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* Initially ComicBook/WonderGirl Cassie Sandsmark was a tomboy, who kept her hair cropped short, wore baggy clothes and geeked out over getting to meet her hero Franchise/WonderWoman. In her later appearances, especially in ''ComicBook/TeenTitans'', she seems more like a stereotypical girly boy-obsessed cheerleader type who wears a skintight cleavage showing and midriff revealing outfit.


* Yuki from ''Anime/WolfChildrenAmeAndYuki'' as a young child she loved to get dirty, fight with other animals and hunt them, and collected snakes, bugs, and animal bones, however once she began to go to school she freaked out the other girls with her hobbies and wolf tendencies, so in order to fit in she begins to act more girly and wear more fashionable dresses, she also rejects her wolf side.


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* Yuki from ''Anime/WolfChildrenAmeAndYuki'' as a young child she loved to get dirty, fight with other animals and hunt them, and collected snakes, bugs, and animal bones, however once she began to go to school she freaked out the other girls with her hobbies and wolf tendencies, so in order to fit in she begins to act more girly and wear more fashionable dresses, she also rejects her wolf side.


An AlwaysFemale trope where a feminine character is shown to have been more boyish when they were younger. If the character is not introduced in this way, it'll often come in the form of a flashback or other form of reveal. It's typical for her to be on extremes of the gender expression scale -- going from [[LadyLooksLikeADude very butch]] and [[{{bifauxnen}} androgynous]] to a GirlyGirl.

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An AlwaysFemale trope where a feminine character is shown to have been more boyish when they were younger.

If the character is not introduced in this way, it'll often come in the form of a flashback or other form of reveal. It's typical for her to be on extremes of the gender expression scale -- going from [[LadyLooksLikeADude very butch]] and [[{{bifauxnen}} androgynous]] to a GirlyGirl.



* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': Nala was a mischievous cub who could beat Simba in every fight, and also very adventurous and restless. She loses her tomboyish traits as an adult and becomes more mature and regal.
* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'': Teenage Ariel was a rebellious TomboyPrincess. In the sequel she acts quite queenly becoming the Girly Girl to her daughter's Tomboy.

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* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': Nala was a mischievous cub who could beat Simba in every fight, and fight. She was also very adventurous and restless. She Nala loses her tomboyish traits as an adult and becomes more mature and regal.
* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'': Teenage Ariel was a rebellious TomboyPrincess. In the sequel [[Disney/TheLittleMermaidIIReturnToTheSea sequel]] she acts quite queenly queenly, becoming the Girly Girl GirlyGirl to her daughter's Tomboy.{{tomboy}}.


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* In the ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' fancomic ''WebComic/HowIBecameYours'', set some years after the conclusion of the series, regular tomboy Toph has become more feminine with growing up, wearing dresses and makeup and developing a (relatively) more romantic temperament. The example is a somewhat downplayed one, however, since she still retains a lot of [[TheLadette her rough personality]] under the surface.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' fancomic ''WebComic/HowIBecameYours'', set some years after the conclusion of the series, regular tomboy Toph has become more feminine with growing up, wearing dresses and makeup and developing a (relatively) more romantic temperament. The example is a somewhat downplayed one, however, since she still retains a lot of [[TheLadette her rough personality]] under the polished surface.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' fancomic ''WebComic/HowIBecameYours'', set some years after the conclusion of the series, regular tomboy Toph has become more feminine with growing up, wearing dresses and makeup and developing a (relatively) more romantic temperament. The example is a somewhat downplayed one, however, since she still retains a lot of [[TheLadette her rough personality]] under the surface.
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* Ellie from ''WesternAnimation/{{Up}}'' was shown to have been a tomboy in flashbacks to her childhood. In her adulthood she was more feminine-looking.
* In ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}} vs. Caesar'', Asterix mentions in passing that the beautiful feminine Panacea used to be quite the tomboy as a child.
* In ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2,'' Jessie's previous owner Emily went through a cowgirl phase, and loved horses, cowgirl hats, and Wild West things. As she became a teenager, her interests shifted to makeup, music, and colorful '60s posters.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Up}}'': Ellie from ''WesternAnimation/{{Up}}'' was shown to have been a tomboy in flashbacks to her childhood. In her adulthood she was more feminine-looking.
* In ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}} vs. Caesar'', Caesar'': Asterix mentions in passing that the beautiful feminine Panacea used to be quite the tomboy as a child.
* In ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2,'' ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'': Jessie's previous owner Emily went through a cowgirl phase, and loved horses, cowgirl hats, and Wild West things. As she became a teenager, her interests shifted to makeup, music, and colorful '60s posters.
* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': Nala was a mischievous cub who could beat Simba in every fight, and also very adventurous and restless. She loses her tomboyish traits as an adult and becomes more mature and regal.
* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'': Teenage Ariel was a rebellious TomboyPrincess. In the sequel she acts quite queenly becoming the Girly Girl to her daughter's Tomboy.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSwanPrincess'': As a child, Princess Odette is a tomboy who could keep up with Derek and Bromley. She becomes more of a girly girl as a teen and adult.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2,'' Jessie's previous owner Emily went through a cowgirl phase, and loved horses, cowgirl hats, and Wild West things. As she became a teenager, her interests shifted to makeup, music, and colorful '60s posters.

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* Yuki from ''Anime/WolfChildrenAmeAndYuki'' as a young child she loved to get dirty, fight with other animals and hunt them, and collected snakes, bugs, and animal bones, however once she began to go to school she freaked out the other girls with her hobbies and wolf tendencies, so in order to fit in she begins to act more girly and wear more fashionable dresses, she also rejects her wolf side.


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An AlwaysFemale trope where a feminine character is shown to have been more boyish when they were younger. If the character is not introduced in this way, it'll often come in the form of a flashback or other form of reveal. It's typical for her to be on extremes of the gender expression scale-- going from [[LadyLooksLikeADude very butch]] and [[{{bifauxnen}} androgynous]] to a GirlyGirl.

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An AlwaysFemale trope where a feminine character is shown to have been more boyish when they were younger. If the character is not introduced in this way, it'll often come in the form of a flashback or other form of reveal. It's typical for her to be on extremes of the gender expression scale-- scale -- going from [[LadyLooksLikeADude very butch]] and [[{{bifauxnen}} androgynous]] to a GirlyGirl.



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* In the YuriGenre one-shot ''Blushing Girl'' a girl meets her old friend Ichigo (pictured above), who moved away in early middle school. She was a trouble-making DirtyKid but when they meet four years later she's much more feminine than before, has grown her hair out, and is more polite. She's still a LovableSexManiac though.

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* Ellie from ''WesternAnimation/{{Up}}'' was shown to have been a tomboy in flashbacks to her childhood. In her adulthood she was more feminine looking.
* In ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}}'' Vs Caesar Asterix mentions in passing that the beautiful feminine Panacea used to be quite the tomboy as a child.

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* Penny from ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' was a tomboy, going so far as being the Junior Rodeo Champ, because her father wanted her to be a boy. After she got her first push up bra, she became a cheerleader and adapted the girly, low cut wardrobe and boy crazy attitude she has attitude she had at the series. However, she still has flashes of her roots, mainly in being able to do traditional "manly" activities like holding her own in a sports discussion, or gutting fish when her nerdy guy friends can't.
* Robin from ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' was a tomboy growing up due to her father wanting a son.
* In ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars'' in the episode Shadow Play, Aria tells Paige that she used to be a tomboy, and spent more time in trees than in her own room; she went on to say that she grew out of it once she fell in love for the first time. All of the four girls are feminine snappy dressers, including still tomboy and [[LipstickLesbian resident gay gal Emily.]]

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* In ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}}'' Vs Caesar ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}} vs. Caesar'', Asterix mentions in passing that the beautiful feminine Panacea used to be quite the tomboy as a child.

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* Penny from ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' was a tomboy, going so far as being the Junior Rodeo Champ, because her father wanted her to be a boy. After she got her first push up bra, she became a cheerleader and adapted the girly, low cut wardrobe and boy crazy attitude she has attitude she had at the series. However, she still has flashes of her roots, mainly in being able to do traditional "manly" activities like holding her own in a sports discussion, or gutting fish when her nerdy guy friends can't.
* Robin from ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' was a tomboy growing up due to her father wanting a son.
* In ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars'' in the episode Shadow Play, Aria tells Paige that she used to be a tomboy, and spent more time in trees than in her own room; she went on to say that she grew out of it once she fell in love for the first time. All of the four girls are feminine snappy dressers, including still tomboy and [[LipstickLesbian resident gay gal Emily.]]

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* Penny from ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' was a tomboy, going so far as being the Junior Rodeo Champ, because her father wanted her to be a boy. After she got her first push up bra, she became a cheerleader and adapted the girly, low cut wardrobe and boy crazy attitude she has attitude she had at the series. However, she still has flashes of her roots, mainly in being able to do traditional "manly" activities like holding her own in a sports discussion, or gutting fish when her nerdy guy friends can't.
* Robin from ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' was a tomboy growing up due to her father wanting a son.
* In ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars'' in the episode Shadow Play, Aria tells Paige that she used to be a tomboy, and spent more time in trees than in her own room; she went on to say that she grew out of it once she fell in love for the first time. All of the four girls are feminine snappy dressers, including still tomboy and [[LipstickLesbian resident gay gal Emily.]]
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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'': Ino, known for being the biggest GirlyGirl out of the Konoha 12 and being TheFashionista as well, was a tomboy a few years prior to the series beginning. She was a short-haired, confident BullyHunter and the tomboy to Sakura's shy and unconfident girly girl. By Part 2, their roles have been reversed.


* The protagonist from ''Manga/{{Prism}}'' is stuck in the past about a boy she spent time with one day in late elementary, who she [[PuppyLove fell in love with]]. On her first day of high school she gets hugged by a random girl. This girl, [[GenderBlenderName Hikaru]], tells her she was the "boy" she met all those years ago.

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* The protagonist from ''Manga/{{Prism}}'' is stuck in the past about a boy she spent time with one day in late elementary, who she elementary and [[PuppyLove fell in love with]]. On her first day of high school she gets hugged by a random girl. This girl, [[GenderBlenderName Hikaru]], tells her she was the "boy" she met all those years ago.

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