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5th Jul '17 2:13:28 PM ectostar
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* Courtney from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' and its sequels. She's a perfectionist who has ambitions to get into law school.

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* Courtney from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' and its sequels. She's a perfectionist ThePerfectionist who has ambitions to get into law school.



* When extreme, this trope may be a diagnosable mental illness. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsessive%E2%80%93compulsive_personality_disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder]] (not to be confused with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsessive-compulsive_disorder OCD]]) is "A pervasive pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and mental and interpersonal control, at the expense of flexibility, openness, and efficiency."

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* When extreme, this trope may be a diagnosable mental illness. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsessive%E2%80%93compulsive_personality_disorder Obsessive-Compulsive org/wiki/Obsessive[=%E2%80%93=]compulsive_personality_disorder Obsessive–Compulsive Personality Disorder]] (not to be confused with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsessive-compulsive_disorder OCD]]) is "A pervasive pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and mental and interpersonal control, at the expense of flexibility, openness, and efficiency."



5th Jul '17 2:10:04 PM ectostar
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Compare also with AcademicAlphaBitch. Also not to be confused with female characters who work with [[Manga/GetterRobo Getter Rays]].

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Compare also with AcademicAlphaBitch.AcademicAlphaBitch and ThePerfectionist. Also not to be confused with female characters who work with [[Manga/GetterRobo Getter Rays]].
9th Apr '17 2:33:47 PM rafi
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* Lisa Simpson from ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' often will behave like this, although she is still young enough to balance it out with moments of acting like a normal girl.



* WesternAnimation/KimPossible.



* Blossom of ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls''. "Power-Noia" revealed that she has a serious complex for being perfect.
* Courtney from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' and its sequels.
* Twilight Sparkle of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''. Before the start of the series, her only care was perfecting her mage studies, actively shunning anything that could get in the way of that, which meant no social life for her.
** And, [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E3LessonZero in the second season]], [[SanitySlippage a brief grasp of insanity]] when she is about to fail her ''homework''.


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* WesternAnimation/KimPossible. She started her own odd-job website with the phrase "Kim Possible: she can do anything." Now she's famous.
* Twilight Sparkle of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''. Before the start of the series, her only care was perfecting her mage studies, actively shunning anything that could get in the way of that, which meant no social life for her.
** And, [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E3LessonZero in the second season]], [[SanitySlippage a brief grasp of insanity]] when she is about to fail her ''homework''.
* Blossom of ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls''. "Power-Noia" revealed that she has a serious complex for being perfect.
* Lisa Simpson from ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' often will behave like this, although she is still young enough to balance it out with moments of acting like a normal girl.
* Courtney from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' and its sequels. She's a perfectionist who has ambitions to get into law school.
2nd Apr '17 1:19:17 PM nombretomado
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* Mitsuru Kirijo from ''{{Persona 3}}'' may have originally have taken on this role because of her family responsibilities, but she certainly pulls it off (even if she sometimes thinks about what it would be like otherwise).

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* Mitsuru Kirijo from ''{{Persona 3}}'' ''VideoGame/Persona3'' may have originally have taken on this role because of her family responsibilities, but she certainly pulls it off (even if she sometimes thinks about what it would be like otherwise).
18th Feb '17 11:25:37 PM rva98014
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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'': Judy Hopps was the top student at the police academy and even when she's shunned as a meter maid, she gives her best to show what she's made of. She willingly works harder to compensate for her small stature and discrimination she faces as a bunny.

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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'': Judy Hopps was the top student at the police academy and even when she's shunned as a meter maid, assigned to parking duty on her first day she still gives her best to show what she's made of. She willingly works harder to compensate for her small stature and discrimination she faces as a bunny.
21st Dec '16 11:02:08 AM Xtifr
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* Eilonwy from the ''Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain'' is very devoted to achieving excellence as an enchantress, and, like Hermione, can be somewhat snotty to those she sees as slacking off.

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* Eilonwy from the ''Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain'' ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfPrydain'' is very devoted to achieving excellence as an enchantress, and, like Hermione, can be somewhat snotty to those she sees as slacking off.
15th Jun '16 5:39:40 PM annette12
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* Helga from ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' is a deconstruction. While Olga has good leadership skills and regularly gets straight As in college, she is held to extremely high expectation by her parents. Also, she is driven to a mental breakdown over a B grade (which Helga forges, mind you).

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* Helga Olga from ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' is a deconstruction. While Olga has good leadership skills and regularly gets straight As in college, she is held to extremely high expectation by her parents. Also, she is driven to a mental breakdown over a B grade (which Helga forges, mind you).
5th Jun '16 11:52:24 AM MsCC93
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* Helga from ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' is a deconstruction. While Olga has good leadership skills and regularly gets straight As in college, she is held to extremely high expectation by her parents. Also, she is driven to a mental breakdown over a B grade (which Helga forges, mind you).
7th Apr '16 1:03:42 PM Merlyn_LeRoy
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* Creator/HaroldLloyd is a well-known male version.
25th Mar '16 9:08:32 AM Willbyr
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* Shizune from ''KatawaShoujo'' has this personality, while at the same time needing to deal with her deafness. Perhaps because of this, she often comes off as more abrasive than others of this type.
* Young Eva from ''UminekoNoNakuKoroNi'' started out like this in high school. Then her father told her she could never become family head because she was a woman. Things got worse from there...

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* Shizune from ''KatawaShoujo'' ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo'' has this personality, while at the same time needing to deal with her deafness. Perhaps because of this, she often comes off as more abrasive than others of this type.
* Young Eva from ''UminekoNoNakuKoroNi'' ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'' started out like this in high school. Then her father told her she could never become family head because she was a woman. Things got worse from there...
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