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16th Jan '18 3:17:55 PM t209
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* Selenis Zea's LatexSpaceSuit in ''Webcomic/SupermassiveBlackHoleAStar''.

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* Selenis Zea's form-fitting LatexSpaceSuit in ''Webcomic/SupermassiveBlackHoleAStar''.''Webcomic/SupermassiveBlackHoleAStar'', which provided her with a sex appeal for the audience.
5th Jan '18 5:41:20 PM Wyldchyld
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* Nearly ''every single'' superhero/heroine that isn't wearing full body armor or normal street clothes dresses in this. It's also somewhat of a case of a justified trope, especially those who are brawlers (hard to grab hold of, if not wearing a cape) or rely on flexibility and agility (there's a ''reason'' that gymnasts wear it). That's not to say that functionality is [[MostCommonSuperpower the]] [[MaleGaze only]] [[FetishFuel reason,]] though...

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* Nearly ''every single'' superhero/heroine that isn't wearing full body armor or normal street clothes dresses in this. It's also somewhat of a case of a justified trope, especially those who are brawlers (hard to grab hold of, if not wearing a cape) or rely on flexibility and agility (there's a ''reason'' that gymnasts wear it). That's not to say that functionality is [[MostCommonSuperpower the]] [[MaleGaze only]] [[FetishFuel reason,]] reason, though...
28th Nov '17 12:03:42 PM Calllack
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* The artist of ''Manga/HeIsMyMaster'' decided instead of the typical bloomers that are seen in 99% of anime, she would do spatz -- essentially skintight shorts. In one [[BonusMaterial omake]] (author's comment at the end of a book) she points out that she did it because with the screentone in manga, she can essentially draw the girls bottomless and get away with it.

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* The artist of ''Manga/HeIsMyMaster'' decided instead of the typical bloomers that are seen in 99% of anime, she would do spatz spats -- essentially skintight shorts.shorts (compression shorts). In one [[BonusMaterial omake]] (author's comment at the end of a book) she points out that she did it because with the screentone in manga, she can essentially draw the girls bottomless and get away with it.
5th Sep '17 10:29:36 PM LaurArie
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This is a {{justified|Trope}} in situations where an outfit providing more coverage or concealment would be impractical in other ways. Sports such as gymnastics fall into the coverage without concealment category, as less form-fitting clothing would be restrictive, distracting, or get caught in the equipment while less coverage would exposed the athletes to friction burns. In sports that prioritize the speed of the human body in motion, such as track and field, uniforms tend to provide minimal coverage and are cut to follow natural creases of the human body to avoid restriction and chafing. Conversely, sports that involve speeds high enough to make air resistance a factor such as speedskating tend to minimize the amount of exposed surface area to reduce drag. One of the few fanservice tropes that is often applied equally to both sexes.

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This is a {{justified|Trope}} in situations where an outfit providing more coverage or concealment would be impractical in other ways. Sports such as gymnastics fall into the coverage without concealment category, as less form-fitting clothing would be restrictive, distracting, or get caught in the equipment while less coverage would exposed expose the athletes to friction burns. In sports that prioritize the speed of the human body in motion, such as track and field, uniforms tend to provide minimal coverage and are cut to follow natural creases of the human body to avoid restriction and chafing. Conversely, sports that involve speeds high enough to make air resistance a factor such as speedskating tend to minimize the amount of exposed surface area to reduce drag. One of the few fanservice tropes that is often applied equally to both sexes.
15th Jun '17 8:03:22 AM ironballs16
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* ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'' has [[HornyDevils Dabbler]] [[http://grrlpowercomic.com/archives/2542 sport a version that's so skin-tight]] that some SpeechBubbleCensoring has to be employed at groin level.

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* ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'' has [[HornyDevils Dabbler]] [[http://grrlpowercomic.com/archives/2542 sport a version that's so skin-tight]] that some SpeechBubbleCensoring has to be employed at groin level.level to keep the strip PG-13.
15th Jun '17 8:00:56 AM ironballs16
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* ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'' has [[HornyDevils Dabbler]] [[http://grrlpowercomic.com/archives/2542 sport a version that's so skin-tight]] that some SpeechBubbleCensoring has to be employed at groin level.
9th Jun '17 3:07:51 PM nombretomado
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* In the WhateleyUniverse, it is the stock 'beginner' super-suit at SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy. The school provides a variety of basic colors, including white and gray and black.

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* In the WhateleyUniverse, Literature/WhateleyUniverse, it is the stock 'beginner' super-suit at SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy. The school provides a variety of basic colors, including white and gray and black.
25th May '17 4:32:01 AM AlienPatch
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* Tracer, D.Va and Widowmaker from [[VideoGame/OverWatch Overwatch]] ''most certainly'' apply. Mercy might be another candidate, but doesn't show that much thanks to her dress.
2nd Apr '17 7:19:30 AM JustKnown
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For some reason, sports in both RealLife and in fiction tend to feature quite an expanse of revealed flesh -- or flesh ''not'' revealed, but in artful ways. This trope is where {{Stripperific}} meets the sporting arena, where audiences are equally likely to tune in for the {{Fanservice}} and the actual sport itself.

Can be {{justified|Trope}} in some situations, where an outfit providing more covering would be impractical in other ways. Sports such as gymnastics fall into this category, as less tight-fitting and skimpy clothes would be potentially restrictive, distracting, or get caught in the equipment. Likewise sports that prioritize speed of the human body in motion, such as various kinds of racing, tend to minimize the surface area on clothing to reduce drag. One of the few fanservice tropes that is often applied equally to both sexes.

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For some reason, sports in both RealLife and in fiction tend to feature quite an expanse of revealed flesh -- or flesh ''not'' revealed, but in artful ways. This trope is where {{Stripperific}} meets the sporting arena, where audiences are equally likely to tune in for the {{Fanservice}} and the actual sport itself.

Can be This is a {{justified|Trope}} in some situations, situations where an outfit providing more covering coverage or concealment would be impractical in other ways. Sports such as gymnastics fall into this the coverage without concealment category, as less tight-fitting and skimpy clothes form-fitting clothing would be potentially restrictive, distracting, or get caught in the equipment. Likewise equipment while less coverage would exposed the athletes to friction burns. In sports that prioritize the speed of the human body in motion, such as various kinds track and field, uniforms tend to provide minimal coverage and are cut to follow natural creases of racing, the human body to avoid restriction and chafing. Conversely, sports that involve speeds high enough to make air resistance a factor such as speedskating tend to minimize the amount of exposed surface area on clothing to reduce drag. One of the few fanservice tropes that is often applied equally to both sexes.



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* ''Film/GhostInTheShell2017'': The Major's distinctive form fitting white optical camouflage suit puts her body on full display, though the actual costume was made out of latex in order to conceal the parts of Scarlett Johansson's anatomy [[BarbieDollAnatomy the Major's cybernetic body is supposed to lack]]. The sensual aspect is provided by a network of subtle surface details and incised lines that imply and accentuate the cybernetic mechanisms and access panels that supposedly lie underneath.
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* Full-body swimsuits. While they [[CaptainObvious don't expose as much skin]], they still do tend to be form-fitting--form-''compressing'', in some cases.

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* Gymnastics Leotards are the prime example: The suits have to be form-fitting to avoid snagging on the equipment, but anything less than full coverage from shoulders to crotch would not stay in place. Women tend to wear full sleeves for the same reason, and both sexes benefit from protection from friction burns and built-in support in appropriate areas.
* Track and Field, on the other hand, argues for minimalism, particularly in the sprint events: singlets and briefs cut to follow the natural lines of the human body to minimize weight and maximize cooling tend to be the rule.
* Full-body swimsuits. While they [[CaptainObvious don't expose as much skin]], they still do tend to be form-fitting--form-''compressing'', in some cases. The advent of high-tech drag resisting fabrics inspired the International Swimming Federation to set limits on the maximum amount of swimsuit coverage allowed to prevent swimming from turning into a technology battle like auto racing.
* Figure Skating is an aversion, with minimum coverage requirements for men and women, which the competitors often finesse using strategically placed flesh-colored panels.
* Played with by the recent vogue for compression wear to reinforce and stabilize muscles, which can either enforce or subvert this trope depending upon how the materials are patterned.
20th Feb '17 6:21:48 PM nombretomado
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* Mimi Marquez in ''{{RENT}}''. Any rendition of the play. Particularly for the song "Out Tonight".

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* Mimi Marquez in ''{{RENT}}''.''Theatre/{{RENT}}''. Any rendition of the play. Particularly for the song "Out Tonight".



* One word: ''{{Cats}}''. Naturally, the female characters combine this with being {{Catgirl}}s... sort of.

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* One word: ''{{Cats}}''.''Theatre/{{Cats}}''. Naturally, the female characters combine this with being {{Catgirl}}s... sort of.
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