History Main / WellExcuseMePrincess

23rd Oct '17 11:08:04 AM fruitstripegum
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%%* Lum from ''Manga/UruseiYatsura'' is the TropeCodifier for this character type in anime and manga.

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%%* * Lum from ''Manga/UruseiYatsura'' is the TropeCodifier for this character type in anime and manga.manga, with her repeated electrocuting of the perverted Ataru.



* Ai Amano of ''Manga/VideoGirlAi'' twists this trope in that she acted like this to despite not being supposed to be the "princess" or girlfriend, but still fell for the lovable loser Youta, whom she was trying to improve.

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* Ai Amano of ''Manga/VideoGirlAi'' twists this trope in that she acted like this to despite not being supposed to be the "princess" or girlfriend, but still fell for the lovable loser Youta, whom she was trying to improve.
12th Oct '17 11:55:40 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* Ai Amano of ''Manga/VideoGirlAi'' twists this trope in that she [[spoiler:wasn't supposed to be the girlfriend, but fell for the lovable loser she was trying to improve]].

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* Ai Amano of ''Manga/VideoGirlAi'' twists this trope in that she [[spoiler:wasn't acted like this to despite not being supposed to be the "princess" or girlfriend, but still fell for the lovable loser Youta, whom she was trying to improve]].improve.



%%* Jasmine of ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}''

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%%* * Jasmine of ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' is a plucky rebellious princess who is takes a liking to the street boy Aladdin, but is ''not'' impressed when Prince Ali (actually, Aladdin in a disguise) comes to court her and acts ''very'' arrogantly to her. She only warms up to Ali/Aladdin when he takes her in a certain MagicCarpet ride...
31st Jul '17 8:40:06 PM merotoker
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The trope name comes from the ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfZelda'' cartoon, where Link would [[CatchPhrase quite often retort]] to Zelda's nagging with those words [[note]]Though the line, including Link's delivery of it (but excluding "princess"), is heavily inspired by from comedian Creator/SteveMartin[[/note]].

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The trope name comes from the ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfZelda'' cartoon, where Link would [[CatchPhrase quite often retort]] to Zelda's nagging with those words [[note]]Though the line, including Link's delivery of it (but excluding "princess"), is heavily inspired by from comedian Creator/SteveMartin[[/note]].



* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess'': Link always makes a face at Midna and even growls at her as a wolf. It crosses into VitriolicBestBuds later in the game.
* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime'': Princess Ruto starts berating Link as soon as they meet, and forces him to ''literally'' carry her out of Jabu-Jabu's belly. Then she gets both [[{{Tsundere}} huffy and blushy]] about how the Third Elemental Stone is also the Zora Engagement Ring.
%%* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker'': Tetra and Link.
* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'': This incarnation of Zelda is much like her cartoon counterpart, being aloof and haughty towards Link with a dose of InferioritySuperiorityComplex replacing the snark. This is for two reasons. First, Link was assigned to be her guard and knight and was ordered to stay at her side at all times, and Zelda views herself as independent enough to not need someone to protect her. Second, [[spoiler:she is (at first) unable to tap into the power of her Royal bloodline while Link was able to tap into the powers of the Hero incarnation much sooner than her. To her eyes, Link was a constant reminder of her failures.]] After Link saves her from Yiga ninjas, she has a JerkassRealization and warms up to him.

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* ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda''
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''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess'': Link always makes a face at Midna and even growls at her as a wolf. It crosses into VitriolicBestBuds later in the game.
* ** ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime'': Princess Ruto starts berating Link as soon as they meet, and forces him to ''literally'' carry her out of Jabu-Jabu's belly. Then she gets both [[{{Tsundere}} huffy and blushy]] about how the Third Elemental Stone is also the Zora Engagement Ring.
%%* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker'': Tetra and Link.
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** ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'': This incarnation of Zelda is much like her cartoon counterpart, being aloof and haughty towards Link with a dose of InferioritySuperiorityComplex replacing the snark. This is for two reasons. First, Link was assigned to be her guard and knight and was ordered to stay at her side at all times, and Zelda views herself as independent enough to not need someone to protect her. Second, [[spoiler:she is (at first) unable to tap into the power of her Royal bloodline while Link was able to tap into the powers of the Hero incarnation much sooner than her. To her eyes, Link was a constant reminder of her failures.]] failures]]. After Link saves her from Yiga ninjas, she has a JerkassRealization and warms up to him.him.
%%** ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker'': Tetra and Link.



* The TropeNamer is Link in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfZelda'' [[Series/TheSuperMarioBrosSuperShow cartoon]], in his most lackadaisical and [[LoserProtagonist loser guy]] iteration. Zelda was a good mix of both this and the MagicalGirlfriend tropes.

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* The TropeNamer {{Trope Namer|s}} is Link in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfZelda'' [[Series/TheSuperMarioBrosSuperShow cartoon]], in his most lackadaisical and [[LoserProtagonist loser guy]] iteration. Zelda was a good mix of both this and the MagicalGirlfriend tropes.
20th Jul '17 3:12:40 PM pgj1997
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The trope name comes from the old ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfZelda'' cartoon, where Link would [[CatchPhrase quite often retort]] to Zelda's nagging with those words [[note]]Though the line, including Link's delivery of it (but excluding "princess"), is heavily inspired by from comedian Creator/SteveMartin[[/note]].

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The trope name comes from the old ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfZelda'' cartoon, where Link would [[CatchPhrase quite often retort]] to Zelda's nagging with those words [[note]]Though the line, including Link's delivery of it (but excluding "princess"), is heavily inspired by from comedian Creator/SteveMartin[[/note]].
10th Jul '17 10:53:47 PM Colonel-Knight-Rider
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* Link in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfZelda'' [[Series/TheSuperMarioBrosSuperShow cartoon]], in his most lackadaisical and [[LoserProtagonist loser guy]] iteration. Zelda was a good mix of both this and the MagicalGirlfriend tropes.

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* The TropeNamer is Link in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfZelda'' [[Series/TheSuperMarioBrosSuperShow cartoon]], in his most lackadaisical and [[LoserProtagonist loser guy]] iteration. Zelda was a good mix of both this and the MagicalGirlfriend tropes.
5th Jun '17 9:41:07 AM Piterpicher
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%%* ''ICarly'' episode "iDate Sam and Freddie".

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%%* ''ICarly'' ''Series/ICarly'' episode "iDate Sam and Freddie".
25th Apr '17 12:51:44 PM maximsk
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This is essentially a satire of the standard MagicalGirlfriend, which describes a beautiful, classy, good-mannered, loyal girl - the logical result being she should be somewhat critical of her [[LoserProtagonist loser]] boyfriend. She makes no attempt to ignore the fact that he ''is'' the LoserProtagonist, and frequently calls him on it, criticizes him, and rarely if ever fawns over him like some FanGirl. She expects better from him and pushes him to improve, while still expecting to be taken care of. However, the guy usually takes it in stride, [[DeadpanSnarker mocks her in return]], or just says the trope title

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This is essentially a satire of the standard MagicalGirlfriend, which describes a beautiful, classy, good-mannered, loyal girl - the logical result being she should be somewhat critical of her [[LoserProtagonist loser]] boyfriend. She makes no attempt to ignore the fact that he ''is'' the LoserProtagonist, and frequently calls him on it, criticizes him, and rarely if ever fawns over him like some FanGirl. She expects better from him and pushes him to improve, while still expecting to be taken care of. However, the guy usually takes it in stride, [[DeadpanSnarker mocks her in return]], or just says the trope title
title.
21st Mar '17 3:00:14 PM otemple700
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* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'': This incarnation of Zelda is much like her cartoon counterpart, being aloof and haughty towards Link, with a dose of InferioritySuperiorityComplex replacing the snark. This is for two reasons. First, Link was assigned to be her guard and knight and was ordered to stay at her side at all times, and Zelda views herself as independent enough to not need someone to protect her. Second, [[spoiler:she is (at first) unable to tap into the power of her Royal bloodline while Link was able to tap into the powers of the Hero incarnation much sooner than her. To her eyes, Link was a constant reminder of her failures.]] After Link saves her from Yiga ninjas, she has a JerkassRealization and warms up to him.

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* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'': This incarnation of Zelda is much like her cartoon counterpart, being aloof and haughty towards Link, Link with a dose of InferioritySuperiorityComplex replacing the snark. This is for two reasons. First, Link was assigned to be her guard and knight and was ordered to stay at her side at all times, and Zelda views herself as independent enough to not need someone to protect her. Second, [[spoiler:she is (at first) unable to tap into the power of her Royal bloodline while Link was able to tap into the powers of the Hero incarnation much sooner than her. To her eyes, Link was a constant reminder of her failures.]] After Link saves her from Yiga ninjas, she has a JerkassRealization and warms up to him.
21st Mar '17 2:59:40 PM otemple700
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* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'': This incarnation of Zelda is much like her cartoon counterpart, being aloof and haughty towards Link, with a dose of InferioritySuperiorityComplex replacing the snark. This is for two reasons. First, Link was assigned to be her guard and knight and was ordered to stay at her side at all times, and Zelda views herself as independent enough to not need someone to protect her. Second, [[spoiler:she is (at first) unable to tap into the power of her Royal bloodline while Link was able to tap into the powers of the Hero incarnation much sooner than her. To her eyes, Link was a constant reminder of her failures.]] After Link saves her from Yiga ninjas, she has a JerkassRealization and warms up to him.
24th Feb '17 9:00:25 PM TudorRose
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* Ysabelle the squirrel maiden acts this way toward Vesper the bat during the first half of Creator/RobinJarvis' ''[[Literature/DeptfordMice The Oaken Throne]]''. Their species are [[FantasticRacism sworn enemies]], and she finds him repulsive. He sees her as nothing but an "uppity tree worshipper". As they get to know each other, however, they fall in love.
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