A Red Boxing Glove
on a mechanical arm that extends and retracts,note
hence the name. Often used for comedic effect.
See also Amusing Injuries
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Anime and Manga
- Naruto: During the "what's under Kakashi's mask?" episode, Kakashi has an Imagine Spot where he gets bopped by one of these and Squashed Flat against a wall, to which Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura triumphantly declare "He fell for it!"
- One Piece: Nami's Thunder Tempo attack consists of this.
- The first opening sequence for Lupin III (Red Jacket) depicts the title character getting clobbered by one of these gloves on a spring when he tries to jump into bed with Fujiko.
- As a Shout-Out to the previous example, in FLCL the same thing happens to Naota's dad when he tries to jump Haruko.
- In The Powerpuff Girls episode "Hot Air Buffoon", the Mayor becomes convinced that he shouldn't just rely on the girls all the time. He decides to fight crime using a hot air balloon and one of these.
- In The Batman, it gets bumped up to one of Joker's recurring weapons.