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->''"There's beauty, stranger… in thy soft form;\\
Thy fine, bright hair, not coarse like the hard athlete's,\\
Is mantling o'er thy cheek, warm with desire…\\
Wooing Aphrodite with thy loveliness."''
-->-- '''Pentheus''' describes '''Dionysus''', ''Theatre/{{Bacchae}}''

How do you make a PrettyBoy even prettier? Give him long (shoulder-length or longer), flowing tresses of glossy hair! Bonus points for wearing it loose, no matter how impractical this may be.

A lot of these fall under ViewerGenderConfusion, because LongHairIsFeminine (if the confusion occurs in-universe, it's an example of DudeLooksLikeALady). Many fall under MrFanservice. This trope is very popular in {{Anime}} and {{Manga}}, especially those [[{{Shoujo}} either aimed at girls/women]], or are hoping to attract [[BishonenJumpSyndrome a significant female]] PeripheryDemographic.

Related to RapunzelHair. Contrast BarbarianLongHair when it's used in a {{Hunk}}.



[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
%%* ''Manga/{{Loveless}}'': Soubi, Nisei, and the male Zeroes.
%%* ''FinderSeries'': Feilong.
%%* ''100% Perfect Girl'': Jarte's secretary Benjamin.
%%* ''LightNovel/AiNoKusabi'': Iason, many of the Elites in general and Guy.
%%* ''KyouKaraMaou'': Gunter and Saralegui.
%%* ''The CrimsonSpell'': Havi.
%%* The ''Anime/YuGiOh'' series is guilty of this trope. You've got Bakura, Pegasus, Otogi, Espa Roba, [[DarkSkinnedBlonde Marik]], Dartz and Sigfried.
%%** Continuing with ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'': [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair Ryo]], [[HotForTeacher Daitokuji-sensei]], Fubuki…
%%* ''Manga/DescendantsOfDarkness'': Dr Watari, Sohryuu and Nagare (Hisoka's father).
* ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'': Yue's braid of silver hair trails 2 feet behind him on the floor (or more, if it's a CLAMP illustration). Makes sense since he represents Yin and, through that, the Feminine aspect.
* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'':
** Byakuya has long black hair that falls just past his shoulders. As a stoic nobleman with raven black hair and pale skin, he tends to be very popular with the women. The Shinigami Women's Institute keeps voting him the sexiest male shinigami in their annual polls.
** Ukitake has waist length white hair and is considered gentle, kind, and attractive. His HeterosexualLifePartner, Kyoraku, keeps referring to him as a ladykiller because female shinigami can be reduced to blushing jelly if he so much as smiles at them. His female third seat, Kiyone, is hopelessly in love with him.
** Yumichika, notorious for his beauty and his obsession with beauty, used to have long hair that was fashionably styled until he joined the shinigami, whereupon he cut his hair to chin-length.
** Jugram Haschwalth of the Wandereich is a long haired, slender and pretty Bishonen. He's also TheDragon to BigBad Yhwach.
* ''Manga/InuYasha'':
** Inuyasha has long white hair reminiscent of the lion-dog figure in kabuki plays. For all his abrasive personality, he's considered rather cute, and the dog ears half hidden in his hair tend to be irresistible for women to try and touch. Even Kagome's ''mother'' gave in to the urge. He's particularly popular with Jakotsu… much to his chagrin.
** Sesshoumaru is a tall, slim, beautiful youkai of very high aristocratic rank with long, flowing white hair that falls to his waist. The anime takes this to extremes, however, by lengthening his hair down to his ''knees''. Kagura, who had commented upon first seeing Inuyasha and Kouga that they weren't her type, fell for Sesshoumaru the moment she laid eyes on him. Jakotsu thought he was very attractive as well, but by then had his heart set on Inuyasha. The anime also gave him his very own StalkerWithACrush who fell for him the moment she saw him.
** Naraku took over the body of a handsome young human lord to create the shell of the half-youkai that he became. As a result, he has long black hair styled as a young lord would wear it. Unusually in the series, his hair is actually wavy rather than dead straight.
* ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'': Mousse is quite pretty without his glasses. His hair is a [[HimeCut Hime Cut]] but his personality doesn't quite match up.
* ''Manhua/YouthGoneWild'' has several, though Lu Kai is most notable, completing the look with GuyLiner and lipstick.
%%* ''Manga/FushigiYuugi'' has Hotohori, Nuriko, Tomo (without the makeup), Tatara, Tenkou, and Renhou's demon form. Its prequel series ''FushigiYuugiGenbuKaiden'' adds Uruki, Hikitsu, and Hagus to that list.
* ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'': Kenshin, referred to in the first chapter as "Handsome Swordsman of Legend", has long red hair. His impossibly youthful looks are lampshaded when two of the cast are surprised to learn he's actually 28.
* Ryuunosuke of ''LightNovel/ThePetGirlOfSakurasou'', being a genius {{hikikomori}}, barely has time cutting his hair, which has now grown to [[RapunzelHair feminine lengths]]. He's also so pretty that he's once forced to wear a maid outfit.
* ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'':
** Kurama (normally red, [[spoiler: but turns white when he transforms into Youko]]), to the extent he suffers from a bad case of EvenTheGuysWantHim amoung the villians.
** Karasu has long black hair (which turns blond when he powers up). Considering his sadistic nature, this leads to a really creepy FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon effect.
** Shishiwakamaru is this in universe as well as out. He has a whole entourage of fangirls cheering for him and Yusuke jokes he should start a boy band because he "already has the looks for it" when he taunts him and his team.
** Sakyou, meanwhile, has more of a mullet, leads to the same FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon effect as Karasu
%%* Several characters by Creator/{{CLAMP}}, especially in their shoujo series:
%%** ''MagicKnightRayearth'': Zagato.
%%** ''Manga/RGVeda'': Yasha.
%%** ''Manga/{{X 1999}}'': Kakyou Kuzuki.
%%** ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'': Yue and Clow.
%%* ''Anime/CodeGeass'': Xingke and Clovis. There's also V.V., though he's more of a cute boy than a {{Bishounen}}.
%%* ''BakuretsuHunters'': Marron Glace.
%%* ''RevolutionaryGirlUtena'': Touga, Akio, and Saionji.
%%* ''Manga/BladeOfTheImmortal'': Anotsu (practically the token bishonen in this manga).
%%* ''Manga/AhMyGoddess'' (movie version): Celestine.
%%* ''{{Escaflowne}}'': Allen Schezar.
%%* ''SaintSeiya'': Shiryu, Shun and Hyoga (and countless secondary characters, most notably Shaka and Mu).
%%* ''{{Zetsuai1989}}'': Koji.
%%* [[BoysLoveGenre BL]] manga ''{{Challengers}}'' and ''TheTyrantFallsInLove'' have this with HotScientist Souichi, whenever SlipknotPonytail is in effect.
%%* ''SaintBeast'': Quite a few: Shin, Luca, and Lucifer for sure, Gai possibly. [[DudeLooksLikeALady Rey is by far the worst offender]].
%%* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'': Haku, Neji, Dan, Deidara, Itachi, and Kabuto all have hair that goes past their shoulders, and are all [[{{Bishonen}} quite pretty]]. [[DudeLooksLikeALady Especially Haku]].
%%** Inoichi Yamanaka is an older example.
%%** Sasuke in Curse Seal Level 2 form.
%%** Shikamaru when we get to see his hair down while bathing.
%%* ''SakuraGari'': Souma (before his ImportantHaircut) and Youya [[spoiler:aka Sakurako.]]
%%* ''SenkouNoNightRaid'': Natsume.
%%* ''Manga/DGrayMan'': Yu Kanda, Jasdevi and maybe General Cross (he's not really a ''boy'').
%%** And [[http://www.mangareader.net/210-55026-21/dgray-man/chapter-196.html Tyki Mikk]].
%%* ''Manga/FruitsBasket'': Ayame and Ritsu Sohma
%%* ''SaiunkokuMonogatari'': ''Half the cast'', starting with Shi Ryuuki and Shi Seiran, and also especially including Ko Kijin and Sa Sakujun.
%%* ''KiniroNoCorda'': Azuma Yunoki.
%%* ''Lightnovel/FullMetalPanic'': Leonard Testarossa and Kurz Weber.
%%* ''PeacemakerKurogane'': Souji Okita, Susumu, Yoshida, Hijikata, Kichisaburo, Maro, and Tetsunosuke.
%%* ''[[ZeroSevenGhost 07-Ghost]]'': Hakuren Oak.
%%* ''PandoraHearts'': Vincent, [[spoiler:Jack, even though he keeps it braided]], Ernest, Leo, [[spoiler:flashback!Break]], and Rufus Barma. Also, Gilbert's hair is long enough that he can tie it back with a hair ribbon.
%%* ''Manga/BlackButler'': Aleister "Viscount Druitt" Chamber, Prince Soma, and the Undertaker.[[note]] Grell Sutcliff doesn't actually count because WordOfGod has "confirmed" her to be a trans woman.[[/note]]
%%** Chapter 67 gives us Edgar Redmond.
%%* ''LightNovel/{{Sukisho}}'': Sunao, Matsuri, Professor Aizawa, and Nanami.
* ''Anime/{{Mononoke}}'': Kusuriuri is known for capturing the hearts of all the women he meets just by standing still and letting the DramaticWind blow through his long, wavy ash blond hair.
%%* ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'': Tsubasa Kurenai, Konatsu the Kunoichi, Saffron, and Mousse.
%%** Some would say Male Ranma also counts.
%%* ''PrincessPrincess'': Yuujirou Shihoudani.
%%* ''KannazukiNoMiko'': Tsubasa.
%%* ''A Kiss To The Prince'': Yu-Jen.
%%* ''{{Gankutsuou}}'': Andrea and [[DudeLooksLikeALady Peppo]].
%%* ''OutlawStar'': Harry.
%%* ''Manga/{{Nana}}'': Takumi Ichinose.
%%* ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'': Future!Mukuro, Squalo, Kikyo, Nosaru, Daemon Spade, and Basil.
%%* ''{{MAR}}'': Rolan.
%%* ''KaleidoStar'': Leon Oswald.
%%* ''Manga/KazeToKiNoUta'': Arion "The White Prince" Rosemariné and Jules de Ferrier.
%%* ''Manga/AirGear'': Shalott and Kaito.
%%* ''{{Utawarerumono}}'': Hauenkua.
%%* ''{{Is}}'': Jun Koshinae.
%%* ''DNAngel'': Krad; his blonde ponytail is easily longer than he is-this is noticeable when he flies and his hair has to catch up with him.
%%* ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'': China and Germania. And France, since his hair is long enough that he can pull it back. (especially when he shaves his beard like in Hetaween 2011). Also, Lithuania.
%%* ''BlackBird'': Sagami.
%%* ''UragiriWaBokuNoNamaeWoShitteiru'': Takashiro Giou, Kanata "Reiga Giou" Wakamiya, and Isuzu Fujiwara. Also [[spoiler:Luze, Luka's younger twin brother.]]
%%* ''Manga/ExcelSaga'': Il Palazzo.
%%* ''Anime/RahXephon'': Dr. Itsuki Kisaragi.
%%* ''Manga/{{Gintama}}'': [[strike:Zura]] [[strike:Zurako]] Katsura. And Kamui.
%%* ''ImmortalRain'': Rain.
%%* ''Manga/SailorMoon'': Fisheye, Nephrite, Zoisite and Kunzite. Also, Ali (his alien form) in the anime only Doom Tree arc. And Fiore (his alien form) in the Sailor Moon R movie. And Artemis (his human form) in the manga.
%%* ''Manga/{{Psyren}}'': Oboro Mochizuki and Future!Shao.
%%* ''SpeedGrapher'': Tsujido and Suitengu.
%%* ''Manga/VampireKnight'': Kaname and Rido.
%%* ''Manga/{{Basilisk}}'': Gennosuke and Yashamaru. Also Hyouma, who's prettier than both of them.
%%* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'': Negi Springfield during his lightning-god form when his hair is at its longest.
%%* ''NabariNoOu'': Raikou Shimizu.
%%* ''Manga/RosarioPlusVampire'': Fong-Fong Wong.
%%* ''Manga/DeathNote'': Mello and Mikami.
* ''Manga/{{Beelzebub}}'': When Himekawa loses the pompadour and sunglasses, his hair is revealed to be very long and beautiful, and he's so handsome his classmates are left speechless. From then on whenever he appears in this state he's nicknamed "Sexykawa".
%%* ''Anime/{{Heroman}}'': Joey.
%%* ''VideoGame/InazumaEleven'': Terumi "Aphrodi" Afuro.
%%* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing'': Duo Maxwell and Zechs Merquise.
%%* ''ShamanKing'': Asakura Hao.
%%* ''DragonKnights'': Rune.
* ''Manga/{{Amatsuki}}'': Being set in the Edo Period, all men have long hair, but the longest belongs to Ginshu, who wears it loose and is pretty enough to have masqueraded as a woman for years. Bonten, a suave, vain demon who WordOfGod calls the best looking guy in the series, is unique for his long blond hair which he ties in a ponytail, but sometimes lets down for alluring effect.
%%* ''OniichanToIssho'': Masashi.
%%* ''GorgeousCarat'': Florian, although Azura has longer hair and also applies (he just happens to be the resident BigBad).
%%* ''{{Claymore}}'': Isley of the north.
%%* ''{{Swan}}'': Aoi and Lucien.
%%* ''NightWalker'': Cain and Shido.
%%* ''{{Ookami-san}}'': Taro Urashima.
%%* ''DigimonFrontier'': Kouji Minamoto.
%%* ''PrettyCure'': Mukadia of ''YesPrettyCure5 [=GoGo=]'', Souler of ''FreshPrettyCure'', Cobraja of ''HeartCatchPrecure'', Baritone of ''SuitePrettyCure'' and Wolfrun of ''SmilePrettyCure''.
%%* ''NaruTaru'': Norio Koga.
%%* ''[[RODtheTVSeries Read Or Die TV]]'': Junior.
%%* ''Anime/SamuraiChamploo'': Jin, especially in the last scene.
%%* ''LightNovel/TrinityBlood'': Abel, Hugues, Isaak, Cain and Virgil to name a few.
%%* Yumeka Sumomo's ''The Day I Became A Butterfly'': Uka.
%%* ''Manga/FairyTail'': Freed Justine. He even has a BeautyMark.
%%* ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikerS'': Verossa Acous.
* ''ShugoChara'': Nagihiko Fujisaki has long, flowing indigo hair. Justified [[UnsettlingGenderReveal because he's a crossdresser]].
%%* ''MobileSuitGundamUnicorn'': Full Frontal.
%%* ''MonochromeFactor'': Shirogane.
%%* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'': Nando.
%%* ''Manga/AngelSanctuary'': Rosiel.
%%* ''LightNovel/{{Corsair}}'': Jean-Hughes D'Aubigne and Canale Delacroix.
%%* ''MacrossFrontier'': Alto Saotome a.k.a. [[InSeriesNickname Hime-sama]].
%%* ''LevelE'': Prince Baka.
%%* ''Manga/TheSecretAgreement'': Iori.
%%* Kiri from ''Manga/WildRose'' and Olgrius and Shui from ''Manga/WildWind'', as per AuthorAppeal.
%%* ''MagicalXMiracle'': Half the male cast (Glenn, Yue, Francis, Ardi, the king), and of those male characters who aren't, most still have at least shoulder-length Go Nagai Sideburns.
%%* ''GakuenHeaven'': Kaoru (whose hair is pink) and Naruse.
%%* ''CharaCafeRelishNiOide'': Kaida Reiji.
%%* ''{{Patalliro}}'': Jack Bancoran and Maraich, plus all lover boys/Swedish assassins.
%%* ''Bt'X'': Fou Lafine; ''Bt'X'' is by the creater of SaintSeiya and shares many stylistic features with its predecessor.
* ''GetBackers!'': Kazuki has floor length brown hair and is so pretty he's been mistaken as female a number of times.
%%* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'': Edward, as he's {{Bishonen}} and has long hair. Al counts as well, though when he's found in [[spoiler:the GateOfTruth]], he's not exactly "pretty".
%%* ''HereIsGreenwood'': Shun Kisaragi.
%%* ''Anime/MawaruPenguindrum'': Sanetoshi Watase.
%%* ''Manga/{{Tsukigasa}}'': Azuma.
%%* ''ReimeiNoArcana'': Caesar. He cuts his hair in Chapter 8 after Nakaba is forced to get her red hair dyed. Adel, Nakaba's relative and the heir to the Senan throne.
%%* ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'': Luke Valentine.
%%* ''{{No6}}'': Nezumi's hair is long enough to tie back, and he's certainly bishie enough.
%%* ''Manga/BlackCat'': Charden Flamberg.
* Aburatsubo from ''Anime/MagicUsersClub''. He's tall, has long red hair, and is gorgeous enough to have his fanclub.
%%* ''Manga/KarakuridoujiUltimo'': Rune and Jealous/Jealousy.
%%* ''Angels Feather'': Reiya Wakabayashi.
%%* ''Manga/HatenkouYuugi'': Alzeid's brother.
%%* ''HalfPrince'': Gui, Wicked, Gui, Kenshin, Sunshine, Gui, Van, and especially Gui.
%%* ''Di Gi Charat'': Kimura Takurou.
%%* ''{{Toriko}}'': '''Sunny'''.
%%* ''LightNovel/ThePetGirlOfSakurasou'': Ryuunosuke.
%%* ''Anime/DuelMasters'': Hakuoh. [[RapunzelHair Very long hair]], [[{{Bishonen}} very pretty boy]].
%%* ''ACruelGodReigns'' : Ian.
%%* Tomoe from ''Manga/KamisamaKiss'' normally has a short pageboy hair cut but we see in flashbacks he used to wear his hair long and twice in the story he reverts to a longer hair style.
* Griffith, the resident {{Bishonen}} from ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' who hordes of male and female characters have a fallen for and obsessed over during the course of the series, has waist-length white waves that the fandom has affectionately dubbed "cloud hair".
%%* ''Manga/AngelCrush'' : Michael Finch AKA Michael the Archangel has long flowing golden blond locks of hair that [[BishieSparkle sparkle.]] All the time. Even at night.
* ''Anime/GuiltyCrown'': Gai Tsutsugami is tall, has a well built physique, has long blonde hair that goes passed his shoulders and has attracted a number of female characters.
* Narciso Anasui from ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure: Stone Ocean''. Upon meeting him FF even [[DudeLooksLikeALady questions his gender.]]
* Nagisa from ''Manga/AssassinationClassroom'' has long hair tied into pigtails, which makes him look like a girl. [[spoiler:Turns out his mother won't allow him to cut his hair, because his mother, who wanted a daughter instead of a son, wants him to look like a girl.]]
* Kouji Minamoto of ''Anime/DigimonFrontier'' technically falls under this trope since his hair is long enough to be worn in a near-waist-length ponytail. Amusingly his [[spoiler: long-lost twin]] brother Kouichi is a ''Short''-Haired Pretty Boy due to having similar features but an overall more feminine appearance.
* Yukki of ''Manga/DestroyAndRevolution'' has long hair to spite his father.
* Akoya of ''Anime/CuteHighEarthDefenseClubLove'' whose long [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair pink hair]] is his defining physical trait.
* Kaoru from ''Manga/SakamichiNoApollon'' is stated to have [[{{bishonen}} effeminate]] facial features once and certainly looks prettier than the other more 'average' looking boys. As an adult he is shown to have grown his hair out and become a [[HospitalHottie doctor]].
* Anri and Shiro of ''Manga/{{Adekan}}'' used to have much longer hair when they were younger and were mistaken as girls because of their hair, feminine facial features and lithe forms typically dressed in female clothing. Shiro has since cut his hair to be free of a guy who held him captive as a slave due to his beauty and it remains past shoulder length. Anri once gained his long curly hair back after he degenerated to his child form.
* Ferid and Crowley of ''Manga/SeraphOfTheEnd'' are both [[{{Bishonen}} effeminate looking]] vampires with Ferid keeping his long silver hair in a ponytail and Crowley keeping his long red hair in a braid.
* ''Manga/BokuraNoHentai'':
** Ryousuke wears his hair long and has [[DudeLooksLikeALady androgynous]] qualities. When he was younger he was noted for looking like a short haired version of [[StrongFamilyResemblance his sister]]. When she died he grew his hair out and began [[MySiblingWillLiveThroughMe dressing as her]] in private for his mother, who [[TheUnfavorite preferred her]] and has [[SanitySlippage mental health issues]] due to her death. [[spoiler:Ryousuke [[ExpositoryHairstyleChange cuts his hair]] when he enters high school due to no longer needing to crossdress.]]
** Satoshi is introduced as a boy with long hair who usually [[WholesomeCrossdresser wears girls clothes]]. A few appearances later and he cut his hair short and ditched the sailor fuku because he was hitting a growth spurt. In later chapters he grows his hair out long which makes him stand out as the most {{bishonen}} male character. He often wears his hair in a ponytail.
* [[{{Kitsune}} Kyubi]] from ''Anime/YokaiWatch'' is portrayed as a long haired, somewhat androgynous looking boy in human form. He's a ChickMagnet who (literally) steals hearts. Despite this Katie is oblivious to his flirting.
* In ''Manga/{{Aruosumente}}'', Moeran stands out even among a CastFullOfPrettyBoys thanks to his RapunzelHair and loose robes.

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* In ''Comic/ElfQuest'', Cutter, before he grows a beard. Gorgeous, curly blond mane, cute, rather feminine face… to be fair, though, ''most'' male elves qualify, but Cutter does have the most impressive hair.
* He's more manly than your standard 'pretty boy' as a giant muscular viking, but ComicBook/TheMightyThor deserves a mention for his long blonde hair and numerous female admirers. He ain't called Goldilocks for nothin', true believers!
%%* Ditto for [[TheIncredibleHulk Doc Samson.]]

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse:
** ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' and ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld'': Along with wavy black hair down to his shoulders, Loki has big blue eyes, a slender build, and moves very gracefully. His attractiveness to humans is implied by how easily he disarms people even before he starts using his silver tongue or mind-controlly staff.
** Thor, as mentioned above, also falls under this trope. His hair is about shoulder-length in the first movie and well past in the second. Most female characters act like or acknowledge that they find him attractive, and there are [[MrFanservice various bits of partial nudity]] (hospital gown in ''Thor'', topless scene in the trailers for Age of Ultron).
* ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'': Legolas is the main example, though according to Tolkien, ALL Elves fit this trope. It is impossible for anyone to have hair as gorgeously maintained as Legolas' without it being all they think about or without access to cleaning agents and facilities. The best analysis of what it would take to keep that hair up on the quest for the one ring can be found in journal for Legolas in ''Fanfic/TheVerySecretDiaries''.
%%** And in new pictures, so's AidanTurner as a DWARF. [[http://www.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-CZrNXhvdsCQ/Th9FfiuKZLI/AAAAAAAAJrk/lBtb3pmEMFQ/s400/kili-aidan.jpg&imgrefurl=http://allthingsrarmitage.blogspot.com/2011/07/in-anticipation-of-thorin-friday-will.html&usg=__R68wafwmhZniXxIw8V2WcLxIz5I=&h=224&w=196&sz=50&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=w3RgYpheWh5gVM:&tbnh=104&tbnw=90&ei=8v0mTuntGZCqrAe_rPi-CQ&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dkili%2Baiden%2Bturner%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26rlz%3D1R2TSEE_enGB374%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D547%26tbm%3Disch&um=1&itbs=1&iact=rc&page=1&ndsp=25&ved=1t:429,r:12,s:0&tx=71&ty=42&biw=1280&bih=547 Seriously]].
%%** Actually, the hobbits seem to be the only people in Middle-Earth who ''don't'' go in for this trope. (The orcs and similar tend not to have much hair). The human men have ''shorter'' styles, but it's still fairly long.
%%* ''Film/TheManInTheIronMask'': [[LeonardoDicaprio Philippe/Louis]].
%%* ''[[DonJuanDeMarco Don Juan DeMarco]]'': The eponymous character, played by JohnnyDepp.
%%* Yoshi in ''Film/{{Bunraku}}''. Not surprising, since he's played by {{Gackt}}.
%%* In ''MadMax 2: The Road Warrior'', the character Golden Boy might count, being the (boy?)friend of Wez and having, by comparison, a rather handsome face and long, flowing, blonde hair.

* In ''Literature/DragonBones'', most men wear their hair long (more than shoulder-length) and open (except for old-fashioned Oranstone nobles, who wear it shaved in a specific manner). Ward notes that his brother Tosten is a pretty boy, who therefore has to be careful around sailors. Also, Oreg, who is said to resemble Tosten very much.
%%* [[Literature/{{Frankenstein}}]] The creature was [[GoneHorriblyWrong supposed]] to be this, [[UncannyValley but…]]
%%** However, he still has pretty black locks.
%%* ''Literature/LostSouls'': Has Zillah and Christian
%%* All of Laurell K. Hamilton has male characters from the ''Literature/AnitaBlake'' and the ''Literature/MerryGentry'' series have ridiculously long hair and are ridiculously good-looking.
* Roiben, an elf with "long pewter hair" from ''[[Literature/ModernFaerieTales Tithe]]'' by HollyBlack. The protagonist Kaye first encounters him in the rain and severely injured, i.e., sopping wet and covered in mud and his own blood, and even in that state Kaye describes him as "beautiful in a way that made her breath catch" (this is one of the reasons she knows he's a faerie).
* Literature/PrinceRoger [=McClintock=]'s long hair and prettyboy looks, combined with behaving like a useless fop in rebellion to his family, makes his bodyguards dismiss him as a useless [[TheLoad load]] when they become stranded on [[DeathWorld Marduk]] as a result of a coup attempt, though as the series continues they realize their dismissal of him due to the appearance was a mistake.
%%* [[TheElricSaga Elric of Melnibone]].
%%* Possibly teenage Mowgli in ''The Second Jungle Book''.
* ''Literature/{{Fablehaven}}'' has Bracken, who is tall, willowy, youthful, and has long, soft silver-white hair.
%%* Vanyel Ashkevron from Mercedes Lackey's ''[[HeraldsOfValdemar Velgarth]]'' universe. Also Firesong.
%%* Pick a male Creator/JRRTolkien's elf. Any male Tolkien's elf. Except Cirdan and Mahtan (who are long-haired, but don't look like pretty boys).
%%* Numair from the ''TortallUniverse''.
%%* Irrylath of Meredith Ann Pierce’s ''[[Literature/TheDarkangelTrilogy Darkangel Trilogy]]'', as both an (adult) human and as [[spoiler:a darkangel]].
* Plenty of men in ''Literature/ABrothersPrice''. Women keep their hair short and practical; men grow theirs out very long and usually keep it braided. Since [[GenderRarityValue men are so rare]] most women see very few, any man with all of his teeth and both eyes is going to be considered attractive… even so, Jerin is thought of as amazingly handsome.
%%* The titular ''Literature/{{Id}}''.
%%* The protagonists Seregil and Alec in Lynn Flewelling's ''Literature/{{Nightrunner}}'' novels. Actually pretty standard for the elf-like [[OurElvesAreBetter Aurënfaie]] race, although different clans favor different ways of styling it and most wear head wraps in distinctive patterns. Humans are more variable, as trends in hairstyles vary based on culture and what is in fashion. Long hair is often seen as a sign of cultural affinity with the Aurënfaie.
* Roshaun ke Nelaid of ''Literature/YoungWizards''. His descriptions in both books in which he appears stress two things: that he's very, very pretty, and sports a blond ponytail long enough for him to sit on.
* Valli in ''Literature/OutlanderLeander'' has long hair and is described as pretty by Leander, and even wears flowers and dresses. Not to be confused with a crossdresser, though, because it's not considered crossdressing to them.
* Kuroki in ''Literature/TanteiTeamKZJikenNote'' has shoulder-length hair--the longest allowed in Japanese ChildrensLiterature since that's the longest allowed for schoolboys there. He's the local ChickMagnet, combined with TallDarkAndHandsome and TheCharmer traits.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Ser Loras Tyrell has wavy, light brown, shoulder-length hair in Season 1. George R.R. Martin even described the character as "…the teen idol of Westeros" in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmxRIgBtThk this HBO featurette]]. Two lowborn Lannister soldiers consider the Knight of Flowers to be prettier than the Queen. Sansa Stark, Jeyne Poole, and Renly Baratheon--among others--like him because of his good looks.
%%* The Groosalugg from ''Series/{{Angel}}'' falls under this trope, until he and Cordelia go on vacation, and he cuts it short… [[http://images.wikia.com/buffy/images/f/f6/AngelGroo.jpg And familiarily...]]
%%* Duncan [=MacLeod=] from ''Series/{{Highlander}}'', until season 6 when the actor got tired of it.
%%* In ''Series/CriminalMinds'', Reid[[note]] BonusPoints for his in-series nickname being PrettyBoy.[[/note]] had longish hair in the earlier seasons but it was shoulder-length in season five. Later on in the season, Reid got a haircut. [[Funny/CriminalMinds Crowning Moment of Funny]] when the team sees Reid's new hair.
%%-->'''[[TheStoic Hotch]]''': What? Did you join a boy band?
* Tim Riggins from ''Series/FridayNightLights'' has shoulder-length locks and is referred to as attractive by just about everyone on the show, including his head coach. At the very beginning of the series, he had already slept with half the rally girls and was in a relationship with one of the hottest girls in school. Then, he basically forced her to break up with him, [[spoiler: had sex with the head cheerleader]] and successfully seduced a woman 16 years older than himself. Oh, and that was before he [[spoiler: won state]] and started having threesomes on a weekly basis.

[[folder:Music Videos]]
* There's a couple of these guys in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SArW2QjMIEo the video]] for "Hangin' In" by Tanya Tucker.

[[folder:Myths & Religion]]
* Cu Chulainn of Myth/CelticMythology is described in the ''Literature/TainBoCuailnge'' as as a beautiful young man with long, [[MulticoloredHair multi-hued]] hair that fell past his shoulders.
* [[Myth/HinduMythology Krishna]] is known for his long hair and his beauty, as is the god Vishnu whom he incarnates from. One of Krishna's names literally translates into "of beautiful hair".

* When [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Dionysus]] disguises himself as a human in ''Theatre/{{Bacchae}}'', King Pentheus goes on a [[HomoeroticSubtext poetic rant]] about how beautiful he is, paying particular attention to his long, silky hair, which he then threatens to [[TraumaticHaircut cut off]].
%%* ''TanzDerVampire'': Herbert
%%* ''Theatre/TheLionInWinter'': King Philippe
* Creator/DavidTennant wore [[https://cdn2.rsc.org.uk/sitefinity/images/productions/productions-2010-2014/richard-ii/richard-ii-2013/production-photos/richard-ii-2013-6-541x361.tmb-gal-670.jpg hair extensions]] to achieve this effect when he played the title role in ''Theatre/RichardII''.

[[folder:Video Games]]
%%* ''VideoGame/GoldenSun'': Felix, Piers, and [[BigBad Alex]]. [[spoiler:Alex returns in ''[[VideoGame/GoldenSunDarkDawn Dark Dawn]]'' under a [[PaperThinDisguise Paper Thin Alias]], flowing tresses intact.]]
%%* The ''FinalFantasy'' series' general [[{{Bishonen}} design philosophy]] for male characters makes this trope present in abundance:
%%** Even since the beginning--[[VideoGame/FinalFantasyI Red Mage's]] and White Wizard's original sprites were [[LongHairedPrettyBoy long haired pretty boys]] (okay, we can't tell if they're pretty, precisely--or guys, for that matter--but it's ''FinalFantasy'' in the Creator/YoshitakaAmano era. Odds are good that they are).
%%*** Warrior of Light becomes one in ''{{Dissidia}}'', which was based on Amano's art for the Warrior class.
%%** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyII'' has TheEmperor and his RapunzelHair. Firion counts as well, [[DependingOnTheArtist when he's given longer hair]].
%%** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV'' has the [[{{Bishonen}} ever]]-[[WhiteHairBlackHeart so]]-[[HairDecorations pretty]] [[TheHero Cecil]] (who is [[DependingOnTheArtist sometimes drawn with short hair, but rarely]]). In the sequel, his hair's yet longer… but still not as long as [[TheLancer Kain]], with his long, straight, lovely blond hair.
%%** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI'' has [[TheGambler Setzer]], and ChivalrousPervert Edgar.
%%** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'': [[OminousLatinChanting Veni, veni, venias! Ne me mori facias!]] Sephiroth! Also Vincent Valentine.
%%*** Kadaj and Yazoo from ''AdventChildren'' take after Sephiroth.
%%** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'' has Irvine. Save a horse, ride a cowboy, ''indeed''. Laguna too, when he was younger.
%%** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'' has Kuja, bishiest of all.
%%** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' has Seymour Guado (although how pretty he is may be subject to debate).
%%** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' has Larsa and Vayne Solidor, and Al-Cid Margrace.
%%** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII'' ''nearly'' avoids the trope, but Cid and Rygdea keep the tradition alive.
%%* ''VideoGame/ChronoTrigger'': The boss Flea. The chest padding in the game art doesn't help.
%%* ''SuperPunchOut'': Kabuki dancing boxer Heike Kagero (long ''purple'' hair, even).
* ''VideoGame/ChronoTrigger'': The boss Flea. The chest padding in the game art doesn't help.
* ''SuperPunchOut'': Kabuki dancing boxer Heike Kagero (long ''purple'' hair, even).
* ''KingdomHearts'': Xehanort, Xemnas, "Ansem", Saix, Marluxia, Riku (until he cut it off in 3D), Vexen... Yeah, ''KingdomHearts'' is the master of Long Haired [[{{Bishonen}} hotties]].
* ''StreetFighter'': Vega has long hair that goes past his waist. His default outfit is him shirtless, revealing his muscular physique and wearing a mask to protect his handsome face.
** Ken too, especially in the [[VideoGame/StreetFighterAlpha Alpha]] series.
** Alex, also. 'Dat ponytail.
* ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'': Zelos Wilder, Yuan Ka-Fai, and [[spoiler:Mithos]] Yggdrasill.
* ''VideoGame/SamuraiShodown'': [[IncurableCoughOfDeath Ukyo Tachibana]].
* ''DynastyWarriors'': Several examples, most notably Zhang He and Zhou Yu.
** There's also Zhao Yun, Zhuge Liang, Ling Tong and Jiang Wei.
* ''VideoGame/SamuraiWarriors'': we have Ishida Mitsunari, Akechi Mitsuhide and Sasaki Kojiro.
* ''WarriorsOrochi'': Taigong Wang, if he wore it loose that is.
* ''VideoGame/{{Okami}}'': [[spoiler:Waka]] [[spoiler:How does he keep it under that hat?]]
* ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara'': Akechi Mitsuhide and Maeda Keiji.
* Libra from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'' has long hair that contributes to his feminine appearance and people mistake him for a woman on a regular basis.
** Takumi from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' has long, flowing hair down to his waist, which he keeps in a high ponytail (so it is likely even longer). In an interview, the character designer explicitly noted that he was designed to appeal to the female audience.
* ''InfiniteSpace'': A few male characters (including the main character), most notably Lord Roth, who has waist-length hair.
* ''[[VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII Assassin's Creed II]]'': Ezio. His hair is usually in a ponytail, but does reach his shoulders. And over the course of the series he proves himself to be quite the [[TheCasanova ladies man]].
* ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask]]'': Kafei.
* ''WorldOfWarcraft'': Lots, most notably Arthas Menethil and Kael'thas Sunstrider.
* ''VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia'': Yuri "Pheromone Boy" Lowell. A man even offers him a drink until he realizes he's male.
* ''StarOcean'': Ioshua Jerand from the first game, and Dias Flac from ''The Second Story''/''Second Evolution''. Meanwhile, Albel Nox from ''Till the End of Time'' has twin rattails that reach past his waist.
* ''[[DotHackGUGames .hack//G.U.]]'' games: Endrance, crossing into DudeLooksLikeALady territory. Also, Kuhn.
* ''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'': Luke, before [[ImportantHaircut his haircut]], [[spoiler:[[CloningBlues his original]]]] Asch, and Jade. Also Van and Peony.
* ''HarvestMoon'' has been fond of this lately. Julius and Jin come to mind.
* ''KingOfFighters'': Duo Lon.
** Benimaru Nikaido has the long hair and the good looks, but his ShockAndAwe powers make his hair stand up. He lets his hair down once or twice, though.
* ''FatalFury'': Terry and Andy Bogard. Andy is more notorious since he lets his long hair loose while Terry ties it up in a ponytail instead.
* ''MortalKombat'': Raiden doesn't initially come off as this, but take away his hat and cloak, and you're left with a rather [[http://mortalkombat.wikia.com/wiki/File:Raiden_Traje_alter.jpg pretty man with a glorious mane of white hair]].
** Partially lampshaded in ''VideoGame/MortalKombat9'' where, upon learning they are fighting for the safety of Earth, Johnny Cage asks Raiden, "What should we do, besides standing around looking pretty?"
%%* The ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' series has had plenty of these, dating as far back as Navarre from the very first game. Perhaps the most famous examples are [[DudeLooksLikeALady Lucius]] from ''[[FireEmblemElibe Blazing Sword]]'' and Soren from ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Path of Radiance]]''.
* ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear'' has quite a few, with Testament standing out in particular for having long black hair and a very feminine looking attire. A number of the characters have commented on his beauty.
** Ky Kiske gains this look in Guilty Gear 2: Overture and onward. He ties it on a ponytail in the newest game though.
%%* ''SoulSeries'': Siegfried Schtauffen. He used to have short hair in ''Soul Blade'', but it's grown out a lot in later games.
* ''VideoGame/BrainDead13'': Computer technician and [[RedHeadedHero Red-Headed]] IdiotHero Lance Galahad.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* In the webcomics by Creator/AGnosis, Dionysos is portrayed as this. All the gods are implied to be good-looking, but he's taking it up to eleven, wearing earrings, flowers in his hair, and bracelets.
** Ganymede, too, is portrayed like this, naturally. After all, Zeus gave him the job as cupbearer of the gods because he was so very pretty. He wears his hair open, and doesn't wear a shirt.
%%* ''Webcomic/{{Annyseed}}'' The sinister Mr Coldsteem.
* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'': [[http://www.egscomics.com/sketchbook/?date=2006-01-29 Noah]] has long hair, [[spoiler:strongly implied to include long furry antennae in addition to scalp hair,]] which he keeps in a ponytail. Due to that and his other androgynous traits other characters are unsure of his gender.
* ''Webcomic/{{Monsterful}}'': Jacob Bottom Button, the Rag doll boy.
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'': Maxim, who was originally meant to be nothing more than a joke sketch of a PrettyBoy [[FrankensteinsMonster Jagermonster]].
** Tarvek too.
* ''Webcomic/{{Paradis}}'' has angels as this, specifically Gabriel.
* ''Webcomic/ABrokenWinter'': While both Kuroda and Reisen have very long hair, Reisen lets his fly in true pretty-boy style. Kuroda keeps his in a neat tail.
* ''Webcomic/MenageA3'':
** Erik is a blond, sunglasses-wearing rich guy who '80s hair-rock fan Zii considers a perfect boyfriend, for his looks and many other reasons.
** Wrestling trainer Damien also carries off the style in a way that is perhaps not unknown in pro wrestling. He is also habitually flirtatious, and clearly fully aware of the effect he has on some of his female students, using it to keep them paying their membership fees.
** The spin-off comic, ''Webcomic/StickyDillyBuns'', features Angel, who has the hair, who plays in a glam-rock revival band ''called'' "Pretty Boyz With Electric Toyz", and who the lead character correctly identifies as a romantic rival on sight. However, it subsequently turns out that Angel is actually [[spoiler:[[{{Transsexual}} "gender fluid"]] and anatomically female, indeed presenting as a slim, attractive woman on some days]].
* ''Webcomic/ToddAllisonAndThePetuniaViolet'': Meredith has long dark hair, has been the cause of much ViewerGenderConfusion since his first appearance, and was called "impossibly beautiful" by [[EvenTheGuysWantHim Rolls]]. Elijah also noted ([[Website/{{tumblr}} admittedly out of continuity]]) how Meredith was more popular with girls when they were younger, partially due to having a more handsome face.
%%* Webcomics/IncubusTales features a number of these, most prominently its main protagonist Dhiar.
%%* In [[http://thewretchedoneswebcomic.com/ The Wretched Ones]], every major male character so far, excluding the wig wearing crossdresser and Mortimer, have this feature.
* In ''Webcomic/TheWolfAtWestonCourt'' flirtatious dandy Elgin has long flowing red hair.
* ''All the males'' in ''Webcomic/SwordPrincessAmaltea'' have hair that go beyond thier shoulders. This been because the story's world is a {{Matriarchy}} and men have female roles, including being pretty. This makes Prince Ossian BoyishShortHair more significant and shocking.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'': Aqualad has long, black hair that runs down to his shoulders, a lean muscular physique and is consider very handsome as both Raven and Starfire get a crush him the first time they see him.
%%* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'': Several characters, including [[PornStache Haru]] and Firelord Ozai.
* ''WesternAnimation/SymBionicTitan'': Lance's black hair goes down to his shoulders, and he is incredibly popular in school, especially with the girls.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'': Kevin Levin, whose black hair falls to his shoulders. He grows up into a tall, muscular young man who's had multiple girls gain a crush on him.
%%* ''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex'': Van Kleiss is also an older example.
%%* ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'': Finn would be considered this when he removes [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRlxhS8t_2k his hat]].
%%* ''WesternAnimation/{{Metalocalypse}}'': Skwisgaar Skwigelf and Toki.
%%* ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'': John Redcorn.

[[folder:Real Life]]
* Ancient Spartan warriors wore their hair long as it was said to make a handsome man more beautiful and an ugly one more fearsome. It was often braided and wound around the head so as to fit neatly under a helmet.