The long wait is finally over! The exciting seeding round for our Women in Fiction March Madness competition has closed, and we have our 64 contestants! Listen in as the gang goes through each character and gives us insights to the first official round!
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Luna Lovegood from Harry Potter
Winry Rockbell from Full Metal Alchemist
Magic vs Science in our first epic battle!
Batgirl/Oracle aka Barbara Gordon from DC Comics
Riza Hawkeye from Full Metal Alchemist
I AM THE LAW!
Asami from Legend of Korra
Zoe Washburne from Firefly
I’m a leaf on the wind.
Mable from Gravity Falls
Eowyn from The Lord of the Rings
Before you tell us that “the book was better” let us know which volume?
Brienne of Tarth from Game of Thrones
Chloe from Life is Strange
Imagine this as a physical fight. That’s sort of funny, right?
Katara from Avatar: The Last Airbender
Elizabeth Swann from Pirates of the Caribbean
Water Bender vs Pirate King!
Donna Noble from Doctor Who
Velma from Scooby Doo
Wow, we’re really sorry about this one.
Connie Maheswaran from Steven Universe
Rose Tyler from Doctor Who
Even the Doctor can’t save this one.
Leia Organa from Star Wars
Captain Marvel aka Carol Danvers from Marvel Comics
General Organa is pulling rank on this one.
Sailor Moon from Sailor Moon
Ms. Marvel aka Kamala Khan from Marvel Comics
A Japanese Icon vs the first Muslim-American superhero.
Korra from Legend of Korra
Star Butterfly from Star Vs The Forces of Evil
Nicktoons vs. Disney XD!
Azula from Avatar: The Last Airbender
Wonder Woman from DC Comics
Hero vs Villain?
Leslie Knope from Parks and Rec
Peggy Carter from Agent Carter and Marvel Comics
We could have used a thousand more seasons of each.
Judy Hopps from Zootopia
Princess Bubblegum from Adventure Time
Cute, but with a violet edge.
Violet Baudelaire from A Series of Unfortunate Events
Merida from Brave
The real unfortunate event is when Merida puts an arrow through your eye.
Moana from Moana
Xena from Xena: The Warrior Princess
A battle of generations.
Garnet from Steven Universe
Monkey from Kubo and the Two Strings
OMG Monkey was such an amazing character! Kubo was a heart-breaking/heart-warming masterpiece! Garnet and the rest of the Crystal Gems are cool and all, but there’s only one Monkey! Frank’s going to start crying all over again, damnit.
Lisa Simpson from The Simpsons
Galadriel from The Lord of the Rings
Lisa Simpson wrote a terse essay about how Galadriel would have made a wonderful leader if only she trusted herself.
Furiosa from Mad Max: Fury Road
Captain Janeway from Star Trek: Voyager
In our fanfiction, Captain Janeway is a descendant of the long and powerful Furiosa line.
Professor McGonagall from Harry Potter
Mary Poppins from Mary Poppins
PROPER ENGLISH BATTLE!
Belle from Beauty and the Beast
Nausicaa from Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
Emma Watson takes no prisoners.
Toph Bei Fong from Avatar: The Last Airbender
Leela from Futurama
Just poke her in the eye already!
Pearl from Steven Universe
Lady Eboshi from Princess Mononoke
Let’s say these two characters have vastly different management styles.
Mulan from Mulan
Squirrel Girl aka Doreen Green from Marvel Comics
Squirrel Girl is an adorable every-person who comes out ahead because it is fun, but Mulan earned her status as the people’s champion!
Rey from Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Raven from Teen Titans and DC Comics
See what happens when Disney merges too many different companies??
Harley Quinn from DC Comics
Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games
Harley Quinn would have killed in the Hunger Games.
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Coraline from Coraline
Daria from Daria
Eponymous characters for the win!
Marceline the Vampire Queen from Adventure Time
Ellie from The Last of Us
Listen, we’re not saying you should be writing fanfic, but you totally should be writing fanfic.
Jyn Erso from Star Wars: Rogue One
Jessica Jones from Marvel Comics
Two survivors battle it out for rights to fight in the next round!
Zelda from The Legend of Zelda Series
Sansa Stark from Game of Thrones
Daenerys Targaeryen from Game of Thrones
Elphaba from Wicked
Daenerys doesn’t have the best history when it comes to dealing with witches…
Eleven from Stranger Things
Ariel from The Little Mermaid
Hey Ariel, are you sure you want to be a part of HER world??