'''Basic Trope''': A cute young character who is much stronger than they look.
* '''Straight''': [[TokenMiniMoe Miki]] is a cheerful, [[GenkiGirl peppy youngster]] with GirlishPigtails, infectious laughter [[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers and a knack for]] GoodOldFisticuffs.
* '''Exaggerated''':
** Miki is an absolutely ''adorable'' little kid who totes around [[EverythingsBetterWithPlushies a plush]] bunny. She's also a PintsizedPowerhouse capable of taking out literal ''giants'' while barely breaking a sweat.
** Miki is classified as the cutest known organism in history, yet can murder billions of mooks in minutes and even pilots her own HumongousMecha in the form of a giant fluffy kitten which can fire missiles from its eyeballs, spray poisonous gas, and scuttles around on creepy spider robot legs.
** Miki is one of the harmless-looking, yet overly cute young females in the world. In reality, she can instantaneously move faster than light, obliterate whole planets with just the minimum contact of her punches and rule whole universes by snapping her fingers, and can cause unavoidable genocide by looking at the planet.
* '''Downplayed''':
** Miki is a petite teenage girl who can hold her own in a fight by [[WeakButSkilled using clever tactics]] and [[CombatPragmatist pragmatic strategies]].
** Miki is a young NiceGirl everywhere else, but on auto racing tracks, [[BadassDriver very few challengers can beat her driving skills]].
* '''Justified''':
** Miki has SuperStrength, and has been learning how to use it ever since her family first recognized her talent.
** Miki is ArtificialHuman with SuperStrength. Her creator designed her to be cute so people won't suspect her.
** Miki is a very strong ShapeShifter. In her true form, she's more of a BrawnHilda.
** Miki is [[BadassDriver a skilled driver]] (or [[BikerBabe biker]]).
* '''Inverted''':
** Homura is a BadassGrandpa.
** Mark is an incredibly burly man that uses magic rather than resorting to physical combat.
* '''Subverted''':
** Miki is actually a RobotGirl.
** Miki's strength come from AppliedPhlebotinum.
* '''Double Subverted''': But without the [[AppliedPhlebotinum Phlebotinum]] she's still incredibly strong.
* '''Parodied''': Miki sees a RentAZilla[[note]][[Franchise/{{Godzilla}} Or even The King (of Monsters) himself!]][[/note]] rampaging through her hometown and [[ImTakingHimHomeWithMe wants to take him home,]] so she does by picking him up and running off excitedly. People can only look on in shock.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Miki's fighting ability seems to differ from day to day. One day,she's as strong as most adult fighters,another she's able to take down giants,the next she's just a normal kid,and the day after that she's at adult strength again.
* '''Averted''': Miki is a completely normal kid.
* '''Enforced''': Since [[TokenMiniMoe Miki]] is very popular among fans, the author decide to give her more screentime. However the story is focus on battle and there is very little room for character without combat skill, so he made her a LittleMissBadass as well.
* '''Lampshaded''': "How the heck can a little kid punch that hard?! I can't even do that!"
* '''Invoked''': Miki's father groomed her as a fantastic fighter, but also encouraged her interest in 'normal', cutesy things, both to give her a relatively normal childhood and to ensure others might underestimate her.
* '''Exploited''':
** When looking for teammates, [[IdiotHero Agata]] tries to find the smallest, cutest girl around, because he knows she'll be the toughest too.
** Miki is a cute girl, yet her car is a [[JokeCharacter Joke Car]], so the mannish street racers are trying to challenge her in their {{Rice Burner}}s. Turns out, [[LethalJokeCharacter Miki's car]] has [[WhatAPieceOfJunk something different under its hood]].
* '''Defied''':
** Agatha looks for the biggest and roughest and ugliest guy around to be his BigGuy because he can't imagine that cute little girl could be any help despite impressive strength.
** Alternatively, Miki decides to be a ChildMage instead of this trope because she sees it as more realistic [[LinearWarriorsQuadraticWizards or more practical in the long run.]]
* '''Discussed''': "Cute kid. So what do you think her angle's gonna be: CuteBruiser, ChildMage or WaifFu?"
* '''Conversed''': " Are they trying to appeal to [[AmazonChaser guys that like fighting girls?]]
* '''Deconstructed''':
** After seeing Miki's strength, [[IdiotHero Agata]] assumes she'll be able to handle [[HarmfulToMinors anything that gets thrown at her]] despite her youth and inexperience. [[TheLancer Lemina]], on the other hand, isn't so sure, but chafes at having to look after [[JustAKid some dumb brat]]. And [[TheSmartGuy Cecil]] sees her fighting ability as TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior...
** And the fact that she's so strong for her size makes the team forget that there are things stronger than her. They have her try to deal with [[TheBrute Grik]]. NoHoldsBarredBeatDown ensuses.
** Alternatively, Miki starts off as cute yet weak, but by becoming stronger she gets a rougher exterior.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** Miki firmly believes that her cuteness gives her physical strength. It turns out her confidence in her appearance and her confidence in strength are directly proportional to one another.
** She then gets back up, says "[[NowItsMyTurn My turn]]" and returns the favor.
** [[TheFace Daniel helps them get along]] by reminding Agata that she's still younger than them while assuring Lemina that she doesn't need babysitting and helping Cecil cope with her nerves. All the while encouraging Miki to do her best.
** Once Miki recovers she adds WaifFu and some kind of projectile to her arsenal.
* '''Played For Laughs''': Miki [[DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength is cheerfully oblivious]] to how she keeps inflicting AmusingInjuries on [[DeadpanSnarker the ever-sarcastic]] [[SquishyWizard Leon]].
* '''Played For Drama''': Nobody was aware that she was stronger than she looked, ''not even Miki'' -- this only came out when she and her friends were about to die and the frightened girl flew into [[TheBerserker a berserker rage]], attacking savagely and desperately.
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