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The middle girl is the brawler. Her breasts say so.note 

"Guess the size of a woman's bust is a measuring stick for how strong they are, huh?"
Rei Hiroe (noticing this trope's prevalence in his own series), Black Lagoon

The tendency for the strongest physical female fighter in a group or cast to also have the largest breasts. Some of the reasons for this trope are discussed on the Analysis page.

A physically strong female without Boobs of Steel is most likely a Cute Bruiser. Compare and contrast with Most Common Superpower. See also Amazonian Beauty.

Note that this trope is not common enough to be averted. Unless it is lampshaded, it's just an ignored trope. Also note that in general, this is limited to one or two examples per work.

Not related to Balls of Steel, which is about being immune to a Groin Attack.



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    Anime & Manga 
  • Botan from 7 Seeds has the biggest breasts out of the female character and is the best-prepared fighter out of her team's members.
  • Air Gear has Rika who, out of the Noyamano sisters, is the most physically capable, the most skilled Storm Rider, and a professional wrestler. Needless to say, she has the largest chest in the series. Her sister Ringo is just as badass as she is, and her tits are only a little smaller.
  • Most of the female characters in Akame ga Kill! have large busts, and are incredibly powerful (though there are some women who aren't as well endowed, but are still very powerful); good examples being Akame herself, who usually One-Shots her opponents and is incredibly fast, and General Esdeath, who is constantly said and shown to be one of the strongest (and most well endowed) characters in the series, only matched by General Bido, Bulat, Wave, when he's using Grand Chariot in tandem with Mastema, Tatsumi, when he forces Incursio to evolve during a battle against her, and Akame in the anime, after she activates Murasame's Trump Card, which has so far only been shown to enhance Akame's power to that of Esdeath's level.
  • Hungary of Axis Powers Hetalia is a rather busty Ninja Maid. Belarus and Belgium are also noted to have these, though unlike Hungary it has yet to be lampshaded.
  • Narumi from Between Heaven And Hell is built like a brick house, rivals her mother in bra size despite looking barely old enough to drink yet despite such shapely thickness proves such's as much "Lightning" as "Bruiser" in covering half a room in a single Flash Step then chain-wrestling the protagonist's ass from her sister's room to the next like he's nothing and was poised to God knows what she was going to do with his dick in her hand before he grabbed her by said boobs of steel to tame her.
  • In the swimsuit special for Black Lagoon, Rei Hiroe described this trope and commented on how most of his characters adhered to it — on Roberta's page, he wrote "Her bust is huge, so you can imagine just how powerful she is."
  • In Brave10, Anastasia is the best female fighter, and her ninja prowess rivals her bust size. Ironically, she thinks it'd be a lot easier for her if she had smaller boobs.
  • Kallen of Code Geass. Undoubtedly, she is the most endowed, and she's easily the most physically active member of the Black Knights, being their elite mech pilot. In fact, she's pretty much the only woman in their ranks who's involved in any actual fighting.
    • She's physically stronger than the vast majority of men in the series. Her superhuman strength isn't on the same level as Suzaku or cyborg Jeremiah, but she's not that far behind him either.
    • Cornelia is easily the most active and fierce princess, and also one of the bustiest.
  • Satella Harvenheit from Chrono Crusade has the most physical (and for a while, spiritual) strength of all the women, and makes her Boobs of Steel very clear to anyone with eyes.
  • This is a recurring theme in Cool-Kyou Shinsha's works, where Gag Boobs tend to be a Mark of the Supernatural.
    • Played fairly straight in Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid. Lucoa is implied to be the strongest named character (being a former goddess and one of the people responsible for creating Earth), and is so busty that it almost defies physics. Tohru and Elma are fairly close chest-wise, and roughly equal in power. If you really wanted to push it, Kobyashi herself is very flat-chested, and the weakest female in the main cast (the only non-dragon).
    • Komori of Komori-san Can't Decline! is much bustier than the other students, and she's also the strongest. Like, really strong.
    • All of the mononoke in Mononoke Sharing (barring Oi-chan) have large breasts, though the largest by far would be Momi, a super strong oni and one of Lucoa's contemporaries.
    • Metsuko ni Yoroshiku has Akikio, who is a super strong schoolgirl much like Komori (though completely different in terms of looks and personality). She is yet another one of the gods who created the world, though she is unaware of her divine status.
  • Fullmetal Alchemist has Major General Olivier Armstrong, whose uniform is too tight in the chest. Her badassery can only be matched by Izumi Curtis, who is also very well endowed. Risa Hawkeye is probably the third most capable female soldier, and to no surprise, she is also very busty under her uniform.
  • In the Full Metal Panic! universe, compare the athletic prowess of Mao, Kaname, and Tessa. And then compare their figures, as demonstrated during their considerable time nude together.
  • Gangsta.: Ginger the Twilight has breasts big enough that they have their own sound effects, along with skills frightening enough to make her an elite member of the Twilight mercenary guild.
  • In Heaven's Lost Property, Astraea, the Angeloid with the biggest bust, is also the best fighter (melee combat specialist) of the Angeloids, even when compared to Ikaros who is slightly smaller. Equal to Astraea is Sohara, which has a Megaton Punch (main character says she has the biggest breasts in the country).
  • Meiko from Prison School, in terms of physical strength, is the strongest student at her school. Accomplishing such feats are effortlessly breaking a restroom stall with one kick, winning five arm wrestling matches against boys in a row, and 49 pull-ups just using her fingers. She also has the largest breasts in the series, with most character not even close to half her size.
  • Most of the cast of Kill la Kill is pretty well endowed, but the award for breast size probably goes to Ragyo, who is also able to take on any member of the cast without breaking a sweat.
  • Maken-ki!:
    • Azuki is the series' foremost example, sporting an F-Cup. She's their unarmed combat specialist and, as an A rank ability user, she's acknowledged as one of the strongest girls at Tenbi Academy.
    • Chacha's rack is 1 cm larger and she's possibly Azuki's match in terms of raw power and fighting ability, given she effortlessly split a table in two during an arm wrestling match versus an opponent twice her size.
    • But their principal, Minori, is the undisputed champion — with an I-Cup rack and she's got power to spare. She's so freakishly strong that she was able to physically rip apart one of Minerva's barriers, which was thought to be impossible. And was able to punch Ouken Yamato through a cliff wall, despite having been weakened!
  • Tsunade from Naruto. She's physically the strongest female character (emphasis on "female", though most of the series she was the physically strongest character period) introduced in the series yet, and can beat the snot out of guys her own age and relative skill level. With ease. And in the fight with Kabuto, at least in the manga, she recovers fast from an attack that cut off her air, and he wonders how that happened, and focuses his gaze at her chest.
  • Boa Hancock of One Piece has the largest breasts (relative to her size) of perhaps the entire cast. Therefore, she obviously kicks the most ass.
  • In Outlaw Star, the female with the most physical strength, and physically strongest member of the main cast, is the obviously well endowed Aisha.
  • Cattleya from Queen's Blade sports a bust far larger than the rest of the cast and as far as raw strength goes, she's far stronger than the rest of the cast as well. She's also very muscular, a true Amazonian Beauty.
  • Stocking, in Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt, is the melee fighter of the duo (for a given definition of melee, as she wields swords but resorts to Razor Wind very often). She also has the bigger breasts, allegedly because all the weight she gains from the sweets she eats goes to her boobs.
  • In the Project A-ko Alternate Universe OVA The Vs., the bounty hunter Liza is quite busty, and she gives A-ko a run for her money in hand-to-hand combat.
  • Ranma ½:
    • Played straight with Shampoo and Female-Ranma, who have generous busts and are highly skilled martial artists, as well as Miss Hinako who is one of the most powerful characters in the series since she drains power from her opponents.
    • Atsuko Nakajima's OAV and movie character designs obviate the trope by making all of the girls extremely well-endowed, even the more modest ones.
  • Cool Big Sis Julia from Rave Master is the sole female melee fighter in the group and also has the largest breasts.
  • Saber Marionette J, with Boisterous Bruiser Bloodberry being the bustiest of the three female protagonists, and recon specialist Cherry is the complete opposite.
  • Sailor Jupiter of Sailor Moon is physically the strongest of the sailor soldiers and is certainly "the most talented."
  • Sakakikido Tsukiko, the main character of Samurai High School and the bustiest. She's easily the strongest person in her school, and her goal is to be supreme commander. Unfortunately, she has to switch places with her twin brother as there are gender restrictions.
  • Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit: Balsa is well-endowed and has the feminine muscle that comes from years of spear wielding. Her fighting ability is such, that she was only surpassed by her late master, Jugiro.
  • In Sekirei, the most powerful Sekirei tend to be the bustiest, though this isn't a hard and fast rule, with characters such as Kuu, Benitsubasa and Karasuba being extremely powerful, but also modestly endowed. Sekirei also appear to place great importance on breast size and treat it as Serious Business.
  • Suguha Kirigaya, from Sword Art Online, is an accomplished kendo practitioner. She also has one of the largest busts of the female cast, both in the real world and in Alfheim Online as Leafa.
  • The title character from The Legend of Mother Sarah qualifies doubly. First, due to being an unusually tall Action Mom and a more-than-decent brawler with aptly ample bosoms. And secondly, due to her steel, prosthetic right-breast.
  • Variable Geo: With the majority of the cast ranging from C to D-Cups and being that they're all combat waitresses, the trope applies to everyone (excluding Manami). However, Yuka Takeuchi and Erina Goldsmith sport the biggest breasts of the bunch, with Yuka also being one of the strongest competitors overall.
  • Kiyoko Aura, from Tokyo Ghoul. She's known as the strongest female Investigator, and the first woman to make Special Class. Even modestly dressed, she's visibly much larger than the other women working for the CCG.
  • Inverted in Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Tomoe Mami, the Magical Girl who has the largest bust of the five casts and huge arsenal of muskets, died fairly early right at Episode 3 by decapitation, as well as being revealed the most weak-minded individual contrary to her appearance at the later episodes, while the two strongest Magical Girls are both A-Cups and slim: Homura Akeminote , who can utilise military firearms and Time Travel, and Madoka Kaname, who is the most innocent and mentally stable individual and can undo Kuybey's plan of corrupting the Magical Girls by becoming a Reality Warper.
  • Played with during the events of Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion, as Mami and Homura go up against one another and the former shows she's more than capable of keeping pace with Homura and eventually winning, but Homura still shows she's on the high end of the power scale when she becomes the Devil and steals Madoka's powers.
  • Lalaco Godspeed from Space Patrol Luluco is the bustiest character in the show (not that it's that difficult, seeing as there's only one other adult woman) and spends most of her introductory episode Curb-Stomping the main cast.
  • Torako, the title character of Torako, Anmari Kowashicha Dame da yo is a Lethal Klutz that Does Not Know Her Own Strength. Even in a school full of delinquents, she's the biggest, strongest, and bustiest of the main characters. An omake page comparing the main girls' chest sizes puts her at the top and outright calls her "too big".

    Comic Books 
  • The DCU:
    • Power Girl is canonically the bustiest superheroine in the DC universe and, as a Kryptonian, she's got all the powers of Superman, making her one of the strongest characters male or female. It's not uncommon for her to be the muscle in her superhero teams.
    • Wonder Woman has the second largest bust of all the heroines in the DCU and since there are only a handful of heroines that are stronger than her, she is almost guaranteed to be the hardest hitting female in any team up.
    • Donna Troy Diana's younger sister also tends to be drawn with a sizable chest like her sister.
    • Starfire, who is usually only less busty than the above two, and packs quite the punch (though her energy blasts are often or more used than her super strength). Her Teen Titans
    • In Elseworld's Finest: Supergirl & Batgirl, Supergirl and Batgirl team up and become a crime-fighting team. Supergirl is the strongwoman of the duo, and her breasts are bigger than Batgirl's.
    • Speaking of Batgirl, her Birds of Prey teammates Black Canary and Huntress. Both are buxom, and both are hard-hitters when it comes to combat.
    • Katharsis of The Movement is most skilled in combat of the titular group; able to take on several opponents at once and shrug off tasers. She also has the largest bust out of all the female members.
    • Gen¹³'s Caitlin Fairchild. In fact, she acquired the Most Common Superpower at the same exact time that she acquired the Super Strength and Nigh-Invulnerability that would make her the team powerhouse.
    • Knockout of the ''Secret Six. An ex-Female Fury Knockout possesses super strength and skill that allows her to fight Big Barda to a draw. Barda herself also qualifies for this trope Depending on the Artist.
    • Grace Choi of the The Outsiders is a super strong Amazonian Beauty with a chest as large as her biceps.
  • Marvel Universe:
    • She-Hulk is confirmed to be the bustiest superheroine in the Marvel Universe and as far as physical strongest goes she's one of the strongest characters in the universe, frequently playing the role of The Big Guy on most of her teams.
    • Gamora, a One-Woman Army whose costume is either Absolute Cleavage or form-fitting to showcase her ample chest.
    • Mockingbird, who as a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent is an expert martial artist, and fills a Spy Catsuit with no problem. She later acquired Super Strength after consuming a mixture of the Super Soldier serum that created Captain America and the Infinity Formula which granted Nick Fury his limited aging.
    • The Black Widow tends to be drawn with a rather impressive bust and is one of the best hand-to-hand combatants in the Marvel Universe.
  • In the comic Chaos Campus, pink-haired goth(ish) Jamie is the strongest character, and beats monsters to death with a wrench as a matter of course. So she also has breasts bigger than her head, thanks to enormous breast implants. She's described as "Ellen Ripley with silicone."
  • In Transmetropolitan, Yelena (who is the less-action-oriented of Spider's Filthy Assistants) says she'd have to be hit in the back with two cruise missiles to fill out a dress the way Channon (whose specific responsibility is bodyguarding) does.
  • By late in the X-Wing Rogue Squadron comics Plourr Ilo is both the bustiest and one of the most muscular characters present. Her squadmate Xarcce is at least her equal in strength and is even more muscular with little to no bust, but Xarcce is an alien woman whose body is drawn more masculine than feminine.
  • Über: One of the eponymous Nazi Super Soldiers is Sieglinde, a tall, very buxom woman who possesses physical abilities on par with an evil Kryptonian. There are various other Action Girls in the comic (such as her Soviet counterpart Katyusha Maria), but they are more modestly endowed. This also makes Sieglinde a prime target for in-universe Nazi propaganda.

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    Fan Works 
  • Child of the Storm has a teenage Carol Danvers growing into this (much to her chagrin, she developed early), and an Amazonian Beauty, as she fights like a brawler, before and after she becomes a Super Soldier.
  • Alex Harris of Origin Story, being a magically created clone of Power Girl possesses the legendary oversized breasts of the woman she is cloned from. And she lives in the Marvel Universe, which means that in the universe of Origin Story, it is Alex and not She-Hulk who is the bustiest superheroine around. And since she is a Kryptonian in a world where "super-strength" is measured on a smaller scale, she's also the strongest person on earth, male or female.
  • Tytanna Johnson of The Bridge: Humanity's Stand, having been genetically engineered from the ground up, was designed by her Mad Scientist mother Joanne Johnson to be the best. This includes not only her immense strength, enough to brawl with the biggest, nastiest kaiju around, but also with a bustline that puts many buxom women to shame.
  • Inverted in Stallion of the Line where (barring Nico Robin), the women of the Straw Hat crew are less busty the stronger they are. Nami is the second bustiest after Robin but the weakest fighter, Vivi is better and less busty, Makino is smaller and a much better fighter, and lastly Ranko has the smallest bust and is the strongest fighter of the entire crew.
  • Violet Kincaid from Roman's Empire has constantly been noted to be very busty. She's also able to take down three armed men at once on her own without a scratch. She is even able to take on Neopolitan and win! A feat only accomplished so far by Raven Branwen (who ironically has a smaller bust than her daughter).
  • In the Watchmen Rule 63 community, (yes, there is one) Edy and Joan are usually portrayed as being quite busty, whereas Wanda and Adriene are depicted as flat-chested. Danielle also tends to be large-chested, but that has more to do with her weight.
  • Several female characters in One Punch Man: Hero's Harem become bustier as they get stronger and the strongest female character by far is the Deep Sea Queen (sister of the Deep Sea King) who is also the most buxom and whose Super Mode is both stronger and bustier still.

    Films — Live-Action 
  • In Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God, the strongest warrior is Lux, the tall, busty barbarian. The other two significant female characters are both waspishly slender spellcasters.
  • In The Dictator, Etra, the "virgin guard" with the enormous Gag Boobs, is also the most physically aggressive, and she uses said gag boobs as weapons.
  • Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!. Varla is enormously endowed, but she keeps her breasts caged in her leather breastplate, and God help you if you cross her.

  • In the Conan the Barbarian spinoff trilogy "Anok, Heretic of Stygia", Anok's closest female friends are Fallon, a huge-breasted warrior, and Sheriti, a small-breasted scribe.
  • In Tales of an Mazing Girl, Sarah Jennings is the most buxom of the characters and the most powerful woman in the world.
  • Out of the main cast of Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle, Celis and Philuffy are the strongest and also the most buxom.
  • When the premier illusionist ofThe Stormlight Archive, Shallan Davar, sets out to create a warrior persona for herself, the text notes that the illusion she creates makes her taller, more regal, and bustier. Perhaps justified in that the persona is something of a mashup of Shallan (who is only 17) and her mentor Jasnah, who is older, taller, more regal, and bustier.

    Live-Action TV 
  • Sam Puckett from iCarly is the strongest character known in the series and at the end of the series, she has the biggest bust size by far.
  • Lt. Vanessa James of Stargate Universe. She's buxom enough for some of the male characters to try to hide a Kino in the showers, and she's tough enough that they don't try a second time.
    "I can and will kick your ass."
  • Seven of Nine on Star Trek: Voyager. As a former Borg drone she is physically more formidable than even half-Klingon B'Elanna. She wears a skintight catsuit at all times and her "Borg Spheres" are the largest of any female character on the show.
  • Likewise, T'Pol on Star Trek: Enterprise. As a Vulcan, she is physically stronger than any of the humans on the ship. Coincidentally, she is also the only one wearing skintight spandex that showcases her breasts as her normal uniform.
  • In Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy's stunt double was considerably heavier than Sarah Michelle Gellar. The disparity was somewhat concealed by camera angles but in the DVD commentary for "Lovers Walk", Joss Whedon remarks at one point, "Here we see Buffy strapping on her fightin' boobs."
    • Faith, the third slayer introduced is definitely an example likely to be in-universe and invoked. Being played by busty Eliza Dushku may say it all to those who are familiar.
  • The notably well-endowed Sara Lance is the most experienced Action Girl in the Arrowverse.
  • Trina Vega from Victorious has been shown to have some impressive physical strength and skill in martial arts. She's also one of the bustier girls in the cast, with the show making several jokes about it.

    Pro Wrestling 
  • ODB takes this trope further than most. Not only is she a strong lady with big boobs, but in OVW, when Beth Phoenix hit ODB in the chest, it hurt Phoenix's hand! For reference, this is the same Beth Phoenix who was able to lift both ODB and Serena for a double Samoan drop. In TNA, ODB let Cody Deaner use her boobs as speed bags while she was training him.
  • Bayley has a power-based Finishing Move and a lot of the move set in her arsenal are heavy-hitters. Unlike the usual examples in this trope, however, her bust size is never emphasized due to her gimmick requiring her to be a Kid-Appeal Character.
  • Kanako Urai is a hard-hitting wrestler, and she is also surprisingly stacked.
  • Jacqueline is mostly a power and rough neck wrestler and she also happens to have, well, nice assets.
  • Emma is well-endowed and has the sex appeal to match, though her move set are more technical rather than power-based.
  • Natalya Neidhart has a balanced technical and power-based move set. Her assets only become notable on Southpaw Regional Wrestling where she plays a character wearing a revealing leotard.
  • Kaitlyn, a very well-endowed woman who also happens to be a power wrestler.
  • Charlotte Flair post implants. Her move set are already mostly heavy hitters beforehand.
  • Nikki Bella is most likely an unintentional example of this as she got implants a while before she got much better in the ring. Her finisher is even called "The Rack Attack" in reference to this.


    Video Games 
  • Yuka in Advanced Variable Geo is one of the strongest fighters in the game, and has the largest bust of the female fighters.
  • Robot Girl Mei-Fang from Arcana Heart, being the physically largest playable character all around and strongest unarmed fighter. There is also Parace L'Sia, who is even more well-endowed than Mei-Fang, and one of the most overpowered boss characters in Fighting Game history.
  • Marilyn Sue from Akatsuki Blitzkampf not only hits harder than any other female character, but also happens to be both stacked like pancakes and braless, all the better to Gainax with.
  • In the indie Beat 'em Up game, BANZAI PECAN: The Last Hope for the Young Century, French Vanilla is the most bustiest succubi of the Sexilicous Seven and she's also a wrestler. The game's titular heroine, Pecan Apple, is also stacked and she pulls no punches in delivering a beatdown to protect the peace of the world and her boyfriend, though Pecan is nowhere as busty as half the villains in the game.
  • In the Battle Team Lakers series, Natsume is consistently the strongest (physically) of the eponymous team. And despite being a series of H-Games, she's the only one with notably large breasts. The others have "large-but-within-reason" busts typical of Silver Age comicbook heroines.
  • BlazBlue:
    • Amidst the "three stooges" of NOL Academy, Makoto Nanaya is the most stacked, and also freakishly strong (also one of the few characters in the series to actually use their hands).
    • On the whole scale, Litchi Faye-Ling has the biggest boobs and not only she has the biggest, most damaging Astral Heats, story-wise shows that under certain circumstances, she is able to overwhelm a gigantic cyborg like Tager.
  • Lita Halford from Brütal Legend is the most busty character in the game, which is saying a lot considering that all female characters in the game are large-breasted. She's also a very skilled warrior who fights with a large polearm. At one point of the game, she easily defeats the less-endowed Ophelia in single combat.
  • Invoked in Bunny Must Die! Chelsea and the 7 Devils: One of the obtainable power-ups is a Playboy Bunny costume that increases Bunny's damage, defense, and gives her bountiful breasts. The last seems to multiply her body weight, suggesting they really are.
  • Ayla the cavewoman from Chrono Trigger has the greatest strength of any party member. She can do more damage with her bare hands than Crono can with his Infinity +1 Sword (in terms of a durability, the character that surpasses her is a machine). And the more you Level Grind them, the larger the strength gap between Ayla and everybody else gets. She’s also a Nubile Savage with less than a Fur Bikini. As Spekkio puts it, she might not get to use magic, but she makes up for it with other assets.
  • In Code of Princess, the first three playable characters are the Bifauxnen Ali, the moderately-endowed necromancer Zozo, and the queen-sized Solange. Guess which one wields the 7-foot BFS?
  • Even by Dead or Alive standards, Tina Armstrong's boobs are huge, the largest of the ladies at 95cm (37 inches). And being a wrestler, she is the physically strongest. Then in Dead or Alive 5, Rachel was added to the roster who has a 96 cm (38 inch) bust, and is even stronger than Tina thanks to her demonic blood. LAst Round ups the ante again with Honoka, a schoolgirl with officially the biggest rack in the cast who borrows attacks from other fighters with a "mysterious power" implied to be because she's another bastard of Raidou's.
  • In Disgaea, all of the "human" recruitable women are flat chested, except for the Magic Knights, Kunoichis, Cheerleaders, and Gunslingers. The "monster" recruitable women (Succubi and Nekomatas) are very big-chested, and the Nekomatas are straight up brawlers, utilizing the highest counter attack rate and damage. For storyline characters, Jennifer in the first game specializes in fist-type weapons and easily has the largest breasts in the cast. Inverted in the fourth game that the short, flat-chested Fuka in the fourth game is the Mighty Glacier of the main cast , has highest physical attack power among them, and specializes in axe-type weapons. This trope is negated in the fifth game in terms of unique units; the physically strongest girl of the cast is Usalia, whose offensive stats are unimpressive but boasts the highest defensive capability of the entire cast note , versus Seraphina and Majorita. Liezerota's stacked, too, but she's a noncom barring the time she's possessed by Void's malice, and her power is mostly magical in origin as a result.
  • Prier from La Pucelle has the largest breasts in that game and is probably the strongest physical fighter in the main cast, easily kicking down a steel door in one cutscene.
  • Salome of Makai Kingdom is the most physically-oriented of the female cast members and is also the best-endowed.
  • In Dragon Quest V, the voluptuous Deborah has the highest physical strength of all the Hero's potential wives and can equip some of the heaviest weapons.
  • The Pirate captain Eiliff Thunderfist from Drakensang is the one of the strongest fighters in the game outside of the main party and has huge boobs.
  • Dungeon Fighter Online:
    • The Female Fighter has almost only physical attacks in every subclass.
    • The Knight (moreso as the Elven Knight) is even bustier and "tankier" than the Female Fighter. Combine these facts with an array of shields and the fact that she can revive for free, and you will have one of the strongest characters in the game.
  • In The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the CharGen "weight" slider is more accurately described as a muscle mass/body frame slider, and for female characters, it's also a breast size slider.
  • Fatal Fury introduced the world to Mai Shiranui, a female ninja whose massive breast size and Gainaxing animation set her apart from other fighters, both in her own series and among other fighting game characters. While her official bust measurements are modest in comparison to other characters from the King of Fighters series (as listed below), she is often depicted as more voluptuous than her stats would otherwise indicate.
  • Fairly common in Final Fantasy, with female characters this applies to being exempt from the series usual rule where female characters specialize in magic.
  • Fire Emblem:
    • The Blazing Blade features Vaida, the second-bustiest character in the game and the biggest playable lady; she's essentially a Blood Knight.
    • Path of Radiance and Radiant Dawn have Lucia and Mia. Both are Action Girls with very sizable busts. In-universe both have reputations as highly competent fighters. There's also Nailah, who's the bustiest of the playable female characters and is also one of the most powerful characters in the game, and has an in-universe reputation to match.
    • Camilla from Fire Emblem Fates has the largest breasts of the females in that game, and is The Big Girl of the Nohr family, more than willing to kill for the sake of the others. Kagero from the Hoshido side is just as well-endowed, and has the highest strength growth in the game. There's also Charlotte, a Nohrian fighter strong enough in-story to kill giant hulking golems with her bare hands. Among the Second Generation women, Laslow's daughter Soleil is a Cute Bruiser with a nice rack and a good Strength growth and Camilla can potentially be her mother, giving her an even better Strength modifier.
    • Three Houses has Female Byleth, who is second only to Manuela in terms of bust size and is considered the most powerful character in the story. There's also Hilda, who ties for third place in bust size post-timeskip and is one of the physically strongest characters in the game.
  • Lily has the largest chest among the Hometown Story females and is a blacksmith. An event involving her also demonstrates that she's actually the strongest person in the whole village, beating in a test of strength the two male villagers who consider themselves the strongest.
  • Hyperdimension Neptunia:
    • In V, Yellow Heart fights with kicks and clawed punches, and her skills have the most "brute force" feeling of the CPUs. Lots of hard blunt hits and explosions. She also has the stockiest build. She's busty enough (101 centimeter I cup) to give Vert (who is a 95 centimeter G cup in Green Heart form) A-Cup Angst.
    • Past games inverted this. The bustiest, Vert, did most of her damage with magic. Noire and Neptune were a Magic Knight each, and painfully flat Blanc was the physical Stone Wall.
  • In Kantai Collection, a good rule of thumb is that battleships and carriers are particularly well-endowed and are some of the best ships you can have in your fleet.
  • Aqua is hands down the greatest lady fighter in the entire Kingdom Hearts saga, and is the most powerful mage of both her own trio formed of Terra and Ventus, and of later playable characters, such as Sora and Riku. She also gets noticeable attention trained on her bust, like the frequent zooming in on her breasts and villain Hades's ogling at her in her travels.
  • The King of Fighters has Shermie, Angel, Blue Mary, and Vice (who are grappler/power characters) who all have larger bust measurements than Mai Shiranui. Also, in the first KOF Maximum Impact, Lien Neville (no official 3-sizes given) actually has the largest in-game breasts and is fittingly, the strongest female character. The final boss from the second Maximum Impact game, Jivatma, has "another model" that looks female and has probably the largest bust in the game. There's also Vanessa, introduced in The King of Fighters '99, who is notably busty, bounces quite a bit, and is a purely physical brawler.
  • In the side-scrolling beat'em up Knights of Valour the average looking female mooks of the forest respond to the genre's stereotype: they use hit and run tactics, attack mostly using jump kicks, and are quite frail. In later stages of the game, mooks with larger breasts prove to be substantially tougher.
  • A franchise-wide version of this crops up in The Legend of Zelda: The Hyrule Warriors incarnation of Zelda is the most action-oriented one yet, fighting alongside Link on the battlefield. She's also bustier than all previous versions of her character.note 
  • Marino from Mega Man X: Command Mission who is a Classy Cat-Burglar, and obviously the fighter compared to the other girl on the team and has the biggest bust in the game.
  • The Wii game Muramasa: The Demon Blade has this in the form of Raijin, a hugely muscular woman who is more than happy to squish (or zap) Momohime Jinkuro. Interestingly enough, she has a "cute girl" sitting posture if you knock her down, and an implied thing for her co-god Fujin (who appears as a tiny green imp).
  • Persona 5: Ann, Haru, and Makoto, who all serve as frontline fighters, each have fairly large breasts. Meanwhile, Futaba, who is your non-battle Mission Control, is an A-Cup.
    • However if one were to compare just the frontliners, Haru, who can be considered "in the middle" but still fairly busty, is actually the strongest at level 99 with a 69 in strength over Makoto's 64 and Ann's 55.
  • In Phantasy Star Online, it's possible to change the size of the female characters' breasts. The HUnewearl, a melee specialist, get the biggest growth.
  • Radiant Historia features Raynie, the bustiest of your three female members and by far the sturdiest with a moveset focused on dealing large amounts of damage directly to a target. Compare to the more petite and incredibly fragile Eruca, who focuses on status effects and weak, but hard to resist non-elemental spells; and Token Mini-Moe Aht, whose traps have a higher damage output, but require other party members to knock enemies into them.
  • In Seitenshi Yumiel, Yumi's breasts grow when she transforms into the eponymous Yumiel.
  • In the Senran Kagura series Daidoji is one of the heaviest hitters and one of the strongest in the series being able punch through time and space out of anger, she is the only one in the series who fights completely bare handed (besides Yozakura, who's breasts aren't nearly as big) and she (of course) has one of the largest breast sizes. There is also Haruka and Murasaki. Haruka doesn't hit as hard but her breasts are 1 centimeter smaller than Daidoji's. Murasaki has the biggest rack of everyone in the series (which is saying something) but has some of the lowest defense and doesn't have the strongest attacks.
  • In Sonic the Hedgehog, boob size seems to be proportionate to how badass you are as a woman. There's Cream, with none at all, who is very weak. Then there's Amy Rose, who has a gigantic hammer and pounds people with it. Then there's Rouge, who kick-boxes and has not only got large breasts (for a kid's game) but also displays actual cleavage. Though one has to take into account that Cream is a child and Amy is a pre-teen while Rouge is a government agent. Though Blaze the Cat is the most badass of them all, while being said to have a case of A-Cup Angst.
  • In the Soul Series, Statuesque Stunner and Knight Templar Ivy Valentine has a DDDD bust size, largest of all female characters and one of the advanced fighters. And she's always been one of the strongest (though hardest to use) of either gender.
  • Kae from the SUGURI series of doujin shoot 'em ups is not only known for having a hot, curvaceous and well-endowed body, but she's also a fiery fist-fighter.
  • Suikoden has several examples:
    • Suikoden has Ronnie Bell, who is called "the giant woman" for a damn good reason (she's at least seven feet tall and might actually be half-giant), and whose chest, due in part to her sheer size, is noticeably the largest of the entire cast. And she's a monstrous bruiser who fights with her fists.
    • Suikoden II has Oulan, who is by far the most stacked female in the game (she noticeably bounces in her battle animation) and one of the top five tanks in the game as well as a bruiser who can dish out absurd amounts of damage repeatedly if properly set up. She's a bodyguard, and does her job barehanded.
    • Suikoden V has Nikea, a Big Eater martial artist who keeps up the tradition of dealing tons of damage with just her fists. Also notable is Kisara, an Action Mom who passed on a great deal of 'talent' to her daughter, Lun.
  • Zero Suit Samus in Super Smash Bros. is the female fighter most reliant on punches, kicks, and acrobatics, and she's very busty compared to Peach and Zelda, even when all three of them received a Fanservice Pack in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.
  • Lamia Loveless of Super Robot Wars Advance. She's probably the female character with the biggest boobs between all other Banpresto Originals thus far, and physically the strongest, despite not using her strength too much (being a mecha pilot and all) because... well... she's an android.
  • Aschen Brodel and Kaguya Nanbu from Endless Frontier both count. Aschen is a very powerful android but she's still beaten in the chest department by Kaguya "Dairy Cow Princess" Nanbu, who fights with a sword that's almost as big as her.
  • Tales Series:
    • Judith, who is easily the best stacked of the three female PCs in Tales of Vesperia and is also the only girl to fight purely with physical skillsnote 
    • In Tales of Hearts Innes Lorenz has an even larger bust and is also the token Mighty Glacier character. And she can also lift objects way heavier than she is, with ease. It's also lampshaded repeatedly, as first the Boobs Of Steel and her massive axe blade are the subject of an Innocent Innuendo skit. Later in another skit, Beryl theorizes about Innes' super strength, and the player is allowed to choose her guess: "It comes from her breasts!" or "Innes is a Mechanoid!"
    • Tales of Xillia has Milla, who has the biggest breasts out of the three female party members and is a badass herself. She even outstrips her sister, Muzét, in the sequel. And lampshaded by Elle, when Alternate Milla joins the party.
      Elle: You know, Milla. You have really big knockers.
    • Tales of Berseria plays it straight with the party's ladies. Velvet is the largest as has a short-range fighting style based around kicks and a hidden blade. Eleanor is a bit more modestly-sized and is a Magic Knight who uses a spear and malak artes. Magilou is so flat her skit paperdolls don't bother giving her any chest at all, and fights at a distance using her witchcraft.
  • Tears to Tiara 2: Subverted for the heroine Tart, who's a goddess. Played straight for the other female characters.
  • Team Fortress 2. The Female Heavy mod by Chemical Alia is roughly the same body-shape as the male Heavy, down to the 'huge chest' thing.
  • Lara Croft from Tomb Raider. Her signature trait, especially in the early games. More recent titles have made her more realistic, but she's still very well endowed.
  • Fanart gives various powerful characters this in Touhou, but there's two canon examples: Yuugi, an Amazonian Beauty with both power and curves (supported by Word of God and an piece of officially commissioned art) and Byakuren who has visible curves in her Hopeless Masquerade Art and sprite, which also has Gainaxing. It also has the inversion with Suika who's known for being flat and being about as strong as Yuugi.
  • Vanessa of Virtua Fighter not only has the biggest breasts of the female characters, but she's almost a Mighty Glacier.
  • KOS-MOS from Xenosaga , is physically the strongest of the playable characters and has the largest breasts.
  • Fate/Grand Order, given how many servants it has, inevitably has a few examples - the Avenger-class servant Jeanne Alter, who has the highest attack stat of all summonable servants in the game, has a rather sizable bust; the Berserker version of Raikou/Minamoto no Yorimitsu has breasts the size of her head, and has the fourth-highest attack stat of all servants in her class; Xuanzang and Quetzacoatl, the caster and rider class servants with the highest attack of their respective classes, both have sizable busts; and Miyamoto Musashi, who is widely considered to be the game's best Sabernote  has a decently sized bust. On the other hand, it's worth noting that bust size alone doesn't correspond to good attack power - Boudica has a rather sizable bust, but is widely considered one of the weakest servants in both her class (Rider) and the gamenote .
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2 follows this with all forms of the Aegis, explicitly said to be the world's most powerful Blade: Pyra and Mythra are the two bustiest characters in the game (after Dahlia). The same applies to the Aegis' true form, Pneuma.
  • Juna Crawford is the bustiest among the new members of Class VII in The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III but Aurelia Le Guin is the bustiest and most physically powerful female character of the playable roster.

    Visual Novels 
  • Arcueid of Tsukihime has the biggest bust out of the main cast and is by far the strongest character in the game, both in terms of physical strength and overall combat ability.
  • Among the cast of Fate/stay night, Leysritt is the biggest among all of the female characters and can wield a giant halberd with ease. She never actually fights in the Visual Novel, but according to notes, she's actually physically stronger than most of the Servants.
    • Spinoff media features Luviagelita Edelfelt, a mage and rival of Fate/stay night heroine Tohsaka Rin. Luvia is your basic blonde and curvaceous European who favors wrestling to the more petite Rin's Chinese boxing. A scene in the epilogue of the 2014 Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] anime amply demonstrated both differences, with the two engaging in a throwdown while wearing athletic spandex.
  • Maji de Watashi ni Koi Shinasai! is loaded with such girls, but most notable is the strongest (and therefore biggest) of them all - Momoyo Kawakami.
  • In Little Busters!, Kurugaya is by far the strongest of the female characters and also has by far the largest bust size.
  • Danganronpa:
    • Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc has its two most buxom ladies be the two whose "Super High School Level talent" is physical— Aoi Asahina, SHSL Swimmer, and Sakura Ogami, SHSL Martial Artist. The other girls, including a model, a writer, a gambler, and an idol singer, are noticeably flatter.
    • In Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, Akane Owari has easily the biggest buxom and she is the physically strongest among the girls.
  • In Yumina The Ethereal, Deele, the "strongest Ethereal in the galaxy", has the largest chest size out of all the females, with a low-cut top to accentuate them.
  • Higurashi: When They Cry: Out of the female cast, physical prowess increases with 'size'; Rika and Satoko are both the youngest (and the least developed); they rely on speed/evasion and traps (respectively) in fights. Rena is a Cute Bruiser at best, who relies on her cleaver to defeat enemies. Meanwhile, Mion, who is much bustier, is shown defeating the same enemies with her bare fists with relative ease.

    Web Animation 
  • RWBY's Yang Xiao Long is a powerhouse who uses Good Old Fisticuffs (her fighting style being too unrefined to be boxing despite seeming to have training in it) equipped with Ember Celica and is physically one of the strongest characters of the series, she also tops most of the adult women in the bust department.

    Web Comics 
  • The Blonde Marvel has enormous breasts to match her Big Beautiful Woman physique, and has super-strength to match. She once fought a woman with even larger breasts, and was losing the fight until she used her opponent's magic cigarettes to enlarge her own breasts. She then won.
  • Rayna Corrine of Charby the Vampirate and Here There Be Monsters has a noticeably larger bust than any of the other women who work as Monster Hunters and is also one of the most competent hunters outside of flashbacks.
  • In The Crossworlds, the biggest boobs belong to Narhm, who also happens to be 'bout 7 feet tall (counting the horns) and muscled like a bodybuilder, thanks to her day job as a blacksmith. In combat, she wields a huge, two-handed warhammer with devastating effect.
  • Alice apparently has this boob based power according to this post of Loserz.
  • EVIL has Shiva Crimson, the most buxom female character and the only one strong enough to go head-to-head with Vincent Kahn.
  • DiDi in Ménage à 3 verges on Gag Boobs territory, and is astoundingly strong. She is so strong, at one point, she was mistaken for a drag queen.
  • Katrina of The Noordegraaf Files has the largest chest of the main cast, and is the strongest female in the group. She's not the best fighter, or the biggest - but judged on pure strength, she wins out.
  • In Ronin Galaxy Leona dwarfs Taylor in cup size, making her, of course, the fighter-girl in the group.
  • Buxom Gal from Super Megatopia. Her cup size varies in direct proportion to how much energy she's absorbed.
  • Adharia Kuvoe is heavily implied to have the largest breasts of the female Last Res0rt cast and the fact that she's also a lion-esque centaur means she's already one of the larger cast members, period.
  • Damali in Love/Curse is by far the biggest, strongest and most buxom of the main the characters.
  • Pella from Looking for Group has a somewhat credible physique; being muscular but not excessively ripped allows her ample tracts of land to be shown to their best advantage. Just don't put your hand on her shoulder.
  • In Sluggy Freelance, Oasis and her Blue Oni clone-ish counterpart Kusari have the largest breasts of almost all the female cast, and are also superhumanly capable fighters.
  • While most of the women of Girl Genius are rather well-endowed, the strongest and most skilled seem to have the biggest busts, like Pirate Queen Bangladesh DuPree and Zeetha.
  • Cato of Seekers is the hardest fighter of the group (male or female) and the most well endowed.
  • All women of Dominic Deegan gain a few cup sizes when fighting. Word of God confirms this as blatant Author Appeal.
  • In Elf Blood, the best hand-to-hand fighter depicted so far, Carlita Delacroix, is also the bustiest.
  • In El Goonish Shive, Nanase, Ellen and (by extension) Female Elliot are the best physical fighters of the main cast, and they also have the largest chests. Even Grace is fairly well-endowed, compared to Sarah, who combines A-Cup Angst with an undesired lack of powers. This is explained in-story in that characters with magic will often find that magic has enhanced one or more physical traits, leading another character to grow several inches taller, and Nanase's hair also grows rapidly at one point. Nanase is quite pleased with the idea that she literally has "magic boobs." Lampshaded here.
  • In Rascals, this is pretty much any ninja character, most notably Kyoko and Reiko.
  • Scandinavia and the World: Sister Germany beats up men with her boobs. As Brother Finland says, women are to be respected, but Lady Germany should be feared.
  • Shield from Unit-M can do 125 sit ups in two minutes. Quite an accomplishment considering she’s carrying around two bowling balls on her chest.
  • Zig-zagged in White Dark Life. A majority of the women with noticeable bustlines tend to be the strongest, with Synder, Ms.E, and Eloria being the most noticeable examples. However, the largest bust wise is the Squishy Wizard Rosa, and one of the other strongest is flat chested Artemis.

    Web Original 
  • Whateley Universe:
    • Tennyo is the strongest girl on Team Kimba, and (having the shape of an older girl) has the biggest breasts.
    • Compiler is the strongest member of the Whitman Lit Chix, and has the biggest breasts, since she used nanotechnology to improve her body and overdid it.

    Web Video 
  • Iron Liz is one of the more well-endowed women to have graced That Guy with the Glasses and is also one of the best fighters on the site, unafraid of attacking villains like Mechakara and Lord Vyce using just her swords.

    Western Animation 
  • Katella the Intergalactic Huntress from Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog, one of the bustiest characters on the show and also one of the most aggressive. She has enough strength to break down a door and make an amazing entrance.
  • Ty Lee from Avatar: The Last Airbender has a rather sizable chest and is easily the physically strongest and most agile character in the series who has no powers, male or female. Her name even means "extreme strength".
  • In The Legend of Korra, the eponymous Avatar, who is by far the toughest female on the show, is very well endowed.
  • In Frisky Dingo, Grace Ryan gains a few cup sizes when she becomes the super-strong villain Antagone.
  • Leela of Futurama is the bustiest female of the Planet Express Crew and the most combat-oriented crew member.
  • Justice League Unlimited:
    • Galatea is literally a clone of Supergirl, just aged slightly more. This means that she's a little stronger...and has grown about three cup sizes. Combined with her costume, this makes Galatea an obvious Shout-Out to Power Girl.
    • Just like her comic book counterpart, Wonder Woman has a very impressive bust and can defeat most of the supervillains that she faces.
  • Rose Quartz from Steven Universe was the largest and most physically-imposing of the Crystal Gems, an eight-foot-tall Lady of War who could easily defeat even dedicated Gem warriors with her bare hands. She's also the only known Gem in the entire show unambiguously drawn with breasts. This is probably because her true identity, Pink Diamond, added this trait to make her Rose Quartz persona look more human-like.
  • Cheetara of ThunderCats (2011) is both busty and a Lightning Bruiser Praetorian Guard to series' protagonist Lion-O. Her only other female teammates is a juvenile Artful Dodger and Magical Flutist with no real combat experience.
  • In Wakfu pretty much every female character has a noticeable bust, including badass archer Evangeline, but a major standout is General Frida Mofette of the Sufokian Navy. Of her entire army, she's the greatest melee fighter, and has the largest bust of all characters with similar proportions, which sway with every movement she makes. Combined with her Blood Knight tendencies and borderline Ax-Crazy demeanor, there's a reason fans call her "General Crazytits".


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