Top Ten Most Misunderstood Fictional Characters


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21 Gilda (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic) Gilda (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
22 Krystal (Star Fox)

Krystal has been ruined by the furry fandom big time with their disgusting fanfics and art they make of her, it's even worse if they have nothing to do with Star Fox, despite Krystal being from Star Fox. If you have played the Star Fox games she's in, then you will find out that she is absolutely nothing like what furries thought of her to be.

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23 James McCloud

There is still the ongoing debate of whether he's dead or alive, yet he always appears in the last stage of every Star Fox game since Star Fox 64 with the exception of Adventures to help out his son, whom we all know as Fox McCloud. I do like James McCloud, though.

24 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.
25 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 . 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

26 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

27 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

28 Blaze the Cat (Sonic) Blaze the Cat (Sonic)

She isn't from the future either, it is confirmed that Blaze is in fact a native of the Sol Dimension and not the future.

She is just a video game character in the (later) Sonic the Hedgehog games starting with Sonic Rush for the Nintendo DS. Has nothing to do with vintage cartoons.

29 Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog, trademarked Sonic The Hedgehog, is the title character and protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by Sega, as well as numerous spin-off comics, five animated shows, and an animated OVA.

Mistaken as a classic cartoon character when he is just a video game icon. Yes, Sonic had animated series, but so did a lot of video game franchises. No matter what anyone says, Sonic will always be a gaming icon to me. The fandom also ruined Sonic's rep so it's been hard for the general public to see Sonic as what it is, rather than what it isn't.

Love the games, hate the fanbase.

30 Knuckles the Echidna (Sonic) Knuckles the Echidna (Sonic)

Often seen as a dumb character when he was never dumb. Just naive or gullible which is not the same as being dumb.

31 The Groke (Moomin)

She may be creepy but she's actually the most misunderstood character in Moomin.

32 Hatsune Miku (Vocaloid) Hatsune Miku (Vocaloid) Hatsune Miku, sometimes referred to as Miku Hatsune, is a humanoid persona voiced by a singing synthesizer application developed by Crypton Future Media.

She's only hated because she's popular - Discord1

33 Dave Karofsky (Glee)
34 Zoroark Zoroark

Zoroark and it's pre-evo Zorua are mistaken for being based on wolves and werewolves when they are actually based on the kitsune, like the Vulpix/Ninetales line are, instead.

35 Zorua Zorua

It's a little fox, you peeps. There is no "wolf" in Zorua at all.

36 Cream the Rabbit Cream the Rabbit

I also hate it when fans pair her up with Tails and say that "it's true that Tails and Cream shown romantic interest towards each other! I ship them! TailsXCream forever! ", which is so wrong. To be honest, Tails and Cream NEVER shown any romantic interest towards each other in any of the games, comics or shows, and fans do nothing but make junk up. They may interacted at least once, but none of it was romantic interaction and I can easily imagine Tails saying the same things to Sonic or someone like he did to Cream, anyway.

She...Is...NOT...SEXY. God, why do people think she is when she is just six years old?! It doesn't help that she's a rabbit and that her name is 'Cream', and this could be why the public thinks rather disturbing thoughts about her. If she was a different species and didn't had a name that sounded fitting for "Rule 34", then she would be more tolerable and much safer from the dirty minds out there.
She isn't named "Cream" for the reason that you think, peeps. Her name comes from the fact that she likes ice cream. (or cream cheese, in contrast to her Chao companion, whose name is Cheese)

37 Silver the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog Franchise) Silver the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog Franchise)

Silver is not a terrible character by any means, yet peeps think he's one because of the game he made his debut in. (Sonic 2006, a widely hated game by many, but really isn't as bad a game as many think) They also think he's on drugs because of the shape of his quills, which to them resembles a cannabis leaf. (but he isn't on drugs or anything) Silver is like the Sonic equivalent of Trunks from Dragon Ball Z, plus his psychic powers shows that he still can be cool.

He Should Be Number 1 Because He Has More Hurtful And Cruel Its No Use Memes Than Princess Celestia's Troll Memes Combined

38 Sally Acorn Sally Acorn

She only appeared in SatAM, the comics and a cameo in Sonic Spinball, which was made in a different time. None of the recent Sonic games or shows feature her or the rest of the Freedom Fighters and other characters exclusive to the shows and comics, save for Sonic Boom. The whole Sonic 'shipping war between Sally Acorn and Amy Rose doesn't really help that much, either. Most fans are more familiar with Amy than with Sally nowadays.

39 Rouge the Bat Rouge the Bat

Which is the one true pairing? Rouge with Shadow, or Rouge with Knuckles? Last time I have checked, there is NO canon Sonic shipping in any of the Sonic games, T.V. shows or comics. Although a few are implied, such as Sonic/Sally in SatAM, Tails/Cosmo in Sonic X and Sonic/Amy in Sonic Boom, but none of them were serious romance. And most importantly, Tails and Cream shown absolutely no romantic interest towards each other. Anyway, back on the subject... Just because Rouge the Bat is a flirt, doesn't mean you have to ship her with every fictional character in existence.

40 Fox McCloud Fox McCloud

He is a GREAT hero. Deserves more credit.

Awesome hero of a good video game franchise. While poor Fox may not be as praised or well known as Mario or Link, he still has potential to become a major icon for Nintendo in the future. I can hope so, because after all, the best-reviewed game in the series, Star Fox 64, was innovative at the time for introducing the rumble feature that is common in most game controllers today.

What angers me is when Fox is mistaken as someone who is similar to Simba from The Lion King (which I hate that character and the whole movie he comes from with a burning passion) when they're nothing alike. Fox didn't start out bratty like Simba did, that's for sure.

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