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* This trope is an UndeadHorseTrope in {{Anime}}, due to its prevalence in the anime of 70s and 80s. Nowadays, it's more often parodied than played straight, unless it's {{Shounen}} sport anime.
* ''Kodomo No Jikan'''s anime has this in the episode "Memories".

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* This trope is an UndeadHorseTrope in {{Anime}}, due to its prevalence in the anime of 70s and 80s. Nowadays, it's more often parodied than played straight, unless it's {{Shounen}} sport anime.
%% * ''Kodomo No Jikan'''s anime has this in the episode "Memories".



* In ''Anime/{{Macross 7}}'', Basara [[SittingOnTheRoof sits on the roof]] and writes a song against the red setting sun -- only the red setting sun is a fake projection against a humongous screen, designed to make the interstellar colony ship that's his home seem more Earth-like. In the song, he refers to a red sunset projected on a screen....
* ''Manga/KashimashiGirlMeetsGirl'' opens with a HowWeGotHere classroom scene lit AgainstTheSettingSun that is repeated three times.

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* In ''Anime/{{Macross 7}}'', ''Anime/Macross7'', Basara [[SittingOnTheRoof sits on the roof]] and writes a song against the red setting sun -- only the red setting sun is a fake projection against a humongous screen, designed to make the interstellar colony ship that's his home seem more Earth-like. In the song, he refers to a red sunset projected on a screen....
* ''Manga/KashimashiGirlMeetsGirl'' opens with a HowWeGotHere classroom scene lit AgainstTheSettingSun by this trope that is repeated three times.



* The third episode of ''[[Manga/RanmaOneHalf Ranma 1/2]]'' ends with Kunou confessing his love to [[GenderBender girl-type]] Ranma AgainstTheSettingSun.

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* The third episode of ''[[Manga/RanmaOneHalf Ranma 1/2]]'' ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'' ends with Kunou confessing his love to [[GenderBender girl-type]] Ranma AgainstTheSettingSun.in this setting.



* The final scene of episode 18 of ''Anime/YesPrettyCure5 [=GoGo=]'' had Syrup and Urara having a meaningful conversation AgainstTheSettingSun, and then he gave her an "air ticket" as a gift for her, in case she wants to ride him (not that way) to feel the wind on her face.

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* The final scene of episode 18 of ''Anime/YesPrettyCure5 [=GoGo=]'' had Syrup and Urara having a meaningful conversation AgainstTheSettingSun, in this setting, and then he gave her an "air ticket" as a gift for her, in case she wants to ride him (not that way) to feel the wind on her face.



** The last episode of the anime also has Tamaki and Haruhi falling from the bridge AgainstTheSettingSun toward the water below holding onto one another.

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** The last episode of the anime also has Tamaki and Haruhi falling from the bridge AgainstTheSettingSun with this kind of sky, toward the water below holding onto one another.


* ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad}}'' had Tomoya confess to Nagisa in the Theater Club's room with the setting sun's beams shining through the partially open door ''exactly between the two of them''. [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming D'AWW]]...

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* ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad}}'' had Tomoya confess to Nagisa in the Theater Club's room with the setting sun's beams shining through the partially open door ''exactly between the two of them''. [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments D'AWW]]...


* The TropeCodifier is the famous ending scene of ''GoneWithTheWind''.

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* The TropeCodifier is the famous ending scene of ''GoneWithTheWind''.''Film/GoneWithTheWind''.


* Creator/MichaelBay ''loves'' this trope, especially if a chase scene is involved. Even his music video for MeatLoaf's "I Would Do Anything For Love" makes use of it.

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* Creator/MichaelBay ''loves'' this trope, especially if a chase scene is involved. Even his music video for MeatLoaf's Music/MeatLoaf's "I Would Do Anything For Love" makes use of it.


->''"Next time, [[BodyguardCrush you]]'re not allowed to stare at me like that with your back to the sunset."''

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->''"Next time, [[BodyguardCrush you]]'re you're not allowed to stare at me like that with your back to the sunset."''


* ComicBook/GreenLantern and Hawkgirl say their goodbyes at the end of ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague: [[TheMovie Starcrossed]]'' against such a backdrop, complete with Hawkgirl flying towards the horizon.

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* ComicBook/GreenLantern Franchise/GreenLantern and Hawkgirl say their goodbyes at the end of ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague: [[TheMovie Starcrossed]]'' against such a backdrop, complete with Hawkgirl flying towards the horizon.


-->--'''Sami''', ''Manga/TheLuciferAndBiscuitHammer''

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-->--'''Sami''', -->-- '''Sami''', ''Manga/TheLuciferAndBiscuitHammer''



* [[VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry Crocodile Isle]] sinks away into the ocean against a setting sun.

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* [[VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry In the true end of ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry2DiddysKongQuest'', Crocodile Isle]] Isle sinks away into the ocean against a setting sun.



* Anor Londo in VideoGame/DarkSouls is sitting under an eternal sunset, [[spoiler: which is actually an illusion covering TheNightThatNeverEnds]].

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* Anor Londo in VideoGame/DarkSouls ''VideoGame/DarkSouls'' is sitting under an eternal sunset, [[spoiler: which is actually an illusion covering TheNightThatNeverEnds]].


* An iconic backdrop in the ''{{VideoGame/Rygar}}'' games. The first stage of the PS2 version uses this as a homage to the original arcade game.

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* An iconic backdrop in the ''{{VideoGame/Rygar}}'' games. The first stage of the PS2 [=PS2=] version uses this as a homage to the original arcade game.


* ''KashimashiGirlMeetsGirl'' opens with a HowWeGotHere classroom scene lit AgainstTheSettingSun that is repeated three times.

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* ''KashimashiGirlMeetsGirl'' ''Manga/KashimashiGirlMeetsGirl'' opens with a HowWeGotHere classroom scene lit AgainstTheSettingSun that is repeated three times.


* One level in ''OsuTatakaeOuendan'' involves a teacher trying to inspire his female students -- one segment has them going jogging, and if the segment is failed, the students pass the teacher on scooters, laughing at him, as he laments "The setting sun is crying!"
* ''SoulCalibur'' had a stage set against the setting sun. It was awesome.

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* One level in ''OsuTatakaeOuendan'' ''VideoGame/OsuTatakaeOuendan'' involves a teacher trying to inspire his female students -- one segment has them going jogging, and if the segment is failed, the students pass the teacher on scooters, laughing at him, as he laments "The setting sun is crying!"
* ''SoulCalibur'' ''VideoGame/SoulCalibur'' had a stage set against the setting sun. It was awesome.



* Done in ''SuikodenV'' near the start of the game, as Lyon vows to protect the Prince no matter what as the two watch the sunset.
* An iconic backdrop in the ''{{Rygar}}'' games. The first stage of the PS2 version uses this as a homage to the original arcade game.

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* Done in ''SuikodenV'' ''VideoGame/SuikodenV'' near the start of the game, as Lyon vows to protect the Prince no matter what as the two watch the sunset.
* An iconic backdrop in the ''{{Rygar}}'' ''{{VideoGame/Rygar}}'' games. The first stage of the PS2 version uses this as a homage to the original arcade game.



* ComicBook/GreenLantern and Hawkgirl say their goodbyes at the end of ''Series/JusticeLeague: [[TheMovie Starcrossed]]'' against such a backdrop, complete with Hawkgirl flying towards the horizon.

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* ComicBook/GreenLantern and Hawkgirl say their goodbyes at the end of ''Series/JusticeLeague: ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague: [[TheMovie Starcrossed]]'' against such a backdrop, complete with Hawkgirl flying towards the horizon.


-->--'''Sami''', ''TheLuciferAndBiscuitHammer''

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-->--'''Sami''', ''TheLuciferAndBiscuitHammer''
''Manga/TheLuciferAndBiscuitHammer''


* Parodied in the SchoolFestival episode of ''{{Mahoraba}}'', where the Symphony Club (all three of them) swear to become a true symphony instead of an appreciation club, despite lacking both the number of members necessary and the talents required.

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* Parodied in the SchoolFestival episode of ''{{Mahoraba}}'', ''Manga/{{Mahoraba}}'', where the Symphony Club (all three of them) swear to become a true symphony instead of an appreciation club, despite lacking both the number of members necessary and the talents required.


* ''MonColleKnights''' Show Within A Show sees this happen with Sergeant Bunchou and an ally, which later tops off a delusion by Count Collection where he sees Mondo against such a sunset, and believes it to be proof of his newly formed bond with Mondo, complete with hallucination of Mondo wearing the clothes of the sergeant. Mondo for his part is actually thinking about Rokuna.

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* ''MonColleKnights''' ''Anime/MonColleKnights''' Show Within A Show sees this happen with Sergeant Bunchou and an ally, which later tops off a delusion by Count Collection where he sees Mondo against such a sunset, and believes it to be proof of his newly formed bond with Mondo, complete with hallucination of Mondo wearing the clothes of the sergeant. Mondo for his part is actually thinking about Rokuna.


* Parodied at the end of the first episode of ''BrigadoonMarinAndMelan''. After Melan rescues Marin, they face each other against the sunset. He's worried about whether she was injured. ''She's'' just worried about whether he saw her patched underwear.

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* Parodied at the end of the first episode of ''BrigadoonMarinAndMelan''.''Anime/BrigadoonMarinAndMelan''. After Melan rescues Marin, they face each other against the sunset. He's worried about whether she was injured. ''She's'' just worried about whether he saw her patched underwear.

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