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The random and gratuitous dinosaurs are practically everywhere in the and Dragon Ball setting. "Fly home safely, and look out for rampaging dinosaurs!"
Dragon Ball Z The hentai fantasy anime has soldiers riding dinosaur-like creatures.
Dragon Knight 4: Wheel of Time A Mazinger Z applied this trope. The spin-off Big Bad used an army of dinosaurs to try and conquer another lands.
: Tezuka's The Prince of Tennis amazing tennis move is what really killed the dinosaurs.
The card game has a dinosaur type. Among the animes, Dinosaur Ryuuzaki (Rex Raptor), Yu-Gi-Oh! GX's Tyranno Kenzan, and Zexal's Rikuou and Kaiou use dinosaur-themed decks.
: To date, four of the seven main protagonists have a dinosaur Digimon Mon. ( two Agumons, Guilmon, and Shoutmon)
Chibi-Usa of befriended a Nessie-like dinosaur in one episode.
Sailor Moon Technically, that would be a plesiosaur and not a dinosaur, but close enough.
An episode of took place on a planet populated by dinosaurs. The episode was titled Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs "Oh Boy! Dinosaurs!", appropriately enough.
has dinosaurs on a few of the planets, which are inexplicably identical to various species that once roamed the Earth. The level of dinosaurs a planet has is actually a pretty good way to measure its age. The young planet Juno has quite a few, although they're now threatened by humans and other introduced mammal species; the older Delta Belune also has dinosaurs, but they're small and birdlike; Kallamity, supposedly the oldest inhabitable planet, doesn't seem to have any dinos at all.
The Five Star Stories In , Diego Brando becomes a Wereraptor after he gains a stand ability.
Steel Ball Run isn't a strict example as it's focused completely on dinosaurs, not just throwing them in for Dinosaur King Rule of Cool. But consider this: In Japan it was preceded by an insect-battling game called Mushi King. Then the designers sat down to plan a spinoff and asked themselves "What's better than insects?" before concluding that Everything's Better with Dinosaurs.
. Just... Getter Robo. If there's room for a dinosaur at any given time, then they Getter Robo will be there. And it will be awesome.
Dinosaur mecha piloted by dinosaurs. YEAAAAAH
The School Festival arc in has the engineering club construct a robotic Mahou Sensei Negima! T. rex because it would make the festival parades that much more awesome. This fooled The Hero at first since it was so life-like. They occasionally go berserk (though no one is ever hurt), giving the author the opportunity to have the lead heroine slice off its head with her BFS since it was a robot.
In Law of Ueki Plus the main characters ride into the Big Bad 's lair on a Tyrannosaurus rex, destroying a tower and defeating a bunch of guards all in one fell swoop.
Gon has a miniature T. rex for a protagonist, fighting large modern mammals most of the time. No, palaeontologist did not hang himself so that you could use his corpse as a swing.
has "Red Flag" Diez Drake, a pirate captain and former Rear Admiral of the Marines that has eaten a Devil Fruit that turns him into a tyrannosaurus. One Piece This is pretty much par for the course in , though.
One Piece The island of Little Garden, which is populated by Dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures.
Doraemon and the main cast often encounter dinosaurs in their adventures. It helps that the series has a Time Travel theme.