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* Often employed on food packaging to make it stand out, most notably the Scottish drink Irn Bru and the UK snack food Wotsits. To some people in the UK, this colour combination evokes these things regardless of what it's used for.

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* Often employed on food packaging to make it stand out, most notably the Scottish drink Irn Bru Irn-Bru and the UK snack food Wotsits. To some people in the UK, this colour combination evokes these things regardless of what it's used for.


* The ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'' series [[CoveredInGunge covering everything in ink]] as a main gameplay mechanic, so ColorContrast is essential between teams. While there are many combinations the games, blue and orange is the most featured pair for the original game, being used in trailers, promotional artwork, and the box art. The orange Inkling girl and blue Inkling boy are even considered the poster children for the franchise, being the default representatives when appearing in other games such as ''VideoGame/MarioKart8'' and ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''. In a more practical use of the pair, activating color lock mode forces all team colors to orange and blue, since those two provide the most contrast for most colorblind people.

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* The ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'' series [[CoveredInGunge covering everything in ink]] as a main gameplay mechanic, so ColorContrast is essential between teams. While there are many combinations the games, blue and orange is the most featured pair for the original game, being used in trailers, promotional artwork, and the box art. The orange Inkling girl and blue Inkling boy are even considered the poster children for the franchise, being the default representatives when appearing in other games such as ''VideoGame/MarioKart8'' and ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''.''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosUltimate''. In a more practical use of the pair, activating color lock mode forces all team colors to orange and blue, since those two provide the most contrast for most colorblind people.

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** Heck, this trope even applies to the colours Goku and his [[TheRival rival]] Vegeta wear (orange and blue respectively).


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* Related is the concept of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safety_orange Safety orange]], which is often used by hunters and construction workers to stand out against the blue sky.

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* Life vests and life jackets tend to be bright orange for this exact reason. They make swimmers stand out against blue water, and thus more likely to be rescued in an emergency.


* ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'' has [[CoveredInGunge covering everything in ink]] as a main gameplay mechanic, so ColorContrast is essential between teams. While there are many combinations in-game, blue and orange is the most featured pair by far, being used in trailers, promotional artwork, the box art, and the colors of the two most featured characters (orange Inkling girl and blue Inkling boy). In a more practical use of the pair, activating color lock mode forces all team colors to orange and blue, since those two provide the most contrast for most colorblind people.

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* The ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'' has series [[CoveredInGunge covering everything in ink]] as a main gameplay mechanic, so ColorContrast is essential between teams. While there are many combinations in-game, the games, blue and orange is the most featured pair by far, for the original game, being used in trailers, promotional artwork, and the box art, and the colors of the two most featured characters (orange art. The orange Inkling girl and blue Inkling boy).boy are even considered the poster children for the franchise, being the default representatives when appearing in other games such as ''VideoGame/MarioKart8'' and ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''. In a more practical use of the pair, activating color lock mode forces all team colors to orange and blue, since those two provide the most contrast for most colorblind people.





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* Studio [=GoHands=]--''Literature/MardockScramble'', ''{{Anime/K}}''--does this with a mix of blue/green/orange. Sometimes this appears more bleak than attention-getting, which [[http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/anime-spotlight/2013/fall/coppelion works well in a post-apocalyptic setting.]]

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* Studio [=GoHands=]--''Literature/MardockScramble'', ''{{Anime/K}}''--does [=GoHands=] -- ''Literature/MardockScramble'', ''Anime/{{K}}'' -- does this with a mix of blue/green/orange. Sometimes this appears more bleak than attention-getting, which [[http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/anime-spotlight/2013/fall/coppelion works well in a post-apocalyptic setting.]]



* ''Franchise/DragonBall''
** The Turtle School gi, most famously worn by Goku, fits this colour scheme. In the original ''Manga/DragonBall'' it was red and black rather than yellow-orange and blue, but over the course of ''Z'' it shifts to a middle-ground of sorts with red-orange and dark blue. Additionally, it contrasts with his first gi and his ''Anime/DragonBallGT'' gi, both of which are blue (heck, Goku's original gi fits under this as well, fluctuating between light blue and yellow-orange in the manga's full-color illustrations).

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** The Turtle School gi, most famously worn by Goku, fits this colour color scheme. In the original ''Manga/DragonBall'' it was red and black rather than yellow-orange and blue, but over the course of ''Z'' it shifts to a middle-ground of sorts with red-orange and dark blue. Additionally, it contrasts with his first gi and his ''Anime/DragonBallGT'' gi, both of which are blue (heck, Goku's original gi fits under this as well, fluctuating between light blue and yellow-orange in the manga's full-color illustrations).



* This is ''{{Manga/Naruto}}'''s original color scheme. After the TimeSkip, he swaps the blue for black, which then becomes his default look.

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* This is ''{{Manga/Naruto}}'''s ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'''s original color scheme. After the TimeSkip, he swaps the blue for black, which then becomes his default look.



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* The colorists at Creator/DCComics in the early [[TheEighties Eighties]] seem to have really loved the color orange, especially on the {{Superman}} titles.

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* The colorists at Creator/DCComics in the early [[TheEighties Eighties]] seem to have really loved the color orange, especially on the {{Superman}} Franchise/{{Superman}} titles.



* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsForgottenFriendship'': The duo of Sunset Shimmer and Trixie Lulamoon have sharply contrasting colors, with Sunset's red-and-yellow hair, amber skin, orange top and maroon skirt compared with Trixie's white hair, pale blue skin, dark blue clothes and purple skirt. This emphasizes their differences and complementary aspects when standing side-by-side.



** The original cuts with the proper colour timing had their fair share of orange-and-blue.

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** The original cuts with the proper colour color timing had their fair share of orange-and-blue.



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* The [[{{Sexbot}} robot courtesans]] in ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxyVol2'' are mostly orange with blue lips and hair.



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* The UsefulNotes/{{Amiga}} originally used black, white, blue, and orange. In its four-color mode -- the one used by boot screens and the Workbench UI.
* One of the display palettes for the Apple II, though not as commonly used as black, white, green and purple/magenta.
* The Firefox logo, of an orange fire/fox encircling the blue planet Earth, and the default color scheme of the browser.
* A short-lived TV service attempted by several phone companies in the mid-90s called [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tele-TV Tele-TV]] utilized this in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSIaYkkqM1M their logo and on-screen graphics]].
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* The UsefulNotes/{{Amiga}} originally used black, white, blue, and orange. In its four-color mode -- the one used by boot screens and the Workbench UI.
* One of the display palettes for the Apple II, though not as commonly used as black, white, green and purple/magenta.
* The Firefox logo, of an orange fire/fox encircling the blue planet Earth, and the default color scheme of the browser.
* A short-lived TV service attempted by several phone companies in the mid-90s called [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tele-TV Tele-TV]] utilized this in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSIaYkkqM1M their logo and on-screen graphics]].
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* ''VisualNovel/DigitalALoveStory''. The Amie Workbench's color scheme (itself a sendup of the original Amiga Workbench) uses white, black, orange, and blue.



* There's a Flash platformer called ''[[https://jayisgames.com/games/tealy-and-orangey/ Tealy and Orangey]]'' - one of those "you control two characters with the same buttons" ones, where one half of the screen is blue and the other is orange. Tealy and Orangey are two balls of their eponymous colours [[spoiler: and are unaffected by hazards of the opposite colour]].

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* There's a Flash platformer called ''[[https://jayisgames.com/games/tealy-and-orangey/ Tealy and Orangey]]'' - one of those "you control two characters with the same buttons" ones, where one half of the screen is blue and the other is orange. Tealy and Orangey are two balls of their eponymous colours colors [[spoiler: and are unaffected by hazards of the opposite colour]].color]].



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* ''VisualNovel/DigitalALoveStory''. The Amie Workbench's color scheme (itself a sendup of the original Amiga Workbench) uses white, black, orange, and blue.
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* Tide Pods are notably blue and orange.


*** In [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie2017 the movie]], Luna gets her own blue throne next to Celestia's orange one, and each is depicted with a stained glass window above it -- Luna's has a blue depiction of the crescent moon, while Celestia's has a bright orange sun.
*** This is especially visible in the {{Superpowered Evil Side}}s, Nightmare Moon and Daybreaker. Nightmare moon is clad in blue armor, has a mane consisting of a flowing, navy-blue star field and eyes with light blue scleras and teal irises, and is drawn with a blue outline. Daybreaker is clad in orange armor, has a blazing orange and yellow inferno for a mane and eyes with burnt-brown scleras and glowing yellow irises, and is drawn with an orange outline.

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*** ** In [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie2017 the movie]], Luna gets her own blue throne next to Celestia's orange one, and each is depicted with a stained glass window above it -- Luna's has a blue depiction of the crescent moon, while Celestia's has a bright orange sun.
*** ** This is especially visible in the {{Superpowered Evil Side}}s, Nightmare Moon and Daybreaker. Nightmare moon is clad in blue armor, has a mane consisting of a flowing, navy-blue star field and eyes with light blue scleras and teal irises, and is drawn with a blue outline. Daybreaker is clad in orange armor, has a blazing orange and yellow inferno for a mane and eyes with burnt-brown scleras and glowing yellow irises, and is drawn with an orange outline.


* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' makes habitual use of this trope in its character designs:


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** This is visible with Starlight and Sunburst, two old friends who are often star in shared episodes and who played important roles in each others' backstories, as well as their respective parents, who are heated rivals and often butt heads. Starlight and her family tend towards blue-spectrum colors, whereas Sunburst and his tend towards oranges and other fiery colors. Starlight is purple, with a cyan streak in her mane and tail and the same color prominently displayed in her cutie mark; her father is purple, with a green mane and tail. Sunburst is light orange with a darker orange mane, while his mom has a burnt orange coat and a reddish mane. His dad, although only seen in flashbacks, has a yellow coat and orange mane.
** The Hooffields and [=McColts=], a pair of FeudingFamilies from [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E23TheHooffieldsAndMccolts the episode of the same name]], have their rivalry and division highlighted by this color contrast. The Hooffields are exclusively colored in shades of orange, tan and burnt reds and browns and have curly beards, hair and tails. The [=McColts=], by contrast, have slate blue, gray and teal coats and straight beards, tails and hair.


** The [[{{Sexbot}} robot courtesans]] in ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxyVol2'' are mostly orange with blue lips and hair.

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** * The [[{{Sexbot}} robot courtesans]] in ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxyVol2'' are mostly orange with blue lips and hair.

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* There's a Flash platformer called ''[[https://jayisgames.com/games/tealy-and-orangey/ Tealy and Orangey]]'' - one of those "you control two characters with the same buttons" ones, where one half of the screen is blue and the other is orange. Tealy and Orangey are two balls of their eponymous colours [[spoiler: and are unaffected by hazards of the opposite colour]].

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* ''The Milano'', Star-Lord's spaceship in ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' is blue and orange.
** The [[{{Sexbot}} robot courtesans]] in ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxyVol2'' are mostly orange with blue lips and hair.


* In the original G1 ''[[TheTransformers Transformers]]'' series, the Autobots' crashed-spaceship-used-as-an-H.Q. is orange, and the Decepticons' crashed-spaceship-used-as-an-H.Q. is blue (well, purple).

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* In the original G1 ''[[TheTransformers ''[[WesternAnimation/TheTransformers Transformers]]'' series, the Autobots' crashed-spaceship-used-as-an-H.Q. is orange, and the Decepticons' crashed-spaceship-used-as-an-H.Q. is blue (well, purple).

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