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    Freudiana

    [1]Aug 3, 2008
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    Are there any women in anime who are over 6'5?
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    EricDent1

    [2]Aug 3, 2008
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    Not that I remember. Most women in anime are really short, since most Japanese women are rarely above 5'6" tall (there are always exceptions to the rule).
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    jag111888

    [3]Aug 4, 2008
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    According to Wikipedia, the average Japanese woman is 5'2" and the average size of a Japanese man is 5'7". For a woman to be considered "tall," they are usually the size of an average man.

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    talonmalon333

    [4]Aug 4, 2008
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    6'5? That's extremely tall. However there is a girl from Azumanga Daioh, Sakaki , that's 5'8, which is slightly taller than the average Japanese male.
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    shinkansen1

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    There's a girl in School Rumble named Lala, she's so freakin' tall! But... That's probably because she's Mexican.
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    EricDent1

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    The fact of the matter is pretty much any girl who is above 6' 5" is pretty rare, even in "tall" countries like the USA.

    Of course in the world of animation anything is possible.

    There are a couple of "girls" that come to mind.

    I say the "girls" (with the quote marks) cause they look like men until you see them up close.

    D & Mari from Project A-KO, and the really large girl on Pani Poni Dash are the only ones I can think of. Not sure how tall Milly from Trigun is, but she was called a "Big" girl for a reason.
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    tvssecondchild

    [7]Aug 5, 2008
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    Freudiana wrote:
    Are there any women in anime who are over 6'5?

    I agree with the others that 6'5 is extremely tall. If the female characters are 6'5, the males would have to be close (maybe even over) 7 feet tall.

    In a world like this, everything would have to accomodate these "large people", like clothing, vehicles and homes... It'd be humourous to see an entire cast of people ducking to get through doors, but it's probably bad television.

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    Iromaru

    [8]Aug 5, 2008
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    Gascogne from Vandread seems very tall. I think she's over 6'5.
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