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"Fortune favors the bold!"
— Paprika, Rhythm Heaven Megamix

Hello. I'm JankyKong. You know, that one guy who started messing around in the Forum Games not long ago and now refuses to leave? Well, I'm here now, so get used to it.

(JankyKong was eventually added to The Scrappy. Bear in mind, that trope usually falls under No Real Life Examples, Please!!)

Anyway, what is there to say about me? I'm just your average troper. Trying to break in to the position after lurking for the better part of a decade. I like video games, mostly those on Nintendo systems, I've more recently taken a liking to anime, and I follow certain Web Original creators. I like to think that I know what I'm talking about most of the time, when I realize that's not really true. I also like to imagine that I like a wide range of media, when, again, I know that's not really true. But hey, I'm willing to branch out.


I'll work more on this page as time goes on. Hopefully I don't come off as too annoying during my stay.

(The Scrappy was later renamed to The Janky. Guess that didn't pan out too well. Oops.)

Pages I've started

Some stuff I like: (Not a complete list)

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    Anime and Manga 

    Video Games 

    Visual Novels 

     Voice Actors 

    Web Original 

    Western Animation 

Some tropes that describe me:

  • Auto-Erotic Troping: The Hunger Games Simulation section of the page below has way too much effort put into it.
  • Bile Fascination: I tend to take interest in media often considered "bad". I frequent the So Bad, It's Horrible pages, simply because it's fun to see just how weird media can get. I've even played and beaten my fair share of bad games.
  • Cuckoosnarker: I tend to alternate between Cloud Cuckoo Lander and Deadpan Snarker at the drop of a hat.
  • Cross Player: I frequently use female avatars as avatars, but I'm a dude.
  • Development Hell: Wait, what? I'm not sitting on my TV Tropes creation. Not at all.
  • The Generic Guy: Sometimes I worry that I'm this.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: Less so in text, but I don't usually cuss in real life, because people act like it's weird.
  • Hidden Depths: Nah. I'm a very shallow person.
  • Joke Character: A case could probably be made for me being this.
  • Leitmotif: Not that anyone else agrees. I like to imagine that Infinite Puzzle by Y-SHIN could be one for me, but it doesn't always feel accurate. When I'm in an edgier mood, I'll lean toward Leviathan by NeLiME
  • 100% Completion: When I play games, I often make this my target.
  • Self-Deprecation: In case the description above didn't get that across. On the Forums, I go by the title of "The Professional Doofus" and I've described myself as the least interesting person on the site before.
  • Uncanny Valley: Not me (I hope, at least), but my avatar gallery is loaded with images that qualify. There's plenty of Joke Characters, and even the avatars of characters I genuinely like, I often pick images that aren't exactly... flattering.

     Tropes I like 
  • Cult Classic: While there are some works that I wish had more attention, I do sometimes like not having the usual scrutiny that comes with too much attention on my favorite franchises.
  • Gameplay and Story Integration: With how many games have Excuse Plots that don't impact the gameplay at all, it's always cool to see games where the story is actually reflected in the game itself.
  • Memetic Mutation: Sorry, but I do like me some good memes. I even look back fondly on some of my favorites.

     Pet Peeve Tropes 
  • Animation Age Ghetto: I'm probably not alone here, but there's absolutely no reason that animation of any kind has to exclusively be treated like a children' medium, not to be taken seriously.
  • Damage-Sponge Boss: If you've proven that you know how to survive against a boss, and how to damage it, yet the boss fight doesn't end soon, that's usually a good sign that your boss fight is lasting too long.
  • Keep Circulating the Tapes: This one should kind of go without saying, but there's way too much great media that gets lost to the ages over time.
  • Reviews Are the Gospel: If the popular opinion on a work is dictated entirely based on what a reviewer said about it, it usually means that people judge that work without even properly looking at it, and I cannot respect that kind of opinion.

     Tropes that apply to my avatar gallery (Look, all the cool kids were doing it.) 
  • Adaptational Comic Relief: There's are multiple avatars of Homura Akemi, that are noticeably goofier than her actual character. Though, now I have one that is more in tune with what would be expected.
  • Author Appeal: For a certain definition of "author". Naturally, certain works that I'm a big fan of get more avatars than others. Some of the more frequently occuring works include Persona 5, Katawa Shoujo, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Mega Man.
  • Extreme Close-Up: Page 5.
  • Gonk: Several. Sometimes it's the results of a character being portrayed in an unflattering way, other times it's the result of poor artwork. Standout examples include Frogger, Wart Jr, and anything from Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation.
  • It Amused Me: The only reason about half the avatars are even in there.
  • Joke Character: Loads. There's practically a 50/50 split between characters I genuinely like, and joke characters.
  • Noodle Implements: There's little rhyme or reason as to what I put in there.
  • Shoddy Knockoff Product: Mario? Simba? Batman? Pfft, forget that! I wanna use Dr. Amigo, King Mahgod, and Bat Hero instead! Clearly the superior option!
  • Weird Crossover: The only thing that can possibly justify some of these characters appearing together.
  • Uncanny Valley: Many of the avatars are taken from sources with rather jarring art styles. Even the avatars of characters I genuinely like, I often pick images that aren't exactly flattering. This is most blatant with the Spongebob avatars, of which there are at least five, all of which are taken from various video games with odd looking 3D models.

     VG Music Game rounds I've hosted 

Janky Kong's HGS tributes

After being unsure what the game was all about for months, trying to ignore it as much as possible, before finally learning what it was all about, I became a player of the Hunger Games Simulator thread starting with Reboot Season 209. 'Tis fun. You should try it sometime.

     Podium Finishers 

Ōarai Girls' Academy Anglerfish Team

"Panzer vor!"
Appearances: Season 212, Season 221 (Battle Royale XVII)

The flag team of Ōarai Girls Academy’s Sensha-do program. Led by commander Miho Nishizumi, the girls use teamwork and their Panzer IV tank to push their way to victory.

  • The Alcoholic: They drink to forget about their alcoholism in Season 221. Given that they are underage, this is concerning.
  • Book Ends: Janky's other tribute Frogger was the first one to die in Season 212, while they were the last.
  • Continuity Nod: When the Riddler gets his feet stuck in cement, they tie him to the Panzer IV and use it to pull him free, like what they did to the Rabbit Team’s tank in the final episode of their series.
  • Dream Apocalypse: They destroy an entire dream world by waking up shortly after turning into witches. It's possible that the transformation was All Just a Dream.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Janky originally nominated them as his reserve in Season 211, but they missed the reserve rolls for that season, and thus did not properly debut until the following season.
  • Eldritch Abomination: They get turned into monsters after drinking too much Nightmare Fuel.
  • Face–Heel Turn: They survive the Villains Mall arena event by joining the villain side.
  • Good Cop/Bad Cop: They play the good cop role to Blaisdell's bad cop when they perform an interrogation on Titania over the latter’s pranks.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Their attempt at pulling a prank on Spy ends up backfiring when they fall for it instead.
  • Imperial Stormtrooper Marksmanship Academy: Hana takes two shots at Waddle Dee and misses both times.
  • Improbable Weapon User: They use a literal missile toe and missile fist in their attempt to kill Waddle Dee.
  • I Surrender, Suckers: They surrender when getting attacked by Leone, only to take a shot at him while his guard is down, forcing him to retreat.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: They announce their plan to kill Shadow Futaba, only for the latter to beat them to the punch.
  • Mistreatment-Induced Betrayal: The girls humiliate Blaisdell by calling him a name that forces him to do their chores, even after he had previously teamed up with them. That night, he takes revenge and kills them with an airstrike.
  • Pacifist Run: They make a podium finish despite not scoring any kills.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here: They attempt to bail from taking part in Season 221 at the last minute, but being the silver medalist from Season 212, they have no choice but to go in.
  • Swallowed Whole: They try to swallow Shaun Murphy, but he's saved by the Lord X Danger Icon.
  • Unfriendly Fire: In season 221, they plan to kill Janky's other tribute that season, Shadow Futaba, after following her into a bar. The only reason they don't is because Futaba beats them to the draw.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness After having teamed up with him earlier in the season, Blaisdell betrays the girls and kills them when they are the only two tributes remaining.

Shadow Futaba Sakura

"Mom... I'm sorry..."
Appearances: Season 220 (Royalty Season), Season 221 (Battle Royale XVII), Season 233 (4th Reboot Anniversary Season)
Source: Persona 5

The Palace Ruler of the Pyramid of Wrath. She seemingly represents Futaba Sakura's self-loathing and self-blame regarding the death of her mother, but there's more to it than that.

  • An Arm and a Leg: She cuts off Elena's limbs, but Emperor Ing puts them back on.
  • Anti-Climax: She comes in first place, not by actually fighting the other tributes, but simply by waiting for the last few tributes to get themselves killed.
  • Blow You Away: She attempts to protect her camp by installing giant fans. These fail, as G'raha Tia manages to bypass them and raid the camp anyway.
  • Cabin Fever: She sings a song about how stressed she is after having to take part in two seasons in a row.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: After being empowered by the Black Eagles, Arma, Sam Black, and Starlight Glimmer never stood a chance.
  • Exact Words: During the Feast in Season 220, Futaba asks Siege to get a jug of milk, and "if there are any avocados, get six." Siege returns with six jugs of milk.
  • Hammerspace: Not her, but Martin allegedly traps the entire cast of Persona 5 in there. Exactly where he's keeping them is never established.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: She allies with Grima, an evil Eldritch Abomination, for a battle against the Lord X Danger Icon and Nemo.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: After killing two tributes in the same update, she ends the update getting sent to the afterlife, where she has to pay rent.
  • No One Should Survive That!: She traps Akane Sakurada inside a blender and turns it on, but Akane somehow survives getting completely blended.
  • One-Man Army: Depending on how one interprets her actions during the Bloodbath. She gets into a Jojos Bizarre Adventure-inspired fistfight with the Good Royal Legion. Whether the fight was a free-for-all or everyone against her is up for interpretation, but either way, she fights them to a stalemate.
  • Overnight Age-Up: She ends up rapidly aging after injecting herself with an artificial parasite that was supposed to maintain her youth.
  • Status Buff: She receives a blessing from the Black Eagles that empowers her, after which, she kills three tributes, becoming the season's Mass Murderer almost immediately.
  • Tempting Fate: Earlier in the season, Janky had predicted that his tributes would kill each other one of these days. A few updates later, Shadow Futaba does just that.
  • Toilet Humor: A recurring source of this. During day 2, rumors start to spread that she peed in the ball pit, and during day 4, she flushes the toilet three times in a row, much to Eruca's concern.
  • Unfriendly Fire: In season 221, she kills the Anglerfish Team, even thought both have the same nominator.
  • Wins by Doing Absolutely Nothing: She fails to score any kills in Season 220, but ends up winning the season simply because the last few tributes all end up killing themselves.
  • The Worf Effect: Zigzagged. While she places lower in each subsequent season she appears in, as a trade off, she kills more tributes in each appearance.

     Debuting in Seasons 209- 214 

Hanako Ikezawa

"I... I... I.. Ivegottagodosomething!"
Appearances: Season 209, Season 218 (6th OG Anniversary/All-Stars Season) note , Season 233 (4th Reboot Anniversary Season)
Source: Katawa Shoujo

A student at Yamaku Academy, a school for students with disabilities. She bears scars from a childhood tragedy all over the right side of her body.

  • Adaptational Jerkass: She is very insensitive regarding the deaths of the other tributes, leaving a fried rat by Father Grigori’s tombstone, and asking if Dino Piranha’s funeral will be closed casket. Considering the amount of tragedy in her own life, this is very jarring.
  • Back from the Dead: In Season 233, she gets killed from unknown causes, but gets brought back as a zombie, courtesy of Zhongli.
  • Big Eater: She takes part in a pie eating contest at one point, though she loses to Moldbygg.
  • Face Palm: At one point, she facepalms so hard that Tord gets concerned that her brain might shrink.
  • Five-Second Foreshadowing: A strange example. In Season 233, shortly after she appears during Day 3, some other tributes summon the ghost of an unspecified charred corpse through a ouija board seance.
  • Genre Savvy: Jesse tries to trick her by putting knockoff healing items in her inventory that lower the health of the consumer, but she knows her RPGs and doesn't fall for it.
  • Mad Scientist: She creates a clone of Peewee Piranha by pouring grape juice onto him.
  • Never Bareheaded: In Season 233, she appears wearing her casual outfit, including her black flatcap, though it gets temporarily stolen by Cucui Ganon.
  • Pre-Mortem One-Liner: She gives one to Jinx before killing her: “So, you thought you could win the Hunger Games.”
  • Properly Paranoid: At one point, she calculates her chances of dying, which ultimately ended up happening.
  • Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies: She was one of the victims of an arena event where she got sucked into a black hole, alongside about a dozen other tributes.
  • Shrinking Violet: She is one in her source material, which is reflected here, as many events she partakes in don’t involve her interacting with other tributes.
  • You Must Be This Tall to Ride: She gets kicked out of an amusement park ride for being too short, despite being 164 cm, or approximately 5’4”.


Appearances: Season 209, Season 218 (6th OG Anniversary/All-Stars Season) note 
Source: Persona 5

A cat-like creature who is one of the founding members of the Phantom Thieves of Hearts. He teaches his fellow thieves about the workings of the Metaverse.

  • Ascended Extra: He dies fairly early in his debut season, but for his return in Season 218, he makes it a little bit further, being present for about half the season.
  • Driven to Suicide: Morgana kills himself after receiving a callout post from Moldbygg.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: He dies on the first night.

Centaur Man

"Drop dead into the dimensions!"
Appearances: Season 210 (Mythology Season), Season 218 (6th OG Anniversary/All-Stars Season) note 
Source: Mega Man 6

A Robot Master from Greece who was to be entered in the first Annual Robot Master Tournament. His signature attack is the Centaur Flash.

  • Crack Pairing: He falls in love with Hades after writing their names in the Ship Note.
  • Motor Mouth: Multiple events throughout the season involve him talking a lot.
  • Screwed by the Lawyers: He gets removed from the competition by Capcom’s lawyers midway through the season.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: He tries to brag about how many tributes he’s killed to both Eris and Praetor, despite failing to kill any tributes all season. He does manage to kill President Snow later, but he wasn’t a tribute this season, so that kill doesn’t even count.
  • Take That!: On the receiving end of one. The TriStar Pictures logo doesn’t like Mega Man.
  • Too Dumb to Live: He revives Grima, seemingly unaware of how evil the latter is.
  • You Talk Too Much!: At one point, Raja Bersiong must begrudgingly wait for him to finish talking.

Oktavia Von Seckendorff

Appearances: Season 210 (Mythology Season)

A Witch born from the soul of an unfortunate hero who lost her shot at love. She views the world as her stage and the other tributes as her audience.

  • Absurdly High-Stakes Game: At one point, her life is dependent on whether she can score a point in Pong. Luckily, she pulls it off.
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: On the receiving end. Despite being a dangerous Eldritch Abomination, she gets offed by the Tri Star logo, of all things.
  • Foreshadowing: While her nomination initially seems like a simple tie-in to the season's mythology theme, her origin story ends up getting repeated a few seasons later, this time involving a certain purple cat.
  • Jerkass: After killing [[Morpho Knight, she rubs it in the face of his best friend, Deep Agent X.
  • Robot Me: Sillydillo builds a Mecha-Oktavia to fight her. The real Oktavia comes out on top.
  • Take That!: She is not a fan of Ōkami.
  • Weapon of Choice: Unlike her home series, where she used a sword, she takes a sledgehammer from the Cornucopia. She never uses it. Oddly, she actually does find a sword later, but turns it into a bonfire instead of using it.

Shouko Komi

"What if I can't become friends with them? What if they ignore me? Or think I'm weird?"
Appearances: Season 211, Season 218 (6th OG Anniversary/All-Stars Season) note 

A young woman who struggles to communicate with her peers. She wishes to overcome her anxieties and make 100 friends.

  • 100% Adoration Rating: Much like her source material, she is loved by the other tributes, to the point that when she gets insulted by Mecha Dragon, the others band together to kill him.
  • Adaptational Personality Change: She’s much more talkative than she is in her source material. She even does an entire song and dance performance at one point.
  • Beware the Quiet Ones
    • She chews out Brobgonal after he nominates the universe.
    • She also kills Space Core, then reassembles him, just to kill him again.
  • Character Development: She gradually goes more feral over the course of the season, starting as her usual meek self, before chewing out another tribute over a minor slight, then outright killing another tribute twice. One can only imagine how much worse it could have gotten if she didn’t get killed shortly after.
  • The Jinx: In Season 218, the Janklerfish team comes in 27th place, the same place Komi got in Season 211. Coincidence? Hardly.
  • Mundane Made Awesome: She gets very excited after making it over a small ledge.


"I wish I may, I wish I must, find a princess before I bust!"
Appearances: Season 212, Season 218 (6th OG Anniversary/All-Stars Season) note , Season 226 note 
Source: Frogger series

The star of a popular arcade game from the 80s. He’s been searching for a princess to kiss ever since the passing of his prime.

  • Ascended Extra: In his debut season, He gets killed almost immediately after the season starts. For his return in Season 218, he manages to survive the Bloodbath, and almost makes it halfway through the season.
  • Book Ends: The first tribute to die in Season 212, while Janky's other tribute, the Anglerfish Team, was the last.
  • Joke Character: Janky outright admits as much when nominating him.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: The very first tribute to get killed in Season 212, courtesy of Lloyd and Colette. This actually worked out in his favor, as it got him another shot at glory in Season 226, as part of the Reboot First Death army.

Big the Cat

"Aw man, where could my pollywog pal be, anyway?"
Appearances: Season 213, Season 218 (6th OG Anniversary/All-Stars Season) note 
Source: Sonic the Hedgehog series

A laid-back fisherman who lives in the jungle. Often loses track of his best friend Froggy, and gets sent on adventures to find him.

Hitomi Tsukishiro

"This world is full of so many colors. I wonder what color I am?"
Appearances: Season 214

A 17-year-old mage from the year 2078 who views the world in monochrome. She was sent 60 years into the past in hopes of restoring the color to her world.


"Please don't make me go with a creep like him! Pleaaase!"
Appearances: Season 214
Source: KonoSuba series

The Goddess of water, worshipped by the Axis faith. This comes with nowhere near as much prestige as the title would imply.

  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: Despite being a goddess, she gets taken out by a human lancer.
  • Karmic Death: Her attacks are severely weakened due to bad karma from incidents before the season begins. This leads to her dying early.
  • Noodle Incident: What she did before the season began to cause her attacks to be weakened is never revealed.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: She gets killed on the first day.

     Debuting in Seasons 215- 219 

Staphylococcus Aureus

"I could get to like it here!"
Appearances: Season 215
Source: Cells at Work!

A form of bacteria commonly found in the skin and nostrils. Tends to appear in grape-like clusters, hence the name.

  • The Plague: She spreads an infection among the other tributes, including Lucien, Arurandeisu, and Edelgard. However, all of them get burned alive by Andy before the infection can spread to anyone else, though it's implied that Lucca got infected offscreen.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: She does not last long, only making it to the first night, but her attempt to cause a mass infection causes Andy to kill her along with three other tributes, eventually driving him crazy and causing him to become the season's mass murderer.

Bad Box Art Mega Man

Appearances: Season 215
Source: Mega Man

A funny-looking man in a yellow and blue costume. He has misled himself into believing he is the legendary super fighting robot, Mega Man.

  • Beating A Dead Player: Given how many stab wounds he left on Yang, it's very likely he kept stabbing him even after he was killed.
  • Butt-Monkey: He starts the season as one, with number of events involving him getting harrassed by the other tributes.
  • Comedic Underwear Exposure: He gets pantsed by Pointman Elite.
  • Lethal Joke Character: While he has the hallmarks of a Joke Character, being a weird version of a more popular character, he was the most murderous of Janky's tributes up to this point, with three kills under his belt.
  • Magic Mirror: He finds one that makes his dreams come true. Specifically, it helps him more easily convince himself that he is Mega Man.
  • Reports of My Death Were Greatly Exaggerated: Tina hears some rumors that he had been killed, but luckily, Mega Man had an extra life. Unluckily, he ends up losing that one by the end of the season, too.
  • Secret-Keeper: He finds a working bathroom inside a maintenance shed, and decides to keep it a secret from everyone. He does a poor job of it, as less than a day later, both Marsh and Morgan have found out about it.
  • Took a Level in Badass: After spending the first few days as a Butt-Monkey, he steps up his game and goes on to kill three other tributes, making him Janky's most murderous tribute at the time of his appearance.

Wolf Link

"Huh... feels nice to have Midna off my back for once..."
Appearances: Season 216

A smug villager believed to be a reincarnation of the Hero of Twilight. Is easily attracted using figurines with his face on them.

  • 420, Blaze It: He makes a Nintendo Network account under the username "LegendaryWolfLinkFartNoobMaster420"
  • Friendly Shopkeeper: He opens a shop where he sells healing potions to other tributes.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: He goes back on his pacifism mantra when he kills some spiders, then is killed by Padme and Anakin not long after.
  • Make My Monster Grow: He acquires a mallet that grants him the ability to increase his size.
  • No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: He wins a fight with Padme and Anakin, but decides to spare their lives. They come back for round two later, and they aren't as merciful the second time.
  • Pacifist Run: He announces his plan to not kill anyone to Reigen during the Bloodbath. This doesn't stick, as he ends up killing some spiders later.
  • Toilet Humor: Not only does his Nintendo Network handle include weed jokes, but fart jokes as well.

Houkago Tea Time

"I don't need memories, because I firmly and deeply love 'now'"
Appearances: Season 217
Source: K-On!

The Light Music Club of Sakuragaoka High School. When they're not goofing around and eating cake, sometimes they play music.

Masked Lady

"The higher you climb, the harder you fall. Better watch out."
Appearances: Season 217
Source: Deemo

A girl living in the castle of the mysterious piano-playing shadow man, Deemo. She wants nothing more than to stay with Deemo forever.

  • An Arm and a Leg: She inflicts this on Homelander by chopping off his arms. He doesn't seem to mind, though.
  • Embarrassing Old Photo: Vectorman steals some baby photos of her and shows them to Inspector Punde, who finds them hilarious.
  • Enfant Terrible: Despite being just a child, she engages in a variety of violent acts over the course of the season.
  • History Repeats: She gets killed by the exact same event that killed Houkago Tea Time earlier, albeit getting killed by a different person.
  • Improbable Weapon User: She attacks Judy Neutron with coffee mugs, though they all end up hitting Anastasia Romanov instead.
  • Karmic Death: After she cuts off Homelander's arms, he later comes back to kill her, doing so with a divekick, using the limbs she didn't cut off.
  • No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: She breaks Misty Fey out of prison, and is rewarded by getting locked in prison herself.
  • Unfriendly Fire: While the Hunger Games are every man for themself, she does make an attempt to kill Janky's other tribute, though she fails.

Alfredo Linguini and Remy

"If you are what you eat, then I only want to eat the good stuff."
Appearances: Season 219
Source: Ratatouille

An unsuspecting culinary genius. Unbeknownst to anyone, the rat under his hat is the real mastermind.

  • Accidental Murder: They try to make their murder of Hugh Neutron look like one, but none of the other tributes buy it.
  • Alien Among Us: Possibly. They enter the Arena by spaceship, and want to return home after they crash it.
  • Lazy Bum: They never got around to submitting their picture to be used in the dictionary under the word "lazy".
  • Unwanted Assistance: The Plushie Union gets annoyed when Linguini and Remy try to guide them through the Hunger Games.

Miguel Rivera

"I'm gonna be a musician!"
Appearances: Season 219
Source: Coco

An aspiring young musician. His dream puts him at odds with his longtime music-hating family.

  • Enfant Terrible: The very first thing he does when the season begins is strangle Captain N to death with a rope.
  • Mondegreen Gag: He tries to discuss the licensing of a tapas bar with Ibushi, but the latter mishears "tapas" as "topless".

     Debuting in Season 222 - 229 


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Appearances: Season 222
Source: Fusions note 

A giant robot built to destroy a vulgar-mouthed angry gamer. Janky Kong remodeled him slightly to resemble a certain wish-granting incubator.

  • Combat Hand Fan: He takes a paper fan from the Cornucopia during the Bloodbath, though he never gets a chance to use it.
  • Logic Bomb: He stops functioning after getting truthed by Mimic Dice. While this was only temporary, the Madrigals ensure that he's never able to recover.
  • Off with His Head!: One member of the Madrigal family decapitates him with a downward sword slice.
  • Red Herring: I.N. and Changbin cross the Despair Event Horizon in an event suspiciously similar to a scene from Kyubey's source series, but nothing comes of it, so Mecha-Kyubey was most likely not involved.

Loid and Anya Forger

"Everyone has a secret self they don't show to people."
Appearances: Season 223
Source: Spy X Family

A master spy and his adopted daughter. Unbeknownst to him, he adopted a telepath.

  • Flipping Helpless: In a Shout-Out to Moana, the two end up stuck on their backs, where they guess that the audience would help them if their name was Dead Savers.
  • Grave Humor: Following their death, they are buried next to Nakuru Akizuki. Nakuru, Loid, and Anya's graves respectively read "Stupid", "We're with" and "Stupid."
  • Tyop on the Cover: Due to a typo in the simulator, Loid's name is spelt as "Lodi".
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: They only manage to last to the first night before getting gunned down by Sorrel.

Sheep Man

Appearances: Season 224
Source: Mega Man 10

A sheep-herding robot master who turned violent after being infected with Roboenza. His signature attack is the Thunder Wool.

  • Human Cannonball: He gets fired out of a cannon. He hits the side of a building, and doesn't survive the impact.
  • The Rival: Apparently views Gregson as such, as upon seeing him, Sheep Man reacts with "You!"
  • Sweet Sheep: Janky nominated him in hopes that he would avert this, after witnessing the actions of Wooloo the previous season. However, Sheep Man didn't end up lasting long enough to do any real damage.

Rabbid Mario

Appearances: Season 225

An alien rabbit merged with a replica of a legendary hero's headgear. He idolizes said legendary hero, and wants to be just like him.

  • Creator Backlash: He gets into a fight with Ewan over whether Mario + Rabbids or Fire Emblem has a worse fanbase.
  • Hostile Show Takeover: He attempts to take over as the season's host. Nintendo kills him as punishment.
  • Neat Freak: He freaks out upon getting a spot of mud on himself.


"The DJ stinks, the banners are crooked, and the cake should be chocolate! You're gonna ruin my party!"
Appearances: Season 225
Source: Pac-Man World

A robotic impersonator of the world-famous Pac-Man. He wishes to be just as popular as his inspiration.

  • Failed a Spot Check: During the Bloodbath, he realises that he forgot his license to live back home. FitMC kills him as punishment.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: He gets killed during the Bloodbath.

Cristina Valenzuela

Appearances: Season 226
Source: Real person

A popular voice actress in the anime and video game communities. She has over 400 voice credits to her name.

  • I Ate WHAT?!: She completely freezes up after Lunagaron asks her what's in the burgers she served at her food truck. Exactly what she put in them is never revealed.
  • Large Ham: She starts the Bloodbath by loudly yelling "THIS! IS! THE HUNGER GAMES!" as she steps off her podium.
  • Milestone Celebration: Janky nominated her on July 11th, 2022, which is her 35th birthday.

Party Phil

"Wii Party is jam-packed with all sorts of fun and exciting party games!"
Appearances: Season 227
Source: Wii Party series

The charming host of various fun-filled party games. He assists Miis as they take part in his games.

  • The Alcoholic: So much so, that Hudram tries to stop him from drinking. This doesn't work, and Phil ends up dying from an overdose.
  • Bullying a Dragon: After learning that Alcremie has made an elaborate plan to kill a bunch of tributes in brutal fashion, Phil just mocks her.
  • Leitmotif: The Wii Party Title theme, which plays as makes his entrance into the Arena.
  • MockGuffin: He manages to acquire the Crystal Heart, but he can't make any use of it, so he throws it in the trash.
  • Name's the Same: He shares his name with Grandpa Phil, who appeared in Season 227 alongside him.

ToeJam and Earl

"You should never let Earl drive."
Appearances: Season 228

A pair of funky-fresh dudes hailing from the planet Funkotron. Can often be found jamming out in their Righteous Rapmaster Rocketship... when they're not crashing it.

  • Digital Piracy Is Evil: They are forced to watch an anti-piracy video after being caught trying to illegally download a movie.
  • Mundane Utility: They have the ability to summon portals... and they use it to scratch their own backs.
  • Ret-Gone: They run the risk of fading from existence, as shown by the photograph Lucahjin has showing them fading away. They get properly killed before this can actually come to pass, however.

The Bonanza Bros.

Appearances: Season 228
Source: Bonanza Bros.

Two of the most cunning and notorious burglars in all of Badville. Either that, or former criminals hired to test out security systems. It's a bit unclear.


"µ's, Music, START!"
Appearances: Season 229
Source: Love Live! School Idol Project

An up-and-coming school idol unit hailing from the struggling Otonokizaka High School. Together, they strive to make everyone's dreams come true.

     Debuting in Season 230 onward 

Kohaku Tsukishiro

"Hitomi, I want you to visit me when I was a sophomore in high school."
Appearances: Season 230 (Time Season)

A loving, elderly mage from the not-too distant future. She was a bit of a troublemaker when she was a teenager.

  • Alternate Self: She appears as two separate tributes in Season 230; once as a teenager from the year 2018, and once as an elderly woman from the year 2078.
  • The Beastmaster: The elder Kohaku has control over a giant iron golem. She tries to send it after TM Ozzy, but it falls off a narrow bridge.
  • Continuity Nod: The younger Kohaku arrives in the Arena on the same bus that brought Hitomi to the past and back in their home series.
  • Eye Scream: Elder Kohaku pours acid into her eyes after she sees the faces of the Season 231 podium finishers.
  • Forced Transformation: Young Kohaku accidentally turns herself into a suit of living armor while trying to use alchemy to revive an unspecified fallen tribute.
  • In the Back: Young Kohaku gets stabbed in the back by Ying.
  • Temporal Paradox: Elder Kohaku sticks around even after her younger self is killed. This doesn't have any consequences, however.
  • The Fourth Wall Will Not Protect You: Elder Kohaku gets into a fight with Point Maid, one of the game's players.

Pac-Man (Ghostly Adventures)

"Aw, man! I'm a meme! This would be funny if it wasn't so horrible."
Appearances: Season 231

A student at Maze High School. When he's not in class, he's protecting the city of Pacopolis from the threat of the ghostly Lord Betrayus.

  • Amusement Park of Doom: He is the first victim of Cosma's Euthanasia Coaster.
  • Idol Singer: He becomes part of an idol group alongside Pino and Makoto. However, he and Makoto get killed before their careers can take off.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: He gets killed in the first update.


He cooks, he cleans, he annihilates!
Appearances: Season 232
Source: Chibi-Robo! series

A four-inch personal robotic helper. Whatever it takes to make people happy, he'll do it with determination.

  • Artistic License – Physics: He attracts baby chickens using a magnet. Somehow, the magnet doesn't affect him at all.
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: He starts the season by stuffing The Devil into a turkey carcass.
  • Eating Machine: He enjoys some delicious honey.
  • Heavy Sleeper: He manages to sleep through Neon Bubbles and Metailurus' attempts to wake him up.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: He attempts to continue harassing the Devil by leading him into an area full of laser turrets when they flood the arena, but the Devil teleports away, leaving Chibi-Robo to take all the fire.

Ophilia Clement

"The flame guides us true!"
Appearances: Season 232

A cleric hailing from the town of Flamesgrace in the Snowlands. An act of kindness on her part led to her being unexpectedly tasked with a religious pilgrimage that wasn't supposed to be hers.

  • Adaptational Villainy: In her source game, she is one of the main heroes, but she starts season 232 by forming an alliance with Lucina, with the two of them planning to kill as many tributes as they can. She doesn't actually manage to kill anyone, though.
  • Adaptational Jerkass: Ophilia is one of the kindest characters in her source game, but here, she actually manages to lose a contest against Rust 010 determining who was more noble, even with the fact that the judge was Lucina, who had been established as one of her allies.
  • "Freaky Friday" Flip: She swaps bodies with Dr. Doofenshmirtz by bumping their heads together. They manage to switch back by bumping them again.
  • In the Back: The laser turrets repeatedly hit her in the back.
  • Kaiju: She dresses up as one to fight a giant skeleton alongside Dr. Doofenshmirtz.
  • Literal-Minded: After a long activity, she decides to hit the sack. As in, she hits an actual sack.

Lego 1-UP Toad

"You'd better get all the 1-UPs you can, you're gonna need 'em!"
Appearances: Season 235
Source: Bootlegs

A minifigure modeled after a citizen of the Mushroom Kingdom. He is infamous for his possession of a buzzsaw.

  • Back from the Dead: He gets temporarily revived by Eric Forman, but dies again shortly after.
  • Came Back Wrong: Marx attempts to revive him, alongside all of the other fallen tributes, but they all come back fused together as an abomination, forcing him to put them down again.
  • Beautiful All Along: Toad makes a wish on a genie to become beautiful, but nothing happens because the genie can't make him any more beautiful.
  • Camera Abuse: He accidentally hits the cameraman with a sword while fighting against Leomon.
  • Karmic Death: He gets sliced in half by Cala Maria while attempting to do the same to a few other tributes.
  • Tampering with Food and Drink: He puts poison in the Triforce's drink while the latter isn't looking. Luckily, the Triforce notices that the drink smells funny and doesn't drink it.