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->'''Bowser:''' Y'know, Peach, it's girls like you who set women's rights movements back about 400 years. You wear a dress and heels, you bitch slap opponents, you have a vegetable garden, and one of your most powerful moves involves your ''ass!''\\
''[Peach rages and clobbers Bowser with a frying pan]''\\
'''Bowser:''' ''Where did you get a frying pan?!''\\
'''Peach:''' Um... in my kitchen?
-->-- ''Brawl Taunts''

The majority of {{Action Girl}}s out there are all quite physically attractive and feminine in their own right, but there tends to be an arbitrary line drawn between exactly how feminine an ActionGirl can be. This character defies that. She will be [[SilkHidingSteel tough as leather and as soft as silk]]. If there is a TomboyAndGirlyGirl situation then she will be the GirlyGirl but will not be any less of a badass. Traits of the Girly Bruiser can include having a [[TheFashionista love of fashion and make-up]], having stereotypically "girly" hobbies, [[CutenessProximity loving cute animals]], and loving [[PinkMeansFeminine the colour pink]] (or [[TrueBlueFemininity other]] [[GracefulLadiesLikePurple colors]] with similar connotations of femininity), in addition to doing and liking those activities as much as she does and likes kicking ass. She may even do her ass-kicking while wearing frilly girls clothes, though it's not necessary. However, she's not necessarily lacking in [[GirlyGirlWithATomboyStreak tomboyish qualities]].

In media aimed more towards men, the attention will naturally be on the male characters, so this trope will not be as prevalent.

Personality traits associated with this character include TheDitz, GenkiGirl, ThePollyanna. Can often be a PrettyPrincessPowerhouse and[=/=]or BadassAdorable, as well. Note that she differs from the LadyOfWar in that she doesn't have to be elegant with her ass-kicking (although she ''can'' be).

The classic MagicalGirl intersects with this {{trope}} somewhere: she's at her most powerful when she's wearing as many pretty FrillsOfJustice and {{Frilly Upgrade}}s as possible.

SubTrope of CuteBruiser. SuperTrope to SuperCuteSuperPowers. A SisterTrope to both KickingAssInAllHerFinery (the fashionable counterpart) and AgentPeacock (the SpearCounterpart).



* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xO6CesdSwQ0 This Japanese commercial]] features actress and karate black belt Rina Takeda in a pink dress, breaking tiles with her head.

[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* In ''Manga/{{Aruosumente}}'', Rita Rina is one of Lante's White Knights, wears rather form-fitting armour which obviously includes a skirt, wears her hair long and is in love with Lante. At the same time, she has no problems defeating several opponents during the tournament without breaking a sweat.
* Lizzie of ''Manga/BlackButler'' wants to be a perfect lady for Ciel, is very cutesy and loves to wear pretty dresses. She also is very capable of [[spoiler:striking down zombies with swords while wearing a frilly dress therefore saving Ciel when he was trying to save her, and knocking Ciel on his bottom when she thinks he's cheating on her and attempting to hit him]].
* ''Manga/DailyLifeWithMonsterGirl'' has Tionishia, easily the most feminine member of MON who has a penchant for cute things and loves shopping for girly dresses. She also happens to be a ''seven foot five inches tall ogre'', with SuperStrength that's high even for a liminal.
* ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'' has Lilymon, a pink nature pixie that fires energy rays out of a flower-shaped cannon. Oh and did we mention she's an Ultimate Level Digimon?
* ''Anime/{{Naruto}}'':
** Ino Yamanaka is very girly and loud, but is an aggressive ActionGirl too.
** Hinata Hyuga is very feminine and quiet, but she's a great and strong willed fighter, especially in Part II.
* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}''
** Misty from the anime has stereotypically "girly" Pokemon such as Goldeen, a white-and-pink fish with frilly looking fins; Staryu and Starmie are starfish that have jewels in their core (the Pokemon themselves are valued as jewellery at times); and Horsea, a cute seahorse. [[CutenessProximity She also adores cute things unabashedly.]]
** From the third movie, ''Spell of the Unknown'' the little girl Molly uses Pokemon such as Flaaffy, a cute pink sheep, and Teddiursa, a teddy bear. Thanks to the power of her dreams, they're all nigh unstoppable.
** May and Dawn are Coordinators, and to be a good one you ''must'' have Pokemon that are both flashy and /elegant/cute/etc, as well as strong on the battlefield. Some Coordinator Contests ''also'' require the trainer to dress up: in such cases, May dons a BellyDancer outfit and Dawn puts on a cute frilly dress... and still direct their Pokemon in battle.
* In ''Manga/SoulEater'' Liz and Patty are this trope and a CuteBruiser respectively. They normally serve as Kid's [[EquippableAlly weapons]] but they can wield one another just as easily and grew up on the streets of Brooklyn.
* ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'': Hungary from as an adult. She's a long-haired TeamMom who often wears a [[{{meido}} maid uniform]], but when she had to go into the battlefield or confronts someone getting in her nerves, [[BoisterousBruiser she's not exactly girlish.]] In fact, [[BadassAdorable she WILL kick your ass]] and more often than not, with her long hair down under her uniform hat.
* ''Franchise/DragonBall:'' The Universe 6 Saiyan [[Characters/DragonBallKale Kale]], from ''[[Anime/DragonBallSuper Super]]'', rocks the crop top, mini-skirt, lipstick, and earring attire with her occasional boxing style and petite frame. When she accesses her Super Saiyan forms, she upgrades into an AmazonianBeauty.
* ''Franchise/SailorMoon'' has TheTeam running on this trope. Their transformation cry is "X power ''make up''!" and their costumes are sailor outfits with bows and frilly skirts. The girls themselves also like archetypically girly stuff like fashion, cooking, pop music, makeovers, romance, etc.; i.e. there's a whole scene in the anime where Minako and Usagi bond over Usagi possibly getting a haircut while Minako combs Usagi's RapunzelHair.
** The aforementioned Minako/Venus is one of the best examples, as she's boy-crazy and cheerful and her dream is being an IdolSinger. She also can use [[LightIsGood very effective light and energy-based attacks]]. Heck, one of her attacks is named "Venus Love and Beauty Shock", and it's a heart-shaped projectile that's delivered via [[KissOfDeath blowing a kiss to the enemies]]!
** Michiru/Neptune is very feminine, collected and softspoken. She possesses wavy long hair and wears flowing dresses. She has very cultured and artsy interests like classical music ([[ElegantClassicalMusician plays the violin]]), painting and reading. She's the one with the reins in her relationship with [[ButchLesbian Haruka]] ''and'' is a powerful LadyOfBlackMagic.
* Several in ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha''. For but a few examples:
** Vivio by the time of ''Manga/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaVivid'' is probably the best example in the series. She's the very image of an adorably girly little girl, who loves stuffed toys, loves to play dress up, loves to cook, and even her [[EmpathicWeapon device]] is an adorable floating bunny plushie. She's also a very skilled KungFuWizard who could block your blows before delivering RapidFireFisticuffs that ends with you PunchedAcrossTheRoom.
** Nanoha herself. She's a CheerfulChild as a kid, could be mistaken for a HouseWife if you meet her at her home as an adult, has a pink magic aura... and has a tendency to blow up both enemies and [[DefeatMeansFriendship the people she likes to befriend]] with huge pink beams of doom that create destructive pink explosions. By ''[=StrikerS=]'', she's a highly-decorated military officer and trainer who's known as the [[RedBaron Ace of Aces]] by the general populace, the devil by her enemies, and the [[FanNickname White Devil by fans]].
** Fate. As an adult, she's easily the most motherly member of the cast, having adopted several kids and having quite the worrywart personalty. She's also a famed [[SuperCop Enforcer]] and MultiMeleeMaster, [[BladeSpam swiftly slicing]] her foes with a beam [[SinisterScythe scythe]], a {{BFS}}, and whatever other forms her SwissArmyWeapon could take.
* ''Manga/FairyTail'': Mirajane Strauss is the guild's [[TeamMom mother figure]] who cooks and [[TheBartender serves drinks]] in the titular guild. She is also a [[MsFanservice gravure model]], and has never worn pants once in the series. She is charming and friendly, and loves to gossip with other members, especially with Lucy concerning her [[ShipTease love life]]. [[BewareTheNiceOnes When pushed to the edge]], it becomes clear why Mira holds S-Class rank in Fairy Tail as she transforms into a [[PowersViaPossession ferocious demon]] using her Satan Soul powers, which were enough to ''trash'' Freed Justine and Kamika, and even [[spoiler: demolish the Tartaros demons' respawn point]].
* ''Anime/ScienceNinjaTeamGatchaman'': Jun the Swan's Gatchaman suit features a pink minidress, white elbow length gloves, go-go boots, and a white cape colored red on the inside. She loves fashion, shopping, and feminine type activities. She acts sweet and kind, has a schoolgirl like crush on TheHero, and is generally as girly as they come. She can also lay out full grown men across the floor in a fight with relatively little effort.
* ''Anime/HeartcatchPrettyCure'': While the rest of the cast (and [[MagicalGirlWarrior most of the franchise]]) count, Itsuki Myoudouin particularly stands out, a girl who [[CutenessProximity adores cute things]] but has been [[{{Bifauxnen}} forcing herself to act and dress like a boy]] since her brother fell ill and she had to take over as HeirToTheDojo. She grows into this trope [[CharacterDevelopment as she comes to realise that her hobbies aren't mutually exclusive]].
* ''Anime/RebuildOfEvangelion'' gives us Mari Makinami, with a pathological love for pink, singing and cutesy cat-noises... who, with the aid of her mecha, will cheerfully rip the occasional EldritchAbomination to shreds, score an instant headshot in a flying mecha, and at one time even singlehandedly saves the remainder of humanity under circumstances that involved jumping into an abyss of several kilometers. She's a hardcore BloodKnight, the only person in the show who has ever found Eva piloting to be ''fun'', and says that the smell of LCL is her favorite in the world (in the original series, Shinji claimed it smelled like blood).
* ''LightNovel/ProblemChildrenAreComingFromAnotherWorldArentThey'': Asuka Kudou wears a frilly dress and hair ribbons, [[BattleBallgown because the former has an "aura of protection"]]. With her CompellingVoice, she can make you grovel at her feet. [[spoiler: Then she gains a HumongousMecha ally.]]
* ''Manga/MagiLabyrinthOfMagic'' has Princess Kougyoku. The youngest royal princess of TheEmpire, who wears a [[PrincessesPreferPink pink]] PimpedOutDress, has a very girly crush on the king of a foreigh country and adores making flower crowns...and kick ass with her bigger-than-her sword and/or with her Djinn Equip.
* ''Anime/SpaceDandy'': Honey is a pretty and bubbly waitress who can punch out and then powerslam you without difficulty.
* ''Anime/TheWorldGodOnlyKnows'': The crux of Kasuga's conflict is that she doesn't think this trope is possible and she has to choose one or the other. Keima attempts to close her arc by encouraging her to become a "feminine, strong and cute martial artist." She eventually agrees to try. [[note]] It should be noted that her feminine side fought her to a draw, and thus certainly qualifies for this trope. [[/note]]
* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''
** Mami Tomoe is this. Who else is awesome enough to host tea parties after gunfights with witches?
** Although Madoka does very little physical fighting, she can [[spoiler: save the universe]] using nothing but frilly pink gloves.[[spoiler: In the original timeline, she smites witches with pink arrows in her white and pink magical girl outfit. Then she gives her friends a hug.]]
* ''Anime/KillLaKill'': Between the pink dress, the hairbow, the earrings, pigtails and cutesy speech patterns, Nui Harime is the girlest character in this show. She can also beat down on 3 Star uniforms with her pretty parasol, and [[GigglingVillain giggles cheerfully]] while [[ReminiscingAboutYourVictims reminiscing]] about [[spoiler: [[YouKilledMyFather murdering Ryoko's father]]]].
* In, RosarioToVampire, Kurumu Kurono is very girly and flirty. But she's a powerful fighter too. Her similar mom qualifies as this too.
** Yukari Sendo, who's quite bubbly and cutesy, is someone you shouldn't mess with just because she's TheChick or young.
** Ruby Tojo is traditionally ladylike, but powerful too.
* The ''Anime/SandsOfDestruction'' anime [[DownplayedTrope downplays]] it in comparison to the original game: while Morte is still wearing her [[PinkMeansFeminine hot pink]] coat and miniskirt and still has her RapunzelHair, she's never mentioned to specifically love things which are particularly girly, and the only real reminder that she's a lady underneath is that she takes care to mind her MagicSkirt, holding it down when she's forced to sit on the ground and freaking out when it's torn. Rhi'a, meanwhile, also keeps her ElegantGothicLolita motif but ups her AxCrazy, bringing her more in line with the trope. The [[AnimeFirst later-created]] [[Manga/SandsOfDestruction manga]] almost drops it all together, with Morte [[HotterAndSexier forgetting her modesty]] and Rhi'a [[NeutralFemale forgetting how to shoot]] (or even to bother to carry her guns, though she does still have [[UselessAccessory her holsters]]). We ''do'' later see a flashback memory of Morte [[PetTheDog cuddling with]] a PreciousPuppy and giggling with embarrassment at [[spoiler:the fact that she thought a world with talking animals would be cute]], but it seems her "girly" side and her "bruiser" side have a hard time coexisting in the manga; she can be one or the other, but not both at once.
* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamIronBloodedOrphans'': Lafter Frankland is first seen painting her nails pink in the cockpit of her mobile suit, and later on that episode, she is the first person to fight [[KidHero Mikazuki]] to a draw.
* In ''Anime/{{Endride}}'', Louise claims to be relieved when Alicia joins the team, saying she is sick of only hanging around men and wants a girl to talk to.[[note]]She's trying to butter Alicia up, but it's still probably true[[/note]] However, compared with Alicia's GirlNextDoor vibe, Louise is frank, energetic and the most physically powerful teammate the [[LaResistance Ignauts]] have, courtesy of her [[HalfHumanHybrid Zoozian heritage]].
* Yuzu Haragi (Zuzu Boyle in the English dub) in ''Anime/YuGiOhARCV'' is a kind-hearted girly girl with a hot temper and a paper fan that she will hit you with if you get on her nerves.

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* Comicbook/JillTrentScienceSleuth is thin and attractive, wears skirts, hats, and heels like other stylish '40s gals... and punches out bad guys with ease. Her HeterosexualLifePartner Daisy Smythe also qualifies.
* ''ComicBook/SpiderMan'''s Mary Jane Watson. Girly Model/Actress with self defense training from ComicBook/CaptainAmerica himself. Do not try to put her in a DamselInDistress situtation; [[DamselOutOfDistress she will END you]].
* Creator/HarveyComics' ''ComicBook/RichieRich'': Richie's girl friend, Gloria Glad. Most of the time, Gloria is a GirlyGirl but if challenged, she's quite happy to exchange her short skirt, blouse and hair ribbon for trousers, shirt and helmet and go play gridiron with the boys. Her willingness to try earns her more respect than her (average at best) ability.
* ''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'', at least back during her magical skirt days.
* [[ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Billy Batson]]'s sister Mary when she's wielding the power of Shazam as Mary Marvel.
* ''ComicBook/{{Huntress}}'' Helena Bertinelli has a love of high fashion, has model-quality looks, and adores children. She's also a crack shot with a crossbow, a skilled motorcyclist and driver, and [[CombatPragmatist absolutely]] [[GroinAttack vicious]] [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown in a fight.]]

[[folder:Fan Works]]
%%* Robynne AKA Hottie II from [[http://fanfiction.wikia.com/wiki/Hottie_3:_The_Best_Fan_Fic_in_the_World Hottie 3: The Best Fan Fic in the World]]
* In the Buffyverse/X-Men crossover FanFic/HeroesAndVillains, Buffy is fiercely protective of her beauty, and will beat the living crap out of anyone who so much as smudges her makeup or musses her hair. Short skirts and high heels are required accessories, and even protective gear like goggles to protect her eyes while sparring must be stylish as well as practical.
* ''FanFic/UltimateSpiderWoman'': Mary Jane Watson has superhuman strength, martial arts training, the ability to shoot {{Hand Blast}}s and a variety of other powers. She's also a ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' fangirl who {{Squee}}s over Music/JustinBieber, takes pride in how good she looks in her SexySantaDress, [[GirlsLoveStuffedAnimals loves the teddy bear her boyfriend got her for Christmas]], enjoys [[TheFashionista shopping for fashionable clothing]] and lives for her [[AllWomenLoveShoes enormous shoe collection.]]
* In the Hunger Games fanfiction ''Fanfic/SomeSemblanceOfMeaning'', [[AlphaBitch Amber Sheen]] is highly attractive and very aware of it, enjoying flirting and wearing nice, pretty clothes. Her other hobbies include practicing her already near-flawless archery skills and, in her spare time, [[BloodKnight betting on how many arrows she can shoot into her enemies' flesh before they die]].
* ''Fanfic/TheCelestiaCode: The Luna Cypher'' features a giant battle between ponies and various monsters. Applejack naturally bulls through her enemies with brute force, and takes some pride in how many she'd defeated. Until [[TheFashionista Rarity]] counters the claim ... with some backing. (They're distracted before they can resolve their Legolas/Gimli style kill dispute.) The author's justification is basically a few screenshots from Rarity's entry in Western Animation below as 'just a reminder that prissy pretty ponies can also dish out some serious hurt when the occasion calls for it'.
* Raindrops in ''FanFic/RainbowDoubleDashsLunaverse'' is stronger than most earth ponies, knows martial arts, and regularly goes out and smashes rocks to gravel to burn off her anger so she won't end up crippling somepony again. She also loves romance novels, squees over the Pinkie/Bluie ship, and dresses up in a pink Princess Platinum costume for Nightmare Night.
* [[ThatOneBoss Whitney]] of the Pokemon universe is this in the ''Fanfic/PokemonResetBloodlines'' expanded universe. Not only is she a powerful, and girly, gym leader, but she can physically lift people and carry them long distances.

[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'': Astrid is the best fighter of her entire age group, but she's also quite girly when compared to other women in her village: she wears bright red and blue clothes and favors a headband instead of the traditional [[HornyVikings helmet]], as if to show off her (almost shiny) blond hair. Fittingly, the dragon she rides is one of the most beautiful breeds, with glimmering blue scales... and a bladed tail that can shoot spearlike horns with frightening accuracy.
* ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'': Rapunzel reads, cooks, paints, and brushes her hair all day. She doesn't discover that she's a badass until she leaves her tower at age 18. At that point her weapons of choice become her 70 feet of shimmering hair and a frying pan.

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* ''Film/{{Thunderbirds}}'': Creator/SophiaMyles's portrayal of Lady Penelope from the live-action film fits this. She is a [[ProperLady prim and proper member of the British aristocracy]] that wears nothing but bright pink. Then when she finds the villains on Tracy Island she proceeds to show off her martial arts skills and wipe the floor with them. She does this while wearing her pink high heels and uses her parasol too.
* ''Film/TheWolverine'': Mariko Yashida is a capable ActionGirl and a very feminine YamatoNadeshiko.

* ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'': Rachel is a glamorous blonde shop-a-holic who will eagerly morph into a grizzly bear to fight. She's described as being so glamourous it's like she has her own personal spotlight, and manages to look beautiful even when CoveredInGunge. She also goes from someone who loves a good scrap to scaring everyone, ''especially herself,'' with the extent her BloodKnight tendencies can take her to as the series goes on and the team becomes more war-weary.
%%* Sophronia and Monique in Gail Carringer's ''Literature/TheFinishingSchoolSeries''. Monique rather more than Sophronia.
* In ''Franchise/TheWitcher'' saga, Ciri is the girly half of her TomboyAndGirlyGirl duo with Mistle. However, it is Ciri who is the deadliest fighter in their entire gang, thanks to her training with the eponymous Witchers.
* ''Literature/TalesOfAnMazingGirl'': Sarah has a pet kitten-Named 'Super Skittles'. She can also lift up the Chrysler Building.
* In ''Literature/MistbornTheOriginalTrilogy'', Vin becomes a girly bruiser over the course of the first book, then winds up rejecting girliness in much of the second, and ends up settling on LadyOfWar in the third.
* In ''Literature/BrimstoneAngels'', Havilar enjoyes wearing frilly and/or revealing outfits, ogling cute boys, and brutally handing bad guys their backsides with her [[BladeOnAStick glaive]]. WordOfGod explicitly describes her as a silly, somewhat vain teenage girl- who is also very, very good with a deadly polearm.
* Referenced in ''Dead Famous'' by Ben Elton. Dervla Nolan is beautiful, elegant, ladylike, caring, and almost all the male housemates are attracted to her - but she reveals herself to be a kickboxing champion who breaks Garry's nose by kicking him in the face.
* Alice and Rosalie from ''Literature/Twilight'', who love fashion and shopping, but are powerful fighters.
* ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'' Sergeant Taura is a giant bioengineered SuperSoldier who likes makeup, pretty clothes, and the color pink. She's a very nice girl when she isn't being ''terrifying''.
* Mina of ''Literature/UncommonAnimals''. She loves [[AllWomenLoveShoes shoes]], [[TheFashionista clothes]], and decorating The House. Short, and thin, with pointed features, she looks younger than her late twenties. When fighting as [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent a human]], she will use [[CombatPragmatist her fists, her speed, and whatever is lying around handy to beat you until you stop moving.]]
* ''Literature/JourneyToChaos'': Hailey Heleti is an elegant noble who is fond of dancing, flirting and fashion. The dancing influences her fighting style and she has special hunting outfits for spearing plague wolves. In a fist-fight she and [[{{Tomboy}} Tiza are evenly matched.]]
* ''Literature/AlongTheWindingRoad'' features Charlotte, a zombie hunter who loves shoe shopping, flirting with boys, and polishing her rifle.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* All of the ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' ones are this, likely due to being normal women for twenty plus years before becoming badass witches. All do stereotypically feminine things and are seen wearing the latest fashions every week - most of the time while fighting their enemies.
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''
** Buffy herself is incredibly girly in the first season and her appearance was even tweaked to look more like a ValleyGirl. She defeated a BigBad (The Master himself!) while wearing an evening gown and spends her time cheerleading, dancing and boychasing whenever she's not slaying vampires. WordOfGod states that she was created to exist as a defiance of weak feminine characters. Her girliness mellows out after season one and (especially) after she graduates high school. Even during the first season some aspects (like the cheerleading) drop away very quickly.
** [[LipstickLesbian Willow and Tara]] [[TookALevelInBadass take a level in badass]] over the course of the show but remain girly. They're witches and this is a show where LinearWarriorsQuadraticWizards is in effect.
** While Cordelia [[TookALevelInBadass takes a level in badass]] on ''Buffy'', she legitimately became this on ''Series/{{Angel}}'' through some serious [[CharacterDevelopment character development]]. It's a similar case to Buffy but minus the super slayer powers.
* Used as a plot point in a ''Series/LizzieMcGuire'' episode where Lizzie worries that being a great football player who can rough it up with the guys will stop them from thinking she's feminine. The BrawnHilda of a coach then reveals that she is a GirlyGirl at heart and likes to sew her own dresses (which are bright pink) and go swing dancing at the weekends.
* ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' has Kara Kent - beauty queen and superhero.
* All the Series/PrettyLittleLiars are this at different times. Some notable moments are Spencer in the 2B finale, Emily in the 3A finale, Aria in the 4A finale and 5A premier, Hanna in the season 4 finale. Mona is Girly by day Bruiser by hoodie. Technically Emily is the {{Action Girl}} but by any other show's standards would be a considered feminine.
* ''Franchise/PowerRangers'': Every single Pink Power Ranger is this by default. Subverted with [[Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy Kendrix, Karone]], [[Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive Rose]] and [[Series/PowerRangersDinoCharge Shelby]] who, despite running around in pink spandex, aren't overly girly in their day-to-day lives.
** Kimberly of ''MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' often wore such girly outfits as a pink dress and jewelry, and beat up putties in them. Before becoming a ranger, she was a gymnast. She has taken out more monsters singlehandedly than anyone in the team, if we don't count Tommy's ''Dino Thunder'' return.
** Ashley Hammond from ''Turbo'' & ''In Space'' is a cheerleader and aspiring fashion designer, yet also took auto shop and fights in a tiny miniskirt.
** Zig Zagged with Vida from ''Mystic Force''. She is initially shown to be very brash and hates the color pink. However, she does not have a problem with skirts as casual wear or showing a softer side, and embraces her ability to sprout fairy wings.
** Summer Landsdown from ''RPM'' used to be this. As a RichBitch she was still trained in karate but now as the Yellow Ranger her girliness is de-emphasized.
** Syd from ''Series/PowerRangersSPD,'' a wealthy socialite who loves shopping and is the GirlyGirl of the TomboyAndGirlyGirl duo she makes up with Z (who is similar to Vida.) She will kick your ass and make it look like she's having fun doing it.
** In ''Megaforce'', Gosei chose Emma for two reasons; 1.) kind-hearted NatureHero and 2.) BMX biker.
* Crops up in various Franchise/SuperSentai series as well. Kotoha from Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger is probably one of the best fits. A cute, retiring [[ThePollyanna pollyanna]] who is associated with the [[DishingOutDirt earth element]]. Especially when contrasted with Shinken Pink Mako who leans more to the LadyOfWar. ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai'' being a ShotForShotRemake of Shinkenger means the same goes for Emily.
** While Ahim aka Gokai Pink from Series/KaizokuSentaiGokaiger normally goes GunsAkimbo she is in her Gokaiger form, when untransformed she is just as willing to kick your ass when she feels appropriate and is quite willing to mix it up by getting in close when using Ranger keys with more close combat oriented powers such as [[Series/DenshiSentaiDenziman Denzi Pink]]. And she happens to be the girliest Ranger in franchise history; a princess from a world destroyed by the villains pre-series, wearing a pink dress most of the time and being [[{{Keigo}} extremely formal and polite]] even when informing you that if you do not back off, asskicking shall commence.
* Penny from ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' is an attractive, outgoing and quite boy-crazy aspiring actress. However she's incredibly strong for a woman and way more capable of handling herself on a physical level than any of the guys on the show.
** In one episode she broke Howard's nose with just one punch. She punched Sheldon pretty good in another as well.
** When Leonard and Sheldon's apartment is broken into Penny wishes she had been there because she would have gone Nebraska on their ass.
** Another example when Sheldon's ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' account gets hacked Penny eventually shows up and kicks the thief in the groin.
* ''Series/TheVampireDiaries'': Caroline the LovableAlphaBitch is easily the most feminine of the three main girls, but also a lot stronger and tougher than she looks, especially after she turned into a vampire and TookALevelInBadass.
* ''Series/OnceUponATime'': Snow White is a princess, and (usually) dresses as such, but [[BewareTheNiceOnes do not underestimate her]].
* ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'': Guinevere doesn't get into many combat situations, but when she does, it is as this trope. At the end of season four, she helps win back Camelot -- all while wearing a shirt embroidered with flowers.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'' : While companion Clara Oswald is more of a pacifist most of the time, whenever she's pressed into mustering up her fighting spirit, she ''[[BewareTheNiceOnes really delivers]]''. All the while being her {{adorkable}}, [[PluckyComicRelief oft-goofy]] [[BadassAdorable self]].
* ''Series/{{Psych}}'': This is probably the best way to describe Lassiter's last final detective, Brannigan. She loves crafting and knitting and is sweet as sugar most of the time...she's also an excellent detective and can handle herself in a fight.
* ''Series/CornerGas'': Emma Leroy is this trope aged up about 40-50 years. She's an old lady with standard old lady hobbies like knitting and gardening, but also has borderline inhuman strength and a fairly short temper. ''Nobody'' ever wants to be on Emma's bad side.
* ''Series/KamenRiderExAid'': Nico Saiba is 90' fashion hallucination with attitude of incredibly nasty GenkiGirl and room that TastesLikeDiabetes. She fights [[MonsterOfTheWeek Bugsters]] as [[LethalJokeCharacter Rider Player Nico]] and manhandles people who annoy her.
* ''Series/WonderWoman'': Princess Diana is this in spades. For example, in "Beauty on Parade" Wonder Woman is JustInTime to [[SaveTheDay save multiple military generals and Major Steve Trevor]] by throwing a telephone pole at the bad guys and [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome catching fired bazooka shells out of the air]]. Then she wins the [[BeautyContest Miss G.I. Dream Girl 1942 beauty pageant]]. It doesn't get much girlier or bruisier than that!

* "Good to Be a Girl" by Music/TriciaBrock is a textbook example. The singer compares herself to Franchise/WonderWoman and [[KickingAssInAllHerFinery fights in heels and a dress]], yet also loves makeup and has an army of [[PinkMeansFeminine women in pink]].

[[folder:Pro Wrestling]]
* Yoshimoto Women's Pro Wrestling Jd' was subtitled "Beauty Athlete" after 1996, taken from a series of events that same year and soon the promotion became known for living up to it, promoting the looks of it's wrestlers as almost as much as their athleticism. Still, the promotion was a vehicle to push Jaguar Yokota, who had been forced to retire from [[Wrestling/{{AllJapanWomensProWrestling}} Zenjo]] after turning 25 and spent much of that push feuding with The Bloody, [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep who did exactly that]]. When the title belts of powerful gaijins Wrestling/LunaVachon, Wrestling/MercedesMartinez and Lola González were desired, the wrestlers sent to their promotions to take them were pink plastered Emi Motokawa who had previously migrated the [[GarbageWrestler fearsome]] IWA Japan, an exotica [[NewMeat from their own dojo]] Sumie Sakai-[[LetsGetDangerous who also loved the violence of IWA Japan]]-and Wrestling/LionessAsuka of the legendary Crush Gals(who in fact trained Sakai before their departures). The "girlishness" was kicked up a notch in 2001 when Yokota left and the JD Star "athtress" program started with the goal of finding girls of model quality and showcasing the athleticism they would develop through pro wrestling to set them up with acting careers. Athtress was largely unsuccessful but did produce Yumi Ohka, who would become TheAce and first double champion of WAVE and Ohka's [[OlderHeroVersusYoungerVillain younger]] rival Misaki Ohata, princess of submissions.
* [[Wrestling/AjaKong Erica]] in Future of Wrestling. Her girliness was taken {{up to eleven}} by Wrestling/FightingOperaHustle, which gave her flowers to hand out, heart stamps on her cheeks and an equally girlish tag team partner [[Wrestling/KiaStevens Margaret]]. These women gave Wrestling/TheDudleyBoys a run for their money.
* Wrestling/NatalyaNeidhart has always worn pink and wears more pink than any other Diva on WWE's active roster (Pink and black are her family's colours) yet it doesn't make her any less of a badass. She's like this in real life too as a glance at her numerous tweets about shoe shopping will tell.
* Hailey Hatred described two of her joys as getting into brawls while sore and playing Barbie pony games while the rest of her family was asleep, adding that the latter was [[SelfDeprecation nothing a twenty year old woman should be doing]].
* One of Wrestling/BlackRose's most prized possessions is her hair iron. She'll endure chair shots but complain loudly to the referee if anyone pulls her extensions. She'll go into street fights and [[NoHoldsBarredContest super libres]] in skirts and dresses.
* La Morena, equally queen of fashion and violence.
* The Australian Pink Ladies; Madison Eagles is partial to polka dot skirts and [[Wrestling/BillieKay Jessie McKay]] wears tights with holes in them cut to resemble lips with glitter simulating lipstick. Eagle's is also partial to putting people through chairs and tables, while [=McKay=] has more of an affinity for technical wrestling but does favor a yakuza kick.
* Estrellita, a wisp of a luchadora who began as a ''Manga/SailorMoon'' {{expy}} and later incorporated Britney Spears into {{the gimmick}}, took on a more physically aggressive style and noticeably bulked up during her runs in Wrestling/{{CMLL}} and REINA. But after initially dropping the Moon\Spears look in PDM she took it back up following a HeelFaceTurn in the formerly mentioned promotions.
* The majority of the Actress Girl'Z roster, who are promoted in such a way to make even JD Star look hardcore and serious while still doing enough to emphasize they can and will bruise you up, if you're bounced atop Ozaki Maika's shoulders or under Nishima Eimi's fist. They quickly caught the attention of and entered a joint project with JD Star's official SpiritualSuccessor, World Wonder Ring STARDOM.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' features Champion Iris in ''Black 2'' and ''White 2''. She wears a frilly dress, has a starry rainbow battle theme, does a pretend roar when you challenge her... and then sends out a Hydreigon.
* ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'':
** Tifa Lockhart, despite seeming to be the Tomboy to Aerith's Girly Girl, is quite feminine, having good domestic skills, being a TeamMom, showing gentleness to Cloud, the man she loves, and dreaming of a DamselInDistress fantasy. Nevertheless, she's a BareFistedMonk who's one of the physically strongest characters in the party, and capable of beating up enemies like giant robots and mutated monsters.
** ''Videogame/FinalFantasyX2'''s battle system revolves around changing into different outfits to gain new powers. The arch rival [=LeBlanc=] wears a pink outfit and has a steel fan as a weapon. One of her attacks is even called "Love Tap".
* The ''Videogame/{{Tekken}}'' series offers up Ling Xiaoyu, a GenkiGirl who loves amusement parks, anything cute and whose best friend is a giant panda. Yes she has her share of pink outfits. Michelle and Julia Chang are more softened versions of the trope being badass versions of CloserToEarth. Then there's Lili de Rochefort, who maintains her elegant poise as she dispatches foes multiple times her size in her beautiful white dress and fancy shoes. She's also got [[LesYay quite a bit of interest]] in her tomboy rival, Asuka. Finally, while her sister Nina tends to prefer catsuits, Anna Williams typically fights in fancy cocktail dresses and CombatStilettos.
* ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'' has Eileen, a teenage girl who amps up her cuteness by utilizing Monkey Kung Fu, complete with monkey-like gestures and hopping.
* Amy Rose from ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog.'' An adorable pink hedgehog in a cute red dress who carries a hammer that makes cute little tapping noises when it hits, creating bubbles of [[PowerOfLove heart-shaped magic]] in some incarnations. Said hammer, when wielded by Amy, has also reduced gigantic, deadly battle robots to scrap meta. In the [[ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog comic incarnation]], Amy EASILY blocked the mace of a giant, hyper-muscled warlord who's blows normally created earthquakes, Amy flattening him in every encounter.
* There are many, ''many'' examples in VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters. The most blatant ones are CuteBruiser Athena Asamiya, DanceBattler Momoko, MsFanservice Mai Shiranui and GlacierWaif Hinako Shijou.
* ''VideoGame/ArTonelico3'':
** Clustanian reyvateils in general --they're front line soldiers.
** [[spoiler: Mute]] acts like a HouseWife in Phase 4 and goes onto [[spoiler: put Raphael into a paralyzing bear hug]]
* Leliana of ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'' is vocal about her love of [[AllWomenLoveShoes shoes]], dresses, music and cute animals. She's also very good with a bow and arrow or a set of knives. Oh, and [[spoiler: she used to be a professional spy and assassin.]]
* Cherche from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'' is a charming, pink-haired young woman in her early 20s (presumably), who enjoys cooking and sewing. She has a calm and serene personality, a beautiful smile, and always carries herself with grace and dignity. Even when she's tearing enemies apart with her axe while riding on a big-ass wyvern. What a lovely lady!
** Subverted with [[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates Charlotte]], she looks like a delicate flower who is capable of cutting people in half with a battle axe, but it's all an act. She was bullied as a child for being a {{Tomboy}}, and only acts like a lady because that's what society expects of her. For example, she uses the axe because it's very un-ladylike to [[NoGuyWantsAnAmazon beat people to death with your bare hands]].
* This can be invoked in ''VideoGame/SaintsRowTheThird''. Female Voice 1 for the Boss can say stereotypically feminine things such as [[IBrokeANail complaining about chipped nails]], and there's nothing stopping you from kicking massive amounts of arse while wearing makeup, a skirt and heels. [[WholesomeCrossdresser Even if you're a guy.]]
* ''Videogame/NoMoreHeroes'' and its sequel have a few assassins that invoke various parts of this trope, including the model Holly Summers, shojo figurine collecting schoolgirl Shinobu Jacobs, FanGirl Kimmy Howell and Gothic Lolita Margaret Moonlight. CuteButPsycho "[[NoNameGiven Bad Girl]]" provides the trope's image.
* VideoGame/{{Touhou}} is infamous for frilly dressed girls able to kick ass. Yukari is an example, favoring dresses while boasting some very powerful abilities, such as BulletHell by the series' standards.
* ''[[Franchise/ShinMegamiTenseiPersona Persona]]'':
** ''VideoGame/Persona3'': Yukari Takeba is a fashionista who is good at cooking and loves both the color pink and sweets, but she's also a skilled athlete who kicks Shadow ass on a regular basis.
** ''VideoGame/Persona4'': Yukiko Amagi is sweet, well-mannered, often dresses in traditionally "feminine" clothing, and overall is the [[TomboyAndGirlyGirl Girly Girl to her best friend Chie's Tomboy]]. She is also not someone you would want as your enemy: In the TV World, she possesses high-level fire magic (though this tends to take a back seat to her being TheMedic), while in the real world, she shows herself to be fairly badass when handling a sleazy reporter who is threatening her family's inn (although without resorting to violence in this particular case).
** ''VideoGame/Persona5'': Haru Okumura is an elegant, refined heiress who's [[NiceGirl one of the most genuinely kind characters]] you'll meet in the entire game, but in the Metaverse, she's a sadistic BloodKnight who wields axes and grenade launchers.
* ''VideoGame/SandsOfDestruction'': Morte enjoys [[PinkMeansFeminine pink]] sparkly dresses, [[{{BFS}} oversized swords]], [[AllWomenLoveShoes high-heeled boots]], and StuffBlowingUp - not necessarily in that order. An optional SideQuest has her running into various Feral women who want to [[TheFashionista trade the latest popular clothes with her]]. She also has [[LongHairIsFeminine waist-length hair]] and is extremely insulted when [[LikeBrotherAndSister Agan]] insinuates that she isn't feminine. Rhi'a counts a bit as well, as though she may not be the BloodKnight Morte is, she's still a capable ActionGirl with a refined ElegantGothicLolita aesthetic.
* The ''VideoGame/DeadOrAlive'' has several cases of TomboyAndGirlyGirl, where the GirlyGirl will likely be this: Kasumi, Lei Fang, Helena, Tina, Honoka, Marie Rose and arguably Nyotengu dress very feminine (often flowing dresses, sometimes with frills) and tend to be more sociable and positive, while their {{Tomboy}} counter parts, Ayane (for Kasumi), Hitomi (for Lei Fang), Christie (for Helena) and Lisa (for Tina), tend to wear shorter hair, have a tendency to use pants or suits and are generally more focused, serious and down-to-earth, even cynical in some cases.
%% * Juliet Starling from VideoGame/LollipopChainsaw.

[[folder:Web Animation]]
* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'':
** Nora Valkyrie is a GenkiGirl with a heart motif... which extends to the grenades she fires out of her combination grenade launcher and war hammer.
** Miss Weiss Schnee, who is a bona fide heiress, wears a fancy dress and jacket into battle, and who is perhaps the best example of a LadyOfWar out of the main team (and even the secondary team).
** Coco Adel of Team CFVY is not only [[TheFashionista a walking wardrobe of cool]], but she also has a [[{{BFG}} colossal]] [[GatlingGood minigun]] which folds up into her handbag.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* In ''Webcomic/AgentsOfTheRealm'', both Kendall and Adele are very girlish, with plenty of make-up and cool clothes, but excellent fighters nevertheless.
* Bia of Webcomic/NotDrunkEnough may flounce around in a cute dress and be the most petite member of the team, but Lord knows she can beat the daylights out of a monster when necessary.
* [[spoiler:Zola]] of ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' may like to dress in pink and frills but she's also highly trained in the ways of the smoke and is a ''very'' formidable and dangerous opponent once she drops her mask of innocence and picks up a weapon. ''None'' of the protagonists stand a chance against her on their own, or even in most groupings.
* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''
** Rose Lalonde is an elegant, sophisticated 13-year-old girl with a love for knitting and the color violet. She's incidentally also an [[BlackMagicianGirl eldritch sorceress]] channeling the power of the [[EldritchAbomination Noble Circle of Horrorterrors.]] In her very first battle, she used [[ImprobableWeaponUser a pair of knitting needles]] to kill an [[GiantMook Ogre]] by [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome gouging its eyes out and then choking it with knitting thread.]]
** Kanaya Maryam is a motherly, fussy LipstickLesbian who loves designing clothes and reading [[{{Twilight}} trashy rainbowdrinker novels]]. She wields a lipstick as a weapon. By the way, this lipstick can transform into a [[ChainsawGood chainsaw.]] [[GirlWithPsychoWeapon She has bisected at least two people]] and gutted a [[HiveQueen Virgin Mother Grub]] with it... while staying perfectly elegant and feminine.
** Jade Harley is an adorable, girly {{Meganekko}} with a love for gardening and [[ShowWithinAShow the Squiddles]] (the comic's version of My Little Pony). She's also an expert sharpshooter who has been learning marksmanship literally from infancy, has the balls to shoot at [[HeroKiller Jack]] [[PhysicalGod Noir]] with an assault rifle, and later on becomes [[spoiler: a nigh-omnipotent RealityWarper. At one point, she [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome juggles planets]] and ''[[UpToEleven drives a spaceship through the fourth wall.]]'']]
** Jane Crocker, who, despite her penchant for [[WholesomeCrossdresser crossdressing]], is rather traditionally feminine, liking to bake cakes and fawning over [[CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass Jake,]] whom she percieves as a very masculine GentlemanAdventurer. That doesn't stop her from constantly evading assassination attempts set up by [[spoiler: the [[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen Empress of Alternia]] herself,]] and later slaying almost unkillable skeletal {{Mooks}} using an enormous fork as a weapon.
* KarabearComicsUnlimited: Sparkle is a super-girly woman, who is also built like the Hulk.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'':
** Bubbles overlaps with BadassAdorable as she represents "sugar" in the chemical mix that created the girls. It could be justified since she's only five years old.
** Similarly Blossom (who represents "everything nice") wears a pink dress.
* ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution''
** Kitty Pryde fits the stereotypical ValleyGirl personality yet still kicks as much ass as the other X-kids.
** Jean Grey is girly and nobody is about to question her badassery.
* ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'': Sarah is a villainous example. She's literally the most out of control little terror on the cul-de-sac with all the kids terrified of her. She also loves playing dress-up, having tea parties, keeps a diary and her prized possessions are her "dollies".
%%** Nazz counts as this as well, depending on the episode.
* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'': Starfire is the bubbly [[TheHeart heart]] of the team rocking a mini skirt and ZettaiRyouiki. According to the episode [[WholeEpisodeFlashback "Go"]], her "girliness" is something she's picked up since coming to Earth. Before then, she was more of a ProudWarriorRaceGirl (though that might have also been partly from being imprisoned.)
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** Rarity is TheFashionista who runs a dress boutique. She is [[ActionFashionista just as liable to jump into the fray in a dangerous situation as any other pony]]. In the first episode she's the first to attack a manticore. In a season 2 episode, "Dragon Quest", she's perfectly prepared to lay down a whoopin' to protect Spike, even threatening to rip her opponent apart. It's also shown in the second season finale where she straight up knocks out {{Mook}}s with right hooks. She is quicker to resort to force than brash, athletic Rainbow Dash or the physically strongest team member, farm girl Applejack. We see her ''take on martial arts fighting stances'' more than once.
** Pinkie Pie is a party and sugar loving GenkiGirl who won't hesitate to whip out her [[{{BFG}} Party Cannon]] to lay a beating on the bad guys.
** Fluttershy is an overly shy FriendToAllLivingThings [[StaringDownCthulhu who can stare down a dragon.]]
** Creator/LaurenFaust loves puppies and kitties as much as the next girl, yet has incredible CreatorWorship and can be quite the MamaBear for her Bronies. She's long been out to prove that there's far more to girls than what the media lead us to believe until ''Friendship Is Magic'' came to be.
* Mabel from ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' is very girly and energetic, but she packs a mean punch. She gave Dipper two black eyes in "Tourist Trapped" (by accident, no less!) and even made a gnome throw up after she kicked him in the stomach. It comes in full force in "Headhunters". Also, she high-fives ''hard''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'': Asami Sato—who has [[RapunzelHair long glossy raven hair]] and [[WakeupMakeup is literally never seen without lavender eyeshadow and cherry-red lipstick]]—is the [[TomboyAndGirlyGirl girly girl to Korra's tomboy]]. She's also the most proficient of the bunch in trouncing the average Equalist {{mook}}. She's a bit lacking against Mecha-tanks on account of being TheTeamNormal but [[spoiler: she fixes that problem by hijacking one for herself.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/SuperRobotMonkeyTeamHyperforceGo'': Jinmay is kind, polite, adorable, and girly as they get, but you'd better hope she's on your side, or she'll blow you to bits with her eye lasers, or some of the many missiles loaded in her robot body. She's not too bad at chucking vehicles, either.
* ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies'': All three main agents tend to fall into this, as well as [[SixthRanger Fourth Ranger]] Britney. Clover plays the trope the straightest as she's the most feminine of the lead female characters.
* ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'': Miss Martian is easily the girliest girl on the team and unarguably its biggest powerhouse (Martian strength is in the same league as Kryptonians and Superboy is not pure Kryptonian). It turns out, though she does genuinely like the girly stuff, she's also deliberately playing up her girliness in order to make herself more likeable, due to the fact she suffered from FantasticRacism on her homeworld and reasons that Earth would probably be worse if she didn't present herself as so cute. [[spoiler: The reason she adopts a [[CuteMonsterGirl much more human-like form]] than the ComicBook/MartianManhunter is because her true form is so monstrous that even ''other Martians'' find it hideously ugly. This is because Miss Martian is a White Martian, the savage and brutal counterpart to the Green Martians.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'': Ms. Finster rules the playground with an iron fist, boxes and gets up at 5 am to do bench presses. She also loves to hula dance, go to the beauty parlour, wear face cream and of course drives a bright pink car.
* ''WesternAnimation/DragonsRidersOfBerk'': Astrid continues to demonstrate this in the sequel series to ''How To Train Your Dragon''. She has a minor vanity streak (as shown in a FreudianSlip), performs acrobatic jumps on the back of her dragon, and as the second best DragonRider on the island, she's the official NumberTwo of the Berk Dragon Training Academy.
* Star Butterfly from ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'' is a perky teenage girl who wears frilly dresses and likes cute animals. She also likes beating up monsters, taming wild unicorns, and taking her MuggleBestFriend Marco along with her on dimension-hopping adventures.
* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'': Wendy has a no problem with beating up Cartman in a pink hat and unicorn shirt after he makes some rather offensive remarks about breast cancer. She's also a brave activist when she's not physically fighting.
* Roxy from ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' is presented as the "tough girl" of The Misfits (especially before the SixthRanger Jetta came along). She is still presented as feminine as the others and her limelight episode "Roxy Rumbles" she dresses herself with jewels and a cute pink dress when she wins the lottery.
* ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'': Numbuh 3/Kuki. The girliest of the main team, a cheerful airhead who loves anything cute and cuddly, and most certainly an action girl. Can be dangerous when angered.
* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': Rose Quartz was extremely feminine in both appearance and demeanor, wearing a long, frilly white dress at all times, sporting massive pink hair in princess ringlets, living in a room made entirely of pink clouds, and loving flowers, animals, and humans so completely as to put a Disney princess to shame. She also was the leader of a bloody rebellion against her home planet, [[spoiler: assassinated one of her planet's leaders]], and goes into battle with a pink shield and matching pink sword, having been made to be a warrior. Pearl is the most traditionally feminine of the current team, being modeled after a ballerina and valuing orderliness and good manners. She was also Rose's [[TheDragon second-in-command]] during the Gem War, being a skilled swordswoman and a vicious fighter.

[[folder:Real Life]]
* Miss England 2009, Corporal Katrina Hodge self-identifies as a girly girl and has stated her intention to persuade more girly girls to join the armed forces. She first came to the attention of the media after she punched a gunman to the ground.
* Soviet AcePilot Lydia Litvyak, who flew more than 60 combat missions in World War II and had 12 confirmed kills, was also known for fashioning scarves out of dyed parachute scraps, dyeing her hair blonde, and collecting flowers to decorate her cockpit.