And kissing is the only way to get her out of the coma but he didn't know that at the time. They can't say no. Oh yeah, like I'm the only one thinking it. The Abridged Series This is a kissing trope most common in anime and manga; the setting is a bedroom, or simply a place to rest, and two characters, one often harboring unrequited feelings for the other.
The premise is that one character is unconscious, whether previously knocked out, feverish, comatose , in a drunken stupor, or simply asleep; the other falls for "their attractive sleeping face" , and unable to resist, leans in to lock lips This situation will progress differently depending on the genre of the series, and the status of the characters.
They may or may not pull it off, resulting in an Indirect Kiss , First Kiss , etc. It is not unknown for the other person to be feigning sleep when they realize that the character might kiss them.
Frequently used in shojo series and shonen love comedies, where the girl's vulnerability seems irresistible to the male character. This trope is fairly gender-equitable, though, as girls are also prone to this urge. If someone is attracted to a person who is unconscious, that is known as somnophilia. Some people take things a bit further than kissing, and out-and-out have sex with someone who is unconscious. In Real Life , this is a form of rape, as unconscious people cannot give any kind of consent, informed or otherwise, and it's second only to necrophilia in creepy factor.
And some people deliberately set out to do this to people by Slipping a Mickey into their drinks or otherwise rendering them unconscious before making their move. Sister Trope to Converse with the Unconscious. Compare with Slain in Their Sleep. Contrast Kiss of Life , which is often mistaken for this, and I Love the Dead , which is about kissing and doing further things with a corpse. One common reason why Orderlies Are Creeps in fiction is that they're often portrayed as being into this.
A Geico commercial parodies Sleeping Beauty by having the prince try to kiss the princess, but she doesn't wake up. After the prince gives up and leaves, the princess wakes up and expresses her relief at the prince being gone. She then starts watching TV. It's what you do. Tina and Kaoru are forced to spend a night in a love hotel chaste, since they're only friends , on account of rain and having missed the homebound trains. While Kaoru is asleep, Tina silently debates with herself about kissing him.
Judging from her thoughts the next day, she went through with it several times and seemed alternately happy, but regretful at taking advantage of him. Tina and Aoi have each kissed a sleeping Kaoru on several occasions, starting when Aoi and Kaoru were toddlers. Aoi usually told Kaoru about it afterward. Tina, for whatever reason , didn't. Also, those Bedmate Reveals indicate that the girls living in the manor have no qualms about entering Kaoru's room, climbing into his bed, and cuddling up with him - all while he's fast asleep.
Setsuna kisses Sara in her sleep. It's bonus points, as they happen to be blood siblings. And their mother catches him in the act. This is a subversion, in that Sara was really awake but pretended to be asleep because she wanted Setsuna to kiss her.
One strip has England being almost molested by his Sitcom Arch Enemy France while he's bedridden because of a really bad cold. However, America walks in on them and France has to back off. Played for Squick when the King of Midland begins molesting his daughter, Princess Charlotte, as she lay sleeping. He then proceeds to undress her and tries to rape her. She woke up to this part, fought him off, and ran away from home.
During the Eclipse, Casca was unconscious when Griffith, reborn as demon god Femto, started molesting her in front of a trapped Guts.
When she wakes up, however, what happens next is the most horrifying part of the series. In Blade of the Immortal , Rin is harboring a reverse Bodyguard Crush for her bodyguard Manji, so when he passes out after a particularly exhausting adventure she takes the opportunity to plant one of these on him. Before departing to Hueco Mundo, Ulquiorra gives Orihime the choice of a single person to visit with the catch she cannot be seen by them.
She visits the unconscious and badly injured Ichigo to say goodbye and heal him. However, she also confesses her feelings; she leans in to kiss him but is unable to go through with it.
Near the end of episode 43, Julia kisses an unconscious David in the hospital after he takes the bullet for her. Mikoto woke up at the last second and punched her. In Chrono Crusade , Chrono comes down with a fever, and Rosette is told by a Fortune Teller that the way to cure a fever is to kiss the ill person.
Rosette finally gets the courage to try it on Chrono while he's sleeping. During the One year before story, Kyou spots Tomoya taking a nap, and before she does anything, Sunohara catches her and immediately realizes what she's thinking. When he calls Kyou out on it, well poor Sunohara. Applies in A Cruel God Reigns when Jeremy accompanies Pansy to a party where he is heavily drugged, carried into a room, and gang raped.
Although not completely unconscious and he ingested the drugs of his own will, he cannot stand and Ian and Savage had to physically carry him to Savage's car. Angel manga only Dark tries kissing Risa who's in bed with a fever only to get caught by Riku.
To be fair he was probably using healing magic. Kurosaki plants one of the on-the-cheek variety on Teru while she's in bed ill. She's only half unconcious, but she's woozy and feverish enough to not recognize him, and it's implied she may have fallen asleep again anyway right after she finishes speaking to him and before he kisses her. Subverted in Detective Conan. Takagi looked like he was passed out during file , a bit before Sato kissed him but was perfectly conscious afterward.
The Shonen Tantei Dan had used the excuse that Takagi had just taken medication before, so Sato and Takagi actually got to kiss, instead of the usual issue where they almost kiss, but always fail.
In the first arc of Dragon Ball , Oolong drug Goku and Bulma with sleeping powder so he can fondle Bulma while she's unconscious. Fortunately, Yamcha and Puar accidentally ruin his plans when they break into the trailer to steal the Dragon Balls. Lampshaded and averted in Eureka Seven: Talho jokingly accused Renton of wanting to "do lewd things" to the sleeping Eureka.
Played for laughs in the Excel Saga intro, when Watanabe almost does this to Hyatt , but she slams him into a wall. When Dee finds that Ryo has fallen asleep, he takes a moment to thank the Lord for this opportunity, and leans in. Ryo wakes up when their lips meet Dee has his eyes closed, so he doesn't realize that Ryo awoke , is ticked off at first, but then decides that being kissed by Dee isn't so bad after all, and even closes his eyes again.
In the second light novel of The Familiar of Zero , Saito started undressing Louise while she was asleep so he could have sex with her.
In Fractale , Phryne kisses Clain in his sleep in Episode After their second kiss in Fruits Basket , Kyo admits to Tohru that he first kissed her while she was unconscious.
To be fair, Tohru actually did regain consciousness and say some comforting words to him when she noticed he was crying. He simply didn't realize that she'd once again fainted before he kissed her. Kaname almost kisses Sousuke after he fell asleep when she finished cutting his hair. She restrains herself, however, because she felt embarrassed that she would want to take advantage of him in his sleep.
So instead, she stops herself by dunking his head in water. Tessa has no qualms about trying to take advantage of Sousuke while he's sleeping. The first time, she actually does manage to sneak into his bed.
The second time, however, she's shown to quietly try to sneak to him, only to be caught by Mao who proceeds to handcuff herself to her, so as to make sure she doesn't try anything funny with Sousuke while he's unconscious. Tessa also tries to kiss Sousuke in Full Metal Panic?
Fumoffu when he was dragged unconscious out of the school pool after belly-flopping in to try and save her. She loudly and dramatically declares that he needs CPR and as she leans in to put her mouth to his, Kaname pulls her back by the hair and angrily points out that he doesn't need it. Imagine for a moment if this were Kurz instead of Mao Made more disturbing by the fact that, as her name implies, she was a ghost, and at the same time, appeared much younger than the person she was molesting.
In Girl Friends , Mari kisses Akko while the latter is asleep. As she's still just realising her feelings for Akko she's quite torn up with guilt about this and what it means. Shungo nearly does this to Reika, thinking it necessary to revive her. When she wakes up in his arms minutes later: Don't tell me you've been doing this and that while I was unconscious? Actually, do it while I can remember!
Except he defends himself against her while he's sleeping. Hilshire is shot during an operation and his cyborg Triela has to remove the bullet. Triela has just discovered the details of her tragic past ; realising she's a Morality Chain to her handler, Triela decides to walk out on Hilshire after he passes out from the shock.
She's unable to do so, rushing back inside the room and kissing Hilshire whilst making an Anguished Declaration of Love. In Hana-Kimi , after Sano rescues Mizuki from being raped , they fall off a cliff and Mizuki sprains her ankle. Later, she develops a bad fever and passes out. Sano kisses her while she's unconscious and takes care of her until help arrives. On the other hand, the 'waking up naked under the same blanket' bit was just a prank played on them by a friend who didn't approve of them skipping school to play video games.
Parodied during the student film episode "The Adventures of Asahina Mikuru". The star is Mikuru as the battle waitress from the future, who faints at one point and is carried to the home of Itsuki Koizumi, her in-movie love-interest. After putting her to bed, he silently deliberates over this, and gets very close to kissing her.