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[[quoteright:350:[[Magazine/ShonenJump http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/shonenjump3_8018.jpg]]]]
[[caption-width-right:350:[[MemeticMutation Not anime]], [[RatedMForManly MANime]]!]]

{{Manga}} and {{anime}} aimed primarily at pre-teen and teenage boys. They tend to be FightingSeries focused more on action than relationships, with romance generally either [[TokenRomance perfunctory]] or PlayedForLaughs. The series is usually dominated by [[FightingSeries fighting]], although just as often it is [[MundaneMadeAwesome sublimated into a form such as a]] [[SeriousBusiness sports competition or even a]] TabletopGame. The title character, and most of the cast, is predominantly teenage or young adult male, equally capable of action and [[LargeHam Ham.]] [[WorldOfHam Lots and lots of ham.]]

Note that while the term "Shōnen" tends to be used to refer to a few standard genres, it literally refers to the target demographic (and in Japan, generally refers strictly to manga, rather than anime). Its older counterpart is {{Seinen}}, although both are enjoyed by [[PeripheryDemographic other audiences as well]]. The DistaffCounterpart to Shonen is called {{Shoujo}}.

The distinction between Shōnen and these other genres is a hotly contested subject. There is no definite marker for a series being or not being Shōnen. Though the magazine it runs in is a good indicator, many Shōnen magazines aim for the huge {{Seinen}} PeripheryDemographic that also purchases them. Some of this is a natural result of the franchise GrowingTheBeard together with the audience: many series that are popular with the Seinen demographic (and marketed towards such in omnibus tankoubon volumes) have run in Shōnen magazines when they were serialized. Themes are not a definite indicator either: while most Shōnen works (particularly the action fighter types) tend to fall in the [[TheIdealist idealist side]] on the [[SlidingScaleofIdealismVersusCynicism scale of idealism vs. cynicism]], there are also plenty of works with DarkerAndEdgier elements and outright {{Deconstruction}}s that can easily be mistaken for a {{Seinen}} series and evoke a WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids reaction (''Manga/DeathNote'' and ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' are some of the notable examples).

Shōnen series were the first to be brought over ''en masse'' to the Western world, and as such, makes up much of the popular American perception of anime.

This is because it is, perhaps, the genre most similar to heavily actionized, RatedMForManly WesternAnimation shows of TheEighties, also largely geared towards teenage males with swaths of MultipleDemographicAppeal. (Pure {{shojo}} bounces between the realms of [[TastesLikeDiabetes cutesy]] and [[{{Melodrama}} melodramatically]] [[WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids scandalous]] for most {{Media Watchdog}}s, so it does not get shown in the West as much.)

!!General Examples

* Almost ''anything'' with HumongousMecha.
* Sometimes, adaptations of stories with MultipleDemographicAppeal will create two versions of the story, one Shōnen and one {{Shojo}}. For example, ''Manga/TheVisionOfEscaflowne'' had a Shōnen-version manga produced of its story, while ''Manga/MagicKnightRayearth'''s {{OAV}}s have a similar bent as compared to the original series.
* Nearly all the titles featured in the ''Weekly Shōnen Jump'' (or simply ''Jump'') magazine have a kind of legacy with each other, enough that a {{crossover}} [[VideoGame/JumpSuperstars video game]] was highly received.
** The ''Manga/DragonBall'' series is by far the quintessential Shōnen, and due to its age, length and influence provides examples of most of the classic tropes. Not to mention the fact that its popularity has more or less inspired most of the current Shonen Manga of this day and age. The Creators of the Big Three all admit to having their series greatly inspired by ''Anime/DragonBallZ''.
** Of all the ongoing Shōnen series, ''Franchise/OnePiece'' is the most popular. It has drawn a great deal of inspiration from ''Manga/DragonBall'', but developed a ''very'' unique and compelling flavor of its own.
** ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' is part of the [[RuleOfThree Holy Shonen Trinity]] and, unlike ''Naruto'', ''One Piece'' and ''Dragon Ball'', the ''Bleach'' anime hasn't had issues with staying on the air in America.
** Completing the current Jump [[Franchise.TheLegendOfZelda Triforce]] is ''Franchise/{{Naruto}}'', which was the most popular manga in America for a long time.
** ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', released in 1987, is one of ''Shōnen Jump'''s longest running Shōnen series, having reached over ''100'' volumes in Japan. Only two parts, Stardust Crusaders (part three)and Phantom Blood (part one) have gotten an official English release. With its 7th part, "Steel Ball Run", it has switched magazines to Ultra Jump and thus officially graduated to {{Seinen}}.

!!Other Examples in ''Magazine/ShonenJump''
* ''Manga/AngelDensetsu''
* ''Manga/AssassinationClassroom''
* ''{{Manga/Bakuman}}''
* ''Manga/BarefootGen''
* ''Manga/{{Baoh}}''
* ''{{Manga/Beelzebub}}''
* ''Manga/BeetTheVandelBuster''- Notably put on permanent hiatus due to one of its creators being ill and the other moving onto a different production
* ''Manga/BinboGamiGa''
* ''Manga/BlackCat''
* ''Manga/BlackClover''
* ''Franchise/{{Bleach}}'' -- The third of the "Big Three" among currently active ''Magazine/ShonenJump'' series.
* ''Manga/BloodBlockadeBattlefront''
* ''Manga/BlueExorcist''
* ''Manga/BoboboboBobobo''-- A humorous and surreal parody of shonen
* ''Manga/ButsuZone''
* ''Manga/CaptainTsubasa'' -- up until the ''Road to 2002'' saga, that is: then it moves into {{seinen}} territory. Makes sense, the readers are mostly adult males ([[PeripheryDemographic and some adult females]]) who grew reading it in ''Magazine/ShonenJump'.
* ''Manga/CatsEye''
* ''{{Manga/Claymore}}'' -- although it's sometimes thought to be Seinen for the same reason and because of its dark themes as well as bearing a superficial resemblence to ''{{Manga/Berserk}}''.
* ''Manga/DeathNote'' -- although even plenty of anime fans still mistake it for Seinen, mostly because Light is an adult for most of the series and there's the WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids factor. Played with in the ''{{Manga/Bakuman}}'' series (by the same creators), in which several characters support Seinen-type stories running in Shōnen magazines.
* ''Manga/DGrayMan'', even when its EstrogenBrigade says otherwise.
* ''Manga/ChounouryokushaSaikiKusuoNoSainan''
* ''Manga/DoctorSlump''
* ''Manga/DokonjoGaeru''
* ''Manga/DoubleArts''
* ''Manga/DragonBall'' -- It and especially its sequel ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' , is a major contributor to many tropes to shonen in general.
* ''{{Manga/Embalming}}''
* ''{{Manga/Eyeshield 21}}''-- Football oriented
* ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'', although ''Yuria Gaiden'' and ''Juuza Gaiden'' (the most recent ones) are Seinen. Again, a major contributor to, if not the original fighting shonen.
* ''Manga/GingaNagareboshiGin''
* ''{{Manga/Haikyuu}}''
* ''Manga/HikaruNoGo'': Go game oriented
* ''Manga/HinomaruZumou''
* ''Manga/HunterXHunter''
* ''Manga/IronKnight''
* ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' -- Parts 1-6. It moved to Seinen magazine Ultra Jump starting with Part 7, ''Steel Ball Run''.
* ''Anime/JungleKingTarChan''
* ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'' -- though its audience appears to consist mostly of PeripheryDemographic
* ''Manga/KimagureOrangeRoad''
* ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' -- '''the best anime'''
* ''Manga/{{Kinnikuman}}'': Wrestling oriented, but also a major contributor to shonen tropes. Its sequel, ''Manga/KinnikumanNisei'' is {{Seinen}}.
* ''[[{{Manga/Kochikame}} Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Koen Mae Hashutsujo]]''
* ''[[Manga/{{Kurogane2011}} Kurogane (2011)]]''
* ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke''
* ''Manga/MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro''
* ''Anime/MazingerZ'' -- its first run, anyway. In 1974, it was moved to Kodansha's ''TV magazine''.
* ''Manga/MedakaBox''
* ''Manga/MuhyoAndRoji'': contains {{Seinen}} elements
* ''Manga/{{Mx0}}''
* ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia''
* ''Franchise/{{Naruto}}'' -- One of the Big Three, it is currently the most popular manga in America
* ''Franchise/OnePiece'', although it attracts nearly every demographic, from kids to teens and adults. Currently Japan's most popular ongoing manga.
* ''LightNovel/PapaNoIukotoOKikinasai''
* ''Manga/{{Psyren}}''
* ''Anime/ReadOrDie: Rehabilitation'' -- Often confused as Seinen due to it being [[DarkerAndEdgier more risque]] than ''Read or Die'' and ''Read or Dream'', both genuine Seinen.
* ''Manga/RingNiKakero'' - Starts as Shonen, the sequel switches to Seinen.
* ''Manga/RokudenashiBlues''
* ''{{Manga/Rookies}}''
* ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'': Cointains {{Seinen}} elements
* ''Manga/RurouniKenshin''
* ''Manga/SaintSeiya'' -- TropeCodifier for CastFullOfPrettyBoys in the genre, and the GenrePopularizer for the Shonen EstrogenBrigade. Also, the term "[[BoysLove Yaoi]]" was coined by the series' fandom to refer to the Male[=/=]Male SlashFic generated by said fandom.
* ''Manga/SakigakeOtokojuku''
* ''Manga/SamuraiUsagi''
* ''Manga/SeraphOfTheEnd''
* ''Manga/ShamanKing''
* ''Manga/SketDance''
* ''Manga/SlamDunk''
* ''Manga/SpaceAdventureCobra'', but only in its original run in Shonen Jump. Every story afterward is Seinen.
* ''Manga/{{Takamagahara}}''
* ''Manga/ToLoveRu'': Its sequel is much more shonen
* ''Manga/{{Toriko}}'' - Starting in 2008, it is sometimes considered ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''[='=]s replacement among the Big Three after the later's anime ended.
* ''Manga/YuGiOh''
** ''Anime/YuGiOhFirstAnimeSeries''
** ''Anime/YuGiOh (Duel Monsters)'': TropeCodifer for card game themed anime
** ''Manga/YuGiOhR''
** ''Anime/YuGiOhGX''
** ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds''
** ''Anime/YuGiOhZexal''
* ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' -- another paradigm of Shōnen.

!!Non-''Shōnen Jump'' Examples

* ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex''
** ''Manga/ACertainScientificRailgun''
* ''Manga/AILoveYou''
* ''Manga/AirGear'': Roller blade oriente
* ''Manga/AkameGaKill''
* ''Manga/AkaruiSekaiKeikaku''
* ''Manga/AKB49RenaiKinshiJourei''
* ''Manga/{{Akumetsu}}''
* ''Manga/AkuNoHana''
* ''Manga/{{Aphorism}}''
* ''LightNovel/ApocalypseAlice''
* ''Manga/ApocalypseZero''
* ''Manga/{{Arachnid}}''
* ''{{Manga/Arago}}''
* ''Manga/AreaNoKishi''
* ''{{Manga/ARIA}}'' - Although it contains elements commonly found in {{Shojo}}, {{Seinen}}, and {{Josei}} manga, it was serialized in a shonen magazine and it tends to be labelled as such.
* ''Manga/{{Asura}}''
* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan''
* ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'' -- Originally, the published manga ran on the Gentosha Comics's Seinen magazine Comic Birz until it was relaunched on Shueisha's Shonen Jump Super in 2014.
* ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'', which, along with [[SchoolGirlSeries the whole genre]] [[TropeCodifier it codified]], is often mistaken for {{seinen}} or {{shoujo}}.
* ''Anime/BtX''
* ''Manga/BabySteps''
* ''LightNovel/BakaAndTestSummonTheBeasts'' - Oddly, its manga adaptation is DarkerAndEdgier than its light novel counterpart.
* ''{{Anime/Bakugan}}''
* ''Manga/{{Batman}}'' - the 1960s licensed series.
* ''Manga/{{BECK}}''
* ''Manga/BigOrder''
* ''Manga/BlackButler'' -- even though it resembles a mix of Seinen and Shojo much more than actual Shōnen.
* ''Anime/BloodPlus''
* ''Manga/BreakShot''
* ''Manga/CaheDetectiveClub''
* ''Manga/CatParadise''
* ''Manga/{{Change 123}}''
* ''Manga/ChuukaIchiban''
* ''Manga/CodeBreaker''
* Most ''Anime/CodeGeass'' manga
** ''Manga/CodeGeassNightmareOfNunnally''
** ''Manga/CodeGeassTalesOfAnAlternateShogunate''
** ''Code Geass: Suzaku of the Counterattack''
** ''Code Geass: Renya of the Dark''
* ''Manga/CrimsonsTheScarletNavigatorsOfTheOcean''
* ''Manga/CromartieHighSchool''
* ''LightNovel/DakaraBokuWaHGaDekinai''
* ''Manga/DeadTube'' -- Mistaken as Seinen due the copious amount of blood, sex, murder and nudity; it runs on Champion RED so it is expected from them.
* ''Manga/DeadmanWonderland'' -- Often mistaken as Seinen due to its violent content and basically having a similar story to ''Manga/ElfenLied''
* ''Manga/{{Devilman}}'' -- Yes, ''that'' Devilman. Despite all the blood, violence, , gorn, and nudity, it ran in ''Weekly Shonen Champion'' in 1972.
* ''Manga/DetectiveConan''
* ''Manga/{{Dlive}}''
* ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'': {{Mon}} TropeCodifier along with ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}''
* ''Anime/DinoZaurs''
* ''Manga/EtCetera''
* ''Anime/EurekaSeven'' -- the anime can go into many genres, but both the manga adaptations were published in Shōnen magazines.
* ''Manga/FairyTail''
* ''Manga/FlameOfRecca''
* ''Manga/FrankenFran''
* ''Manga/FukashigiPhilia''
* ''Manga/FullContact''
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'': Alchemy themed, as well as a major contributor to anime tropes
* ''Manga/GambleFish''
* ''Manga/GetBackers''
* ''Manga/GetterRobo''
* ''Manga/GhostTalkersDaydream''
* ''Series/DoctorWho'' - What do you mean, this isn't a {{Shonen}} Anime? This is the Sandbox, it doesn't matter.
* ''Manga/GirlsBravo''
* ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka''
* ''Manga/GunslingerGirl'' -- Often mistaken as Seinen due to themes of child abuse and terrorism and bearing a superficial resemblance to ''Manga/BlackLagoon''
* ''{{Manga/Guyver}}''
* ''Manga/HajimeNoIppo''
* ''Manga/HanakoAndTheTerrorOfAllegory''
* ''Anime/HanasakuIroha''
* ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya''
* ''Manga/HayateTheCombatButler''
* ''Manga/HeavensLostProperty''
* ''Manga/HekikaiNoAion''
* ''Manga/{{Heroman}}''
* ''Manga/HighschoolOfTheDead'' -- Yes, ''THAT'' Highschool of the Dead. For all the violence and gorn, it was published as a Shonen series instead of {{Seinen}}.
* ''Manga/{{Horimiya}}'' - despite looking like a shoujo series, it is serialized in Monthly G Fantasy, a shonen magazine.
* ''Manga/{{Hyakuen}}''
* ''Literature/{{Hyouka}}''
* ''Manga/IchigoMashimaro''
* ''Manga/IkokuMeiroNoCroisee''
* ''VideoGame/InazumaEleven'': Soccer themed
* ''Manga/{{Joshiraku}}''
* ''Manga/{{Kagetora}}''
* ''Manga/KarakaiJouzuNoTakagiSan'': Adorable PuppyLove "rivalry" gives this one a strong PeripheryDemographic, though.
* ''Anime/{{Kamichu}}''
* ''LightNovel/{{Kanokon}}''
* ''Manga/KarakuridoujiUltimo''
* ''Manga/KarakurizoushiAyatsuriSakon''
* ''Manga/KashimashiGirlMeetsGirl''
* ''Manga/KatteniKaizo''
* ''{{Manga/Kekkaishi}}''
* ''Anime/{{Kiba}}''
* ''Anime/KidouTenshiAngelicLayer'' -- by Creator/{{CLAMP}}, a mangaka team well known for their work in {{Shojo}}.
* ''Manga/KimiToBoku''
* ''Manga/KongohBancho''
* ''Manga/KotaroMakaritoru''
* ''Manga/KunisakiIzumoNoJijou''
* ''Manga/KuroganeCommunication''
* ''Manga/TheLawOfUeki''
* ''Manga/LegendOfHeavenlySphereShurato''
* ''LightNovel/TheLegendOfTheLegendaryHeroes''
* Live On Cardliver Kakeru
* ''Manga/LostBrain'' -- which is mistaken for {{Seinen}} for just about as much as ''Manga/DeathNote''.
* ''Manga/LoveHina''
* ''Manga/LuckyStar''
* ''Anime/MagicUsersClub''
* ''Manga/MagiLabyrinthOfMagic''
* ''Manga/MagimojiRurumo''
* ''Manga/MaiHime''
** ''Manga/MaiOtome''
* ''Manga/{{Major}}''
* ''Manga/MakenKi''
* ''Anime/MazingerZ'' -- second run.
* ''Manga/{{Mahoraba}}''
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima''
* ''Anime/MaiHime'' -- again, has been mistaken with both Seinen and Shojo.
** ''Anime/{{Mai-Otome}}''
* ''LightNovel/MaoyuuMaouYuusha''
* ''VideoGame/{{Medabots}}''
* ''Manga/{{Megalomania}}''
* ''Manga/MiraiNikki'' -- Often mistaken as Seinen due to its violent and horrific content, and its spinoff series ''Mirai Nikki: Paradox'', is genuine Seinen.
* ''Manga/{{Mitsudomoe}}''
* ''Anime/MobileFighterGGundam''
* ''VisualNovel/MuvLuvUnlimited''
* ''Manga/NekoDeGomen''
* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''- often mistaken as pure Seinen, but most of its manga adaptions as well as the anime are either Shōnen or Shōjo.
* ''Manga/{{Nichijou}}''
* ''LightNovel/OdaNobunaNoYabou''
* ''[[Anime/OkusamaWaMahouShoujo Oku-sama wa Mahou Shoujo: Bewitched Agnes]]'' (a.k.a. ''My Wife is a Magical Girl: Bewitched Agnes'')
* ''Manga/{{Outlanders}}''
* ''Manga/PandoraHearts'' -- like many series published in [=GFantasy=], it has a MultipleDemographicAppeal and blends shounen and shoujo tropes with more mature storytelling.
* ''Anime/PaniPoniDash''
* ''Anime/{{Patlabor}}''
* ''Anime/PhiBrainPuzzleOfGod''
* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', which, along with ''Dragon Ball Z'', helped to popularize the genre in the West. While most of the series is halfway between this and {{kodomomuke}}, ''Origins'' and the Mega Evolution Special episodes are solidly shounen.
** ''Anime/PokemonOrigins''
** ''Manga/PokemonDiamondAndPearlAdventure''
** ''Manga/PokemonGoldenBoys''
** ''Manga/PokemonSpecial''
** ''Manga/PokemonReBURST''
** ''Manga/PokemonZensho''
** ''Manga/TheElectricTaleOfPikachu''
* ''Manga/PopcornAvatar''
* ''Anime/PrincessTutu'' -- the manga, [[{{Shojo}} ironically]], [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Tutu according to]] ThatOtherWiki.
* ''Anime/RaveMaster''
* ''Manga/RedEyes''
* ''Manga/RisingXRydeen''
* ''Anime/RoninWarriors'' -- the manga adaption was aimed at a younger male audience with heavy depictions of violence and gore.
* ''Manga/SaijouNoMeii''
* Every work by RumikoTakahashi [[{{Seinen}} except for]] ''Manga/MaisonIkkoku'':
** ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf''
** ''Manga/InuYasha''
** ''Manga/MermaidSaga'' -- Mistaken as Seinen due to its violent content
** ''Manga/UruseiYatsura''
** ''Manga/{{Rinne}}''
* ''Manga/SatouKashiNoDanganWaUchinukenai''
* ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei''
* ''Manga/SchoolRumble''
* ''Manga/TheSevenDeadlySins''
* ''Manga/SgtFrog''
* ''LightNovel/ShakuganNoShana'' -- The earlier half.
* ''Manga/{{Shibatora}}'' -- Deals explicitly with some dark and mature content, but is serialized in a shonen magazine.
* ''Manga/ShigatsuWaKimiNoUso''
* ''Manga/ShindereShoujoToKodokuNaShinigami''
* ''Manga/{{Shitsurakuen}}''
* ''Manga/ShoukokuNoAltair''
* ''Manga/SomedaysDreamers''
* ''Manga/{{Spiral}}''
* ''Manga/{{Spriggan}}''
* ''Manga/SoulEater''
* ''Anime/StarDriver''
* ''Manga/SteamDetectives''
* ''Manga/StopHibarikun''
* ''Manga/SuperDreadnoughtGirl4946''
* ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}''
* ''Anime/{{Tamayura}}''
* ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''
* ''Manga/ThereBeyondTheBeyond''
* ''Manga/TigerMask''
* ''{{Manga/Trigun}}'' -- until it switched publisher and became {{Seinen}}.
* ''Lightnovel/{{Toradora}}''-- Despite being a romantic comedy, the manga was serialized in a shonen magazine.
* The manga parts of the ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' series:
** ''Manga/TouhouSangetsusei''
** ''Manga/TouhouBougetsushou'' (all three parts)
** ''[[Manga/TouhouIbarakasenWildAndHornedHermit Wild and Horned Hermit]]''
** ''[[Manga/TouhouSuzunaanForbiddenScrollery Forbidden Scrollery]]''
** ''[[Literature/TouhouKourindouCuriositiesOfLotusAsia Curiosities of Lotus Asia]]'' — technically a set of short stories rather than a manga, but was published in Shonen manga magazines.
* ''Manga/TriageX''
* ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle'' -- yes, despite the genre of the various series it's a crossover from it runs in Shōnen magazine.
* ''Manga/UltimateMopDaisukeDX'' -- an AffectionateParody of Shōnen tropes.
* ''Manga/UndertakerRiddle''
* ''Manga/UQHolder''
* ''Manga/WatashiNoMessiahSama''
* ''LightNovel/WelcomeToTheNHK''
* ''Manga/TheWorldGodOnlyKnows''
* ''Manga/ViolenceJack'' -- It ran in ''Weekly Shonen Champion'' in 1973. The later half of the manga moved to a Seinen magazine.
* ''Anime/VipersCreed''
* ''Manga/YamadaKunAndTheSevenWitches''
* ''Manga/YakitateJapan''
* ''Manga/YandereKanojo''
* ''{{Manga/Yotsuba}}''
* ''Manga/YowamushiPedal''
* ''Manga/ZatchBell''
* ''Manga/ZetsuenNoTempest''
* ''Manga/ZettaiKarenChildren''
* Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallowsPart1
* Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallowsPart2

[[folder:Henry Rutherford "Hank" Hill]]

[[caption-width-right:180:I sell propane and propane accessories.]]
->"I tell you what..."

The protagonist of the show, Hank is a propane salesman who loves his job nearly as much as he loves his family. He's pretty introverted and can't cope with emotion very well, but he's clearly [[OnlySaneMan the most level-headed of the cast]]. Voiced by series creator Creator/MikeJudge.

Tropes associated with Hank:
* AesopAmnesia: Half the episodes in the entire show couldn't happen if Hank didn't forget the many, many times he learned to accept Bobby for who he is, or realized that his father was a selfish jackass.
* AlliterativeName: Except for the "R." in the middle of his name.
* {{Badass}}: Frequent ass kicker of both the figurative and literal varieties? Check. More physically fit than just about any other character in the show? Check. Survived a tornado by grabbing onto a freaking telephone pole? Check.
* BigApplesauce: [[spoiler:Hank was born in the ladies' room at Yankee Stadium. He is ''not'' pleased to learn about it.]]
* BigNo: "BWAAAAAH!"
* BerserkButton:
** You do ''not'' want to threaten his wife, son, or niece. It won't end well at ''all''.
** Also disrespecting propane in any way.
** Don't do anything to his lawn.
* BoringButPractical: To the fullest possible extent. Hank actually ''prefers'' the boring, mundane parts of whatever he's involved in and would be happier if the "fun" or "exciting" parts could be downplayed or removed entirely.
* BornInTheWrongCentury: Wonders when people stopped believing in hard work, honesty, decency, modesty, and plain old common sense. Of course, Hank's definition of decency, modesty, and common sense are all rather skewed.
* [[CallingTheOldManOut Calling the Old Lady Out]]:
** Does this to his mother several times, from cheating on boyfriends to wondering what she saw in Cotton. Oddly, he's very slow in doing this to the much worse Cotton, mainly out of fear.
** In one of the first episodes, he told him to his face that he hated the old man. The problem is, it impressed Cotton.
* CatchPhrase: He has a few.
** "I tell you what."
** "God-dang it!"
** "I'm gonna kick your ass!"
** "Damn it, Dale/Bill!"
** "That boy ain't right."
* ChasteHero:
** Hank is one despite being married and in his forties (since "chaste" does not mean the same thing as "celibate"). He has the same obliviousness to female attention, whether from his wife or any other woman. He is quite embarrassed by any display or mention of sexuality (male or female), and runs out screaming when he accidentally enters the porn section of a video store; in what is perhaps the best illustration of this side of his character, when he meets two young female nudists, he winds up giving them a sales pitch on the benefits of propane heating for their summer home.
** He was traumatized by an attractive StalkerWithACrush female cop who pulled him over on a trumped-up charge just so she could grope him. He wound up singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" under his breath the whole time to get himself through it.[[note]]This is probably a more realistic reaction than what [[AllMenArePerverts male characters usually get slapped with on television]].[[/note]]
** [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] in one episode where Buck says, "Oh, don't worry Hank, I know you don't have sex." A clearly annoyed Hank says, "Well, that's not quite…" before deciding to leave well enough alone.
** Hank does display some more "standard" male traits now and then; in "Luanne Virgin 2.0", when he sees Peggy in [[SexySoakedShirt a wet baptismal gown, underwear visible]], he takes her back to their truck to (symbolically) deflower her again.
* ChickMagnet: Hank is occasionally this, much to his chagrin.
* TheComicallySerious
* DeathGlare: This, and a well placed threat, is his favorite tools when dealing with abrasive jackasses.
* DopeSlap: Occasionally hands them out to Bill or Dale, usually in the form of arm punches.
* EmbarrassingTattoo: Has one on the back of his head that has Bill's name on it as thanks to the latter for bailing him out during a farewell party during their younger days (though Hank got the tattoo while he was drunk and couldn't remember why when he found out), though he gets it removed at the end of the episode. [[spoiler:Only to get it tattooed again, far more crudely]].
* EnragedByIdiocy: Or a lack of common sense. Mentions this specifically in an episode where he had to take anger management classes in order to lift a restraining order Dale had placed on him, saying that he didn't have an anger problem but an "idiot problem".
* FantasyForbiddingFather
* FourTemperamentEnsemble: The Melancholic.
* {{Flanderization}}: In the early seasons, though Hank was still very straitlaced, he did have some more "normal" moments such as his being an avid guitar player and a fan of classic rock. These interests vanished as the series progressed, leaving him with little ''other'' than being uptight.
* FreudianExcuse: Some of Hank's unwillingness to show emotion stems from him breaking his ankle during the state championship football game when he was a teenager. He believes that it was punishment from God for the way he showed off and bragged about the touchdowns he made before the accident, and thus refuses to show any other emotion out of fear that something similar will happen. Having an AbusiveParent didn't help either. Whenever Hank showed any emotion, his father would come down hard on him for it, calling it a sign of weakness. Cotton even called Hank a sissy for telling him he loved him [[spoiler:while he was on his deathbed.]]
* GoodOlBoy: Of the sympathetic, generally positive variety.
* GoodOldWays:
** If something is not traditional, Hank considers it wrong, and he doesn't have to think any further about it. This is often PlayedForLaughs.
** This culminates when a "Hip Christian Group" leader points out to Hank that Jesus had long hair, only for Hank to say only because he wasn't his father. That's right, Hank knows better than the father of Jesus, God.
** This goes so far that when Peggy tells Hank that her new friend "Caroline" is a man in drag, he simply doesn't understand the concept of a man wanting to dress like a woman. Not only this, Hank goes on thinking Caroline is a actually a woman despite the explanation, [[WeirdnessCensor because it's the only circumstance he can realistically fathom]].
* GoodParents: He doesn't understand why Bobby has unmanly hobbies, and isn't very good at showing him affection, but he ''does'' love his son. He also does love Luanne as a surrogate daughter; it just takes way more coaxing to bring that feeling out from him.
* HonorBeforeReason:
** Hank adamantly refuses to see a doctor whenever he isn't feeling well because he thinks it's a either a sign of weakness or makes him lazy, because if he admits that he's sick, then that means he won't be able to go to work. In the first season, he refused to see a doctor about his constipation, or discuss it with anyone else, because he's too squeamish to discuss bathroom problems. This was despite the fact that he hadn't had a bowel movement in ''days''.
** In another episode, he throws his back out and still refuses to see a doctor and attempts to simply go about his normal routine, even though his back hurts so much can't even stand up straight and spends all day hunched over at a near-right angle. When he does finally get goaded into seeing a doctor, the only two options he suggests are to get workman's compensation and bedrest or to take painkillers for the nerve pain so he can go on working. Hank rejects the idea of workman's comp since he views it's only for pregnant women or lazy government leeches who can't be bothered to do their jobs. He is also is offended at the idea of painkillers, which he sees as little better than taking crack cocaine (even angrily accusing his doctor of being "Dr. Feelgood" for attempting to prescribe them).
* {{Hypocrite}}:
** Chided Dale about having Joseph enrolled in a private school by saying he was doing it more for himself, but then Dale turned it around and asked if Hank was more worried about Joseph, or that the middle school football team was losing its star player. Still, at least Hank didn't deny it and still said it should be Joseph's choice.
** Hank is often dismissive of his mother's judgment, with one of the main arguments being her marriage to Cotton, yet Hank is just as often cowed by Cotton's emotional abuse. A lot of episodes have focused on Hank's unwillingness to call Cotton out on his behavior and his desire to get Cotton to show ''any'' kind of approval.
* LiteralAssKicking:
** When Jimmy Wichard puts Bobby's life in danger, he almost exclusively assaults Jimmy in the posterior with his foot.
** In another episode, where Hank was constipated and Peggy recommended that he try acupuncture. Hank said that if anyone tried to do that on him, he would kick the guy's ass. Later, he reluctantly tries the procedure. He quickly becomes dissatisfied and goes to kick the acupuncturist's ass with the needles still in him.
* MenAreUncultured: Played with in that he's clearly pretty intelligent; he just thinks of "high culture" as snobby, effeminate, moronically redundant, and needlessly extravagant.
* NeverGetsDrunk: A partial example; he drinks so much Alamo Beer it has no effect on him anymore...but on the rare occasion he's seen drinking something stronger, he gets hammered pretty quick.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Bill's nervous breakdown in "Pretty, Pretty Dresses" was somewhat instigated by Hank. The first few times he tried to talk to Bill about Lenore never coming back, he stopped when Bill was about to cry. This wasn't because he didn't want to hurt Bill's feelings, but because Hank doesn't deal with emotions. After destroying the gifts and tree Bill had gotten for Lenore, he was more then happy to finally go home after Bill told him he didn't feel anything with absolutely no emotion. It's extremely obvious that Bill was far from okay, yet Hank took it as a sign that everything was okay and left. The next day, Bill started acting like he was Lenore himself.
* NotSoAboveItAll:
** Became addicted to a video game based on propane because it allowed him to ascend to ranks such as "manager", even though he was aware that his time playing the game should've been spent helping Bobby prepare for the Presidential Fitness Test. Hank only snapped out of it thanks to Peggy collaborating with the game's designers to destroy it.
** An earlier example is when he and Bobby get swept up in [[MillenniumBug [=Y2K=]]] fever in "Hillennium". Peggy briefly becomes frazzled as well, but that was because she realized her current computer was a piece of junk and none of her musings were on hard copy.
* NotSoDifferent: Hank and his [[spoiler: Japanese half-brother, Junichiro.]]
* ObliviousToHints: Is very much so. When Peggy tells him to get over Bobby being asked out by a girl rather than the other way around, she points out they would've started dating earlier if it was acceptable for women to make the first move. A flashback shows Hank talking about something he's going to do with a truck on Friday night and Peggy flirtatiously states she isn't doing anything - he's not quick on the draw there.
* OnlySaneMan: By comparison, and enough so that he has a reputation in his circle of friends as the guy to talk to when you've got a problem.
* OnlySaneEmployee: Hank's job at Strickland Propane. Pretty much runs the place, thanks to this.
* PapaWolf: A good way to make the typically straight-laced Hank lose his temper would be to threaten Bobby or Luanne.
* ParentalSubstitute: To Luanne, albeit begrudgingly.
* PerpetualFrowner
* ProgressivelyPrettier: Not exactly "prettier" (he would beat the tar out of anyone who had the temerity to use that word), but in the first season, Hank's face had more lines as if he was either older or just really depressed most of the time, and when he got angry, he could look thuggish. As the art style evolved over the seasons, Hank actually began to look younger and his visual anger was a lot more restrained.
* RealMenHateAffection: Unless it involves his dog, Ladybird, his lawn, or his truck. Tellingly, these are all things that can't emote back, or in Ladybird's case, can't emote back in a way that would make Hank uncomfortable. Hank doesn't mind expressing affection as long as he doesn't have to deal with a human response.
* TheReliableOne: The real reason Buck values Hank so highly. Even ''Kahn'' recognizes that if he's in serious trouble, he should call his "stupid redneck neighbor".
* SpitTake: Hank consciously avoids these.
* TheSpock: Prefers to keep things as they are and act rationally.
* StayInTheKitchen:
** Hank had the unfortunate tendency to display a belief in this during the earlier seasons. "Peggy's Turtle Song" was all about him being ecstatic over Peggy deciding to become a full time housewife and mother when Bobby was (mistakenly) diagnosed with attention deficit disorder. Hank professed that "family values" were back in the Hill house. This was until he realized how much Peggy loved being a teacher and that she was stagnating.
** In the much maligned ThanksgivingEpisode, where he began praising Bobby's cooking, Hank had earlier said to Peggy that Bobby would have no desire to find a wife if he learned to cook and clean for himself. Hank had pretty much instigated Peggy's paranoia over Bobby "replacing" her by implying he only married her just so he would have someone to cook and clean for him (which, of course, says loads about Peggy's self-esteem), though like the above episode, Hank realized he made a mistake by implying this.
** In "Junkie Business", he refuses to hire Maria Montalvo, a highly-qualified grill associate, because she's an attractive woman. Instead, he hires a drug addict, which [[HoistByHisOwnPetard backfires spectacularly]]. That and the fact that she had no idea who Troy Aikman is.
* TheStoic: Hank keeps his emotions very guarded most of the time, maintaining a level temper. A quick way to rouse him to anger is to [[EnragedByIdiocy do idiotic things around him]], screw with his truck or lawn, or, above all of those, threaten Peggy, [[PapaWolf Bobby, Luanne, or Ladybird]].
** This is also his greatest flaw, as he overdoes it a bit and comes off as unusually wound up relative to everyone else.
* TeamDad: He is the undisputed leader of his buddies, doing his best to keep them from falling into chaos. Unusually for the trope he doesn't assume the position due to being older (as he, Dale, Bill and Boomhauer are all the same age), he's just by far the most sensible and responsible friend they've got and they all respect and admire him enough to let him steer the ship. When things do go wrong for them it's usually because they didn't involve Hank and the solution to their problems is usually calling Hank.
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Loves Alamo Beer to the point that he's rarely seen drinking anything else. To go with it, usually steak.
* WeirdnessCensor: Hank sometimes refuses to believe things that are so unusual or exotic as to not make sense to him. In the case of Peggy's drag queen friend Caroline, Hank continues to believe Caroline is a woman even after the explanation (then again, his dad was known to make mustard gas for V-J Day).
* WellDoneSonGuy: He really does want his father to show him some hint of approval. His totally unwarranted loyalty and admiration for Buck seems to stem from the need for some kind of father figure who's at least ''slightly'' less of a {{jerkass}} than Cotton as well.
* WhatTheHellHero: Peggy does this to Hank multiple times. Such as:
** When he punished Bobby for cigarette smoking by making him smoke a whole carton (which led to all of the Hills becoming addicted to tobacco). This might be a case of in-universe ValuesDissonance, since in the '50s this was a popular punishment to make children hate smoking. Hank is so old-fashioned that he just didn't know this was out of practice and frowned upon until Peggy told him. Even then, it wasn't until the peer support meeting that the Hills attended that Hank really learned that it was wrong and was called a monster.
** When he was pretty much making a ventriloquist dummy to function as the son that Bobby isn't.
** His willingness to exploit Kahn's manic depression by withholding his medication in order to get him to construct a state of the art grill for Strickland Propane.
** Setting up Luanne with a guy he picked out just so he wouldn't have to deal with her being overly emotional after Buckley broke up with her, and so he could get his den back.
** When interviewing perspective job applicants at Strickland Propane, Peggy chastizes Hank for some of the (illegal) questions he's going to ask the applicants, such as whether or not they are Christian. She also gets on his case about his refusal to hire a qualified female applicant. [[spoiler: And for good reason as the man he hired turns out to be a drug addict.]]
** For being gung-ho about Strickland Propane getting a company softball team and wanting her on it, despite the fact that she was already on a team (an all female team) and he never once went to one of her games.
** A non-Peggy example came from a Little League coach who chastised Hank for not supporting Bobby enough, specifically stating "I haven't given up on Bobby the way you have." Hank actually admits that he ''did'' give up on Bobby being a baseball player because he was so bad, but not supporting him simply made it worse.
* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Bats]]: "It Came from the Garage" reveals that Hank has a phobia of bats. Naturally, he has to [[FaceYourFears sail underneath a bridge where hundreds of them live]] in order to save Bobby in the same episode.
* WithFriendsLikeThese: Multiple times, Hank gets exasperated by the idiotic antics of his friends. However, when push comes to shove, Hank proves that he really cares about them when they get into really bad trouble.

[[folder:The 360 in General]]

* AdaptationalVillainy: They are clear antagonists in Fan's own short creepypasta ''Blindspot'', yet fairly in-character otherwise.
* DebutQueue: The first chapter of ''360 Degree Duck'' introduced all of the main twelve at once. Later incarnations of them don't really do that, and will even focus on a good number of minor members before we've done with the classic twelve.
* DividedWeFall: It varies exactly by how much (ranging from "one alone can still take on a whole army" to "one alone can still do that, but will take a few minutes") but a recurring theme with them is that they need to team up.
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Fan will not be caught '''dead''' expy'ing only some of their team members. While he obviously doesn't always introduce them all or give them lines in each incarnation, they usually stick together as a team on their introduction, making pretty much any story with them in it fall under this automatically since, again, there's three hundred and sixty of them.
* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: They usually stick to whatever weapon they have with them and whatever element they're most skilled with. When solo, this comes into a large play. Red's sollution to everything seems to involve fire, swords, or flaming swords in some way. Blue's tend to always be around water, knuckles, or watery knuckles.


[[folder:MUGEN Possible Readme Thing]]

!! Story

This is an alternate universe where instead of sending you to a scientifically inaccurate solar system, Sbrub and Sgurb just display a short video of Cheaper Edd (my sort of final boss-type guy, moreso than my "boss" boss characters Alucard Badguy and EENE: TME) telling them they've been invited to some fighting tornament and handing them a slip. For some reason, everyone was with Nepeta when she put the game in. Getting the slip, she accepted entry to the tornament, and like in the Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures, Cheaper Edd extended a strange hand out and dragged Nepeta and co to a series of alternate dimensions where they must kick ass. There, they will meet wonders such as: A man obsessed with telling people to get good, a team of "chibi"ish superheroes that turn themselves into objects, a floating giant video game, a swordfighter who goes around in a skirt that never covers her underwear, an army of golden fatasses that drink beer and eat donuts, and weirdest of all, a man who does not like the smokey flavor of charcoal-grilled burgers.

!! Mechanics

If you're new to characters made by me, most of them try to have some kind of mechanic that makes them a little weird. Skirtless Peach uses a lot of randomly-generated variables and is luck based. Red Pikmin is heavily based on proper striker management. Brenda plays half-like a ''Super Smash Bros'' character, and specifically borrows all of March/Roy/Lucina's specials. Tagger is extremely weak and has few attacks but if his neutral punch lands on you he'll send a swarm of projectiles that are near-unavoidable and do chip damage when blocked. Omega Drew Pickles hit hard but has a finite time per round that he can guard or crouch. Well, if this is your first and you don't like the idea of characters deviating too much from fighter norm, lucky for you Nepeta is one of the more normal characters I created. Ironically, one of ''the'' most normal is probably FY, who has the strangest design. (Actually it's a tie between FY and Hank Hill but Hank's boring and wouldn't make his normalcy ironic.) Anyway, here are her gimmicks:
* '''No Projectiles:''' Outside of the Assist Trophy move, she lacks any long-range attacks. She's based on grabs and running up to the opponent.
* '''Fast as Shit:''' My third fastest character, behind intentional joke bosses Cheaper Edd and Even Cheaper Edd. She's also really powerful.
* '''Poor or Unreliable Hypers:''' To make up for having some pretty powerful normals and specials, her hyper selection is a bit unimpressive. She only has four of them, one of them can only be used on enemies with over 1500 health ''while'' they have over 1500 health, and... well, more details on the hypers section.
* '''Luck-Based Hyper:''' Just like Skirtless Peach and Template Man, Nepeta has a hyper that uses an RNG to determine exactly what will be involved with it, the Assist Trophy. Except unlike either of those two losers, all eleven of the results are garunteed to all do some damage or benefit Nepeta in some way. (Looking at you, Cranky Kong/git gud result for Temps's Roulette. Or SL-Peach's Tanooki Backfire.)

!! Extra Features

* Original sprites.
* Special intro against herself and ''Ed, Edd n' Eddy: The Mis-Edventures''. Also technically has one against Cheaper Edd, but all that happens is that C.E. gives a message to her.
* Compatable with being burnt, shocked (I would have had some fun with this one if we hadn't seen a troll's skeleton in canon), and frozen.
* Midnight Bliss form: Basically Huntress from ''Housestuck Hurrcain Crconikals''.
* Arcade intro (what I described above in the "story" section) and ending (I'm not gonna spoil that one to you).
* As always, I used the image of Hank Hill smoking in this character. It's subtley hidden, and one of the tougher ones to spot. Hint: It can't be spotted when against any character. Cheaper Edd is one of the presumably many who "makes" this list.%%Successfully kill someone with the Ass Smack hyper. The image will briefly appear in the background.
* References to a few of my other fanworks, and fairly shameless ones at that.
* All default palettes aside from the "regular" one (the fifth) are based on bloodswaps, though there are extra palettes based on other things.

!! Specials

!! Hypers

* '''Assist Trophy -- Uses 1000 Power:''' Nepeta steals an item from ''Super Smash Bros'', it's set to call a pair of her other trolls (using the term "friends" would be a bit of a stretch in some cases) to cameo. If this isn't enough for you, don't worry, she has another hyper that brings all of them, then Meulin, and the eight humans. Here's a list of the results below:
** '''Aries Symbol:''' Aradia awkwardly tries to whip the opponent a few times before Damara rushes up with needles in hand.
** '''Taurus Symbol:''' Tavros and Rufioh hop out controlling different animals to the fight.
** '''Gemini Symbol:''' Sollux and Mituna each try throwing some psychic energy blast. If you're using a palette where they're not supposed to be psychic, just pretend they've taken a huge sports addiction and are both throwing soccer balls (football in not-USA) at others.
** '''Cancer Symbol:''' Kankri would have made this the one result that does jack shit, just like the accursed Cranky Kong result in Temps's case and Peach's Tanooki powerup. However, thankfully Karkat's there to do a short rush combo.
** '''Virgo Symbol:''' Nothing for a split second, but then Kanaya and Porrim dash through from different sides of the screen with chainsaws. Very fast. Hard knockdown.
** '''Libra Symbol:''' Functions like Cheaper Edd's Cheaper Ed and Cheaper Eddy strikers, at the same time. Terezi's got the role of Cheaper Ed, where she'll walk foreward and grab the opponent. Latula will repeatedly fire a weak projectile (in this case, a boomerang skateboard) that at least keeps the enemy in place.
** '''Scorpio Symbol:''' Vriska and Aranea appear. After a few seconds, any enemy fighters close enough to them will get dizzy. Because they're getting controlled. The pair will then each take a slash at them.
** '''Saggitarius Symbol:''' Sorry for bringing the complicated labrynth that is my fan fics into this, but while Equius normally does a strong punch to the ground causing a shockwave effect, Horuss will summon the giant horse mech from ''Housestuck Hurrcain Crconikals''.
** '''Capricorn Symbol:''' Gamzee and Kurloz team up to send some weird nightmare demon monster thing to chase the enemy around.
** '''Aquarius Symbol:''' Eridan gives a single science blast and leaves, Cronus sticks for some reason and rapid-machine guns the enemy.
** '''Pisces Symbol:''' Feferi and Meenah ride by on giant, pseudo-[=3D=] double-sided tridents. This has nothing to do with canon I just thought it would look fucking awesome. Also that pseudo-[=3D=] effect took a bit of effort to look like something you might actually see on a fourth-generation game.
* '''Big Rush -- Uses 3000 Power:''' All players (that aren't Cherubim) get into a massive combo. Special victory occurs if this is the finishing move.
* '''Ass Smack -- Uses 3000 Power, Only Usable Against Enemies with 1500+ Health:''' Nepeta uses her ass to hit the enemy's head so hard that it explodes. Another fan fic based move (yes, really, and the original attack is somewhat gory by my standards). One hit kill and (not really) the Only Way(TM) to stop Even/Cheaper Edd.

!! Palette Trolls -- Nepeta Herself and Her Strikers/Assist Trophies

|| || '''Character''' ||||||||||||||||||||||||
|| '''#'''|| Aradia/\\
Damara || Tavros/\\
Rufioh || Sollux/\\
Mituna || Karkat/\\
Kankri || '''Nepeta'''/\\
Meulin || Kanaya/\\
Porrim || Terezi/\\
Latula || Vriska/\\
Aranea || Equius/\\
Horuss || Gamzee/\\
Kurloz || Eridan/\\
Cronus || Feferi/\\
Meenah ||
|| 1 || Indigo || Purple || Violet || Fuchsia || '''Rust''' || Bronze || Gold || Lime || Olive || Jade || Teal || Cobalt ||
|| 2 || Purple || Violet || Fuchsia || Rust || '''Bronze''' || Gold || Lime || Olive || Jade || Teal || Cobalt || Indigo ||
|| 3 || Violet || Fuchsia || Rust || Bronze || '''Gold''' || Lime || Olive || Jade || Teal || Cobalt || Indigo || Purple ||
|| 4 || Fuchsia || Rust || Bronze || Gold || '''Lime''' || Olive || Jade || Teal || Cobalt || Indigo || Purple || Violet ||
|| 5 || Rust || Bronze || Gold || Mutant || '''Olive''' || Jade || Teal || Cobalt || Indigo || Purple || Violet || Fuchsia ||
|| 6 || Bronze || Gold || Lime || Olive || '''Jade''' || Teal || Cobalt || Indigo || Purple || Violet || Fuchsia || Rust ||
|| 7 || Gold || Lime || Olive || Jade || '''Teal''' || Cobalt || Indigo || Purple || Violet || Fuchsia || Rust || Bronze ||
|| 8 || Lime || Olive || Jade || Teal || '''Cobalt''' || Indigo || Purple || Violet || Fuchsia || Rust || Bronze || Gold ||
|| 9 || Olive || Jade || Teal || Cobalt || '''Indigo''' || Purple || Violet || Fuchsia || Rust || Bronze || Gold || Lime ||
|| 10 || Jade || Teal || Cobalt || Indigo || '''Purple''' || Violet || Fuchsia || Rust || Bronze || Gold || Lime || Olive ||
|| 11 || Teal || Cobalt || Indigo || Purple || '''Violet''' || Fuchsia || Rust || Bronze || Gold || Lime || Olive || Jade ||
|| 12 || Cobalt || Indigo || Purple || Violet || '''Fuchsia''' || Rust || Bronze || Gold || Lime || Olive || Jade || Teal ||

This chart is actually kind of unnecessary since the other characters only get cameoes, and with Nepeta's place it should always be obvious. The colors ascend from pure red in a straight, rainbow order. Everyone else is just moved the same number of notches over. Though if you want to have a specific bloodswap cameo (though thanks to both palette limitations and also my lazyness these "swaps" will only be simple palette swaps, sorry no new cool redesigns for you at best Gold Nep has the blue-red eyes but no other gold swaps do) you can use that as a quick reference.

Palette #5 is based on the character's canon colors. Usually, I make this the first palette (the button used for light kick). Here though I'm flipping it up because I like keeping things in rainbow order even if that means screwing with another pattern.

I'm not sure what the downside to intentionally saving someone as a pre-1.0 character is, but this way you can easily just flip around the palettes in her def file.

!! Palette Human Assist Trophies



* StealthSequel:
** ''Spooky's House of OH LOOK ITS BILL CIPHER'', despite seeming to have nothing to do with ''Journals of Wisdom, Power, and Courage'' other than being StylisticSuck ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' CrackFic[=s=], turns out to be its sequel. This is at no point evident in SHOOLIBC itself, and at first it seemed like filler posted while Fan worked out the last half of ''Journals'', but once ''Journals'' concluded there's a short scene of Dipper hearing about an old mansion on the hill that's been there longer than any resident could remember... ''and'' the certain ghost of a twelve year old girl that hates being called cute...


[[folder:Headscratchers for the Clusterscrew that is the ''Crconikals'' series (Self-questions for something intended to be crappy)]]

* How is Doc Scratch able to hack into a popular MMORPG yet can't even figure out that a "trap" that flips his entire house upside down is a terrible idea? It's like he ''wanted'' the Crew to escape the basement level.
* Scratch is not just no longer omniscient, but he's a complete idiot. The leprechauns outnumber him and most of them have some strong time travel moves. How come the leprechauns didn't just rebel against Scratch and kick his ass, if in this AU they're working for him against their own will?
* There's actually never a good reason given as to why Hank lacks a ''strong'' sense of modesty once he's reincarnated from Homer. He spent his whole life ''AS'' Homer, who seemed to have a strong sense of modesty. Everything before that was
* Why exactly are Creepypasta Sonic's powers so shitty? He's the son of a Sage and an LED man whose fully capable of entering the "real world." His sister has electric powers, the ability to transfer to other electronics, self-replication, and could fully materialize herself if she possessed a ghost or did something similar. And could still shock people, phase through walls, and ''fly''. CS... can make plushies of himself? And make things bleed. The abilities aren't even consistent with his family's, which suggests that Fan didn't even think of his family tree until fairly late into writing.
** [[WatsonianVersusDoylist Doylist:]] A thiny-vieled jab at his, erm, "inspiration." Watsonian: Ironically he might be stronger than Giffany but he's too stupid to figure out how his powers fully work. That and he prefers torturing fictional video game characters to attacking real life people.
** Maybe he was adopted. Just like Dave was apparantly in ''Kids Fit the Trolls''. It meant that he didn't have to Stop The Prom.
** As of "Star Wars" in ''Housestuck: The Split'', [[spoiler:"Shitty" ''might'' be a huge exaggeration. He still managed to take over the Death Star, after all, and become effectively invincible.]]
** A bigger question would be how Brenda and Game and Watch could even have kids in the first place. [[{{Squick}} Try not to think about that too much.]]
*** In ''Split'', Aranea was about to get into the specifics of how "intradimensional couples" can have kids, which also includes 4+ dimensional people and 1 dimensional people. Just like with troll anatomy in chapter 13 of ''Hurrcain'', though, Damara tricks her into skipping that.
** Being the offspring of a Sage doesn't mean you inherant anything Sage-related from them. You don't even get garunteed piloting skills that you do from knowing a Sage, if you've never really known said Sage. Brenda had nothing not-Sage related to inherant.
* If someone took what was left of the "Homer" DNA from Giant Mutant Nuclear Homer Simpson's explosion, put it in the oil rig revival machine, and turn it on, would it be revived as Hank or revived as Homer?
* How on '''earth''' is Simon considered Kamina's "Sage Descendant" if, depending on how you count time travel, Simon's ''older'' than him? (He was born in an earlier century than Kamina was.) For that matter, what the hell does Sage Descendant even ''mean'' since it doesn't seem to be plot-relevant?
** There's no such thing as a Descendant (well, when it comes to Sages, at least). The final chapter of ''Split'' revealed that Nepeta made that up just to get Simon, Bobby, and Steven's hopes up, and try to get at least one Giffany to HeelFaceTurn. In reality, there's no way you can "inherant" the special things (really just Sage Vision and creating special Sage mecha/ships) attributed to a Sage.
* Why is Hank the Sage of Forest and Brenda the Sage of Fire? If anything, wouldn't it make more sense if it was the other way around?
** A huge mixture of old ideas that kind of merged together in an odd way, mostly.
** With the lack of a real "Zelda"-like figure/seventh Sage (as confirmed by many sayings in ''Split''), Fan considered that the next "main" Sage should be the Forest one (ignoring how Light would probably make more sense), but this just raises why Hank isn't the Sage of Light considering his Light-associations when it comes to his ''Crconikals'' self, while Rose Quartz be the Sage of Forest with her plant theme.
*** It'd make sense if the Sages were allowed to pick their element then. Assuming Hank hates pink-haired women, he stopped both of them from arguing over the Forest spot, and forced them both into roles that didn't make sense. Well, the pink hair part would also explain why he's such a dick to the Drunkies.
** ''Ocarina'' had male Light and Fire Sages and female Forest, Water, Shadow, and Spirit Sages. HHC's list was just flipping things around.
** The weirdest thing about the assignment is that Sheldon is the Sage of Water when he can only swim on the floor. And what's worse is that Alucard being the Sage of Shadow and Kamina being the Sage of Spirit actually make perfect sense, going by the bare-bones definition of the element.

!! Other

* What exactly is Purple Nepeta's "preface face" supposed to ''be''? Neither herself in SJAHJ nor ''Bl:oo** Fan said the "B" was originally supposed to be closed eyes, reflecting her sleepy and not-always-there nature. The 4's just an excuse to have one swap for each of the ten digits (fitting Olive Nepeta with "single" 3s), with Indigo (using a % character instead of a number) and Fuchsia (capitalizing the letter I) are the odd ones out.


* SitcomArchNemesis: To Hank.

To rip off that episode of ''King of the Hill'', it'd be something like this:

Rust's flashback:
-->'''Olive:''' :33 < heyheman yo what like ill tell you the dang ol conspiracy man writing journals and k33pin track its get spooky man\\
'''Fuchsia:''' >:I < [=Ill tell you what lIke dang ol your all messed In the head lIke dang ol surrounded by IdIots In a dang looney bIn thats what=]\\
'''Rust:''' :0 < for god sakes girls keep it down will you?\\
'''Rust:''' :0 < and act like adults\\
'''Rust:''' :0 < fuchsia stop trying to kill us its embarassing\\
'''Rust:''' :0 < ive been trying to get through this article on vintage swords and ive been on the same page for five minutes\\
'''Purple:''' B4 < d4ng ol, kitty mir4cles m4n ill tell you wh4t

-->'''Rust:''' :0 < 泥を通してロキシーの名前をドラッグしないでください、フクシアはそれをやりました![[note]]Don't drag Roxy's name through the mud, Fuchsia did it![[/note]]\\
'''Dirk:''' So all of you agree that Roxy did it.\\
[All Nepeta swaps nod except Rust, who throws her arms up in defeat.]\\
'''Dirk:''' Well I don't see why we shouldn't just call it an accident and let her rest in peace.

* RunningGag:
** Conker being referred to as "Conker's Bad Fur Day" and his obsession with Fords. The latter was Flanderised.
** The ''Ren and Stimpy'' ShowWithinAShow getting more vulgar with each appearance, already starting with a blatant [[spoiler:semen]] joke that wouldn't be involved in any kid's show and getting ''worse'' from there.

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