Federica Giulietti's fanfics are a rare experience, rather than the traditional prose stories, they take the form of illustrated scriptfics or, if you will, "fan storyboards," with a loose, sketchy drawing style, which makes her stories very visually-orientated and cartoony. The stories are pretty close in tone and feel to the original cartoon, if a little edgier and unhindered by censors, and usually center around the Warners (though the other Animaniacs characters make frequent appearances as well.)
Important note: The fics are originally in Italian, but have been translated into English by Federica Giulietti herself — and that's their biggest weakness, because her English isn't very good. The creativity and energy of the stories more than make up for the less-than-stellar translations, though.
Stories focused on the family and the friendly relationships of the cast. Plot-focused stories or light day-in-the-life stories. Pretty much anything that isn't focused on romance.Family by The Middle Warner Sibling (Caution is advised, primarily due to language issues and likely an Alternate Universe setting.)
Synopsis: A depiction of the Warner siblings managing to rise from almost the ultimate hard-luck circumstances (their dad is a pickpocket/con artist, for example) to become the stars of Animaniacs. Set between 1988 with the most recent chapter being from the summer of 1996.
The Burbank Confession by KitchenSink (Caution: Like the above story, this fic is a bit more mature than you would expect for this category. The story is rated a high T for language, violence, and some mature themes.)
Synopsis: A story set roughly a decade after the show's cancellation. The characters are caught up in a toon vs. human war in Burbank as they slowly begin to piece together a larger mystery that surrounds their backstory as well as the entire ordeal itself.
NOTE: Link broken, fic apparently no longer exists.
Synopsis: Technically two stories in one. The first part is very loosely based on the old SNES Animaniacs game, with the Warner Siblings being asked by Mr. Plots to look for a stolen movie script in what is really a ploy to keep them out of the way of an important celebrity dinner at the studio, only for the script to be stolen for real by Pinky and the Brain, in one of their usual harebrained Take Over the World schemes. Lots of characters make cameos, including members of the Tiny Toon Adventures cast and genuine Hilarity Ensues. Part 2 is a full on crossover with Tiny Toon Adventures in which the Warner Siblings are rewarded for their help in the first part of the story with a visit to Acme Acres.
Synopsis: "An unexpected death leads to whispers of an unsettling conspiracy. When disaster strikes, the bonds of sibling love are tested in a race against time to save Toontown." Set several years after the end of the series, Bonds mixes liberally with Looney Tunes, Tiny Toons, and Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
Tags: Character Death, some pairings, Dark Fic (but not too dark.)
Pairings: There's no real romance, but there are highly emotional pairings built up, including Buster/Babs, Yakko/Babs, and Skippy/Dot.
Synopsis: Lydeah Hoskins is a "psychopathic, angsty teenager who hates toons." She kidnaps the Warner Siblings as a revenge on the Warner Bros. company for not releasing a special edition of Edward Scissorhands for the film's fifteenth anniversary, but little does she know what she's getting into. The Warners proceed to make her their "Special Friend" and pester her to no end with cartoon gags, wordplay, and all-around silliness. If it weren't for the swearing from Lydeah and the slight Alternate Universe setting of the story, this could pass as an Original Flavor fanfic.
Pairing: Yakko flirts with Lydeah, but otherwise, their is no romance of any kind.
Synopsis: In order for the Brain's new plot to work, he and Pinky must travel to France to secure the most fabulous diamond in the world. However, with a sadistic author like me on their case, things might not end up as planned!
Synopsis: Beneath a metal bench there was a moving pile of snow. Shivering, to be exact. He'd never seen anything like it, so, he did like any normal person would do in the face of the unknown. He reached out and touched it.
Synopsis: Dot has always been considered 'the cute one' and has grown attached to that nickname. But when a survey says that Wakko is far by the cutest in the group, she begins to work on her looks... in an extreme way!
Synopsis: Yakko had never thought twice about pulling pranks on people he deemed his "Special Friend". What happens when he picks the wrong target and finds himself now the victim? Rated T to be safe. (taken from fanfiction)
Comments: While this story gets dark at times, it ultimately remains a piece about the family bond between the members of the Animaniacs cast and how good always wins.
Warnings: Rape, torture, abuse of various characters and death of minor characters.