Top 10 Worst Types of Fictional Characters

The Top Ten
1 The Mary Sue/Gary Sue

Writers make strong female characters and writers thinks Attack on Titan, Demon Slayer, Spy x Family, Teen Titans, Steven Universe is overrated.

Yes, so true. They never make mistakes and are always perfect. Many people like them, they look attractive, they always do things right, and they have no flaws. Real humans are not like that, not only are those characters unrealistic, but you cannot relate to them. People want characters to be relatable and realsitic.

I try to not make Mary Sues in my story because I know that nobody is perfect. I don't think I have a single character with out any problems.

Yeah, Makoto Itou, Alois Trancy, Those Are Terrible Characters From Anime, this is even worse than sparklers In T.V. Shows And Dora is Only a sparkler.

2 The annoying popular girl

In my story I have one equivalent to popular girl, but she has her own character development where she turns out to be really nice.

Usually a spoiled rich brat.

They piss me off!

3 The ripoff

Why didn't Babar's creator sue Tezuka for copying the story and making it about a certain white lion but adding a bad ending to it?

May I remind you people that Kimba The White Lion stole a lot of it's plot from Babar King Of The Elephants? Too Bad for you Kimba fans, your precious white lion is not original!

The Lion King (1994) and all of it's characters and legacy: An obvious ripoff of Kimba, Hamlet and the Bible. 'Enough said.

Kimba The White Lion. Poor Babar the Elephant, being overshadow by an overrated PETA propaganda piece!

4 The whiny one

Zuri from The Lion Guard is one character I hate because of this. She whines and complains about even the most harmless things.

So annoying. They cry all the time over petty things. Just shut up already!

I can't stand those kind of characters!

No one likes these

5 The bully

My story has a bully who was really evil but then I made her change into a better person.

I despise bullies! Aren't they ashamed of their actions? They ruined people's lives!

I really hate these guys. I want to shove them down a hole so bad.

Bullies suck, period.

6 The damsel in distress

She is just an annoyance that needs constant saving by a male protagonist and is super boring. She is annoying and stupid and gives people a bad message that girls always need to be saved by boys and marry them. Never liked how they always got kidnapped by the antagonist (also a male). If they know that they keep on getting abducted, then why don't they make a plan to get rid of the bad guy instead of depending on their boyfriend? Princess peach I'm looking at you.

GOD I hate these, though, in my story, I actually wrote one of these with a lot of depth. She's got her own sense of will and is extremely kind despite being extremely weak and moderately stupid. She tries to be helpful to the other characters and even falls into a crisis when she realizes how useless she really is. She's actually a lot more motivated and stronger than the male protagonist who keeps on saving her but just happens to be really helpless because of her "a stranger is a friend you haven't made yet" philosophy and how cruel I am to her.

Every female character in The Lion King/Guard that isn't an antagonist is this, at least once or more. Nala, Kiara, Zuri, Fuli and even Jasiri to name a few. Goes to show how horrible and anti-feminist the series really is.

Personally, I think that if they at least had a non annoying personality, they could be intersting. But that's my opinion and I'm an idiot.

7 The one who has no consequences for their actions

I had so send one of my characters to jail after he killd someone. Story is getting boring without him, but, like, dude, you killed someone so you need to go to jail or else it would be unfair.

Loki In avengers, I never saw him getting real consequences for killed hundreds in New york, same for Nebula.

Oh, like Kimba forcing the carnivores to go vegan even though that would kill them in real life, he should have gotten a worse fate in the magna and anime JUST FOR THAT ALONE!

These annoy me a lot.

8 The romantic vampire

The only vampire I'll ever like in a story is a story about My chemical romance. haha I hate vampires that are romantic and all that.

Ugh..I hate this so much
The are usually perverts whose only purpose in the story is to bite the girl for fanservice

I voted this since DIO counts as one of them!

Blame Twilight for this. Ugh.

9 That annoying character everyone hates

Re:Zero is a trash anime

10 The unnecessary love interest
The Contenders
11 The small-sized comic-relief sidekick that is annoying

I always found Gabby from Gulliver's Travels to be ridiculously annoying, his voice sounded like if Alvin and the Chipmunks tried to rap, and can easily get into your nerves quickly. I hate both Pico the Woodworm from The Magic Voyage and Timon & Pumbaa from The Lion King with a burning passion, because both characters have inherited traits that made Gabby annoying and they turned them up to eleven. And don't get me started on Scrappy Doo...

Seriously, there are better sidekicks and comic-relief characters than these abominations.

This is probably an unpopular opinion, but I think that Happy ( Fairy Tail ) is the most annoying blue cat ever!

Bunga from The Lion Guard is also very annoying and irritating.

I hated that gross Dog from the Movie Sinbad!

12 The know it all

Pretty much modern Lisa Simpson sums up everything wrong with the Know-It-All. She's controlling, arrogant, condescending and have a really uncomfortable obsession with being the best at everything

Hermione Granger is a know it all written greatly. But most of the times those characters are really annoying

Even the know it all has to mess up once in their life. It's boring when they never do.

13 The one with no character development

I don't agree with this one. I do understand that most characters have to have some character development to work, characters without development can be very funny at times. Sure, they can't have a big role, but just seeing them maybe once per episode or once per two episodes can be really funny. One great example of this is Creed Bratton from the office. I often find that it messes things up when they get a character who doesn't need development and gives it to them. A great example of this would be The Earl of Lemongrab who was a really funny character, and starting the episode Too Old they gave them too much development to the point where it wasn't funny anymore.

These characters are often kind of boring. I mean, they do not change throughout the whole series. They just stay the same. That makes a character flat out and plain boring.

It is even worse if the character with no development is a huge fan favorite; It's like if they want every character to be that, regardless of what some view otherwise.

It's worse when this is one o the main characters.

14 The bratty teenage daughter

Aleu from Balto II and (bleh) Kiara from The Lion King II are this. At least not all daughters are like that, thankfully.

15 The forbidden lover

It's not that bad really. My favourite anime couple - Jellal Fernandes x Erza Scarlet ( Fairy Tail ) - is an example of forbidden lovers and they're awesome! Furthermore, the most popular fictional couple in the world is arguably Romeo and Juliet, who are a pair of forbidden lovers.

Yeah, I'm not a fan of most of them.

16 The one with no personality

Yeah, these kinds of characters are bland as heck. They're as bad as the ones with no development.

Why even have them?

17 The brooding pretty boy

Read this and the first one came to my mind is Sasuke LOL Also Zeref and Jellal ( sometimes ). But they're still my favourite characters in their respective shows : P

18 The forgettable character

What's the point of a Character being made if they barely do anything? It would honestly be better to NOT make the character in the first place if you can't even think of anything interesting they do.

You know, a character which we've forgotten about
because it doesn't get screen-time or doesn't even talk!

19 The pedophile

We hate criminals.

20 The gamer kid

Gamer kids aren't that bad, actually. You often don't see fictional characters playing video games as opposed to watching T.V. or reading a book. I still would love to see more gamers in fiction, but that maybe just me.

Why so? They are not bad...

21 The comic relief who provides toilet humor

Timon and Pumbaa are probably one of my most hated comic reliefs in fiction next to the villainous hyena trio from the same film and Bunga from that film's spinoff, The Lion Guard.

First, Timon is very similar to Gabby from Gulliver's Travels (1939), such as being annoying, has anger issues at times, and even shares the same red-ish hair color. Heck, one would say that Timon has inherited all the traits that made Gabby annoying and turned them up to eleven. And man, I thought Gabby was pretty awful. Pumbaa, on the other hand, is stated to be the first character in the Disney animated canon to provide toilet humor, notably fart jokes. What?!

FART JOKES, IN THE SUPPOSED-TO-BE-FAMILY-FRIENDLY-AND-CONSERVATIVE-WORLD-OF-DISNEY?! That can't be possible. You have got to be kidding to me.

Not to mention that The Lion King is supposed to be all "epic" since it is based on both Hamlet and the Joseph/Moses stories from the Bible. Thus, toilet humor doesn't fit too well in a ...more

22 The animal abuser

Who want's to see some jerk hurting a poor innocent animal anyway? I honestly want to Choke Slam anybody who does that!

23 The creator's pet
24 The comic relief evil trio

Actually, I was thinking that the hyenas in The Lion King are the top worst characters of this type, honestly. They are a defamation of their whole species and aren't funny at all.

The Jiggle Butt Gang! They are not funny at all, they are completely disgusting!

25 The overprotective dad

Mufasa is this to Simba early in The Lion King when he forbid him from going to the place he wanted to go, and later Simba is this to his daughter Kiara. This is not how parents should treat their kids; Instead of forbidding them and sheltering them all the time, they should educate them the ways of life and how everything works, and help them understand. Not be like Simba/Mufasa by keeping them away from everything in sight.

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