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* In the ''{{Transformers}}'' franchise, most of the Transformers turn into something that suites either their personality or their function. 'Old' Transformers often choose military and public service vehicles, while 'young' Transformers have a tendency to choose new, hip, fast and badass cars. This happens even when they don't personally choose their alt mode. Hence, for example, the medic Ratchet became an ambulance, the dedicated soldier Ultra Magnus becomes a car carrier, fitting because he is a pillar of strength that the other Autobots rely on, and Sentinel Prime becomes a Snow Plow, because he's stubborn and a dipshit. There are also examples of the ironic alt-mode: Manta rays are gentle, easygoing creatures, but Depth Charge, who turns into one, is belligerent, violent, and impatient.

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* In the ''{{Transformers}}'' franchise, most of the Transformers turn into something that suites either their personality or their function. 'Old' Transformers often choose military and public service vehicles, while 'young' Transformers have a tendency to choose new, hip, fast and badass cars. This happens even when they don't personally choose their alt mode. Hence, for example, the medic Ratchet became an ambulance, the dedicated soldier Ultra Magnus becomes a car carrier, fitting because he is a pillar of strength that the other Autobots rely on, and Sentinel Prime becomes a Snow Plow, because he's stubborn and a dipshit. There are also examples of the ironic alt-mode: for instance, Manta rays are gentle, easygoing creatures, but Depth Charge, who turns into one, is belligerent, violent, and impatient.[[HeWhoFightsMonsters obsessed with vengeance]].


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* The ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' episode "Bunny Raven" changes Cyborg into a bear, Starfire into a cat, Robin into a monkey and Raven into a bunny. As for Beast Boy who can already change into other animals? He gets changed into a lamp limiting his transformative abilities to inanimate objects.

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* The In the ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' episode "Bunny Raven" Raven", Mumbo changes Cyborg into a bear, Starfire into a cat, tiger, Robin into a monkey and Raven into a bunny. As for Beast Boy who can already change into other animals? He gets changed into a lamp limiting his transformative abilities to inanimate objects.


* ''{{Literature/Animorphs}}'': While the team often uses the same morph, everyone's main combat morph is at least tangentially related to their personality: TheBigGirl Rachel goes elephant or grizzly bear, TheLeader Jake goes tiger, Cassie the FriendToAllLivingThings goes wolf, while Ax and Tobias keep their usual bodies due being an Andalite with a bladed tail and stuck in the body of a hawk respectively. Subverted with Marco, who's a snarker and usually the first to look for holes in a plan, who has a gorilla and brute-forces his way through enemies (and despite being acknowledge as the single worst driver of the bunch, is the only one with a morph capable of driving).

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* ''{{Literature/Animorphs}}'': While the team often uses the same morph, everyone's main combat morph is at least tangentially related to their personality: TheBigGirl Rachel goes elephant or grizzly bear, TheLeader Jake goes tiger, Cassie the FriendToAllLivingThings goes wolf, while Ax and Tobias keep their usual bodies due to being an Andalite with a bladed tail and stuck in the body of a hawk respectively. Subverted with Marco, who's a snarker and usually the first to look for holes in a plan, who has a gorilla and that brute-forces his way through enemies (and despite being acknowledge acknowledged as the single worst driver of the bunch, is the only one with a morph capable of driving).

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* ''{{Literature/Animorphs}}'': While the team often uses the same morph, everyone's main combat morph is at least tangentially related to their personality: TheBigGirl Rachel goes elephant or grizzly bear, TheLeader Jake goes tiger, Cassie the FriendToAllLivingThings goes wolf, while Ax and Tobias keep their usual bodies due being an Andalite with a bladed tail and stuck in the body of a hawk respectively. Subverted with Marco, who's a snarker and usually the first to look for holes in a plan, who has a gorilla and brute-forces his way through enemies (and despite being acknowledge as the single worst driver of the bunch, is the only one with a morph capable of driving).


* This is one of the consequences of the "magical air" of the DarkWorld in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast''. It is implied that most all of the monsters in the world, including BigBad Ganon, are greedy and cruel humans transformed. And Link, of course, becomes a cute fluffy bunny as per his nice nature. Very life-affirming, but totally useless in fighting said monsters.

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This is one of the consequences of the "magical air" of the DarkWorld in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast''. It is implied that most all of the monsters in the world, including BigBad Ganon, are greedy and cruel humans transformed. And Link, of course, becomes a cute fluffy bunny as per his nice nature. Very life-affirming, but totally useless in fighting said monsters.


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See also PersonalityPowers.PersonalityPowers and AnimalMotifs.


A GeniusBruiser or GentleGiant will become a bear or other large animal, which only increases his close combat abilities. The FragileSpeedster will become a cat or bird, which makes him faster. TheLancer will become a wolf or other canine, and the leader will also receive a suitable form, like lion or eagle. The chance of any given female character becoming a [[CatGirl cat]] will be quite high, as will the odds of one character receiving an "ironic" animal form; for example, a taciturn, moody character becoming a fluffy bunny.

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A GeniusBruiser or GentleGiant will become a bear bear, rhino, elephant or other large animal, mammal, which only increases his close combat abilities. The FragileSpeedster will become a cat or bird, which makes him faster. TheLancer will become a wolf or other canine, and the leader will also receive a suitable form, like lion or eagle.bird of prey. The chance of any given female character becoming a [[CatGirl cat]] will be quite high, as will the odds of one character receiving an "ironic" animal form; for example, a taciturn, moody character becoming a fluffy bunny.


* An issue of the modern ''WesternAnimation/Superfriends'' comic had the JLA turned into various non-human primates. Superman became a gorilla (which is the strongest primate), Batman became a gibbon (one of the more agile primates), Green Lantern became a chimp (which uses tools), Flash became a patas monkey (which is the fastest primate), Aquaman became a proboscis monkey (which swims), and Wonder Woman became a bonobo (which is sexy...I mean peaceful).[[note]]You mean both.[[/note]]

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* An issue of the modern ''WesternAnimation/Superfriends'' ''WesternAnimation/SuperFriends'' comic had the JLA turned into various non-human primates. Superman became a gorilla (which is the strongest primate), Batman became a gibbon (one of the more agile primates), Green Lantern became a chimp (which uses tools), Flash became a patas monkey (which is the fastest primate), Aquaman became a proboscis monkey (which swims), and Wonder Woman became a bonobo (which is sexy...I mean peaceful).[[note]]You mean both.[[/note]]


* Ikumi Mia and Yoshida Reiko have [[WordOfGod stated]] that the kemonomimi of ''TokyoMewMew'' were given suitable animal forms: Ichigo is a cute and wilful cat, Minto a prim and graceful bird, Retasu a sweet and shy porpoise, Bu-ling a [[GenkiGirl lively]] and talented monkey, and Zakuro, well, a "lone wolf". A combination of this and PersonalityPowers.

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* Ikumi Mia and Yoshida Reiko have [[WordOfGod stated]] that the kemonomimi of ''TokyoMewMew'' ''Manga/TokyoMewMew'' were given suitable animal forms: Ichigo is a cute and wilful cat, Minto a prim and graceful bird, Retasu a sweet and shy porpoise, Bu-ling a [[GenkiGirl lively]] and talented monkey, and Zakuro, well, a "lone wolf". A combination of this and PersonalityPowers.



* An issue of the modern {{WesternAnimation/Superfriends}} comic had the JLA turned into various non-human primates. Superman became a gorilla (which is the strongest primate), Batman became a gibbon (one of the more agile primates), Green Lantern became a chimp (which uses tools), Flash became a patas monkey (which is the fastest primate), Aquaman became a proboscis monkey (which swims), and Wonder Woman became a bonobo (which is sexy...I mean peaceful).[[note]]You mean both.[[/note]]

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* An issue of the modern {{WesternAnimation/Superfriends}} ''WesternAnimation/Superfriends'' comic had the JLA turned into various non-human primates. Superman became a gorilla (which is the strongest primate), Batman became a gibbon (one of the more agile primates), Green Lantern became a chimp (which uses tools), Flash became a patas monkey (which is the fastest primate), Aquaman became a proboscis monkey (which swims), and Wonder Woman became a bonobo (which is sexy...I mean peaceful).[[note]]You mean both.[[/note]]



* In the ''TotallySpies'' episode "Wild Style", Clover gets turned into a cat-girl. Later on, the same thing happens to Alex.
* ''TheLifeAndTimesOfJuniperLee'' has "The Great Escape" where June and a bunch of magical creatures are turned into animals so they can be kept captive and have their own magical powers drained from them by another magical creature named Gigi... it's a long story.

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* In the ''TotallySpies'' ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies'' episode "Wild Style", Clover gets turned into a cat-girl. Later on, the same thing happens to Alex.
* ''TheLifeAndTimesOfJuniperLee'' ''WesternAnimation/TheLifeAndTimesOfJuniperLee'' has "The Great Escape" where June and a bunch of magical creatures are turned into animals so they can be kept captive and have their own magical powers drained from them by another magical creature named Gigi... it's a long story.



* In one episode of Disney's ''[[Disney/{{Hercules}} Hercules]]'', the sorceress Circe turns Herc, Adonis and Icarus into animals. CloudCuckoolander Icarus becomes a duck-billed platypus and the vain Adonis changes into a peacock. Hercules, for some reason, is turned into a ring-tailed lemur, albeit a super-strong one.

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* In one episode of Disney's ''[[Disney/{{Hercules}} Hercules]]'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Hercules}}'', the sorceress Circe turns Herc, Adonis and Icarus into animals. CloudCuckoolander Icarus becomes a duck-billed platypus and the vain Adonis changes into a peacock. Hercules, for some reason, is turned into a ring-tailed lemur, albeit a super-strong one.


* The ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' episode "Operation: G.R.A.D.U.A.T.E.S." featured the children of the world being transformed into animals. Some Transformation Convention examples include Japanese KND Numbuh Three becoming a crane, fat Numbuh Two becoming a hippo, and Australian Numbuh Four becoming a koala. The best, though was the misanthropic Irish operative Numbuh 86 becoming a dog, at which a bystander commented "Well, ''that'' figures." (She turned into an Irish Setter, but that ''wasn't'' [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar what they were referring to]])

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* The ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' episode "Operation: G.R.A.D.U.A.T.E.S." featured the children of the world being transformed into animals. Some Transformation Convention examples include Japanese KND Numbuh Three becoming a crane, fat Numbuh Two becoming a hippo, and Australian Numbuh Four becoming a koala. The best, though was the misanthropic Irish operative Numbuh 86 becoming a dog, at which a bystander commented "Well, ''that'' figures." (She turned into an Irish Setter, but that ''wasn't'' [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar what they were referring to]])to]].)


* An issue of the modern SuperFriends comic had the JLA turned into various non-human primates. Superman became a gorilla (which is the strongest primate), Batman became a gibbon (one of the more agile primates), Green Lantern became a chimp (which uses tools), Flash became a patas monkey (which is the fastest primate), Aquaman became a proboscis monkey (which swims), and Wonder Woman became a bonobo (which is sexy...I mean peaceful).[[note]]You mean both.[[/note]]

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* An issue of the modern SuperFriends {{WesternAnimation/Superfriends}} comic had the JLA turned into various non-human primates. Superman became a gorilla (which is the strongest primate), Batman became a gibbon (one of the more agile primates), Green Lantern became a chimp (which uses tools), Flash became a patas monkey (which is the fastest primate), Aquaman became a proboscis monkey (which swims), and Wonder Woman became a bonobo (which is sexy...I mean peaceful).[[note]]You mean both.[[/note]]


* In the ''TotallySpies'' episode "Wild Style", Clover gets turned into a cat-girl.

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* In the ''TotallySpies'' episode "Wild Style", Clover gets turned into a cat-girl. Later on, the same thing happens to Alex.


* The ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' episode "Bunny Raven" changes Cyborg into a bear, Starfire into a cat, Robin into a monkey and Raven into the titular bunny. As for Beast Boy who can already change into other animals? He gets changed into a lamp limiting his transformative abilities to inanimate objects.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' episode "Bunny Raven" changes Cyborg into a bear, Starfire into a cat, Robin into a monkey and Raven into the titular a bunny. As for Beast Boy who can already change into other animals? He gets changed into a lamp limiting his transformative abilities to inanimate objects.


* Somewhat justified in ''{{Visionaries}}'': The heroes and villains were all given their animal forms by a wizard, based on abilities and personality traits they'd displayed in the quest to reach him.

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* Somewhat justified in ''{{Visionaries}}'': ''WesternAnimation/{{Visionaries}}'': The heroes and villains were all given their animal forms by a wizard, based on abilities and personality traits they'd displayed in the quest to reach him.



* The ''CodenameKidsNextDoor'' episode Operation: G.R.A.D.U.A.T.E.S. featured the children of the world being transformed into animals. Some Transformation Convention examples include Japanese KND Numbuh Three becoming a crane, fat Numbuh Two becoming a hippo, and Australian Numbuh Four becoming a koala. The best, though was the misanthropic Irish operative Numbuh 86 becoming a dog, at which a bystander commented "Well, ''that'' figures." (She turned into an Irish Setter, but that ''wasn't'' [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar what they were referring to]])

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* The ''CodenameKidsNextDoor'' ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' episode Operation: "Operation: G.R.A.D.U.A.T.E.S. " featured the children of the world being transformed into animals. Some Transformation Convention examples include Japanese KND Numbuh Three becoming a crane, fat Numbuh Two becoming a hippo, and Australian Numbuh Four becoming a koala. The best, though was the misanthropic Irish operative Numbuh 86 becoming a dog, at which a bystander commented "Well, ''that'' figures." (She turned into an Irish Setter, but that ''wasn't'' [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar what they were referring to]])

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