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* [[ChivalrousPervert Cross Marian]] of ''Manga/DGrayMan'' suffers this. He's shown to have his JerkAss moments, but the manga also shows sympathetic sides to him as well, and that he's a JerkWithAHeartOfGold at worst. But the anime exaggerated his jerkasss qualities with filler episode 27: My Mentor, General Cross, and due to cancellation, what more depth we do see of his character is cut off. Then fandom, mostly people who haven't read the manga, will exaggerate Cross' flaws to a point where there's nothing good about him, and he's basically pure evil and completely heartless, sometimes abusing Allen for no reason, even being a rapist. His ChivalrousPervert quality is exaggerated to the point he's completely horrid to women.


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* [[ChivalrousPervert Cross Marian]] of ''Manga/DGrayMan'' suffers this. He's shown to have his JerkAss moments, but the manga also shows sympathetic sides to him as well, and that he's a JerkWithAHeartOfGold at worst. But the anime exaggerated his jerkasss qualities with filler episode 27: My Mentor, General Cross, and due to cancellation, what more depth we do see of his character is cut off. Then fandom, mostly people who haven't read the manga, will exaggerate Cross' flaws to a point where there's nothing good about him, and he's basically pure evil and completely heartless, sometimes abusing Allen for no reason, even being a rapist. His ChivalrousPervert quality is exaggerated to the point he's completely horrid to women.

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* {{Literature/Tarzan}}: Edgar Rice Burroughs original Tarzan was a highly intelligent GeniusBruiser who taught himself to read and write both English and French from books his parents left, was fluent in English and conversant in French by the end of book 1 and quickly developed impeccable manners. Even while living among the apes he displayed an interest in dressing well and a well-developed (though somewhat morbid) sense of humour, which blossomed fully when he came in contact with civilization. It is also established very early on that the only reason he speaks in HulkSpeak is that he has never actually spoken any of the languages he reads and writes. All consequent adaptations completely ignore these facets of the character, preferring to make him a stupid but good-hearted child of nature, to contrast with the evils of the civilized world.


** Venom and Carnage. They're notable for being some of the most monstrous members of Spider-Man's rogues gallery. In this continuity, Venom was noticeably turned an almost mindless monster when wearing the symbiote, even using HulkSpeak. Carnage, for his part, was reimagined as a truly mindless monster that doesn't speak and has no human identity, with Cletus Kasady having been AdaptedOut.[[note]]Their characterizations have been likened to [[ShallowParody how their haters generally see them, which isn't that surprising, given that Bendis himself has admitted to be a detractor of the characters.]][[/note]]

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** Venom and Carnage. They're notable for being some of the most monstrous members of Spider-Man's rogues gallery. In this continuity, Venom was noticeably turned an almost mindless monster when wearing the symbiote, even using HulkSpeak. Carnage, for his part, was reimagined as a truly mindless monster that doesn't speak and has no human identity, with Cletus Kasady having been AdaptedOut.[[note]]Their characterizations have been likened to [[ShallowParody how their haters generally see them, which isn't that surprising, given that Bendis himself has admitted to be a detractor of the characters.]][[/note]]


Unlike {{Flanderization}}, this version of the character appears like this ''initially'' rather than gradually evolving to it; most of the time it just happens that the 'new' version is based on the end-product of the 'old' version's long and changing development. Similarly production time often limits the amount a character can appear, the most 'important' traits are emphasized to make them distinctive. More negatively, subtlety can be lost if ExecutiveMeddling changes the character to establish [[{{Moe}} more broad appeal]] to some proven demographic. NeverLiveItDown is when the ''character'' doesn't actually change, but audience perception (and sometimes series karma) cannot forgive that one NoodleIncident.

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Unlike {{Flanderization}}, this version of the character appears like this ''initially'' rather than gradually evolving to it; most of the time it just happens that the 'new' version is based on the end-product of the 'old' version's long and changing development. Similarly Similarly, production time often limits the amount a character can appear, the most 'important' traits are emphasized to make them distinctive. More negatively, subtlety can be lost if ExecutiveMeddling changes the character to establish [[{{Moe}} more broad appeal]] to some proven demographic. NeverLiveItDown is when the ''character'' doesn't actually change, but audience perception (and sometimes series karma) cannot forgive that one NoodleIncident.



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** On the animation front, ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'' depicts Bane as a simple hitman with average level of intelligence. Venom bulks him up to such proportions that Batman has to use a giant robot suit to defeat him.

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** Littlefinger is a prime example regarding his love for Sansa. In the books, Sansa is more of a tool for his goal of acquiring power, and any love he might have for her is more of LovingAShadow (Littlefinger loved Catelyn, so with her not an option, her daughter is the best choice to roll with). The show turns it into one of his primary motivations instead, turning him into a power seeker who is motivated by some element of love instead of a WildCard like the books.

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* [[ChivalrousPervert Cross Marian]] of ''Manga/DGrayMan'' suffers this. He's shown to have his JerkAss moments, but the manga also shows sympathetic sides to him as well, and that he's a JerkWithAHeartOfGold at worst. But the anime exaggerated his jerkasss qualities with filler episode 27: My Mentor, General Cross, and due to cancellation, what more depth we do see of his character is cut off. Then fandom, mostly people who haven't read the manga, will exaggerate Cross' flaws to a point where there's nothing good about him, and he's basically pure evil and completely heartless, sometimes abusing Allen for no reason, even being a rapist. His ChivalrousPervert quality is exaggerated to the point he's completely horrid to women.


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** {{Fanon}} portrayals of background ponies often go through this in the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fandom. For example, Lyra was originally just a pony who sat in a humanoid pose. Eventually fans began seeing her as being a fan of the [[FaeriesDontBelieveInHumansEither fictional species called humans]] (or sometimes just liking a show called "[[MyLittlePhony My Little Humans]]" and poking fun at the series' PeripheryDemographic). Eventually the joke went from "She's a [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} little weird]] and likes humans a lot" to "She sees herself as a [[TransNature human in a pony body]] and wants to travel to Earth". Within a few years her obsession with human eclipsed her other {{fanon}}s, like being Octavia's sister or being a [[StarvingArtist poor harpist]]. Fans have begun to dial back on it, though, thanks to the LowerDeckEpisode jossing her human obsession while giving fuel to the fire of her and Bonbon [[LesYay being an item]].


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* In ''Fanfic/MyHuntsmanAcademia'', both Yang and Nora get this treatment.
** Yang's punning, which she only did a handful of times in the original RWBY, has been exaggerated into making her a PungeonMaster who puns dozens of times in just a few weeks, earning plenty of {{Dope Slap}}s from Tsuyu.
** Nora's love of pancakes has been exaggerated into a hatred of waffles, which she believes oppress pancakes due to the distinct lack of pancake houses when compared to waffle houses. She's also far more of a {{Cloudcuckoolander}}, naming a puppy "Lulu-Bell, Lord of Thunder" and is obsessed with breaking people's legs (which she only threatened to do ''once'' in the original RWBY).
* In ''Fanfic/TheStalkingZukoSeries'' there's a few cases of this.
** In canon, Aang is a somewhat naive and childish but highly compassionate boy who gradually embraces his destiny as the Avatar while balancing it with his desire to preserve his all but extinct culture, and his love for Katara. In this fic, Aang is practically obsessed with Air Nomad teachings to the point of forcing them on others, is almost a stalker towards Katara, and acts even less mature than in canon.
** In canon, Mai, despite being forced to repress her emotions for the sake of her family's social status, does often find that Zuko brings them out (which include her negative emotions), and also possesses a dry, snarky wit. In this fic, Mai's a snarky jerk whose relationship with Zuko is dysfunctional at best.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' Stormer is the TokenGoodTeammate of The Misfits and TheHeart of the band. She, however, does have a backbone and can do mean things (usually due to her friends influence, however). Fans have a tendency to water her down to Hologram levels of sweetness and make her a perfect lil' angel.
* ''Fanfic/GenderswappedNations'' exaggerates every character, whether or not they're canon or prominent to the plot. Most glaring of all of the exaggerations is Romano, however, as it is shown that he can be scared away from Germany's house by a scarecrow dressed up as France, and he can easily be coerced to run menial errands for people if bribed with pizza. Not to mention, America's gender bend and Prussia have an argument consisting primarily of "The cool hero says yes!" and "The awesome me says no!" which continues for a solid ''half an hour'' of in-fic time, which is an ''extreme'' exaggeratiom of both of their canonical personalities.
* "Crow Syndrome" is a phrase used in the [[{{MST}} MSting]] community referring to over-exaggerating [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 Crow's]] tendency to make slightly off-color jokes to the point where his main purpose in [=MSTings=] is to make naughty jokes and get yelled at by Joel/Mike. Would be [=MSTers=] are encouraged to use Crow Syndrome sparingly, if at all.
* In most [[http://gungemaleceleb.blogspot.com.au/ ''Gunge Male Celebs'']] series of stories, all of the celebrities that the narrative humiliates are exaggerated to the point where they become arrogant {{Jerkass}}es, with no redeeming qualities on them, giving the narrative reason to humiliate them, and call them things like 'foolish oafs'.
** In a similar fashion, Tellygunge (the user himself) tends to exaggerate celebrities. For example, [[http://tellygunge.wordpress.com/2012/02/19/you-bet-your-own-back-episode-3-sisters-special-introduction/ In]] [[http://tellygunge.wordpress.com/2012/02/22/you-bet-your-own-back-episode-3-sisters-special-update/ one]] [[http://tellygunge.wordpress.com/2012/02/26/you-bet-your-own-back-episode-3-sisters-special-results-part-1/ of his]] [[http://tellygunge.wordpress.com/2012/02/28/you-bet-your-own-back-episode-3-sisters-special-results-part-2/ stories,]] both traits of Holly Willoughby and the Kardashians are affected, the latter being portrayed as people who threaten others with lawsuits when things don't go their way (hell, it pretty much results them in any story they appear in, what with them saying 'lawyer' or 'lawsuit' constantly), the former [[spoiler:getting gunged at the end]].
* The whole SOS Brigade in ''FanFic/YouGotHaruhiRolled'' are exaggerated from their appearances in canon. Haruhi goes from a JerkWithAHeartOfGold to a JerkAss loose cannon, Itsuki goes from AmbiguouslyGay to outright gay for Kyon, Kyon goes from the OnlySaneMan to someone who doesn't care about anything that happens to people, Yuki (whose characterization in this fic mostly comes from ''Manga/HaruhiChan'') becomes a total nerd, and Mikuru goes from being {{Moe}} to her {{Fanon}} characterization as a {{Manipulative|Bastard}} BitchInSheepsClothing. It's a CrackFic, so this is to be expected.
* In ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'', Gilgamesh is an egocentric bastard who tries to commit genocide because he doesn't think humanity is worthy of his rule who has attraction to Saber because she keeps resisting him. In [[http://forums.nrvnqsr.com/showthread.php/766-Teach-us-Gil-sensei! Teach Us, Gil Sensei!]] said character is reduced to a whiny Saber fanboy willing to become a gym teacher just so he afford an apartment. Of course, being a comedy fic this is all PlayedForLaughs.
* {{Franchise/Sonic|TheHedgehog}}'s fear of water is taken UpToEleven in the ''FanFic/PaperMarioX'' series, where he even admits that he sometimes has trouble ''taking a shower''.
* In general, the ''Manga/{{InuYasha}}'' fandom takes Inuyasha's appreciation of [[TrademarkFavoriteFood ramen noodles]] and exaggerates it into full-blown addiction.
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':
** A great many fics will do this to one character or another. The most universal tends to be Mizuki who goes from a ReasonableAuthorityFigure that's secretly TheMole to a {{Jerkass}} that blatantly sabotages Naruto at every turn (including but not limited to: burning his books, putting him in the hospital during a sparring match, and outright trying to kill him publicly).
** The same thing tends to happen to Hiashi in many fanfics; it's rare to find a fic that doesn't portray him as an emotionally, verbally, and in some cases physically abusive father to Hinata (''{{FanFic/Team8}}'' in particular has him as all three, with the physical abuse being heavily implied) and a massive prick in general. However, Team 8's Hiashi isn't really an example of flanderization, as the story is an AU fic where a change in the past affected Hiashi in the present for the worse, but the [[ForWantOfANail nail]] responsible for him being the way he is hasn't been completely explained in story. Currently, only the member's of the author's forum know the full story.) In the series proper, while he does start out as a rather stern clan head who's [[WellDoneSonGuy disappointed with Hinata's ninja prowess]], it's revealed pretty soon afterward that his sternness is actually [[TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask a mask to hide his guilt over the death of his twin brother (Neji's father) years earlier]], and he is in fact a ReasonableAuthorityFigure whose relationship with Hinata and Neji improves over time.
** Finding fic that ''doesn't'' portray Karin as an obsessive rapist and incompetent kunoichi is... difficult, to say the least. Canonically, she has a crush that she tries to keep under wraps in public, never even tries to ''kiss'' Sasuke without his permission, let alone rape him, and is referred to as the kunoichi that ''Sasuke'', of all people, has acknowledged as "the strongest."
* ''Fanfic/MyBravePonyStarfleetMagic'':
** Twilight and friends are reduced to their basic personality traits. For instance, Applejack’s only personality trait in the story is her accent. Rarity is only defined by her love of fashion, is portrayed as constantly forcing makeovers on those who don't want them and whining quite a bit. Pinkie Pie is portrayed as being so annoying that even her friends groan at her and is also shown to be a bit of a crybaby.
** Even his own characters aren't immune from exaggeration. In his first appearance, Ace Ray does hate Starfleet but has other priorities such as his sister. By the time of ''My Brave Pony: Star Fleet Magic III'', all he does is rant about his hatred of Starfleet and hates his sister.
** It should be noted that this is a common trait of stories written by Creator/DakariKingMykan, as he leans very heavily on the "plot" side of the SlidingScaleOfPlotVersusCharacters. He also has them act this way because this is how ''he'' sees them, and because [[CreatorsApathy he doesn't like the way they act in the series he makes stories of]]. In ''Fanfic/TheEndOfEnds'', for example, PluckyComicRelief StepfordSmiler [[WesternAnimation/TeenTitans Garfield Logan, a.k.a Beast Boy]], has the trauma from his past be his only defining trait when it was never really brought up in the show proper. In fact, [[ComicBook/TeenTitans the comics the show is based on]] have shown him giving up a chance at living a normal life so he could help his teammates. Here however, it's enough for him to [[spoiler:turn into [[BigBad Count Logan]] and have him destroy countless innocent lives because his own life was (apparently) miserable, up to and including his time as a Teen Titan]].
* Pro Football Mock had a weekly feature during the 2012 NFL season (and before and beyond) called ''Website/NFLQuarterbacksOnFacebook''. What started off as a bunch of fictionalized representations of NFL QB's talking smack eventually had certain quarterbacks develop certain habits. Matthew Stafford constantly confused Facebook with Twitter, Ben Roethlisberger [[DontExplainTheJoke constantly explained jokes]]. Andrew Luck became a [[ProfessionalButtKisser brown nosing suckup]]. Tony Romo became a StrawLoser with every loss, culminating in hosting a Super Bowl party where nobody came. Aaron Rodgers applied a pun to Discount Double check after most of his wins. Sam Bradford became a complete pervert who made horrifyingly disgusting analogies to what ties were. Russell Wilson became a {{troll}} who brought up everyone else's failures, like the Fail Mary, Robert Griffin III's knee injury, etc., [[BerserkButton and all the quarterbacks he beat in real life would give him a completely ridiculous death threat]]. Peyton Manning referring to himself as "[[NoIndoorVoice PEYTON GODDAMN MANNING]]" when he's angry. Tom Brady is a LovableSexManiac. Peyton and Brady are HeterosexualLifePartners. Joe Flacco saying that [[ToBeAMaster he's an elite quarterback]], but is [[AllOfTheOtherReindeer ignored or laughed at by the other quarterbacks]]. Matt Ryan being reminded that he hasn't won a playoff game. It was ActuallyPrettyFunny, but the characters often did some LampshadeHanging as to what jokes were getting stale.
* Used frequently and [[PlayedForLaughs played for laughs]] in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' fanfiction ''FanFic/TenRandomCharacters'', to the point where Red [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] it.


** ''ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan'': This continuity's incarnation of Flash Thompson is missing all of his sympathetic traits and admiration for Spider-Man, resulting in his character being reduced to a [[FlatCharacter one-note]] JerkJock.
** Venom and Carnage. They're notable for being some of the most monstrous members of Spider-Man's rogues gallery. In this continuity, Venom was noticeably turned an almost mindless monster when wearing the symbiote, even using HulkSpeak. Carnage, for his part, was reimagined as a truly mindless monster that doesn't speak and has no human identity, with Cletus Kasady having been AdaptedOut.

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** ''ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan'': This continuity's incarnation of Flash Thompson is missing all of his sympathetic traits and admiration for Spider-Man, resulting in his character being reduced to a [[FlatCharacter one-note]] JerkJock.
JerkJock. In addition, unlike his mainstream counterpart, who eventually develops into a JerkWithAHeartOfGold, he never undergoes any kind of CharacterDevelopment.
** Venom and Carnage. They're notable for being some of the most monstrous members of Spider-Man's rogues gallery. In this continuity, Venom was noticeably turned an almost mindless monster when wearing the symbiote, even using HulkSpeak. Carnage, for his part, was reimagined as a truly mindless monster that doesn't speak and has no human identity, with Cletus Kasady having been AdaptedOut.[[note]]Their characterizations have been likened to [[ShallowParody how their haters generally see them, which isn't that surprising, given that Bendis himself has admitted to be a detractor of the characters.]][[/note]]



** Magneto. His mainstream incarnation is a morally complex, ambiguous figure. In the Ultimate universe, he's nothing more than a repugnant mutant supremacist and genocidal maniac. In fact, he's such a monster, that [[ImAHumanitarian he has eaten human flesh in the past]], and plans to [[UpToEleven turn humanity into literal livestock for mutants.]]

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** Magneto. His mainstream incarnation is a morally complex, ambiguous figure. In the Ultimate universe, he's nothing more than [[AdaptationalVillainy a repugnant mutant supremacist and genocidal maniac. maniac.]] In fact, he's such a monster, that [[ImAHumanitarian he has eaten human flesh in the past]], and plans to [[UpToEleven turn humanity into literal livestock for mutants.]]


* ''Fanfic/HopeOnADistantMountain'' turns the events of ''VisualNovel/DanganRonpa'' into a [[UnwinnableTrainingSimulation VR simulation]]. Naegi soon finds that some of his classmates' personalities were twisted or exaggerated in the sim. For instance, Ishimaru is more astute [[NoSocialSkills than his counterpart]], and while Togami is still [[SmugSnake very smug and self-confident]], he's not quite as big a {{Jerkass}} and is actually good friends with Kirigiri.

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* ''Fanfic/HopeOnADistantMountain'' turns the events of ''VisualNovel/DanganRonpa'' ''VisualNovel/DanganronpaTriggerHappyHavoc'' into a [[UnwinnableTrainingSimulation VR simulation]]. Naegi soon finds that some of his classmates' personalities were twisted or exaggerated in the sim. For instance, Ishimaru is more astute [[NoSocialSkills than his counterpart]], and while Togami is still [[SmugSnake very smug and self-confident]], he's not quite as big a {{Jerkass}} and is actually good friends with Kirigiri.


** Tyrion Lannister gets a SympatheticPOV and has quite a few PetTheDog moments but is still a rather sleazy hedonist who performs very morally questionable acts (such as having a singer murdered to cover up his affair). The series gives him a lot of AdaptationalHeroism, playing up his nicer aspects such as care towards those who are looked down on in society, and make his actions less morally ambiguous, along with removing other unpleasant qualities such as his sexism and classism, Tyrion's use of whores being played more sympathetically and often in a more amusing sense. An examples is when in a Volantis brothel in the TV Show a whore offers Tyrion free sex after he is nice to her, but he turns it down because he feels it isn't right. In the books Tyrion in the Volantis brothel has sex with a miserable, down-beaten whore, even though he knows she doesn't have any choice in the matter, and even thinks how horrible what he's doing is.

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** Tyrion Lannister gets a SympatheticPOV and has quite a few PetTheDog moments but is still a rather sleazy hedonist who performs very morally questionable acts (such as having a singer murdered to cover up his affair). The series gives him a lot of AdaptationalHeroism, playing up his nicer aspects such as care towards those who are looked down on in society, and make his actions less morally ambiguous, along with removing other unpleasant qualities such as his sexism and classism, Tyrion's use of whores being played more sympathetically and often in a more amusing sense. As a direct result it becomes much more frequent and casual, and is presented as something he does for fun instead of self-loathing necessity. An examples is when in a Volantis brothel in the TV Show a whore offers Tyrion free sex after he is nice to her, but he turns it down because he feels it isn't right. In the books Tyrion in the Volantis brothel has sex with a miserable, down-beaten whore, even though he knows she doesn't have any choice in the matter, and even thinks how horrible what he's doing is.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DCSuperHeroGirls2019'': Franchise/WonderWoman's love for ice cream. When she first tried it out in the comics she was cheerful to the point of being accidentally threatening to the vendor, while here, she's crazy for it, taking her friends' ice cream after scarfing down hers, declaring it better than ambrosia in Elysium, and wanting to go to the ice cream parlor after every victory.


* PlayedForLaughs in Creator/FUNimation's GagDub of ''Manga/SgtFrog'', which exaggerates pretty much all of the characters: Fuyuki's [[ExtremeDoormat wimpiness]], Keroro's [[WithFriendsLikeThese abuse of his friends and comrades]], Momoka's [[StalkerWithACrush obsessive love of Fuyuki]], etc.

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* PlayedForLaughs in Creator/FUNimation's GagDub of ''Manga/SgtFrog'', which exaggerates pretty much all of the characters: Fuyuki's [[ExtremeDoormat wimpiness]], Keroro's [[WithFriendsLikeThese abuse of his friends and comrades]], [[SmallNameBigEgo egotism]] and [[IdiotHero ditziness]], Momoka's [[StalkerWithACrush obsessive love of crush for Fuyuki]], etc.


* ''Series/{{Hannibal}}'' greatly plays up Franchise/HannibalLecter's LackOfEmpathy and his ManipulativeBastard tendencies while somewhat downplaying his famous AffablyEvil personality. In the books, Lecter utterly baffled psychologists by being sincerely kind, polite and charming towards people he respected, yet utterly ruthless towards people he considered beneath him--to the point of [[ImAHumanitarian viewing them as livestock]]. Creator/MadsMikkelsen's interpretation [[WickedCultured doesn't lack charm]], but he's generally more the latter than the former. Case in point: it's hard to imagine Creator/AnthonyHopkins saying something like [[KickTheDog "It's only cannibalism if we're equals

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* ''Series/{{Hannibal}}'' greatly plays up Franchise/HannibalLecter's LackOfEmpathy and his ManipulativeBastard tendencies while somewhat downplaying his famous AffablyEvil personality. In the books, Lecter utterly baffled psychologists by being sincerely kind, polite and charming towards people he respected, yet utterly ruthless towards people he considered beneath him--to the point of [[ImAHumanitarian viewing them as livestock]]. Creator/MadsMikkelsen's interpretation [[WickedCultured doesn't lack charm]], but he's generally more the latter than the former. Case in point: it's hard to imagine Creator/AnthonyHopkins saying something like [[KickTheDog "It's only cannibalism if we're equalsequals"]].


* Anime ''LightNovel/TheIrregularAtMagicHighSchool'' gets most of his criticism for the simplification of the personality of the main characters to caricatures MemeticBadass and LittleSisterHeroine, respectively. The most famous example of this were the [[IncestSubtext regular screams "Onii-sama"]] by Miyuki, while in the original novel is noticeably more quiet character. At some point, it even turned her into a {{Scrappy}} for fandom, despite the completely opposite attitude to her in Japan. This is due to the fact that the adaptation not able to move to the screen many explanations of the author or internal monologues, because of which Tatsuya and his sister kept only their external side with all SnarkBait concerning this. As a result, adaptation is only strengthened the reputation this title as "absurd clichéd" among western fandom, despite all the pluses and the depth of the original work.

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* Anime The anime of ''LightNovel/TheIrregularAtMagicHighSchool'' gets most of his criticism for the simplification of the personality of simplified the main characters to caricatures of MemeticBadass and LittleSisterHeroine, respectively. The most famous infamous example of this were being the [[IncestSubtext regular screams of "Onii-sama"]] by Miyuki, while who in the original novel is noticeably more quiet character. At some point, it quiet. It even turned her into a {{Scrappy}} for fandom, in the west, despite the completely opposite attitude to her being liked in Japan. This Much of this is due to the fact that the adaptation not able to move to the screen cutting out many explanations of the author or and internal monologues, because of which leaving Tatsuya and his sister kept showing only their external side side, with all the SnarkBait concerning this. this attracted. As a result, the adaptation is only strengthened the reputation of this title as "absurd clichéd" among western fandom, despite audiences as epitomising all the pluses worst traits and the depth clichés of the original work.light novels.


* ''Anime/ValkyriaChronicles'' :
** The anime adaptation is a rather glaring offender. During the transition from the game to anime, many of the characters' traits were exaggerated heavily. In the game, Alicia would sometimes get frustrated at Welkin's personality quirks, but ultimately understood them, but was converted into the generic {{Tsundere}} love interest in the anime.
** Welkin was something of a MilitaryMaverick, with a few personality quirks, but was turned into a socially inept GeniusDitz.

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: The anime adaptation is a rather glaring offender. During the transition from the game to anime, many of the characters' traits were exaggerated heavily. heavily.
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In the game, Alicia would sometimes get frustrated at Welkin's personality quirks, but ultimately understood them, but was them. She is converted into the generic {{Tsundere}} love interest in the anime.
** Welkin was is something of a MilitaryMaverick, MilitaryMaverick with a few personality quirks, but was turned into a socially inept GeniusDitz.



** Susie was characterized as a somewhat mellow pacifist who had a distaste for combat. In the anime, she was so afraid of violence and the prospect of fighting that she would literally just spontaneously pass out and regards [[spoiler: Alica as a monster when her Valkyria power awakens.]]

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** Susie was is characterized as a somewhat mellow pacifist ReluctantWarrior who had was conscripted despite being a distaste for combat. pacifist, but she is still willing to fight to save lives (with a gameplay quirk that stops her from attacking sometimes). She passes out a few times during DLC missions, but not during battles themselves. In the anime, she was is so afraid of violence and the prospect of fighting that she would literally just spontaneously pass out and regards [[spoiler: Alica as a monster when her Valkyria power awakens.]]

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