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1[[foldercontrol]]²²!!Team Yatterman²²[[folder: Gan Takada/Yatterman-1]]²[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/yatterman_1.png]] ²--> '''Voiced By:''' Yoshiko Ohta (1977 series), Creator/HiroyukiYoshino (2008 series), Creator/EriKitamura (''Videogame/TatsunokoVsCapcom''), Marco Joanucci, Alessio Cigliano (IT)²--> '''Played By:''' Sho Sakurai (Live-action Film)²-----²%%* ABoyAndHisX: Gan and Yatterwan would be A Boy and His RobotDog. %% Add more context to describe their relationship and what effect it has on them. %%²* AdaptationPersonalityChange: The 2008 series make him a less generic hero and with more flaws.²** In the series, he is naive, not stupid. In the live-action movie, however he is really dumb.²* AllMenArePerverts: Played with. In the 1977 series he's mostly reserved, but becomes more of this in the 2008 series and ''Royal Revival'' OVA.²* AffectionateNickname: "Gan-chan", mostly used by Ai.²* BattleCouple: With Ai-chan.²* BigEater: In the 2008 series.²* BrilliantButLazy: Again, in the 2008 series. He can fix a giant robot all by himself given the proper motivation (say, [[DamselInDistress his girlfriend gets kidnapped]]), but for anything else, he can't be bothered.²* CannotSpitItOut: He's incapable of telling Ai-chan how he feels about her. And the one time he tries, [[spoiler:[[InterruptedDeclarationOfLove Yatter-Dragon shows up before he can even get it out.]]]]²* CharacterTitle²* CoolMask: His red mask.²* CrossDressingVoice: Save for the 2008 series and the LiveActionAdaptation (for obvious reasons), Gan-chan has always been portrayed by female voice actors.²* GadgeteerGenius: Built most of the mecha that he and Ai use.²* GoodColoursEvilColours: As Yatterman-1 wears a white costume.²* HappilyMarried: If the Tatsunoko crossover special is anything to go by, 13 years later, Gan-chan and Ai-chan have gotten married and are enjoying their honeymoon, to the point where it takes them quite a bit to notice that the Dorombo gang are up to no good again. ²* TheHero: The principal hero of the show.²* ICallItVera: Gan's trusty weapon, "Kendamagic".²* IdiotHero: In the live-action movie, where he's introduced fighting Doronjo and company over the Skull Stone... only to later have to ask someone what that is.²* ImprobableWeaponUser: Fights with a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kendama kendama,]] a simple ball-and-hammer toy. On top is a ball attached to a sting with a long reach that can hit hard, entangle foes, and is capable of electrocuting anything that touches the string with the press of a button. ²* KidHero: He has 13 year old.²* NiceHat: His mechanic's blue cap.²* OfficialCouple: With Ai-chan.²* ParentalAbandonment: He has a father who owns the toy shop Gan and Ai work in, and he was the one to start building Yatterwan in the first place. However, that's all we know about him, as he nor his mother never seem to be around. [[spoiler: Gan's father does play a large role in the 2009 animated movie, where it explores Gan's strained relationship with him.]]²* TwinkleSmile: Tends to do this when he acts more heroic than usual.²* YoungerThanTheyLook: Gan has the body of a 16-17 year old, and in the 2008 series, sounds like he's 20. He's canonically 13. [[OlderThanTheyLook Turned on its head]] in the ''Royal Revival'' OVA, where he looks (and sounds) no older than he did in the 1977 series despite being old enough to get married.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Ai Kaminari/Yatterman-2]]²[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/yatterman_2.png]] ²--> '''Voiced By:''' Mari Okamoto (1977 series), Creator/ShizukaIto (2008 series), Creator/EmiriKatou (''Videogame/TatsunokoVsCapcom''), Beatrice Margiotti, Antonella Rendina (IT)²--> '''Played By:''' Saki Fukuda (Live-action Film)²-----²* AGirlAndHerX: Ai and Yatterpelican is A Girl And Her Robotic Bird.²* AffectionateNickname: "Ai-chan", mostly used by Gan.²* BadassAdorable²* BattleCouple: With Gan-chan.²* CannotSpitItOut: Very clearly loves Gan, but can't work up the nerve to tell him or ask him out.²* ClingyJealousGirl: Does not react very well when another girl approaches Gan-chan. Worse when, at one point in the series, Doronjo begins to flirt with him.²* CoolMask: Her purple msk.²* DistaffCounterpart: As Yatterman-2, Ai dresses quite similarly to Gan - however, her outfit is pink, and she fights with an electric rod as opposed to Gan's kendama.²* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold²* HappilyMarried: If the Tatsunoko crossover special is anything to go by, 13 years later, Gan-chan and Ai-chan have gotten married and are enjoying their honeymoon, to the point where it takes them quite a bit to notice that the Dorombo gang are up to no good again. ²* KidHero: She has 12 year old.²* NiceHat: Her red and white pinstripe cap.²* MeaningfulName: Her full name, Ai Kaminari, means "love thunder". Her mechanic and Yatterman-2 outfits have a heart motif to them, and she's the more romantic of the pair. She also tends to fight with a "Shock Stick".²* OfficialCouple: With Gan-chan.²* OppositesAttract: In the 2008 series, she's a hard worker while Gan is rather lazy.²* ShockAndAwe: Her favored method of attack. Ai-chan attacks with her Shibire Stick (aka Paralyzing Stick, Electric Stick in ''Videogame/TatsunokoVsCapcom''), a retractable rod that shocks anyone on the receiving end. ²* ParentalAbandonment: Ai's parents are never seen or referred to. [[spoiler: We do see her mother occasionally, hanging out with Gan's dad.]]²* PinkMeansFeminine: When she’s Yatterman-2, her jumpsuit is now white (or light pink depending on the episode).²* PomPomGirl: In few episodes where she cheer during the mini-robots battle with a cheerleader outfit, but without pom-pom.²* TheTease: In the ''Royal Revival'' OVA, where she she gladly flaunts her [[MaleGaze ample behind]] to Gan.²* TwentyPercentMoreAwesome: Speaks this way in the 2008 series.²* WomenAreWiser: At least in the 2008 series, where she becomes the responsible one to Gan's foolishness.²* WrenchWench²* YoungerThanTheyLook: Just like her boyfriend, she's actually 13 despite appearances. She grows into her appearance by the ''Royal Revival'' OVA, unlike Gan.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Omotchama]]²[[quoteright:248:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/omotchama.png]] ²--> '''Voiced By:''' Reiko Katsura (1977 series), Creator/ChiakiTakahashi (2008 series, Live-action Film), Giovanni Brusatori, Marco Joanucci (IT)²-----²* {{Blackmail}}: Fond of this trope in the 1977 series. It usually threatened Gan and Ai of revealing their status as Yattermen if it wasn't allowed to come along for their latest adventure.²* PunnyName: Its name is a pun on "omocha", or toy.²* RobotBuddy: The Gan Takada's robot. It serves as the mascot of Gan's father's toy shop and is shaped like a large die. ²* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Is it Omotchama or Omochama?²* VerbalTic: Likes to add "da-koron" to the ends of its sentences. The Anime Sols translation turned it into Omotchama making [[IncrediblyLamePun rolling puns.]]²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Yatter-wan]]²--> '''Voiced By:''' Masaru Ikeda (1977 series), Creator/KoichiYamadera (2008 series)²-----²* DeusExMachina: All the time, basically. Yatterwan can produce the "Surprise Robots of the Week" when fed special robot dog food, which just so happen to always being the key to defeating the Skull Trio's mecha.²* HesBack: In the original series and the film, when he reappears as Yatterking after being destroyed in battle.²* HumongousMecha²* RobotDog: He's the page image, even.²* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Yatter-wan/Yatterwan/Yatter-ruff. One translation decided to go with the [[GoroawaseNumber Wan=One]] pun and call him "Yatter-1".²[[/folder]]²²!!The Doronbo Gang/Skull Trio²²[[folder: The Trio as Whole]]²[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/doronbo_gang.png]] ²²* BreakoutVillain: Of the entire ''Time Bokan'' franchise. The Doronbo Gang are the main character in the 1993 OVA where they overshadow the others villain groups. More recently they are in VideoGame/TatsunokoVsCapcom also and the 40th anniversary anime for the franchise is not only about Yatterman, but has the descendants of the Doronbo as its main focus!²* TheChewToy: They are continuously victim of every type of AmusingInjuries, both from the heroes and their sadist boss.²* ChromaticArrangement: Doronjo is Red, Boyakky is Green, and Tonzura is Blue.²* ClothingDamage: They generally suffer this {{once an episode}} when their plans backfire.²* {{Expy}}: Of the Skull Gang from first ''Time Bokan'' series.²* IconicSequelCharacter: While the heroes Gan and Ai are very well known, the Doronbo are ''the'' TerribleTrio in Japan, having multiple [[{{Expy}} Expies]] across not only the rest of the ''Time Bokan'' franchise, but across most Japanese media as well. It goes so deep that even the milestone celebration of ''Time Bokan'' in 2015 was [[Anime/YattermanNight made about their descendants in the far future]]. This despite to be themselves an Expy of the Skull Gang, the original Terrible Trio.²* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: The major example in the anime world.²* NakedPeopleAreFunny: They regularly end up half-naked, especially after an explosion.²* NotSoHarmless: Despite what has been said above, it's not a good idea to take them lightly. They manage to pull out some very big crimes and can even come dangerously close to winning at times. Once they even ripped off '''a guy's skull when they opened a fake dental clinic''' '''''WHILE HE WAS ALIVE AND AWAKE!'''''²* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Depending on the source, Doronbo or Drombo. (Or Dorombo)²* TerribleTrio: The trope image. In fact, the template provided by Doronjo, Boyacky and Tonzura (as well as their expies in the ''Time Bokan'' series) are the {{Trope Codifier}}s for this trope, at least in Japanese media. The trope was in fact originated by them as far as anime is concerned. They are also much more popular than the heroes within the show's fanbase. It helps that they're not really evil, just greedy (and even if they were evil, they're so inept that they could never successfully hurt anyone anyway.)²* VillainSong: The Doronbo Skull Gang usually sings while building their new robots. Most well known of these numbers is [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJebByQwaYA&feature=related "Tensai Doronbo"]], where they sing about how they love crime, are determined to grab the [[MacGuffin Skull Stones]] first, and how [[EnsembleDarkhorse everybody loves them more]]. It pops up in the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xcNzGJ4yYI&feature=related 2008 remake]], and even the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gKmN44YS-A live-action movie]].²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Doronjo]]²[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/doronjo.png]] ²--> '''Voiced By:''' Creator/NorikoOhara (1977 series, 2008 series, ''Videogame/TatsunokoVsCapcom''), Emanuela Fallini, Margherita Sestito (IT)²--> '''Played By:''' Kyoko Fukada (Live-action Film)²-----²* BareYourMidriff: Her 2008 costume that is a little more skimpy than the original.²* TheBaroness: Her elaborate black leather costume with spiked heels, skull shaped pipe-smoking, and velvet couch-lounging habits make her one of these. She rarely ever gets involved in physical combat, but when she does, there's a touch of dominatrix in there. Best seen in her role as a fighting game character in Tatsunoko vs. Capcom.²* BathingBeauty: She is often seen taking baths and showers on many occasions, even in the live-action film. ²* ContraltoOfDanger: With the exception of the film ,but it's still not in the same range of Ai.²* CoolMask: Her iconic red mask. Especially in the 2008 remake where she always wear the mask with every outfit.²* ChristmasCake: During the series, her assistants begin to bother Doronjo that she isn't married yet by this age.²** If the Tatsunoko crossover special is anything to go by, 13 years later, Doronjo got married and became the mother of five children, and she also opened up a bar named “Buchikku Dorombo”²* TheDragon: To Dokurobei.²%% Don't add EvilIsSexy here. It's already in the YMMV tab.²* GagBoobs: In the original series, her breast was often used for some gags as smacking her goons in the face or when she was wrapped in some rings which cinched her like a corset. More rare in the 2008 remake.²* GoodColoursEvilColours: Wears [[RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver red and black.]]²* GoodSmokingEvilSmoking: That pipe is almost as famous as she is. Averted in the 2008 remake due to standards changing since 1977, her habit of smoking (and losing her clothes) is toned down.²* ModestyTowel: In few episodes she wear a towel (red or white) after a BathtubScene or a ShowerScene.²* MsFanservice: The most famous of all the ''Anime/TimeBokan'' franchise. She is an attractive blonde woman who wear a {{Stripperiffic}} outfit and most of the episodes have scenes with her half-naked.²* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Her actual name's [[spoiler: Hiroko Sasegawa]], but that's not nearly as iconic as her status as Lady Doronjo.²* PetTheDog: Although she retains previous villain Marjo’s traits of being vain, selfish, and impatient, Doronjo is less ruthless and significantly nicer to her subordinates Boyacky and Tonzura, even though their antics can get on nerves. ²* ProudBeauty²* ReluctantFanserviceGirl: She suffers of ClothingDamage more than his two comrades. Indeed the destruction of the Dorombo gang’s mecha will result in her clothes being shredded to revealing levels. Sometimes she also [[BreakingTheFourthWall asks the viewer not to look]].²* ShesGotLegs: She has really long legs and her costume emphasize this.²* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: She gets as many AmusingInjuries as her henchmen.²* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Depending on the source, Doronjo (at least, according to VideoGame/TatsunokoVsCapcom) or Dronio. Oh, and [[IAmNotShazam she isn't Doronbo/Dorombo,]] that's the organization.²* {{Stripperiffic}}²* VillainessesWantHeroes: From the second half of the series develops a certain unrequited attraction to Yatterman-1 which is obviously unrequited.²* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: She has a strong dislike of rats, although there is an good reason for the latter. When she was a little girl she came accross a rat that bit down hard on her nose. Because of that traumatic event, she’s absolutely horrified whenever a Yatterman mecha deploys mini-mechas resembling rats or mice.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Tonzura]]²[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/tonzura.png]] ²--> '''Voiced By:''' Kazuya Tatekabe (1977 series, 2008 series, ''Videogame/TatsunokoVsCapcom''), Giorgio del Bene, Alessio Cigliano (IT)²--> '''Played By:''' Kendo Kobayashi (Live-action Film)²-----²* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: Wears blue.²* DumbMuscle: Tonzura was a professional wrestler, but he doesn't ever actually do anything useful besides getting in a fight with the Yattermen²* FatAndSkinny: He's the "fat" to Boyakky's "skinny".²* FirstNameBasis: According to supplementary materials, his surname's Sukatora. We rarely ever hear it, though.²* {{Gonk}}²* InSeriesNickname: "Ton-chan", courtesy of Boyakky.²* KansaiRegionalAccent: Tonzura speaks with a Kansai dialect, adding to his thuggish nature.²* OutOfFocus: He is the less focused member of the trio.²* PermaStubble²* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Depending on the source, Tonzler, Tonzra, or Tonzura. According to ''Videogame/TatsunokoVsCapcom'', it's Tonzura.²* UndyingLoyalty: He also follows Doronjo and Boyacky’s orders without hesitation.²* VerbalTic: Adds "-mannen" to the ends of his sentences.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Boyakky]]²[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/boyakky.png]] ²--> '''Voiced By:''' Creator/JojiYanami (1977 series, 2008 series, ''Videogame/TatsunokoVsCapcom''), Bruno Cattaneo (IT)²--> '''Played By:''' Katsuhisa Namase (Live-action Film)²-----²* AbhorrentAdmirer: He always trying to make some sort of advance on Doronjo.²* BigDamnVillain: In the Tatsunoko crossover special where he save his companions from the Skull Gang. ²* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: Wears green.²* ComplexityAddiction: His biggest flaw is that he tends to overlook details, leaving the gang vulnerable to a mini-mecha attack or in the rare case of an advantage over the Yatterman, no clue how to proceed. Another bad habit of his is putting a self-destruct button in nearly every mecha, which is often bumped into by accident.²* DastardlyWhiplash²* DeadpanSnarker: In stark contrast to his predecessor, Boyacky tends to run his mouth off and make snarky remarks at everyone except Tonzura.²* FatAndSkinny: He's the "skinny" to Tonzura's "fat".²* FirstNameBasis: Only ever referred to by his first name. [[AllThereInTheManual According to supplementary materials]], his surname is Butsukusa.²* GadgeteerGenius: He is responsible for the design of the mechas and controls the various gadgets deployed by them and by himself when he directly combats one of the Yatterman.²* {{Gonk}}: Indeed he want to use the Dokuro Stone’s supposed fortune to afford plastic surgery.²* HappilyMarried: If the Tatsunoko crossover special is anything to go by, Boyacky married his high school sweetheart Ohana and opened up a successful noodle shop in Kokubunji. ²* HornyScientist: He don't lose an occasion to grope Doronjo or push her "buttons". He has also a fetish for high school girls.²* InSeriesNickname: "Boyayan", courtesy of Tonzura. ²* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Depending on the source, Boyacky, Boyakki or Boyacchi. According to ''VideoGame/TatsunokoVsCapcom'', it's Boyacky.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Dokurobei]]²--> '''Voiced By:''' Creator/JunpeiTakiguchi (1977 series, 2008 series, Live-action Film), Bruno Cattaneo (IT)²-----²* BadBoss: Even when his leads are revealed to be inaccurate, Dokurobei is always quick to punish the Dorombo Gang when they fail.²* BigBad: He is the elusive boss of the Dorombo Gang.²* DemBones: Has this as a motif. [[spoiler: The body we see him in at the end of the series is even a MeatPuppet for his ''real'' body- the stones themselves, which also happen to take the form of a skeleton.]]²* {{Gonk}}: [[spoiler: His human disguise. A short, fat, buck toothed man with ridiculous glasses and [[FashionVictimVillain garish clashing-colored clothing.]]]]²* [[spoiler: LivingMacGuffin]]²* NonActionBigBad: He gives orders regarding the location of the Dokuro Stone to his subordinates in unusual ways, such as through a talking hamburger or the image of a red skull on a TV screen.²* PunnyName: His name comes from the Japanese word for "skull" (''dokuro'').²* TheReveal: In the last episode of the 70s series, [[spoiler:the Doronbo Gang meets Dokurobei for the first time and they discover that it is an android, and the Dokuro Stone ''is the real Dokurobei'': he really was a skull-shaped stone-like alien who flew over the Earth and got broken into pieces. With his powers, he tricked them into believing the completed Dokuro Stone would have revealed the location of a fabulous treasure, when in reality he "just" needed to be reconstructed.]]²* SelfDestructMechanism: Dokurobei's messages to his cronies and the auto-destruct mechanism installed by Boyakki on every mecha he develops, for some reason.²* TheUnfought: In the original 70s series [[spoiler: Dokrubei simply leaves Earth after the Dokuro Stone is completed.]]²* VerbalTic: He tends to end his sentences with "Bei".²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Odate Buta]]²[[quoteright:300:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/buta.png]] ²--> '''Voiced By:''' Creator/KeiTomiyama (1977 series), Creator/KoichiYamadera (2008 series)²-----²* CatchPhrase: "Even pigs can climb trees when praised."²* ImageSong: He get his personal [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smzOoqgK_3I song]].²* {{Mascot}}: Odate Buta (literally means ''flattery/comment pig''), the mechanical pig that appears out of nowhere climbing on a metal palm inside the bad guys' mechas, has become a recognizable symbol of the series. As his name implies, he usually appears in the cockpit of the mecha the Doronbo gang pilots. A coconut tree would appear on the front of the cockpit, to which Odate Buta would climb up and make a snarky comment.²--> "Even a piggy can climb a tree when praised."²** The first poster for the live action movie is just a picture of Odate Buta looking out at the viewer. He's so famous in Japan that it's really all you need to get the point across. ²* SeriesMascot: For the entire ''Time Bokan'' franchise.²[[/folder]]²²-----

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