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** ''VideoGame/FateGrandOrder'' [[UpToEleven went really ballistic]] when it comes to gender-flipping historical figures when compared to the previous installments. Alongside all of the above mentioned Servants, one of the first Servants revealed for the game is a female version of UsefulNotes/AttilaTheHun, and following updates include more and more of them, to the point that it is parodied with [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Artemis]], who first pretends to be a gender-flipped Orion, and everyone buys it; Katsushika Hokusai, who happens to actually be the octopus near the woman, aka his daughter Katsushika Oui (the "Servant Hokusai" is ''both of them'', since Oui produced some of her own art under her father's name); and with Paul Bunyan, who gets turned into a girl ''and'' a child and doesn't know why it happened. In fact, the only subversion is Miyamoto Musashi, who actually comes from an Alternate Universe while the "main" Nasuverse's Miyamoto Musashi (yet to appear in-game) is confirmed by his rival Sasaki Kojiro to be male.

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** ''VideoGame/FateGrandOrder'' [[UpToEleven went really ballistic]] when it comes to gender-flipping historical figures when compared to the previous installments. Alongside all of the above mentioned Servants, one of the first Servants revealed for the game is a female version of UsefulNotes/AttilaTheHun, and following updates include more and more of them, to the point that it is parodied with [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Artemis]], who first pretends to be a gender-flipped Orion, and everyone buys it; Katsushika Hokusai, who happens to actually be the octopus near the woman, aka his daughter Katsushika Oui (the "Servant Hokusai" is ''both of them'', since Oui produced some of her own art under her father's name); and with Paul Bunyan, who gets turned into a girl ''and'' a child and doesn't know why it happened.
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In fact, gender-flipping historical figures has gotten so common that the only subversion is franchise has begun to make subversions: Miyamoto Musashi, who Musashi is a woman, but she actually comes from an Alternate Universe while the "main" Nasuverse's Miyamoto Musashi (yet to appear in-game) is confirmed by his rival Sasaki Kojiro to be male.male. Leonardo da Vinci also appears as a woman, but is confirmed to have been male in life; something got mixed up in his summoning and he showed up in the body of the Mona Lisa (not that da Vinci seems to mind).

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* Manga/BungoStrayDogs has several male writers in real life portrayed as girls/women.


* This is the entire point of ''Manga/{{Ooku}}'', a historical alternate universe where an even-more virulent version of smallpox kills practically every man in seventeenth-century Japan and various historical figures are replaced by female versions.

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* This is the entire point of ''Manga/{{Ooku}}'', a historical alternate universe where an even-more virulent version of smallpox kills practically every man in seventeenth-century Japan and various historical figures are replaced by female versions. [[spoiler:This tendency carries on well into the 19th century after the pox is eradicated by a vaccine.]]


** ''VideoGame/FateGrandOrder'' [[UpToEleven went really ballistic]] when it comes to gender-flipping historical figures when compared to the previous installments. Alongside all of the above mentioned Servants, one of the first Servants revealed for the game is a female version of UsefulNotes/AttilaTheHun, and following updates include more and more of them, to the point that it is parodied with [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Artemis]], who first pretends to be a gender-flipped Orion, and everyone buys it; Katsushika Hokusai, who happens to actually be the octopus near the woman, aka his daughter Katsushika Oui; and with Paul Bunyan, who gets turned into a girl ''and'' a child and doesn't know why it happened. In fact, the only subversion is Miyamoto Musashi, who actually comes from an Alternate Universe.

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** ''VideoGame/FateGrandOrder'' [[UpToEleven went really ballistic]] when it comes to gender-flipping historical figures when compared to the previous installments. Alongside all of the above mentioned Servants, one of the first Servants revealed for the game is a female version of UsefulNotes/AttilaTheHun, and following updates include more and more of them, to the point that it is parodied with [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Artemis]], who first pretends to be a gender-flipped Orion, and everyone buys it; Katsushika Hokusai, who happens to actually be the octopus near the woman, aka his daughter Katsushika Oui; Oui (the "Servant Hokusai" is ''both of them'', since Oui produced some of her own art under her father's name); and with Paul Bunyan, who gets turned into a girl ''and'' a child and doesn't know why it happened. In fact, the only subversion is Miyamoto Musashi, who actually comes from an Alternate Universe.Universe while the "main" Nasuverse's Miyamoto Musashi (yet to appear in-game) is confirmed by his rival Sasaki Kojiro to be male.


* ''Anime/StrikeWitches'' is an AlternateUniverse version of UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, with the protagonists taking names and traits from {{Ace Pilot}}s.

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* ''Anime/StrikeWitches'' is an AlternateUniverse version of UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, with the protagonists taking names and traits from (mostly male) {{Ace Pilot}}s.


** In ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' and ''LightNovel/FateZero'', the female Saber's true identity is that of ([[ItWasHisSled now well known]]) gender-flipped Myth/KingArthur, commonly known as Artoria Pendragon.
** In ''LightNovel/FateApocrypha'', the Assassin of Black is gender-flipped UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper (though justified as Jack's true identity is unknown) and Saber of Red is gender-flipped [[Myth/KingArthur Mordred]]. It also has a gender-flipped [[Literature/{{Frankenstein}} Frankenstein's Monster]].
** ''VideoGame/FateExtra'' features a gender-flipped version of [[spoiler:UsefulNotes/{{Nero}}]] as the playable Saber. It also has a female [[spoiler:UsefulNotes/FrancisDrake]], but it is implied that she's actually Queen Elizabeth the 1st in disguise.

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** In ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' and ''LightNovel/FateZero'', the female Saber's true identity is that of ([[ItWasHisSled now well known]]) gender-flipped Myth/KingArthur, commonly known as Artoria Pendragon.
Pendragon. It should be noted that she is quite insistent [[SheIsTheKing on being called "king,"]] and spent most of her life doing everything she could to ignore her female gender. Due to sexism, she didn't have much choice.
** In ''LightNovel/FateApocrypha'', the Assassin of Black is gender-flipped UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper (though justified as Jack's true identity is unknown) and Saber of Red is gender-flipped [[Myth/KingArthur Mordred]].Mordred]] (who, like her "father," insists on not being treated as female). It also has a gender-flipped [[Literature/{{Frankenstein}} Frankenstein's Monster]].
** ''VideoGame/FateExtra'' ''VideoGame/FateEXTRA'' features a gender-flipped version of [[spoiler:UsefulNotes/{{Nero}}]] as the playable Saber. It also has a female [[spoiler:UsefulNotes/FrancisDrake]], but it is implied that she's actually Queen Elizabeth the 1st in disguise.


** ''Koha-Ace'' features a genderflipped UsefulNotes/OdaNobunaga and [[UsefulNotes/TheShinsengumi Okita Souji]]. The rest of the cast remains their historical gender.



** The practice in ''Fate/Grand Order'' is {{Justified|Trope}} in the parody manga ''Webcomic/LearningWithMangaFGO'', where the implied reason for the genderflips among the created Servants' ranks (including the above mentioned Bunyan) is due to the protagonist being a lesbian with a "no boys" policy.

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** The practice in ''Fate/Grand Order'' is {{Justified|Trope}} in the parody manga ''Webcomic/LearningWithMangaFGO'', where the implied reason for the genderflips among the created original Servants' ranks (including the above mentioned Bunyan) is due to the protagonist being a lesbian with a "no boys" policy.


* ''VisualNovel/KoihimeMusou'' is an all-female version of ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms''.

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* ''VisualNovel/KoihimeMusou'' is an all-female version of ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms''. The only historical female-to-male flips in the franchise are Chousen and Himiko, both of which are [[{{Gonk}} extremely beefy deep-voiced men in microbikinis.]]


** The practice in ''Fate/Grand Order'' is {{Justified|Trope}} in the parody manga ''Webcomic/LearnineWithMangaFGO'', where the implied reason for the genderflips among the OriginalGeneration Servants' ranks (including the above mentioned Bunyan) is due to the protagonist being a lesbian with a "no boys" policy.

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** The practice in ''Fate/Grand Order'' is {{Justified|Trope}} in the parody manga ''Webcomic/LearnineWithMangaFGO'', ''Webcomic/LearningWithMangaFGO'', where the implied reason for the genderflips among the OriginalGeneration created Servants' ranks (including the above mentioned Bunyan) is due to the protagonist being a lesbian with a "no boys" policy.


** ''VideoGame/FateGrandOrder'' [[UpToEleven went really ballistic]] when it comes to gender-flipping historical figures when compared to the previous installments. Alongside all of the above mentioned Servants, one of the first Servants revealed for the game is a female version of UsefulNotes/AttilaTheHun, and following updates include more and more of them, to the point that it is parodied with [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Artemis]], who first pretends to be a gender-flipped Orion, and everyone buys it; Katsushika Hokusai, who happens to actually be the octopus near the woman, aka her daughter Katsushika Oui; and with Paul Bunyan, who gets turned into a girl ''and'' a child and doesn't know why it happened. In fact, the only subversion is Miyamoto Musashi, who actually comes from an Alternate Universe.

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** ''VideoGame/FateGrandOrder'' [[UpToEleven went really ballistic]] when it comes to gender-flipping historical figures when compared to the previous installments. Alongside all of the above mentioned Servants, one of the first Servants revealed for the game is a female version of UsefulNotes/AttilaTheHun, and following updates include more and more of them, to the point that it is parodied with [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Artemis]], who first pretends to be a gender-flipped Orion, and everyone buys it; Katsushika Hokusai, who happens to actually be the octopus near the woman, aka her his daughter Katsushika Oui; and with Paul Bunyan, who gets turned into a girl ''and'' a child and doesn't know why it happened. In fact, the only subversion is Miyamoto Musashi, who actually comes from an Alternate Universe.Universe.
** The practice in ''Fate/Grand Order'' is {{Justified|Trope}} in the parody manga ''Webcomic/LearnineWithMangaFGO'', where the implied reason for the genderflips among the OriginalGeneration Servants' ranks (including the above mentioned Bunyan) is due to the protagonist being a lesbian with a "no boys" policy.


* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'': In "Irrational Treasure", while investigating about the town's foundation, Dipper and Mabel find out about a few ancient national secrets, including that BenjaminFranklin was a woman.

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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'': In "Irrational Treasure", while investigating about the town's foundation, Dipper and Mabel find out about a few ancient national secrets, including that BenjaminFranklin Benjamin Franklin was a woman.

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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'': In "Irrational Treasure", while investigating about the town's foundation, Dipper and Mabel find out about a few ancient national secrets, including that BenjaminFranklin was a woman.


This character is supposed to be [[HistoricalDomainCharacter a recognisable figure from history]], but diverges in one notable way: [[GenderFlip they're the wrong gender]].

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This character is supposed to be [[HistoricalDomainCharacter a recognisable figure from history]], but diverges in one notable way: [[GenderFlip they're the wrong their gender]].

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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'': Team JNPR is composed of gender-flips of four historical crossdressers: Jaune is UsefulNotes/JoanOfArc, Nora is [[Myth/NorseMythology Thor]], Pyrrha is [[Literature/TheIliad Achilles]], and Ren is {{Mulan}}. Each of these characters is the gender their inspirations were pretending to be. %% Deliberate link to disambiguation page, as Ren is not based specifically on any version of Mulan.
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* An InUniverse example happens in ''Manga/AkatsukiNoYona'', in which Hiryuu, the legendary first king of Kouka, reincarnated into the young princess Yona that changed from a RoyalBrat into a BadassPrincess during the series at the point of start her own revolution to get her kingdom back as Hiryuu did once.

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* An InUniverse example happens in ''Manga/AkatsukiNoYona'', in which Hiryuu, the legendary first king of Kouka, reincarnated into the young princess Yona that changed her from a RoyalBrat into a BadassPrincess during the series at to the point of start starting her own revolution to get her kingdom back as Hiryuu did once.

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