Fannish Dolls

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Fannish Dolls are dolls made by fans to look like pre-existing characters or, sometimes, objects associated with the fandom such as video game consoles. Characters with speaking roles are the most common inspirations, but there are also a lot of dolls made for "mascot" type characters, such as animals or objects. They may be knit, made of cloth or other materials. Such dolls may also be called "plushies," particularly in anime, manga, and webcomic fandoms.

Sometimes fans dress up existing dolls in clothes that make them look like characters from shows. Other popular activities include posing Ken Dolls in suggestive positions or using dolls to enact episodes (for example, Wobblevision).