We all know angels
run the gambit from being light-based Eldritch Abominations
to the basically human
. Many times however, they tend to be divinely
You could almost describe them as an... Angelic Beauty
Compare Horny Devils
, for this trope's infernal counterpart (which may be literal
, in some cases
). Also compare Beauty Equals Goodness
, which fits this (almost
Anime and Manga
Live Action TV
- An ad campaign for Lynx deodorant used the tagline "angels will fall", and showed hot female angels plunging from Heaven to earth to be near the guy spraying on Lynx.
- Ambassador Kosh in Babylon Five, and other Vorlons apparently, although those are more Fallen Angels. YMMV about how beautiful a Vorlons appearance is to the viewer as opposed to the characters. Unfortunately, that sort of thing is hard to do with special effects.
- A number of angel pictures on Magic The Gathering cards fit this, with the Serra Angel picture (already on Angelic Tropes, by the way) just being a mild one.
- Half-celestial races in Dungeons And Dragons, currently known as devas, are known to have an otherworldly beauty.