List of fictional bears
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This is a list of fictional bears that appear in video games, film, television, animation, comics and literature. This also includes pandas, but not the unrelated red panda species. The list is limited to notable, named characters. This list is a subsidiary to the List of fictional animals article.
|Akakabuto||Ginga Nagareboshi Gin||A power-hungry bear from the fictional Japanese Mountains of Ohu. His name means "red-helmet", after the unusual red patch of fur lining his backbone. Bloodthirsty and full of wrath, he terrorizes the people in nearby villages and forms alliances with other powerful bears to build his own fortress in the mountains. He is the main villain in Ginga Nagareboshi Gin, and has a brief cameo in Ginga Legend WEED via narrated flashback.|
|Andy Panda||Walter Lantz||He has a girlfriend called Miranda Panda, and a father called Andrew Senior. They have appeared in many cartoons and comic books. One of his comic book adventures was drawn by Carl Barks. John Stanley also did Andy Panda comic book work.|
|Baloo||The Jungle Book (Disney)||Pilot of the transport plane "Sea Duck" from TaleSpin. (Character adaption of Baloo from 1967 animated film.) He is also a friend of Mowgli and Bagheera in The Jungle Book. Voiced by Phil Harris in the first film, John Goodman in the second film and Bill Murray in the CGI remake.|
|Barnacles||The Octonauts||The Captain of the Octonauts ship.|
|Barney Bear||Barney Bear||A grumpy brown bear, who finds it hard to cope with the annoyances around him.|
|Barry Bear||Angry Beavers|
|Bear||WordWorld||A bear that is made up of the words B, E, A and R.|
|Bi-Polar Bear||Queer Duck||One of Queer Duck's friends. He often makes bad jokes that he alone finds funny.|
|Big Mikey||Bunsen Is a Beast||A Black Bear that was given to and named after Mikey in the episode, Bearly Acceptable Behavior.|
|Blossom||Whisker Haven Tales with the Palace Pets||Mulan's panda cub and member of the Palace Pets.|
|Blubber Bear||Wacky Races||Luke's racing partner.|
|Bobo||The Simpsons||Mr Burns' treasured childhood teddy bear.|
|Bojan||Bojan the Bear||A painter who paints his own world with three colours.|
|Bongo||Fun and Fancy Free||A circus bear.|
|Boo Boo||The Yogi Bear Show
The Huckleberry Hound Show
|Boo-Boo Bear resides in Jellystone Park and would often question Yogi Bear about why they are trying to steal picnic baskets while evading Ranger Smith.|
|Boog||Open Season||Elliot's best friend and the protagonist of the film and its sequels. Voiced by Martin Lawrence and Mike Epps|
|Boris||64 Zoo Lane|
|Breezly||Breezly and Sneezly||A comical, resourceful, polar bear, who sticks with his friend Sneezly.|
|The Buddy Bears||Garfield and Friends||Singing annoying bears that 'always get along'.|
|Burble||Danger Rangers||A polar bear cartoon.|
|Burple Bear||Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends|
|Cindy Bear||The Yogi Bear Show||Yogi Bear's girlfriend. First appears as a blue bear in yellow garments, but is redesigned in Hey There, It's Yogi Bear!.|
|Corporal||Penguins of Madagascar||A polar bear who is the member of the North Wind.|
|Cub||Happy Tree Friends||Causes trouble, usually through dangerous activities while his father does not pay attention.|
|Disco Bear||Happy Tree Friends||A light orange-colored bear with an orange afro and sideburns who likes to dance to disco music. He wears 1970s style clothing, including a yellow leisure jacket, yellow bell-bottom pants, and orange and white dancing platform shoes.|
|Flippy||Happy Tree Friends||Flippy is a green male bear. He wears dog tags around his neck, a military uniform and a green beret with checkered crest on his head. He is a retired veteran soldier in the Army. He fought in the Weaponized Animal Regiment (The W.A.R), and has an obsession with making booby traps inspired by the Viet Cong, as well as a flashback of his experience of being held captive by them (as seen in Easy For You to Sleigh). But he sometimes "flips out" every time he sees or hears something related to war and kills anyone in sight; hence the name.|
|Fluffy||Duckman||One of Duckman's two Care Bear-esque teddy-bear office assistants. Fluffy is pink. Fluffy and his co worker Uranus try to get Duckman to act kindly and more politically correct.|
|George and Junior||Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoons||Two bears inspired by George and Lennie from John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men.|
|Ginko Yurishiro||Yuri Kuma Arashi|
|Gordon||Camp Lazlo||A bear bean scout.|
|Grizzly Bear||Happy Tree Friends||A male grizzly bear in the episode "Take a Hike".|
|Grizzly Bear||We Bare Bears||One of the three brothers trying to fit in with human society.|
|Grizzy||Grizzy and the Lemmings||A bear who constantly battles a clan of lemmings, with results that always end with both Grizzy and the lemmings losing in some bizarre, comical way.|
|Grizz Kodiak||The Mysteries of Alfred Hedgehog||local carpenter of Gnarly Woods.|
|Hei Bai||Avatar: The Last Airbender||Spirit of the forests that takes the animal form of a panda bear.|
|Humphrey B. Bear||Nine Network||A tall, shaggy honey-loving brown bear with a large, glossy nose, straw boater hat, tartan waist-coat and oversized yellow bow-tie.|
|Humphrey the Bear||Walt Disney shorts||A bear who usually harasses Donald Duck and park ranger J. Audubon Woodlore.|
|Ice Bear||We Bare Bears||One of the three brothers trying to fit in with human society.|
|Jack Bear||Goldie & Bear||Mama & Papa Bear's son who met Goldie, after she accidentally broke his favourite chair|
|Kenai||Brother Bear||An Alaskan Inupiat Inuit teenager who is transformed into a grizzly bear by Sitka's spirit in the Aurora after killing Koda's mother. Voiced by Joaquin Phoenix in the first film and Patrick Dempsey in the second film. Despite Kenai for his Native American appearance as an Eskimo his name means"Flat land"" in Athabascan language and is also named after Alaska's Kenai Peninsula Borough.|
|Kissyfur||Kissyfur||A little boy bear that lives with his father in the swamps.|
|Kit Cloudkicker||TaleSpin||Formerly an air pirate, then after escaping became a navigator for Baloo.|
|Koda||Brother Bear||An orphaned Alaskan grizzly bear cub, who becomes a great friend to Kenai. Voiced by Jeremy Suarez. Koda means"Friend" in Sioux language.|
|Kumajiro||Hetalia: Axis Powers||A pet polar bear owned by the personification of Canada. He is often shown to not recognize Canada as a joke that no one knows Canada, even his pet.|
|Life Beauty||Yuri Kuma Arashi|
|Life Cool||Yuri Kuma Arashi|
|Life Sexy||Yuri Kuma Arashi|
|Lil Jon||Walt Disney's Robin Hood||John Little (Robin Hood changed his name into Little John) is a legendary fellow outlaw of Robin Hood.|
|Lots-o'-Huggin' Bear||Toy Story 3||Stuffed bear that is the main antagonist in Toy Story 3.|
|Lulu Yurigasaki||Yuri Kuma Arashi|
|Lumpjaw||Fun and Fancy Free||Main antagonist to Bongo.|
|Malloy||Brickleberry||A very crude, racist, sexist grizzly bear cub that play video games.|
|Marezou||Girl Friend BETA|
|Master Yo||Yin Yang Yo!||Father and teacher of Yin and Yang.|
|Maxie||Chilly Willy||Maxie the polar bear is one of Chilly Willy's best friends. He is first seen in Polar Fright when he must take care not to wake up a dog. Maxie meets Chilly Willy in Chilly Chums when he saves Maxie from a hunter.|
|Molly Cunningham||TaleSpin||She is Rebecca Cunningham's yellow-furred, 6-year-old daughter.|
|Mor'du||Brave, The Legend of Mor'du||A violent, massive bear with the strength of ten men. Formerly a human Scottish prince, who was transformed by a spell he acquired in an attempt to defeat his brothers for total control of an ancient kingdom.|
|Mouk||Mouk||A globe-trotting bear.|
|Natsu||Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear|
|Norm||Norm of the North||The titular character, who has to prevent Greene Homes condos from arriving in the Arctic.|
|Oso||Special Agent Oso||The 21-year-old colorful special agent teddy bear who predominantly works on helping children perform tasks such as blowing bubbles, making a card or cleaning their rooms; he is the main character of the series.|
|Panda Bear||We Bare Bears||One of three brothers trying to fit in with human society.|
|Pants Bear||Pants Bear||The story of Pants Bear and his family started in 2018, but the true start of Pants Bear, the teddy bear, stretches back to the early 1990s in Finland. Where a special teddy bear with bright green pants found his way into the young hands of Dr. Taavi Kuisma, the now author of Pants Bear.|
|Panny||Panda! Go, Panda!|
|PapaPanda||Panda! Go, Panda!|
|Paw Paw Chuck||Paws & Tales||Grizzly bear and folksy mentor of C.J. Brown and his friends.|
|Peetie the Sexual Harassment Panda||South Park||A man known normally as Tom Morris, he is a misfit educational mascot dressed as a panda who teaches children about sexual harassment. He eventually becomes "Peetie the Don't Sue People Panda" to end the crisis of South Park citizens suing various people constantly.|
|Penny Ling||Littlest Pet Shop|
|Pepper||Summer Camp Island||A panda normally seen with his security blanket. He has a somewhat neurotic personality at times.|
|Peter the Panda||Phineas and Ferb||A secret agent panda from Seattle.|
|"Master" Po Ping||Kung Fu Panda||An energetic and overweight giant panda who becomes the Dragon Warrior.|
|Polar Bear||Shirokuma Cafe||The proprietor of the café, which serves organic foods and drinks and is popular with both humans and animals. He has a habit of making bad puns with his customers and friends, just for the amusement of hearing their retorts.|
|Pop||Happy Tree Friends||Cub's father, who usually causes misfortune for his son casually or through negligence.|
|Professor Paljas||Alfred J. Kwak|
|Punch||Hustle Punch||The main character: a street child bear.|
|Queen Elinor||Brave||Mérida's mother who is transformed into a bear for two days by her daughter's purchased spell with unforeseen consequences.|
|Rilakkuma||Rilakkuma||"Relax Bear" and his friend Korilakkuma, are a highly popular bear characters in Japan from the San-X Company.|
|Sebastian Star Bear||Sebastian Star Bear: First Mission||An extraterrestrial Star Bear from the Ursa Major constellation who flies to Earth in his CRYOG after hearing Griselda's plea for help.|
|Shao May||Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood|
|Sonya the Bear||Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted||King Julien's love interest.|
|The Squishy Bearz||Eek! The Cat||Parodic versions of the Care Bears, consisting of Kozy, Puffy, Wuz Wuz and Pierre.|
|SuperTed||SuperTed||A teddy bear, found to be defective in the toy factory he was made in, was discarded. A Spotty man found him there and Mother Nature brought him to life with her "cosmic dust".|
|Ted the Polar Bear||The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper||Starts off with a lonely Christmas until Private decides to get him a present.|
|Teddy Ruxpin||The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin||Better known as "The World's First Animated Talking Toy".|
|Teri||The Amazing World of Gumball||A paper cutout bear and student at Elmore Junior High.|
|The Hair Bear Bunch!||Help!... It's the Hair Bear Bunch!||Three fun-loving bears – the fast-talking Hair Bear (voiced by Daws Butler), bafflegab-talking Bubi Bear (voiced by Paul Winchell), and laid-back Square Bear (voiced by William Callaway) – who are always trying to find a way to escape from the Wonderland Zoo on some sort of get-rich-quick scheme, or a wild night of fun.|
|The Hillbilly Bears||The Hillbilly Bears||The Hillbilly Bears, a Hanna-Barbera Productions animated television series, featuring Paw Rugg, Maw Rugg, Floral Rugg, and Shag Rugg.|
|The Three Bears||Looney Tunes||The Three Bears are a family that consists of Papa Bear (sometimes called Henry), Mama Bear, and Junior Bear (sometimes spelled Junyer or Joonyer).|
|Tim the Bear||The Cleveland Show||One of Cleveland and Donna's neighbors in Stoolbend. He is thirty-five years old and lives with his wife, Arianna, and his son, Raymond. He has deep religious convictions (often attending Stoolbend Community Church and having his honeymoon in Israel). He works as a telemarketer at Waterman Cable.|
|Umka||Umka||A polar bear cub, who befriended a boy from Nenets tribe. However, people left this territory, and Umka decides to find the boy.|
|Uranus||Duckman||One of Duckman's two Care Bear-esque teddy-bear office assistants. Uranus is blue. Uranus and his co worker Fluffy try to get Duckman to act kindly and more politically correct.|
|Victor||Victor & Maria|
|Vincent||Over The Hedge||An American black bear who is the antagonist from the film.|
|Yogi Bear||The Yogi Bear Show
The Huckleberry Hound Show
|Yogi Bear resides in Jellystone Park and would often try to steal picnic baskets while evading Ranger Smith.|
|Zozi||Bartok the Magnificent|
|Ambrose||Rupert the Chick||Arthur White||Best friend of Rupert the Chick.|
|Anne Marie Doddel||Tom Poes||Marten Toonder||Love interest and later wife of Olivier B. Bommel.|
|Bamse||Bamse||Rune Andréasson||The strongest bear in the whole world.|
|Barnstable Bear||Pogo||Walt Kelly||A simple-minded bear.|
|Bear||Bear (comic)||Jamie Smart|
|Biffo the Bear||The Beano||Dudley D. Watkins|
|Birre Beer||Birre Beer||Phiny Dick, Ton Beek, Andries Brandt, Eiso Toonder||A naïve little bear who lives in a forest with his friends Socratov the mouse and Mirre, the daughter of a woodsman.|
|Bobby Bear||Bobby Bear||Kitsie Bridges, Dora McLaren, Wilfred Haughton, Meg|
|Brommy & Tommy||Brommy & Tommy||Jan Dirk van Exter||Two cute little bears who are good friends.|
|Mrs. Bruin||Tiger Tim (aka The Bruin Boys)||Julius Stafford Baker, Herbert Sydney Foxwell ||A female bear who works as a teacher. The character was originally a hippopotamus named Mrs. Hippo.|
|Brummel||Brummel und Knickebein||Rolf Kauka||A bear whose sidekick is Knickebein the raven.|
|Bussi Bär||Bussi Bär||Rolf Kauka||A little bear whose comic strip ran from 1973 until 2013.|
|Cornelius Bear||Achewood||Chris Onstad|
|Demon Bear||New Mutants||Chris Claremont, Bob McLeod|
|Fuzz||Fuzz & Pluck||Ted Stearn||A naïve, gullible teddy bear with self-doubt.|
|Genma Saotome||Ranma ½||Rumiko Takahashi|
|Giorgione||Pinky||Massimo Mattioli||Best friend of Pinky the rabbit.|
|Gohin||Beastars||Paru Itagaki||One of the main characters. A giant panda who acts as a doctor and therapist for carnivores in the Black Market|
|Io||Marvel Comics||Greg Pak, Gang Hyuk Lim||A "half-moon" bear spirit sealed inside a magic mask. Companion to Crescent. From Earth-616|
|Jasper the Bear||Jasper the Bear||James Simpkins||Debuted in a gag comic and later became mascot of Jasper National Park |
|Kozlov Leifonovich Grebnev||Biomega||Tsutomu Nihei|
|Lord Noriyuki||Usagi Yojimbo||Stan Sakai|
|Nestor||Moky et Poupy||Roger Bussemy||Pet bear of two Native American children, Moky and Poupy.|
|Olivier B. Bommel (Oliver B. Bumble)||Tom Poes||Marten Toonder||A bear who lives like a nobleman. Best friend of Tom Poes.|
|Panda||Panda||Marten Toonder||A little intelligent panda bear.|
|Peter||Snowdrop's Zoo||Arnold Warden||A sidekick of Chic the clown.|
|Ping||Jungle Jinks||Mabel Francis Taylor||A panda friend of the main cast.|
|Placid||Placid et Muzo ||José Cabrero Arnal|
|Pooky||Garfield||Jim Davis||Garfield's Teddy Bears|
|Popol et Virginie||Popol Out West||Hergé||Two bears who visit the United States where they encounter Native American rabbits.|
|P.T. Bridgeport||Pogo||Walt Kelly||A flamboyant impresario and traveling circus operator named after P.T. Barnum, with a theatrical speech pattern and carnival barker's sales spiel satirizing the circus-like, media frenzy atmosphere of American political campaigns.|
|Rasmus Klump||Rasmus Klump||Carla and Vilhelm Hansen||A little bear who owns a boat with which he travels the world.|
|Rupert Bear||Rupert Bear||Mary Tourtel||A little polar bear who wears a red shirt and yellow scarf.|
|Téodor Orezcu||Achewood||Chris Onstad|
|The Three Bears||The Three Bears||Leo Baxendale||A bear family modelled after the famous fairytale and consisting of Pa Bear, Ma Bear and young son Ted.|
|Tobby||Tim und Tobby||Becker-Kasch||A bear who is best friends with a little fox.|
|Trinket||Critical Role: Vox Machina Origins||Laura Bailey (voice actress)||The loyal pet companion of the Half-Elf Ranger, Vex'ahlia de Rolo.|
|Uncle Bruno||Rupert Bear||Alfred Bestall||Rupert's uncle.|
|Ursinho Bilu||Monica's Gang||Mauricio de Sousa||A metafictional cartoon character.|
Film and television
|Amy||Bananas In Pyjamas||One of three teddies of Cuddles Avenue.|
|Archie||Dr. Dolittle 2||A wise-cracking circus-performing bear.|
|Baby Bear||Sesame Street||Son of Papa and Mama Bear and eventually brother of his new baby sister Curly and a good friend of Telly Monster.|
|Basil the Bear||Sesame Park|
|Bear||Bear in the Big Blue House||Bear is a bear that lives in a big blue house with his friends Tutter the mouse, Pip and Pop the otters, Ojo the bear cub, Treelo the lemur, and Shadow the shadow.|
|Bear||Bedknobs and Broomsticks||The Bear is a sailor and fisherman on the Isle of Naboombu who pulls the bed, with Miss Price's group on it, out of the lagoon with his fishing pole, and takes them to see the King after warning them of his temper.|
|Beary Barrington||The Country Bears|
|Ben||The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams||Played by a live bear named Bozo|
|Benjamin "Ben" Bear||The Secret World of Benjamin Bear||One of the best-kept secret in the world: teddy bears are in fact alive. Cartoon for children.|
|Bernard||Bernard||also known as Backkom|
|Bert||Willa's Wild Life|
|Bobo the Bear||Muppets Tonight||He is easily amused yet often dry, sarcastic, and slightly befuddled.|
|Br'er Bear||Song of the South||Dimwitted bear who works together with Br'er Fox.|
|Brother Bear||Coonskin||A satirical subversion of Joel Chandler Harris and Disney's similar character from Song of the South, reimagined as an African-American.|
|Bungle||Rainbow||An inquisitive bear but also clumsy and complains a lot about the other characters.|
|Buttons the Bear||Puppets Who Kill|
|Colargol||Les Aventures de Colargol||The series was produced from 1967 to 1974, comprising 53 thirteen-minute episodes which were broadcast in many European countries. Les Aventures de Colargol was renamed Barnaby when it was dubbed into English and broadcast in the UK by the BBC. The series underwent another name change when a second dubbed version of the series was shown in Canada (and also in the UK and Ireland), this time as Jeremy the Bear.|
|Eddy and the Bear||Collingwood & Co.|
|Fozzie Bear||The Muppets||An orange-brown, fozzie bear who often wears a brown pork pie hat and a pink-and-white polka-dot necktie. Serves as the show's stand-up comic.|
|Gentle Ben||Gentle Ben||About a boy and his tame bear.|
|Humphrey B. Bear||Humphrey B. Bear||A tall, shaggy brown bear with a large, glossy nose, straw boater, tartan waist-coat and oversized yellow bow-tie.|
|Jake The Polar Bear||Jim Henson's Animal Show||One of 2 hosts of Jim Henson's Animal Show|
|Jerry Bear||Jim Henson's Pajanimals||A bear who loves to give hugs to the ones around his Friendly Forest|
|Katahdin||Prophecy 1979||Mutated Killer Bear|
|Kevin||Zootopia||Mr. Big's most trusted henchman, and a member of the Tundratown mafia|
|Lala Hiyama||Knights of Sidonia||A talking bear who serves as "dorm mother."|
|Lulu||Bananas In Pyjamas||One of three teddies of Cuddles Avenue.|
|Misha||Masha and the Bear||A retired circus bear acts as a fatherly figure to a young girl named Masha.|
|Morgan||Bananas In Pyjamas||One of three teddies of Cuddles Avenue.|
|Nassur||Tomorrow's Pioneers||An aggressively anti-Semitic teddy bear|
|Nev the Bear||Bear Behaving Badly||A small, blue puppet bear.|
|Ojo||Bear in the Big Blue House||A small bear who is one of Bear's friends and helps Bear do all kinds of stuff.|
|Oxsana||Borat||Borat and Azamatt's American black bear which they used for protection when traveling across the United States. She is named after Borat's late wife whom was attacked and killed by a bear.|
|Pancada||The Little Panda Fighter||A panda bear working as the janitor at the Bear Bar Box who dreams of becoming a dancer, a boxing ring and bar that bears go to, to have a good time. Or they would, but few customers go to Bear Bar Box because the same bear Teddy Thunders has been champion for two years. The ring's owner Mr. Polaris, a polar bear, plans to fight Teddy Thunders in the ring, but has to fight in disguise, but when Pancada does his laundry his black suit shrinks making Mr. Polaris look like a panda. Mr. Polaris wins the match, but everyone thinks that was Pancada, so Pancada now has to deal with the guilt of his unearned fame.|
|Radar||Sesame Street||Big Bird’s stuffed teddy bear|
|Ringbear||How I Met Your Mother||The ring bearer at Barney and Robin's wedding.|
|Sooty||The Sooty Show||A glove puppet bear, created by Harry Corbett in 1948, that appears on British television.|
|Ted||Ted||A Talking teddy bear.|
|Ted E. Bear||The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas||Theodore Edward (Ted E.) Bear goes exploring while the other bears are hibernating.|
|Teddy||A.I. Artificial Intelligence||The robotic toy bear belonging to David, a robot himself.|
|The Gummi Bears||Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears||Fictional group of anthropomorphic bears who have a long and rich history, and are relatively unknown to the humans of the world who believe that they are legends and fairy tales.|
|Vladimir Goudenov Grizzlikof||Darkwing Duck||A grizzly bear and S.H.U.S.H.'s top agent|
|Waldo||"The Waldo Moment" episode of Black Mirror||A computer generated, human animated foul-mouthed television celebrity.|
|Aloysius||Brideshead Revisited||Evelyn Waugh||Sebastian Flyte's teddy bear.|
|Baloo||The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book||Rudyard Kipling||A sloth bear who is Mowgli's mentor and friend.|
|Bear||Franklin||Paulette Bourgeois||A brown bear who is Franklin's best friend.|
|Bear||The Honey and Bear Stories||Ursula Dubosarsky||Bear lives with the little bird Honey, a silvereye, native to Australia.|
|Bear||Bear||Marian Engel||The titular unnamed bear whose relationship with a librarian is the subject of the novel.|
|Bear Family||Berenstain Bears||Stan and Jan Berenstain||The Family consists of Father Bear, Mother Bear, Brother Bear, Sister Bear and eventually Honey Bear.|
|Ben||The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams||Charles Sellier|
|Big Double||Little Tricker the Squirrel Meets Big Double the Bear||Ken Kesey
|An obese grizzly bear, who is the main antagonist. He terrorizes the animals of Topple's Bottom just by eating them all up in one single solitary operation, until he gets outmatched by Little Tricker the Squirrel.|
|Bluebear||The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear||Walter Moers||A Chromabear living in Zamonia who has many adventures. He is intelligent and amiable.|
|Br'er Bear||"Uncle Remus" stories||Joel Chandler Harris||A slow witted bear working with Br'er Fox to capture and eat Br'er Rabbit.|
|Corduroy||Corduroy||Don Freeman||A teddy bear who hopes to be owned by a girl named Lisa.|
|Gentle Ben||Gentle Ben||Walt Morey||A grizzly bear in the book, though the TV series and movies make him a black bear.|
|Harvey||A Father's Day Thank You||Janet Nolan||A bear cub who gives a thankyou card to his dad.|
|Iorek Byrnison||His Dark Materials||Philip Pullman||A male armored polar bear. An honorable friend to Lyra and the rightful king of Svalbard.|
|Issi Noho||Issi Noho||Keith Chatfield|
|Lars||The Little Polar Bear||Hans de Beer||Adapted into a TV Series for BBC in 1990s and five films by Warner Bros.|
|Little Bear||Little Bear||Else Holmelund Minarik||Illustrated by Maurice Sendak and adapted into a TV Series by Nelvana.|
|Mary Plain||Mary Plain||Gwynedd Rae|
|Misha||The Foundation Pit||Andrei Platonov|
|Mister Bultitude||That Hideous Strength||C. S. Lewis||The Great Bear of Logres, resident at St. Anne's.|
|Old Bear||Old Bear and Friends||Jane Hissey||An elderly dusty teddy bear, whom the other toys look up as a fearless, yet wise leader.|
|Old Ben||The Bear||William Faulkner|
|Old Majesty||Irish Red||Jim Kjelgaard||A large bear that terrorizes the wilderness.|
|Paddington Bear||Paddington Bear||Michael Bond||A bear who emigrated from Peru to the station he was named after. First illustrated by Peggy Fortnum.|
|Padistan Bear||Padistan Bear||John Warner||A young bear forced to leave home alone and make his way in the world. Illustrated by Angela Winstanley.|
|Rupert Bear||Rupert Bear||Mary Tourtel||Also known as Rupert the Bear.|
|State O' Maine||The Hotel New Hampshire||John Irving||An oddly intelligent performing bear who works with Freud, a Viennese Jew.|
|Snuffles||Snuffles||R.A. Lafferty||The sole inhabitant of the bizarre planet Bellota, discovered by a scientific expedition of five. Whom he kills. He also turns out to be the Demiurge (Appears in: Galaxy Magazine, 1960-12.)|
|Teddy||The Night After Christmas||James Stevenson|
|Teddy Robinson||The Teddy Robinson Storybook||Joan G. Robinson||Cuddly but accident-prone, Teddy Robinson belongs to a little girl named Deborah.|
|The Three Bears||Goldilocks and the Three Bears||Robert Southey||Story of a little girl who enters into a house owned by three bears and causes a ruckus.|
|Tottles||Tottles the Bear||Humphry Bowen|
|Winnie-the-Pooh||Winnie-the-Pooh||A. A. Milne||Described as a bear of very little brain, yet has good ideas when helping with his friends.|
|Bamboo Pandamonium[Note 1]||Mega Man X8||Capcom||Robotic panda encountered as a boss in a bamboo forest. Works with the main villain, Sigma, to bring about his vision of the world.|
|Banjo||Diddy Kong Racing||Rare||Laid back and easygoing. Titular hero alongside the loudmouthed bird Kazooie.|
|Bearbara||Rhythm Heaven Megamix||Nintendo SPD||Beary's girlfriend|
|Beary||Rhythm Heaven Megamix||Nintendo SPD||A blue bear who loves to eat donuts and cakes|
|Chen Stormstout||Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne||Blizzard Entertainment||Warrior and Brewmaster of the Pandaren people. Playable character in the Heroes of the Storm.|
|Choko||Animal Boxing||Gammick Entertainment||Male brown bear boxer.|
|Freddy Fazbear||Five Nights at Freddy's||Scott Cawthon||He is an animatronic bear that was built for Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. He has five counterparts: Golden Freddy/Fredbear, Toy Freddy, Withered/Old Freddy, Purple/Shadow Freddy, Phantom Freddy, and Nightmare. the most of any animatronic in the series. Golden Freddy appears in Five Nights at Freddy's and Five Nights at Freddy's 2. Toy Freddy appears only in Five Nights at Freddy's 2 along with Withered/Old Freddy and Purple/Shadow Freddy. Phantom Freddy only appears in Five Nights at Freddy's 3. Golden Freddy appears as "Fredbear" in Five Nights at Freddy's 4. Nightmare only appears in Five Nights at Freddy's 4. Nightmare is the same model as "Fredbear".|
|Grizzly Slash[Note 2]||Mega Man X5||Capcom||Robotic grizzly bear encountered as a boss on a large truck after he becomes berserk from the "Sigma Virus".|
|Herbert Percival Bear, Esquire||Club Penguin||Disney Interactive Studios||The main antagonist of Club Penguin.|
|Ivan the Bear||Brutal: Paws of Fury||GameTek||Russian brown bear who fights using Soviet military style.|
|Kuma||Tekken||Namco||Bodyguard and pet of Heihachi Mishima.|
|Kumazo||Animal Boxing||Gammick Entertainment||Male polar bear boxer.|
|Li Li Stormstout||World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria||Blizzard Entertainment||Niece and traveling companion of Chen Stormstout. Playable character in the Heroes of the Storm.|
|Lola||Lola Panda||BeiZ Ltd.||An anthropomorphic panda who typically wears a pink short-sleeved shirt, knee length jeans, and sneakers.|
|Misha||Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne||Blizzard Entertainment||Brown bear companion of the beastmaster Rexxar. Misha appears in the Heroes of the Storm as well, as a part of Rexxar's ability kit.|
|Moneybags||Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage!||Insomniac Games||A greedy bear who has an obsession and love for money.|
|Monokuma||Danganronpa||Spike||A robotic black & white teddy bear that takes over Hope's Peak Academy and finds joy in spreading despair.|
|Naughty Bear||Naughty Bear||Artificial Mind and Movement||A revenge-driven bear and protagonist of the eponymous game.|
|Panda||Tekken 3||Namco||Companion of Ling Xiaoyu.|
|Panda King||Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus||Sucker Punch Productions||Pyrotechnics expert of the Fiendish Five and in the third game recruited to be part of the Cooper Gang.|
|PJ Berri||PaRappa The Rapper||NanaOn-Sha||Parappa's best friend and the DJ at ClubFun|
|Polar||Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back||Naughty Dog||Polar bear cub and pet of Crash Bandicoot.|
|Poler Kamrous||Mega Man Zero 2||Capcom||Robotic polar bear encountered as a boss in Antarctica, where she guards a defense system computer.|
|Sana||Armello||League of Geeks||Chosen hero of the Bear Clan attuned with nature.|
|Storvacker||Dragon Age: Inquisition||Bioware||Stone-Bear Hold's Hold-Beast in the Jaws of Hakkon DLC.|
|Teddy||Animal Crossing||Nintendo EAD||A jock villager who appears in every game in the Animal Crossing series|
|The Grizz||Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time||Sucker Punch Productions||Graffiti artist turned bad and now under the command of Cyrille Le Paradox.|
|Ulfsaar the Ursa Warrior||Defense of the Ancients||Kyle Sommer||Ulfsaar the Warrior is the fiercest member of an Ursine Tribe.|
|Volibear||League of Legends||Riot Games||A fierce and respected warrior of the Ursine.|
|Wally Bear||Wally Bear and the NO! Gang||American Game Cartridges||Title character and anti-drug advocate.|
|Yaya Panda||Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 3D||Polarbit||A girl Panda who loves to race and a good friend to Crash and Coco Bandicoot.|
|Yumil||Lollipop Chainsaw||Grasshopper Manufacture||The undead companion of Viking metal zombie Vikke.|
- Avalanche the Golden Bear, the official mascot of the Golden Bears of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
- Baerenmarken (Nestle Bear Brand) (de), the mascot for Bärenmarke, a German milk and dairy products company.
- Bananas T. Bear, the official mascot of the University of Maine
- Bandabi, the mascot of the 2018 Winter Paralympic games
- Bely Mishka, one of 3 mascots of the 2014 Winter Olympics
- Berlino, the mascot of the 2009 World Championships in Athletics
- Billy Bob Brockali, was the mascot of ShowBiz Pizza Place and was the bass & vocals of the band for the show The Rock-afire Explosion before it re-branded to Chuck E. Cheese's.
- Bing Dwen Dwen, the mascot of the 2022 Winter Olympics
- Blue, the official mascot of Labatt Brewing Company
- Boomer, the official mascot of Lake Forest College
- Boomer, the official mascot of Missouri State University
- Broxi Bear, official mascot of Rangers Football Club
- Bruiser, the official mascot of Baylor University
- Bruiser, the official mascot of Belmont University
- Bruno, the official mascot of Brown University
- Brutus the Bruin Bear, the official mascot Salt Lake Community College
- Bundy R. Bear, official mascot of Bundaberg Rum
- The Care Bears, greeting card mascots
- Carlton the Bear, the official mascot of the Toronto Maple Leafs
- The Charmin Bears, the mascot family of bears for Charmin
- Clark, official team mascot of the Chicago Cubs
- Clutch, the official mascot for the Houston Rockets
- Coal, one of 3 mascots of the 2002 Winter Olympics
- Comet, the official mascot of Concordia University
- Cooper, the official mascot for the West Virginia Black Bears
- Cresta, the official mascot for Cresta
- General, the official mascot of Georgia Gwinnett College
- George, the bear in the British Hofmeister Beer commercials of the 1980s. "For great lager, follow the bear"
- Golden Bear, the official mascot for Miles College
- Golden Bear, the official mascot for Western New England University
- The Gomdoori, 2 Asian black bear mascots of the 1988 Summer Paralympic games
- Griz, the official mascot for Franklin College
- Grizz Also Super Grizz, from the Memphis (Vancouver) Grizzlies
- Grizz, official mascot of Oakland University
- Grizzlies, official mascot of Adams State University
- Grizzly, official mascot of Butler Community College
- The Grupo Bimbo mascot
- Hamm's Beer bear and its wife, Harley bear
- Hidy, one of 2 mascots of the 1988 Winter Olympics
- Howdy, one of 2 mascots of the 1988 Winter Olympics
- The Icee Company Bear
- Jazz Bear, the official mascot of the Utah Jazz
- John Lewis bear, mascot for the 2013 Christmas Advert by the John Lewis chain of department stores in Great Britain.
- Jingjing, one of 5 mascots of the 2008 Summer Olympics
- Klawz Da Bear, the official mascot of the University of Northern Colorado
- Kumamon, mascot of Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
- Max C Bear, the official mascot of the State University of New York at Potsdam
- Miga, one of 3 mascots of the 2010 Winter Olympics
- Misha, the mascot of the 1980 Summer Olympics
- Monte, the official mascot of the University of Montana
- Nanook, one of two mascots for the Edmonton Eskimos
- NYIT Bear, the official mascot of the New York Institute of Technology
- Objee, the official mascot of the United States Coast Guard Academy
- Oski the Bear, the official mascot of the University of California, Berkeley
- Parker T. Bear, the mascot for the Fresno Grizzlies
- Phineas T. Brizzly, the mascot for Brizzly
- Polar Bear, the official mascot of Fox's Glacier Mints
- Polar Bear, the official mascot of the Bowdoin College
- Polar Bear, the official mascot of the Ohio Northern University
- Polar Bear, the official mascot of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. AKA Nanook
- Pom-Bear, the teddy shaped potato snack mascot
- Populoso, the official mascot of the Puerto Rico Islanders
- Pudsey Bear, the official mascot of Children in Need
- Ranger D. Bear, the official mascot of the University of Wisconsin–Parkside
- Scotty the Bear, the official mascot of the University of California, Riverside
- Smokey Bear, mascot of the U.S. Forest Service, based on a real orphaned bear cub also named Smokey
- Snuggle, the fabric softener bear (known as Coccolino in other regions)
- Staley Da Bear, the official mascot of the Chicago Bears
- Sugar Bear, mascot for General Foods Corporation's Post Sugar Crisp cereal
- T. C., the official mascot for the Minnesota Twins
- The Great Root Bear and its wife, Rosie Bear - Corporate mascots for A&W Root Beer
- Toby, the official mascot of Mercer University
- Touchdown, the official mascot of Cornell University. AKA Cornell Big Red
- United Buddy Bears initiated by Klaus and Eva Herlitz
- Victor E. Bear, the official mascot of the University of Central Arkansas
Myth and folklore
- Drop bear
- Golden Bear
- Jean de l'Ours
- Nandi bear
- Ursa Major
- Ursa Minor
- The animatronic cast of the Country Bear Jamboree attraction, found at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom and Tokyo Disneyland
- Beach Bear, was the guitar and vocals of the band for the show The Rock-afire Explosion before it re-branded to Chuck E. Cheese's.
- Boof, a teddy bear belly heart in Suzy's Zoo
- Choo-choo, a baby black bear that was part of the Rock-afire Explosion. He doesn't speak and would just he pop out of his tree stump and bounce up and down to the music.
- Duffy, originally created for and briefly sold at the Disney World Once Upon a Toy shop in Orlando in 2002 but now can be found at the Tokyo Disney Resort, Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park in California, Walt Disney World in Florida, Hong Kong Disneyland and Disneyland Paris, is Mickey's huggable bear
- Fuzzy Wuzzy, subject of a well-known rhyme of the same name
- Gloomy Bear, character from Japanese graphic designer Mori Chack. Gloomy, an abandoned little bear, is rescued by Pitty, a little boy. At first, he is cute and cuddly, but becomes more wild as he grows up. Since bears do not become attached to people like dogs by nature, Gloomy attacks Pitty even though he is the owner.
- Pedobear is an Internet meme that became popular through the imageboard 4chan. As the name suggests ("pedo" being short for "pedophile"), it is portrayed as a pedophilic bear. It is a concept used to mock pedophiles or people who have any sexual interest in children or jailbait. The bear image has been likened to bait, used to lure children or as a mascot for pedophiles
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- "Crescent Grizzly" (クレッセTント・グリズリー Kuressento Gurizurī) in the original Japanese version.