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    Manny Rivera/El Tigre (II)
Manny in his normal attire.
Manny as El Tigre.
Voiced by: Alanna Ubach

The titular, main protagonist.

  • AllGuysWantBadGirls: In the episode ‘Wrong and Dance,’ Manny says his ideal date is someone “bad.” He then proceeds to spend the rest of the episode trying to impress a trio of delinquent eighth grade girls.
  • Anti-Hero: Switch between this and Anti-Villain, much like his ancestor, the first El Tigre. He wants to do good things like his father, but Manny has proven to be deceitful and mischievous like his grandfather.
  • Anti-Villain: Switch between this and Anti-Hero, much like his ancestor, the first El Tigre. He can't resist doing bad things like his grandfather, but is a Jerk with a Heart of Gold who will do the right thing in the end.
  • Berserk Button:
  • Birds of a Feather: With Frida. Seriously, just keep scrolling to see why those two go together so well.
  • Book Dumb: Manny is pretty helpless when it comes to academics, especially in geography (according to Manny, France does not exist and the largest continent is some thing like "South Bolgerania").
  • Brought to You by the Letter "S": The belt buckle he uses to transform has a T on it for “Tigre”.
  • Butt-Monkey: Things frequently go wrong for him or get blamed on him even if he's not intending to cause trouble.
  • Cat Boy: Becomes this when he turns into El Tigre, complete with functioning ears, a tiger tail, and claws as his primary weapons.
  • Catch Phrase: "THIS I SWEAR!!"
  • The Chew Toy: In spades. Manny is very prone to crashing into things, being thrown into things, being smashed by things...if it is a way to get hurt, it's probably going to happen to him.
  • Chronic Pet Killer: Refer to the beginning of "Chucacabros!" as into why there should be a restraining order between pets and Manny. While on the subject, he also was responsible for the death of Zebra Donkey due to not knowing bananas were toxic to him and proceeding to eat a whole ice cream store's worth of them.
  • Comedic Underwear Exposure: Whenever Manny loses his belt his pants will fall down. One time when he was defeated he lost all of his clothes save for the belt and underwear that had Zebra Donkey all over it. Frida used this to make an El Tigre diss-track so she could become famous.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Has his moments.
  • Eye Color Change: When Manny becomes El Tigre his eyes change from brown to two-tone green.
  • Good Thing You Can Heal: And how! It appears that having El Tigre allows for Manny to get back up quickly after receiving injuries, and given a lot of those could probably off any normal human and just how prone he is to them...
    • He's gotten up pretty quickly after getting pummeled as plain ol' Manny. Genetics perhaps?
  • Fastball Special: The Rivera Super-Macho Blitz is a Suicide Attack version of this, given that no one has survived using it before (His great-grandfather, Justice Jaguar went out like this.) However, here he survived and was combined with Wreathed in Flames. (see below.)
  • Henshin Hero: Like the rest of the Riveras, Manny is only able to access his powers though his mystical object of power (the belt). Without it, Manny is actually fairly helpless.
  • Hidden Depths: Word of God implies this, as Jorge states that Manny becomes an artist when he grows up. Otherwise, it is never brought up in the show.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Manny is definitely a trouble maker and is not above doing questionable things in the name of a having a fun time or having some downright nasty moments; however, usually once he sees he has gone too far, he will do whatever it takes to make things right. Also, he's had some times which he acted heroically on his own terms, and whenever he's not acting mischievously, he's actually pretty friendly and outgoing. Also he's very loyal to his family and has on at least one occasion been willing to die for Frida's safety.
  • Kick the Dog: While Manny may not always be a bad kid, he's had his moments.
    • Inadvertently mocking Sergio due to an honest mistake, and laughing along at him with the other kids instead of standing up for him and apologizing.
    • His most infamous one would have to be him yelling at Davi, one of the sweetest and cutest characters on the show, that he's not a real superhero and sending the boy to tears. As Frida put it, "It's like you kicked a puppy. A lost, unemployed puppy. With a cold". Partially justified considering Manny snapped from the humiliation he was putting up with. He did regret it and later apologized to Davi, giving him credit where credit was due.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: No good deed goes unpunished for Manny. Even if he does fix his mistakes, he still must face the consequences.
  • Life-or-Limb Decision: Near the end of "The Good, The Bad, and El Tigre" Manny used his extendable arm to trap Django then offered a truce, only for Django to set the chain on fire and forcing Manny to cut his own hand off. Savage. But, he does have a spare at home.
  • Overly Long Name: Manuel Pablo Guttierez O'Brian Equahia Rivera
  • The Prankster: Him and Frida are very fond of pulling pranks on other characters, one of them being Vice Principle Chakal.
  • Series Goal: Decide if he’s going to use his powers for good or evil.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Manny greatly resembles his mother, except his hair is short and he has a scar over his left eye.
    • Actually, all of the Rivera heroes look similar to each other as do the villains. It wouldn't be too much of a surprise if Manny winds up looking like El Tigre I when he grows up.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Granted, he does have slightly more common sense than Frida at times, but still...
  • Transformation Trinket: The buckle on his belt, when spun he transforms into El Tigre.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: In the episode "El Tigre, El Jefe", Manny decides to follow his father's advice and to look for opportunities to help... by forcing the kids into accepting it, even up to the point where Manny had the other students hang up Communist-like propaganda posters and erect statues of him!
  • Wild Card: In "Dia de los Malos" when Manny stepped through the hero-meter, it couldn't figure out whether to land on "hero" or "villain" and exploded, showing that he really isn't on a specific side.
  • Wreathed in Flames:
    • When El Tigre is thrown at a very high speed he will become a living fireball. While this has proven effective against intended targets, he (supposedly) has no real control and the flames die out quickly while he goes plummeting into danger.
    • Taken Up to Eleven when invoking the Ancient Tiger Spirit. He becomes wreathed in massive green flames before shaping into a giant green energy tiger aura.

    Rodolfo Rivera/White Pantera
Voiced by: Eric Bauza

Manny's father and Puma Loco's son. He wishes for Manny to be a hero like him.

  • Action Dad: Self evident.
  • Adorkable: Oh yes...though it sometimes crosses into pure goofiness. This is especially evident when he's around Maria.
  • Alliterative Name: Rodolfo Rivera.
  • Amicable Exes: With Maria. He clearly loves her and wants to be back with her, but she insists otherwise. However, once he retires, they remarry soon after.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: As just plain Rodolfo Rivera, he's a model citizen and a bumbling but loving father. As White Pantera on the other hand...
  • Bumbling Dad: Rodolfo is a good father, but his naive optimism and goofy antics tend to make him look like this.
  • Color Animal Codename: The white panther.
  • The Ditz: Rodolfo is a minor example given how easily he can be tricked at times or has even missed some obvious hints that things were not right. Puma actually had this to say:
    Puma: Ah Rodolfo, he pretty but not too bright.
  • Hilariously Abusive Childhood: Implied in a flashback in "The Bride of Puma Loco".
  • In Touch with His Feminine Side: Rodolfo shows no shame in doing traditionally feminine chores and activities such as cooking, cleaning, reading romance novels, coming up with "Pantera Bando" listed bellow Real Men Wear Pink, and crying tears of joy at Granpapi's wedding.
  • Living Lie Detector: With his boots at least.
  • Manchild: Despite Rodolfo being a model superhero and father, he occasionally shows traces of this such as still hoping that he's going to get a pony he was promised on his tenth birthday and throwing his father an extremely childish bachelor party
  • Minor Injury Overreaction: Rodolfo has one in "Clash of the Titan" when Manny reveals he bit his tongue.
  • Never Bareheaded: He almost never takes his White Pantera mask off.
  • Papa Wolf: Rodolfo will go to any lengths to save Manny if he is ever in danger.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: Rodolfo dons a grey jacket and a pair of glasses over his White Pantera garb...which includes the mask (which he usually only removes at home) and making no effort to hide the boots. Given that the Riveras' are public with their identities this is actually justified.
    • It does get played straight in "The Good, The Bad, and El Tigre" when Rodolfo only wears a black jacket and calls himself Black Pantera in order to get into the tournament. No one buys it and even Puma was embarrassed.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: White Pantera comes up with the technique "Pantera Bando" which is simply dancing "The Nutcracker" to distract your opponents. In a pink tutu.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: When Manny was only three, Rodolfo went to battle the infamous El Mal Verde whom had killed and eaten all other heroes before him. When it was obvious that Rodolfo was going to meet the same fate, he decided to escape so that he would not leave his Maria and Manny behind. Manny initially took it as cowardice,until he realized that it was because his dad did not want to leave his family behind.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The more sympathetic and open sensitive guy to his father's macho and slick manly man.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: The man loves his grapefruit.

    Granpapi Rivera/Puma Loco
Voiced by: Carlos Alazraqui

Manny's grandfather and White Pantera's father. He wishes Manny to be a supervillain like him.

  • Abusive Parents: One flashback in "The Bride of Puma Loco" implies it and plays it for laughs. When Rodolfo was ten, he wanted a pony for his birthday, and Puma got him a cactus wrapped in the shape of a pony. Too bad Rodolfo didn't see that before he started riding it, and Puma's unfazed reaction to his son screaming in pain didn't help... Other than that, not enough is known about their father-son relationship in the past to confirm any abuse. Either way, Rodolfo has zero ill will towards Puma aside from disagreement over his villainy.
  • Affably Evil: Some people might find him surprisingly polite, once apologizing to Cactus Kid, who he mistook for a civilian, for slapping him.
  • Archnemesis Dad: Not really, but the only hero who was able to defeat him was his own son.
  • Bad is Good and Good is Bad: As a Card-Carrying Villain, his sense of morality is rather twisted. When he finds out that Manny and Freida stole his mech suit and that Rodolfo and Maria were secretly plotting against him, he pulls them into a group hug, happy that he got to see them all doing evil at once. Conversely, when he's given credit for heroic acts (really done by Manny and Freida with his suit) and people start cheering for him, he's so ashamed that he decides he has no choice but to leave Miracle City.
  • Cool Hat: His sombrero turns into a powerful mecha. It also looks very snazzy in it's own right.
  • Cool Old Guy: He's proven himself as such on multiple occasions when it comes to defending his family.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Grandpapi clearly loves his son and grandson, and occasionally chooses to spend quality family time with them over acts of villainy. In "The Grave Escape", despite the rough relationship between him and his heroic father, Justice Jaguar, the two soon break into joyful tears and embrace one another when Tigre leads the deceased Rivera men from the Land of the Dead.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Granpapi is a Card-Carrying Villain who is also not above using Manny as bait or having some less-than-stellar moments with Rodolfo; however, he draws the line at seriously hurting your own family members and will not hesitate to crush anyone who threatens his son and grandson. Also, he will save Miracle City, because it's his and his family's home.
  • Evil Old Folks: He's a supervillain grandfather, enough said.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: There are a few occasions where Grandpapi is made to return what he stole. Even when he rightfully won the grand prize in an illegal street race, Rodolofo took it in order to pay for the damages made to the city.
  • Papa Wolf: He and Rodolfo may have their differences, but Granpapi will not hesitate to help his son if he is in danger.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The macho and slick manly man to his son's sympathetic and open sensitive guy.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Puma was most likely seeing the girl (who was most likely Rodolfo's mother) while he and Lady Gobbler were still dating. It's also possible he did the same thing to Sartana, given that him breaking her heart actually was her official Start of Darkness. Apparently, she not only was Rodolfo's mother, (her name is believed to be Dora Rivera), she was also ''the police chief of Miracle City''.

    Maria Rivera/Plata Peligrosa
Voiced by: April Stewart

Manny's mother and Rodolfo's ex-wife.

  • Alliterative Name: Her alter-ego, Plata Peligrosa.
  • Amicable Exes: With Rodolfo, and she tries to have it be that way. She does still love him, but cannot bear to be with him as long as he is in danger.
    • Word of God states that they remarry when Rodolfo retires.
  • Berserk Button: Lying to Maria... Won't end well for you.
  • Better as Friends: She attempts to maintain this despite the fact Rodolfo still being in love with her. However, she left because she couldn't bear to see him be hurt. Not to mention that she does get jealous when other women show interest in Rodolfo. Word of God says she remarries him when Rodolfo retires from heroing, so clearly she does still love him back, but represses it.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Maria is a kind and caring mother, and a sweet lady to be friends with just as long as you don't set off her Berserk Button above.
    • On her own Maria is mostly all bark but no bite, but as Plata Peligrosa it's a much different story. To make things worse, while the glove could have had control over her Maria did admit that the addiction to danger and violent tendencies were her own...
  • Blood Knight: As Plata Peligrosa. She's absolutely addicted to beating up criminals to the point of freeing them from prison so that she can fight them again. This also extends to people who try to stop her, which Manny almost found out the hard way and even herself.
  • Brainy Brunette: Maria reads a lot of nonfiction and reference books, and often brings up her discoveries in most conversations and even has a home lab.
  • Catch Phrase: "It's a fact!"
  • Daddy's Girl: Not exactly her daddy, but Maria seems to hold enough sway over her villainous ex-father-in-law to get him to return the police station with just a simple, "For me?"
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: Maria's obsession with danger as Plata Peligrosa can be easily interpreted as a drug addiction.
  • Flying Brick: As Plata Peligrosa, Maria can fly plus gets Super Strength and stamina as big (if not slightly bigger) as White Pantera's.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Despite her attempts to keep her distance to Rodolfo and her insisting to remain seperated, she does not like it when other women are interested in him. Justified since she still loves him and wouuld still want to be back with him.
  • Good Parents: In "The Mother of All Tigres" not only is Maria is fully understanding of Manny having to stay in Miracle City, but she also moves back in to help guide her son.
  • Hammerspace: Maria is basically able to summon any book that she wishes to reference at any time.
  • Hot Librarian: Becomes this for Manny's school when she moved back to Miracle City.
  • Mama Bear: Has a moment during her introductory episode when El Oso threatened Manny.
  • Nice Girl: Is one (if not the) of the sweetest characters of the entire series.
  • Non-Idle Rich: Maria has definitely made millions throughout her singing career seeing that she was able to afford a mansion, but rather than simply live off her wealth in Miracle City, she also works as the school librarian to be closer to Manny, and simply because she just likes books.
  • Offing the Offspring: She came this close to killing Manny during Plata Peligrosa's introduction episode, with only a convenient distraction giving enough time to stop her.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: The glove that makes her Plata Peligrosa makes her extremely powerful. Unfortunately it also drives her crazy, enough that it made her willing to hurt Manny for trying to talk her down.

    Señor Chapi and Little Mule 
The Rivera family's pets. Señor Chapi is a parrot who can only say "Viva pantalones!", while Little Mule is mule.

    Past Riveras 
These are the Rivera men that had come before the main cast, in order: The first El Tigre, the oldest know member of the Rivera bloodline, and much like is successor he never decided whether to be a hero or villain. Dark Leopard, The first Rivera supervillain. Golden Leon, the First Rivera Hero. Mighty Cheetar, The Second Villain and Puma Loco's role model. Justice Jaguar, The Second Hero and Puma Loco's Father. They all reside in the land of the dead where they fight amongst themselves.
  • Admiring the Abomination: Dark Leopard's reaction to Sartana's Skull Kaiju gaining a lava power-up. "that good Evil"
  • Anti-Hero: Word of God is that Justice Jaguar is the most Anti Hero of the family.
  • Badass Family: What else would you call a family of heroes and villains.
  • Berserk Button: Two common ones that get the entire family to stop fighting each other to unite against a common foe.
    • One eating their Day de los Muertos offerings.
    • Two being called a coward.
  • Brains Evil, Brawn Good: All the villains are old men who use mech suits while all the Hero Top-Heavy Guy that use the Bronze Boots of Truth.
  • Break Out the Museum Piece: Cheetar's suit was used by Puma Loco while his own suit was stolen.
  • By the Power of Grayskull!: "Ancient Tiger Spirit I Summon You!"
  • Cloudcuckoolander: The first El Tigre's mind was ravaged by the decision to be come a hero or villain. Unable to decide it made him "nuttier then squirrel poo".
  • Early-Bird Cameo: A portrait of the Mighty Cheetar and his mech suit appear in an early episode as Puma Loco's role model.
  • Family Theme Naming: All them are named after Large Cats.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: All that is know about how Justice Jaguar died is that he so performing the Rivera Super-Macho Blitz.
  • Mayincatec : Dark Leopard's mech suit is modeled after stone carvings of this style.
  • Mighty Roar: The First El Tigre's is mighty enough to destroy his home.
  • Mundane Utility: The first El Tigre demonstrates his ability extend the length of his claws, to use them as a back scratcher.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: We only know their hero/villain name and last name of Rivera, their first names are unknown.
  • Pirate: The Mighty Cheetar's theme, complete with Talk Likea Pirate and Eyepatch
  • The Sheriff: Justice Jaguar's appearance resembles one, complete with a gold star badge.
  • Steampunk: Mighty Cheetar's Mech is steam powered.


The Suarez Family

    Frida Suarez
Voiced by: Grey DeLisle

Manny's best friend.

  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: Is very easily distracted by anything remotely interesting to her.
  • Badass Adorable: A cute girl who can keep up with the Riveras, superpowered individuals all.
  • Badass Normal: For all the crap that "La Tigressa" gave Frida for being helpless and powerless, she certainly had some CMOA's of her own thanks to quick thinking, resourcefulness, and dumb luck.
  • Birds of a Feather: With Manny. Seriously, just keep scrolling to see why those two go together so well.
  • Black Sheep: The more eccentric, offbeat mischievous of her family. Despite this, her father loves her dearly, stating "different does not mean less."
  • Book Dumb: Just like Manny, Frida is no star student. One time, she failed a geography test because she listed "Frenchy Town" as the capital of France.
  • Childhood Friend Romance: Word of God states that Manny and Frida do end up together when they're older.
  • Daddy's Girl: Frida loves her papa dearly and even tried to impress him once by joining the junior cadets. She ultimately failed miserably, but Emiliano assured her that he loves her no matter what.
  • Damsel in Distress: Played with in "Adios Amigos" and "La Tigressa" in which Manny has to go rescue Frida, but he ends up being rescued by her in both episodes.
    • Exaggerated in "La Tigressa". Apparently, Frida has been captured by Sartana enough times to have her very own cell in the villain's hideout. Manny even claimed that Frida spent more time there than Sartana.
    • Played straight in "Old Money", but the rescue is downplayed, having Manny merely pick the lock to Frida's cell while the elderly supervillains fight Sartana.
  • Distaff Counterpart: Frida becomes La Tigressa when she borrows Manny's belt buckle.
  • Dude Magnet: Just ask Manny, Dr. Chipotle Jr., and Senior Siniestro.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The wild, rebel punk to her older, law-abiding, by-the-book sisters Nikita and Anita.
  • Genki Girl: Very energetic and hyper.
  • The Goggles Do Nothing: Frida is never seen actually wearing her goggles, which is double funny because - as a Running Gag whenever this is [[lampshaded - they're actually prescription.
  • Hollywood Tone-Deaf: Yeah, she's not really a good singer...
  • Idiot Hero: In "La Tigressa", she saves Manny from Sartana... by throwing a potato at her despite all the other lethal weapons laying at her disposal (a chainsaw, mace, and a "Sartana slayer" sword). That's not the only example of this trope for her; just one of the more infamous.
  • Idiotic Partner Confession: Frida occasionally tends to spill the beans on her and Manny's antics when they get caught such as in "The Grave Escape" or "Rising Son".
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Like Manny, Frida is shown to have a devious personality and sometimes is even the cause of the jams they land themselves in, but she clearly cares about Manny and always sticks by his side. Plus, she does have a conscience; she just doesn't really follow it.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Frida receives her comeuppance for what she's done, whether it's for being Manny's accomplice or the mastermind of their schemes, or doing something on her own accord(EG her Tigre shaming song, ditching Manny for Silver Wolf).
  • Like Parent, Like Child: It turns out that Emiliano was once a punk as quickly seen in a flashback, so that could explain why he has no ire with Frida's overall personality, just who she's hanging out with.
  • Skewed Priorities: Frida has a good amount of those. To name a few:
    • Deciding that the only thing to do during a massive crime spree was to join in the chaos.
    • Worrying more about the condition of her sandwich than El Oso, who was injured saving her and Manny.
    • An unconscious Giant Robot Sanchez was about to fall on the orphanage, the puppy hospital, and the arcade. Guess which one Frida is concerned about.
    • Upon finding a hidden shrine revealing the Titanium Titan's Heel–Face Turn was a ploy to get close to them, capping off with finding a vandalized photo of herself:
      Frida:Aw... the Titan's got a little White Pantera shrine! (gasp) And an El Tigre anti-shrine! (longer gasp) And a controller for the giant robot set to attack! (even longer gasp) AND he think's I'M LAME! CLEARLY HE HAS LOST HIS MIND!
    • After narrowly escaping an explosion that leveled a mansion, she was too distraught over the loss of the churro faucet to be grateful for being alive.
      Frieda: No... not the churros... TAKE ME INSTEAD!
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Aside from the fact that her hair is blue, Frida looks identical to her mother. The blue hair actually came from Emiliano (he dyed his hair black).
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: Frida's behavior is far from ladylike (pulling pranks on people, having burping contests), but that doesn't mean she's not in touch with her feminine side, mainly where romance is concerned.
  • Too Dumb to Live: With the many stunts that she and Manny have pulled, it's a serious wonder that they're still alive.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: Almost all of Manny and Frida's schemes are a result of the latter's insistence.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: CHURROS.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: She has light blue hair.

    Chief Emiliano Suarez
Voiced by: Daran Norris

Frida's father. He is the Spanish chief of police for the Miracle City police department.

  • Adult Fear: The reason he hates Manny is because he's afraid that Frida might get hurt being around him. Given what he probably sees every day and given at least one episode proved this right...
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: Given Emiliano is the head of Miracle City's police force, not only is he the only cop to avert Police Are Useless but is one heck of a fighter himself (notably when Frida's safety is involved).
  • Badass Mustache: Has an absolutely magnificent mustache and is one of the more badass characters in the show.
  • Badass Normal: He has no mystical objects of power nor any superhuman abilities, and yet he was able to wipe the floor with the Mustache Mafia for eight hours straight...which was considered going easy on them!
  • Da Chief: The leader of the Miracle City police force.
  • Eyepatch of Power: Though how he got it is never explained.
  • Jerkass: Even though he has legitimate reasons to be wary of Frida being with Manny, he's not above using unnecessary force against the boy or supporting plans because they could end in Manny's demise (this is especially unfair since many of the pair's antics were Frida's idea, not Manny's). He's also had other moments such as being way cool with his older daughters beating the crap out of cadet trainees in his honor.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: However, when it comes to Frida, it's very obvious that he loves his little girl.
  • Papa Wolf: Oh yes. The Mustache Mafia learned this the hard way, to put it nicely, and Manny gets a taste of it on plenty of occasions.
  • Overprotective Dad: He is towards Frida because of her friendship with Manny.

    Nikita and Anita Suarez
Anita (left), Nikita (right).
Voiced by: Unknown

Frida's older, bratty sisters. They are also police cadets.

  • Always Identical Twins: The only differentiating detail for them is their hairdos.
  • Badass Normal: Anita and Nikita certainly picked up a thing or two from their father in the combat department; however, when they try to rescue Frida from the Mustache Mafia, they were quickly subdued.
  • Big Brother Bully: "Stinking Badges" establishes the twins as such for Frida when they show annoyance at her punk rock antics and mock her for failing the cadet trials.
  • Drill Sergeant Nasty: The twins fit this trope to a T in "Stinking Badges", notably when they beat their trainees near senseless during Emilano's ceremony.
  • Jerkass: See Drill Sergeant Nasty above.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: No matter how much they mercilessly taunt Frida, they do try to come to her rescue when the Mustache Mafia attacks.
  • Satellite Character: Seeing as they only got a prominent role in one episode, not much is known about them except that they're police officers in training and mostly assholes to their little sister and the other cadets.
  • Single-Minded Twins: Aside from the hairdos and vocal pitches, the girls have absolutely zero difference in appearance or personality, work in sync with each other, and even finish each other's sentences perfectly.


The Aves Family

    Zoe Aves/Black Cuervo
Voiced by: Candi Milo

Zoe Aves is a classmate of Manny and Frida who, unknown to everybody else, is the Super Villain Black Cuervo.

  • Catchphrase: Vendetta!
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Zoe, with aid from her family, delivers a brutal one to Manny after she found out he played her in order to gather information so his dad could foil all the Aves' hoists. It's actually more heartbreaking (and even satisfying) given that Zoe genuinely believed Manny was her best friend.
  • Fille Fatale: Is certainly trying to be this and will certainly become a full-fledged Femme Fatale when she gets older.
  • Not Good with Rejection: As the rest of her family in regards to the Riveras, Black Cuervo absolutely refuses to give up romantic interests in Manny after numerous rejections all the while continually trying to destroy him.
  • Pair the Spares: Word of God said that had the show continued Zoe would get with Django at first just to get back at Manny and Frida but the two would eventually come to love each other genuinely.
  • Perky Goth: Her default form as Zoe Aves.
  • Never My Fault: When Zoe is introduced, it appears that she is simply bullying Frida because she is getting in the way of Zoe's crush and that's enough to call "vendetta". It turns out that it's really because Manny left her behind for Frida when they were very little and she never got over him.
  • The Rival: To Frida when it comes to Manny, big time.
  • Secret Identity: No one except for her mom and grandmother knows that Zoe and Black Cuervo are the same person. Frida actually figured it out in one episode and came close to exposing the truth to Manny, but Zoe came up with a plan to both save her secret and make the two (mostly Frida) look like fools.
  • Tsundere: A trait that runs among Aves women, ESPECIALLY towards the Rivera men..
  • Villainess Want Heroes: Okay, Manny's hero status is half-half but he is the main protagonist and Zoe/Black Cuervo has a big crush on him.
  • We Used to Be Friends: With Manny, for a brief time long ago.

    Carmelita Aves/Voltura
Voiced by: Grey DeLisle

Zoe Aves's mother and White Pantera's female nemesis.

  • Action Mom: An active supervillain and Zoe's mentoring mother.
  • Believing Their Own Lies: She insists that she broke up with White Pantera.
  • Berserk Button: She hates being reminded that White Pantera broke up with her in high school.
  • Catchphrase: "As if I could forget!" anytime she's reminded that White Pantera broke up with her, and of course: "Vendetta!"
  • Evil Is Sexy: She is a super villainess and is quite the looker.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: While never revealed in the series, her real name is Carmelita.
  • Femme Fatale: She is one towards White Pantera.
  • The Rival: To Maria when it comes to White Pantera.
  • Satellite Character: She really doesn't have so much characterization outside of the typical Aves traits and only appearing alongside Lady Gobbler and Zoe.
  • Tsundere: There have been hints that she still has feelings for Rodolpho and would probably take him back if given the chance.
    • She, liked the rest of her family, laughed after attacking the Rivera's in their balloon but then sighed sadly after her mother says that "Rivera's always leave you".
  • Villainess Want Heroes: Voltura is a villainess who loved/still loves White Pantera, a superhero.
  • Word of God: The creators state that the reason she and White Pantera broke up is because she cheated on him, while under the mistaken assumption that he was cheating on her. That would make her attitude towards their breakup a case of Never My Fault.

    Grandmami Aves/Lady Gobbler
Voiced by: Carlos Alazraqui

Voltura's mother and Zoe's grandmother.

  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: She loved/still loves Puma Loco, another super villain.
  • Cool Old Lady: Like Puma Loco, she is a villainous grandmother and even came to Zoe's aid when her secret was almost exposed (Gobbler disguised herself as Black Cuervo in order to make it appear that the two were separate beings).
  • Eye Scream: Lady Gobbler's empty, drooping eye socket after taking out her glass eye. At least it's not too graphic...
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Her real name was never revealed.
  • Sinister Surveillance: One episode revolved around Lady Gobbler tricking Manny into giving Rodolfo her glass eye, which turned out to be a camera so that she and her family could outdo White Pantera and make him lose his hero licence.
  • Unholy Matrimony: Her and Puma Loco dated long ago and were going to get married, but then Puma decided to call it off by introducing another girlfriend via crashing the very wedding!


    Sartana of The Dead
Voiced by: Susan Silo

The most dangerous, most devious, and most feared super villain in all of Miracle City.

  • Artifact of Doom: The prized golden guitar that can resurrect the dead, which Sartana uses for her evil army.
  • Berserk Button: Unless you have a serious death wish, never steal from her.
  • Big Bad: She is the oldest and most feared supervillain in Miracle City.
  • Daddy's Girl: From Word of God, Sartana is the eldest of La Muerte and Xibalba's 9 children and is also Xibalba's favorite. Given that he's a pretty nasty being himself, this is no surprise.
  • Dem Bones: Of the calaca type.
  • Doting Grandparent: Appears to be one to Django, complete with supporting and playing along with his maniacal plan.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Refer to Daddy's Girl and Doting Grandparent above.
  • Evil Is Petty: The main reason she's so set on attacking and trying to kill Rodolfo and Manny? They're not her son and grandson. Literally; her main motivation is that Grandpapi broke up with her.
  • The Necromancer: Her guitar allows for her to raise her skeleton army from the dead/defeat as many times as is required. Bonus points for her being a skeleton herself. Actually, anyone with Sartana's guitar can resurrect anything that died.
  • Start of Darkness: Word of God has said that Sartana was always a bad child, but it was Puma Loco breaking her heart that really caused her to do something so bad that she was banished to the Land of the Living for eternity.
  • Unholy Matrimony: Sartana and Puma Loco have an on-off relationship and in one episode, they were going to get married. However, when Sartana refused to trade the cursed gem for Rodolfo and Manny, Puma Loco called it off.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Like many villains in the show, Sartana's victims know no age. One episode even has her blatantly threatening that she'd skin Manny alive.

    Dr. Chipotle Jr./Diego

An evil 10-year-old mad scientist. Is often seen with his father Dr. Chipotle Sr., as well as a monster made of guacamole that acts as muscle.

    Sergio/Señor Siniestro
Voiced by: Jeff Bennett

A classmate of Manny and Frida's who has a love for cowboys and hatred for Manny.

  • Alliterative Name: His villain alter-ego — Senior Siniestro.
  • Catch Phrase: "Okay, didn't see that'a coming..."
  • Cowboy: This is his overall theme and get up, but with a mechanical twist.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Dr. Chipotle/Diego.
  • Gratuitous Italian: Sprinkles random Italian words into his dialogue.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: Subverted, as Sergio disguises himself very well as Senior Siniestro, covering part of his face and deepening his voice. Though again he does also have a pretty good robot body.
  • Teen Genius: He's either 13 or younger, and yet he's able to design and build western-themed mechas and weapons all by himself with ease.
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: When Sergio first arrived at the school, he was just a happy boy who was very passionate about becoming a cowboy. It was when Manny accidentally insulted him and the entire city laughed at him that he became extremely bitter and swore revenge.
  • Villainous Crush: Same story as Dr. Chipotle Jr., he has the hots for Frida that is not mutual.

    The Titanium Titan
Voiced by: Rene Mujica

White Pantera's dwarfish, sidekick-turned supervillain.

    El Oso
Voiced by: John DiMaggio

A large, Italian, bear-themed villains who spends most of his time causing havoc in Miracle City.

  • Badass Normal: Having no superpowers doesn't stop him from being able to pummel his opponents with his formidable strength.
  • Bears Are Bad News: His theme.
  • The Brute: Most of his plans just involve brute strength without much finesse or planning.
  • Cardboard Prison: El Oso's escaped the Miracle City Prison so many times that in one episode he says something in the lines of "Can we speed this up, I wanna break out in time for dinner, mang". One episode even goes as far as to have him taken away in a police van and immediately be walking free seconds after.
  • Dumbass Has a Point: Two notable moments: When the Riveras and Frida are freaking out over Maria seemingly wanting to take Manny away from Miracle City in "The Mother of All Tigres", El Oso points out, "She's gotta do what's best for her kid, mang." His opinion is not appreciated.
    • And of course, his lampshading of the Cardboard Prison above comes up in a few episodes.
  • Dumb Muscle: Oso's definitely not one of the brightest characters yet he's strong and violent.
  • Go-Karting with Bowser: Manny, Frida, and El Oso put aside their differences to help El Oso woo the Bear Princess in "Oso Sole Mio". While this was all due Manny and Frida owing El Oso a favor, they genuinely did want to help him after he told them the story, and actually give him solid advice at the end. And the three of them had a very civil and friendly interaction with one another throughout the whole episode.
  • Interspecies Romance: El Oso, a human who lived with bears all his life, tried to get with the Bear Princess, who's an actual bear. While he did prove himself worthy of her in the end, it turns out she already had a boyfriend (who is also an actual bear).
  • Pet the Dog: "Oso Sole Mio" begins with El Oso pushing Manny and Frida out of the way of the collapsing bank while getting himself hurt in the process, with no benefit to himself. Except for the favor.
  • Raised by Wolves: Bears — To be more exact, when El Oso was abandoned by an orphanage he followed around bears who wanted nothing to do with him all his life.
  • Verbal Tic: He punctuates practically every sentence with "mang".

    General Chapuza 
Voiced by: John DiMaggio

A zombie in military uniform who leads the zombies of Calavera. Has a son named Che Chapuza.

    El Mal Verde
Voiced by: Danny Trejo in "Yellow Pantera", John DiMaggio in all other appearances

White Pantera's greatest enemy and the most powerful and dangerous supervillain.

  • Big Eater: In the darkest way possible...
  • Hero Killer: El Mal Verde is one of the most infamous villains due to his reputation as this. In fact, his very first appearance has him devouring three heroes onscreen.
  • Meaningful Name: His name translates to "the green evil".
  • Our Giants Are Bigger: A colossal green-skinned humanoid who likes to eat human flesh.

    Giant Robot Sanchez
Voiced by: Unknown

Exactly What It Says on the Tin.

  • Because You Were Nice to Me: An indirect version. When Sanchez first wakes up from his "coma", his immediate reaction is to take control back from Manny and Frida and then proceed to torture them. However, once he finds out that the two used his body to take care of his family, he thanks them, shoots them back home, and appears to even have a Heel–Face Turn.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: As Manny and Frida find out in "Mech Daddy", Sanchez is also a loving husband and father.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Implied in the series finale, when he is seen with his family cheering with the rest of Miracle City at the defeat of the other villains.
  • Humongous Mecha: A gigantic robot, just like the rest of his family.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: He only destroys Miracle City as his job, returning home to his family to relax once the day is over.

    The Mustache Mafia
Voiced by: Don Baffi (Jon Polito), Big Man (Jon Polito), Knuckles (Jeff Bennett), Tiny (Carlos Alazraqui)

A crime family that can use their moving mustaches in their crimes.

    Django of The Dead
Voiced by: Danny Cooksey

The grandson of Sartana.

  • Embarrassing Nickname: His grandmother calls him "Djangie Wangies", much to his chagrin.
  • Faux Affably Evil: When Django meets Manny he sympathizes with him that the older generations need to show them both more respect and actually helps El Tigre throughout the tournament. However, that was probably just all part of Django's plan (which the tournament itself was), and once El Tigre betrays him he wastes no time trying to cut Manny down.
  • Not So Different: As seen above, Django tries to get Manny's trust through making it look like Sartana was treating him as incompetent as Rodolfo and Granpapi were treating Manny. Other similarities could also be seen in their personalities.
  • Magnificent Bastard: Regarded as this In-Universe given that none of the villains suspected him as the tournament's mastermind nor thought of its true intention to exterminate them, not to mention the plan would have worked perfectly if either El Tigre accepted Django's offer or if Django had quickly disposed of El Tigre and the Riveras then and there.
  • One-Shot Character: Though he did make a cameo in the final episode.
  • Playing with Fire: When Django falls into the lava and is resurrected by Sartana, he gains the ability to shoot lava from his hands. In the episode's climax, he uses this to try and burn Manny to death.
    • Hoist by His Own Petard: However, this comes back to bite him in his bone ass when he accidentally destroys his own guitar (which allowed him to survive Sartana's getting destroyed) and disintegrates himself..
  • Overlord Jr.: As Sartana's heir.
  • Pair the Spares: Word of God said that had the show continued Django would get with Zoe at first just to get back at Manny and Frida but the two would eventually come to love each other genuinely.

    The Golden Eagle Twins
Voiced by: Candi Milo (both)

Teen, twin supervillains who have a golden eagle-themed costume.

  • Berserk Button: It's a Zeppelin, not a blimp. Applies more to Carlito.
  • Disappeared Dad: Word of God has said that the twins' father was one of the three heroes eaten by El Mal Verde. This might have indirectly led to their villainy, but that is not for certain.
  • Eye Scream: When El Oso asked for an autograph Carlito decides to do so on his eyeballs. Manny...was not so thrilled to see that.
  • Hate Sink: Unlike most of the show's villains, their actions in his episode debut are made with the only purpose the audience hate them.
  • Karma Houdini: The twins get rewarded with money to fix their Zeppelin after attempting to kill a good chunk of Miracle City's population, and Manny was seriously injured and arrested for doing the right thing and saving the occupants of the park.
  • One-Shot Character: Mostly because they debuted near the end of the series.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: The Golden Eagle Twins take full advantage of it.


    Davi/Albino Burrito
Voiced by: Jessica DiCicco

Manny's biggest fan who pretends to be a superhero named the Albino Burrito.

  • Adorkable: Davi is quite the happy and energetic kid who loves building weapons resembling Mexican toys.
  • Badass Adorable: Cute little kid who carries around Fantastic Nuke pinatas and sombreros that he builds himself.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Davi is just your typical, lovable fanboy... who makes nukes in his spare time.
  • Child Prodigy: The pinata and sombrero that he brought into battle on two separate occasions? They are actually One-Hit Kill nukes that have proven to be extremely effective that he built all by himself.
  • Fanboy: To El Tigre, albeit of the abhorrent variety. Davi is absolutely obsessed with Manny and wishes to be his sidekick even though Manny really can't stand him.
  • Nice Guy: Davi is another of the genuinely nicest characters of the show despite some of his antics.

    Vice Principal Chakal 
Voiced by: Carlos Alazraqui

The vice-principal of Manny and Frida's school.

  • Butt-Monkey: A frequent target for Manny and Frida's pranks.
  • Dean Bitterman: Especially towards Manny and Frida. He seems to be the effective head of the school as well.
  • Jerkass: He absolutely hates Manny and Frida, and is often very enthusiastic to be rid of them in any way possible.
  • Sadist Teacher: He gleefully dishes out harsh punishments to Manny and Frida, even on the rare occasions they don't deserve them, and one episode has him yelling at other students with no provocation whatsoever.

    Raul, the World's Greatest Mustache 

A living mustache originally created by Dr. Chipotle Jr. to defeat El Tigre. However, he befriended Manny instead and would often go to Manny whenever he needed help.

Alternative Title(s): El Tigre


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