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* Melfina from ''Manga/OutlawStar'', in what is probably [[TropeCodifier the example that most casual anime watchers will think of]] when you mention this trope.

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* Melfina The contents of the bag that Akatsuki was carrying throughout the first half of the first episode of ''LightNovel/AestheticaOfARogueHero'' was revealed to be Miu, fully naked.
%%* An early example: Fyana
from ''Manga/OutlawStar'', ''Anime/ArmoredTrooperVotoms''.
* Given a GenderFlip
in what ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'', where [[TheDitz Italy]] is probably [[TropeCodifier the found hiding in a tomato crate.
* The titular character from ''Manga/{{Ayako}}'' is a {{Deconstruction}} and an especially disturbing
example that most casual anime watchers will think of]] when you mention this trope.since she spend more then [[BreakTheCutie twenty years locked up in a basement]] and now hides in a box whenever she gets scared. [[TheWoobie Which is often.]]
* Male example: Ciel in a suitcase in the first episode of the second season of the ''Manga/BlackButler'' anime.
* Chii in ''Manga/{{Chobits}}'' is a girl on a garbage can, all naked but for [[BandageBabe the bandages she's wrapped in]].
* ''Manga/ChocottoSister'': While not a box (it's a bag), Choco comes delivered in a present by [[SantaClaus Santa]].



* ''Manga/RozenMaiden'', which [[JustifiedTrope works perfectly]]. Where do ''you'' store porcelain dolls when they're not on the shelf?
* May in ''Anime/HandMaidMay.''
* Nia from ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''.
** Male example: according to WordOfGod, Team Dai-Gurren found Attenborough in someone's luggage. No, really.
* Izumi from ''Anime/MartianSuccessorNadesico'', presented as a parody. "Where else? In the box."
** The dub version is funnier: "As Schrodinger would say, [[SchrodingersCat the answer is in the box.]]"
*** [[spoiler:Yurika]] becomes on of these too in TheMovie.
* Hyatt, Ropponmatsu I, and Ropponmatsu II are introduced to ACROSS members this way in ''Anime/ExcelSaga''.
** This only applies to the anime, not the original manga.
%%* Yakumo from ''Anime/{{Shinzo}}''.
* Lime, Cherry, and Bloodberry from ''Anime/SaberMarionetteJ'' are all introduced this way. They're also robot girls with their slavish devotion to the male protagonist preinstalled, so they hit this trope pretty hard.
* Yui from ''Koharu Biyori'', being a [[RobotGirl robot]] [[{{Meido}} maid]]. The OpeningTheme specifically mentions this.
* An early example: Fyana from ''Anime/ArmoredTrooperVotoms''.
* Mimi from ''Manga/IDreamOfMimi/Buttobi CPU''.
* Weird example. Princess Snow from ''Manga/{{MAR}}''. The first we see her, she's encased in ice, only to be freed (and accidentally kissed by) Ginta. This freaks him out since she looks, sounds and acts exactly like his childhood friend Koyuki. Oddly enough, [[spoiler: the second time she needs to be rescued, she's inside of an ACTUAL box in a fetal position. A Rubix Cube-like deathtrap to be precise, which will kill her if not solved correctly and even if it's solved correctly will kill whoever solved it instead. Putting a bit of a dark spin on this trope.]]
* Havoc in ''Anime/DarkerThanBlack''.

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* ''Manga/RozenMaiden'', which [[JustifiedTrope works perfectly]]. Where do ''you'' store porcelain dolls when they're Parodied in ''Manga/{{Colorful}}'' with Connie the Consolation Prize, a deliberately two-dimensional girl delivered in a box to a salivating recipient.
* In ''Anime/ConcreteRevolutioChoujinGensou'', TheStinger of episode 7 shows Jirou and Judas finding a box containing the deactivated body of RobotGirl Earth-chan.
* While
not on the shelf?
* May
a girl, Ein of ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' originally came packaged in ''Anime/HandMaidMay.''
* Nia from ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''.
** Male example: according
a metal briefcase. Ed did this to WordOfGod, Team Dai-Gurren found Attenborough in someone's luggage. No, really.
* Izumi from ''Anime/MartianSuccessorNadesico'', presented as a parody. "Where else? In the box."
** The dub version is funnier: "As Schrodinger would say, [[SchrodingersCat the answer is
herself in the box.]]"
*** [[spoiler:Yurika]] becomes on of these too
episode Mushroom Samba, when she stowed away in TheMovie.
* Hyatt, Ropponmatsu I, and Ropponmatsu II are introduced to ACROSS members this way in ''Anime/ExcelSaga''.
** This only applies to
the anime, not trunk of a bounty hunter's car, [[HilarityEnsues causing a lot of trouble for said bounty hunter when a cop pulled her over]].
* In ''LightNovel/CubeXCursedXCurious''
the original manga.
%%* Yakumo from ''Anime/{{Shinzo}}''.
* Lime, Cherry, and Bloodberry from ''Anime/SaberMarionetteJ'' are all introduced this way. They're also robot girls with their slavish devotion to the male protagonist preinstalled,
girl doesn't so they hit this trope pretty hard.
* Yui from ''Koharu Biyori'', being a [[RobotGirl robot]] [[{{Meido}} maid]]. The OpeningTheme specifically mentions this.
* An early example: Fyana from ''Anime/ArmoredTrooperVotoms''.
* Mimi from ''Manga/IDreamOfMimi/Buttobi CPU''.
* Weird example. Princess Snow from ''Manga/{{MAR}}''. The first we see her, she's encased in ice, only to be freed (and accidentally kissed by) Ginta. This freaks him out since she looks, sounds and acts exactly like his childhood friend Koyuki. Oddly enough, [[spoiler: the second time she needs to be rescued, she's inside of an ACTUAL box
much come in a fetal position. A Rubix Cube-like deathtrap to be precise, which will kill her if not solved correctly and even if it's solved correctly will kill whoever solved it instead. Putting a bit of a dark spin on this trope.]]
box, she IS the box.
* Havoc in ''Anime/DarkerThanBlack''.''Anime/DarkerThanBlack'':
%%** Havoc.



* Ifurita in ''Anime/ElHazardTheMagnificentWorld''.
* Reverie in ''Manga/ElementalGelade''.
* In ''Anime/StrainStrategicArmoredInfantry'', the boxed loli is found by the ''villain'', and becomes his [[ReplacementGoldfish replacement sister]] and MoralityPet. [[spoiler:She doesn't do such a good job of the latter, since, as it turns out, he was already crazy to begin with.]]
* Chii in ''Manga/{{Chobits}}'' is a girl on a garbage can, all naked but for [[BandageBabe the bandages she's wrapped in]].
* Byakki/Shiro in ''LightNovel/WagayaNoOinariSama'', who was delivered in a box.
* ''Anime/ZoidsChaoticCentury'' starts like this.
* Given a GenderFlip in ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'', where [[TheDitz Italy]] is found hiding in a tomato crate.
* Another boy version happens in ''Manga/KimiWaPetto'' (or ''Tramps Like Us'' in the translation) with Momo
* Misty in ''Manga/{{Vandread}}'', she's rescued from an escape pod.
** Lacus Clyne in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'' has the same thing happen to her, albeit she's rescued by an enemy ship.
*** And later in SEED, the same happens to [[spoiler: Flay]]
* [[spoiler: [[SuperPrototype Ginga Nakajima]]]] in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' was stored in a metal suitcase to be transported to the BigBad when she was defeated and captured.
* From ''[[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya]]'': Kyon's little sister hid in his duffel bag so he would take her on vacation with him. Spoofed in ''WebVideo/TheAbridgingOfHaruhiSuzumiya'':
-->'''Kyon:''' Why is my bag so... ''ohmygod'', a loli in a bag!
** Amusingly, RealityEnsues - Kyon immediately notices that his bag is a good 30 kilos heavier than it should be and catches her. In the anime he brings her along anyway, whereas in the {{light novel}}s he sends her back home.
* ''Manga/ChocottoSister'': While not a box (it's a bag), Choco comes delivered in a present by [[SantaClaus Santa]].
* [[spoiler: Lucille Lilliant]] from ''[[Anime/AfterWarGundamX Gundam X]]'' was a Lady in a Capsule. For worse, [[spoiler: she's been locked for ''15 years'' inside of it, and the enemy now wants to get to her to use her considerable PsychicPowers. Poor Lucille [[BarrierMaiden is physically indefense]], as her body is pretty much comatose, [[GrandTheftMe but her conscience finds a way around that]].]]
* Parodied in ''Manga/{{Colorful}}'' with Connie the Consolation Prize, a deliberately two-dimensional girl delivered in a box to a salivating recipient.
* Hako-chan (literally "Box-chan"), from ''Anime/TheGirlWhoLeaptThroughSpace''. Her appearance is still mostly unknown due to [[spoiler:her not leaving the box yet]], though we do learn that [[spoiler:she has light skin. There was one point where she almost came out, but then [[TheDragon Aleida]] convinced her that staying in the box was better because "being in the outside world is worse than being in the box".]] Admittedly, it does seem to be a pretty nice box: it has some sort of camera system allowing view outside, though not from outside in, and [[TalkingWithSigns text can be displayed on the door]] of the box like it's a computer screen. Also, it apparently has some sort of hovering/movement device.

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* %%* Rose from ''LightNovel/DragonCrisis''.
%%*
Ifurita in ''Anime/ElHazardTheMagnificentWorld''.
* Reverie in ''Manga/ElementalGelade''.
* In ''Anime/StrainStrategicArmoredInfantry'', the boxed loli is found by the ''villain'', and becomes his [[ReplacementGoldfish replacement sister]] and MoralityPet. [[spoiler:She doesn't do such a good job of the latter, since, as it turns out, he was already crazy to begin with.]]
* Chii in ''Manga/{{Chobits}}'' is a girl on a garbage can, all naked but for [[BandageBabe the bandages she's wrapped in]].
* Byakki/Shiro in ''LightNovel/WagayaNoOinariSama'', who was delivered in a box.
* ''Anime/ZoidsChaoticCentury'' starts like this.
* Given a GenderFlip in ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'', where [[TheDitz Italy]] is found hiding in a tomato crate.
* Another boy version happens in ''Manga/KimiWaPetto'' (or ''Tramps Like Us'' in the translation) with Momo
* Misty in ''Manga/{{Vandread}}'', she's rescued from an escape pod.
** Lacus Clyne in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'' has the same thing happen to her, albeit she's rescued by an enemy ship.
*** And later in SEED, the same happens to [[spoiler: Flay]]
* [[spoiler: [[SuperPrototype Ginga Nakajima]]]] in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' was stored in a metal suitcase to be transported to the BigBad when she was defeated and captured.
* From ''[[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya]]'': Kyon's little sister hid in his duffel bag so he would take her on vacation with him. Spoofed in ''WebVideo/TheAbridgingOfHaruhiSuzumiya'':
-->'''Kyon:''' Why is my bag so... ''ohmygod'', a loli in a bag!
** Amusingly, RealityEnsues - Kyon immediately notices that his bag is a good 30 kilos heavier than it should be and catches her. In the anime he brings her along anyway, whereas in the {{light novel}}s he sends her back home.
* ''Manga/ChocottoSister'': While not a box (it's a bag), Choco comes delivered in a present by [[SantaClaus Santa]].
* [[spoiler: Lucille Lilliant]] from ''[[Anime/AfterWarGundamX Gundam X]]'' was a Lady in a Capsule. For worse, [[spoiler: she's been locked for ''15 years'' inside of it, and the enemy now wants to get to her to use her considerable PsychicPowers. Poor Lucille [[BarrierMaiden is physically indefense]], as her body is pretty much comatose, [[GrandTheftMe but her conscience finds a way around that]].]]
* Parodied in ''Manga/{{Colorful}}'' with Connie the Consolation Prize, a deliberately two-dimensional girl delivered in a box to a salivating recipient.
* Hako-chan (literally "Box-chan"), from ''Anime/TheGirlWhoLeaptThroughSpace''. Her appearance is still mostly unknown due to [[spoiler:her not leaving the box yet]], though we do learn that [[spoiler:she has light skin. There was one point where she almost came out, but then [[TheDragon Aleida]] convinced her that staying in the box was better because "being in the outside world is worse than being in the box".]] Admittedly, it does seem to be a pretty nice box: it has some sort of camera system allowing view outside, though not from outside in, and [[TalkingWithSigns text can be displayed on the door]] of the box like it's a computer screen. Also, it apparently has some sort of hovering/movement device.
''Anime/ElHazardTheMagnificentWorld''.



* Zia in ''Anime/TheMysteriousCitiesOfGold'', in the "smuggled aboard a ship" variety.
* While not a girl, Ein of ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' originally came packaged in a metal briefcase. Ed did this to herself in the episode Mushroom Samba, when she stowed away in the trunk of a bounty hunter's car, [[HilarityEnsues causing a lot of trouble for said bounty hunter when a cop pulled her over]].
* ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'': Utena's coffin scene. [[spoiler:And the scene in the final battle.]]
* Male example: Ciel in a suitcase in the first episode of the second season of the ''Manga/BlackButler'' anime.
* In the Millennium World arc of ''Anime/YuGiOh'', we first meet Mana hiding in a large ceramic pot.
* In the third season of ''{{Anime/Robotech}}'' (aka ''Anime/GenesisClimberMospeada''), Marlene (Aisha) is found in an [[spoiler:alien egg]].
* Rose from ''LightNovel/DragonCrisis''.
* Chisaya from ''Onikirisama no Hakoirimusume''
** To be expected "Hakoiri musume" ("boxed daughter") is a Japanese term for a sheltered young lady.
* In ''LightNovel/CubeXCursedXCurious'' the girl doesn't so much come in a box, she IS the box.
* At least one [[{{Hentai}} erotic manga]] has a woman try smuggle herself into Japan by disguising herself as a sex doll. [[{{Squick}} Customs has a lot of fun with her]].
* Michiru from ''Kono Kanojo wa Fiction desu'' first appeared naked in a large bag instead of a box.
* The titular character from ''Manga/{{Ayako}}'' is a {{Deconstruction}} and an especially disturbing example since she spend more then [[BreakTheCutie twenty years locked up in a basement]] and now hides in a box whenever she gets scared. [[TheWoobie Which is often.]]

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* Zia %%* Reverie in ''Anime/TheMysteriousCitiesOfGold'', in the "smuggled aboard a ship" variety.
* While not a girl, Ein of ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' originally came packaged in a metal briefcase. Ed did this to herself in the episode Mushroom Samba, when she stowed away in the trunk of a bounty hunter's car, [[HilarityEnsues causing a lot of trouble for said bounty hunter when a cop pulled her over]].
* ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'': Utena's coffin scene. [[spoiler:And the scene in the final battle.]]
* Male example: Ciel in a suitcase in the first episode of the second season of the ''Manga/BlackButler'' anime.
* In the Millennium World arc of ''Anime/YuGiOh'', we first meet Mana hiding in a large ceramic pot.
* In the third season of ''{{Anime/Robotech}}'' (aka ''Anime/GenesisClimberMospeada''), Marlene (Aisha) is found in an [[spoiler:alien egg]].
* Rose from ''LightNovel/DragonCrisis''.
* Chisaya from ''Onikirisama no Hakoirimusume''
** To be expected "Hakoiri musume" ("boxed daughter") is a Japanese term for a sheltered young lady.
* In ''LightNovel/CubeXCursedXCurious'' the girl doesn't so much come in a box, she IS the box.
* At least one [[{{Hentai}} erotic manga]] has a woman try smuggle herself into Japan by disguising herself as a sex doll. [[{{Squick}} Customs has a lot of fun with her]].
* Michiru from ''Kono Kanojo wa Fiction desu'' first appeared naked in a large bag instead of a box.
* The titular character from ''Manga/{{Ayako}}'' is a {{Deconstruction}} and an especially disturbing example since she spend more then [[BreakTheCutie twenty years locked up in a basement]] and now hides in a box whenever she gets scared. [[TheWoobie Which is often.]]
''Manga/ElementalGelade''.



* The contents of the bag that Akatsuki was carrying throughout the first half of the first episode of ''LightNovel/AestheticaOfARogueHero'' was revealed to be Miu, fully naked.
* ''Manga/SgtFrog'' Keroro first met Angol Mois after finding her inside a closet that landed on Keron.
* ''Manga/TodaysCerberus'' begins with Chiaki receiving a box from his globe trotting father. Inside is Cerberus in a LittleBitBeastly human form declaring she'll be his guard dog.
* In ''Anime/ConcreteRevolutioChoujinGensou'', TheStinger of episode 7 shows Jirou and Judas finding a box containing the deactivated body of RobotGirl Earth-chan.

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* Hyatt, Ropponmatsu I, and Ropponmatsu II are introduced to ACROSS members this way in ''Anime/ExcelSaga''. This only applies to the anime, not the original manga.
* The contents ''Anime/FrameArmsGirls'' turn up at Ao Gennai's doorstep in this fashion, courtesy of Kotobukiya drone delivery.
* Hako-chan (literally "Box-chan"), from ''Anime/TheGirlWhoLeaptThroughSpace''. Her appearance is still mostly unknown due to [[spoiler:her not leaving the box yet]], though we do learn that [[spoiler:she has light skin. There was one point where she almost came out, but then [[TheDragon Aleida]] convinced her that staying in the box was better because "being in the outside world is worse than being in the box".]] Admittedly, it does seem to be a pretty nice box: it has some sort of camera system allowing view outside, though not from outside in, and [[TalkingWithSigns text can be displayed on the door]]
of the bag that Akatsuki box like it's a computer screen. Also, it apparently has some sort of hovering/movement device.
* [[spoiler: Lucille Lilliant]] from ''[[Anime/AfterWarGundamX Gundam X]]''
was carrying throughout the first half of the first episode of ''LightNovel/AestheticaOfARogueHero'' was revealed to be Miu, fully naked.
* ''Manga/SgtFrog'' Keroro first met Angol Mois after finding her
a Lady in a Capsule. For worse, [[spoiler: she's been locked for ''15 years'' inside of it, and the enemy now wants to get to her to use her considerable PsychicPowers. Poor Lucille [[BarrierMaiden is physically indefense]], as her body is pretty much comatose, [[GrandTheftMe but her conscience finds a closet that landed on Keron.
* ''Manga/TodaysCerberus'' begins with Chiaki receiving a box
way around that]].]]
%%* May in ''Anime/HandMaidMay''.
%%* Mimi
from his globe trotting father. Inside is Cerberus in a LittleBitBeastly human form declaring she'll be his guard dog.
* In ''Anime/ConcreteRevolutioChoujinGensou'', TheStinger of episode 7 shows Jirou and Judas finding a box containing the deactivated body of RobotGirl Earth-chan.
''Manga/IDreamOfMimi'' (or ''Buttobi CPU'').



* The Anime/FrameArmsGirls turn up at Ao Gennai's doorstep in this fashion, courtesy of Kotobukiya drone delivery.

to:

* Another boy version happens in ''Manga/KimiWaPetto'' (or ''Tramps Like Us'' in the translation) with Momo.
* Yui from ''Koharu Biyori'', being a [[RobotGirl robot]] [[{{Meido}} maid]].
The Anime/FrameArmsGirls turn up at Ao Gennai's doorstep OpeningTheme specifically mentions this.
* Michiru from ''Kono Kanojo wa Fiction desu'' first appeared naked
in a large bag instead of a box.
* [[spoiler: [[SuperPrototype Ginga Nakajima]]]] in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' was stored in a metal suitcase to be transported to the BigBad when she was defeated and captured.
* Weird example. Princess Snow from ''Manga/{{MAR}}''. The first we see her, she's encased in ice, only to be freed (and accidentally kissed by) Ginta. This freaks him out since she looks, sounds and acts exactly like his childhood friend Koyuki. Oddly enough, [[spoiler: the second time she needs to be rescued, she's inside of an ACTUAL box in a fetal position. A Rubix Cube-like deathtrap to be precise, which will kill her if not solved correctly and even if it's solved correctly will kill whoever solved it instead. Putting a bit of a dark spin on
this fashion, courtesy trope.]]
* ''Anime/MartianSuccessorNadesico'':
** Izumi, presented as a parody. "Where else? In the box."
** The dub version is funnier: "As Schrodinger would say, [[SchrodingersCat the answer is in the box.]]"
*** [[spoiler:Yurika]] becomes on
of Kotobukiya drone delivery.these too in TheMovie.
* From ''[[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya]]'': Kyon's little sister hid in his duffel bag so he would take her on vacation with him. Spoofed in ''WebVideo/TheAbridgingOfHaruhiSuzumiya'':
-->'''Kyon:''' Why is my bag so... ''ohmygod'', a loli in a bag!
** Amusingly, RealityEnsues - Kyon immediately notices that his bag is a good 30 kilos heavier than it should be and catches her. In the anime he brings her along anyway, whereas in the {{light novel}}s he sends her back home.
* Zia in ''Anime/TheMysteriousCitiesOfGold'', in the "smuggled aboard a ship" variety.
* Melfina from ''Manga/OutlawStar'', in what is probably [[TropeCodifier the example that most casual anime watchers will think of]] when you mention this trope.
* ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'': Utena's coffin scene. [[spoiler:And the scene in the final battle.]]
* In the third season of ''Anime/{{Robotech}}'' (aka ''Anime/GenesisClimberMospeada''), Marlene (Aisha) is found in an [[spoiler:alien egg]].
* ''Manga/RozenMaiden'', which [[JustifiedTrope works perfectly]]. Where do ''you'' store porcelain dolls when they're not on the shelf?.
* Lime, Cherry, and Bloodberry from ''Anime/SaberMarionetteJ'' are all introduced this way. They're also robot girls with their slavish devotion to the male protagonist preinstalled, so they hit this trope pretty hard.
* ''Manga/SgtFrog'': Keroro first met Angol Mois after finding her inside a closet that landed on Keron.
%%* Yakumo from ''Anime/{{Shinzo}}''.
* In ''Anime/StrainStrategicArmoredInfantry'', the boxed loli is found by the ''villain'', and becomes his [[ReplacementGoldfish replacement sister]] and MoralityPet. [[spoiler:She doesn't do such a good job of the latter, since, as it turns out, he was already crazy to begin with.]]
* Nia from ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''.
** Male example: according to WordOfGod, Team Dai-Gurren found Attenborough in someone's luggage. No, really.
* ''Manga/TodaysCerberus'' begins with Chiaki receiving a box from his globe trotting father. Inside is Cerberus in a LittleBitBeastly human form declaring she'll be his guard dog.
* Misty in ''Manga/{{Vandread}}'', she's rescued from an escape pod.
** Lacus Clyne in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'' has the same thing happen to her, albeit she's rescued by an enemy ship.
*** And later in SEED, the same happens to [[spoiler: Flay]]
* Byakki/Shiro in ''LightNovel/WagayaNoOinariSama'', who was delivered in a box.
* In the Millennium World arc of ''Anime/YuGiOh'', we first meet Mana hiding in a large ceramic pot.
%%* ''Anime/ZoidsChaoticCentury'' starts like this.



* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheBotsmaster'', a few of hero Zid Zoolander's RidiculouslyHumanRobots note their creator's crush on villainess Lady Frenzy. So they kidnap her and present her unconscious body in a box to ZZ on his birthday.



* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheBotsmaster'', a few of hero Zid Zoolander's RidiculouslyHumanRobots note their creator's crush on villainess Lady Frenzy. So they kidnap her and present her unconscious body in a box to ZZ on his birthday.
25th Jun '17 12:35:13 PM rafi
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* In one of the ''Paperinik'' continuities, the android Lyla Lay is found deactivated in a box in an old factory. Luckily, the janitor who found her [[ItMakesSenseInContext happens to be versed in super-science]], and can "revive" her.

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* In one ''Pikappa'', an alternate continuity of the ''Paperinik'' continuities, ''ComicBook/PaperinikNewAdventures'', the android Lyla Lay is found deactivated in a box in an old factory. Luckily, the janitor who found her [[ItMakesSenseInContext happens to be versed in super-science]], and can "revive" her.
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* ''Literature/TheThinkingMachine'': The solution to [[spoiler:"The Problem of DressingRoom A"]] involves the missing actress having been hypnotized and then folded into one of the trunks of her room, so she was carried out with the rest of her luggage when the troupe moved cities.
30th May '17 9:44:24 PM nombretomado
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* ''WheelOfTime'': A male example; [[spoiler: Rand is captured by Aes Sedai, forced into a trunk and tortured on his way to the White Tower. He's rescued at Dumai Well's.]]

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* ''WheelOfTime'': ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'': A male example; [[spoiler: Rand is captured by Aes Sedai, forced into a trunk and tortured on his way to the White Tower. He's rescued at Dumai Well's.]]
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* Octavia in ''VideoGame/TearsToTiara'' is found inside a box, tied up and helpless. Arawn decides he has enough women hanging around annoying him about how they're his wife or just being ditzy elves, so he decides to seal her back in and pretend he never saw her. Sadly, Arthur catches him and you recruit her instead.

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* Octavia in ''VideoGame/TearsToTiara'' ''VisualNovel/TearsToTiara'' is found inside a box, tied up and helpless. Arawn decides he has enough women hanging around annoying him about how they're his wife or just being ditzy elves, so he decides to seal her back in and pretend he never saw her. Sadly, Arthur catches him and you recruit her instead.
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* The Anime/FrameArmsGirls turn up at Ao Gennai's doorstep in this fashion, courtesy of Kotobukiya drone delivery.
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* In ''Artificial Girl 2'', the heroine awakens from a crate in the protagonist's room.
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* Chii in ''Manga/{{Chobits}}'' is a girl on a garbage can, [[FetishFuel all naked but for]] [[BandageBabe the bandages she's wrapped in]].

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* Chii in ''Manga/{{Chobits}}'' is a girl on a garbage can, [[FetishFuel all naked but for]] for [[BandageBabe the bandages she's wrapped in]].
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* In the {{DCAU}}, Franchise/{{Superman}} first finds Supergirl as the last frozen survivor of her homeworld.

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* In the {{DCAU}}, Franchise/{{DCAU}}, Franchise/{{Superman}} first finds Supergirl as the last frozen survivor of her homeworld.
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* ''Film/BoxingHelena'': Jennifer Lynch [[note]]DavidLynch's daughter[[/note]] made a movie about a trauma surgeon who keeps his bitchy ex-girlfriend in a box... but only after he [[AnArmAndALeg trimmed her to fit.]]

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* ''Film/BoxingHelena'': Jennifer Lynch [[note]]DavidLynch's [[note]]Creator/DavidLynch's daughter[[/note]] made a movie about a trauma surgeon who keeps his bitchy ex-girlfriend in a box... but only after he [[AnArmAndALeg trimmed her to fit.]]
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