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2nd Feb '16 6:59:30 PM GravityBone
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[[folder:Podcasts]] * Podcast/DiceFunk: Marshmallow spends several episodes jumping from roof to roof in order to find Anne's friends. [[/folder]]
26th Jan '16 4:59:35 AM Adept
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* Meimi, as ''KaitouSaintTail'', does quite a bit of roofhopping to get around.
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* Meimi, as ''KaitouSaintTail'', ''Manga/KaitouSaintTail'', does quite a bit of roofhopping to get around.

* Most everyone with any power in ''{{Kekkaishi}}'' can do this. The Kekkaishi themselves, however, go Kekkai-hopping (leaping on magic airborne boxes).
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* Most everyone with any power in ''{{Kekkaishi}}'' ''Manga/{{Kekkaishi}}'' can do this. The Kekkaishi themselves, however, go Kekkai-hopping (leaping on magic airborne boxes).

* [[Manga/AhMyGoddess Belldandy]] -- yes, ''Belldandy'' -- did it once in the manga. * Given the size of [[ElaborateUniversityHigh Mahora Academy]], this is standard for the magically-informed in ''MahouSenseiNegima''. Since a mages are obligated to keep the {{Masquerade}}, an explanation about a spell in place to prevent the [[{{Muggle}} Muggles]] from seeing was once given - we later find out that environmental damage is still in effect, so dented lampposts and torn shingles aren't uncommon. Poor Muggles... * Panther does this recreationally and for exercise in ''{{Eyeshield 21}}'' since the racist coach wouldn't let him train with the rest of the team and Panther isn't too well off, hopping off the roof of apartment buildings was just convenient. * KamikazeKaitouJeanne and her rival Sinbad Roof Hop frequently. They ''are'' art thieves, after all, divine mission or no, and what better way to escape from the apparently almost completely incapable police and Maron's mildly obsessed best friend?
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* [[Manga/AhMyGoddess Belldandy]] ''Manga/AhMyGoddess'': Belldandy -- yes, ''Belldandy'' -- did it once in the manga. * Given the size of [[ElaborateUniversityHigh Mahora Academy]], this is standard for the magically-informed in ''MahouSenseiNegima''.''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima''. Since a mages are obligated to keep the {{Masquerade}}, an explanation about a spell in place to prevent the [[{{Muggle}} Muggles]] from seeing was once given - we later find out that environmental damage is still in effect, so dented lampposts and torn shingles aren't uncommon. Poor Muggles... * Panther does this recreationally and for exercise in ''{{Eyeshield ''Manga/{{Eyeshield 21}}'' since the racist coach wouldn't let him train with the rest of the team and Panther isn't too well off, hopping off the roof of apartment buildings was just convenient. * KamikazeKaitouJeanne ''Manga/KamikazeKaitouJeanne'' and her rival Sinbad Roof Hop frequently. They ''are'' art thieves, after all, divine mission or no, and what better way to escape from the apparently almost completely incapable police and Maron's mildly obsessed best friend?

* ''FushigiYuugi'' features Tamahome and Tasuki chasing [[spoiler:Amiboshi, who posed as Chiriko]] from roof to roof.
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* ''FushigiYuugi'' ''Manga/FushigiYuugi'' features Tamahome and Tasuki chasing [[spoiler:Amiboshi, who posed as Chiriko]] from roof to roof.
21st Jan '16 6:54:50 PM nombretomado
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* Kurumi does a fair amount of roofhopping in ''[[SteelAngelKurumi Steel Angel Kurumi 2]]''.
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* Kurumi does a fair amount of roofhopping in ''[[SteelAngelKurumi ''[[Anime/SteelAngelKurumi Steel Angel Kurumi 2]]''.
5th Dec '15 12:53:46 PM KingLyger
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* Cole does this all the time in ''VideoGame/{{Infamous}}''. Sucker Punch likes this trope.
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* Cole does this all the time in ''VideoGame/{{Infamous}}''. Sucker Punch likes this trope.''VideoGame/{{Infamous}}'' to get around the cities he finds himself in. The second game reveals that he enjoyed doing it even before he got superpowers.
5th Nov '15 5:33:51 PM nombretomado
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* Roofhopping is the favorite mode of travel for many martial artists in ''[[RanmaOneHalf Ranma ]]''.
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* Roofhopping is the favorite mode of travel for many martial artists in ''[[RanmaOneHalf Ranma ]]''.''Manga/RanmaOneHalf''.
11th Oct '15 12:11:45 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''UnLunDun'' by ChinaMieville: A roof-hopping subculture features, which makes it a point of pride never to leave the roofs. But all is not as it seems.
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* ''UnLunDun'' ''Literature/UnLunDun'' by ChinaMieville: A roof-hopping subculture features, which makes it a point of pride never to leave the roofs. But all is not as it seems.

* One of the characters in TheAlienist demonstrates remarkable abilities traveling roofs and other urban structures. * This is a very common way of getting around for the titular extraordinarily empowered individuals of ''{{Mistborn}}'', since they can telekinetically push and pull on metals. * The climax of ''[[HeraldsOfValdemar Changes]]'' is a roof-hopping race between Mags and two assassins.
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* One of the characters in TheAlienist ''Literature/TheAlienist'' demonstrates remarkable abilities traveling roofs and other urban structures. * This is a very common way of getting around for the titular extraordinarily empowered individuals of ''{{Mistborn}}'', ''Literature/{{Mistborn}}'', since they can telekinetically push and pull on metals. * The climax of ''[[HeraldsOfValdemar ''[[Literature/HeraldsOfValdemar Changes]]'' is a roof-hopping race between Mags and two assassins.
23rd Aug '15 9:05:04 PM nombretomado
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** [[{{Monk}} Adrian Monk's]] many phobias include vertigo, of course, and the scene in the pilot where Monk grips a ladder a few steps off the ground, unable to go {{Roofhopping}} after a criminal, is similar to ''Vertigo'''s.
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** [[{{Monk}} [[Series/{{Monk}} Adrian Monk's]] many phobias include vertigo, of course, and the scene in the pilot where Monk grips a ladder a few steps off the ground, unable to go {{Roofhopping}} after a criminal, is similar to ''Vertigo'''s.
23rd Aug '15 5:58:44 AM TrevMUN
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* The city of Klaipeda in ''VideoGame/TreeOfSavior''has many an accessible rooftop for jumping.
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* The city of Klaipeda in ''VideoGame/TreeOfSavior''has ''VideoGame/TreeOfSavior'' has many an accessible rooftop for jumping.
23rd Aug '15 5:58:17 AM TrevMUN
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* The city of Klaipeda in ''VideoGame/TreeOfSavior''has many an accessible rooftop for jumping.
5th Aug '15 6:15:55 PM TompaDompa
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* ''Film/CasinoRoyale'' uses this in the opening scenes, with Film/JamesBond performing jumps that would have resulted in agony and likely broken legs for anyone else.
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* ''Film/CasinoRoyale'' ''Film/CasinoRoyale2006'' uses this in the opening scenes, with Film/JamesBond performing jumps that would have resulted in agony and likely broken legs for anyone else.
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