List of fictional raccoons
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This article provides a list of famous raccoons that appeared in works of fiction.
Raccoons in mythology
- Azeban, a trickster figure in the mythology of the Abenaki tribe
- Raccoons were the subject of folk tales of several other Native American tribes, but they were rather representatives of the species as a whole than individuals with a given name.
Raccoons in literature
- Adam Raccoon from the children's book series Parables for Kids by Glen Keane.
- Bobby Coon from the children's books by Thornton Burgess.
- Chester from the children's book The Kissing Hand and following sequels by Audrey Penn.
- Doc Raccoon from the Catfish Bend series by Ben Lucien Burman.
- Eddie the Rac from the children's book series Hank the Cowdog by John R. Erickson.
- Jesse Coon James from the children's classic My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George.
- Tripod from the Dave Robicheaux series by James Lee Burke.
- Seeker-After-Patterns from Beyond Infinity by Gregory Benford.
- Little Brother the animal familiar of Wizard Listens-to-Wind in the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
Raccoons in non-fiction literature
Raccoons in comic books and comic strips
- Avery and Timulty from Ozy and Millie by D. C. Simpson.
- Ranger Rick from Ranger Rick by the National Wildlife Federation.
- RJ from Over the Hedge by Michael Fry and T. Lewis.
- Rocket Raccoon from Marvel Comics.
- Roderick from Rock Jaw: Master of the Eastern Border, the fifth book in the Bone series by Jeff Smith.
- The Raccoon from Nocturnals by Dan Brereton.
- Woo, Lily and several minor characters from Sandra and Woo by Oliver Knörzer and Puri Andini
- Rackety Coon Chile from Pogo by Walt Kelly.
- Lee from Pat and Lee by Alex Groves
Raccoons in film
- Joey from Dr. Dolittle 2 by 20th Century Fox.
- Rascal from Rascal by Walt Disney Pictures, based on the book by Sterling North
- Rocket from Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 by Marvel Studios, adapted from the Marvel Comics character listed previously
Raccoons in animation
- Abe and Ken, from Urban Vermin by YTV and Decode Entertainment.
- Bert, Ralph, Melissa, Bentley and Lisa Raccoon from The Raccoons by Hinton Animation Studios.
- Bright Heart Raccoon, a Care Bear Cousin.
- Freddy Raccoon, from Chucklewood Critters by Encore Entertainment.
- Gu, from Non Non Biyori by Silver Link.
- Josephine, from Soredemo Machi wa Mawatteiru by Shaft.
- Lifty and Shifty, from Happy Tree Friends by Mondo Mini Shows.
- Little David, from The Kingdom Chums: Little David's Adventure by ABC Productions and DIC Enterprises.
- Meeko from Pocahontas and Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World by Walt Disney Animation Studios.
- Obediah the Wonder Raccoon, from The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show by Walt Disney Television Animation.
- Pinch Raccoon, Scootch Raccoon, et al. from PB&J Otter by Walt Disney Animation Studios and Jumbo Pictures.
- Raccoon, voiced by Liam Neeson, the villain in The Nut Job.
- Raccoon and Constable Raccoon from Franklin, a children's television series based on the books by Brenda Clark and Paulette Bourgeois.
- Randolph, from 64 Zoo Lane by Millimages.
- Rascal, from Araiguma Rascal (Rascal the Raccoon) by Nippon Animation, based on the book by Sterling North.
- Rick Raccoon, from Shirt Tales by Hanna-Barbera.
- Rigby and his brother Don, from Regular Show by Cartoon Network.
- RJ from Over the Hedge by DreamWorks Animation, based on the comic strip by Michael Fry and T. Lewis (see above).
- Rory Raccoon, from Linus the Lionhearted by Ed Graham Productions.
- Smokey, from The Dukes by Hanna-Barbera.
- Timothy and Claude, from Timothy Goes to School by Helix Animation.
- Ty Coon, from Deputy Dawg by Terrytoons.
Raccoons in television
- Dennis from Wingin' It, by Nickelodeon.
Raccoons in video games
- Chota from Inherit the Earth: Quest for the Orb by The Dreamers Guild.
- Jojo from Rocket: Robot on Wheels by Sucker Punch Productions.
- Macaraccoon from Viva Piñata by Rare.
- Marine the Raccoon from Sonic Rush Adventure by Dimps and Sonic Team.
- Rocky from "Pocky & Rocky" by Natsume.
- Sly Cooper and the Cooper Clan from the Sly Cooper series by Sucker Punch Productions.
- Tom Nook and his nephews from Animal Crossing by Nintendo (Though in Japan, they are Tanuki).
Other fictional raccoons
- Kenta204, the world's first trained raccoon Producer DJ.
- Bandito, from Beanie Babies.
- Omer, the mascot of the Odyssey of the Mind organization.
- Roni Raccoon, the mascot of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.
- Cooper, JC (1992). Symbolic and Mythological Animals. London: Aquarian Press. p. 188. ISBN 1-85538-118-4.
- Holmgren, Virginia C. (1990). Raccoons in Folklore, History and Today's Backyards. Santa Barbara, California: Capra Press. pp. 25–46. ISBN 978-0884963127.
- The University: Wisconsin alumnus (Volume 53, Number 10): Badger bookshelf