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[[caption-width-right:300:Just a bit more moe than some others.]]

->''"During the development phase, it was said that 'Caster turns into a loli with hyper power', but we only need one loli!"''
-->-- '''Taiga''', ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'': [[{{Omake}} Taiga dojo #22]][[note]]Ironically, a loli version of Caster Medea actually appears in '''VideoGame/FateGrandOrder'''.[[/note]]

The Token Mini Moe is a young or [[OlderThanTheyLook young-looking]] member of a cast designed to appeal to one of two predominant demographics. The first is those who simply find the character [[{{Moe}} absolutely adorable]] and/or endearing and feel [[BigBrotherInstinct protective]] towards him or her. The character allows this sort of fan to act as and live out the role as an [[WishFulfillment idealized]] older brother or sister (or parent) cheering their little sister on and helping her achieve whatever goals the setting deems important. The second are the [[LoliconAndShotacon Lolicons / Shotacons]], who take an erotic or romantic interest in the character. Needless to say, these two groups are often [[BrokenBase at each other's throats]] over the character.

What defines a Token Mini Moe is a number of factors. First, they appear prepubescent, regardless of whether they are actually children or not. Why someone so much younger appearing is mixed in with a group of older looking people may be addressed, but it's just as likely that it will be noted and then the story will move on. In a harem series where they are used as a love interest, they will almost never be the main one and are frequently overshadowed, their arcs amounting to a PrecociousCrush that is gently rebuffed. Since they are the Token Mini Moe, if there are other similarly young looking characters in the cast then it is probably not this trope.

Compare TagalongKid and KidAppealCharacter, who are kids designed to act as {{Audience Surrogate}}s for younger viewers.

In anime, these characters have a tendency to be referred to as "token loli" and "token shota" (if they are a token), but these words still have UnfortunateImplications in some places, so please don't use them in this website. Hence, this page was renamed from Token Loli (that and the fact that, because of the definition shift, female examples of KidAppealCharacter and TagalongKid are ''also'' referred to as token lolis).



[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* Chika from ''Manga/AiYoriAoshi''. She's had more [[NakedPeopleAreFunny exposure]] to the male lead than any other character, although he thankfully disinterested, and thus it's played for comedy. She's still nonetheless ''very'' popular despite having the fewest appearances.
* ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'': Chiyo Mihama (pictured above) is a ChildProdigy who starts 10th grade at age 10, while all her classmates are 15 or 16. She's a parodic deconstruction -- the series is all too quick to point out the problems with such a small girl in a much older group, and then plays it up for laughs.
* ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'' has that one girl called Akane that [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep calls Kero No-No]] in the episode, Sakura and Kero Big Fight.
* It seems like the mangaka of ''Manga/ChronoCrusade'' was trying to appeal to pretty much any demographic he could, so of course the show has a Token Mini Moe in Azmaria. A joke in one of the Omakes actually shows what ''Chrono'' would have been like if he'd been one of these, as well.
* Athena from ''Anime/CosplayComplex'', who seems to function mostly as a device to let paedophile Jenny have massive {{nosebleed}}s over her.
* ''Anime/DivergenceEve'' has Kotoko-01, a support android that looks like a little girl for no appreciable reason.
* ''Anime/DragonBallGT'' has one in the form of Pan, a 14 year old who is likely stronger than every human on Earth. Unfortunately for her, [[OvershadowedByAwesome this still makes her weak]] in comparison to Trunks and especially Goku. About the power part, however, it can be noted that in ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'', Pan as a toddler is shown to know things her father Gohan took an entire year of TrainingFromHell to learn at age four.
* Pia in ''Manga/DragonHalf''. It should be noted she's completely androgynous, at least until the epilogue.
* In ''Anime/{{Endride}}'', Mischa is considerably younger than even the teenage protagonists, never mind the rest of the cast, and her design is classic moe. She's introduced trying to [[{{Tykebomb}} assassinate Emilio]], but they bring her on to the team instead.
* Wendy from ''Manga/FairyTail'', and it's almost {{Lampshaded}} when she's included in {{Fanservice}} covers that only otherwise use Fairy Tail members. [[spoiler:Then she joins them, and those covers turn into [[SpoilerOpening spoileriffic foreshadowing]].]]
* Momiji is a male version in ''Manga/FruitsBasket''. He ''does'' grow out of it eventually, though, so perhaps he just hit puberty late because he's [[EasternZodiac the bunny]].
* KidAppealCharacter and/or BrattyHalfPint Mint Labule/Annie [=LaBelle=] from ''Anime/GenesisClimberMospeada'' is thirteen (making her the youngest member of the main cast to begin with) and looks ''half'' that.
* Although she rarely appears in the show itself, [[NoNameGiven Kyon's Little Sister]] from ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'' is treated like that in some of its advertising. More notably in [[http://safebooru.org/index.php?page=post&s=view&id=423421 that picture]].
* Ruka Essenpolka from ''Anime/IdolProject'' is this among a cast of tall, scantily-clad teenage girls.
* ''Anime/{{K}}'' has Anna Kushina of HOMRA, an 11-year-old ElegantGothicLolita [[TheEmpath empath]] in a clan of pyro gangsters. [[spoiler: In the movie, [[AChildShallLeadThem she becomes]] [[SheIsTheKing their King]], succeeding Mikoto - one more element forming his death into an homage to [[Anime/CodeGeass another famous Requiem]].]]
* Dia from ''Anime/KiddyGirlAnd'', with the added twist that she regularly kisses the main characters. Okay, it's mainly to [[spoiler:turbo-charge their powers]] and it's treated more as something between sisters, but she seems to enjoy it ''very'' much.
* ''Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid'' has Kanna, who looks up to Kobayashi as a mother. There are two other child characters (Saikawa and Shouta), but they don't show up as often.
* Haruka Kotoura of ''Manga/KotouraSan'' is a {{Downplayed|Trope}} version in the mini department. She is [[OneHeadTaller Two Heads Taller]] than [[TheShortGuyWithGlasses Dai'chi]] [[ShorterMeansSmarter Muroto]], but she is still significantly short when compared to the other [[TrueCompanions ESP Society members]] who have more realistic heights. However, Haruka is most definitely TheCutie of the group whereas Dai'chi has no {{Moe}} traits at all.
* Murasaki in ''LightNovel/KureNai'' is a seven year old girl who is being body-guarded by the title character.
* Shinobu serves as this in ''Manga/LoveHina''. A second, even younger character later joins the cast, but she's neither a main character nor a haremette.
* Klan Klang from ''Anime/MacrossFrontier''. She's a Meltrandi, and in her normal form is [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever anything but little]] -- but a quirk in her [[SleepModeSize micronization]] process means that, when she shrinks down to human size, she looks like a little girl.
* In ''LightNovel/LordMarksmanAndVanadis'', the Vanadis [[spoiler: Olga is this; Tigre meets her in Volume 6.]]
* Caro and Vivio in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers''. Kind of odd, as the first two seasons were full of Mini Moe girls. On the villain we have Lutecia and Cinque, the latter ironically one of the [[OlderThanTheyLook oldest]] members of the [[QuirkyMinibossSquad Numbers]] group.
** Nanoha herself was the Token Mini Moe of ''VisualNovel/TriangleHeart3SweetSongsForever''.
** ''Manga/MagicalRecordLyricalNanohaForce'' adds the [[EnfantTerrible also-villainous]] Stella Irvine.
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' has too many to count for this trope in the present no matter how you [[CastHerd divide the cast up]] but in the past, [[spoiler:Asuna]] played this role for Ala Rubra.
* Miyako from ''VideoGame/MeltyBlood''. At first glance, she doesn't appear to even be wearing pants. (Though she really is wearing very short cut-off jeans.) The other little girl in the cast, Len, actually has plot relevance. Miyako on the other hand seems to have been added to fill out a quota.
* Asami in ''Mezzo DSA''. Being specialists in ''danger'', the DSA don't actually encourage her to hang around, but they can't shake her.
* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamZZ'' had Elpeo Puru [[note]]now [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamUnicorn officially]] [[SpellMyNameWithAnS translated]] as Elpeo Pull[[/note]], whose name was even a play on words based on the Lolicon magazine Lemon People.
* Shizuku from ''Manga/OmamoriHimari'' -- the only Mini Moe girl in the [[HaremGenre Harem]]. There are two others, but [[SupportingHarem neither is actually a major character as of yet]].
* ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'': Honey is a little cutie who looks about six and plays up his childishness and cuteness to appeal to the patrons of the titular Host Club. In fact, [[OlderThanTheyLook he's 18 and a senior]], older than most of the rest of the gang.
* ''Anime/PleaseTeacher'' has Ichigo Morino, although the fact she actually looks like one and is probably a draw to someone is only pointed out in the second season.
* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}''
** May's little brother Max in the Hoenn saga.
** Clement's little sister Bonnie from ''XY'' serves as this. Her outgoingness serves as a contrast to her [[HollywoodNerd older brother]].
** ''Sun & Moon'' has two examples: Sophocles and Lana are both much shorter and younger-looking than the rest of their group (Ash, Kiawe, Mallow, and Lillie).
* Yuma is this for ''Manga/PuellaMagiOrikoMagica'', and, by extension, ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''. Maybe ''Manga/PuellaMagiKazumiMagica'' as well, though that one is more seperate.
** There's also Madoka's baby brother, who seems to exist solely for the d'aww-whatta-cute-widdle-toddler factor. [[spoiler:Though he's also the only person who can still see Ascended!Madoka in the ending, because ChildrenAreInnocent]].
** ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagicaTheMovieRebellion'' has Nagisa Momoe, who seems to be taller than Yuma but shorter than the other magical girls.
* Hinako Ninomiya from ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'' should be in her twenties at ''least'', but a severe illness when she was four (and an unorthodox "treatment" from Happōsai) has slowed her aging to the point where she has the body of a ten year-old girl. She can only [[DualAgeModes regain]] her ([[HelloNurse extremely buxom]]) adult form by [[EnergyAbsorption absorbing]] the BattleAura of people and animals, but it goes away after a while.
* Sendou Yukari in ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'', of the kid genius type. She's the Token Mini Moe of the harem, though Moka's little sister also happens to be one.
* ''Franchise/SailorMoon'':
** Chibiusa Tsukino, A.K.A. Sailor Chibi-Moon and Hotaru Tomoe, A.K.A. Sailor Saturn. The former spends most of her first arc being chased by the bad guys only to be {{Mind Rape}}d by the arc's BigBad and turned into an evil adult version of herself; in the [[Manga/SailorMoon manga]] she also qualifies for OlderThanTheyLook. The latter spends most of her initial arc as a [[HumanResources carrying case]] for the BigBad's final lieutenant, who in the end [[GrandTheftMe bodyjack's]] her to fight the heroes until Hotaru herself destroys the {{Eldritch Abomination}} from within, then winds up turned back into a baby as a result of using her most powerful move against aforementioned BigBad in order to destroy him.
** In the ''Stars'' [[Anime/SailorMoon anime]] season Hotaru's age seems somewhere between baby and teen (due to rapid aging at the start). There's also [=ChibiChibi=].
* Yuuki Kataoka and Koromo Amae from ''Manga/{{Saki}}'' both qualify as this, [[{{Moe}} even for the standards of that series]].
* ''VisualNovel/SchoolDays'':
** Kokoro is Katsura Kotonoha's younger sister that hangs out with Kotonoha and Makoto, and is the only person in the show under a certain age. [[spoiler:In the ''Summer Days'' spinoff, she's a viable option. This was considered [[MoralEventHorizon too far.]]]]
** Also, Setsuna may count as the OlderThanTheyLook version.
* In the ''Manga/SchoolLive'' manga Yuuri rescues a quiet little girl from an elementary school infested with zombies. She names her after her sister and uses her as a ReplacementGoldfish. [[spoiler:It's later shown that the girl is a delusion of Rii's that her friends are going along with. "Ruu" is really a teddy bear Yuki left behind and Rii began viewing as a child due to stress.]]
* Minamo from ''Manga/{{Sketchbook}}'', who [[CanonForeigner only appears in the anime version]] as Daichi's little sister.
* ''Manga/SomedaysDreamers'' has Runa, who for some unexplained reason like to hang out in the salsa club owned by Yume's magic instructor.
* Sasami, from ''Anime/TenchiMuyo''. Naturally enough, she tends to behave more maturely than her elders....
** In the spin-off series ''Anime/PrettySammy'', the villain team (known variously as the Lovely Madams, Team Sexy Mrs, or Hitozuma-tai [Married Woman Squad]) has one member, Chisato or Mrs. Roku (literally "Mrs. Sixth", as the sixth member recruited), who is somewhere between kindergarten and junior high. She is the only unmarried member of the villain team, although she has an arranged marriage. One of the soldiers confronting the villains was heard to exclaim "''She's'' supposed to be a ''wife''?!"
* In ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'', Rossiu lampshades this about Nia in the manga, before the timeskip.
--> [-"Does this mean..... that in this day and age, flat-chested lolitas tend to be more universally popular among the consumers?"-]
* Seth Nightroad of ''LightNovel/TrinityBlood''. Though she enjoys running around town doing odd jobs, she is eventually revealed to be [[spoiler:both a [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Krusnik]] who is ReallySevenHundredYearsOld, and Empress Augusta Vradica of the Methuselah Empire. The latter is not common knowledge because all of her public appearances are delegated to a more-mature-looking proxy.]]
* ''Manga/{{Vandread}}'''s Team nurse Paiway Underberg. Besides the three captured men, the grandma-like captain, a robot, and Paiway, all of the hundreds of crew members aboard the space ship ''Nirvana'' are young women. . Why an eleven-year-old works as a ship's nurse is {{Hand Wave}}d by a statement in the first episode that they were understaffed and had to take on a bunch of rookies in various positions. When Duero takes over as Doctor, there are surprisingly few complaints (other than him being male, in a setting where the two genders are literally from different worlds, wage war against each other, and reproduce by cloning) and Paiway is demoted to comic relief.
* ''Anime/VariableGeo'' features a cast full of hotties... and one runt: Manami Kusunoki. Despite what her pint-sized stature and childish behavior would lead you to believe, [[OlderThanTheyLook she's actually a 16 year old]] IdolSinger. Though she spends most of her screentime [[SweetTooth stuffing her face with sweets]] and [[SkinshipGrope groping Yuka and Jun's boobs.]]
* Poplar in ''Manga/{{Working}}'' serves this role: she's seventeen years old, but everyone mistakes her for a grade-school student on account of her height, bubbly personality and general looks. While her large chest offsets the prepubescent look, this is not often that noticeable and never detracts from the girl's cuteness or her apparent youth, much to her chagrin and Takanashi's delight.
* Leopard serves as this for [[LegacyCharacter her generation's version]] of the Doronbo Gang in ''Anime/YattermanNight''.
* Silvia Silkcut in ''LightNovel/HybridXHeartMagiasAcademyAtaraxia'' is a middle-school student, while her teammates are all in high school. To compensate for her small stature, her Heart Hybrid Gear Taros is a MiniMecha.
* Mafuyu Hoshikawa of ''Manga/BlendS'' was hired at Cafe Stile [[InvokedTrope specifically to be the cafe's "little sister" type]]. She's like Poplar UpToEleven - even smaller (and built like a middle-schooler, [[ACupAngst which she does not like being reminded of]]) than Poplar, but [[OlderThanTheyLook actually a college student]]. While she plays it up on the clock, she's [[TheNapoleon much more sarcastic and short-tempered when she isn't working]].
* Silica in ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline'' is the youngest member of the cast, and is looked after like a little sister by everyone else. Nevertheless, when push comes to shove, [[BadassAdorable she proves to be as capable as the rest]].

[[folder:Fan Works]]
* In the ''Manga/LuckyStar'' fanfics ''Fanfic/HolidayVacation'' and ''Fanfic/LuckyStarAfterStory'', original character [[{{Adorkable}} Chiyoko]] [[TheCutie Sakamoto]], who stands at only 136 centimeters (only about 4'6") definitely qualifies for this.
* Pyeran, the youngest Trap victim in ''FanFic/{{Hivefled}}''; the ghost of a twelve-year-old troll.

* ''Literature/TrappedOnDraconica'': Lydia is an adorable little girl that Daniar fawns over. The only reason she's involved in a Save-The-World plot is because [[spoiler: her grandfather uses her as TheMole to spy on Daniar.]]
* Flute from David Eddings' ''Literature/TheElenium'' books qualifies, [[spoiler: even if she's a goddess incarnated and counts as TheChessmaster for the good guys]].
* Nako, Aya's little sister in ''Literature/TanteiTeamKZJikenNote''. Even Aya is [[MiddleChildSyndrome slightly envious about her cuteness and innocence]].
* ''Literature/OnTheEdgeOfEureka'' has this with Aleskynn. While the rest of the cast is at least 15 or 16, Leski is 13, and the main character's little sister. Due to her young age and inexperience, she winds up [[spoiler: being indoctrinated by the Movement.]] The prequel ''Enlightenment'' has this as well: The main cast consists of teenagers, except the littlest Davis child, the eight-year-old Cosette.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* The observational Realians and Kirschwassers in ''VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}}'', which like ''Anime/DivergenceEve'', are androids that look like little girls (with MOMO being the actual Token Mini Moe since she's a regular castmember).
* Shinatama, the Simulated Living Doll ([[RidiculouslyHumanRobots Almost-human Android]]) from ''VideoGame/{{Oni}}'', as a rare Western video game example. An heavily [[{{Animesque}} anime-inspired]] Western example, though.
* Momo from ''[[VideoGame/RivalSchools Project Justice]]''. She's well aware of her size and [[DeliberatelyCuteChild uses it]] to get under the skin of her HugeSchoolgirl classmate Natsu for the affections of Shoma.
* ''[[VideoGame/AdvancedVariableGeo Advanced V.G.]]'': Manami's supposed to be 16 years old, but [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zr4RZEOgK0 she's so short and childlike in appearance]], that she can easily pass for a girl half her age. One of her endings even has her being [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPok64iH8pE spanked like a child.]]
* The ''VideoGame/StarOcean'' games (the second also has a male version) each have one, usually with a name [[AlphabeticalThemeNaming beginning with the letter P]]:
** Perisie in ''VideoGame/StarOcean1''.
** Precis in ''VideoGame/StarOceanTheSecondStory''.
** Peppita in ''VideoGame/StarOceanTillTheEndOfTime''.
* ''VideoGame/StarOceanTheLastHope'' proudly continues the tradition with Lymle Lemuri Phi, who [[OlderThanTheyLook is actually around 15, but appears and generally acts about 6.]] Lymle's actual age is only mentioned in the [[AllThereInTheManual manual and in-game dictionary]], and why she looks so young only in the latter.. If you haven't happened to read that, the UST between her and Faize looks a hell of a lot creepier.
* ''VideoGame/GuildWars2'' has Taimi appearing towards the end of Season 1 of the story and joining the Player Character and his/her party in story missions for the whole Season 2. Taimi is an Asura child (adult Asuras are 4 feet high at most) suffering from a degenerative disease, is very cute even for human standards (most Asuras are not that pretty) and she cannot fight at all by herself, relying on her golem Scruffy to protect her and move her around. She is in the party for her unprecedented intelligence and knowledge of magitech and [[AdorablyPrecociousChild hates not being taken seriously by adults beacause of her young age]], nor does she like being pitied for her aforementioned disease or protected by others. This doesn't dissuade Braham, [[BoisterousBruiser the big guy of your party]], to grow attached to her. During a mission, Taimi gets cornered by some Inquest assassins that are after her most recent invention and needs to be saved by the Player Character and Braham. After this, she gets much less arrogant when someone wants to protect her.
* May from ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear'', also the (junior) captain of a pirate ship, with a crew comprised of almost all girls to boot.
* ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'':
** There's [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld Rachel]] [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Alucard]]. When Mori Toshimichi was asked in an interview about the designs of the characters in the game, his first comment on Rachel was "[[LampshadeHanging Well, every Japanese anime and/or game is required to have the obligatory gothic-loli character]]". And then there's [[spoiler: Platinum the Trinity.]]
** Carl is another example as it's explicitly stated that he's the youngest in the cast.
* Maria in the ''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}'' series. For some reason, her chibi version has appeared far more often than the grown-up incarnation in ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaSymphonyOfTheNight''.
* Carrie from the ''VideoGame/{{Castlevania 64}}''/''[[VideoGame/CastlevaniaLegacyOfDarkness Legacy of Darkness]]''.
* In ''VideoGame/LuminousArc'' (for DS), we've got Mel, the precocious little Witch girl (she's a Water-elemental character). NPC versions are Alice and Therese.
* In ''VideoGame/LuminousArc2'' (also for DS), there's Pop (full name: Potpourri), who fills in for Mel. She's a bratty Nature-elemental Witch, who has a love of crab. Her twin brother, Pip (a.k.a. Phillip) joins the party earlier. Remember Alice and Therese from the first game? They join your party in this one, and they make adorable comments (such as "You're gonna be a pie!" or "You're going to be toast with butter!").
%%* ''VideoGame/LuminousArc3'' got Sara.
* ''VideoGame/ExaPico'':
** Misha in ''VideoGame/ArTonelicoMelodyOfElemia''. [[spoiler:At least at first.]]
** Cocona fills this role in [[VideoGame/ArTonelicoIIMelodyOfMetafalica the second game]].
* Saki from ''The Oneechanbara'' series. She's the little sister implicit in the title (it roughly translates to "The Big Sister Swordsman"). She's 16, but -- like some real-life Asian teens -- has a more childlike appearance. She's also the first of the series' {{Big Bad}}s, before pulling a HeelFaceTurn.
* In ''Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei'' series.
** Maiko is the female Token Mini Moe Social Link in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}''. Ken Amada is the male version.
** ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' has Nanako Dojima. Also Ayane, one of the two choices for the Sun social link. She might be a better example [[spoiler: given the player can eventually date and sleep with her]]
** Among the demons, there is [[AliceAllusion Alice]] the recurring CuteGhostGirl. Although she's mostly potrayed as CreepyChild rather than {{moe}}. Another example is Moh Shuvuu, who, in ''[[VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiStrangeJourney Strange Journey]]'', even has minor character with a ComedicLolicon crush on her, and tries to justify it with the ReallySevenHundredYearsOld trope. According to Moh Shuvuu's reaction, she isn't really that old.
** ''VideoGame/{{Persona 5}}'': Futaba Sakura, the youngest member of your party, is considerably shorter and less physically developed than both your male and female party members.
* The Witch mercenary in ''VideoGame/AtlanticaOnline''.
* Luste Teuber and Schwer-Muta Casasola Merkle in ''VideoGame/{{Rosenkreuzstilette}}''. Luste [[{{Stripperiffic}} wears very little]] and worries about even less. Schwer-Muta wears a full-body catsuit and does double duty as the resident CreepyChild.
* Various OriginalGeneration characters from the ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'' series. Classic timeline has Presia Zenosakis and [[GenkiGirl Mio Sasuga]]. [[VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsAlpha Alpha timeline]] has [[ElegantGothicLolita Irui Guneden]]. While [[VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsCompact2 Compact 2]] is lacking of Mini Moe characers, [[UpdatedRerelease Impact]] added Einst Alfimi. Original Generation timeline has [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses Princess Shine Hausen]] and [[{{Meganekko}} Latooni Subota]] (Mai Koyabayashi is sometimes counted, but she's actually sixteen (just ''really'' petite).); its spin-off VideoGame/EndlessFrontier also has [[CuteWitch Kyon Feulion]]. A stand-alone titles ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsW'' has Mihiro Ardygun and ''[[VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsReversal R]]'' has [[OurHomunculiAreDifferent Tiz and Despinis]] (no Laria is not). Most of them can be consider as LittleMissBadass, for they're pilots of HumongousMecha.
* Sailor outfit-sporting Sherry Birkin in, of all things, in ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil2''.
* Aruruw in ''VideoGame/{{Utawarerumono}}''. One of only three girls not to be sexualized in the game, and also one of only two who doesn't love the lead. Romantically, anyway. Yeah.
* Dear lord, Ernula from ''VideoGame/{{Wartech}}: Senko No Ronde''. She acts in an exaggerated, hyper-{{moe}} "childish" manner, her mecha actually has bunnies painted on it, and her costumes are pure {{moe}} appeal.
* ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' is another series that's chock full of them, usually with at least one regular young girl per game and sometimes a ReallySevenHundredYearsOld CuteMonsterGirl as well. So far:
** Maria and Est from ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia The Dark Dragon and the Sword of Light, Mystery of the Emblem,]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Shadow Dragon]]'', joined by Norne in the last. Also [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Chiki/Tiki]], for the CuteMonsterGirl.
** Tina in ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Thracia 776]]''.
** ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe Sword of Seals]]'' has CuteMonsterGirl Fae, as well as the male Ray and Lugh.
** Nino in ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe Blazing Blade]]''.
** Myrrh (''another'' ancient dragon in little human girl form) in ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTheSacredStones Sacred Stones]]''.
** Mist in ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Path of Radiance]]'' (along with a few more male versions in Rolf, Sothe, and Tormod).
** Nowi in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening''. She's yet another dragon with the appearance of a pre-teen girl [[UnfortunateImplications and a valid marriage candidate for almost all of the male characters.]] Ricken provides a male version.
* Lilith from ''VideoGame/{{Darkstalkers}}'', a younger version of [[{{Stripperiffic}} Morrigan]].
* ''VideoGame/InfiniteSpace'' has the Garner twins, who are ValleyGirl {{Idol Singer}}s, who are some of the most useful crew members you can get.
* Most Creator/SquareEnix [=/=] ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' games (and some related Squaresoft games) have one Token Mini Moe, although they've aged up in later games. In chronological order:
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV'': Rydia and Porom
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyV'': Krile
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI'': Relm
** ''VideoGame/BahamutLagoon'': Melodia
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'': Yuffie (a young teenager, but UsefulNotes/{{Pettanko}} enough to count). Shelke from VideoGame/DirgeOfCerberus also counts (She's a 19 year old girl trapped at physical age 9).
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'': Selphie (compare Yuffie, and [[GenkiGirl energetic]] to boot)
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'': Eiko (back to form: she's 6)
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' and ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' averted the trope: Both Rikku and Penelo fit the character type, but they're definitely too old and mature to count.
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII'': Vanille could look like one and might act like one, but she's physically 19. [[spoiler: 519, counting the time spent as a crystal.]]
* ''VideoGame/MitsumeteKnight'' has the (at the start of the game) 12-year old Laury Callwell as the Token Mini Moe and youngest character in the whole cast, girls and boys included. And considering this game's setting is a CrapsaccharineWorld, she's stalked by a creepy paedophile foreigner who eventually [[spoiler: [[DistressedDamsel kidnaps her]], and, [[BigDamnHeroes if the player]] [[VideoGameCrueltyPotential doesn't save her]], kills her by strangulation]].
* [[CreepyChild Annie]] from ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'', 'thou she's less [[{{Moe}} cute]] and more [[PyroManiac crazy]].
* [[ShrineMaiden Himi]] in ''VideoGame/GoldenSunDarkDawn'', nonromantically.
* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' has a few. Not nearly as many as the memes would have you think, particularly considering [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters the size of the rest of the cast]]. It should be mentioned all of them are ReallySevenHundredYearsOld... though some of them don't act like it.
** [[TheDitz Rumia]], [[EnsembleDarkhorse Cirno]], [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Remilia]], and [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Flandre]] in ''Embodiment of Scarlet Devil''.
** [[CatGirl Chen]] in ''Perfect Cherry Blossom''.
** [[CuteBruiser Suika]] in ''Immaterial and Missing Power''.
** [[TricksterArchetype Tewi]] in ''Imperishable Night'', who more than once is regulated to ''dwarf sized'' in fan art.
** [[PoisonousPerson Medicine]] in ''Phantasmagoria of Flower View''.
** [[PhysicalGod Suwako]] in ''Mountain of Faith''.
** [[ShrinkingViolet Kisume]] in ''Subterranenean Animism''.
** [[OnlySaneMan Nazrin]] in ''Undefined Fantastic Object''.
** [[CuteButCacophonic Kyouko]] in ''Ten Desires''.
** [[LittlePeople Sukuna]] in ''Double Dealing Character''.
** ZUN's art style tends to make ''everyone'' look a bit young, though, which is another source of its reputation.
* The ''Franchise/{{Disgaea}}'' series has Hanako and Yukimaru (the latter happens to be [[OlderThanTheyLook 20 years old with a much younger appearance]]) in the [[VideoGame/Disgaea2CursedMemories second game]], [[OlderThanTheyLook Raspberyl]] in the [[VideoGame/Disgaea3AbsenceOfJustice third]], and Desco in the [[VideoGame/Disgaea4APromiseUnforgotten fourth]].
%%* Marona from ''VideoGame/PhantomBrave''.
* Among the player characters, the [[CuteWitch Female Mage]] and [[{{Meganekko}} Creator]] from ''VideoGame/DungeonFighterOnline'' count. Among the non-player characters, Princess Erje of Empyrean is one.
* ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon'':
** Luna from ''[[VideoGame/HarvestMoonTreeOfTranquility Tree of Tranquility]]''. Despite being old enough to be considered an eligible bachelorette, her diminutive stature when compared to other adult characters in the game, extremely youthful appearance, and love of plushies makes her seem half her actual age.
** Pierre in ''[[VideoGame/HarvestMoonIslandOfHappiness Island Of Happiness]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/HarvestMoonSunshineIslands Sunshine Islands]]'' is a bachelor and looks to be around 10-12. The local kids even tease him for his height in one of his heart events.
** Dirk in ''[[VideoGame/HarvestMoonGrandBazaar Grand Bazaar]]'', being a bachelor despite looking like he should be in middle school at the highest. Interestingly, he was easily [[EnsembleDarkhorse the most popular bachelor]] of that game.
** In ''VideoGame/RuneFactory4'', Amber and Xiao Pai are bachelorettes, and Kiel is a bachelor, but like Luna from their sister series, all seem around nine-twelve years old appearance-wise. Xiao Pai even implies that she is older than the player character. There's also Doug, who looks only slightly older than Kiel and is implied to be shorter than the female protagonist. Granted, he has the excuse of being a dwarf.
** Hiro and Oracle from ''[[VideoGame/HarvestMoonTheTaleOfTwoTowns The Tale Of Two Towns]]''. Hiro is a bachelor, and while not as short as most examples, sports a childish face. Oracle is a bachelorette that looks even younger than Hiro, but is Really700YearsOld.
** Mistel from ''VideoGame/StoryOfSeasons'', yet another bachelor that looks like he should still be in middle school. There's also Fritz, who looks only slightly older than Mistel, but still doesn't quite look old enough to get married.
** Lumina (who originally had an unrequited PrecociousCrush on you) in ''VideoGame/HarvestMoonAWonderfulLife Special Edition'' is a bachelorette and is canonically 16 (18 internationally), but she still uses her 14 year old design. If you marry her she automatically ages to her adult design come the next chapter.
* Lina from ''VideoGame/RivieraThePromisedLand'' is the youngest looking of the [[TrueCompanions team,]] and also the resident GenkiGirl and BrattyHalfPint. Despite appearances, she claims to be older than her best friend, the OnlySaneMan in the party.
* Rhyme from ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou''
* Sunny Gurlukovich from ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4GunsOfThePatriots'' is the first time the series had one of these (unless you count Emma).
* Cecille in ''Videogame/ArcRiseFantasia'' is twelve, and [[LittleMissBadass packs serious power behind her punches]]. She's in full ElegantGothicLolita attire and sporting a pair of MegaTwinTails.
* Rico in ''VideoGame/DuelSaviorDestiny'' is the token mini moe of the main cast, the rest of which significantly older. Crea, who also looks really young, gets a promotion to love interest in the rewritten final route, however. She's still not really part of the main cast though.
* [[CheerfulChild Roll]] from the classic ''VideoGame/MegaMan'' series, especially in the comic book series and ''VideoGame/MegaManPoweredUp''
* In the classic [=PS1=] ''Franchise/CrashBandicoot'' series, Coco was this.
* ''VideoGame/SenranKagura'' seems to have a trend of having one character who looks younger than the rest of the new characters per game. ''Burst'' had Mirai, ''Shinovi Versus'' had Minori, ''Deep Crimson'' had Kagura ([[spoiler:though she quickly grows out of it]]), ''Estival Versus'' had Kafuru and ''New Wave'' had Muramasa. While most of these are played straight, Mirai is used to examine the trope; her diminutive appearance means nobody takes her seriously, which [[BerserkButton drives her up the wall]].
* ''VideoGame/PanelDePon'' has [[TheHero Lip]], Windy, Sherbet, and their expies/successors from the ''Nintendo Puzzle Collection'' sequel.
* The ''VideoGame/TalesSeries'' has several such characters:
** ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'' has Presea Combatir, who appears to be about twelve. It's established that [[OlderThanTheyLook Presea stopped aging]] due to the setting's AppliedPhlebotinum, but doesn't directly tell the rest of the party her age when asked. The ending reveals that [[spoiler:she's twenty-eight.]]
** ''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'' has Anise Tatlin, who is 13 years old and [[ImprobableAge the body guard for the setting's equivalent of the pope.]] Her melee attacks are performed by her rag doll, which is capable of growing to large size.
** The [=PS3=] version of ''VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia'' has Patty, who despite looking like a child tends to speak and act like an older woman. [[spoiler:It's later revealed that Patty ''was'' an older woman until [[FoutainOfYouth something]] changed her physical age.]]
** ''VideoGame/TalesOfGraces'' has Sophie, who appears to be in her early teens but has little memory or understanding of the world and tends to behave more like a small child. [[spoiler:She's later revealed to be a millennium-old ArtificialHuman]].
** ''VideoGame/TalesOfXillia'' has Elise, a [[ChildMage twelve-year-old magic user]] with an animate stuffed doll. Unlike some of the series' [[GlacierWaif other examples,]] Elise is [[SquishyWizard just as durable]] in a fight as you would expect a twelve-year-old to be. She returns in [[VideoGame/TalesOfXillia2 the sequel,]] now a year older.

[[folder:Visual Novels]]
* Sakura in ''VisualNovel/DaCapo''. She's [[OlderThanTheyLook really the same age]] as the main character, though.
* Hagino in ''VisualNovel/{{Canvas 2}}''.
* Ojou, the final heroine in VisualNovel/{{Suika}} looks to be about ten years old. She's also incredibly naive.
* Michiru from ''VisualNovel/{{AIR}}'' [[spoiler:is a spirit, but still]] doesn't have her own route in the VisualNovel, probably for squick reasons.
* Fuuko in ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad}}'' is the Token Mini Moe [[spoiler:astral projection]] who has her own route. While there is another little girl in the cast (Sunohara Mei) she isn't part of the main cast.
* Angie in ''VisualNovel/ShikkokuNoSharnoth'' should be about 20 or so, but looks and acts like a little girl.
* Illya in ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight''. She doesn't get her own path even though it ''is'' [[HGame that kind of game]], (it was cut out before the game was released, though some of its backstory was eventually adapted into ''LightNovel/FateZero'') and she's revealed to be [[OlderThanTheyLook slightly older than Shirou]]. One [[HaveANiceDeath Tiger Dojo]] has Illya mention those [[RapeAsDrama bad end HCGs where she rapes Shirou]] were also left on the cutting room floor due to time constraints.
* In ''[[VisualNovel/OneKagayakuKisetsuE ONE: To The Radiant Season]]'' Shiina fills this role.
* Len, from the ''VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}}'' sequel ''Kagetsu Tohya''. Unlike Illya though, Len does get her own [=HCGs=]. Despite her young form she's actually a Really700YearsOld succubus.
* ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' has both Rika and Satoko. [[spoiler:However, for Rika the "moe" aspect is an act, since she's mentally much older and much more cynical than she appears.]]
* In ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'', we have nine-year-old Maria Ushiromiya. Thing is, the younger member here is [[CreepyChild very creepy]] ([[{{Narm}} to hilarious extremes]], sometimes).
%%* Primula from ''VisualNovel/{{Shuffle}}''.
* Suzushiro in the Ero-game ''VisualNovel/PrincessWaltz'' is the same age as the main character, but her height and build let her fill out this position, so to speak.
* Mint Blancmanche from ''Anime/GalaxyAngel'', who is supposed to be a teen but [[OlderThanTheyLook looks younger than ten.]] She does have her own route in the [[VideoGame/GalaxyAngel game]], but it's not [[{{Eroge}} that kind of game]]. Nano-Nano Pudding is this in the sequel.
* ''VideoGame/YoakeMaeYoriRuriiroNa'', with a route for the ReallySevenHundredYearsOld alien Wreathlit and the "she's fourteen, [[NotBloodSiblings and not your blood sister]], honest!" Mai.
* ''VisualNovel/GakuenHeaven'': Biology teacher Satoshi Umino, who looks and acts cute and childlike despite being the oldest member of the main cast.
* ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo'':
** The novel features high school aged characters in the main cast, so the closest to this trope is Shizune's little brother Hideaki. Though Hisao ''does'' mistake him for a girl [[DudeLooksLikeALady for his girlish looks and wardrobe]].
** Emi had a much younger appearance before some art updates (only her sprites though, the CG images are not changed), making her the Token Mini Moe of the main cast.
* Kokoro from ''VisualNovel/SchoolDays''. She doesn't get a route in the original game, but does have it in the Summer Days "sequel"... including two (very rape-like) sex scenes. [[MoralGuardians The Japanese media was NOT amused.]]
* Mana in ''VisualNovel/SharinNoKuni'', where she acts as a MoralityPet for Sachi.
* Coco in ''VisualNovel/{{Ever17}}'' is [[OlderThanTheyLook 15 years old]] ([[spoiler:technically 32 in the True End]]), looks 10, and [[TheCutie acts 5]]. [[OracularUrchin Most of the time]], at least.
* Hisui from ''Jewel Knights Crusaders''. She's stated to be 18, but neither her looks nor behaviour support that.
* Tsuzura from ''VisualNovel/AkaiIto'', she looks like a little boy and generally acts like a little boy, but she's actually the most experienced (human) member of the cast.
* Following Key's tradition of having one of these, ''VisualNovel/LittleBusters'' has Kud.
* ''VisualNovel/CrossChannel'' has Miki Yamanobe, albeit she's a more mature [[spoiler: and sociopathic]] example. [[spoiler: In her route, she's assumed to be a year older than when she entered the loop due to avoiding the reset for years, but she still looks pretty much the same.]]
* Wataru Asahina from ''LightNovel/BrothersConflict'', a 10 or 11-ish boy in a cast with mostly teenage or adult men.
* Yuka of ''VisualNovel/CorpseParty''. It doesn't help that she tries to be a DeliberatelyCuteChild, and succeeds.
* In [=ClockUp=]'s ''Euphoria'', Rika seems like a straight case at first but it is quickly {{Deconstructed}}. She is petty, greedy, childishly annoying despite being only one year younger than the other teenagers and TheLoad, as unlike the other girls Keisuke has to drag her to the "Keyhole" rooms and she absolutely never helps herself or the others in anything, using her cuteness as crutch.
* Pearl Fey in the ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' games is ''very'' childish and cute when first introduced (the main cast was late-teens to mid-twenties). Even in ''Spirit of Justice'', when she's supposed to be about 17, she still looks and acts young.
* ''Franchise/DanganRonpa'':
** Subverted with Hiyoko Saionji, the Ultimate Traditional Dancer from ''VisualNovel/SuperDanganRonpa2''. She looks like a cute little girl, but she's actually the same age as the rest of the high school-aged cast, and she's a foul-mouthed brat who constantly bullies almost everyone.
** Played straight with Chihiro Fujisaki from [[VisualNovel/DanganRonpa the first game]] and Himiko Yumeno from [[VisualNovel/NewDanganRonpaV3 the third game]] with the former being [[NicePerson a very kind sweetheart]] and the latter being an {{Adorkable}} CuteWitch.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* Mimi from ''Webcomic/{{Frivolesque}}'' is said to be in 4th grade, being slightly out of place among the rest of the cast who are all twenty-something and older.
* Jacquline from ''Webcomic/SamuraiPrincess'' is so much of a mini moe, the site named a the Jacquline themed skin off of this fact.
* Yuki, a middle-schooler frequently involved with the antics of adults and high-schooler RobotGirl-oids in ''Webcomic/{{Megatokyo}}'', may count. The other characters her age don't usually affect the story, except by influencing Yuki's actions.
* The Jungle Elders in ''Webcomic/TheLegendOfMaxx'' has among them Elder Acorn, who looks like a little girl compared to the older Elders.