#AtoZChallenge 2016-Zingers

Welcome to the last day of the A to Z Blog Challenge and a topic related to the letter…

Today’s #AtoZBlogChallenge Topic: Zingers

A Zinger, according to dictionary.com, is when someone says a quick, witty, or pointed remark or retort during the story.

Characters can become associated with these zingers. Below are some examples:

As said by Vash the Stampede in the anime series Trigun:
 

Vash the Stampede

Vash the Stampede

 

“This land is made of LOVE AND PEACE!”

As said by Marin Brody in the film Jaws:
 

Martin Brody

Martin Brody

 

“We’re going to need a bigger boat.”

 As said by Dr. Leonard ‘Bones’ McCoy from Star Trek TOS in the episode “The Devil in the Dark“:

Captain Kirk and Bones McCoy

Captain Kirk and Bones McCoy

 

“I’m a doctor, not a bricklayer.”

As said by Phil Coulson in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D in the episode ‘Skye’:
  

“Don’t Ever Tell Me There’s No Way”

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#AtoZChallenge 2016-Yellow

Welcome to the second to last day of the A to Z Blog Challenge for this year and a topic related to the letter…


Today’s #AtoZBlogChallenge Topic: Yellow

Below are some of the characters who are associated with the color yellow for one reason or another:

Faye Valentine from Cowboy Bebop and her skimpy yellow outfit

Faye Valentine from Cowboy Bebop and her skimpy yellow outfit

Jubilee from the X-Men animated series and her yelllow coat

Jubilee from the X-Men animated series and her yelllow coat

The Beatles and the Yellow Submarine

The Beatles and the Yellow Submarine

Belle from Beauty and the Beast with her yellow ball gown

Belle from Beauty and the Beast with her yellow ball gown

Monkey D Luffy from One Piece with his Yellow Straw Hat

Monkey D Luffy from One Piece with his yellow Straw Hat

Mrs. Fizzle and the yellow Magic School Bus

Mrs. Fizzle and the yellow Magic School Bus

Marge Simpson with her yellow skin color

Marge Simpson with her yellow skin color

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#AtoZChallenge 2016-X The Movie

Welcome to another day of the A to Z Blog Challenge and a topic related to the letter…

Today’s #AtoZBlogChallenge Topic: X The Movie

X The Movie is one of the first anime films I was introduced to. In addition, as a fangirl I was excited that this was created and written by an all-woman writing team, known as CLAMP. 

Conflict in Tokyo

Conflict in Tokyo

 
This story of X The Movie centers around the conflict between The Dragon of Earth, who wants to wipe out humankind because of the damage people have inflicted on the Earth, and the Dragon of Heaven, who is fighting to protect civilization. It is the character, Kamui ShirĊ, who is the chosen one and must pick a dragon to fight for in order to end the conflict.
 
Kamui

Kamui

 

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#AtoZChallenge 2016-Winter characters

Welcome to another day of the A to Z Blog Challenge and a topic related to the letter…

Today’s #AtoZBlogChallenge Topic: Winter characters

There are characters that can be associated with the season of Winter due to characteristics or abilities that reflect the season. Below are characters that can be associated with the Winter season:

Elza from Disney's Frozen

Elza from Disney’s Frozen

The Snow Queen from TV series Once Upon A Time

The Snow Queen from TV series Once Upon A Time

 The White Witch from the film The Chronicles of Narnia: Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe

The White Witch from the film The Chronicles of Narnia: Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe

Grey Fullbuster from the anime series Fairy Tail

Grey Fullbuster from the anime series Fairy Tail

Freya from the film The Huntsman: Winter's War

Freya from the film The Huntsman: Winter’s War

Princess Snow Kaguya from the anime Sailor Moon S: Hearts in Ice

Princess Snow Kaguya from the anime Sailor Moon S: Hearts in Ice

Haku from the anime series Naruto

Haku from the anime series Naruto

Hitsugaya from the anime Bleach

Hitsugaya from the anime Bleach

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#AtoZChallenge 2016-Villains

Welcome to another day of the A to Z Blog Challenge and a topic related to the letter…

Today’s #AtoZBlogChallenge Topic: Villains

Love them or hate them, the villain character is needed within a story when a Hero or Heroine character is present, for them to fight against. Below are some examples of villains from stories where a hero or heroine is present:

Ra from the film Stargate

Ra from the film Stargate


 
Naraku from the anime series Inuyasha

Naraku from the anime series Inuyasha

 
 
The Shadows from the TV series Babylon 5

The Shadows from the TV series Babylon 5

 
 
Fire Lord Ozai from the animated series Avatar The Last Airbender

Fire Lord Ozai from the animated series Avatar The Last Airbender

 
 
Skeletor from the animated series He-Man

Skeletor from the animated series He-Man

 
 
The Master from the TV series Doctor Who

The Master from the TV series Doctor Who

 
 
Gayron from the anime Full Metal Panic

Gauron from the anime Full Metal Panic

 
 
Moriarty from the TV series Sherlock

Moriarty from the TV series Sherlock

 
 
Kylo Ren from the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Kylo Ren from the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens

 
 
Darth Vader from Star Wars Rebels

Darth Vader from the animated series Star Wars Rebels

 
 
Galaxia from the anime series Sailor Moon Sailor Stars

Galaxia from the anime series Sailor Moon Sailor Stars

 
 
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#AtoZChallenge 2016-Ugly Ducklings

Welcome to another day of the A to Z Blog Challenge and a topic related to the letter…

Today’s #AtoZBlogChallenge Topic: Ugly Ducklings

Ugly Ducklings are characters who are not considered to be pretty or beautiful when first introduced, but are transformed during the course of the story.

Below are some examples of these Ugly Duckling characters:

Eliza Doolittle from the film My Fair Lady
 

Eliza before

Eliza before

Eliza after

Eliza after

 

Haruhi Fujioka from the anime Ouran High School Host Club
 

Haruhi before

Haruhi before

Haruhi after

Haruhi after

 

Sunako Nakahara from the anime Wallflower
 

before

Sunako before

after

Sunako after

 
Mia Thermopolis from the film Princess Diaries
 
Mia before

Mia before

Mia after

Mia after

 
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#AtoZChallenge 2016-Teachers

Welcome to another day of the A to Z Blog Challenge and a topic related to the letter…
 
Today’s #AtoZBlogChallenge Topic: Teachers

Below are a few different examples of characters who are teachers:
 

Eikichi Onizuka from the series Great Teacher Onizuka

Eikichi Onizuka from the series Great Teacher Onizuka

 
 
Eliza Jane Wilder from Little House On The Prairie TV series

Eliza Jane Wilder from Little House On The Prairie TV series

 
 
Nanako Kuroi from the anime series Lucky Star

Nanako Kuroi from the anime series Lucky Star

 
 
Shuji_Hanamoto from the anime series Honey and Clover

Shuji_Hanamoto from the anime series Honey and Clover

 
 
Yuri Koigakubo from the anime series Toradora!

Yuri Koigakubo from the anime series Toradora!

 
 

Iruka Umino from the anime series Naruto

 
 
 Yamashita Sumiko from the anime series Aiura

Yamashita Sumiko from the anime series Aiura

 
 
Miss Carrie Bliss from the TV series Saved By The Bell

Miss Carrie Bliss from the TV series Saved By The Bell

 
 
Sue Sylvester from the TV series Glee

Sue Sylvester from the TV series Glee

 
 
Miss Connie Brooks from the series Our Miss Brooks

Miss Connie Brooks from the series Our Miss Brooks

 
 

Toph Beifong from the animated TV series Avatar The Last Airbender

 
 
Dewey Finn from the film School of Rock

Dewey Finn from the film School of Rock

 

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#AtoZChallenge 2016-Sailor Scouts

Welcome to another day of the A to Z Blog Challenge and a topic related to the letter…
  
Today’s #AtoZBlogChallenge Topic: Sailor Scouts



The Sailor Scouts, English dub name for Sailor Senshi, are characters who fight against evil in the Sailor Moon series.

  
Each of the Sailor Scout received their powers from the planet or celestial body that they are named for. Below are the Sailor Scouts, known as the Inner Senshi, from the first season Sailor Moon English dub, produced by DiC.

Sailor Moon
  

Sailor Mercury
  

Sailor Mars
  

Sailor Jupiter
 

Sailor Venus
  

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#AtoZChallenge 2016-Robots

Welcome to another day of the A to Z Blog Challenge and a topic related to the letter…

  

Today’s #AtoZBlogChallenge Topic: Robots

There are so many robot characters in science fiction or fantasy stories that I could not possibly name them all in one post.

Therefore, below is just a sample of these characters from various mediums:

Rosie from the animated TV series The Jetsons
 

Rosie

Rosie

 

Wall-E and EVE from the Pixar animated film Wall-E
 

Wall-E and EVE

Wall-E and EVE

 

The Iron Giant from the animated film The Iron Giant
 

The Iron Giant

The Iron Giant

 

Robby The Robot from the film Forbidden Planet
 

Robbie The Robot

Robbie The Robot

 

Tachikoma from the anime series Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex
 

Tachikoma

Tachikoma

 

Astro Boy from the manga Astro Boy
 

Astro Boy

Astro Boy

 

BB-8 from the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens
 

BB-8

BB-8

 

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#AtoZChallenge 2016-Quixotic Characters

Welcome to another day of the A to Z Blog Challenge and a topic related to the letter…

  
Today’s #AtoZBlogChallenge Topic: Quixotic characters

Quixotic characters display the following traits:

    extravagantly chivalrous
    foolishly idealistic
    visionary
    impractical or impracticable
    pursues ideals without any thought to practicality
    Below are a few characters who display some or all of these traits are:

    Don Quixote
     

    Don Quizote Movie (2000)

    Don Quizote Movie (2000)

     

    Monkey D. Luffy
      

    Monkey D. Luffy from One Piece

    Monkey D. Luffy from One Piece

     

    Princess Amelia
     

    Princess Amelia Wil Tesla Saillune from Slayers

    Princess Amelia Wil Tesla Saillune from Slayers

     

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