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29th Mar '16 8:22:37 AM ObsidianFire
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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': Charlotte Cuuhlhourne went [[BerserkButton berserk]] when Yumichika did this to him. It was implied that Yumichika did it [[GenreSavvy deliberately]] to [[TheDandy irritate]] Charlotte into releasing his power [[spoiler: because ''that'' would allow '''him''' to [[LetsGetDangerous fight at full strength as well]].]]

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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': Charlotte Cuuhlhourne went [[BerserkButton berserk]] when Yumichika did this to him. It was implied that Yumichika did it [[GenreSavvy deliberately]] deliberately to [[TheDandy irritate]] Charlotte into releasing his power [[spoiler: because ''that'' would allow '''him''' to [[LetsGetDangerous fight at full strength as well]].]]
6th Mar '16 11:20:59 AM WillKeaton
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* In "Manga/{{Toriko}}" both Starjun and Midora subjected to that, due to having an enormously long hair.

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* In "Manga/{{Toriko}}" ''Manga/{{Toriko}}'' both Starjun and Midora subjected to that, due to having an enormously long hair.
9th Feb '16 3:55:35 PM Katsuhagi
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* A slight subversion occurs in the second episode of ''Manga/ZombieLoan'': The cleaver that cuts off one of Michiru's braids actually does hit and fatally wound her. She's later resurrected and cuts the second one off herself.

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* A slight subversion variation occurs in the second episode of ''Manga/ZombieLoan'': The cleaver that cuts off one of Michiru's braids actually does hit and fatally wound her. She's her, subverting the "close call" aspect. But she's later resurrected and cuts the second one off herself.
22nd Sep '15 3:45:10 PM Yib
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* In "Manga/{{Toriko}}" both Starjun and Midora subjected to that, due to having an enormously long hair.
* ''[[PlayedForLaughs Played for laughs ]]'' in "Manga/{{SevenDeadlySins}}", when Ban uses Jericho's attack to shave his beard off and then compliments her for being a good hairdresser.
** Played straight in King fight with Guila.
1st Aug '15 1:08:13 PM Generality
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** Of course, Goku being a [[HumanAliens Saiyan]], it's back to normal by the next scene every time.

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** Of course, Goku being a [[HumanAliens Saiyan]], [[HairReboot it's back to normal by the next scene every time.time]].
11th Jul '15 11:01:17 AM foxmccloud4387
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* In ''LightNovel/FateZero'', Saber loses a few strands of hair when she limbos under Lancer's spear to dodge a swipe. It's a very minor example, though, since her hairstyle didn't change at all from that.
8th Jul '15 5:46:47 AM MechWarrior
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* In the 13th ''Manga/DetectiveConan'' movie - "The Raven Chaser" we see Ran [[spoiler:successfully dodging a bullet fired by a Black Syndicate member standing just in front of her. Truly one of her [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Crowning Moments of Awesome.]]]] A short slow-motion then happens, while we see this trope in use.

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* In the 13th ''Manga/DetectiveConan'' movie - "The Raven Chaser" we see Ran [[spoiler:successfully dodging a bullet fired by a Black Syndicate member standing just in front of her. Truly one of her [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome Crowning Moments of Awesome.]]]] A short slow-motion then happens, while we see this trope in use.



* It happens in ''Manga/OnePiece'' in the fight between Zoro and Hatchan. At one point during his fight with Hatchan, Zoro lops off one of the spikes of his hairdo. For a few seconds, the octopus man looks as if he's about to blow a gasket, but then he immediately calms down as he realizes [[CrowningMomentOfFunny "It's only hair, after all. It'll grow back."]]

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* It happens in ''Manga/OnePiece'' in the fight between Zoro and Hatchan. At one point during his fight with Hatchan, Zoro lops off one of the spikes of his hairdo. For a few seconds, the octopus man looks as if he's about to blow a gasket, but then he immediately calms down as he realizes [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments "It's only hair, after all. It'll grow back."]]
5th Nov '14 6:57:20 PM Darkaros
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* In ''Manga/{{Jormungand}}'', a lasting example occurs for Wilee: A bullet grazed his head during the First Gulf War, leaving a wound where hair didn't grow back in a distinctive rectangular patch. So, he buzzed the other side of his head to match.
2nd Sep '14 1:58:56 PM RainFairy
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* Happens twice to Kirika in ''Anime/{{Noir}}'', once in the form of a bullet that grazes her head, apparently leaving her uninjured and undoing part of her LaserGuidedAmnesia, and again with a sword-wielding nun in the final episode. Mirielle also had one of these when she was a child; that's the apparent reason for her "half-bang" hairstyle.

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* Happens twice to Kirika in ''Anime/{{Noir}}'', once in the form of a bullet that grazes her head, apparently leaving her uninjured and undoing part of her LaserGuidedAmnesia, and again with a sword-wielding nun in the final episode. Mirielle also had one of these when she was a child; child, at the hands of [[spoiler: then-CreepyChild Silvana]]; that's the apparent reason for her "half-bang" hairstyle.



* In the first episode of ''Manga/MyBrideIsAMermaid'' Nagasumi loses a few strands of hair when a dagger hits the wall close to his head.
** In a later episode, Akeno actually slices the top of his head off.

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* In the first episode of ''Manga/MyBrideIsAMermaid'' Nagasumi loses a few strands of hair when a dagger hits the wall close to his head.
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head. In a later episode, Akeno actually slices the top of his head off.



** Mikuru is subject to one of these during the baseball game when she ducks a fast moving baseball headed straight for her head.
** Not too long after, Yuki experiences the same thing, excepts she does it while standing comfortably at attention and catches only the balls that head straight for her face and other vital spots on her body.
** And this goddess gets another two from [[spoiler:Mikuru]] while filming the movie. Not by baseballs, not by BB pellets, [[spoiler:but by pressurized water balls, which promptly decimates the landscape behind her. AT POINT BLANK RANGE.]]

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** Mikuru is subject to one of these during the baseball game when she ducks a fast moving baseball headed straight for her head.
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head. Not too long after, Yuki experiences the same thing, excepts she does it while standing comfortably at attention and catches only the balls that head straight for her face and other vital spots on her body.
** And this goddess Yuki gets another two from [[spoiler:Mikuru]] while filming the movie. Not by baseballs, not by BB pellets, [[spoiler:but by pressurized water balls, which promptly decimates the landscape behind her. AT POINT BLANK RANGE.]]



* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': Charlotte Cuuhlhourne went [[BerserkButton berserk]] when Yumichika did this to him. It was implied that Yumichika did it [[GenreSavvy deliberately]] to [[TheDandy irritate]] Charlotte into releasing his power.

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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': Charlotte Cuuhlhourne went [[BerserkButton berserk]] when Yumichika did this to him. It was implied that Yumichika did it [[GenreSavvy deliberately]] to [[TheDandy irritate]] Charlotte into releasing his power.power [[spoiler: because ''that'' would allow '''him''' to [[LetsGetDangerous fight at full strength as well]].]]



** It appeared as though [[spoiler: Tsukishima]] had sliced off some of [[spoiler: Orihime]]'s hair when he cut her [[spoiler: until it turned out [[BrainwashedAndCrazy he'd done something else]] instead. She fixed up the hair damage with her powers]]. He ''did'', however, slice off some of [[spoiler: Riruka]]'s hair when [[TakingThebullet she blocked his attack]] of [[spoiler: Ichigo]] during his [[spoiler: VillainousBreakdown]] triggered by [[spoiler: Ginjou's death.]]

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** It appeared as though [[spoiler: Tsukishima]] had sliced off some of [[spoiler: Orihime]]'s hair when he cut her [[spoiler: until it turned out [[BrainwashedAndCrazy he'd done something else]] instead. She fixed up the hair damage with her powers]]. He ''did'', however, slice off some of [[spoiler: Riruka]]'s hair when [[TakingThebullet she blocked his attack]] of [[spoiler: Ichigo]] during his [[spoiler: VillainousBreakdown]] triggered by [[spoiler: Ginjou's death.]]]] In addition, thiss time he also [[spoiler: cut quite a bit of her shoulder off, and she had to be healed by Orihime]].



* Lelouch's hair gets clipped in ''Anime/CodeGeass'' when [[spoiler:Shirley]] shoots at him after being [[MindRape mind raped]] by [[PsychopathicManchild Mao]].

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* Lelouch's hair gets clipped in ''Anime/CodeGeass'' when [[spoiler:Shirley]] [[spoiler: a completely broken Shirley]] shoots at him after being [[MindRape mind raped]] by [[PsychopathicManchild Mao]].



* In ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}'', Lina gets a magic suppressing tiara latched onto her head to prevent her from using magic or suffer a nasty shock. After she and Gourry escaped from their cell, Gourry finds their weapons, and without hesitation, tosses Lina up and SLICES at her face with his sword as she fell. It took of a small strand of hair, but ultimately sliced off the tiara from her head. She repays him by bashing him over the head [[BreakingTheFourthWall WITH HER OWN SWEATDROP]].

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* In ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}'', Lina gets a magic suppressing tiara latched onto her head to prevent her from using magic or suffer a nasty shock. After she and Gourry escaped from their cell, Gourry finds their weapons, and without hesitation, tosses Lina up and SLICES ''slices'' at her face with his sword as she fell. It took of a small strand of hair, but ultimately sliced off the tiara from her head. She Due to the pain, she repays him by bashing him over the head [[BreakingTheFourthWall WITH HER OWN SWEATDROP]].
13th Aug '14 9:11:05 PM Anicomicgeek
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* Natsuki of ''Anime/{{Mai-HiME}}'' is angered to find that sword-wielding Mikoto has sheared off part of her hair with her giant claymore during their fight in the first episode. In this case we don't see the actual cut that takes it off, just the aftermath when Natsuki discovers it.

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* Natsuki of ''Anime/{{Mai-HiME}}'' ''Anime/MaiHiME'' is angered to find that sword-wielding Mikoto has sheared off part of her hair with her giant claymore during their fight in the first episode. In this case we don't see the actual cut that takes it off, just the aftermath when Natsuki discovers it.



* Shizuru Viola in ''Anime/{{Mai-Otome}}'' has a sniper's bullet shot through her hair that takes out a spy she's captured (see the main page's image), though the damage is not noticeable by the next time we see her.
* Meg from ''BurstAngel'' finds herself with a hole through her hair after Jo shoots through it to hit an enemy behind her.

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* Shizuru Viola in ''Anime/{{Mai-Otome}}'' ''Anime/MaiOtome'' has a sniper's bullet shot through her hair that takes out a spy she's captured (see the main page's image), though the damage is not noticeable by the next time we see her.
* Meg from ''BurstAngel'' ''Anime/BurstAngel'' finds herself with a hole through her hair after Jo shoots through it to hit an enemy behind her.



* Akane getting caught in the middle of Ranma's fight with Ryoga in ''RanmaOneHalf'', and the subsequent haircut, is an example that overlaps with ImportantHaircut.

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* Akane getting caught in the middle of Ranma's fight with Ryoga in ''RanmaOneHalf'', ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'', and the subsequent haircut, is an example that overlaps with ImportantHaircut.



* ''ShamanKing'' uses this on Bokuto no Ryu as a running gag, as his Elvis-esque pompadour is cut repeatedly. Very rarely is his pompadour ever intact, though he will go to absurd ends to cover up his mangled hair. (In the manga, he claims to use the hair-care product "[[BlandNameProduct Wrongain]]", obviously a Rogaine-spoof, to quickly grow his pompadour back.)
* Slicer cuts off Miyuki's braid in the ''TriangleHeart3SweetSongsForever'' OVA.
** This is later referenced in ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' with Signum as a MythologyGag.

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* ''ShamanKing'' ''Manga/ShamanKing'' uses this on Bokuto no Ryu as a running gag, as his Elvis-esque pompadour is cut repeatedly. Very rarely is his pompadour ever intact, though he will go to absurd ends to cover up his mangled hair. (In the manga, he claims to use the hair-care product "[[BlandNameProduct Wrongain]]", obviously a Rogaine-spoof, to quickly grow his pompadour back.)
* Slicer cuts off Miyuki's braid in the ''TriangleHeart3SweetSongsForever'' ''VideoGame/TriangleHeart3SweetSongsForever'' OVA.
** This is later referenced in ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' with Signum as a MythologyGag.



* ''Laputa: CastleInTheSky'' features Sheeta losing both of her pigtails after Muska shoots them off. Also a rare case where the hair being targeted is ''intentional'' -- he's doing it as a threat and says her ears are next. This is also a case of ImportantHaircut.
* During one of Teresa's fights in ''{{Claymore}}'' a few strands of her hair are seen blowing after her when Ilena attempts to attack her. However, this isn't so much hint that she's losing her composure (quite the opposite) but to show that she's [[BadAss just that good]] and they can't even touch her.

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* ''Laputa: CastleInTheSky'' Anime/CastleInTheSky'' features Sheeta losing both of her pigtails after Muska shoots them off. Also a rare case where the hair being targeted is ''intentional'' -- he's doing it as a threat and says her ears are next. This is also a case of ImportantHaircut.
* During one of Teresa's fights in ''{{Claymore}}'' ''Manga/{{Claymore}}'' a few strands of her hair are seen blowing after her when Ilena attempts to attack her. However, this isn't so much hint that she's losing her composure (quite the opposite) but to show that she's [[BadAss just that good]] and they can't even touch her.



* A slight subversion occurs in the second episode of ''ZombieLoan'': The cleaver that cuts off one of Michiru's braids actually does hit and fatally wound her. She's later resurrected and cuts the second one off herself.
* In the first episode of ''SetoNoHanayome'' Nagasumi loses a few strands of hair when a dagger hits the wall close to his head.

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* A slight subversion occurs in the second episode of ''ZombieLoan'': ''Manga/ZombieLoan'': The cleaver that cuts off one of Michiru's braids actually does hit and fatally wound her. She's later resurrected and cuts the second one off herself.
* In the first episode of ''SetoNoHanayome'' ''Manga/MyBrideIsAMermaid'' Nagasumi loses a few strands of hair when a dagger hits the wall close to his head.



* Occurs in ''ElfenLied'' to multiple characters (mainly Lucy and Nana). However more often than not, people do get dismembered and sliced in half a lot.

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* Occurs in ''ElfenLied'' ''Manga/ElfenLied'' to multiple characters (mainly Lucy and Nana). However more often than not, people do get dismembered and sliced in half a lot.



* Chrono in ''ChronoCrusade'' has his braid cut off during a battle with [[spoiler:Remington]]. Another example of an ImportantHaircut.

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* Chrono in ''ChronoCrusade'' ''Manga/ChronoCrusade'' has his braid cut off during a battle with [[spoiler:Remington]]. Another example of an ImportantHaircut.



* Played perfectly straight in ''DevilMayCryTheAnimatedSeries'' when Trish and Lady fight in the church. Trish fires on a temporarily helpless Lady, who feels no wound and pats herself down, to find strands of hair on her shoulder. "You BITCH you shot my hair!" and the fight turns to fisticuffs.

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* Played perfectly straight in ''DevilMayCryTheAnimatedSeries'' ''Anime/DevilMayCryTheAnimatedSeries'' when Trish and Lady fight in the church. Trish fires on a temporarily helpless Lady, who feels no wound and pats herself down, to find strands of hair on her shoulder. "You BITCH you shot my hair!" and the fight turns to fisticuffs.



* In ''MahouSenseiNegima'', Negi, Yue, Nodoka, Tsukuyomi, and even [[BigBad Fate]] have experienced this.

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* In ''MahouSenseiNegima'', ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'', Negi, Yue, Nodoka, Tsukuyomi, and even [[BigBad Fate]] have experienced this.



* In ''FushigiYuugi'', a few strands of Tamahome's hair are severed (in addition to him getting a slash across the cheek) while saving Miaka from thugs, just to show how {{badass}} he is. Note that this happened before [[spoiler:his fight with Suboshi, resulting in his ImportantHaircut.]]
* Sakuya get hers lopped off by a spear in ''{{Utawarerumono}}''.

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* In ''FushigiYuugi'', ''Manga/FushigiYuugi'', a few strands of Tamahome's hair are severed (in addition to him getting a slash across the cheek) while saving Miaka from thugs, just to show how {{badass}} he is. Note that this happened before [[spoiler:his fight with Suboshi, resulting in his ImportantHaircut.]]
* Sakuya get hers lopped off by a spear in ''{{Utawarerumono}}''.''VideoGame/{{Utawarerumono}}''.



* Lelouch's hair gets clipped in ''CodeGeass'' when [[spoiler:Shirley]] shoots at him after being [[MindRape mind raped]] by [[PsychopathicManchild Mao]].

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* Lelouch's hair gets clipped in ''CodeGeass'' ''Anime/CodeGeass'' when [[spoiler:Shirley]] shoots at him after being [[MindRape mind raped]] by [[PsychopathicManchild Mao]].



* [[UshioAndTora Ushio]] tries to take out an enemy by tossing the spear... but only shaves off a few hairs.
* Happens in almost every fight scene in ''{{Change 123}}''. Everyone loses a few strands here and there, and yet it never adds up to a visible difference.
* In ''MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro'', Yako gets her hair clipped when Neuro uses her to demonstrate a "Slingshot Guillotine" (more visible in the manga).

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* [[UshioAndTora Ushio]] Manga/{{Ushio|AndTora}} tries to take out an enemy by tossing the spear... but only shaves off a few hairs.
* Happens in almost every fight scene in ''{{Change ''Manga/{{Change 123}}''. Everyone loses a few strands here and there, and yet it never adds up to a visible difference.
* In ''MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro'', ''Manga/MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro'', Yako gets her hair clipped when Neuro uses her to demonstrate a "Slingshot Guillotine" (more visible in the manga).



* ''{{Softenni}}'' has Kotone, in a fit of jealousy, manage to undo Coach Mishimagi's ponytail and cut off a part of his hair. With a ''soft tennis ball''.
* In ''GunsmithCats'', Rally gets a goodly portion of hair from the left side of her head cut off when Gray slashes at her with his prosthetic blade-arm.
* Joe from ''{{Arago}}'' - as he receives a pair of glasses that allow him to see demons, and sees Seth for what he really is, Seth responds with a [[EyeBeams glare]] that nicks Joe's cheek and cuts a few strands of his sideburns loose.
* This happens a couple of times to Kenshin of ''RurouniKenshin''.

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* ''{{Softenni}}'' ''Manga/{{Softenni}}'' has Kotone, in a fit of jealousy, manage to undo Coach Mishimagi's ponytail and cut off a part of his hair. With a ''soft tennis ball''.
* In ''GunsmithCats'', ''Manga/GunsmithCats'', Rally gets a goodly portion of hair from the left side of her head cut off when Gray slashes at her with his prosthetic blade-arm.
* Joe from ''{{Arago}}'' ''Manga/{{ARAGO}}'' - as he receives a pair of glasses that allow him to see demons, and sees Seth for what he really is, Seth responds with a [[EyeBeams glare]] that nicks Joe's cheek and cuts a few strands of his sideburns loose.
* This happens a couple of times to Kenshin of ''RurouniKenshin''.''Manga/RurouniKenshin''.



* MiraiNikki has a cop, Kurusu (4th), firing a shot at a terrorist, Minene (9th), during the Sakurami Middle School bombing.

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* MiraiNikki ''Manga/FutureDiary'' has a cop, Kurusu (4th), firing a shot at a terrorist, Minene (9th), during the Sakurami Middle School bombing.
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