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1st Apr '18 10:53:08 AM Nintendoman01
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* ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline'': Sugou Nobuyuki talks a big game, to the point of [[AGodAmI declaring himself a god]], but when it comes down to it, he's just [[AlwaysSecondBest the poor man's version of Akihiko Kayaba]] and he knows it. His inferiority to Kayaba is proven when [[spoiler:the latter effortlessly overrides Sugou's control of the game and gives Kirito admin privileges]], and Sugou is helpless to do anything but [[VillainousBreakdown whine and cry]].
22nd Mar '18 11:02:16 AM Xlsfd
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** Where do we even ''start'' with Spandam?!

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** Where do we even ''start'' with Spandam?!Spandam?![[note]] Spandam's PowerLevel was stated to be 9, while the average {{Mook}} has a PowerLevel of 10. The only reason Spandam was a threat at all was because of his position as the head of [[SecretPolice CP9]].[[/note]]



** Caesar Clown. He's a [[SuperSmoke logia]], so sure, he'd be considered extremely powerful...if it weren't for the fact that he's in the New World, where logias have notoriously short lifespans because they don't get that everyone there has haki and thus can actually hit you. [[spoiler:It really says a lot when he, the BigBad of the Punk Hazard arc, is actually the ''weakest'' of the three main villains of the arc]]. This is mainly due to the fact that unlike other logia users in the series, he relies ''entirely'' on his devil fruit power, and has no back up.

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** Caesar Clown. He's a [[SuperSmoke logia]], so sure, he'd be considered extremely powerful...if it weren't for the fact that he's in the New World, where logias have notoriously short lifespans because they don't get that everyone there has haki and thus can actually hit you. [[spoiler:It really says a lot when he, the BigBad of the Punk Hazard arc, is actually the ''weakest'' of the three main villains of the arc]]. This is mainly due to the fact that unlike other logia users in the series, he relies ''entirely'' on his devil fruit power, and has no back up.up[[spoiler: other than his [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections connections]] to Donquixote Doflamingo and, by extension, Kaido, one of the four Yonko]].
12th Feb '18 3:15:35 AM Dghcrh
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* The same can't be said about Megane from ''Anime/InazumaEleven'', who claims to be a soccer ace, but is actually the ''worst'' in his team.

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* The same can't be said about Megane from ''Anime/InazumaEleven'', who ''Anime/InazumaEleven'' claims to be a soccer ace, ace and at first JumpedAtTheCall when Endou needed more members for the soccer club to be "the hero who saves the team", but is actually when [[OpposingSportsTeam Teikoku]] injure the ''worst'' other players, he runs away crying from the match and from them on, he's almost always on the bench. Despite being ''the worst player'' in his team.team, he often tries to get credit for things he either isn't good at or aren't significant. His ButtMonkey status doesn't help, either.
12th Feb '18 2:16:27 AM Dghcrh
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* The same can't be said about Megane from ''Anime/InazumaEleven'', who claims to be a soccer ace, but is actually the ''worst'' in his team.
24th Oct '17 5:58:52 AM Xlsfd
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** From the "Return to Sabaody" arc immediately after the TimeSkip, we have "Triple-Tongued" Demaro Black, who had the [[SarcasmMode bright idea]] to try and impersonate Luffy, along with his "Fake Straw Hat" gang. His bounty was 26 million, which means he was a nobody. For comparison, Luffy's first bounty was 30 million, which means the World Government considered Luffy to be a bigger threat that this guy while Luffy was still in East Blue.
28th Aug '17 9:55:55 AM Megadoomer
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* In their first appearance in ''Manga/FairyTail'', many members of Sabertooth fit this trope, especially Sting. Even though they've won the annual guild competition for several years now, they mainly did so because the strongest members of other guilds were either not participating or holding back. Sting mocks the members of Fairy Tail for being able to defeat a dragon, even though the dragon in question is [[TheDreaded Acnologia]], [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast the Black Dragon of the Apocalypse]]. Meanwhile, Orga from the same guild thinks he can take on [[TheAce Laxus and Jura]] [[TooDumbToLive at the same time]]. Both of them are put in their place by the end of the arc.
28th Aug '17 9:47:31 AM Megadoomer
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* In ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', all you had to do was check the color of a student's blazer; if it was blue, he likely fit this Trope. With the exceptions of Ryu, Fubuki, Asuka, and ''usually'' Manjyome (he had a big ego, but could back it up), almost every Obelisk student was a snob and a serious MilesGloriosus. In fact, in the second season it was hinted that even if you scored ''perfect'' on the entrance exam, you couldn't start there unless you went to some fancy prep school first, implying that a lot of Obelisk students just had rich parents.

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* In ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', all you had to do was check the color of a student's blazer; if it was blue, he likely fit this Trope. With the exceptions of Ryu, Fubuki, Asuka, and ''usually'' Manjyome (he had a big ego, but could back it up), almost every Obelisk student was a snob and a serious MilesGloriosus. In fact, in the second season it was hinted that even if you scored ''perfect'' on the entrance exam, you couldn't start there unless you went to some fancy prep school first, implying that a lot of Obelisk students [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney just had rich parents.parents]].
18th Dec '16 10:02:05 AM Morgenthaler
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* Boss from ''Anime/MazingerZ'' and ''Anime/GreatMazinger'' thinks he is the smartest and biggest {{Badass}} ever, the best biker around and a real ladies man, and people would ''pay'' for the chance to attend his birthday party (not joke. In episode 20 He ''tried'' to have his classmates paying for tickets. And he was shocked when all girls ran away from him screaming). Everyone else knows he is the ButtMonkey. Hence, when TheHero Kouji showed up, showing he was a real {{Badass}}, and [[BadassBiker a better biker]] and [[TroubledButCute getting all girls -especially Sayaka- crazy over him right away]], Boss understandably was not happy, and he constantly tried to showing Kouji up with very little success. He went so far to build his own -goofy-looking- HumongousMecha using metal scraps and junk from a rubbish dump, and claimed it would replace Mazinger-Z itself. Tip: It did not.

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* Boss from ''Anime/MazingerZ'' and ''Anime/GreatMazinger'' thinks he is the smartest and biggest {{Badass}} badass ever, the best biker around and a real ladies man, and people would ''pay'' for the chance to attend his birthday party (not joke. In episode 20 He ''tried'' to have his classmates paying for tickets. And he was shocked when all girls ran away from him screaming). Everyone else knows he is the ButtMonkey. Hence, when TheHero Kouji showed up, showing he was a real {{Badass}}, badass, and [[BadassBiker a better biker]] and [[TroubledButCute getting all girls -especially Sayaka- crazy over him right away]], Boss understandably was not happy, and he constantly tried to showing Kouji up with very little success. He went so far to build his own -goofy-looking- HumongousMecha using metal scraps and junk from a rubbish dump, and claimed it would replace Mazinger-Z itself. Tip: It did not.
20th Nov '16 7:55:32 PM Kazmahu
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* ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDXD'': [[TokenMotivationalNemesis Raynare]]. She fancies herself as a schemer who will earn her place beside the Fallen Angels' leader Azazel by stealing a valuable [[AmplifierArtifact Sacred Gear]]. She's actually a StupidEvil bully and low-level scout with next to no command authority, pases over an ''insanely'' more valuable target that she'd been directly ordered to keep an eye on, and only wins a fight because the person she was picking on [[HowDoIShootWeb didn't understand the nature of his own abilities]]. Not only does she die in a shameful display as a DirtyCoward, but Rias and her peerage are never held responsible for it. [[spoiler:In fact it's hinted Azazel would have killed her himself for her actions if he hadn't been beaten to it.]]
1st Nov '16 9:17:04 PM AzureSeas
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* Chitose Karasuma of ''LightNovel/GirlishNumber'' has only been a voice actor for a year, and done just minor roles in that period. She complains about it and she likes to think she deserves much better.
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