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[[caption-width-right:330:So this GirlyBruiser can look extra girly, while doing extra bruising.]]

A pair of huge pigtails on a girl that are much larger than possible in RealLife, at least not without loads of hair gel. '''The minimum hair size of both tails combined must be at least the size of the girl's head.'''

There can be many reasons for this, although the most common are either to make the pigtails clear even in long shots, or because of RuleOfCute.

Quite often these pigtails have the hair in a spiral, which overlaps with RegalRinglets. However, girls with Mega Twintails are not necessarily of high station. It is more of a compromise halfway between the proper aspect of the ringlets and girly of GirlishPigtails, both in looks and in personality.

Note that this trope is about the volume and complexity of the pigtails more than the length. While the two can overlap, merely having improbably long hair in pigtails, like Franchise/SailorMoon, [[Music/{{Vocaloid}} Hatsune Miku]], [[Anime/MartianSuccessorNadesico Ruri]], or [[Anime/SuitePrettyCure Hibiki]] falls under RapunzelHair.

A SubTrope of AnimeHair, GirlishPigtails, BiggerIsBetter.

Compare EightiesHair, GiantPoofySleeves, OjouRinglets, OdangoHair.
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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* In ''Anime/VividredOperation'', Vivid Yellow has MegaTwintails ''larger than her entire body''. They actually look like a cape from some angles.
* Miki, and her [[RobotGirl android double]] in ''Sailor Victory'' (no, not ''Manga/CodenameSailorV'') have large swirling tails, the latter even able to turn them into high powered fans.
* Leenalee Lee of ''Manga/DGrayMan'' when she is caught by [[spoiler:the recently arrived Road]] in the Rewinding Town arc. It's a part of a GoGoEnslavement moment, as her captor also puts an ElegantGothicLolita gown on her just for the heck of it, and Lenalee's hair is normally in simple GirlishPigtails.
* ''Franchise/SailorMoon'':
** Chibi-Usa has similar hair to her mother, but instead of the pigtails being thin and ankle-length (and wouldn't qualify for this trope), they are poofy and shoulder-length. In her [[PlotRelevantAgeUp adult form]] as [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Black Lady]], they're ''still'' big and poofy, but also [[RapunzelHair extend all the way to her feet]], whereas when aged up and ''not'' made into Black Lady her twintails are longer than usual but to a lesser degree.
** BigBad Nehellenia wore these as a child.
* In ''LightNovel/LadiesVersusButlers'', Sernia [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Flameheart_1174.jpg has these]]. [[ExpressiveHair They even spin when she gets angry.]]
* ''Kodomo No Jikan'' has some characters with it, like [[FilleFatale Rin]]. It's too thick to just be long pigtails. It's even lampshaded in some {{Omake}}s.
* ''Manga/HighschoolOfTheDead'': [[{{Meganekko}} Saya's]] pigtails are impressive in terms of [[RapunzelHair sheer length]] ''and'' volume, with each individually being near equal the width of her head. Which is best [[http://www.mangareader.net/170-11328-32/high-school-of-the-dead/chapter-18.html seen here]] and [[http://www.mangareader.net/170-58604-6/high-school-of-the-dead/chapter-28.html here.]]
* ''Anime/VariableGeo'': Because of [[TokenMiniMoe how short she is]], [[RosehairedGirl Manami's]] pigtails are actually bigger than her body. Both are long enough that they nearly touch the floor, and have enough volume that they ''look'' as if they'd weigh more than she does too.
* Sayaka Suzuki "No.6" in ''Anime/PaniPoniDash''. Sometimes she is referred as "big ribbon" or "over-sized" due to her hairstyle - giant pigtails tied with two large white ribbons.
* In her human form, [[PetalPower Flower Card]] in ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'' is a young woman in a PimpedOutDress and who sports a rather cute ''and'' big pair of 'tails
* Tiara from ''Anime/ShamanicPrincess'' has ''huge'' pigtails, contrasting with her rival and friend Lena's longer but much straighter and loose hair.
* Elizabeth "Lizzie" Middleford from ''Manga/BlackButler''. [[http://www.anime-planet.com/images/characters/elizabeth_middleford_2802.jpg Look at those things!]] Also, as [[http://i16.mangareader.net/kuroshitsuji/58/kuroshitsuji-2425435.jpg her hair is normally much straighter]], she has to get them done with curlers.
* A couple of the ArtificialHuman girls in ''Manga/XxxHolic'' have pigtails that are very poofy and nearly go down to their feet. Himawari's own pigtails aren't
* Mileina Vashti from ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam00''. [[spoiler: Until she [[LettingHerHairDown lets her hair down]] in TheMovie.]]
%%* Ursula in ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}''
%%* Guilt-Na in ''Manga/VampireDoll''.
* {{Princess}} Fine in ''Anime/FushigiboshiNoFutagohime'' has large swirling tails.
* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': In the [[{{Filler}} anime]], when Kyouraku's zanpakutou Katen Kyoukatsu takes human form, his tachi's human form includes MegaTwintails.
%%* [[PsychoLesbian Miharu Shimizu]] of ''LightNovel/BakaAndTestSummonTheBeasts''.
%%* Shiho gains these in the ''Anime/MaiHime'' spinoff, ''Anime/MaiOtome''.
* When the members of the Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub try cross-dressing, the twins wear wigs with these.
* When young, Rosemarie from ''Manga/{{Claudine}}'' had huge pigtails that were ''bigger than her own head''.
* ''Manga/FutureDiary'': 9th's first appearance in Episode 2. She later dismisses that hairstyle and changes her cute dress for her regular action outfit.
* Moegi of ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' wears her hair in two poofy pigtails that stick straight out from her head.
* Etia from ''Anime/IlSolePenetraLeIllusioni'' has a truly impressive pair. They look to be larger than she is.
* Fredrica from ''LightNovel/CoffinPrincessChaika'' has a fairly large pair when in her human form.
* Nui Harime of ''Anime/KillLaKill'' has an enormous pair. They possess enough volume for her to be picked up by them and ''airlifted''. When she's sent flying through a wall, her ImpactSilhouette has pigtails, too.
* Par for course in ''LightNovel/GonnaBeTheTwinTail'', but then again what would you expect for a series ''with'' twintails in its title?
* "Anchovy", the leader of Anzio Academy in ''Anime/GirlsUndPanzer'' has some epic drill twintails.
* [[http://lovelyduckie.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/mami_tomoe.jpg Mami Tomoe]] of ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' had her iconic haircut become a subject of massive memetic popularity. While relatively modest on its own, it's often exaggerated in parodies and homages to the character, like the above mentioned Vivid Yellow. TheMovie revealed she uses magic to maintain the look.
* ''Anime/SenkiZesshouSymphogear GX'' introduces Micha Jawkân, who has not only a huge volume of drills, her twintails also function as rocket engines!
* ''LightNovel/LoveChunibyoAndOtherDelusions'' has Sanae Dekomori, whose pigtails go down to her [[RapunzelHair ankles]]. For added ridiculousness, she has small weights attached to them, so that she can spin them around and pretend they're weapons (don't worry, they're harmless).
* Touko Matsudaira from ''LightNovel/MariaSamaGaMiteru'' has earned the nickname of "Drill-chan", due to her long, drill-shaped twintails. And she actually weaponizes them in the doujin FightingGame ''[[VideoGame/{{Maribato}} Maribato!]]'', where she appears as a playable character, fitting with her [[ThisIsADrill drill-themed style]]: Her standing A and Crouching A have her hitting her opponent with her twintails.

[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/BarbieAndTheSecretDoor'', the BigBad, Malucia, has ''huge'' purple pigtails twice the size of her head.
* ComicBook/HarleyQuinn sports these in place of typical Harley pigtails in ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOBatmanMovie''. They're the same size of her head and have been curled into spirals while also being split down the middle between black and red colours, mimicking the appearance of her iconic jester hat.
** The N-Pop Girl in ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGONinjagoMovie'' uses the same mold as Harley's hair but in pastel blue and pink. They're instead evocative of a typical Japanese pop idol look due to the Asian-inspired setting.
* Aria Blaze in ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks''. In the toyline, Sweetie Belle also has these.

* Kasane Teto, an Music/{{UTAU}}loid, has the same hairstyle as [[VideoGame/SoulSeries Amy Sorel]] in the above picture, except in pink. That style was called, just for her, "Twin-Drills."

[[folder:Puppet Shows]]
* Red Fraggle on ''Series/FraggleRock.'' Each poofy globe is roughly the same size as her head.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''[[VideoGame/SoulSeries Soul Calibur III]]:'' Amy Sorel provides the page image, with her massive twin tailed OjouRinglets.
* ''[[VideoGame/AdvancedVariableGeo Advanced V.G.]]'' As [[TokenMiniMoe the runt of the group]], Manami's pigtails are [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPok64iH8pE long enough that they nearly touch the floor]], making them bigger than her body. And their sheer volume makes each of them look like they'd weigh more than ''she does''.
* ''[[VideoGame/SkiesOfArcadia Skies of Arcadia: Legends]]'': Aika's pigtails are often compared to ''Literature/PippiLongstocking's'', to the point of Marco referring to her as "Scarecrow Hair" -- due to their size and the fact that they jut outward like a pair of handlebars. And when they first arrive in Yafutoma, one of the children of the village wonders what she eats [[LampshadeHanging "to make her hair do that".]]
* Luna Platz/Shirogane from ''VideoGame/MegaManStarForce''. [[spoiler:Her boss form, Ophiucus Queen/Queen Ophiuca even uses them as weapons.]]
* Yuna from ''VideoGame/MegaManLegends 2'' has pigtails that are not only long, but also unfeasibly wide and flat.
* [[http://images2.fanpop.com/images/photos/6300000/archer-disgaea-2-6389249-1024-1024.jpg The archers]] from ''Franchise/{{Disgaea}}'' and other Nippon Ichi {{Strategy RPG}}s, at least from ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea 2|CursedMemories}}'' onward. Their hair was different in the first game.
* Yurika Kirishima from ''[[VideoGame/RivalSchools Project Justice]]'' has large swirling tails which rest on her shoulders. Along with the violin she carries, this makes her look like a [[{{Ojou}} proper rich girl]].
* ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'':
** The female Ace Trainers in ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite''.
** As does Gothitelle (they resemble four large black discs stuck to either side of its head) and its pre-evolved form Gothorita.
** Mega Mawile has this effect with its two giant mouths extending from the back of its head. Each one of them is [[http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/File:303Mawile-Mega.png larger than Mawile's body]].
** Lopunny and Mega Lopunny display this trait with their EarsAsHair.
* Yuni from ''VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution''; they're every bit as rich and showy as Yuni herself.
* Black Sister/Uni from ''VideoGame/HyperdimensionNeptuniaMk2'' has these when she transforms.
* [[http://static4.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120328002714/supersmashbrosfanon/images/7/72/AshleySmooth.png Ashley]] in the ''VideoGame/WarioWare'' series.
* Female Inklings from ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'' have two long and thick pigtails. Their size is justified, as they're actually [[AlienHair tentacles]] that are some of the [[MorphicResonance retained aspects of the Inklings' squid forms]].
* ''[[VideoGame/{{MUSECA}} MÚSECA]]'' SeriesMascot Illil not only has ridiculously long twintails, she has them spiral ''around her arms''.
* ''VideoGame/{{Catherine}}'' from the eponymous game sports two enormous twintails, along with grade A ZettaiRyouiki and a {{Yandere}} personality. Grade S Zettai Ryouiki gone overboard ? [[spoiler:Considering her physical appearance is based on Vincent's tastes... Also possibly justified as representing horns due to her [[HornyDevils succubus]] nature]]
* In ''VideoGame/{{ARMS}}'', Twintelle combines this trope with PrehensileHair, seeing as how her massive twintails are where her ARMS are attached. %%Casing intentional, to differentiate from her slender, normal arms.

[[folder:Visual Novels]]
%%* Natsuki Venefskuja from ''VisualNovel/LuxPain''.
* The second ''VisualNovel/TokimekiMemorial'' gives us [[GenkiGirl Miyuki]]; they're also a pretty shade of [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair purple]].
* Shiina "Misha" Mikado in ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo'' is known for her huge pink twintails. In Shizune's route, [[spoiler:it is revealed that she colors her hair, and she [[ImportantHaircut cuts her twintails off after Hisao and Shizune hook up]]. Her natural hair is light brown, actually; she took up this hairstyle after being rejected by Shizune.]]
* ''VisualNovel/DanganRonpa'':
** [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Celestia_Ludenburg_4825.jpg Celestia "Celes" Ludenberg]] has a ''massive'' pair. [[spoiler:A few pieces of character art show her without the pigtails, suggesting they're detachable hair extensions.]]
** [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/EnoshimaJunko_7618.jpg Junko Enoshima's]] are also fairly impressive.
** ''VisualNovel/SuperDanganRonpa2'' gives us [[http://danganronpa.wikia.com/wiki/File:Danganronpa_2_Character_Design_Profile_Hiyoko_Saionji.png Hiyoko Saionji.]]

[[folder: Web Comics]]
* Amber in ''Webcomic/{{Matchu}}'' has gigantic blonde twintails that are both ''as tall and thick as she is''.

[[folder:Web Original]]
* The "splash page" art for WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick videos is often done by Andrew Dickman, and he draws her pigtails thick and large.