Fantasy fandom

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Harry Potter fans dressed up in replica robes of Professor McGonagall, Harry Potter and Severus Snape.

Fantasy fandom is a fandom and commonality of fans of the fantasy genre.[1]

It revolves around popular media franchises belonging to the fantasy genre[2] and can include collective fan works of these fantasy franchises and events that celebrate franchises of the genre[3] as well as characters belonging to that genre.[4]

Examples of fan clubs devoted to stories and franchises of fantasy and include Disneyana fanclub,[5] The Tolkien Society in appreciation of works by J. R. R. Tolkien[6] and National Fantasy Fan Federation [1941–present].

In more recent times, the development of the Internet has also taken fandom communities online.[7]

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