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Greetings, stranger who is unfamiliar with me! You have just arrived at the self demonstrating page for Mojo Jojo on the website TV Tropes by clicking on a link which you found on the browser on the computer you are using! On this page I, Mojo Jojo, will describe myself to you so that you may know the things about Mojo Jojo which will be useful for you to know! I, Mojo Jojo, am the principal and superior villain on the Cartoon Network cartoon The Powerpuff Girls (1998), which is an animated show about my enemies, the accursed Powerpuff Girls.

Once upon a time, I was an ordinary chimpanzee named Jojo, the humble lab assistant of Professor Utonium. But all that changed when he accidentally created those benighted and accursed Powerpuff Girls! I was abandoned, ignored, neglected! All because of those stupid girls and their "charm". Full of disgust, I left the Utonium household determined to show my disdain! You see, the same explosion that created the girls also caused my simian brain to grow to remarkable size, and with it, I decided to dedicate my life to destroying those accursed Powerpuff Girls, and take over Townsville! Which is to say that everyone would do what I say except those who had been destroyed by me, such as Bubbles, Blossom and Buttercup.

Time and time again, I have tried and failed to defeat them. Despite my ingenious, brilliant plans, wide array of evil gadgets, and alliances among the other, lesser villains of Townsville, those Powerpuff Girls always defeat me! But do not mistake these outcomes as final! For I, Mojo Jojo, am secretly developing my next plan right now! When it is completed, you will all grovel in fear of me, MOJO JOJO! Because you will fear the consequences of my wrath.

But in the meantime, please, read these things about me which I have decided to tell you by writing them here.

Tropes that apply to me, Mojo Jojo, the one who is described by these tropes, so that you may learn about me, Mojo Jojo, in an easy way!

  • Aesop Amnesia: Hey, I'll have you know I always plan ahead and learn from my mistakes! It's just those stupid Powerpuff Girls always outsmart me somehow!
  • Affably Evil: I am indeed a bad monkey, full of hate and plans for destruction! But that is not to say that I am discourteous or unfriendly. Once I rule Townsville with an iron fist there shall be free puppies for all.
  • Always Someone Better: A terror from another world that was not Earth because it was another world once came to Earth in order to destroy the Powerpuff Girls and terrorize Townsville with an eternal reign of wickedness. That alien terror was forced to cry like a little girl and beg for mercy from Mojo Jojo!
  • Adaptational Wimp: A spin-off series known as "Powerpuff Girls Z" mocked the mighty Mojo Jojo! Those foolish writers made me seem most foolish, rather than most intelligent as all right-thinking people who do not wish to be vaporized would agree me to be.
  • Anti-Hero: On occasion it is necessary for Mojo Jojo to defeat other villains. I do not do this to save the day. The day is not to be saved by me. Others may save days, but Mojo Jojo will not, for it is my destiny to ruin days, which is not the same as saving them.
  • Arch-Enemy: I am the most recurring threat those Powerpuff Girls face, the one whom they battle most often and the villain whom they must recognize as one whom they have often faced on earlier occasions, which were numerous! Mojo Jojo especially has this with Blossom. Bubbles has it with HIM and Buttercup has The Gangreen Gang.
  • Ax-Crazy: Sometimes the stresses of being an evil monkey and being defeated by the Powerpuff Girls prove too much, and I lapse into my primal animal habits. How embarrassing.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: In the Grand Finale, after all this time, I finally succeed in conquering the world! And then I solve all the world's problems and make it a happy place for everybody! No, really. However, I hate 'everybody', so I decided to stop making things easier for them.
  • Bad Guys Do the Dirty Work: Never send three little girls to do a brilliant, sadistic monkey's job.
  • Badass Cape: Thank you for noticing. I think you will agree that it is imposing. If you know what is good for you.
  • Big Bad: Haha! You are talking to the most well-known, popular, iconic villain of the entire series! You may claim that HIM is more dangerous, but who is out there building the death rays, terrorizing the citizenry, stealing the valuables?!
  • Big "NO!": This is a normal and appropriate expression of my chagrin when I realize that the Powerpuff Girls have again emerged victorious.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Sometimes I have made use of Chemical X to enhance myself further. Somehow these increases to my power never endure, which is to say that they fail to persist. It is almost as if some arbitrary limit to my status as a threat is being enforced by causality itself.
  • The Cameo: You also saw me as the good non-imaginary friend of Wilt who is also my non-imaginary friend.
    • The brain did an excellent impression of me which is a masterpiece of an impression.
  • Catchphrase: "CURSES!"
  • Cut Lex Luthor a Check: Of course I could use my genius to earn a massive amount of wealth legally, but stealing is more amusing, especially the looks of woe on the faces of the people from whom I have stolen, which is to say, the citizens of Townsville.
  • Determinator: I have already told you. Those sassy-mouthed little brats can do whatever they want to me, but I will not think of giving up on achieving the goals that I am trying to achieve by achieving them.
  • Department of Redundancy Department: Oh puh-lease! I do not talk like that! The way I communicate is much different. I do not reiterate, repeat, reinstate the same thing over and over again! I am clear, concise, to the point!
  • Devil in Plain Sight: Look, I chose the Volcano Observatory as my lair because I wanted a big honking villain lair, not because it was inconspicuous. Even that idiot Mayor knows where it is.
  • Diabolical Mastermind: Perhaps it has escaped you that I, Mojo Jojo, am the most brilliant and ruthless of prodigies as well as being quite intelligent and cruel. So I shall put it plainly: I, Mojo Jojo, am the most brilliant and ruthless of prodigies! Also, I am quite intelligent. And cruel.
  • Didn't Think This Through: This slanderous accusation has been made, and it has been said although it is not true, because it is not! I don't care if those Powerpuff Girls decided I was not a bank robbery suspect because the crime was "too well-thought out." I would have done it if I'd wanted to. And I would have completed the planning of the crime before committing the crime, which would have been committed after having been thought out completely and in its entirety. Beforehand.
  • Ditzy Genius: Ditzy?! How dare you refer me as such?! I command you to show me, Mojo Jojo, the evil genius of all time, a little more respect! For I am by no means stupid! All my plans are perfect! Do not ever speak like that about me again, or I will use you as a test for my deadly experiments! Then you'll see how ditzy I am!!!
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: My heart was broken when i found out that that Moko Jono¬†was just a regular chimp, and not a mutated supervillain chimp like me - and that she betrayed me for the Powerpuff Girls. Why, Moko? Why?
    • I also love my children, the Rowdyruff Boys! Not just because they're on my side - although that is pretty sweet - but because I created them intentionally! Not accidentally, like certain less capable scientist-slash-father-figures I could mention. In fact, I will mention one: Professor Utonium. There, I have said it.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: I am one bad dude to be sure, but I do have some class. It is what makes me, Mojo Jojo, such a great and respected villain.
    • Those Powerpuff Girls broke into my house and beat me up when all I was doing was sleeping! Can you believe it? I am a citizen! An evil citizen, sure, but still a citizen!
  • Evil Is Petty: No evil, however great or small, is too low for Mojo Jojo! I once went a rampage through Townsville because a hobby shop didn't have what I asked for! ...I also once dropped water on the Powerpuff Girls's bed, simply so that they'd think they had wet the bed, thus causing them to experience terrible feelings of humiliation! Heh heh. That was fun.
  • Evil Laugh: I laugh my evil laugh to indicate that I, Mojo Jojo, am enjoying myself.
  • Evil Sounds Raspy: Yes, I do speak in gravelly vocals, which is the rough sound to represent my evilness and how a villain shall properly sound! Therefore, I should naturally be speaking through a hoarse voice so my indications that I am a villain would be egregious to the whole body of Townsville when they listen to the harsh sound that escapes my larynx!
  • Eviler than Thou: Villainy is highly competitive and I, Mojo Jojo, take no pride in second place! It is less than first place, which is the best place and therefore ought to be mine.
  • Exact Words: When the Powerpuff Girls and I first met, I told them my plan was to make Townsville a better place. It was, for me.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: From Professor Utonium's simple lab assistant to the Powerpuff Girls' number one enemy! Oh yes, I did rise high, didn't I?
  • Genius Bruiser: My genius has allowed me, Mojo Jojo, to build amazing and incredible gadgets and plans of pure evil in a matter of days, less than weeks! However, I was also able to defeat an alien menace to Townsville using nothing but my simple, gloved hands and a stale loaf of bread.
  • Godzilla Threshold: In The Movie, after the Powerpuff Girls defeated my army of super-intelligent apes, I took extreme measures, and used the remaining Chemical X on myself and turned into a giant.
  • Hypocritical Humor: Humor? I am serious! Not joking! That Bubbles is a liar! I talk nothing like the way she talked when she thought she was me!
  • Knight of Cerebus: The Movie portrayed me as the true Evil Genius that I am. Tricking the Powerpuff Girls into helping me take over Townsville, almost defeating them, and causing woe and destruction of all kinds! It was glorious I tell you! A true shining point in my evil career.
  • Large Ham: I, Mojo JOJO! am not bound by your paltry standards of 'over-acting'! I am MOJO JOJO!
  • Luke, You Are My Father: I am the one who created the Powerpuff Girls... All this time, I was trying to destroy the very thing that I created... I created them... It was me...
  • Maniac Monkeys: I am no mere monkey! I am an evil genius chimpanzee with an oversized brain and one of the girls' oldest and greatest foes, which is to say that I was there when they were created. The Chemical X that created them also caused my simian brain to mutate and grow, and the Professor's love for the girls led to my path of villainy. In the movie, I had a whole army of uplifted simians created to serve as my henchmen so I could rule Townsville. Unfortunately, they all objected to me being the one in charge, and each of them tried to rule Townsville for themselves.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Once, I tricked a group of stupid kids who worshiped those Powerpuff Girls into giving them powers through Chemical X! But not just any Chemical X, for this Chemical X was tricked out with a little something else. Something that would make them go blind with the awesome power and make them do anything to get more, including destroying the Powerpuff Girls!
  • My Brain Is Big: My turban is not just meant to evoke the Evil Vizier-like pulp villains of days past: it conceals the tremendous growth of my brain, which burst right out of my skull during my initial long-forgotten exposure to Chemical X. The turban keeps it from getting chilly.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain: Twice, in fact! Once for causing the very lab accident that created the Powerpuff Girls, then once again when I went back in time to stop Professor Utonium from becoming a scientist, only for me to horrifically discover that I gave him the inspiration to become a scientist in the first place. CURSES!!!
  • "Not So Different" Remark: "None of them will ever understand you as I can, for we are kindred spirits whose powers spring from the same source!" The girls didn't buy it.
  • One-Winged Angel: In the movie, after I exposed myself to a larger amount of Chemical X to defeat the Powerpuff Girls once and for all, I mutated into a giant monkey with enough power to crush them! Until the Professor came along with the Antidote that is...
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: I have found that the ignorant citizens of Townsville are completely incapable of recognizing Public Enemy Number One if I make even the slightest effort at disguise, because they are fools. So I don't usually bother with a good disguise.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: There is only one kind of evil that Mojo Jojo will not stoop to: Stupid Evil. No blowing up the Earth or destroying Townsville, for example, because then you would have nothing to do tomorrow, which would be boring.
  • Sadist: The suffering of the citizens of Townsville amuses me! Ha ha ha!
  • Screams Like a Little Girl: I was horrified when I found out that my dear Moko Jono was just a regular chimpanzee. How embarrassing!
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: Of course my loquacity is sesquipedalian! Can you really have read this far and not grasped my principal point, which is that I like to demonstrate my intelligence by expounding upon my brilliant thought processes through exhaustive use of rhetoric?!
  • Shout-Out: Many people have told me that I resemble Dr. Gouri from Spectreman, that I remind them of him. Nonsense! I, Mojo Jojo, am one and original. I say it is he that emulated me!
  • Start of Darkness: If it weren't for that tragic accident in Professor Utonium's lab that created the Powerpuff Girls, I would have never become the smart, evil genius that I am today. So I guess the day wasn't a total loss.
  • Strong as They Need to Be: Sometimes those Powerpuff Girls only need a few punches to incapacitate me. Other times I am strong enough to hold my own against them in direct, physical combat. If you are wondering how exactly that works, well, so am I.
  • Superpower Lottery: The Chemical X infusion I received at the end of the movie made me grow to the size of a Kaiju, a Japanese giant monster, with most of the advantages - as well as incredible speed, the ability to use a thunder-clap, shooting my hair out like thorns, and scorching hot fire breath. It was a good day!... except for the way it ended.
  • Tragic Villain: I said it before, and I will say it again. I was once Professor Utonium's loving lab assistant, whom he rejected and abandoned after those Powerpuff Girls were created. All that foolishness about my being malicious and useless is just sour grapes, which is to say, jealousy.
  • Victory Is Boring: All my calculations led to that moment, and yet I had never realized that I would then require a new hobby, which would not be as amusing as trying to take over the world.
  • Vile Villain, Saccharine Show: Oh, how I enjoyed pushing that Y7 rating to its limit!
  • Villainous Breakdown: As I have already said, my chosen destiny is a stressful one, and in the heat of the moment I sometimes make decisions which later turn out to have been regrettable. By which I mean idiotic.
  • Villainous Crossdresser: In order to break into the Powerpuff Girls' stupid slumber party, I donned the cunning disguise of Mojicia. My cover was almost blown by the girls, but my brilliant grasp of subterfuge (and pillow fighting) made the girls lower their guard. Even though it seemed like we were having a good time, once everyone was asleep, I set out to get my real objective; Antidote X.
  • Villains Out Shopping: It began very simply: I discovered one day, upon rising to begin my day's villainy with a nutritious breakfast, that the egg drawer of my refrigerator contained only one egg, which is one egg less than the two eggs recommended for a nutritious breakfast. Without additional eggs there would be no nutritious breakfast, no day's villainy and no brilliant destruction of the Powerpuff Girls. So I went shopping.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: As much as I enjoy wickedness for its amusement value and because it is fun, I, Mojo Jojo, have a heart when it comes to ruling the world. I've created a better world, and I'd do it again if these idiotic Powerpuff Girls weren't always there to prevent it!
  • We Can Rule Together: "All we have to do is work together. Girls, join me!" It didn't turn out well.
  • You Wouldn't Like Me When I'm Angry!: Do not, I repeat, do NOT make me angry! Or else you will regret it deeply, you will want to apologize, you will feel sorry for ever incurring my wrath!