.GIFfany  is a one time antagonist in Gravity Falls. She is voiced by Akiko Kawase and Jessica DiCicco in Japanese and English.

She is the sentient main character in the Japanese dating simulator Romance Academy 7, who becomes infatuated with the player to the point of extreme violence when the player gets close to someone else other than the aforementioned players of the game.

History

While the programmers were developing .GIFfany's game, they noticed her obsessive tendencies and attempted to delete her. However, she retaliated and "deleted" them. The game made its way into BeeblyBoop's Videogames and three unfortunate individuals purchased and returned the game.

In "Soos and the Real Girl," when Soos is looking for a way to help him talk to girls, he finds and buys her game. He immediately takes a liking to the simulation, despite him believing that it is not real, though he quickly becomes addicted to it and plays for thirteen hours straight, missing work at the Mystery Shack for the first time ever. Worried, Dipper and Mabel come to look for him. When they find him playing the game, they decide to take him to the mall to try to talk to real girls. However, .GIFfany follows him via power lines.

As Soos grows increasingly nervous in the face of real women, he is relieved to see .GIFfany, albeit slightly suspicious. He ultimately ignores his susupicions and decides to spend time with the simulation. After Soos meets and arranges a date with Melody, he attempts to "break up" with .GIFfany, who is infuriated by his actions. Soos promptly pauses her, which makes her even more angry, and leaves for his date with Melody with .GIFfany's CD with the intent of returning it. Unbeknownst to Soos, .GIFfany manages to leave her CD and follow him.

At the restaurant, she projects herself onto numerous monitors and video games, and takes control of the Hoo-Ha's Jamboree band in hopes of ridding her of her competition. Soos does his best to defend his date and the twins, who came to supervise the date. .GIFfany attempts to download Soos' brain to the game so they can be together forever but Soos manages to melt .GIFfany's game disc in a pizza oven. However, she survived and her code jumped wirelessly to Fight Fighters when the CD was destroyed and has started a relationship with Rumble McSkirmish.

Personality

At first, .GIFfany comes across as a friendly, innocent, passive schoolgirl with little capacity for malice. However, her extreme obsessiveness quickly reveals this image to be a ploy as she grows more and more fixed on the player. She will do anything she can to keep the object of her affections with her at all times, as well as keep her at the center of his thoughts. When she sees potential competition, .GIFfany will employ a variety of tactics to eliminate them. While her initial methods of badmouthing and manipulation are relatively tame, she will quickly descend into a homicidal rage if the perceived problem persists. These are all the traits of a yandere, an archetype used in anime to describe a girl who is sweet on the outside but becomes extremely possessive and violent when she falls in love.

Appearance

.GIFfany has light tan skin and long, straight, hot pink hair. She wears a large pink, blue, and yellow bow that resembles a computer ribbon cable. Her eyes are a reddish pink, with highlights that increase as she is complimented by the gamer. She wears a white sailor school uniform (known as a seifuku in Japanese) with blue trimmings and a pink bow. The collar of the shirt is the same pink, yellow, and blue of her hair bow. She also wears a short pleated blue skirt. She wears white thigh-high socks with two pink stripes near the top and pink Mary Janes.

Abilities

.GIFfany is a sentient AI, and her most prominent ability is her power to override computer functions and transfer herself between electronics: including computers, toys, power lines, TV monitors, arcade machines, etc. She can easily weaponize machinery, able to utilize everything from Hoo-Ha's Jamboree to skee-ball games. She opens and closes several doors using her power. She can download a person's conscious mind into the digital world, thereby uniting that individual with her forever. However, she dissipates when her game disc is destroyed.

Roles in Fanon Works

Disney Legends: Final Wars of Weirdmageddon

Although she doesn't have much of a role in the Game (especially with it's story mode where Captain Jake, of all people across the Omniverse who is teaming up with the Heroic Residents of Gravity Falls, Oregon), she appears in the Game as a Medal (Medals function like Spirits from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate).

Notes/Trivia

  • She was inspired by Japanese dating simulation games (particularly with those made in the past).

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