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->''"Who's ''[''your tailor'']''? Hugh Hefner? All you need is a cotton tail on your butt and some rabbit ears."''
-->-- '''Webcomic/{{Mindmistress}}''' (to Webcomic/{{Dasien}}), ''Webcomic/TheCrossoverlord''

The Playboy Bunny... a sexy costume popularized by the Magazine/{{Playboy}} Club, composed of a [[OfCorsetsSexy corset]] (color varying, though often black), [[AnimalEaredHeadband fake bunny ears]], a collar with a {{bowtie|sAreCool}}, cuffs, a fluffy tail (usually made of cotton, [[PrettyInMink fur]], or {{f|luffyFashionFeathers}}eathers), some [[StockingFiller hose or stockings]] (usually fishnets) and high heels.

For whatever reason, any female character (or even a male as a joke) could end up in this costume. Most often the pretext is quite flimsy, as it is hard to pretend that this is anything but {{Fanservice}}. Mainly seen in {{Anime}} and {{Manga}}; not absent from Western works but rarer, precisely because Playboy has a trademark on this particular outfit, and American copyright laws are a little stricter than in Japan.

This is one of the most common forms of {{fetish}} wear, along with its {{Sister Trope}}s, the FrenchMaidOutfit and the NaughtyNurseOutfit. If done willingly by the woman, she's certainly trying to seduce some love interest. More often, for comedic value, she's not exactly happy about the dolling up, but can't escape it. Might have involved InstantCosplaySurprise.

It should be noted that the original Playboy Bunny outfit simply used stiffened ribbons tied to resemble rabbit ears. Many of the more modern depictions have [[UnusualEars Nekomimi-style]] ears. (The original costumes were actually custom-made for each waitress by a seamstress who worked for each club, and the design is copyrighted, which is why you'll never find this outfit worn in RealLife in any establishment not owned by the magazine.)

A SubTrope of SexyWhateverOutfit.

Compare LeotardOfPower, OfCorsetsSexy, FurBikini.

A [[DistaffCounterpart Spear Counterpart]] of sorts would be the {{Chippendales Dancer|s}}.

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[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* Even when otherwise irrelevant for the series (that is, no Bunny outfit ever appears in the run of the show), it isn't uncommon for some official art to put the female characters in such costumes, just for the heck of it.
* In ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'', this edges close to a RunningGag:
** The first instance of Female!Ranma wearing such an outfit was in her first battle against [[BlindWithoutEm Mousse]]: trapped in female form, and already committed to a man-to-man duel, she dressed up in huge, baggy clothing to fool everyone into thinking she was male, and proceeded to entertain the crowd with simple magic tricks to humiliate the [[HyperspaceArsenal Hidden Weapons master]]. The coup de grâce was blowing up said clothing and coming out as a Playboy Bunny (just minus the ears) to infuriate Mousse even further, claiming that even "disguised" as a girl "he" would defeat him. It backfired spectacularly when Mousse [[ClothingDamage systematically destroyed her clothing]] and left her naked as a jaybird.
** The next instance is the use of the costume as a disguise ([[WigDressAccent with a wig]]) during the okonomiyaki-selling competition against [[WholesomeCrossdresser Tsubasa Kurenai]]. Justified in the manga, since the whole school knows about Ranma's curse, and thus she has to hide her identity to attract the boys (though she didn't need something so blatantly sexy, as Akane pointed out). Reconnected in the anime, where the curse is still a secret, to Ranma's deciding that she needs to play up her sex-appeal to match the {{kawaii}}ness of Tsubasa. An oversized suit of travel-worn boy's clothes doesn't really look good at the best of time, much less when it has to compete against a charmingly girly skirt.
** An anime-only storyline has Akane actually forcing female Ranma into one of these and start flirting with random guys on the street, in order to try and drum up some students for the dojo. [[HypocriticalHumor Akane promptly gets disgusted at Ranma's flirtations]].
** Female!Ranma gets dressed this way again in a Hong Kong bar (and ''almost sold into slavery'' by Nabiki to pay her debts) in the Kinnosuke story arc of the manga.
** Averted during a SingleStrokeBattle against Happōsai, who was trying to force Ranma in a Playboy Bunny outfit... but he settles instead on a SailorFuku (on the ''male'' Ranma!).
** During the battle against the "un-sexy" kunōichi in the manga story arc introducing Konatsu, both Akane and Ukyō are kidnapped and [[GoGoEnslavement forced into Playboy Bunny costumes]].
** Creator/RumikoTakahashi is also fond of drawing Ranma and Akane in Playboy Bunny outfits for standalone artwork and chapter breaks.
* In early ''Manga/DragonBall'', Bulma is given a Playboy Bunny outfit by [[LovableSexManiac Oolong]], as it's the only outfit he owns that will fit her (and he was up all night guarding their car with a shotgun instead of doing her laundry). She even lampshades this in the Funimation dub when these clothes make her look like the EasterBunny ("[[WhatIsThisX What is this, Easter?!]]"). It becomes a plot point when she is subsequently thought to be part of a group of bandits which are identified by the fake bunny ears they wear (the bandit leader being an anthropomorphic rabbit).
* In one episode of ''Manga/KimagureOrangeRoad'', Kyōsuke dreams of a submissive Madoka greeting him in the morning while wearing a Playboy Bunny outfit. Yeah, FreudWasRight.
* ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'': Mikuru Asahina, of course. And Haruhi a few times, most notably in the iconic episode "Live Alive". There's also a picture with [[http://anime.aplus.by/uploads/posts/2009-03/1236183305_haruhi-bunny.jpg all the girls wearing Bunny outfits!]] Even Kyon's little sister. There are even figurines of the girls in bunny outfits.
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* The picture of the females of ''Suzumiya Haruhi'' as bunny girls was eventually [[http://images.postling.com/2/2f5/g_fullxfull.22219.jpg spoofed]] featuring the girls of ''Manga/LuckyStar''.
* On ''Manga/MaisonIkkoku'', Godai has to work at a nightclub for a while where the waitresses are dressed as Bunny Girls. Akemi even works there for a bit, but that's hardly a surprise. After all, she considers sheer nightgowns without bras to be suitable "hanging around the house" attire.
* Haruko from ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'' puts one on for no immediately discernible reason in episode 5. Though "for no discernible reason" covers almost everything Haruko does. The outfit serves as a MythologyGag to Creator/StudioGainax's famous ''Daicon IV'' opening animation, which features a Bunny-suited ActionGirl SkySurfing [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot on a flying sword]]. Hence why she shouts "Daicon V!"
* ''Anime/DominionTankPolice'': {{Shorttank}} Leona Ozaki surprisingly wears a Playboy Bunny outfit in the second OVA. For a PerpSweating of all things. A GameShow-style Perp Sweating involving throwing knives and a ''hand grenade'', mind you....
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' [[http://simplicitybc2000.deviantart.com/art/quot-Rabbit-Season-quot-40845633 has a few of these]]:
** When Negi discovers Chisame Hasegawa cosplaying as "Chiu", she's in a Bunny Girl outfit. And he drags her outside in front of the class, to her great embarrassment. Of course, it gets worse when the costume [[ClothingDamage doesn't survive]] a [[SneezeOfDoom sneezing...]]
** Another time, Akira was made to wear a more classic-style costume when the girls were considering a CosplayCafe for the school festival.
** During the festival itself, Setsuna wears an outfit that kind of resembles a cross between this and a mascot-style fursuit.
** Another scene has the cheerleaders trying to play matchmakers with Ako to non-existent Brit Nagi, cousin of their teacher (actually said teacher magically [[OvernightAgeUp aged-up]]), by sending him pictures of her. One of them involves a Bunny outfit. ("Wasn't that invented in England?") Negi does a perfect SpitTake upon receiving the picture.
* ''Manga/UruseiYatsura'':
** In the manga, this is actually the official uniform of the Destiny Management Bureau -- at least for women. Men get stupid Easter Bunny outfits. This causes problems: one cannot bend her waist when wearing a Bunny Girl outfit, and the Easter Bunny outfits are about as hot and sweaty as you would imagine. Without uniforms, however, the (mostly female) cast would not have been able to pursue the DesignatedHero into the Bureau's high security areas, where the dork could possibly do serious damage to the universe itself. The ChaseScene which follows is patently ridiculous.
** Lum also wears one in an episode of the anime. Amazingly, this is actually ''much more conservative'' than her [[FurBikini normal outfit.]]
* ''Anime/CodeGeass'':
** At the start of ''Code Geass R2'', ActionGirl Kallen is forced to work in a casino whilst wearing a Playboy Bunny outfit in a DirtyHarriet situation. She's none too happy about it, and a few episodes later questions why MysteriousWaif C.C. couldn't have done it; though there are valid reasons, the impression we're given is that C.C. just felt like messing with Kallen.
** This seems to be a common fetish in the ''Code Geass'' universe. The waitresses at a [[CaptainErsatz Euro]] [[UsefulNotes/TheEuropeanUnion Universe]] party in the first episode of the OVA ''[[Anime/CodeGeassAkitoTheExiled Akito the Exiled]]'' are wearing bunny outfits as well.
* The HotSpringsEpisode of ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' has [[LawyerFriendlyCameo Bunny Girls that look like]] several other Creator/StudioGainax characters, such as Rei Ayanami & Asuka Langley Soryū from ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' and Jung Freud from ''Anime/GunBuster'', giving Kamina and friends a warm welcome. [[spoiler:By the end of the episode it turns out that they're really ''actually rabbit people'', or rather female rabbit Beastmen]].
* ''Anime/SoukouNoStrain'': [[{{Fangirl}} Lavinia's]] ill-fated plans to seduce [[TheStoic Sara]] at one point included wearing such an outfit. It did not work.
* At one point of ''Anime/PeachGirl'', Sai wears one of these to spy on Momo being escorted to a party by her boyfriend's brother.
* Bunny-san of ''Manga/MiyukiChanInWonderland'' isn't an anthropomorphic rabbit, unlike in the inspiration, Creator/LewisCarroll's ''Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland'', but a lady wearing this costume.
* ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'':
** This anime [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/BunnyGirls_TenchiMuyo_7732.jpg has an example of gratuitous art featuring the female cast as Playboy Bunnies]].
** Mihoshi does dress as a Playboy Bunny in-story on the ''No Need for Tenchi!'' manga, as part of a ploy to distract a corrupt planetary regent.
** One version of Galaxy Police uniforms has a [[DoAnythingRobot Do-Anything Gizmo]] that the poor officer has to hang from their back pocket. Plus a NiceHat. Just to make Mihoshi look like a [[PettingZooPeople Bunny Girl]].
* Subverted in the ''Manga/GirlsBravo'' manga, although otherwise rife with {{Fanservice}}. [[LovableSexManiac Fukuyama]] tricks the girls into a perverted game, having them put on some fetishistic costumes. And the final loser would have to walk around the block in said embarrassing clothes. But in the end, ''he'''s the one to lose, and ends up outside wearing a Bunny outfit. He's [[TooKinkyToTorture enough of a weirdo to enjoy this, though]].
* MistyMay from ''Anime/OtakuNoVideo''. Her Bunny costume may be non-standard, with OperaGloves and [[BareYourMidriff an exposed midriff]], but still fits the trope.
* ''LightNovel/{{Kanokon}}'' anime, episode 4: Chizuru puts on a Bunny Girl outfit to try to attract Kouta, but soon finds that the costume does not come off, and is also a demon capable of controlling clothing. Said demon soon proceeds to use Chizuru's body to fly through the school [[InstantCosplaySurprise changing the clothes of every girl along the way]], gaining control of their outfits as well. (Some costumes include [[{{Miko}} Shrine Maiden]], Policewoman, Nun, and China Girl.) Later on, the demon uses this as a counter to the attack from a wind user by destroying the clothing of every girl but Chizuru, since the demon is Chizuru's outfit.
* Parodied in the ''Manga/SchoolRumble'' anime. Yakumo's bunny outfit is actually an oversized rabbit costume.
* ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'': Haruhi subverts this in a bonus chapter (which inspired the first part of the 12th episode of the anime) by being stuffed into an ''Easter'' Bunny outfit by the rest of the hosts in an attempt to fool Hunny before he wakes up to discover his Bun-Bun got smudged accidentally. This is also the source of yet another ImagineSpot (unseen in the manga version) courtesy of Tamaki in the same story.
* ''Manga/HayateTheCombatButler'' has two main examples.
** Hayate is put into a bunny suit several times by his master and her maid. And, when visiting Las Vegas, Sakuya is put into one... even more for the sex appeal, as it's made out of a material that tears as Wataru/Saki lose while playing poker.
** There's also a chapter in the manga where Hayate briefly reads ''Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland''... [[AdaptationDecay sort of]]... to Nagi, and Hinagiku as Alice gets information from Those Three Girls dressed as Playboy Bunnies. She commiserates:
--->'''Alice (Hinagiku):''' It must be rough having to cover the ''cheesecake angle'' for our [[BreakingTheFourthWall anniversary story]].\\
'''Bunny Girls:''' Hey, it's a living!!
* The [[EvilOverlord Moon Empress]] in ''Manga/{{Yaiba}}''.
* ''Manga/KamichamaKarin'': Karin mistakenly thinks Kazune is going to use his "feminine wiles" to convince Micchi to join their side (don't even ask) and pulls a bunch of costumes out of hyperspace for him to use, including a Playboy Bunny outfit.
* In the ''Manga/TokyoMewMew'' manga, the girls dress up as "extras" to get into a TV studio. [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/tokyo_mew_mew/v02/c000/58.html Guess what the costumes look like.]] Also, some people say that [[TheScrappy Berry]] [[PuritySue Shirayuki]]'s costume resembles a Playboy Bunny. [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/tokyo_mew_mew_la_mode/v01/c000/18.html Here, look.]]
* One chapter of ''Manga/AiYoriAoshi'' involves Tina and Taeko wanting to photograph Aoi in various costumes. They start with a SailorFuku, then a nurse's uniform, {{Qipao}}, {{Meido}} uniform, exercise clothes... "And to finish it off, of course -- a Bunny Girl!!" Aoi panics at that point and hides behind Kaoru; somehow they've managed to get her [[InstantCosplaySurprise into the costume before she realized it]].
* Book 30 of the ''Manga/FutariEcchi'' manga features most of Makoto's female coworkers dressed as Playboy Bunnies for serving drinks during a reception. They aren't too pleased about it, except for resident lesbian Alissa, who reveals she was the one to suggest it from the start. Naturally, this inspires Makoto who brings home one of the costumes for his wife Yura to cosplay with. The story even ends with a picture of ''the evolution of the Bunny Girl outfit'' from the '50s to the '70s (modeled by female characters otherwise not appearing in the chapter).
* In the ''Manga/AxisPowersHetalia'' movie ''Paint It White!'', [[MoeAnthropomorphism America]] is seen dancing with some girls in these outfits [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaLxBdD2Ljk in the ending credits.]]
* ''Manga/ToLoveRu'':
** When Rito first suggested Lala should dress to fit in with Earthpeople, she had Peke transform -- and kept picking inappropriate garb to copy: a businessman's clothing, a policewoman's uniform, a Bunny.... ''That'' one led Rito to wonder in shock where she'd seen it.
** At the start of the [[RPGEpisode "Trouble Quest" arc]], the Guild assigning "adventurers" their CharacterClass had a [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/to_love_ru/v11/c094/6.html staff of Bunnies]] -- well, actually, multiple copies of one Bunny (there was also a Bunny on the sign outside the door). Then, when Yami shows up, she's been dressed as a Bunny as part of her character class. Yami, who ''hates'' anything {{Ecchi}}...
** During Peke's (actually Rito's) malfunction in Chapter 143 / Episode 09 of ''Motto To Love-Ru'', Lala ends up in a tiny swimsuit and Haruna in this. Oh yeah, and Oshizu [[ShoutOut was dressed as]] [[Anime/HellGirl Enma Ai]].
* In ''Manga/OnePiece'', this is the most common means of dress for revolutionary second-in-command Emporio Ivankov's people, whether male or female.
* In ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', the naive but kind-hearted Tomoko Nomura is talked by Onizuka into putting on such an outfit. He then leaves her in a crowded street without telling her what he has in mind. When she gets picked up by dodgy-looking guys, she thinks Onizuka wants her to become a porn actress. She's specifically cosplaying the character Anime/CuteyHoney (complete with hairstyle), whose outfit may have been influenced by this trope.
* All of the girls from ''Manga/NekoDeGomen'' dress up in the outfit for a student café in chapter 9.
* ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex'':
** This is Shiage Hamazura's fetish. It's so bad that Saiai holding a stuffed rabbit behind Rikou, thus making it look like Rikou has bunny ears, is enough to give Shiage a {{Nosebleed}}.
** During the Agitate Halation Arc, Touma is treated to the surreal sight of a girl wearing this outfit plus a BrownBagMask. The narrative refers to her as "Paper Bag Bunny Girl". She tries to kill him on sight with a device that resembles a [[BladeOnAStick naginata]] and sprays water with enough force to slice through metal, but he quickly escapes.
* In ''Manga/MaicchinguMachikoSensei'', the title character is shown in a bunny suit during the closing credits among other {{Fanservice}} outfits. It says something when this series is so chock-full of fanservice that they had to cram a playboy bunny suit in during the credits for little reason.
* Hinata Hyuga from ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' in a recent Omake.
* Two of these appear in the background during the RussianRoulette scene with Boma and Clair in ''Anime/HeatGuyJ''.
* In ''Manga/FairyTail'', Erza Scarlet is asked by a reporter what's her favorite "armor" (among the hundred she can [[InstantArmor "Ex-quip" at will]]). Her answer? The Bunny suit. And then Lucy, starving for attention from the same reporter, dresses in turn as a Playboy Bunny. (Which may be an ActorAllusion considering which other Creator/AyaHirano [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya character]] has worn such a costume.)
* Pipin's costume from ''Anime/MagicalPlay'' is clearly inspired by a Playboy Bunny's, although there are some variations. Notably, the bunny ears aren't on her head but comes from her bunny-shaped backpack (instead, she has carrots as hair decorations).
* ''Manga/NanaToKaoru'':
** The male lead Kaoru gets in such a costume for a play at school. His classmates want to haze and humiliate him with this. [[http://mangafox.me/manga/nana_to_kaoru/v07/c050/19.html It backfired.]]
** Tachi and Nana appear suited up on [[http://mangafox.me/manga/nana_to_kaoru/v09/c064/1.html a title page]].
* In ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', Asuka's opponent Mitsuo used female monsters that wore this costume called Gamble Angel Bunnies. (I'm deadly serious. The dub edited out the fishnet stockings, but really, showing their bare legs wasn't much less risque.) They even made a return appearance, two of them acting as game show models for Kanda's quiz-based deck in season two.
* In ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'', while trying to find jobs, Panty and Stocking end up as bunny girls for a casino.
* Chapter 4 of ''Manga/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaInnocent'' has [[LargeHam Alicia]] wearing one while commentating a match for House Yagami, complete with a microphone shaped like a carrot.
-->'''Fate:''' What are you doing, onee-chan...
* In Book 8 of ''Manga/SorcererHunters'', [[LovableSexManiac Carrot Glace]]'s friends (and suitors) find him in a hostess bar, having fun with plenty cute girls dressed as Playboy Bunnies. As everybody thought he was going through a HeroicBSOD, they are ''not'' amused.
* ''Anime/Persona4GoldenTheAnimation'': Rise and [[MrFanservice Kanji]] don sexy bunny outfits during episode 4 as part of a mock Japanese quiz show.
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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* Adam Warren put Kei and Yuri into this outfit in his second ''ComicBook/DirtyPair'' comic book miniseries. Unfortunately, since it was originally published in the U.S., Playboy frowned on the copyright infringement, and the bunny ears and tails were removed from the art in the trade paperback reprinting.
* An AlternateUniverse Creator/DCComics book has a 1960s' Franchise/WonderWoman going to a Playboy Club to lecture the customers on respect for women. Ms. Gloria Steinem (see Real Life below) has a cameo.
* Behold the newest member of Franchise/{{Batman}}'s RoguesGallery, [[http://media.comicvine.com/uploads/6/61810/1956654-bmtdk_cv3_dasjhfalsudyflasdf.jpg the White Rabbit]].
* Creator/MarvelComics also has a villain called the White Rabbit, whose entire shtick is dressing up like a Playboy Bunny variant of the White Rabbit from ''Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland''. She's an IneffectualSympatheticVillain who becomes the ArchEnemy of the current [[SuperLoser Leapfrog]] since they are equally pathetic.
* The Inferior Five, a group of SuperZeroes from DC, have Dumb Bunny, a parodic ComicBook/WonderWoman {{expy}} described as "[[TheBigGuy strong as an ox]] and [[DumbMuscle almost]] [[BrainlessBeauty as intelligent]]".
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[[folder:Fan Works]]
* Some of the ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' [[{{Doujinshi}} fanart and fancomics]] often have Reisen and Tewi, who are ''already Rabbit {{Youkai}}'' to begin with, being dressed as Playboy Bunnies by their mistresses Kaguya and Eirin.
* In order to celebrate 2011 being the Year of the Hare in the EasternZodiac, lots of Japanese artists were doing... pictures of {{anime}} girls dressed as Playboy Bunnies. Not that we mind.
* In the ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' fanfic ''Reload'', Naruto makes all of the women of an ''entire ANBU assassin squad'' into these. No, really.
* ''New Look Series'':
** That's the outfit [[Franchise/DragonBall Future Trunks]] is forced to wear by Kid Trunks and Goten in ''Trunk's New Look: Babysitting''.
** [[Manga/SgtFrog Fuyuki]] is forced to wear the outfit as one of his costumes [[spoiler:while trapped in the F.A.N.S.E.R.V.I.C.E by Kururu]] in ''Fuyuki's New Look: F.A.N.S.E.R.V.I.C.E.''
* Suggested by Slouchy Smurfling in the ''Fanfic/EmpathTheLuckiestSmurf'' story "Smurfed Behind: The Passion of the Smurfs" when Snappy complains about not seeing Smurfette dressed up as a bunny for Easter when they're in Jerusalem to see what Tapper says [[PassionPlay the holiday is really about]].
* In ''Fanfic/ShadowchasersConspiracy'', [[DarkActionGirl Emily]] wears an outfit like this and takes a stroll through Green Bay, first beating up two guys who make a pass at her (one suggests turning her in, but the other reminds him they'd have to [[NeverLiveItDown admit to the police that a Playboy Bunny beat them up]]), then going to a public place and challenging everyone to fight her. (''Way'' too easy.) Her goal is [[WeNeedADistraction to get Edgar's attention]] and steer him away from something else, which she does. (Later chapters reveal that she's an assassin who [[TheVamp uses her looks to get close to a mark in order to strike]].)
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[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* Inverted and subverted by Jessica Rabbit in ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'', as her husband actually IS a rabbit but she dresses like a nightclub singer.
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[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* ''Film/TheHouseBunny'' has a Playboy Bunny as main protagonist.
* In the ''Literature/BridgetJones's Diary'' [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridget_Jones%27s_Diary_(film) movie]], Bridget shows up at a party in a Playboy Bunny outfit.
* The same for Elle Woods in ''Film/LegallyBlonde'', because she was also told [[ItsACostumePartyISwear it is a costume party]].
* This is inverted in ''Film/MeanGirls'', where all the girls at the Halloween party are dressed as Playboy Bunnies (or something similar), but Cady shows up as a zombie bride (or rather an "ex-wife").
* In the illegal casino in ''Film/{{Outrage}}'', the servers are dressed as Bunnies. (Obviously, they figured that copyright violation didn't matter, seeing as they were breaking the law anyway.)
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[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'' had Hugh Hefner and two Playboy Bunnies as special guests. Naturally, the two bunnies took part in a game of "living scenery".
* An episode of ''Series/LaverneAndShirley'' named "The Playboy Show" centers around Laverne trying to get a job at a Playboy Club in Wisconsin.
* Subverted in ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' where Anya, who has a fear of bunnies, dresses up for Halloween in a large bunny costume. Not quite what we were hoping....
* Subverted in ''Series/MadMen'': Lane Pryce ''dates'' a black Playboy Bunny named Toni... and it's a totally legitimate, loving relationship. Lane does not seem to be merely infatuated, Toni does not seem to be merely interested in Lane's money, and neither of them seems to be interested in the [[ShockValueRelationship shock value]].
* NBC's [[ShortRunner short-lived]] series ''The Playboy Club'', canceled after only three episodes. (Inronically, unlike more successful examples on this page, it was officially approved by ''Magazine/{{Playboy}}''.)
* ''Series/{{SCTV}}'' -- resident lothario Johnny [=LaRue=] (Creator/JohnCandy) owns an ersatz Playboy Club, with similarly-attired "gerbils".
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[[folder:Music Videos]]
* Music/HelloProject group v-u-den wore Playboy Bunny outfits in the music video for their single "Aisu Kuriimu to Mai Purin", as well as in almost all subsequent live performances of the song.
* The Music/KaiserChiefs' music video for "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Z5kEqRFPwo The Angry Mob]]" has several Playboy Bunnies.
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[[folder:Pinballs]]
* Prominently featured in the various ''Pinball/{{Playboy}}'' pinballs, of course.
* Also featured in Creator/DataEast's ''Pinball/Playboy35thAnniversary'' pinball, though most of the Playmates are shown wearing conventional bikinis instead.
* Bunnies are prominently featured in Creator/{{Gottlieb}}'s ''Pinball/SlickChick'', a SpiritualLicensee of ''Playboy''.
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[[folder:Theater]]
* In the stage musical adaptation of ''Theatre/LegallyBlonde'' (see above), when called a skank by her romantic rival for her Playboy Bunny costume, Elle Woods recovers by taking someone's glasses and insisting she is dressed as an undercover Gloria Steinem (see below). She then asks her, loudly, if she is calling Gloria Steinem a skank, and a horde of feminists descends upon the rival.
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* One special species of Pixie from the ''VideoGame/MonsterRancher'' series has an outfit like this. Its description notes that it's very popular among male breeders...
* Many ''VideoGame/DragonQuest'' character models, including one of Jessica's outfits in ''[[VideoGame/DragonQuestVIII VIII]]''. All of the female Jesters in ''VideoGame/DragonQuestIII'' wear these.
* ''VideoGame/SecretOfTheStars'' has a Bunny Suit, which makes anybody who wears it look like a Playboy Bunny. Even the guys. And this is used in a plot point, as you have to put all your male characters into Bunny suits and sneak into a LadyLand.
* Elena[=/=]Eririn from ''VideoGame/AdvancedVariableGeo''.
* Olivia from ''VideoGame/GodHand'' gets one as an unlockable outfit.
* ''VideoGame/{{Parodius}}'' has a couple as player characters in a game or two. Not to mention several '''giant''' ones that act as mid-stage bosses taking up most of the screen.
* ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'':
** In the OriginalGeneration games, [[HardDrinkingPartyGirl Excellen Browning]] often promises to wear one for various (male) characters. In the second game, the promise is actually used to make sure she's freed from enemy brainwashing. In the final episode of the anime adaptation ''Divine Wars'', she actually comes through on it, even roping Lefina Enfield into doing it as well.
** In a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9hSliVD4BU scenario]] of ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsZ: Saisei-Hen'', [[Anime/CodeGeass Kallen]] was serving as a waitress at [[Anime/ArmoredTrooperVOTOMS Coconna]]'s shop, and it seems that only the bunny suit was available for her. To make things worse, Dimension Beasts appears near their shop and their commander doesn't give Kallen the permission to change back to her normal outfit.
-->'''C.C.:''' So how do you feel riding Guren, Kallen?\\
'''Kallen:''' "How"...?\\
'''Ester:''' Get back Kallen. DM extermination is my specialty.\\
'''Kallen:''' Ester... are you mad about something?\\
'''Ester:''' I'm not frustrated... I'm not frustrated!\\
'''Kallen:''' You brought your triangle into the cockpit...\\
'''Ester:''' You're piloting the Guren wearing a bunny suit, aren't you?! So I'm bringing my work tool into mine too!\\
''[=*ding ding ding*=]\\
'''C.C.:''' It looks like she really is that frustrated that she couldn't become a bunny [girl].\\
'''Kallen:''' Sure looks like it...\\
'''Kiderra:''' Woman's jealousy sure is scary...\\
'''Ester:''' I said I'm not frustrated! Even though I'm not that pretty, or elegant, or friendly, or good as serving...\\
'''C.C.:''' To a destructive degree.\\
'''Ester:''' I'll live my life as a [DM] buster. So bring it on, DM's.\\
'''C.C.:''' Looks like everything got solved by itself.\\
'''Chirico:''' Here they come.
* The title protagonist and a few of the enemies in ''VideoGame/BunnyMustDie'' have this as their ''species''.
* ''VideoGame/LufiaIIRiseOfTheSinistrals'' features bunny equipment (a sword, a bunnysuit, a shield, ears for a helm and a ring) for use by [[ActionGirl Selan]]... and Artea, a male elf ([[ShesAManInJapan except in Germany]]).
* Many of Tina's available swimsuits in the first ''VideoGame/DeadOrAlive Xtreme Beach Volleyball'' game. Each of the other girls have their own version.
* In ''[[Franchise/{{Darkstalkers}} Darkstalkers 3]]'' Lilith's costume turns into a Bunny costume during her Gloomy Puppet Show EX move
* ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'':
** It's not as immediately obvious due to the far less developed polygon rendering of the time, but a fair number of these (all of whom are also [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Rei Ayanami clones]]) appear in the Gold Saucer in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII''.
** Fran from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' is a Playboy Bunny; she is from a race of seemingly all-female and scantily-clad rabbity creatures.
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyTacticsAdvance'' (where the Viera first debuted) and ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyTacticsA2'' have the Viera in much more modest clothing, except for the Fencer and Elementalist classes.
* {{MMORPG}} ''VideoGame/{{Mabinogi}}'' has the staff of the Bean Rua nightclub dressed as bunny girls.
* ''VideoGame/PokemonDiamondAndPearl'': The Pokémon Lopunny has been based on this. Seriously, that's not surprising. Too bad that 50% of the time, Lopunny's a '''[[UnsettlingGenderReveal GUY]]'''. Some people were actually joking that [=PUSA=] would call it Playbunny in English-language localizations even before the Japanese release.
* Raine can wear a bunny suit in the PS2 of ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia''.
* In ''VideoGame/MitsumeteKnight R: Daibouken Hen'', a red-coloured version of it, without bunny ears, is available as one of [[VirtualPaperDoll the numerous costumes]] of the game.
* ''VideoGame/BloodyGoodTime'' has this as one of the player characters.
* In ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'', Riven the Exile (normally one of the most serious and least {{Fanservice}}-ey female champions on the game) received a [[http://download.gamezone.com/uploads/image/data/1099738/Riven_Splash_3.jpg Battle Bunny Riven]] skin in response to [[http://na.leagueoflegends.com/board/showthread.php?t=1239078 the biggest community appeal in the game's history.]]
* ''VideoGame/{{Skullgirls}}'':
** Cerebella wears one in her Story Mode ending, with [[NiceHat Vice Versa]] making a costume change into a full bunny head with arms.
** All of the roster wears them in the Indiegogo backer exclusive wallpapers.
* Rami sport one in ''VideoGame/KeioFlyingSquadron''.
* The Hunny Bunnies of ''VideoGame/BanzaiPecan'' are clad in a Playboy bunny costume.
* ''VideoGame/{{TERA}}'' has them as costumes you can buy for money. Due to copyright issues, the developers were forced to remove the ears and tail when releasing the outfits in the west.
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* More {{Hentai}} games than we're willing to admit having seen. One of the most infamous ones is actually called ''Do You Like Horny Bunnies?'' No prizes for guessing what it's about...
* The Chiesters from ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'' wear a cross between this outfit and a military uniform. It's not a good idea to be caught off guard by them, though, since they have ImprobableAimingSkills that they can use to kill people.
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* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'':
** The ''Lucky Bunny Bounty Show'', a [[ShowWithinAShow Show Within the Webcomic]], is entirely about Playboy Bunnies.
** Let's also mention the [[http://www.egscomics.com/sketchbook/?date=2003-12-30 occasional]] [[http://www.egscomics.com/sketchbook/?date=2005-07-12 confusion]] of referring to the fans as "bunnies".
* [[CuteWitch Mye]]'s Bunny transformation in ''Webcomic/CharbyTheVampirate''.
* [[http://reallifecomics.com/archive/061017.html Featured]] in [[http://reallifecomics.com/archive/061018.html two]] ''Webcomic/RealLifeComics'' strips.
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'': Agatha Heterodyne pulls it off [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20090605 in prudish steampunk victorian style]]. This a joke about Foglio's [[BleachedUnderpants past work with actual cartoon sex]]. Rather than a Playboy Bunny, though, it is more a full-body bunny suit and it's not revealing at all... at least until a few panels later where Zeetha has a slightly less prude version.
* ''Webcomic/RPGWorld'' has Diane don the bunny costume as part of a plan to rescue Hero from some pirates.
* ''Webcomic/MegaTokyo'''s Erika wears a very gothic steampunkish style of this [[http://megatokyo.com/strip/1222 before entering the "cave of evil"]].
* Webcomic/BladeBunny wears a miniskirted version of the outfit, while working as an assassin.
* Bud and Brandi of ''Webcomic/WapsiSquare'' [[http://wapsisquare.com/comic/canwebebunniestoo/ once wore this sort of outfit]] during their perpetually drunk phase.
* In ''Webcomic/EerieCuties'', GenderBender Kade Whiteclaw gets put in such a costume during Chloe's party. Not entirely on her own free will, [[http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/my_lovely_assistant although "she" doesn't complain that much.]]
* In the first issue of ''Webcomic/{{Marilith}}'', the eponymous assassin dresses as a Playboy Bunny to blend in the scenery at a strip club and get close to her mark.
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* The [[http://www.explayboybunnies.com/ Ex Playboy Bunnies Website]] gathers lots of info on this subject. Notably, lists of [[http://www.explayboybunnies.com/history/movies/movies.html many movies]] and [[http://www.explayboybunnies.com/history/movies/television.html television shows]] that have featured Playboy Bunnies.
* March Hare, White Rabbit, and Silver Marten from the ''Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'' all wear this sort of costume.
* In SOTF-TV, one of the games on the ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'' mini-site, the kids each get alternate outfits that are potentially {{Fanservice}}-y and/or humorous. As a result, [[{{Griefer}} Sidney Rice]] gets one of these. At first she hates it, but she wastes no time in putting it on out of curiosity and almost immediately warms up to it.
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[[folder:Real Life]]
* In 1963, feminist author Gloria Steinem went undercover as a Bunny in the New York Playboy Club. Her article, featuring a photo of her in Bunny uniform, exposed how women were treated at the clubs (in short, rotten with ridiculous rules which included regular stool samples, poor pay and sexual harassment) and was a sensation.
* Before she became a successful voice actress, Creator/BJWard was a Playboy Bunny. (Sadly, [[Anime/{{Voltron}} Princess Alura]] never wears one.)
* Creator/RieTanaka, another voice actress, also wore a Playboy Bunny costume [[http://www.flickr.com/photos/ccsx/2960967495/ one time]].
* More future celebrities who worked as Bunnies: [[Music/{{Blondie}} Debbie Harry]], '70s supermodel Lauren Hutton, actress [[Series/TwinPeaks Sherilyn Fenn]]... and [[Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow Magenta]].
* In one of her live shows Music/LaurieAnderson told the story of being recruited by a feminist group to help picket a Playboy Club for its exploitation of women, specifically the Bunny suits. During the protest she was approached by one of the Bunnies who said she was a single mother who was doing an honest job and making more than she could as a waitress in other clubs or restaurants. Then she asked Anderson why, if she was so concerned about the exploitation of women, she wasn't protesting sweat shops where women worked long hours in terrible conditions for piece work wages. Anderson admitted that her reaction was "Hmmmmm."
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