[[KamichamaKarin http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Image2-1.png]]

The appearance of a faint white or grey fog or glow around and above objects and people during a rainstorm. This is a representation of a real-world phenomenon -- a kind of mist generated by the shattering of raindrops impacting on a surface -- which normally can only be seen under the right angles and light conditions, but which in anime can be seen all the time during a rainstorm. Adds an almost otherworldly air to rainy scenes, but also makes drawing rain much easier.

See also RedemptionInTheRain.


[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]

* ''KamichamaKarin'', the source of the image above.
* Frequently seen in ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf''.
* The "D digging in the dump" scene from ''Anime/DualParallelTroubleAdventure''.
* [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/kerai/1141926281531.jpg Click here]] for an example from the {{anime}} ''{{One Piece}}''.
* Seen in a flashBack to James and Annie's funeral in ''Anime/StrainStrategicArmoredInfantry''.


[[folder: Theater ]]

* This is simulated using a fog machine in the ''Theatre/LesMiserables'' song "On My Own", in which Eponine sings about how the rain makes the pavement look like silver.


[[folder: Western Animation ]]

* The episode "Haunted" from ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' subtly gives away a secret early on when Robin has a RainAura [[spoiler:but Slade does not]]...


[[folder: Real Life ]]

* Go somewhere that's at once miserably hot and horridly humid. Stir in one (1) cloudburst. Observe the steam rising from the pavement. Repeat as necessary.