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* In the ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' series, aside from Doctor Eggman himself who is a villainous version of the TokenHuman, the classic titles featured no humans whatsoever, to the point where it was unclear for a while if the cast inhabited our world at all. Starting with ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'', characters were explicitly shown to live around cities with plenty of walking, talking human beings, but even then very few contribute in any meaningful way. Maria and Gerald Robotnick are vital to the plot as characters, but only show up in flashbacks, Princess Elise and Professor Pickles only make appearances in their own games and never again, and otherwise interaction between the FunnyAnimal cast and humans is strictly limited to incidental NPC dialogue in the handful of games that offer hub worlds. ''VideoGame/ShadowTheHedgehog'' broke away from the trend with the President, his assistant, and several GUN members having more than a few speaking lines, as well as the aforementioned princess and a few others in ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006''.

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* In the ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'' series, aside from Doctor Eggman himself who is a villainous version of the TokenHuman, the classic titles featured no humans whatsoever, to the point where it was unclear for a while if the cast inhabited our world at all. Starting with ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'', characters were explicitly shown to live around cities with plenty of walking, talking human beings, but even then very few contribute in any meaningful way. Maria and Gerald Robotnick are vital to the plot as characters, but only show up in flashbacks, Princess Elise and Professor Pickles only make appearances in their own games and never again, and otherwise interaction between the FunnyAnimal cast and humans is strictly limited to incidental NPC dialogue in the handful of games that offer hub worlds. ''VideoGame/ShadowTheHedgehog'' broke away from the trend with the President, his assistant, and several GUN members having more than a few speaking lines, as well as the aforementioned princess and a few others in ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006''.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Primordia}}'' focuses exclusively on robots, with no humans period. Humanity ''is'' an important part of the backstory and setting, but is seemingly [[HumanitysWake long-extinct by the time of the story]]; the closest you ever come to meeting one is stumbling upon a skeleton in an old abandoned base. A [[AllThereInTheManual supplementary short story]] reveals [[spoiler:humans arenít actually extinct yet... but [[TokenHuman only one appears in any capacity]], itís made clear her community is [[TheRemnant the very last bastion of mankind]], and itís also clear that [[DoubleSubversion theyíre on their last legs and will probably be dead soon anyways, with robotkind none the wiser]].]]


* In ''WesternAnimation/BlazeAndTheMonsterMachines'', theres AJ, the driver and friend of [[TheProtagonist Blaze]], and Gabby, the WrenchWench of Axle City. Those two are the only humans (and specifically children) that appear in a world full of {{Sentient Vehicle}}s where all creatures are despised as monster trucks (animals included).

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* In ''WesternAnimation/BlazeAndTheMonsterMachines'', theres there's AJ, the driver and friend of [[TheProtagonist Blaze]], and Gabby, the WrenchWench of Axle City. Those two are the only humans (and specifically children) that appear in a world full of {{Sentient Vehicle}}s where all creatures are despised as monster trucks (animals included).


* Technically, ''Webcomic/TheWorldOfVickiFox'' is LionsAndTigersAndHumansOhMy, but it's a very mild case. Humans exist in Vicki's world, but they don't show up often and have almost no bearing on the plot, leading to this trope. On the SlidingScaleOfAnimalCast, the strip is a Level 3. Also,none of the human characters have reappeared since the strip's hiatus ended in 2017.

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* Technically, ''Webcomic/TheWorldOfVickiFox'' is LionsAndTigersAndHumansOhMy, but it's a very mild case. Humans exist in Vicki's world, but they don't show up often and have almost no bearing on the plot, leading to this trope. On the SlidingScaleOfAnimalCast, the strip is a Level 3. Also,none Also, none of the human characters have reappeared since the strip's hiatus ended in 2017.


* Technically, ''Webcomic/TheWorldOfVickiFox'' is LionsAndTigersAndHumansOhMy, but it's a very mild case. Humans exist in Vicki's world, but they don't show up often and have almost no bearing on the plot, leading to this trope. On the SlidingScaleOfAnimalCast, the strip is a Level 3.

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* Technically, ''Webcomic/TheWorldOfVickiFox'' is LionsAndTigersAndHumansOhMy, but it's a very mild case. Humans exist in Vicki's world, but they don't show up often and have almost no bearing on the plot, leading to this trope. On the SlidingScaleOfAnimalCast, the strip is a Level 3. Also,none of the human characters have reappeared since the strip's hiatus ended in 2017.


** In ''VideoGame/{{Mega Man|Classic}}'', aside from the two doctors who built the series' robots, humans are almost never seen. Since Mega Man's duty is to stop the latest attack from Wily's robots, it makes sense. Wily and Light aside, the only other humans who've made physical appearances in the Classic series come from ''VideoGame/MegaMan4'' with Dr. Cossack and his daughter Kalinka.

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** In ''VideoGame/{{Mega Man|Classic}}'', aside from the two doctors who built the series' robots, humans are almost never seen. Since Mega Man's duty is to stop the latest attack from Wily's robots, it makes sense. Wily and Light aside, the only other humans who've made physical appearances in the Classic series come from ''VideoGame/MegaMan4'' ''VideoGame/MegaMan4'', with Dr. Cossack and his daughter Kalinka.Kalinka, and ''VideoGame/MegaMan11'', where a few humans make appearances as background characters in flashbacks.


** "Literature/TheImaginary": This story inverts AbsentAliens, as humans from Earth are completely missing from the tale. Instead, the story continues from Tan Porus's experiments with the Beta Draconis IV squids.

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** "Literature/TheImaginary": This story inverts AbsentAliens, as humans from Earth are completely missing from the tale.tale (except for a short mention to provide some context for the setting for people who hadn't read ''Homo Sol''). Instead, the story continues from Tan Porus's experiments with the Beta Draconis IV squids.

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* ''Literature/TheColdMoons'' focuses on badgers fleeing from a mass genocide. Humans appear only as antagonists who are poisoning the badgers.


* SwirlyEnergyThingy: After being exposed to light from a [[GreenRocks mercury vapourlamp]], the squid was supposed to demonstrate an imaginary number reaction. This reaction consisted of a spherical glow that [[BrownNote killed anything it came into contact with]].

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* Creator/IsaacAsimov:
** "Literature/HomoSol": The entire story is told from an alien viewpoint, mostly in the [[PointOfView Third Person narration]] following Tan Porus around as [[GalacticSuperpower the galactic government]] establishes FirstContact with the Solarians (humans from Earth's solar system).
** "Literature/TheImaginary": This story inverts AbsentAliens, as humans from Earth are completely missing from the tale. Instead, the story continues from Tan Porus's experiments with the Beta Draconis IV squids.
* SwirlyEnergyThingy: After being exposed to light from a [[GreenRocks mercury vapourlamp]], the squid was supposed to demonstrate an imaginary number reaction. This reaction consisted of a spherical glow that [[BrownNote killed anything it came into contact with]].
** "Literature/TheHazing": Like the original story, "Literature/HomoSol", this story starts from the alien perspective, but [[SubvertedTrope stops following the aliens]] when they [[WackyFratboyHijinx kidnap all ten college transfers, fresh from Earth]]. The idea is to give the newly inducted species a bit of a [[TheNamesake hazing...]]


* ''[[WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins 3-2-1 Penguins!]]'' focuses mainly on the eponymous penguins and the various aliens whom they assist.

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* ''[[WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins 3-2-1 Penguins!]]'' ''WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins'' focuses mainly on the eponymous penguins and the various aliens whom they assist.


* Humans are everywhere, but mostly you might just see their feet or vehicles from the point of view of an animal character. There are only a few human characters that have a speaking role (Example: ''Film/OliverAndCompany'').

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* Humans are everywhere, but mostly you might just see their feet or vehicles from the point of view of an animal character. There are only a few human characters that have a speaking role (Example: ''Film/OliverAndCompany'').
''Disney/OliverAndCompany'').



* The ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' short film ''Pikachu's Vacation'', which was played before ''WesternAnimation/PokemonTheFirstMovie'' and is on that movie's DVD, only has the trainers at the very beginning and end.

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* The ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' short film ''Pikachu's Vacation'', which was played before ''WesternAnimation/PokemonTheFirstMovie'' ''Anime/PokemonTheFirstMovie'' and is on that movie's DVD, only has the trainers at the very beginning and end.


* Usually seen in ''Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon'' as well in some Creator/{{Pixar}} movies, in which if well the movie stated a WorldOfFunnyAnimals, the humans are still present but don't appear on focus. Some examples:

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* Usually seen Common in ''Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon'' as well in some Creator/{{Pixar}} movies, in the ''Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon,'' which if well are often set in a WorldOfFunnyAnimals; in the movie stated a WorldOfFunnyAnimals, the more "realistic" ones, humans are still present exist but don't appear on focus.have limited roles. Some examples:



** ''WesternAnimation/TheGoodDinosaur'' takes place on an Earth that missed the KT-Extinction event and thus, Dinosaurs evolved into sentient life, on the level with late 19-20th century humans by the time of the story proper. While a humans do exist, they are more feral and are treated like pests by the Dinosaurs. The whole thing sets up an unusual ABoyAndHisX where the Boy is in fact a Dinosaur and the X is a human boy.



** ''Disney/TheJungleBook'': Mowgli and [[spoiler:the nameless girl he goes with at the end]] are the only human characters. The [[Film/TheJungleBook2016 live-action version]] takes it further, with Mowgli as the only human character (both in story and on screen), while other humans are only seen as shadows.
* Also Creator/{{Pixar}}, which is somewhat famous for "What if X had feelings?" movies.



** In the {{prequel}} of above, ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'', there's hardly any human characters in it. Mike and Scully are at college, and have yet to use the closet portals into the human world. The only thing human-ish in their universe is the practice dummy. Then again, humans are acknowledged to exist, it's just that only a few make an appearance.
** ''Disney/TheJungleBook'': Mowgli and [[spoiler:the nameless girl he goes with at the end]] are the only human characters. The [[Film/TheJungleBook2016 live-action version]] takes it further, with Mowgli as the only human character (both in story and on screen), while other humans are only seen as shadows.

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** *** In the {{prequel}} of above, ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'', there's hardly any human characters in it. Mike and Scully are at college, and have yet to use the closet portals into the human world. The only thing human-ish in their universe is the practice dummy. Then again, humans are acknowledged to exist, it's just that only a few make an appearance.
** ''Disney/TheJungleBook'': Mowgli and [[spoiler:the nameless girl he goes with at the end]] are the only human characters. The [[Film/TheJungleBook2016 live-action version]] ''WesternAnimation/TheGoodDinosaur'' takes it further, place on an Earth that missed the KT-Extinction event and thus, Dinosaurs evolved into sentient life, on the level with Mowgli as the only human character (both in story and on screen), while other late 19-20th century humans by the time of the story proper. While a humans do exist, they are only seen as shadows.more feral and are treated like pests by the Dinosaurs. The whole thing sets up an unusual ABoyAndHisX where the Boy is in fact a Dinosaur and the X is a human boy.
** ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' is a sort of example; the human girl, Riley, actually does get some focus, but WordOfGod has quipped that she's not the protagonist, [[JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind she's the setting]].
** {{Subverted}} in ''WesternAnimation/WallE''--the first half is set on Earth after humans have left, but they play an important (though still secondary) role in the second half.


** ''Franchise/ToyStory'' series only focus on the sentient toys, having few references on humans, mostly Woody's owner Andy, because of toys' PointOfView of the story.

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** ''Franchise/ToyStory'' series only focus on the sentient toys, having few references on humans, mostly Woody's owner Andy, because of toys' PointOfView of toys. Humans characters are important for how they affect the story.protagonists, with the most important being Andy (the kid who owns the main character).



** There is one significant human child in ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'', namely Boo. We never learn her real name; Boo is a moniker bestowed on her by Jimmy Sullivan (aka Scully), who thought she was cute. Thing is, Boo forms a huge part of the plot, which is how to return her to her bedroom in secret, without the monsters' contagion team finding out. Boo is too prominent to be an incidental character.

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** There is one significant human child in ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'', namely Boo. We never learn her named "Boo" by the protagonists.[[note]][[GivenNameReveal Her real name; Boo name is a moniker bestowed on apparently Mary]], according to the drawings hanging in her by Jimmy Sullivan (aka Scully), who thought she was cute. room.[[/note]] Thing is, Boo forms a huge part of the plot, which is how to return her to her bedroom in secret, without the monsters' contagion team finding out. Boo is too prominent to be an incidental character.


* ''WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins'' focuses mainly on the eponymous penguins and the various aliens whom they assist.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins'' ''[[WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins 3-2-1 Penguins!]]'' focuses mainly on the eponymous penguins and the various aliens whom they assist.

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