If adventure has a hat, it must be Indiana Jones's.
"For the heroes, even the fedora, jacket, and khakis were common attire".
For some Action Heroes
, a fedora is just the kind of hat to wear while in a Fight Scene
, Chase Scene
, or just doing anything Badass
In some of the adventure Film Serials
, the fedora would be worn by the hero. When Indiana Jones came along, it solidified the hat as a sign of the adventurer (at least to modern audiences). It can also become an Iconic Item
A Sub Trope
of Nice Hat
A Sister Trope
to Adventurer Outfit
, Scarf of Asskicking
. Often combined with a Coat and a Mask
Action Heroes Wearing This Hat
Anime And Manga
- Firo from Baccano wears a classy green fedora, and is an expert in unarmed combat and knife fighting.
- Gennojo Hyuga from the Castle Of Shikigami Bullet Hell series of games is an investigator who flies around firing arcing fireballs and transforming into a werewolf when enraged, due to having the blood of an ancient wolfgod in his veins. He wears a black suit and fedora-style hat.
- Sundown Kid from Live A Live, seeing that his scenario is based on Wild West, comes with one.
- Hazama/Terumi Yuuki from BlazBlue is a villainous example. His fedora is noteworthy, and he's a Class S Troll.