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Nightmare Fuel: Toriko
  • Tommyrod. Good God, what a monster The man is a walking insect nest, who can do some downright disgusting things with his bugs. And don't get started with his rows of razor sharp fangs
  • Grinpatch. Insect-emulating mutated abomination, with a taste for others' despair. And he means it literally. Only fails to be the most disgusting and nightmarish character in this manga due to being completely overshadowed by Tommyrod.
  • Zebra can make it sound like he's standing right behind you even when he's tens of kilometers away.
  • When the ancient Nitro first appears behind Komatsu. And again when it opens its beak-like mouth, which is absolutely filled—not just lined, but FILLED—with rows and rows of horrible pointed teeth. Nitros in general, being the inspiration for the GT Robots.
  • Losing a bet in the Underground VIP Area of Gourmet Casino means you will forget the taste of every food you have ever eaten.
  • Toriko becoming extremely gaunt while regenerating his arm, the dub makes it worse by making him sound very sickly.
  • This face Toriko makes when sufficiently pissed off.
  • That fish-skeleton-thing at the end of chapter 184.
    "There are records of huge fish that that level of chef have handled that kept swimming for years without noticing they're dying."
  • By the same token Old Lady Chiyo, just everything she does.
  • The Four Beasts — giant monsters with a taste for human flesh that ate millions before they were driven off last time, the King Octopus Kong is especially freaky looking.
    • The huge monster that represents the Four Beasts in the legends describing them is terrifying. The image of countless humans writhing in its jaws...
  • The ending to Chapter 208. Oh God, the ending. Mood Whiplash at its finest. Anymore would spoil. Turns out to be just a nightmare.
  • The Pierced Nitro in 222 and 223...
  • The Giant Parasite in 224. To quote Sunny: "GROOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAASSSSSSSS!!!!"
  • Toriko's state after his battle with Stayjun. Remember how he looked after battling Tommyrod, minus one arm and generally beat up and covered in his own blood? HE GOT OFF LIGHT THEN IN COMPARISON! After fighting Stayjun and managing to inflict a mortal wound with his Routine Energy, he's collapsed against a cliff...has only one arm left, is covered in burns and the blood is used as a censor for his worst injuries.
  • Just about everything about Joa. The fact that he can erase and replace a person's personality, that he can turn your best friends into your worst enemies, that he casually rides on a Phantom Beast with a Capture Level of 295, or that he apparently is even STRONGER than characters like Setsuno, who are very much regarded as the strongest fighters of the Human World. Oh, and he also won the Cooking Fest 200 years ago, and still managed to erase his name from history. Not to forget that he is in cahoots with the secret organization NEO, who seem to have their agents planted just about everywhere, implying that Joa may be one of the, if not THE, most knowledgeable characters in the series.
  • From episode 113, more Accidental Nightmare Fuel than not, the Zemen noodles sound remarkably like a human being when massaged, which is very surprising coming from a non sentient food
  • You'd never suspect that Midora has an Overly-Long Tongue in Combat Tentacles style and it's as Squick and unnerving as possible
  • From Chapter 247 we have the monster Rampage. Just... Just look at it.
  • In chapter 250, we delve into Midora's past and it's not pretty. People feeding babies to wild pigs to stave off their own hunger...yeesh. No wonder Midora's so screwed up.
  • Chapter 257 reveals that Blue Nitro open their mouths vertically as opposed to horizontally, giving them an insect-esque appearance.
  • Toriko's Ultimate Routine in Chapter 276.
  • Horse King Heracles was intimidating when it first showed up, sure... then it did this.
  • Toriko's Blue Oni. 'Nuff said.
  • The ending of Chapter 292 Teppei appears, rips Komatsu's heart from his chest and CRUSHES it.
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