Get the girl tv tropes
When a guy is so studly and great that he inspires worship and desire in both women and men , it's Even the Guys Want Him. But when a female character's female fan club matches or exceeds her male fan club, you've stumbled upon the slightly rarer but still prominent Distaff Counterpart : Even The Girls Want Her. Mostly an anime trope especially in Girls' Love works , the "her" in question is often an aloof-seeming, athletic high school student who is pursued by every sports club in school, and has the guys crooning "So hot! She will often get chocolates from other girls on Valentine's Day which is Serious Business in Japan.SEE VIDEO BY TOPIC: Gone Girl - Official Trailer [HD] - 20th Century FOX
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Give Geeks a Chance
She's a wholly average girl , with a crazy strong crush on a guy or girl that makes little to no sense. Sure, he may be hot, and you could understand a woman finding him attractive.
However, the intensity is just too much to make sense. What Does She See in Him? This doesn't mean the girl's feelings aren't genuine. Also, it's rather common to see that the girl does have reasons beyond "he's cute" or "he's cool" he may have done something really nice for her , in example , but we just didn't know about their common history, and we're told about them only later in the story. At her best, she will be just a Girl Next Door who tends to go starry-eyed at the guy. Don't be surprised if the Smitten Teenage Girl gets over her crush and falls for the guy that was " always there for her ".
If she does get over her crush, expect him to be Put on a Bus. Some Yanderes are or start as Smitten Teenage Girls. Community Showcase More. Follow TV Tropes. You need to login to do this. Get Known if you don't have an account. Kyoko-kun, this isn't the time to make hearts with your eyes! I want Joffrey! Kyoko from Black Cat is this towards Train.
Granted, she does have superpowers, and kind of sort of worked for the Big Bad though she certainly doesn't act like it. She ends up falling in love at first sight with him when he saved her from some thugs. All of this, of course, is played for laughs , seeing as how Train would never return her feelings. She is never shown to get over it at the end, however. Naruto : Deconstructed with Sakura. Yes, she loves Sasuke , but her feelings have brought her many problems, considering how she can't let go of her feelings despite knowing that he's too far gone.
This also doubles as Love Makes You Dumb. On the other hand, given that Sasuke actually tries to kill her twice when they're enemies, it's rather bizarre that her crush survives into adulthood. They even become an Official Couple and have a daughter together. The title character of Cardcaptor Sakura is ga-ga over her older brother's best friend. Give her a break, she's just to and he IS really nice. Of course, it turns out he's gay or at least bi, and in love with her older brother.
She actually take it well and encourages their relationship, then falls for her male rival. Bleach : Mizuho falls in love with Ikkaku practically on sight. She has a thing for shaven heads. For the whole of Ikkaku's stay at her house, she becomes his number one fangirl.
Anime filler takes this Up to Eleven by turning her into a Stalker with a Crush. Ultimately averted by Orihime Inoue, as her feelings for Ichigo Kurosaki not only did not fade away with time but they became stronger as well as one of her reasons to improve herself. It turns out Ichigo did like her back, and at the end of the series they're very Happily Married.
She crushes hard on poor Sakaki, imagining her as She's still friends with Sakaki's friends who don't really comment on things, aside from when her gushing adoration startles them.
She definitely doesn't want to go with the person who's smitten with her Well, in the supplemental releases it turns out that Osaka did ask her directly about it during one of their beach trips. Ichigo Momomiya in Tokyo Mew Mew. Minto may also count - towards Zakuro.
He's not interested in her, mostly because she's only fourteen. This being Evangelion , she does not take this well. He's enough of The Stoic to not really care when she attaches herself to his arm and doesn't let go, neither encouraging her nor discouraging her. Slam Dunk : Gender-flipped. While Sakuragi's crush is strong but fairly reasonable for his love-obsessed personality Haruko's the only girl whose looked past his delinquent persona and befriended him , the normally scary-faced Miyagi has been gaga over Ayako since they day he met her.
Haruko herself is one or Rukawa, though in a subversion she's perfectly aware of how her feelings are a Celeb Crush and rarely if ever aims for anything aside of liking him from afar. Ringo in Mawaru Penguin Drum initially comes across as this, explaining away her relentless chasing of her symbol of affection local Hot Teacher Tabuki as "destiny".
It later gets subverted when we learn she has much deeper issues and believes she's fulfilling the role of Replacement Goldfish for her dead big sister, Momoka, whom Tabuki once was in love with. While still immature, this is unusual in that she's rejecting the usual expression of this trope: while being a teenage girl Karina's already been exposed to the ugly side of the entertainment industry and its focus on manufactured images.
Instead of emulating her schoolmates' crushes on "cute or cool boys" she's interested in Kotetsu for his heart and dependability. He probably reminds her of her father , who's an impressive person in a very understated way. Aoi Kunieda of Beelzebub is the leader of the Red Tails, the strongest female gang in Kanto, a member of the four strongest delinquents in her school, is an expert with the sword, and is literally feared by all delinquents, male and female alike.
But that all changed ever since she developed a teenage crush on our Hero Oga. Hinata Kawamoto from 3-gatsu no Lion is smitten with Takahashi, a boy in the neighborhood she's known since elementary.
She's barely able to manage a simple conversation around him. She's a little older than some of the girls on this page 17 , but due to her lonely past she is very unsocialized when we first see her, and is very naive and immature as a result. A rather sinister example in Death Note : Misa Amane has a massive and unrequited crush on the Serial-Killer Killer that caught her parents' murderer. Unfortunately for her, since he's a Magnificent Bastard , he gladly manipulates her into a great many Moral Event Horizons , though most of them fall on his shoulders in the fan's eyes.
Chinatsu from Yuru-Yuri is another lesbian version, smitten with her upperclassman Yui almost at first sight. Despite the constant glomping and blushing , Yui remains seemingly oblivious. Sailor Moon : Kino Makoto, aka Sailor Jupiter, is well known for falling in love at the drop of a hat with any reasonably good-looking guy who crosses her path.
Every time, she claims that her latest crush reminders her of the senpai who broke her heart at her previous school.
Hino Rei, aka Sailor Mars, acts this way in the 90s anime. This is in contrast to most other portrayals, including the manga, where she is a Celibate Hero. It helps that she only ever heard of any of this second-hand except for the being a demon part ; in all of her experiences with him, he's been a genuinely nice guy.
Besides him being a Chaste Hero , she is also a fair bit older than him he was 17 and her 29 pre-timeskip, and both 2 years older after. Furthermore, she acts very bashful and gooey around him, much like a smitten teenager despite being an adult. Tragically, this is justified due to her wrecked psychological state.
She was kidnapped at no older than 12 and sold into slavery by the World Nobles along with her sisters and suffered for several years until they were let free by Fisher Tiger. The entire ordeal scarred her and her sisters mentally, with remembering the incidents sending them into truama shock. As such, it's implied the trauma stunted her emotional and mental growth we see evidence of it beforehand, given her behavior as a Bratty Teenage Daughter to her mother figure, former empress and current advisor.
Space Patrol Luluco : Luluco falls in love with Nova despite knowing almost nothing about him. Deconstructed when it turns out that Nova was manipulating her feelings all along and that the love of a teenage girl's first crush is literally the most worthless thing in the universe.
Wandering Son : Multiple: Mako is prone to crushing on boys and men. Sadly she's male assigned at birth and still living as a boy, so she keeps her feelings closeted. She has tried flirting with Oka but he either doesn't notice or is turned off. Saori falls for Nitori even before she's out of elementary. Alas, it's unrequited and brings her much hardship.
Nitori is her only love until she gives into her long-time admirer Fumiya in high school. Chapter 52 of Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid reveals that Tohru is sixteen years old by dragon standards , which goes a long way towards explaining her obsession with Kobayashi. Honoka Mitsui from The Irregular at Magic High School loves Tatsuya Shiba even when he knows nothing about him other than he is handsome and competent.
For the most part, this is portrayed positively; but there are times when she wonders if she even has a chance with him. Similar behavior in a more veiled form is shown by Miyuki Shiba, which is quite disturbing, since she is Tatsuya's sister Later we even find out that she only needed two weeks to fall in love with him, after which she sincerely ready to fulfill it any desire, up to demonstration of intimate places or making love.
She just believes that if he saved her life, now she belongs to him. Yona from Yona of the Dawn is very much this during the first chapter toward Suwon. However, when he kills her father and tries to kill her and Hak , she experiences a serious Heroic BSoD that occasionally rears it's head throughout the series. She later moves on from her broken heart to form a deeper Second Love with Hak.
Miko is cast as the kohai love interest who is in love with him for reasons that are never accurately explained. Narrator: Miko Iino likes Miyuki because she just does. Shirogane: C'mon, at least give her a reason! Comic Books. Scott Pilgrim has Knives Chau.
Kimber from Jem and the Holograms is the youngest Hologram member, at eighteen, and has a reputation for falling for girls a lot. Her bio even lists "Girls" as one of her likes. Currently she's in a relationship with Stormer and says she's different from the others Kimber fell for her after seeing her band online, then saw her in person and began flirting with her.
Girl of the Week
This trope is when The Protagonist — who is clearly not celibate — doesn't end up with the Love Interest. Someone else wins her heart or she has no choice but to marry someone to save her family or something. For whatever reason the hero ends the story alone. It can be played either for comedy or tragedy. It isn't always a Downer Ending or a Bittersweet Ending , but it sure does tend to be that way.
A superhero genre novel written by James Maxey. Richard Rogers awakes one morning to find himself transformed into an invisible man. Suddenly thrust into a new life as a superhero called Nobody, he fights alongside two stunningly sexy superheroines — Rail Blade and the Thrill — in an effort to save the world. A one-hundred-foot baby doll with a gun for a head is just one if the obstacles in his path.
Even the Girls Want Her
She's a wholly average girl , with a crazy strong crush on a guy or girl that makes little to no sense. Sure, he may be hot, and you could understand a woman finding him attractive. However, the intensity is just too much to make sense. What Does She See in Him? This doesn't mean the girl's feelings aren't genuine. Also, it's rather common to see that the girl does have reasons beyond "he's cute" or "he's cool" he may have done something really nice for her , in example , but we just didn't know about their common history, and we're told about them only later in the story. At her best, she will be just a Girl Next Door who tends to go starry-eyed at the guy. Don't be surprised if the Smitten Teenage Girl gets over her crush and falls for the guy that was " always there for her ". If she does get over her crush, expect him to be Put on a Bus. Some Yanderes are or start as Smitten Teenage Girls.
First Girl After All
She gets straight A's in her classes , while also taking charge of multiple school clubs and volunteering at a homeless shelter in her spare time. She's unfailingly polite to her peers, older adults, and younger children alike. She might not be a fashion plate, but she never steps outside her home without looking perfectly presentable. Nobody doubts that big things are to be expected of her.
A trope common in Romantic Comedies and Teen Comedies, in which a dorky not necessarily ugly , just Generally, the geek begins the story as an outcast to whom the beautiful girl would never be attracted. And through the course of the story, she begins to see through his spaz-like exterior to the decent, love-worthy man within. Often, the guy will be smitten with the girl the first time he sees her.
First Girl Wins
This is a potential pairing platonic or otherwise between a pragmatic guy and a girl who is very full of energy. This averts that stereotype for the most part at least : the guy is the smart but physically inept one and it seems he got himself the company of a girl who most would have trouble keeping up with in the first place. In some cases, the girl can be smarter than the guy, but because she's too busy trying to have fun, this is occasional at most. Perhaps this is why she acts as a Morality Pet sometimes.
Acronym for Guy In Real Life. Some forums, particularly male-dominated ones, will be the victim of a special breed of Troll who will pretend to be a girl just to rile up the boy nerds in the community. They display obvious Cam Whore traits and may even steal photos of attractive girls off MySpace or Facebook and claim that they are them. For gaming otherwise, it's also common for video games featuring Character Customization and fancy clothes to have fashion enthusiasts creating and playing as opposite sex characters for aesthetical purpose. See Third-Person Seductress for more details. Female forum goers have a tendency to get a lot more attention, just by being girls , so many male attention whores use this to their advantage so that they get the attention they crave.
Did Not Get the Girl
Two men get in a fight, or at least a highly charged physical confrontation, over a woman they're both attracted to. One of them wins, so naturally she spurns him and goes for the loser. Sometimes it's the winner's arrogant assumption that because he won the fight he's "won" the girl that dooms his chances. Other times, the severity of the injuries he inflicted revolts her. Though the genderswapped version is of course possible, it appears to be rare-to-nonexistent in practice. Authors with traditional views about gender roles probably won't have women in this kind of confrontation, while more feminist writers are likely to shy away from Unfortunate Implications about female combatants somehow being unattractive.
In romantic works, the first girl introduced — either overall or as a potential Love Interest — has a very good chance of ending up with the protagonist especially if the protagonist is male. There are all sorts of explanations as to why this is. Things ending up the same place they started is a very old narrative technique.
Like the Temporary Love Interest , this is a way to give the hero some romance for the episode while still allowing the focus of the show to be on the plot or the arc, but the Girl of the Week does not have to die at the end. The girl will be gone by the next episode , possibly because of a wacky misunderstanding a la the Three Is Company plotline, or a very minor flaw , but sometimes just not showing up again, with no explanation offered. This relationship will generally be rockier or less passionate than that with the Temporary Love Interest , allowing its end to be less dramatic. If someone is noted for getting extremely passionate about every Girl of the Week, sincerely believing each one in turn to be the love of their life but then forgetting all about them a week later, they're a Serial Romeo.
The " feminine ", " spiritual ", and " heart ", aspect of the Five-Man Band It's the people she gathers and keeps at her side who'll do a lot of the heavy lifting. She'll encourage loyalty and teamwork, give them the courage or hope to unlock their true potential , be a Token Good Teammate that keeps her friends from Jumping Off the Slippery Slope. She's usually a Nice Girl , but her demeanor can go anywhere from shy and demure, to brave and adventurous.
The lead male character may be nice, kind , and fairly attractive. He may adopt stray kittens, help old ladies across the street, do charity work in Third World countries. It doesn't matter, because he's never, ever going to be able to find a girlfriend Suddenly he has an embarrassment of riches.
By failing to behave as "a lady" would, she's forfeited her right to be treated as one. Either way he stops as soon as she's no longer a threat. If he's evil, it could be done in a multitude of ways. On the best end of the scale it could just be Equal-Opportunity Evil , like fighting Batgirl because she's a threat, and makes her look stronger when she beats him. Ultimately, for it to be played as a villainous deed, it is necessary that the woman in question is not a threat to start with.
Love is a common motivation for both heroes and villains - whether it's Love Makes You Evil or The Power of Love , it serves as the driving force for a wide range of plotlines. When writers want to have someone victorious but make their victory bittersweet, then, it's common for them to have them succeed at everything they wanted except the love they originally pursued. In most cases, this poisons their victory; they may become a loveless billionaire, or a despondent tyrant.