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Mr Fanservice / Western Animation

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He has to get back to the past, but who says he has to get back into his shirt?

Examples in Western Animation for Mr. Fanservice.

  • Henry on The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan, in a way. He's dressed very conservatively (except in the comic version of Episode 3), but his pants are rather tight and he's drawn as being the "hunk" of the boys. Plus there's his voice.
  • The eponymous Sterling Archer on Archer is a secret agent and unabashed man-whore who spends half his on-screen time in various states of undress, usually only hiding his privates. One episode has Lana and Archer in a firefight while in their underwear, and just as much attention is paid to Archer's ass jiggling from the weapon recoil as is paid to Lana's breasts for the same reason. He has no problem getting women to want to sleep with him, even if he doesn't want to sleep with them (this rarely happens), and has even made two men fall in love with him as well.
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  • Avatar: The Last Airbender has Prince Zuko, despite the huge burn scar on his face. Though he may not have been intended as such at first, the creators quickly caught on and lampshaded the hell out of his Mr. Fanservice status in the second and third seasons.
  • Terry, Batman's successor, in Batman Beyond. Similarly to Ulrich below, he's a supreme Pretty Boy (and equal parts Hunk), is Troubled, but Cute and gets quite a few Shirtless Scenes. If the writers were trying to get more female viewers, it worked.
  • Kevin from Ben 10: Alien Force. His clothes are regularly torn and tattered in fights.
    • Let's not forget Ben, he's just as good-looking as Kevin if not moreso and gets a couple of shirtless scenes and a truckload of Ho Yay with Kevin.
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  • Riot from Jem is pretty much every 80s rock star stereotype combined into one sexy guy. Even in-series his concerts are majority fangirls. He's a Dark-Skinned Blond, long haired man with an attractive singing voice. Riot pretty much always has an open shirt, showing off his abs, and has several shirtless scenes. Compared to the other men Riot is certainly meant to be eye-candy. He has an absurd ego though.
  • The Legend of Korra:
    • Mako, who, unlike Zuko from the prequel series, seems completely intended to be one from the beginning, as he's actually had more outfit changes than Korra and his scenes normally include a lot of unnecessary panning and posturing. Even the creators, his bio on the Nickelodeon website and his voice actor make it a point to mention that Mako is good-looking.
    • His brother Bolin doesn't let the side down, either. While his baby face is a matter of taste, he's considerably wider and more muscular than the already peak Mako and spends a good portion of the series shirtless. As an actor, Invoking this In-Universe.
    • Ghazan from the Red Lotus group has long hair that flows in the breeze, and is introduced to the show while working out shirtless. For the majority of the show, he wears a short-sleeved outfit that shows off his arms, but his shirtless state apparently had some impact on the fandom, as much fanart portrays him that way.
  • In contrast to his out of shape bandmates and to his childlike tendencies, Toki Wartooth from Metalocalypse packs huge six-pack abs and toned muscles even with their hedonistic lifestyle. It's especially noticeable whenever the group dips in their hot tub or just clad in a towel, and he was the only one not sunburnt, just got a tan. Then there's the time he pole-danced to earn money for the band.
  • Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm: Liu Kang, a Walking Shirtless Scene.
  • OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes has a few examples.
  • Onyx Equinox: Yaotl in his original form is very muscular with long hair, only wears a loincloth when he wears anything at all, is first seen at an orgy with both men and women, and even gets a full frontal shot in his first scene.
  • The extremely studmuffin-y Jack from Samurai Jack takes off his clothes or has them tattered and ripped off in his many battles more often than is strictly necessary (not that anyone was complaining). The trend continues in the fifth season, to the point of being a Running Gag; he keeps finding or stealing clothes only to lose them again either the next episode or the same episode, and has spent most of his on-screen time in Season 5 running around in a ragged loincloth, even when it's explicitly detrimental to him.note 
  • In The Secret Saturdays, Doyle Blackwell is Zak's Cool Uncle who is a mysterious but loving badboy with sarcasm and a jetpack. He is also the only male in existence who can pull of a ginger mullet-mohawk combo.
  • Star Trek: Lower Decks: Commander Jack Ransom gets a Shirtless Scene in "Temporal Edict" which shows off his muscular physique.
  • Stork from Storm Hawks appears in his underwear, in a towel, cross-dressed as a woman, and nude in Season 2.
  • Lance from Sym-Bionic Titan, in-universe and out. Even the robot noticed. He also has a really adorable smile.
  • Many male and female viewers who aren't part of the Furry Fandom find the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to be hot, their bulging muscles, their acrobatic grace... The fact that they're not just Walking Shirtless Scenes but also walking pantless scenes as well and each one has a unique personality that draws you in. Do you like the dutiful Leonardo? The nerdy Donatello? The Hothead Raphael? Or the Keet Michelangelo?
  • TOM from Toonami is a very attractive robot with a goddamn sexy chest and legs. Plus his voice.
  • Justin from Total Drama has this as his defining trait (and exaggerated to comedic levels), with his label being "The Eye Candy". And with washboard abs, chiselled muscles, and more than enough Shirtless Scenes to go around, he certainly lives up to his label.
  • The spinoff Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race continues the tradition with Ryan and Jacques. Both buff guys with handsome faces who were shown off for the pleasure of the female and gay/bi male members of the audience. Jacques even spends most of one episode in a speedo.
  • In Young Justice, Superboy is a much straighter example. Events go out of their way to make sure he loses his shirt somehow, and he plays up many different Fanservice tropes.


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