* ''Fanfic/{{Luminosity}}'' is doing to the ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' universe what ''Fanfic/HarryPotterAndTheMethodsOfRationality'' did to the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' universe--that is, take the main character, make him/her intelligent and rational, and [[AlternateUniverseFic write the story from there]]. Bella isn't quite as much of a ChildProdigy, though.
* ''FanFic/MyLittleUnicorn'' is considered this to ''Webcomic/{{Sonichu}}''.
* Horrifyingly, Sweet Apple Massacre could be considered this to Fanfic/{{Cupcakes}}.
** There's also ''Muffins'', ''Dresses'' and ''Pattycakes''.
** ''Dipper Goes to Taco Bell'' has gain the same notoriety as ''Cupcakes''.
* ''SuperMarioBrosZ'' received a spiritual successor in the form of ''[[http://fav.me/d585i9m Super Mario Bros. GT: The Grand Adventure]]'', this one being a crossover with ''Franchise/{{Kirby}}''.
* A case of one with a fanwork: ''VideoGame/SuperSmashPonies'' is considered a spiritual successor to ''VideoGame/MyLittlePonyFightingIsMagic''.
* [[http://www.fimfiction.net/user/Animegx43 Animegx43]]'s ''Twilight Sparkle: Ace Attorney'' series has been described as a spiritual successor to ''WebAnimation/TurnaboutStorm'', by one of the people who worked on Turnabout Storm.