Annoyed by her, they tell her that every time she gets hungry, she turns into a diva, and offer her a Snickers bar. After taking the first bite, it turns out that she is a young man too, who literally turned into a diva.
In fact, the campaign started with a Super Bowl spot where a guy turns into Betty White. He has a roommate who turns out to be a gay crossdresser who also looks feminine.
Him believing that he can't stay in the girls dorm as a boy runs away and accidentally saves a witch from the police who wants to grant him a wish. She misunderstands the wish and turns him into a female.
The entire series is him trying to find her again and change his gender back. Both of Ranma's forms have their own Love Dodecahedron , though most pairings are unrequited. Particularly for the female "Ranma-chan" , who has no interest in guys because his mind stays that of a straight male.
A surprising number of examples exist in Rumiko Takahashi's first major series Urusei Yatsura: In episode 68 "The Groom's Name Is Ryuunosuke" the alien princess Kurama tries to use a gender changing cannon on the resident Wholesome Crossdresser into a real man, unfortunately through a series of mishaps Ataru is turned into a female instead.
In episode "Revenge of the Protozoa: Poolside Rampage", Ataru and Mendo get sent back to the dawn of time while Adam and Eve are send to the future. The cosmic forces that be apparently decide that the human race must continue and Mendo is turned into a female. Ataru seems a little too pleased. In episode "An Importunate Happiness Salesman Blue Bird", Ataru gains the power to change anyone he touches into a woman, for perverted purposes of course.
Fujinami gains the power to turn anyone he touches into a man in order to try and turn his daughter Ryuunosuke into the son he always wanted. In the manga Ame Nochi Hare , there are not just one, but five protagonists who were transformed into girls after a freak thunderstorm.
The effects are temporary but they will transform whenever there's rain. In Asuka Hybrid, Asuka got magically turned into a girl by a mystery woman and a misinterpreted wish. Remix Heart is a Blazblue spin off manga whose protagonist Mai Natsume gets transformed into a girl right before the start of the series. She is then sent to a boarding school under a false name where she lives together with a group of other girls. The series covers Mai's attempts to adjust to life as a girl as well as its effects on her personal identity.
In Boku Girl , the lead character is a very girly looking guy, and Loki the trickster god decides to screw with him by making him into an actual girl. Kenzo in Blue Drop: Tenshi no Bokura has been turned into a girl by aliens intent on conducting sexual experiments on human beings. After a partially successful suicide attempt the main character has his brain transplanted in the body of a young woman.
He then goes back to school seeking vengeance on the girls who drove him to jump off the cliff in the first place, only to strike up a Gender-Bender Friendship with his old crush instead. She uses it because she hears that's the type of woman her crush likes; sadly, her eccentric dad neglected to tell her that it will make her a mature and sexy man. One she turns into whenever her heart rate increases, which happens all too often when she's near her crush.
She goes on to make friends with several guys who turn into girls, all with different triggers. The title character's entire family changes sex whenever they get sexually aroused, which means a he will have to be the "girl" in any future relationship and b the person he always thought of as his father is actually his mother.
The second half of the manga Gacha Gacha , Gacha Gacha Secret volume six and onward has a malfunctioning virtual-reality pod turn a guy into the game's female instructor whenever he sneezes. Unlike most he never even tries to reverse it , and instead becomes friends with the girl he likes to get to know her better and get closer to her as a guy.
Towards the end, the game's developers get him to try to cure it, as—per the manga's approach to science — each switch causes reversible but fatal without treatment brain damage.
The protagonist Eita Chinami from Idol Pretender gets turned into a girl overnight when he mistook the "female beauty" pills as cold medicine.
The story centers around Chinami becoming an idol, trying to earn lots of money to purchase the same pills in order to change himself back. Birdy the Mighty , in which the female title character has to share her body with a boy after she accidentally kills him.
They are still discrete bodies, with Birdy able to switch them and assume control over Tsutomu at will. There is a short-lived exception to this, when Birdy receives heavy physical and mental trauma after a battle, and Tsutomu becomes the default personality, while stuck in Birdy's body. Girl Meets Girl , space aliens reanimate a shy, diminutive and sensitive Ordinary High-School Student as a girl after they 'accidentally' crush him under their crashing spaceship.
Unlike some other examples of this trope no "cure" is even possible so Hazumu stays a girl, and seems quite a bit happier that way. Nozomu Nozomi is about a pubescent boy ironically teased for having a big penis who is forced to dress as a cheerleader to redeem a bet made by his coach and discovers an interest in crossdressing that is just as strong as his love of baseball. After suffering an inexplicable spontaneous sex change when he almost gets caught wearing his younger sister's clothing he continues to live as boy "crossdressing" as a girl in secret until he hits puberty and starts feminizing in ways that can no longer be hidden.
He eventually uses their Strong Family Resemblance to change places with his tomboyish Schoolgirl Lesbian sister who had been genderbending the other way. In Nyotai-ka a goddess turns an internet chatroom G. And he still keeps the frilly pink dress. To top it all off, the love interest is very much in love with this form.
In Maomarimo , a boy takes his twin sister's place in a non-bloody Virgin Sacrifice , and gets turned into a girl. More than that, this character thoroughly believes that she is male offline, and is offended at the idea that she isn't.
This is part because of the incredible trauma she's been through at the hands of her abusive father and the fact that her memory was tampered with by a psychotic AI. Maze Megaburst Space is a complicated example. The straightest example is when a hex meant to seal her powers results in Female Maze inhabiting Male Maze's body when night falls. The next day, Male Maze is in control of Female Maze's body in order to fight some thugs.
After that, Female Maze and Male Maze occupy their respective bodies as normal, and continue to do so for the rest of the series. The Sailor Starlights from the final season of the anime —the manga has them as simple crossdressers.
Just to clarify, they aren't "men who turn into women to fight" but "men who revert to being women to fight", everything points to them having been born female. In the Sailor Moon manga, and its parent manga Codename: Sailor V , Usagi and Minako use their disguise devices to disguise themselves as men on a few occasions. It isn't clarified how far reaching this disguise magic is. In the anime, Miketsukami transforms into a female version of himself to try and help Ririchiyo feel comfortable around him.
In the anime, this happened in the OVA episode in Ayakashi Hall, but in the manga it was done throughout Ririchiyo's day at school. In the manga, there is a bonus chapter in Volume 9 where Watanuki changes his form into a female swimsuit model.
Nobara tells him that he doesn't have the proportions right, so he transforms into Karuta instead, matching the details of her body perfectly and spending the rest of the chapter in her form. Naruto has a special technique called "Oiroke no Jutsu" usually known in Western fandom as "Sexy no Jutsu" thanks to fan translations, officially translated by Viz as the "Sexy Jutsu" , used occasionally near the beginning of the series, where he temporarily turns into a cute, naked girl in order to give his opponents The Nose Bleed.
It's stated that this is a "very easy technique" as the normal disguise technique is standard for any ninja this one just transforms into a non-existent female ; however, it's also a reference to the fact that Naruto has a kyuubi fox spirit within him. Traditionally, they had the power to shapeshift into beautiful human women. In the earlier editions of the Ultimate Ninja video game series, this is one of Naruto's special attacks.
Users of the Sharingan technique can copy the special attacks of their opponents. The results are about as entertaining as you could imagine. And Eiji's a cat, to boot. A a mischievous spirit twists Megumi's wish to be a "man among men" and turns him into a beautiful girl instead. Nobody except Megumi and her best friend remember she was ever male.
It's eventually revealed that she'd been a girl all along and the spirit had hypnotized them into believing she'd once been male because he lacked the power to actually change her sex. Shishunki Bitter Change is a departure from the norm for this premise, since the gender swap between two elementary school students ends up becoming a permanent situation, and wacky hijinks associated with it are absent.
It's a bit of a Deconstruction of the genre, since the two of them end up living double lives, and by the time they get into high school, they've spent almost as much time as each other as themselves. This is the basic premise of the story. There's only one catch, he has become said heroine.
Everyone in the world of Simoun is born female, and doesn't commit to a permanent sex until age Cinderella Boy is about two detectives a man and a woman who are badly injured in a car accident and put back together in the same body by an ambiguous doctor—they switch places with each other at the stroke of midnight, with the twist that neither one can remember what the other did while in control of the body.
Science Ninja Team Gatchaman: Berg Katse changes gender, at first at random, then on whim. The Vision of Escaflowne: Allen Schezar's long-lost sister Celena isn't so much lost as "transformed by lunatic Emperor Donkirk into Ax-Crazy antagonist Dilandau". Kuu can be either female or male and is comfortable in either form. Kuu seems to prefer female form, though.
One episode of The Tower of Druaga: The Aegis of Uruk had the entire main party switch genders as a result of a magical trap. Ahmey and Kaaya in particular found the experience quite distressing, as they were unaccustomed to walking with the, er, alteration in body balance.
Yubel seems to self-identify as female but is a hermaphrodite, with the Japanese version possessing a male voice about half the time. Further complicating issues are the fact that in the past lives of Yubel and Judai, they were apparently both male. Pretty Face is about someone whose face was constructed to look like a girl's, but still remained physically male except for some fake breasts that he occasionally uses. Vampire Doll with the added subtitle of Guilt-Na-Zan in the west is a Gender Bender story about a vampire aristocrat called Guilt-Na-Zan who was vanquished many years ago and later brought back by the descendant of the man who offed him.
Because the descendant is a perv with a Moe obsession, he brought Guilt-Na-Zan back in the form of a cute teenage girl by placing the vampire's soul into a wax doll, Guilt-Na-chan.
Guilt-Na-chan can become Guilt-Na-Zan for brief periods when s he drinks the blood of the girl Guilt-Na-chan was modeled on the resurrector's little sister, which implies he has a crush on his sister. Ayu needed to beat Hiroki in a tennis match as the girls' and boys' tennis clubs were feuding over the use of the school tennis courts and had bet on a match between the two.
So when Ayu says she could use a spell to make her strong, Nina casts a Gender Bender spell without thinking much. While Ayu was able to pass herself of as her own cousin all the spell did was throw Ayu's balance and timing off because of the size and strength difference. Later Nina and Ayu both use the spell because of mildly convoluted reasons surrounding a triple date.