Schnuffel (Snuggle Bunny) is an animated character created by German music and cell-phone company Jamster/Jamba.
Snuggle debuted in 2007 with the song "The Snuggle Song" where he is singing about how much he loves hugging. The song became a hit in Germany resulting in the character to appear in a few more songs before ending up as a franchise with a couple albums released. As a result of his popularity, he became the official mascot of the company and has even appeared in a few commercials and live shows in Europe.
In 2010, Jamster created a new bunny character named "Schnuffelienchen" (Snuggelina)◊ who is Snuggle's girlfriend who also gained a few songs of her own with the latest being "Ohne Dich" (Without You).
The character starred in his own mobile game by Java and released in 2008 by Ojom.
- "Snuggle Sing" (Kuschel Song) (2007)
- "I Love You So" (2008)
- "Doo Be Doo Be Doo" (2009)
- "The Christmas Song" (2010)
- "Beep Beep" (2009)
- "Kiss Me, Hold Me, Love Me" (Küss mich, halt mich, lieb mich) (2010)
- "Without You" (Ohne Dich) (2014)
Tropes associated with Schnuffel:
- 900 Number: Replaced Crazy Frog as the mascot of Jamba!/Jamster, which was the most infamous example of the SMS premium club version of this trope.
- Art Evolution: Schnuffel has gained a few redesigns since his debut in 2007
- Audio Adaptation: In 2010 Jamster released CD's called "Schnuffel und Schnuffelienchen" which star the duo going on various adventures and befriends new people.
- Babysitting Episode: The 6th album to the "Schnuffel und Schluffenchien" audio series, involves Snuggle and Snuggelina taking caring of a lost baby unicorn.
- Bunnies for Cuteness
- Christmas Songs: "Schnuffel's Christmas Song"
- Ghibli Hills: The setting takes place in a meadow where a castle is located.
- Mascot: Became the current mascot for Jamba!/Jamster since 2007 after retiring Crazy Frog.
- Nice Guy: Snuggle is a very kind-hearted bunny judging by the majority of the songs.
- Silly Love Songs: One of the more well-known tropes used for the characters would have to be "Beep Beep", 'Kiss me,hold me,love me" and "The Snuggle Song".
- Sickeningly Sweethearts: Snuggle and Snuggelina. Most of Snuggelina's songs such as "Without You" and "Kiss me, hold me, love me" are both love songs about her feelings for Snuggle.
- Sugar Bowl: The main setting takes place in a peaceful meadow.
- White Bunny: Snuggelina is a mostly white bunny with a mix of brown fur.