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* [[ShrinkingViolet Yukiteru]] [[FriendlessBackground Amano]] somewhat started off as this in ''Manga/FutureDiary''. At least five other characters have either flirted with, hit on or kissed him, and (more {{egregious}}ly) SchoolIdol [[{{Yandere}} Yuno Gasai]] ''[[StalkerWithACrush stalked him]]'' for a year without his noticing.



* [[ShrinkingViolet Yukiteru]] [[FriendlessBackground Amano]] somewhat started off as this in ''Manga/FutureDiary''. At least five other characters have either flirted with, hit on or kissed him, and (more {{egregious}}ly) SchoolIdol [[{{Yandere}} Yuno Gasai]] ''[[StalkerWithACrush stalked him]]'' for a year without his noticing.



* Darryl, the protagonist of ''Literature/HeartInHand''. When an attractive woman at a nightclub mentions that she's cold, talks about "wanting something to warm me up" and spills a drink over her top, his only reaction is to give his sweatshirt to her[[note]]yes, he wore a sweatshirt to a nightclub[[/note]].



* Darryl, the protagonist of ''Literature/HeartInHand''. When an attractive woman at a nightclub mentions that she's cold, talks about "wanting something to warm me up" and spills a drink over her top, his only reaction is to give his sweatshirt to her[[note]]yes, he wore a sweatshirt to a nightclub[[/note]].



* [[TheHero Cloud Strife]] of ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'', over the course of the game, earns the affections of [[GirlNextDoor Tifa]], [[MysteriousWaif Aerith]], [[PluckyGirl Yuffie]], [[MauveShirt Jessie]] and [[PrecociousCrush Priscilla]]. He never clues in that it's ''possible'' that he may very well be a hit with the ladies.



* [[TheHero Cloud Strife]] of ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'', over the course of the game, earns the affections of [[GirlNextDoor Tifa]], [[MysteriousWaif Aerith]], [[PluckyGirl Yuffie]], [[MauveShirt Jessie]] and [[PrecociousCrush Priscilla]]. He never clues in that it's ''possible'' that he may very well be a hit with the ladies.
27th Jun '16 11:55:07 AM sorako
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* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'':
** The titular teacher has this bad, as at least 15 girls, and there's only two that he's aware of. That's because two told him to his face that they love him. Naturally, this usually causes all sorts of problems, as he's extremely prone to IDidntMeanToTurnYouOn type actions. To say nothing of the time when he accidentally leads on one of his students while she [[ItMakesSenseInContext thinks that he's his own cousin.]] [[MetaGuy Chisame]] even [[LampshadeHanging points out]] that he's going to make a lot of girls cry in the future. Oh, and did we mention that he's still just ''10-years-old''? The scene that show this the best is when Akira tell him about some girls that like him, and he is completely shocked.
--->'''Akira''': At this rate, I guess he doesn't know about [[{{Shotacon}} Class Rep]]...
** [[IdiotHero Kotaro]] has a case of this; even while still in his GirlsHaveCooties phase he still has 4 girls, although he is starting to be aware that one of them might like him. She eventually has to literally ''beat'' it into his head before he gets the idea.
* [[InTheBlood As Negi's grandson]], Touta Konoe from ''Manga/UQHolder'' has the affection of most of the girls around him, yet remains utterly oblivious to their attraction despite at least one of them confessing. He is aware of Mizore, but that's only because it's near impossible to misinterpret "you will be my husband" without being a {{Cloudcuckoolander}}.
* ''Manga/HayateTheCombatButler'':
** Hayate is an interesting case: He's not a ChasteHero, in theory -- he understands the idea of romance and attraction, and has a couple girls he's pining after, but he doesn't notice that ''every'' girl he meets falls in love with him. Yes, including the two he's in love with. The guys at school call him the Airhead Gigolo because of this: Part is his [[ThePollyanna personality]], part is [[ContrivedCoincidence just dumb luck]], and there's even a little bit of FriendToAllLivingThings thrown in just for the hell of it.
** It's shown that he is [[spoiler:somewhat aware of his affect on girls and can actually play it up when he wants something, similar to his 'business smile' that he uses periodically. This often includes conjuring up [[LoveBubbles love bubbles]] and [[BishieSparkle bishie sparkle]] for extra charm. Possibly an extension of this is Hayate's 'Serious Mode' which ramps up his charm and charisma ten-fold and is even said to change the air around him with his confidence. To date it has been used exactly once; to make sure his date with Hinagiku was a complete success.]]
** Hayate is deliberately inflicting this on himself however, stemming from [[spoiler: what happened with Athena as a child, he doesn't seem to believe he deserves to be loved, and thus even if he ''is'' aware of the girls feelings about him, he won't act on it for that reason.]]
** 13-year-old Wataru's doing pretty well himself. He has, mostly [[ObliviousToLove unwittingly]], gathered the attention of several girls (Saki, Sonia, Aika, and possibly Sakuya), all of whom are older than he is. Well, an exception is that Wataru has been made all too aware about Sonia's affection for him.



* ''LightNovel/{{Kampfer}}'''s Natsuru Senou: [[MemeticMutation The densest material ever]]. The best example has to be Senou's date with Shizuku. He assumes its NotADate... but she corrects him that no, it really is a date. He assumes she's joking. [[IceQueen Cuz she does that all the time]]. Which then causes Mikoto to give him a couple of MegatonPunch attacks. Even Akane goes to his house afterward to find out why he took Shizuku out on a date, forcing him to take her on one as well in the next episode.

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* ''LightNovel/{{Kampfer}}'''s Natsuru Senou: [[MemeticMutation The densest material ever]]. The best example has to be Senou's date with Shizuku. He assumes its NotADate... but she corrects him Kodaka Hasegawa from ''LightNovel/BokuWaTomodachiGaSukunai'' seems clueless about the fact that no, it really is no less than '''six''' girls want his attention and have affection for him, which are his ChildhoodFriend, a date. He assumes RichBitch who secretly just feels very lonely, a [[HotScientist Hot]] MadScientist, a WholesomeCrossdresser (who thinks she's joking. [[IceQueen Cuz she does that all a boy), and two TokenMiniMoe, one of which is a ChildProdigy and the time]]. Which then causes Mikoto to give him other a couple of MegatonPunch attacks. Even Akane goes to his house afterward to LittleSisterHeroine ElegantGothicLolita. [[spoiler:Except we eventually find out why that it's merely an act because he took Shizuku out on a date, forcing him does notice their affection but doesn't want to take her on break the heart of any of them by choosing one as well in and thus rejecting the next episode.other five]].
* Godou Kusanagi in ''LightNovel/{{Campione}}'' is this trope personified. Despite the fact that he's at least kissed four girls, he ''still thinks of them'' as friends. In this case, it's partially ignorance, and part ''SelectiveObliviousness''.
* Akane of ''Manga/CastleTownDandelion'' is unaware of the fact that she has a huge InstantFanClub, with a predominantly male membership.



* Kotetsu from ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'' is more of ''{{tsundere}}'' magnet than an actual Chick Magnet, but he is nonetheless oblivious to this ability. He just wonders why certain girls [namely his wife-to-be (during their high-school days) and [[SmittenTeenageGirl Karina]] (during the course of the show)] keep acting all weird and contradictory around him.
* The title character of ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' can come off as this, especially in fillers with the countless GirlOfTheWeek that start to like him. Especially ironic since part of the reason he was so jealous of Sasuke (pre-timeskip) was because ''he'' was such a massive ChickMagnet.
** In ''Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie'' we see that he became this in canon. At the beginning of the movie we see lots of girls showering him with gifts all over the place, and other characters even comment that girls from other villages come just to meet and get pictures of him. Since he's long past his GlorySeeker phase, he has no clue what to do.
* Shuto Katsuragi, the titular AntiHero[=/=]AntiVillain known as ''{{Manga/Ratman}}'', is completely oblivious to the idea that his classmate [[SugarAndIcePersonality Mirea]] Mizushima (who is part of the "[[NecessarilyEvil evil]]" organization who turned him into Ratman) and [[PluckyGirl Rio]] [[NonIdleRich Kizaki]] (daughter of the Hero Association's president), or even Fatman's sister Anzu are interested in anything more than being nice and friendly to him. This even extends to a HoYay version where Shiki constantly calls him cute and has NoSenseOfPersonalSpace, he just sees him as a friend and doesn't even seem to notice Shiki is disturbingly rather close to him.
* ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDxD'': Ironically enough, Issei Hyodou is one, despite being a self-declared HaremSeeker himself. This is [[JustifiedTrope justified]] because he has a huge inferiority complex after his first girlfriend killed him on their first date. However, the trope is later [[DefiedTrope defied]] when his denseness finally gets to Rias [[CryCute enough to make her cry]], at which point the rest of the harem hits him over the head with the fact that they really are in love with him. He then confesses to Rias, and [[OfficialCouple they begin going out.]]

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* Kotetsu Female example: Satou from ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'' is more of ''{{tsundere}}'' magnet than an actual Chick Magnet, but he is nonetheless oblivious to this ability. He just wonders why certain girls [namely his wife-to-be (during their high-school days) and [[SmittenTeenageGirl Karina]] (during the course of the show)] keep acting all weird and contradictory around him.
* The title character of ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' can come off as this, especially in fillers with the countless GirlOfTheWeek that start to like him. Especially ironic since part of the reason he was so jealous of Sasuke (pre-timeskip) was because ''he'' was such a massive ChickMagnet.
** In ''Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie'' we see that he became this in canon. At the beginning of the movie we see lots of girls showering him with gifts all over the place, and other characters even comment that girls from other villages come just to meet and get pictures of him. Since he's long past his GlorySeeker phase, he has no clue what to do.
* Shuto Katsuragi, the titular AntiHero[=/=]AntiVillain known as ''{{Manga/Ratman}}'', is completely oblivious to the idea that his classmate [[SugarAndIcePersonality Mirea]] Mizushima (who is part of the "[[NecessarilyEvil evil]]" organization who turned him into Ratman) and [[PluckyGirl Rio]] [[NonIdleRich Kizaki]] (daughter of the Hero Association's president), or even Fatman's sister Anzu are interested in anything more than being nice and friendly to him. This even extends to a HoYay version where Shiki constantly calls him cute and has NoSenseOfPersonalSpace, he just sees him as a friend and
''Manga/DetectiveConan'' doesn't even seem to notice Shiki is disturbingly rather close to him.
* ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDxD'': Ironically enough, Issei Hyodou is one, despite being a self-declared HaremSeeker himself. This is [[JustifiedTrope justified]] because he has a huge inferiority complex after his first girlfriend killed him on their first date. However, the trope is later [[DefiedTrope defied]] when his denseness finally gets to Rias [[CryCute enough to make her cry]], at which point the rest of the harem hits him over the head with the fact
know that they really are in love with him. He then confesses the whole police department all have a romantic attraction to Rias, and [[OfficialCouple they begin going out.]] her.



* [[BareFistedMonk Sekai Kamiki]] of ''Anime/GundamBuildFightersTry'': Being a character whose only interests are eating, sleeping, martial arts training, and [[SpiritedCompetitor longing to fight strong, honorable opponents]], he has completely no clue (or if he has, it's definitely not in a romantic sense) as to why [[SempaiKohai Fumina]], [[DefeatMeansFriendship Gyanko]], and [[WhiteHairedPrettyGirl Shia]] are all attracted to him in one way or the other.
* ''Manga/HayateTheCombatButler'':
** Hayate is an interesting case: He's not a ChasteHero, in theory -- he understands the idea of romance and attraction, and has a couple girls he's pining after, but he doesn't notice that ''every'' girl he meets falls in love with him. Yes, including the two he's in love with. The guys at school call him the Airhead Gigolo because of this: Part is his [[ThePollyanna personality]], part is [[ContrivedCoincidence just dumb luck]], and there's even a little bit of FriendToAllLivingThings thrown in just for the hell of it.
** It's shown that he is [[spoiler:somewhat aware of his affect on girls and can actually play it up when he wants something, similar to his 'business smile' that he uses periodically. This often includes conjuring up [[LoveBubbles love bubbles]] and [[BishieSparkle bishie sparkle]] for extra charm. Possibly an extension of this is Hayate's 'Serious Mode' which ramps up his charm and charisma ten-fold and is even said to change the air around him with his confidence. To date it has been used exactly once; to make sure his date with Hinagiku was a complete success.]]
** Hayate is deliberately inflicting this on himself however, stemming from [[spoiler: what happened with Athena as a child, he doesn't seem to believe he deserves to be loved, and thus even if he ''is'' aware of the girls feelings about him, he won't act on it for that reason.]]
** 13-year-old Wataru's doing pretty well himself. He has, mostly [[ObliviousToLove unwittingly]], gathered the attention of several girls (Saki, Sonia, Aika, and possibly Sakuya), all of whom are older than he is. Well, an exception is that Wataru has been made all too aware about Sonia's affection for him.
* Heivia of ''LightNovel/HeavyObject'' is incredibly irritated that the girls he and Quenser meet gravitate towards the latter. The fact that Quenser completely misses all the signs of their interest aggravates Heivia even more, leading to him desiring to punch Quenser and sometimes actually doing so.
* ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDXD'': Ironically enough, Issei Hyodou is one, despite being a self-declared HaremSeeker himself. This is [[JustifiedTrope justified]] because he has a huge inferiority complex after his first girlfriend killed him on their first date. However, the trope is later [[DefiedTrope defied]] when his denseness finally gets to Rias [[CryCute enough to make her cry]], at which point the rest of the harem hits him over the head with the fact that they really are in love with him. He then confesses to Rias, and [[OfficialCouple they begin going out.]]



* Bell in ''LightNovel/IsItWrongToTryToPickUpGirlsInADungeon'' [[SingleTargetSexuality is so focused on Aiz Wallenstein]] that he doesn't even notice that [[HaremSeeker he's gotten the harem he originally wanted]]. Hestia gave him a LoveConfession in Volume 1/Episode 3 and it went completely over his head.



* Godou Kusanagi in ''LightNovel/{{Campione}}'' is this trope personified. Despite the fact that he's at least kissed four girls, he ''still thinks of them'' as friends. In this case, it's partially ignorance, and part ''SelectiveObliviousness''.

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* Godou Kusanagi ''LightNovel/{{Kampfer}}'''s Natsuru Senou: [[MemeticMutation The densest material ever]]. The best example has to be Senou's date with Shizuku. He assumes its NotADate... but she corrects him that no, it really is a date. He assumes she's joking. [[IceQueen Cuz she does that all the time]]. Which then causes Mikoto to give him a couple of MegatonPunch attacks. Even Akane goes to his house afterward to find out why he took Shizuku out on a date, forcing him to take her on one as well in ''LightNovel/{{Campione}}'' is the next episode.
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'':
** The titular teacher has
this trope personified. Despite the fact bad, as at least 15 girls, and there's only two that he's aware of. That's because two told him to his face that they love him. Naturally, this usually causes all sorts of problems, as he's extremely prone to IDidntMeanToTurnYouOn type actions. To say nothing of the time when he accidentally leads on one of his students while she [[ItMakesSenseInContext thinks that he's his own cousin.]] [[MetaGuy Chisame]] even [[LampshadeHanging points out]] that he's going to make a lot of girls cry in the future. Oh, and did we mention that he's still just ''10-years-old''? The scene that show this the best is when Akira tell him about some girls that like him, and he is completely shocked.
--->'''Akira''': At this rate, I guess he doesn't know about [[{{Shotacon}} Class Rep]]...
** [[IdiotHero Kotaro]] has a case of this; even while still in his GirlsHaveCooties phase he still has 4 girls, although he is starting to be aware that one of them might like him. She eventually has to literally ''beat'' it into his head before he gets the idea.
* The title character of ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' can come off as this, especially in fillers with the countless GirlOfTheWeek that start to like him. Especially ironic since part of the reason he was so jealous of Sasuke (pre-timeskip) was because ''he'' was such a massive ChickMagnet.
** In ''Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie'' we see that he became this in canon. At the beginning of the movie we see lots of girls showering him with gifts all over the place, and other characters even comment that girls from other villages come just to meet and get pictures of him. Since he's long past his GlorySeeker phase, he has no clue what to do.
* Shinji Ikari in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. Yet another {{deconstruction}}, [[PlayingWithATrope though there are some genuine moments]]. Shinji's psychological issues and lack of self-esteem cripple almost any response to Asuka's hints; [[ExaggeratedTrope when he does respond, he performs so poorly that he feeds into Asuka's own self-esteem issues and hurts her]]. Rei grows to have feelings for Shinji, but doesn't fully realize it until [[spoiler:just before her HeroicSacrifice against the Angel Armisael, which is the reveal to Shinji]]. Kaworu, however, is forwardly (if ambiguously) affectionate to Shinji, [[DefiedTrope and Shinji responds the most openly to him]] [[PleaseKillMeIfItSatisfiesYou only to have]] [[KillTheOnesYouLove to kill]] [[SacrificialLion him]] [[TheReveal when Kaworu reveals himself]] to be [[TheMole the final Angel]]. Even Misato possibly has an interest in Shinji, but their age gap and her being Shinji and Asuka's guardian would make it unorthodox and very inappropriate ([[SubvertedTrope her attempts are clumsy and badly received anyway]]).
* Monkey D. Luffy from ''Manga/OnePiece''. Even though Post-Gonk Alvida, the whole of Amazon Lily, and 'The World's Most Beautiful Woman' Boa Hancock are all in love with him, he still remains a clueless and CelibateHero. He's
at least kissed four girls, he ''still thinks figured out that Hancock loved him by the end of them'' as friends. In this case, it's partially ignorance, and part ''SelectiveObliviousness''.the two year TimeSkip, only because she has outright asked him to make her his wife.



* Parn from ''RecordOfLodossWar''. Both Deedlit and Shiris are interested in him, but he doesn't seem to realize it and he remains a CelibateHero throughout the series.

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* [[ChasteHero Ash Ketchum]] of ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', despite the numerous girls (and [[InterspeciesRomance Pokémon]]) who've shown interest in him. [[CharacterizationMarchesOn Even more so as the years have gone by]], with him becoming completely ObliviousToLove, whether it's directed at himself or anyone else.
* Shuto Katsuragi, the titular AntiHero[=/=]AntiVillain known as ''{{Manga/Ratman}}'', is completely oblivious to the idea that his classmate [[SugarAndIcePersonality Mirea]] Mizushima (who is part of the "[[NecessarilyEvil evil]]" organization who turned him into Ratman) and [[PluckyGirl Rio]] [[NonIdleRich Kizaki]] (daughter of the Hero Association's president), or even Fatman's sister Anzu are interested in anything more than being nice and friendly to him. This even extends to a HoYay version where Shiki constantly calls him cute and has NoSenseOfPersonalSpace, he just sees him as a friend and doesn't even seem to notice Shiki is disturbingly rather close to him.
* Parn from ''RecordOfLodossWar''.''Roleplay/RecordOfLodossWar''. Both Deedlit and Shiris are interested in him, but he doesn't seem to realize it and he remains a CelibateHero throughout the series.



* Monkey D. Luffy from ''Manga/OnePiece''. Even though Post-Gonk Alvida, the whole of Amazon Lily, and 'The World's Most Beautiful Woman' Boa Hancock are all in love with him, he still remains a clueless and CelibateHero.
** He's at least figured out that Hancock loved him by the end of the two year TimeSkip.
* [[ChasteHero Ash Ketchum]] of ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', despite the numerous girls (and [[InterspeciesRomance Pokémon]]) who've shown interest in him. [[CharacterizationMarchesOn Even more so as the years have gone by]], with him becoming completely ObliviousToLove, whether it's directed at himself or anyone else.
* [[BareFistedMonk Sekai Kamiki]] of ''Anime/GundamBuildFightersTry'': Being a character whose only interests are eating, sleeping, martial arts training, and [[SpiritedCompetitor longing to fight strong, honorable opponents]], he has completely no clue (or if he has, it's definitely not in a romantic sense) as to why [[SempaiKohai Fumina]], [[DefeatMeansFriendship Gyanko]], and [[WhiteHairedPrettyGirl Shia]] are all attracted to him in one way or the other.
* Bell in ''LightNovel/IsItWrongToTryToPickUpGirlsInADungeon'' [[SingleTargetSexuality is so focused on Aiz Wallenstein]] that he doesn't even notice that [[HaremSeeker he's gotten the harem he originally wanted]]. Hestia gave him a LoveConfession in Volume 1/Episode 3 and it went completely over his head.
* Akane of ''Manga/CastleTownDandelion'' is unaware of the fact that she has a huge InstantFanClub, with a predominantly male membership.

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* Monkey D. Luffy Kotetsu from ''Manga/OnePiece''. Even though Post-Gonk Alvida, ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'' is more of ''{{tsundere}}'' magnet than an actual Chick Magnet, but he is nonetheless oblivious to this ability. He just wonders why certain girls [namely his wife-to-be (during their high-school days) and [[SmittenTeenageGirl Karina]] (during the whole of Amazon Lily, and 'The World's Most Beautiful Woman' Boa Hancock are all in love with him, he still remains a clueless and CelibateHero.
** He's at least figured out that Hancock loved him by the end
course of the two year TimeSkip.
* [[ChasteHero Ash Ketchum]] of ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', despite the numerous girls (and [[InterspeciesRomance Pokémon]]) who've shown interest in him. [[CharacterizationMarchesOn Even more so as the years have gone by]], with him becoming completely ObliviousToLove, whether it's directed at himself or anyone else.
* [[BareFistedMonk Sekai Kamiki]] of ''Anime/GundamBuildFightersTry'': Being a character whose only interests are eating, sleeping, martial arts training,
show)] keep acting all weird and [[SpiritedCompetitor longing to fight strong, honorable opponents]], he has completely no clue (or if he has, it's definitely not in a romantic sense) as to why [[SempaiKohai Fumina]], [[DefeatMeansFriendship Gyanko]], and [[WhiteHairedPrettyGirl Shia]] are all attracted to him in one way or the other.
* Bell in ''LightNovel/IsItWrongToTryToPickUpGirlsInADungeon'' [[SingleTargetSexuality is so focused on Aiz Wallenstein]] that he doesn't even notice that [[HaremSeeker he's gotten the harem he originally wanted]]. Hestia gave him a LoveConfession in Volume 1/Episode 3 and it went completely over his head.
* Akane of ''Manga/CastleTownDandelion'' is unaware of the fact that she has a huge InstantFanClub, with a predominantly male membership.
contradictory around him.



* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. Yet another {{deconstruction}}, [[PlayingWithATrope though there are some genuine moments]]. Shinji Ikari's psychological issues and lack of self-esteem cripple almost any response to Asuka's hints; [[ExaggeratedTrope when he does respond, he performs so poorly that he feeds into Asuka's own self-esteem issues and hurts her]]. Rei grows to have feelings for Shinji, but doesn't fully realize it until [[spoiler:just before her HeroicSacrifice against the Angel Armisael, which is the reveal to Shinji]]. Kaworu, however, is forwardly (if ambiguously) affectionate to Shinji, [[DefiedTrope and Shinji responds the most openly to him]] [[PleaseKillMeIfItSatisfiesYou only to have]] [[KillTheOnesYouLove to kill]] [[SacrificialLion him]] [[TheReveal when Kaworu reveals himself]] to be [[TheMole the final Angel]]. Even Misato possibly has an interest in Shinji, but their age gap and her being Shinji and Asuka's guardian would make it unorthodox and very inappropriate ([[SubvertedTrope her attempts are clumsy and badly received anyway]]).
* Heivia of ''LightNovel/HeavyObject'' is incredibly irritated that the girls he and Quenser meet gravitate towards the latter. The fact that Quenser completely misses all the signs of their interest aggravates Heivia even more, leading to him desiring to punch Quenser and sometimes actually doing so.
* Female example. Satou from ''Manga/DetectiveConan'' doesn't know that the whole police department all have a romantic attraction to her.
* Kodaka Hasegawa from ''LightNovel/BokuWaTomodachiGaSukunai'' seems clueless about the fact that no less than '''six''' girls want his attention and have affection for him, which are his ChildhoodFriend, a RichBitch who secretly just feels very lonely, a [[HotScientist Hot]] MadScientist, a WholesomeCrossdresser (who thinks she's a boy), and two TokenMiniMoe, one of which is a ChildProdigy and the other a LittleSisterHeroine ElegantGothicLolita. [[spoiler:Except we eventually find out that it's merely an act because he does notice their affection but doesn't want to break the heart of any of them by choosing one and thus rejecting the other five]].



* ''Fanfic/TheOneILoveIs'': Shinji drew women wherever he went... and he had absolutely no idea about it. He was genuinely shocked and surprised when Rei gave him chocolates and when Hikari told him that Asuka was in love with him because he was completely oblivious to their feelings and to the hints Asuka constantly dropped.



* ''Fanfic/TheOneILoveIs'': Shinji drew women wherever he went... and he had absolutely no idea about it. He was genuinely shocked and surprised when Rei gave him chocolates and when Hikari told him that Asuka was in love with him because he was completely oblivious to their feelings and to the hints Asuka constantly dropped.



* ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'':
** Anne is a rare gender-flipped example. Due to some self-esteem issues (at least half of which revolve around her loathed red hair) and an obsession with romance novels, Anne is completely oblivious to the feelings of her male peers. [[UnwantedHarem By her late teens, she is fending off marriage proposals left and right--much to her surprise.]]
** Gil himself is a ChickMagnet, but unlike Anne, he is well aware of it.
** Their son, Walter, is also a CluelessChickMagnet. He's a dark-haired, dreamy-eyed poet and really has no idea the girls want him.



* ''A Princess Of Mars'':

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* [[TheHero Derek]] of the web-novel ''Literature/{{Domina}}'' is continually blind to everyone's affections for him. Once, when two girls are having a heated argument over who gets his FirstKiss, he thinks they're screwing with him.
* Ishmael from ''Literature/DontCallMeIshmael''. He doesn't think he's popular with girls, but by the end of the series quite a few girls have shown interest in him. He usually doesn't initiate contact with anyone, instead, some girls make moves on him.
* ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'': Percy is completely oblivious to any girl showing interest in him. Anytime things actually get moving, it's because the girls themselves have instigated it out of pure frustration. [[spoiler: Both Annabeth and Rachel kiss him first and Calypso has to borderlines propose.]] Let's just say Annabeth's nickname Seaweed Brain is well-earned sometimes.
** In the SequelSeries ''Literature/TheHeroesOfOlympus'', he's improved enough to awkwardly [[spoiler: refuse Reyna's advances, (as he and Annabeth have finally got together), but upgrades to a clueless guy magnet concerning Nico's feelings.]]
* Darryl, the protagonist of ''Literature/HeartInHand''. When an attractive woman at a nightclub mentions that she's cold, talks about "wanting something to warm me up" and spills a drink over her top, his only reaction is to give his sweatshirt to her[[note]]yes, he wore a sweatshirt to a nightclub[[/note]].
* ''A Princess Of of Mars'':



* Anne of ''AnneOfGreenGables'' is a rare gender-flipped example. Due to some self-esteem issues (at least half of which revolve around her loathed red hair) and an obsession with romance novels, Anne is completely oblivious to the feelings of her male peers. [[UnwantedHarem By her late teens, she is fending off marriage proposals left and right--much to her surprise.]]
** Gil himself is a ChickMagnet, but unlike Anne, he is well aware of it.
** Their son, Walter, is also a CluelessChickMagnet. He's a dark-haired, dreamy-eyed poet and really has no idea the girls want him.
* [[TheHero Derek]] of the web-novel ''Literature/{{Domina}}'' is continually blind to everyone's affections for him. Once, when two girls are having a heated argument over who gets his FirstKiss, he thinks they're screwing with him.
* [[VorkosiganSaga Miles Vorkosigan]] is a ''lot'' more attractive to women (and one hermaphrodite[[note]]Who is explicitly said to be falling for him shortly after they first meet.[[/note]]), for all his bodily deformities, than he even begins to realize -- though his cousin Ivan surely does. He later begins griping that while he can find women to ''love'', none of them will ''marry'' him. And most of the women who fell for him did so without any real effort on his part. [[spoiler:Both times he does try, it doesn't go well. Elena married another man, and Ekaterin nearly kicked him out of her life entirely, since he did it dishonestly.]]

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* Anne of ''AnneOfGreenGables'' is a rare gender-flipped example. Due to some self-esteem issues (at least half of which revolve around her loathed red hair) and an obsession with romance novels, Anne is completely oblivious to the feelings of her male peers. [[UnwantedHarem By her late teens, she is fending off marriage proposals left and right--much to her surprise.]]
** Gil himself is a ChickMagnet, but unlike Anne, he is well aware of it.
** Their son, Walter, is also a CluelessChickMagnet. He's a dark-haired, dreamy-eyed poet and really has no idea the girls want him.
* [[TheHero Derek]] of the web-novel ''Literature/{{Domina}}'' is continually blind to everyone's affections for him. Once, when two girls are having a heated argument over who gets his FirstKiss, he thinks they're screwing with him.
* [[VorkosiganSaga
Miles Vorkosigan]] Vorkosigan from ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'' is a ''lot'' more attractive to women (and one hermaphrodite[[note]]Who is explicitly said to be falling for him shortly after they first meet.[[/note]]), for all his bodily deformities, than he even begins to realize -- though his cousin Ivan surely does. He later begins griping that while he can find women to ''love'', none of them will ''marry'' him. And most of the women who fell for him did so without any real effort on his part. [[spoiler:Both times he does try, it doesn't go well. Elena married another man, and Ekaterin nearly kicked him out of her life entirely, since he did it dishonestly.]]



* ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'': Percy is completely oblivious to any girl showing interest in him. Anytime things actually get moving, it's because the girls themselves have instigated it out of pure frustration. [[spoiler: Both Annabeth and Rachel kiss him first and Calypso has to borderlines propose.]] Let's just say Annabeth's nickname Seaweed Brain is well-earned sometimes.
** In the SequelSeries ''Literature/TheHeroesOfOlympus'', he's improved enough to awkwardly [[spoiler: refuse Reyna's advances, (as he and Annabeth have finally got together), but upgrades to a clueless guy magnet concerning Nico's feelings.]]
* Darryl, the protagonist of ''Literature/HeartInHand''. When an attractive woman at a nightclub mentions that she's cold, talks about "wanting something to warm me up" and spills a drink over her top, his only reaction is to give his sweatshirt to her[[note]]yes, he wore a sweatshirt to a nightclub[[/note]].
* Ishmael from ''Literature/DontCallMeIshmael''. He doesn't think he's popular with girls, but by the end of the series quite a few girls have shown interest in him. He usually doesn't initiate contact with anyone, instead, some girls make moves on him.



* [[{{Superman}} Clark Kent]] in ''Series/{{Smallville}}''. He has more girls after him than you could count, but Chloe's long-time crush on him probably fits best, thanks to him being completely ObliviousToLove until Pete points out she's in love with him. [[spoiler:HarsherInHindsight when in ''Truth'' it is revealed Pete had a crush on Chloe.]]
* Simon Tam of ''Series/{{Firefly}}'', who is too focused on his medical career (and later, helping his BrainwashedAndCrazy sister) to have much luck with the opposite sex (especially [[spoiler:[[WrenchWench Kaylee]], who has a crush on him from the beginning of the show]]). This leads to InVinoVeritas.

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* [[{{Superman}} Clark Kent]] in ''Series/{{Smallville}}''. He has more girls after him than you could count, but Chloe's long-time crush on him probably fits best, thanks to him being completely ObliviousToLove until Pete points ''Series/{{Angel}}'' turned out she's to be this trope in love with him. [[spoiler:HarsherInHindsight when in ''Truth'' it is revealed Pete had a crush on Chloe.]]
* Simon Tam of ''Series/{{Firefly}}'', who is too focused on
his medical career (and later, helping his BrainwashedAndCrazy sister) to own show. Justified because before meeting Buffy he spend one hundred years as drunk homeless guy and a century before that as soulless demon guy. And he doesn't have much luck with the opposite sex (especially [[spoiler:[[WrenchWench Kaylee]], who has a crush on him from the beginning of the show]]). This leads to InVinoVeritas.reflection.



* Spencer Reid of ''Series/CriminalMinds'' is like this. IQ of 187, but can't tell when a woman is hitting on him. He is convinced that he's unattractive and that women don't like him, despite all evidence to the contrary; he is hit on regularly, even by a movie star in an early episode. In another, he and the team hit the streets to question witnesses to a crime. They don't get any information, but Reid ''is'' propositioned by every prostitute they talked to.
--> '''Reid:''' ''[regarding his odd interests]'' Do you think that's why I can't get a date?\\
'''Elle:''' Have you ever asked a girl out?\\
'''Reid:''' ... no.\\
'''Elle:''' That's why you can't get a date.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': Depending on the regeneration, the Doctor can come off like this, particularly in the revival era. While the Tenth Doctor appeared well aware that he was attractive to women - and some men, such as Jack Harkness - the Ninth and Eleventh Doctors appeared to be oblivious at their attractiveness to women, with Eleven caught offguard in "Flesh and Stone" when his companion, Amy, actually attempts to seduce him. The episode "Deep Breath" includes dialogue suggesting the Doctor unconsciously adopted younger-looking incarnations to be more attractive. So far, the Twelfth Doctor era hasn't played with this trope on screen, though there are a few exceptions, such as "Listen" when the Doctor is taken offguard when Clara compares his accent to mood lighting, and in "Mummy on the Orient Express" when one character assumes Clara and the Doctor are a couple.
* Simon Tam of ''Series/{{Firefly}}'', who is too focused on his medical career (and later, helping his BrainwashedAndCrazy sister) to have much luck with the opposite sex (especially [[spoiler:[[WrenchWench Kaylee]], who has a crush on him from the beginning of the show]]). This leads to InVinoVeritas.



* ''Series/{{Angel}}'' turned out to be this trope in his own show. Justified because before meeting Buffy he spend one hundred years as drunk homeless guy and a century before that as soulless demon guy. And he doesn't have a reflection.
* Spencer Reid of ''Series/CriminalMinds'' is like this. IQ of 187, but can't tell when a woman is hitting on him. He is convinced that he's unattractive and that women don't like him, despite all evidence to the contrary; he is hit on regularly, even by a movie star in an early episode. In another, he and the team hit the streets to question witnesses to a crime. They don't get any information, but Reid ''is'' propositioned by every prostitute they talked to.
--> '''Reid:''' ''[regarding his odd interests]'' Do you think that's why I can't get a date?\\
'''Elle:''' Have you ever asked a girl out?\\
'''Reid:''' ... no.\\
'''Elle:''' That's why you can't get a date.



* [[TheHero Gentaro]] of ''Series/KamenRiderFourze'' seems pretty surprised when he has multiple girls express interest in taking him to their prom (he's in the year below them). Some of them were [[DatingCatwoman formerly Zodiarts, too.]] There's also [[LovableAlphaBitch Miu]], and in a later episode, [[StalkerWithACrush Yukina]]. Lampshaded with Yukina, who tells Gentaro that she wants to be more than friends. [[AllLovingHero Gentaro]] looks incredibly confused that anybody would reject ''friendship''. The only woman he's ever actually expressed interest in is Nadeshiko, who first appeared in his crossover movie with [[Series/KamenRiderOOO OOO]], and she's explicitly his first love.
* [[{{Superman}} Clark Kent]] in ''Series/{{Smallville}}''. He has more girls after him than you could count, but Chloe's long-time crush on him probably fits best, thanks to him being completely ObliviousToLove until Pete points out she's in love with him. [[spoiler:HarsherInHindsight when in ''Truth'' it is revealed Pete had a crush on Chloe.]]



* Averted in ''Series/{{Sherlock}}''; while Sherlock dismisses the idea of love, he is fully aware that women find him quite attractive, and was once shown flirting with Molly in order to manipulate her.
* [[TheHero Gentaro]] of ''Series/KamenRiderFourze'' seems pretty surprised when he has multiple girls express interest in taking him to their prom (he's in the year below them). Some of them were [[DatingCatwoman formerly Zodiarts, too.]] There's also [[LovableAlphaBitch Miu]], and in a later episode, [[StalkerWithACrush Yukina]]. Lampshaded with Yukina, who tells Gentaro that she wants to be more than friends. [[AllLovingHero Gentaro]] looks incredibly confused that anybody would reject ''friendship''. The only woman he's ever actually expressed interest in is Nadeshiko, who first appeared in his crossover movie with [[Series/KamenRiderOOO OOO]], and she's explicitly his first love.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': Depending on the regeneration, the Doctor can come off like this, particularly in the revival era. While the Tenth Doctor appeared well aware that he was attractive to women - and some men, such as Jack Harkness - the Ninth and Eleventh Doctors appeared to be oblivious at their attractiveness to women, with Eleven caught offguard in "Flesh and Stone" when his companion, Amy, actually attempts to seduce him. The episode "Deep Breath" includes dialogue suggesting the Doctor unconsciously adopted younger-looking incarnations to be more attractive. So far, the Twelfth Doctor era hasn't played with this trope on screen, though there are a few exceptions, such as "Listen" when the Doctor is taken offguard when Clara compares his accent to mood lighting, and in "Mummy on the Orient Express" when one character assumes Clara and the Doctor are a couple.



* Kaze from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'', according to his support conversations. Several of them feature him getting saddled with gifts from random women, and he's ''completely baffled'' each time. Corrin even hangs a bit of a lampshade on it in their supports.
** [[HypocriticalHumor That's rather funny, given that]] Corrin himself is one! His best friends Azura, Felicia, Hinoka, Sakura, Camilla, ''and'' Rhajat are all either suggested to or outright stated to have felt some sort of attraction to him before the possible RelationshipUpgrade. Sure, the first four don't really make any moves, but Camilla and Rhajat are ''very'' obvious about their interest in him.



* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 2}}''
** Tatsuya Suou. The boy is absolutely ''oblivious'' to the affections of his childhood friend Lisa Silverman -- who he sees more as a ClingyJealousGirl. His cop brother's Katsuya not exempt from this, either. This even while they are both head over heels with [[CoolBigSis Maya]] [[IntrepidReporter Amano]].
** How dense is Katsuya? One time, on Valentine's Day, a female cop gave him some chocolate. In his capacity as an amateur chef, he spent a while telling her everything that was wrong with the chocolate, from texture to flavor, and asking why he was getting it, since it isn't his birthday.



* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 2}}''
** Tatsuya Suou. The boy is absolutely ''oblivious'' to the affections of his childhood friend Lisa Silverman -- who he sees more as a ClingyJealousGirl. His cop brother's Katsuya not exempt from this, either. This even while they are both head over heels with [[CoolBigSis Maya]] [[IntrepidReporter Amano]].
** How dense is Katsuya? One time, on Valentine's Day, a female cop gave him some chocolate. In his capacity as an amateur chef, he spent a while telling her everything that was wrong with the chocolate, from texture to flavor, and asking why he was getting it, since it isn't his birthday.



* Kaze from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'', according to his support conversations. Several of them feature him getting saddled with gifts from random women, and he's ''completely baffled'' each time. Corrin even hangs a bit of a lampshade on it in their supports.
** [[HypocriticalHumor That's rather funny, given that]] Corrin himself is one! His best friends Azura, Felicia, Hinoka, Sakura, Camilla, ''and'' Rhajat are all either suggested to or outright stated to have felt some sort of attraction to him before the possible RelationshipUpgrade. Sure, the first four don't really make any moves, but Camilla and Rhajat are ''very'' obvious about their interest in him.



* Elliot from ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' had gained the affection of several girls all without him realising it. Ellen has this to say about her brother:
-->'''Ellen:''' I'm betting the day Elliot actually ''tries'' to attract women [[JustForFun/RulesOfAnime will be the day that they collectively lose interest in him]].



* Jake English from ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' has several girls (and [[EvenTheGuysWantHim one guy]]) who are interested in him. His level of cluelessness is zigzagged, but most of the time, he is [[CaptainOblivious cringeworthily oblivious to other people's feelings]]. And because this is Homestuck, this trope is repeatedly lampshaded.



* David from ''Webcomic/OwMySanity'' is a variation of this. He is ''completely'' unfamiliar with the dating scene and implied to have zero experience in this field. Yet, wherever he goes, he attracts romantic attention--just never from human women. First he gains the interest of an EldritchAbomination who takes the form of a pretty, Arabic woman after ''eating all David's flatmates''... it goes downhill from there.



* Jake English from ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' has several girls (and [[EvenTheGuysWantHim one guy]]) who are interested in him. His level of cluelessness is zigzagged, but most of the time, he is [[CaptainOblivious cringeworthily oblivious to other people's feelings]]. And because this is Homestuck, this trope is repeatedly lampshaded.
* David from ''Webcomic/OwMySanity'' is a variation of this. He is ''completely'' unfamiliar with the dating scene and implied to have zero experience in this field. Yet, wherever he goes, he attracts romantic attention--just never from human women. First he gains the interest of an EldritchAbomination who takes the form of a pretty, Arabic woman after ''eating all David's flatmates''... it goes downhill from there.
* Elliot from ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' had gained the affection of several girls all without him realising it. Ellen has this to say about her brother:
-->'''Ellen:''' I'm betting the day Elliot actually ''tries'' to attract women [[JustForFun/RulesOfAnime will be the day that they collectively lose interest in him]].
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** [[HypocriticalHumor That's rather funny, given that]] Corrin himself is one! His best friend Azura, Felicia, Hinoka, Sakura, Camilla, ''and'' Rhajat are all either suggested to or outright stated to have felt some sort of attraction to him before the possible RelationshipUpgrade. Sure, the first four don't really make any moves, but Camilla and Rhajat are ''very'' obvious about their interest in him.

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** [[HypocriticalHumor That's rather funny, given that]] Corrin himself is one! His best friend friends Azura, Felicia, Hinoka, Sakura, Camilla, ''and'' Rhajat are all either suggested to or outright stated to have felt some sort of attraction to him before the possible RelationshipUpgrade. Sure, the first four don't really make any moves, but Camilla and Rhajat are ''very'' obvious about their interest in him.
25th Jun '16 7:19:38 PM Apocrypha
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** [[HypocriticalHumor That's rather funny, given that]] Corrin himself is one! His best friend Azura, Felicia, Hinoka, Sakura, Camilla, ''and'' Rhajat are all either suggested to or outright stated to have felt some sort of attraction to him before the possible RelationshipUpgrade. Sure, the first four don't really make any moves, but Camilla and Rhajat are ''very'' obvious about their interest in him.
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'''Leonard:''' ''[ponders it for a moment]'' Hahahaha, I have to get back to work, thanks for listening.
'''Alex:''' No problem.
'''Leonard:''' Hope no girls rip my clothes off on the way! [leaves in laughter]

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'''Leonard:''' ''[ponders it for a moment]'' Hahahaha, I have to get back to work, thanks for listening.
listening.\\
'''Alex:''' No problem.
problem.\\
'''Leonard:''' Hope no girls rip my clothes off on the way! [leaves ''[leaves in laughter]laughter]''
22nd Jun '16 1:32:29 AM Chris358
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'''Alex:''' I don't know, you're cute, you're funny. Maybe you are getting hit on and don't even know it.\\

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'''Alex:''' I don't know, you're cute, you're '''Alex:''' You sure? You're cute. You're funny. Maybe you are you're getting hit on and you don't even know it.\\



'''Alex:''' ...pretty sure. ''[gives him the Puppy Dog Eyes]''\\
'''Leonard:''' ''[ponders it for a moment]'' Hahahaha, I got to get back to work, thanks for listening... hope no one rips my clothes off on the way!

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'''Alex:''' ...'''Alex:''' Yep, pretty sure. ''[gives him the Puppy Dog Eyes]''\\
'''Leonard:''' ''[ponders it for a moment]'' Hahahaha, I got have to get back to work, thanks for listening... hope listening.
'''Alex:''' No problem.
'''Leonard:''' Hope
no one rips girls rip my clothes off on the way!way! [leaves in laughter]
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* Shinji in ''Fanfic/NeonGenesisEvangelionGenocide'' doesn't get what plenty girls like him, including Asuka. He keeps thinking that everybody hates him.

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* Shinji in ''Fanfic/NeonGenesisEvangelionGenocide'' doesn't get what that plenty girls like him, including Asuka. He keeps thinking that everybody hates him.
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* Shinji in ''Fanfic/NeonGenesisEvangelionGenocide'' doesn't get what plenty girls like him, including Asuka. He keeps thinking that everybody hates him.
2nd May '16 7:33:51 PM rjd1922
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** Justified in the case of ''Ocarina of Time'' Link, since he's a kid. A kid who grew up with no adults around ''at all''. No parents, no nothing. Taken a little further in the manga version, where Ruto outright proposes to him and he doesn't know what 'engagement' means. And he never really got the chance to learn about romance when he got older, given that he was in stasis..

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** Justified in the case of ''Ocarina of Time'' Link, since he's a kid. A kid who grew up with no adults around ''at all''. No parents, no nothing. Taken a little further in the manga version, where Ruto outright proposes to him and he doesn't know what 'engagement' means. And he never really got the chance to learn about romance when he got older, given that he was in stasis..stasis.
29th Apr '16 7:03:59 PM Trevorg2000
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* Kaze from ''VideGame/FireEmblemFates'', according to his support conversations. Several of them feature him getting saddled with gifts from random women, and he's ''completely baffled'' each time. Corrin even hangs a bit of a lampshade on it in their supports.

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* Kaze from ''VideGame/FireEmblemFates'', ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'', according to his support conversations. Several of them feature him getting saddled with gifts from random women, and he's ''completely baffled'' each time. Corrin even hangs a bit of a lampshade on it in their supports.
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