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Fantasy is a genre of fiction set in a fictional universe, often inspired by real world myth and folklore. Its roots are in oral traditions, which then became fantasy literature and drama.

Fantasy often makes an appearance as epic fantasy inspired by the middle ages in Europe. However, fantasy can be inspired by various times and places.

Visual

  • Sunlit landscapes
  • Forests
  • Castles
  • Ruins of old buildings and castles
  • Mist, sunrise, sunset
  • Swords and daggers
  • Scrolls of parchment
  • Books, both old and new
  • Crystal, gemstones and stones
  • Handmade wands
  • Old maps
  • Potions and poisons
  • Tiny potion bottles
  • Interesting keys
  • Horses, wolves and other animals
  • Dragons
  • Tiny chests
  • Beautiful waterfalls
  • Dragons

Fashion

  • Long cloaks
  • Loose hooded trench coats, with lots of inner pockets
  • White poet shirts (or just regular white shirts with puff sleeves)
  • Cool leather belts, all of 'em
  • Brown corduroy jeans
  • Combat or leather boots
  • Medieval style / viking fashion
  • Brass accessories
  • Hair combs
  • Brass belts
  • Linen dresses
  • Princess dresses
  • Ball gowns
  • Corsets
  • Crowns or tiaras
  • Knives, daggers, or swords

Activities

  • Reading a fantasy book by a tree
  • Binge watching fantasy movies and TV shows
  • Imagining whole new realms while meditating
  • Writing your own stories and tales never written nor told before
  • Creating original characters
  • Archery
  • Fencing
  • Playing Dungeons and Dragons with your party till midnight
  • Throwing daggers or knives
  • Horse riding
  • Spending time with all of your animal friends
  • Art; draw, paint and craft to your heart's content
  • Embroidery, weaving, spinning, or other historical crafts
  • Being in nature, walking through the woods
  • Nurturing your plants/pets
  • Chilling in a treehouse
  • Playing roleplaying game tabletop

Media

Anime & Manga

  • Sailor Moon
  • A Lull In The Sea

Books

  • Eragon and the Inheritance Cycle
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  • Dragonlance series
  • Ella Enchanted
  • Game of Thrones series
  • Harry Potter series
  • His Dark Materials trilogy
  • Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard
  • Mary Poppins
  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
  • One Thousand and One Nights
  • Percy Jackson & the Olympians
  • Rangers Apprentice
  • School for Good and Evil
  • Stardust
  • The Chronicles of Narnia
  • The Heroes of Olympus
  • The Hobbit or There and Back Again
  • The Kane Chronicles
  • The Land of Stories
  • The Lord of the Rings series
  • The Magicians
  • The Realm of the Elderlings
  • The Trials of Apollo
  • The Wings of Fire series
  • Twisted tales
  • The Folk of the Air
  • Inkheart series
  • The city of ember trilogy

Movies & Film

  • Disney Princess Movies
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • Kiki’s Delivery Service
  • The Lord of the Rings
  • The Princess Bride
  • Ponyo
  • Spirited Away
  • Turning red

Series

  • My Little Pony : Friendship is Magic
  • Once Upon a Time
  • The witcher
  • Ragnarok
  • Dark Crystal

Resources

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