Top 10 Dramatic Ironies Behind Certain Fictional Characters

The Top Ten Dramatic Ironies Behind Certain Fictional Characters

1 Wants to eliminate criminals from the world by serially murdering each and every single one of them on the very first sights of their names - Light (Death Note)
2 Wants to make his town's citizens lazy but makes such ridiculously elaborate and energetic schemes for doing so that he actually ends up becoming more of a role model for fitness - Robbie Rotten (Lazy Town)
3 Is a heavily power-armored, alien-shredding, laser-blasting, planet-exploding space warrior who is actually an extremely thin and muscle-lacking woman underneath her suit - Samus (Metroid)
4 Wants to cleanse Pandora of its political and environmental filth by becoming its heartless, mass-murdering evil dictator and polluting the living daylights out of it - Handsome Jack (Borderlands 2)
5 Deems himself the new Ultimate Hope Student but is actually quite easily the second biggest despair-spreading psychopath and first biggest creep of the entire franchise - Nagito (Danganronpa 2)
6 Is seen as a coward by his owners but is able to easily shrug off the in-person sight of all kinds of grotesque monstrosities and spiritual plagues on a daily basis - Courage (Courage the Cowardly Dog)
7 Proclaims himself the smartest man in the world but can't seem to figure out that Batman is still vastly more intelligent than him, rendering his schtick almost completely ineffective - The Riddler (Batman)
8 Hates children who read but lives in a library and acts like a complete pedophile at all times - I. M. Meen (I. M. Meen)
9 Is considered the show's ultimate Pokémon trainer but only knows how to use Pikachu - Ash (Pokemon Anime)
10 Is advertised and designed as a badass tomboy grunge-rocker girl but turns into the world's most adorably shy, sweet and harmless little cutie-patootie when not wielding her guitar - Lammy (Parappa The Rapper)

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11 Is trying to be the main villain of the game but actually ends up becoming the main protagonist - Bowser (Super Mario)

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12 Is so concerned about preventing the Giant from destroying Hogarth's hometown that he almost ends up accidentally nuking said town in the process - Mansley (Iron Giant)
13 Wants all of the "impure sinners" of his city to be cast into the fiery pits of hell but ends up dying the exact same way himself - Frollo (Hunchback Of Notre Dame)
14 Is called a Rapper by the game's title but is actually more of a repeater of his masters' lines - Parappa The Rapper
15 Practices every day on his clarinet and has an extravagant house but is actually dirt-poor and musically talentless - Squidward (Spongebob)
16 Is made out to be the main villain of Spongebob but is actually a good guy compared to Mr. Krabs - Plankton (Spongebob)
17 Looks like an evil vampire demon lord but is actually a harmless, kind-hearted breeder of hamsters - Gundham (Danganronpa 2)
18 Wanted to destroy the universe so badly, he forgot that he also lives in it - Evil The Cat (Earthworm Jim)
19 Could very easily just move away from his annoying neighbors, but decides not to - Squidward (Spongebob)
20 Barely has the mental capacity to eat, yet is secretly a genius mad scientist and brain surgeon - Stimpy (Ren & Stimpy)
21 Has helper fairies that actually end up making his already rough life even worse - Timmy (Fairly Odd Parents)
22 Is incredibly homosexual, monstrous and perverted himself, yet claims that all gay people should be destroyed - Mr. Garrison (South Park)
23 Claims that women literally cannot read, yet is also illiterate himself due to his own sheer idiocy - Gaston (Beauty And The Beast)
24 Views himself as the hero of the games when in reality, he's the one destroying the entire world in a psychotic temper-tantrum fit of rage - Kratos (God Of War 2 and 3)
25 Is characterized as a coward by the game, while also braving his way through an entire haunted mansion to save his brother - Luigi (Luigi's Mansion)
26 Is the god of the organic-life-supporting one of the two titans, yet is actually the bad guy of the two - Zanza (Xenoblade)
27 Has an early-series running gag of dying in every single episode, even though he never ACTUALLY dies - Kenny (South Park)
28 Has ended up accidentally saving the world quite a few times out of his sheer insatiable greed - Wario (Super Mario)
29 Is a massive, spike-covered, muscular beast with an entire legion of minions supporting him but can't stop ONE lanky Italian plumber - Bowser (Super Mario)
30 Seems to actually ENJOY being kidnapped by Bowser in almost every game - Princess Peach (Super Mario)
31 Is labeled as the Ultimate Fortune Teller but is only right 25% of the time and is also a complete moronic lunatic - Hagakure (Danganronpa)
32 Was designed as the ultimate moron but actually ends up being a rather clever and cunning villain - Wheatley (Portal 2)
33 Is a genius theoretical physicist whose in-game puzzles are limited to throwing/shooting things around and activating switches - Gordon Freeman (Half-Life)

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34 Hates being called fat but also based his nickname off of being called fat - Eggman (Sonic)
35 Was designed to be the caretaker of the Aperture Science facility but quickly devolved into its murderously sadistic psychopath - GLaDOS (Portal)
36 Hates when other people are mean to her but is easily the bossiest little brat in the franchise - Saionji (Danganronpa)
37 Was literally raised by wolves but ended up becoming a braindead manchild that still lives with them - Heffer (Rocko's Modern Life)
38 Hates Rocko for being his annoying neighbor when HE is actually the annoying one of the two - Ed Bighead (Rocko's Modern Life)
39 Is a nice version of Monokuma - Monomi (Danganronpa 2)
40 Looks like an adorable squirrel, drinks and swears and beats people and steals money like an abusive husband - Conker (Bad Fur Day)
41 They look like a deformed cat and dog, but are actually quite the opposite - Ren/Stimpy (Ren & Stimpy)
42 Aims to eliminate fear from Gotham but actually ends up spreading even more of it in the process - Batman (Batman)
43 Is skinny as a rail and lives on a diet of almost exclusively chili dogs - Sonic (Sonic The Hedgehog)
44 Is an antisocial loser who now gets all of the girls at his school due to his superhero persona - Peter Parker (Spider-Man)
45 An egotistical and arrogant robotic supermodel created by a fat nerd with severe self-esteem issues - Mettaton (Undertale)
46 Never actually ends up killing anyone in the game, since her code would make it way too obvious - Genocider Syo (Danganronpa)
47 Acts cute, sweet and harmless but is also easily one of the darkest and most manipulative characters in the game - Alphys (Undertale)
48 Is intended as the annoying comic-relief sidekick but ends up being more competent than the main protagonist - Vanellope (Wreck-It Ralph)
49 Knows everything about designing elaborate contraptions but nothing about common sense - Wallace (Wallace & Gromit)
50 Is more of a hilariously incompetent Bungler than an Inspector - Gadget (Inspector Gadget)
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