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- Ranma in Ranma ˝ normally has black hair and darker skin than "Ranko", who has red hair in the anime, and has had a variety of different hair colors, usually not black, in the colored covers of the manga.
- Futaba in Futabakun Change has green hair when female and black hair when male.
- Inverted by his sister Futana, who has black hair when female and blond hair when male, and averted by Misaki who has the same hair color regardless of gender.
- In One Piece, Emporio Ivankov turns a prince into a woman for trying to kill him with a cannonball. In the anime, his transformation comes with an obligatory skin bleaching.
- This is a unique case in One Piece. The transformees normally keep their hair color and style.
- In Birdy the Mighty, Tsumotu has black hair and darker skin than Birdy, who has half white and half red hair.
- In Pretty Face, when Randoh gains a girl's face, his hair also turns blond because of the burns he received.
- Superman: Usually, Supergirl and Power Girl have a fairer skin than Superman and Superboy. Additionally both girls have blond hair, whereas their male cousin and his younger self/clone/son have black hair.
- Alpha Flight: Walter Langowski as Sasquatch has blond hair as a man, white hair as a woman.
- Hawkman has brown hair; Hawkwoman has red hair.
- Batman has black hair; Batgirl has red hair.
- Batwoman also has red hair, along with being extremely pale.
- Julia Carpenter as Spider-Woman has blond hair.
Live Action TV
- True in all versions of the show Lalola. At least the lighter skin part.
- Street Fighter has Cammy, who is an Opposite-Sex Clone of Bison, but has blond hair, blue eyes and white skin, and really looks nothing like him. Also, Cammy is a good gal, unlike Bison.
- Kunimitsu◊ in Tekken has red hair, Yoshimitsu◊ has brown hair.
- Samus, despite originally having brown hair, now has blond hair.
- In Metal Gear, many Action Girl characters are blond, like The Boss, Sniper Wolf and African-American Fortune, while the Action Heroes are often brunet.
- Pokémon X and Y has Meowstic, where the males are more blue than white, and females are the opposite.
- Strangely with Meowstic, the connotations fall apart - Males are support and healing, while female are powerful psychic nukers.
- Inverted with Hippowdon, where the females are darker.
- Also inverted with Sina and Dexio, the former being an Ambiguously Brown girl and the latter a very white guy.
- In El Goonish Shive, Elliot's favored female form has blond hair, confirming to the expectations of this trope. However, this is a deliberate stylistic choice on his part to avoid looking too much like his twin sister / Opposite-Sex Clone Ellen. He can control what he looks like to a degree, and hair color is something he finds particularly easy.
- In The Order of the Stick, this trope is Double Subverted when Roy, while genderbent, actually has the same bald head, but ends up wearing a wig that makes him look blond most of the time he is female.
- The Wotch has red-haired "Sonja" when Jason is genderbent, but other characters, like Robin, keep their original hair color.