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Panel de Pon X Smash Bros. Great Fray is a series of web videos created by WAリでし channelWD depicting Lip from Panel de Pon chasing General Guy across various video game universes depicted in Super Smash Bros. to recover the valuable Light Jewel that he stole from her. Along the way, she ends up picking fights with (and subsequently befriending) the various colorful characters of Super Smash Bros.


The series is in Japanese only, but features English subtitles for the convenience of Western viewers. You can watch it on YouTube here.

The following Tropes are featured in Panel de Pon X Smash Bros. Great Fray:

  • Accidental Misnaming: Episode 8's lineup of opponents is Mega Man, Pac-Man, and Duck Hunt. This leads to Lip failing to realize that The Last of These Is Not Like the Others and referring to Duck Hunt as "Duck Man", causing Duck Hunt to frantically attempt to correct her as the scene closes out. (So far, it looks like this is a one-time thing rather than a Running Gag.)
  • A Truce While We Gawk: In Episode 7, the match with Sonic literally pauses in its tracks so Sherry and Sonic can watch Eggman passing by in the background.
  • Attention Whore: Marth, in spades. Apparently WAリでし channelWD is a fan of the Alternate Character Interpretation from Awkward Zombie.
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  • Big Bad Triuumvirate: Bowser, Ganondorf, and Thanatos are the main villains of the narrative, scheming to rule the world together with the Light Jewel.
  • "Blind Idiot" Translation: The aforementioned English subtitles are of... dubious quality — as in "clearly run directly through Google Translate" quality. This results in such things as "Shut up!" being consistently translated as "Noisy!", the wordplay in Wario's monologues being Lost in Translation whenever he doesn't explicitly spell it out, and a whole lot of sentences making no grammatical sense. Thankfully, the script manages to be legible enough for non-bilingual viewers to figure out what's going on.
  • Composite Character: For some odd reason, Falco gets this treatment with the duck of Duck Hunt.
  • Couch Gag: The title card for each episode changes to reflect the characters that Lip will face.
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  • Drives Like Crazy: General Guy ends up wrecking both Fox's Arwing and Captain Falcon's Blue Falcon by trying to cram his entire army into them and then driving or flying directly into a solid wall. Naturally, Lip ends up getting blamed for both incidents.
  • Get Out!: While he doesn't say a word, the Discretion Shot (and subsequent Sweat Drop on Roy, Kirby, and Meta Knight) makes Mr. Game & Watch's reaction to Wario and Kumatora making a scene in his diner in Episode 6 painfully clear.
  • Gone Swimming, Clothes Stolen: In Episode 7, General Guy steals Shulk's pants, leaving him to wander around Delfino Plaza in the buff (and Lip to freak out over his "elephant paon").
  • The Heavy: General Guy's theft of the Light Jewel is the impetus for the adventure, but he's not truly the main villain — that role is taken by the Villain Team-Up of Bowser, Ganondorf, and Thanatos. General Guy does count as The Dragon, since he’s taking the Light Jewel to Bowser.
  • Late-Arrival Spoiler: Cordelia’s presence in the intro completely spoils the ending of the original Panel de Pon — her existence and relationship to Lip were among that game's biggest twists.
  • Lost Food Grievance: This is the reason why both DK and Pac-Man pick a fight with Lip.
  • Lost in Translation: Wario delivers a monologue at the end of most of the episodes, and several of these monologues veer wildly off-topic. While these tangents are most likely wordplay for wordplay's sake in the original Japanese script (confirmation needed), the nature of the translation for the English subtitles renders any cleverness in Wario's choice of words a moot point (assuming that the puns could be translated at all), making it look more like Wario is interrupting his own monologues for the sake of off-kilter philosophy.
  • MacGuffin: The Light Jewel, a magical gemstone entrusted to Lip by her mother, Cordelia. According to Cordelia, the Light Jewel protects the stability of the world, and disaster would ensue if someone with wicked intentions got their hands on it. So, naturally, when General Guy and his army steal the Light Jewel with the intention of delivering it to Bowser in exchange for a new tank, Lip has to chase after them to retrieve it. Shortly after the Stern Chase begins, Wario joins in with the intention of selling the Light Jewel to the highest bidder, meaning that the same object is valued by several different parties for several different reasons.
  • Misblamed/Frame-Up: Over half of the fights Lip gets into are the result of her encountering a character just as they discover the damage General Guy's antics have caused to something they treasured, and subsequently being blamed for the disaster. Hilariously, General Guy never goes out of his way to pin his crimes on Lip, as he doesn’t seem to realize that she's chasing him; he just leaves before being spotted and Lip just happens to stumble upon the scene of the crime right after the character General Guy wronged, causing them to assume Lip to be responsible or take their anger out on her.
  • Pintsized Powerhouse: The "little" aspect of Little Mac is grossly exaggerated when he appears in Episode 6, to the point where an arrow needs to hover over him at all times so the audience can tell where he is. Despite being ant-sized for whatever reason, Little Mac is just as strong here as he is in Smash Bros. proper, sending General Guy soaring into the sky with a single punch and being the only character so far to actually defeat one of the fairies in a Panel de Pon match. (This doesn't save him from being Squashed Flat by Wii Fit Trainer stepping on him, though...)
  • Potty Emergency: Lip and Ness end up having one at the same time in Episode 4, leading them to fight over the nearest bathroom.
  • Retraux: The match with R.O.B. in Episode 5 uses 8-bit graphics as a sort of Couch Gag.
  • Real After All: This is the implication of Thanatos being part of the Big Bad Triuumvirate, considering that he was just an illusion meant to test Lip in Panel de Pon proper...
  • Spell My Name with an "S": The subtitles consistently refer to Thanatos as "Sanatos".
  • Stern Chase: The whole premise is Lip pursuing General Guy to recover the Light Jewel after he steals it. She's never that far behind him, but keeps having to stop to deal with the messes General Guy makes. Meanwhile, Wario is chasing after Lip in the hopes of intercepting General Guy and taking the Light Jewel for himself, but has remained two or three stops behind Lip for the entire series except for Episodes 3, 6, and 8note .
  • Sticky Fingers: General Guy has stolen a lot of things over the course of the series. In addition to the Light Jewel, he’s stolen DK's bananas, Fox's Arwing, Captain Falcon's Blue Falcon, Shulk's pants (and considered stealing the Monado to use as a hood ornament), Snake's box, and Pac-Man's Power Pellets. Naturally, Lip gets blamed for most of the theftsnote , forcing her to fight the aggrieved party to continue her pursuit.
  • Unexpected Gameplay Change: The match with Pac-Man ends up being a quiz show, of all things.
  • Woman Scorned/Clingy Jealous Girl: Let's just say that Nana is not pleased with Lip flirting with Popo in Episode 4.

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