History Main / TigerversusDragon

19th May '17 5:25:01 AM MaxyGregoryyyy
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''VideoGame/ArtOfFighting'' has a rivalry between its two main protagonists: Ryo Sakazaki (the tiger) and Robert Garcia (the dragon). In fact, the Japanese name of the series is ''Ryuuko no Ken'', or "Fist of the Dragon/Tiger". Their stances occasionally reflect their animal motifs, and they share a super move, the Ryuuko Ranbu ("Dragon and Tiger's Rebellious Dance"), that refers to the rivalry in its name. Ironically, Ryo is called the "Invincible Dragon" while Robert is called the "Raging Tiger." This is lampshaded in ''Videogame/TheKingOfFighters XIV'', in the Team Fatal Fury's ending where Joe talks about the tiger and dragon themes of the characters. The "team tiger" is Ryo, Ramon and himself, while the "team dragon" is Robert, Kensou and Mui Mui.

to:

* ''VideoGame/ArtOfFighting'' has a rivalry between its two main protagonists: Ryo Sakazaki (the tiger) and Robert Garcia (the dragon). In fact, the Japanese name of the series is ''Ryuuko no Ken'', or "Fist of the Dragon/Tiger". Their stances occasionally reflect their animal motifs, and they share a super move, the Ryuuko Ranbu ("Dragon and Tiger's Rebellious Dance"), that refers to the rivalry in its name. Ironically, Ryo is called the "Invincible Dragon" while Robert is called the "Raging Tiger." Tiger" and some of their desperation moves summon a tiger for Robert and a dragon for Ryo. This is lampshaded in ''Videogame/TheKingOfFighters XIV'', in the Team Fatal Fury's ending where Joe talks about the tiger and dragon themes of the characters. The "team tiger" is Ryo, Robert, Ramon and himself, while the "team dragon" is Robert, Ryo, Kensou and Mui Mui.
11th May '17 2:18:45 PM Eddy1215
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The Shokan (Goro's race) from ''MortalKombat'' seem divided into two lineages: the Draco and the Tigrar (those in the latter have definite tiger stripes; those in the former aren't ''very'' draconic but do have some reptilian features). There's a definite class distinction but, in a subversion, they don't appear to be that antagonistic towards each other (at least, not moreso than they are to [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy everyone else]]).

to:

* The Shokan (Goro's race) from ''MortalKombat'' ''VideoGame/MortalKombat'' seem divided into two lineages: the Draco and the Tigrar (those in the latter have definite tiger stripes; those in the former aren't ''very'' draconic but do have some reptilian features). There's a definite class distinction but, in a subversion, they don't appear to be that antagonistic towards each other (at least, not moreso than they are to [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy everyone else]]).
11th May '17 11:00:37 AM MadAnthony94
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* The Shokan (Goro's race) from ''MortalKombat'' seem divided into two lineages: the Draco and the Tigrar (those in the latter have definite tiger stripes; those in the former aren't ''very'' draconic but do have some reptilian features). There's a definite class distinction but, in a subversion, they don't appear to be that antagonistic towards each other (at least, not moreso than they are to [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy everyone else]]).
7th May '17 1:53:28 PM Prometheus117
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'' episode between the [[Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers Tigerzord]] and the [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing Gundam Epyon]] evokes this trope, with the HotBlooded teenager Tommy piloting the Tigerzord and the experienced war veteran Zechs piloting the draconic Gundam Epyon.

to:

* The ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'' episode between the [[Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers Tigerzord]] and the [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing Gundam Epyon]] evokes this trope, with the HotBlooded teenager Tommy piloting the Tigerzord and the experienced war veteran Zechs piloting the draconic Gundam Epyon. [[spoiler:The dragon wins this round]].
30th Apr '17 2:55:49 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* [[BigGood Ichiryuu]] and [[BigBad Midora]] from ''{{Toriko}}'' during their battle. Their [[MeaningfulName names]] even translate as "First ''Dragon''" and "Third ''Tiger''".

to:

* [[BigGood Ichiryuu]] and [[BigBad Midora]] from ''{{Toriko}}'' ''Manga/{{Toriko}}'' during their battle. Their [[MeaningfulName names]] even translate as "First ''Dragon''" and "Third ''Tiger''".
19th Mar '17 10:04:48 PM MyFinalEdits
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''VideoGame/ArtOfFighting'' has a rivalry between its two main protagonists: Ryo Sakazaki (the tiger) and Robert Garcia (the dragon). In fact, the Japanese name of the series is ''Ryuuko no Ken'', or "Fist of the Dragon/Tiger". Their stances occasionally reflect their animal motifs, and they share a super move, the Ryuuko Ranbu ("Dragon and Tiger's Rebellious Dance"), that refers to the rivalry in its name. Ironically, Ryo is called the "Invincible Dragon" while Robert is called the "Raging Tiger."
** Lampshaded in ''Videogame/TheKingOfFighters XIV'', in the Team Fatal Fury's ending where Joe talks about the tiger and dragon themes of the characters. The "team tiger" is Ryo, Ramon and himself, while the "team dragon" is Robert, Kensou and Mui Mui.

to:

* ''VideoGame/ArtOfFighting'' has a rivalry between its two main protagonists: Ryo Sakazaki (the tiger) and Robert Garcia (the dragon). In fact, the Japanese name of the series is ''Ryuuko no Ken'', or "Fist of the Dragon/Tiger". Their stances occasionally reflect their animal motifs, and they share a super move, the Ryuuko Ranbu ("Dragon and Tiger's Rebellious Dance"), that refers to the rivalry in its name. Ironically, Ryo is called the "Invincible Dragon" while Robert is called the "Raging Tiger."
** Lampshaded
" This is lampshaded in ''Videogame/TheKingOfFighters XIV'', in the Team Fatal Fury's ending where Joe talks about the tiger and dragon themes of the characters. The "team tiger" is Ryo, Ramon and himself, while the "team dragon" is Robert, Kensou and Mui Mui.
19th Mar '17 7:35:55 PM Getta
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Lampshaded in ''Videogame/TheKingOfFighters XIV'', in the Team Fatal Fury's ending where Joe talks about the tiger and dragon themes of the characters. The "team tiger" is Ryo, Ramon and himself, while the "team dragon" is Robert, Kensou and Mui Mui.



* ''VideoGame/{{Blazblue}}'' has Ragna the Bloodedge (Tiger) vs. Hazama/Terumi (Dragon).
** The rebellious, passionate and crass Ragna vs. the cold ([[{{Pun}} in]] [[AnIcePerson more ways]] [[{{Jerkass}} than one]]), orderly and sophisticated Jin is a better fit.
** [[LightIsGood Hakumen]] or [[HopeBringer Makoto]] (Dragon) vs. [[DarkIsEvil Terumi]] (Tiger) is also an example.
** In ''Chronophantasma'' the Colosseum stage has two gates for competitors, one marked with a tiger and one marked with a dragon. Overlaps with RedOniBlueOni, considering the former is coloured red and the latter is blue.

to:

* ''VideoGame/{{Blazblue}}'' has Ragna the Bloodedge (Tiger) vs. Hazama/Terumi (Dragon).
** The rebellious, passionate and crass Ragna vs. the cold ([[{{Pun}} in]] [[AnIcePerson more ways]] [[{{Jerkass}} than one]]), orderly and sophisticated Jin is a better fit.
** [[LightIsGood Hakumen]] or [[HopeBringer Makoto]] (Dragon) vs. [[DarkIsEvil Terumi]] (Tiger) is also an example.
**
''VideoGame/{{Blazblue}}'': In ''Chronophantasma'' the Colosseum stage has two gates for competitors, one marked with a tiger and one marked with a dragon. Overlaps with RedOniBlueOni, considering the former is coloured red and the latter is blue.



* The main characters of the ''VideoGame/AzureStrikerGunvolt'' games, Gunvolt and Copen, are called as such. Gunvolt is the "Azure Dragon", an extremely powerful Adept who believes that humans and Adepts can live in harmony, and Copen is the "White Tiger", an extremely skilled and intelligent {{Muggle}} with a fierce hatred for Adepts.

to:

* The main characters of the ''VideoGame/AzureStrikerGunvolt'' games, Gunvolt and Copen, are called as such.such in the loading screens and descriptions. Gunvolt is the "Azure Dragon", an extremely powerful Adept who believes that humans and Adepts can live in harmony, and Copen is the "White Tiger", an extremely skilled and intelligent {{Muggle}} with a fierce hatred for Adepts.
18th Mar '17 10:00:06 PM Eddy1215
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** episode "Genma Takes a Walk" has Sōun and Genma falling out, and fighting a duel at the end of the episode. Their first attacks against each other being Genma's "Wild Tiger Exploding Fist" and Sōun's "Flying Dragon Kick to Oblivion".

to:

** In the episode "Genma Takes a Walk" has Sōun and Genma falling out, and fighting a duel at the end of the episode. Their first attacks against each other being Genma's "Wild Tiger Exploding Fist" and Sōun's "Flying Dragon Kick to Oblivion".
6th Mar '17 6:49:56 PM DrakeClawfang
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* While likely not intentional due to the cut and paste nature of adapting different ''Super Sentai'' seasons, ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' has Tommy Oliver start off as the Green Dragon Ranger with the Dragonzord, then later he becomes the White Tiger Ranger with the Tigerzord. Perhaps inevitably, a three-parter has the villains create an evil clone of Tommy that gets back the Green Ranger powers, leading not only to a fight between the two Rangers, but later their respective Zords. The Dragonzord wins, though it's implied to be because Tommy's energy is being drained and thus the Tigerzord is likewise weakened.
23rd Feb '17 2:26:36 PM dasuberkaiser
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** The protagonist of the series is Kazuma Kiryu, a former [[{{Yakuza}} Japanese gangster]] known as "TheDragon of the Dojima family" who also has a [[TattooedCrook large tattoo]] of a silver dragon on his back. One of the first game's antagonists and [[RecurringBoss Recurring Bosses]] is Futoshi Shimano, a yakuza boss who has a large tattoo of a tiger on his back and wants revenge against Kiryu for [[FallGuy supposedly]] killing the head of the Dojima family. Kiryu beats him twice.

to:

** The protagonist of the series is Kazuma Kiryu, a former [[{{Yakuza}} Japanese gangster]] known as "TheDragon "The Dragon of the Dojima family" who also has a [[TattooedCrook large tattoo]] of a silver dragon on his back. One of the first game's antagonists and [[RecurringBoss Recurring Bosses]] is Futoshi Shimano, a yakuza boss who has a large tattoo of a tiger on his back and wants revenge against Kiryu for [[FallGuy supposedly]] killing the head of the Dojima family. Kiryu beats him twice.
This list shows the last 10 events of 221. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.TigerversusDragon