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Happens several times to Index’s on .
A Certain Magical Index episodes 1 and 2
AIR Played for Drama in the film where Gabu the wolf desperately fights his hunger when his best friend Mei the goat Arashi No Yoru Ni offers himself as a meal to Gabu.
In episode 10 of to Aika.
ARIA Origination Happens alot to Akihisa in .
Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu Happens to Lync in episode 11.
Bakugan New Vestroia Happens a lot in Battle B*Daman. most notably during the neon city story arc
Happens a lot in and it's Ben-To awesome.
Sven's stomach growls constantly through episodes 1 and 2 of .
Black Cat Happens in to Orihime a few times after she denied being hungry when Kukaku Shiba served Ichigo's group dinner. This also happens to Rukia during a flashback to her days as a rookie Soul Reaper.
Bleach Happens in in episode 1.
Brave 10 Happens to Chihaya in episode 8 of .
Chihayafuru Happens in episode 16.
Chobits Happens in episode 19.
Code Geass In episodes 41, and 43 of it happens.
D.Gray-Man In , Hei's stomach sometimes does this at moments that derive humor from him being a Darker Than Black Big Eater.
This trope didn’t occur much on , although it was mentioned several times.
Digimon One occurrence: During the episode, “The Birth of Greymon”, Izzy’s stomach growls while he’s trying to figure out how the Digivice works.
In another episode late in the second season, when Cody and his grandfather are about to eat dinner, Armadillomon’s stomach growls. This causes Cody’s grandfather to figure out that Armadillomon wasn’t really a doll.
Yolei's stomach growls in the episode where she and Sora go to Russia.
Yolei: (after her stomach growls)
I guess we don't need a translator to explain that.
: We may not understand each other, but growling tummies are universal.
Guilmon's stomach growled in the third season episode, "Homeward Bound".
Agumon's stomach growls on the first episode of the fifth season, "Savers/Data Squad".
Shoutmon's stomach growls in an episode of the new season, .
Digimon Xros Wars Goku’s stomach growls numerous times on .
Dragon Ball Z Ai in . Since Ai is a werewolf, her stomach growls are enough to frighten people.
Dragon Crisis! Happens alot in episode 9 of .
Fairy Tail In it happens in episodes 4 and 10
Fate/stay night Happens to Yuki in episode 14 of .
Fruits Basket In , Miaka and Tamahome are about to have sex before the Fushigi Yuugi Final Battle (in spite of Miaka's Virgin Power, just in case Tamahome dies). Just before they go all the way, Miaka's stomach grumbles, which creates a lot of awkwardness. (Miaka is embarrassed, and Tamahome loses his mojo.)
In the pilot of , Van's growling stomach is the only warning that he's about to collapse from hunger. Happens to other characters later in the series, too.
Hamtaro While the Ham-Hams are making a big birthday cake for Stan and Sandy, Boss’ stomach growls in the process. After they finish, Hamtaro and Bijou admire the cake, and both their stomachs growl at the exact same time.
In another episode this happens to Nin-Ham. He was hungry after his long journey.
In it happens in episodes 21, and 22.
Honey and Clover : This happens to Inu-Yasha and Shippo in the begining of episode 136.
InuYasha Happens to Usi Kenta in the anime in episodes 3, 5, and 17.
Karin In an episode of , Kirby gets stranded on a desert island with Tiff, Tuff, Fololo, and Falala. While Tiff tries to think of a way to get off the island, her stomach growls, and they forage for food.
Kirby of the Stars Happens in episode 9 of .
Koi Koi 7 It happens in episode 8 of .
La Corda D'oro Numerous times in
Lucky Star Happens to Aliviss in episode 47.
MÄR Happens to Genki on an episode of and to Suezo on another episode, but it surprisingly never happened to Mocchi considering that he's the one who's always hungry.
Monster Rancher Happens to various characters in , most often Naruto himself. It also happens to Sakura in the first episode, because not only had she skipped breakfast as Kakashi-sensei had instructed her, but she had skipped dinner the night before in a misguided attempt to keep a slim figure so Sasuke would like her better.
Naruto Episode 3 of it happens to Shion.
No. 6 Oz's stomach growls when he gets thrown in the B-rabbits home, in episode 3 of .
Pandora Hearts Happens to Panty and Stocking in episode 11 of .
Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt Happens multiple times on .
Pokémon Ash’s stomach growled countless times throughout the series.
Pikachu's stomach growls in "Electric Shock Showdown" and "Crisis from the Underground Up".
It happened to Meowth in "Go West, Young Meowth".
Jessie's stomach growls in "Here Comes the Squirtle Squad".
May's stomach growled in "You Never Can Taillow".
It also happens once to Max.
Happens twice to Ash's Totodile in "The Totodile Duel".
Misty's Togepi suffers one of these on "Pikachu's Vacation".
Happens many times to Dawn's Piplup as well.
And to her Pachirisu as well, in "A Lean Mean Team Rocket Machine"
It's also happened to Ash's Larvitar in the episode "Here's Lookin' at you, Elekid!".
And Ash's Turtwig in "Different Strokes for Different Blokes".
Happens to Iris' Axew on "Scraggy and the Demanding Gothita".
It also happens to both Korrina and her Lucario in episode 30 of XY.
Happens to Ranma of in episodes 92, and 84.
Ranma ½ In an episode of , Serena's stomach growls while she’s playing paparazzi.
Sailor Moon Happens in Episode 18 of Saint Seiya Omega to Aria.
Happens to Nanami while talking to Sorata at school in episode 5 of . Sorata offers her a snack he was holding for Mashiro, but she declines it initially, claiming to be on a diet. However, her stomach growls again, and she reluctantly takes it. The more likely reason this happened was because Nanami Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo didn't have enough money to buy food due to saving up for school on her own.
Happens to Masa in episodes 1 and 2, because he doesn't have any money as a samurai.
Sarai-ya Goyou An unconventional example appears in chapter 77 of . In the middle of a Student Council meeting about cafeteria menus, Aria gave out one that others initially thought was due to the topic of discussion. It turned out it was due to Seitokai Yakuindomo Potty Emergency—she administered herself an enema .
for the sake of masturbation It happens in episode 15.
Skip Beat! Episode 14 of , it happens to Lina.
Slayers Universe Happens in Episodes 11 and 12 of to Serika.
Space Brothers Happens in in episode 3.
Special A Happens to Lawerence in episode 7 of .
Spice and Wolf 2 Happens in Episode 1 of to Wako.
Star Driver Happens to Kantaro of in episode 8.
Tactics This occurred once on an episode of .
Tenchi Universe Happens several times in episode 4 of .
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Happens to Father Abel in episode 3.
Trinity Blood Tiaga's stomach growls in episode 1 of .
Toradora! Happens a lot in , especially to Hige.
Wolf's Rain Happens in alot.
WORKING!! Happens to in the episode "Just An Old Cut-Up".
Wowser In episodes 2 and 3 of , Merry Nightmare's stomach growls.