Guess what their hair colors are. An old ad for hair dye kicks off with a set of not-yet-born triplets fantasizing about what hair colors they will come out with. One looks forward to being a blonde, another to being a ravenhead, and the last to being a redhead. Sadly, they're all born with boring old brown, which is where the dye comes in when the girls are older. An advert for Heineken had a Blonde, Brunette and Redhead sitting in a drinking establishment, along with a trio of priest, minister and rabbi; and a man with a duck under his arm.
The claim was that the beer was "the real reason they all walked into a bar. An ad for Heineken maybe; definitely a very green-tinted commercial had a fembot that not only dispensed beer but also had two other fembots inside of her, the "original" being blonde and the two "copies" being a brunette and a redhead. The main focus of a Fiat commercial revolves around three women, a blonde, a brunette, and a redhead. The mascots for Rice Krispies cereal: Snap redhead , Crackle blond , and Pop brunet.
Although Nanoha's hair is a bit on the brown side and she's occasionally depicted as a brunette. Ino, Hinata and Sakura are sometimes grouped this way. Ino, Shikamaru and Choji, although Choji's hair is more reddish-brown.
It's played totally straight with their dads , though. Odd varation in Sasuke's group: Suigetsu white hair aside , Karin and Juugo. Naruto, Sasuke and Gaara are also sometimes grouped this way. Temari, Kankorou and Gaara respectively. Lest we forget Team 7: Also from the same series, Nuts blonde , Coco brunette and Syrup redhead in their human forms may count as a male example.
Tomari, Yasuna and Hazumu in Kashimashi: Ayashi no Ceres has a male version of this with Aki being the blond, Touya having very uncommon, red hair, and Yuuhi serving as the brunet. Android 18 blonde , Android 17 brunette and Android 16 redhead. The Starlights in Sailor Moon have white, black and brown hair, but still fit the trope. Or white, navy and brown in the manga. In the early episodes of the anime, we have Usagi blonde , Naru redhead , and Umino brunette.
Ami also qualifies, when it is between herself, Usagi, and Naru. Usagi blonde , Mamoru brunette and Chibiusa redhead. Michelle, Maggie and Anita from R. The titular Axis from Axis Powers Hetalia , Germany, Japan and Italy, are a gender-flipped version, moreso in the anime where Italy's hair is a more auburn shade. Interestingly and obviously , this also overlaps with Phenotype Stereotype - Germany is blonde, Japan is black-haired, and Italy has a more moderate shade of brown.
You can also count blonde Emeraude, brunette Presea and redhead Caldina ok, so hers is more like pink.
From Rose of Versailles , Oscar is blonde, Rosalie has dark blonde hair in the anime and brown hair in the movie and thus counts as the brunette and Marie Antoinette is often accused by Mme. DuBarry of having red hair, so she can be the redhead. In Hime Chen Otogi Chikku Idol Lilpri , we have the main trio of Ringo pink, which can count as red like with Kurumi above , Leila blonde and Natsuki purple, which can count as stylized black hair.
There's at least one per series: Yutaka and her classmates from Lucky Star could fit this, with the pink-hair Yutaka the redhead , blonde Patty and black-haired Hiyori, with Minami as the odd girl out with her green hair. Or one could count it as being that Minami's classmates are a blonde, brunette and redhead The three heroines of Amuri in Star Ocean. Amuri is the brunette, Perrier is the blonde and Suzu is the redhead.
The model trio of Kirino , Ayase and Kanako in Oreimo. Powerpuff Girls Z , the main characters. Cho Hakkai, Genjo Sanzo and Sha Gojyo are the main characters in Saiyuki , who each respectively have brown, blonde and red hair.
Then, simply throw Son Goku into the mix for a distinction between light brown and dark brown. An interesting variation in Slayers: Lina red , Gourry blonde and Amelia black with stylized purple highlights.
The chimera Zelgadis has light purple hair , but Word of God allegedly put his human hair color as a dark brown , despite an anime flashback having his human hair color the same shade of purple his chimeric hair is.
Erstin, Nina and Arika in Mai-Otome. Then, Mirajane white , Gildartz brownish and Erza redhead. Also, there Lucy blonde , Wendy blue and, again, Erza redhead. At a point when Erza is out of the picture, Lucy and Wendy team up with another redhead, Flare, to take down some opponents. The chapter is appropriately titled "Red, Blue, Blond, Fight!
They're also the Three Faces of Eve. In Tsuritama , we have Haru, Natsuki and Yuki. Gintoki, Kagura and Shinpachi from Gintama. Matt, Tai and Izzy from Digimon Adventure.
There's also the girls, Mimi dirty blonde before she dyes her hair pink, Kari light brunette and Sora burnt orange. For the guys, we also have the blue-for-brown variant of Matt, Joe and Izzy. The three villains in Gankutsuou , at least when they were young - de Villefort blond , Fernand brunette and Danglars redhead. Code Geass has the three female members of the student council at the beginning of the series - Milly blonde , Nina brunette , and Shirley redhead.
The three main girls in Yuyushiki falls into this trope: Yui blonde , Yukari brunette and Yuzuko redhead.
The three main characters of Death Note are this, albeit not all female: Misa is blonde and most certainly the dumb one , L has black hair and he's certainly brainy , and Light is a redhead and, well, "fiery" is one word for him. Today's Cerberus has Cerberus' human three selves having different hair colors depending on who is in control: Rinko red hair , Minami bluenette , and Aoi blonde.
Akari reddish brown hair , Miria blonde , and Sara bluenette. The French sisters also count: Marianne blonde , Catherine dark pink , and Angelina brunette. Kanon black hair , Hinata reddish brown hair , and Shouko blonde. Mostly gender-flipped in Bokura no Hentai. Marika has sometimes greenish blonde hair, Osamu has dark blue hair, and Ryousuke is a redhead. Aoi is honey-blonde, Ema is the brunette, while Shizuka is the redhead.
The three most common forms of Honey Kisaragi in all versions of the Cutey Honey franchise are her civilian form blonde , Hurricane Honey brunette , and Cutey Honey redhead. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure first half of part 3 Stardust Crusaders has black-haired Jotaro Kujo , the bright red-haired Noriaki Kakyoin , and the silver haired Polnareff in a manly gender-flipped version.
The female trio of the Deucalion in Aldnoah. Rayet red , Inko black and Nina light brown. The female members of Nextwave: