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  • Accidental Innuendo:
    • The Little Bees keep going on about their stingers, and one of the Little Cars says that the Champion gets her motor running.
    • There's the infamous "Neutral Spanish" dub of Little Cars in which the word "race" is translated as "corrida" (a term for ejaculation). Since it's a movie about cars, they use that word a lot.
  • Alternate Character Interpretation: The mouth of Amanda from Little & Big Monsters defaults to a smile regardless of what her eyes are doing, so she always looks like she's either on drugs or cooking up some diabolical scheme.
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  • Angst? What Angst?: Pancada is completely happy about the fact that Polaris bet against him in the final fight.
  • Awesome Music: "Window to Nowhere" from the Gladiformers films. It also helps that it's a Real Song Theme Tune by a well-regarded Power Metal band.
  • Designated Hero: Princess Iria from The Frog Prince is portrayed as a spoiled Hypocrite who doesn't bother looking for a potential husband who meets her expectations. When she does meet a prince who wants to establish a sincere relationship with her, she's not listening to him. Some of her dialogue paints her as a tragic princess who wants to find love, but her attitude and background makes her look a lot worse.
  • Ham and Cheese: J. David Brimmer (aka Odion) is CLEARLY having fun playing Polaris in The Little Panda Fighter.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Their version of Rapunzel bears a considerable resemblance to Adagio Dazzle.
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  • Just Here for Godzilla: Many people who have watched these movies watch it for the English dub, done by none other than the 4Kids voice cast.
  • Magnificent Bastard: Polaris in The Little Panda Fighter.
  • Memetic Molester: This seems to be Video Brinquedo's interpretation of the Frog Prince. In his eponymous movie he's a slimy Manipulative Bastard who acts like he's entitled to have the princess just because he helped her out of a situation he caused. In Little Princess School he tries to rape the princesses' teacher.
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  • Padding: Re-used animation is par for the course with low budget productions, but Video Brinquedo do it to a ludicrous extent. Ratatoing for instance uses the same lengthy "suiting up" montage three times, while The Little Panda Fighter has a shot of Pancada very slowly walking over to his boss's desk used twice.
  • The Problem with Licensed Games: There actually was a licensed game based on The Little Cars, seemingly made by a one-person company and barely distributed anywhere. Its quality? Well... For one, the game employs an interesting score system where you receive one point every second, and the racer with the most points, i.e. the slowest one, is considered the best one—suggesting that the developer doesn't quite grasp the concept of a "race".
  • Retroactive Recognition: Some of the original Brazilian voice actors, such as Alex Minei and Wallace Costa, have moved onto better works.
  • Sequelitis: The company has been pumping out a lot of sequels to The Little Cars which are even worse than the first one.
  • So Bad, It's Good:
    • It greatly varies, but there are some truly funny things about their films as a whole.
    • The endless barrage of car puns in The Little Cars is funny in an "I can't believe you actually said that" way.
  • Special Effects Failure: They're pretty much this to the entirety of the full CG animated movie genre. In other words, they're the polar opposite to Pixar.
    • A stand-out example happens in The Little Cars. The villain cheats at the race by dropping some tacks on the road, causing one of the racers to spin out of control. The race ends with him not paying attention and running over his own trap. However, the animators forgot to add the tacks to the scene where he drops them, so what happens instead is that the camera randomly cuts to a shot of the villain's taillights before one of the other racers suddenly spins off the track for no reason. The race ends with the villain running over some tacks that just happened to be sitting on the track.
  • They Copied It, So It Sucks!: Video Brinquedo creates mockbusters of freshly-American animated films for a living.
  • Uncanny Valley: The animation is very stiff and this is most noticeable on characters' faces. Even though they're not supposed to look like humans, they still don't look right:
  • Unintentionally Sympathetic: Prince Zengui-Du from The Frog Prince falls into this category. Unlike the other bachelors (according to Iria), he's actually shown to be interested in learning more about Iria and her kingdom and wants to talk with her, something she's been shown to want out of a partner. The only reason he leaves is because she's actively ignoring him.
  • WTH, Casting Agency?: You'd never expect to say that in regards to some of the 4Kids actors appearing in the English dubs. Most notable are Wayne Grayson, Veronica Taylor, Lisa Ortiz, Mike Pollock, the late Maddie Blaustein, and Dan Green! However, their Ratatoing dub also has Vibe Jones, Urd from Ah! My Goddess!


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