Top Ten Most Misunderstood Fictional Characters

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1 Princess Celestia (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic) Princess Celestia (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)

I hate all the adult jokes, "cupcakes" etc on a KID show. It stinks..

She's not a troll, a molester, or even a dictator. - Pony

I love Celestia so much she's my favorite pony, and it's sad to say but she is deffunately miss understood. Just because she vanished Luna to the moon once she vanishes everything to the moon, but also NO ONE EVER THINKS OF ALL THE PAIN IT CAUSED HER AND SHE WAS CONSTANTLY REMINDED THAT SHE HAD TO BANISH HER OWN SISTER

2 Trixie Lulamoon (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic) Trixie Lulamoon (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)

I think she's so irritating and funny at the same time. - RockFashionista

I personally like her boastfulness. - Pony

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3 Mario (Mario series) Mario (Mario series) Mario is the main character in the Mario Bros . Franchise, who was created by the creative director and video game designer at Nintendo of Japan, Shigeru Miyamoto . Mario has appeared in almost every Mario Game, including spinoff series, as a playable character, with few exceptions including New Super ...read more.

Often hated by some of the Sonic fandom for being Sonic's rival in the classic console wars, or even no reason at all. Seriously. If it weren't for Mario, there would be no Sonic.

He's not a psychopath! - Pony

4 Princess Peach (Mario Series) Princess Peach (Mario Series) Princess Peach is a major character in the Mario Bros. Franchise. She is usually the character who needs saved in most Mario Games, but also has appeared as a playable character in the Main-Series Mario Games, including Super Mario 3D World, Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario Run, and even starred in ...read more.
5 Pyro (Team Fortress 2)

Some people don't know what gender Pyro is. - Pony

6 Bowser (Mario series) Bowser (Mario series) Bowser is the main antagonist of the Mario Bros. Franchise. From kidnapping Princess Peach to simply destroying a fun game between Mario and Friends in the Mario Party spinoff series, this king of the Koopas has set up a certain hatred towards himself amongst the large cast of Mario Characters. He first ...read more.

Did you know that his ego gets in the way of everything? - Pony

7 Princess Luna (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic) Princess Luna (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
8 Dr. Eggman (Sonic series) Dr. Eggman (Sonic series) Doctor Ivo "Eggman" Robotnik is a fictional video game character and the main antagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series, created by Sega.
9 Voldemort (Harry Potter) Voldemort (Harry Potter) Lord Voldemort is a fictional character and the central main antagonist in J. K. Rowling's series of Harry Potter novels. Voldemort first appeared in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, which was released in 1997.
10 Dan (Dan Vs) Dan (Dan Vs)

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11 Yoshi ( Mario series)
12 Squidward Squidward Squidward Tentacles is a fictional character voiced by actor Rodger Bumpass in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.
13 Lars (Steven Universe) Lars (Steven Universe)

I hate when people call Lars a douche or gross because of the way he looks and acts. Yes, he may act like an douche sometimes but he's just doesn't know how to treat people and his so obsessed with fitting in that he does stupid stuff. - JelloLife

He is not mean

14 Miles "Tails" Prower (Sonic) Miles Miles Prower, more commonly known by his nickname Tails, is a fictional character in Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog series. He is a significant main character after the title character Sonic, who is also his best friend.

Most people mistaken Tails as an annoying character when he isn't. He is an awesome, intelligent and helpful ally and sidekick of Sonic.

Tails is also my favorite character in Sonic. Seriously, he's not annoying.

15 Rainbow Dash (MLP) Rainbow Dash (MLP) Rainbow Dash is a female Pegasus pony from the popular 2010 kid's show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She represents the element of loyalty is one of most well known characters of the show. She may be a little mean sometimes but she still does what is best for her friends .

Some fans see her as a jerk or as Sonic's love interest when she's none of those. Being hot-headed is not the same as being a jerk.

Agreed, she is not a heartless bully. Just hot-headed. There's a difference.

Yeah
The TopTens Hasn't Been Too Kind To Her

Most Of The TopTens Sees Her As A Heartless Bully.
But I Think She Is Not A Bully At All, Sure She Can Be A Little Mean Sometimes, But It's All Unintentional.
Bullying Is Planned
Rainbow Dash Did Not Plan On Making Fluttershy Cry.
All The Times She Was A Bit Of A Jerk Were Not Planned At All.

16 Gilda (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic) Gilda (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
17 Lapis Lazuli (Steven Universe) Lapis Lazuli (Steven Universe) Lapis Lazuli is a homeworld gem from the 2013 Cartoon Network series Steven Universe. She is currently living in an old barn with Peridot. She has the ability to control water and she can sprout her very own water wings.
18 Pearl (Steven Universe) Pearl (Steven Universe) Pearl is a fictional character from the 2013 animated series Steven Universe, created by Rebecca Sugar . She is a "Gem", a fictional alien being that exists as a magical gemstone projecting a holographic body . ...read more.

I love the fact that there is a fat girl character that everybody loves but I have noticed that a lot of people talk crap about Pearl while they praise amethyst and garnet. They all should get love. Most people call Pearl bossy and the fun ruiner. She may seem like it but she has her reasons. - JelloLife

She has the best weapon and she is bossy and a fun ruined because she has OCD

Bird Mom :P

19 Carolyn McAdams (Flight of the Navigator)

I put Sarah Jessica Parker's 1986 character on here because while I completely ADORE her, I really don't understand her. If you've seen this movie, notice a few things you haven't noticed before, like how Carolyn seems a bit abrasive when we first meet her. But at the same time, she's sweet and kind hearted and intelligent, and is reluctantly willing to defy her bosses at NASA in order to help out a friend (who just happens to be a twelve year old time traveling navigator). She is absolutley beautiful and gorgeous, and I'd just LOVE to look like her! So yeah, kudos to Sarah J Parker's 21 year old self, and I really do love her like a sister. I just fail to understand her character completely. - RockFashionista

20 Karel (Fire Emblem)

Mistaken as a villain when the fact that he is an anti-hero on the heroes' side all along.

Fire Emblem Warriors is actually being made into a game for real, for the Switch and 3DS. Although I can pray that it will be good.

Anyway, back on the subject, I still hate it when people demonize Karel and see him as something he's not. In fact, making him an antagonist is really harmful to his characterization knowing how much development he's been through between the games he's in. Anti-hero yes, but never a villain. Get your minds right, folks.

I personally hope that Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade gets a remake soon. The future might be looking bright since, from what I've seen, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia has been doing very well in Japan with a high score rating by Famitsu so far, so I can hope for the best results.

He was never a villain, people.

I can't tell you how much people constantly exaggerate Karel's character and see him as something he never was, it's ridiculous. One person posted a topic on the Serene's Forest Forums (or was it GameFAQs? I forgot) about how would you handle a 'Fire Emblem Warriors' if they made the game a la Hyrule Warriors, and the spoiler section said that Karel could "Depending on whether he's being the sword demon or sword saint he could also switch between team hero and villain"... WHAT THE ****?

Excuse me for the censored cuss word, but it bothers me so much that they see Karel as a villain. He never had such role in any of the games. He always has been on "team hero", and never on "team villain". His role as the Sword Demon in Fire Emblem: Blazing Sword was an anti-hero all along and never sided with the villains at all. Did the fandom really lose their minds over the years? The Sword Demon was an anti-hero, and the Sword Saint is a goody two-shoes. Not all anti-heroes started out as ...more

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