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The Hot Topic Krew:
As a Whole
- Goth: Obviously.
- Entitled Bastard: The Krew members are extremely entitled to the point where they don't care about the feelings of others or even innocent bystanders getting involved in their conquest to "restore" Hot Topic.
- Trademark Favorite Food: The Krew members are all obsessed with Capri-sun, despite it being a drink intended for children.
- Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: Most of the team members qualify as this, at least before they go through Character Development.
Pittoo "Dark Pit" Leventis
- All of the Other Reindeer: It is revealed in both the second part of chapter 16 and the angel twin origins mini-special that Dark Pit was constantly bullied for being different. Arc 4 goes into extensive detail about Dark Pit's past.
- Ambiguous Disorder: In arc 4, it was revealed that Dark Pit went to a therapist. It is possible that he suffers from a case of mild depression due to Palutena's Parental Favoritism along with the constant bullying from his peers which at one point, made him consider killing himself during sixth grade.
- Berserk Button: Every time someone calls him "Pittoo."
- Big Eater: Like Pit, Dark Pit has a huge appetite.
- Can't Live Without You: Just like his respective game, it's revealed in the third chapter that if Pit dies, he dies as well. It is explained in the angel twin origins mini special that Dark Pit is born with a weak heart along with other complications. Pit detected this and in turn, gave him some of his life force, thus making them connected with one another
- The Corrupter: Is seen as this for Lucas after turning him goth.
- Deer in the Headlights: Every time he comes face to face with Icarus.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Pittoo" courtesy of Pit and Palutena. It is revealed in the fifth mini special about his origins that his actual birth name is in fact, Pittoo.
- Fanboy: The second HTK Christmas special reveals that Dark Pit is a huge fan of Sailor Moon and Vocaloids.
- It's All About Me: Dark Pit is extremely entitled to the point where he only thinks of himself. He doesn't care for the feelings of others to include his own brother's. This is eventually averted as he goes through Character Development.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold
- The Leader: of the Hot Topic Krew.
- Sir Swears-a-Lot
- Tsundere: Is confirmed as one in chapter 15.
- You Are Grounded: In the story's very own theme song and in the Valentine's Day special.
Shadow the Hedgehog
- Back from the Dead: Hinted throughout the story she is actually alive. Confirmed in chapter 19.
- Dark Action Girl
- Flanderization: Her deep affection for Link is amplified to the extreme. This quickly becomes averted when she moves on and starts dating Robin.
- Heroic Sacrifice
- The Strategist: was the tactician of the HTK before her death in chapter nine.
- Tsundere: is this with Robin before they start dating.
- Yandere: Heavily despises Zelda because she's dating Link. Averted after she starts dating Robin.
Mr.Game and Watch
- Team Chef: Becomes this for the Hot Topic Krew after he is recruited.
- Emo Teen: While not necessarily a teenager, Robin is this until the end of chapter 9 where he becomes goth and joins the HTK as the grandmaster tactician to avenge Cia.
- Stalker Shrine: His entire bedroom is covered in with memorabilia of Cia however, this is one of those things which are only mentioned once.
- The Strategist: becomes this to the HTK after Cia's death.
- All Love Is Unrequited: Arc 4 reveals that Viridi had feelings for Palutena.
Cute Toot House:Not to be mistaken by the HTK fanfic spin-off Cute Toot House by Yoshizilla-Rhedozaurus. The HTK verse CTH heavily differs from Yoshizilla's version of the CTH.
- Ambiguous Disorder: It is implied that Pit possibly has a learning disability of some sort in the story, due to the fact that he has difficulty grasping any subject related to English. In the final chapter, his class schedule has him enrolled in a remedial English class.
- Berserk Button:
- Never mess with Abraham Lincoln or the Founding Fathers in front of Pit.
- Don't EVER try to harm or hurt Dark Pit in front of Pit
- Big Brother Instinct: Doesn't tolerate anyone harassing and or bullying Dark Pit to the point where he is top priority over Palutena.
- Big Eater
- Eagleland: Sees America as Type 1.
- Fanboy: In this story, Pit has a odd fascination for American history and its founding fathers. For some reason, he is also heavily obsessed with Abraham Lincoln.
- Gosh Dang It to Heck!: Rarely curses in the story.
- Parental Favoritism: Is Palutena's favorite, according to Dark Pit.
- Stepford Smiler
- The Leader: of the Cute Toot House.
- You Are Grounded: In HTK Mini Special 9 going against Palutena's orders by letting Dark Pit take off to the Linkin Park concert.
- Hot Goddess: It is evident throughout the story that she's always been popular since kindergarten and not to mention, boys would do anything to impress her.
Other CTH Members
Silver the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog
The MemeMemeMeme Brigade:
Other MMMB Members
Inklet (Inkling Girl)
Nikki the Swapdoodle Mii
The League of Super Evil:
Shrek the Ogre
Other LOSE Members
Morgan and Marc
Other Resistance Members
Fan Niu ((Female Wii Fit Trainer))
Mega Man X
Icarus Leventis is the father of Pit and Dark Pit in the story as well as the main villain. He is first introduced as the mastermind in the twelfth chapter, wanting to destroy his children in the process, even if it means using others to obtain his goal. Not much is known about Icarus besides the fact that he is an extremely cruel individual whom has no regards or feelings for anyone whatsoever. He was the main reason Palutena and her friends broke up in the first place as well as being responsible for the murder of half of their senior class in high school. Icarus also happens to enjoy hurting disabled people, being offensive and loves men's rights. It is later revealed that Icarus is actually Kid Icarus from Captain N: The Game Master all grown up.
- Ambiguous Disorder
- Anti-Villain: His ultimate goal is to rid the entire world of its "sinners" and start anew. Towards the beginning of Arc 4, it is revealed the sinners are actually bullies, due to his own experiences of being bullied and observing countless acts of it, ranging from the belittlement of retail workers to even people abusing stray animals for no legitimate reason.
- Berserk Button: every time someone calls him a big baby, particularly Viridi.
- Don't even try to use autism as an insult in front of Icarus.
- Big Bad: of the story.
- Bully Hunter
- Demonic Possession: It is revealed in the final arc Icarus stumbled upon a black stone when he was inside s psychiatric ward at the age of twelve. Touching it released the Greater-Scope Villain Erebus as he manipulated Icarus into thinking everyone is out to get him, even going far enough to Teach Him Anger. The story indicates when Erebus is in control, any form of life is completely void from Icarus's eyes.
- HeelFace Turn
- I Miss Mom: It is revealed in the fourth arc that Project L.A.I.N. is a supplement for his deceased mother whom passed away when Icarus was only eleven.
- In HTK Secret Mini Special 2, it is revealed through journal entries that Icarus isn't over his mother's death.
- Kick the Dog: Literally beats the shit out of his own son when he first meets him as he was destined to kill Dark Pit.
- Knight of Cerebus: The story gets darker after he is introduced.
- Walking Spoiler
- Would Hurt a Child
- Verbal Tic: icus.
- Greater-Scope Villain
- Lack of Empathy: He sees his victims as the perfect vessel to his goal. He doesn't care about the feelings of his victims nor anyone else but himself. Worse of all, he's willing to proudly gloat about it too.
- Manipulative Bastard
- Narcissist: Erebus thinks so highly of himself that he sees rest of the villains as mere pawns who were used for his own amusement.
- Smug Snake
- Walking Spoiler
Other Big Bads
The Lancia Family:
The mother of Shia, Cia and Lana, Kynthia is the Goddess of Time and bears its essence. She is fairly strict throughout the beginning of the story, even berating at Cia for refusing to get an job. Kynthia despises the color black, Hot Topic and most of all "BLACK NAIL POLISH!!11!11!" At first, she sees the Krew as nothing but an nuisance however later on, she warms up to them. Kynthia is known to be an devout Christian however isn't noteworthy like Sara. It is later revealed that she's been actually worshiping Goku the entire time.
- Berserk Button: Every time someone says God's name in vain, even though it is proven that she has done this several times herself making her an hypocrite.
- The Knights Who Say "Squee!": Idolizes Link to the point where if any of his incarnations have sex with her daughters without achieving S-Support, it's fine by Lancia Rule. This in turn, makes her husband extremely jealous.
- Mama Bear: Is extremely overprotective of her daughters.
- Original Character: Despite being an original character, Kynthia shares her appearance with Cia's guardian of time costume.
- Tsundere: Confirmed by the author in Chaptar 15."M-may I have your autograph pwease?" she asked all cutely, being moe as fuck. Truth is, she was always moe but people pushed her to become tsundere."
Other Lancia Family Members
- Didn't See That Coming: In Chapter 36, Colonel Sanders removes his mask, revealing his actual identity as he is actually Hylia's Chosen Hero in disguise.
The Squid Sisters
As a Whole
Characters in the HTK sequel:
Pittacus and Perdix Leventis