the entirety of Satis' reign, quietly plotting his revenge. This makes Canaletto [[TimeAbyss well over twenty-thousand years old]] by the time the series starts, and very few people are even aware that he exists.



* BigCreepyCrawlies: He appears to be some kind of arachnid-like alien, and his symbol resembles a spider.

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* BigCreepyCrawlies: He appears to be some kind of has large, arachnid-like alien, limbs on his back, and his symbol resembles a spider.



* EldritchAbomination: He's a former [[PhysicalGod Avatar]] from a species that is presumably long extinct, possesses supernatural powers, and likely [[TimeAbyss predates all of the modern species by a significant margin]].

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* EldritchAbomination: He's a former [[PhysicalGod Avatar]] from [[TimeAbyss a species that is presumably long extinct, possesses supernatural powers, extinct]], is capable of observing the flow of time to orchestrate sweeping {{Gambit Roulette}}s, and likely [[TimeAbyss predates all at one point possessed enough power to [[OmnicidalManiac scour worlds of the modern species by a significant margin]].life]] and [[StarKilling destroy stars]]. Even in his weakened and imprisoned state, he's still powerful enough to vastly outstrip every mortal character, including [[TheWorfEffect Sul]].



* FeatheredFiend[=/=]RavensAndCrows: His head is distinctly corvid in shape, and his extra limbs are typically folded like wings behind him. WordOfGod confirms that he was originally meant to be even more raven-like in appearance.

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* FeatheredFiend[=/=]RavensAndCrows: His head is distinctly corvid in shape, shape and his extra limbs are typically folded like wings behind him.him, while black feathers are a recurring motif. WordOfGod confirms that he was originally meant to be even more raven-like in appearance.



* OffStageVillainy: Hinted that his time as the Avatar had him doing a LOT of this, given his attitude to what he sees as "impure" and his talk of the punishments he wrecked on the galaxy.
* OmnicidalManiac: He aims to wipe the galaxy clean of life to remove any "impurities", and then start it over in his own image.
* {{Pride}}: Sees himself as the only one fit to be the Avatar.

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* OffStageVillainy: Hinted that his time as the Avatar had him doing a LOT of this, given his attitude to what he sees as "impure" and his talk of the punishments he wrecked on the galaxy.
galaxy. Notably, a brief flashback shows him looming threateningly over defenseless worlds, and [[StarKilling causing stars to detonate]].
* OmnicidalManiac: OmnicidalManiac[=/=]InTheirOwnImage: He aims to wipe the galaxy clean of life to remove any "impurities", and then start it over in his own image.
* {{Pride}}: Sees himself as the only one fit to be the Avatar.Avatar, and upon his release reveals that he has come to consider the work of the [[{{Precursors}} Great Beings]] to be "flawed"; thus necessitating the universe's destruction and recreation InTheirOwnImage.
* RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver: His coloring is predominantly near-monochrome grey and black, but his eyes, symbol and powers are all colored bright, glowing red.



* SpikesOfVillainy: Has a large crest of bony spikes on the back of his shoulders, evoking the image of a HighCollarOfDoom

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* SpikesOfVillainy: Has a large crest of bony spikes on the back of his shoulders, evoking the image of a HighCollarOfDoomHighCollarOfDoom.



* WalkingSpoiler: You can't really talk about Canaletto without spoiling his role as the BigBad, or his significance to the history of the Avatars.

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* WalkingSpoiler: You can't really talk about Canaletto without spoiling his role as the BigBad, or his significance to the history of the Avatars.Avatars, [[spoiler: or his role in Eva's life]].



!!Alwas Cycle Characters

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!!Alwas Cycle Characters
Racers



* HeroKiller: The damage he deals to the ''Whizzing Arrow I'' in his first race is what leads to Rick's CareerEndingInjury. [[spoiler: Subverted later, as the damage was actually the result of Canaletto's sabotage.]]

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* HeroKiller: The damage he deals to the ''Whizzing Arrow I'' in his first race is what leads to Rick's CareerEndingInjury. [[spoiler: Subverted later, as the damage was actually the result of Canaletto's the Mad Scrub's sabotage.]]



!!Ōban Cycle Characters

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!!Ōban Cycle Characters
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!!Other Characters

[[folder:The Mad Scrub]]
A member of the scrub species on Alwas, and an insane hermit. He is discovered to be the one responsible for Rick Thunderbolt's CareerEndingInjury, which prompts the human to track him down for answers. [[spoiler: He is also a cultist of Canaletto.]]
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* KnightOfCerebus: Once Rick tracks him down, the greater plot gains some pretty dark implications.
* MadBomber: He snuck into the Earth Team pit and concealed an explosive device inside the ''Arrow I'''s engine, which led to the craft suddenly exploding just short of the finish line.
* NoNameGiven: We never learn the Mad Scrub's true name.
* RoomFullOfCrazy: The Mad Scrub's home is plastered with the same symbol found on his amulet, painted on several surfaces (including his own body) with bright red paint, and a creepy effigy shrine depicting a corvid skull sits in one corner. [[spoiler: All of these are motifs associated with Canaletto.]]
* SmallRoleBigImpact: He's only a minor character, but he is the one who sabotaged the ''Whizzing Arrow I'' and caused Rick's crippling nervous damage, which allowed Eva to replace him as the Earth Team's pilot. [[spoiler: He also serves as an introduction to [[BigBad Canaletto]].]]
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: [[spoiler:The lightning that sets fire to the Mad Scrub's home (with the hermit trapped inside) is heavily implied to have been caused by Canaletto.]]
* WalkingSpoiler: You can't talk about the Mad Scrub without revealing that he caused Rick Thunderbolt's CareerEndingInjury in the first race against Grooor, [[spoiler: or his nature as a Canaletto cultist]].
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!The Great Beings
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An ambitious 15 year-old Earth girl who escapes from her harsh boarding school to find her father, Don Wei, but when he doesn't recognize her she ends up landing a job as a mechanic for his company. Lacking in self-confidence and intimidated by his harsh demeanor, Eva is unable to tell Don Wei who she really is, and assumes the name "Molly" after reading it on a conveniently placed poster. Eva soon becomes the lead pilot for the Earth Team after their star, Rick Thunderbolt, is injured during the first race. She wants to win the ultimate prize to bring her mother back to life.

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An ambitious 15 year-old Earth girl who escapes from her harsh boarding school to find her father, Don Wei, but when he doesn't recognize her she ends up landing a job as a mechanic for his company. Lacking in self-confidence and intimidated by his harsh demeanor, Eva is unable to tell Don Wei who she really is, and assumes the name "Molly" after reading it on a conveniently placed poster. Eva soon becomes the lead pilot of the ''Whizzing Arrow II'' for the Earth Team after their star, Rick Thunderbolt, is injured during the first race. She wants to win the ultimate prize to bring her mother back to life.



* BikerBabe: Before she became one of the contestants for Oban, she would fix up her rocket bike and try to escape her abusive boarding home.

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* BikerBabe: Before she became one of the contestants for Oban, Ōban, she would fix up her rocket bike and try to escape her abusive boarding home.



* HeroicBSOD: Gets a heavy one when it's discovered that [[spoiler:the winner of the race won't receive any wish they desire...but instead become the next Avatar. She all but gives up the will to even compete in the race. Eva/Molly only does return to racing because she couldn't let someone like Lord Furter or General Kross abuse the power.]]

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* HeroicBSOD: Gets a heavy one when it's discovered that [[spoiler:the winner of the race won't receive any wish they desire...desire, but instead become the next Avatar. She all but gives up the will to even compete in the race. Eva/Molly only does return to racing because she couldn't let someone like Lord Furter or General Kross abuse the power.]]



* TheHeroine: The story follows her journey to win Oban.

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* TheHeroine: The story follows her journey to win Oban.Ōban.



* TookALevelInBadass: Goes from a novice star pilot to [[spoiler:to the winner of Oban with a partly damaged star fighter.]]

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* TookALevelInBadass: Goes from a novice star pilot to [[spoiler:to the winner of Oban Ōban with a partly damaged star fighter.]]



* YouKilledMyMother: Her attitude towards Spirit, the racer who she thinks is responsible for her mother's death. She wrecks the Whizzing Arrow when she faces him, only to learn the truth when he shows her the events of that day through his eyes. Later, however, it turns out that [[spoiler:Canaletto was responsible for Maya's death]].

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* YouKilledMyMother: Her attitude towards Spirit, the racer who she thinks is responsible for her mother's death. She Once she gets over the initial shock of seeing him again, Eva is so consumed by rage that she completely wrecks the Whizzing ''Whizzing Arrow when she faces him, II'' trying to kill him; only to learn the truth when he shows her the events of that day through his eyes. Later, however, it turns out that [[spoiler:Canaletto was responsible for Maya's death]].



A 17 year-old rambunctious army soldier who is hired by Don Wei to be the gunner for his racing vehicle. He eventually falls in love with Molly.

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A 17 year-old rambunctious army soldier who is hired by Don Wei to be the gunner for his racing vehicle.the ''Whizzing Arrow''. He eventually falls in love with Molly.



* FantasticRacism: He '''hates''' the Crogs because they attacked his grandfather, William J. Wilde. He also doesn't like the Nourasians because of their alliance with the Crogs.

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* FantasticRacism: Jordan is intensely distrustful of aliens. He '''hates''' the Crogs because they attacked his grandfather, William J. Wilde. He also doesn't like the Nourasians because of their alliance with the Crogs.



* Hunk



* TheLancer: To Molly/Eva; Unliker her, he's doesn't live a double life, isn't an excellent pilot (he was so bad his last instructor retired), fiercely hates the Crogs and the Nourasians (the latter only because of their alliance with the former).

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* TheLancer: To Molly/Eva; Unliker Unlike her, he's doesn't live a double life, isn't an excellent pilot (he was so bad his last instructor retired), fiercely hates the Crogs and the Nourasians (the latter only because of their alliance with the former).



* SingleTear: [[spoiler:As he watches Earth Team leave Oban in the finale.]]

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* SingleTear: [[spoiler:As he watches Earth Team leave Oban Ōban in the finale.]]



* {{Foil}}: To Eva/Molly. He's an experienced Star Racer who was supposed to be the racer for the Earth Team, Eva is RookieRedRanger who becomes the replacement for Rick. While Eva is a HumbleHero, Rick is quite arrogant and even states "modesty is for losers". He is a famous star racer, while Eva is just a fresh newbie [[spoiler:who doesn't even get recognition for winning Oban.]]
* HiddenDepths: Rick turns out to be quite perceptive. Case in point, he was able to figure out Eva/Molly was Don's long lost daughter before anyone else (including Don himself). [[spoiler:He's also the only person to even come close to discovering Canaletto's existence before the Oban Cycle, but he's promptly {{Mind Rape}}d into forgetting what he learned.]]

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* {{Foil}}: To Eva/Molly. He's an experienced Star Racer who was supposed to be the racer for the Earth Team, while Eva is a RookieRedRanger who becomes the replacement for Rick. While Eva is a HumbleHero, Rick is quite arrogant and even states "modesty is for losers". He is a famous star racer, while Eva is just a fresh newbie [[spoiler:who doesn't even get recognition for winning Oban.Ōban.]]
* HiddenDepths: Rick turns out to be quite perceptive. Case in point, he was able to figure out Eva/Molly was Don's long lost daughter before anyone else (including Don himself). [[spoiler:He's also the only person to even come close to discovering Canaletto's existence before the Oban Ōban Cycle, but he's promptly {{Mind Rape}}d into forgetting what he learned.]]



* PutOnABus: [[spoiler:Rick heads back to Earth half way through the series as the team is heading on to Oban, having taught Molly everything he can.]]

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* PutOnABus: [[spoiler:Rick heads back to Earth half way through the series as the team is heading on to Oban, Ōban, having taught Molly everything he can.]]



The Prince and Knight of Nourasia who races on the back of a giant flying beetle named G'dar, which acts as his vehicle.

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The Prince prince and Knight knight of Nourasia who races on the back of a giant flying beetle named G'dar, which acts as his vehicle.



* BettyAndVeronica: The Veronica (a Nourasian prince who may or may not be a FriendlyEnemy in the depending situation) to Jordan's Betty (Eva/Molly's best friend during Oban and the gunner for the Earth Team) for Molly's Archie.

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* BettyAndVeronica: The Veronica (a Nourasian prince who may or may not be a FriendlyEnemy in the depending situation) to Jordan's Betty (Eva/Molly's best friend during Oban Ōban and the gunner for the Earth Team) for Molly's Archie.



* GlassCannon: His 'star-racer' is a living creature which, while gigantic, is still much smaller and more fragile than most other racers. The majority of Akkia's races are won thanks to his magic arrows, which are so powerful that very few star-racers are able to survive a direct hit.



* OlderThanHeLooks: {{Implied}}. [[WordOfGod The creators stated that Nourasians have longer life expectancy than humans and thus age slower.]]

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* OlderThanHeLooks: {{Implied}}. Hinted at in his very first appearance, as when Molly derides him for barely being older than she is, he simply admits that [[TwoOfYourEarthMinutes she would be correct if they were referring to "Earth years"]]. [[WordOfGod The creators creators]] have stated that Nourasians do indeed have longer life expectancy expectancies than humans humans, and thus age slower.]]



An enigmatic, omnipresent, and seemingly omnipotent entity who organizes the "Great Race of Oban" every 10,000 years, and grants the winner their wish, or so the competitors were led to believe.

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An enigmatic, omnipresent, and seemingly omnipotent entity who organizes the "Great Great Race of Oban" Ōban every 10,000 years, and grants the winner their wish, or so the competitors were led to believe.



* SigilSpam: The Avatar's symbol is found all over Oban and its technology, and it even floats behind him as a HolyHalo.

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* SigilSpam: The Avatar's symbol is found all over Oban Ōban and its technology, and it even floats behind him as a HolyHalo.



* LeakingCanOfEvil: [[spoiler: He's been trapped in the Temple of Oban for several millenia, but he's still able to reach out to communicate with the Mad Scrub and manipulate Eva's life.]]

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* LeakingCanOfEvil: [[spoiler: He's been trapped in the Temple of Oban Ōban for several millenia, millennia, but he's still able to reach out to communicate with the Mad Scrub and manipulate Eva's life.]]



* TautologicalTemplar



* WalkingWasteland: Canaletto's very presence is enough to corrupt the Temple of Oban and cause it to plummet from the sky. Canatello then transforms the entirety of Oban into a lifeless desert.

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* WalkingWasteland: Canaletto's very presence is enough to corrupt the Temple of Oban Ōban and cause it to plummet from the sky. Canatello then transforms the entirety of Oban Ōban into a lifeless desert.



A pilot from Alwas, the host planet of the Great Race's preliminary matches. Somewhat arrogant and not quite as good as he seems; the judges fix the races for him, since he's the home-town favorite. He and his gunner, Marcel, pilot the Flying Fortress, a green star-racer that resembles a steam-powered train or tugboat.

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A pilot from Alwas, the host planet of the Great Race's preliminary matches. Somewhat arrogant and not quite as good as he seems; the judges fix the races for him, since he's the home-town favorite. He and his gunner, Marcel, pilot the Flying Fortress, ''Flying Fortress''; a green star-racer that resembles a steam-powered train or tugboat.



* ItsAllAboutMe: The only reason he (and Marcel) helped Stan and Koji ''The Will to Win'', Flint reasons that if he can help the Earth Team reach Oban, then he will have lost to the best team in the galaxy and that this would "restore" him in the eyes of his fans.

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* ItsAllAboutMe: The only reason he (and Marcel) helped Stan and Koji ''The Will to Win'', Flint reasons that if he can help the Earth Team reach Oban, Ōban, then he will have lost to the best team in the galaxy and that this would "restore" him in the eyes of his fans.



!!Oban Cycle Characters

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!!Oban !!Ōban Cycle Characters



* FemmeFatalons: Skun has these.

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* FemmeFatalons: Skun has these.these, and they're AbsurdlySharpClaws to boot.



General of the Crog Imperium. He replaces Toros as the Crog's representative on Oban, because Toros' loss to the Earth Team in the last race of the playoffs was "unacceptable".

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General of the Crog Imperium. He replaces Toros as the Crog's representative on Oban, Ōban, because Toros' loss to the Earth Team in the last race of the playoffs was "unacceptable". "unacceptable".



* DarkIsEvil
* GoodScarsEvilScars: Used to differentiate him from Toros, and make him look more intimidating.

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* DarkIsEvil
* GoodScarsEvilScars: Used to differentiate him from Toros, Toros and other crogs, and make him look more intimidating.



* {{Jerkass}}: Kross is the most violent and unlikable racer of Oban.

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* {{Jerkass}}: Kross is the most violent and unlikable racer of Oban.Ōban.



* SortingAlgorithimOfEvil: Kross is the second pilot for the Crog Imperium, replacing Toros during the Ōban Cycle. He is stronger, more treacherous and cruel than his predecessor.

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* SortingAlgorithimOfEvil: RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver: Continues the color theme of the Crog Imperium, but also accents it with [[LawOfChromaticSuperiority an abundance of silver markings]].
* SortingAlgorithmOfEvil:
Kross is the second pilot for the Crog Imperium, replacing Toros during the Ōban Cycle. He is stronger, more treacherous and cruel than his predecessor.predecessor, and his star-racer is a larger, more powerful version of the standard Crog Trident.



* HiddenDepths: He's convinced of his own superiority over organic races, but [[spoiler:his wish is to be able to feel things like an organic himself.]]

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* HiddenDepths: He's convinced of his own superiority over organic races, but [[spoiler:his wish is to be able to feel things like an organic himself.himself, and his module at Ōban is full of living creatures that he takes care of.]]



* PinocchioSyndrome: He wants to use the ultimate prize to become an organic creature.

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* PinocchioSyndrome: He [[spoiler:He wants to use the ultimate prize to become an organic creature.creature, or at least understand what it feels like.]]



The tallest of the nine Oban pilots, he resembles a large upside down teardrop with stubby legs and one large eye in the middle. He appears to "pilot" a large, bizarre, organic construct that looks similar to a jellyfish of some sort.

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The tallest of the nine Oban Ōban pilots, he resembles a large upside down teardrop with stubby legs and one large eye in the middle. He appears to "pilot" a large, bizarre, organic construct that looks similar to a jellyfish of some sort.



* NotSoDifferent: From Eva. They both are only interested in the Oban prize because they are driven to bring back the life of a loved one.

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* NotSoDifferent: From Eva. They both are only interested in the Oban Ōban prize because they are driven to bring back the life of a loved one.
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* BigGood: The Avatar is this for the entire galaxy, [[spoiler:at least, when a good person is assuming the role]]. Notably, the Avatar singlehandedly forces the Crog Imperium to abort its invasion of Earth, by seemingly teleporting the entire armada away from the planet.

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* BigGood: The Avatar is this for the entire galaxy, [[spoiler:at least, when a good person is assuming the role]]. Notably, the Avatar singlehandedly forces forced the Crog Imperium to abort its invasion of Earth, by seemingly teleporting and is heavily implied to protect the entire armada away galaxy from the planet.even greater threats.



* OffStageVillainy: Hinted that his time as the Avatar had him doing A LOT of this, given his attitude to what he sees as "impure" and his talk of the punishments he wrecked on the galaxy.

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* OffStageVillainy: Hinted that his time as the Avatar had him doing A a LOT of this, given his attitude to what he sees as "impure" and his talk of the punishments he wrecked on the galaxy.



* TimeAbyss: He was one of the previous Avatars, and the Avatars rule for exactly ten-thousand years. While his tenure ended prematurely, he managed to survive long enough to live through the entirety of at least one other Avatar's rule, which means that Canaletto (assuming he was the Avatar before Satis) is ''at least'' twenty-thousand years old by the events of the series.

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* TimeAbyss: He was one of the previous Avatars, and the Avatars rule for exactly ten-thousand years. While Even after losing the bulk of his tenure ended prematurely, powers, he managed to survive long enough to live through the entirety of at least one other Avatar's Satis' rule, which means that Canaletto (assuming he was the Avatar before Satis) is ''at least'' twenty-thousand years old by the events of the series.



* EvilSoundsDeep
* IAmNotLeftHanded: In his first race against Eva, he lets her get ahead of him with the Arrow II's hyperdrive, but then reveals he was just toying with him and uses a hyperdrive of his own to win easily.

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* EvilSoundsDeep
EvilSoundsDeep: The crogs in general have deep voices.
* IAmNotLeftHanded: In his first race against Eva, he lets her get ahead of him with the Arrow II's ''Arrow II'''s hyperdrive, but then reveals he was just toying with him and uses a hyperdrive of his own to win easily.overtake the ''Arrow'' effortlessly and bisect it.



* KnightOfCerebus: He hands Eva her first defeat.
* OhCrap: Has in his second race against Eva when both of them are going at top speed straight towards the wall near the finish line, [[YoureInsane calling her crazy for a plan that would kill both of them]]. He blinks first and slows down, allowing her to win.

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* KnightOfCerebus: He hands Eva her first defeat.
defeat, and destroys the ''Whizzing Arrow II'' in the process.
* OhCrap: Has in his second race against Eva when both of them are going at top speed [[GameOfChicken straight towards the wall near the finish line, line]], [[YoureInsane calling her crazy for a plan that would kill both of them]]. He blinks first and slows down, allowing her to win.



* PokemonSpeak / SayMyName: In the English dub at least, he has a habit of shouting his own name in a {{Kiai}}-esque fashion when angry or moving in to strike.

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* PokemonSpeak / SayMyName: PokemonSpeak[=/=]SayMyName: In the English dub at least, he has a habit of shouting his own name in a {{Kiai}}-esque fashion when angry or moving in to strike.



* MagnetismManipulation: Seemingly an inherent power of his, best demonstrated when catches and redirects the Whizzing Arrow's bullets right back at it.
* MusicalAssassin: He used a magical flute to cause Molly to fall asleep and nearly crash the ship.

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* MindManipulation: His music puts Eva into a hypnotic sleep, where she experiences a psychedelic vision of the Mong civilization and nearly loses control of the ''Arrow''. Rick breaks the trance by turning on her CD-player just before she walks off a ledge in the dream.
* MagnetismManipulation: Seemingly an inherent power of his, best demonstrated when catches and redirects the Whizzing Arrow's ''Whizzing Arrow'''s bullets right back at it.
* MusicalAssassin: He used uses a magical flute to cause Molly to fall asleep and nearly crash the ship.ship. It turns out that all of his powers rely upon the harmonic music, however, as the discordant sound of Molly's rock-and-roll CD actually causes him to freak out and lose control of his star-racer.



* PlayfulHacker: Through trickery and computer hacking, Para-Dice managed to sabotage the Whizzing Arrow II before her race against the Earth Team, damaging the ship's left engine

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* PlayfulHacker: Through trickery and computer hacking, Para-Dice managed to sabotage the Whizzing ''Whizzing Arrow II II'' before her race against the Earth Team, damaging the ship's left engine



* InvincibleVillain: While not directly antagonistic, he's spends the entire time on Oban first in the rankings despite not always coming in first place. It got to a point where Aikka (due to some threats from Kross) managed to convince Ning, Skun and Ondai to team up to try to kill him because at the rate the race was going Sul would be impossible to catch in the rankings, and he flattened them when they tried.

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* InvincibleVillain: While not directly antagonistic, he's spends the entire time on Oban first in the rankings despite not always coming in first place. It got to a point where Aikka (due to some threats from Kross) managed to convince Ning, Skun and Ondai to team up to try to kill him in one race, because at the rate the race tournament was going Sul would be impossible to catch in the rankings, and he rankings. [[CurbstompBattle He flattened them when they tried.]]



* AmbitionIsEvil: He plans to use the Ultimate Prize for galactic domination.
* BigBadWannabe: As menacing as he is and the number of actions he pulls off which drive a wedge between Aika and Eva, he fails to be a straight up BigBad since he could never beat Sul [[spoiler: and everything in the series is being manipulated by Canaletto.]]

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* AmbitionIsEvil: He plans to use the Ultimate Prize for galactic domination.
domination. [[spoiler:When the prize of the Great Race is revealed to be ascension to Avatar-hood, Kross calls up his people and outright demands to have full control over the Imperium once be becomes Avatar.]]
* BigBadWannabe: As menacing as he is and the number of actions he pulls off which drive a wedge between Aika Aikka and Eva, he fails to be a straight up BigBad since he could never hope to beat Sul Sul, [[spoiler: and everything in the series is being manipulated by Canaletto.Canaletto anyway.]]



* EvilCounterpart: Kross is the second pilot for the Crog Imperium, replacing Toros during the Ōban Cycle. He is stronger, more treacherous and cruel than his predecessor.


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* SortingAlgorithimOfEvil: Kross is the second pilot for the Crog Imperium, replacing Toros during the Ōban Cycle. He is stronger, more treacherous and cruel than his predecessor.
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* AndIMustScream: [[spoiler:According to WordOfGod, Canaletto sent Sul to another dimension to eliminate him from the Great Race. No word on whether Sul ever escapes, however.]]

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* AndIMustScream: [[spoiler:According to WordOfGod, Canaletto sent [[spoiler:Canaletto sends Sul to another dimension to eliminate him from the Great Race. No word on whether Sul ever escapes, however.Race, and his fate after that is unknown.]]
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* AndIMustScream[[spoiler:When he is eliminated by Canaletto.]]

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* AndIMustScream[[spoiler:When he is eliminated by Canaletto.AndIMustScream: [[spoiler:According to WordOfGod, Canaletto sent Sul to another dimension to eliminate him from the Great Race. No word on whether Sul ever escapes, however.]]
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** BrokenAce: After his CareerEndingInjury, Rick quickly falls into a depression, but he still sticks around to teach Molly what he knows.



* CareerEndingInjury: [[spoiler:He is later told that he can never race again because of his injury.]]

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* CareerEndingInjury: [[spoiler:He His first race ends with the ''Whizzing Arrow I'' exploding mid-flight and crashing. While Rick survives and is later told back on his feet in a week, severe damage to his nervous system nearly cripples him with pain whenever he becomes stressed. Not even the advanced technology available at the Great Race is able to cure him, which effectively ends his career as a racer and ensures that he can never race again because of his injury.Molly becomes the Earth Team's pilot full-time. [[spoiler: Exactly as Canaletto had hoped.]]



* HiddenDepths: Rick turns out to be quite perceptive. Case in point, he was able to figure out Eva/Molly was Don's long lost daughter before anyone else (including Don himself).

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* HiddenDepths: Rick turns out to be quite perceptive. Case in point, he was able to figure out Eva/Molly was Don's long lost daughter before anyone else (including Don himself). [[spoiler:He's also the only person to even come close to discovering Canaletto's existence before the Oban Cycle, but he's promptly {{Mind Rape}}d into forgetting what he learned.]]



* MindRape: [[spoiler:When he gets too close to the truth and manages to psychically contact Canaletto, Rick is mentally tortured and forced to forget the experience.]]



* HeterosexualLifePartners: They even refer to the Whizzing Arrow III as their "baby".

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* HeterosexualLifePartners: They even refer to the Whizzing ''Whizzing Arrow III III'' as their "baby".



* ThoseTwoGuys: They are always seen together, mostly working on the Whizzing Arrow.

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* ThoseTwoGuys: They are always seen together, mostly working on the Whizzing Arrow.
''Whizzing Arrow''.



* AcePilot: As "Super Racer", Satis manages to reach the preliminary rounds of the Alwas Cycle. [[spoiler: Given that the Avatar is selected through the Great Race, Satis was obviously one of these in his mortal life.]]



* LargeAndInCharge: In every appearance, the Avatar is gigantic, though YourSizeMayVary - When overseeing the tournament, he's a sixty-foot-tall colossus, but he was clearly much smaller when he appeared before the Earth government's council (which was obviously meeting indooors).

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* BigGood: The Avatar is this for the entire galaxy, [[spoiler:at least, when a good person is assuming the role]]. Notably, the Avatar singlehandedly forces the Crog Imperium to abort its invasion of Earth, by seemingly teleporting the entire armada away from the planet.
* HolyHalo: The symbol of the Avatar floats behind his shoulders at all times, glowing bright yellow to create this effect.
* LargeAndInCharge: In every appearance, the Avatar is gigantic, though YourSizeMayVary - When overseeing the tournament, preliminary rounds on Alwas, he's a sixty-foot-tall colossus, but he was is clearly much smaller when he appeared before the Earth government's council (which was obviously meeting indooors).indooors) and during the final rounds on Oban.
* LegacyCharacter: [[spoiler:The Avatar rules for exactly ten-thousand years, before hosting the Great Race of Oban to determine a successor. The winner of the Great Race becomes the new Avatar for the next ten millennia, while the previous Avatar dies. Satis is the current Avatar, while [[BigBad Canaletto]] was a former Avatar. At the end of the series, Jordan Wilde becomes the newest Avatar.]]



* TheManBehindTheCurtain: [[spoiler: The Avatar is revealed to be none other than the diminutive Satis, when he becomes too weak to maintain the illusion any longer.]]



* TheManBehindTheCurtain: [[spoiler: The Avatar is revealed to be none other than the diminutive Satis.]]

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* TheManBehindTheCurtain: [[spoiler: SigilSpam: The Avatar Avatar's symbol is revealed to be none other than the diminutive Satis.]]found all over Oban and its technology, and it even floats behind him as a HolyHalo.



* RedEyesTakeWarning

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* RedEyesTakeWarningRedEyesTakeWarning: Bright, staring red eyes, resembling those of a bird.



* WeCanRuleTogether: [[spoiler:Pulls a variant of this with Eva, using MindRape and hypnosis to break her, though it's unknown whether he actually wanted Eva to be his servant or merely needed her to activate the Pyramid of Power for him.]]

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* WeCanRuleTogether: [[spoiler:Pulls Makes this offer to Sul, when it becomes clear that he completely outmatches all the other competitors. When he refuses, Canaletto pulls him into an alternate dimension to remove him from the tournament outright.
** He then offers
a more twisted variant of this with Eva, to [[spoiler:Eva, using MindRape and hypnosis to break her, her spirit, though it's unknown whether he actually wanted Eva to be his servant or merely needed her to activate the Pyramid of Power for him.]]






* BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: A villainous example. While he establishes his threat level by defeating Rick Thunderbolt, his own star-racer is heavily damaged by the destruction of the ''Arrow'', and in the rematch Eva and Jordan are able to exploit Groor's patchwork repair job to destroy his racer and win by default.
* HeroKiller: The damage he deals to the ''Whizzing Arrow'' in his first race is what leads to Rick's CareerEndingInjury. [[spoiler: Subverted later, as the damage was actually the result of Canaletto's sabotage.]]

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* BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: A villainous example. While he establishes his threat level by defeating Rick Thunderbolt, his own star-racer is heavily damaged by the destruction of the ''Arrow'', ''Arrow I'', and in the rematch Eva and Jordan are able to exploit Groor's patchwork repair job to destroy his racer and win by default.
* HeroKiller: The damage he deals to the ''Whizzing Arrow'' Arrow I'' in his first race is what leads to Rick's CareerEndingInjury. [[spoiler: Subverted later, as the damage was actually the result of Canaletto's sabotage.]]


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* TooPowerfulToLive: [[spoiler:Canaletto certainly thought so.]]
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* HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler:Gets a heavy one when it's discovered that the winner of the race won't receive any wish they desire...but instead become the next Avatar. She all but gives up the will to even compete in the race. Eva/Molly only does return to racing because she couldn't let someone like Canaletto abuse the power.]]

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* HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler:Gets Gets a heavy one when it's discovered that the [[spoiler:the winner of the race won't receive any wish they desire...but instead become the next Avatar. She all but gives up the will to even compete in the race. Eva/Molly only does return to racing because she couldn't let someone like Canaletto Lord Furter or General Kross abuse the power.]]
** She suffers an even ''worse'' one when [[spoiler:Canaletto reveals that she's been an UnwittingPawn for him her entire life. She's so horrified that Canaletto is basically able to MindRape her by simply telling her the truth, which leaves her vulnerable to his hypnotic sorcery.
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* MindRape: [[spoiler: Canaletto does this to her when they finally meet in person, by revealing the AwfulTruth of her life - that she's been an UnwittingPawn her entire life and that he was the one who killed Maya and crippled Rick - before using his powers to dominate her mind so she'll activate the Pyramid of Power for him.]]



* UnwittingPawn: [[spoiler:From the very beginning, her entire life - including the death of her mother and Rick's CareerEndingInjury - was carefully orchestrated by Canaletto so she would eventually participate in the Great Race of Oban as Earth's representative pilot, knowing that she would refuse the Avatar's power after learning it wouldn't bring Maya back. [[HeroicBSOD Eva doesn't take the revelation well.]]]]



* ZettaiRyouiki: Her appearance at the series finale.

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* ZettaiRyouiki: Her appearance at the series finale.finale, as she's attending a new school.
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* ManipulativeBastard: Orchestrated a massive GambitRoulette to take back the power of the Avatar, by essentially [[spoiler: manipulating most of Eva's life from the shadows to use her as an UnwittingPawn]].

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* LeakingCanOfEvil: [[spoiler: He's been trapped in the Temple of Oban for several millenia, but he's still able to reach out to communicate with the Mad Scrub and manipulate Eva's life.]]
* ManipulativeBastard: Orchestrated a massive GambitRoulette to take back the power of the Avatar, by essentially [[spoiler: manipulating most of Eva's life from the shadows to use her as an UnwittingPawn]].UnwittingPawn during the Great Race]].
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