History Main / AdorablyPrecociousChild

24th Apr '17 9:52:03 PM Pilomotor
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* An oddly disturbing example is found in the titular protagonist [[LightNovel/YoujoSenki Saga Of Tanya The Evil]], who is a ruthless [[ItsAllAboutMe self serving]] BloodKnight and a ''very'' CreepyChild... and is also an adorable blond hair and azure eyed 10 year old girl, who so happens to be a natural leader, mage, and MagnificentBastard. Tanya sometimes uses this to ''her advantage'', to get rival commanders to underestimate her, among any other uses she may need to act cute for, even if she loathes every second of it.

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* An oddly disturbing example is found in the titular protagonist of [[LightNovel/YoujoSenki Saga Of Tanya The Evil]], who is a ruthless [[ItsAllAboutMe self serving]] self-serving]] BloodKnight and a ''very'' CreepyChild... and is also an adorable blond hair and 10-year-old girl with blonde hair, azure eyed 10 year old girl, eyes, and porcelain skin, who so happens to be a natural leader, powerful mage, and MagnificentBastard. Tanya sometimes uses this to ''her advantage'', to get rival commanders to underestimate her, among any other uses she may need to act cute for, even if she loathes every second of it. On one memorable occasion, she wanted to attack an enemy munitions factory, but ethical guidelines required her to first announce on an international channel her intention of attacking the factory so civilian workers would have time to evacuate... but she broadcast her warning in the ''cutest'' voice she could muster, so everyone would think it was some kind of prank, and nobody evacuated, and she went ahead and blew up the factory with everyone still inside.
19th Apr '17 3:25:00 PM mkmlp
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* Rebecca "Becky" Miyamoto, the protagonist of the wacky series ''Anime/PaniPoniDash'' is the adorable home room teacher of Class 1-C, who somehow graduated from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Who's name she's barley able to pronounce, no less.) at the age of 10 and somehow received a job at Japanese high school soon after, and also has long MulticoloredHair, [[CryCute an adorable cry when she's scared or hurt]], and often teaches her student in a lab coat that goes all the way to ankles.
19th Apr '17 3:05:43 PM mkmlp
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* An oddly disturbing example is found in the titular protagonist [[LightNovel/YoujoSenki Saga Of Tanya The Evil]], who is a ruthless [[ItsAllAboutMe self serving]] BloodKnight and a ''very'' CreepyChild... and is also an adorable blond hair and azure eyed 10 year old girl, who so happens to be a natural leader, mage, and MagnificentBastard. Tanya sometimes uses this to ''her advantage'', to get rival commanders to underestimate her, among any other uses she may need to act cute for, even if she loathes every second of it.
3rd Apr '17 5:22:12 PM Skylentt
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* Yukio from ''Manga/BlueExorcist'' has been forced into this to protect his brother. Though he is now a teen, he still qualifies as he is way more mature than the other characters of his age and in a higher position.
2nd Apr '17 12:54:51 PM nombretomado
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* Ken Amada from ''{{Persona 3}}'' seems like a typical one of these at first. He acts unusually mature and serious, and isn't taken all that seriously by the older party members. However, it's later revealed that [[spoiler:he joined SEES so he could exact revenge on his mother's killer]].

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* Ken Amada from ''{{Persona 3}}'' ''VideoGame/Persona3'' seems like a typical one of these at first. He acts unusually mature and serious, and isn't taken all that seriously by the older party members. However, it's later revealed that [[spoiler:he joined SEES so he could exact revenge on his mother's killer]].
5th Mar '17 1:16:47 AM hppavilion1
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This kid has barely started puberty, but acts as if always preoccupied with responsibility. they work hard at whatever they do and treats things seriously, but every once in a while they do indeed act like a kid (and hates the subsequent teasing). Usually not taken too seriously by anyone and hates being treated like a kid by adults, even if they secretly like the attention.

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This kid has barely started puberty, but acts as if always preoccupied with responsibility. they They work hard at whatever they do and treats things seriously, but every once in a while they do indeed act like a kid (and hates the subsequent teasing). Usually not taken too seriously by anyone and hates being treated like a kid by adults, even if they secretly like the attention.
6th Feb '17 8:17:03 AM ChaoticNovelist
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Often their family situation is problematic, although they may have a [[CoolBigSis big sister]] or [[BigBrotherMentor brother]] they respect and admire. Said sibling may not appear (letting the audience take that role) and the Adorably Precocious Child can attach to the closest adult who lets them -- this is especially common if they're also a MouthyKid. Sometimes this works in reverse, and the adult character may have to defend themself against [[{{Shotacon}} unwholesome]] [[{{Lolicon}} comments]] by other characters by insisting they're LikeBrotherAndSister, or, alternately, OlderThanTheyLook.

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Often their family situation is problematic, although they may have a [[CoolBigSis big sister]] or [[BigBrotherMentor brother]] they respect and admire. Said sibling may not appear (letting the audience take that role) and the Adorably Precocious Child can attach to the closest adult who lets them -- this is especially common if they're also a MouthyKid. Sometimes this works in reverse, and the adult character may have to defend themself against [[{{Shotacon}} unwholesome]] [[{{Lolicon}} comments]] by other characters by insisting they're LikeBrotherAndSister, or, alternately, OlderThanTheyLook.



* Former TropeNamer Shotaro Kaneda from ''Anime/{{Gigantor}} / Tetsujin-28go'', or, as he's known in the United States, Jimmy Sparks, so embodies this trope that he's the trope namer for both this ''and'' {{Shotacon}}.

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* Former TropeNamer Shotaro Kaneda from %%* ''Anime/{{Gigantor}} / Tetsujin-28go'', or, as he's known in the United States, Jimmy Sparks, so embodies this trope that he's the trope namer for both this ''and'' {{Shotacon}}.Tetsujin-28go'' Shotaro Kaneda



* Momiji Sohma in ''Manga/FruitsBasket'', who makes his other family members jealous because his cute appearance can manipulate girls. [[OlderThanTheyLook Older than he looks]].
** His cousin Hiro might also count, being an actual middle schooler (Momiji is a high-schooler who looks like a middle schooler) who is clearly much more responsible than his mother and gets extremely offended any time he thinks someone is treating him like a child.
** Momiji also grows up in the manga. Of course, ''Fruits Basket'' being a {{Shoujo}} series, he just becomes a {{Bishounen}}. He retains his personality, though.

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* Momiji Sohma in ''Manga/FruitsBasket'', who makes his other family members jealous because his cute appearance can manipulate girls. [[OlderThanTheyLook Older than he looks]].
** His cousin
''Manga/FruitsBasket'': Hiro might also count, Shoma, being an actual middle schooler (Momiji is a high-schooler who looks like a middle schooler) who is clearly much more responsible than his mother and gets extremely offended any time he thinks someone is treating him like a child.
** Momiji also grows up in the manga. Of course, ''Fruits Basket'' being a {{Shoujo}} series, he just becomes a {{Bishounen}}. He retains his personality, though.
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5th Feb '17 11:05:23 PM Doug86
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* Sheldon Cooper in ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' was certainly a precocious child, skipping middle and high school practically altogether and going straight to university aged about twelve. From the recollections of his mother and others, ''adorable'' was, however, debateable and a matter of opinion. He would appear, in context, to have had a lot in common with Ruth Lawrence. (see ''Real Life'', below.)

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* Sheldon Cooper in ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' was certainly a precocious child, skipping middle and high school practically altogether and going straight to university aged about twelve. From the recollections of his mother and others, ''adorable'' was, however, debateable debatable and a matter of opinion. He would appear, in context, to have had a lot in common with Ruth Lawrence. (see ''Real Life'', below.)



* The titular character of ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' OWNS this trope. Acts as if he's preocupied with responsiblity, once had a crush on an older girl (well, she was only two grades ahead), and one of the most adorable kids on the show.

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* The titular character of ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' OWNS this trope. Acts as if he's preocupied preoccupied with responsiblity, responsibility, once had a crush on an older girl (well, she was only two grades ahead), and one of the most adorable kids on the show.



* Most of the male KND Operatives in ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' ironically do quite a few things things you'd expect adults to do (usually when non-villain adults aren't around to notice) and yet the show still maintains the fact they're kids, given the KND is a military organization consisting entirely of children (with some areas in science, politics, etc.) so that would in ways make sense. Oh, and the boy KND Operatives are really adorable, just ask their fangirls.

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* Most of the male KND Operatives in ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' ironically do quite a few things things you'd expect adults to do (usually when non-villain adults aren't around to notice) and yet the show still maintains the fact they're kids, given the KND is a military organization consisting entirely of children (with some areas in science, politics, etc.) so that would in ways make sense. Oh, and the boy KND Operatives are really adorable, just ask their fangirls.



** And the female ones. Gretchen is probably the prime example, being a child prodigy, rather level headed, but having most of the same impulses and naivete as the rest of the group.

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** And the female ones. Gretchen is probably the prime example, being a child prodigy, rather level headed, but having most of the same impulses and naivete naiveté as the rest of the group.
18th Jan '17 9:59:05 AM ectostar
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* 25th Baam from ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod'', a cute young boy with a talent to befriend people and who '''really''' wants his [[GirlInTheTower best friend back]]. He is very diligent, honest and compassionate, extraordinarily humble and talented. [[spoiler:[[DarkerAndEdgier Jyu]] [[TookALevelInBadass Viole]] [[AntiVillain Grace]] on the other handů]]
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* ''WebVideo/TheAutobiographyOfJaneEyre'': Adele Rochester works all the time for her futile homework assignment (though she's fond of learning), knows all about art forms of the twentieth century, speaks French, uses Latin in her tweets, has ballet/fencing/opera lessons, plays puzzles competitively, frequents Advanced Marine Zoology courses, went to an Applied Physics boot camp and is a Scout girl. She's very responsible, knows what she wants, and Jane says she kind of tutors herself. As is typical for precocious children, her family situation is complicated, to put it mildly. She surely knows a lot, but sometimes she has troubles to contextualize it and can come off as a weird kid. She's very nice to Jane, who is concerned about her being lonely and neglected by her father.
* Both the titular cloud and the girl she befriends in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGdOwPYqQDk Cloud]].

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* ''WebVideo/TheAutobiographyOfJaneEyre'': Adele Rochester works all the time for her futile homework assignment (though she's fond of learning), knows all about art forms of the twentieth century, speaks French, uses Latin in her tweets, has ballet/fencing/opera lessons, plays puzzles competitively, frequents Advanced Marine Zoology courses, went to an Applied Physics boot camp and is a Scout girl. She's very responsible, knows what she wants, and Jane says she kind of tutors herself. As is typical for precocious children, her family situation is complicated, to put it mildly. She surely knows a lot, but sometimes she has troubles to contextualize it and can come off as a weird kid. She's very nice to Jane, who is concerned about her being lonely and neglected by her father.
* Both the titular cloud and the girl she befriends in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGdOwPYqQDk Cloud]].
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18th Jan '17 9:55:23 AM ectostar
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This kid has barely started puberty, but acts as if always preoccupied with responsibility. He (or she) works hard at whatever he does and treats things seriously, but every once in a while he does indeed act like a kid (and hates the subsequent teasing). Usually not taken too seriously by anyone and hates being treated like a kid by adults, even if they secretly like the attention.

Often his family situation is problematic, although he may have a [[CoolBigSis big sister]] or [[BigBrotherMentor brother]] he respects and admires. Said sibling may not appear (letting the audience take that role) and the Adorably Precocious Child can attach to the closest adult who lets him -- this is especially common if he's also a MouthyKid. Sometimes this works in reverse, and the adult character may have to defend himself against [[{{Shotacon}} unwholesome]] [[{{Lolicon}} comments]] by other characters by insisting they're LikeBrotherAndSister, or, alternately, OlderThanTheyLook.

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This kid has barely started puberty, but acts as if always preoccupied with responsibility. He (or she) works they work hard at whatever he does they do and treats things seriously, but every once in a while he does they do indeed act like a kid (and hates the subsequent teasing). Usually not taken too seriously by anyone and hates being treated like a kid by adults, even if they secretly like the attention.

Often his their family situation is problematic, although he they may have a [[CoolBigSis big sister]] or [[BigBrotherMentor brother]] he respects they respect and admires. admire. Said sibling may not appear (letting the audience take that role) and the Adorably Precocious Child can attach to the closest adult who lets him them -- this is especially common if he's they're also a MouthyKid. Sometimes this works in reverse, and the adult character may have to defend himself themself against [[{{Shotacon}} unwholesome]] [[{{Lolicon}} comments]] by other characters by insisting they're LikeBrotherAndSister, or, alternately, OlderThanTheyLook.
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