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10th Nov '16 9:34:42 PM Adept
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* In ''Manga/SamuraiHighSchool'', Tsukiko and Kou don't look similar at all, but nobody in school ever notices when they swap places, so we guess this counts.

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* In ''Manga/SamuraiHighSchool'', Tsukiko and Kou don't look similar at all, but nobody in school ever notices when they swap places, so we guess this counts.they probably count.



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7th Nov '16 2:36:01 PM TheGreatUnknown
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* ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'' gave Nack the Weasel a CanonForeigner twin sister named [[ThemeTwinNaming Nic]], who looks exactly like a female version of him, facially identical save for a ponytail and [[TertiarySexualAttributes eyelashes]]. Strangely, on her entrance in one issue, the woman Nack is flirting with mistakes her for his ''wife''.

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* ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'' gave Nack the Weasel a CanonForeigner twin sister named [[ThemeTwinNaming Nic]], who looks exactly like a female version of him, facially identical save for a ponytail and [[TertiarySexualAttributes [[TertiarySexualCharacteristics eyelashes]]. Strangely, on her entrance in one issue, the woman Nack is flirting with mistakes her for his ''wife''.
7th Nov '16 2:35:35 PM TheGreatUnknown
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* ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'' gave Nack the Weasel a CanonForeigner twin sister named [[ThemeTwinNaming Nic]], who looks exactly like a female version of him, facially identical save for a ponytail and [[TertiarySexualAttributes eyelashes]]. Strangely, on her entrance in one issue, the woman Nack is flirting with mistakes her for his ''wife''.
2nd Nov '16 11:03:34 PM Eievie
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** Cersei is also irritated by the fact that Margaery Tyrell and her (non-twin) brother Ser Loras look even more alike than Jaime and herself.

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** Cersei is also irritated by the fact that Margaery Tyrell *Another example of a guy who decided to grow a beard to {{def|iedTrope}}y this trope: ''Literature/ChroniclesOfTheKencyrath'' has heroine Jame and her (non-twin) Half-Identical Twin brother Ser Loras Torisen. Jame and Tori look even more alike than Jaime '''really''' similar: Jame is quite androgynous, and herself.Tori is a tad androgynous too--but they're ''ten years apart in age'', thanks to some YearOutsideHourInside magic. And ''still'', Jame is frequently mistaken for her brother. Once she's better known, ''he'' is mistaken for ''her'' too--but only once, because that's when he stops finding it amusing and decides to {{def|iedTrope}}y the trope by grow a beard.



* P.C. Hodgell's ''Literature/ChroniclesOfTheKencyrath'' has heroine Jame and her Half-Identical Twin brother Torisen. Jame is frequently mistaken for her brother, and once she's better known, he is mistaken for her -- but only once, because that's when he stops finding it amusing and decides to grow a beard.
* The legendary immortals known only as the Twins in Trudi Canavan's ''AgeOfTheFive'' trilogy appear to be this to begin with - they were originally not only identical, but conjoined. They separated themselves with magic to avoid detection, and some time afterwards, one of the twins changed from female to male using similar magic. It was really confusing how one could be female and the other male given their history, and the reference to 'the change' is really easy to miss...

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* P.C. Hodgell's ''Literature/ChroniclesOfTheKencyrath'' has heroine Jame and her Half-Identical Twin brother Torisen. Jame is frequently mistaken for her brother, and once she's better known, he is mistaken for her -- but only once, because that's when he stops finding it amusing and decides to grow a beard.
* The legendary immortals known only as the Twins in Trudi Canavan's ''AgeOfTheFive'' trilogy appear to be this to begin with - they with--they were originally not only identical, but conjoined. They separated themselves with magic to avoid detection, and some time afterwards, one of the twins changed from female to male using similar magic. It was really confusing how one could be female and the other male given their history, and the reference to 'the change' is really easy to miss...
16th Oct '16 2:59:26 PM nombretomado
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* Ayra's children Larcei and Ulster, from ''[[FireEmblemJugdral Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu]]''.
** Also Yumina and Yubello, from ''[[FireEmblemAkaneia Fire Emblem: Monsho no Nazo]]''

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* Ayra's children Larcei and Ulster, from ''[[FireEmblemJugdral ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu]]''.
** Also Yumina and Yubello, from ''[[FireEmblemAkaneia ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Fire Emblem: Monsho no Nazo]]''
12th Oct '16 10:44:55 AM Vegabond
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* In VideoGame/OdinSphere, we have playable protagonist Velvet and her twin brother Ingway. While not exactly alike, both have similar features, share hair and eye colors, and have a tendency to wear rather {{Stripperiffic}} clothing.
9th Oct '16 10:01:52 PM NOYB
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* Ser Jaime and Queen Cersei Lannister of ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''. As kids, they looked so much alike that they would wear each others' clothes. The fact that their parents were cousins might have helped. They're also {{Twincest}}uous (with the implication that the narcissistic Cersei sees it as the closest she can get to ScrewYourself). When Jaime starts to grow a beard in the third book, it becomes a very important symbol of their growing distance.

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* Ser Jaime and Queen Cersei Lannister of ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''. As kids, they looked so much alike that they would wear each others' clothes. The fact that their parents were cousins might have helped. They're also {{Twincest}}uous (with the implication that the narcissistic Cersei sees it as the closest she can get to ScrewYourself). When Jaime starts to grow a beard while spending time as a prisoner in the third book, he thinks to himself that Cersei will hate that it makes them look less alike, and it becomes a very important symbol of their growing distance.distance.
** Cersei is also irritated by the fact that Margaery Tyrell and her (non-twin) brother Ser Loras look even more alike than Jaime and herself.
2nd Oct '16 8:35:20 PM Angeldeb82
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In RealLife this would just fall under StrongFamilyResemblance, and isn't all that common--any set of fraternal twins, opposite gender or otherwise, won't be any more likely to resemble each other than normal siblings. Unless, of course, one identical twin is [[{{Transsexual}} transgender]] and the other isn't.

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In RealLife this would just fall under StrongFamilyResemblance, and isn't all that common--any set of fraternal twins, opposite gender or otherwise, won't be any more likely to resemble each other than normal siblings. Unless, of course, one identical twin is [[{{Transsexual}} transgender]] {{trans|sexual}}gender and the other isn't.



* Johan and Anna/Nina from ''Manga/{{Monster}}'', [[spoiler:who were dressed identically when children and were almost indistinguishable. It remains when they grow up, to the point that Johan [[VillainousCrossdresser disguises himself as a woman to hide]], and when Nina arrives to the same town she's confused for her brother's female identity]].

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* Johan and Anna/Nina from ''Manga/{{Monster}}'', [[spoiler:who were dressed identically when children and were almost indistinguishable. It remains when they grow up, to the point that Johan [[VillainousCrossdresser [[CreepyCrossdresser disguises himself as a woman to hide]], and when Nina arrives to the same town she's confused for her brother's female identity]].



* In ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds'', the twins Lua and Luka look so similar that at one point Lua successfully disguises himself as his sister by [[DisguisedInDrag wearing her clothes]] and changing his hairstyle. [[CrowningMomentOfFunny He otherwise makes very little effort to pass himself off as Luka.]]
* In the Italian dub of ''Manga/SailorMoon Stars'' the [[GenderBender gender bending]] Sailor Starlights were turned [[ShesAManInJapan into this]], making them separate characters to the Three Lights due to the complaints from MoralGuardians.

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* In ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds'', the twins Lua and Luka look so similar that at one point Lua successfully disguises himself as his sister by [[DisguisedInDrag wearing her clothes]] and changing his hairstyle. [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments He otherwise makes very little effort to pass himself off as Luka.]]
* In the Italian dub of ''Manga/SailorMoon Stars'' the [[GenderBender gender bending]] {{gender bend|er}}ing Sailor Starlights were turned [[ShesAManInJapan into this]], making them separate characters to the Three Lights due to the complaints from MoralGuardians.



* Mariya (a VillainousCrossdresser) and Shizu (a SweetPollyOliver) in ''Manga/MariaHolic'' resemble each other exactly except for gender. Which is probably part of why they can crossdress so easily.

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* Mariya (a VillainousCrossdresser) CreepyCrossdresser) and Shizu (a SweetPollyOliver) in ''Manga/MariaHolic'' resemble each other exactly except for gender. Which is probably part of why they can crossdress so easily.



* Suou and Shion from the second season of ''Anime/DarkerThanBlack''. Explained by the fact that [[spoiler:Suou is actually a copy that Shion made of himself, but because the copies he makes with his power always have one major difference from the original, Suou turned out female.]] Except it's not justified because [[spoiler: even though the current Suou is a copy of Shion the original is still shown to be a half identical twin in the flashbacks she appears in. The fact that the current Suou looks like her younger self despite being a copy of her brother is evident of this.]]

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* Suou and Shion from the second season of ''Anime/DarkerThanBlack''. Explained by the fact that [[spoiler:Suou is actually a copy that Shion made of himself, but because the copies he makes with his power always have one major difference from the original, Suou turned out female.]] female]]. Except it's not justified because [[spoiler: even though the current Suou is a copy of Shion the original is still shown to be a half identical twin in the flashbacks she appears in. The fact that the current Suou looks like her younger self despite being a copy of her brother is evident of this.]]this]].



* Atelier Lana's ''StarTrekker'' is about the adventures of Captain Aya Nakajima, with her First Officer and identicle twin Brother Commander Homare Nakajima. From the explanation given in the manga:

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* Atelier Lana's ''StarTrekker'' is about the adventures of Captain Aya Nakajima, with her First Officer and identicle identical twin Brother Commander Homare Nakajima. From the explanation given in the manga:



* ''Manga/{{Vassalord}}'' has two sets of these: Rayflo and Rayfell are actual HalfIdenticalTwins, while Charley and Cheryl are unrelated (as far as we know) but look uncannily similar.

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* ''Manga/{{Vassalord}}'' has two sets of these: Rayflo and Rayfell are actual HalfIdenticalTwins, Half-Identical Twins, while Charley and Cheryl are unrelated (as far as we know) but look uncannily similar.



* [[spoiler:Kanba and Masako]] in ''Anime/MawaruPenguindrum''. It eventually gets lampshaded when [[spoiler: Sanetoshi]] points out how physically similar they are [[spoiler: as a part of a BreakingLecture that he delivers to Kanba as he's getting ready to use a Survival Strategy to ''revive'' Masako, who has recently gone through an HeroicSacrifice for Kanba.]]
* Subverted: In ''Manga/DetectiveConan'' there's a pair of twins who look rather different, but have almost identical genes, to the point where [[spoiler: the female twin's suicide is blamed on her brother/fiancé (she'd only just found out that they were related, and he didn't find out until after she was dead) because of skin that is stuck under a false nail, and he has to be bailed out by Conan-as-Kogoro]]. It's explained as the girl [[spoiler: having been born with Turner Syndrome, where she was born with only one X chromosome.]] Presumably, this explains why they look so different.

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* [[spoiler:Kanba and Masako]] in ''Anime/MawaruPenguindrum''. It eventually gets lampshaded when [[spoiler: Sanetoshi]] points out how physically similar they are [[spoiler: as a part of a BreakingLecture "BreakThemByTalking" lecture that he delivers to Kanba as he's getting ready to use a Survival Strategy to ''revive'' Masako, who has recently gone through an HeroicSacrifice for Kanba.]]
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* Subverted: In ''Manga/DetectiveConan'' there's a pair of twins who look rather different, but have almost identical genes, to the point where [[spoiler: the female twin's suicide is blamed on her brother/fiancé (she'd only just found out that they were related, and he didn't find out until after she was dead) because of skin that is stuck under a false nail, and he has to be bailed out by Conan-as-Kogoro]]. It's explained as the girl [[spoiler: having been born with Turner Syndrome, where she was born with only one X chromosome.]] chromosome]]. Presumably, this explains why they look so different.



* Somewhat [[{{Squick}} squicky]] example from the ''[[ComicBook/TwoThousandAD 2000 A.D.]]'' strip ''ComicBook/NikolaiDante'': Alexandr and Alexandra Romanov are twins, lovers and specially enhanced killing machines that can create and throw nano-mines. Oh, and they can fuse themselves into one deadly [[BodyHorror grotesque, six limbed form]].

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* Somewhat [[{{Squick}} squicky]] {{squick}}y example from the ''[[ComicBook/TwoThousandAD 2000 A.D.]]'' ''ComicBook/TwoThousandAD'' strip ''ComicBook/NikolaiDante'': Alexandr and Alexandra Romanov are twins, lovers and specially enhanced killing machines that can create and throw nano-mines. Oh, and they can fuse themselves into one deadly [[BodyHorror grotesque, six limbed form]].



** [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] in one instance when they reveal that they were both born black-haired but Zipi's wearing a blonde wig. Jaimita complains that [[AnimatedActors their revelation might have cost them the job]].

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** [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d in one instance when they reveal that they were both born black-haired but Zipi's wearing a blonde wig. Jaimita complains that [[AnimatedActors their revelation might have cost them the job]].



* Jason and Cheryl Blossom from ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' are twin siblings with the same deep red hair. It only makes their [[{{twincest}} incestuous feelings]] more disconcerting in ''ComicBook/AfterlifeWithArchie''.

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* Jason and Cheryl Blossom from ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' are twin siblings with the same deep red hair. It only makes their [[{{twincest}} [[{{Twincest}} incestuous feelings]] more disconcerting in ''ComicBook/AfterlifeWithArchie''.



* In DoctorWho fanfic ''{{FanFic/Gemini}},'' the last two surviving Time Lord test subjects of the military research facility are a genetically identical man "TL-13-Alpha" and woman "TL-13-Beta"

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* In DoctorWho the ''Series/DoctorWho'' fanfic ''{{FanFic/Gemini}},'' the last two surviving Time Lord test subjects of the military research facility are a genetically identical man "TL-13-Alpha" and woman "TL-13-Beta"



* Ser Jaime and Queen Cersei Lannister of ''ASongOfIceAndFire''. As kids, they looked so much alike that they would wear each others' clothes. The fact that their parents were cousins might have helped. They're also [[{{Twincest}} Twincestuous]] (with the implication that the narcissistic Cersei sees it as the closest she can get to ScrewYourself). When Jaime starts to grow a beard in the third book, it becomes a very important symbol of their growing distance.

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* Ser Jaime and Queen Cersei Lannister of ''ASongOfIceAndFire''.''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''. As kids, they looked so much alike that they would wear each others' clothes. The fact that their parents were cousins might have helped. They're also [[{{Twincest}} Twincestuous]] {{Twincest}}uous (with the implication that the narcissistic Cersei sees it as the closest she can get to ScrewYourself). When Jaime starts to grow a beard in the third book, it becomes a very important symbol of their growing distance.



* Heinlein's ''Literature/TimeEnoughForLove'' involves a couple of female genetic scientists creating a ''pair'' of HalfIdenticalTwins for Lazarus Long: two redheaded women named Lazuli and Lorelei, or Laz-Lor. Lazarus calls them his "identicals" even though they're not exactly, being girls. And then they engage in a threesome that is either {{Twincest}}, BrotherSisterIncest, or father-daughters incest, depending on how you interpret the relationship. Please keep in mind that Lazarus himself is a pretty blatant AuthorAvatar.

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* Heinlein's ''Literature/TimeEnoughForLove'' involves a couple of female genetic scientists creating a ''pair'' of HalfIdenticalTwins Half-Identical Twins for Lazarus Long: two redheaded women named Lazuli and Lorelei, or Laz-Lor. Lazarus calls them his "identicals" even though they're not exactly, being girls. And then they engage in a threesome that is either {{Twincest}}, BrotherSisterIncest, or father-daughters incest, depending on how you interpret the relationship. Please keep in mind that Lazarus himself is a pretty blatant AuthorAvatar.



* P.C. Hodgell's ''Literature/ChroniclesOfTheKencyrath'' has heroine Jame and her HalfIdenticalTwin brother Torisen. Jame is frequently mistaken for her brother, and once she's better known, he is mistaken for her -- but only once, because that's when he stops finding it amusing and decides to grow a beard.

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* P.C. Hodgell's ''Literature/ChroniclesOfTheKencyrath'' has heroine Jame and her HalfIdenticalTwin Half-Identical Twin brother Torisen. Jame is frequently mistaken for her brother, and once she's better known, he is mistaken for her -- but only once, because that's when he stops finding it amusing and decides to grow a beard.



* Lawrence Sander's ''The Tomorrow File'' references a pair of opposite-sex "identical (and [[TwinCest incestuous]]) twins" named Francis and Frances.

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* Lawrence Sander's ''The Tomorrow File'' references a pair of opposite-sex "identical (and [[TwinCest [[{{Twincest}} incestuous]]) twins" named Francis and Frances.



* Taken UpToEleven with ''{{Redwall}}'''s Marlfoxes, a family of ''seven'' siblings (may or may not be actual septuplets, given that they're foxes and could be one big litter) described as all looking almost identical.

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* Taken UpToEleven with ''{{Redwall}}'''s ''Literature/{{Redwall}}'''s Marlfoxes, a family of ''seven'' siblings (may or may not be actual septuplets, given that they're foxes and could be one big litter) described as all looking almost identical.



* ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'' has the peppy twin geniuses Gem and Gemma. They have several superficial differences if you look close enough, but you have to look ''very'' close- not because the differences are minor, becuase they aren't, but because the twins in question are ''just that [[SingleMindedTwins single minded]]''.

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* ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'' has the peppy twin geniuses Gem and Gemma. They have several superficial differences if you look close enough, but you have to look ''very'' close- not because the differences are minor, becuase because they aren't, but because the twins in question are ''just that [[SingleMindedTwins single minded]]''.single-minded]]''.



** Tragically TruthInTelevision there was apparently a real rash of this kind of thing back in the 70s, when cutting edge thinkers had decided that gender was just a matter of socialization. Turns out it's a little more complicated than that. See TheOtherWiki: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Reimer David Reimer]]. It happened more than once because the first doctor, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Money John Money]], who performed it wrote medical articles stating that the procedure went well without aftereffects, because he didn't like the results he got -- they conflicted with his theory.
** The short lived FOX series ''{{Mental}}'' had the part about a botched circumcision resulting in a sex change. It was all fine, until the "girl" ended up lighting him/herself on fire for no apparent reason and kept seeing him/herself in the mirror without a face. The protagonist (a rebellious psychiatrist) realized what was going on. The "girl"'s true identity as a male was trying to push its way to the surface. "She" didn't even have proper female genitalia, just a prosthetic designed to look like one. The crackpot who convinced her father to do this planned to give "her" a vagina when "she" was 18. (Because [[SarcasmMode every girl]] waits until she's 18 before having sex or having a DateWithRosiePalms, and wouldn't notice the difference because NoPeriodsPeriod is normal.) Naturally, when "her" boyfriend finds out the truth, he runs away in disgust. At the end, "she" gets a boyish haircut and decides to try to explore the male lifestyle, even though, without certain body parts, the experience would be far from complete.

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** Tragically TruthInTelevision there was apparently a real rash of this kind of thing back in the 70s, when cutting edge thinkers had decided that gender was just a matter of socialization. Turns out it's a little more complicated than that. See TheOtherWiki: Wiki/{{Wikipedia}}: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Reimer David Reimer]]. It happened more than once because the first doctor, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Money John Money]], who performed it wrote medical articles stating that the procedure went well without aftereffects, because he didn't like the results he got -- they conflicted with his theory.
** The short lived FOX series ''{{Mental}}'' had the part about a botched circumcision resulting in a sex change. It was all fine, until the "girl" ended up lighting him/herself on fire for no apparent reason and kept seeing him/herself in the mirror without a face. The protagonist (a rebellious psychiatrist) realized what was going on. The "girl"'s true identity as a male was trying to push its way to the surface. "She" didn't even have proper female genitalia, just a prosthetic designed to look like one. The crackpot who convinced her father to do this planned to give "her" a vagina when "she" was 18. (Because [[SarcasmMode every girl]] waits until she's 18 before having sex or having a DateWithRosiePalms, ADateWithRosiePalms, and wouldn't notice the difference because NoPeriodsPeriod is normal.) Naturally, when "her" boyfriend finds out the truth, he runs away in disgust. At the end, "she" gets a boyish haircut and decides to try to explore the male lifestyle, even though, without certain body parts, the experience would be far from complete.



* Pictured above, Music/{{Vocaloid}}'s Rin and Len Kagamine are most often portrayed this way (they're colloquially referred to in the fanbase as "the twins"). Officially, they look similar (same eye color, same hair color, same height), have the same surname, and are opposite genders, but whether they're twins, mirror images, or something else entirely has been intentionally left to anyone's interpretation by WordOfGod. This ends up functional in that individual creators producing work with them are left free to make them twins, lovers, [[BrotherSisterIncest bo]][[{{Twincest}} th]], [[GenderBender different versions of the same person]], complete strangers, or whatever is necessary for the individual work. In fact, most works that ''do'' portray them as twins don't necessitate in-story that their faces look exactly alike (with one of the famous exceptions being their incarnations as Riliane and Allen in the ''Franchise/EvilliousChronicles'' saga).

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* Pictured above, Music/{{Vocaloid}}'s Rin and Len Kagamine are most often portrayed this way (they're colloquially referred to in the fanbase as "the twins"). Officially, they look similar (same eye color, same hair color, same height), have the same surname, and are opposite genders, but whether they're twins, mirror images, or something else entirely has been intentionally left to anyone's interpretation by WordOfGod. This ends up functional in that individual creators producing work with them are left free to make them twins, lovers, [[BrotherSisterIncest bo]][[{{Twincest}} th]], {{b|rotherSisterIncest}}o{{t|wincest}}h, [[GenderBender different versions of the same person]], complete strangers, or whatever is necessary for the individual work. In fact, most works that ''do'' portray them as twins don't necessitate in-story that their faces look exactly alike (with one of the famous exceptions being their incarnations as Riliane and Allen in the ''Franchise/EvilliousChronicles'' saga).



** And in ''FireEmblemTheSacredStones'', the twins Ephraim and Eirika. They also are the main characters.

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** And in ''FireEmblemTheSacredStones'', ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTheSacredStones'', the twins Ephraim and Eirika. They also are the main characters.



*** In a similar vein, the male and female Avatars of [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening Awakening]] and [[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates Fates]] are sometimes made into twins in some works where they both exist at the same time, like ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''. To prevent confusion, one of them, usually Female Robin and Female Corrin, is given their Japanese name (Reflet and Kamui, respectively).

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*** In a similar vein, the male and female Avatars of [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening Awakening]] and [[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates Fates]] VideoGame/{{F|ireEmblemFates}}ates are sometimes made into twins in some works where they both exist at the same time, like ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''. To prevent confusion, one of them, usually Female Robin and Female Corrin, is given their Japanese name (Reflet and Kamui, respectively).



* It's not normally obvious due to their normally different outfits[[note]]Rania wears a dress, Rahal wears armor[[/note]] and hairstyles, but [[DragonRider Rahal]] and his sister Rania ''{{Suikoden V}}'' are near-identical. When Rahal is required to [[WholesomeCrossdresser disguise himself as a woman]], the player is likely to not realize what happened at first, and instead wonder "How did Rania get here, and what happened to her glasses?"

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* It's not normally obvious due to their normally different outfits[[note]]Rania wears a dress, Rahal wears armor[[/note]] and hairstyles, but [[DragonRider Rahal]] and his sister Rania ''{{Suikoden V}}'' ''VideoGame/SuikodenV'' are near-identical. When Rahal is required to [[WholesomeCrossdresser disguise himself as a woman]], the player is likely to not realize what happened at first, and instead wonder "How did Rania get here, and what happened to her glasses?"



* Vex and Vax on ''WebVideo/CriticalRole''. Their official art depicts them with very similar features. The twins are also separated in Episode 20, and when another character asks Vax what his sister Vex looks like, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny he points at his own face]].

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* Vex and Vax on ''WebVideo/CriticalRole''. Their official art depicts them with very similar features. The twins are also separated in Episode 20, and when another character asks Vax what his sister Vex looks like, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments he points at his own face]].



* Scooter and Skeeter from ''MuppetBabies''. Of course, appearance is where their similarity ends, as Scooter is a HollywoodNerd and Skeeter is a total daredevil.

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* Scooter and Skeeter from ''MuppetBabies''.''WesternAnimation/MuppetBabies''. Of course, appearance is where their similarity ends, as Scooter is a HollywoodNerd and Skeeter is a total daredevil.



* In ''WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins'', the only differences between Jason and Michelle are their outfits and Michelle's pigtails. As shown on this page's quote, Fidgel [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] how alike they look.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins'', the only differences between Jason and Michelle are their outfits and Michelle's pigtails. As shown on this page's quote, Fidgel [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] {{lampshade|Hanging}}s how alike they look.
9th Sep '16 5:15:37 PM Katsuhagi
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It's common--especially in drawn or animated media, where the creator has complete control over the appearance of the characters--to use brother-sister twins as being each other's DistaffCounterpart and SpearCounterpart. They often display identical twin tropes, such as TwinTelepathy or {{Synchronization}}- ''especially if they are CreepyTwins.'' It's a way to make sure that twins, even if they're not identical, [[CastSpeciation are immediately identifiable as such]] if it's relevant to their characters, and there are no other visual cues to show that siblings are fraternal-twins instead of just regular brothers and sisters. If the two siblings drift apart at any point during the story, a TwinDesynch is likely, and often occurs at puberty when the secondary sexual characteristics start becoming more apparent... They are also rather more prone to {{Twincest}} than other kinds of twins.

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It's common--especially in drawn or animated media, where the creator has complete control over the appearance of the characters--to use brother-sister twins as being each other's DistaffCounterpart and SpearCounterpart. They often display identical twin tropes, such as TwinTelepathy or {{Synchronization}}- ''especially if they are CreepyTwins.'' It's a way to make sure that twins, even if they're not identical, [[CastSpeciation are immediately identifiable as such]] if it's relevant to their characters, and there are no other visual cues to show that siblings are fraternal-twins instead of just regular brothers and sisters. If the two siblings drift apart at any point during the story, a TwinDesynch is likely, and often occurs at puberty when the secondary sexual characteristics start becoming more apparent... apparent. They are also rather portrayed as more prone to {{Twincest}} than other kinds of twins.
7th Sep '16 5:04:59 AM BilgeRat
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* Alphinaud and Alisaie from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'' are this in terms of looks, but their personalities are so different that Alphinaud serves as a major character throughout the game whilst Alisaie leaves soon after her introduction and is rarely mentioned again.
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