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Playing With: Barbie Doll Anatomy
Basic Trope: A nude character lacks nipples, genitalia or both.
  • Straight: When a character's private parts are visible, the "important" details are missing.
  • Exaggerated: A female character lacks breasts and gynoid hips, even when clothed.
  • Downplayed: A nude character is drawn with genitals, but they're much less detailed than the rest of their body.
  • Justified:
    • The character had surgery or a rare medical condition, causing a lack of detail.
    • The character is in "cyberspace" or some other form of out of body experience, the lack of details could even be a subconscious desire for modesty or enforced to avoid problems.
    • The character is in the middle of the fog.
    • The character is an android and doesn't need genitals, so they don't have them.
  • Inverted:
    • Gross-Up Close-Up
    • A nude character is featureless except for their naughty bits.
    • A mascot based on a species with no external genitals is drawn with them.
  • Subverted:
    • A character seems to lack detail in the private areas, but it's just skin-colored patches.
    • Alternatively, as more commonly used in the Furry Fandom, the important parts are obscured by fur.
    • Or, as in some hentai, the parts in question aren't visible, but are very clearly demonstrated to be present and in working condition.
  • Double Subverted:
    • ...but when the patches are removed, nothing's underneath.'
    • When shaved, the furries still have nothing.
  • Parodied:
    • The areas in question are rendered so as to look plastic, like on a Barbie.
    • Everyone reacts as if there actually is genitalia down there, be they reactions of sexual attraction to the nude person or reactions of horror at the trauma of seeing their naughty bits.
  • Zig Zagged: In one scene, the character is drawn with no detail, while in the following scene Fan Disservice-y levels of detail are shown, then the character is drawn with no detail again, and then a normal level of detail in the fourth scene.
  • Averted:
    • Characters are never shown nude.
    • They have ordinary genitalia.
    • The issue is dodged via methods such as Scenery Censor.
  • Enforced: "Our target audience for this animated cartoon/comic strip/what-have-you is comprised of children who aren't allowed to see detailed human nudity."
  • Lampshaded: "Why don't we have nipples or genitalia?"
  • Invoked: "Oh no. Bob's naked and Carol's too young to see that! Please let this be a Shonen.
  • Exploited: Linda becomes a naturist, rationalising that she needs no pants if there is nothing there to cover.
  • Defied:
    • The character with no detail hides it, usually with a mask or sorts.
    • The character undergoes a surgery to have genitalia grafted onto his or her body.
  • Discussed:
    • "I hate how Barbie dolls don't have anything down there; it's so unnatural."
    • "Ridiculously human? Maybe. Fully functional? Definitely not!"
  • Conversed: "Umm... Alice? How did you and Bob...have Carol if you both don't...you know...?"
  • Deconstructed:
    • Linda becomes sexually frustrated because she has no genitalia to masturbate with or have sex with.
    • Linda has no or malformed genitalia and suffers a gender identity crisis, gets made fun of in locker rooms, and struggles with self-image for several years.
    • Or, she dies at a very young age because she can't use the bathroom and the waste keeps building up.
  • Reconstructed:
    • ...but eventually stops worrying about what others think, gains a positive body image and decides to accept life as an intersexed or genderless person.
    • Nobody Poops

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