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Lascars is a French animated series created by Boris Dolivet a.k.a. El Diablo. It depicts with humor the misadventures of the youth subculture influenced by Hip-Hop, the series mostly uses verlan slang and adult humour, the episodes are usually shorts (1 minute). 2 seasons (60 episodes) was made in 1998 and 2007, an unaired pilot was also made for a 20 minute series.

The series also hit the cinema with an animated movie in 2009 which features the voice of Vincent Cassel and Diane Kruger.


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Lascars (the series) provides examples of the following tropes:

  • Art Evolution: The character design of the first season looks rather simple; in the second season, the character design becames more caricatural. Finally, the movie have a better animation. To see the art evolution, look at the different design of Tony Merguez.
  • Badass Bookworm: N'Cool, the graffiti guy in the episode "Pouilldé".
  • Celebrity Star
    • In the first season, there is an episode about the famous fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier.
    • Also, in season two, the episode "Retour vers le vintage" portrays the french rapper Joey Starr as an old man in the future.
  • The Future: "Retour vers le vintage" in the second season.
  • Gross-Out Show: Gross moments appears sometimes in the series.
  • Hip-Hop: The whole series is influenced by this culture.
  • Musical Episode: "Schlague Attack" in the second season.
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