There’s never been anything like the Harry Potter Fandom before. It’s massive, it’s creative, and it’s lasted for over 20 years. Harry Potter’s Fanbase stretches across gender, racial, and economic divides, over multiple generations, and throughout the world!
In its long and colorful history, from children’s book to massive blockbuster movie series, Harry Potter has brought fans together in incredible – and sometimes unexpected – ways.
Think Harry Potter’s legacy is over? Think you know all that Harry Potter has to offer?
For this, the 20th Anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, we’ve gathered 20 of the most inspiring – and unusual – internet communities in the Harry Potter Fandom to show how they’re continuing the Harry Potter legacy, with everything from sophisticated Fandom statistics to Harry Potter Party Ideas!
FanaticalFics is a Harry Potter podcast that focuses specifically on fanfiction and the fanfiction community. Check out their 27th episode where they talk about our presentation on increasing Fanfiction awareness and accessibility at Leaky Con!
Toasty Stats offers statistical models, data, and infographics on all things Fandom! Over the years she has analyzed everything from if the 2016 US Presidential Election to a mega-work investigating gender representation in canon and Fandom works. If your curious about who is involved in Fandom or what they tend to do, this is the tumblr for you!
CentrumLumina gathers and analyses annual statistics on fanfiction relationship choices and racial representation on Archiveofourown.com to make informative charts, essays, and sorted lists. Ever wonder how the casting choices of our source material affects the racial representation in our fanfictions? Don’t miss out on this blog!
Quality Fanart makes Fan Art more accessible by making collections of the highest quality Fan Art on the internet. Its curated lists are universally gorgeous and intensely inspirational.
Gaby Pie curates Fandom Pinterest boards that will blow your mind. She’s got boards for every Fandom, collecting every screenshot, Fan Art, and meme you could ever wish for!
For the Love of Harry is a pinterest account that focuses on bringing everything Harry Potter into your home – through clothing, gifts, jewelry, cosplay costume ideas, and more! Its blog covers everything from How To Display Harry Potter Minis to the best of Harry Potter Cosplay Costumes. Combine your love of Harry Potter with your desire to collect, craft, and create at this incredible fan site!
Harry Potter Cast brings Harry Potter to Instagram! Harry Potter Cast collects the best Fandom images including memes, fan art, screenshots and cast photographs!
Follow Catch My Party for the best of themed party ideas, photographs, and creations! Its got everything from Harry Potter birthday party ideas to 21 Ways to Make Butterbeer! Get ready for your next Yule Ball with the best Harry Potter party board in the Fandom!
Ever wondered what would it look like if Harry Potter were read as a sacred text and studied the same way we dig into religious texts? No? We bet you are now! The concept behind this podcast is wonderfully creative and offers a unique take on rereading the Harry Potter series.
Ever wondered what it’d be like to read the Harry Potter series as an adult, without the help of nostalgia? Potterless is a comedic podcast that follows one grown man as he reads the Harry Potter series for the very first time and finds every plot hole, rant, and source of hilarity possible. Be part of the journey and get ready to laugh until you cry!
Potterotica dives deep into the world of fanfiction with a winning combination: erotic fanfiction, Harry Potter characters, and hilarious commentary. Listen to its incredible cast read fanfiction aloud in the best of NSFW podcast hilarity.
Hogwarts Radio is a Harry Potter podcast that’s been running for over ten years! Started in 2008, Hogwarts Radio covers everything from Fandom news to favorite fan theories to Harry Potter Game-Shows.
MuggleCast is one of the longest-running Harry Potter podcasts, originally started in 2005! Each podcast covers Harry Potter news and favorite fan theories, including content from the Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts canon!
Follow this nerdy podcast for the latest information on pop culture, Harry Potter, and general Fandom news by professional actresses and youtubers Tessa Netting and Anna Brisbin!
Ever wish fanfictions had audiobook versions? They do! And they’re incredible, often supported with musical clips, cover art, and more. Amplificathon is a podfic-centered community that aims to promote and support podfic creation throughout the Fan’verse! It offers podfic tutorials and two annual podfic challenges to encourage podficcers to come together and create podfics for us all to enjoy.
Auralphonic is a podcast series discussing podfic creation, organization, and recommendations. If you’re interested in how podfics are made and who makes them, check out Auralphonic!
Podfics-recs is a tumblr page devoted to helping you find the best podfics out there! Finally there’s a way to listen to fanfiction on the go, with this incredibly curated collection of fanfiction audiobooks!
This website is a Podfic lover’s home away from home. Devoted to preserving and promoting podfics across the Fan’verse, Audiofic provides file hosting for podficcers so we can access their incredible work. Check out their incredible work and find a new podfic today!
Will you be part of Dumbedore’s Army? Are you looking to give back to your community? The HP Alliance makes activism accessible through the power of the Harry Potter Fandom. They’re an international organization spread across a huge host of local chapters, so you can easily find a community near you!
The Protego Foundation is a Harry Potter inspired animal rights organization that focuses on protecting and preserving wildlife in both the magical and muggle world. Get involved today!
So there you have it! Harry Potter has inspired everything from animal rights activism to international community service.
The Fandom never misses a chance to inspire and promote fanfiction, fanart, and podfic communities, so there’s always a new way to celebrate Harry Potter and get involved!
Feeling inspired? Plan a Harry Potter party, support more fan works, and join this extraordinarily dynamic Fandom!
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