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The Elegant Gothic Lolita wears an outfit that makes her look like a Victorian doll: puffy skirts, lots of frills, bonnets, huge ribbons, mostly black. There's also shades of Alice in Wonderland (though it is beginning to fall out of favor), with the aforementioned dark motif. On occasion, her hair may be in Regal Ringlets or Ojou Ringlets.

Gothic lolita is actually a sub-style of the "lolita" subculture in Japan based on dressing in EGL as fashion, not costume. The specific Trope Namer is Mana, a Visual Kei artist, who uses "Elegant Gothic Lolita" to refer to his own brand of clothing, Moi-Même-Moitié. So referring to lolita clothing as Elegant Gothic Lolita is like saying "I'm going to play Nintendo" when referring to video games. "Gothic Lolita" is also referred to as "gothic and lolita", "GothLoli" (gosurori), or "loligoth". Western goth fashion is referred to as "goth punk" in Japan.

Keep in mind that although creators might draw inspiration from lolita fashion or intend to show lolita outfits, they might not necessarily make accurate representations of real-life lolitas — who are almost always adults or teenagers dressing in the style for fashion and would be highly offended at any implication of encouraging or endorsing pedophilia.

For a general overview on the Lolita style of dress, as well as other styles, the Useful Notes page about Lolita Fashion has you covered.

Super-Trope to Vampire Lolita Archetype. Can overlap with a Parasol of Prettiness, Fairytale Wedding Dress.


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    Anime & Manga 
  • Perrier La Mer from Amuri In Star Ocean has this kind of fashion sense but in white. While under the influence of her darker persona, Vernier, she wears black.
  • Everyone and everything from Black Butler. (With, of course, the guys tending more toward Elegant Gothic Aristocrat.) Even the grim and steely little Ciel Phantomhive wears tiers of lace and roses spilling off his top hats.
    • Then he plays it straight by way of the Wholesome Crossdresser look, when he went undercover as "Robin" during the "Jack the Ripper" arc.
  • Cat Street has a lolita character who couldn't fit into a normal public school because of her unusual fashion choices.
  • Chobits features several characters with eccentric, frilly and Lolita-inspired looks, though mostly notably are Chii's, with the dresses Chitose gives her. Freya is a another example, as Chii is going more towards Sweet Lolita than Gothic Lolita.
  • Hotaru from Dagashi Kashi wears clothes that are more on the "casual" side of the spectrum rather than the more frilly varieties of most other examples, but they give her quite a distinctive appearance nonetheless.
  • Lala the doll in a few chapters of D.Gray-Man. The sadistic Road not only dresses up like this, but in her introduction she also dresses a kidnapped and paralyzed Lenalee as one too, mostly to tick off Allen.
  • Misa Amane in Death Note was a Perky Goth, though her looks became more mainstream after the Time Skip to indicate her maturity and fame. In the anime, Misa wears outfits like this twice: once as she sings about her devotion to Light in the streets, and later in the Grand Finale... as she quietly stands atop of a rooftop, after Light's death — and it's strongly implied that she threw herself off it. As a matter of fact, it's possible that her original montage actually takes place directly before her scene in the finale, which may be why she, in the montage, is seen on a rooftop looking forlornly at the horizon. The outfit may have been so distinct specifically to draw us to this conclusion.
  • Case Closed:
    • A whole case features a lolita fangirl, Mihiro Kuze, as the murder victim. At the very start we get to see her wardrobe and she's in possession of quite a bit of Lolita clothes and jewelry, which borders as a case of Costume Porn in the animated version. Later she's found dead in a public restroom and since Conan, Kogoro, Ran and Sonoko were among those who saw her alive last, they now have to testify and help investigate her death. The fact that she's a lolita fangirl is vital in the resolution, as her black and red gown is one of the proofs against her killer: her former best friend Yuika, who had actually worn it before the murder to create an alibi... and she also had it on while she was killing Mihiro.
    • The trope also gets lampshaded when the victim is seen in the tea parlor for the first time. Or so we think. Kogoro is weirded out and speaks about "that eerie witch costume" she's wearing, but Ran and Sonoko go all "GOTH LOLI, SO CUUUUUUTE ~ !" Of all people, Conan explains to him what Goth-Loli is, and then he thinks that Ai would fit in the subculture fairly well (complete with a Imagine Spot of Ai in a black gothloli dress). Later Megure is also surprised at the sight of Mihiro's lavishly-dressed corpse and snarks at Takagi when he explains what Gothloli is.
    • During said case the two girls go into a Lolita boutique (specifically, the one where Mihiro purchased the black and red gown) to put on matching frilly and pink sweet lolita dresses. Conan/Shinichi is getting ready to snark at them and especially at Ran for their Skewed Priorities, but is left starstruck once he actually sees Ran on it.
  • Digimon:
  • The manga Doll by Mitsukazu Mihara is filled with tons of characters wearing lolita, specifically the Dolls (androids) of the story. Mihara also did the first covers of the Gothic Lolita Bible.
  • A favorite art style of the mangaka of Dragon Knights, despite being a High Fantasy series. Most of the girls, especialy the Dark Action Girl type, are covered in layers of black crenoline and lace.
  • The Embalmer, created by Mihara Mitsukaz who has done illustrations for lolita magazines, has two secondary characters who dress in Gothic Lolita and a short story about a Gothic Lolita.
  • In the second season of Genshiken, the males discuss what Ogiue would be like as an ero-game character. The answer: she would be a shy girl in a Gothic Lolita dress who would nevertheless be sexually aggressive even if it was her first time.
  • Anna Kushina in K is 11 years old, has very doll-like skin and white hair and wears a frilly red dress and matching ribbons on her hair. She really stands out since the rest of the members of HOMRAnote  are dressed like gangsters or thugs.
  • Kyouran Kazoku Nikki: There are the random shots at the end of the opening video where the female family members are seen wearing gothic outfits.
  • Kanako from Love Hina Again; she even persuades Keitaro to dress in a goth-like manner briefly. Check out the credits for that episode of the miniseries, which have the other characters, save Haruka, similarly... modified. The cover of volume 11, in which Kanako first appears, has all the characters except Keitaro dressed in this style. Keitaro's not on the cover because he happens to be away until the last three pages of the book.
  • Vita's Knight Clothing in Lyrical Nanoha was clearly designed with this style in mind, having been made by her Cosplay Otaku Girl of a mistress Hayate.
  • Maken-ki!: Himegami typically fashions her hair into a long pair of twintails and wears dark thigh-high stockings trimmed with lace and ribbons as part of her school uniform. When not at school, she often goes shopping for new dresses, stockings, and lingerie, preferring dark silk with lace, ribbons, and garter belts. It's part of the reason she's considered Tenbi Academy's twintailed "goddess".
  • Kanna from Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid normally wears a frilly dress that's something of a hybrid between Gothic Lolita and traditional Ainu clothing. Kobayashi describes it as "tribal goth loli".
  • Moyashimon. Kei Yuuki, Tadayasu's childhood friend has a distinct love for this style of dress apparently.
  • Just as real Vivienne Westwood clothes appear in Nana, at least some of Misato's clothing are actual lolita designs.
  • Negima! Magister Negi Magi:
    • Evangeline A.K. McDowell dresses like this all the time when not wearing her school uniform. In one chapter of the manga, Evangeline takes on Asuna as an apprentice and demands that she dress only in gothic lolita style. In another, she dresses those still at school campus during the holidays in cosplay/Goth Loli, because she's bored. The fanboys were entertained, at least.
    • Another example would be Tsukuyomi and her Victorian-stylized outfits she wears into combat (never seen without one). She rarely leaves battle with the outfit intact.
  • One Piece has Perona as one of the Co-Dragons in the Thriller Bark arc, Oda's tribute to the horror genre.
  • In the shoujo manga Othello the main character Yaya's secret hobby is dressing in EGL as cosplay for her favorite Visual Kei band (the manga has nothing to do with William Shakespeare's Othello).
  • Stocking of Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt embodies a few traits of the stereotypical lolita including a fondness for Gothic decor and sweets.
  • Paradise Kiss:
    • Isabella dresses in Elegant Gothic Aristocrat style, which is basically Elegant Gothic Lolita with floor-length skirts and a more ladylike look. Probably because it's hard to pull off the lolita part when you're a six-foot-tall transsexual girl.
    • Miwako Sakurada sometimes dresses in Sweet Lolita dresses.
  • The three "princesses" from Princess Princess are forced to dress up in an Elegant Gothic Lolita style because that year's costume designer is a gothic lolita fan.
  • Princess Resurrection: Hime, with heavy emphasis on elegant and Gothic, as well as her younger sister Sherwood.
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica:
    • Madoka Kaname dresses rather normally most of the time, but her Magical Girl outfit looks like it's straight-up taken from the wardrobe of a Sweet Lolita fan — has a puffy skirt, lots of frills, huge ribbons and super cute shoes with frilly knee-length socks. The Gothic aesthetic can fit as well, as Puellae inevitably mutate into Germanic or Victorian-themed Eldritch Abomination Witches.
    • Mami Tomoe's outfit, save for the Magic Skirt, would fit in pretty well with some modifications.
    • In The Rebellion Story, Homura is briefly seen wearing a Gothloli-like dress. She ditches it for a far more stripperiffic black dress after her Face–Heel Turn.
  • Quon from RahXephon may qualify. Cute umbrella and all. One of the DVD covers has her dress in a more traditional outfit.
  • Rozen Maiden: Character designs; Suigintou is the only one who qualifies as both lolita and fitting the gothic subtype's palette, however. Souseiseki has the colors, but her clothing is more in keeping with the ouji/kodona style.
  • The lead trio in Saint October. They even call themselves the GothLoli Detectives.
  • Marion Phauna from Shaman King is a teenage Emotionless Girl who evokes some Gothic Lolita stereotypes - she wears a goth-like dress plus Mary Jane pumps, ties her Girlish Pigtails with black ribbons, and carries around a cursed doll. She isn't actually a Gothic Lolita, though.
  • Sunako of Shiki has outfits inspired by Gothic Lolita. Megumi wears some frilly Gothic/Punkish outfits as well after rising from the dead.
  • Rinko Ogasawara from Shirobako stands out in an otherwise grounded and realistic anime for wearing gothic lolita clothing almost constantly, and she's even known as "Goth Loli-sama" by her colleagues for this trait. In episode 16, she explains that she dresses this way due to one of her first animation jobs being to design a goth loli character; after being discouraged about her designs constantly being sent back for revision, she started to wear goth loli clothing for inspiration.
  • The twins Layla and Lola also dress in gothic lolita fashion. Souichirou dresses in a gothic inspired fashion as well but obviously not gothic lolita.
  • In The Wallflower (Or Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge), there's the "GothLoli Sisters" who are rather less than elegant, not very lolita-ish, and also not very gothic... but that's what they call themselves, and often chant "Goth Goth Loli Loli".
  • In one episode of Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, Judai had an opponent named Alice who dressed like this.
  • Cathy has a victorian-looking dress with a cat-themed twist in Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL (but only when she duels; other times, she wears a more modest schoolgirl outfit).
  • Meido/Pluto from Heaven's Design Team dresses in a lolita style with some goth elements, like a skull and a bone pattern on her dress and huge regal pigtails. The goth look is in line with her Nightmare Fetishist tendencies.

    Comic Books 
  • Marvel's Livewires miniseries featured a character actually ONLY named Gothic Lolita, who served as the Cute Bruiser of the title Five-Man Band. To be fair, she is a self-named Robot Girl, and her teammates have equally odd monikers.
  • Also from Marvel, Runaways leader, Nico Minoru, was referenced as such in the comic's first script.
  • Kim Pine during the gig in Scott Pilgrim and the Infinite Sadness.
  • Used in GloomCookie, naturally, as it satirizes a lot of goth tropes.
  • Sensation Comics: Back in the Golden Age the Holliday Girl Roberta "Bobby" Strong would dress in elaborate frilled dresses with fishnet opera gloves whenever the opportunity arose to dress up or dress in costume, and this was published back in the 1940s.

    Comic Strips 
  • In more recent years of On the Fastrack Dethany has taken to wearing Elegant Gothic Aristocrat dresses to work-which, to be fair, is suitable for work, if a bit old fashioned. The rest of her coworkers (her boss Rose in particular) puts up with Dethany's Goth eccentricities because she's just that good at her job.

    Fan Works 
  • Celadon's New Blossom: During Ash's gym battle against Sabrina, Sabrina has the Disguised in Drag Ash dressed up in a purple gothic lolita attire because she feels it suits him. She gives him the dress to keep after they become friends.
  • Kyon: Big Damn Hero:
    • Tsuruya gets one of these made for her by Mikuru. It doesn't match her cheerful demeanor at all.
    • Mikuru later makes a second custom Lolita outfit for Yuki, who pulls off the attitude rather better. (And Haruhi raises the ante by Instant Cosplay Surprise-ing Kyon into rather snappy Victorian suits to match.)
  • In Tokyo Mew Mew No Hope Left it's mentioned when the main character wears "Gothic Lolita". It does not match the guidelines for the style at all, though, so it's kind of subverted.

  • Rory Mercury from Gate wears a black-and-red number as an apostle of the God of Death Emroy that is clearly designed to mirror a few elements of this fashion. It is so evident that Youji Itami himself immediately (and incorrectly) identified her as an actual Gothic Lolita when his group first met her.
  • Teenage Karma from The Girl from the Miracles District is described as wearing this style, which is noted for being at odds with her job as a hacker.
  • Victorique from Gosick typically wears frilly black lolita dresses. Fittingly, the story takes place in a fiction European country in the early 20th century.
  • Istas, the waheela waitress from InCryptid, wears gothic lolita-style clothing when she's not in her giant wolf-bear form.
  • Momoko from Kamikaze Girls is a Sweet Lolita, and her admiration for the real life Lolita brand "Baby the Stars Shine Bright" is one of her biggest character traits.
  • Rikka in Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! suits herself up as one whenever her delusion is in full swing.
  • Kuroneko from Oreimo. In nearly all of her interactions with the other characters, who met through an online fan forum, she presents herself as her otaku persona. It comes as a shock to Kyosuke much later on when she enrolls at his school, clad without her EGL outfit, and he realizes he doesn't know her real name to introduce her to his friend.
  • Re:Zero has Beatrice, Roswaal Manor’s Magic Librarian, who wears very elaborate and frilly dresses clearly inspired by lolita fashion.
  • The title character of Shakugan no Shana dresses like this in some promo art for the light novel.
  • Chikage from Sister Princess , althought Aria from the same series is a better example in clothing style, anyway. Chikage is more 19th century male dress, for the most part.
  • Whateley Universe: Ribbon. A one-of-a-kind cancer cure turned "Big Al" Morgan from a 6' 3" man to a Cute Bruiser who looks eleven (and will probably stay that way for years to come), has a genius IQ, generates cloth out of thin air, has a dead lift of 5 tons, and can regenerate almost anything that doesn't just bounce off her. Since she has snow-white waist-length hair (which always grows to the same length within a few hours of being cut), and her body language and verbal habits are still those of a 50-year-old auto mechanic, most people see her as a Creepy Child, so she decides to run with it and goes full-on Elegant Gothic Lolita.

    Live-Action TV 

  • Mana of "Malice Mizer" and now "Moi dix Mois" is the Ur-Example, Trope Maker and Trope Namer, as well as the owner of one of the major brands, "Moi Meme Moitie". Also counts the the Trope Namer, as the term Elegant Gothic Lolita was coined by him to describe his own style.
  • Yui Itsuki of Yousei Teikoku is inspired by Gothic Lolita.
  • In the music video for "Black Heart Inertia" by Incubus, Gothic Lolitas (mainly Sweet Lolitas) are seen in the video, especially toward the end.
  • Emilie Autumn's entire aesthetic, including having a song literally titled "Gothic Lolita."
  • Kerli may resemble one, but she calls her style "bubble goth".
  • Kanon Wakeshima
  • Nana Kitade
  • Luna Haruna
  • Kalafina
  • The Scottish synthpop duo Strawberry Switchblade could also be considered an Ur-Example to the style (although their bubbly synthpop more closely fits a sister trope). They were very popular in Japan despite being known as a one hit wonder in their home country, due in part to their flamboyant, frilly outfits and aesthetic that resembled the "dolly-goth" style.

  • This is Princess Crania's aesthetic in the Cool Kids Table game Here We Gooooo!. It goes hand in hand with her being the ruler of the Skull Kingdom.

    Tabletop Games 


  • Ever After High features this heavily, for obvious reasons. Can't sell plain looking characters as dolls, now, can you? But... It does not match the guidelines for the style very much, though, so it's more of a downplayed version, although the general silhouette and certain accessories and decorations of some characters look very lolitesque, the clothing of the girls looks like a fairy tale/fantasy reinterpretation of Lolita.
  • Draculaura from Monster High shows a few elements of this. Also Elissabat.

    Video Games 
  • Bungo to Alchemist:
    • The Boy of the Chaotic Attire, boss of He and To shelves. He wears what appears to be a frilly, lacy dress or suit, wears lace-adorned roses in his hair and over one eye, plus lace-up boots and gartered stockings.
    • Kitamura Tōkoku who wears a dress, hat and gloves all decked out in bows, frills and laces. Hell, he looks more Western than actual Western writers because of this.
  • In Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin, the two Victorian-looking vampire sisters. Interestingly, we find out they dressed the same way before they became vampires.
  • EXTRAPOWER: Attack of Darkforce: Blackberry gains this wardrobe upgrade after becoming Diamond Black.
  • Super Robot Wars: Original Generation:
    • Little Miss Badass Latooni Subota finds herself turning into this. First by accident, second in order to match her with the Princess she was assigned to guard, and finally ordered into it by one of her superior officers because frankly, she looks so damn cute in it. To be fair, however, every time she wore that dress, she ended up with a fair amount of Character Development, and the officer giving the order actually says as much.
    • And don't get us started on her giant robot. There's a reason the game's development staff nicknamed it the Gothlolion.
    • Irui Guneden, is also this in her child form.
  • Soul Series:
    • Amy from Soulcalibur III is influenced by Gothloli. In the arcade version, at least. Soulcalibur IV even more so. She's "erotic" at best; most lolitas value modesty.
    • Soulcalibur IV also includes a Victorian robotic in bonus character Ashlotte.
    • And if that's somehow not enough for you, the game's character creator has more than enough frilly, lacy clothing for you to make your own.
  • Dead or Alive has Marie Rose, providing quite the contrast to the World of Buxom Action Girls that is the rest of the cast.
  • Kingdom Hearts III: The Angelic Amber doll (basically an anime-inspired American Girl doll) is dressed in this manner, though a bit more subdued than most examples.
  • Nintendo Wars: Tabitha from Advance Wars: Days of Ruin. She's more of the Alpha Bitch in personality, however.
  • Chidori Yoshino in Persona 3 has an elegant gothic dress, an icy personality (except when she's busy cutting herself), and a supernatural power.
  • Yurika Kirishima of the Rival Schools sequel Project Justice dresses something inspired by this style (and her profile even lists a like of frilly and lacy clothing) but the colors of her clothing (light blue dress and a bright red ribbon) contrast to the typical colors associated with this trope.
  • The King of Fighters:
  • Shadow Hearts:
    • The "Dark Beauty" dress Cordelia can acquire in Covenant is, appropriately enough, in this style.
    • Hilda in From the New World wears a frilly black-and-pink dress to go with her Magical Girl persona.
  • Luna of Shadowverse meets the thematic requirements (as a necromancer) but also the stylistic ones as she's actually an appropriate age to be dressing in such doll-like clothes too.
  • In The World Ends with You, Lapin Angelique, the store in A-East, carries Gothic And Lolita attire as its main stock.
  • In Touhou Project, a good chunk of the Improbably Female Cast wear Lolita-style clothing, though later characters' designs have moved away from this as their outfits take inspiration from other fashion styles.
  • Cave has two Shoot 'Em Up series, Ibara and Death Smiles, with gothic lolita elements. The latter is more heavily centered on them. In fact, every female character in Death Smiles dresses like this, most likely because they're in a world reminiscent of early 20th century Europe — in the endings, any girl who returns to the real world is generally seen wearing more mundane clothes.
  • The generic female mage characters in Disgaea all dress this way.
  • Pokémon:
  • No More Heroes:
  • Growlanser V has a mute gothic loli. Being designed by Satoshi Urushihara, emphasis on "insane detail".
  • BlazBlue:
  • The video for Oblivion in DJMAX. The opening text calls it "The Gothic Lolita Metamorphosis".
  • Lieselotte Achenbach in Arcana Heart is Gothic-lolita inspired.
  • Feli from Puyo Puyo is a curious example. She's even an astrologer with frickin' dowsing rods.
  • Agitha from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is dressed this way, and the clothes are decorated with figures of butterflies to denote her apparent status as the "princess of the Insect Kingdom". In Hyrule Warriors, Agitha's alternate costume from the "Master Quest" map, which trades out her bright colors for black and blue to match her Level 2 weapon. The "Twilight Princess" map gives her a pink version instead, to go along with her Level 3 weapon.
  • The "Arsenic Candy" gang features a dolly-goth style in the Spider-Man 3 video game.
  • The pilot of the Final Boss craft in Otomedius Excellent is a young female expy for Castlevania's Dracula wearing this style.
  • Rock Band has a handful of frilly, lacy articles of clothing, thus allowing you to dress a female custom character like this if you want. There are also a few items suitable for an Elegant Gothic Aristocrat.
  • In Immortal Souls, all of the women in one of the vampire gangs dress in a style like this. Which leads to the rather quirky visual of the buff, trenchcoat-clad main character getting his ass kicked by girls wearing corsets, frilly skirts, and Parasols of Prettiness.
  • Dolce in Rune Factory 4. Just look at her picture.
  • In Style Savvy: Trendsetters, the brand "Raven Candle" exclusively specializes this type of clothing. The "Marble Lily" brand mostly specializes in frilly princess fashions, but their darker-coloured clothing occasionally strays into this territory as well. There are a lot of customers who have or want outfits in this style, and you can dress your character in them as well.
  • In one of the DLC chapters for Fire Emblem Fates, The Fashionista Oboro gets dressed up in an outfit that looks inspired by the Wa Lolita branch.
  • In the vein of Wednesday Addams and Interview with the Vampire, Beatrix from Battleborn is a young looking space vampire that dresses in a very elegant gothic attire that may resemble Gothic Lolita.
  • Sonic Runners has Gothic Amy, dressed in a traditional black and white outfit — minus blouse and socks.
  • Animal Crossing:
    • Animal Crossing: New Leaf introduced a gothic lolita sheep named Muffy. Her wool is black and her skin is pure white, and she wears heavy makeup.
    • Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp gives us Lottie's Gothic Rose Event, where you can earn a gothic lolita dress and other gothic wearable items for your character to wear. Lottie also shows up wearing a gothic lolita dress of her own.
  • Love Nikki - Dress Up Queen:
    • Since this is a game where things are resolved via fashion shows, there are many "Gothic" and "Lolita" clothes and accesories that can be purchased and used by the Player Character Nikki. There's even a whole wardrobe set based on the style AND literally named "Gothic Lolita"
    • Royce's Beleaguered Assistant, Neva, both downplays and plays the trope straight. On one hand her usual clothes include a a blouse/skirt/Mary Janes combo that resembles the EGL style, but she wears next to no EGL stuff otherwise. On the other, one of Royce's challenges to Nikki has Neva modelling a mix of meido and Gothloli outfit against Nikki's own.
  • Celia of Chaos Code dresses in such a fashion along with her two friends in one of her intros. There's also Celia II/KAI who dresses in a similar fashion, although she's not quite as elegant as her.
  • In Ensemble Stars!, Shuu favours this style, as a fan of Victorian fashion and dolls in general. However, as he is a student at an all-male school, he typically wears and designs a more masculine version with long pants instead of skirts. Mademoiselle, his beloved doll, definitely wears old-school goth loli, though.
  • Mega Man X DiVE: For the 2021 Halloween event, Pandora gets a variant that's clearly designed to evoke this image, tweaked with some details like bat wings on the sides of her helmet, and replacing her staff with a pumpkin umbrella.
  • Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse: Nanashi can purchase gothic lolita outfits at the Ginza Black Card shops, complete with wig and makeup.

    Visual Novels 
  • In Little Busters!, Komari's casual outfit is a cute old school Gothic Lolita outfit. It highlights that Gothic Lolita had pretty much overtaken every other kind of Lolita in otaku media, because while Riki notes correctly that the innocent doll-like aspects of the fashion suit Komari perfectly, the Gothic part very much doesn't, while in contrast the Sweet Lolita subgenre, with its colorful sweets, stars, and fairytale themes, would fit both Komari's general personality and the themes of her route perfectly.
  • Len in Tsukihime, although she's only given a proper model in the sequel, Kagetsu Tohya.
  • When They Cry:
    • Rika and Hanyuu from Higurashi: When They Cry dress this way quite a lot in promo art for Kai and Rei. The series takes place in The '80s though.
    • Umineko: When They Cry:
      • Bernkastel, Eriko Furudo, and Virgilia are the best examples.
      • Maria, Lambdadelta, and Zepar can also count, though Lambda, with her pink-overload, would be more of a Sweet Lolita.
      • Natsuhi and Beatrice, who, due to the drawing styles of Natsumi Kei and Jiro Suzuki, are heavily styled like this in the manga.
  • The spirit Iyaritikki in Polyphonica is almost doll-like in her appearance, including very impressive ringlets.
  • Celestia "Celeste" Ludenberg from Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is only seen dressed in this style. Including some really, REALLY huge pigtails.
  • Ashe, the heroine of the 18+ otome game Under the Moon, favors frilly black dresses.
  • Being an occult idol, Kaoru from Spirit Hunter: NG dresses in the gothic lolita style that's only just coming into fashion during the time period of the story. It's not as extravagant as some examples - a black puffy dress and beret with dark green bows - but it still makes her stand out from the crowd.

    Web Comics 
  • In El Goonish Shive, Tedd wears a black puffy dress with white lace and frilled hairties in a couple sketchbook strips and identifies it as gothic lolita when questioned about it by Elliot.
  • Sleepless Domain: Outrageous Lemon takes heavy inspiration from this aesthetic in her Magical Girl costume, which includes a puffy black skirt trimmed with yellow lace, a white top with Giant Poofy Sleeves, and a frilled headband to decorate her bright yellow pigtails. Uniquely, her outfit mixes in several modern punk elements as well, such as a yellow choker and black fingerless gloves.
  • Amy wore a gothic lolita dress in one issue of Sonic the Comic – Online!. It's never mentioned, though considering she has an Unlimited Wardrobe in the official comic it doesn't seem too odd that she would try out lolita.

    Western Animation 
  • Chimera, from the 3rd season of Winx Club, is inspired by GothLoli. It has been criticized that Stella should know this (especially since it's a well-known fashion style), but she doesn't act that way, calling her look "preteen meets goth".
  • As part of her Unlimited Wardrobe, Ilana wears an outfit like this in the "Elephant Logic" episode of Sym-Bionic Titan.
  • Scary Girl from the 2023 reboot of Total Drama Island wears a frilly black dress with corset strings and puffy sleeves; Zee even says she dresses "like a haunted circus doll."

Alternative Title(s): Gothic Lolita