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* In the fighting game Brawhalla, a handful of fighters use an animal aura for signatures, ranging from actually being their spirit, being the aura of a defeated foe, an animal companion not physically with them to just animal shaped spells.
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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':
** The Kyuubi chakra is one such example, growing more defined as Naruto gets older and uses more and more of its power. The first time he taps into its chakra, his BattleAura briefly forms an enormous demonic fox head above him before subsiding. When he fights Sasuke at the Valley of the End, his aura resembles a one-tailed version of the Kyuubi and is capable of moving independently of his body. Post-TimeSkip, we see that he can sprout up to three chakra tails and still be (mostly) himself - if it gets to [[FourIsDeath four]], the aura is replaced by a OneWingedAngel transformation. The use of an aura and transformation are common among the jinchuuriki.
** [[spoiler:Naruto]] gained the ability to manifest a {{Kaiju}}-sized BattleAura in the form of his bijuu. Most jinchuuriki instead manifest a physical form of their bijuu.[[note]]According to Kurama, this is because they haven't practiced it yet and the transformation is imperfect.[[/note]]
** When extremely focused, Zabuza can manifest an ethereal demon's face from his KillingIntent, terrifying opponents with a weak will. Early in the manga this is played as due to how intimidating he was, but it is confirmed as an actual technique [[spoiler:when he is brought back with the Edo Tensei.]]
** Hinata's Twin Lion Fists attack - exactly what it sounds like.
** Might Guy's [[LimitBreak Afternoon Tiger]] technique is a punch that compresses air into a giant tiger head. Unlike the others, there's no chakra involved in the tiger - once he opens enough [[DangerousForbiddenTechnique Gates]], the sheer force of his blows can force the air into these shapes. [[spoiler: He goes even further with the [[DeadlyUpgrade Night Guy]], in which he uses his chakra full-blast to form a dragon head, with his light-speed kick at the receiving end.]]

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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':
** The Kyuubi chakra is one such example, growing more defined as Naruto gets older and uses more and more of its power. The first time he taps into its chakra, his BattleAura briefly forms an enormous demonic fox head above him before subsiding. When he fights Sasuke at the Valley of the End, his aura resembles a one-tailed version of the Kyuubi and is capable of moving independently of his body. Post-TimeSkip, we see that he can sprout up to three chakra tails and still be (mostly) himself - if it gets to [[FourIsDeath four]], the aura is replaced by a OneWingedAngel transformation. The use of an aura and transformation are common among the jinchuuriki.
** [[spoiler:Naruto]] gained the ability to manifest a {{Kaiju}}-sized BattleAura in the form of his bijuu. Most jinchuuriki instead manifest a physical form of their bijuu.[[note]]According to Kurama, this is because they haven't practiced it yet and the transformation is imperfect.[[/note]]
** When extremely focused, Zabuza can manifest an ethereal demon's face from his KillingIntent, terrifying opponents
Anime/{{Beyblade}}s with a weak will. Early in the manga this is played as due to how intimidating he was, but it is confirmed as an actual technique [[spoiler:when he is brought back with the Edo Tensei.]]
** Hinata's Twin Lion Fists attack - exactly what it sounds like.
** Might Guy's [[LimitBreak Afternoon Tiger]] technique is a punch that compresses air into a giant tiger head. Unlike the others, there's no chakra involved in the tiger - once he opens enough [[DangerousForbiddenTechnique Gates]], the sheer force of his blows can force the air into these shapes. [[spoiler: He goes even further with the [[DeadlyUpgrade Night Guy]], in which he uses his chakra full-blast to form a dragon head, with his light-speed kick at the receiving end.]]
Bit Beasts have these.



* ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'': Kenshin occasionally gets a dragon aura, and Enishi's had a tiger aura at least once as well.
* Parodied in ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'': the enemies radiate a fearsome, intimidating auras of powerful beasts --a dragon, a wolf, and a tiger-- with a [[UnsoundEffect LOOOOOOOOM]] sound effect. The heroes ''try'' to do the same with the auras of... girl Ranma at her adorablest, and an equally cute duck and pig, and a much smaller [-LOOOOOM-] effect.
** Also played straight on occasion with Ranma's aura taking on the appearance of an eastern style dragon when using the Hiryu Shoten Ha attack, such as in the first movie.
* ''Manga/SaintSeiya'': Most of the Saints' patron constellations represent an animal or mystical creature; in the case of [[MonsterOfTheWeek minor foes]], the appearance of said creature in their [[BattleAura Cosmo]] is merely for intimidation, but when a Gold Saint or a main character does it, it typically heralds a [[LetsGetDangerous serious turn of the tide]] in the duel. Furthermore, the vast majority of signature attacks, such as the [[RapidFireFisticuffs Pegasus Ryusei Ken]], [[{{Shoryuken}} Rozan Shoryu Ha]], [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Phoenix Genma Ken]], [[PlayingWithFire Hou Yoku]] [[BlowYouAway Tensho]], and [[AnIcePerson Diamond Dust]], tend to manifest visible auras as the Saint delivers it (in the above examples, the Pegasus, an enormous Chinese Long, the Phoenix, or a swan).
* ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'':
** Yusuke's aura manifests as a phoenix near the end of the Dark Tournament.
** When Hiei uses the Dragon of the Darkness Flame against Bui, this effect happens with, you guessed it, a dragon.
** In the very first match of the Dark Tournament, Rinku, who manipulates yo-yos that can twist in the air like snakes, briefly manifests a hissing ethereal red snake behind him during the fight, at least to Kuwabara's eyes.
* Parodied in ''Manga/HayateTheCombatButler'' : [[TheGenericGuy Nishizawa]]'s animal battle aura is a ''cute little hamster''. Which causes Nagi to thoroughly mock her and nickname her "Hamster".
* In ''Manga/HajimeNoIppo'', boxer Sendo Takeshi's nickname is "The Naniwa Tiger". Try to guess what his battle aura looked like to Ippo.
* Early in ''Manga/{{Parasyte}}'', when provoked, the titular aliens project creatures behind them (a metaphor for their predatory bearing). One gives off a tarantula just before murdering a lion, and the main character shows a praying mantis before punching someone out.
* Musubi from ''Manga/{{Sekirei}}'' has a bear aura, and all of her special attacks are bear-themed. The aura was even seen crying in a recent chapter when Musubi herself was upset.
* Happens quite often to Zoro in ''Manga/OnePiece'', with a variety of animals depending on what attack he is using, from a dragon, to a bull, to a [[AGodAmI demon god]]...

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* ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'': Kenshin occasionally gets a dragon aura, Manga/CaptainTsubasa's Tiger Shot, Falcon shot, Eagle Shot, and Enishi's had a tiger aura at least once as well.
* Parodied in ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'': the enemies radiate a fearsome, intimidating auras of powerful beasts --a dragon, a wolf, and a tiger-- with a [[UnsoundEffect LOOOOOOOOM]] sound effect. The heroes ''try'' to do the same with the auras of... girl Ranma at her adorablest, and an equally cute duck and pig, and a much smaller [-LOOOOOM-] effect.
** Also played straight on occasion with Ranma's aura taking on the appearance of an eastern style dragon when using the Hiryu Shoten Ha attack, such as
even Banana shot, which has monkeys dancing around in the first movie.
* ''Manga/SaintSeiya'': Most of the Saints' patron constellations represent an animal or mystical creature; in the case of [[MonsterOfTheWeek minor foes]], the appearance of said creature in their [[BattleAura Cosmo]] is merely for intimidation, but when a Gold Saint or a main character does it, it typically heralds a [[LetsGetDangerous serious turn of the tide]] in the duel. Furthermore, the vast majority of signature attacks, such as the [[RapidFireFisticuffs Pegasus Ryusei Ken]], [[{{Shoryuken}} Rozan Shoryu Ha]], [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Phoenix Genma Ken]], [[PlayingWithFire Hou Yoku]] [[BlowYouAway Tensho]], and [[AnIcePerson Diamond Dust]], tend to manifest visible auras as the Saint delivers it (in the above examples, the Pegasus, an enormous Chinese Long, the Phoenix, or a swan).
* ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'':
** Yusuke's aura manifests as a phoenix near the end of the Dark Tournament.
** When Hiei uses the Dragon of the Darkness Flame against Bui, this effect happens with, you guessed it, a dragon.
** In the very first match of the Dark Tournament, Rinku, who manipulates yo-yos that can twist in the air like snakes, briefly manifests a hissing ethereal red snake behind him during the fight, at least to Kuwabara's eyes.
* Parodied in ''Manga/HayateTheCombatButler'' : [[TheGenericGuy Nishizawa]]'s animal battle aura is a ''cute little hamster''. Which causes Nagi to thoroughly mock her and nickname her "Hamster".
* In ''Manga/HajimeNoIppo'', boxer Sendo Takeshi's nickname is "The Naniwa Tiger". Try to guess what his battle aura looked like to Ippo.
* Early in ''Manga/{{Parasyte}}'', when provoked, the titular aliens project creatures behind them (a metaphor for their predatory bearing). One gives off a tarantula just before murdering a lion, and the main character shows a praying mantis before punching someone out.
* Musubi from ''Manga/{{Sekirei}}'' has a bear aura, and all of her special attacks are bear-themed. The aura was even seen crying in a recent chapter when Musubi herself was upset.
* Happens quite often to Zoro in ''Manga/OnePiece'', with a variety of animals depending on what attack he is using, from a dragon, to a bull, to a [[AGodAmI demon god]]...
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* Manga/CaptainTsubasa's Tiger Shot, Falcon shot, Eagle Shot, and even Banana shot, which has monkeys dancing around in the series's games.
* Anime/{{Beyblade}}s with Bit Beasts have these.
* Intimidations from ''Manga/{{Toriko}}''. They coincide with the person's GameFace.
* ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'':
** Rio Wesley of ''Manga/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaVivid'', whose ranged attacks take the form of dragons.
** Signum in ''Anime/{{Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The Movie 2nd As}}'', her Sturmfalken ultimate attack is depicted as taking the form of a [[HotWings fire bird]].



* In ''Manga/HunterXHunter'', Killua has a so strong KillingIntent, his aura looks like a giant snake when Rammot faces him.

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* In ''Manga/HunterXHunter'', ''Manga/HajimeNoIppo'', boxer Sendo Takeshi's nickname is "The Naniwa Tiger". Try to guess what his battle aura looked like to Ippo.
* Parodied in ''Manga/HayateTheCombatButler'' : [[TheGenericGuy Nishizawa]]'s animal battle aura is a ''cute little hamster''. Which causes Nagi to thoroughly mock her and nickname her "Hamster".
* ''Manga/HunterXHunter'':
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Killua has a so strong KillingIntent, his aura looks like a giant snake when Rammot faces him.




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** Rio Wesley of ''Manga/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaVivid'', whose ranged attacks take the form of dragons.
** Signum in ''Anime/{{Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The Movie 2nd As}}'', her Sturmfalken ultimate attack is depicted as taking the form of a [[HotWings fire bird]].
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':
** The Kyuubi chakra is one such example, growing more defined as Naruto gets older and uses more and more of its power. The first time he taps into its chakra, his BattleAura briefly forms an enormous demonic fox head above him before subsiding. When he fights Sasuke at the Valley of the End, his aura resembles a one-tailed version of the Kyuubi and is capable of moving independently of his body. Post-TimeSkip, we see that he can sprout up to three chakra tails and still be (mostly) himself - if it gets to [[FourIsDeath four]], the aura is replaced by a OneWingedAngel transformation. The use of an aura and transformation are common among the jinchuuriki.
** [[spoiler:Naruto]] gained the ability to manifest a {{Kaiju}}-sized BattleAura in the form of his bijuu. Most jinchuuriki instead manifest a physical form of their bijuu.[[note]]According to Kurama, this is because they haven't practiced it yet and the transformation is imperfect.[[/note]]
** When extremely focused, Zabuza can manifest an ethereal demon's face from his KillingIntent, terrifying opponents with a weak will. Early in the manga this is played as due to how intimidating he was, but it is confirmed as an actual technique [[spoiler:when he is brought back with the Edo Tensei.]]
** Hinata's Twin Lion Fists attack - exactly what it sounds like.
** Might Guy's [[LimitBreak Afternoon Tiger]] technique is a punch that compresses air into a giant tiger head. Unlike the others, there's no chakra involved in the tiger - once he opens enough [[DangerousForbiddenTechnique Gates]], the sheer force of his blows can force the air into these shapes. [[spoiler: He goes even further with the [[DeadlyUpgrade Night Guy]], in which he uses his chakra full-blast to form a dragon head, with his light-speed kick at the receiving end.]]
* Happens quite often to Zoro in ''Manga/OnePiece'', with a variety of animals depending on what attack he is using, from a dragon, to a bull, to a [[AGodAmI demon god]]...
* Early in ''Manga/{{Parasyte}}'', when provoked, the titular aliens project creatures behind them (a metaphor for their predatory bearing). One gives off a tarantula just before murdering a lion, and the main character shows a praying mantis before punching someone out.
* Parodied in ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'': the enemies radiate a fearsome, intimidating auras of powerful beasts --a dragon, a wolf, and a tiger-- with a [[UnsoundEffect LOOOOOOOOM]] sound effect. The heroes ''try'' to do the same with the auras of... girl Ranma at her adorablest, and an equally cute duck and pig, and a much smaller [-LOOOOOM-] effect.
** Also played straight on occasion with Ranma's aura taking on the appearance of an eastern style dragon when using the Hiryu Shoten Ha attack, such as in the first movie.
* ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'': Kenshin occasionally gets a dragon aura, and Enishi's had a tiger aura at least once as well.
* ''Manga/SaintSeiya'': Most of the Saints' patron constellations represent an animal or mystical creature; in the case of [[MonsterOfTheWeek minor foes]], the appearance of said creature in their [[BattleAura Cosmo]] is merely for intimidation, but when a Gold Saint or a main character does it, it typically heralds a [[LetsGetDangerous serious turn of the tide]] in the duel. Furthermore, the vast majority of signature attacks, such as the [[RapidFireFisticuffs Pegasus Ryusei Ken]], [[{{Shoryuken}} Rozan Shoryu Ha]], [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Phoenix Genma Ken]], [[PlayingWithFire Hou Yoku]] [[BlowYouAway Tensho]], and [[AnIcePerson Diamond Dust]], tend to manifest visible auras as the Saint delivers it (in the above examples, the Pegasus, an enormous Chinese Long, the Phoenix, or a swan).
* Musubi from ''Manga/{{Sekirei}}'' has a bear aura, and all of her special attacks are bear-themed. The aura was even seen crying in a recent chapter when Musubi herself was upset.
* Intimidations from ''Manga/{{Toriko}}''. They coincide with the person's GameFace.
* ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'':
** Yusuke's aura manifests as a phoenix near the end of the Dark Tournament.
** When Hiei uses the Dragon of the Darkness Flame against Bui, this effect happens with, you guessed it, a dragon.
** In the very first match of the Dark Tournament, Rinku, who manipulates yo-yos that can twist in the air like snakes, briefly manifests a hissing ethereal red snake behind him during the fight, at least to Kuwabara's eyes.
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* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited'' uses this trope to represent ComicBook/{{Vixen}}'s powers. Whenever she chooses an animal's power, a aura version of it briefly emerges from her amulet.



* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited'' uses this trope to represent ComicBook/{{Vixen}}'s powers. Whenever she chooses an animal's power, a aura version of it briefly emerges from her amulet.
* When Chiro from ''SuperRobotMonkeyTeamHyperforceGo'' taps into the Power Primate, a giant green energy-gorilla forms around his body. When he pushes his abilities even further, he forms the aura and then pulls it back into himself.

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* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited'' uses this trope to represent ComicBook/{{Vixen}}'s powers. Whenever she chooses an animal's power, a aura version of it briefly emerges from her amulet.
* When Chiro from ''SuperRobotMonkeyTeamHyperforceGo'' ''WesternAnimation/SuperRobotMonkeyTeamHyperforceGo'' taps into the Power Primate, a giant green energy-gorilla forms around his body. When he pushes his abilities even further, he forms the aura and then pulls it back into himself.


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* ''Franchise/DragonBall':

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** One of the first things [[spoiler: Fused]] Zamasu does is shape his aura into a giant, vaguely bird-shaped construct.

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** One of the first things [[spoiler: Fused]] Zamasu does is shape his aura into a giant, vaguely bird-shaped construct.GuardianEntity.
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* When Yamcha from ''Manga/DragonBall'' uses his Wolf Fang Fist, he appears to take on the appearance of a wolf. Some of the fighting games replicate this imagery with a more standard AnimalBattleAura.

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When Yamcha from ''Manga/DragonBall'' uses his Wolf Fang Fist, he appears to take on the appearance of a wolf. Some of the fighting games replicate this imagery with a more standard AnimalBattleAura.


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** One of the first things [[spoiler: Fused]] Zamasu does is shape his aura into a giant, vaguely bird-shaped construct.
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* Used as a one-off in the finale of ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder''. After Mesogog's OneWingedAngel form not only tanks their entire arsenal but starts ''multiplying'', the Rangers channel all their power into one final attack. This takes the form of a glowing T-rex who swallows Mesogog before the obligatory explosion.

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* Used as a one-off in the finale of ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder''. After Mesogog's OneWingedAngel LastVillainStand[=/=]OneWingedAngel form not only tanks their entire arsenal but starts ''multiplying'', the Rangers channel all their power into one final attack. This takes the form of a glowing T-rex who swallows Mesogog before the obligatory explosion.
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* ''Film/XMenApocalypse'': [[spoiler:When Jean Grey releases her full power, she gains a fiery aura in the shape of a bird of prey, with which she immolates Apocalypse.]]
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** Goku himself had a visible aura of his [[InvoluntaryShapeshifting were-ape]] form when he punched through King Piccolo. Whether his movie / GT-exclusive Dragon Fist technique counts is debatable - in the movie it first appeared in, he briefly *became* a giant gold energy dragon, but in GT he would just as often simply summon it.

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** Goku himself had a visible aura of his [[InvoluntaryShapeshifting were-ape]] form when he punched through King Piccolo. Piccolo.
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Whether his movie / GT-exclusive Dragon Fist technique counts is debatable - in the movie it first appeared in, he briefly *became* a giant gold energy dragon, but in GT he would just as often simply summon it. it.
** When Goku and Beerus fought the second time in ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'', they briefly had color-coded dragon-looking battle auras while they were powering up.
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* ''VideoGame/InazumaEleven'', which follows the concept of CaptainTsubasa, turn it UpToEleven. As the matches in the game are almost as deadly as wars.

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* ''VideoGame/InazumaEleven'', which follows the concept of CaptainTsubasa, ''Captain Tsubasa'', turn it UpToEleven. As the matches in the game are almost as deadly as wars.
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* In ''Film/ShaolinSoccer'', a goal shot goes so fast the ball bursts into flames, which then take the shape of a [[ProductPlacement roaring puma]]. Undoubtedly as a parody of CaptainTsubasa.

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* In ''Film/ShaolinSoccer'', a goal shot goes so fast the ball bursts into flames, which then take the shape of a [[ProductPlacement roaring puma]]. Undoubtedly as a parody of CaptainTsubasa.''Captain Tsubasa''.
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