Post Reply Long Hair Transformations in Anime
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Posted 7/4/15 , edited 7/5/15
Does having long hair symbolizes something?



Dragon Ball:





YuYu Hakusho:





Hunter x Hunter:





Ushio and Tora:




Who else transforms into having a long hair?
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NikoTime wrote:
Does having long hair symbolizes something?


One of the very first anime AMV's (from the VHS days) asked that same question:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jxu4ufOjoQ
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I think it symbolizes growth. In anime the idea is that your weapon is an extension of yourself, that strength is internal and spiritual.

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Turning into Mistress 9 results in very long hair.
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Jinbei


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NikoTime wrote:

Does having long hair symbolizes something?



I can't say for Japanese mythology, but there's Samson, whose strength was derived from his long (never cut) hair. Delilah, via proxy (she didn't directly cut it) cut it off, she was able to capture him and they gouged his eyes out.
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