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2nd Dec '17 12:50:42 PM HarpieSiren
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* Violet Parr from ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' has long raven black hair while both her father and younger brother have blonde hair and her mother has auburn hair. Because dark genes are dominant she should have had brown hair at the darkest. However, considering her gloomy personality, it is possible that she wanted to dye it black. The Parrs/Incredibles have hereditary superpowers. It's also possible that genetics aren't quite the same for them, and Violet's hair is natural.

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* Violet Parr from ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' has long raven black hair while both her father and younger brother have blonde hair and her mother has auburn hair. Because dark genes are dominant she should have had brown hair at the darkest. However, considering her gloomy personality, it is possible that she wanted to dye it black. The Parrs/Incredibles have hereditary superpowers. It's also superpowers, so it's possible that genetics aren't quite the same for them, and Violet's hair is natural.



* In ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'', Queen Elsa has platinum blonde hair, but her sister Princess Anna and her father Agdar have strawberry blonde hair and her mother Idunn is a brunette. Justified since Elsa's hair color is presumably the [[LockedIntoStrangeness result]] of her [[AnIcePerson having ice powers]].

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* In ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'', Queen Elsa has platinum blonde hair, but her sister Princess Anna and her father Agdar have strawberry blonde hair and her mother Idunn is a brunette. Justified since Elsa's hair color is presumably the [[LockedIntoStrangeness result]] WordOfGod states it's a case of MysticalWhiteHair because of her [[AnIcePerson having ice powers]].powers]]. Had she not been born with them, she would've been a brunette like her mother.
29th Oct '17 9:25:32 AM Pichu-kun
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* Qiu Tong from ''Webcomic/TheirStory'' stands out as the only blond amongst a cast of brown and black haired characters. According to flashbacks it it is likely natural, unless she began bleaching it at a young age.

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* Qiu Tong from ''Webcomic/TheirStory'' stands out as the only blond amongst a cast of brown and black haired characters. According to flashbacks it it is likely natural, unless she began bleaching it at a young age.



* Lincoln Loud of ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse'' has white hair, while his sisters have either brown or blonde hair (except Lucy, who has black hair, though given her {{goth}} personality, it's probably dyed). Lincoln's case is a bit of FridgeBrilliance when you consider the stress he goes through.

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* Lincoln Loud of ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse'' has white hair, while his sisters have either brown or blonde hair (except Lucy, who has black hair, though given her {{goth}} personality, it's probably dyed).dyed and one episode implied she's naturally blonde). Lincoln's case is a bit of FridgeBrilliance when you consider the stress he goes through. Several episodes note that not even Lincoln knows where he inherited his white hair from.


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* ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'':
** Artemis is half-Asian and half-white. She also has blonde hair. Artemis in the original comics [[RaceLift is completely white]]. In response to criticism from fans on Artemis' hair, it was noted that she's based on a girl the writer's know thay is also biracial and a natural blonde.
** Lian, the daughter of the Asian supervillain Cheshire and the white superhero Red Arrow, was originally introduced in the comics as a white-looking ginger like her father. She was later changed into looking more like her mother. In ''Young Justice'', Lian keeps her revised design however she has her original red hair. As her mother is biracial in ''Young Justice'', it's not exactly impossible for Lian to turn out a redhead,
7th Oct '17 1:06:39 PM narm00
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* Rin from ''Manga/BunnyDrop'' is the only character with blonde hair. Not even her parents have blonde hair. [[spoiler:Considering the reveal late in the series that Rin is not biologically Daikichi's grandfathers daughter, it could be considered {{foreshadowing}}. She might be [[PhenotypeStereotype biracial]].]]

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* Rin from ''Manga/BunnyDrop'' is the only character with blonde hair. Not even her parents have blonde hair. [[spoiler:Considering the reveal late in the series that Rin is not biologically Daikichi's grandfathers grandfather's daughter, it could be considered {{foreshadowing}}. She might be [[PhenotypeStereotype biracial]].]]



* Chise Hatori of ''Manga/TheAncientMagusBride'' is a Japanese girl with red hair and green eyes, which along with her natural magical abilities has led fans to speculate she's not entirely human.



* Inverted in ''Fanfic/{{Transcendence}}''. Ichigo's naturally orange hair stands out on Earth, but it fits in easily enough on a world like Azeroth. In fact, given that he's a sixteen year old boy with powers rivaling that of the world's demigods, his hair is often seen as one the few normal things about him.

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* Inverted in ''Fanfic/{{Transcendence}}''. Ichigo's naturally orange hair stands out on Earth, but it fits in easily enough on a world like Azeroth. In fact, given that he's a sixteen year old boy with powers rivaling that of the world's demigods, his hair is often seen as one of the few normal things about him.
14th Sep '17 2:24:09 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'' generally has hair colors that naturally occur on humans (except for a few, like purple-haired [[Anime/DigimonAdventure02 Miyako]]), but for a nearly all-Japanese cast, we're talking an inordinately high amount of blond, red, and brown hairstyles.
** The blonds of ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'', Yamato and Takeru, are [[ButNotTooForeign part-French]], and [[Anime/DigimonSavers Touma]] is part-Austrian, so that, at least, is reasonable. The same explanation doesn't seem to be the case for the other blonds present in the series, [[Anime/DigimonTamers Yamaki]], [[Anime/DigimonFrontier Izumi]], [[Anime/DigimonXrosWars Kiriha, and Yuu]] (the latter of whom has a brunette sister).
*** Isn't Izumi implied to be at least partially Italian? Presumably one of her parents are from Italy and moved there after Izumi was born.

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* ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'' generally has hair colors that naturally occur on humans (except for a few, like purple-haired [[Anime/DigimonAdventure02 Miyako]]), but for a nearly all-Japanese cast, we're talking an inordinately high amount of blond, red, and brown hairstyles.
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** The blonds of ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'', Yamato and Takeru, are [[ButNotTooForeign part-French]], and [[Anime/DigimonSavers Touma]] is part-Austrian, so that, at least, is reasonable. The same explanation doesn't seem to be the case for the other blonds present in the series, [[Anime/DigimonTamers Yamaki]], [[Anime/DigimonFrontier Izumi]], [[Anime/DigimonXrosWars Kiriha, and Yuu]] (the latter of whom has a brunette sister).
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sister). Izumi is implied to be at least partially Italian? Presumably Italian, so presumably one of her parents are from Italy and moved there after Izumi was born.



** Let's not forget the Digimon Emperor and his spiked hair, which is not one but TWO shades of blue! It's somewhat justified as it's the result of his costume in the Digital World which disintegrates upon his VillainousBreakdown, but his real hair is still an obvious indigo, so...
*** The additional shade of blue in the Kaiser's hair was that of his dead brother Osamu, to whose reputation Ken tried to live up at that time. The Digital World is in this season said to render clothes from the Chosen Children's subconsciousness and also created Ken's Kaiser hairstyle as a whole and the wacky sunglasses after Osamu's image, so it's kinda justified in this case.

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** Let's not forget the Digimon Emperor and his spiked hair, which is not one but TWO shades of blue! It's somewhat justified as it's the result of his costume in the Digital World which disintegrates upon his VillainousBreakdown, but his real hair is still an obvious indigo, so...
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so... The additional shade of blue in the Kaiser's hair was that of his dead brother Osamu, to whose reputation Ken tried to live up at that time. The Digital World is in this season said to render clothes from the Chosen Children's subconsciousness and also created Ken's Kaiser hairstyle as a whole and the wacky sunglasses after Osamu's image, so it's kinda justified in this case.



* Everyone in ''Manga/{{Life}}'' has black hair except for Hatori and Manami, who are blondes. This is never explained but considering that Hatori is a [[JapaneseDelinquents delinquent]] and Manami is a fashionable popular girl they probably bleached their hair. The LiveActionAdaptation [[AdaptationDyeJob darkens their hair]].

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* Everyone in ''Manga/{{Life}}'' has black hair except for Hatori and Manami, who are blondes. This is never explained but considering that Hatori is a [[JapaneseDelinquents delinquent]] and Manami is a fashionable popular girl they both probably bleached their hair. The LiveActionAdaptation [[AdaptationDyeJob darkens their hair]].



* Blonde blue-eyed Chinese women aren't exactly common but that's what Wei Wei from ''Webcomic/{{Beloved}}'' looks like. In comparison, everyone else is dark eyed and dark haired.



* Red or blond hair is more common than many Westerners think among South and Central Asian peoples, like the Kalash, Nuristanis, Tajiks, Uyghurs, [[http://pastmist.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/blond-mongol-girl.jpg and Mongols]] (UsefulNotes/GenghisKhan himself was said to have red hair and green eyes). Light-colored hair also naturally occurs in Middle Eastern and North African populations, like the Kurds and Berbers.
** It's worth noting that similar to the South Pacific case, non-European Eurasian blondness is more common among the young.

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* Red or blond hair is more common than many Westerners think among South and Central Asian peoples, like the Kalash, Nuristanis, Tajiks, Uyghurs, [[http://pastmist.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/blond-mongol-girl.jpg and Mongols]] (UsefulNotes/GenghisKhan himself was said to have red hair and green eyes). Light-colored hair also naturally occurs in Middle Eastern and North African populations, like the Kurds and Berbers.
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Berbers. It's worth noting that similar to the South Pacific case, non-European Eurasian blondness is more common among the young.
1st Sep '17 8:47:24 AM anonymousAmethyst
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* Remy from ''WesternAnimation/Ratatouille'' has a blue fur tone that is unlikely to occur in wild rats. In pet rats, "blue" coloured rats do exist but are rare.

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* Remy from ''WesternAnimation/Ratatouille'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}}'' has a blue fur tone that is unlikely to occur in wild rats. In pet rats, "blue" coloured rats do exist but are rare.
23rd Aug '17 6:01:12 PM CashSloth
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* Inverted in ''Fanfic/{{Transcendence}}''. Ichigo's orange hair gathers a lot of attention on Earth, but it fits in easily enough on a world like Azeroth. In fact, given that he's a sixteen year old boy with powers rivaling that of the world's demigods, his hair is often seen as one the most normal things about him.

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* Inverted in ''Fanfic/{{Transcendence}}''. Ichigo's naturally orange hair gathers a lot of attention stands out on Earth, but it fits in easily enough on a world like Azeroth. In fact, given that he's a sixteen year old boy with powers rivaling that of the world's demigods, his hair is often seen as one the most few normal things about him.
22nd Aug '17 7:08:04 PM CashSloth
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** Brown hair: Aizen, Masaki, Keigo, and Starrk all have relatively light brown hair. Chizuru has mahogany brown hair in the manga ([[YouGottaHaveBlueHair unnatural red]] in the anime). Sado's hair color is justified on the grounds that he's part Mexican.

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** Brown hair: Aizen, Masaki, Keigo, and Starrk all have relatively light brown hair. Chizuru has mahogany brown hair in the manga ([[YouGottaHaveBlueHair unnatural red]] in the anime). Sado's hair color is justified on the grounds that he's part Mexican. Starrk may also get a pass as it's never really made clear just what race he or any of the other arrancar are supposed to be.


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* Inverted in ''Fanfic/{{Transcendence}}''. Ichigo's orange hair gathers a lot of attention on Earth, but it fits in easily enough on a world like Azeroth. In fact, given that he's a sixteen year old boy with powers rivaling that of the world's demigods, his hair is often seen as one the most normal things about him.
2nd Aug '17 1:03:04 PM Pichu-kun
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* Remy from ''WesternAnimation/Ratatouille'' has a blue fur tone that is unlikely to occur in wild rats. In pet rats, "blue" coloured rats do exist but are rare.



* ''Literature/WarriorCats'': Many characters have pelt colours that aren't plausible or even possible for actual cats. For example, male tortoiseshells are [[AnimalGenderbender very rare]] yet Redtail and Sol exist, and in the former's case he sired kits despite male torties usually being sterile. Blackstar, Lionblaze, Mistyfoot, Ivypool, Graystripe, Brambleclaw, Sandstorm, and Mothwing are a few of the cats who have pelt colours and patterns that are genetically inaccurate.



* Lincoln Loud of ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse'' has white hair, while his sisters have either brown or blonde hair (except Lucy, who has black hair, though given her {{goth}} personality, it's probably dyed).
** Lincoln's case is a bit of FridgeBrilliance when you consider the stress he goes through.

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* Lincoln Loud of ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse'' has white hair, while his sisters have either brown or blonde hair (except Lucy, who has black hair, though given her {{goth}} personality, it's probably dyed).
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dyed). Lincoln's case is a bit of FridgeBrilliance when you consider the stress he goes through.
13th Jul '17 1:33:19 PM thecarolinabull01
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* ''Series/StillStanding'': Lauren is a redhead even though her parents and siblings are all brunettes. Might be plausible since her maternal grandmother is a redhead.
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16th Jun '17 7:30:28 PM thecarolinabull01
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* Terry and Matt [=McGinnis=] in "WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond" both have black hair despite the fact that both of their parents are redheads. Justified in that it's later revealed that [[spoiler:Bruce Wayne is their biological father]].

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* Terry and Matt [=McGinnis=] in "WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond" ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'' both have black hair despite the fact that both of their parents are redheads. Justified in that it's later revealed that [[spoiler:Bruce Wayne is their biological father]].
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