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* ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'': Near the end of the season 1 opening, the "camera" pans over Moka floating upside down naked underwater and surrounded by fruit, her rosary glowing.

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* ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'': ''Manga/RosarioPlusVampire'': Near the end of the season 1 opening, the "camera" pans over Moka floating upside down naked underwater and surrounded by fruit, her rosary glowing.

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* ''ComicBook/TheUltimates'': Black Widow shows up upside down on the cover of ''Ultimates'' #7.
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* Rei's naked silhouette can be seen, reflected upside-down in water, spinning against the dark blue background of the ClosingCredits of ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''.

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* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'':
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Rei's naked silhouette can be seen, reflected upside-down in water, spinning against the dark blue background of the ClosingCredits of ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''.ClosingCredits.


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* ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'': Near the end of the season 1 opening, the "camera" pans over Moka floating upside down naked underwater and surrounded by fruit, her rosary glowing.


* The OP to ''VisualNovel/TwentyTwoThirtySixAD'' has this on C.S. next to an upright Shirasaki, and on the telepathic Haru Shion next to an upright non-telepathic Haru Shion. C.S. also appears later both upright ''and'' inverted in the same picture.

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* The OP to TitleSequence of ''VisualNovel/TwentyTwoThirtySixAD'' has this on C.S. next to an upright Shirasaki, and on the telepathic Haru Shion next to an upright non-telepathic Haru Shion. C.S. also appears later both upright ''and'' inverted in the same picture.


* ''VisualNovel/TwentyTwoThirtySixAD'' has this on C.S. next to an upright Shirasaki, and on the telepathic Haru Shion next to an upright non-telepathic Haru Shion. C.S. also appears later both upright ''and'' inverted in the same picture.

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* The OP to ''VisualNovel/TwentyTwoThirtySixAD'' has this on C.S. next to an upright Shirasaki, and on the telepathic Haru Shion next to an upright non-telepathic Haru Shion. C.S. also appears later both upright ''and'' inverted in the same picture.


* In the opening to ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'', it happens with Yukari upside-down and Nyamo right-side up. Then Yukari glares at Nyamo, and their positions are switched.



* Rai in ''Manga/JyuOhSei'', with his twin brother Thor upright next to him, in almost perfect symmetry.



* In the opening to ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'', it happens with Yukari upside-down and Nyamo right-side up. Then Yukari glares at Nyamo, and their positions are switched.

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* In the opening to ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'', it happens with Yukari upside-down and Nyamo right-side up. Then Yukari glares at Nyamo, and anime of ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'':
** In the first season's opening, two images of Mion appear, lying on
their positions side, nude, and curled in fetal positions, each with her head by the other's knees. [[PinkySwear Their pinkies are switched.interlocked]]. [[spoiler:Actually, one is Mion (a very large tattoo can be seen covering her entire back), and the other is Shion (her back is normal).]] %% Yeah, I know there's an extra twist to their names in the VN, but maybe we can leave it at this.
** In the ending of ''Kai'', Rena and Mion are lying next to each other in empty space, facing opposite directions, framed by flowers.
** In the visually symbolic intro of episode [[spoiler:6]] of ''Kai'', each member of the circle of friends is displayed, one by one, except Mion and Shion, who appear back-to-back, with Shion upside-down.
** And in the same intro, [[spoiler:Rika]] herself appears upside-down, with a closeup of her eyes opening.
* Rai in ''Manga/JyuOhSei'', with his twin brother Thor upright next to him, in almost perfect symmetry.



* Arcueid in the OP of ''[[VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}} Shingetsutan Tsukihime]]'', for quite a while even.
* [[VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry Battler]] in the ''Umineko'' Motion Graphic 6 has a couple of seconds where he's shown upside down, flashing through a sea of memories.



* In the anime of ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'':
** In the first season's opening, two images of Mion appear, lying on their side, nude, and curled in fetal positions, each with her head by the other's knees. [[PinkySwear Their pinkies are interlocked]]. [[spoiler:Actually, one is Mion (a very large tattoo can be seen covering her entire back), and the other is Shion (her back is normal).]] %% Yeah, I know there's an extra twist to their names in the VN, but maybe we can leave it at this.
** In the ending of ''Kai'', Rena and Mion are lying next to each other in empty space, facing opposite directions, framed by flowers.
** In the visually symbolic intro of episode [[spoiler:6]] of ''Kai'', each member of the circle of friends is displayed, one by one, except Mion and Shion, who appear back-to-back, with Shion upside-down.
** And in the same intro, [[spoiler:Rika]] herself appears upside-down, with a closeup of her eyes opening.

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* In the anime of ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'':
** In the first season's opening, two images of Mion appear, lying on their side, nude, and curled in fetal positions, each with her head by the other's knees. [[PinkySwear Their pinkies are interlocked]]. [[spoiler:Actually, one is Mion (a very large tattoo can be seen covering her entire back), and the other is Shion (her back is normal).]] %% Yeah, I know there's an extra twist to their names
Arcueid in the VN, but maybe we can leave it at this.
** In the ending
OP of ''Kai'', Rena and Mion are lying next to each other in empty space, facing opposite directions, framed by flowers.
** In the visually symbolic intro of episode [[spoiler:6]] of ''Kai'', each member of the circle of friends is displayed, one by one, except Mion and Shion, who appear back-to-back, with Shion upside-down.
** And
''[[VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}} Shingetsutan Tsukihime]]'', for quite a while even.
* [[VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry Battler]]
in the same intro, [[spoiler:Rika]] herself appears upside-down, with ''Umineko'' Motion Graphic 6 has a closeup couple of her eyes opening.seconds where he's shown upside down, flashing through a sea of memories.



* ''Music/BedtimeStories'' by Music/{{Madonna}} also features her upside down.



* ''Music/BedtimeStories'' by Music/{{Madonna}} also features her upside down.



* In the opening to ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou'', Shiki is shown upside-down next to mirror image of her right-side up. [[spoiler:This is an outright [[SpoilerOpening spoiler]] that can only be seen in hindsight. Shiki has Eri's appearance, so there really are two Shikis. [[MindScrew We're confused too]].]]
* Sora briefly in the OP to ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsI''.
* Happens late in the story with the [[ProtagonistTitle title protagonist]] of ''VideoGame/{{Wadanohara}}'', when [[spoiler:Princess Mikotsu]] briefly manages to [[spoiler:trap her in a LotusEaterMachine]].




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* Sora briefly in the OP to ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsI''.
* Happens late in the story with the [[ProtagonistTitle title protagonist]] of ''VideoGame/{{Wadanohara}}'', when [[spoiler:Princess Mikotsu]] briefly manages to [[spoiler:trap her in a LotusEaterMachine]].
* In the opening to ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou'', Shiki is shown upside-down next to mirror image of her right-side up. [[spoiler:This is an outright [[SpoilerOpening spoiler]] that can only be seen in hindsight. Shiki has Eri's appearance, so there really are two Shikis. [[MindScrew We're confused too]].]]


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* ''VisualNovel/TwentyTwoThirtySixAD'' has this on C.S. next to an upright Shirasaki, and on the telepathic Haru Shion next to an upright non-telepathic Haru Shion. C.S. also appears later both upright ''and'' inverted in the same picture.


** In the TitleSequence, Ishtar appears simultaneously upright ''and'' inverted, side-by-side ([[spoiler:one is Ishtar α, the other Ishtar ω (actually Yumi carrying Ishtar's Shadow Null and altered to look like her]]). One picture also gets flipped repeatedly in time to the beat of the song, with a random person standing in it each time.

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** In the TitleSequence, Ishtar appears simultaneously upright ''and'' inverted, side-by-side ([[spoiler:one is Ishtar α, the other Ishtar ω (actually Yumi carrying Ishtar's Shadow Null and altered to look like her]]).her)]]). One picture also gets flipped repeatedly in time to the beat of the song, with a random person standing in it each time.


* The [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/bf/FunnyGirl1.jpg/215px-FunnyGirl1.jpg cover art]] for the musical ''FunnyGirl''.

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* The [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/bf/FunnyGirl1.jpg/215px-FunnyGirl1.jpg cover art]] for the musical ''FunnyGirl''.
''Theatre/FunnyGirl''.


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** In route E, a dream sequence depicts [[spoiler:the fetus]] in a fetal position, positioned with their head down.

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** In route E, a dream sequence depicts [[spoiler:the fetus]] quantum computer Marduk's Shadow]] in a fetal position, positioned with their head down.


** In the title sequence, Ishtar appears simultaneously upright ''and'' inverted, side-by-side ([[spoiler:one is Ishtar α, the other Ishtar ω (actually Yumi carrying Ishtar's Shadow and altered to look like her]]). One picture also gets flipped repeatedly in time to the beat of the song, with a random person standing in it each time.

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** In the title sequence, TitleSequence, Ishtar appears simultaneously upright ''and'' inverted, side-by-side ([[spoiler:one is Ishtar α, the other Ishtar ω (actually Yumi carrying Ishtar's Shadow Null and altered to look like her]]). One picture also gets flipped repeatedly in time to the beat of the song, with a random person standing in it each time.


** In the title sequence, Ishtar appears simultaneously upright ''and'' inverted, side-by-side ([[spoiler:one is Ishtar α, the other Ishtar ω (actually Yumi carrying Ishtar's Shadow and altered to look like her]]). One picture also gets flipped repeatedly in time to the beat of the song, with a random person standing in it.

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** In the title sequence, Ishtar appears simultaneously upright ''and'' inverted, side-by-side ([[spoiler:one is Ishtar α, the other Ishtar ω (actually Yumi carrying Ishtar's Shadow and altered to look like her]]). One picture also gets flipped repeatedly in time to the beat of the song, with a random person standing in it.it each time.

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* In ''[[VisualNovel/InputOutput I/O]]'':
** In the title sequence, Ishtar appears simultaneously upright ''and'' inverted, side-by-side ([[spoiler:one is Ishtar α, the other Ishtar ω (actually Yumi carrying Ishtar's Shadow and altered to look like her]]). One picture also gets flipped repeatedly in time to the beat of the song, with a random person standing in it.
** In route E, a dream sequence depicts [[spoiler:the fetus]] in a fetal position, positioned with their head down.

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** And in the same intro, [[spoiler:Rika]] herself appears upside-down, with a closeup of her eyes opening.


* In the opening to ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'', two images of Mion appear, lying on their side, nude, and curled in fetal positions, each with her head by the other's knees. [[PinkySwear Their pinkies are interlocked]]. [[spoiler:Actually, one is Mion (a very large tattoo can be seen covering her entire back), and the other is Shion (her back is normal).]] %% Yeah, I know there's an extra twist to their names in the VN, but maybe we can leave it at this.

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* In the opening to ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'', anime of ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'':
** In the first season's opening,
two images of Mion appear, lying on their side, nude, and curled in fetal positions, each with her head by the other's knees. [[PinkySwear Their pinkies are interlocked]]. [[spoiler:Actually, one is Mion (a very large tattoo can be seen covering her entire back), and the other is Shion (her back is normal).]] %% Yeah, I know there's an extra twist to their names in the VN, but maybe we can leave it at this.this.
** In the ending of ''Kai'', Rena and Mion are lying next to each other in empty space, facing opposite directions, framed by flowers.
** In the visually symbolic intro of episode [[spoiler:6]] of ''Kai'', each member of the circle of friends is displayed, one by one, except Mion and Shion, who appear back-to-back, with Shion upside-down.

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