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11th Aug '16 12:26:35 PM AdamC
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* The titular character of ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' seems to be around 10 to 12, [[spoiler:though he's actually [[OlderThanTheyLook 12-14 and physically 8]]]]; however, he usually seems at least a foot, if not two, shorter than his father and comes up to Pearl's waist or the height of a doorknob. Connie and Peedee, the other kids who seem to be about his age, are of similar height. Onion is even shorter. In the [[WhatCouldHaveBeen original pilot]] Steven's proportions were more realistic for a kid his age.

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* The titular character of ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' seems to be around 10 to 12, [[spoiler:though he's actually [[OlderThanTheyLook 12-14 and physically 8]]]]; however, he usually seems at least a foot, if not two, shorter than his father and comes up to Pearl's waist or the height of a doorknob. Connie and Peedee, the other kids who seem to be about his age, are of similar height. Onion is even shorter. In the [[WhatCouldHaveBeen original pilot]] Steven's proportions were more realistic for a kid his age. In-universe this is partly explained by Steven being a HalfHumanHybrid and his aging process has seemingly stagnated since he turned eight. Though the episode that said this also revealed that Connie is twelve... even though she and Steven are the same height.
24th Jul '16 2:08:15 PM thatother1dude
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** [[AnthropomorphicFood Banana Joe and Anton]] are a very strange version of this: they're both the size of an actual banana and piece of toast, respectively, but their parents are just slightly shorter than ''[[AnimalsNotToScale adult humans]]''.

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** [[AnthropomorphicFood Banana Joe and Anton]] are [[AdultsAreMoreAnthropomorphic a very strange version of this: this]]: they're both the size of an actual banana and piece of toast, respectively, but their parents are just slightly shorter than ''[[AnimalsNotToScale adult humans]]''.
24th Jul '16 9:23:21 AM manepony101
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** Also true for Krillin who is stated to be a year older than Goku, but shorter. He still remains short at adulthood.
13th Jun '16 7:00:28 AM Pichu-kun
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* ''Literature/BerenstainBears''. One of the books shows Sister as being small enough to ''cling to Papa Bear's head''. And as usual, the leader of the bully squad, Too-Tall, is even a [[LampshadeHanging hanging lampshade]].

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* ''Literature/BerenstainBears''. ''Literature/BerenstainBears'': One of the books shows Sister as being small enough to ''cling to Papa Bear's head''. And as usual, the leader of the bully squad, Too-Tall, is even a [[LampshadeHanging hanging lampshade]].lampshade]].
* Constance from ''Literature/TheMysteriousBenedictSociety'' is the youngest child. The others are height appropriate for their age however Constance is so small that she can fit inside a suitcase. [[spoiler:Subverted when it's revealed that Constance is an ordinary height for her age, which is ''two''.]]
3rd Jun '16 6:45:38 PM Minni128
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*This is justified in Webcomic/KillLaKillAU, due to the chibi-esque art-style (most of it being done in walfas [[http://www.walfas.org/flash/create.swf create.swf]]), in which case, the kids can be told apart from the adults if they were smaller, although, ''how'' small depends on the scenes.
26th May '16 3:10:51 PM Pichu-kun
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* Ririka, Seiya, and the other fourth graders in ''Manga/NurseAngelRirikaSOS'' are almost half the size of the adults despite being ten years old.



* Calvin of ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', despite being 6 years old, is shown as being only about 2 feet tall, about as tall as a toddler, and his parents are both normal height. Just about every one of his peers except Moe (the school bully) are also about as tall as he is. Amusingly, Hobbes (when he's not a plushie) is taller than Calvin is.

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* Calvin of ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'':
** Calvin,
despite being 6 years old, is shown as being only about 2 feet tall, about as tall as a toddler, and his parents are both normal height. Just about every one of his peers except Moe (the school bully) are also about as tall as he is. Amusingly, Hobbes (when he's not a plushie) is taller than Calvin is. Calvin even mentions in one strip that short pants touch his feet, and another when he follows the wrong woman around the Zoo that "From the knees down, she looks just like [Mother]".



** He even mentions in one strip that short pants touch his feet, and another when he follows the wrong woman around the Zoo that "From the knees down, she looks just like [Mother]".
17th Apr '16 6:08:21 PM rjd1922
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* ''Literature/BerenstainBears''. One of the books shows Sister as being small enough to ''cling to Papa Bear's head''. And as usual, the leader of the bully squad, Too-Tall, is even a hanging lampshade.

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* ''Literature/BerenstainBears''. One of the books shows Sister as being small enough to ''cling to Papa Bear's head''. And as usual, the leader of the bully squad, Too-Tall, is even a [[LampshadeHanging hanging lampshade.lampshade]].
29th Mar '16 2:50:39 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* In ''Anime/GurrenLagann'', Simon [[WordOfGod is 14 at the start of the series]], but looks like he's 10. Other characters his age have more realistic heights. Supposedly, he just has stunted growth.

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* In ''Anime/GurrenLagann'', ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'', Simon [[WordOfGod is 14 at the start of the series]], but looks like he's 10. Other characters his age have more realistic heights. Supposedly, he He just has stunted growth.
15th Feb '16 1:58:51 AM StFan
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* Nine year old Mikayla Van Buren from ''WebAnimation/TheMostPopularGirlsInSchool'' doesn't even reach up to the teenagers hips. In fact, neither do all the kids in this show.

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* Nine year old Nine-year-old Mikayla Van Buren from ''WebAnimation/TheMostPopularGirlsInSchool'' doesn't even reach up to the teenagers hips. In fact, neither do all the kids in this show.



* In ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'', some adult characters are as much as twice as tall as the standard "kid" size. Possibly even more exaggerated for trolls, which seem to have a larger size range.
** The characters do have a "Hero Mode" where they're shown much more realistically proportioned. Lampshaded when Aradia [[spoiler: and the young Handmaid]] are first shown in this mode, before switching to the stockier, traditional "Sprite Mode" in the next page. The backgrounds, objects, and other characters were not adjusted to the new scale.

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* In ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'', some adult characters are as much as twice as tall as the standard "kid" size. Possibly even more exaggerated for trolls, which seem to have a larger size range.
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range. The characters do have a "Hero Mode" where they're shown much more realistically proportioned. Lampshaded when Aradia [[spoiler: and the young Handmaid]] are first shown in this mode, before switching to the stockier, traditional "Sprite Mode" in the next page. The backgrounds, objects, and other characters were not adjusted to the new scale.



* Averted in ''WesternAnimation/HandyManny'' to the point that even the toddlers in the show are only a head shorter than the adults and teens.
** Then again, their heads are ''huge''.

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* Averted in ''WesternAnimation/HandyManny'' to the point that even the toddlers in the show are only a head shorter than the adults and teens.
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teens. Then again, their heads are ''huge''.



* The kids in ''WesternAnimation/SpecialAgentOso''

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* The kids in ''WesternAnimation/SpecialAgentOso''''WesternAnimation/SpecialAgentOso''.



* The kids in WesternAnimation/KidVsKat.

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* The kids in WesternAnimation/KidVsKat.''WesternAnimation/KidVsKat''.
14th Feb '16 8:49:24 PM hamza678
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