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* Parodied in ''Manga/CatPlanetCuties'': When Antonia transfers to Kio's school, she (and her two bodyguard maids) arrive with pieces of toast in their mouths because she'd seen the trope in so many manga she assumed it was a Japanese custom for transfer students on their first day of school.
* ''Manga/DailyLifeWithMonsterGirl'': Centorea once considered invoking this trope when she first meet into Kurusu after crashing into him.
* In ''Manga/MiyukiChanInWonderland'', Miyuki is constantly LateForSchool after oversleeping and having multiple {{Erotic Dream}}s [[LesYay about other women]]. A running gag is her with a piece of toast in her mouth. This gets a ContinuityNod in ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle''.

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* Parodied in ''Manga/CatPlanetCuties'': "Manga/CatPlanetCuties": When Antonia transfers to Kio's school, she (and her two bodyguard maids) arrive with pieces of toast in their mouths because she'd she had seen the trope in so many manga she assumed it was a Japanese custom for transfer students on their first day of school.
* ''Manga/DailyLifeWithMonsterGirl'': "Manga/DailyLifeWithMonsterGirl": Centorea once considered invoking this trope when she first meet into Kurusu after crashing into him.
* In ''Manga/MiyukiChanInWonderland'', "Manga/MiyukiChanInWonderland", Miyuki is constantly LateForSchool after oversleeping and having multiple {{Erotic Dream}}s [[LesYay about other women]]. A running gag is her with a piece of toast in her mouth. This gets a ContinuityNod in ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle''.



* PlayedWith in ''Anime/UmaMusumePrettyDerby''. The horse-girl main character runs to school with a ''carrot'' in her teeth instead.

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* PlayedWith in ''Anime/UmaMusumePrettyDerby''. The horse-girl main character runs to school with a ''carrot'' "carrot" in her teeth instead.


* {{Shojo}} [[SequentialArtist mangaka]] Koyume {{invoke|dtrope}}s this in the second episode of ''Manga/ComicGirls''. She's not late, but she plays this trope just because she ThinksLikeARomanceNovel.
* ''Manga/{{Hajiotsu}}'' has Hinozaki refer to this trope by saying that he was late for school that morning and did the entire toast-in-mouth routine. But is sad that he didn't have any [[CrashIntoHello Crash Into Hellos]]. Kai even {{lampshades}} this by wondering if that would even ''work''.

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* {{Shojo}} [[SequentialArtist mangaka]] Koyume {{invoke|dtrope}}s this in the second episode of ''Manga/ComicGirls''. She's She is not late, but she plays this trope just because she ThinksLikeARomanceNovel.
* ''Manga/{{Hajiotsu}}'' has Hinozaki refer to this trope by saying that he was late for school that morning and did the entire toast-in-mouth routine. But routine, but is sad that he didn't did not have any [[CrashIntoHello Crash Into Hellos]]. Kai even {{lampshades}} this by wondering if that would even ''work''."work".



** During his AlternateUniverse experience in the last episode of ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'', Shinji and Asuka quite literally run into Rei, who is running wildly with a piece of toast in her mouth, trying not to be Late For School.

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** During his AlternateUniverse experience in the last episode of ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'', Shinji and Asuka quite literally run into Rei, who is running wildly with a piece of toast in her mouth, trying not to be Late For School.LateForSchool.


* In ''Manga/MiyukiChanInWonderland'', Miyuki is constantly LateForSchool after oversleeping and having multiple {{Erotic Dream}}s [[LesYay about other women]]. A running gag is her with a piece of toast in her mouth. This gets a ContinuityNod in ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicles''.

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* In ''Manga/MiyukiChanInWonderland'', Miyuki is constantly LateForSchool after oversleeping and having multiple {{Erotic Dream}}s [[LesYay about other women]]. A running gag is her with a piece of toast in her mouth. This gets a ContinuityNod in ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicles''.''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle''.


* Manga/{{KOn}}: Loveable ditz Yui Hirasawa is introduced rushing to school with toast in her mouth, only to realize she set her alarm wrong and is an hour ''early''.

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* Manga/{{KOn}}: Loveable In ''Manga/KOn'', loveable ditz Yui Hirasawa is introduced rushing to her first day of high school with toast in her mouth, only to realize mouth. However, the "tardiness" part is subverted since it turns out she set her alarm wrong and is an hour ''early''.

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* The H-game ''Koikatu'' takes it UpToEleven by having one of the female characters arrive in the classroom late ''without having taken a single bite of toast''.


This sort of introduction scene is known as ''the'' way to start an anime.

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This sort of introduction scene is known as ''the'' ''[[{{Cliche}} the]]'' way to start an anime.


* In the opening of ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'', Marinette can be seen running to class with a ''croissant'' in her mouth. The cartoon is a Japanese/French co-production and is a MagicalGirl cartoon.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'' uses a variant of this trope to prefectly demonstrate its nature as a Japanese/French co-production by showing the opening of ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'', heroine Marinette can be seen running to class school with a ''croissant'' in her mouth. The cartoon is a Japanese/French co-production and is a MagicalGirl cartoon.mouth during the opening theme.

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* In the first page of ''WebComic/UndeadFriend'' Orrick is late for school and is still half asleep, his dad has to push him downstairs and shove his late toast into his mouth for him.


* Shows up in episode four of ''[[Manga/TanakaKunWaItsumoKedaruge Tanaka-kun is Always Listless]]'' with Tanaka chewing on a piece of bread...as Ohta carries him to class.

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* Shows up in episode four of ''[[Manga/TanakaKunWaItsumoKedaruge Tanaka-kun is Always Listless]]'' ''Manga/TanakaKunIsAlwaysListless'' with Tanaka chewing on a piece of bread...as Ohta carries him to class.


---> '''Farah:''' "The power of friendship! The power of young love! The power of "running late for your math exam with half-eaten toast hanging out the side of your mouth!"

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---> '''Farah:''' "The The power of friendship! The power of young love! The power of "running running late for your math exam with half-eaten toast hanging out the side of your mouth!"mouth!
* In chapter 6 of ''Webcomic/ApricotCookies'', when Apricot is late for dance practice, she remarks on how [[InvokedTrope she can't be late for school]] without having toast in her mouth. She then spends the next half-dozen pages trying to invoke this, mainly because she's out of bread.


* {{Manga/KOn}}: Loveable ditz Yui Hirasawa begins the series pelting to school with toast in her mouth, only to realize she set her alarm wrong and is an hour ''early''.

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* {{Manga/KOn}}: Manga/{{KOn}}: Loveable ditz Yui Hirasawa begins the series pelting is introduced rushing to school with toast in her mouth, only to realize she set her alarm wrong and is an hour ''early''.

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* {{Manga/KOn}}: Loveable ditz Yui Hirasawa begins the series pelting to school with toast in her mouth, only to realize she set her alarm wrong and is an hour ''early''.

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* Shows up in episode four of ''[[Manga/TanakaKunWaItsumoKedaruge Tanaka-kun is Always Listless]]'' with Tanaka chewing on a piece of bread...as Ohta carries him to class.

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* One of the pieces of artwork in ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehogTheScreenSaver'' shows Sonic carrying a suitcase and running somewhere with toast in his mouth.

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