History TheScrappy / AnimeAndManga

18th Aug '17 10:38:26 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** The faction of Vagan as a whole, due to inconsistent writing. They were given a sympathetic and plausible reason for going to war, but most of the named characters who served as Vagan's face were JerkAss {{Blood Knight}}s with few redeeming qualities. The writers threw in a pair of {{Anvilicious}} episodes to remind people that Vagan still had a good reason to fight (and [[AuthorsSavingThrow explained]] the {{jerkass}}ery as being a consequence of bad living conditions)... then they gave the BigBad a [[VoodooShark nonsensical]] secret plan that tore down the sympathy that had been built up and returned the job of representing Vagan to the Jerkass {{Blood Knight}}s as soon as they left Second Moon. Not surprising that many fans were ''rooting'' for Flit to carry out his genocidal dreams.
18th Aug '17 9:32:55 AM MagBas
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18th Aug '17 9:23:50 AM MagBas
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** Seiya. HotBlooded, {{Determinator}} and IdiotHero can only be tolerated to a certain point, and Seiya unfortunately goes well past ''that point''. Depends on the locality the show is airing in, but a large part of the western fanbase hate him.
18th Aug '17 8:26:25 AM MagBas
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* ''Anime/SailorMoon'': Chibi-Usa, especially [[AmericansHateTingle her original English dub counterpart, Rini]]. While she was designed to have ''some'' [[BrattyHalfPint intentionally annoying qualities]], she was also shown to be a genuinely scared little girl away from home ''and'' caught in a convoluted plot of people trying to control or even kill her. The real trouble, however, started as she began to get much more screen time in the fourth season. Since [[SeasonalRot that season]] was also associated with strange [[MoodWhiplash mood shifts]] and an extensive {{retool}}ing of the original plot and a subsequent dip in the ratings, fans usually associate her with or even blame her for it. Part of the problem were the changes made in the Creator/DiC dub in the second season. Chibi-Usa was frequently punished in the Japanese version for being bratty. But since they couldn't show the heroine of the series spanking the bratty kid on American TV, Rini turned out to be far more of a KarmaHoudini. She became much more tolerable in seasons 3 and 4, but it would be years before Americans even got the last third of season 2, so the damage was done. One of her English voice actresses, Creator/StephanieBeard, made a song (parodying Music/{{Eminem}}'s "The Real Slim Shady") that has an interesting parallel to Chibi-Usa. Although it was meant to describe her radio show persona, the lyrics contain similarities to Chibi-Usa's character, such as the mentioning of "copycats" (Usagi), and having an arrogant and semi-bratty personality.
18th Aug '17 6:56:13 AM MagBas
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** [[RebelliousPrincess Relena]], who is often seen as a TooDumbToLive StalkerWithACrush [[RealWomenNeverWearDresses Pink Menace]] regardless of her significant CharacterDevelopment and BadassPacifist moments--and this is before you get into the [[YaoiFangirl Yaoi Fangirls]] screaming "DieForOurShip!" in some cases, quite literally. The hatred was strongest when the show was still young in the [[AmericansHateTingle American fandom]], but over time [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap many fans have come back and stated that they actually like her character]]. In Japan, Relena often appears in ''Gundam Ace'''s "Top 30 Females" list, and, as of 2010, is the only female ''Gundam Wing'' character to appear on said list. One poll even ranked her as the #1 most admired female ''Gundam'' character among female fans, who praised her for her inner strength and dedication.



** Seiya. HotBlooded, {{Determinator}} and IdiotHero can only be tolerated to a certain point, and Seiya unfortunately goes well past ''that point''. Depends on the locality the show is airing in, but a large part of the western fanbase hate him.



** The final member of the main Love Triangle from the Series, Kotonoha, gets the same Scrappy treatment from fans. They say her meekness is a turn off and wonder [[WhatDoesSheSeeInHim why Makoto would want such a doormat]] and her {{Yandere}} tendencies do not make her any better, but simply make her appear more like a little brat that's taking the extreme ways to deal with things, rather than rational ways, despite her being shown to have had ''reasons'' for having a HeroicBSOD that led to the previous tendencies. It should be noted, however, that this is a case of AmericansHateTingle, as Kotonoha stands among the most popular characters in Japan.



** Shizuka for AmericansHateTingle reasons. Very polite and courteous girls are well-liked in Japan. In the west...not so much, especially when she did pretty much nothing. This came to a head in the [[{{Filler}} Virtual World]] arc; when Honda lost to Ota in his Duel alongside her and Otogi, she became shellshocked and needed a good lecture from Otogi to continue. When she was PutOnABus at the end of Battle City, there was much rejoicing.
18th Aug '17 1:50:32 AM HMSaph
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** Shizuka for AmericansHateTingle reasons. Very polite and courteous girls are well-liked in Japan. In the west...not so much, especially when she did pretty much nothing. This came to a head in the [[{{Filler}} Virtual World]] arc; when Honda lost to Ota in his Duel alongside her and Otogi, she became shellshocked and needed a good lecture from Otogi to continue. When she was PutOnABus at the end of Battle City, there was much rejoicing.



*** Dartz due to having one of, if not ''the'' most broken Deck in the entire franchise. The final Duel against him is only resolved with a DeusExMachina. His {{Mooks}} are generally considered more interesting than he is, and his revelation that he was responsible for the deaths of Amelda and Raphael's loved ones (just to make Raphael angry) didn't help his cause.

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*** Dartz due to having one of, if not ''the'' most broken Deck in the entire franchise. The final Duel of the [[{{Filler}} Doma arc]] against him is only resolved with a DeusExMachina. His {{Mooks}} are generally considered more interesting than he is, and his revelation that he was responsible for the deaths of Amelda and Raphael's loved ones (just to make Raphael angry) didn't help his cause.
17th Aug '17 11:55:16 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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*** Dartz is often called out as a VillainSue due to having one of, if not ''the'' most broken Deck in the entire franchise. The final Duel against him is only resolved with a DeusExMachina. His {{Mooks}} are generally considered more interesting than he is, and his revelation that he was responsible for the deaths of Amelda and Raphael's loved ones (just to make Raphael angry) didn't help his cause.

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*** Dartz is often called out as a VillainSue due to having one of, if not ''the'' most broken Deck in the entire franchise. The final Duel against him is only resolved with a DeusExMachina. His {{Mooks}} are generally considered more interesting than he is, and his revelation that he was responsible for the deaths of Amelda and Raphael's loved ones (just to make Raphael angry) didn't help his cause.
17th Aug '17 11:51:09 AM HMSaph
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*** Dartz is often called out for being a VillainSue due to having one of, if not ''the'' most broken Deck in the entire franchise. The final Duel against him is only resolved with a DeusExMachina. His {{Mooks}} are generally considered more interesting than he is, and his revelation that he was responsible for the deaths of Amelda and Raphael's loved ones (just to make Raphael angry) didn't help his cause.

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*** Dartz is often called out for being as a VillainSue due to having one of, if not ''the'' most broken Deck in the entire franchise. The final Duel against him is only resolved with a DeusExMachina. His {{Mooks}} are generally considered more interesting than he is, and his revelation that he was responsible for the deaths of Amelda and Raphael's loved ones (just to make Raphael angry) didn't help his cause.
17th Aug '17 9:54:27 AM HMSaph
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*** While he doesn't receive as much flak as Noah, Dartz is generally not liked, the main complaint being that he is overpowered. Indeed, his Deck is easily the most broken Deck in the entire franchise, making the final Duel against him rather one-sided and boring (and is only resolved with a DeusExMachina). His {{Mooks}} are generally considered more interesting than he is, and his revelation that he was responsible for the deaths of Amelda and Raphael's loved ones (just to make Raphael angry) didn't help his cause.

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*** While he doesn't receive as much flak as Noah, Dartz is generally not liked, the main complaint often called out for being that he is overpowered. Indeed, his Deck is easily the a VillainSue due to having one of, if not ''the'' most broken Deck in the entire franchise, making the franchise. The final Duel against him rather one-sided and boring (and is only resolved with a DeusExMachina).DeusExMachina. His {{Mooks}} are generally considered more interesting than he is, and his revelation that he was responsible for the deaths of Amelda and Raphael's loved ones (just to make Raphael angry) didn't help his cause.
14th Aug '17 6:08:11 PM RebelFalcon
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* Samuel, from the ''Key of the Starry Sky'' filler arc, for a being an InsufferableGenius.
* Sabertooth's Minvera is hated for a plethora of reasons. To start, there's her characterization in the ''Grand Magic Games'' arc where she goes out of her way to be a jerk several times; garnering the hate for being an extreme {{Jerkass}} towards other Fairy Tail characters that are loved by certain factions of the fanbase. After the Grand Magic Games however, the hate for her character develops into a much different reason by the time of her reintroduction in the ''Sun Village'' arc. To explain, she ends up joining a Dark Guild after Sabertooth lost the Games just for petty revenge against Erza without having to worry about the laws legal guilds follow. As noted above in BadassDecay, there was ''some'' fun in seeing how far she could jump through the MoralEventHorizon while still not technically being a villain, but now that she has become a straight-up villain (for a Dark Guild that hadn't even been worth mentioning beforehand, a far cry from the former strongest Guild where she was respected as their strongest Mage), her actions are no longer interesting. Many people felt that she was overstaying her welcome once Chapter 359 revealed that she had survived Kyouka's magic and had now become a demon and a member of Tartarus. And then, thanks to the [[spoiler:DarkAndTroubledPast reveal about her [[AbusiveDad father]]]], she began to be hated for being seen as one of the [[TheScrappy most]] [[BadassDecay inconsistently]] [[BaseBreakingCharacter written]] [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap characters]] ever seen in Shonen, because no one knew ''what'' to make of her character...
* [[spoiler:Future Rogue]] initially gained interest for killing [[spoiler:Future Lucy]] and then easily defeating the main protagonist. However, his characterization proved largely lacking as his arc progressed, and the revelation that his StartOfDarkness was the death of [[spoiler:Frosch]] (who, as Natsu points out, his actions are endangering) earned him widespread scorn.
** Aquarius is also disliked by a wide number of fans due to being a {{Jerkass}} to Lucy and always abandoning Lucy at the eleventh hour, such as in the above-mentioned chapter, despite Lucy being her former master's daughter, to whom she swore to protect Lucy. And then [[WhamEpisode Chapter 384]] was released...
* The Hungry Wolf Knights (aka, Executioners). While fans will agree that their designs were interesting (especially since [[OfficialFanSubmittedContent they were thought up by some of said fans]]), their characterization is despised as they were responsible for the aforementioned ArcFatigue, and their sadistic attitude towards killing makes it hard to see them as "just doing their job". Even in-series, they weren't taken as serious opponents and nobody cared when [[spoiler:Future Rogue seemingly killed them (Though they did show up unscathed at the end of the arc).]] The [[AdaptationExpansion Anime adaptation]] however [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap changed some people's attitudes about them]] however thanks to additional scenes depicting them as less AxCrazy and befriending the main cast after the end.
* Avatar for being taken out so hilariously quickly so as to be seen as a waste of time. The fact Mashima attempts to [[JustifiedTrope justify]] this in-universe later on by revealing that [[spoiler:Arlock intentionally led the rest of Avatar to their deaths]] did ''not'' help with this perception.
* Mest has JUMPED to this position after [[spoiler: manipulating [[EnsembleDarkhorse Brandish]] [[TheWoobie Mu]] into attempting to kill [[ReasonableAuthoriutyFigure August]].]] He attempts to justify it, but the fact that he has a [[SlasherSmile psychotic grin]] on his face totally defeats that. Plus, it just [[NiceJobBreakingItHero inspires August]] to fight them seriously.
* Anna Heartfilia earned some curiosity given her connection to Zeref and the Dragon Slayers, but fell into this trope when [[spoiler:she was revealed to have come to the present with them, giving flimsy excuses as to why she never contacted ''anyone'' for the past 15 years, and only served to introduce a plot device that would give Acnologia an anticlimactic end while denying readers the long-awaited showdown between him and the Dragon Slayers. Her plan doesn't even work, instead making Acnologia even ''more'' powerful, making her reintroduction in the story come off as pointless. In essence, her status as this relates to many considering her another example of TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter.]]
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* ''Anime/EurekaSeven'': Eureka's adopted "children": Link, Mayter, and Maurice, or as most fans will say "[[BrattyHalfPint the brats]]". In their first centered episode (Ep. 6), they seemed to have learned their lesson and started to become changed characters. Only to go back to their usual selves by the next episode. Not only are their voices extremely grating whenever they open their mouths, but they serve ''no real purpose'' other than to provide [[DudeNotFunny "comedy"]] in the form of torturing [[ButtMonkey Ren]][[TheHero ton]], and to get [[TheCaptain Holland]], Eureka, and the others in trouble (see episode 40). Even worse, during The Great Wall Arc (from about episode 40 up until the end of the series) they become '''important''' semi-major characters.
** Talho's behavior in episode four didn't earn her any fans. She slave-drove Renton like a housemaid and then punished him when the Gekkostate didn't get the profits they were hoping for, even though he had little to do with that outcome.
** Holland is even worse than Talho. Whenever things don't go right for him, or he suspects Renton in the slightest of insubordination, he outright assaults him. Despite his CharacterDevelopment and being RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap by the time of episode 26, some people never let go of the fact that he took joy out of beating up a kid half his age.

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* ''Anime/EurekaSeven'': Eureka's adopted "children": Link, Mayter, and Maurice, or as most fans will say "[[BrattyHalfPint the brats]]". In ** Those ''Goddamn kids''. Linck in particular. They cry in almost all of their first centered episode (Ep. 6), they seemed to have learned appearances, are completely spoiled, and their lesson and started to continual cries of "Mama!" can become changed characters. Only to go back to their usual selves by straight up the next episode. Not only are their voices extremely grating whenever they open their mouths, but they serve ''no real purpose'' other than to provide [[DudeNotFunny "comedy"]] MostAnnoyingSound in the form of torturing [[ButtMonkey Ren]][[TheHero ton]], series. Maurice shows his Scrappy colors later on, when they're lost [[spoiler:on Earth]]. "Only love me, mama! No one else!" And then Renton and Eureka just have to get [[TheCaptain Holland]], Eureka, go and the others in trouble (see episode 40). Even worse, be so damn ''understanding'' about it.
** Holland's general treatment of Renton
during The Great Wall Arc (from about episode 40 up until the end first half of the series) they become '''important''' semi-major characters.
** Talho's behavior in episode four didn't earn her any fans. She slave-drove
series is downright brutal at times. The fact he uses Renton like as a housemaid and then punished him when the Gekkostate didn't get the profits they were hoping for, even though he had little to do with that outcome.
** Holland is even worse than Talho. Whenever things don't go right for him, or he suspects Renton in the slightest of insubordination, he outright assaults him. Despite
punching bag on multiple occasions, basically taking out his CharacterDevelopment and being RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap own inadequacies on a kid, is enough on its own to be loathed by the time of episode 26, some people never let go of the fact that he took joy out of beating up a kid half his age.many fans.



** Most of the Gekkostate members get this treatment due to their cruel mistreatment of Renton, [[EnsembleDarkhorse Moondoggie]] and Talho (After she TookALevelInKindness and began [[TakeThatScrappy calling Holland out]]) being some of the few exceptions.



* ''Manga/FairyTail'': Romeo. To be exact, while he was barely tolerable (just like the rest of the extras of the guild, most fans acknowledge that they're there but don't care), but in filler, this rocketed him into this status in both fandoms. One reason is his MUCH extended screentime, most of which is pointless; and another is because of the ShipTease he gets with Wendy. The Japanese fandom, upon seeing him interact with Wendy, promptly flew into a rage.
** Most God Slayers recieve this treatment too, because their magic is basically one big InformedAbility and they all are merely Smug Snakes. Chelia, however, is the only exception.

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* ''Manga/FairyTail'': Romeo. To be exact, while he was barely tolerable (just like ''Anime/FairyMusketeers'': Viewers almost unanimously hate [[TheChick Ringo]]. Her [[ClingyJealousGirl negative traits]] are even pointed out in the rest of the extras of the guild, most fans acknowledge that they're there but don't care), but show, when her friends in filler, this rocketed him into this status in both fandoms. One reason her own world note how [[TsunDere harsh she is his MUCH extended screentime, most of which is pointless; and another is because of the ShipTease he gets with Wendy. The Japanese fandom, upon seeing him interact with Wendy, promptly flew into a rage.
** Most God Slayers recieve this treatment too, because their magic is basically one big InformedAbility and they all are merely Smug Snakes. Chelia, however, is
toward her friends]]. When everyone else begins to trust [[TheWoobie Gretel]], Ringo is, not surprisingly the only exception.one against it, angrily at that. One episode even goes out of it's way to make her see that she's [[TheLoad dead weight]]. Her aggressive personality isn't too surprising, considering she's voiced by Creator/RieKugimiya.



* ''VideoGame/MegaManStarForce'': Luna Shirogane ([[DubNameChange Or Luna Platz]]). It didn't help that she was in a love triangle with the main character Subaru Hoshikawa/Geo Stelar and Misora Hibiki/Sonia Strumm, and some fans ship the other two only because Misora looks like Meiru/Mayl and Subaru looks like Netto/Lan from ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork'' ignoring their personalities, which in some cases (like Subaru and Netto) are completely opposites. Things were also bad for her because of her {{Flanderization}} in the anime, which focused too much on her {{tsun|dere}}tsun side and eliminating nearly any dere-dere]]. It's still a case of AmericansHateTingle, since she is just as popular in the Japanese fandom as with her love rival Misora.



** In a strange twist (both in and out of the story), Kaguya Ootsutsuki, the EvilMatriarch of the ''Naruto'' universe has joined the series' ever growing scrappydom right after her reincarnation. Though her character isn't in any way fleshed out for people to love or hate her based on it, after she makes her debut she's already despised for being even more overpowered than Madara (such that Naruto and Sasuke claim her chakra is far greater than that of the Ten Tails), shifting the storyline unnecessarily to a new villain arc and making the already horrendously convoluted plot even more so. Add to the list, her resealing about only 30 chapters after her first mention, meaning she [[GenericDoomsdayVillain never gets any characterization]] beyond her lust for power and contributes essentially nothing to the story aside from extending its length and [[BadGuysDoTheDirtyWork killing off Madara and Obito]], meaning some will hate her due to her sheer pointlessness.
** Boruto Uzumaki. He is often viewed as a poor [[SpinOffspring replacement]] for his father Naruto due to being a SpoiledBrat at first glance. His younger sister Himawari being an EnsembleDarkHorse doesn't help matters.

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** In a strange twist (both in and out of the story), [[EvilMatriarch Kaguya Ootsutsuki, the EvilMatriarch of the ''Naruto'' universe has joined the series' ever growing scrappydom right after her reincarnation. Though her character isn't in any way fleshed out for people to love or hate her based on it, Ootsutsuki]]. Immediately after she makes her debut she's already despised for being even more overpowered than Madara (such that Naruto and Sasuke claim her chakra is far greater than that of hijacking the Ten Tails), plot [[ShockingSwerve completely out of nowhere]], shifting the storyline unnecessarily to a new villain arc and making the already horrendously convoluted plot even more so. Add to the list, her resealing about only 30 chapters after her first mention, meaning she [[GenericDoomsdayVillain never gets any characterization]] beyond her lust for power and contributes essentially nothing to the story aside from extending its length and [[BadGuysDoTheDirtyWork killing off Madara and Obito]], meaning some will hate her due to her sheer pointlessness.
** Boruto Uzumaki. He is often viewed as a poor [[SpinOffspring replacement]] for his father Naruto due to being a SpoiledBrat at first glance. His younger sister Himawari being an EnsembleDarkHorse doesn't help matters.
pointlessness.



* ''Anime/FairyMusketeers'': Viewers almost unanimously hate [[TheChick Ringo]]. Her [[ClingyJealousGirl negative traits]] are even pointed out in the show, when her friends in her own world note how [[TsunDere harsh she is toward her friends]]. When everyone else begins to trust [[TheWoobie Gretel]], Ringo is, not surprisingly the only one against it, angrily at that. One episode even goes out of it's way to make her see that she's [[TheLoad dead weight]]. Her aggressive personality isn't too surprising, considering she's voiced by Creator/RieKugimiya.



** Creator/BradSwaile, who provided the English dub voice for Kicker, has gone on record saying that [[OldShame he felt bad about playing him]] after he gained mainstream success with ''Manga/DeathNote''.

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** *** Creator/BradSwaile, who provided the English dub voice for Kicker, has gone on record saying that [[OldShame he felt bad about playing him]] after he gained mainstream success with ''Manga/DeathNote''.
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