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  • Cyberdoll Rena (voiced by Rie Kugimiya of her early fame, by the way) from Hand Maid May; she can produce supersonic screams... and god help you if she starts crying.
  • The mermaids of My Bride is a Mermaid can do this.
  • The several members from the village of Sound in Naruto, although none of them make the noise with their own voice.
    • The Bijuus can flatten forests, cause tsunamis, and send almost everything in front of them flying with their powerful roar. That is, when they are not using their tails, feet, or Bijuu Damas.
  • Bleach:
    • When Grimmjow Jaegerjacquez performs his Resurrección, the first thing he does is howl loud enough to throw up gale-force winds and momentarily stagger the protagonist.
    • Wonderweiss destroys the ice imprisoning Harribel with his creepy shrieking.
    • Jerome Guizbatt does this to the point he's codenamed "The Roar". It renders Kenpachi temporarily deaf.
  • Several martial artists in Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple are able to do this. Siegfried knocks one of his opponents unconscious by screaming at a hellish pitch, Silcardo Jenazad can cause an avalanche with his voice, and the Elder at one point screams with enough force to knock over everybody in a stadium - while the Elder's strength was limited to 0.0002% of his usual power.
  • Scrapped Princess: Pacifica doesn't have the capacity to fight like her adopted siblings, but whenever tragedy strikes around her (people dying, people trying to kill her, etc.), she emits a scream that sends out a massive shockwave. It doesn't kill anybody, but it is useful for breaking them free from mind control. It's because her powers as the anti-Peacemaker program only trigger under extreme stress.
  • In the spirit of the series' ridiculous power levels, Buu in Dragon Ball Z uses this to escape confinement in another dimension (it was partially out of desperation — there wasn't any candy there). Later, Gotenks powers-up and replicates the shout to escape the same dimension.
    • Buu later attempts to destroy the whole of creation in a similar manner, and is only barely stopped by Vegetto (the only time in that entire fight that had Vegetto looking worried... or showing any kind of effort for that matter).
    • Kid Buu can do the same thing, though his screams only cause earthquakes as opposed to ripping roles in reality.
  • In Yes! Pretty Cure 5 The Movie, in which Pretty Cure 5 go to a Mirror Universe and meet a team of "Dark Cures", Dark Lemonade has a supersonic scream ability. Ultimately, it just gets her killed, though.
    • Later in the same franchise we get the lion-based Cure Gelato, who can produce a supersonic scream. Makes sense, since not only is she the vocalist of a rock band, but a lion's roar is loud enough that it can be heard up to 5 miles away.
  • Early in Sailor Moon, the title character can cry to the point where it becomes ultrasonic waves, shattering glass, stunning enemies and rendering weaker ones unconscious. Since her odango barrettes glow when she does this, it's ambiguous whether the power is hers or a function of her Hair Decorations. This, like many of her secondary powers, is discarded pretty early on. It comes back far later in a team attack with Sailor Chibi Moon.
  • The classic Super Robot Raideen had this as one of its stronger weapons.
    • As does Rahxephon, which was heavily inspired by Raideen.
  • The Suzuki aliens from Gantz have an attack that is basically this in beam form.
  • Ragnarok in Soul Eater has this ability, known as Screech Alpha. There is a Screech Beta and a couple others also. Probably about half Ragnarock's named attacks involve screaming.
    • This trope is Crona and Ragnarok's entire schtick, pretty much. Other meister-weapon teams use a technique called 'Soul Resonance' to power up: Crona and Ragnarok use Scream Resonance.
      • Black*Star disrupts it with a roar of his own.
      • And Crona tops it to cover the ENTIRE MOON in screams.
  • Lala in To Love RU knocked a typhoon off course by yelling at it....because it was gonna ruin her trip to the beach. It's one of the few opponents she actually seemed to be angry at.
  • Corpse Princess had a Shikabane whose scream could propel a human several metres, and make bullets explode.
  • The Eisengeheul ("Iron Howl" in English) spell in Lyrical Nanoha, which works like a flashbang grenade minus the flash, stunning all unprepared people within the area. This is actually more like a magical version of Sonic Stunner.
  • In Mahou Sensei Negima!, the first team that Negi and Kotarou faced as prize fighters in the Magic World included a Tiger Man capable of emitting a roar powerful enough to match Negi's Beam Spam.
  • The title character in Betterman uses this when he transforms into his Nebula form. The frequency is tuned to the specific enemy he's fighting, so bystanders are left unharmed.
  • One of the contractors in Darker Than Black has this ability. She's an overweight former opera singer and while she mostly uses it to cause ludicrous amounts of structural damage, she can also neatly and quietly stop someone's heart.
  • In the finale of the '80s Astro Boy, the final robot, "Bora", has this ability.
  • Kamen no Maid Guy gives us MAID GUY VOICE. It's capable of preventing people from moving.
  • Kanade Kamiya of Rosario + Vampire is a Siren, using his songs to cause unbearable pain to all who hear it, as well as allegedly having songs for brainwashing. San Otonashi is a Siren who decided to not talk because of what her powers did when she was younger, using a sketchbook to communicate. She uses her own songs to protect the heroes from Kamiya, but at this point she still remains fairly uncommunicative. When she starts talking, you are already dead.
  • El Dorago from the first One Piece movie.
  • Ryu Kumon, a foe of Ranma whose fighting style has a paralyzing scream due to surprise. It's usually something like "FREEZE!", but can be anything suited for his enemy. "LOOK! YOUR MOTHER!" (It Makes Sense in Context)
  • Fairy Tail
    • Natsu defeats Cobra who can hear people's thoughts thanks to very powerful hearing, by roaring very loudly. In a later anime-only arc, Cobra gets to turn it back on him by learning how to amplify and blast sound waves at his opponents.
    • In Acnologia's first appearance, he roars loudly enough that the ground in front of it gets torn up and trees get uprooted. Note that this is just Acnologia bellowing, not an actual attack.
  • In Toriko, the fourth and final member of the Four Heavenly Kings to be introduced is a colossal man called Zebra, who takes this power Up to Eleven, demonstrating the ability to use echoes to generate an artillery barrage and even more or less nuke countless powerful monsters with a single shout.
    • He can also manipulate soundwaves in ways that make no sense, such as protecting himself with a wall of sound, and giving someone else persistent armor made of sound by shouting from hundreds of yards away.
    • And if that wasn't weird enough, he also can kill enemies by imitating sound of Grim Reaper footsteps. He claims, that he killed so many, that he learned, how Death sounds.
  • Yuuki of Code:Breaker has the power of sound: he can hear exceptionally well and control sound, which means he can pack quite a punch with his sonic booms and even move at the speed of sound. He's considered one of the most powerful Code: Breakers.
  • A basic attack of Level 4 Akumas in D.Gray-Man is to screech and stun the enemy. It's super effective.
  • Shoutmon in Digimon Xros Wars (Digimon Fusion in America) has this as one of his attacks. For once, Calling Your Attacks is the attack. Hard to know if anything he yelled into the microphone that is his weapon would have the same effect.
  • This is Yoh's ESPer ability from The Unlimited Hyoubu Kyousuke
  • Uvogin from Hunter × Hunter has super-strong...well, everything, to the point of having a strong-enough set of lungs to utter a Kiai that can kill at point-blank range.
  • My Hero Academia:
    • Kyoka Jiro has earlobes that function like audio connectors which can transfer sound from sources like heartbeats into sonic blasts.
    • Present Mic is a pro hero and teacher with a similar Quirk that allows him to amplify his own voice. Naturally, he is chosen to face the aforementioned Kyoka in a test as his loudness outclasses hers.
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light: Androsphinx attacks by screaming and sends shockwave with its scream.
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V:
    • The Melodious archetype uses sonic waves to attack. The monsters are either singers or other kind of musicians.
    • Odd-Eyes Rebellion Dragon's Monster Effect is called Overload Howling, which sends purple sonic waves that destroys all Level 7 or lower monsters the opponent controls and inflicts damage equal to the ATK of the destroyed monsters. The first time, it calls lightning that strikes down its foes with it, but since then, the sonic waves alone destroy the enemies.
  • In Brave10, Rokuro uses sonic attacks in the rare instances he gets to fight, as well as for breaking up spats among the Braves. It's apparently an Unno family secret technique, as his twin shares the ability in the sequel.
  • Musician of the Forest, Cranberry, has sound control as her magic in Magical Girl Raising Project. She mostly uses it for super hearing and vocal projection, but weaponizes it in her fight against Swim Swim
  • In Killing Bites, the vast majority of Brutes have heightened senses. When cornered inside a restroom, Brute Beagle is able to render her attacker nearly unconscious by baying at full volume inside the enclosed space. Hardly surprising for such an infamously noisy breed.


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