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* BattleHarem: À group of action girls who fight with/for a same [[LoveInterest lover]].

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* BattleHarem: À A group of action girls who fight with/for a same [[LoveInterest lover]].

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* BattleHarem: À group of action girls who fight with/for a same [[LoveInterest lover]].


* BrawnHilda:Big, boisterous woman. Don't laugh or she'll break you over her knee.

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* BrawnHilda:Big, BrawnHilda: Big, boisterous woman. Don't laugh or she'll break you over her knee.

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* BrawnHilda:Big, boisterous woman. Don't laugh or she'll break you over her knee.


''[[IAmSong I'm me!]]"''

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''[[IAmSong I'm me!]]"''''I'm me!"''


* KickingAssInAllHerFinery: Fancy clothes won't get in her way.



* WarriorPrincess: She's royalty and she fights for her country.

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* WarriorPrincess: {{Warrior Prince}}ss: She's royalty and she fights for her country.

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* SweetPollyOliver: When a woman [[{{Crossdresser}} disguises herself as a male soldier]] in order to go fight in a war.


* LadyOfBlackMagic: A sorceress who's graceful in appearance with dignified manner and wields [[PersonOfMassDestruction immense magical power]].* LadyOfWar: A fine, elegant Action Girl who is just as composed as she is tough.

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* LadyOfBlackMagic: A sorceress who's graceful in appearance with dignified manner and wields [[PersonOfMassDestruction immense magical power]].power]].
* LadyOfWar: A fine, elegant Action Girl who is just as composed as she is tough.


An Action Girl is a female badass who is tough and kicks butt. DamselInDistress? Not her. She's featured in far more than the DesignatedGirlFight. Expect regular appearances in actions scenes, facing dangerous foes and deadly obstacles, and expect her to ''win.''

For the longest time in many cultures, {{Double Standard}}s in both fiction and real life meant that when it came to action and fighting, guys definitely outnumbered girls. MenActWomenAre was the rule of thumb, which led to the Action Girl being a subversion of what was acceptable. As society has marched on, this view has faded in some media, leading to stories where Action Girls become the norm rather than the exception, such as stories set in a WorldOfBadass, and especially a WorldOfActionGirls. In real life, at least in western society, most people are okay with the idea of a woman defending herself (after all, it's not like she has any real choice). However, there is still somewhat of a stigma against the idea of a woman ''voluntarily'' putting herself in situations where she is likely to be fighting, such as the military or combat sports.

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An Action Girl is a female badass who is tough and kicks butt. DamselInDistress? Not her. She's featured in far more than the DesignatedGirlFight. Expect regular appearances in actions scenes, facing She faces dangerous foes and deadly obstacles, and expect her to ''win.she ''wins.''

For the longest time in many cultures, {{Double Standard}}s in both fiction and real life meant that when it came to action and fighting, guys definitely outnumbered girls. MenActWomenAre was the rule of thumb, which led to the Action Girl being a subversion of what was acceptable. As society has marched on, this view has faded in some media, leading to stories where Action Girls become the norm rather than the exception, such as stories set in a WorldOfBadass, and especially a WorldOfActionGirls. In real life, at least in western society, most people are okay with the idea of a woman defending herself (after all, it's not like she has any real choice). However, there is still somewhat of a stigma against the idea of a woman ''voluntarily'' putting herself in situations where she is likely to be fighting, such as the military or combat sports.\n



** ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend: Don't dare to mess with her lover, or else she'll make you sorry.



** MamaBear: Don't mess with her or her kids, or she will kick your ass out.
** PregnantBadass: If she's capable of fighting ''while pregnant''. If she's extra ferocious because of said bun in the oven, this overlaps with Mama Bear, above.



* BlackMagicianGirl: She's spunky and focuses on offensive magic.



* LadyOfWar: A fine, elegant Action Girl who is just as composed as she is tough.

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* LadyOfBlackMagic: A sorceress who's graceful in appearance with dignified manner and wields [[PersonOfMassDestruction immense magical power]].* LadyOfWar: A fine, elegant Action Girl who is just as composed as she is tough.



** BlackMagicianGirl: She's spunky and focuses on offensive magic.
*** LadyOfBlackMagic: A sorceress who's graceful in appearance with dignified manner and wields [[PersonOfMassDestruction immense magical power]].

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** BlackMagicianGirl: She's spunky and focuses on offensive magic.
*** LadyOfBlackMagic: A sorceress who's graceful in appearance
* MamaBear: Don't mess with dignified manner and wields [[PersonOfMassDestruction immense magical power]].her or her kids, or she will kick your ass out.



* PregnantBadass: If she's capable of fighting ''while pregnant''. If she's extra ferocious because of said bun in the oven, this overlaps with Mama Bear, above.



** WaifFu: For when a small woman has to fight a much larger man.


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* ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend: Don't dare to mess with her lover, or else she'll make you sorry.
* WaifFu: For when a small woman has to fight a much larger man.


* NeverMessWithGranny: Sweet little senior citizen who can still kick your ass; may also be an OldMaster. The female version of a BadassGrandpa.

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* NeverMessWithGranny: Sweet little senior citizen who can still kick your ass; may also be an OldMaster. The female version of a BadassGrandpa.

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* DamselOutOfDistress: Just because this lady was captured doesn't mean she's helpless; she can probably rescue ''herself''.


* ActionGirlfriend: She either makes up the other half of a BattleCouple, or covers for her [[NonActionGuy non-action boyfriend.]]

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* ActionGirlfriend: She either makes up the other half of a BattleCouple, or covers for her [[NonActionGuy non-action boyfriend.]]boyfriend]].
** ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend: Don't dare to mess with her lover, or else she'll make you sorry.



* BlackMagicianGirl: She's spunky and focuses on offensive magic.



* LadyOfBlackMagic: A sorceress who's graceful in appearance with dignified manner and wields [[PersonOfMassDestruction immense magical power.]]
* LadyOfWar: The Lady of Black Magic's sword/[[NaginatasAreFeminine polearm]]/[[DaintyCombat bow and arrow]] wielding counterpart.

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* LadyOfBlackMagic: A sorceress who's graceful in appearance with dignified manner and wields [[PersonOfMassDestruction immense magical power.]]
* LadyOfWar: The Lady of Black Magic's sword/[[NaginatasAreFeminine polearm]]/[[DaintyCombat bow and arrow]] wielding counterpart.A fine, elegant Action Girl who is just as composed as she is tough.



* LovelyAngels: Two Action Girls who work together as a consistent team.

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* LovelyAngels: Two A pair of Action Girls who work together as a consistent team.



** BlackMagicianGirl: She's spunky and focuses on offensive magic.
*** LadyOfBlackMagic: A sorceress who's graceful in appearance with dignified manner and wields [[PersonOfMassDestruction immense magical power]].



* NeverMessWithGranny: Sweet little senior citizen who can still kick your ass; may also be an OldMaster.

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* NeverMessWithGranny: Sweet little senior citizen who can still kick your ass; may also be an OldMaster. The female version of a BadassGrandpa.



** WaifFu: For when a small woman has to fight a much larger man.



* WaifFu: For when a small woman has to fight a much larger man.


** MamaBear: Don't mess with her or her kids, or she will kick your ass out.
** PregnantBadass: If she's capable of fighting ''while pregnant''. If she's extra ferocious because of said bun in the oven, this overlaps with Mama Bear, above.



* DragonLady: She comes from Asia, and is often associated with TheTriadsAndTheTongs or the {{Yakuza}}. Very likely to be a DarkActionGirl.

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* DragonLady: She comes from East Asia, and is often associated with TheTriadsAndTheTongs {{the Triads|AndTheTongs}} or the {{Yakuza}}. Very likely to be a DarkActionGirl.



* LittleRedFightingHood: An Action Girl version of Literature/LittleRedRidingHood

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* LittleRedFightingHood: An Action Girl version of Literature/LittleRedRidingHoodLiterature/LittleRedRidingHood.



* MamaBear: Don't mess with her or her kids, or she will kick your ass out.



* PregnantBadass: If she's capable of fighting ''while pregnant''. If she's extra ferocious because of said bun in the oven, this overlaps with Mama Bear, above.


* HatesWearingDresses: Action girls often aren't fond of dresses.

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* HatesWearingDresses: Action girls often aren't fond of dresses.dresses, and the usual reasons are either because [[{{tomboy}} they're too girly]] or they get in the way of being action-y.

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* ActionGirl/{{Podcasts}}

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