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* All the Mogwai and Gremlins seen in the ''Film/{{Gremlins}}'' movies are (ambiguously) male save one female in the [[Film/Gremlins2TheNewBatch second movie]], who was only such because it had gotten a hold of a gender-changing potion in a lab. Any reproductive processes not involving a splash of water are not discussed.

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* All the Mogwai and Gremlins seen in the ''Film/{{Gremlins}}'' movies are (ambiguously) male save Greta, the one female in the [[Film/Gremlins2TheNewBatch second movie]], who was only such because it she had gotten a hold of a gender-changing potion in a lab. Any reproductive processes not involving a splash of water are not discussed.


* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': Virtually all the Covenant soldiers we see in the games are male (the ones that ''have'' a gender, anyways), though we see a lot more females in the expanded universe. This is justified by the Elites and Brutes, who have patriarchal warrior societies. This is also justified by the Jackals in a different way; they live in a matriarchal society where the females do the commanding and the males do the fighting. ''VideoGame/{{Halo 5}} finally introduces a Sangheli female as a member of the Arbiter's "heretical" resistance cell, but only as a voice over a radio.

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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': Virtually all the Covenant soldiers we see in the games are male (the ones that ''have'' a gender, anyways), though we see a lot more females in the expanded universe. This is justified by the Elites and Brutes, who have patriarchal warrior societies. This is also justified by the Jackals in a different way; they live in a matriarchal society where the females do the commanding and the males do the fighting. ''VideoGame/{{Halo 5}} ''VideoGame/Halo5Guardians'' finally introduces a Sangheli female as a member of the Arbiter's "heretical" resistance cell, but only as a voice over a radio.


* ''Mazinger'': Nearly all {{Robeast}}s from ''Anime/MazingerZ'', ''Anime/GreatMazinger'' and ''Anime/UFORoboGrendizer'' were male. Even Rhine X1 (Donau Alpha1 in the original manga), a Mechanical Monster controled by a girl, was male. Maybe the only exception is Marquisse Janus, one of the CoDragons of ''Great Mazinger'': her HumongousMecha was clearly female-shaped.

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* ''Mazinger'': Nearly all {{Robeast}}s from ''Anime/MazingerZ'', ''Anime/GreatMazinger'' and ''Anime/UFORoboGrendizer'' were male. Even Rhine X1 (Donau Alpha1 [=Alpha1=] in the original manga), a Mechanical Monster controled by a girl, was male. Maybe the only exception is Marquisse Janus, one of the CoDragons of ''Great Mazinger'': her HumongousMecha was clearly female-shaped.



* While most male superheroes have at least one or two well-known female villains, the vast majority of Franchise/SpiderMan's rogues are men. His few recurring villainesses--such as Calypso--have not entered pop culture quite like the Green Goblin and Venom.

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* While most some male superheroes have at least one or two well-known female villains, the vast majority of Franchise/SpiderMan's Franchise/SpiderMan, Franchise/{{Superman}} and Franchise/TheFlash's rogues are men. His men, and their few recurring villainesses--such as Calypso--have Calypso or Syrene-- have not entered pop culture quite like the Green Goblin ComicBook/GreenGoblin and Venom. ComicBook/LexLuthor. In contrast, the vast majority of enemies of female heroes like Franchise/WonderWoman and ComicBook/{{Supergirl}} are female.



* The ''Film/LordOfTheRings'' movies had only male orcs in line with its source material, though in the final movie there are two orcs that appear to be strikingly female, like the one who orders for the catapults during the Minas Tirith battle, and some orcs, such as the one who inspects a freshly born Uruk-Hai in ''Fellowship'', were played by women. Whether they were meant to ''be'' orc women, who knows...

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* The ''Film/LordOfTheRings'' ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' movies had only male orcs in line with its source material, though in the final movie there are two orcs that appear to be strikingly female, like the one who orders for the catapults during the Minas Tirith battle, and some orcs, such as the one who inspects a freshly born Uruk-Hai in ''Fellowship'', were played by women. Whether they were meant to ''be'' orc women, who knows...



* All Orcs mentioned by name in ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'' novels are male. However, since Tolkien had written that "Orcs multiply after the fashion of the Children of Ilúvatar", i.e. elves and men, there must have been female Orcs somewhere, but given the times and his source materials Tolkein probably just discounted them. There aren't a lot of females on the heroic side either, and all but one (two, depending upon how you count Galadriel) are little more than window dressing.

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* All Orcs mentioned by name in ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'' ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' novels are male. However, since Tolkien had written that "Orcs multiply after the fashion of the Children of Ilúvatar", i.e. elves and men, there must have been female Orcs somewhere, but given the times and his source materials Tolkein probably just discounted them. There aren't a lot of females on the heroic side either, and all but one (two, depending upon how you count Galadriel) are little more than window dressing.either.

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**There are also no Female Draugr, although due to randomly generated clothing you may occasionally encounter a crossdressing Draugr


* ''Anime/CuteHighEarthDefenseClubLove'': the show employs ChromosomeCasting (being set primarily at a [[OneGenderSchool boys' school]]) and the monsters are all [[HeelMonsterTurn people transformed by the villains]].

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* ''Anime/CuteHighEarthDefenseClubLove'': the show employs ChromosomeCasting (being set primarily at a [[OneGenderSchool boys' school]]) and the monsters are all [[HeelMonsterTurn [[FaceMonsterTurn people transformed by the villains]].


* In ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica,'' all witches are all female... [[EldritchAbomination not that you could tell by looking at them]]. [[spoiler:They're actually [[TheCorruption corrupted]] [[MagicalGirl magical girls]]]].

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* In ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica,'' all witches are all female... [[EldritchAbomination not that you could tell by looking at them]]. [[spoiler:They're This is because [[spoiler:they're actually [[TheCorruption corrupted]] [[MagicalGirl magical girls]]]].



* In the Literature/{{Xanth}} series harpies are all female. As a notable exception to the norm in this series this naturally becomes a plot point in one of the books.

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* In the Literature/{{Xanth}} series ''Literature/{{Xanth}}'': For a long period, all harpies are were female, due to a curse that made all female. As a notable exception to the norm males [[InterspeciesRomance fall for other species]] and thus die out. Being half-human and half-vulture, the harpies survived by mating with humans and vultures in alternate generations, but for some reason this series this naturally becomes a plot point in only produced more daughters. Eventually one of male harpy was found preserved by the books.Brain Coral, and apparently he was able to have sons.


* Based on their voices and booklet art, all of [[NightOfTheLivingMooks the Marriages]] of ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha [=StrikerS=] [[AllThereInTheManual Sound Stage X]]'' appear to be female.

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* Based on their voices and booklet art, all of [[NightOfTheLivingMooks the Marriages]] of ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha [=StrikerS=] [[AllThereInTheManual Sound Stage X]]'' ''AudioPlay/StrikersSoundStageX'' appear to be female.

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* Lampshaded in ''VideoGame/TitanQuest'', where you end up fighting hordes of assorted beastmen of various types (Satyrs, Centaurs, Crocodilemen, Tigerfolk and demons of Hades) but they're usually all males. The LampshadeHanging comes from a letter you can find on a rare boss which actually points out how odd is that there are no female satyrs or male [[CatGirl Maenads]] around, and fears that they'll be called sexists.
* Downplayed in ''Videogame/{{Drakensang}}'': while there ''are'' female Dwarves (and you can istantly recognize their gender with a look), the playable chatacter can only choose male Dwarves. All Orcs, Ogres and Trolls (in both games) are male though, while Goblins are mostly male with a single female NPC in both games.


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* In ''VideoGame/TitanQuest'' again, female-only monsters include different types of beastmen (well, beastwomen) such as Maenads, Gorgons, Harpies, Lamiae and no less than three different races of all-female demonessess in Hades.
* Sensibly enough, it's impossible to play a male Amazon in ''VideoGame/{{Drakensang}}''. Or encounter one for that matter.


** Daleks are entirely genderless. Gendered beings of other species who are converted into Daleks become genderless in the process.
** Similarly, Cybermen lose all gender identity when they are converted, although one "partially converted" cyberwoman appearing in an early ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' episode was obviously still female. Classic-series Silurians showed no perceivable females, although the new series have quite a few of them.
** The Weeping Angels all appear as feminine statues, though given their power it's unclear whether it's merely their "stone" appearance.

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** Daleks are entirely genderless. Gendered genderless--and gendered beings of other species who are converted into Daleks become genderless in the process.
process--but they all have the same (shrill) male voice.
** Similarly, Cybermen lose all gender identity when they are converted, although one but voices and body shape are clearly masculine. One "partially converted" cyberwoman appearing in an early ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' episode was obviously still female. female.
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Classic-series Silurians showed no perceivable females, although the new series have quite a few of them.
** The Weeping Angels all appear as feminine statues, though given their power it's unclear whether it's merely their "stone" appearance.
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* In ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica,'' all witches are all female... [[EldritchAbomination not that you could tell by looking at them]]. [[spoiler:Justified in that they are actually [[TheCorruption corrupted]] [[MagicalGirl magical girls]]]].

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* In ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica,'' all witches are all female... [[EldritchAbomination not that you could tell by looking at them]]. [[spoiler:Justified in that they are [[spoiler:They're actually [[TheCorruption corrupted]] [[MagicalGirl magical girls]]]].


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* The Weeping Angels in ''Series/DoctorWho'' all appear as feminine statues, though given their power it's unclear whether it's merely their "stone" appearance.
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* In ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse,'' it's eventually revealed that all the monsters are [[WasOnceAMan Gems who have been]] [[TheCorruption corrupted]] by a FantasticNuke; thus they are thus all female, [[OneGenderRace like the Gems themselves]].

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* In ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse,'' it's eventually revealed that all the monsters are [[WasOnceAMan Gems who have been]] [[TheCorruption corrupted]] by a FantasticNuke; thus they are thus all female, [[OneGenderRace like the Gems themselves]]. You wouldn't guess this from looking, as their corrupted forms are too inhuman to resemble any gender, often not even looking like animals.


* ''Breeding Season'' (an H game) treats all monsters as nearly {{One Gender Race}}s, to the point that male CatFolk or female wolves are considered mutant strains. The sole exceptions are elves and humans.

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* ''Breeding Season'' (an H game) treats all monsters as nearly {{One Gender Race}}s, to the point that male CatFolk or female wolves are considered mutant strains. The sole exceptions are elves and humans.


* ''Anime/CuteHighEarthDefenseClubLove'': the show employs ChromosomeCasting (being set primarily at a [[OneGenderSchool boys' school]]) and the monsters are all people transformed by the villains.

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* ''Anime/CuteHighEarthDefenseClubLove'': the show employs ChromosomeCasting (being set primarily at a [[OneGenderSchool boys' school]]) and the monsters are all [[HeelMonsterTurn people transformed by the villains.villains]].



* As could be assumed from their name, the witches from ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' are all female... [[EldritchAbomination not that you could tell by looking at them]]. [[spoiler:Justified in that they are actually [[TheCorruption corrupted]] [[MagicalGirl magical girls]]]]

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* As could be assumed from their name, the In ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica,'' all witches from ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' are all female... [[EldritchAbomination not that you could tell by looking at them]]. [[spoiler:Justified in that they are actually [[TheCorruption corrupted]] [[MagicalGirl magical girls]]]]girls]]]].


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* In ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse,'' it's eventually revealed that all the monsters are [[WasOnceAMan Gems who have been]] [[TheCorruption corrupted]] by a FantasticNuke; thus they are thus all female, [[OneGenderRace like the Gems themselves]].
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* In just about any fantasy setting, it is rare for female goblins, orcs, trolls, ogres, or giants to be mentioned. There are of course exceptions (such as Literature/{{Xanth}}, {{Shrek}}, and tabletop games run by particularly forward-minded {{Game Master}}s), but they tend to be rare.

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* In just about any fantasy setting, it is rare for female goblins, orcs, trolls, ogres, or giants to be mentioned. There are of course exceptions (such as Literature/{{Xanth}}, {{Shrek}}, Franchise/{{Shrek}}, and tabletop games run by particularly forward-minded {{Game Master}}s), but they tend to be rare.


* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': Virtually all the Covenant soldiers we see in the games are male (the ones that ''have'' a gender, anyways), though we see a lot more females in the expanded universe. This is justified by the Elites and Brutes, who have patriarchal warrior societies. This is also justified by the Jackals in a different way; they live in a matriarchal society where the females do the commanding and the males do the fighting.

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* ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': Virtually all the Covenant soldiers we see in the games are male (the ones that ''have'' a gender, anyways), though we see a lot more females in the expanded universe. This is justified by the Elites and Brutes, who have patriarchal warrior societies. This is also justified by the Jackals in a different way; they live in a matriarchal society where the females do the commanding and the males do the fighting. ''VideoGame/{{Halo 5}} finally introduces a Sangheli female as a member of the Arbiter's "heretical" resistance cell, but only as a voice over a radio.

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