History Main / AffirmativeActionGirl

28th Aug '17 2:41:08 PM ChaoticNovelist
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog: [[ClassyCatBurglar Rouge the Bat]] and [[BadassPrincess Blaze the Cat]]. The former was the first additional major female character after [[GenkiGirl Amy Rose]] (whom only started becoming an ActionGirl herself recently at that point) and was an adversary for Knuckles. The latter debuted a few years later, but is noticeable for being the only female character to match [[TheHero Sonic's]] skill in combat and is also the only female to have a SuperMode of her own.

to:

* Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog: [[ClassyCatBurglar Rouge the Bat]] and [[BadassPrincess Blaze the Cat]].Cat. The former was the first additional major female character after [[GenkiGirl Amy Rose]] (whom only started becoming an ActionGirl herself recently at that point) and was an adversary for Knuckles. The latter debuted a few years later, but is noticeable for being the only female character to match [[TheHero Sonic's]] skill in combat and is also the only female to have a SuperMode of her own.
19th Aug '17 2:12:43 AM Flame
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Not exactly balancing out the gender [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment balance]], Shuki from ''Series/KamenRiderHibiki'' was a lot more competent and stayed on the show longer than [[Series/KamenRiderBlade Larc]] and [[Series/KamenRiderRyuki Femme]]. [[spoiler:And by longer, we mean two episodes as opposed to just thirty minutes]]. Femme's [[Series/KamenRiderDragonKnight American counterpart]], Siren, lasted much longer and had a much bigger role.
** Things would get a bit better starting from ''Series/KamenRiderWizard'' with Mayu Inamori/Kamen Rider Mage I, who would be soon overshadowed by Yoko Minato/[[Series/KamenRiderGaim Kamen Rider Marika]], a spy turned Kamen Rider. To put this lightly, [[Series/KamenRiderDrive Drive]] and [[Series/KamenRiderGhost Ghost]] wouldn't be so kind. [[Series/KamenRiderExAid Ex-Aid]], [[WinBackTheCrowd on the other hand]], has both female leads become [[LethalJokeCharacter Kamen Riders]].



* Not exactly balancing out the gender [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment balance]], Shuki from ''Series/KamenRiderHibiki'' was a lot more competent and stayed on the show longer than [[Series/KamenRiderBlade Larc]] and [[Series/KamenRiderRyuki Femme]]. [[spoiler:And by longer, we mean two episodes as opposed to just thirty minutes]]. Femme's [[Series/KamenRiderDragonKnight American counterpart]], Siren, lasted much longer and had a much bigger role.
18th Jul '17 7:51:45 PM HeroGal2347
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Almost all the main cast of ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' was taken from the "Uncle Scrooge" comics. Two new female characters were added though, Webby and Mrs. Beakley.

to:

* Almost all the main cast of ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' was taken from the "Uncle Scrooge" comics. Two new female characters were added though, Webby and Mrs. Beakley.
5th May '17 12:34:04 PM GranChi
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix'' adds Tonks to the team of good badass adults we're used to as well as Ginny Weasley and Luna Lovegood to the main group. Although Ginny was in the story before this book, she was either a background character or a DamselInDistress in the second one. Here she becomes a proper ActionGirl and joins Harry, Ron, Hermione and Neville in the fight at the Ministry. Luna as well then makes the main group have three girls and three boys. On the evil side we originally had [[PsychoSupporter Bellatrix]] as the TheDarkChick. Alecto Carrow then appears as another female Death Eater, but this trope fits Bellatrix's sister [[MamaBear Narcissa]] better; she technically appeared earlier and she's only the wife of a villain, but her role gets greatly expanded in the final two books, culminating in [[spoiler:a HeelFaceTurn that allows Harry to kill Voldemort]].

to:

** ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix'' adds Tonks to the team of good badass adults we're used to as well as Ginny Weasley and Luna Lovegood to the main group. Although Ginny was in the story before this book, she was had only been either a background character or a DamselInDistress in (in the second one.one). Here she becomes a proper ActionGirl and joins Harry, Ron, Hermione and Neville in the fight at the Ministry. Luna as well then makes the main group have three girls and three boys. On the evil side we originally had [[PsychoSupporter Bellatrix]] as the TheDarkChick. Alecto Carrow then appears as another female Death Eater, but this trope fits Bellatrix's sister [[MamaBear Narcissa]] better; she technically appeared earlier and she's only the wife of a villain, but her role gets greatly expanded in the final two books, culminating in [[spoiler:a HeelFaceTurn that allows Harry to kill Voldemort]].
5th May '17 12:33:15 PM GranChi
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix'' adds Tonks to the team of good badass adults we're used to as well as Ginny Weasley and Luna Lovegood to the main group. Although Ginny was in the story before this book, she was just a background character who had no real impact on storylines. Here she becomes a proper ActionGirl and joins Harry, Ron, Hermione and Neville in the fight at the Ministry. Luna as well then makes the main group have three girls and three boys. On the evil side we originally had [[PsychoSupporter Bellatrix]] as the TheDarkChick. Alecto Carrow then appears as another female Death Eater, but this trope fits Bellatrix's sister [[MamaBear Narcissa]] better; she technically appeared earlier and she's only the wife of a villain, but her role gets greatly expanded in the final two books, culminating in [[spoiler:a HeelFaceTurn that allows Harry to kill Voldemort]].

to:

** ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix'' adds Tonks to the team of good badass adults we're used to as well as Ginny Weasley and Luna Lovegood to the main group. Although Ginny was in the story before this book, she was just either a background character who had no real impact on storylines.or a DamselInDistress in the second one. Here she becomes a proper ActionGirl and joins Harry, Ron, Hermione and Neville in the fight at the Ministry. Luna as well then makes the main group have three girls and three boys. On the evil side we originally had [[PsychoSupporter Bellatrix]] as the TheDarkChick. Alecto Carrow then appears as another female Death Eater, but this trope fits Bellatrix's sister [[MamaBear Narcissa]] better; she technically appeared earlier and she's only the wife of a villain, but her role gets greatly expanded in the final two books, culminating in [[spoiler:a HeelFaceTurn that allows Harry to kill Voldemort]].
18th Mar '17 10:15:55 PM merotoker
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* {{Wrestling/Ivory}} was the female member of the Right to Censor but then a storyline took place where The Kat was forced to become a member...[[SubvertedTrope but then she was released from WWE in real life]].

to:

* {{Wrestling/Ivory}} was the female member of the Right to Censor but then a storyline took place where [[Wrestling/StacyCarter The Kat Kat]] was forced to become a member...[[SubvertedTrope but then she was released from WWE in real life]].



* In ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark,'' Bebe has one DayInTheLimelight episode, but besides that pretty much only exists for when they need a girl character other than [[TheSmartGuy Wendy]] (in particularly, playing her as Wendy's [[TomboyAndGirlyGirl girlier]] {{Foil}}). Really, Wendy was the only important non-adult female early on, though as time goes on more of them are becoming {{Ascended Extra}}s.

to:

* In ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark,'' Bebe has one DayInTheLimelight [[ADayInTheLimelight day in the limelight]] episode, but besides that pretty much only exists for when they need a girl character other than [[TheSmartGuy Wendy]] (in particularly, playing her as Wendy's [[TomboyAndGirlyGirl girlier]] {{Foil}}). Really, Wendy was the only important non-adult female early on, though as time goes on more of them are becoming {{Ascended Extra}}s.
18th Feb '17 10:58:51 AM N8han11
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** She was created 1) so that [[FaceOfTheBand Oceanoe]] [[RelationshipSue could have a girlfriend]] and 2) so that Pinkella [[CopyCatSue wouldn't be only Gel Pen]] aboard the ''Bindaf 3000''. She was also created 3) for color diversity, since the original lineup of colors were all ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' colors and the author didn't want anyone to mistake the two shows for having [[FollowTheLeader any relation]].
*** An exercise rendered moot when ''Series/PowerRangersJungleFury'' came out, what with its Purple Ranger and all; [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption sigh]].
** To be fair, she tries hard ''[[DefiedTrope not to]]'' [[BlackHoleSue steal the spotlight]].
11th Feb '17 9:41:09 AM siberia82
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ''Film/XMenApocalypse'': Mystique was the only prominent female mutant in the previous two [[Film/XMenFirstClass First Class]] [[Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast movies]], and Agent Moira [=MacTaggert=] was absent in ''Days of Future Past''. Moira is re-inserted here, and significant roles are given to Jean Grey and Storm.
9th Feb '17 7:47:07 AM youfeelingluckypunk27
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Film/TheMagnificentSeven1960'' had only one female with a speaking part - Petra the TokenRomance for Chico. The [[Film/TheMagnificentSeven2016 2016 remake]] does ''not'' give one of the seven a GenderFlip. But rather makes Emma Cullen a prominent character who assembles the seven, and features a couple of supporting female characters.

to:

* ''Film/TheMagnificentSeven1960'' had only one female with a speaking part - Petra the TokenRomance for Chico. The [[Film/TheMagnificentSeven2016 2016 remake]] does ''not'' give one of the seven a GenderFlip. But rather makes GenderFlip, but gives the role of ''Film/SevenSamurai''s Rikichi to Emma Cullen Cullen, a prominent character who assembles the seven, and the movie features a couple of supporting female characters.
3rd Feb '17 7:20:00 PM comicwriter
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Sanabi, in the live-action ''Manga/DeathNote'' [[TheMovie movies]]. Similarly, the role of [[spoiler:the Third Kira]] was given to an adapted version of (attractive twenty-something female) Kiyomi Takada, originally [[spoiler:merely a Kira-supporter and a go-between for Light and Teru Mikami (the fourth Kira)]], when character-wise, an adapted version of (unattractive older male) [[spoiler:Kyosuke Higuchi]] would have worked just as well, although in Takada's defense, she ''had'' a role in the live-action story.

to:

* Sanabi, in the The live-action ''Manga/DeathNote'' [[TheMovie movies]].movies]] have Sanami, who was created to add a woman to the Task Force. Similarly, the role of [[spoiler:the Third Kira]] was given to an adapted version of (attractive twenty-something female) Kiyomi Takada, originally [[spoiler:merely a Kira-supporter and a go-between for Light and Teru Mikami (the fourth Kira)]], when character-wise, an adapted version of (unattractive older male) [[spoiler:Kyosuke Higuchi]] would have worked just as well, although in Takada's defense, she ''had'' a role in the live-action story.
This list shows the last 10 events of 122. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.AffirmativeActionGirl