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* In ''Film/TheatreOfDeath'', Colette does a reading for Nicole at Davras' party. The first three card are fairly standard, but the last two are The Tower (or The Lightning Struck Tower as Colette calls it) and Death. Colette interprets these as meaning violence and death.

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* ''Series/SchittsCreek'' has Twyla give Alexis a grim tarot reading involving drowning and a funeral, but she later admits that the deck predicted that fate for multiple people before also mentioning she flipped the ten of cups and predicts prosperity and happiness for Alexis and her family.

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* At the end of ''VideoGame/{{Ripper}}'', Jake Quinlan has to set a series of tarot cards in the right order to activate the weapon he can use to kill the titular villain. [[spoiler: The solution is to match them to the lyrics of the game's theme, ''[[Music/BlueOysterCult Don't Fear The Reaper]]'' playing in the background.]]]


* ''Film/DrTerrorsHouseOfHorrors'': Every time Dr. Schreck draws the cards to show the travellers their fate, the four cards drawn are always Major Arcana. And whenever he turns the fifth card to show then how they may escape their fate, it is always Death.

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* ''Film/DrTerrorsHouseOfHorrors'': Every time Dr. Schreck draws the cards to show the travellers their fate, the four cards drawn are always Major Arcana. And whenever he turns the fifth card to show then how they may escape their fate, it the only answer is always Death.


'''Reader:''' Usually, but in a portentous moment you don't want 'Three of Cups' or something. I got rid of everything except 'Death' and 'The Lovers'.

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'''Reader:''' Usually, but in a portentous moment you don't want 'Three "Three of Cups' Cups" or something. I got rid of everything except 'Death' "Death" and 'The Lovers'."The Lovers".



* In ''Manga/{{Aruosumente}}'', the Sage's Trial consists of arranging the first ten cards of the Major Arcana according to the given situation and allocating the right cards to the right people involved. Legna trying to determine who corresponds to each card takes up most of the story.



* Bakura in ''Anime/YuGiOh'' reads Pegasus' fortune, using Duel Monsters cards in the same fashion. When he reveals the last card ([[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Doma_the_Angel_of_Silence Doma the Angel of Silence]]), he [[spoiler:kills Pegasus and [[EyeScream takes his Millennium Eye]].]]
* In ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', Saiou/Sartorius predicts several events with his tarot cards, including readings that include The Devil and The Tower. He also uses a deck based around TarotMotifs. Surprisingly, most of his readings are [[GeniusBonus fairly accurate]] to actual tarot, and make use of a much wider selection of the Major Arcana than you normally see. Death, The Hanged Man, and The Devil are all used correctly (to represent change, suspension, and entrapment, respectively). Even the Minor Arcana show up, though they're reserved to Spells and Traps. His Duels also tend to work as tarot readings; for instance, he uses the reversed Knight of Pentacles, upright Ten of Swords, and reversed Hanged Man against Manjoume/Chazz, reflecting that his opponent is a stubborn and lazy person who went through a personal crisis and is now stuck in a rut.
* Hochin Meiru also does Tarot reading in her introductory episode of ''Anime/YuGiOhArcV''. As a MythologyGag, she actually uses the Arcana Force monsters used by Sartorius in ''GX'' instead of regular tarot cards.
* In ''Anime/TheVisionOfEscaflowne'', every episode is introduced with a Tarot card. The episode featuring the Tower card flat out spells doom. The other episodes feature some uncommon cards due to Hitomi using an alternate Tarot deck known as "The Merlin Tarot" and not the better known Rider-Waite Tarot deck.
* ''Manga/SailorMoon'':
** A youma fortuneteller has the ability to make "The Devil" appear anywhere in the layout she likes, and has an unlimited supply of them. Magic is presumably involved.
** Also in the Stars Arc of the [[Manga/SailorMoon manga]], where the Starlights use tarot cards [[spoiler:to foretell the destruction of the ENTIRE GALAXY]] and the protagonist thinks they're just beautiful postcards.
* Nozomi in ''Anime/LoveLive'' reads tarot cards frequently, but this is mostly averted, except for when it's evoked as a joke (e.g. when they're waiting for the results of a round of the competition to come in, and they ask her what they cards say, and she just gives a gloomy look - but they make it through anyway).

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* Bakura in ''Anime/YuGiOh'' reads Pegasus' fortune, using Duel Monsters cards ''Manga/CountCain'' has Maryweather, Cain's younger sister, who foretells danger with her tarot deck at various points in the same fashion. When he reveals the last card ([[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Doma_the_Angel_of_Silence Doma the Angel of Silence]]), he [[spoiler:kills Pegasus and [[EyeScream takes his Millennium Eye]].]]
* In ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', Saiou/Sartorius predicts several events with his tarot cards, including
series. Her readings that include The Devil and The Tower. He also uses a deck based around TarotMotifs. Surprisingly, most of his readings are [[GeniusBonus fairly accurate]] to actual tarot, and make use of a much wider selection of the Major Arcana than you normally see. Death, typically reflect events surrounding Cain, both symbolically and, in some cases (such as in The Hanged Man, and The Devil are all used correctly (to represent change, suspension, and entrapment, respectively). Even the Minor Arcana show up, though they're reserved to Spells and Traps. His Duels also tend to work as tarot readings; for instance, he uses the reversed Knight of Pentacles, upright Ten of Swords, and reversed Hanged Man against Manjoume/Chazz, reflecting that his opponent is a stubborn and lazy person who went through a personal crisis and is now stuck in a rut.
* Hochin Meiru also does Tarot reading in her introductory episode of ''Anime/YuGiOhArcV''. As a MythologyGag, she actually uses the Arcana Force monsters used by Sartorius in ''GX'' instead of regular tarot cards.
* In ''Anime/TheVisionOfEscaflowne'', every episode is introduced with a Tarot card. The episode featuring the Tower card flat out spells doom. The other episodes feature some uncommon cards due to Hitomi using an alternate Tarot deck known as "The Merlin Tarot" and not the better known Rider-Waite Tarot deck.
* ''Manga/SailorMoon'':
** A youma fortuneteller has the ability to make "The Devil" appear anywhere in the layout she likes, and has an unlimited supply of them. Magic is presumably involved.
** Also in the Stars Arc of the [[Manga/SailorMoon manga]], where the Starlights use tarot cards [[spoiler:to foretell the destruction of the ENTIRE GALAXY]] and the protagonist thinks they're just beautiful postcards.
* Nozomi in ''Anime/LoveLive'' reads tarot cards frequently, but this is mostly averted, except for when it's evoked as a joke (e.g. when they're waiting for the results of a round of the competition to come in, and they ask her what they cards say, and she just gives a gloomy look - but they make it through anyway).
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* In ''Manga/{{Aruosumente}}'', the Sage's Trial consists of arranging the first ten cards of the Major Arcana according to the given situation and allocating the right cards to the right people involved. Legna trying to determine who corresponds to each card takes up most of the story.
* ''Manga/CountCain'' has Merryweather, Cain's younger sister, who foretells danger with her tarot deck at various points in the series. Her readings typically reflect events surrounding Cain, both symbolically and, in some cases (such as in ''The Hanged Man''), literally.

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* In ''Manga/{{Aruosumente}}'', the Sage's Trial consists of arranging the first ten Nozomi in ''Anime/LoveLive'' reads tarot cards frequently, but this is mostly averted, except for when it's evoked as a joke (e.g. when they're waiting for the results of a round of the competition to come in and they ask her what they cards say and she just gives a gloomy look, but they make it through anyway).
* ''Franchise/SailorMoon'':
** In the second episode of [[Anime/SailorMoon the 90s anime]], a [[MonsterOfTheWeek youma]] fortuneteller had the ability to make the Devil appear anywhere in the layout she liked and had an unlimited supply of them. Magic is presumably involved. Her tarot divination business was {{muggle}} bait; she used the Devil card to brainwash some of Usagi's classmates, including Umino, into becoming delinquents so as to suck their LifeEnergy. Also a rare instance of the card's proper meaning (temptation) being used, even more surprising considering this is the 90s anime. Those possessed by the card became completely free from society's restraints and did whatever they wanted. This is the infamous episode where Umino flips Haruna's skirt.
** The [[Manga/SailorMoon manga]] implies Rei is capable of fortunetelling in this manner in addition to staring into her fire. The closest we ever get to seeing her do it on page though is a little goofy sketch on the side and even then it's not clear if the cards are Tarot, but they probably are. In the Stars arc, Rei says she did a reading and the Death card showed up; we see the card afterwards, but not her actually performing the reading. The inaccurate meaning of death is most likely meant [[spoiler:as this arc is Kill Em All]], but considering Galaxia's ultimate plan, the true meaning of change/transformation could work, too. This is strange considering the mangaka usually does her research, but since the manga was never big on tarot to begin with she probably wasn't all that concerned with getting this aspect right.
* In ''Anime/TheVisionOfEscaflowne'', every episode is introduced with a Tarot card. The episode featuring the Tower card flat out spells doom. The other episodes feature some uncommon cards due to Hitomi using an alternate Tarot deck known as the Merlin Tarot and not the better known Rider-Waite Tarot deck.
* Bakura in ''Anime/YuGiOh'' reads Pegasus' fortune, using Duel Monsters cards in the same fashion. When he reveals the last card ([[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Doma_the_Angel_of_Silence Doma the Angel of Silence]]), he [[spoiler:kills Pegasus and takes his Millennium Eye]].
* In ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', Saiou/Sartorius predicts several events with his tarot cards, including readings that include The Devil and The Tower. He also uses a deck based around TarotMotifs. Surprisingly, most of his readings are [[GeniusBonus fairly accurate]] to actual tarot and make use of a much wider selection
of the Major Arcana according to the given situation and allocating the right cards to the right people involved. Legna trying to determine who corresponds to each card takes up most of the story.
* ''Manga/CountCain'' has Merryweather, Cain's younger sister, who foretells danger with her tarot deck at various points in the series. Her readings typically reflect events surrounding Cain, both symbolically and, in some cases (such as in ''The
than you normally see. Death, The Hanged Man''), literally.Man, and The Devil are all used correctly (to represent change, suspension, and entrapment, respectively). Even the Minor Arcana show up, though they're reserved to Spells and Traps. His duels also tend to work as tarot readings; for instance, he uses the reversed Knight of Pentacles, upright Ten of Swords, and reversed Hanged Man against Manjoume/Chazz, reflecting that his opponent is a stubborn and lazy person who went through a personal crisis and is now stuck in a rut.
* Hochin Meiru also does Tarot reading in her introductory episode of ''Anime/YuGiOhArcV''. As a MythologyGag, she actually uses the Arcana Force monsters used by Sartorius in ''GX'' instead of regular tarot cards.

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* ''Film/DrTerrorsHouseOfHorrors'': Every time Dr. Schreck draws the cards to show the travellers their fate, the four cards drawn are always Major Arcana. And whenever he turns the fifth card to show then how they may escape their fate, it is always Death.


* Averted in ''VideoGame/QuestForGloryIV'', which actually had pretty accurate Tarot readings. However, it did create a fictional Void card to show the influence of the monster, which becomes more and more common as the game progresses, to the point where the gypsy is drawing nothing but Void cards near the end. From the LetsPlay:

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* Averted in ''VideoGame/QuestForGloryIV'', which actually had pretty accurate Tarot readings.readings (It even used some of the Minor Arcana cards!). However, it did create a fictional Void card to show the influence of the monster, which becomes more and more common as the game progresses, to the point where the gypsy is drawing nothing but Void cards near the end. From the LetsPlay:


* ''[[Series/{{Charmed1998}} Charmed]]'': Shortly before Phoebe and Cole's wedding they give Paige a tarot deck as a bridesmaid's gift. She does a reading for them and draws The Lovers, "Despair" and Death. Unfortunately the series proceeds to play the Death card completely straight as a portent of doom. In the following episodes the sisters learn Cole is evil and Phoebe turns her back on good to be with him.

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* ''[[Series/{{Charmed1998}} Charmed]]'': Shortly before Phoebe and Cole's wedding they give Paige a tarot deck as a bridesmaid's gift. She does a reading for them and draws The Lovers, "Despair" and Death. Despair appears to be a subtitute for the 3 of Swords, the image shown is of a man with three blades piercing his chest. Unfortunately the series proceeds to play the Death card completely straight as a portent of doom. In the following episodes the sisters learn Cole is evil and Phoebe turns her back on good to be with him.


* ''[[Series/{{Charmed1998}} Charmed]]'': Shortly before Phoebe and Cole's wedding they give Paige a tarot deck as a bridesmaid's gift. She proceeds to draw The Lovers, "Despair" and Death. Unfortunately the series proceeds to play the Death card completely straight as a portent of doom. In the following episodes the sisters learn Cole is evil and Phoebe turns her back on good to be with him.

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* ''[[Series/{{Charmed1998}} Charmed]]'': Shortly before Phoebe and Cole's wedding they give Paige a tarot deck as a bridesmaid's gift. She proceeds to draw does a reading for them and draws The Lovers, "Despair" and Death. Unfortunately the series proceeds to play the Death card completely straight as a portent of doom. In the following episodes the sisters learn Cole is evil and Phoebe turns her back on good to be with him.


* Every time Gloria does a reading on Max in ''Film/WhatsTheWorstThatCouldHappen'', she draws the Five if Swords, which depicts a king with five daggers in his head.

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* Every time Gloria does a reading on Max in ''Film/WhatsTheWorstThatCouldHappen'', she draws the Five if of Swords, which depicts a king with five daggers in his head.


** Averted in the episode "Lisa's Wedding": when the Death card comes up, Lisa is terrified, but the gypsy calmly explains that Death just means change and isn't automatically a bad thing. Then she freaks out after drawing The Happy Squirrel.

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** Averted in the episode "Lisa's Wedding": when the Death card comes up, Lisa is terrified, but the gypsy calmly explains that Death just means change and isn't automatically a bad thing. Then she freaks out after drawing The Happy Squirrel. Some modern tarot decks now include a Happy Squirrel card as a bonus Major Arcana.


* Parodied in the ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode "Hawkeye Get Your Gun". Klinger, in yet another attempt to get discharged, pretends to be a gypsy and at one point offers to give BJ a Tarot reading about the missing Hawkeye and Col. Potter's fate. He pulls five cards from an ordinary ''Poker'' deck, announcing each one with a flourish... then breaks character as he realizes in amazement that he just dealt himself a ''Straight.''

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* Parodied in the ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode "Hawkeye Get Your Gun". Klinger, in yet another attempt to get discharged, pretends to be a gypsy and at one point offers to give BJ a Tarot reading about on the missing fates of Hawkeye and Col. Potter's fate. Potter, who are both currently MIA. He pulls draws five cards from an ordinary ''Poker'' deck, announcing each one deck and lays them out with a flourish... then realizes that he just drew a ''Straight'' and breaks character as he realizes in amazement that he just dealt himself a ''Straight.''excitement.


* ''[[Series/{{Charmed1998}} Charmed]]'': Shortly before Phoebe and Cole's wedding they give Paige a tarot deck as a bridesmaid's gift. She proceeds to draw The Lovers, "Strife" and Death. Unfortunately the series proceeds to play the Death card completely straight as a portent of doom. In the following episodes the sisters learn Cole is evil and Phoebe turns her back on good to be with him.

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* ''[[Series/{{Charmed1998}} Charmed]]'': Shortly before Phoebe and Cole's wedding they give Paige a tarot deck as a bridesmaid's gift. She proceeds to draw The Lovers, "Strife" "Despair" and Death. Unfortunately the series proceeds to play the Death card completely straight as a portent of doom. In the following episodes the sisters learn Cole is evil and Phoebe turns her back on good to be with him.

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* ''[[Series/{{Charmed1998}} Charmed]]'': Shortly before Phoebe and Cole's wedding they give Paige a tarot deck as a bridesmaid's gift. She proceeds to draw The Lovers, "Strife" and Death. Unfortunately the series proceeds to play the Death card completely straight as a portent of doom. In the following episodes the sisters learn Cole is evil and Phoebe turns her back on good to be with him.


* In ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', Saiou/Sartorius predicts several events with his tarot cards, including readings that include The Devil and The Tower. He also uses a deck based around TarotMotifs. Surprisingly, most of his readings are [[GeniusBonus fairly accurate]] to actual tarot, and make use of a much wider selection of the Major Arcana than you normally see. Death, The Hanged Man, and The Devil are all used correctly (to represent change, suspension, and entrapment, respectively). Even the Minor Arcana show up, though they're reserved to Spells and Traps. His Duels also tend to work as tarot readings; for instance, he uses the reversed Knight of Pentacles, upright Ten of Swords, and reversed Hanged Man against Manjoume/Chazz, reflecting that, after going through a personal crisis, his life isn't going anywhere.

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* In ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', Saiou/Sartorius predicts several events with his tarot cards, including readings that include The Devil and The Tower. He also uses a deck based around TarotMotifs. Surprisingly, most of his readings are [[GeniusBonus fairly accurate]] to actual tarot, and make use of a much wider selection of the Major Arcana than you normally see. Death, The Hanged Man, and The Devil are all used correctly (to represent change, suspension, and entrapment, respectively). Even the Minor Arcana show up, though they're reserved to Spells and Traps. His Duels also tend to work as tarot readings; for instance, he uses the reversed Knight of Pentacles, upright Ten of Swords, and reversed Hanged Man against Manjoume/Chazz, reflecting that, after going that his opponent is a stubborn and lazy person who went through a personal crisis, his life isn't going anywhere.crisis and is now stuck in a rut.

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