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23rd Nov '16 3:31:56 PM LondonKdS
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* In one chapter of ''Manga/TheKurosagiCorpseDeliveryService'', Karatsu does this towards a villain, in a context that suggests he's going for a deliberate double meaning of both the Japanese gesture and the ''bras d'honneur''.
9th Nov '16 3:28:00 PM rjd1922
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* Similar to Bowser, the ''MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' fighting game for the UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis has the Green Ranger doing this as his victory pose.

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* Similar to Bowser, the ''MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' fighting game for the UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis has the Green Ranger doing this as his victory pose.pose.
* The Sailor trainer class does this ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' and ''VideoGame/PokemonRubyAndSapphire''. Due to the aforementioned cultural miscommunication, the international versions of ''Ruby'' and ''Sapphire'' edited the sprite to put the hand below the elbow.



* Dan from ''StreetFighter.'' Becomes more apparent in ''VideoGame/StreetFighterIV''.

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* Dan from ''StreetFighter.''Franchise/StreetFighter.'' Becomes more apparent in ''VideoGame/StreetFighterIV''.
9th Oct '16 6:42:12 AM Mullon
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* [[MemeticBystander Random crowd member]] [[MemeticBadass Bruce Ironstaunch]] ([[FanNickname not his real name]]) in ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''. He was most likely doing it for the original Japanese meaning, but [[ImageBoards other parties]] figured he was just giving Rossiu an up-yours when he announced [[spoiler:he was executing Simon]]. His dour expression, on the other hand, doesn't really look all that supportive, which is why his gesture was interpreted as "Up Yours!" in the first place.

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* [[MemeticBystander Random crowd member]] [[MemeticBadass Bruce Ironstaunch]] ([[FanNickname not his real name]]) in ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''. He was most likely doing it for the original Japanese meaning, but [[ImageBoards [[Website/FourChan other parties]] figured he was just giving Rossiu an up-yours when he announced [[spoiler:he was executing Simon]]. His dour expression, on the other hand, doesn't really look all that supportive, which is why his gesture was interpreted as "Up Yours!" in the first place.
12th Jul '16 12:33:21 PM Morgenthaler
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* Worked its way into an episode of ''Series/{{CSI}}'', 'Crow's Feet'. Only, Nick did it because Catherine asked him to.

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* Worked its way into an episode of ''Series/{{CSI}}'', 'Crow's Feet'. Only, Nick did it because Catherine asked him to.



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* Music/JoeCocker does this gesture on the album cover of ''Film/MadDogsAndEnglishmen''.

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* Music/JoeCocker does this gesture on the album cover of ''Film/MadDogsAndEnglishmen''.

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10th Jul '16 5:26:43 AM NightShade96
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See also FlexingThoseNonBiceps, GlovedFistOfDoom.

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See also FlexingThoseNonBiceps, GlovedFistOfDoom.
GlovedFistOfDoom and BicepKiss.
29th Mar '16 1:11:38 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* Kanna does this frequently in the ''VideoGame/SakuraWars'' {{OVA}}s and TV series.

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* Kanna does this frequently in the ''VideoGame/SakuraWars'' {{OVA}}s and [[Anime/SakuraWarsTV TV series.series]].
16th Feb '16 3:39:17 PM CelestialNavigator9
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The gesture is [[AccidentalUnfortunateGesture frequently misinterpreted in other places]], as it looks very similar to the obscene "bras d'honneur" gesture, equivalent to FlippingTheBird, used in much of Southern Europe and Latin America.

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The gesture is [[AccidentalUnfortunateGesture frequently misinterpreted in other places]], as it looks very similar to the obscene "bras d'honneur" gesture, equivalent to FlippingTheBird, used in much of Eastern and Southern Europe and Latin America.
26th Jan '16 10:00:40 AM Willbyr
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%%* ''SailorMoon''
%%* ''MarmaladeBoy''
%%* ''KashimashiGirlMeetsGirl''
* Kanna does this frequently in the ''SakuraTaisen'' {{OVA}}s and TV series.
* Fumio Usui in ''{{Karin}}'' does this in job interviews, declaring that she has faith in her body. Given that she is a mom who suffers from SoBeautifulItsACurse, this is definitely a mistake.

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%%* ''SailorMoon''
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%%* ''MarmaladeBoy''
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%%* ''KashimashiGirlMeetsGirl''
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* Kanna does this frequently in the ''SakuraTaisen'' ''VideoGame/SakuraWars'' {{OVA}}s and TV series.
* Fumio Usui in ''{{Karin}}'' ''Manga/{{Karin}}'' does this in job interviews, declaring that she has faith in her body. Given that she is a mom who suffers from SoBeautifulItsACurse, this is definitely a mistake.



* [[MemeticBystander Random crowd member]] [[MemeticBadass Bruce Ironstaunch]] ([[FanNickname not his real name]]) in ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann''. He was most likely doing it for the original Japanese meaning, but [[ImageBoards other parties]] figured he was just giving Rossiu an up-yours when he announced [[spoiler:he was executing Simon]]. His dour expression, on the other hand, doesn't really look all that supportive, which is why his gesture was interpreted as "Up Yours!" in the first place.

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* [[MemeticBystander Random crowd member]] [[MemeticBadass Bruce Ironstaunch]] ([[FanNickname not his real name]]) in ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann''.''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''. He was most likely doing it for the original Japanese meaning, but [[ImageBoards other parties]] figured he was just giving Rossiu an up-yours when he announced [[spoiler:he was executing Simon]]. His dour expression, on the other hand, doesn't really look all that supportive, which is why his gesture was interpreted as "Up Yours!" in the first place.



* [[FieryRedhead Agito]] [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/mahou_shoujo_lyrical_nanoha_strikers_the_comics/c015/16.html does one as a proxy for Signum]] during the ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' "After Days" manga special. Probably because having [[LadyOfWar Signum herself]] do one would look really weird.

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* [[FieryRedhead Agito]] [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/mahou_shoujo_lyrical_nanoha_strikers_the_comics/c015/16.html does one as a proxy for Signum]] Signum during the ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' "After Days" manga special. Probably because having [[LadyOfWar Signum herself]] do one would look really weird.



* Shirley and Milly does this from time to time in CodeGeass.

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* Shirley and Milly does this from time to time in CodeGeass.''Anime/CodeGeass''.
20th Dec '15 4:27:24 AM ChrisX
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* In the anime version of ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'', as Joseph peeks on the bathing Lisa Lisa and admiring this pose, he does this pose to 'the audience' as he exclaimed ''"[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpTEKTLVKCE Niiiiice!]]"'' Which also goes for extra hilarity when you realize that [[spoiler:Joseph was actually peeking on his bathing ''mom'']]
29th Nov '15 5:15:59 PM nombretomado
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* Similar to Bowser, the ''MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' fighting game for the SegaGenesis has the Green Ranger doing this as his victory pose.

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* Similar to Bowser, the ''MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' fighting game for the SegaGenesis UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis has the Green Ranger doing this as his victory pose.
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