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"No mames!" (Tr. "No fucking way!")
— An annoyed Negas using his usual Cluster F-Bomb.

Negas is a YouTube animated comedy Mexican series created by Ricardo Adrián Lozoya (a.k.a RAL), which started on 2009. Negas is RAL's Breakout Character from his original short animations.

Actually, RAL's first animated videos are about a Cheerful Child named Ral, who lives in a Crapsack World version of Mexico together with his best friends Ranito and Keto. It also portrayed Ral's Deadpan Snarker unnamed older brother. It eventually spawned a Spin-Off series: Negas (which centers around Ral's brother, named Negas), and Pinchimono - following the adventures of the Pinchimono, a blob-like creature with Hair-Trigger Temper issues. The plot is a Black Comedy Slice of Life that revolves around Negas, now a neurotic salaryman in his late twenties. And some other short stories.

It is another of the most lucrative YouTube cartoons of Mexico, together with PoGonYuTo and Vete A La Versh. The miniseries can be found on the IrreverenToons Youtube channel.


These are currently the Negas cartoons:

  • Raltoon note 
  • Don Makila note 
  • DF me le cuento note 
  • Ena Gena (translated as "Alie Nate") note 
  • Poppa Peg note 
  • Moni (and her homosexual hair) note 
  • Advertisement:
  • Pinchimono note 
  • Niño Ratta (translated as "Squeaker") note 

Provides Examples of:

  • Ambiguously Gay: Paulo, the jerkass Bad Boss.
  • And a Diet Coke: Moni thinks in a diet is perfectly okay to eat a salad topped with a bucket of fried chicken. When her hair calls her out on it, she claims it's okay, because she's drinking diet coke.
  • Author Appeal: The various bland products and videogames references.
  • Author Avatar: The author has three in the series. They even share his Big Ol' Eyebrows.
    • Negas, the cynic adult who's disillusioned about his life (And to a lesser extent, Poppa's father, since he's basically Negas as a pig).
    • Ral, the innocent child who's unaware about the Crapsack World he lives in.
    • Pinchimono, the violent and emotional blob who prefers to screw the rules and dive right into a situation.
  • Art Evolution: The web animation's art style is rather sketchy in the original chapters but becomes much more professional as the series progresses.
    • Later on, the Don Makila sketches take a more sketchy and chaotic style. Negas explains this is for two reasons: 1) He feels this way they convey better the frustration of being a drone stuck in a dead-end job and 2) he thinks the deformed characters look funny.
  • Bad Boss: Paulo Chinguetas. He treats his underlings badly, especially Ñoñostacio and Negas. He also favors the Wapper, because he is good-looking. In later episodes, he's subdued to Flanderization.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: Negas has some peculiar ones. Also, his brother Ral.
  • Black Comedy
  • Boisterous Weakling: Niño Ratta, who declares himself to be the best gamer and hacker ever. Far from the truth, he's actually a 13-year-old geek who sucks at everything he does.
  • Bratty Half-Pint:
  • Butt-Monkey: Ñoñostacio, even more than Negas.
  • Catch Phrase:
    • Negas: Mamadas, mamadas pendejas! (Bullshit, freaking bullshit!)
    • Checker: Ay, que rico! (Aww, so yummy!)
    • Paulo: Aurururururu!
    • Ral: Amigo! (Buddy!)
    • Don Cuco: Que chingados andas haciendo, puta?! (The hell are you doing now, bitch?!)
    • Niño Ratta: Te boi a jakear! (I'm gonna hack ya!)
    • Ganso Donal: Amo a jugah, papu!(Let's play, buddy!) and Me estoy quemando! (I'm burning!)
  • Camp Gay: Checker Cuckis, who is after Anything That Moves, as long as it is a guy. He also lusts after Negas.
    • Moni's homosexual hair is a lighter example, though it's notable in that Negas voices him with the exact same voice as Checker.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: A good portion of the narrative.
  • Comedic Sociopathy
  • Comic-Book Time: Lampshaded in one episode by Ratta's teacher "Today is the last day of classes, but since we live in an atemporal world, it's going to be the same year forever and ever".
  • Corpsing: Cherc, a parody of Shrek where the main characters are Camp Straight, is notable in that Negas keeps the audio completely unedited from his recording, including him constantly chuckling and saying things like "This is so stupid".
  • Couch Gag: The Poppa Peg episodes have many:
    • Poppa will introduce herself "I'm Poppa the pig!" followed by a random, usually unrelated character, also presenting themselves (usually Poppa will yell "PUTO, CAÓN!" (Faggot, bitch!) at them.
    • The title appears with the subtitle "Created by: ___" each episode having a different creator (Satan, Hitler, Trump, The Dollar at Thirty Pesos, Capitalism, Justin Bieber, ETC.)
    • At the end of the episode, the title is shown again, though this time we see Poppa's after she was killed, and a new "Created by: ____" gag.
    • The video ends with an advertisement for "Leshe Shabo" (Dude Milk), followed by a new variant of said milk (Light, gluten-free, baby, chocolate, etc).
  • Cranky Neighbor: The Stubborn Old Man, who often whacks Negas (and Checker) with his walking cane for little reason at all.
  • Crapsack World: It is actually a flanderized Mexico City, but still.
  • A Date with Rosie Palms: Ganso Donal (Donal Goose) from Niño Ratta is a physical embodiement of this; he's an antropomorphic goose with a very stretchy neck. He appears when someone downloads pictures of "Elfas Rikolinas" (Yummy female elves) and follows them around asking them to play. If not given attention, he catches fire as he keeps asking. Adding to this, the mexican expression "Jalarle el cuello al ganso" (yank the goose's neck) has the same meaning as the american "choking the chicken".
  • Depraved Homosexual: Checker, Checker, Checker...
    • Niño Ratta's teacher as well. Unlike Checker, the problem is not that he tries to flirt with everybody, but that the main target of his affections is Ratta's classmate, Albertito.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Negas’s prominent trait.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: In the "Negas VS. Wapper" episode, Paulo makes them work hard in order to get a bonus as he records them in order to make a video "How to be and not to be at the Makila". After complimenting the Wappers’s atributes and style and complaining about Negas’s plain and ordinary face and clothes, he declares that the winner is Wapper because he is hot. Negas is not amused.
  • The Dilbert Principle: The members of the Makila corp.
  • The Eeyore: Negas. He actually has a Meaningful Name, since it's a pun on the word "negative".
  • Dragged into Drag:
  • The Fundamentalist: Ratta's classmate, Moises Amenes, a highly religious boy who claims everything is a sin, except for sunday school, The Bible and The Bible 2.
  • Incompatible Orientation: Checker towards any male in the series.
  • Let's Meet the Meat: A couple of Poppa Peg episodes end with Daddy Pig slicing her into ham slices and serving them as dinner.
  • Nietzsche Wannabe: Negas in earlier chapters. Would someone so snarker usually be that philosophical?
  • Not So Above It All: In the episodes starred by Negas and Ñoñostacio. The latter starts doing things an otaku would do, such as buying action figures on eBay or watching anime in his PC. In those episodes, Negas always makes fun of Ñoñostacio for being a geek, only to start swooning for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles when he thinks nobody is watching him.
    • Also, there's an episode where Don Cuco goes to [[Most Gamers Are Male Niño Ratta's room to beat him again, but ends up playing Minecraft in his PC. Surprisingly, he ends up being a better player than Niño Ratta ever was, and later episodes focus on Don Cuco playing Minecraft when Niño Ratta isn't watching....
  • Occidental Otaku: Ñoñostacio and Niño Ottaco.
  • Pokémon Speak: Poppa's mother, Mothafucka, can only say one word: "MOTHAFUCKA!". With a stereotypical black man voice, even.
  • Puppy-Dog Eyes: Negas has ones during the Throw the Dog a Bone episode, when he realizes that the girl he spent the night with, put him some Alka-Seltzer in his pocket.
  • Really Gets Around: Checker.
  • Ridiculously Successful Future Self: As shown in the episodes "El Chavo" and "Santa exists", Negas becomes a physicist, gets married and wins a Nobel Prize. He even becomes more snarker than he already is. His grandson lampshades it.
    "I'm Negas' grandson, Negas Mc Fly! Don't ask how the grumpy asshole was able to reproduce, but he did, okay?. Get it over with."
  • Screw the Rules, I'm Beautiful!: The Wapper in his debut episode.
    • Niño Ratta's teacher openly swoons and praises Albertito, while dismissing his other students for being "ugly".
  • Sdrawkcab Speech: The Grays in Niño Ratta speak like this. They even listen to music this way (when the audio is reversed, it's revealed that the weird, otherwordly music they dance to is actually a cumbia).
  • Set Right What Once Went Wrong: In the future episode, Doc from Back to the Future appears to Negas’s grandson, in order to create a time paradox to prevent Justin Bieber’s birth.
  • Stylistic Suck: The Niño Ratta animations. Among other things, the characters are barely animated, they briefly blink out of existance, background objects ocasionally move to higher layers and a good chunk of clothes, objects and backgrounds are blatant cases of GIS Syndrome (the pattern on Ratta's mom's dress even has a stock image watermark on it).
  • Surrounded by Idiots: Negas firmly believes this, even during his Not So Above It All moments.
  • The Dog Bites Back: When Paulo teaches Negas his technique of popping out of nowhere. After he proceeds to explain how did he learn it, Negas uses it and escapes. Subverted in the end, when as Negas drives away, Paulo pops out in the car; freaking out poor Negas and crashing his car. Apparently, Paulo did it to give a lesson on how to be more attentive to surroundings, but Negas starts insulting him, since his car is now destroyed.
    • Averted. In later episodes, Negas uses it to escape from his co-workers when they start being too annoying.
  • They Killed Kenny Again: The titular character of Poppa Peg is killed in every single episode, only to return on the next one.
  • This Is for Emphasis, Bitch!: Most of Don Cuco's dialogue, when talking with Niño Ratta.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: The advertisement episode for Alka-Seltzer. Negas goes to the disco where he finds a girl, who takes a liking to him, even with the Deadpan Snarker traits. Another much better looking man asks the girl to dance, but she prefers to dance with Negas, much to the latter’s joy. After they dance all night and have sex, he goes for his job reunion the next day, obviously tired, only to find that the girl left him an Alka-Seltzer in his pocket. Cue Negas smiling, a success at the reunion and the possibility to see the girl again. Considering how much of a crap he is treated in the series, he really deserves it.
    • Ocasionally, Don Cuco will show he appreciates his stepson, Niño Ratta, in his own twisted way. Usually when Ratta is upset about his biological father rejecting him.
  • Unexplained Recovery: If a character is killed, they are very likely to return on the next episode. Heck in one Niño Ratta episode, Niña Unik killed herself twice.
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: As shown in the "Children's Day" episode, this is the case with Negas, Checker and Ñoñostacio.
    • Negas was a cute little boy who thought the best of people and loved to play with his Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles dolls. And then, his Raphael doll breaks and we see him now as a hysterical young man who Hates Everyone Equally....
    • Checker used to be an average innocent child, until Michael Jackson lured him to a van with promises of candy. Fortunately, RoboCop killed him before he could molest Checker. Meanwhile, the boy found a collection of Twilight films and saw them all in a day...turning him into the Camp Gay he is now.
    • Also Ñoñostacio was an outgoing-child who was an overachiever and loved playing sports. Until one day a vendor tried to sell them some Yu-Gi-Oh! cards and convinced him that he would be succesful at life if he collected them all. Afterwards, he becomes a slobbish Occidental Otaku.
  • Verbal Tic: “Hurururururu”, used by Paulo when popping out of nowhere.
    • Ral makes a "Ploop" noise whenever he blinks.
  • When He Smiles: Negas, especially during the Throw the Dog a Bone episode mentioned above. He even points it out to the girl he dates in that episode.
    Negas: Hi, wanna dance with me? See, I can smile. *grins*
    • In later episodes, he is smiling more often.
  • World of Snark: Are you really surprised?

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