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29th Aug '17 7:31:17 AM NekoTroper
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* The protagonist of ''Anime/SenkiZesshouSymphogear'', Hibiki, wears a pair of scarf-like things on her symphogear starting with season 2. With gems on the end for som [[BlingOfWar extra flair]].
4th Aug '17 11:28:03 PM killerzuera
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** Taken UpToEleven in the recent ''Batman/The Shadow'' crossover, where it appears as two billowing red sheets that always [[https://68.media.tumblr.com/9b4f76ed540597b23bbe197f3ee1d981/tumblr_op4l0aWDaP1ubea57o1_1280.jpg stretch beyond the panel and have no visible end]], which often makes them appear bigger than The Shadow himself. [[https://68.media.tumblr.com/9fb1bafdfbaab2490823363a83935be6/tumblr_otzkmz7bIA1ubea57o1_1280.jpg This panel in particular shows it as long enough to ''dwarf Man-Bat and Clayface in size'']]. Partially justified in that The Shadow is a master of illusion who frequently changes form.

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** Taken UpToEleven in the recent ''Batman/The Shadow'' crossover, where it appears as two billowing red sheets that always [[https://68.media.tumblr.com/9b4f76ed540597b23bbe197f3ee1d981/tumblr_op4l0aWDaP1ubea57o1_1280.jpg stretch beyond the panel and have no visible end]], which often makes them appear bigger than The Shadow himself. [[https://68.media.tumblr.com/9fb1bafdfbaab2490823363a83935be6/tumblr_otzkmz7bIA1ubea57o1_1280.jpg This panel panel]] in particular shows it as long enough to ''dwarf Man-Bat and Clayface in size'']]. size''. Partially justified in that The Shadow is a master of illusion who frequently changes form.form as he clouds men's minds.
4th Aug '17 11:25:53 PM killerzuera
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* [[TwoFistedTales Pulp-era]] hero Radio/TheShadow. Probably the earliest example of this trope in fiction.

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* [[TwoFistedTales Pulp-era]] hero Radio/TheShadow. Probably one of the earliest example examples of this trope in fiction.fiction. Although the scarf itself is not a part of the original character design (it was the prominent red lining of his coat and the collar used to cover his face) but instead added in the character's DC series.
** Taken UpToEleven in the recent ''Batman/The Shadow'' crossover, where it appears as two billowing red sheets that always [[https://68.media.tumblr.com/9b4f76ed540597b23bbe197f3ee1d981/tumblr_op4l0aWDaP1ubea57o1_1280.jpg stretch beyond the panel and have no visible end]], which often makes them appear bigger than The Shadow himself. [[https://68.media.tumblr.com/9fb1bafdfbaab2490823363a83935be6/tumblr_otzkmz7bIA1ubea57o1_1280.jpg This panel in particular shows it as long enough to ''dwarf Man-Bat and Clayface in size'']]. Partially justified in that The Shadow is a master of illusion who frequently changes form.
1st Jul '17 11:41:40 AM dmcreif
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* ''Series/TheDefenders2017'': Series/JessicaJones2015 typically wears a tattered scarf during periods of cool or cold weather. During the Midland Circle fight, [[Series/Daredevil2015 Matt Murdock]] even borrows it to use as an improvised mask to hide his identity.

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* ''Series/TheDefenders2017'': Series/JessicaJones2015 typically wears a tattered scarf during periods of cool or cold weather. During the Midland Circle fight, When she and [[Series/Daredevil2015 Matt Murdock]] even are infiltrating Midland Circle and find themselves under attack by the Hand, Matt borrows it to use as an improvised mask to hide his identity.identity, much to Jessica's confusion.
1st Jun '17 7:42:51 PM nombretomado
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* Mat Cauthon of the ''Literature/WheelOfTime'' series constantly wears a black silk scarf from book four on. It's to cover up the [[spoiler:scar from where he was [[TheManTheyCouldntHang hung from a tree by the neck]]]].

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* Mat Cauthon of the ''Literature/WheelOfTime'' ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'' series constantly wears a black silk scarf from book four on. It's to cover up the [[spoiler:scar from where he was [[TheManTheyCouldntHang hung from a tree by the neck]]]].
31st May '17 6:26:27 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* Ryoji Mochizuki wears a yellow one in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}''. [[spoiler:He's also a personification of Death, and easily kicked [[RobotGirl Aigis's]] ass.]]
** Akihiko also wears a red scarf as part of his winter outfit.
** In ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'', Yosuke's initial Persona Myth/{{J|apaneseMythology}}iraiya has a red one.
** From ''VideoGame/DevilSurvivor2'', the Main Protagonist has a white one in concept art.

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* Ryoji Mochizuki ''Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei'':
** ''[[Franchise/ShinMegamiTenseiPersona Persona]]'':
*** [[spoiler:Ryoji Mochizuki]] from ''VideoGame/Persona3''
wears a yellow one in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}''. [[spoiler:He's one. He doesn't come across as anything close to an asskicker, [[spoiler:but he's also a personification of Death, and his true form easily kicked [[RobotGirl Aigis's]] ass.]]
** *** Akihiko Sanada from ''3'' also wears a red scarf as part of his winter outfit.
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outfit, and is one badass boxer.
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In ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'', Yosuke's ''VideoGame/Persona4'', Yosuke Hanamura's initial Persona Myth/{{J|apaneseMythology}}iraiya [[Myth/JapaneseMythology Jiraiya]] has a red one.
*** Makoto Niijima from ''VideoGame/Persona5'' wears a long black scarf as part of her PhantomThief outfit, and is something of an intimidating hardass in battle.
** From In ''VideoGame/DevilSurvivor2'', the Main Protagonist has had a white one in concept art.
21st May '17 11:36:42 PM mouschilight
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** Wolfmon/Lobomon of ''Anime/DigimonFrontier'' has one too.



** Wolfmon/Lobomon of ''Anime/DigimonFrontier'' has one too.
21st May '17 6:03:19 PM nombretomado
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* ComicBook/{{Rogue}}'s most recent costume from the pages of the ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}''.
* In the MarvelUniverse, the supervillain Tatterdemalion wears a long scarf tipped with lead weights which he uses as a weapon. It was later enchanted by the demon Sattanish to be strong enough to choke WonderMan.

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* ComicBook/{{Rogue}}'s most recent costume from the pages of the ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}''.
''ComicBook/XMen''.
* In the MarvelUniverse, the supervillain Tatterdemalion wears a long scarf tipped with lead weights which he uses as a weapon. It was later enchanted by the demon Sattanish to be strong enough to choke WonderMan.ComicBook/WonderMan.
13th May '17 9:48:01 PM ATTiTOONS
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* ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' series, particularly those before ''Dynaman'', used scarves. However, they had to change into scarf-less spandex because it was a lot safer to do with stunts.

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* ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' series, particularly those before ''Dynaman'', used scarves. However, they had to change into scarf-less spandex because it was a lot safer to do with stunts. However, X-1 Mask, Black Puma, and Koguma Skyblue wear them.
** The Wild West Rangers of ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers''.
11th May '17 12:50:33 PM mouschilight
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** Konohamaru has never been seen without a scarf, though it initially didn't help him much in the way of asskicking or popularity. Still, he eventually [[TookALevelInBadass takes a level in badass]] by [[spoiler:distracting [[TheDragon Pain]] with a Shadow Clone, allowing him to become the first defender to land a good hit on one of his bodies]].

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** Konohamaru has never been seen without a scarf, though it initially didn't help him much in the way of asskicking or popularity. Still, he eventually [[TookALevelInBadass takes a level in badass]] by [[spoiler:distracting distracting [[TheDragon Pain]] with a Shadow Clone, allowing him to become the first defender to land a good hit on one of his bodies]].bodies.



** Not technically in-universe, but do an image search for "Kakashi ANBU" on Website/DeviantArt. At least 40% of the pictures will involve the Giant Red Scarf of Badassery -- which he barely even wore yet it has made its way even into [[http://www.animetoynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/MegaHouse-Kakashi-Ver.-ANBU-G.E.M.-Figure-Model-2014-e1397155764365.jpg licensed merchandize.]] It's from the first movie. While in Snow country, Kakashi wears a scarf in addition to his mask. The scarf is also seen in the flashback to his last mission that took place in Snow, which was when he was in ANBU. Amusingly enough, both Kakashi and his would-be rival Might Guy wore scarves when they were academy students; Guy kept up the habit for a little longer afterwards
** Naruto sports [[RedStringOfFate a red one]] in ''Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie''. [[spoiler: It's a gift from [[OneTrueLove Hinata]].]]

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** Not technically in-universe, InUniverse, but do an image search for "Kakashi ANBU" on Website/DeviantArt. At least 40% of the pictures will involve the Giant Red Scarf of Badassery -- which he barely even wore yet it has made its way even into [[http://www.animetoynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/MegaHouse-Kakashi-Ver.-ANBU-G.E.M.-Figure-Model-2014-e1397155764365.jpg licensed merchandize.]] It's from the first movie. While in Snow country, Kakashi wears a scarf in addition to his mask. The scarf is also seen in the flashback to his last mission that took place in Snow, which was when he was in ANBU. Amusingly enough, both Kakashi and his would-be rival Might Guy wore scarves when they were academy students; Guy kept up the habit for a little longer afterwards
** Naruto sports [[RedStringOfFate a red one]] two in ''Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie''. [[spoiler: It's a gift from [[OneTrueLove Hinata]].]]The first one was the green one knitted by his late mother Kushina. The second one was [[RedStringOfFate the red one]] given to him by [[spoiler:[[OneTrueLove Hinata]], and it helped him finally defeat [[BigBad Toneri]]]].
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