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* ''Videogame/SenranKagura'': In some games, one of Asuka's Ninja Arts is to summon a huge toad to slam onto multiple enemies.

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* ''Videogame/SenranKagura'': ''VideoGame/SenranKagura'': In some games, one of Asuka's Ninja Arts is to summon a huge toad to slam onto multiple enemies. enemies.
* In ''[[VideoGame/GuiltyGear Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2]]'', Answer's [[LauncherMove Dust]] move has him summon a large frog to knock the opponent upwards with its tongue. It also appears in one of his victory animations, where it eats the fallen enemy, [[TooSpicyForYogSothoth only to spit them back out in disgust]].


** Likewise, his counterpart Adam's spirit animal in Season 3 of ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' is that of a frog. He also pilots the Frog Ninjazord.

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** Likewise, his counterpart Adam's ninja spirit animal in Season 3 of ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'' (and before that, the non-canon ''Film/MightyMorphinPowerRangersTheMovie'') is that of a frog. He also pilots the Frog Ninjazord. He's not quite happy about this initially.
--> '''[[Film/MightyMorphinPowerRangersTheMovie Dulcea]]''': What's wrong, Adam?\\
'''Adam''': ''[embarrased]'' [[ThrowItIn I'm a]] ''[[WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway frog]]''.


What animal would you associate with a ninja? [[CatNinja A cat?]] [[NobleWolf A wolf?]] [[DragonsUpTheYinYang A dragon?]] A... [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg frog?]] Odd choice, but okay.

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What animal would you associate with a ninja? [[CatNinja A cat?]] cat]]? [[NobleWolf A wolf?]] wolf]]? [[DragonsUpTheYinYang A dragon?]] dragon]]? A... [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg frog?]] frog]]? Odd choice, but okay.


Compare: CatNinja, Sometimes associated with: FrogMen

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Compare: CatNinja, Compare CatNinja. Sometimes associated with: FrogMen
with FrogMen.

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* ''Anime/{{Tamagotchi}}'' features Gamanosuke, a giant ''toad'' who works as the training partner of Gozarutchi the ninja.


* ''Series/KamenRiderZiO'': One of the Future Riders is Rentaro Kagura: Kamen Rider Shinobi, who gains his armor from a giant robot frog called Kuragane Oogama (lit. Iron Toad). In the Rider Time: Shinobi miniseries, he fights against Yaminin and his Niji no Hebi clan of Ninjas.

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* ''Series/KamenRiderZiO'': One of the Future Riders is Rentaro Kagura: Kamen Rider Shinobi, who gains his armor from a giant robot frog called Kuragane Kurogane Oogama (lit. Iron Toad). In the Rider Time: Shinobi miniseries, he fights against Yaminin and his Niji no Hebi clan of Ninjas.


** Jiraiya is able to summon a giant toad, can partially transform himself into one, and has a snake-themed enemy. Most importantly, he is an {{Expy}} of the TropeMaker himself.

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** Jiraiya Jiraiya, who trained among said frogs, is able to summon a giant toad, can partially transform himself into one, and has a snake-themed enemy. Most importantly, he is an {{Expy}} of the TropeMaker himself.

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** When introduced as a playable character in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosForNintendo3DSAndWiiU'', Greninja was granted several more ninja-like abilities. Along with the aforementioned Water Shuriken attack, it also gained a few moves in the form of water katanas (changed to water kunai as of ''[[VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosUltimate Ultimate]]''), and a NinjaLog counter-attack in the form of Substitute (which sometimes manifests as an actual log).


* The ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' anime takes the aesthetic with Greninja in particular a step further by including a seldom-used TCG ability called Battle Bond, which--for lack of better description--combines Greninja's aura with that of its trainer. In this case, Ash. It's an ability that takes a while for them to perfect, but it helps Ash get his final badge and make it to the Final of the Lumiose Conference, going further than he'd ever gone in any region.

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* The ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' anime takes the aesthetic with Greninja in particular a step further by including a seldom-used TCG ability called Battle Bond, which--for lack of better description--combines Greninja's aura with that of its trainer. In this case, Ash. It's an ability that takes a while for them to perfect, but it helps Ash get his final badge and make it to the Final of the Lumiose Conference, going further than he'd ever gone in any prior region.

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* In ''VideoGame/ArmoryAndMachine'', one of the enemies in the Cliffs is the Ninja Frog. They usually perform several fake-out moves before throwing a deadly powerful shuriken.


Compare: CatNinja

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Compare: CatNinja
CatNinja, Sometimes associated with: FrogMen


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** This goes doubly for his teacher: [[MentorArchetype Master Gamano]]. Beyond his name [[JustForPun being a pun]][[note]]''Gama no Shishō'' or ''"Master of Toad"''[[/note]], he's a far more capable ninja than his pupil, and is able to turn into a wall scroll of a frog. [[spoiler:Jury's out on [[EvilMentor whether or not he's a good guy, though]]]].


* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild fully embraces the {{Ninja}} nature of the Sheikah of previous games by reinterpreting their home of Kakariko Village from a typical fantasy village into a proper feudal Japanese style village. Frog statues are frequently found all over the village, revered by the people. Their archenemies, the Yiga Clan, who serve Ganon, also have frog statues found in their base.

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* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' fully embraces the {{Ninja}} nature of the Sheikah of previous games by reinterpreting their home of Kakariko Village from a typical fantasy village into a proper feudal Japanese style village. Frog statues are frequently found all over the village, revered by the people. Their archenemies, the Yiga Clan, who serve Ganon, also have frog statues found in their base.

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While it would seem rather outlandish for a stealth-based profession to give itself frog motifs, literary influence or not, frogs are stealthier and quicker than most give them credit for. Consider the fact that frogs can catch flies, which perceive time 4x slower than us is a testament to its speed, but also patience. Also, frogs, especially aquatic ones that frequent water, are stalking predators that are able to sneak up on their prey. Their legs give them immense jumping power that allow them to pounce on their prey and back almost instantly.


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* Summoning a giant fire-breathing toad is a skill of the Ninja class in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV''.


** ''Series/NinjaSentaiKakuranger'': Ninja Black is named Jiraiya and pilots a frog mecha.

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** ''Series/NinjaSentaiKakuranger'': Ninja Black is named Jiraiya and pilots a frog-themed mecha, two frog-faced humanoid mechs followed by an actual frog-shaped one. For bonus points, when performing its special attacks, he stands atop the frog mecha.akin to how the literary Jiraiya is often portrayed in artworks.


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** ''Series/ShurikenSentaiNinninger'': The main gun sidearm of the core Ninningers, the Gama Gama Juu[[note]]Toad Toad Gun[[/note]] is a golden gun in the shape of a frog. Its finisher is a beam in the form of its tongue. These also serves as their alarm system to warn them of active Youkai.


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* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild fully embraces the {{Ninja}} nature of the Sheikah of previous games by reinterpreting their home of Kakariko Village from a typical fantasy village into a proper feudal Japanese style village. Frog statues are frequently found all over the village, revered by the people. Their archenemies, the Yiga Clan, who serve Ganon, also have frog statues found in their base.

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* ''Videogame/SenranKagura'': In some games, one of Asuka's Ninja Arts is to summon a huge toad to slam onto multiple enemies.

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