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* [[EverybodyWasKungFuFighting Everybody]] in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''. Or a variation at least, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXALtD_En3Q&t=1m50s with the torso almost bent horizontally, both arms kept straight behind the back in a V-shape, and open palms bent upward.]] Check the link to see hundreds of them running like this. In fact, the described stance is the common way of running for people in this show. The trope is occasionally also played straight with one arm in front, usually carrying a kunai.

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* [[EverybodyWasKungFuFighting Everybody]] in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''. Or a variation at least, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXALtD_En3Q&t=1m50s with the torso almost bent horizontally, both arms kept straight behind the back in a V-shape, and open palms bent upward.]] Check the link to see hundreds of them running like this. In fact, Also, the described stance is the common way of running for people in this show. The trope is occasionally also played straight with one arm in front, usually carrying a kunai. In fact, it's so commonly done that anytime a Ninja Run is used in other pieces of fiction or when people do it, everyone refers to it as the "Naruto Run".


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* The ninjas in ''WebVideo/EpicRapBattlesOfHistory'' of Creator/BruceLee versus Creator/ClintEastwood run like this.

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* The ninjas ''WebAnimation/LesKassos'': Mocked in ''WebVideo/EpicRapBattlesOfHistory'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grLqQXX1KS0 episode #60,]] where a whole gym class of Creator/BruceLee versus Creator/ClintEastwood ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' parodies (with Might Guy as the gym teacher) run like this.this way, except for "Naroute" who thinks this is dumb to keep your arms behind your back while running.


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* The ninjas in ''WebVideo/EpicRapBattlesOfHistory'' of Creator/BruceLee versus Creator/ClintEastwood run like this.
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* In ''VideoGame/AngryBirdsTransformers'', Soundblaster and both versions of Soundwave run this way in their levels.



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* In ''VideoGame/AngryBirdsTransformers'', Soundblaster and both versions of Soundwave run this way in their levels.



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* The monster [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Black_Ninja Black Ninja]] from the ''Manga/YuGiOh'' manga. He even holds his dagger in a reverse grip with the front arm. As Joey (Jonouchi) in the English dub of the anime adaptation puts it, "I love watching this guy run."

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* The monster [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Black_Ninja Black Ninja]] (also known as [[https://yugioh.fandom.com/wiki/Strike_Ninja Strike Ninja]], this card art better shows the NinjaRun pose) from the ''Manga/YuGiOh'' manga. He even holds his dagger in a reverse grip with the front arm. As Joey (Jonouchi) in the English dub of the anime adaptation puts it, "I love watching this guy run."

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* A MemeticMutation of this [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storm_Area_51 made the news in 2019]]. An online joke suggesting people storm Area51 to look for aliens and "Naruto Run" in order to escape the US Military spiraled out of control and resulted in actual gathering of people near Area51, complete with people running around leaning over and running with their arms out behind them.

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* ''VideoGame/HyruleWarriorsAgeOfCalamity'', the prequel to ''Breath of the Wild'', has the Yiga Footsoldiers once again do this when attacking, on top of showing Impa do this whenever dashing.

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* Ming Boy from ''VideoGame/DongDongNeverDie'' has probably the worst incarnation of this This is partially due to the sprites being FMV animations, and partially due to how horrible it looks regardless.

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->''"Since they don't have a human's muscular system, it's actually efficient for these gals to run NINJA STYLE. Unlike actual humans and/or Manga/{{naruto}}s."''
-->-- ''Webcomic/KiwiBlitz'', [[https://www.kiwiblitz.com/comic/page-226 page 226]]

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* ''VideoGame/RumbleRoses'' has Benikage who runs like this. She is also the game's fastest runner.


** Ibuki. A tiny ninja girl who uses a ninja run in the IV era games. She even does an extended one in her rival battle.

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** Ibuki. A tiny ninja girl who uses a [[https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/streetfighter/images/b/b5/Dash.gif/revision/latest?cb=20181209022834 ninja run run]] in the IV era games. She even does an extended one in her rival battle.


%%* [[VideoGame/{{Strider}} Strider Hiryu]], but only in the ''VideoGame/CapcomVs'' games, the second ''Strider'' game, and the 2014 reboot.

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%%* [[VideoGame/{{Strider}} Strider Hiryu]], but only in the ''VideoGame/CapcomVs'' games, the second ''Strider'' ''[[VideoGame/StriderArcade Strider]]'' game, and the 2014 [[VideoGame/Strider2014 2014]]] reboot.



%%* Espio the Chameleon in ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog''.



%%* [[VideoGame/FinalFight Guy]] in the ''Franchise/StreetFighter'' series.



* Guy from the ''Franchise/StreetFighter'' series as part of his moveset. He can follow up with three different moves.

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from the ''Franchise/StreetFighter'' series has this as part of his moveset. He can follow up with three different moves.moves.
** Ibuki. A tiny ninja girl who uses a ninja run in the IV era games. She even does an extended one in her rival battle.



* ''VideoGame/StreetFighter'' has Ibuki. A tiny ninja girl who uses a ninja run in the IV era games. She even does an extended one in her rival battle.


%%* [[VideoGame/{{Strider}} Strider Hiryu]], but only in the ''VideoGame/CapcomVsWhatever'' games, the second ''Strider'' game, and the 2014 reboot.

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%%* [[VideoGame/{{Strider}} Strider Hiryu]], but only in the ''VideoGame/CapcomVsWhatever'' ''VideoGame/CapcomVs'' games, the second ''Strider'' game, and the 2014 reboot.

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* ''VideoGame/StreetFighter'' has Ibuki. A tiny ninja girl who uses a ninja run in the IV era games. She even does an extended one in her rival battle.

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* Mario and Luigi run like this in the ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBros'' games when they go from a run into a dash with their body leaning forward and arms back behind them.


%%* Espio the Chameleon in ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog''.

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%%* Espio the Chameleon in ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog''.''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog''.



* Espio the Chameleon does this whenever he runs in the ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' games due to him being a ninja.

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* Espio the Chameleon does this whenever he runs in the ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'' games due to him being a ninja.

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