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A type of [[MsFanservice Ms.]] or MrFanservice who has the added spice of being from a different culture than the main setting. This trope isnít for fanservice characters who just happen to be foreigners, but for characters whose origins are played up as part of their sex appeal. This can mean fetishizing cultural practices such as language and customs, [[PhenotypeStereotype stereotypical ethnic features]], or simply the fact that the character comes from somewhere foreign. Additionally, this trope can be applied to a single character or as a [[PlanetOfHats trait shared by their entire culture]]- all that matters is that itís applied to characters who would be considered foreign by the main characters or target audience.

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A type of [[MsFanservice Ms.]] or MrFanservice who has the added spice of being from a different culture than the main setting. This trope isnít for fanservice characters who just happen to be foreigners, but for characters whose origins are played up as part of their sex appeal. This can mean fetishizing cultural practices such as language and customs, [[PhenotypeStereotype stereotypical ethnic features]], or simply the fact that the character comes from somewhere foreign. Additionally, this trope can be applied to a single character or as a [[PlanetOfHats trait shared by their entire culture]]- all that matters is that itís it's applied to characters who would be considered foreign by the main characters or target audience.



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* ''Manga/ImGreatPriestImhotep'': Imhotep is a frequently-naked Egyptian boy surrounded by mostly Japanese characters in a Japanese manga.

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* ''Manga/ImGreatPriestImhotep'': Imhotep is a frequently-naked Egyptian boy surrounded by mostly Japanese characters in a Japanese manga.setting.



* ''FanFic/RanmaClub'': When the busty, sexy Winx girls attend Furinkan, they pass themselves off as exchange students from different countries. They even get their own individual fanclubs.

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* ''FanFic/RanmaClub'': When the busty, sexy Winx girls attend Furinkan, they pass themselves off as exchange students from different countries. They even get their own individual fanclubs.fan clubs.



* Los Guapos Internacional of Wrestling/{{CMLL}}, Wrestling/{{Toryumon}} Mexico and others are a shameless example, especially the rock hard ab displaying Marco Corleone, though smoothed skinned Alex Koslov aint too bad either(Shocker's not foreign).

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* Los Guapos Internacional of Wrestling/{{CMLL}}, Wrestling/{{Toryumon}} Mexico and others are a shameless example, especially the rock hard ab displaying Marco Corleone, though smoothed skinned Alex Koslov aint ain't too bad either(Shocker's not foreign).


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[[redirect:Main/GorgeousGaijin]]A type of [[MsFanservice Ms.]] or MrFanservice who has the added spice of being from a different culture than the main setting. This trope isnít for fanservice characters who just happen to be foreigners, but for characters whose origins are played up as part of their sex appeal. This can mean fetishizing cultural practices such as language and customs, [[PhenotypeStereotype stereotypical ethnic features]], or simply the fact that the character comes from somewhere foreign. Additionally, this trope can be applied to a single character or as a [[PlanetOfHats trait shared by their entire culture]]- all that matters is that itís applied to characters who would be considered foreign by the main characters or target audience.

Historically, pretty much every culture had a taboo against marrying outsiders, which created both a fear of foreigners "stealing" their people and a forbidden fruit allure. Both of these concepts underpin the appeal of the Foreign Fanservice character, who is interestingly exotic and tends to be more sexual than the native cast members.

There are as many variations on this trope as there are cultures on the planet, but this happens to certain cultures often enough for them to be considered tropes in their own right. As such, this is a SuperTrope to:
* AnimeChineseGirl
* BedlahBabe
* CircassianBeauty
* DragonLady
* EveryoneLooksSexierIfFrench
* EuropeansAreKinky
* GorgeousGaijin
* GorgeousGreek
* HotGypsyWoman
* LatinLover
* ManInAKilt
* MatzoFever
* SensualSlavs
* SexyScandinavian
* SpicyLatina

Related to ForeignCultureFetish, where the culture itself is the object of admiration, and RaceFetish, which emphasizes physical differences rather than cultural ones. GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe is the SpeculativeFiction analogue of this.

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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* ''Anime/HareGuu'': Weda could be one, since in the school class Haré goes to (in "The City", where she was born) hangs an American flag (although it's also possible, that it's the room of the English class) and everyone has names common in Anglophone countries. The village also seems to be outside of Japan, since they called some Japanese dude Guu swallowed into one of her "[[PocketDimension stomachs]]" foreign. Weda is AmbiguouslyBrown and very carefree about her body, as she is frequently scantily clad, with her default outfit being a leopard skin tube top.
* ''Manga/ImGreatPriestImhotep'': Imhotep is a frequently-naked Egyptian boy surrounded by mostly Japanese characters in a Japanese manga.
* ''Anime/TheLaughingSalesman'': Exploited. The real reason why Chiko Shimai wanted to travel across the world [[spoiler: is to find a boyfriend and she wants to exploit her foreign background to get their attention.]]
* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'': It's implied that Andrew Waltfeld found her locally during his service in the Middle East. Her outfit is pretty much a modernized BedlahBabe, and casting a non-native Japanese speaker[[note]]Vivian Hsu hails from Taiwan, and mastered Japanese as part of breaking out on the Japanese idol pop scene, big enough to still land this role ''years later''[[/note]] helps push this trope even more.

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[[folder:Fan Fiction]]
* ''Fanfic/BloodAndRevolution'': Seri is from Thailand, like all of the naga, and every other one of Aoshiís thoughts is how attractive they are (and they're described with things like golden skin, long dark hair, muscles, golden-dusted scales, and lots of gold jewelry).
* ''FanFic/HecksingUlumateCrconikals'': Kamina is the only definite Japanese character in Hecksing (although the name "Kaitana" raises some brows, and since Kamina works with Spartains here it's hard to really tell what he counts as), and he's outright stated by Cortana to be the fanservice.
* ''FanFic/RanmaClub'': When the busty, sexy Winx girls attend Furinkan, they pass themselves off as exchange students from different countries. They even get their own individual fanclubs.
--> Bloom as an American
--> Stella as an Italian
--> Flora as a Brazilian
--> Musa as a Japanese born American
--> Tecna as a British
--> Layla as a Kenyan
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[[folder:Film -- Live-Action]]
* ''Film/GBF'': Everyone thinks the British Christian is very attractive.
* ''Film/LiveAndLetDie'': Ms. Caruso is Italian and obviously a very attractive woman. Bond sleeps with her right in the opening, and she spends most of her screentime wearing only a bedsheet.
* ''Film/NotAnotherTeenMovie'': Areola, the NonSpecificallyForeign ForeignExchangeStudent who's always naked. Lampshaded, of course.
-->"I am here to be object of lust for poor nerds who can't get American pussy!"
* ''Film/PitchPerfect'': Luke, the film's resident MrFanservice from the UK. His abs earned him a FemaleGaze from Beca, as well as the female and gay audience.
* ''Film/{{Skyfall}}'': Severine is a sexy woman of unclear foreign ancestry. Apparently in-universe as well, where her foreign nature is used as a compliment.
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[[folder:Literature]]
* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'':
** Cersei and Jaime note the attractiveness of Taena's "exotic" features.
** Doreah suggests her exotic appeal is why Drogo chose Daenerys as his wife.
** Talisa is from Volantis, one of the Free Cities. Catelyn even suggests that Robb mostly wants her because she's "exotic", which he doesn't take well.
* ''Literature/EarthsChildren'': Due to coming from so far away, Ayla is perceived as somewhat 'exotic' no matter where she goes, which serves to highlight her attractiveness. She's apparently from Crimea in Eastern Europe, she having been found on the Crimean Peninsula as a young child.
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[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/DowntonAbbey'': The downstairs staff are intrigued and beguiled by the exotic, foreign (Turkish) house-guest.
-->'''Anna:''' I think he's beautiful.
* On ''Series/ProjectRunway'', the "Thunder Down Under" dance troupe is a group of extremely muscular men, all from Australia.
* ''Series/TheSupersizersEat'', "The Supersizers Eat... Ancient Rome": Giles and Sue as Roman patricians have a blond Britannian slave girl serving in the last feast. It's mentioned in the narration that Romans considered Celt slaves an exotic possession and that blond slaves were all the rage.
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[[folder:Music]]
* Music/SandyEJunior: In "Galera Unida Jamais Será Vencida", in which Patty's butler Otacílio is sent off to work with her parents in Europe and a governess from Germany is sent in to replace him. The boys all jump to the conclusion that said governess could be a gorgeous buxom blonde, only to be disappointed when she turns out to be an authoritarian BrawnHilda instead.

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[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* El Pasiero VENENO was pushed as such in Mexico for over half a decade, though no one got to see his Panameño appeal until after Gran Markus Jr. unmasked him.
* Los Guapos Internacional of Wrestling/{{CMLL}}, Wrestling/{{Toryumon}} Mexico and others are a shameless example, especially the rock hard ab displaying Marco Corleone, though smoothed skinned Alex Koslov aint too bad either(Shocker's not foreign).
* Shocker may not be foreign but he had two {{distaff counterpart}}s among the extranjera, La 5000% Guapa Raven Hiroka and Mima Shimoda.
* After [[Wrestling/FergalDevitt Prince Devitt]]'s Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling run as the [[LegacyCharacter successor Pegasus Kid]] had run its course, this was the way he was booked. It was successful enough that [[Wrestling/ProWrestlingZero1 Zero 1]], [[Wrestling/ProWrestlingNOAH NOAH]], SMASH, Wrestling/{{All Japan|ProWrestling}}, Wrestling/{{D|ramaticDreamTeam}}DT, K Dojo and Wrestling/DragonGate all wanted to book him too.
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[[folder:Webcomics]]
* ''Webcomic/{{Bobbinsverse}}'': Nina is solidly and athletically built, and something of a "sporty Australian" stereotype, but most people agree that she's very attractive (and also interesting when you get to know her).
* Agent 300 is this to Agent 250 in ''Webcomic/{{Niels}}''. It has been pointed out several times in the comic and by the creator that [[StraightGay Agent 250]] has a Scot fetish, particularly for the Glaswegian accent that 300 only lapses into when drunk. The title character, Niels, has a distinct fetish for black people. Despite being set in America, this counts because he was raised in Denmark, where the black population is very sparse.
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* In the K/DA skins in ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'', Kai'Sa's international origins are played up in her profiles and [[https://universe.leagueoflegends.com/en_US/story/popstar-interview/ interview]], with her taste of international styles contributing a layer of exoticism to K/DA as a whole.
* ''VideoGame/SamuraiShodown'': Though it is currently unknown where exactly Darli Dagger originates from, she certainly looks the part as a scantily-clad AmazonianBeauty in her capacity as the seriesí sole African character.
* ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiLiberationDx2'': Jeng Yun Tsai is a tanned, buff, constantly shirtless martial artist from Taiwan in the cast...
* ''VideoGame/StreetFighterV'': Laura's outfit and demeanor are overtly sexy, and she's definitely not from the developers' native Japan, being Afro-Brazilian.
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[[folder:Real Life]]
* The appeal of many movie stars outside the USA is mostly based on their ''exotic eroticism''. Even if they were born in the USA and speak fluently English they may still be cast as a primitive/savage foreigner from outside the modern Western world. Examples:
** Africa: Creator/JosephineBaker (despite being born in the USA, she was often cast as a stereotypical wild black African from the jungle), and danced in the nude.
** Arabia: Creator/RudolphValentino, despite being Italian-born, was cast twice as a romantic Arabian sheik.
** China: Creator/BruceLee (despite being born in the USA), Creator/LucyLiu (same)
** Egypt: Creator/ThedaBara, despite being born in the USA, was cast as a mysterious woman who presumably was born in Egypt.
** France: Creator/BrigitteBardot
** Germany: Creator/MarleneDietrich
** Greece: Melina Mercouri
** Italy: Creator/SophiaLoren, Anna Magnani, Creator/RudolphValentino
** Japan: Sessue Hayakawa
** The Netherlands: Sylvia Kristel, Creator/FamkeJanssen
** Spain/Mexico/Cuba: Creator/AntonioBanderas, Creator/BenicioDelToro, Creator/PenelopeCruz, Creator/SalmaHayek
** Sweden: Creator/IngridBergman, Creator/GretaGarbo, Anita Ekberg
** United Kingdom: Creator/HughGrant, Creator/CaryGrant, Creator/EwanMcGregor, Creator/SeanConnery, Liz Hurley, Catherine Zeta-Jones
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