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->''"It's a complex maneuver. Don't ask me to demonstrate it."''
-->-- '''Tedd''' on [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2005-01-28 "Tackle Cuddle,"]] ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive''

An aggressive hug verging upon a flying tackle which sometimes knocks the recipient over and invariably ends up with the glomper wrapped securely around some part of the glompee's body. If the glomper's rather intense feelings for their target are not shared by the glompee, things will immediately get awkward at best or (if the glompee is a {{Tsundere}}) [[HyperspaceMallet violent at worst]]. [[StalkerWithACrush Stalkers with a Crush]], {{Clingy Jealous Girl}}s, and {{Abhorrent Admirer}}s frequently glomp the objects of their affection. Usually considered a comedy trope, for obvious reasons.

While aggressive hugs are nothing new (in RealLife or in media) the use of the term "Glomp" to describe them appears to have stemmed from its use as a sound effect in early manga translations by Creator/VizMedia. (One folk etymology asserts that it stands for ''"Grab, Latch On, Maintain Pressure"'', but that is a [[FunWithAcronyms backronym]] applied to the word after it became popular.) The word itself appears to be a mutation of the established English word "glom" which means "to grab; to latch on" (as found in the words "agglomeration" and "conglomerate") with a final "p" sound added to give it more of a sense of definite action. Can function as an UnsoundEffect.

This may also be used in a more positive manner if the glompee actually does reciprocate the glomper's feelings; in these cases a glomp symbolizes one character literally bowling another over with affection, but there again it's typically played for comedy.

Whole-team glomping of anyone who's just scored a goal is also common in sports in RealLife. In soccer, it seems to be compulsory.

A SuperTrope to CryIntoChest.

A glomper is often the CuddleBug. See also NoSenseOfPersonalSpace, which glompers often exhibit. If the glomper is frightened, it's a SecurityCling. If the glomper is genuinely ''[[PersonalSpaceInvader attacking]],'' it's a DeadlyLunge or AttackHello. In Real Life, it can turn into a DeadlyLunge regardless of the glomper's intent, especially if the glompee is much smaller, possessed of a medical condition, or just [[HatesBeingTouched doesn't like being touched]].



[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* The earliest reported usages of the word "glomp" are as sound effects in the Viz translations of ''Manga/UruseiYatsura'' and ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf''.
** The first known appearance of the word "glomp" is in ''Ranma 1/2'' Volume One, Part 12 published in 1993. Ironically, this first use was a sound effect for a PersonalSpaceInvader attack Ranma delivered on Ryoga, in stark contrast to the connotation the word carries today.
** In ''Urusei Yatsura'' Ataru usually attempts to glomp virtually every female he encounters -- except for his "wife", Lum. [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/1151084365001-cropped.jpg She glomps him, though.]]
** The aggressive hugs that Shampoo gives to Ranma in ''Ranma 1/2'' are archetypal glomps and are indeed accompanied by the "glomp" sound effect in the manga. The subsequent wholesale adoption of the word by the highly prolific ''Ranma'' {{fan|Fic}}fiction community probably did much to popularise the term.
*** Even less welcome are Kuno's glompings of Akane and the Pigtailed Girl, sometimes simultaneously. He invariably receives a MegatonPunch in reply.
*** Shampoo also brainwashes Akane into glomping Ryoga during the "waterproof soap" episode in the manga, leading the poor guy to believe she reciprocates his [[StalkerWithACrush strong romantic feelings]] for her. He then starts [[AndCallHimGeorge openly expressing those feelings]] even though he DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength. By the time it's blown over, Akane has decided that that "Whoever takes the job of Ryoga's girlfriend will have to be made of sterner stuff than me."
* {{H|otAsHell}}ild, the AffablyEvil queen of hell from ''Manga/AhMyGoddess'' preforms three glomps in a row immediately after arriving on earth in her very first appearance, first glomping her daughter Urd, then Belldandy and Skuld at the same time and finally Keiichi.
* In ''Manga/AiYoriAoshi'', Mayu ends up doing this almost every episode. Tina tends to [[SkinshipGrope grope any female she meets]], and has, like Mayu, a tendency to glomp Kaoru. Being rivals, their respective glomping tends to enrage the other.
* Morgan does this to Alex ''a lot'' in ''Manga/AoiHouse''.
* In ''Manga/ArataKangatari'', this is one of the first things that Hinohara receives from Kotoha when he first arrives in Amawakuni.
* Italy once does this to Japan in ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia''. And in episode 18 of the World Series Finland glomps Estonia.
** [[NoSenseOfPersonalSpace Italy]] often glomps Germany, though he's not strong enough to send him sprawling on the floor. [[SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan Not by a long shot]]. This happens in the [[ShipTease "Buon San Valentino"]] episode.
** [[BoisterousBruiser America]] tried to do this to [[{{Tsundere}} Britain]] after the latter offered him ice cream. [[EpicFail It ended with America falling flat on his face before he could even make contact with Britain.]]
-->'''America:''' DUDE SWEET I'M TOTALLY GOING OVER THERE TO HUG YOU! (''leaps into the air to do just that'') ICE CREEEEEAAAAAM!
* Chidori Kurama loved to glomp Yuuhi Aogiri in ''Manga/AyashiNoCeres''.
* Poor helpless Tama-Chan in ''Manga/BambooBlade'' was double-glomped by Kirino and Saya.
* Randou Rino of ''Anime/BestStudentCouncil'' frequently glomps her friend Ayumu, usually while emitting OcularGushers.
* ''Manga/BetrayalKnowsMyName''
** Toko is fond of doing this to Yuki.
** Tachibana tries to do this to Yuki upon meeting him but Luka pulls Yuki out of the way before Tachibana can hug him.
* In one chapter of ''Manga/BlackButler'', Sebastian [[spoiler: sits up in his coffin after faking his death, which results in Bard, Finny, Maylene, Lizzie, Agni, and the Prince tackle-glomping him. All while still in the coffin]]
** In chapter 66 upon learning that Ciel wasn't having another asthma attack Agni and Soma glomp him.
** Elizabeth generally loves to glomp Ciel, being his future wife and all.
* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'':
** Kon tries to glomp Rukia (and every other female character) every time he sees her (usually shouting Onee-chaan!!! and variation), he never manages to do it though. Except that one time where he was in Ichigo's body and he finally pulled off snuggling her (non-existent) funbags. He was very happy that day.
** Ichigo received a near lethal variety from [[spoiler:adult Nel]].
** Keigo glomps Ichigo in episode 15 by way of wrapping his legs around Ichigo's torso and his arms around Ichigo's neck.
** Keigo also tries to glomp Rangiku because he thinks she's sexy, but she simply puts up her fist and hits him before he can.
* Marumaro from ''Anime/BlueDragon'' glomps Kluke at least once.
* In ''Manga/Brave10'', [[ClingyJealousGirl Isanami]] is fond of jumping onto Saizo and not letting go.
* ''Manga/BusouRenkin'': "Don't touch me!" [[TheDitz "I WANNA TOUCH!"]]
* ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'':
** In the anime, when Meiling shows up at school for the first time, she goes to a rather freaked out Syaoran and tells him that she wanted to walk to school with him. Then she calls him a bad boy and glomps him in tears, making him freak out even more.
** Nakuru is great at this, once even climbing through a window to catch Toya unaware.
* ''Manga/{{Chobits}}'', Sumomo/Plum does it, despite being under a foot tall. Plum's previous owner encouraged this (and many other) behaviors Hideki has issues with. Persocoms in general are as unconditionally affectionate as housepets; their (usual) extreme sensitivity to their owner's preferences and comfort levels are the only reason we don't see more generalized public glomping.
* In ''VisualNovel/{{CLANNAD}}'', Kyou performs this manoeuvre on a very shy Kotomi (as seen in the picture), who has obvious difficulties deciding how to respond.
* Choco from ''Manga/ChocottoSister'' does this a lot to Yurika -- usually under loud protest from the latter.
* As the first item on the Quotes page hints, Shader from ''Manga/ChronoCrusade'' is ''very'' fond of hugging others...violently, without warning.
* In ''Manga/{{Claymore}}'', Raki does this fairly regular to the {{Kuudere}}, Clare.
** [[spoiler: And Clare does it when she reunites with Teresa.]]
* A scene from ''Manga/DGrayMan'' has Lavi glomping Allen. Road is also fond of doing this to Allen.
** Lenalee glomps Cross Marian at the end of the [[{{Pun}} Ark Arc]] in order to keep him from wandering off again after spending roughly forty episodes looking for him. [[FridgeBrilliance In fact this is the very reason she was brought along.]]
** And in chapter 211, Johnny [[http://www.mangatoyou.com/D.Gray-Man/211/05/ tackle-hugs Allen]] with tears in his eyes.
* ''Manga/DNAngel'': [[ClingyJealousGirl Mio]] [[StalkerWithACrush Hio]] frequently does this to Daisuke.
* ''Manga/DeathNote'':
** Misa glomps Light after he specifically told her that it would be dangerous and inconvenient for them to be seen together. However, her [[PoisonousFriend intense]] [[MadLove feelings]] mean she cannot stay away from him so she follows him and practically tackles him to the ground. Light thinks, "This is the first time I've felt like punching a girl".
** Later on, Misa does something similar... to ''Ryuk.'' Is there a "[[DidYouJustIndexCthulhu Did You Just Glomp Cthulhu?]]" trope?
* ''Manga/DetectiveConan'': Conan, of all people, does it to Heiji in the 6th OVA.
* In ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' during the Cell saga, after Goku heals from a near fatal disease and everyone notices him in better condition, Goku gets glomped through a moving plane by Krillin.
* In ''Manga/{{Dramacon}}'', Matt is glomped by a fan, which pisses off his then girlfriend Emily. The con security has to get involved.
* ''Manga/FairyTail'' has one when [[spoiler:Lisanna returns to Earthland after 2 years and finally meets Natsu again]]. She can't help but glomp him, understandable enough.
* In ''LightNovel/TheFamiliarOfZero'''s second season finale, [[spoiler:Louise does this to Saito after he comes back from the dead. Too bad for Saito that she's flat.]]
** On various occasions Saito was also glomped by Kirche, Siesta, Tiffania, Scarron, and Marto, the school's head [[EvenTheGuysWantHim male cook]].
* ''Manga/FruitsBasket'': [[OlderThanTheyLook Momiji]] glomps Tohru ''twice'', even though it makes him [[InvoluntaryTransformation transform]]. She returns the favor with a little less velocity.
* In ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'', Ed gets glomped a few times by Alexander the dog, when he and Al go to Shou Tucker's house to study alchemy. It's hard for a dog to hug someone, so in Ed's case it was more like DeathFromAbove, as Alexander's shadow was the last thing he saw before the giant dog ever-so-lovingly crushed him underneath.
** Near the conclusion of the series, Winry does this to [[spoiler:Ed and Al in his restored human body when they return to Resembool]].
** Alphonse does this to Edward in ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemistTheConquerorOfShamballa''. While ''in the armor''. He even ''nuzzles'' him!
** In the manga and Brotherhood, May's standard greeting toward Alphonse seems to be glomping him.
* ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic'': Glomping is Tessa's favorite method to use when trying to seduce Sousuke.
* In ''Manga/FushigiYuugi'', Miaka does this to Yui at the top of the stairs in the manga. Resulting in a conspicuous PantyShot of Yui, and a teacher telling them to have some modesty.
* ''Manga/GirlsBravo'': Let's see... Quite frequently Kirie, Miharu and Lisa to Yukinari, Kosame and Fukuyama to Kirie, and Fukuyama to Koyomi.
* Happens twice in ''Anime/GirlsUndPanzer''. First, in episode six, Kay glomps Miho after being beaten by her, since Miho's skills as a commander made it an exciting match. Second, in episode twelve, Maho glomps Sudako after the latter deleted all of her truancy records, which meant that Maho wouldn't be held back a year in school.
* Ryuuichi once glomped Shuichi from behind in ''Manga/{{Gravitation}}''.
* In the ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'' manga adaptation, the title character does this to Horatio.
** [[http://i50.tinypic.com/2rrqkjm.gif Not an unpopular interpretation for that scene.]]
* ''Anime/HanaukyoMaidTai''. Taro's personal staff of Ichigo, Ringo, and Sango or Lemon, Marron, and Melon in the second series are undisputed masters of this.
* A more emotional, but still happy variation occurs when Rika does this to [[spoiler:Akasaka]] in the final arc of ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' after finding out that the latter survived by yelling his name several times, sprinting down a hill at him, and ''launching'' herself down it him from halfway down the slope.
** [[ImTakingHerHomeWithMe Rena seems to like glomping anything cute.]]
* ''Anime/TheIdolmaster'' -- Makoto is on the receiving end of several sequential glomps on the Idol Agency Sports Meet, after she won the relay race, despite getting the batton in second-to-last place.
* Noelle from ''Anime/ImGonnaBeAnAngel'' loves doing this to Yuusuke to an almost frightening degree. Also, Raphael to Mikael.
* ''Anime/IrresponsibleCaptainTylor'':
** Captain Tylor tries to glomp Yuriko Star after waking up on the sickbay table, having nearly died of oxygen deprivation. An annoyed Yuriko quickly steps to one side and Tylor falls flat on his face.
** In a later episode after Tylor wakes up from a JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind, Azalyn leaps onto the sickbay table and glomps him, providing the first gratuitous PantyShot of the series.
--->'''Tylor:''' That sort of hurts.\\
'''Azalyn:''' Then let it hurt. ''[squeezes harder, causing Tylor to shout in pain]''
* In the third episode of ''Manga/{{Kannagi}}'' [[MagicalGirlfriend Nagi]] attempts to do this to [[UnluckyEverydude Jin]]... [[AvertedTrope And he sidesteps it, causing Nagi to skid face-first across the ground.]]
** Of course, Nagi, being a [[BunnyEarsLawyer goofball goddess]], was probably just doing it to put on a show for the others who were watching...
* The aim of many of Ayu's CrashIntoHello meetings with Yuuichi in ''VisualNovel/{{Kanon}}''.
** She gets irritable (as much as she can, anyway) if he dodges. Probably because that generally involves her crashing into trees instead.
* Played with in ''Anime/KillLaKill''. Ryuko's CloudCuckooLander friend Mako attempts this on her repeatedly, and her response the first time is simply to take a step to the side, resulting in Mako faceplanting into the floor. When asked why she moved Ryuko responds it's a normal reaction to move when someone is charging at you. Mako tries again a few episodes later and Ryuko responds by [[OffhandBackhand casually catching her in midair]], spinning her around her head and setting the bemused Mako down next to her as if nothing had happened.
* Hikaru from ''Manga/KimagureOrangeRoad'' usually does this to Kyosuke.
* Yu-Jen in the manga ''A Kiss to the Prince'' is fond of doing this to Sei-Ann.
* Aoki from ''Kodomo no Jikan'' is a frequent target of this by Rin.
* In ''Manga/KoharuNoHibi'' [[{{Yandere}} Koharu]] often does this to Akira.
* A more serious variation is used in ''Manga/KoiKaze'', where Nanoka ends up doing this to her brother Koshiro in one episode because of her [[BrotherSisterIncest intense feelings]] that she can't express.
* The girls from ''Manga/KOn'' like to glomp each other on a regular basis. Especially Azusa is a often victim to Yui's sudden affectionate urges.
* Yuriko did this to Haruka at the end of episode 2 of ''Manga/KotouraSan''. Manabe mistook that to be RomanticTwoGirlFriendship.
* Ryou does this to Shiina in episode 11b of ''Manga/GourmetGirlGraffiti'' after finding out the latter got accepted into high school. Which wasn't the reaction a jealous Kirin was hoping for.
* In ''LightNovel/KyoKaraMaoh'' episode 96 Sara does this to Yuuri.
** Günter does this to Yuuri from time to time.
* Dio from ''Anime/LastExile'' is exceedingly fond of this. Not only will he glomp his faithful companion Luciola, he also has a thing for glomping Claus who is pretty freaked out.
* Kaolla Su in ''Manga/LoveHina'' does this frequently, usually in the form of a leaping hug.
* Honoka does it to Umi in episode 3 of ''Franchise/LoveLive'' after the latter is guilt-tripped into taking part in the concert despite objecting to the DangerouslyShortSkirt on their uniforms.
* Episode 9 of ''Manga/LovelyComplex'' has some [[HoYay Les Yay]] between Risa and her best friend Nobu. Nobu comforts Risa over Otani basically being oblivious to Risa's love for him, and feels it's her fault things aren't going so well because she's the one who pushed Risa to confess to Otani. Risa reassures her not to worry about it, and that's she's grateful to Nobu for motivating her to confess her love to Otani. In response, Nobu makes the total out of the blue decision to glomp Risa to the ground, and grope her as she's hugging her. Nobu releases lots of heart marks and Risa freaks out, telling Nobu "don't touch me there!"
* SissyVillain Michio Yuki of ''Manga/{{MW}}'' does this quite a bit to Father Garai. Usually while in various states of undress or [[CreepyCrossdresser drag]].
* Vivio latches onto Nanoha's legs during an episode of ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'', [[CuteButCacophonic strenuously objecting]] to Nanoha going to work.
* In ''Anime/MagicalProjectS'', Haida does this to Hiroto constantly.
* Negi Springfield of ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' tends to be the target of this from the {{Genki Girl}}s in his class. Also is [[SchoolgirlLesbians Konoka to Setsuna]], usually causing the swordsgirl to redden noticeably.
* Shiho Munakata frequently glomps Yuuichi Tate in the early parts of ''Anime/MaiHime''. Mikoto does this to Mai from time to time, sometimes adding a SkinshipGrope or a self-inflicted MarshmallowHell for good measure. During the ending, Shizuru [=Glomps=] Natsuki from behind while Mai is preparing to sing karaoke.
** In the ''Anime/MaiOtome'' manga, Natsuki often gets this from her younger sister, Alyssa, and once gets it from her mother, Saeko.
* Sei Satou (the first "''Rosa Gigantea''") from ''LightNovel/MariaSamaGaMiteru'' is fond of glomping Yumi, the series protagonist.
** Youko, Sachiko's ''grande sœur'', once does this too, very much to Yumi's surprise since Youko is usually rather dignified.
* Sayaka Yumi from ''Anime/MazingerZ'' used it several times in many manga versions and continuities (albeit not so much in the anime adaptation). Remarkably, she resorts to them when Kouji is feeling gloomy. Her reaction when she met Kouji again after the FinalBattle in the GosakuOta manga? Glomping him. Her reaction in the ''Manga/ShinMazingerZero'' manga when Kouji got a IAmAMonster moment? Glomping him as declaring he is her ideal man.
** Erika used The Glomp with Kouji in episode 63, much to Sayaka's jealous wrath.
* Mayl/Maylu Sakurai is fond of doing this to Lan Hikari in ''Anime/MegaManNTWarrior''. And the boy ''still'' doesn't pick up that she's got a crush on him.
* In ''Manga/MidoriDays'', only the girl is in place of the guy's right hand, which can be awkward; Midori tends to forget the arm isn't meant to bend certain ways.
* In ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', Ino enjoys glomping Sasuke, much to his distaste.
** Sakura was not shy about doing this Sasuke, or rather attempting to, since he'd usually shove her away.
** Karin takes it up a notch in Part II. Even locking out Suigetsu so he couldn't interfere with her glomping time with Sasuke.
** Chapter 498 has an absolutely adorable/heartwarming moment where Naruto suddenly surprises his mother with a hug and cries while hugging her upon meeting her for the first time.
* One of the very few times this is PlayedForDrama is the OAV of ''Manga/NatsuENoTobira''. [[spoiler: When Marion is mourning for his friend Claude, who [[SpurnedIntoSuicide killed himself]] after giving him a failed AnguishedDeclarationOfLove, he has an ImagineSpot recreating what he belives it would've happened if he didn't reject the other boy. It has Claude glomping Marion and happily telling him "I love you".]]
* Asuka Langley Soryuu of ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' is not nearly as violent about it as some, but the way she adheres herself to Ryoji Kaji in episode 17 is clearly a glomp, much to his exasperation.
* The titular character of ''Anime/OjamajoDoremi'' glomps her fellow apprentices in the closing credits of the first series. (In the dub, this was shown in the ''opening''.)
** Hana-chan does this to Doremi in the first episode of ''Dokkan'' -- calling her "Mama" in front of her entire class to boot (and neither Doremi or Momoko realize it is the toddler until she says her name).
* A RunningGag in ''Manga/OnePiece'' revolves around [[ChivalrousPervert Sanji's]] failed attempts to glomp the sexy ladies, which usually ends with him flying face-first into a wall. Chopper on the other hand successfully glomps people whenever he gets scared or otherwise emotional.
** A more specific and adorable example: After the Straw Hats almost lose Robin in Enies Lobby, when they are back on the Merry together, Nami and Chopper glomp Robin.
*** In fact, they do so during an aforementioned glomp attempts from Sanji, intercepting Robin in the process.
** Luffy glomps Boa Hancock during the Whitebeard War. Her reaction is [[TheImmodestOrgasm interesting]].
** Luffy does this to Sabo while hysterically crying upon being reunited with him after 12 years of thinking he was dead.
** Charlotte Praline glomps her husband [[spoiler: Aladdin of the Sun Pirates]] during her introduction.
* Iris does this to Gene in ''Manga/OutlawStar''. Gene happily reciprocates, though...by [[HandsomeLech immediately grabbing her ass]].
** Fred loves doing this to Gene. Really loves it.
* Kairi has glomped Momo on occasion, as has Sae to Toji and other guys as well in ''Manga/PeachGirl''.
* In ''Manga/PitaTen,'' Misha ''loves'' to glomp Kotarou. Since she is at least one head taller than him, the sensation is uncomfortable to Kotarou, the nearby ones and the spectators...
* In ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', Ash's Gligar/Gliscor has a tendency to do this to him upon landing. While this was originally due to the fact that Gligar had trouble with flying and landing, as Gliscor he has been shown to have no issues with either. It is now purely out of affection.
** What ''should'' be a painful example would be Ash's Muk, a ''Poison''-type who tends to do this on people he likes (although Professor Oak seems to be a frequent target). No one seems to be hurt from it otherwise.
** During the Johto arc, when Ash and Misty were battling over a Totodile, Ash sends out Pikachu; Misty sends out Togepi. She tells Togepi to give Pikachu a great big hug, and he does just that. Between that and a Charm attack, Pikachu is sent running off the battlefield, since he wouldn't willingly hurt Togepi.
** Ash's Chikorita had a habit of running into Ash's arms. When it evolved into Bayleef, she didn't lose this habit, but unfortunately, her much larger size caused it to hurt Ash, and an entire episode was made out of this. She gets better, fortunately.
** James' Grass-type Pokemon glomp him upon being let out of their Poke Balls. One of them's [[HumanPincushion a cactus]]. Another's a venus flytrap.
** Bianca likes doing this to people and things she's fond of (or trying to do it, anyway).
* C-Ko Kotobuki is known to glomp A-Ko Magami on occasion in ''Anime/ProjectAKo''.
* Wakaba glomps the title character of ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'' all the time, and frequently goes for rides on her back after.
** It can get dangerous when they're both in front of an open window.
* In ''Manga/RozenMaiden'' Mi loves glomping Kanaria to the point that she gets friction burns from Mi rubbing faces with her. When Kanaria brought the other Maidens over she glomped them all too. They weren't amused and threw her off after a second.
* Memorably, in ''Manga/SaiunkokuMonogatari'', Kou Shuurei's FearOfThunder causes her to glomp onto -- of all people -- Ko Kijin. To make matters worse, Shuurei is disguised as a boy at the time.
* ''Manga/SchoolLive'': Yuki Takeya gives one to Yuri Wakasa near the end of the opening title song. One of the few scenes in the opening that does NOT change as the series progress. (The background does, but not the actual scene) [[spoiler:In view of the Big Reveal Yuki’s affectionate embrace is both touching and bittersweet.]]
* Enacted under similar circumstances in the second season of ''LightNovel/ShakuganNoShana'' by Shana and Yuji: once to intercept Yuji's fall following his possession at high altitude by Johann, and again in the final episode when she finds him after singlehandedly {{storming|TheCastle}} TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon in order to do so before he fades from existence.
* In ''VisualNovel/ShoujotachiWaKouyaOMezasu'', Yuuka does this to Buntarou when visiting his apartment with Atomu. Combined with a DynamicEntry as she's hiding behind Atomu and isn't visible until right before she leaps at him.
* Many girls in Rin's [[HaremGenre Harem]] in ''VisualNovel/{{Shuffle}}'' have done this.
* Usagi, [=ChibiUsa=], Ann, Rei and Fish Eye in regards to Mamoru in ''Anime/SailorMoon''.
* In ''Anime/SonicTheHedgehogTheMovie'', Tails' default reaction to [[FearOfThunder lightning]] involves glomping onto Sonic in his panic.
* Mihoshi from ''Manga/SoraNoManimani'' is a glomping machine, strong enough to knock down her usual target, [[HugeGuyTinyGirl Saku]].
* In the finale of ''Anime/SoundOfTheSky'' [[spoiler: Kanata and Kureha glomps the returning Rio]] to such degree that they all fly off screen.
* Manga/StrawberryShakeSweet: Julia does her best to keep herself from pouncing upon Ran, but sometimes [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c003/21.html Ran's cuteness]] is simply [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c003/22.html impossible to resist]]. Kaoru, on the other hand, is a [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c002/13.html happy glomper]].
* In ''Audioplay/StrikersSoundStageX'', Subaru's reaction to Teana upon reuniting with her after [[TimeSkip being separated for a year and a half]] due to joining different divisions [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/nanoha-subaru-having-a-gay-old-time-with-teana.jpg was this]]. Good grief, [[MemeticMutation rainbows]] ''[[MemeticMutation are]]'' [[HoYay straighter than Subaru]].
* In ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'''s OVA, the second episode starts with {{C|hildhoodFriendRomance}}olette glomping [[TheHero Lloyd Irving]]. It is to be noted that he runs towards her, and just before the glomp takes place, he moves himself to hug her.
* Happens frequently to Tenchi in all the various incarnations of ''Anime/TenchiMuyo''. Ryoko is the most common, but hardly the only, practitioner of this technique upon him.
* Yuki does one to Basara in episode 2 of ''LightNovel/TheTestamentOfSisterNewDevil'', shortly after he transfers into her school. Unfortunately she does it in front of the entire class, which not only angers [[ClingyJealousGirl Mio]], but all the guys in the school as well.
* Happens alot to Rito in ''Manga/ToLoveRu'' because, well, it's [[HaremSeries that type of series]]. [[GenkiGirl Lala]], [[ThirdOptionLoveInterest Run]] and [[LoveableSexManiac Momo]] being the main offenders.
** Special mention goes to [[PlantPerson Celine]], who, despite looking like a 1 year old toddler(she can walk, but not talk) is capable of flying glomp attacks that will both hit adults in the head and knock them over. Since the target is usually Rito (who she considers her parent), this hasn't helps his [[AccidentalPervert reputation]].
* In ''Manga/TokyoBabylon'', [[GenkiGirl Hokuto]] does this to her [[HalfIdenticalTwins twin brother]], Subaru.
* In episode 4 of ''LightNovel/UnlimitedFafnir'', Tear does this to Yuu after seeing him at the school.
* Ai from ''Manga/VideoGirlAi'' likes to do this to catch Youta's attention. When he continues to ignore her, she repeats the technique with her [[{{Fanservice}} bare chest]], with the [[{{Nosebleed}} expected result]].
* In ''Manga/TheWorldGodOnlyKnows'', Elsie is prone to this, to the discomfort of [[HatesBeingTouched Keima]] and [[{{Tsundere}} Hakua]].
* If there's a way to do this without arms, Mugetsu of ''Manga/XxxHolic'' has mastered it. Of course, he's even [[http://view.thespectrum.net/series/xxxholic-volume-05.html?ch=Volume+05&page=139 worse when he has them]]
* In the crossover series ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle'', Sakura is introduced as a character by glomping Syaoran.
* In ''Anime/YuGiOh'', Mana does this to the pharaoh after jumping out of a vase.
* In ''Anime/YuGiOhZexal'' Anna gives one to Yuma after their tag duel against Umimi and Tobio, causing both to fall down a flight of st
* Mikage once did a running glomp to Teito in ''Manga/ZeroSevenGhost'' complete with sparkles.
* Amy does this to Sonic all the time in ''Anime/SonicX''.

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* In ''ComicBook/AllFallDown'', Grace tackles Sophie with one of these after seeing her for the first time in months.
* In ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', it's a RunningGag that Hobbes (in Calvin's eyes, a six-foot tiger) always pounces on Calvin the moment he sets foor through the door after school. Mostly used for comedy, but one strip shows Calvin [[NoDialogueEpisode silently]] suffering through a terrible day, only for his mood to pick up when Hobbes pounces and very gleefully glomps him.
* ''Comicbook/{{Empowered}}'' does this twice with Ninjette. Complete with sound effect.
* ''ComicBook/LulaUndYankee'': Lula does the flying tackle version on her BF Yankee]] when he invites her for a trip to Paris.
* ''ComicBook/ScottPilgrim'': Knives does this to Scott in Book 2 [[spoiler: shortly before Scott dumps her]].
-->'''Knives:''' Attack hug!
* In ''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'' story arc ''ComicBook/{{Bizarrogirl}}'', Kara's Bizarro counterpart [[http://2.bp.blogspot.com/weAR9YPIU3QeM9F3pmfJFIuNfkaJB0V12SzYU7628rNCt4tbmJl8LXmjuiZ38PKeN3by5BhSqiAX=s1600 performs a flying tackle]] when she sees SelfDemonstrating/{{Bizarro}}.
* In the Titan Comic book adaptation of ''Series/DoctorWho'', Clara Oswald delivers an epic one on the Twelfth Doctor (with both her feet off the ground, yet!) at the end of the storyline "Clara Oswald and the School of Death".
* Comicbook/{{X 23}}, of all people, does one in ''ComicBook/AllNewWolverine #12'', particularly noteworthy because of her history of HatesBeingTouched. After believing [[spoiler: ComicBook/OldManLogan accidentally killed her younger clone/sister, Gabby, at the end of #11 while in a feral rage, she's about ready to abandon her recent swearing off of killing to put him down. Just as she's about to strike the fatal blow, Gabby appears and stops her. Laura is so overjoyed to see her she pulls her into a bear hug so fierce she actually ''lifts her off the ground''.]]
* This is done by Nightwing to Batman in one JLA issue where the League returned to present after saving Atlantis.
* One issue of the tie-in to ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'' has Stephanie Brown do this to Batman after he recovers from a near-case of dead. Making it funnier, Batman has no idea who she is (time-travel's involved), or why she's hugging him.

* '''DON'T try this in real life''', at least without the glompee's permission. If you don't have their permission, it could be considered ''physical assault''; a common motto of convention conduct policies is "Cosplay is not Consent." Even if you ''do'' ask before glomping, your or the subject might underestimate the force of your tackle-hug and at least one of you could end up with bruises, damaged costumes (cosplay is known for being expensive and/or delicate), broken ribs, or other sorts of nasty injuries, especially if there is a significant difference in weight and muscle power between the both of you. As a result, many {{Fan Convention}}s, where attendees have been known to glomp others, have outright banned the practice.
* You can bet a lot of VoiceActors are victims of this at anime conventions. There is a clip of Creator/VicMignogna [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6gngbvC14U getting glomped by several girls at once!]]
** Creator/TravisWillingham has been known to tell [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aABILfDUFw a story]] where someone tried to glomp him at his first con and he, not understanding what was about to happen, put his shoulder out like a football player trying to get through a tackle (the man is built like a linebacker, to boot). Suffice to say, he doesn't get glomped very often anymore.
* A fan once did this to Creator/GregAyres at the top of a flight of stairs while his back was turned, causing both to tumble down the stairs. Is it any wonder cons are cracking down on these?
* During an episode of ''Voiceprint with Trevor Devall and Guests'' interviewing Creator/ScottMcNeil, Scott admitted to being afraid of the very word, having once had his back injured in a glomping incident.

[[folder:Fan Works]]
* ''Fanfic/ACrownOfStars'':
** In chapter 22 [[spoiler:Misato]] glomps Shinji as soon as she saw him and Asuka. According the narration: "Shinji found himself tackled hard from behind by someone who began trying to squeeze the life out of him."
** In chapter 26 [[spoiler:Hikari]] glomps Asuka as hard that she's thrown both out of the chair and on the ground.
--->"Drink orders, not very much, but the people bringing the drinks will probably be happier to hear that Shinji would fight this time. Might save some trouble anyway, if you don't have a drink in your hand when she tackles you," Daniel said absently, reaching down for his coconut. "Four, three, two..."\\
This did not clear up Asuka's confusion. "What are you tal--" The tackle took her right out of the chair and into the sand beside her.\\
"ASUKA!OHMIGODYOU'REALIVEYOU'REALIVEI'MSOGLADTOSEEYOU!" The blue and brunette blur that had struck her finally resolved itself into an extremely excited Hikari Horaki.
** Used by Asuka on Shinji in [[http://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/a-crown-of-stars-nge-ou.11766/page-13#post-2562273 chapter 46]]. She tackled him onto the bunk behind him.
--->Shinji had just enough time to turn around before he was nearly tackled onto the bunk by a flying Eva Pilot. Asuka wrapped her arms around him and clung fiercely tight.
* Let's just say in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11886910/1/Gankona-Unnachgiebig-Unità Gankona, Unnachgiebig, Unità]]'', just like in ''[[Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia Axis Powers Hetalia]]'' canon, Italy can't help but glomp people.
* In ''Ghosts of the Past'', sequel of ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'', Carol does this to Harry after a bit of {{UST}} heavy amateur telepathic therapy. The result is a SleepCute adorable enough to give you cavities, but nothing more.
* In ''Fanfic/DoingItRightThisTime'', after running into one another and discovering they're both [[PeggySue time travellers]]...
--> Simultaneous mutual glomping is a hazardous activity even for professional anime characters on a closed screen, but somehow Asuka and Hikari managed not to hurt themselves.
* ''Fanfic/{{HERZ}}'': In chapter 3 [[StalkerWithACrush Kurumi]] glomped Shinji, much to his chagrin (since Kurumi can not get in her head he is married... and his wife is temperamental and very jealous).
* ''Fanfic/LastChildOfKrypton'': Performed by Asuka on Shinji in chapter 12 after their first kiss. Her flying tackle was so powerful that she sent both to the ground. The feat is even more impressive when you keep in mind she should not be capable to move him (because in this story he has Superman's powers).
* ''Fanfic/LastOneStanding'' features a particularly memorable instance of this trope. Just after Twilight Sparkle dies, she suddenly wakes up to being [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/72998/last-one-standing mob hugged by her friends]].
* Haruhi and Tsuruya glomp the already-hugging Nagato and Mikuru in ''Fanfic/KyonBigDamnHero'', [[spoiler:whilst Kyon is in a hospital recovering from being shot.]]
* Starfire's reaction during JLA Watchtower's Olympics plot when she sees that Nightwing had [[BackFromTheDead returned to life]]. Considering she had spent most of the time before that in an UnstoppableRage, it also lampshades that her moods can change ''rapidly'' and without a lot of warning.
* ''WebVideo/MiraiNikkiAbridged'':
-->'''Yuno:''' It's too much. I can't take it anymore! I MUST GLOMP YUKI!
* Done quite nicely in ''[[FanFic/TheVinylAndOctaviaSeries Vinyl and Octavia Machete Their Way Through The Jungle]]''.
-->"You finally called me Octavia!" Octavia squealed, leaping at Vinyl in some sort of hug attack.
* ''FanFic/TheInfiniteLoops'':
** [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Cheerilee]] is somewhat depressed after several loops. After explaining why to three of her fellow Loopers, they give her one of these to help cheer her up.
** [[WesternAnimation/WinxClub Musa]] does one to [[FoeYay Darcy]] when the latter starts Looping. Darcy, having just started Looping, sees it as an invasion of her personal space, but doesn't mind too much...
* "Fanfic/RemembranceOfTheFallen" has a positively-played example where Sobaru does this to Tia when she learns about Tia's brother Tiida's death and how Tia is now all alone. The feeling is reciprocated and Tia starts crying into Sobaru's chest.
* ''Fanfic/{{Intercom}}'' has Joy greet Riley this way when she first enters headquarters.
* In ''Fanfic/MabelInButterhurst'', Naomi does this upon meeting Mabel.
* ''Fanfic/{{Quizzical}}'':
** ''Thweet Geniuth'' -- The Hard Part:
--> “Quiz, you do know that you are about to get glomped but good, right?”
--> Quiz nodded. “I accept that you cannot resist, Sweetie Belle. Thank you for allowing me a moment to brace myself.”
** ''Thweet Geniuth'' -- Take The Last Train To Manehattan:
--> “Thank you, Applejack, thank you, thankyouthankyouthankyou…” Apple Bloom hit her sister with a full on flying hug that sent Applejack’s hat spinning into the air.
* Ha-chan does this to Brad several times in ''Fanfic/{{FREAKINGENSOKYO}}''.
* Katy, a little girl whom teen ComicBook/{{Cyclops}} befriends in ''Fanfic/XMenTheEarlyYears'', is prone to pounce-and-cuddle.
-->Before Jade could hand her a pass, an orange streak came out of nowhere and leaped in Scott's direction. The streak hit Scott with enough force that he staggered back a few steps and it seemed suddenly, almost out of nowhere, there was an eight-year old girl in Scott's arms, wrapped all around him.
* Doubling as MundaneUtility and ChekhovsSkill in ''Fanfic/PokemonResetBloodlines''. When Ash recaptures his Muk in the Gringy City Power Plant, he takes along his ''thirty-two'' Grimer friends, who are just as affectionate and hug-happy as their boss. They come in handy to scare off would-be poachers during the group's shopping spree in [[BreatherEpisode Chapter 31]], and later during [[WhamEpisode Chapter 34]] they use it to smother a group Wobbuffet to avoid getting Countered.

[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'': "I just wanna hug ya and squeeze ya and hold ya close to me...!"
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2'':
** Po and Tigress get into a fight which ends with Tigress glomping Po in the form of a CooldownHug to show how much she cares about him. [[spoiler:Po later glomps Tigress at the end of the film; the look on her face is ''priceless''.]] The rest of the Furious Five can only [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness stare in disbelief]]. Crane gets a [[JawDrop Beak Drop]].
** Then Po tries to BearHug Master Shifu, only to find he's {{Flash Step}}ped away. On his return Po's dad tries to glomp him, but Po's a bit too big and Mr. Ping just bounces off.
* Kida does this to Milo at the end of ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'' right after she is transformed back from her crystalline form.
* Esmeralda does to Quasimodo at the end of ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'' just right after [[BigBad Frollo]] falls to his doom, and Quasimodo is rescued by Phoebus.
* Part of a funny moment at the beginning of ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' where a wife glomps her returning husband, the force of which knocks him into the river.
* Jessie from ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'' loves this trope. She glomps Woody upon first meeting him -- one of many things that causes Woody to become "officially freaked out" in that scene. Jessie glomps Woody again at the end of the movie [[spoiler:after she and Woody have successfully escaped from the plane and landed safely behind Buzz on Bulleye's back.]] In ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'', Jessie glomps Buzz after he [[spoiler:rescues her in the trash compactor, gets crushed under a falling TV, and, just when everyone thinks he's dead, turns out to be not only alive but restored to his normal self.]]
* Sid from ''WesternAnimation/IceAge'' does this a lot, much to his pal Diego's displeasure.
* Mikey does this to Leo in ''WesternAnimation/{{TMNT}}'' when he finally returns home.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}'' the title character does this to Dimitri when he revives from his DisneyDeath near the end. His injuries make it [[FunnyMoments very painful.]]

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* While most warriors of the ''Franchise/StarWars'' universe would be fine with a handshake as a sign of friendship, the GentleGiant Chewbacca settles for no less than a big hug for anyone that he loves; this trait makes him no less manly for it all.
** The EU makes this into something of a Wookie ritual for old friends who have not seen each other in a long while or since before dangerous events.
* ''Film/ScottPilgrim'': As in the comic, Knives on Scott.
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfRobinHood'' ends with [[spoiler:the Merry Men glomping Robin and Marian; good thing Robin can Offscreen Teleport]].
* At the end of ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'', a stripper that Rockhound mentioned dropping a hundred grand on (which he is afraid he will be unable to pay back) by the name of Molly Mounds greets Rockhound on the tarmac after the survivors get home and hugs him so enthusiastically that they are both knocked to the ground.
* One of the most heartwarming scenes in ''Film/AcrossTheUniverse'' is towards the end, when Jude returns to the US legally. Max meets him at the airport and they share a massive man-hug.
* In both adaptations of ''Literature/{{Lolita}}'' when Dolores Haze departs for summer camp she suddenly rushes upstairs and hugs Humbert; in the 1997 version she actually wraps her legs around him and kisses him.
* Mary lands one of these on Steve in ''Film/AllAboutSteve'' at the hospital, nearly bowling him over.

* In ''Literature/DragonBones'', Ciarra greets her brother Ward this way. As he's a GentleGiant, he doesn't lose his balance at all, but picks her up to carry her around.
* Captain Kirk gets glomped by Prrgh, an acquaintance of his, in one of the ''[[ExpandedUniverse Captain's Table]]'' novellas. Since she's a CatGirl [[GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe Space Babe]], he doesn't mind.
* ''Literature/HarryPotter'':
** A ''flying'' broomstick-mounted tackle hug is a common reaction to winning Quidditch games.
** Neville gets glomped by every Gryffindor who can reach him when his house points win them the cup at the end of the [[Literature/HarryPotterAndThePhilosophersStone first book]].
** And in ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban Prisoner of Azkaban]]'', Sirius glomps Remus Lupin.
** When Harry [[spoiler: defeats Voldemort (or more accurately, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard provokes Voldemort into defeating himself)]]]] he gets glomped by [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters pretty much everyone]].
** In ''Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'', when Harry clinches their first Quidditch Cup win in seven years, practically the entire Gryffindor house attempts this all at once the very moment Harry returns to the ground.
** Hermione does this to Harry a couple of times, usually when they meet for the first time at the beginning of a given book.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* Chiana did this to John in an episode of ''Series/{{Farscape}}''; for effect, the camera tilted as she did so. She's more than a little insane at that point in the series.
* In ''Series/StargateSG1'', Vala likes doing this, usually after moments of extreme tension being resolved. One instance in "Line In The Sand", has Vala teleported to the presumably destroyed village that she was trying to protect. The village was revealed to be "out of phase" and unharmed, she responds by running up to and jumping on [[TheStoic Teal'c]], complete with wrapping her legs around him.
* On ''Series/TheOfficeUS'', Michael glomps Jim after learning that Jim and Pam are engaged.
* In the Japanese drama ''Series/NobutaWoProduce,'' Akira loves to unexpectedly hug Shuji. Cue the HoYay.
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'':
** Buffy glomps Willow in "Choices" after learning that Willow has decided to enroll at UC Sunnydale with Buffy, as opposed to Harvard, Yale, Oxford, or any of the other top colleges she got into. [[RomanticTwoGirlFriendship It's definitely appreciated.]]
** Buffy and Xander both glomp Willow in "Dopplegangland" when they realize she wasn't a vampire after all (following an earlier encounter with Willow's AU vampire counterpart). After they let her go, Giles glomps on her, prompting Willow's reaction:
---> '''Willow:''' It's really great that you missed me. Say, you didn't all just do a bunch of drugs, did you?
** In "Bad Girls" Buffy and Faith get [[InterplayOfSexAndViolence revved up killing vampires]] and [[HoYay dancing together]] at the Bronze. On seeing Angel, Buffy rushes up and leaps into his arms, wrapping her legs around him. As they CantHaveSexEver, Angel isn't as pleased as he should be, and makes a point of putting some personal space between them.
* [[Series/{{Scrubs}} JD]] occasionally attempts this tactic when trying to get a hug out of Dr Cox. Dr Cox does not appreciate it.
* Sonny did this to the AlphaBitch on the first episode of ''Series/SonnyWithAChance'', after which she informed her disbelieving target "Yeah, I'm a hugger."
* Abby in ''Series/{{NCIS}}''. She glomps everyone. A RunningGag is that she even does this when the glompee is injured.
* ''Series/{{Friends}}'': Monica glomps Chandler after he asks to move in together. As in literally catapults off the couch and into his arms, (thankfully he responds with equal enthusiasm and catches her).
* After watching everyone take Sawyer and Kate's return in ''Series/{{Lost}}'' season three in such a casual way, Hurley's high-velocity glomp to Sawyer ("DUDE! YOU'RE ALIVE!!!") is more than a little sweet.
* [[Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond Raymond]] tries to help Debra through that time of the month, and she suggests (aggressively) that he try a [[CooldownHug hug]]. After she simmers down, Ray brings it up again, and Debra loses her cool again. He tries to console her with a (rather aggressive) hug. It doesn't work.
* In ''Series/{{Smallville}}'':
** Chloe does this to Clark a lot of times. In "Zod", she does this to Clark when he returns from the PhantomZone and defeats Zod. She does it again in "Persona" after making sure he is [[spoiler:the real Clark, not Bizarro]]. Clark does it on a rare occasion in "Labyrinth" when [[spoiler:he thought she just died in his arms, but turned out AllJustADream]].
** Lois glomps Clark (complete with a running start) at the end of "Isis", when [[TheReveal he tells her that he's the Blur]]. It is funny in how it is violent enough to knock him to the floor.
* JB does this to Kuru in ''Series/TheElephantPrincess'', knocking him down to the ground, and destroying a party table.
* ''Series/DoctorWho''
** The show {{p|un}}aints Creator/VincentVanGogh in the episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E10VincentAndTheDoctor "Vincent And The Doctor"]] as extremely prone to mood swings. If he likes you, though, chances are very good he'll do this, for example when the Doc takes him to visit a Parisian Gallery where an art critic describes him as "the greatest artist of all time."
** And then in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia "Utopia"]], Jack glomps the TARDIS.
** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E13TheBigBang "The Big Bang"]], Amy glomps Rory when they are reunited in the museum. She also gives him a ShutUpKiss.
** Clara glomps the Doctor at the end of [[Recap/DoctorWhoS34E4Listen "Listen"]], despite [[HatesBeingTouched Twelve's open protests]].
*** An [[http://dontletgomyclara.tumblr.com/post/146121051575 alternate take]] of the hug that Clara gives the Twelfth Doctor at the end of [[Recap/DoctorWhoS34E1DeepBreath "Deep Breath"]] verges on being a glomp.
** Subverted in "World Enough And Time". Bill is trapped in a hospital after being [[UnwillingRobotization implanted with a bulky artificial heart unit]]. Her only friend is the hospital handyman, Mr Razor, whom she glomps when he finally agrees to help her escape.
--->'''Razor:''' When you hug me, it hurts my heart.\\
'''Bill:''' Ah, sweet.\\
'''Razor:''' No. Your chest unit. It digs right in.
* In [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries "The City on the Edge of Forever,"]] Bones gets one of these from Kirk near the end when the latter and Spock are overjoyed to finally find him, but [[spoiler:the happy celebrations are cut short because Edith Keeler is hit by a car seconds later.]]
* In ''Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace: TheMovie'', Alex glomps Max at the end after she wishes her brothers back into existence.
* In ''Series/{{Glee}}'', when Blaine transfers to [=McKinley=], he gets glomped by Kurt for his trouble. Of course, since they're madly in love it's definitely the second, bowled-over-with-affection kind of glomp.
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** Done by Arya to Jon in the second episode after he gives her a sword he had made for her before their family is separated. This is done to demonstrate that of all the Stark siblings, she has the closest relationship with Jon, despite sharing only a brief few seconds onscreen together in the previous episode, a plot point that the show was unable to go into for reasons of television and time limitations.
** Fastforward to Season 6 when Sansa arrives at Castle Black, she glomps Jon as well, which is indeed a very heartwarming moment after the hell that both siblings have been through. It’s also worth noting that the two never interacted onscreen together up until this point in the show, and their interactions are only seen in past memories the two have of each other and their family in the books -- though they and their family were separated very early on in both the television series and the books.
* In ''Series/DoubutsuSentaiZyuohger'', {{M|oodWhiplash}}isao hugs [[OnlySaneMan Yamato]] so hard he knocks him off his feet.
* In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', Cupids like to give people big naked hugs.
-->'''Dean:''' Is this a fight? ''Are we in a fight?''\\
'''Castiel:''' It's...their handshake.\\
'''Dean:''' Well I don't like it!\\
'''Castiel:''' Nobody likes it.
* In ''Series/{{Merlin}}'', Arthur proposes to Gwen and Gwen's response is The Glomp. Arthur is just confused and has to ask for clarification of her answer.
* An episode of the 1989 Indian medical show ''Lifeline'' has a particularly dark example. The PatientOfTheWeek consists of a couple with serious third degree burns. The guy was a greedy prick who only married his wife for the dowry money, and was contemplating divorcing her to marry a different woman just so he could extract a larger dowry payment. His wife refuses to grant him the divorce, so he sneaks up behind her, douses her with perfume, then [[KillItWithFire sets her ablaze with a lit match]]. Instead of panicking and screaming in terror and pain, the wife immediately glomps him. As a result, he suffers more serious burns than she does, and dies while she survives.

[[folder:Pro Wrestling]]
* Even Wrestling/MsChif, with her limited understanding of "[[NoSenseOfPersonalSpace personal space]]", has had a [=LuFisto=] aversion since Wrestling/{{SHIMMER}} Volume 26 when she was glomped while preparing for the then upcoming event.
* In a bit of {{foreshadowing}}, after Kimberly's SHINE losing streak came to an end, she glomped Wrestling/{{Daffney|Unger}}. Kimberly's HeelFaceTurn would be completed when she came to the aid of Daffney's All-Star Squad seven shows later in an effort to join the group and have friends. Speaking of the squad, glomps are common in Solo Darling matches, as she has [[CavalierCompetitor goodwill towards most of her opponents.]]
* Wrestling/{{Bayley}}, star struck to be in even a developmental farm league of Wrestling/{{WWE}}, eventually decided she wanted to hug everyone she met. Often without warning, she's just that happy to meet you, you see. It's become such a part of her character that she now uses a Glomp as her ''FinishingMove'', dubbed "Bayley-to-Belly". [[/folder]]

[[folder:Video Games]]
* In ''VideoGame/ZoneOfTheEnders: Fist of Mars'', The female lead character, Myona Alderan, achieves a most excessive glomp (even by glomp standards) by glomping the male lead, Cage Midwell, from a distance of over 30 meters, from one 'mech to another, in the middle of a battle being held high above the ground!
* Hilariously, VideoGame/{{Kirby}} gets a good glomp in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Brawl'' thanks to King Dedede spearing him from behind, affectionately patting him on the head, then dragging him off. Kirby looks utterly confused the entire time, even as he leaves a tiny skidmark from Dedede hauling him off.
* Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog gets glomped by Amy. Or at least he would be if Amy wasn't color blind. She can't seem to tell the difference between blue Sonic, black and red Shadow, and white colored Silver.
** She successfully glomps him in ''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed''... while he's in Werehog form. The one time she actually gets him, she thinks she has the wrong guy almost immediately afterward.
* "[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime GORON HUG!]]" Link responds to this like any rational person would -- by screaming and fleeing in terror.
* The final boss in ''VideoGame/ParasiteEve'' does this [[spoiler: when it crawls after you after you just pumped its body with bullets laced with Aya's DNA. The Glomp here equals TouchOfDeath]].
* Gandrayda features an atomic glomp -- literally -- in ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime3Corruption''. [[spoiler:When you fight her on the Pirate Homeworld, one of Gandrayda's attacks involves her glomping you and irradiating the hell out of you.]]
* [[VideoGame/{{Touhou}} Flandre does this to Marisa]] in Aozora-Market's ''{{Christmas|Special}} [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4HrI2qcNQ8 Present]]'', complete with audible ''CRACK''!
* [[VideoGame/FirstEncounterAssaultRecon Alma]] manages to turn glomping into NightmareFuel in ''Project Origin''. Whatever happens, ''do not let her.'' Project Origin practically runs on the glomping into NightmareFuel conversion. Everytime she shows up, you have to fight her off. So much glompage ensues. Hilarity does not, however.
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII''. Rinoa does this to Squall when he is sent to wake her up on the Timber Forest Owls train.
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX''. Garnet/Dagger glomps Zidane in the final scene of the game, when she learns that he's still alive.
* In the ''Franchise/{{Disgaea}}'' Drama CD, [[Characters/DisgaeaHourOfDarkness Flonne]] practices to a recital, but when it is time no one shows up. She is driven to tears, but sings her heart out even without an audience. When she is done someone starts to clap, turns out [[Characters/DisgaeaHourOfDarkness Laharl and Etna]] came after all. This touches her so greatly, that she starts to cry tears of joy and glomp Laharl as hard as she can.
* Franchise/{{Neptunia}} has Neptune glomping Noire. Now, watch the last third of [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6khUY64rgs this video]].
* ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'' has just one. [[HoYay Zelos glomps Lloyd]] during a scene at Altessa's house, while trying to force Lloyd to eat. [[spoiler: It could be a disingenuous glomp though. Zelos has drugged the food.]]
--> '''Zelos:''' ''[glomp]'' Cause we're best friends, right? I'm worried about you. You've got to be tired.
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'': This is what Yuna seems to be going for in the [[BittersweetEnding ending]] (towards Tidus, who reciprocates her feelings), but [[spoiler:she just crashes straight through him and lands hard]]. The [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2 sequel]] has a much happier result. If you got the GoodEnding.
* If you make Leon of ''VideoGame/RuneFactory4'' jealous, he'll glomp Frey and tell her they don't spend enough time together, so he's not going to let her go for a while. His polygon model even animates for the glomp, though the 2D sprite that talks doesn't.
** Amber frequently glomps onto Lest as well. The game itself even refers to it as a glomp.
* This is a recurring gag in the ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' series, with Sora normally doing the glomping, mostly towards his close friends. He's also been glomped himself in ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII'', first by Simba (well... a lion version of a glomp; upon reuniting), then by Tron (after defeating the Master Control Program), then by [[spoiler: Kairi (after reuniting with her in The World That Never Was)]], then finally by [[spoiler: Donald and Goofy (upon returning home)]].
* [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Goodra's]] ''VideoGame/PokemonXAndY'' Pokédex entry states that it likes to hug its trainer, leaving them [[CoveredInGunge covered in slime]].
* In the 3DS remake of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden'', Celica greets Alm with one upon being reunited with him after seven years.

[[folder:Visual Novels]]
* In ''VisualNovel/GrisaiaNoRakuen'' Millie runs straight for Yuuji to give a tackling hug, but instead ends up meeting his fist, [[WouldHitAGirl which he put directly in front of her face.]] She's overjoyed, though. All's well that ends well?
* In ''VisualNovel/DisgaeaInfinite'', You can mind-control Laharl into glomping Jennifer. She makes a remark about him going through puberty after he regains control over himself and freaks out.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* It is very much in character for GenkiGirl Clau, from ''Webcomic/M9Girls'', to [[http://m9girls.com/webcomic/en/school-routine/ glomp her boyfriend]] when she finally sees him.
* In [[http://friendlyhostility.com/d/20041208.html this]] ''Webcomic/FriendlyHostility'' strip, Fox pounce-glomps his boyfriend for getting him the email address of his favorite Fanta dancer.
* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', The Glomp is usually a good thing, with the Glompee being, at worst, neutral. For a long time, "* GLOMP* " actually became a word for greeting new members on the forums. [[MemeticMutation Among other things]].
** And while the word isn't used in the strip to describe it, [[http://egscomics.com/?date=2002-03-29 this definitely qualifies]]. [[http://egscomics.com/?date=2002-10-24 This one]] comes with a bonus BrickJoke, but without a [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes stuffed tiger]]).
** In an early strip, [[http://egscomics.com/?date=2004-11-09 Ellen Glomps Grace using a Tackle Hug]]. Note Grace's WingdingEyes.
** [[http://egscomics.com/?date=2005-03-30 This strip]] uses the "word of the day" approach.
** Mini-glomp? [[http://egscomics.com/?date=2007-03-31 You bet.]]
** A [[http://egscomics.com/?date=2005-02-14 pounce-glomp]]. [[http://egscomics.com/?date=2008-05-19 A surprise tackle-glomp.]] Grace is definitely [[CuddleBug one for glompage]].
** [[http://egscomics.com/?date=2008-06-18 Catalina Bobcat Glomps Tedd]].
** [[http://egscomics.com/?date=2008-07-04 Grace Glomps Ellen back!]].
** [[http://egscomics.com/?date=2011-09-22 Grace glomps]] Ellen ''and'' Tedd.
* From ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'': [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0393.html BULL RUSH TACKLE HUG!]]
** [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0131.html After]] 637 [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0768.html strips]], Haley finally gets the chance to Glomp her father.
** [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0665.html Celia glomps Roy]] after [[spoiler:he's brought back from the dead.]] (Warning: link is spoilerrific.)
* Kiki from ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance''. One word: [[http://www.sluggy.com/daily.php?date=060306 Hugamundo!]]
** Not to overlook how Riff appears to be a glomp-magnet for Zoe's little sister Min...
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''. [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20070131 Glomp, 4th panel.]]
** Zoing [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20120227 "Glomph"-s his long-unseen creator]].
* A drunk Faye does this to Hanners in ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'', leading to the latter passing out due to severe OCD and an inability to handle physical contact. "NO HUGGING! NO HUGGING!"
** And then there's [[http://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1608 Glompocalypse!]]
* After his return from the Plane Of Suck, ''Webcomic/LookingForGroup'''s (''undead omnicidal warlock'') Richard is glomped by [[TheHero Cale]].
* Lemmy gives a very exuberant glomp to Sylvia in [[http://www.fanboys-online.com/index.php?comic=130#60/index.php?comic=130#60 this]] ''WebComic/{{Fanboys}}'' strip.
* Yuki does it to both Zii and Gary at times in ''Webcomic/MenageA3''. And in [[http://www.ma3comic.com/strips-ma3/omigosh-band-hug/ this strip,]] Izz and Yuki add themselves to a GroupHug with low-velocity glomps, each marked by an UnsoundEffect, to Sonya's increasing discomfort.
* In ''Webcomic/{{Candi}}'', Jess insists that the easily-affectionate title character hug her so that Jess can get over her instinctually violent response to physical contact. When Candi refuses out of fear, Jess chases her through the house and finally delivers a flying-tackle glomp. Candi then hugs her back, thinking "Amateur."
* Rather impressive one in [[http://megatokyo.com/strip/1249 this strip]] of ''Webcomic/MegaTokyo''.
* [[http://www.faans.com/index.php?p=1595 This page]] from ''Webcomic/{{Fans}}'' (scroll to the bottom) has Aly glomping Rikk, indicating their reconciliation.
* [[GenkiGirl Keira]] from ''Webcomic/{{Bardsworth}}'' does this a lot.
* A normal glomp may be bad enough, now just imagine what it must be like for the glompee when the glomper has [[http://www.spinnyverse.com/index.php?id=18 six arms and super strength]] as in this example from the Krakow Studio comic ''Webcomic/{{Spinnerette}}''.
* Judging by her first appearance in the comic, Serrin from ''Webcomic/MurphysLaw'' considers this an appropriate greeting for armed strangers.
* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'': [[CatGirl Nepeta]] to [[TheBigGuy Equius]]: [[UnsoundEffect Pouncegreet! Tackleslide!]]
* ''Webcomic/BetweenFailures'' has Nina giving one to Ed before they're properly introduced.
* ''Webcomic/WapsiSquare'' features Monica [[http://wapsisquare.com/comic/glomp/ glomping a kitten]].
* In ''Webcomic/OverlordAcademy'', Nova tackelhugs Thae with so much force that she [[http://overlordacademy.comicgenesis.com/d/20100318.html knocks her]] [[http://overlordacademy.comicgenesis.com/d/20100401.html to the ground]].
* Blinky the world's loviest pillbug from the ''Webcomic/{{Insecticomics}}'' is fond of doing this, often accompanied with a delighted "SQUEEEEEEEE!"
* [[http://girlyyy.com/go/120 Page 120]] of ''Webcomic/{{Girly}}''. After the big love confession, Winter gets promptly love glomped by Otra. [[spoiler:And gets regular loved behind a bush]]
* ''Webcomic/EerieCuties'': Mr. Wolfhart's reaction when [[ItMakesSenseInContext Ace goes to school as a boy]], [[GenderBender but comes home as a girl]]...
--> '''Mr. Wolfhart:''' ''[glomps Ace]'' I've always wanted a daughter!
* In ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'', [[http://www.sinfest.net/view.php?date=2012-05-15 Fucshia's response to encouragement.]]
* Sandra from ''Webcomic/SandraAndWoo'' gives her boyfriend Cloud one that knocks his socks off after [[http://www.sandraandwoo.com/2011/12/22/0336-the-poem-iv/ getting a love poem by him]]. Woo also occasionally [[http://www.sandraandwoo.com/2011/12/08/0332-fashion-tip-ii/ tackles]] Sandra.
* ''Hex'' of all people does this to Rogue in ''Webcomic/ExterminatusNow''. Adding "Never ever leave again" leaves Rogue scared. Confused and scared.
* In ''Webcomic/DominicDeegan'' Luna walks out of the panel when [[spoiler:Dominic proposes.]] After a BeatPanel she calls from off-panel that she "wanted a running start" before making a flying glomp tackle.
* [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Lettie]] from ''Webcomic/{{Crankrats}}'' has a bad habit of hugging people's faces.
* [[http://jaynaylor.com/betterdays/archives/2008/01/chapter-20-the-8.html This]] strip of ''Webcomic/BetterDays'' when Fisk returns home from the Battle of Mogadishu.
* In ''Webcomic/SandraOnTheRocks'', Lavali [[http://www.sandraontherocks.com/strips-sotr/me-hee-hee-heeeeeee executes a rather sedate glomp]] onto her brother Alex, marked as such with an UnsoundEffect, when she needs comfort after a break-up.
* Alice [[http://collar6.com/archive/collar-6-465 shows how it's done]] (to a willing victim) in ''Webcomic/{{Collar 6}}''.
* ''Webcomic/{{Archipelago}}'' has a [[http://thearchipelago.smackjeeves.com/comics/2174092/book-10-page-199 particularly adorable example.]]
* [[LoveInterests Qiu Tong]] often does this to [[ButchLesbian Sun Jing]] out of affection (and possibly [[SchoolGirlLesbians latent romantic interest]]) in ''Webcomic/TheirStory''. Sun Jing's [[LuminescentBlush reactions]] indicate that she hardly minds.
* ''Webcomic/TheWhiteboard'': Nothing says "I love you" like playing [[Franchise/{{Alien}} facehugger]] on one's loved ones. Just ask [[http://www.the-whiteboard.com/autowb399.html Tawny]] and [[http://www.the-whiteboard.com/autotwb2085.html Robin]], both of whom wrap around the head of their respective targets.
* In ''Webcomic/{{PS238}}'', Julie has a tendency to do this to Moonshadow whenever she gets excited. Unfortunately for him, she also tends to forget that she has SuperStrength when she gets excited...
* For Michelle, in ''Webcomic/{{Rhapsodies}}'', it's virtually the same as a [[http://rhapsodies.wpmorse.com/comic/rhapsodies-date-13/ handshake.]]

[[folder:Web Original]]
* In ''WebAnimation/ThereSheIs'', Doki does this to Nabi ''constantly''.
* Natalie Tran of WebVideo/CommunityChannel describes [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSinrR1SHVA&feature=sub her first experience with glomping here.]]
* Alice, the Fanfic/AntiClicheAndMarySueEliminationSociety's resident Glomper, takes the glomp from a show of affection to an ''art form''. She once glomped ''[[EldritchAbomination Cthulhu]]''.
* In the 2012 Valentine's Day GoogleDoodle, this is how the boy knows the girl likes him.
* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick, mourning the death of Dark!Nella, is surprised to find the [[spoiler:non-clone]]Nella come running out of the ocean and deliver a sopping wet Glomp.
* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'':
** In Volume 3, this is how Penny greets Ruby. Because Penny is a RobotGirl, the tackles knocks both Ruby to the ground and the wind from her lungs.
** When Weiss realizes that Yang is in the bandit camp, she decides to escape from her cage by openly using her Semblance to summon her Knight clone. When she reaches Yang's side, they are initially prepared to fight the bandits back-to-back until Raven calls them off and decides the girls' need to hear a few home truths in private. Just before they follow Raven into her tent, Weiss tackles Yang in a fierce hug, emphatically declaring how much she has missed her. Initially startled, Yang hugs her back and tells Weiss that she's missed her, too.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* In the ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGalaxyRangers'' episode "Trouble at Texton", Shane was caught in a particle accelerator and made a HeroicSacrifice to protect his team mates. When he comes BackFromTheDead courtesy of an extra-dimensional entity, Niko's reaction is to almost tackle him.
* Done in ''WesternAnimation/AlphaAndOmega'' by [[ShrinkingViolet Lilly]], when she finds out that [[TheAce Garth's]] [[{{Jerkass}} Father]] has just [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CaiRdZMy_zs relented to allowing an Alpha and Omega to wed.]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/AsToldByGinger'' when Courtney sees Ginger and her friends hugging she asks [[BetaBitch Miranda]] why they never do it. Miranda glomps her for a moment before deciding "there there, that's quite enough of that"
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'':
** Zuko gets a LuminescentBlush when Toph does this to him in the GrandFinale. You'd think he'd be used to getting that from girls by now...
** [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Ty Lee]] makes a habit of this, and of course [[{{Kuudere}} Mai]] is her most common target.
* In the episode "Curse of the Kobra (Part II)" of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'', Terry rescues his best friend Max from the Cobra cult and she's so glad to see him that she gives him a very cute glomp... which is ruined seconds later as he breaks free because he had four cracked ribs from trying to save her the first time.
* Kiina glomps Berix in ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}: The Legend Reborn''.
* In the live-action segments of ''WesternAnimation/{{Caillou}}'', Rexy is very fond of giving these to the other characters of the segment, Teddy and Gilbert.
* ''WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers'': In the episode, "The Dead Seas", Gi accidentally ran into Kwame while he was planting seedlings.
* Chip in ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'' is a frequent recipient of these, almost always from Dale. A notable occurance was when Chip is believed to have been killed after a gypsy's prediction begins coming true, only to appear unharmed after narrowly avoiding the [[spoiler: falling trunk containing the other imprisoned Rangers that was meant to kill him]]. Unfortunately, Dale's overjoyed glomp after seeing him alive and well interrupted a much more welcome hug from Gadget...
** Chip also received several from StalkerWithACrush Tammy.
** Dale was on the receiving end of one or two [[ShipTease from Foxglove]] in her single appearance.
* Near the end of the ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'' finale, Danny gets triple glomped by Sam, Jazz and Tucker respectively. He collapses.
* Ed from ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' has Edd and Eddy in a tight hug practically every episode. ("HUG ME!")
* Bloo does this to Mac in the opening of ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends''.
%%* GIR from ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZIM''.
* WesternAnimation/KimPossible glomped Ron when he saved the day at the end of the episode, "The Fearless Ferret".
** Under the influence of a [[EmotionBomb Moodulator chip]] in "Emotion Sickness", Shego dragged Drakken into a photo booth. The resulting PhotoBoothMontage ends with a picture of her pouncing on him.
* In ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'', of all places. On the final episode of the three part "The Savage Time" when half of the Leaguers come back from time travel, Superman finds that Batman is in fact alive and well and glomps him. This causes an awkward pause of Batman staring at him from inches away and very dryly asking: "Am I missing something here?"
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': Kaeloo does this to Mr. Cat in one episode after the latter asked if he could team up with her for a game.
* WesternAnimation/PepeLePew frequently does this in ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' shorts, particularly to cats who have accidentally acquired a white paint stripe down their backs.
* ''WesternAnimation/MakingFiends'' has Mr. Huggles, the fiend Vendetta allowed Charlotte to create after a magazine test declared her more evil than Vendetta. It's raison d'etre is to charge at people and grab them in a big, fuzzy hug while declaring, "I love you!"
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Motorcity}}'', Texas does this to Julie at the end of "Off the Rack."
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** Fluttershy glomps Pinkie Pie in the episode "Over a Barrel" when she returns from the Buffalo Camp.
** Pinkie Pie glomps Twilight in 'Too many Pinkie Pies'. "Hugs are funrific, especially when you wrap one around a friend!"
** Spike also glomps Fluttershy in "Feeling Pinkie Keen" when he finds out she hasn't exploded twice.
** Ms. Cheerilee does this to Big Mac in "Hearts And Hooves Day" when she rushes out of the dressing room after wearing a wedding veil, as the latter waits in the pit. Fortunately, the love poison spell inflicted on them is broken by the time she jumps in.
** Discord glomps Fluttershy when they're reunited at the end of "To Where and Back Again."
* Bob from ''WesternAnimation/ReBoot'' is frequently glomped by Enzo. In fairness, it's more flying tackle and less hug and Bob is usually pinned. It is meant as a sign of affection, however.
** Marvelously parodied in season three. By this time Enzo has grown up into a huge muscle-bound man and is attacked in this way by another child. At first you think he is about to receive a taste of his own medicine, only for the boy to bounce harmlessly off of his enormous chest.
** Later in the same season. After [[spoiler:realizing his search is over and he's finally found Bob, he rushes forward as if to tackle him like old times. Bob ''very'' quickly stops him, saying, "I think you're a little too big for that."]]
** The end of Season 3 after the big reboot where kid Enzo reappears and glomps Bob before asking "Who's the [[FutureMeScaresMe big ugly green guy?]]" about adult Enzo. He later warms up to Matrix and starts idolizing him, though, even attempting to glomp him at some point, only to bounce off his chest just like the previously mentioned boy.
** Enzo getting glomped by [=AndrAIa=] earlier in the season. Not that he seemed to mind.
* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' where Angelica is supposedly moving away she confesses to the babies that they're her best friends. When they find out she's not moving, they all Glomp her while she furiously tries to deny that she was telling the truth.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
** Happens in the beginning of the episode 'Flaming Moe's' in one scene in which Bart gets glomped and kissed by Susan, one of Lisa's friends, in a 'Truth or Dare' game.
** "Marge in Chains": In one of the conjugal visit trailers, Marge aggressively glomps Homer for sex, which then turns over the trailer.
--->'''Homer''': Honey, I don't know what you're feeling, right now. So I don't want to push anything. We can just hold hands or sit and talk...\\
''[Marge, overwhelmed with feelings of lust, immediately glomps Homer aggressively]''\\
'''Homer''': Whoa!
* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'':
** Starfire is fond of glomping well...everyone.
--->'''Starfire''': Oh, hello long-lost friend!! You remember me, yes?\\
'''Terra''': Of course, Starfire. I still have bruises from the last time you hugged me.
** Beast Boy does it to Raven in the season 4 finale. She tells him to knock it off.
** Strangely enough, Raven, (of all people) does something like this to Beast Boy (of all people) after [[spoiler: her heart has been broken by {{Ma|ilerDaemon}}lchior and Beast Boy comes to console her]]. However, since this is more a case of being extremely depressed, lonely and wanting some sort of comfort, rather than being truly happy to see him, it's debatable whether this counts. The jump-on-and-hug-tightly physical actions are played straight.
** At the end of "The End" arc, Raven glomps Robin.
* On ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'', Elmyra does this to any and all animals, sometimes to the point of hurting them.
** Pepe's successor, Fifi La Fume when pursuing TT characters such as Furball, Calamity Coyote and Little Beeper.
* Sierra from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaWorldTour'' does this a lot to Cody.
%%* In ''{{Transformers}}'', Starscream [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ce_VOlRTT_8 once glomped Megatron]].
* An example appears in ''WesternAnimation/{{WITCH}}'', in the episode "T is for Trauma". Eric receives a glomp from Hay Lin after complimenting her new braces. Unlike a lot of other examples on this page, Eric immediately reciprocates, wrapping his arms around Hay Lin as she takes him to the ground.
* In the fourth episode of the second season of ''WesternAnimation/WinxClub'', the pixies do this to Aisha after escaping from lord Darkar.
** Stella usually to Brandon when she is happy.
* In "Ransom Of Scooby Chief", the season finale of ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooAndScrappyDoo'', Scrappy gives one to Scooby after they've been reunited.

[[folder:Real Life]]
* Baby orangutans, gorillas, and several other primates instinctively locks their arms around their mothers and do not let go for ''anything'' for the first four to six months of their lives. This makes caring for orphaned primates especially challenging, as they will try to keep a death-grip on their human caregivers 24/7.
* At the 2014 World Championships, US gymnast Mykayla Skinner hit the best floor routine of her career up to that point in the event finals. Her teammate Simone Biles was ''very'' [[https://youtu.be/_zbTz1wDtPk?t=1m50s excited about it]].