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* In ''Literature/TheIliad'', we have Hector, mighty warrior, devoted husband and father, and named by Helen as the only one who's nice to her but Priam.

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* In ''Literature/TheIliad'', we have Hector, mighty warrior, devoted husband and father, and named by Helen as the only one who's nice to her but Priam. Achilles also counts as he cares very deeply about his friends and has keen aesthetic sensibilities. The poem even has him crying to his mother and he is no less manly for it. Patroclus likewise counts, he is the most compassionate and kindhearted Achean and is also a formidable warrior


* Kratos from ''VideoGame/GodOfWarSeries''. [[http://thepunchlineismachismo.com/archives/comic/just-imagine-how-much-all-you-can-eat-korean-bbq-theyd-go-through-in-a-sitting As a popular webcomic artist noted,]] he tends to veer between overwhelmingly angry and depressed and suicidal with virtually no middle ground.

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* Kratos from ''VideoGame/GodOfWarSeries''.''VideoGame/GodOfWar''. [[http://thepunchlineismachismo.com/archives/comic/just-imagine-how-much-all-you-can-eat-korean-bbq-theyd-go-through-in-a-sitting As a popular webcomic artist noted,]] he tends to veer between overwhelmingly angry and depressed and suicidal with virtually no middle ground.


* Eugly the rabbit from ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'' is an extremely strong girl who can beat up anoyone with ease, but she bursts into tears at even the slightest insult.

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* Eugly the rabbit from ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'' is an extremely strong girl who can beat up anoyone anyone with ease, but she bursts into tears at even the slightest insult.


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*For much of human history, the MenDontCry taboo was non-existent. In ancient Israel and medieval Europe, for example, male tears were acceptable, so the BadassIsraeli and the KnightInShiningArmor were far more prone to openly weep than the QuintessentialBritishGentleman of the early 1900's.


%%* Murray from the ''VideoGame/SlyCooper'' series.

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%%* * Murray from the ''VideoGame/SlyCooper'' series.series certainly cries more than the other members of the Cooper Gang. He is also deeply affected when [[spoiler:Bentley loses his ability to walk in ''VideoGame/Sly2BandOfThieves''. As a result, he leaves the gang before the events in ''VideoGame/Sly3HonorAmongThieves'', overcome with guilt at not being able to save his friend]].


%%* Murray from the ''Franchise/SlyCooper'' series.

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%%* Murray from the ''Franchise/SlyCooper'' ''VideoGame/SlyCooper'' series.


* [[{{Manchild}} Crash McLarson]] of ''Series/TheAquabatsSuperShow'' is physically the strongest of the team, and can really turn the tide of power by [[{{Sizeshifter}} growing to giant size]] with his EmotionalPowers. Unfortunately, he's a [[PowerIncontinence sensitive, emotionally reactive person.]] As demonstrated when [[TheAquabatsSuperShowS1E1ManAnt =ManAnt=]] shows Crash a series of pictures to trigger his powers:

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* [[{{Manchild}} Crash McLarson]] of ''Series/TheAquabatsSuperShow'' is physically the strongest of the team, and can really turn the tide of power by [[{{Sizeshifter}} growing to giant size]] with his EmotionalPowers. Unfortunately, he's a [[PowerIncontinence sensitive, emotionally reactive person.]] ]] [[Recap/TheAquabatsSuperShowS1E1ManAnt As demonstrated when [[TheAquabatsSuperShowS1E1ManAnt =ManAnt=]] when]] [=ManAnt=] shows Crash a series of pictures to trigger his powers:


* [[{{Manchild}} Crash McLarson]] of ''Series/TheAquabatsSuperShow'' is physically the strongest of the team, and can really turn the tide of power by [[{{Sizeshifter}} growing to giant size]] with his EmotionalPowers. Unfortunately, he's a sensitive, emotionally reactive person. Cue PowerIncontinence.

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* [[{{Manchild}} Crash McLarson]] of ''Series/TheAquabatsSuperShow'' is physically the strongest of the team, and can really turn the tide of power by [[{{Sizeshifter}} growing to giant size]] with his EmotionalPowers. Unfortunately, he's a [[PowerIncontinence sensitive, emotionally reactive person. Cue PowerIncontinence. person.]] As demonstrated when [[TheAquabatsSuperShowS1E1ManAnt =ManAnt=]] shows Crash a series of pictures to trigger his powers:
-->'''[=ManAnt=]:''' Winter is coming, Crash! Look! Winter is coming, and this sheep has been shaved of his wooly coat!\\
'''Crash [=McLarson=]:''' SO SAD! ''(groans as his powers are drained)''\\
'''[=ManAnt=]:''' [[SarcasmMode Oh no,]] look at this! A baby calf on roller skates, ''pushed down the stairs!''\\
'''Crash:''' SO ANGRY!!! ''AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGHHHHHHHH!!!''

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* [[{{Manchild}} Crash McLarson]] of ''Series/TheAquabatsSuperShow'' is physically the strongest of the team, and can really turn the tide of power by [[{{Sizeshifter}} growing to giant size]] with his EmotionalPowers. Unfortunately, he's a sensitive, emotionally reactive person. Cue PowerIncontinence.

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* In ''Fanfic/FromMuddyWaters'', Izuku's gratuitous use of SuperStrength Quirks makes him more than a match for Todoroki, the undisputed strongest member of 1-A in canon. But even with his powers, his eyes are still leaky and he spends a lot of time crying over the expectations being placed on him and his guilt over being the son of All For One. This also gets lampshaded by Midnight during his introduction at the Sports Festival.
-->'''Midnight:''' Iiinnn one corner, a member of the famous Hero Course class 1-A, the chivalrous if teary MIDORIYA IZUKU! ''[Izuku winces and blushes in embarrassment]''

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* In ''Fanfic/NeitherABirdNorAPlaneItsDeku'', Izuku is still something of a crybaby who gets teary-eyed when he's emotional. The twist here is that he's Kryptonian, meaning that he's a FlyingBrick with NighInvulnerability who hasn't even come close to achieving his full potential.
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* Izuku Midoriya, the protagonist of ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'' is a huge crybaby who always has tears at the corners of his eyes when he's feeling especially happy, surprised, scared, sad, or regretful when he's not descending into outright OcularGushers. It doesn't change the fact that he's armed with arguably the strongest Quirk in the entire series and is such a {{Determinator}} that he'll break his own limbs to save someone with massive displays of force.


** Likewise, in the next arc, there's Jean Pierre Polnareff. He's ''very'' in touch of his emotions that he dedicated his fight over his emotions of vengeance over the death of his sister (though he got better and replaced it with fighting for his friends later), and is very HotBlooded and [[IdiotHero occasionally dumb]] or [[ChivalrousPervert perverted moments]]. The bruiser part is more highlighted on how he's one of the close range/physical-oriented fighters of the group. And most of the time, he's the supplier of ManlyTears of the team. All in all, Polnareff picked up the slack when Joseph became OlderAndWiser.

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** Likewise, in the next arc, there's Jean Pierre Polnareff. He's ''very'' in touch of his emotions that he dedicated his fight over his emotions of vengeance over the death of his sister (though he got better and replaced it with fighting for his friends later), and is has very HotBlooded and [[IdiotHero occasionally dumb]] or [[ChivalrousPervert perverted moments]]. The bruiser part is more highlighted on how he's one of the close range/physical-oriented fighters of the group. And most of the time, he's the supplier of ManlyTears of the team. All in all, Polnareff picked up the slack when Joseph became OlderAndWiser.


Oddly, it is understood that, while MenDontCry, [[TheBigGuy the biggest, strongest guys]] are allowed more leeway in this respect than the average man or the hero. Perhaps because he was so tough nobody ever called him a "wimp" or "crybaby", so he was never bullied into hiding his emotions like others. Maybe it's just cultural, Russian or African society may value stoicism less than, for example, the [[StiffUpperLip uptight British]], so that the ScaryBlackMan and the HuskyRusskie can show their grief more openly than the {{Eagleland}}er or the QuintessentialBritishGentleman. Maybe it's just that big guys are [[BoisterousBruiser generally uninhibited]]. Maybe it's something to do with the sensitive tough stereotype. Whatever; TheBigGuy and/or the BoisterousBruiser gets to cry more with less loss of credibility than other men.

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Oddly, it is understood that, while MenDontCry, [[TheBigGuy the biggest, strongest guys]] are allowed more leeway in this respect than the average man or the hero. Perhaps because he was so tough nobody ever called him a "wimp" or "crybaby", so he was never bullied into hiding his emotions like others. Maybe it's just cultural, cultural: Russian or African society may value stoicism less than, for example, the [[StiffUpperLip uptight British]], so that the ScaryBlackMan and the HuskyRusskie can show their grief more openly than the {{Eagleland}}er or the QuintessentialBritishGentleman. Maybe it's just that big guys are [[BoisterousBruiser generally uninhibited]]. Maybe it's something to do with the sensitive tough stereotype. Whatever; TheBigGuy and/or the BoisterousBruiser gets to cry more with less loss of credibility than other men.

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** More amusingly, Armstrong is, in general, driven to [[OcularGushers excessive tears]] by just about anything ''remotely'' emotional, and he's also quite fond of delivering bear hugs, as seen in the page image (which has hilarious results when delivered to someone much smaller than he is).

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