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* ''Series/{{Lucifer}}'' has Lucifer and Amenadiel. Lucifer is the fun-loving rebel, while Amenadiel is their father's loyal soldier (at least at first). Amenadiel is initially dismissive of humans, but he eventually discovers he enjoys living on Earth and finds life in Heaven to be boring, something Lucifer has known all along. Their middle brother Uriel is cold and calculating, having the loyalty of Amenadiel and Lucifer's moral flexibility.

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* ''Series/{{Lucifer}}'' has Lucifer and Amenadiel. Lucifer is the fun-loving rebel, while Amenadiel is their father's loyal soldier (at least at first). Amenadiel is initially dismissive of humans, but he eventually discovers he enjoys living on Earth and finds life in Heaven to be boring, something Lucifer has known all along. Their middle brother Uriel is cold and calculating, having the loyalty of Amenadiel and Lucifer's moral flexibility. Two of their other (female) siblings are shown, although not long enough to get a good sense of them. Azrael, despite being TheGrimReaper, is actually pretty kind and misses Lucifer. [[ClassicalHunter Remiel]] is more similar to Amenadiel's original personality, but they come into conflict when Remiel comes to Earth to [[spoiler:find Amenadiel's half-human child]].

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* ''Series/{{Lucifer}}'' has Lucifer and Amenadiel. Lucifer is the fun-loving rebel, while Amenadiel is their father's loyal soldier (at least at first). Amenadiel is initially dismissive of humans, but he eventually discovers he enjoys living on Earth and finds life in Heaven to be boring, something Lucifer has known all along. Their middle brother Uriel is cold and calculating, having the loyalty of Amenadiel and Lucifer's moral flexibility.


* In ''Literature/SuperPowereds'', Angela and Shane Desoto have both inherited their powers from their grandfather [[spoiler:Captain Starlight, the first costumed Hero]]: Angela got HardLight and Shane got LivingShadow powers. Angela is a year ahead of Shane at the HCP. While both strive to be the best they can be, Angela is the lively one, enjoying all aspects of being in college (i.e. a party girl). Meanwhile, Shane is focused exclusively on his training at the expense of everything else. His best "friend" is his sparring partner. His sister has to practically force him to go to parties and social outings.

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* In ''Literature/SuperPowereds'', Angela and Shane Desoto have both inherited their powers from their grandfather [[spoiler:Captain Starlight, the first costumed Hero]]: Angela got HardLight and Shane got LivingShadow powers. Angela is a year ahead of Shane at the HCP. While both strive to be the best they can be, Angela is the lively one, enjoying all aspects of being in college (i.e. a party girl). Meanwhile, Shane is focused exclusively on his training at the expense of everything else. His best "friend" is his sparring partner. His sister has to practically force him to go to parties and social outings. To be fair, Angels is the best in her class for all four years, so she doesn't skimp on training either, but Shane feels that she could be ''way'' more powerful if she devoted more of her time to improving her abilities. However, Angela was influenced by a late Hero and a friend of her grandfather's, who convinced her to live her life to the fullest because it could end at any time.
** To a smaller extent, this can be said about [[spoiler:Phillip and Charles Adair (AKA Globe and Alchemist). Phillip is older and has always been kind, while also winning the SuperpowerLottery. Meanwhile, Charles may have started out as a decent man, the desperation of trying to help his [[PowerIncontinence Powered]] wife led to him becoming cold and distant to his daughter and ruthless in his business endeavors. He also had no qualms about tricking his brother into killing his best friend and then trying to kill Phillip when the latter found out the truth. Contrast Vince and Alice's childhoods. Vince was homeless and got taken in by Phillip as his own, growing up in love and being taught how to be a good man. Alice was mostly raised by Charles's staff and trained to be a socialite, frequently crying herself to sleep. Vince had nothing, and Alice had everything. Which one of them was happier?]]

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* ''Series/{{CSI NY}}'' has Don and Sam Flack. Don is a straight laced police detective while Sam, his sister, has issues with drugs and a felony record.


* In ''WebComic/YokokasQuest'', [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin the siblings, Yin and Yang]]. They're opposites in terms of [[RedOniBlueOni personalities]] and [[FireIceDuo elemental magic]].

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* In ''WebComic/YokokasQuest'', ''Webcomic/YokokasQuest'', [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin the siblings, Yin and Yang]]. They're opposites in terms of [[RedOniBlueOni personalities]] their RedOniBlueOni personalities and [[FireIceDuo elemental magic]].magic as a FireIceDuo.

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* In ''WebComic/YokokasQuest'', [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin the siblings, Yin and Yang]]. They're opposites in terms of [[RedOniBlueOni personalities]] and [[FireIceDuo elemental magic]].


* Urza and Mishra in ''MagicTheGathering'' have a strong RedOniBlueOni dynamic: Urza is detached and introspective, while Mishra is hotheaded and outgoing.

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* Urza and Mishra in ''MagicTheGathering'' ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' have a strong RedOniBlueOni dynamic: Urza is detached and introspective, while Mishra is hotheaded and outgoing.


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* ''The Curse of Camp Cold Lake'' from the ''Literature/{{Goosebumps}}'' series has Sarah, the protagonist, who is the socially awkward sibling to her brother Aaron's much more level-headed attitude who is much more social.



* Riley and Todd from ''WesternAnimation/TheReplacements''.

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* Damien and Dianne in ''Literature/{{Anesthesia}}.''

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** Claire and Lyle, as well as Nathan and Peter.

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* Chuck and Ellie in ''Series/{{Chuck}}''.
* Betty and Hilda and of ''Series/UglyBetty''.

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* *%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample Chuck and Ellie in ''Series/{{Chuck}}''.
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** Castiel has this with his brothers Gabriel and Balthazar.

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* Creator/FredAstaire and his sister Adele, who performed together as a dance team before Adele married and Fred went into movies. Although they got along very well, they were opposites in many ways. Adele once said to have [[TheFlapper "put all the flap in flapperdom,"]] loved parties, liked to shock people and hated to rehearse. Fred was much calmer and more reserved (to the point of being shy in his later years), and he could happily spend a couple of days perfecting a few seconds of dancing. Adele's nickname for Fred was "Moaning Minnie" due to his tendency to worry about his performances; in return, he called her "Goodtime Charlie." Their relationship, including Adele's eventual marriage to an English nobleman, is loosely dramatized in ''Film/RoyalWedding.''

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* Creator/FredAstaire and his sister Adele, who performed together as a dance team before Adele married and Fred went into movies. Although they got along very well, they were opposites in many ways. Adele was once said to have [[TheFlapper "put all the flap in flapperdom,"]] loved parties, liked to shock people and hated to rehearse. Fred was much calmer and more reserved (to the point of being shy in his later years), and he could happily spend a couple of days perfecting a few seconds of dancing. Adele's nickname for Fred was "Moaning Minnie" due to his tendency to worry about his performances; in return, he called her "Goodtime Charlie." Their relationship, including Adele's eventual marriage to an English nobleman, is loosely dramatized in ''Film/RoyalWedding.''

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* ''Literature/{{Flawed}}'': Eldest sister Juniper is awkward, cynical, BookDumb and rebellious; Celestine is popular, intelligent, law-abiding, and logical. It was said that they were very close and very much alike as children, but drifted apart as they got older.


%%* Freya and Loki from ''UnbreakableMachineDoll'' are [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Hinata and Neji]] as [[HeroicAlbino albinos]] with EmpathicWeapon[=s=].

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%%* Freya and Loki from ''UnbreakableMachineDoll'' are [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Hinata and Neji]] as [[HeroicAlbino albinos]] albinos with EmpathicWeapon[=s=].



** Gohan and Goten. Gohan is polite and well-mannered and sees fighting as only a last resort when necessary. Goten sees fighting as more of a game, having not gone through the same kind of life-or-death battles as his big brother until Majin Buu was revived. Ten years later in ''Anime/DragonBallGT'', Goten has lost his borderline BloodKnight attitude and is more interested in girls, another contrast to his older brother, who was appearently ObliviousToLove and married his first girlfriend.
** Son Goku himself is a NiceGuy and SpiritedCompetitor who [[BloodKnight loves to fight]] but dislikes wanton killing and would never harm innocent people. His brother Raditz is a cruel DirtyCoward who enjoys killing and routinely liquidates entire planets for money. They are both like and unlike most other Saiyans in completely opposite ways.
** Vegeta is constantly tense and angry, extremely proud, brutish, has a hard time expressing affection even for his own family, and (like all Saiyans) is a major BloodKnight. His brother Tarble (introduced in a 2009 TV special) is gentle, polite, self-effacing, and was actually [[TheUnfavorite sent to a remote planet by King Vegeta because of his utter lack of battle instincts]]. Their taste in wives is also completely different: Vegeta gets with Bulma, a headstrong, brassy, and cunning PluckyGirl (and was the only person who not only put up with Vegeta's crap, but could occasionally bring him in line), while Tarble marries Gure, a very sweet and gentle alien who's the definition of YamatoNadeshiko.

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** Gohan and Goten. Gohan is polite and well-mannered and sees fighting as only a last resort when necessary. Goten sees fighting as more of a game, having not gone through the same kind of life-or-death battles as his big brother until Majin Buu was revived. Ten years later in ''Anime/DragonBallGT'', Goten has lost his borderline BloodKnight attitude and is more interested in girls, another contrast to his older brother, who was appearently apparently ObliviousToLove and married his first girlfriend.
** Son Goku himself is a NiceGuy and SpiritedCompetitor who [[BloodKnight loves to fight]] but dislikes wanton killing and would never harm innocent people. His brother Raditz is a cruel DirtyCoward who enjoys killing and routinely liquidates entire planets for money. They are both like and unlike most other Saiyans in completely opposite ways.
** Vegeta is constantly tense and angry, extremely proud, brutish, has a hard time expressing affection even for his own family, and (like like all Saiyans) Saiyans, is a major BloodKnight. His brother Tarble (introduced in a 2009 TV special) is gentle, polite, self-effacing, and was actually [[TheUnfavorite sent to a remote planet by King Vegeta because of his utter lack of battle instincts]]. Their taste in wives is also completely different: Vegeta gets with Bulma, a headstrong, brassy, and cunning PluckyGirl (and was the only person who not only put up with Vegeta's crap, but could occasionally bring him in line), while Tarble marries Gure, a very sweet and gentle alien who's the definition of YamatoNadeshiko.



** The eponymous main character is friendly to others, with a shy and nervous side that often comes up. Her older sister Teru is confident yet embittered

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** Before them was their mother and aunt, Sophitia and Cassandra Alexandra respectively. Sophitia is a NiceGirl who had an air of grace and finesse to her combat style, utilizing precise sword attacks that emphasize [[WeakButSkilled skill over strength]]. Cassandra is a more brash, sassy girl whose combat style places a ton of emphasis overwhelming her opponents with [[UnskilledButStrong brute force]] such as her many [[ShieldBash shield based attacks.]] It carries over to their general playstyle as well--Sophitia is more passive and defensive, Cassandra is more aggressive and offensive.


The even more extreme form leads to PolarOppositeTwins, or even EvilTwin. When this leads to complete antagonism, it becomes CainAndAbel. See also TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry and TomboyAndGirlyGirl. If an Aesop is involved, chances are it's a case of FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling.

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The even more extreme form leads to PolarOppositeTwins, PolarOppositeTwins or even EvilTwin. When this leads to complete antagonism, it becomes CainAndAbel. See also TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry and TomboyAndGirlyGirl. If an Aesop is involved, chances are it's a case of FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling.



* The (otherwise unnamed) Two Brothers from ''Marvel vs. DC'' - one was the Living Embodiment of the Franchise/{{Marvel|Universe}} Multiverse, the other was the Living Embodiment of the [[Franchise/DCUniverse DC]] Multiverse. When they became (re)aware of each other's existence, they each decided to destroy the other. [[spoiler:They made up in the end, because StatusQuoIsGod.]]

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* The (otherwise unnamed) Two Brothers from ''Marvel vs. DC'' - one was the Living Embodiment of the Franchise/{{Marvel|Universe}} Multiverse, the other was the Living Embodiment of the [[Franchise/DCUniverse DC]] Multiverse. When they became (re)aware of each other's existence, they each decided to destroy the other. [[spoiler:They made up in the end, end because StatusQuoIsGod.]]



* Jerrica and Kimber Benton from ''ComicBook/JemAndTheHolograms''. Jerrica is a bit of a ShrinkingViolet around people she's not closed to while Kimber is her loud, [[DramaQueen dramatic]] [[BigLittleBrother Big Little Sister]]. By extension their [[HappilyAdopted foster sisters]] count as well. Shana is docile and fashion savvy much like Jerrica while Aja is outgoing and tomboyish.

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* Jerrica and Kimber Benton from ''ComicBook/JemAndTheHolograms''. Jerrica is a bit of a ShrinkingViolet around people she's not closed to while Kimber is her loud, [[DramaQueen dramatic]] [[BigLittleBrother Big Little Sister]]. By extension their [[HappilyAdopted foster sisters]] count as well. Shana is docile and fashion savvy fashion-savvy much like Jerrica while Aja is outgoing and tomboyish.



** Personality wise, [[spoiler: Jean]] and [[spoiler: Maddie]] are mirror images of each other, as a product of nature vs nurture - one was raised by loving parents and taught to be responsible that MindOverManners is critically important, resulting in a sweet and kind big-sister-to-the-world type. The other was raised by a cold-blooded sociopath to be a LivingWeapon and {{Tykebomb}}. Even after the latter, not especially evil in the first place pulls a HeelFaceTurn, they're still incredibly different.

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** Personality wise, Personality-wise, [[spoiler: Jean]] and [[spoiler: Maddie]] are mirror images of each other, as a product of nature vs nurture - one was raised by loving parents and taught to be responsible that MindOverManners is critically important, resulting in a sweet and kind big-sister-to-the-world type. The other was raised by a cold-blooded sociopath to be a LivingWeapon and {{Tykebomb}}. Even after the latter, not especially evil in the first place pulls a HeelFaceTurn, they're still incredibly different.



* Continuing on what was shown in ''Film/NightAtTheMuseum'', the [[{{Prequel}} prequel]] fanfiction ''FanFic/ChildOfMoonlight'' demonstrates this is true for Kahmunrah and Ahkmenrah. One is ruthless, ambitions, and favors combat lessons. The other is thoughtful, friendly, and favors his more intellectual studies. Even the times of their births were drastically different, with Kahmunrah being born just before sunset during a new moon and Ahkmenrah at midnight during a full moon.

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* Continuing on what was shown in ''Film/NightAtTheMuseum'', the [[{{Prequel}} prequel]] fanfiction ''FanFic/ChildOfMoonlight'' demonstrates this is true for Kahmunrah and Ahkmenrah. One is ruthless, ambitions, ambitious, and favors combat lessons. The other is thoughtful, friendly, and favors his more intellectual studies. Even the times of their births were drastically different, with Kahmunrah being born just before sunset during a new moon and Ahkmenrah at midnight during a full moon.



* Elsa and Anna in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. Princess Anna is cheerful, extroverted and a BadassNormal while Queen Elsa is stoic, introverted and [[AnIcePerson very powerfully magical.]] Their differing personalities are the theme of the licensed book ''Literature/ASisterMoreLikeMe''. In the book Anna wished Elsa was more playful and sociable growing up while Elsa wished Anna was more studious and shared more of her interests. After the events of the film they learn to accept each others' differences and enjoy them.

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* Elsa and Anna in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. Princess Anna is cheerful, extroverted and a BadassNormal while Queen Elsa is stoic, introverted and [[AnIcePerson very powerfully magical.]] Their differing personalities are the theme of the licensed book ''Literature/ASisterMoreLikeMe''. In the book book, Anna wished Elsa was more playful and sociable growing up while Elsa wished Anna was more studious and shared more of her interests. After the events of the film film, they learn to accept each others' differences and enjoy them.



%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample* Ian (Ewan [=McGregor=]) and Terry (Colin Farrell) in Creator/WoodyAllen's ''Film/CassandrasDream''. Even just visually, the contrast between the brothers is striking, looking nothing alike except for [[MrFanservice being drop dead gorgeous]].

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%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample* Ian (Ewan [=McGregor=]) and Terry (Colin Farrell) in Creator/WoodyAllen's ''Film/CassandrasDream''. Even just visually, the contrast between the brothers is striking, looking nothing alike except for [[MrFanservice being drop dead drop-dead gorgeous]].



* Hotblooded Santino and cold hearted Michael in ''Film/TheGodfather''.

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* Hotblooded Santino and cold hearted cold-hearted Michael in ''Film/TheGodfather''.



** Thor and Loki. In ''Film/{{Thor}},'' the eponymous character starts as a BoisterousBruiser who takes in the attention without realizing how destructive and reckless he is. Loki is the opposite, being quiet and preferring to use trickery and illusions. By ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}},'' [[spoiler: Thor has learned to stop, listen, think and be humble. Loki has learned to fight, to take control and assert himself and has become a villain, again the opposite of Thor.]] By ''Film/ThorRagnarok,'' [[spoiler:they have learned from each other as Thor like Loki becomes more mischievous and scheming and Loki like Thor becomes more selfless and even heroic.]]

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** Thor and Loki. In ''Film/{{Thor}},'' the eponymous character starts as a BoisterousBruiser who takes in the attention without realizing how destructive and reckless he is. Loki is the opposite, being quiet and preferring to use trickery and illusions. By ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}},'' [[spoiler: Thor has learned to stop, listen, think and be humble. Loki has learned to fight, to take control and assert himself and has become a villain, again the opposite of Thor.]] By ''Film/ThorRagnarok,'' [[spoiler:they have learned from each other as Thor like Loki becomes more mischievous and scheming like Loki, and Loki like Thor becomes more selfless and even heroic.heroic like Thor.]]



* Downplayed in ''Film/ThePrestige'' with [[spoiler:the Borden twins. We don't see much of them as individuals, but one is a family man who loves their wife and daughter, and recommends just letting the rivalry with Angier die. Meanwhile the other is more aggressive, loves their assistant/mistress and sneaks into Angier's performance to learn how he performs "The Transported Man".]]

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* Downplayed in ''Film/ThePrestige'' with [[spoiler:the Borden twins. We don't see much of them as individuals, but one is a family man who loves their wife and daughter, daughter and recommends just letting the rivalry with Angier die. Meanwhile the other is more aggressive, loves their assistant/mistress and sneaks into Angier's performance to learn how he performs "The Transported Man".]]



** ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast'': Eleven years after ''Film/XMenFirstClass'', Charles and Raven have not only become estranged, but also polar opposites in almost every way, especially in regards to ideology and diplomacy. Her [[spoiler:sparing of Trask and the president shows that Raven isn't quite as far gone]] as originally believed, though.

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** ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast'': Eleven years after ''Film/XMenFirstClass'', Charles and Raven have not only become estranged, estranged but also polar opposites in almost every way, especially in regards to ideology and diplomacy. Her [[spoiler:sparing of Trask and the president shows that Raven isn't quite as far gone]] as originally believed, though.



* ''Film/BlackMass''. Whitey Bulger is a notorious crime lord, murderer, and all-around sociopath. His brother Billy is not only a straight arrow, he's a politician, and an 18-year member of the Massachusetts state legislature.

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* ''Film/BlackMass''. Whitey Bulger is a notorious crime lord, murderer, and all-around sociopath. His brother Billy is not only a straight arrow, but he's also a politician, politician and an 18-year member of the Massachusetts state legislature.



** Fëanor and his younger half-brother Fingolfin. Fëanor is a ruthless, arrogant jerk whose actions end up cursing the Noldor and threatens Fingolfin when he thinks they will usurp his place as their father Finwë's heir. Fingolfin is more honourable and heroic, and wants to reconcile with his brother.

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** Fëanor and his younger half-brother Fingolfin. Fëanor is a ruthless, arrogant jerk whose actions end up cursing the Noldor and threatens Fingolfin when he thinks they will usurp his place as their father Finwë's heir. Fingolfin is more honourable and heroic, heroic and wants to reconcile with his brother.



** One book is based around the club babysitting for twins Marilyn and Carolyn whose mother insisted on dressing them identically and treating them as one person, despite their completely different interests and personalities. In later books, Carolyn has short hair, wears trendy clothes, and likes science, while Marilyn wears her hair longer and likes to play piano.

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** One book is based around the club babysitting for twins Marilyn and Carolyn whose mother insisted on dressing them identically and treating them as one person, despite their completely different interests and personalities. In later books, Carolyn has short hair, wears trendy clothes, and likes science, while Marilyn wears her hair longer and likes to play the piano.



** Bellatrix (fanatically devoted to [[BigBad Voldemort]]) and Narcissa (secretly terrified of him). In even greater contrast to Bellatrix and Narcissa is their other sister Andromeda Tonks. Not only did she '''not''' become a Death Eater, she married a muggle-born wizard, produced a daughter who became an Auror, and helps out the Order of the Phoenix, though she's not officially a member herself.

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** Bellatrix (fanatically devoted to [[BigBad Voldemort]]) and Narcissa (secretly terrified of him). In even greater contrast to Bellatrix and Narcissa is their other sister Andromeda Tonks. Not only did she '''not''' become a Death Eater, but she also married a muggle-born wizard, produced a daughter who became an Auror, and helps out the Order of the Phoenix, though she's not officially a member herself.



** ''Literature/{{Persuasion}}'' fatures radically different Eliot sisters, Anne being friendly, pleasant, and down-to-earth, and her two sisters being selfish hypochondriacs.

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** ''Literature/{{Persuasion}}'' fatures features radically different Eliot sisters, Anne being friendly, pleasant, and down-to-earth, and her two sisters being selfish hypochondriacs.



* In the ''Literature/CalLeandros'' series, Cal and Niko Leandros. Niko is the older, responsible, hard-working, polite, always-serious, MasterSwordsman vegetarian BadassBookworm, for whom everything has its place, while Cal, the younger brother, is bad-mouthed, [[DeadpanSnarker snarky]], [[TheGunslinger gun-toting]], hot dog loving, addicted to the TV and [[LazyBum so lazy]] Niko considers his room a bubonic plague-infested minefield. It even extends to their looks, with Cal being a EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette and Niko a DarkSkinnedBlond.

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* In the ''Literature/CalLeandros'' series, Cal and Niko Leandros. Niko is the older, responsible, hard-working, polite, always-serious, MasterSwordsman vegetarian BadassBookworm, for whom everything has its place, while Cal, the younger brother, is bad-mouthed, [[DeadpanSnarker snarky]], [[TheGunslinger gun-toting]], hot dog loving, dog-loving, addicted to the TV and [[LazyBum so lazy]] Niko considers his room a bubonic plague-infested minefield. It even extends to their looks, with Cal being a an EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette and Niko a DarkSkinnedBlond.



* In Yulia Voznesenskaya's children's book series ''Yulianna'', the trope is invoked when twin sisters are separated when their parents divorce. Brought up after her mother's death by GrannyClassic, Anna is quiet, pious and obedient. Yulia, thanks to BumblingDad and BitchInSheepsClothing stepmother, is spoiled, arrogant and headstrong.
* The Literature/SweetValleyHigh franchise is based on this Trope with its protagonists - ''identical twin'' sisters no less. Elizabeth is serious, bookish, a good student, a writer for her High School newspaper, kind to all people in school (her closest friends aren't in the "popular" people club), always tries to help people, has two steady long-term boyfriends during high school, and her clothes are pretty but modest. In contrast, her twin Jessica is a scheming, gossipy, mostly superficial, and frequently lying BrattyTeenageDaughter who only hangs with the popular people, is on the Cheerleading team, goes after boy after boy, and dresses sexy and very fashionably [[note]]At least that's how the twins are represented; there are [[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation Alternative Character Interpretations]] that Elizabeth is a self-righteous, whiny BitchInSheepsClothing, and Jessica is more spirited, more honestly showing her true self, and at least sometimes feels sorry / apologizes for her actions.[[/note]]. And in each episode they bickle over their differences but make up in the end.

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* In Yulia Voznesenskaya's children's book series ''Yulianna'', the trope is invoked when twin sisters are separated when their parents divorce.get divorced. Brought up after her mother's death by GrannyClassic, Anna is quiet, pious and obedient. Yulia, thanks to BumblingDad and BitchInSheepsClothing stepmother, is spoiled, arrogant and headstrong.
* The Literature/SweetValleyHigh franchise is based on this Trope with its protagonists - ''identical twin'' sisters no less. Elizabeth is serious, bookish, a good student, a writer for her High School newspaper, kind to all people in school (her closest friends aren't in the "popular" people club), always tries to help people, has two steady long-term boyfriends during high school, and her clothes are pretty but modest. In contrast, her twin Jessica is a scheming, gossipy, mostly superficial, and frequently lying BrattyTeenageDaughter who only hangs with the popular people, is on the Cheerleading team, goes after boy after boy, and dresses sexy and very fashionably [[note]]At least that's how the twins are represented; there are [[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation Alternative Character Interpretations]] that Elizabeth is a self-righteous, whiny BitchInSheepsClothing, and Jessica is more spirited, more honestly showing her true self, and at least sometimes feels sorry / apologizes for her actions.[[/note]]. And in each episode episode, they bickle bicker over their differences but make up in the end.



** Arn is a [[ReligiousBruiser deeply devout, highly trained knight]]. His brother Eskil is a worldly merchant, fond of silver, food, beer and salty language. However, Arn points out that the two are NotSoDifferent; while Eskil has made his name as a financial and political power-player in their homeland, Arn has been a castellan in the Knights Templar, and the big man in one of their most important trading posts in Outremer, meaning that he has played politics at the top level in the Kingdom of Jerusalem, and while not on Eskil's level, he still has a decent grasp of the realities of commerce and logistics.
** Cecilia is portrayed as a generally good-hearted woman, in a huge contrast to her mean shrew of a sister, Katarina, who managed to separate Cecilia and Arn for more than ''twenty years'' with an evil scheme of hers, which she did out of not much more than petty jealousy. [[note]]Katarina ''was'' afraid that if Cecilia got married to Arn, their father would not be able to afford to marry her off as well. And if she couldn't get married, she would have to become a nun against her will. But still, none of the "good" characters have any sympathy with her.[[/note]] And unlike Arn and Eskil, who always got along despite their differences, Cecilia could not forgive Katarina for what she did to her and Arn, and it seems like the two sisters never saw each other again. And to further highlight how the different they were, Cecilia was of course always a faithful wife to Arn (after they could finally ''get'' married, that is), while Katarina was caught cheating on Eskil (because yes, Arn's brother was pretty much ''forced'' to marry her for political reasons). But she got banished to a convent for the rest of her life as a punishment for her infidelity, so she would at least not be a KarmaHoudini for ''that'' one.

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** Arn is a [[ReligiousBruiser deeply devout, highly trained knight]]. His brother Eskil is a worldly merchant, fond of silver, food, beer beer, and salty language. However, Arn points out that the two are NotSoDifferent; while Eskil has made his name as a financial and political power-player in their homeland, Arn has been a castellan in the Knights Templar, and the big man in one of their most important trading posts in Outremer, meaning that he has played politics at the top level in the Kingdom of Jerusalem, and while not on Eskil's level, he still has a decent grasp of the realities of commerce and logistics.
** Cecilia is portrayed as a generally good-hearted woman, in a huge contrast to her mean shrew of a sister, Katarina, who managed to separate Cecilia and Arn for more than ''twenty years'' with an evil scheme of hers, which she did out of not much more than petty jealousy. [[note]]Katarina ''was'' afraid that if Cecilia got married to Arn, their father would not be able to afford to marry her off as well. And if she couldn't get married, she would have to become a nun against her will. But still, none of the "good" characters have any sympathy with her.[[/note]] And unlike Arn and Eskil, who always got along despite their differences, Cecilia could not forgive Katarina for what she did to her and Arn, and it seems like the two sisters never saw each other again. And to further highlight how the different they were, Cecilia was of course always a faithful wife to Arn (after they could finally ''get'' married, that is), while Katarina was caught cheating on Eskil (because yes, Arn's brother was pretty much ''forced'' to marry her for political reasons). But she got banished to a convent for the rest of her life as a punishment for her infidelity, so she would at least not be a KarmaHoudini for ''that'' one.



** The Winchester Brothers contrast in many different ways. Dean is loud, boorish, slutty and is a BigEater in a nutshell. But he goes quiet (and even mute in {{fanon}}) when hurting, turns all his angst in on himself and his whole life is wrapped in [[BigBrotherInstinct Sam]] [[WellDoneSonGuy and his family]]. Sam is mostly celibate (because of that pesky CartwrightCurse), is never shown to be eating and tends to be the quiet one while Dean takes control. But he gets louder and more dangerous when he's upset and his main [[FatalFlaw Fatal Flaws]] are {{Pride}} and self-absorption. And he's far more independent than Dean, showing signs of wanting to flee the nest through the entire show's run, and, unlike Dean, would probably be able to go on ''permanently'' with his life if deprived of his family and hunting. The sex scenes (Dean in "Route 666" and "Heaven and Hell," and Sam in "Heart," "I Know What You Did Last Summer," and "Sex and Violence") show a difference between them too. Sex is fun for Dean; he doesn't mind being pushed down on the bed and letting the woman have her way with him. But for Sam, it's violent, kinky and it's clear he has to be the one in control and dominating. Sam and Dean's relationship is a parallel for Michael and Lucifer's, who are ying yang brothers themselves.
** It's made clear that Sam and Dean's differences stem from their [[TheDutifulSon contrasting roles]] [[BlackSheep in the family]]. Dean was forced to be his father's obedient solider and his brother's caretaker while Sam seem to have been allowed some measure of freedom and innocence. It's revealed for example that a lot of Dean's mannerisms were inherited from his father, thus making it also very likely that Sam's personality is a deliberate attempt to distance himself from his family.

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** The Winchester Brothers contrast in many different ways. Dean is loud, boorish, slutty and is a BigEater in a nutshell. But he goes quiet (and even mute in {{fanon}}) when hurting, turns all his angst in on himself and his whole life is wrapped in [[BigBrotherInstinct Sam]] [[WellDoneSonGuy and his family]]. Sam is mostly celibate (because of that pesky CartwrightCurse), is never shown to be eating and tends to be the quiet one while Dean takes control. But he gets louder and more dangerous when he's upset and his main [[FatalFlaw Fatal Flaws]] are {{Pride}} and self-absorption. And he's far more independent than Dean, showing signs of wanting to flee the nest through the entire show's run, and, unlike Dean, would probably be able to go on ''permanently'' with his life if deprived of his family and hunting. The sex scenes (Dean in "Route 666" and "Heaven and Hell," and Sam in "Heart," "I Know What You Did Last Summer," and "Sex and Violence") show a difference between them too. Sex is fun for Dean; he doesn't mind being pushed down on the bed and letting the woman have her way with him. But for Sam, it's violent, kinky and it's clear he has to be the one in control and dominating. Sam and Dean's relationship is a parallel for Michael and Lucifer's, who are ying yang ying-yang brothers themselves.
** It's made clear that Sam and Dean's differences stem from their [[TheDutifulSon contrasting roles]] [[BlackSheep in the family]]. Dean was forced to be his father's obedient solider and his brother's caretaker while Sam seem seems to have been allowed some measure of freedom and innocence. It's revealed for example that a lot of Dean's mannerisms were inherited from his father, thus making it also very likely that Sam's personality is a deliberate attempt to distance himself from his family.



* The Booth brothers from ''Series/{{Bones}}'' - Booth the elder likes his comfort zone while Booth the younger is flashy and much more upwardly mobile. Dr. Sweets observes that this dichotomy is not atypical [[spoiler: in victims of childhood abuse. Seeley took on the role of serious protector while the younger Jared took on the role of attention-seeking trouble-maker, both in response to their father's physical abuse of them and their mother]]. One episode was essentially an in-universe AlternateContinuity short-story being written by Dr. Brennan. In this version the brothers' personalities remain largely the same, except their roles as protector and trouble-maker are switched with Seeley as a flashy nightclub owner and Jared as a straight-laced police detective.

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* The Booth brothers from ''Series/{{Bones}}'' - Booth the elder likes his comfort zone while Booth the younger is flashy and much more upwardly mobile. Dr. Sweets observes that this dichotomy is not atypical [[spoiler: in victims of childhood abuse. Seeley took on the role of serious protector while the younger Jared took on the role of attention-seeking trouble-maker, both in response to their father's physical abuse of them and their mother]]. One episode was essentially an in-universe AlternateContinuity short-story being written by Dr. Brennan. In this version version, the brothers' personalities remain largely the same, except their roles as protector and trouble-maker are switched with Seeley as a flashy nightclub owner and Jared as a straight-laced police detective.



** Damon is the snarky, hotheaded, impulsive pragmatist SociopathicHero to Stefan's milder, thoughtful, (sometime) idealist FriendlyNeighbourhoodVampire.

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** Damon is the snarky, hotheaded, impulsive pragmatist SociopathicHero to Stefan's milder, thoughtful, (sometime) (sometimes) idealist FriendlyNeighbourhoodVampire.



** Elena, a friendly, relatable GirlNextDoor and her angsty TroubledButCute younger brother Jeremy. This was mostly prominent in early seasons, but averted later on the show, especially after Elena turns into a vampire.

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** Elena, a friendly, relatable GirlNextDoor and her angsty TroubledButCute younger brother Jeremy. This was mostly most prominent in early seasons, but averted later on the show, especially after Elena turns into a vampire.



** Aaron Hotchner and his brother, who appears for exactly two episode and is only a major focus in one. Perhaps their prominence in the series is another way that they're opposites?

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** Aaron Hotchner and his brother, who appears for exactly two episode episodes and is only a major focus in one. Perhaps their prominence in the series is another way that they're opposites?



* Charlie and Alan Harper from ''Series/TwoAndAHalfMen''. One drinks, gambles, attracts the hottest women like moths to a bulb, and lives in a nice house overlooking the beach, while the other doesn't drink ([[DrowningMySorrows on his best days, anyway]]), is socially awkward, and is hopeless with women... Oh, and he's also divorced, has a kid, and lives off his brother.

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* Charlie and Alan Harper from ''Series/TwoAndAHalfMen''. One drinks, gambles, attracts the hottest women like moths to a bulb, bulb and lives in a nice house overlooking the beach, while the other doesn't drink ([[DrowningMySorrows on his best days, anyway]]), is socially awkward, and is hopeless with women... Oh, and he's also divorced, has a kid, and lives off his brother.



* Elliot and Darlene Alderson from ''Series/MrRobot''. Both are hackers, have revolutionary goals and are more than a bit unhinged (though Elliot defibitely surpasses Darlene in that regard) and that's it for similarities. Elliot suffers from social anxiety disorder, hates being touched and is usually very quiet. Darlene is TheCharmer and FemmeFatale, ReallyGetsAround and is incredibly loud and abrasive.

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* Elliot and Darlene Alderson from ''Series/MrRobot''. Both are hackers, have revolutionary goals and are more than a bit unhinged (though Elliot defibitely definitely surpasses Darlene in that regard) and that's it for similarities. Elliot suffers from social anxiety disorder, hates being touched and is usually very quiet. Darlene is TheCharmer and FemmeFatale, ReallyGetsAround and is incredibly loud and abrasive.



* ''Series/UltramanRB'': Katsumi is the ComicallySerious realist. Isami is excitable genius in serious need of a CloudcuckoolandersMinder, usually supplied by their sister or, more begrudingly, his brother.

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* ''Series/UltramanRB'': Katsumi is the ComicallySerious realist. Isami is an excitable genius in serious need of a CloudcuckoolandersMinder, usually supplied by their sister or, more begrudingly, begrudgingly, his brother.



* Izanagi and Izanami were not only siblings, but lovers as well. Keep in mind this was during a time, when incestuous relationships weren't taboo. Izanagi continued being a great god to the world, while Izanami sadly became a vengeful one after becoming a monster.

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* Izanagi and Izanami were not only siblings, siblings but lovers as well. Keep in mind this was during a time, time when incestuous relationships weren't taboo. Izanagi continued being a great god to the world, while Izanami sadly became a vengeful one after becoming a monster.



* Wrestling/{{Goldust}} and Wrestling/CodyRhodes, by virtue of being sixteen years apart, don't have too much in common, other than they are both weird. Goldust is {{ambiguously bi}}, has an electric shock induced speech impediment and is the human embodiment of movie criticism, dressing and painting himself like a giant academy award. Cody is a narcissistic [[TheDandy dandy]] who once became convinced the whole world was ugly and resolved to wear a (see through) mask and put paper bags on everyone's head.

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* Wrestling/{{Goldust}} and Wrestling/CodyRhodes, by virtue of being sixteen years apart, don't have too much in common, other than they are both weird. Goldust is {{ambiguously bi}}, has an electric shock induced shock-induced speech impediment and is the human embodiment of movie criticism, dressing and painting himself like a giant academy award. Cody is a narcissistic [[TheDandy dandy]] who once became convinced the whole world was ugly and resolved to wear a (see through) (see-through) mask and put paper bags on everyone's head.



* A few of the Primarchs of ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' have this dynamic, such as Leman Russ (a boisterous, superstitious, hard drinking Space Viking) and Magnus the Red (a sorcerer who was fascinated with knowledge and the mystic arts).

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* A few of the Primarchs of ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' have this dynamic, such as Leman Russ (a boisterous, superstitious, hard drinking hard-drinking Space Viking) and Magnus the Red (a sorcerer who was fascinated with knowledge and the mystic arts).



* Prometheus and Pandora of ''VideoGame/MegaManZX'' are an [[EvilDuo evil]] BrotherSisterTeam whose personalities couldn't be anymore different. Prometheus is [[EvilIsHammy loud, boisterous]], and all too willing to [[BloodKnight express his joy at fighting and killing]]. Pandora is [[TheQuietOne quiet, talks very little]], and prefers to go about fighting and killing in a calm manner. It's even reflected in their powers and fighting styles: Prometheus fights up close with a scythe and uses [[PlayingWithFire fire powers]] in conjecture with NonElemental attacks, while Pandora fights from a distance with a staff and uses [[AnIcePerson ice]] and [[ShockAndAwe lightning]] powers.

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* Prometheus and Pandora of ''VideoGame/MegaManZX'' are an [[EvilDuo evil]] BrotherSisterTeam whose personalities couldn't be anymore any more different. Prometheus is [[EvilIsHammy loud, boisterous]], and all too willing to [[BloodKnight express his joy at fighting and killing]]. Pandora is [[TheQuietOne quiet, talks very little]], and prefers to go about fighting and killing in a calm manner. It's even reflected in their powers and fighting styles: Prometheus fights up close with a scythe and uses [[PlayingWithFire fire powers]] in conjecture with NonElemental attacks, while Pandora fights from a distance with a staff and uses [[AnIcePerson ice]] and [[ShockAndAwe lightning]] powers.



* Iris and Colonel of ''VideoGame/MegaManX4'' are technically identical twins: as a developing single reploid, they couldn't handle the series' thematic LogicBomb and split into Iris, compassion for all living things and Colonel, the willingness to kill without hesitation to protect and for peace. They were an attempt to replicate the titular X's ability to handle this paradox, and this is the reason behind the Colonel's HonorBeforeReason behaviour-- he ''can't'' feel compassion. They fact they failed to live up to these principles, even one at a time, causing [[spoiler:Zero to have to kill Colonel and then a grieving Iris to combine their power, attack Zero, and also have to be killed]] may have originally foreshadowed [[spoiler:that X would eventually no longer be able to handle the LogicBomb himself - Copy-X of VideoGame/MegaManZero was originally intended to be an X who had lost that compassion and reluctance to kill and become a KnightTemplar that Zero would have to kill.]]

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* Iris and Colonel of ''VideoGame/MegaManX4'' are technically identical twins: as a developing single reploid, they couldn't handle the series' thematic LogicBomb and split into Iris, compassion for all living things and Colonel, the willingness to kill without hesitation to protect and for peace. They were an attempt to replicate the titular X's ability to handle this paradox, and this is the reason behind the Colonel's HonorBeforeReason behaviour-- behaviour -- he ''can't'' feel compassion. They The fact they failed to live up to these principles, even one at a time, causing [[spoiler:Zero to have to kill Colonel and then a grieving Iris to combine their power, attack Zero, and also have to be killed]] may have originally foreshadowed [[spoiler:that X would eventually no longer be able to handle the LogicBomb himself - Copy-X of VideoGame/MegaManZero was originally intended to be an X who had lost that compassion and reluctance to kill and become a KnightTemplar that Zero would have to kill.]]



*** [[spoiler: Micaiah and Sanaki]] have some of this going on ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Radiant Dawn]]'', though they do have their similarities. The former is a peasant [[spoiler: until the end (when she's crowned as Queen of Daein)]], the latter is [[spoiler: the young empress of Begnion]]. The former possesses the [[DarkIsNotEvil Darkness]] affinity, the latter, the Light affinity. Both are kind and polite, though the former is often more soft-spoken wilst the latter can be a bit childish at times. Both, though especially the former, can [[DeadpanSnarker be quite sarcastic]] at times. Both will do whatever they can for their country, though the former will demonstrate this to the max. They also both have a magic type in common. Their resemblance becomes even more apparent to anyone who bothers to compare images of their portraits side-by-side. About the biggest difference between them is that [[spoiler: older sister Micaiah will live far beyond little sister Sanaki's lifespan because of being a Branded (half-Human, half-Laguz), while Sanaki is a human.]]

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*** [[spoiler: Micaiah and Sanaki]] have some of this going on ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Radiant Dawn]]'', though they do have their similarities. The former is a peasant [[spoiler: until the end (when she's crowned as Queen of Daein)]], the latter is [[spoiler: the young empress of Begnion]]. The former possesses the [[DarkIsNotEvil Darkness]] affinity, the latter, the Light affinity. Both are kind and polite, though the former is often more soft-spoken wilst whilst the latter can be a bit childish at times. Both, though especially the former, can [[DeadpanSnarker be quite sarcastic]] at times. Both will do whatever they can for their country, though the former will demonstrate this to the max. They also both have a magic type in common. Their resemblance becomes even more apparent to anyone who bothers to compare images of their portraits side-by-side. About the biggest difference between them is that [[spoiler: older sister Micaiah will live far beyond little sister Sanaki's lifespan because of being a Branded (half-Human, half-Laguz), while Sanaki is a human.]]



** The Komeiji sisters as well: Satori has the power to [[AMindIsATerribleThingToRead read]] [[ForgotAboutTheMindReader other people's hearts]] [[{{Telepathy}} and minds]] [[MindOverManners out loud]], which made her so disliked by humans and {{youkai}} alike she became a {{hikikomori}} in a bid to avoid contact with everyone. She is usually portrayed as being the calm and possibly snarky elder sister with hidden emotional depths and a [[LickedByTheDog good hand with animals.]] Koishi, on the other hand, [[PokeInTheThirdEye sealed off]] her ability to read minds in order to escape the contempt. This came with the unforseen side-effects of giving her the power to [[PsychicPowers manipulate the subconscious mind]] as well as closing off her own [[EmptyShell heart and mind]], making it impossible for other beings to [[PerceptionFilter emotionally connect to]] or [[LaserGuidedAmnesia even remember]] her; consequently she spends her days WalkingTheEarth in a dazed stupor, acting on whatever subconscious impulses that might occur to her. Koishi is usually portrayed as a CheerfulChild who [[AndCallHimGeorge occasionally gets too energetic when hugging Okuu]] on top of being the NotSoImaginaryFriend of children.

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** The Komeiji sisters as well: Satori has the power to [[AMindIsATerribleThingToRead read]] [[ForgotAboutTheMindReader other people's hearts]] [[{{Telepathy}} and minds]] [[MindOverManners out loud]], which made her so disliked by humans and {{youkai}} alike she became a {{hikikomori}} in a bid to avoid contact with everyone. She is usually portrayed as being the calm and possibly snarky elder sister with hidden emotional depths and a [[LickedByTheDog good hand with animals.]] Koishi, on the other hand, [[PokeInTheThirdEye sealed off]] her ability to read minds in order to escape the contempt. This came with the unforseen unforeseen side-effects of giving her the power to [[PsychicPowers manipulate the subconscious mind]] as well as closing off her own [[EmptyShell heart and mind]], making it impossible for other beings to [[PerceptionFilter emotionally connect to]] or [[LaserGuidedAmnesia even remember]] her; consequently she spends her days WalkingTheEarth in a dazed stupor, acting on whatever subconscious impulses that might occur to her. Koishi is usually portrayed as a CheerfulChild who [[AndCallHimGeorge occasionally gets too energetic when hugging Okuu]] on top of being the NotSoImaginaryFriend of children.



* ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry'' brings us Dante and Vergil, the twin sons of Sparda. Dante is loud-mouthed, trash-talking, dresses in red, yet is a demon hunter who embraces his human side, using his demonic powers to aid humanity, being the hero. Vergil is soft spoken, more introverted, dresses in blue, yet embraces his demonic side and is obsessed with gaining power at every cost.

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* ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry'' brings us Dante and Vergil, the twin sons of Sparda. Dante is loud-mouthed, trash-talking, dresses in red, yet is a demon hunter who embraces his human side, using his demonic powers to aid humanity, being the hero. Vergil is soft spoken, soft-spoken, more introverted, dresses in blue, blue yet embraces his demonic side and is obsessed with gaining power at every cost.



** In ''VisualNovel/ApolloJusticeAceAttorney'', Kristoph Gavin is a cool, businesslike defense attorney while his younger brother Klavier is a wild, extroverted prosecutor. Futhermore, [[spoiler:Kristoph is evil and Klavier is good]].

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** In ''VisualNovel/ApolloJusticeAceAttorney'', Kristoph Gavin is a cool, businesslike defense attorney while his younger brother Klavier is a wild, extroverted prosecutor. Futhermore, Furthermore, [[spoiler:Kristoph is evil and Klavier is good]].



** Lastation's Noire and Uni have [[{{Tsundere}} almost identical personalities]], with their biggest difference being their amount of confidence (and their social life). Their fighting styles, however, are the complete opposite of each other (at least the Lowee sisters have all ice attacks). Noire is a close-combat swordswoman (heavy emphasis on close), while Uni is long-range gunner.

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** Lastation's Noire and Uni have [[{{Tsundere}} almost identical personalities]], with their biggest difference being their amount of confidence (and their social life). Their fighting styles, however, are the complete opposite of each other (at least the Lowee sisters have all ice attacks). Noire is a close-combat swordswoman (heavy emphasis on close), while Uni is a long-range gunner.



* ''VideoGame/GodOfWarPS4'' gives us the Dwarven blacksmiths Brok (a tough, foul-mouthed old cuss) and Sindri (a delicate, neurotic germophobe). At the start of the game they've had a falling out and haven't seen each other in a while, but it's clear they still care for each other in a {{Tsundere}} kind of way (at one point Brok asks Kratos and son if it looks like Sindri is eating well). Eventually they get back together, each brother acknowledging the other's unique skills.

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* ''VideoGame/GodOfWarPS4'' gives us the Dwarven blacksmiths Brok (a tough, foul-mouthed old cuss) and Sindri (a delicate, neurotic germophobe). At the start of the game they've had a falling out and haven't seen each other in a while, but it's clear they still care for each other in a {{Tsundere}} kind of way (at one point Brok asks Kratos and son if it looks like Sindri is eating well). Eventually Eventually, they get back together, each brother acknowledging the other's unique skills.



** Shinji and Sakura in ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight''. Subverted in that [[spoiler:they aren't blood related. Sakura and ''Rin'' are, though, and also fit this trope. Sakura's [[TheDarkSide powers]] match her side nicely, to boot.]]

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** Shinji and Sakura in ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight''. Subverted in that [[spoiler:they aren't blood related.blood-related. Sakura and ''Rin'' are, though, and also fit this trope. Sakura's [[TheDarkSide powers]] match her side nicely, to boot.]]



* Twin sisters Torta and Arietta from ''VisualNovel/SymphonicRain'' who explicitly tried to make up for each others flaws.

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* Twin sisters Torta and Arietta from ''VisualNovel/SymphonicRain'' who explicitly tried to make up for each others other's flaws.



** In as much as animal counterparts can be considered siblings: Bec is the "good dog, best friend" of his owner Jade while God Cat is owned by no one and seems much more [[AmbiguouslyEvil ambiguous]]. They're the [[spoiler: omnipotent guardians of the Earth, manipulators of sapient beings, and masters of a game that will create a new universe from the ashes of the present one -- or would be if they weren't just animals with super powers. Well Bec definitely was, [=GCat's=] still a mystery.]]
** The Troll kids (who are siblings) do this with their ancestors and each other. For example Vriska likes to torture the child-like Tavros and while they're both considered losers their ancestors were [[spoiler: a hugely successful pirate queen and an almost-successful messiah-figure]].

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** In as much as animal counterparts can be considered siblings: Bec is the "good dog, best friend" of his owner Jade while God Cat is owned by no one and seems much more [[AmbiguouslyEvil ambiguous]]. They're the [[spoiler: omnipotent guardians of the Earth, manipulators of sapient beings, and masters of a game that will create a new universe from the ashes of the present one -- or would be if they weren't just animals with super powers.superpowers. Well Bec definitely was, [=GCat's=] still a mystery.]]
** The Troll kids (who are siblings) do this with their ancestors and each other. For example example, Vriska likes to torture the child-like Tavros and while they're both considered losers their ancestors were [[spoiler: a hugely successful pirate queen and an almost-successful messiah-figure]].



* [[ChildProdigy Dexter]] and [[TheDitz Deedee]] in ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory''. Ironically, Dee-dee has been portrayed as actually being smarter, or at least more experienced, on occassion.

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* [[ChildProdigy Dexter]] and [[TheDitz Deedee]] in ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory''. Ironically, Dee-dee has been portrayed as actually being smarter, or at least more experienced, on occassion.occasion.



** Lin and Suyin Beifong. Lin highly values law and order, never wanted childen and is generally very cold, serious and bitter. Suyin on the other hand was a teenage rebel, still does not like authority too much, but highly values family, having five children of her own, and appears to be rather warm and open towards other people.

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** Lin and Suyin Beifong. Lin highly values law and order, never wanted childen children and is generally very cold, serious and bitter. Suyin Suyin, on the other hand hand, was a teenage rebel, still does not like authority too much, but highly values family, having five children of her own, and appears to be rather warm and open towards other people.



* Megabyte and Hexadecimal are two virus siblings from ''WesternAnimation/{{Reboot}}''. Megabyte is egomanical, sophisticated, well-mannered, calm and collected, and desires to have Mainframe placed under his orderly rule. Hexadecimal is sporatic, prone to wild mood swings, and loves chaos for the sake of chaos.

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* Megabyte and Hexadecimal are two virus siblings from ''WesternAnimation/{{Reboot}}''. Megabyte is egomanical, egomaniacal, sophisticated, well-mannered, calm and collected, and desires to have Mainframe placed under his orderly rule. Hexadecimal is sporatic, prone to wild mood swings, and loves chaos for the sake of chaos.



* Evangelyne and Cleophee in ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}''. Eva is fits the ArcherArchetype, while Cleo is more reckless and prefers hand-to-hand combat.
* In ''WesternAnimation/StreetFighter'', Akuma and his brother Gouken (Ryu and Ken's martial arts master). Gouken was happy that he and Akuma were chosen by their master to be training partners, as they were the first set of siblings in their school's history to be paired up like this. Akuma was less than thrilled, since this only emphasized how different they were. Their master paired them up specifically because they were almost polar opposites, since their school's philosophy stated that this was the best way to encourage growth. Gouken was as peaceful as Akuma was vicious. This is true to [[Franchise/StreetFighter the source material]]: Gouken purged their school's martial art of its murderous aspects, while Akuma embraced and refined them.

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* Evangelyne and Cleophee in ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}''. Eva is fits the ArcherArchetype, while Cleo is more reckless and prefers hand-to-hand combat.
* In ''WesternAnimation/StreetFighter'', Akuma and his brother Gouken (Ryu and Ken's martial arts master). Gouken was happy that he and Akuma were chosen by their master to be training partners, as they were the first set of siblings in their school's history to be paired up like this. Akuma was less than thrilled, thrilled since this only emphasized how different they were. Their master paired them up specifically because they were almost polar opposites, opposites since their school's philosophy stated that this was the best way to encourage growth. Gouken was as peaceful as Akuma was vicious. This is true to [[Franchise/StreetFighter the source material]]: Gouken purged their school's martial art of its murderous aspects, while Akuma embraced and refined them.



* Creator/FredAstaire and his sister Adele, who performed together as a dance team before Adele married and Fred went into movies. Although they got along very well, they were opposites in many ways. Adele, once said to have [[TheFlapper "put all the flap in flapperdom,"]] loved parties, liked to shock people, and hated to rehearse. Fred was much calmer and more reserved (to the point of being shy in his later years), and he could happily spend a couple of days perfecting a few seconds of dancing. Adele's nickname for Fred was "Moaning Minnie" due to his tendency to worry about his performances; in return, he called her "Goodtime Charlie." Their relationship, including Adele's eventual marriage to an English nobleman, is loosely dramatized in ''Film/RoyalWedding.''

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* Creator/FredAstaire and his sister Adele, who performed together as a dance team before Adele married and Fred went into movies. Although they got along very well, they were opposites in many ways. Adele, Adele once said to have [[TheFlapper "put all the flap in flapperdom,"]] loved parties, liked to shock people, people and hated to rehearse. Fred was much calmer and more reserved (to the point of being shy in his later years), and he could happily spend a couple of days perfecting a few seconds of dancing. Adele's nickname for Fred was "Moaning Minnie" due to his tendency to worry about his performances; in return, he called her "Goodtime Charlie." Their relationship, including Adele's eventual marriage to an English nobleman, is loosely dramatized in ''Film/RoyalWedding.''



* George W. and Jeb Bush. Both are Republican politicians, true, but George is (by all accounts) a very personable man who parlayed his youthful love for the bottle and a certain white powder into a deeply-held religious faith. Jeb (by all accounts) is somewhat less personable (though not half as detached as their father) and something of an introverted dork, and seems not to be half as religious as his brother. Oh, and one is seen as being rather stupid (although some see this as ObfuscatingStupidity), and the other is quite intelligent and certified political whiz. [[note]] The Knights of Columbus are Catholic. George W. Bush is a born again Christian. It's a different sort of religious attitude, even if there's an equal level of devotion involved. [[/note]]
* The Mitford Sisters. Two of them were [[ThoseWackyNazis Nazis]]: Diana (who married Oswald Mosely, leader of the British Union of Fascists) and Unity (a personal friend[[note]]Rumor said lover; unlikely as it is, it seems that she wished she had been[[/note]] of UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler, who called her "a perfect specimen of Aryan womanhood"). Jessica on the other hand was a member of the [[DirtyCommunists Communist Party]] and civil rights activist. Nancy was a novelist, and Deborah is the Duchess of Devonshire; Nancy was considered to be a moderate socialist, and Deborah a moderate conservative-to-moderate (classical) liberal (she joined the Social Democratic Party with her husband in 1981). Pamela was the only non famous sister; in private, she seems to have been a typical Tory (albeit a bit more racist than was acceptable even for a conservative of her class and generation).

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* George W. and Jeb Bush. Both are Republican politicians, true, but George is (by all accounts) a very personable man who parlayed his youthful love for the bottle and a certain white powder into a deeply-held religious faith. Jeb (by all accounts) is somewhat less personable (though not half as detached as their father) and something of an introverted dork, and seems not to be half as religious as his brother. Oh, and one is seen as being rather stupid (although some see this as ObfuscatingStupidity), and the other is a quite intelligent and certified political whiz. [[note]] The Knights of Columbus are Catholic. George W. Bush is a born again Christian. It's a different sort of religious attitude, even if there's an equal level of devotion involved. [[/note]]
* The Mitford Sisters. Two of them were [[ThoseWackyNazis Nazis]]: Diana (who married Oswald Mosely, leader of the British Union of Fascists) and Unity (a personal friend[[note]]Rumor said lover; unlikely as it is, it seems that she wished she had been[[/note]] of UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler, who called her "a perfect specimen of Aryan womanhood"). Jessica Jessica, on the other hand hand, was a member of the [[DirtyCommunists Communist Party]] and civil rights activist. Nancy was a novelist, and Deborah is the Duchess of Devonshire; Nancy was considered to be a moderate socialist, and Deborah a moderate conservative-to-moderate (classical) liberal (she joined the Social Democratic Party with her husband in 1981). Pamela was the only non famous non-famous sister; in private, she seems to have been a typical Tory (albeit a bit more racist than was acceptable even for a conservative of her class and generation).



* Hermann Goering, one of the leaders of the Nazi party, had a younger brother named [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Goering Albert]], who was not only a staunch anti-Nazi, but helped many Jews escape Nazi persecution.

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* Hermann Goering, one of the leaders of the Nazi party, had a younger brother named [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Goering Albert]], who was not only a staunch anti-Nazi, anti-Nazi but helped many Jews escape Nazi persecution.



* Al Capone, famous gangster who made his fortune primarily through the selling of alcohol in the Prohibition era, and his brother James "Two-Gun Hart" Capone, one of the most successful Prohibition officers of the era.

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* Al Capone, a famous gangster who made his fortune primarily through the selling of alcohol in the Prohibition era, and his brother James "Two-Gun Hart" Capone, one of the most successful Prohibition officers of the era.



* Notorious London gangsters [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kray_twins the Kray twins]] fit this mould. Ronnie and Reggie Kray were an incredibly close set of twins who ruled the East End of London in a reign of terror in the 1960s. Though both known to be ruthless and incredibly violent, they were nonetheless polar opposites in personality. Ronnie Kray was hot blooded, rash, unpredictable, a schizophrenic, and openly bisexual. Reggie, by contrast, was calm, cold, calculating, more reserved, and straight. They also had differing opinions on the media attention they received - Ronnie openly courted fame and the celebrity lifestyle, while Reggie wanted what he called 'the good life'; namely, a wife, material possessions, and respect. Despite these differences, the two remained very close to each other even during their eventual life imprisonment, keeping in daily contact through letters and telephone calls, and when Ronnie died in 1995, Reggie claimed "Being twins there's a certain amount of telepathy. I know he is at ease."

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* Notorious London gangsters [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kray_twins the Kray twins]] fit this mould. Ronnie and Reggie Kray were an incredibly close set of twins who ruled the East End of London in a reign of terror in the 1960s. Though both known to be ruthless and incredibly violent, they were nonetheless polar opposites in personality. Ronnie Kray was hot blooded, hot-blooded, rash, unpredictable, a schizophrenic, and openly bisexual. Reggie, by contrast, was calm, cold, calculating, more reserved, and straight. They also had differing opinions on the media attention they received - Ronnie openly courted fame and the celebrity lifestyle, while Reggie wanted what he called 'the good life'; namely, a wife, material possessions, and respect. Despite these differences, the two remained very close to each other even during their eventual life imprisonment, keeping in daily contact through letters and telephone calls, and when Ronnie died in 1995, Reggie claimed "Being twins there's a certain amount of telepathy. I know he is at ease."


** Thor and Loki are still like this, but now their differences compliment each other and Thor tends to be wiser in matters of the heart than Loki is, while Loki is more willing to take charge and can be a bit more irascible (as a result and partly because he used to be James Potter, Thor tends to wind him up every now and then).
** It's repeatedly noted that Lily and Petunia were nothing alike.

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** Thor and Loki are still like this, but now their differences compliment complement each other and Thor tends to be wiser in matters of the heart than Loki is, while Loki is more willing to take charge and can be a bit more irascible (as a result and partly because he used to be James Potter, Thor tends to wind him up every now and then).
** %% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample** It's repeatedly noted that Lily and Petunia were nothing alike.



* The FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling duo of [[TheComicallySerious Hagala]] & [[ThePrankster Hufeh]], from ''Fanfic/HonorTrip''.
* [[GenkiGirl Mei]] and [[ShrinkingViolet Rizu]] from ''Fanfic/{{Game Theory|LyricalNanoha}}''.
* Definitely the case between Sunny and Regent in ''FanFic/RacerAndTheGeek''.

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* The FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling duo of [[TheComicallySerious Hagala]] TheComicallySerious Hagala & [[ThePrankster Hufeh]], ThePrankster Hufeh, from ''Fanfic/HonorTrip''.
* [[GenkiGirl Mei]] GenkiGirl Mei and [[ShrinkingViolet Rizu]] ShrinkingViolet Rizu from ''Fanfic/{{Game Theory|LyricalNanoha}}''.
* %% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample* Definitely the case between Sunny and Regent in ''FanFic/RacerAndTheGeek''.



* Raleigh Becket and Yancy Becket are viewed as this at the start of ''Fanfic/EchoesInTheDark''

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* %% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample* Raleigh Becket and Yancy Becket are viewed as this at the start of ''Fanfic/EchoesInTheDark''



* Elsa and Anna in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. Princess Anna is cheerful, extroverted and a BadassNormal while Queen Elsa is stoic, introverted and [[AnIcePerson very powerfully magical.]] Their differing personalities are the theme of the licensed book ''Literature/ASisterMoreLikeMe''. In the book Anna wished Elsa was more playful and sociable growing up while Elsa wished Anna was most studious and shared more of her interests. After the events of the film they learn to accept each others' differences and enjoy them.

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* Elsa and Anna in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. Princess Anna is cheerful, extroverted and a BadassNormal while Queen Elsa is stoic, introverted and [[AnIcePerson very powerfully magical.]] Their differing personalities are the theme of the licensed book ''Literature/ASisterMoreLikeMe''. In the book Anna wished Elsa was more playful and sociable growing up while Elsa wished Anna was most more studious and shared more of her interests. After the events of the film they learn to accept each others' differences and enjoy them.



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* Ian (Ewan [=McGregor=]) and Terry (Colin Farrell) in Creator/WoodyAllen's ''Film/CassandrasDream''. Even just visually, the contrast between the brothers is striking, looking nothing alike except for [[MrFanservice being drop dead gorgeous]].

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%% Again, one being a villain is not enough context.
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Administrivia/ZeroContextExample* Ian (Ewan [=McGregor=]) and Terry (Colin Farrell) in Creator/WoodyAllen's ''Film/CassandrasDream''. Even just visually, the contrast between the brothers is striking, looking nothing alike except for [[MrFanservice being drop dead gorgeous]].



* The sisters Houseman in ''Film/DirtyDancing'' -- flirty, empty-headed Lisa and studious, altruistic Baby.

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* The sisters Houseman in ''Film/DirtyDancing'' -- flirty, empty-headed BrainlessBeauty Lisa and studious, altruistic naive, studious Baby.

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