Tomboy and Girly Girl: Vietnam◊ (tomboy) and Taiwan◊ (girly girl) certainly look the part. The fourth manga volume toys with this: Vietnam is mature and reserved, while Taiwan is straightforward and energetic.
Five-Man Band: In fanwork, the East Asian nations are typically portrayed as one.
The Chick: Taiwan (the only girl for quite a while, the most moe of the group, very enthusiastic and colorful when in the spotlight)
Sixth Ranger: Mongolia and Tibet would count if they were featured more often.
Team Pet: Either Pochi (Japan's puppy) or... Shinatty-chan.
Huge Guy Tiny Other Guy and Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: South Korea (tall enough to stand with America eye-to-eye, which would put him in the 177 cms tall range) has this with Japan (165 cms), China (169 cms.) and Taiwan (150 cms.).
Mukokuseki: This is a somewhat rare aversion of making the Japanese character generically stateless or anime-like, but making other East Asians more realistic. This time, Japan looks like his relatives.
Not Blood Siblings: From the anime, Japan's definitely not China's biological brother. The others are debatable whether they're actually related or were just "found".
Taiwan is this to pretty much everyone in East Asia, according to the fourth manga volume.
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Adaptation Dye-Job: He would have had chestnut brown hair in the anime series, as evidenced by a character design that was later removed from the official site. Himaruya usually depicts him with black hair or a very dark shade of brown.
Annoying Younger Sibling: To both China and Japan; he's loud, obnoxious, and says that they should call him their older brother.
Asian and Nerdy: In his profile, it's said he loves the internet and games. Truth in Television to some degree; Korea apparently has the highest percentage of households with Internet access in the world.
What Could Have Been: A prototype design for Korea had the character as a girl◊ with aspirations to be a pop idol. The design for the female Korea was inspired by the lead of an earlier, short-lived webcomic by Himaruya, entitled MoeKan (and even directly resembled her in one of the drafts). It was also re-used for his canon Gender Flip self.
He was also supposed to be in the anime, but then the South Korean government, Moral Guardians and Fan Dumb declared a Dude, Not Funny! on the character note While both Kids' Station and Studio Deen denied there ever was to be a Korea character in the anime, he did appear in the first ending sequence and in a character design on the website (that was removed shortly after the controversy), as well as an animation error in episode 14 (when they removed his role from the plot, but forgot to do a retake on one scene that showed him from behind). Fans can still dream though since Himaruya did not dispose of him, at least in his blog, as of 2010-11.
Clingy Jealous Girl: Mostly averted. Her first apparition has her poking China on the cheek and telling him to lay off Japan; however, her interactions with Japan himself and the other Asians do not have her clinging to him and being a bitch to whoever approaches him. Not to mention, while she does argue with China, it's never about Japan aside of that aforementioned one sketch.
Fan Nickname: To cover up for her current lack of a proper "human name", some fans call her "Mei Mei" (which means "little sister" in Chinese) or simply "Mei" (which can mean "plum"). Taiwanese fans also nickname her "Wan-nyan" or "Wan-chan".
Himaruya recently listed Lin Yi Ling and Xiao Mei as possible names.
Plucky Girl: Taiwan's profile mentions that, though she tends to fret and worry, she's also very strong-willed when it counts. Confirmed when she gets some more spotlight and a proper profile in the fourth manga volume.
An island girl nation with a headstrong and easygoing personality!
Taiwan: It's okay, the Taiwanese don't believe in bad fortunes!
The drama track from China's CD has her as a Genki Girl who inflicts Amusing Injuries on China (she tries to fix his back and then ends up breaking his arm!) and calls him "old man" to his face.
And the fourth manga volume throws the YN concept out of the window, by making her the plucky and cheerful energetic girl to all of her Asian siblings.
Yandere / Cute and Psycho: Sometimes portrayed as one in fanwork, usually toward Japan, though mostly played for laughs.
She's sometimes portayed as a Tsundere in fanon too, especially if paired up with Korea or Hong Kong. Considering the fourth manga volume's Taiwan strip, this may be the closest. During the Halloween Event, she has shades of this towards China when she complains about his old man bad health but makes him a "cure" anyway.
Annoying Younger Sibling: Makes several digs against China, like showcasing how he knows exactly what China will wear or do at any given time and constantly referring to him as old in spite of China's indignant protests, and "annoying China" is even listed as one of his hobbies. Which makes him the third Asian sibling who pokes fun at China on a regular basis. China just can't get any respect.
Fanon loves to portray him as this towards England too during his time as a British territory.
Big Ol' Eyebrows: He has noticeably thicker eyebrows due to a curse from England.
Born Lucky: Apparently, it's NOT a good idea to place bets against him. Double if it involves China, since HK knows him way too well.
Emotionless Boy: Actually averted, he's not as emotional as Taiwan or Korea but it doesn't mean he lacks emotions at all. He's just really good at keeping them bottled and viewing the world through very snarky eyes. It doesn't necessarily give him a Sugar and Ice Personality.
Gossipy Hens: Male example, according to his volume 4 profiles which lists "gossip" among his interests.
Slightly confirmed when he starts teasing and almost pestering Iceland due to some things he said about England.
Fan Nickname: An interesting case, as some fans give him an Asian name, others a Western one, and still others both an Asian name and a Western name to represent Hong Kong having been under the rule of both China and England. "Hong" and "Xiao/Xiang" are the most popular Asian names for him; the Western ones have more variation.
Himaruya suggested two Chinese names for Hong Kong, "Wang Jialong" and "Li Xiaochun". A suggested English one was "Leon".
Lady of War: A popular fanon depiction, which is supported by Himaruya's description of her.
Meido: Jossed. She was featured dressed as one in a very old sketch on Himaruya's blog (which many people mistook as a design for a Philippines), and it was not revealed that that was her until years later. However, that design seems to have been completely thrown out.
Sugar and Ice Personality: Has an aloof appearance and seems to be a generally quiet girl, but has also shown signs of shyness and Heroic Self-Deprecation. This peaks in the 2013 Halloween event, since she's extremely flustered when she wears one of Taiwan's outfits and it turns out to be a bit too skimpy for her taste.
Tsundere: By the fandom. Especially when she's paired with America, China or France. If it's Thailand or Taiwan? Scratch out "Tsun" and make her 100% "Dere".
Fan Nickname: Thai-Fans called him "Aegaratt" which means Freedom in Thailand.
Fun Personified - Nice Guy: The doodles where he's appeared have him always smiling and acting cheerful. His original profile says he gets along with people easily and is never in a hurry.
The Determinator - Guile Hero: When he does make a decision or wants something, however, he can be pretty tricky and stubborn. Possibly comes from the fact that the Kingdom of Thailand was the only territory in the South East of Asia that retained its independence during the European colonization.
Heavy Sleeper: Possibly. He's shown sleeping during the commotion of the 2011 April Fool's event. Then again, given his attitude, he probably didn't care anyway.
Knife Nut: Carries one on this page picture. It seems to be a Lai Thai carving knife.
His nature is rather ungreedy; he appears calm and good at business, is tall, and tries to be philosophical (...) He often has a businesslike manner, but he jokes around with Portugal, China, and Hong Kong. He treats Taiwan like a proper lady.
He seems to also have another side, another part, lol.
In strip, he is rather passive aggressive towards China when the latter asks for his help with keeping Hong Kong from wanting independence.
Non-Action Guy: In the Hetaween event, notes mention that he tends to get pulled into conflicts and get hurt.
Only Sane Man: China and Hong Kong have a fight caused by China going the Meddling Parents way and Hong Kong struggling to make him back off. What does Macau do? Sits with them, drinks tea, and makes one or two passive-aggressive comments as much.