History YMMV / ChargemanKen

17th Aug '17 8:18:22 AM SeptimusHeap
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* SelfFanservice: Fairly common in the fandom, and not just in RuleThirtyFour. Aged up versions of Caron and Yuuichi ([[{{Lolicon}} or even their usual selves]]) are especially prominent in this respect. And then there's [[HotForTeacher Ms. Nagisa...]] Though she and other characters like Hoshi, who were meant to look good but didn't due to OffModel animation, can be considered a subversion.

to:

* SelfFanservice: Fairly common in the fandom, and not just in RuleThirtyFour. Aged up versions of Caron and Yuuichi ([[{{Lolicon}} ([[NoYay or even their usual selves]]) are especially prominent in this respect. And then there's [[HotForTeacher Ms. Nagisa...]] Though she and other characters like Hoshi, who were meant to look good but didn't due to OffModel animation, can be considered a subversion.
7th Aug '17 8:33:17 AM SeptimusHeap
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* CanonDefilement PlayedForLaughs[[note]] (and therefore tolerated most of the time)[[/note]]: Many fanworks make Ken a bigger bastard than he is in the actual series. Others make Hoshi go from having some HoYay with Ken to being a full-out [[{{Lolicon}} Shotacon]].

to:

* CanonDefilement PlayedForLaughs[[note]] (and therefore tolerated most of the time)[[/note]]: Many fanworks make Ken a bigger bastard than he is in the actual series. Others make Hoshi go from having some HoYay with Ken to being a full-out [[{{Lolicon}} Shotacon]].paedophile.
18th Jul '17 3:35:12 PM Cavery210
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* OneSceneWonder: Many, many characters, up to and including, but not limited to: [[http://i.imgur.com/eLrST.png the Chinese delivery man]] in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHaKbrl18Vc Episode 29]], [[http://40.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lsk9mg20a01qkhirao1_500.png the mentally disturbed, muscular man in a bra]] from [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5S5Xh8b7V74 Episode 23]], [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/chargeman-ken/images/6/67/Hitomi2.png Hitomi]], a girl [[spoiler: and Maou-sama's disguise]] who appears in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTTl2GhupNE Episode 10]], and [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/chargeman-ken/images/b/b5/Matsumoto.png Mr. Matsumoto]], an agricultural complex worker from [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWQV092KYlo Episode 62.]]

to:

* OneSceneWonder: Many, many characters, up to and including, but not limited to: [[http://i.imgur.com/eLrST.png the Chinese delivery man]] in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHaKbrl18Vc Episode 29]], [[http://40.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lsk9mg20a01qkhirao1_500.png the mentally disturbed, muscular man in a bra]] from [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5S5Xh8b7V74 Episode 23]], [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/chargeman-ken/images/6/67/Hitomi2.png Hitomi]], a girl [[spoiler: and Maou-sama's disguise]] who appears in [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTTl2GhupNE com/watch?v=N4ymfPYM1TE Episode 10]], and [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/chargeman-ken/images/b/b5/Matsumoto.png Mr. Matsumoto]], an agricultural complex worker from [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWQV092KYlo Episode 62.]]
3rd Dec '16 4:35:36 AM arcada188
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** Miyuki, from Episode 20. A nice girl who actually shows concern when Ken ditches Barican to take her to the place she was going to. [[spoiler:Upon being revealed as a Jural, Miyuki simply flees. Ken chases her down and coldly shoots her in the spine.]]
3rd Dec '16 4:32:26 AM arcada188
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* UnintentionallySympathetic: Despite being a cruel EvilOverlord, some fans actually find Maou to be a way more likeable character than Ken, if only because Ken is somewhat more one-dimensionally ruthless and thorough in his hatred of Juralians.
22nd Nov '16 9:47:39 AM patblackboard1308
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** Despite Knack Productions being founded by some of the best animators of the era and having had notables in the anime industry working with them, quite a number of their productions (especially in the 70s-80s) are for some reason either very low quality (sometimes horrendously so) and/or [[TheMockbuster outright copycats of more-popular shows]].
22nd Nov '16 9:34:12 AM patblackboard1308
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** The show's occasional and outright use of the word ''kichigai'' ('crazy', 'lunatic', 'loony', 'crackpot') is another example, [[UsefulNotes/{{kotobagari}} thanks to censorship]].
5th Nov '16 4:46:33 AM arcada188
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** A single phrase from Maou, "Never mind!" (気にするな) turned [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ui-jNE5ZKCg Episode 47]] into the one episode Chargeman Ken fans normally think out when they hear about him.


Added DiffLines:

* WhatAnIdiot: Maou is notorious for this. In Episode 47, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ui-jNE5ZKCg&t=1m3s a Jural comes up to him,]] wanting to talk with Maou regarding Chargeman Ken.
** '''You'd Expect:''' Maou, noting that Ken is ''very'' good at killing Jurals, decides to listen to one of his loyal soldiers.
** '''Instead:''' "[[MemeticMutation Never mind!]]".
** '''Then:''' The Jural reasonably explains that Ken has killed lots of their brethren and prevented them from carrying out the invasion of Earth as Maou planned. Maou ''[[TooDumbToLive says that Chargeman Ken is insignificant and says that the Jural should not be concerned about him,]]'' after which Maou sends out the X-Corps to attack an airport.
** '''The Result:''' Ken defeats the Juralian spaceships and slaughters (presumably) the entire X-Corps.
18th Sep '16 11:17:54 AM patblackboard1308
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* LostInMediasRes: The very first episode. No explanation whatsoever is given as to what the Juralians are, why they want to conquer the world, or where Ken got his powers.
25th May '16 2:01:11 AM SystemCellar
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* SelfFanservice: Fairly common in the fandom, and not just in RuleThirtyFour. Aged up versions of Caron and Yuuichi

to:

* SelfFanservice: Fairly common in the fandom, and not just in RuleThirtyFour. Aged up versions of Caron and YuuichiYuuichi ([[{{Lolicon}} or even their usual selves]]) are especially prominent in this respect. And then there's [[HotForTeacher Ms. Nagisa...]] Though she and other characters like Hoshi, who were meant to look good but didn't due to OffModel animation, can be considered a subversion.



* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: It's targeted towards children, but has blood, violence towards children (including a sister almost stabbing her brother), animal death and more than one onscreen suicide, all handled in a very juvenile way.

to:

* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: It's targeted towards children, but has blood, violence towards children (including a sister almost stabbing her brother), animal death and more than one onscreen on-screen suicide, all handled in a very juvenile way.
This list shows the last 10 events of 37. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=YMMV.ChargemanKen