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Pilli Adventure is a Animesque World of Weirdness Web Comic about the adventures of a Goth Mexican girl, her foreign best-friend, her more energetic friend, and her boyfriend's soul (which she has stuck in a "Day of the Dead" skeleton doll).

It can be found here or in DrunkDuck.


This series includes examples of:

  • Amazing Technicolor Population: At some point in the comic, Pilli's skin color inexplicably changed from light pink to green. It was a Chekhov's Gun, later revealed as a side-effect of the ritual she performed to bring Paco back to life.
  • America Saves the Day: Totally subverted. When Americans aren't the problem to start with (usually tourists on Spring Break), the two bungling NASA agents who occasionally show up usually make things worse.
  • Art Shift
  • Big Bad: Xiu. At least that's what he keeps saying.
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  • Catchphrase:
    Mona: Poor [insert Monster of the Week]. He only wanted to kill us all.
  • Cute Bruiser: Paco would kick your ass if you called him that, but it's still true.
  • Cute Monster Girl: Mona, who's a Gorgon.
  • Delinquent: Before he got killed, Paco's main interests were booze, women, and smoking. Dying hasn't changed that at all.
  • Contractual Immortality: The author said it himself: "in the original script Mona died, but Im a coward".
  • Demonic Dummy: Paco's more of a Jerkass Dummy, but...
  • Evil Twin: Paco has an "evil" twin, named Juan. Aside from wearing different-colored shirts, they act pretty much the same.
  • Expy: Paco is pretty much what Bender would be if he had a Mexican girlfriend. He even has an Evil Twin!
  • Gorgeous Gorgon: Mona actually is a Gorgon.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Jinx.
  • Heroic RRoD: In the current arc, Paco's body is falling apart in the middle of a huge battle.
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  • Intentional Engrish for Funny: Early on the dialogue was filled with minor (but numerous) spelling and grammatical errors since English isn't the writer/artist's first language. This is pretty much gone now.
  • It's Always Mardi Gras in New Orleans: Usually averted, although Día de los Muertos has been important to the plot.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Paco, once in a while.
  • Mayincatec: A lot of the bizarre monsters Paco ends up punching are Aztec.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Paco was actually pretty good-looking before his unfortunate accident.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Jinx. She seems to be aware of it, too.
  • Noodle Incident: After Paco got run over by a bus, Pilli bound his soul into a Calavera doll. How she did this has never been explained, but we know her blood was involved.
  • Older Than They Look: Luna
  • Ordinary High-School Student: Pilli.
  • South of the Border: Usually averted, as the writer's Mexican.
    • It's interesting to note: in an early episode they criticize fake american mexican food burritos, but they are always eating tacos.
  • Taken for Granite: Mona is a Gorgon. Seeing her naked will turn you to stone.
  • The Woobie: Mona, who's very insecure about her looks. Of course, this is understandable.
  • Vain Sorceress: Luna.
  • Mexican Example Of Weirdness

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