* Happens several times to Index’s on ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex''.
* ''VisualNovel/{{AIR}}'' episodes 1 and 2.
* PlayedForDrama in the film ''Literature/ArashiNoYoruNi'' where Gabu the wolf desperately fights his hunger when his best friend Mei the goat [[spoiler: offers himself as a meal to Gabu.]]
* In episode 10 of ''Manga/{{ARIA}} Origination'' to Aika.
* Happens alot to Akihisa in ''LightNovel/BakaAndTestSummonTheBeasts''.
* Happens to Lync in ''Anime/{{Bakugan}} New Vestroia'' episode 11.
* Happens a lot in ''Battle B*Daman''. Most notably during the neon city story arc.
* Happens a lot in ''LightNovel/BenTo'' and it's [[MundaneMadeAwesome awesome]].
* Sven's stomach growls constantly through episodes 1 and 2 of ''Manga/BlackCat''.
* Happens in ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' to Orihime a few times after she denied being hungry when Kukaku Shiba served Ichigo's group dinner in "Assemble The 13 Divisions". This also happens to Rukia during a flashback to her days as a Rookie Soul Reaper in the episode "Testament, Your Heart is Right Here".
* Happens to Beauty two times in the episode of ''Bobobo-bo bo-bobo'' "Wacky Quacker cooks his own Goose".
* Happens in ''Manga/Brave10'' when Saizo meets Isanami and she offers to buy him food, despite his reluctance to get involved.
* Happens to Chihaya in episode 8 of ''Anime/{{Chihayafuru}}''.
* Happens in ''Manga/{{Chobits}}'' episode 16.
* Happens in ''Anime/CodeGeass'' episode 19.
* In episodes 41, and 43 of ''Manga/DGrayMan'' it happens.
* In ''Anime/DarkerThanBlack'', Hei's stomach sometimes does this at moments that derive humor from him being a BigEater.
* This trope didn’t occur much on ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'', although it was mentioned several times.
** 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 "Digimon World Tour Part 3".
-->'''Yolei:''' ''(after her stomach growls)'' We don't need a translator to explain that.\\
'''Sora''': We may not understand each other, but growling tummies are universal.
** Guilmon's stomach growled in the [[Anime/DigimonTamers third season]] episode, "Homeward Bound", Antylamon gets this in "Rabbit Transit" and Takato's stomach growled in "Beezlemon's Big Day".
** Agumon's stomach growls on the first episode of the [[Anime/DigimonSavers fifth season]], "Savers/Data Squad".
** Shoutmon's stomach growls in an episode of the new season, ''Anime/DigimonXrosWars''.
* Goku’s stomach growls numerous times on ''Manga/DragonBall Z''.
* Ai's stomach growls two times in ''LightNovel/DragonCrisis'' in episode 6. Since Ai is a werewolf, her stomach growls are enough to frighten people.
* Happens alot in episode 9 of ''Manga/FairyTail''.
* In ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' it happens in episodes 4 and 10.
* Happens to Yuki in episode 14 of ''Manga/FruitsBasket''.
* This happens to Edward due to hunger in the episode "Be Thou for The People" of ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist''.
* In episode 45 of ''Manga/FushigiYuugi'', Miaka and Tamahome are about to have sex before the FinalBattle (in spite of Miaka's VirginPower, 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 ''Anime/GunXSword'', 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.
* ''Anime/{{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 ''Manga/HoneyAndClover'' it happens in episodes 21 and 22.
* ''Manga/InuYasha'': Suzuna in episode 59. Rin in the beginning of episode 96. This happens to Inu-Yasha and Shippo in the begining of episode 136.
* In ''Anime/JewelepetHappiness'', Nene Konoe' stomach growls in episode 1. Ruruka thinks it's actually Chiari, but Nene confesses it's her while blushing from embarrassment.
* Happens to Usi Kenta in the ''Manga/{{Karin}}'' anime in episodes 3, 5 and 17.
* In the episode "Island of the Lost Warrior" from "Anime/KirbyOfTheStars", 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.
* Happens in episode 9 of ''Manga/KoiKoi7''.
* Happens frequently in ''Manga/KoufukuGraffiti'', as it is a series about eating. A more exaggerated example is in episode 12, when Ryou's stomach in during her graduation ceremony growls so loud that even her cousin Kirin, sitting way in the back in the family members section, heard it.
* It happens in episode 8 of ''[[VideoGame/KiniroNoCorda La Corda D'oro]]''.
* Numerous times in ''Anime/LuckyStar'' like Konata in episode 3.
* Happens to Aliviss in ''Manga/{{MAR}}'' episode 47.
* Happens to Genki on an episode of ''Anime/MonsterRancher'' and to Suezo on another episode, but it surprisingly never happened to Mochi considering that he's the one who's always hungry.
* Occurs as a RunningGag in ''Manga/MyMonsterSecret'', where Youko's attempts to be a "[[IceQueen cool beauty]]" are often undermined by her stomach growling. It's even been used to find her in at least one chapter where she was trying to hide from someone.
* Happens to various characters in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', 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.
* It happens to Shion in episode 3 of ''LightNovel/{{No 6}}''.
* Oz's stomach growls when he gets thrown in the B-rabbits home, in episode 3 of ''Manga/PandoraHearts''.
* Happens to Panty and Stocking in episode 11 of ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt''.
* Happens to Nanami while talking to Sorata at school in episode 5 of ''LightNovel/ThePetGirlOfSakurasou''. 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 [[PerpetualPoverty didn't have enough money to buy food due to saving up for school on her own]].
* Happens multiple times on ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}''.
** Ash’s stomach growled countless times throughout the series.
** Pikachu's stomach growls in "Electric Shock Showdown" and "Crisis from the Underground Up".
** Jessie's stomach growls in "Here Comes the Squirtle Squad".
** May's stomach growled in "You Never Can Taillow" and "Hail To The Chef".
** Team Rocket's Stomachs Grumble in "A Lean Mean Team Rocket Machine" and "Ignorance is Blissey".
** Happens to Max in "Cutting The Ties That Blind" and "Fight for the Meteorite".
** Happened to Maylene in "Crossing The Battle Line".
** Happens to Shauna in "A Meditite Fight".
** Meowth's Stomach Gurgles in "Plant It Now... Diglett Later" and "Go West Young Meowth".
** Happens twice to Ash's Totodile in "The Totodile Duel".
** Misty's Togepi suffers one of these on "Pikachu's Vacation".
** Meowth and Bonnie's stomachs growled in "So You're Having a Bad Day".
** Happens many times to Dawn's Piplup as well like "Cheers on Castaways Isle" and "Keeping in Top Forme".
*** It actually happens to Dawn's Piplup twice in his debut episode.
** Dawn says her stomach is making weird sounds in "Doc Brock", but oddly, we never get to hear them.
** Dawn's stomach growls at the end of "The Keystone Pops" and at the beginning of "An Egg Scrambled".
*** 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 29 of XY.
** Happens to Ash and the gang at the end "The Bamboozling Forest".
** Happens to Dedenne in "A Shockingly Cheeky Friendship".
** Happens to Lillia in "A Bride for Clemont?"
* Happens to Ranma of ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'' in episodes 92, and 84. Akane's stomach growled in Big Trouble in Nekonron, China 29:22.
* In episode 175 of ''Anime/SailorMoon'', Serena's stomach growls while she’s playing paparazzi.
* Happens in Episode 18 of ''Saint Seiya Omega'' to Aria.
* Happens to Masa in ''[[Manga/HouseOfFiveLeaves Sarai-ya Goyou]]'' episodes 1 and 2, because he doesn't have any money as a samurai.
* An unconventional example appears in chapter 77 of ''Manga/SeitokaiYakuindomo''. 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 PottyEmergency--she ''administered herself an enema [[TooKinkyToTorture for the sake of masturbation]]''.
* It happens in ''Manga/SkipBeat'' episode 15.
* Episode 14 of ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}} Universe'', it happens to Lina.
* Happens in ''Manga/SpecialA'' in episode 3.
* Happens to Lawerence in episode 7 of ''LightNovel/SpiceAndWolf 2''.
* Happens in Episode 1 of ''Anime/StarDriver'' to Wako.
* Happens to Kantaro of ''Manga/{{Tactics}}'' in episode 8.
* This occurred once on an episode of ''Anime/TenchiUniverse''.
* Happens several times in episode 4 of ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''.
** Simon's stomach growls in episode 13.
* In Episode 4 of ''Anime/TokyoMagnitude8'', Mirai's stomach growls a few times due to a PottyEmergency.
* Happens to Father Abel in ''LightNovel/TrinityBlood'' episode 3.
* Tiaga's stomach growls in episode 1 of ''LightNovel/{{Toradora}}''.
* Happens in Episodes 13 and 14 of ''Manga/UchuuKyoudai'' to Serika.
* Happens a lot in ''Manga/WolfsRain'', especially to Hige.
* Happens in ''Manga/{{Working}}'' alot.
* Happens to ''Anime/{{Wowser}}'' in the episode "Just An Old Cut-Up".
* In episodes 2 and 3 of ''Manga/YumekuiMerry'', Merry Nightmare's stomach growls.
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