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20th Mar '16 3:00:29 PM CJCroen1393
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* Played with in ''Manga/NabariNoOu''; when he's feeling mischievous, protagonist Miharu Rokujou frequently sprouts little devil wings and a tail. No ears, though.
1st Dec '15 4:20:58 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* This occurs to a large amount of various characters in ''Manga/GakuenAlice''. It's more prevalent in the manga than in the anime.

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* This occurs to a large amount of various characters in ''Manga/GakuenAlice''.''Manga/AliceAcademy''. It's more prevalent in the manga than in the anime.
20th Oct '15 2:10:17 PM Willbyr
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** You know what, Creator/{{CLAMP}} in general. ''{{Suki|ALikeStory}}'' has the main character sprout dog ears and tail almost every chapter.

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** You know what, Creator/{{CLAMP}} in general. ''{{Suki|ALikeStory}}'' ''Manga/{{Suki|ALikeStory}}'' has the main character sprout dog ears and tail almost every chapter.
9th Oct '15 8:41:15 PM Gamermaster
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* Hayate of ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' had tanuki ears (and sometimes tail) pop up every so often during the ''[=StrikerS=]'' [[ComicBookAdaptation manga]] when she's feeling mischievous.

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* Hayate of ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' ''Franchise/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' had tanuki ears (and sometimes tail) pop up every so often during the ''[=StrikerS=]'' [[ComicBookAdaptation manga]] when she's feeling mischievous.
5th Sep '15 6:38:34 AM Adept
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* Morgan [=McKnight=], from ''AoiHouse'', tends to grow cat ears, as befitting her GenkiGirl personality.

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* Morgan [=McKnight=], from ''AoiHouse'', ''Manga/AoiHouse'', tends to grow cat ears, as befitting her GenkiGirl personality.



* In a 1930s ''{{Popeye}}'' cartoon, a Creator/MaeWest expy is brazenly flirting with Popeye and smacking around Olive Oyl, who finally downs a can of spinach and momentarily sprouts cat ears while [[DesignatedGirlFight yowling and hissing!]]

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* In a 1930s ''{{Popeye}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Popeye}}'' cartoon, a Creator/MaeWest expy is brazenly flirting with Popeye and smacking around Olive Oyl, who finally downs a can of spinach and momentarily sprouts cat ears while [[DesignatedGirlFight yowling and hissing!]]
3rd Jul '15 10:02:38 AM wootzits
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* In ''RurouniKenshin'', Megumi's NoblewomansLaugh is occasionally accompanied by growing fox ears. Her nickname on the show itself is "Kitsune-onna" (literally "Fox Woman") or "Vixen" in the English version.
* The cursed characters in ''FruitsBasket'' sometimes take on characteristics of their animal selves in comedic situations:

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* In ''RurouniKenshin'', ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'', Megumi's NoblewomansLaugh is occasionally accompanied by growing fox ears. Her nickname on the show itself is "Kitsune-onna" (literally "Fox Woman") or "Vixen" in the English version.
* The cursed characters in ''FruitsBasket'' ''Manga/FruitsBasket'' sometimes take on characteristics of their animal selves in comedic situations:



* Tamaki (who's basically a GenkiGirl in a {{bishonen}}'s body) does this with puppy ears once in a while in ''OuranHighSchoolHostClub''.
* Happens a few times with Hazuki in the first part of Tsukuyomi, before she gets into the habit of wearing a CatEaredHeadband. This was initially intended to be only an occasional gimmick, sometimes done with headbands and other times with this trope, until the Anime made it a central aspect of the entire design, and then went on to add cat ears to everything, with absolutely no exceptions.
* In the ''YamiNoMatsuei'' anime series, Tsuzuki gets dog ears and a tail a few times when acting especially {{keet}}ish. This has apparently lead some fans to think he can actually turn into a dog if they don't get the visual metaphor.
* Ichigo literally has her kitty features (ears and occasionally a tail) pop up when she gets excited or nervous in ''TokyoMewMew''. Later on, it accelerates to actually becoming an adorable kitten. Unlike others, this is actually canon, and a plot point, and also leads to a lot of awkward scenes of her having to stick her head in bushes or suddenly having to find a quick way to hide them.
* Yuzuriha in ''{{X1999}}'' (especially when trying to cheer Kamui up) has pointy dog ears because her spirit animal is a dog.

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* Tamaki (who's basically a GenkiGirl in a {{bishonen}}'s body) does this with puppy ears once in a while in ''OuranHighSchoolHostClub''.
''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub''.
* Happens a few times with Hazuki in the first part of Tsukuyomi, ''Tsukuyomi'', before she gets into the habit of wearing a CatEaredHeadband. This was initially intended to be only an occasional gimmick, sometimes done with headbands and other times with this trope, until the Anime made it a central aspect of the entire design, and then went on to add cat ears to everything, with absolutely no exceptions.
* In the ''YamiNoMatsuei'' ''Manga/DescendantsOfDarkness'' anime series, Tsuzuki gets dog ears and a tail a few times when acting especially {{keet}}ish. This has apparently lead some fans to think he can actually turn into a dog if they don't get the visual metaphor.
* Ichigo literally has her kitty features (ears and occasionally a tail) pop up when she gets excited or nervous in ''TokyoMewMew''.''Manga/TokyoMewMew''. Later on, it accelerates to actually becoming an adorable kitten. Unlike others, this is actually canon, and a plot point, and also leads to a lot of awkward scenes of her having to stick her head in bushes or suddenly having to find a quick way to hide them.
* Yuzuriha in ''{{X1999}}'' ''Manga/{{X1999}}'' (especially when trying to cheer Kamui up) has pointy dog ears because her spirit animal is a dog.



* ''HidamariSketch'': As a one-time thing, [[http://img81.imageshack.us/i/hidag.jpg/ Sae sprouts cat ears and tail]] purely out of surprise/confusion when Yuno's dad angrily points at her and shouts "[[YouExclamation It's YOU!]]" as she walks in. (He mistook her as Yuno's boyfriend based on a stray hair he found in Yuno's room.)

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* ''HidamariSketch'': ''Manga/HidamariSketch'': As a one-time thing, [[http://img81.imageshack.us/i/hidag.jpg/ Sae sprouts cat ears and tail]] purely out of surprise/confusion when Yuno's dad angrily points at her and shouts "[[YouExclamation It's YOU!]]" as she walks in. (He mistook her as Yuno's boyfriend based on a stray hair he found in Yuno's room.)



* Liza Wildman of ''PrincessResurrection'', is half werewolf. Besides her transforming forearms, her only wolf-like feature are her wolf ears that only pop up when she is embarrassed/annoyed, or listening intently.

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* Liza Wildman of ''PrincessResurrection'', ''Manga/PrincessResurrection'', is half werewolf. Besides her transforming forearms, her only wolf-like feature are her wolf ears that only pop up when she is embarrassed/annoyed, or listening intently.



* ''{{Nana}}'' has Nana K sprouting dog ears with some regularity. It's part of the [[UsefulNotes/{{Hachiko}} origin]] behind her nickname Hachi.
* This occurs to a large amount of various characters in ''GakuenAlice''. It's more prevalent in the manga than in the anime.

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* ''{{Nana}}'' ''Manga/{{Nana}}'' has Nana K sprouting dog ears with some regularity. It's part of the [[UsefulNotes/{{Hachiko}} origin]] behind her nickname Hachi.
* This occurs to a large amount of various characters in ''GakuenAlice''.''Manga/GakuenAlice''. It's more prevalent in the manga than in the anime.



* In ''HunterXHunter'' Killua does this at least twice in the anime.

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* In ''HunterXHunter'' ''Manga/HunterXHunter'' Killua does this at least twice in the anime.



* Maron/Jeanne does this several times in the ''KamikazeKaitouJeanne'' manga. Usually when thinking of Kaitou Sinbad.

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* Maron/Jeanne does this several times in the ''KamikazeKaitouJeanne'' ''Manga/KamikazeKaitouJeanne'' manga. Usually when thinking of Kaitou Sinbad.
23rd Jun '15 9:46:26 AM StFan
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* In ''Manga/{{Kotoura-san}}''--from [[DirtyMindReading Haruka's point of view]], at least--Manabe's entire head often goes into werewolf-mode when he's feeling lustful.

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* In ''Manga/{{Kotoura-san}}''--from ''Manga/KotouraSan'', from [[DirtyMindReading Haruka's point of view]], view]] at least--Manabe's least, Manabe's entire head often goes into werewolf-mode when he's feeling lustful.
8th Jun '15 8:55:36 PM sgamer82
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* Tsumiki in ''Manga/AcchiKocchi''.

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* Tsumiki in ''Manga/AcchiKocchi''.''Manga/PlaceToPlace''.
1st May '15 5:21:45 PM nombretomado
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* In the BugsBunny short "The Hare-Brained Hypnotist", after Elmer learns to perform a HypnoticGaze and tries it on Bugs, Bugs reverses the hypnosis and mind-controls Elmer into acting like a rabbit. Elmer's ears briefly grow into rabbit-like ears to set up a [[SwappedRoles role-reversal]] scene.

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* In the BugsBunny WesternAnimation/BugsBunny short "The Hare-Brained Hypnotist", after Elmer learns to perform a HypnoticGaze and tries it on Bugs, Bugs reverses the hypnosis and mind-controls Elmer into acting like a rabbit. Elmer's ears briefly grow into rabbit-like ears to set up a [[SwappedRoles role-reversal]] scene.
17th Dec '14 5:17:47 PM Lyner
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* Happens a few times with Hazuki in the first part of Tsukuyomi, before she gets into the habit of wearing a CatEaredHeadband. This was initially intended to be only an occasional gimmick, sometimes done with headbands and other times with this trope, until the Anime made it a central aspect of the entire design, and then went on to add cat ears to everything, with absolutely no exceptions.
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