* ''Webcomic/BrawlInTheFamily'' doing a tongue in cheek version of [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/KirbyHARDCORE.png this]].
* Seems this trope was Averted for the newest DS game, ''Kirby: Planet Robobot.'' Compare the [[http://www.perfectly-nintendo.com/wp-content/gallery/Kirby%20goodies%20%2804.04.2016%29/1.jpg Japanese promo art]] to the [[https://sickr.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/kirby_planet_robobot_box_art.jpg English cover of the game]].