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"'Sup TV Tropes what's going on? Cory Kenshin here and WELCOME to my Tv Tropes page!"

Cory Kenshin is a gamer on YouTube based in Michigan, characterized by his refusal to curse, Cowardly Lion tendencies, motor mouth and his fantastic editing skills. When he started his channel in 2009, he was originally focused on vlogs and comedy sketches, but in 2014, he started his first Let's Play series, Punch-Out. His early years had him mostly play RPG horror games, including Ib, Mad Father, Corpse Party, and Ao Oni. He didn't start gaining a lot of attention until he played Five Nights at Freddy's. Since the game was a Cash Cow Franchise, a lot of people came to his channel and discovered him, giving him a lot more fans to watch his videos.Now he mostly plays games like Yandere Simulator, Geometry Dash, and Happy Wheels. Lately however as his fanbase expands (having recently hit 3 million subscribers) he's begun playing more and more triple A games such as Street Fighter V, Injustice 2 and The Evil Within 2. And slowly yet steadily he's become one of the fastest growing channels around.


Cory's videos provide examples of:

  • All Men Are Perverts:
  • Ambiguously Bi: Seems to really appreciate "Baldpai's" looks in Yandere Simulator.
  • Ascended Fan Boy: Cory was a big fan of Youtubers like Dashie Games and Jacksepticeye and now has met and become friends with both of them. Dashie even called him up once to remind him to keep up with his uploads.
    • On another count he is a massive fan of the Five Nights at Freddy's and so it was a big moment for him when he met Scott Cawthon the creator of the games.
  • Axe-Crazy: Games like Yandere Simulator really bring this out in him.
  • Badass Boast: Due to his Large Ham nature, this is only natural , though they tend to come off more wacky then cool.
  • Berserk Button: Making fun of his Ectodermal Dysplasia.
  • Big WHAT?!: Whenever he's surprised by anything.
  • Black and Nerdy: Cory is very obviously both.
  • Black Guy Dies First:Subverted, Cory often in fact will say a character may not have gotten killed if they were black , because they would have run away.
  • Boastful Rap: Cory often breaks out into this if he finds the music in the game he's playing appealing.
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  • Boisterous Bruiser: Cory gets very excited during in-game combat.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Cory may be a wacky Cloud Cuckoo Lander but he is an incredibly talented video editor at the end of the day, as well as a surprisingly good rapper when given time to write his stuff down.
  • Catchphrase: Cory has quite the collection.
    • Dat Booty tho!
    • Samurai slice that like button!
    • Let's Get IIIIIIT!!
    • Sucka please!
    • Cuz my name is Cory Kenshin!
    • I am the CHOSEN!!
    • Oh Hax Nah!
    • Bust it wide open!
  • Chivalrous Pervert: Cory will hit on about any female he encounters in a game, but is pretty polite about it.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: His videos are full of random and strange humor ,and Cory himself often acknowledges how strange he is
    Cory after saying something particularly strange : Yo what's wrong with me?
  • Cowardly Lion: For all his bravado and big talk Cory is very easily scared.
  • Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu?: It doesn't matter who it is, whether his psychotic neighbor or a horrid abomination of flesh, if given the chance Cory will insult them.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: If there is even one mildly attractive female on the screen.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: Everything about his original videos, from his weird straightened hair, to the fact that most of his videos were vlogs and comedy skits.
  • Epic Fail: A master of this.
  • Fan Community Nickname: The Samurai/Brethren
  • Funny Afro:
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: Cory as an individual does not swear, and as a result does not swear in any of his videos.
  • Great White Hunter: Seems to be the character of Cory's alter ego,Bambikilla 69.
  • He’s Back: After a year of inconsistent uploads in 2016-early 2017 and long break periods , Cory returned in mid 2017 and has been going strong ever since, even going for Double Uploads if fans give his videos enough likes in an hour.
  • Humble Hero: Despite putting on the act of having an immense ego, Cory is actually a very humble and down-to-earth guy who acknowledges when he's messed up and always thanks his fans for his success.
  • Insult Backfire: Cory will often get his ass handed to him by the game right after insulting his opponents.
  • Kubrick Stare: Often does these when attempting to scare the fans into liking his videos.
  • Large Ham: Oh incredibly so.
    Cory killing zombies in Call of Duty: I am the CHOSEEEEEENNN!!!!
  • Lovable Coward: What Cory becomes during his horror game playthroughs.
  • Motor Mouth: Cory says his intro quickly.
  • Nice Guy: Over all Cory pretty much exudes this when speaking about his fans.
  • Porn Stache: Kinda has this look going on unfortunately.
  • Properly Paranoid: During horror game playthroughs Cory often acts as this, overreacting to every little sound and motion , but definitely for good reason.
  • Pungeon Master:
  • Religious Bruiser: Loves playing action games, and is an avid and outspoken Christian. Most of his outros are accompanied by a verse from the Bible.
  • Running Gag:
    • Cory boasting about his bravery, which results in a slow motion playback of him screaming to seconds earlier.
    • Cory going a more than a little Axe-Crazy whenever he plays Yandere SimulatorBut trying to convince the fans that he's still perfectly normal.
    • Cory calling out the 'teacher' for his grades in Cuphead.
    • Cory threatening his camera man during his Cory X Cooking segments.
    • Cory playing a clip of a woman falling from a table whenever he makes bad jokes.
    • "Breaking the ankles" of any villain he manages to juke.
    • Always naming the love interest in Yandere Simulator 'Baldpai'.
    • If Cory's intro is going on for to long or he is bragging too much, another voice from off screen will yell for him to "Freaking get on with the video".
  • Red Baron: The Anklebreaker, Bambikilla 69.
  • Screams Like a Little Girl: All of the time.
  • Self-Deprecation: All the time in his videos.
  • Signing-Off Catchphrase: "Subscribe today to join the Samurai and until next time my brothers and sister''
  • Stunned Silence: At the end of his OFF Let's Play, when he sees The Batter's true form.
  • The Fourth Wall Will Not Protect You: Cory often invokes this to get people to like and subscribe to his videos.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Swedish Fish and Oreos, and when playing The Evil Within 2 the green goop he likes to call Limeade.
  • Voice of the Legion: Often uses this effect to try and scare fans into liking his videos.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: The fan reaction whenever Cory disappears for long periods of time without explaining why beforehand.
  • Why Did It Haveto Be Snakes: Cory has a strong fear of deep water.

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