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* In ''Manga/FairyTail'' if you pause at certain scenes you can see strange creatures such as a strange fish/thing/idontevenknow coming out of the water and farting. Some are harder to notice than others.
* A lot of crowd scenes in the OnePiece anime feature a guy with a panda mask, or a full costume. The [[http://onepiece.wikia.com/wiki/Pandaman Pandaman]] is never on screen for more than a few seconds, and always hidden like Waldo in a group of other characters.
* In RumikoTakahashi's ''Fire Tripper'' (only available on VHS), look very closely at the flames in the early scene where Shukumaru is trying to rescue his little sister Suzu from the burning building. Is that [[spoiler: Suzuko, the teen version of Suzu from the future still decked out in her school uniform, standing in the doorway]]? Why, yes it is, for all of about two frames before the flames cover the shot.
* In ''SuperDimensionFortressMacross'', among the buildings destroyed in the first episode are the studios Studio Nue, Artland, and Anime Friend, which worked on Macross. The Studio Nue building has a picture of their chibi-''nue'' mascot on it, and the mascot's facial expression changes to a frightened one while the building collapses. (The mascot is depicted in the lower left corner of the image [[http://macross.anime.net/memories/01/index.html here]].)
** In ''SuperDimensionFortressMacross: [[TheMovie Love, Do You Remember?]]'', while Hikaru is flying through the LaserHallway just before he reaches Bodolza, he fires several flights of missiles. One of the missiles is a can of 'Tako Hai'. One of the other missiles is a can of Budweiser.
* ''ProjectAKo'' has several of these:
** Similar to the ''Macross'' example above, some of the missiles are sake cans.
** The brief scene showing the interior of the Max 5000 mecha reveals that it contains a ''[[TheThingThatGoesDoink shishi odoshi]]''.
** In one scene where B-ko is in the background, she very briefly takes out some paper fans, waves them around, then puts them away.
** In ''ProjectAKo 2: Plot of the Daitokuji Financial Group'', one of the spies shoots a firework rocket which goes out the window and explodes. At the instant it explodes, there's a picture of C-ko waving paper fans.
** In the opening of ''ProjectAKo 3: Cinderella Rhapsody'', a split-second before a cut, some of the pool balls split in half.
* In episode 10 of ''LightNovel/DirtyPair'' (the TV series), during the aircar chase, Yuri can briefly be seen making the ''[[EyelidPulltaunt akanbe]]'' gesture out the window of the aircar.
** In one of the OVA episodes, pausing on the "before-after" slides of [[SuperSerum Hustle]] users reveals some additional effects of the drug that are otherwise not alluded to in the episode -- for instance, one user's IQ went from ''180'' to ''60''.
* In ''{{Tenchi Muyo Ryo-Ohki}}'' episode 7 ("The Night Before the Carnival"), when Ryoko intentionally has a CrashIntoHello meeting with Tenchi, at the moment of the collision, there is a picture of both of them drawn in SuperDeformed style.
* ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'' has eye catches in a few of the [[HitFlash collision flashes]] as well. Among them are;
** Ukyo holding the arms of a {{Voltron}}-like robot.
** Shampoo, naked.
** Ryoga with a word bubble screaming OH MY GOD - because he's looking at Ranma and Akane embracing ''stark naked.''
* As do early seasons of ''Anime/SailorMoon''. At least once, during a collision (Chibi-Usa landing onto Usagi) there was even a shot of Usagi ''naked'', "sadly" drawn in a SuperDeformed style that prevented any chance of {{Fanservice}}. See [[http://www.sailorsystem.com/injokes/ here]] (dub episode 109) along with other examples.
* Subliminal frames (A filmography term for frames that last well under a second while playing) were often done for slapstick moments in the earlier seasons of the ''{{Slayers}}'' anime. Some examples include a frame of [[http://img440.imageshack.us/img440/9628/zelrose.png Zelgadis with a rose in his mouth]] after Lina kicks him in the first season and a shot of a super-deformed Amelia after she gets hit in the head with a mace in the second.
* ''Anime/ErgoProxy'' has most of its back story spread throughout the opening credits in this form.
** Most of the notes in episode 16 are poems and short stories by Stanley Donwood, a quick search reveals he has a connection with Thom Yorke of Radiohead, who wrote the ending song.
* The first time Anime/{{Excel|Saga}} gets dropped down the [[OverlyLongGag very, very, very long]] pit, she passes by a number of {{shout out}}s that can't really be caught unless you go very slowly.
* As with UnreadablyFastText, Creator/StudioSHAFT loves this trope. It's used a lot in all of their comedy titles.
* In episode 15 of ''Anime/CowboyBebop'', there's a scene where the camera follows a car from a side-view perspective. One of the cars going the opposite direction is a yellow Fiat 500, as occasionally featured in ''Franchise/LupinIII''.
* ''[[Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing Gundam Wing]]'' does this a couple of times. In the episode where Heero is hospitalized, the computer display includes text taken from the readme file for Photoshop's TWAIN plugin. More subtly, when Quatre is shown examining the blueprints to Sandrock, the startup screen includes several technological references to other ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' series, including the movable frame from ''[[Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam Zeta Gundam]]'' and the ALICE artificial intelligence from ''Gundam Sentinel''.
** When Heero deactivate the nuclear missiles, you can see a sign that says "Intel Outside".
** ''G Gundam'' does this as well with the last episode or two where various Gundam's from various series help fight in the end. Such Gundams inlcude the original, the Zeta Gundam, and some Wing stuff in there as well to boot.
*** Which doubles as a EarlyBirdCameo since G is released earlier than W, at least in Japan.
* In chronological episode 11 of ''Literature/HaruhiSuzumiya'', Mikuru actually has an extremely brief PantyShot when she jumps over the camera.
* Near the beginning of the ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' [[TheMovie movie]], right after Ed tells Al that he rigged the evil lair to explode, there's a cutaway to show some pipes blowing up. If you pause just before the explosion you see an unflattering drawing of Colonel Mustang on one of the pipes. It's implied that Ed did it.
** In another episode of the first anime, "Fullmetal vs. Flame," there's a scene in which Edward and Mustang are fighting. Ed hides in the crowd of military onlookers because Mustang can't possibly blow everyone up for the hell of it. Mustang taunts Ed out with a [[BerserkButton short remark]], which causes Ed to reveal himself in the crowd. Mustang sends a streak of flame that way that blows up the area, sending military men flying everywhere. One man flies directly in front of the camera, moving so fast you barely see him; however, a freeze frame will reveal that he has the most hilarious (blue) face that the artists have ever done in that anime.
*** He also looks a little like Seiji Mizushima, the [[CreatorCameo director]].
* Practically every second of every episode of ''PaniPoniDash'' contains some reference or ShoutOut to something, often unbelievably obscure. The blackboard in particular contains different text every time it's viewed; it's often ''covered'' in text, with five or six references at once, and appears for only a split second. The PDF liner notes that come with the {{Fansub}} can stretch to over ''twenty pages''.
** ''SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' is almost its successor in this regard. Shaft in general is known for this.
* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''
** The show has this to a small degree in the opening, and to a much larger degree during ''Anime/EndOfEvangelion''. ''End of Evangelion'' has Misato being blown into pieces and a brief shot of fan mail Anno received, to name only two.
*** Kaworu's face is shown in a completely red picture, just before we see Rei in moonlight.
** ''RebuildOfEvangelion 2.0'' has '''Asuka [[NippleAndDimed fanservice]]''' featured like this.
** It has also become a tool of foreshadowing or [[WildMassGuessing messing with fans' heads]] in ''Anime/RebuildOfEvangelion''.
*** The Evangelion Mark.06 is hiding familiar battle damage under its helmet.
*** The medical display of Asuka's [[spoiler:Angel infection shows it spreading through all the same spots as Asuka Langley Soryu's injuries in ''End of Evangelion''.]]
*** The latest trailer shows Asuka [[spoiler:wearing her old plug suit, battle damage and all]].
*** Even more ''Series/{{Ultraman}}'' [[ShoutOut references]] have been squeezed into shots involving the [[spoiler:Adams]].
* A lot of the {{Shout Out}}s in ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'' are quick blink-and-miss freeze frames.
* In ''Film/{{Metropolis}}'', after [[spoiler:the character Lamp]] is shot and killed, a candle appears by his head for a second or two.
* English-speaking fans of the sweet shoujo series ''Franchise/{{Angelique}}'' were rather surprised to see [[http://angeasylum.com/images/captions/pink.jpg text from an article]] about QueerAsFolk show up as an eye-catch background in the second OVA series.
* ''CodeGeass'' has a few of these. For example when Anya is looking through a photo album if you freeze at the right moment you can see [[http://i43.tinypic.com/4r8djl.jpg a picture]] of Milly groping Shirley.
* Episode 12 of ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha [=StrikerS=]''. "When did Nanoha arrive in the nick of time?" you may wonder. Well, slow down the episode at the scene just before the commercial break, and you will see a single frame of Nanoha's InstantRunes appearing [[spoiler:[[TakingTheBullet in the path of]] [[SmallGirlBigGun Dieci's massive beam attack]]]].
* [[Manga/DeathNote L]] [[http://img1.ak.crunchyroll.com/i/spire1/05202008/2/a/e/6/2ae6998b86a5d0_full.jpg riding a bike]] (among other ''Manga/DeathNote'' characters) in an episode of ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic'': The Second Raid.
* Similar to the ''Sailor Moon'' example above, ''[[LightNovel/{{Slayers}} Slayers]]'' has some single-frame eyecatches that can only really be seen in freeze frame. A memorable one includes a super-deformed Gourry mooning the audience.
* ''KOn'' episode 2x13 zoomed into Azusa's plateful of Yakisoba and showed her fellow band-mates in miniature, lounging on a noodle in their swimsuits. Three frames, total.
** Honey, I shrunk the Keionbu?
* Kuniko's PantyShot in the finale of ''LightNovel/ShangriLa'' ([[AllMenArePerverts if that counts as a Freeze Frame Bonus]]).
* What's [[WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants Squidward]] doing in my [[Anime/GurrenLagann Gunman]]?
** The same thing [[WesternAnimation/SouthPark Kenny]] is doing in your [[Anime/{{FLCL}} keychain]].
* In the final episode of ''LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}}'', we get an upskirt of [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Shinobu]]. This scene is also her CrowningMomentOfAwesome, so most people will probably only realize that there ''should'' have been an upskirt somewhere in there later on. [[spoiler: It's an upskirt and not a {{Pantyshot}} because she's only wearing [[VaporWear a bandaid]].]]
** Bakemonogatari in general contains countless examples of this trope, thanks to the frequency of "black" and "red scenes," sudden blank frames inserted into the animation which occur when the protagonist blinks or is experiencing considerable emotion. Although they usually don't contain anything other than a few Japanese characters which pertain to the situation, and they probably aren't intended to be read, they sometimes contain important information. In the first episode, for instance, much of the show's background is laid out in this way, but is impossible to read without pausing.
* {{Anime/Pokemon}}: During the first episode of the [[TournamentArc Club Battle]], as we get over a pan of the contestants, Georgia appears twice. Or rather, Georgia appears, and Zorua disguised as her makes a quick cameo.
* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'':
** In episode 3, as Madoka and Mami are entering Charlotte's maze, there is a sign "Caution" with [[spoiler:a row of decapitated corpses on crosses. [[FalseReassurance But don't worry]]! [[BlatantLies It's not like they're]] {{Foreshadowing}} [[OffWithHisHead anyone's death or anything]]!]]
** In the CompilationMovie version of Episode 9, there is a hidden frame of [[spoiler:[[http://wiki.puella-magi.net/File:SHAFTUSNEAKY.png Kyoko and Sayaka together]], lifted from ''[[ImageSong And I'm Home]]'' when [[TogetherInDeath Kyoko's Soul Gem explodes and kills both her and Sayaka/Oktavia]]]].
* There are a lot of these in ''Anime/{{FLCL}}''. [[http://www.flclw.com/images-pics/hidden-frames/ Here]] are some of them.
* While we're on the subject of ''FLCL'', it's also worth mentioning an equally-insane effort by one of the directors, ''Anime/DeadLeaves''. In a scene where the prisoners get shot, a penis flies off and into another's mouth. It appears around the 17:38 mark, visible in the general area around the robot prisoner's head.
* ''FatalFury: [[TheMovie The Motion Picture]]'', during some of [[MsFanservice Mai Shiranui's]] fight scenes, particularly the last one, careful frame-by-frame viewing reveals several brief [[WardrobeMalfunction nipple slips]]. Considering Mai's [[{{Stripperiffic}} outfit]], her [[LightningBruiser fighting style]], and her sizable endowments, it's surprising this sort of thing [[TheissTitillationTheory never seems to happen]] in her other appearances.
* ''TigerAndBunny'' has fun putting in a number of freeze frame bonuses, from informative (Wild Tiger is a former holder of the King of Heroes title, and Mr. Legend was responsible for Jake Martinez's arrest) to amusing (Samantha's photo album included Barnaby's suggestive speedo pics, and someone managed to get an exclusive interview with ''[[VigilanteMan Lunatic]]'').
** Every single time there is text on the screen it is in fully thought out sentences and paragraphs, from the news ticker below Hero TV to the data on a computer screen to the books read.
* Episode 5 of ''MyselfYourself'' has a significant scene involving a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanuki tanuki.]] Two episodes later, a "Tanuki Express" truck zips across the screen.
* This trope tells you Rukia of ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' [[http://i54.tinypic.com/i1a0d2.png doesn't wear a panty]] underneath her long skirt. This snapshot shows nearly as much of her lower anatomy as is allowed.
* ''Literature/ShakuganNoShana'' - While lasting longer than most examples, in the third episode of season 1 of the anime when Shana trashes various teachers, one of them looks like UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler.
* ''Anime/TheIdolmaster'' - Haruka and Chihaya have a sleepover in an apartment building named "Mber". Haruka, Chihaya, and Imber were in a robomantic love triangle in Anime/{{Idolmaster|Xenoglossia}} [[MythologyGag Xenoglossia.]]
* ''UruseiYatsura'' has some of these hidden in [[HitFlash collision flashes]], often in the form of a character's eyes being briefly depicted as large circles with something written inside. It also has some high-speed tracking shots (often used for chase scenes) where various things are briefly visible as the "camera" rapidly moves past them; in episode 158, for example, a shot like this briefly shows Franchise/LupinIII and Jigen in a yellow Fiat 500.
* The beginning of the opening for the ''Battle Tendency'' arc of ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' shows Joseph's Hermit Purple [[FightingSpirit stand]] in the background for a split second while he's posing and punching. That's something he'll only get in the next storyline.
* ''Anime/GirlsUndPanzer'' is full of little details only available when looking like this, such as the correct 'plume' from the muzzle flashes in some of the shots of tanks firing.
* In ''Manga/{{Akira}}'' when Tetsuo gets a headache after arguing with Kaneda and starts getting visions, you will see a series of scenes that yet to occur in the film at that point such as Tetsuo's flashback to meeting Kaneda, his mutation, and Tokyo blowing up.
* This is used during several of the ''Anime/LupinIII'' [[MadeForTVMovie Made for TV Movies]] and television specials:
** In ''Anime/LupinIIIDeadOrAlive'', Lupin is shown researching the "sand" he found at Drifting Island. The computer screen briefly gives out the atomic weight and number. [[spoiler: The computer {{Engrish}} calls it Atomic Quantity, but the numbers are for the weight and number of '''Gold'''.]]
** There's also a brief instance in ''[[Anime/LupinIIIThePursuitOfHarimaosTreasure The Pursuit of Harimao's Treasure]]'' where, if you pause at just the right moment during the close-up of the boat jump sequence, you'll see [[spoiler: a little kid with his hands up the tour guide's skirt, with his hands on her ass!]]
** And in the television special, ''[[Recap/LupinIIIS2E145 Albatross: Wings of Death]]'', there's two close-ups of Fujiko's naked fanny as she's running through Lumbach's plane. The first is relatively easy to catch as she runs into the frame, the other is so brief that it almost requires you to pause, then go frame-by-frame in order to see it.
* ''[[Anime/StreetFighterIITheAnimatedMovie Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie]]'' has one that's very easy to miss, if you don't know about it, or know when to look for it. But if you pause during the montage sequence in Calcutta, right before the soldier gets shot to death, you'll see [[spoiler: Akuma]] [[LotusPosition meditating against the wall.]]

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