The Big Funbrash character. This character is usually the jokester, and more extroverted compared to the protagonist. They know that they're fat and they don't care about losing weight and will throw their weight around, so to speak. They know they're fat and it's one of their biggest insecurities. They are shy, awkward and generally have low-self esteem.
In contrast to Type A, the protagonist is highlit as a caring, non-judgmental character. This type can be profoundly stupid or simply airheaded or plain weird. They can have some Type A traits, particularly being extroverted. They always speak slowly or walk slowly. What makes this different from most of the other Fat tropes is that this character is always a Satellite Character and we rarely see things from their perspectives.
They're there to enhance the protagonist's traits and to simply be a friend.
A possible reason for this trope's existence is a desire to be more realistic and less discriminatory by showing that not everybody in the world has a generically attractive body shape therefore avoiding Hollywood Pudgyperhapsbut My best friends a super chubby avoid having a fat main character. You need to login to do this. Get Known if you don't have an account. Type A - Big and Brash.
Comic Books Ganke is the best friend of the new Ultimate Spider-Manand he's more intelligent and extroverted than Miles. Though he has some Cloud Cuckoo Lander tendencies, like going to the seedy part of town to buy some collectible Lego and nearly getting killed.
Despite this, he is a good friend to Lulu. Wonder Woman has Etta Candywho was originally introduced as a sidekick during the ss. She became more a Type B in the Silver Age, but has mostly been restored to her original personality in modern comics, where she is Wonder Woman's best friend and Steve Trevor's new Love Interest. Fat, jolly Bert seems like the prototypical jolly Type A sidekick to handsome protagonist John. However, it eventually becomes clear that John is a loser and a failure in life.
Meanwhile, Bert actually works hard at his job and winds up far more successful than John does. Handsome, square-jawed sea captain and protagonist Ulysses has as his first mate the jolly, spherical-shaped Caragol. Caragol is the only crewman who goes with Ulysses when he joins the French Navy along with his ship during World War I. In The Sorcerer's ApprenticeDave is My best friends a super chubby to have My best friends a super chubby different best friends at different times in his life - the first in the prologue from his childhood, the second in the 'present day' - and both of them are fat.
Though they barely even count as minor characters, the second turns up long enough to seem to be a Type A. As an added bonus, he is also black. It's actually a calculated relationship - Zane comes up with plans and pranks that can be attributed to Will, and Will can protect him from bulliesmaking himself look better still.
Bree in the Viridian Saga is a popular theater student who seems to be eating in every scenecompared to her rather plain friend Andi. Also, her full name, Bridget Fifan, is an anagram of "fat best friend".
Actually a parody of this trope.
Piper, the best friend of Anna on short-lived TeenNick series, Gigantic. Kim Parker, Moesha's best friend.
She later broke out the mold and got her very own show. Mo Maskour from Degrassialong with Bruce the Moose. Ivy from Good Luck Charlie. Eddie from That's So Raventhough his weight doesn't come up at all really.
Alex, one of Noahs 4 main friends and the loud, fun, outspoken and confrontational one of the group. At one point, Hal amicably refers to his friend as "this bed-presser, this horseback-breaker, this huge hill of flesh An Army of Frogs.
He prefers eating over fightinig and is one of the show's main source of comic relief, but he's a very loyal friend to Darel, and when the situation calls for it, he does take certain events seriously.
Heffer from Rocko's Modern Life. He loves to eat, is brash and annoying, but he is a good friend to Rocko. LeShawna from Total Drama is this to Gwen. Type B - The Shrinking Violet. He has a huge appetite and My best friends a super chubby a hard time getting dates until he falls for Irukukwu. Diane is one to Mie, but without the expected My best friends a super chubby respect from Mie.
Diane's just trying to orbit someone cool and Mie's happy for the attention. He's always trying to lose weight and he feels so bad about it he can't even get it up for his wife. Of course Gaz pushes him into stripping to earn a bit of cash; nothing can go wrong there. Julie, the titular character's best friend in Lady Birdis very shy and is insecure about her weight. Literature Samwell Tarly in A Song of Ice and Fire is a good friend of hero Jon Snow and is a very extreme Type B, having terrible self esteem due to being constantly demeaned by his abusive father.
Jon and others have tried to make him feel better about himself but it hasn't really taken yet.