List of animated works with LGBT characters
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Harry Benshoff and Sean Griffin write that animation has always "hint[ed] at the performative nature of gender" such as when Bugs Bunny puts on a wig and a dress, he is a rabbit in drag as a human male who is in drag as a female.
Within the Japanese anime and manga, yaoi is the tradition of representing same-sex male relationships in materials that are generally created by women artists and marketed mostly for Japanese girls while the genre known as yuri focuses on relationships between women.
List of works
Animated feature films
|1986||Project A-ko||B-ko Daitokuji||Lesbian||Although seemingly calm and poised in public, deferring to her teachers' authority, B-ko is haughty and goes to great lengths to get what she wants. Her desire to steal C-ko's affection away from A-ko develops into an obsession. She is a lesbian.||Japan|
|1994||Rocky & Hudson||Rocky||Gay||Rocky and Hudson, the protagonists of this movie, are a couple of openly gay cowboys.||Brazil|
|1999||Adolescence of Utena||Anthy Himemiya||Lesbian||When Utena arrives at Ohtori Academy as a transfer student, she hits on Wakaba. Later, Utena and Anthy flirt and kiss.||Japan|
|1999||South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut||Big Gay Al||Gay||In the series, he is a stereotypical homosexual man known for his flamboyant and positive demeanor. In the movie, he sings: "Everything is super when you're gay!".||United States|
|Saddam Hussein||Gay||Within the South Park series and film Saddam Hussein and Satan are shown having a gay relationship in hell, where Hussein wants a more sexual relationship but Satan wants an emotionally fulfilling partner.|
|2000||Is It Fall Yet?||Alison||Bisexual||Alison tries to seduce the titular character's best friend, Jane, but Jane turns her down by trying to make it clear she's straight. And the next day, Alison apologizes to Jane about what happened; Jane nearly accepts until Jane realizes that Alison sleeps with their male art camp teacher.||United States|
|2003||Tokyo Godfathers||Hana||Trans woman||Hana, a protagonist of this film, is a homeless trans woman.||Japan|
|2007||Persepolis||Eight gay men||Gay||Marjane spends some time living in a communal apartment with eight gay men in Vienna, Austria.||France, Iran|
|Fernando||Gay||Marjane's boyfriend Fernando (named Enrique in the comic) reveals to her that he is gay. He thanks her because she helped him to discover his own sexuality. He states that if a relationship with her didn't work out, it won't work out with any other girl.|
|2008||Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs||Yivo||Agender, Pansexual||Yivo is a planet-sized alien with no determinable gender. When referring to Yivo, the word "shklee" is used instead of "he" or "she", and "shklim" or "shkler" instead of "him" or "her". Yivo dates and then marries all people of the universe at once, but they soon break up. Afterwards, Yivo remains in a relationship with Colleen.||United States|
|2009||Mary and Max||Damian Popodopoulos||Bisexual||Damian leaves his wife Mary to be with his pen friend in New Zealand, for which they form a relationship.||Australia|
|2012||ParaNorman||Mitch Downe||Gay||Courtney has a crush on Mitch and invites him to watch a movie, but she discovers that he is gay and already in a relationship when he replies "You know, you're going to love my boyfriend. He's like a total chick flick nut!" Co-director Chris Butler said that the character's sexual orientation was explicitly connected with the film's message: "If we're saying to anyone that watches this movie don't judge other people, then we've got to have the strength of our convictions."||United States|
|2012||Strange Frame||Parker||Lesbian||In a distant future two women fall in love, but when one is taken away and enslaved by greedy businessmen the other must save her.||United States|
|2014||How To Train Your Dragon 2||Gobber the Belch||Gay||Voice actor Craig Ferguson ad-libbed a line in which he mentions that he never got married for an undisclosed reason. Ferguson and director Dean DeBlois have confirmed this as meaning that Gobber is gay.||United States|
|2015||Harmony||Miach Mihie||Lesbian||Miach passionately kisses Tuan during the movie. It is also shown throughout the movie that they are romantically involved with one another.||Japan|
|2016||Batman: Bad Blood||Katherine "Kate" Kane / Batwoman||Lesbian||The lesbian superheroine Batwoman, Katherine Kane, has a major role in this film. This is the first time she is openly shown as a lesbian woman in animated media. She is seen flirting with the lesbian detective Renee Montoya. Kate's father Colonel Jacob Kane is supportive of her sexual orientation.||United States|
|2016||Sausage Party||Teresa Del Taco||Lesbian||Teresa develops a sexual attraction to Brenda.||United States, Canada|
|Twink||Gay||Twink at one point kisses Frank and can be seen having sex with Firewater during the foods' celebratory orgy.|
|Kareem Abdul Lavash||Gay||Enemies at first, Kareem and Sammy eventually form a relationship.|
|Sammy Bagel Jr.|
|2016||Storks||Various couples||Lesbian, Gay||Near the end of the film, the storks deliver babies to straight, lesbian and gay couples, and single parents.||United States|
|2016||Zootopia||Bucky Oryx-Antlerson||Gay||Bucky and Pronk are an anthropomorphic kudu and oryx respectively, who are loud and argumentative neighbors to main protagonist Judy Hopps. Given their differing species and sharing a hyphenated surname, viewers and fans speculated the pair were a married same-sex couple. This was later confirmed by co-director Jared Bush.||United States|
|2016||Doukyuusei||Hikaru Kusakabe||Gay||The two main characters who slowly fall in love with each other after Hikaru helps Rihito for a choir practice. Hikaru is musically inclined and hopes to get a job in the music industry. Rihito is a studious student.||Japan|
|Manabu Hara||Gay||A lonely 37 year old teacher who held unrequited feelings for his student Rihito.|
|2018||Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay||Scandal Savage||Lesbian||During the animated film, Scandal and Knockout are displayed as lovers. Knockout first appears alongside Scandal breaking through Professor Pyg's lair and taking him hostage to their apartment. She is later seen in the hospital under critical condition (after being shot), but alive, with a grieving Scandal by her side. In the original Secret Six comic, Knockout had previously slept with Deadshot because as later revealed, Knockout misunderstood the sexual exclusivity of her relationship with Scandal; Apokolips lacks any similar social convention and she was surprised but apologetic that she had caused Scandal pain.||United States|
Animated short films
|2004||John and Michael||John
|Gay||Two men with Down syndrome share a loving relationship.||Canada|
|2010||A Kiss for the Petals: Becoming your Lover||Mai Sawaguchi
|Lesbian||It follows Mai and Reo after they confess their love to one another.||Japan|
|2013||Angel's Drop||Botan Shinobu||Lesbian||Botan and Shinobu are romantically involved with each other. The story follows their adventure in their new school filled with angels.||Japan|
|2017||In a Heartbeat||Sherwin||Gay||A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of his chest to chase down the boy of his dreams.||United States|
|Lesbian||Yui Yamada, a timid girl who enjoys tending to her school's greenery, falls in love with the boyish and athletic Tomoka Kase. The two eventually begin dating, and the story follows the pair as they face various challenges in their relationship.||Japan|
|April 2, 1967 – April 7, 1968||Princess Knight||Princess Sapphire||Genderqueer||Princess Sapphire is raised as a boy by her father since women are not eligible to inherit the throne. In addition, she is born with both a male and female heart but refuses to give up her boy heart as she needs it to vanquish evil. Nonetheless, she falls in love with and marries Prince Frank. While this work was not meant to be revolutionary, it ultimately influenced other works such as The Rose of Versailles, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Sword of Paros and Sailor Moon.||Japan|
|October 10, 1979 – September 10, 1980||The Rose of Versailles||Oscar François de Jarjayes||Bisexual, Genderqueer||Due to her father's desire to have a male heir but having five daughters, he decides to raise his newest born daughter as a boy so she can take his place as commander of the royal guards. Despite being raised and dressed as a boy, she is open about being a female but still uses her male position to gain freedom and rights not allowed to women at the time. She serves as the love interest of André Grandier, her servant along with Queen Marie Antoinette, who she guards. In addition, she falls in love with Fersen who loves the queen and earns the love of Rosalie Lamorlière. However, she ultimately returns Andre's feelings for her and marries him. The two share one night of passion before Andre dies from his wounds, and later Oscar also loses her life during the French revolution.||Japan|
|Queen Marie Antoninette||Bisexual||Marie enters a political marriage with King Louis XVI of France but falls in love with Count von Fersen. She is considered a love interest of Oscar, a genderqueer woman, though their relationship never quite goes beyond master and servant.|
|Rosalie Lamorlière||Bisexual||She is the adopted daughter of Nicole Lamorlière and swears to kill her mother's murderer. She tries to kill Oscar's mother but Oscar stops her and soon takes her as an apprentice, earning Rosalie's admiration and love. She later ends up marrying Oscar's friend, Bernard Chatelet.|
|April 8, 1982 – May 13, 1983||Patalliro!||Maraich Juschenfe||Gay, Genderqueer||A gay male who was lovers with count Larken who ordered him to kill Jack Barbarosa Bancoran. However, he fell in love with Bancoran and became lovers with him.||Japan|
|Jack Barbarosa Bancoran||Gay||He enjoys flirting with and seducing young boys. Women have shown interest in him and he shows no interest, though he did show mild interest in Pataliro's mother Etrange.|
|October 2, 1983 – September 21, 1985||Genesis Climber MOSPEADA||Yellow Belmont / Yellow Dancer||Genderqueer||Yellow Belmont is a male soldier, who disguises himself as Yellow Dancer, a female singer.||Japan|
|May 20, 1983 – January 27, 1984||Stop!! Hibari-kun!||Hibari Ōzora||Trans woman||Assigned male at birth, Hibari looks and behaves as a girl, expresses interest in having breasts, and has become more feminine after Kōsaku starts living at her household. She has demonstrated romantic interest in Kōsaku and is implied to have zero interest in women.||Japan|
|Gekijirō Taiga||Trans man||Assigned female at birth, he is a transgender male taking male hormones.|
|October 19, 1985 – March 4, 1987||Fight! Iczer One||Iczer-1 and Nagisa Kanou||Lesbian||Iczer-1 and Nagisa are displayed as being in a romantic and intimate relationship throughout the series.||Japan|
|Cobalt and Sepia||Lesbian||Cobalt and Sepia are also depicted as lovers, occasionally kissing.|
|February 25, 1987 – December 21, 1991||Bubblegum Crisis||Daley Wong||Gay||Daley is a sympathetically presented gay character.||Japan|
|April 15, 1989 – September 25, 1992||Ranma ½||Ranma Saotome||Genderqueer||Ranma Saotome is originally born and raised as a boy. However, after falling into a Spring of Drowned Girl, he becomes a red haired well endowed girl. He transforms into his original male form when bathing in hot water but turns into a girl when he bathes in cold water.||Japan|
|December 17, 1989 – present||The Simpsons||Brunella Pommelhorst||Trans man||Mrs. Pommelhorst is the gym teacher who announced her intention to take time off and return as "Mr. Pommelhorst, the shop teacher" in the episode, "My Fair Laddy" (2006).||United States|
|Dewey Largo||Gay||Mr. Largo is the school's music teacher. A recurring gag since the 17th-season episode "See Homer Run", are allusions that Largo is gay. The 22nd-season episode "Flaming Moe" (2011) confirmed that Largo is gay and in a relationship with an older man, also named Dewey.|
|John||Gay||Owner of a collectibles shop. Character from episode Homer's Phobia (1997), voiced by John Waters. This character was used as an example for issues with homosexuality and the show expressing thoughts and feelings for them. He is also the first LGBT character that the show used.|
|Gay||They are a gay couple, who later break up.|
|Patty Bouvier||Lesbian||Patty officially came out in "There's Something About Marrying" (2005) which was one of the episodes that carried the occasional warning of content that might be unsuitable for children. Like Smithers, she is a recurring gay character.|
|Waylon Smithers||Gay||Smithers is a semi-closeted gay man. Waylon Smithers rides a float called "Stayin' in the Closet!" during Springfield's annual gay pride parade in the 2002 episode "Jaws Wired Shut". "The Burns Cage" (2016) had Smithers officially come out as gay.|
|1991–1992||RG Veda||Kendappa-ō||Lesbian||Unable to go back on her word, believing that all of the Six Stars will be killed anyway, she decides to kill Sōma, whom she is in love with, herself. She commits suicide right after, saying there is no point in living in Heaven without her.||Japan|
|Ashura||Genderqueer||Ashura was born neither as a man or a woman as punishment for his father's sins so he can not continue the royal lineage.|
|1992–1994; 2012||Ai no Kusabi||Riki and Iason||Bisexual, Gay||Riki was once the gang leader of the Bison gang. However he was captured and kept as a pet for three years by Iason who grew obsessively in love with him. Prior to this, Riki was in a relationship with Guy. He also once engaged in a one-night stand with a female slave named Mimea.||Japan|
|Guy||Gay||Guy was Riki's lover prior to his capture and Guy is determined to save Riki from Iason.|
|Kirie||Gay||A wild member of the Bison gang who is ambitious and sly. Riki hates him as he reminds him of his former rebellious self but Kirie himself is romantically obsessed with Riki.|
|Daryl||Gay||Daryl is an eighteen year old castrated boy who served as Iason's furniture and Riki's caretaker. He fell in love with Riki because of his pride and strong will.|
|Luke||Gay||He is a member of Bison's gang who is openly attracted to Riki and makes advances towards him, but backs off once he realizes his feelings aren't reciprocated.|
|Norris||Bisexual||Norris is a member of the Bison gang. He once held feelings towards Riki but now happily dates an older female mechanic named Maxi.|
|1992–1994||Yu Yu Hakusho||Itsuki||Gay||Itsuki is Sensui's right hand and is interested in him.||Japan|
|Miyuki||Trans woman||Miyuki is a character from both the manga and the anime. She is a trans girl and a member of the Demon Triad, a group of demon warriors that work for the Toguro Brothers. Her trans status is discovered in her fight against Yusuke. Miyuki's "coming out" was censored in the edited version of the Funimation English dub.|
|1992–1997; 2014–2016||Sailor Moon||Fish-Eye||Gay or Trans woman||The villain Fish-Eye is an effeminate cross-dressing man who is romantically interested in men. He was changed into a woman in the English dub. The character, however, is suspected by many to in fact be a trans woman.||Japan|
|Gay||Zoisite and Kunzite, both powerful generals who work under Queen Beryl from the Dark Kingdom are an openly gay couple in the series.
Though, in some dubs in other countries, Zoisite's gender was changed to female for his feminine appearance and to make them a heterosexual couple instead; and in other dubs, they are changed into brotherly figures because of the closeness of their relationship.
|Haruka Tenoh aka Sailor Uranus
Michiru Kaioh aka Sailor Neptune
|Lesbian||Haruka and Michiru are in a relationship. This was changed in the English version of the anime, where they were made "cousins". In the re-release of the original anime, the English version keeps their same-sex relationship.|
|Sailor Starlights||Genderqueer||The Sailor Starlights were assigned female at birth, but transform to present as male and refer to themselves as males when not fighting. Sailor Star Fighter is explicitly in love with a woman and describes themself as having "the heart of a boy" in an official series poem/song.|
|1994–1995||Akazukin Chacha||Doris||Gay||Dorothy's brother Doris is a male but crossdresses to get the attention of Seravy who loves Dorothy.||Japan|
|1994–1996||Dirty Pair Flash||Leena||Lesbian||Leena had caught the eye of Touma when he and Yuri were caught on one of the planet's planned rainy days. From the time he set eyes on her, Touma was smitten with her. However, for all the planning he made to woo her, there was one fact he didn't calculate on... Leena was a lesbian who had her eyes on Yuri.||Japan|
|1994–1997||Gargoyles||Lexington||Gay||According to series creator Greg Weisman, Lexington is gay. Greg was not allowed to explore that aspect of the character.||United States|
|1995||Miyuki-chan in Wonderland||Various girls||Lesbian||It focuses on the eponymous protagonist, a Japanese high-school girl who finds herself pulled into various worlds populated by women who consider her appealing and attractive.||Japan|
|1995–1996||Neon Genesis Evangelion||Maya Ibuki||Lesbian||Maya deeply admired Ritsuko Akagi and as Maya dies, she cries Ritsuko's name out.||Japan|
|1995–1996||Fushigi Yûgi||Nuriko||Bisexual||Nuriko initially dresses and acts as a woman named Kang-lin, one of Hotohori's concubines because Kang-lin was his twin sister who died and he wanted to keep her memory alive. He enjoys cross-dressing and is in love with Hotohori, but later also grows to love the main heroine Miaka.||Japan|
|Tomo||Gay||Tomo is one of the celestial warriors of Seiryuu and fights only for the sake of his love Nakago.|
|1995–1996||El-Hazard||Alielle Relryle||Lesbian||Alielle is presented as a comical character who makes other women uncomfortable because of her open attraction to them. She is the lesbian lover of Princess Fatora Venus.||Japan|
|Fatora Venus||Lesbian||An apparently open lesbian (there is no indication in the narrative that her tastes are at all hidden knowledge), Fatora is much like her primary lover Alielle in that she has an overdeveloped sex drive and little concern for the concept of "faithfulness" or even "disinterested". While it is implied that she has had many other "once-off" lovers in the past, and is attracted to Kalia when she first appears, during her appearance in the series she is fixated primarily on Shayla-Shayla and Nanami Jinnai: even though she knows that the two of them are both interested in Makoto and heterosexual, she still tries to lure them into sharing her bed. Fatora even goes to the extent of using her similarity to Makoto to disguise herself as him to try to take advantage of their crushes on him; while Nanami recognizes the truth and admonishes her, she manages to fool Shayla-Shayla sufficiently that she manages to kiss her, naturally prompting a fiery explosion of fury when the priestess realized who just claimed her first kiss.|
|1995–1996||Gunsmith Cats||Goldie Musou||Lesbian||Arguably the most ruthless of Rally's opponents. Of Italian ancestry, "Iron Goldie" is a high-ranking member of a mob family in Sicily. Many call her a Mafia Queen. She is obsessed with controlling everything and everyone around her. People who resist her successfully, such as Rally, become even more attractive to her. She is a lesbian, though she tends to express it as a form of sadistic pedophilia. She keeps a trademark harem of young girls who have murdered their parents while under the influence of her drugs. Goldie and Rally crossed paths many times, and the bounty hunter is usually quite lucky to escape with her life and the lives of her friends. However, this is far better than any of Goldie's previous opponents have done, and repeated escapes quickly turn the mobster's appreciation for her skills into a dedicated sexual obsession. Finally, Goldie decides that she will make Rally her masterpiece - a slave broken to her will through sheer psychological torture, without the aid of drugs.
In the end Goldie and Rally part on a truce, especially since Misty has (more or less voluntarily) joined Goldie as her lover.
|Misty Brown||Lesbian||She is a lesbian and has a crush on Rally, although later on she becomes Goldie's lover.|
|Gay||The series was one of the first animated series on British television to present openly gay characters.||United Kingdom|
|1996||Fake||Dee Laytner and Randy "Ryo" Maclean||Bisexual||Dee Laytner and Ryo Maclean are cops and partenrs who work in New york. Dee has deep feelings for Ryo and makes advances towards Ryo, who claims to be straight. Despite this, he has been shown to reciprocate his feelings and is jealous when J.J. hits on Dee.||Japan|
|Jeremy J. "JJ" Adams||Gay||He is a New York cop and former classmate of Dee at the police academy who is deeply in love with Dee, to his annoyance.|
|1996–1998||Rurouni Kenshin||Honjō Kamitari||Gay, Genderqueer||A crossdresser and member of the Juppongatana, he is gay and is in love with Shishio Makoto. He tends to dress as a woman but knows he will never be as loved like the female Yumi or Shishio's right-hand man since Sojiro is far more skilled.||Japan|
|1996–2000||Superman: The Animated Series||Maggie Sawyer
|Lesbian||Maggie Sawyer's romantic partner Toby Raynes is seen by her bedside in several hospital scenes and later Turpin's funeral service in the two-part episode. Bruce Timm states in the commentary for "Tools of the Trade" that those scenes were the creators' way of acknowledging Sawyer's sexual orientation.||United States|
|1996–2004||Hey Arnold!||Eugene Horowitz||Gay||On July 26, 2016, the show's creator Craig Bartlett stated that Eugene "is kind of 'proto-gay', so he's uncomfortable getting close to any girl" during an interview with BuzzFeed, though this was never explicitly stated during the show. Bartlett stated: "We always figured Eugene was kind of proto-gay. He's not gay yet, he just will be. He loves musical theater, and he's a wonderful guy." This was never explicitly disclosed in the series.||United States|
|Mr. Robert Simmons||Gay||On July 26, 2016, the show's creator Craig Bartlett confirmed that Mr. Simmons was indeed gay during an interview with BuzzFeed. Several episodes throughout the series hinted at Mr. Simmons' sexuality, including "Arnold's Thanksgiving", a Thanksgiving-themed episode which implies that one of his dinner guests is his boyfriend, and that Simmons' mother wants him to date a female friend. However, it was never explicitly stated he was gay.|
|1996–2008||You're Under Arrest||Aoi Futaba||Trans woman||Aoi Futaba was initially male but once had to go undercover as a woman in a sting operation to catch some male molesters targeting women. However, she went "native" and has since considered herself and has been treated by her colleagues as a woman. Though her romantic preferences are made unclear, she seems to prefer men.||Japan|
|1997||Revolutionary Girl Utena||Anthy Himemiya
|Bisexual||The two leads of the series, Utena Tenjou and Anthy Himemiya, were confirmed to be in love by director Kunihiko Ikuhara. The characters are seen kissing both in the TV show credits and the movie.||Japan|
|Juri Arisugawa||Lesbian||Juri is explicitly in love with her female classmate, Shiori, in both the TV series and movie. She is described as "homosexual" by the creators in the DVD booklet. The commentary in the booklet indicated that Shiori also had feelings for her, but was too troubled and insecure to act on them in a healthy way. In the movie, Shiori sleeps with Touga Kiryuu.|
|Kozue Kaoru||Bisexual||Kozue Kaoru is obsessively in love with her twin brother, Miki. In one episode, she was shown kissing Anthy.|
|Bisexual||Akio Ohtori and Touga Kiryuu were shown in bed together, and Miki described Akio as "seducing" Touga. Akio and Touga are playboys with a number of female conquests. Akio's conquests include Utena and Kozue.|
|1997||Maze||Maze||Genderqueer||Maze is the combination of two personalities, Mei Ikagura and Akira Ikagura, two siblings who are in love with each other.||Japan|
|Princess Mill Varna||Bisexual, Intersex||After being saved by female Maze/Mill, she becomes attached to and falls in love with her. She loves both personality of Maze (Mei and Akira), wanting to marry Mei while wanting to have Akira's children. In the novel, it is mentioned she is intersex.|
|1997–1998||Battle Athletes||Akari Kanzaki, Ichino Yanigida||Lesbian||Ichino Yanigida has feelings for Akari Kanzaki and it is implied she returns them.||Japan|
|Kris Christopher||Lesbian||Kris Christopher falls in love with Akari at first sight and is love rivals with Ichino.|
|1997–2008||Space Goofs||Candy Caramilla||Genderqueer||Candy is the uptight neat freak. He gets in touch with his feminine side by sometimes disguising himself as a woman. In many situations, Candy is the first to worry. In the Latin American version aired on Jetix/Magic Kids, Candy's gender is changed to female.||France|
|1997–2010||King of the Hill||Bug Gribble
|Gay||In "My Own Private Rodeo," Dale's father, Bug has come out and participates in the gay rodeo circuit. Bug is married to Juan Pedro.||United States|
|Carolyn (Jamie)||Drag queen||In "The Peggy Horror Picture Show," Peggy befriends a drag queen named "Carolyn" whose real name is Jamie.|
|1997–present||South Park||Big Gay Al||Gay|| He is a stereotypical homosexual man known for his flamboyant and positive demeanor. Big Gay Al openly displays his homosexuality and is an advocate for gay rights. He is Mr. Garrison's ex-boyfriend, and is married to Mr. Slave.||United States|
|Craig Tucker||Gay||Craig and Tweek are seen frequently throughout the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first seasons holding hands and hanging out with each other. It is confirmed by the official website and blog that they are in a relationship. In South Park: The Fractured But Whole, they are both listed as “Homosexual Cis Male” on their character sheets'.|
|Herbert Garrison (formerly Janet Garrison)||Gay, trans woman, lesbian||Originally presented as a closeted homosexual, the storylines have featured Garrison coming out as a gay man, then having a sex operation to become female (known as Janet Garrison), while female "becoming a lesbian", then having another operation to become male again. It is shown he still has feelings for his ex-boyfriend, Mr. Slave.|
|Mr. Slave||Gay||Mr. Slave was Mrs. Garrison's boyfriend until she made the transition into a female. He is now married to Big Gay Al.|
|Ms. Ellen||Lesbian||In "Tom's Rhinoplasty", Chef reveals that the new teacher Ms. Ellen is lesbian. Some of her male students are attracted to her and don't understand what lesbians are, and try to "become lesbians" too, to get her attention.|
|Gay||Within the South Park series and film Saddam Hussein and Satan are presented as a gay couple.|
|Sparky and the animals in Big Gay Al's Big Gay Animal Sanctuary||Gay||In "Big Gay Al's Big Gay Boat Ride", Stan's dog Sparky is shown to be gay, and Big Gay Al is the owner of Big Gay Al's Big Gay Animal Sanctuary, a sanctuary for gay animals, including horses, rabbits, fish, a lion, etc.|
|Stephen Stotch||Bisexual||Despite being married to Linda, Butters' father Stephen Stotch is revealed to be a regular customer at the local gay bath house.|
|Bradley||Gay||In the episode "Cartman Sucks", Bradley becomes Butters' "accountabili-buddy" at the gay conversion camp. When camp authorities find Bradley's 1979 male underwear catalog they are both punished. After Bradley realizes that he has a crush on Butters, he comes to the conclusion that he is beyond hope and decides to end his life, ultimately convinced to come back down to safety by Butters.|
|1998||Outlaw Star||Fred Lou||Gay||Fred is a 20-year-old camp weapons merchant who is known to be flamboyant and openly gay. He has a strong infatuation for the series' main protagonist, Gene Starwind, to whom he supplies arms to.||Japan|
|1998–1999||Cyber Team in Akihabara||Uzura Kitaurawa||Lesbian||A lesbian who admires fellow girls for various reasons. She is madly in love with Hibari for her "slender body." She later falls for Kamome due to her "bust size"(or lack thereof).||Japan|
|1998–1999||Devil Lady||Jun Fudo Kazumi Takiura||Lesbian||As the series progresses, the relationship between Kazumi and Jun gradually progresses into an almost romantic one. Most notably in the last episode where Jun decides to forge her soul with the force from the Demons, which Kazumi also lets her absorb her in order to help in the final battle with Asuka.||Japan|
|1998–2000||Sorcerous Stabber Orphen||Stephanie||Trans woman||Stephanie was Orphen's old partner and initially a man but was severely injured and while using the rest of his magic to cast a healing spell, made some "modifications", and became the woman Stephanie. She falls in love with and marries her boyfriend the florist Tim but continues to help Orphen and his friends.||Japan|
|1998–2000||Cardcaptor Sakura||Sakura Kinomoto||Pansexual||The creators have stated that Sakura does not see gender as barrier for her romantic attraction. She doesn't have romantic feelings for Tomoyo in particular. Demonstrating this, Sakura confesses that she has a crush on a female teacher in the series.||Japan|
|Tomoyo Daidouji||Lesbian||Tomoyo is in love with the protagonist of the show, Sakura. Sakura does not return Tomoyo's feelings. At some point, Tomoyo confesses her love to Sakura, but Sakura misunderstands her, thinking she means "love" as a friend, and Tomoyo says that she'll explain when Sakura is older. She simply doesn't have romantic feelings for Tomoyo in particular.|
|Sonomi Daidouji||Lesbian||Tomoyo's mother, Sonomi, confesses that she was in love with Sakura's mother.|
|Toya Kinomoto||Bisexual||The creators have confirmed that Yukito and Toya (both male) are a couple. They are stated to be in love within the series itself.
Before meeting Yukito, Toya dated Kaho Mizuki when she was his junior high school teacher, and she broke up with him when she left to study in England.
|Ruby Moon||Genderqueer||Ruby Moon has no biological sex. She is always seen presenting as female, even though Spinel Sun often asks her why doesn't she present as male for a change. At some points, Ruby Moon states that her gender does not matter because she is not actually human and also that girls have cuter clothes.|
|1998–present||Hunter x Hunter||Alluka Zoldyck||Trans woman||Alluka is part of the Zoldyck family, a well known family of assassins. Alluka is referred to as the son of the Zoldyck family and is referred to by her siblings as their brother. In addition, the official data book states Alluka's gender as male. However, the data book was not written by the author, who refers to her excusively as a girl. Alluka tends to dress and act as a girl. In addition, she is referred to as a sister and girl by her brother Killua whom she loves dearly and vice versa.||Japan|
|1999–2000||Jibaku-kun||Ali Babah||Gay, Genderqueer||Ali Babah, the Great Child of the 5th World, is a man by day and a woman by night, because he/she is affected by the curse of Kamemondo, the turtle monster. Not only Ali Babah's body changes, his/her personality drastically changes as well. Ali Babah's female persona is a skilled fighter and thief. She is a serious woman, who is almost never seen smiling. Ali Babah's male persona is a cowardly, flamboyant comic relief gay man, who wears the same feminine clothing his female persona wears. The male Ali Babah often flirts with Bucky, the protagonist, and hugs him when given the chance, to Bucky's chagrin. The male Ali Babah considers two girls his rivals for the love of Bucky: Pink and Queen Sheelo. In the series finale, the curse is broken and Ali Babah ceases to have a female form; he remains indefinitely as a gay man attracted to Bucky.||Japan|
|Hyō||Gay||Hyō is a strong fighter, a Great Soldier and an antagonist in the series. However, he is attracted to Bucky, the protagonist.
When Hyō is introduced, he fights Bucky, Pink and Kai himself and later Hyō causes them to engage in various deadly battles against other opponents. However, Hyō enjoys watching Bucky's battles on a large TV screen and secretly cheers for him to win and survive. As a running gag, Hyō usually talks about Bucky with a passionate tone of voice — often outright stating that he loves Bucky — while roses appear on the background.
After Hyō discovers that Bucky qualifies to become a Great Soldier too, Hyō gives up antagonizing Bucky and prepares a welcome party for him. Later, Hyō claims to be Bucky's lover.[a] In the series finale, Hyō attempts but fails to kiss Bucky on the mouth to celebrate when Zan, a powerful antagonist, seems to be defeated.
|1999–2000||Turn A Gundam||Guin Sard Lineford||Gay||He has an unrequited love for the main character that is not revealed until the final few episodes.||Japan|
|1999–2002||Mission Hill||Gus Duncz
|Gay||Gus and Wally are an elderly couple in their late 60s.||United States|
|1999–2013||Futurama||Enos Fry||Gay||In "Roswell that Ends Well", Philip J. Fry travels to the past and meets his grandparents Enos and Mildred in their youth. Philip encourages Enos to marry Mildred and have children, to which he replies: "Yeah, folks say that. But did you ever get the feeling you're only going with girls 'cause you're supposed to?" Enos does not show any interest in a pin-up calendar featuring a girl in skimpy clothing, but he flips some pages and happily stares at the picture of a shirtless man. Eventually, Enos dies without having any children and Philip unknowingly impregnates Mildred, thus becoming his own grandfather.||United States|
|Old Man Waterfall||Bisexual||Old Man Waterfall is a polygamist: he has seven wives and one husband.|
|1999–present||One Piece||Emporio Ivankov, Mr. 2 Bon Kurei, Inazuma; Okamas||Genderqueer, Gay||Emporio Ivankov is considered the "queen" of okama island, an island full of okama, Japan slang for homosexual men who dress as women. His devil fruit powers involve hormones that allow him to change himself between a man and a woman form, along with changing other people's genders to his desires. Mr. Bon Kurei is also an okama, a man who dresses effeminately and whose shapeshifting powers allow him to change his form to whomever he wishes. Inazuma is also an okama that can change from a man to a woman and serves under Ivankov.||Japan|
|1999–present||Family Guy||Meg Griffin||Bisexual||Throughout the series, Meg has shown romantic interest in and dated several men. However, there have been several instances in which she has shown hints of being bisexual or a lesbian: examples of this include "Brian Sings and Swings", "Stew-Roids", and "Dial Meg for Murder". In November 2016, when asked by Splitsider if the writers will further develop the characters of Chris and Meg in future episodes, showrunner Alec Sulkin confirmed that the series crew members are working on doing so and added that there are plans for an episode where Meg comes out as a lesbian, taking inspiration from previous instances in which she exhibited signs of lesbian characteristics, like when she joins a lesbian alliance group at school in "Brian Sings and Swings" and is identified as a "transgender man" named "Ron" in Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, the latter which takes place in the future. However, Sulkin also noted that the plotline has not yet been finalized and thus isn't officially set to be used in an episode.||United States|
|Stewie Griffin||Bisexual||Stewie has been in relationships with female babies, but is also attracted towards males. In the commentary for Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, the writers describe how they were going to make Stewie discover he was gay, but decided to scrap this idea in order to retain Stewie's sexual ambiguity for writing purposes. MacFarlane planned for the series' third season to end with Stewie coming out of the closet after a near-death experience. The show's abrupt cancellation caused MacFarlane to abort these plans, and the episode "Queer Is Stewie?" was actually produced, but never shown.|
|Jasper||Gay||Jasper is a dog who is Brian Griffin's gay cousin. Jasper marries his partner Ricardo in "You May Now Kiss the... Uh... Guy Who Receives."|
|Herbert||Gay||Herbert is an elderly man. He has an ephebophiliac and hebephiliac attraction to young boys, and harbors unrequited love for underage teenager Chris Griffin, though most other citizens of Quahog are oblivious to his sexuality. His voice actor Mike Henry defines Herbert as a pedophile.|
|Bruce||Gay||Bruce often talks to his roommate Jeffrey. It is implied that Bruce is gay and that Jeffrey is his domestic partner, as in "Road to the North Pole" where he states in the song "All I Want for Christmas" that he wants a wedding ring from a guy named Jeffrey.|
|Sarah||Lesbian||In "Brian Sings and Swings", Sarah invites her classmate Meg Griffin to join her afterschool club. Only after accepting, Meg discovers that it is called Lesbian Alliance Club. Meg pretends to be lesbian for a while to make friends. It is shown that Sarah is attracted to Meg: when Meg visits her to confess that she is actually straight, Sarah mistakes Meg's sentences "I got to get something off my chest" and "I need to open up" as invitations to have sex.|
|Ida Davis||Trans woman||The father of Glenn and Brenda Quagmire and the ex-husband of Crystal Quagmire. Ida (formerly Dan) was a war hero in the Vietnam War. He was thought to be a homosexual by Peter. When Glenn asked his father if this was true, Ida claimed that he was a woman trapped in a man's body and came to Quahog for a sex change operation. Following the operation, she takes the name Ida Davis.|
|February 5, 2000 – May 20, 2000||Miami Guns||George and Anthony||Gay||Japan|
|January 27, 2000 – April 13, 2000||OH! Super Milk Chan||Landlord||Gay||His homosexuality is disclosed in the series' ninth episode and is referred to in more than one episode.||Japan|
|October 2, 2000 – December 18, 2000||Descendants of Darkness||Asato Tsuzuki and Hisoka Kurosaki||Gay, Bisexual||Asato and Hisoka begin to fall in love with each other. Hisoka showed some level of feelings for a girl named Tsubaki Kakyouin.||Japan|
|Kazutaka Muraki||Gay||Muraki shows an unhealthy sexual obsession in Hisoka, having sexually harassed him and even off screened raped him in the anime.|
|October 3, 2000 – October 25, 2002||Vandread||Barnette Orangello, Jura Basil Elden||Lesbian, Bisexual||Its shown that Jura and Barnette are extremely close to each other and have some kind of relationship between both of them; whether is very deep friendship or romantic love is not clearly stated. This is displayed when Jura wanted to have a baby in which Barnette showed that she wouldn't mind being the partner for that.||Japan|
|October 4, 2000 – January 10, 2001||Gravitation||Shuichi Shindo, Eiri Yuki||Gay, Bisexual||Shuichi Shindo falls in love with Eiri Yuki and over the course of the series manages to melt the cold heart of Eiri and the two become a couple.||Japan|
|October 16, 2000 – March 29, 2010||Inuyasha||Jakotsu||Gay||Jakotsu is a member of the Jakotsutō, a criminal band of seven assassins. He is shown as being flamboyant and having a strong preference for men, complimenting Koga's loin cloth, flirting with Inuyasha and Miroku, and complimenting Sesshomaru's appearance. In addition, he admits he likes cute boys but that seeing cute boys makes him want to chop them up.||Japan|
|October 25, 2000 – November 14, 2006||As Told By Ginger||Nikki LaPorte (born name: Nicholas)||Drag queen||Nikki LaPorte is actually a guy named Nicholas as a drag queen. She/he sabotages Lois and Dr. Dave's wedding until Noelle exposes Nikki's identity.||United States|
|2000–2004||Queer Duck||Adam Seymour Duckstein||Gay or Bisexual||Adam is the main, titular character of the series. He is presented as a stereotypical gay duck and has been a victim of gay bashing. However, in the series finale, he wakes up to discover that he had sex with a woman.||United States|
|Steven Arlo Gator||Gay||Steven is Queer Duck's significant other. He is shy and insecure and is usually the voice of reason whenever Queer Duck gets himself or anyone else in trouble. He marries Queer Duck in a Jewish Wedding in Vermont in the episode 'Wedding Bell Blues' (although they are often seen as having an open relationship); a moose was the rabbi.|
|Melissa||Lesbian||Melissa is Adam's sister who is occasionally revealed to be lesbian throughout the series and the movie.|
|2001||Fruits Basket||Hatsuharu Sohma||Bisexual||Hatsuharu is part of the Sohma family, a family cursed into turning into members of the zodiac when under stress or hugged by members of the opposite sex. He was born in the year of the cow and was often annoyed by people's comments about the stupidity of the cow from the zodiac, and blamed his troubles on Yuki, born the year of the rat. However, Yuki helps him realize he needs to move past people's comments and prove otherwise. Though he falls in love with and enters an on/off relationship with Rin Sohma, he refers to Yuki as his first love.||Japan|
|2001||Puni Puni Poemy||Futaba Aasu||Lesbian||Poemy's classmate and best friend, and she is madly in love with her, a fact to which Poemy is oblivious. In the final confrontation with the invading aliens, Futaba combines her power with Poemy's, and since Poemy is a representation of Earth, this act pacifies the planet's population, resulting in peace with the aliens. After this event, director Nabeshin casually mentions that Futaba is in reality the main character of the show. Her name comes from futa, the Japanese word for "two". Futaba is mostly a parody of Tomoyo Daidouji, the best friend of magical girl Sakura Kinomoto from Cardcaptor Sakura who is also a lesbian. Unlike Tomoyo, however, Futaba displays more extreme fantasies and lesbian arousal whenever she is with her friend.||Japan|
|2001–2002||The Oblongs||Anita Bidet||Trans woman||Anita Bidet is a transgender bartender at the bar where Pickles goes to.||United States|
|Gay||Tab and Scooter are Peggy's fathers, a gay couple. They are introduced in "Bucketheads" (2001).|
|2001–2002||X||Subaru Sumeragi, Seishirō Sakurazuka||Gay||Subaru tries to hunt and kill Seishirō for killing his sister and when he succeeds, he states he has killed the one he loves most. Their past is elaborated in Tokyo Babylon, where it was shown Seishirō would often flirt with and tried to seduce Subaru as part of a bet: if Subaru could make him fall in love with him, he wouldn't kill him. While Subaru did grow to love Seishirō, Seishirō couldn't reciprocate but killed Subaru's sister Hotaru in his stead per her request. Despite this, as Seishirō dies, he confesses "I also.." before dying.||Japan|
|Nataku||Genderqueer||A genderless clone of Kazuki Tōjō.|
|Kanoe||Bisexual||The bisexual main antagonist of the series and Princess Hiroto's younger sister. She is in a sexual relationship with Yūto but also flirts with Satsuki and Fūma.|
|2001-2003||Time Squad||Larry 3000||Gay||Larry 3000's voice actor Mark Hamill implied Larry could easily have been interpreted as gay in the cartoon, due to his feminity and presentation as the "gay best friend" to Cleopatra in "Shop like an Egyptian", although Larry has stated on multiple occasions he dislikes humans in general. However, this show never stated his sexuality.||United States|
|2001–2004||Braceface||Mark "Dion" Jones||Gay||Canon gay male character.||Canada|
|2001–2004||Hanaukyo Maid Team||Yashima Sanae||Lesbian||Yashima is hopelessly and rather blatantly in love with Konoe. This often has her daydreaming up various lesbian fantasies with Konoe returning her feelings, resulting in rather embarrassing moments.||Japan|
|2001–2007||The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy||Dean Toadblatt
|Gay||It was revealed in "One Crazy Summoner" that Dean Toadblatt and Squidhat were gay lovers.||United States|
|2002||Azumanga Daioh||Kaorin||Lesbian||Kaorin has unrequited love for the athletic girl, Sakaki.||Japan|
|2002||.hack//sign||An Shoj/Tsukasa and Mariko Misono/Subaru||Lesbian||An Shoji plays as a male character online due to the mental and physical abuse she suffers from her father, as she hoped that by playing as a male avatar she could distance herself from real life. As Tsukasa (her male avatar), she meets and falls in love with Subaru, the avatar of Mariko Misono. The two girls later make plans to meet in real life.||Japan|
|2002||Mirage of Blaze||Kazutaka Muraki and Takaya Ougi||Gay||Kazutaka is the reincarnation of Kagetora Uesugi and Yoshiaki is the reincarnation of Nobutsuna Naoe. Kagetora was raped by his vassals and pages and so he and his reincarnation Kazutaka are androphobic and hate men, but Kazutaka begins to fall in love with Takaya/Naoe, who is persistent in his advances.||Japan|
|2002–2003||Clone High||Wally and Carl||Gay||Wally and Carl are a gay couple, and the foster parents of JFK.||Canada, United States|
|2003||Yami to Bōshi to Hon no Tabibito||Hazuki Azuma
|Lesbian||Hazuki Azuma is a tomboyish female with numerous female admirers but only loves Hatsumi Azuma who reciprocates.||Japan|
|Lilith||Lesbian||Lilith also shows attraction to Hazuki whom she flirts with.|
|2003||Air Master||Mina Nakanotani||Lesbian||Mina is hopelessly in love with Maki but she constantly denies this because her friends take it out of context. (who is not sure how to handle the matter), making this the main reason her friends make fun of her.||Japan|
|Kinjiro Kitaeda||Bisexual||He claims to hate women yet he likes Maki because he thinks she's different. He had his first kiss stolen by one of his male subordinates, Nagato the Long Fist, while Nagato was fighting Fukamichi.|
|2003–2004||Godannar||Shadow Dunaway and Luna||Lesbian||Shadow and Luna are partners on the giant American robot Genesister. They share romantic feelings for each other.||Japan|
|2003–2004; 2009–2010||Fullmetal Alchemist; Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood||Envy||Genderqueer||Envy is a shapeshifting homunculus without a specific gender. While it is usually referred to in general neutral pronouns in the Japanese version, in both anime it is usually referred to as he.||Japan|
|2003–2007||Saint Beast||Rey and Luca||Bisexual, Gay||Saint Beast is a spinoff franchise of the series Angel Tales. In Angel Tales, Rey loves Tsubasa. However, in the Saint Beast Franchise, Rey and Luca are lovers.||Japan|
|Shin and Judas||Bisexual, Gay||Saint Beast is a spinoff franchise of the series Angel Tales. In Angel Tales, Shin loves Ayumi. However, in the Saint Beast Franchise, Shin and Judas are lovers.|
|Kira and Maya||Gay||Kira and Maya are brothers but are implied to have deeper feelings for each other.|
|Pandora||Gay||Pandora is one of the main enemies of the Saint Beasts as Pandora is loyal to Zeus and Zeus views the Saint Beasts as traitors for going against his will. Pandora is in love with Judas.|
|Kagero no Shiva||Gay||Shiva has a deep romantic obsession with Judas.|
|2003–2014||Ikki Tousen||Kanu Uncho||Lesbian||In Dragon Destiny, She admits her love for Ryuubi to Koukin. In Great Guardians, she has finally came into terms with her feelings for Ryuubi (who seems unaware), and often fantisizes about Ryuubi doing intimate things with her on numerous occasions.||Japan|
|Chouhi Ekitoku||Bisexual||Like Kanu, Chouhi is also in love with Ryuubi and is always protecting her.|
|Ryofu Housen||Bisexual||Ryofu has had sexual relations with guys and girls, notably Saji and Chinkyuu. In the anime adaptation, Ryofu is a capable fighter, but more promiscuous than her manga counterpart, as shown when she molests Ryomou. She also sleeps with multiple guys and Chinkyuu on the girls side. She avenges Chinkyuu's death by trying to fight Hakufu at Toutaku's place, ending up committing murder suicide with Toutaku with a point-blank chi blast.|
|Chinkyuu Koudai||Lesbian||Ryofu's childhood friend and lesbian lover, and a C-rank fighter with great potential. While Ryofu was battling Totaku, Chinkyuu knocked out Kaku to prevent her from interfering. Kaku got her revenge when she caught Chinkyuu stealing the Gyokuji and got Chizen Rikaku to rape her. When Chinkyuu recovered from her injuries, she saves Ryofu from being killed by Myosai. However, she realizes that Ryofu is moments away from dying due to her illness. Since she was loyal and in love with Ryofu, Chinkyuu decides to stay by her friend's side and commits suicide with her instead of surrendering to Sousou.|
|Himiko||Lesbian||She sent several fighters to attack Hakufu and when she was distracted, she knocked her out with a kiss and took her Magatama. At the end of the OVA she was seen with Yoshitsune and Benkei atop a building, with Sousou and Hakufu's Magatamas in her hands.|
|2003–2016||Eddsworld||Kim and Katya||Bisexual, Lesbian||In episode "The Dudette Next Door", Edd and Tord first met Kim, which made them tried to impressed her in order to which she will choose one of them. After Kim gave Tord a kiss, Edd started to fight with him. Later, Katya walks up to Kim after greeting her and they kissed each other, which made Edd and Tord heartbroken.||United Kingdom|
|2003–present||Red vs. Blue||Kaikaina "Sister" Grif||Bisexual||Kaikaina "Sister" Grif is an openly bisexual woman, previously being bi-curious, who appears as a main character in Season 5 and The Shisno Paradox.||United States|
|Agent Ohio / "Vera"||Lesbian||Agent Ohio is a lesbian woman and an agent of Project Freelancer who appeared in two episodes of Season 14.|
|Sherry||Lesbian||Sherry is a lesbian woman and a soldier for Charon Industries who appeared in one episode of Season 14. Her sexuality was confirmed by the episode's writer, Shannon McCormick.|
|2004||DearS||Mitsuka Yoshimine||Bisexual||Mitsuka is an exhibitionist high school English teacher. Mitsuka often strips down to her lingerie during classes, makes her students read erotic stories, openly asks about their sex lives and flirts with them. She is also a porn actress, who makes her own original videos. Mitsuka constantly interprets everything around her in a sexual way and is shown to be aroused as a result. Her behavior routinely annoys her students, but the principal does not take any steps to prevent it.||Japan|
|2004||Gantz||Masanobu Hojo||Bisexual||Masanobu is one of the hunters, the people assigned by Gantz to kill aliens.
He is outed by Gantz, who nicknames him "Homo". Kei Kurono, Masaru Kato and Tetsuo Nemoto treat Masanobu with hostility because of his sexuality. Masanobu repeatedly denies being gay, but otherwise says that he is not attracted to Tetsuo in particular. Unlike the others, Kei Kishimoto stands up for Masanobu.
In the Buddhist Temple mission, Masanobu dies together with Sadayo "Sadako" Suzumura, a fellow female hunter. In their last breath, after having their torsos severed in half by the sword of the Buddha statue, Sadako kisses Masanobu on the mouth.
|Chiaki Onizuka||Gay||Chiaki is an openly gay high school student and heavyweight boxer. He studies in the same school as Kato Masaru, one of the main characters. Chiaki expresses a desire to rape Kato. However, this infuriates Kato, causing him to assault an unprepared Chiaki while he was using the bathroom stall and beat him into a bloody mess.|
|2004||Re: Cutie Honey||Scoop Panther||Lesbian||Scoop Panther is one of the villains. She uses a combination of X-ray specs and camera to take pictures of naked girls by seeing through their clothes. Cutie Honey, the heroine, fights her three times. In the third battle, Scoop Panther combines with two other villains to form Triple Panther.||Japan|
|2004||Samurai Champloo||"Jouji"/Governor-General Izaac Titsingh||Gay||"Jouji" (real name Izaac Titsingh) is the chief merchant of the Dutch East India Company's Japan Branch and a gay man who attempted to live as a Japanese man after reading "The Great Mirror of Male Love" by Saikaku Ihara. He faced persecution in his home country of Holland due to his sexuality and had hoped to live freely as a gay man in Japan.||Japan|
|2004||Kannazuki no Miko||Himeko Kurusugawa
|Bisexual, Lesbian||Chikane has loved Himeko since they met, although (despite her jealousy of Himeko and Sōma's friendship) she does not admit it until much later. Chikane's feelings for Himeko border on obsession, and she wants to complete the Ame no Murakumo summoning ritual quickly so she alone can protect Himeko. She seems to turn evil upon joining the Orochi as the Eighth Head, vanquishing all but two of the Orochi heads (and assuming their place) after sexually assaulting Himeko and tormenting her during their final battle. It is eventually revealed that Chikane forced Himeko to kill her to spare her from a terrible fate. During the last few episodes Himeko realizes and accepts her feelings for Chikane. In both versions whether they are reincarnated as sisters in the manga or total strangers in the anime, Himeko is reunited with Chikane.||Japan|
|Otoha Kisaragi||Lesbian||Chikane's loyal and devoted maid. A supporting character, she clarifies how Chikane reserved her feelings for Himeko alone. Otoha is jealous of Himeko. When Otoha is sent away, she expresses her love and admiration for Chikane, blushing and weeping when she hugs her.|
|2004||Mezzo DSA||Sakura Sakurada||Lesbian||Sakura's life went on a downward spiral, trying to achieve the same. Then one night as she was about to be raped by three men, she was rescued by Momomi Momoi (桃井 桃実 Momoi Momomi), a character introduced in the original OVA as the psychotic daughter of antagonist Momokichi Momoi (桃井 桃吉 Momoi Momokichi) who singlehandedly killed the rapists. Since then, Sakura and Momomi became lesbian lovers, and Momomi had taught Sakura how to fight and defend herself. Sakura often described Momomi as beautiful as she is terrifying. Sakura was deeply in love with Momomi, so when she found out that Momomi was killed by Mikura, she set out to get revenge by killing Mikura. However, many of her early attempts were unsuccessful because Kurokawa and Harada, who were on an unrelated case, interfered. When she finally did make an attempt on Mikura's life, she ended up accidentally stabbing herself. As Sakura was dying, she had told Mikura that she found out that Momomi and Mikura were actually half-sisters. As she was about to die, an android (who was about to self-destruct, again from Kurokawa and Harada's case) came crashing out of a window. Hallucinating from her wounds, Sakura thought it was Momomi coming to embrace her. Sakura died when the android blew up.||Japan|
|2004–2005||Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo||Franz d'Épinay||Bisexual||Franz is engaged to a woman named Valentine for political reasons though he does not love her. He instead heavily implies throughout the series that he has strong feelings for someone else that can never be returned and that he can never marry that person but marriage is not the only way to make the person they love happy. It is later revealed his feelings are towards his best friend Albert. However, he did show some attraction to women and did consider sleeping with a woman in episode 1.||Japan|
|Beppo||Gay||Beppo is a boy who enjoys cross-dressing and is gay. He develops feelings for Albert.|
|2004–2005||Doki Doki School Hours||Rio Kitagawa||Lesbian||She is a lesbian and has stated on several occasion that she loves small girls, thus making it no surprise that she has a huge (and slightly sadistic) crush on Mika-sensei. She is constantly flirting with her, which often borders on molestation. She also does well academically, though she isn't above failing a test on purpose if it means she'll get to spend time with Mika-sensei.||Japan|
|Yuichi Kudo||Gay||A male honor student who is gay and in love with Suetake. Though Suetake is completely oblivious to Kudo's affections, everyone else is aware of them, and they are constantly rolling their eyes over his actions (which is very similar to how they react to Kitagawa's love for Mika, the only difference being that Mika is aware of Kitagawa's feelings, but can do little to stop her advances). He is seen having fantasies about Suetake, and not much else.|
|2004–2005||Gakuen Alice||Anna Umenomiya||Lesbian||She is usually seen with Nonoko and she also has a crush on their teacher Misaki.||Japan|
|Nonoko Ogasawara||Lesbian||Like Anna, she also has a crush on her teacher Misaki.|
|2004–2005||Girls Bravo||Hijiri Kanata||Lesbian||In the anime adaptation, she serves as a subordinate for Yukina, whose mission is to observe and eventually kidnap Miharu. Hijiri had been obsessed with Miharu since they were both children, and Yukina promises to give Miharu to her in exchange for helping her achieve her goals. However, Hijiri is eventually defeated by Kirie, and forgets about Miharu and begins to obsess over Kirie instead.||Japan|
|Kosame||Lesbian||Kosame is one of Lisa Fukuyama's bodyguards who works alongside Hayate. After fighting Kirie Kojima, she formed an attraction to and eventually fell in love with her. Kosame's most notorious plot point is her love for Kirie Kojima.|
|2004–2007||Drawn Together||Xandir P. Wifflebottom||Gay||Xandir is labeled as a "totally gay video game adventurer" during the show's first episode, and on a never-ending quest to save his girlfriend.
In the episode "Gay Bash", he comes to terms with his homosexuality after having his arm bitten off by the Wood Beast, a creature that determines a person's sexuality by biting off the arms of homosexuals and keeping the arms of heterosexuals intact. His housemates then throw him a party exclusively for homosexuals. Xandir is convinced by Foxxy to come out via telephone to his girlfriend, who, after being told he is gay, breaks up with him. Devastated by the break-up, he commits suicide by repeatedly stabbing himself and respawning — with one life remaining — keeping his housemates awake at night. Clara suggests he could wish himself straight with the use of a magic lamp, a wish the genie of the lamp is offended by and refuses to grant, over which Xandir threatens to take his last life. The genie stops him to reveal that he himself is gay and falls in love with him shortly before getting captured by Lord Slashstab, thus beginning Xandir's never-ending quest to save him.
In "Xandir and Tim, Sitting in a Tree", Xandir has an affair with Captain Hero's gay alter ego, Tim Tommerson.
|Foxxy Love||Bisexual||Foxxy has relations with both men and women, but preferably with the former. She makes out with Princess Clara in the show's first episode "Hot Tub", and has a brief BDSM relationship with Captain Hero in "Requiem for a Reality Show".|
|Captain Hero||Pansexual||Captain Hero is shown to be sexually aroused by an array of paraphilias and will have sex with anything and anyone. He and Foxxy Love form a brief BDSM relationship in "Requiem for a Reality Show", and as his gay alter ego Tim Tommerson, has an affair with Xandir in "Xandir and Tim, Sitting in a Tree".|
|2004–2009||Kyo Kara Maoh!||Wolfram von Bielefeld||Gay||In another dimension called Shin Makoku, love between the same gender is not rare at all. Wolfram became Shibuya Yuuri's accidental fiancé after Yuuri slaps him on his left cheek for insulting his mother which actually is a traditional proposal amongst the nobles in Shin Makoku. Although he did not approve of being the Maoh's fiancé at first, he changes his mind when Yuuri's demon side kicks his butt in battle. He soon grows very protective over Yuuri, yelling at anyone who comes too close to him. He is especially jealous of Konrad, his own brother.||Japan|
|2004–2010||6Teen||Jean||Lesbian|| A one-time character, that was revealed to be a lesbian. When questioned, Jean thought a main character was asking her out. She told her that she was a lesbian, but she had a girlfriend.||Canada|
|Kevin||Gay|| A one-time character, Kevin revealed to be gay. When Kevin leaves his bag in her workplace by mistake a main character, Caitlin, starts to get a crush on him and leaves him a note. It turns out that he's been leaving secret notes for her for a while. Near the end of the episode, they meet and Kevin is disappointed to learn that Caitlin is a girl. Caitlin is confused by his reaction until another character explains that "Kevin plays for the other team", meaning he is gay.|
|2004–2010||bro'Town||Brother Ken||Genderqueer||Brother Ken is the principal of the school and is fa'afafine, a Samoan concept for a third gender, a person who is born biologically male but is raised and sees themself as female. Because the concept does not readily translate, when the series was broadcast on Adult Swim Latin America, a decision was made not to translate Samoan words and just present them as part of the "cultural journey".||New Zealand|
|Lesbian||In the carnival it was revealed that Shizuru is Natsuki's most important person but because of Shizuru's psychotic rampage Natsuki began to doubt her feelings. In the chapel of the Fuuka Academy Shizuru and Natsuki fought to the limit. In this fight Duran, Natsuki's Child, became large as Kiyohime signifying that her feelings for her most important person is much stronger then. This means that Natsuki also loves Shizuru as Shizuru loves her.
On Shizuru's side of feelings, she harbors a secret obsessive infatuation with Natsuki Kuga, whom she considers her most important person. During the battle royale, she confesses to Natsuki and goes out of her way to protect her, but the latter requests time to sort out her feelings. They later remove themselves from the tournament by killing each other, but are resurrected in the final episode. Natsuki accepts Shizuru's feelings after giving Takeda a letter explaining her rejection.
|2004–2012||Bleach||Chizuru Honshō||Lesbian||Chizuru is a classmate of Ichigo Kurosaki. She is an open lesbian and is often trying to get close to Orihime only to be thwarted by Tatsuki who would often attack her.
Chizuru temporarily becomes the superheroine "Karakura Erotic" and joins the Karakura-Raizer Team, a team of superheroes who protects Karakura while Ichigo and others go to rescue Orihime. She is an effective fighter against beautiful women. Her superheroine persona was introduced and described in the manga, and later shown in action in the filler anime episodes 213–214, where she uses the "Hyper Erotic Mode" to gain great power and speed specifically against female enemies. In a scene off-screen, she uses the sexually named technique "Raizer Doggy Style" to defeat a female Arrancar enemy.
|2004–present||The Venture Bros.||The Alchemist
|Gay||The Alchemist and Shore Leave are in an on-again, off-again relationship.[non-primary source needed]||United States|
|Virginia "Ginnie" Dunne||Lesbian||Dr. Quymn's bodyguard is shown to be a lesbian, and was shown to try and convert Dr. Quymn.|
|2005||Embracing Love||Kyousuke Iwaki, Youji Katou||Gay||Iwaki and Katou met each other for the first time. However, Katou pursuit ultimately wins him Iwaki's love.||Japan|
|2005||Paradise Kiss||Isabella Yamamoto||Trans woman||Isabella was assigned male at birth (named Daisuke), but lives as a female. Robin Brenner calls the character "one of the most realistic and accepting portrayals of a transgender character in manga."||Japan|
|Jōji "George" Koizumi||Bisexual||George is bisexual and sees himself as an "equal opportunity lover".|
|2005||Loveless||Ritsuka Aoyagi, Soubi Agatsuma||Gay, Young Child||Soubi often flirts with Ritsuka, much to his discomfort and the two slowly grow feelings for each other||Japan|
|Kouya Sakagami, Yamato Nakano||Lesbian||The two are in a relationship and lost their virginity to each other.|
|2005||Legend of DUO||Duo and Zeig||Gay||Vampire Duo discloses the secret of purana an essence of living force to humans so they may be able to survive past extinction. Duo is punished and his friend Zeig is sent to punish him. Their relationship is not just platonic friendship and the two show a continuing attraction to each other.||Japan|
|2005||Best Student Council||Kaori Izumi||Lesbian||In Episode 3, she admits she has a secret crush on Kanade Jinguuji and is jealous of Rino.||Japan|
|2005||He Is My Master||Anna Kurauchi||Bisexual||She's bisexual and constantly tries to do perverted acts with Izumi, who is mostly disgusted by her lesbianism. She was originally attracted to Yoshitaka, but because of Izumi's relentless effort convincing her to stay away from Yoshitaka, she mistook it as sign of interest, thus she fell in love with Izumi and became Yoshitaka's maid in order to follow Izumi. She even dreams of traveling to the Netherlands to arrange a same-sex marriage, going far as to study the language. She is discouraged later in the episode, finding out that being under 16, they cannot be married (yet).||Japan|
|2005||Sukisho||Sora Hashiba/Yoru and Sunao Fujimori/Ran||Gay||Sora and Sunao are childhood friends who don't get along. Strangely enough, both have split personalities and these split personalities are lovers. Sora's split personality is Yoru who is in love with Ran, Sunao's split personality. Eventually, Sora and Sunao themselves begin to fall in love with each other||Japan|
|Kai Nanami and Shin-ichirou||Gay||Kai Nanami and Shin-ichirou are lovers who live together. Kai acts as a housewife to Shin-ichirou and the two are married in the drama CDs.|
|Gaku Ichikawa and Nagase Kai||Gay||Gaku Ichikawa is in love with Nagase Kai who uses this to his advantage but Nagase does begin to reciprocate his feelings upon seeing how true Gaku's love for him is.|
|Soushi Asaka||Gay||Soushi likes to flirt with Nanami.|
|Hiromu Sakura||Gay||Hiromu is in love with Sora (and in the games falls in love with Sunao as well).|
|Chris||Gay||Chris loves Nanami.|
|Sei (Hashiba), Ren Shiina, Fuuta Kitamura (the Chibis)||Gay||Shiina and Kitamura have a crush on Gaku. Sei is seen as Sora's and Sunao's child.|
|Aizawa||Gay||Aizawa is the main antagonist who has been obsessed with studying medicine and cloning and has even created a medicine that can control minds and emotions. He is childhood friends with Shin-ichirou whom he loves and struggles with these feelings.|
|Ryouya Kozuki||Gay||He appears in the anime briefly and shows attraction to men. In the end of the game, he ends up as a couple with Aizawa.|
|2005||Ultimate Girls||Vivenne Ōtori||Lesbian||One of Silk's best friends. Vivienne is the first to learn how their powers are supposed to work, by being embarrassed, they generate an energy which can be projected as a weapon against the giant monsters. She has a secret crush on Silk.||Japan|
|2005–2008||Moral Orel||Stephanie Putty||Lesbian||Stephanie is a lesbian character who's revealed to have fallen in unrequited love with her old high school best friend, Kim Latchkey. Kim used Stephanie in high school to get Kim's future husband jealous by pretending that she and Stephanie were dating (though Stephanie believed at the time that it was real). Stephanie's father, Reverend Putty, points out that Kim never cared about her and helps his daughter move on from her.||United States|
|Coach Daniel Stopframe||Bisexual||Orel's bisexual coach as well as Shapey's biological father, Daniel lusts after their father, Clay, and at one point has sex with three women and a dog.|
|2005–2011||Fudêncio e Seus Amigos||Zezé Maria||Genderqueer||Zezé Maria is one of the students at the school. His/her name may be roughly translated into "Joe-Joe Mary".[b] Zezé has the appearance of a little girl and a manly voice. In this Portuguese-language cartoon, Zezé is often referred to using pronouns and articles[c] of either gender.
Zezé is shown to be attracted to men in "A Namorada do Zezé" ("Zezé's Girlfriend"). In "Gay!!" all the students become temporarily gay except Conrado, and Zezé Maria calls herself a lesbian, but Funérea (another girl) rejects her on the grounds that she became a lesbian too and does not think of Zezé as a girl.
|Policeman Delcídio||Gay||He is an openly gay policeman.|
|Jacques Janine Costeaul||Gay||In "Gay!!", Jacques is a gay teacher hired to give a lecture about respecting the sexual orientation of other people. This causes all the students, except Conrado, to switch their orientations and become gay.|
|2005–2014||The Boondocks||Gangstalicious||Gay||He is a closet homosexual and goes to great lengths to keep this secret from the public. He was formerly involved in a secret homosexual affair with a gangster named Lincoln who attempts to kill Gangstalicious for betraying their love while on tour, and at some point assaulted a record label executive and rapped about it on TRL only to be arrested later. He was also involved in a relationship with a hip-hop video vixen named Jessica Ethelberg, who later wrote a book revealing he was gay (despite the fact that there were already countless obvious clues to the fact beforehand).||United States|
|The Booty Warrior||Gay||The Booty Warrior is a homosexual prison inmate who is based on real-life convicted serial rapist Fleece Johnson in appearance, voice, and personality, though here The Booty Warrior's mannerisms (and obsession with anally raping men) are more of a caricature of Johnson's than anything else. In "A Date With the Booty Warrior", it is revealed that The Booty Warrior was convicted due to raping Chris Hansen. During a program where troubled schoolchildren are sent to prison where they will learn what happens there at which Tom was chaperoning, Booty Warrior developed a lust for Tom and holds him hostage with a shank he stole from Tom (who took it from Riley prior to the field trip) in an attempt to rape him, and a riot ensues. The Booty Warrior stalks Tom in his attempt to anally violate him, but loses when he steps on wet soap.|
|Walter Sweetlove||Bisexual||Walter Sweetlove is the leader of Yes Homo, a gay rights organization. A protege of Rollo Goodlove, he also uses activism for ultimately greedy ends.|
|2005–present||American Dad!||Roger||Pansexual||Roger is the very zany pansexual alien who lives in the Smith family's attic. Roger is shown to assume different aliases and a carousel of seemingly-endless. Roger has, however, abused this practice, leading numerous lives and outrageously deceiving numerous people. In fact, some of Roger's characters are in prison, while others are widely despised, and others somehow have full-fledged human families and are even married; he sometimes says that he is a graduate of Howard University. Roger also uses several of these personas to act in a criminal manner, as several of his personas have been seen to engage in robbery, sexual assault, police corruption, identity theft, drug trafficking, child abuse and with one persona even admitting to being wanted "for a series of prostitute murders".||United States|
|Gay||Greg and Terry have a penchant for minor bickering, flirting, and working on stereotypical "couples' issues" on the set or in other scenes of the show. Greg is a member of the Log Cabin Republicans. He is presented as being very culturally sophisticated, at one point causing Stan to choose him over Francine as his guest to get into Avery Bullock's high-end party. Greg and Terry have a surrogate baby daughter, Liberty Belle. Before Libby's birth, Greg is panicky, questioning his ability and readiness to be a father, but immediately loves Libby upon holding her for the first time. Greg is the "power top" in his and Terry's relationship and was once involved in a heterosexual marriage, during a period of time in which he was "confused" and believed he was heterosexual. Terry once goes out for a night with Stan as Stan erroneously attempts to "become gay" by choice, though they stop short of having sex when Stan realizes that he cannot choose to be gay.|
|Linda Memari||Bisexual||Linda is one of the neighbors of the Smith family. Linda saved Francine from the Lady Bugs, a social group for women who cheat on their husbands, by kissing her. It has been suggested that Linda may not be attracted to her husband and is, in reality, a closeted lesbian. In an attempt to hit on Francine, she rearranged her clothes to make her bust more prominent and knocked on the Smiths' door (prompting a drunk Stan to comment "When did you get those?"). After thinking that Stan was beating Francine, she makes an awkward excuse to leave. Francine then says, "She's a weird chick." Linda's husband is apparently resigned to her preferences, and asks, in a defeated tone, if he can "at least watch this time" when he sees Linda eying Francine.|
|2006||Zegapain||Mao Lu Shen||Gay||Mao Lu Shen initially holds a low opinion of Kyo Sogoru but grows to respect him and kisses him before the final showdown, admitting he loves him.||Japan|
|2006||The Third||Paifu||Lesbian||Paifu shows sexual interest towards the main heroine Honoka and shows hatred for men.||Japan|
|2006||Ouran High School Host Club||Ryōuji "Ranka" Fujioka||Bisexual, Drag queen||Haruhi's father Ryouji is bisexual and works in a gay bar as a drag queen under the name Ranka. Ryoji still deeply loves his deceased wife, Kotoko, and declares that he works as a cross-dresser because he will never truly love another.||Japan|
|2006||Princess Princess||Toru Kouno,
|Genderqueer||The three boys were selected to be the "princesses" at the all-boy school they attend. They dress up as girls, which is a tradition with the purpose of breaking up the monotony of life surrounded by nothing but males. They are expected to encourage others at school, and cheer at school events.
Other people, including council president Shuya Arisada, were princesses too, in the past.
|The students||Bisexual||The students at the all-boy school are routinely shown to admire beautiful boys, including the princesses even when they are dressed as regular male students, as opposed to cross-dressing as girls. For example, when Toru Kouno arrives at the school (dressed as a regular male student), all the students look at him with a reddish face and smile in admiration, and he is chosen to become a princess because of his appearance and popularity.
Additionally, members of the student council often compliment council president Shuya Arisada on his looks.
|Lesbian||Aer immediately takes a liking to Neviril, and pushes to become Neviril's new pair after Amuria is lost. She loves Neviril a lot, but she is frustrated when Neviril is thinking of Amuria. In the end of the series, she and Neviril are in the new world, happily dancing. She and Neviril piloted the Ventus Simoun. Neviril and Amuria were very close, and she is devastated by the loss of her beloved partner. Despite the fact she keeps being reminded of Amuria, she falls in love with Aer and march to the new world together.||Japan|
|Paraietta||Lesbian||She has a huge, but unrequited, crush on Neviril; and she is very loyal to her.|
|Kaim||Lesbian||Kaim is a diffident sibylla with large round glasses, who flies sagitta aboard Paraietta's Simoun. She is Alty's older sister, though she harbors a great hostility towards Alty as a result of their having had sexual relations in the past; but in the end, she reconciles with her sister. Although she can be very nice, she is also alert and easily roused. She harbors an unrequited love for Paraietta.|
|Alty||Lesbian||She harbors an incestuous crush toward her older sister, Kaim, which causes her sister's hostility to her.|
|Lesbian||Dominüra eventually forms a deep bond of affection with Rimone. Near the end she discovers than she is, unwittingly, the reason of the war for telling the secret of the Emerald Ri Maajon. In the final episode, she offers Rimone to fly on another sky.|
|Mamina||Lesbian||Very slowly, she befriended Roatreamon and even loves her. In episode 19, she is killed to protecting Neviril for the Argentum.|
|Amuria||Lesbian||She and Neviril had been a pair, and romantically partnered, ever since Neviril first joined Chor Tempest. Amuria was lost when she and Neviril attempted the Emerald Ri Mājon (an extremely difficult and powerful Ri Mājon maneuver, which was Amuria's idea to try) in the first combat action against Argentum.|
|2006||Strawberry Panic!||Various girls||Lesbian||Strawberry Panic! is a series of Japanese illustrated short stories (later adapted into an anime) written by Sakurako Kimino, which focus on a group of teenage girls attending three affiliated all-girl schools on Astraea Hill. A common theme throughout the stories is the intimate lesbian relationships between the characters.||Japan|
|2006||Kashimashi: Girl Meets Girl||Hazumu Osaragi||Trans woman, Lesbian||Hazumu Osaragi is a student, born male, at Kashima high school in the fictional setting of Kashima ward in Tokyo, Japan near Mt. Kashima, and is the main character in the series. One day early in his second year of high school, Hazumu is pressured by his friends Tomari and Asuta to confess to Yasuna, which he goes along with. However, Yasuna rejects him, which hurts Hazumu heavily. He goes up to Mt. Kashima to be around the plants he loves so much, but while up there an alien spacecraft crash-lands on him, seriously injuring him. In order to rectify this mishap, and in accordance with his own laws, the alien resurrects Hazumu, but in the process unexpectedly changes his sex to be completely female, right down to the DNA level.
Shortly after Hazumu's transformation, she is unsure on how to live life as a girl and is initially very clueless about typical female matters.Hazumu is also confused about how different people treat her after the change, though Hazumu resigns herself to live life as a girl. Despite Hazumu's physical change, there is not much change in her personality, as she still scares very easily, and has always been rather effusive, expressive and quite sensitive, which makes her fit well as a girl after the change. She has always been quite indecisive, which causes problems in the course of her changing relationship with both Yasuna and Tomari.
|Yasuna Kamiizumi||Lesbian||Ever since she was born, Yasuna has had a unique affliction which makes her incapable of seeing males, and instead to her males are covered in a gray, hazy blur, which makes it extremely difficult for her to tell one male apart from another except through the sound of their voice. When Yasuna stumbled across Hazumu one day in her first year of high school, she was shocked to find that she could see most of him clearly, though his face was still a blur. From that point on, Yasuna wanted to learn more about Hazumu and gradually fell in love with him. However, even when Hazumu confessed his love to her in their second year of high school, she rejected him since he was still a boy, and she was afraid that he too would one day disappear from her vision. After Hazumu's transformation into a girl, Yasuna wastes no time trying to rectify her mistake and confesses her love to Hazumu finally, but Hazumu is very confused by this and does not know what to do, especially since her physical change.|
|Tomari Kurusu||Bisexual||Tomari is Hazumu's childhood friend, so the two know a lot about each other and have many memories from the past. After Hazumu's initial transformation, Tomari does not know what to do. Ayuki observes that Tomari liked Hazumu more as a boy, due to the fact that she has had affections for Hazumu for some time. At first, she is very annoyed that everyone around Hazumu is trying to make her more feminine, but ultimately realizes that while Hazumu has changed physically, her personality is still the same, and therefore still the same person inside. Tomari tries to protect Hazumu from the emotional stress Yasuna caused her by rejecting Hazumu by trying to tell Yasuna to back off for the time being, but after Hazumu says she still wants to be Yasuna's friend, Tomari does not push any further. Unlike Yasuna, Tomari has a lot of difficulty when it comes to her affection towards Hazumu, but still ends up with her.|
|2006||Kagihime||Kisa Misaki||Lesbian||After battling Arisu (despite not seeming to care about the stories before the battle) and being saved by Kiraha, she agrees to help collect the stories to be closer to Kiraha. Kisa has stockpiled items that have been owned or touched by Kiraha in a cupboard at her house that she collects whenever possible. She also tries to get Kiraha to eat her food; she is seen kissing the food beforehand and/or eating the food after Kiraha has taken a bite as to receive an 'indirect kiss' from her. Kiraha is not aware of Kisa's stronger feelings towards her.||Japan|
|2006||Marginal Prince||Various boys||Gay||The anime is based on a BL cell phone game where the main character is Yuuta and can choose to fall in love with and enter a relationship with Joshua Grant, Henri-Hughes de Saint Germain, Haruya Kobayashi, Alfred Visconti, Mikhail Nevsky, Enju Fadian, Ivy, and Stainslav Sokurov. The anime is similar where the main character Yuuta develops feelings for these characters and vice versa.||Japan|
|2006||Gakuen Heaven||Keita Itō and Endō Kazuki||Gay||Keita Itō and Endō Kazuki -Keita gets enrolled into Bell Liberty Academy despite the school being for the best of the best and Keita himself being average. His first friend is Endo who cares for him and Keita realizes Endo is a childhood friend of his and is the reason why Keita was admitted to Bell Liberty Academy. By the end of the anime, the two realize and confess their feelings for each other, becoming a couple as a result.||Japan|
|Jin Matsuoka and Yoshizumi Hiroya||Gay||Jin is a doctor working to find a cure for a dangerous virus that the Suzubishi Group had been researching which Keita himself was infected and recovered from after receiving an experimental vaccine. Unfortunately, Yoshizumi Hiroya, one of the researchers, is still infected and in a coma with Jin desperately trying to care for him. By the end of the anime, with help from Keita, Jin and Yoshizumi are reunited and become a couple.|
|2006||Tactical Roar||Mitori Shimabara||Bisexual||She is the ship's physician and is very kind and friendly to everyone and is a constant flirt. Especially to Hyosuke even though she is married.||Japan|
|Clio Aquanaut||Bisexual||She is the player of the crew and is a bisexual with many girls after her. She likes to tease and flirt with Hyosuke as well as anyone else and is the Weapons Chief.|
|2006||Air Gear||Yasuyoshi Sano||Gay||Known as the "Aeon Clock", he is tough enough to fight against the Storm Riders despite not having a Regalia. He is loyal to the main character Ikki and declares his love for him at the end of the series.||Japan|
|2006||Ray the Animation||Mami||Lesbian or Bisexual||Mami is the fourth nurse and the quietest of the group. It is implied that she may be a lesbian or bisexual.||Japan|
|2006||Witchblade||Shiori Tsuzuki||Lesbian||She is a lesbian and is sexually infatuated with her employer (though this is mostly cut off in the censored version aired in Japan), whom she affectionately addresses as "Sensei" (Or Doctor in the English dub). She's also a Cloneblade. During her fight with Masane her Cloneblade is critically damaged. As a result, her impulses and emotion become enslaved by the carnal drive of her cloneblade. She quickly becomes a psychotic maniac, slaughtering, seeking fight and even raping for pure pleasure. In the end, she succeeds in unlocking the full powers of the Cloneblade albeit for a short moment. After attacking and beating Masane, she attempts to rape Takayama. However, her body crumbles into crystal dust before she is able to rape her beloved sensei's lover.||Japan|
|2006||Tsuyokiss||Erika Kiriya||Bisexual||She is the student council president who is nicknamed Hime (姫), meaning Princess, by her peers. As the president, she has a lot of power within the school and is often seen as an intimidating figure to overcome. While in any adaptations of the work she is inclined to flirt with other girls and even try to seduce Yoshimi, Erika are one of the canonical love interests of the protagonist in the original visual novel.||Japan|
|2006–2007||Le Chevalier D'Eon||D'eon de Beaumont/Lia de Beaumont||Genderqueer||Lia de Beaumont is killed and her brother D'eon de Beaumont seeks her murderers and her spirit begins to inhabit his body whenever his life is in danger.||Japan|
|2006–2007||Happiness!||Jun Watarase||Gay, Trans woman||Jun is alluded to being either an androgynous gay boy who crossdresses to appear as a girl or a transwoman largely due to the fact that in the OVA he was happy to have been turned into a girl.||Japan|
|2006–2007||Red Garden||Paula Sinclair||Lesbian||She appears to be close to Kate, and cares for Kate deeply, and constantly excuses her from Grace work and responsibilities. It is revealed that she does in fact love Kate, and her family are members of Animus, although Paula herself is not. Her grandmother, the headmistress of the school, is one of the leaders of Animus. As such, Paula knew everything that Kate was put through, which is why she stood up for Kate and excused her, attempting to make life less difficult. Paula is potentially Kate's most treasured friend, as before the Final battle, she spent the day and night with Paula.||Japan|
|2006–2007||Sasami: Magical Girls Club||Anri Misugi||Lesbian||Anri has a strong infatuation with Tsukasa and lavishes words of love and flattery on her constantly.||Japan|
|2006–2007||Strain: Strategic Armored Infantry||Jessie Ijesse||Lesbian||She responded quite positively when Lavinia, believing her to be Sara, kissed her in the showers. She is also labelled as one of the "lesbians" on the team.||Japan|
|Lavinia Reberth||Lesbian||Lavinia is instantly infatuated with Sara "Cruz" and tries many ways to get close to her and attract her, although in a running gag, somebody will always get in her way and spoil her plans. Lavinia also has a tendency to get carried away. This is at first comedic, but becomes tragic as it leads to the death of one of her comrades—and the exposure of Sara's identity.|
|Martha Shobbeypower Ermengarde Johannitz||Lesbian||Ermengarde and Martha are always seen together. They may be a play on the old butch and femme stereotype, especially as the two lesbians on the team are actually Jessie and Lavinia.|
|2006–2008||Code Geass||Nina Einstein||Lesbian||She develops a lesbian obsession with Third Princess of Britannia Euphemia after she helps her through a traumatizing hostage incident at Lake Kawaguchi Convention and even masturbates to her picture.||Japan|
|Jeryy||Gay||Jeryy is a stereotypical "camp" man who likes men and is a cook at the Black Order.|
|2006–2009||Kirarin Revolution||Izumi Amakawa||Gay||Izumi is Hiromi's childhood friend and is gay. He has loved Hiromi since childhood and crossdressed as a girl and became a star to chase after Hiroshi, though he does not reciprocate.||Japan|
|2006–2010||My-Otome||Erstin Ho||Lesbian||She is in love with Nina.||Japan|
|Tomoe Marguerite||Lesbian||She harbors romantic feelings for Shizuru|
|2006–present||Gintama||Yagyuu Kyuubei||Genderqueer, Bisexual||Kyuubei was born as a female but raised as a male. She, later on, decides to not live as a woman or man but as herself. She developed feelings for Tae who helped defend her from bullying and received a scar on her eye trying to protect her, causing the two to be entered into a marriage of obligation. Though Gintoki managed to prevent this and Tae herself did not reciprocate Kyuubei's feelings, Tae and Kyuubi still remain close friends. Kyuubi also seems to have developed feelings for Gintoki, as he is the only man she blushes and acts girly around.||Japan|
|Madame Saigou Tokumori||Genderqueer||Saigou Tokuori was a past Joui fighter who had a wife and son. However, when his wife passed away, he decided to raise his son as a woman and man and for this purpose became an okama, a Japanese slang term for a man who crossdresses as a woman. he expresses comfort in acting and dressing as a woman and also defends his fellow transvestites/okama.|
|2006–present||Lizzy the Lezzy||Lizzy||Lesbian||The titular character of the web-television series. The series follows the life of this woman who talks mostly about her lesbian interests. Lizzy is sometimes joined by her best friend, Gary and they often talk about the problems they have with being homosexuals.||United States, Israel|
|Gary||Gay||Gary the Gay is Lizzy's best friend who is openly gay. He and Lizzy confide in each other and often discuss the problems they face being homosexuals.|
|Nic||Bisexual||Nic the Bi-Chick is one of Lizzy's friends. According to her identity and nickname, she is bisexual.|
|2007||Gurren Lagann||Leeron Littner||Gay||Leeron is a flamboyant homosexual and flirts with Kamina, Simon, Gimmy and Viral.||Japan|
|2007||Lovely Complex||Seiko Kotobuki||Trans woman||Seiko was assigned male at birth, but is actually a boy and even develops a crush on Atsushi Ōtani and Kazuki Kohori.||Japan|
|2007||Zombie Loan||Koyomi/Yomi||Genderqueer, Bisexual||Koyomi is a girl with a split personality, her normal shy female personality is usually dominant and has feelings for Shito, enough so that she sacrifices her soul to save his life. Her male persona, Yomi, shows up when Michiru is close or kisses her. Yomi later takes over Koyomi's body and says they are male.||Japan|
|2007||K-On!||Azusa Nakano||Bisexual||Azusa Nakano seems to be interested in the other female clubmembers of her music club, but she also writes erotic stories about being dominated by men.||Japan|
|2007||Ice||Julia||Lesbian||Under her direct command she has a large group of girls who are uses to test the ICE project as well as serve her needs, be it of a sexual nature or just common chores.||Japan|
|2007||Blue Drop||Mari Wakatake and Hagino Senkōji||Lesbian||The anime blue drop revolves around an alien species consisting solely of females. The main characters of the anime Mari Wakatake and Hagino Senkōji fall in love with each other.||Japan|
|2007||Myself ; Yourself||Asami Hoshino||Lesbian||In the anime, she had a crush on Shuri and when she confessed to her, Shuri said that they should remain friends. Angered, Asami wrote a letter to the school accusing Shuri and her twin of being lovers. She later invites Shuri and Sana to the hospital to visit a sick woman from the retirement home in an attempt to hurt Shuri mentally. To her surprise, Shuri doesn't react as she expected and seems unfazed. The old woman obtains a knife and tries to kill Shuri in a fit of madness (brought on by the death of her granddaughter) but Asami knocks Shuri out of harm's way and is stabbed in her stead. She comes to realize that her hatred of Shuri is unfounded and tries to make amends.||Japan|
|2007||Shattered Angels||Mika Ayanokōji||Lesbian||Mika is the head of the Higashigetsu Fūma Witch Academy, dominating the female students with her aide Kaon. She is jealous and possessive when she sees Himiko providing Kaon with energy, and punishes subordinates who fail her. She wants Murakamo to love no one but herself and is jealously contemptuous of Himiko, who is much higher in Kaon's affections than she is. Mika's flashbacks to her hospitalization indicate that Kaon reminds her of a nurse who had cared for her. Before her death, she entrusted Himiko (despite her hostility towards her) to rescue Kaon from Kazuya, giving her the key to a device she created based on plans drawn up by her grandfather (Reitarō).||Japan|
|Kaon and Himiko||Lesbian||Kaon is reminiscent of Chikane Himemiya, her alter ego in Kannazuki no Miko. She wants to protect Himiko (even at a cost to herself), as Chikane did for Himeko. Kaon has her Absolute Angel mark on her left arm; at one point, Mika replaces Kaon's mark with her own so Kaon can only draw energy from Mika. Kaon's emotional bond with Himiko is interrupted, but her true nature resurfaces and her mark is restored when Himiko kisses her. In special two of the anime Kaon visits Himiko, who draws her nude with a blanket. Himiko is close to Kaon and subordinate to Mika, saying that the latter "assigned" her name. Reminiscent of Himeko Kurusugawa in Kannazuki no Miko in her lack of self-confidence and emotional bond with Kaon, she develops determination and courage. Although she enjoys creating pictures, the only subject for her drawings and paintings seems to be Kaon.|
|2007||Tōka Gettan||Shōko Rokujō||Lesbian||She has an obsessive attraction to Makoto, as she often fantasizes about her and the latter in romantic and even perverted scenarios.||Japan|
|Makoto Inukai||Lesbian||She seems to have an attraction to Momoka, similar to Shoko's|
|2007–2009||Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple in All the World||Rick Brocka
|Gay||During the series, the gay couple Rick and Steve have a baby with the lesbian couple Dana and Kirsten.||United States, Canada|
|Gay||Chuck Masters and Evan Martinez are a male gay couple.|
|2007–2009||Darker than Black||Mina Hazuki||Lesbian||Mina is a lesbian but her powers, which include energy weaponizing, involve her kissing men which goes against her preference.||Japan|
|2007–2009||Candy Boy||Sakuya Kamiyama||Lesbian||Sakuya seeks out and stalks Kanade, saying that she's in love with her and will do anything to be with her. She pays Yukino with candies in exchange for photos and personal stuff of her sister.||Japan|
|Lesbian||Although sisters, their relationship between each other is classified as "romantic" and in most episodes, the affection between the two is displayed as though they were dating.|
|2007–2010||Nodame Cantabile||Masumi Okuyama||Gay||Masumi is homosexual and an okama. He loves Shinichi Chiaki.||Japan|
|2007–2010||Chowder||Kimchi||Genderqueer||Kimchi is Chowder's pet. Despite the fact that later in the series, he is confirmed male, in the beginning, he didn't have a confirmed gender and was often being referred by Chowder and others as "it" instead of "he".||United States|
|2007–2011||The Nutshack||Cherry Pie||Trans woman||Cherry Pie is a friendly and flirtatious Vietnamese trans woman who runs a salon and is a virgin.||United States|
|Rainbow Scout||Gay||Rainbow Scout is a gay male character developed around common gay stereotypes.|
|2007–2011||Kodomo no Jikan||Kuro Kagami||Lesbian||Initially, Kuro's "friendship" with Rin was rather warped, as she viewed the latter as little more than her personal plaything, applying things such as makeup and nail polish to her as if she were a living doll (and getting into trouble for it). However, it was during an attempted "dress up" session that Kuro had her arguably greatest impact on her friend's life: her attempt to remove a dress that Aki had made by hand for Rin prompted the latter to emerge from her stupor for the first time to protest the action, marking the beginning of her long journey on the road to eventual recovery. While Kuro's attitude improved somewhat in the ensuing years, her friendship with Rin changed dramatically: the admiration and respect she developed for the strength of character that emerged in her friend eventually gave rise to an intimate attraction. In spite of this, she remains fiercely loyal and protective of Rin, a courtesy she extends to any individuals she considers her friends. Her mother divorced her father after he cheated on her. This is the reason for Kuro's general distrust of men.
When Kuro asked Shirai what the best approach for dealing with her unrequited love for Rin would be, Shirai hurt the young girl's feelings by unintentionally implying that her lesbian attraction was somehow less than normal. She apologized to her later on.
|2007–2012||Moyashimon: Tales of Agriculture||Kei Yūki||Gay||He is Tadayasu Souemon Sawaki's childhood friend whom he reunited with during the show. Kei loves to cross dress and admits to having romantic feelings towards Sawaki.||Japan|
|2008||Rosario + Vampire||Yukari Sendou||Bisexual||Yukari (a witchling) has a crush on both Moka (a female vampire) and Tsukune (a male human). Yukari openly wants to have a three-way relationship with them, but Moka and Tsukune don't return her feelings.
When Yukari is introduced in both the manga and the anime, she only likes Moka, not Tsukune. Once Moka saves Yukari from being bullied by their monster schoolmates, Yukari confesses her love to her. At this point, Yukari tries to drive Moka and Tsukune apart, out of jealousy. Only after Tsukune puts himself in harm's way to save Yukari from monsters too, Yukari starts to like him as well and confesses her love to him.
|2008||Monochrome Factor||Akira Nikaido and Shirogane||Gay||While in the manga neither Akira Nikaido nor Shirogane have romantic interest in each other, in the anime Shirogane often flirts with Akira. While Akira is initially disturbed by this, he does become jealous when he sees Shirogane on what appears to be a date with Lulu. In the manga, Akira has no romantic feelings for Shirogane while Shirogane is in love with King Ryuko.||Japan|
|2008||Antique Bakery||Yusuke Ono||Gay||He is a gay male who has a demonic charm that makes men (regardless of sexuality) fall in love with him once he finds them attractive. He is in love with the main character Keisuke (Keiichiro) Tachibana who doesn't reciprocate.||Japan|
|Chikage Kobayakawa||Bisexual||Chikageonce slept with a woman named Sakurako Sakaki by her insistence so she could have a daughter who is named Kaedeko. Later he falls in love with Yusuke, who is shown to have an attraction to him as well.|
|Jean||Gay||He is one of Yusuke's ex-lovers. Yusuke describes their short affair like a French film "full of passion for the first hour, and full of yelling and fighting the rest of the time". Jean himself proved to be an abusive lover which is the main reason they broke up.|
|2008||Nabari no Ou||Yoite||Intersex||Yoite was born intersex, but seems to identify as male.||Japan|
|2008||Shōjo Sect||Various girls||Lesbian||Shōjo Sect is a Japanese yuri manga series (adapted into a three part OVA) written and illustrated by manga author Kenn Kurogane. The story revolves around the main protagonists Shinobu Handa and Momoko Naitou. They have known each other since childhood and Shinobu fell in love with Momoko from the first day they met. Now enrolled in an all-girl high school, Momoko has forgotten about the past, but Shinobu has not. Both follow their own ways, but Shinobu still hopes for Momoko to remember their promise from long ago.||Japan|
|2008||Kamen no Maid Guy||Saki Tabaruzaka||Lesbian||Saki is in love with Naeka. She is so obsessed, she jealously attacks anyone else who attempts peek at Naeka before she does. Saki's efforts are sometimes thwarted by Kogarashi, though he refuses to harm her directly.||Japan|
|2008||Mnemosyne||Rin Asougi and Mimi||Bisexual, Lesbian||Rin and Mimi are the main characters of the story. Throughout the series they have an intimate relationship, though in episode four, Mimi appears to have grown close to the second informant (the informants being a group of women).||Japan|
|Apos||Intersex||He is the main antagonist of the series. As revealed in episode five, Apos is a hermaphrodite, or more properly an intersex person, possessing qualities of both an angel and an immortal, which, according to him, makes him a "god".|
|Informants||Lesbian||They are a group or organization of women who provide Rin and Mimi with crucial information in regards to their investigations throughout the series and whose names have never been revealed. In return for their services, they demand sex with either Rin or Mimi. Mimi is extremely uncomfortable and unnerved by this at first but seems to have entered into some sort of relationship with the second informant by episode four. In episode six, the second informant is apparently dead as well, replaced by a third one, with whom Mimi keeps a strictly professional relationship. In episode 3 during their search for information on Rin, Koki Maeno was forced to watch the informants have sex with Mimi or else no information would be given.|
|2008–2010||Koihime Musō||Gien Bunchō||Lesbian||She joins Ryūbi on the quest to look for medicine due to her romantic feelings for Ryūbi, who (according to Gengan) is almost like the splitting image of her deceased older sister.||Japan|
|Sōsō Mōtoku||Lesbian||Sōsō likes beautiful women and likes to tease her subordinates, especially her strategist Jun'iku, but is also attracted to Kan'u. In fact, a famous scene in the first season's closing credits shows her "kidnapping" a dining Kan'u and then kissing her while inside a private bedchamber. Kan'u was later returned to the dining table with the rest of her friends, albeit covered in kiss marks and quite shaken. Sōsō also doesn't like being denied what she wants, and vows to get Kan'u in her bedchamber.|
|Chōryō Bun'en||Bisexual||She has an obsession with Kan'u to the point of modeling her own weapon as a black version of the Green Dragon Crescent Blade.|
|Jun'iku Bunjaku||Lesbian||She has a huge crush on Sōsō and does not mind being teased by her. She has a rivalry with the Kakō sisters due to the fact they are Sōsō's cousins and are closer to her.|
|Kakuka Hōkō||Lesbian||A woman seeking to become a strategist of Sōsō's forces, and is also romantically attracted to the warlord. She ends up becoming Sōsō's bodyguard instead, much to her chagrin.|
|Sonsaku Hakufu Shūyu Kōkin||Lesbian||Sonsaku and Shuyu are lovers.|
|Daikyō||Intersex, Lesbian||Daikyo, together with her sister Shōkyō, is one of Shūyu's personal "pets" who have the sole purpose of entertaining her. Daikyo is a hermaphrodite whilst her sister is fully female.|
|Ryomō Shimei Sonken Bundai||Lesbian, Bisexual||Ryomo is eventually relieved of her duties to be appointed as an apprentice strategist to Sonken, whom she appears to have developed a crush on during their time spent together (it was implied that Sonken also feels this way).|
|2008, 2015||Junjou Romantica||Misaki Takahashi and Akihiko Usami||Gay||Akihiko had been in an unrequited love with Takahiro for years and even entered a temporary sexual relationship with Hiroki Kamijou to forget him, but failed. He later falls for Misaki Takahashi, Takahiro's younger brother. Misaki loves Akihiko but is embarrassed to admit so.||Japan|
|Hiroki Kamijou and Nowaki Kusama||Gay||Hiroki used to be in love with Akihiko Usami but later falls in love with and enters a relationship with Nowaki Kusama.|
|Yoh Miyagi and Shinobu Takatsuki||Bisexual, Gay||Yoh Miyagi was deeply in love with his female teacher and was deeply heartbroken when she died. He later married a woman named Risako but divorced her after she cheated on him. Her younger brother, Shinobu, goes to meet with Yoh, admitting he fell in love at first sight with him and after some persistent and questionable courting, becomes his lover.|
|Keiichi Sumi||Gay||He becomes friends with Misaki Takahashi because he is in love with Akihiko Usami and wanted to get close to him, but realizes his feelings are not reciprocated and becomes friends with Misaki for real.|
|Ryuuichiro Isaka and Kaoru Asahina||Gay||Both have been in love with each other for years since childhood but at first Ryuuichiro thought Kaoru loved Ryuuichiro's father until they clear up the misunderstanding and have been dating for ten years and happily celebrate their ten-year anniversary.|
|Kyo Ijuuin||Gay||He falls in love with Misaki Takahashi.|
|Ash Landers/Angela Blanc||Intersex||Ash and Angela are both counterpart angels making them intersex.|
|2008||Macross Frontier||Bobby Margot||Gay||He is the flamboyant helmsman of the Macross Quarter and close friends with Ozma Lee, whom he has unrequited feelnigs for.||Japan|
|2008–2014||Superjail!||Alice||Trans woman||Alice is the female transgender head corrections officer of Superjail, or better described to be the only corrections officer. She is voiced by Christy Karacas.||United States|
|Jean Baptiste Le Ghei
|Gay||The inmates Jean Baptiste Le Ghei and Paul Guaye are a recurring couple.|
|2008–present||Strike Witches||Perrine H. Clostermann||Lesbian||She often refuses to work as part of a team and is initially hostile towards Yoshika Miyafuji due to the latter's attachment to Mio Sakamoto, on whom Perrine has an obvious crush. Over time, Perrine is able to warm up considerably to Yoshika, and the two are shown to be good friends by the time of the movie.||Japan|
|Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen||Lesbian||She is in love with her squadron mate Sanya Litvyak, with feelings just like that of a "junior high boy hesitating to confess love to a girl whom he has a crush on", according to Fumikane Shimada, "but she has the advantage of sleeping in a bed with her lover as she is a girl." Eila's affection towards Sanya is such that she acts coldly towards anyone who comes too close to the latter.|
|Waltrud Krupinski||Lesbian||Waltrud is a hard-drinking womanizer and hedonist with an optimist personality.|
|Raisa Pöttgen||Lesbian||She is paired with Hanna Marseille who she has strong feelings toward.|
|2008–present||A Certain Magical Index; A Certain Scientific Railgun||Kuroko Shirai||Bisexual||Kuroko has an obsessive perverted lesbian crush on Mikoto but revealed in a light novel that she likes men prior to Mikoto.||Japan|
|2009||Valkyria Chronicles||Jann Walker||Gay||Jann Walker is a flamboyant gay man who likes muscles. He has a particular interest in Largo.||Japan|
|2009||Sweet Blue Flowers||Fumi Manjōme
|Lesbian||Sweet Blue Flowers is a yuri anime. The main character, Fumi, comes out as a lesbian in episode 4. Akira later has a relationship with Fumi.||Japan|
|Chizu Hanashiro||Bisexual||Fumi's cousin. Chizu and Fumi were very close as children and developed a more physically intimate relationship once they were older. Fumi was in love with Chizu, but Chizu chooses to get married instead, breaking Fumi's heart. Chizu's first child looks a lot like Fumi did as a baby.|
|Kyōko Ikumi||Lesbian||Kyoko confesses her feelings to her female crush, Yasuko.|
|Yasuko Sugimoto||Bisexual||After visiting Fujigaya Girls Academy and rejecting Kyōko's confession, Yasuko asks out Fumi, who accepts. Yasuko developed romantic feelings for a teacher, Masanori Kagami, when she was attending Fujigaya. After his rejection, she switched schools and changed focus from drama to basketball.|
|Shinako Sugimoto||Lesbian||Yasuko's eldest sister, Shinako was quite popular in school and often had younger students admiring her and wanting to date her. She dated a female student named Kaoruko, who broke up with her, but it seems they got back together several times. Shinako regularly had many girlfriends and says she loved all of them.|
|2009||Sit Down, Shut Up||Andrew LeGustambos||Bisexual||Andrew is a flamboyant and bisexual drama teacher whose last name in Spanish roughly translates to "he likes both", a reference to his sexual orientation. He is in love with Larry Littlejunk and Miracle Grohe, with whom he hopes to get into a relationship should they become a couple.||United States|
|2009||The Goode Family||Mo
|Lesbian||Mo and Trish are a lesbian couple.||United States|
|Lesbian||Souki and Jenn are a lesbian couple.|
|2009||Akikan!||Yurika Kochikaze||Lesbian||Kakeru and Najimi's classmate who claims to be Najimi's lover. She's always having fights with Kakeru and Yell as her rival for Najimi.||Japan|
|Hidehiko Otoya||Gay||Otoya is gay and quite lecherous, with a particular attraction to so-called "pretty boys"; he even pretends to be the school doctor in order to be close to them. He especially makes continual sexual advances toward Kakeru, which are always rejected in the anime. In the OVA, however, he raped Kakeru twice.|
|Lesbian||Yuuki and Yume are a couple. They share an expressive yuri love, even kissing in public occasionally.||Japan|
|Haruka Nishida||Lesbian||Haruka has an attraction to girls most notably ones under the age of 15, often making various advances on Kana, who fears her greatly in this regard. In one of the later episodes, Haruka has a dream involving her sharing a kiss with Kana.|
|Mika Kujiin||Lesbian||Mika seems to have a crush on Kana, and gets riled up at the thought of Kana ever having a boyfriend.|
|2009||Whispered Words||Sumika Murasame
|Lesbian||Sumika is intelligent, tall with long black hair and athletically gifted. However, after realizing she was in love with Ushio she decided to quit karate in order to try to become "cuter". She secretly loves Ushio, but the fact that Ushio doesn't return her feelings at all makes her suffer. Often she tries acting cuter, but the results aren't great and Ushio remains oblivious to Sumika's feelings.
Ushio is a naive girl madly in love with cute girls. She often gets crushes but they are all one-sided. She considers Sumika to be a very precious friend and often says that she is "cool", "not cute" and "not her type". She is completely unaware of Sumika's feelings and her inner reaction to these words. She herself develops feelings for Sumika, but is afraid to act on them based on a bad experience with one of her old friends. She later learns from Tomoe that Sumika is in love with her too, and slowly starts to give Sumika hints.
|Lesbian||Tomoe is one of the classmates of Sumika and Ushio who is also a lesbian. She is in a relationship with another classmate, Miyako Taema. Tomoe is the only one able to 'control' her; they are always together, and for this reason they had no friends before befriending Sumika and the others.|
|Masaki Akemiya||Genderqueer||Masaki likes Sumika, but when he notices that she likes Ushio he cross-dresses in order to catch her attention. His younger sister finds out and sends pictures of him to a magazine. To his dismay, he is chosen as a model and pictures of him start appearing in magazines under the alias Akemi Yamasaki. Ushio sees the pictures and develops a crush on Akemi and wants to meet 'her'.|
|2009–2010||Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood||Garfiel||Gay||A homosexual man.||Japan|
|2009–2010||Kiddy Girl-and||Ascoeur||Lesbian||When powered-up by Di-air's kiss she is able to teleport further, faster and while carrying multiple bodies, however later on has shown she has gotten stronger with her ability to where she doesn't need to kiss Di-air to teleport other people. In Episode 21, she freed Q-feuille from her brainwashed state through resonance amidst a kiss. (The resonance was strong enough to overpower "Geact'er's" ability.)||Japan|
|Q-feuille||Lesbian||With Di-air's kiss she is able to predict actions with precision. In Episode 21, she gets kissed by Ascoeur in order to free her from her brainwashed state.|
|Di-air||Lesbian||Her special ability allows her to increase the magnitude of other people's abilities, through a lips-to-lips kiss.|
|2009–2010||Hetalia: Axis Powers||Sweden (Berwald Oxenstierna)||Gay||Berwald is confirmed to be a homosexual by the show's creator Hidekaz Himaruya, and had feelings towards his friend Tino (Finland). Berwald is also the only character in the show to have a confirmed sexuality.||Japan|
Italy (Feliciano Vargas)
|Gay, Bisexual||It is implied that Germany may be in love with Italy. In the Valentine's episode, Germany starts reading a book about how partners behave. As he reads the book, Germany becomes confused on whether or not Italy's behavior is that of a friend or a lover. Later, Italy presents him with red roses, a confession of love in Germany's home, making him believe that Italy is in love with him. He then proceeds to take the steps in the book to court Italy. He eventually proposes to Italy, and the strip ends with a flashback of Chibitalia receiving flowers from what appears to be Germany's view point, suggesting that he is Italy's long-lost childhood love, Holy Roman Empire.|
|Spain (Antonio Fernandez/ Hernandez Carriedo)
South Italy (Lovino Vargas)
|Gay, Bisexual||Antonio has shown attraction towards Lovino throughout the series, proposing to him in the manga. It is unknown whether or not he was rejected.|
|2009–2010||Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar||Mexiah Flan (Doll)||Bisexual||Doll/Mexiah was eventually unearthed and discovered as an infant with pink hair by Naua Flan, who adopted her with the name Mexiah Flan, and she was raised as Chiaia's older sister. As Mexiah, she is a martial arts instructor at the Holy Land Academy and, unlike her serious sister, is shockingly affectionate toward Kenshi; however, she also has lesbian relationships with some of the female students, all of whom worship her.||Japan|
|2009–2011||Maria Holic||Kanako Miyamae||Lesbian or Bisexual||Kanako, the main protagonist, is parodied as a stereotypical lesbian with a constant exaggerated demonstration of her attraction to other girls. At the same time, the series likes to tease about chemistry between her and Mariya, although it is not known whether she likes him because of his disguises as a girl, or as a male himself. Arguably though, during the first episode, Kanako did originally fall for Mariya because of believing her to be a "beautiful girl" and her "type".||Japan|
|Mariya Shidō, Shizu Shidō||Genderqueer||Mariya is a cross-dressing boy who attends Ame no Kisaki as a girl as a means to win the chairmanship of both the all-male and all-female schools where his late grandmother served as the ex-chairman for both, hence why his sister, Shizu cross-dresses as a boy to maintain her win in the all-male school. When Kanako first meets Mariya, she is instantly attracted to his playful femininity and kind attitude. He often teases Kanako by playing with his long blonde hair, speaking in a soft voice, and smiling sweetly. However, Mariya turns out to be quite sadistic in nature and generally adjusts his personality to reflect whatever situation he is in.|
|Miki Miyamae||Bisexual||In Season 2, we learn about Kanako's little sister, Miki who visits Ame no Kisaki in Episode 11. She met Mariya when she was in elementary school, and has been in love with her since then. She wants to date Mariya when she enters high school, but Kanako tells her she's a boy. Despite this, Miki promises to enter Ame no Kisaki when she's older and to date Mariya.|
|2009–2011||Kämpfer||Natsuru Senō||Genderqueer||Natsuru is a second-year student at Seitetsu High School. He has a crush on Kaede Sakura, one of the school's beauties. At the start of the story, he discovers that he has transformed into a girl, and learns that he has been chosen to be a Kämpfer with Zauber, or magic, powers such as casting fireballs. As a girl, he has longer hair styled in a ponytail. After a fight with Shizuku causes him to expose his Kämpfer form to other students of the school, Natsuru is enrolled as a girl of the same name at the school, quickly ranking among the school beauties Kaede and Shizuku. Natsuru's female form becomes the subject of intense affection from Kaede Sakura (who has displayed no particular interest in his normal male form), nearly the entire female student body, and the boys, including his male classmates.||Japan|
|Kaede Sakura||Lesbian||Kaede's infatuation with Kämpfer Natsuru quickly grows into an obsession as she begins to make romantic and later erotic advances to Natsuru's female form, to the point of repeatedly barging in on her taking a shower and sneaking into her futon at night. Later, it is also implied that she knew from the very beginning that there were not two Natsurus, but just one who switches gender (she personally reveals it in the anime whereas in the novel it is her White Kämpfer who would do so) and that she was merely feigning ignorance at the start, although her obsession with his female form turned out to be real, even while knowing his true nature. Kaede is shown to be strongly into female-female romance, where she is implied to be having erotic relationships with her White Kämpfer, and she even stated that she hates men and thinks they are useless.|
|Vice-Chairman||Lesbian||Unlike the others, she is attracted to the Female Natsuru and will not hesitate to be close to her when given the chance. She has short blond hair that covers part of her face.|
|2009–2013||The Cleveland Show||"Auntie" Momma Tubbs (Kevin Tubbs)||Genderqueer||Cleveland learns in "A Brown Thanksgiving" that Auntie Momma adopted a female persona years earlier because she felt that her niece Donna did not have a strong female role model in her life.||United States|
|Bisexual, Gay||Terry, Cleveland's co-worker, marries his husband Paul in "Terry Unmarried". In the same episode, Cleveland asks if Terry is gay; Terry answers no, much to Cleveland's cheer. But Terry replies he's attracted to both genders, much to Cleveland's dismay.|
|2009–2014||Fight Ippatsu! Jūden-chan!!||Sweety Milly Bloody Selica||Lesbian||Sweet Milly and Bloody Selicia are both characters from Plug Cryostat's favourite "perverted" show, Miracle Witch Milly. They are initially rivals at first but in the end though, they fall in love and become lovers instead.||Japan|
|2009–2015||Nyaruko: Crawling with Love||Kūko||Bisexual||She is in love with Nyaruko despite that her race is the nemesis of Nyarlathotepians, and appears to be clingy. She is hostile toward Mahiro and threatens him to stay away from Nyaruko in the beginning of the story. As the story progress, she becomes more friendly towards him. She transfers to Mahiro's school and takes the name Kūko Yasaka, Nyaruko's "wife". She concealed her feelings for Nyaruko from her family and lied to them that Mahiro is her fiancé, as love between Nyarlathotep and Cthugha are considered a shame of the family among Cthughans, however she has displayed having feelings for Mahiro.||Japan|
|Kūne||Lesbian||She has feelings toward her cousin Kūko, and is also clingy that she treats Kūko similar to how Kūko treats Nyaruko. In order to stop her pursuit, Kūko lied to her and said that she is in love with Mahiro and they are already engaged, which made her very depressed. She looks down on Mahiro because he is not as powerful as the aliens, as well as acting hostile toward Nyaruko, as their races are nemesis.|
|2009–2018||Monogatari||Sugaru Kanbaru||Bisexual||She identifies as a bisexual multiple times in the series.||Japan|
|2009–present||Archer||Pam Poovey||Bisexual||Pam is the bisexual director of human resources.||United States|
|Ray Gillette||Gay||Ray is an openly gay secret agent, and a former Olympic medalist in skiing.|
|Woodhouse||Gay||Woodhouse, Archer's personal valet, is of ambiguous sexuality; he had a romantic and sexual attraction to another man, Reggie, during the First World War, but it has not been specified whether he has ever had any sexual feelings for anyone since Reggie's death.|
|2009–present||Fairy Tail||Bob||Gay||Bob is the founder and Guild master of the Blue Pegasus Guild. He tends to wear dresses and makeup and act flirtatious around young male mages but does have a more serious and angry side.||Japan|
|Freed Justine||Bisexual||He has been shown in a side story to be staring happily at nude models and pictures of some of his male teammates including Eve, Hibiki, Ren and Laxus but also claimed to be shy around insufficiently dressed women.|
|2009–present||Queen's Blade||Elina||Lesbian||She has naughty, lesbian thoughts about her sister Leina in which Leina wants no part in.||Japan|
|January 7, 2010 – September 30, 2011||Baka and Test||Toshimitsu Kubo||Gay||Kubo have a crush on the main character Akihisa Yoshii.||Japan|
|Miharu Shimizu||Lesbian||Miharu is in love with Minami Shimada, but Minami tries to avoid her.|
|January 8, 2010 – March 26, 2016||Durarara!!||Mairu
|Bisexual||Mairu and Kururi, the sisters of the series antagonist Izaya Orihara, are openly bisexual characters.||Japan|
|January 9, 2010 – June 28, 2011||The Qwaser of Stigmata||Ekaterina "Katja" Kurae
|Lesbian||Hana is Katja's sex slave and BDSM submissive. Hana also serves as her reserve of "Soma", breast milk with magical properties, which Katja routinely drinks.||Japan|
|Mutsumi Sendou||Bisexual||Mutsumi is the lover of Tasuku Fujiomi. He is the only man Mutsumi is attracted to and she is often annoyed by his tendency to be a womanizer. However, Mutsumi is attracted to girls too. She openly flirts with Mafuyu in front of Sasha. She also kidnaps and rapes Mafuyu, and in the process discovers that Mafuyu holds the power known as "Sword of Maria".|
|Bisexual||Eva-Q and Eva-R seek to be sex and BDSM slaves. They are seen harassing three people, of both genders, asking them to be their master or mistress: a female police officer, the class president Fumika Mitarai and Alexander "Sasha" Nikolaevich Hell. Eva-Q and Eva-R also kiss each other.|
|April 5, 2010 – September 3, 2018||Adventure Time||Marceline the Vampire Queen
|Bisexual||On August 7, 2014, at a Barnes & Noble book signing for Martin Olson's book, The Adventure Time Encyclopædia, Olivia Olson confirmed that Marceline and Princess Bubblegum had dated; which can explain their rivalry and why they had trouble getting along with the other in the past. According to Olson, since the show airs in some countries where same-sex relationships are illegal, Marceline and Princess Bubblegum's relationship cannot be depicted on the TV series. She stated that their relationship may be mentioned in an upcoming book, but had no further statements regarding the two. Additionally, Princess Bubblegum used to date the male character Mr. Cream Puff and Marceline dated a male wizard named Ash. Their relationship finally became official during the series finale, where both share an on-screen kiss.||United States|
|BMO||Genderqueer||BMO is neither male nor female. In the show both the pronoun "he" and the term "m'lady" have been used in reference to BMO. While BMO is an object used for recreation by Finn and Jake, it is still considered a close friend and treated as an equal by the two. BMO speaks English with a Korean accent.|
|April 6, 2010 – September 28, 2010||Rainbow: Nisha Rokubō no Shichinin||Gisuke Sasaki||Gay||A perverted pedophilic doctor at the Shonan Special Disciplinary School who abuses his position to sexually molest boys.||Japan|
|April 11, 2010 – September 19, 2010||The Betrayal Knows My Name||Yuki Giou (Sakurai) and Zess (Luka Corosszeira)||Gay, Bisexual||Yuki's previous incarnation was a woman named Yuki and Yuki and Luka were lovers. In the present, Yuki and Luka are highly protective of each other and are implied to be in love with each other.||Japan|
|June 27, 2010 – March 25, 2012||Mary Shelley's Frankenhole||Sanguinaire Polidori||Gay||Polidori is openly gay and the partner of Victor.||United States|
|August 16, 2010 – May 11, 2012||Kuttsukiboshi||Kiiko Kawakami
|Lesbian, Bisexual||Kiiko is in love with Aaya, but didn't have the courage to tell her in the beginning. Aaya likes to perform experiments with Kiiko's powers, but in reality she is in love with her. She usually takes the lead when it comes to activities and has an outgoing personality. Aaya's older brother, Kōta Saitō had a terminal disease and manipulated Aaya into having sex with him before going in for his operation where he died.||Japan|
|October 1, 2010 – December 24, 2010||Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt||Garterbelt||Gay||He is a priest with an interest in young males, Brief in particular.||Japan|
|October 2, 2010 – December 18, 2010||MM!||Tatsukichi Hayama||Genderqueer||He enjoys cross-dressing (which induces his female alter-ego "Tatsumi Antoinette XVI" to appear). He is troubled at the start when Taro, who does not know of Tatsukichi's hobby, becomes infatuated with his female alter ego. While cross-dressing, his alter-ego has a superiority complex, and repeatedly argues with Isurugi (sometimes over Taro's affection), as well as verbally attacking Mio's breast size repeatedly.||Japan|
|Yumi Mamiya||Bisexual||She hates Taro and loves Tatsukichi, but does not know that Tatsukichi is a cross-dresser. In certain scenes in the anime, it is implied that she has lesbian tendencies when groping and fondling Arashiko and Mio.|
|October 4, 2010 – September 8, 2014||Squid Girl||Sanae Nagatsuki||Lesbian||She develops an obsessive crush on Squid Girl, often trying to get intimate with her at every opportunity and getting attacked in the process. She keeps a vast collection of Squid Girl photographs and memorabilia. She develops inhuman reflexes for taking Squid Girl's photos, and also a masochistic streak from Squid Girl's violent responses to her advances. She's also a classmate of Eiko, and the two of them attend the same school together. Due to her obsession with Squid Girl, her Dog, Alex often tries to gain her attention, through various means, and will often bite Squid Girl, in anger, despite Squid Girl's own irritation with Sanae's obsession.||Japan|
|October 7, 2010 – December 23, 2010||Togainu no Chi||Akira, Keisuke, Rin, Shiki, Nano, Motomi||Gay||As the anime is based on a BL video game where the main character Akira can hook up with Keisuke, Rin, Shiki, Nano and Motomi, it is safe to say these characters also hold feelings for Akira in the anime.||Japan|
|Arbitro and Kau||Gay||Arbitro is the head of a narcotics company and has a horrific hobby of experimenting on and modifying the bodies of handsome young men. Kau is his favorite "pet", who exhibits love towards Arbitro in what appears to be a form of Stockholm Syndrome.|
|October 15, 2010 – December 31, 2010||Princess Jellyfish||Kuranosuke Koibuchi||Genderqueer||He is the son of a rich political family and loves to cross-dress.||Japan|
|November 26, 2010 – present||Young Justice||Multiple characters||LGBTQ||According to series creator Greg Weisman, the show included LGBT characters during its first two seasons.||United States|
|Marie Logan||Lesbian or Bisexual||Marie Logan is introduced in the first season as the mother of Garfield Logan / Beast Boy. As detailed in the tie-in comic series, Marie was killed by Queen Bee in the five-year time skip between the first and second seasons. Queen Bee used her abilities of pheremone control to enthral Marie and kill herself by driving off a cliff. Since Queen Bee's abilities only work on people that are sexually attracted to women, Marie was either a lesbian or bisexual.|
|December 18, 2010 – February 15, 2012||Yuri Seijin Naoko-san||Naoko-san||Lesbian||Naoko-san is an alien who comes from the Planet Yuri and takes the place of Misuzu's sister. She appears to have a thing for little girls. She also seeks to conquer the world by 'yurifying' it. In the manga, her depiction as a "yurian" is in reality a metaphor for "lesbian".||Japan|
|Hii-chan||Lesbian||The best friend of Misuzu and later Naoko-san, who wears glasses. She appears to have a deranged crush on Misuzu.|
|January 9, 2011 – March 27, 2011||I Don't Like You at All, Big Brother!!||Rin Yatagai||Lesbian||Ran's older twin sister. Although she initially appears to help Nao stop Ran's crazy plans, it is later revealed that she is a lesbian who has become interested in Nao's lips as well as seems to have a harem of girls after her attention. In the end, she accidentally kisses Iroha and takes a liking to her instead.||Japan|
|January 9, 2011 – present||Bob's Burgers||Marshmallow||Trans woman||Marshmallow is a transgender sex worker.||United States|
|Marbles||Trans woman||Marbles is a transgender sex worker.|
|Glitter||Trans woman||Glitter is a transgender sex worker who is said to be going under gender reassignment because she mentions the town being full of "Doctors who refuse to cut off your penis".|
|Cha-Cha||Trans woman||Cha-Cha is a transgender sex worker.|
|Dalton Crespin||Gay||He had a boyfriend whom he broke up with prior to the episode "The Bleakening" who is now boyfriends with another one of his ex-boyfriends.|
|January 13, 2011 – March 31, 2011||Wandering Son||Shuichi Nitori||Lesbian Trans Woman||Shuichi Nitori expresses a desire to become a woman since childhood and shows lesbian interest in two girls: Yoshino Takatsuki and later Anna Suehiro.||Japan|
|Yoshino Takatsuki||Genderqueer, Lesbian||Yoshino Takatsuki initially has gender dysphoria but grows out of it after becoming a model. She likes dressing as a boy and even enjoyed being hit on by an older woman. She later develops feelings for Shuichi but it occurs years after she gets over her crush on her.|
|Anna Suehiro||Bisexual||She develops feelings for Shuichi as a boy, but later declares that she does not mind if she is "considered a lesbian" if Shuichi comes out as a transgender woman.|
|Makoto Ariga||Straight Trans woman||Makoto expresses a desire to be a woman primarily due to her love of men and even dreams of entering into a relationship with a cool adult man.|
|Hiroyuki Yoshi||Straight Trans woman||Hiroyuki is a trans woman who lives with her boyfriend Shiina and runs a gay bar.|
|March 22, 2011 – December 23, 2011||Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi||Ritsu Onodera and Masamune Takano||Bisexual, Gay||Ritsu and Masamune dated in their high school years but due to a misunderstanding broke up on bad terms, causing Ritsu to state he would never fall in love again. He dated other women in the past to forget but he later meets Masamune once more when he becomes an editor for shoujo manga, working under him. The two eventually and slowly rebuild their relationship. Masamune has shown no interest in women.||Japan|
|Shouta Kisa and Kou Yukina||Gay, Bisexual||Shouta Kisa has a bad habit of falling for good looking men and falls for Kou, but is scared to pursue a relationship as he feels love doesn't really exist. Kou dated women in the past but later falls in love with Shouta and the two develop a strong romantic relationship.|
|Yoshiyuki Hatori and Chiaki Yoshino||Bisexual, Gay||Yoshiyuki has been friends with Chiaki for a long time and the two eventually start dating. Hatori had a previous girlfriend in the past.|
|Takafumi Yokozawa and Zen Kirishima||Bisexual||Takafumi claims to have liked women in the past, but fell in love with Masamune Takano who did not reciprocate his feelings. He later enters a relationship with Zen Kirishima, who was once happily married until his wife tragically passed.|
|Yuu Yanase||Gay||He is in love with Chiaki Yoshino|
|Ryuichiro Isaka and Kaoru Asahina||Gay||The two are in love with each other.|
|April 3, 2011 – September 18, 2011||Tiger & Bunny||Nathan Seymour / Fire Emblem||Genderqueer, Gay||Nathan is a highly effeminate homosexual man who identifies as gender queer though also at times prefers to be identified as a woman, often spending more time with the female heroes while flirting with the male heroes. In the past, they tried to present themselves femininely but was harshly criticized and while no longer presented as femininely, they still hold a strong romantic infatuation towards men (something that led to their bullying as a child)||Japan|
|April 5, 2011 – June 27, 2011||Battle Girls: Time Paradox||Akechi Mitsuhide||Lesbian||Nobunaga's humble aide, who is often bemused at her acceptance of Hideyoshi's odd behavior and is secretly infatuated with Nobunaga. To this end, she is prepared to do whatever it takes to "make Nobunaga happy", which is why she is willing to acquire the Crimson Armor set on her feudal lord's behalf. Sub-consequently, she is also jealous, at times, with Hide's interactions with Nobunaga.||Japan|
|April 6, 2011 – November 11, 2014||Steins;Gate||Ruka Urishibara||Trans woman||Ruka is a trans girl. She states that she has always felt trapped in the wrong body. Rintaro, the protagonist, is initially shocked to learn that Ruka is a "guy", because he thinks she has great feminine grace and beauty. Ruka is in love with Rintaro, but feels ashamed of it due to being a "guy".
In the series, some characters are able to send "D-Mails", text messages that arrive in the past via time travel. Ruka successfully changes the past, causing herself to be born as a cis girl. This is accomplished by sending a D-Mail to her mother and persuading her to change her diet when she was pregnant with Ruka. Usually, Rintaro seems to be the only person who keeps his memory intact after D-Mails cause changes like this, however the cis girl Ruka eventually remembers that she used to be a "guy" as well.
At some point, in an attempt to save the life of their friend Mayuri, Rintaro urges all his friends to undo their D-Mails, which includes asking the cis girl Ruka to go back to being a "guy" by sending another D-Mail to her mother in the past. Ruka obliges, on the condition that he goes on a date with her while she is still a cis girl, which he accepts. Afterwards, Ruka reverses the change as promised.
|April 15, 2011 – December 22, 2015||Aria the Scarlet Ammo||Shino Sasaki||Lesbian||She first met Akari at a food stand where they share a leaf pie. She has since developed an obsessive crush on Akari to the point that she is willing to resort to violence in order to make Akari break off her amica relationship with Aria who she is extremely jealous of. She is also known to stalk Akari and take candid pictures of her changing or in a swimsuit.||Japan|
|July 5, 2011 – present||YuruYuri||Chinatsu Yoshikawa||Lesbian||Although the work is rather ambiguous about the orientation of main girls, Chinatsu is the one who has a confirmed crush on another girl.||Japan|
|Ayano Sugiura||Lesbian||Ayano is in love with Kyouko but is often not too honest with her feelings for her, always referring to her by her full name and treating her with acts of hostility, despite not wanting do so on purpose.|
|Chitose Ikeda||Lesbian||Chitose and her twin sister, Chizuru have various yuri fantasies whenever they take their glasses off, with Chitose almost always pairing Kyōko together with Ayano, which often leads to near-fatal nosebleeds while Chizuru pairs Ayano with Chitose and drools instead of having nosebleeds. Whenever Chitose gets drunk (or eats chocolate in the anime), she goes on a kissing rampage.|
|Akane Akaza||Lesbian||Akari's older sister. She is secretly infatuated with Akari, with her room almost completely covered in photos of her, often doing various perverted things with her belongings when she is not around and reading lots of doujins about sisterly incest.|
|Tomoko Yoshikawa||Lesbian||Chinatsu's older sister. She's a friend of Akane and has strong feelings for her.|
|Nadeshiko Ohmuro||Lesbian||Sakurako's older sister who is eighteen years old. She is in a romantic relationship with one of her friends, though it has not yet been revealed who.|
|July 7, 2011 – September 15, 2011||No. 6||Shion
|Gay||The anime has a few instances of their romantic feelings for each other. In episodes 7 and 11 they kissed. The creator also confirmed that they're in love with each other.||Japan|
|July 10, 2011 – September 25, 2011||R-15||Ran Musen||Lesbian||Ran is shown to be only interested in girls and hates Taketo, but this changes after Taketo helps rescue Fukune from Beni Botan. She then befriends Taketo soon after.||Japan|
|July 12, 2011 – January 4, 2012||Manyū Hiken-chō||Kaede||Lesbian||Kaede is the loyal underling and best friend of Chifusa Manyū. Kaede routinely attempts to play with Chifusa's breasts or otherwise touch her without warning — for example, Kaede hugs Chifusa against her will and at other point Kaede is seen licking Chifusa's ear. This often annoys Chifusa. As a running gag, some bystander usually witnesses such a scene and says to himself that the two girls must be a lesbian couple.
In "Chifusa Defects", Chifusa asks Kaede if she is lesbian, but goes away without waiting for an answer. In "The First Breast Slice", Kaede persuades Chifusa to cuddle with her in bed to keep Chifusa warm. In "Bud of Love", Kaede encourages Chifusa to grope her breasts. Kaede keeps records of Chifusa's bosom size, which keeps constantly growing because of the Breast Flow technique. In some DVD extras, it is shown that Kaede stalks Chifusa in private moments.
|Oiso||Lesbian||Oiso is the owner of a seafood restaurant. She hires Chifusa and Kaede after they eat there but are unable to pay the bill. She hits on Chifusa in two separate opportunities. In both times, she gropes Chifusa's bosom while flirting, making Chifusa uncomfortable and prompting Kaede to stop her.|
|October 1, 2011 – September 29, 2012||Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere||Naito Margot Malga Naruze||Lesbian||Naito and Malga are lovers which makes the two lesbian witches in open rebellion against the Catholic Church.||Japan|
|October 2, 2011 – June 14, 2015||China, IL||Crystal Peppers||Trans woman||Crystal is a transgender woman. It was implied she only had top surgery, as she had testicles up until "Coming Out of the Casket", when they're amputated by Steve and placed in a glass jar on his bookcase.||United States|
|October 9, 2011 – December 25, 2011||Ben-To||Ume Shiraume||Lesbian||She is obsessed with Hana and usually beats Yō up out of jealousy, despite also being prone to flirt with other girls like Ayame.||Japan|
|October 10, 2011 – April 16, 2012||Future Diary||Aru Akise||Gay||Aru has feelings for Yuki.||Japan|
|Mao Nonosaka||Lesbian||Mao is in love with her best friend Hinata and is possessive of her.|
|October 27, 2011 – December 29, 2011||Good Vibes||Voneeta Teets||Bisexual||The sex-ed teacher at Del Toro High. She is a bisexual who weighs 400 pounds and gets around in a motorized scooter, but she is immensely proud of her body and is insatiably horny.||United States|
|October 30, 2011 – December 18, 2011||Allen Gregory||Richard De Longpre||Gay, Bisexual||Richard and Jeremy are the fathers of the title character. Jeremy is a former social worker who had a loving wife and family, although this changed after Richard became one of his clients. Richard was attracted to Jeremy to the point where he started stalking him and his family until Jeremy finally agreed to be his husband. It is said that Jeremy is actually heterosexual but left his wife and children for Richard, who offered him an easy, no-maintenance life as his trophy husband.||United States|
|Jeremy De Longpre|
|January 6, 2012 – present||Symphogear||Cagliostro||Trans woman||She used to be a man who was a swindler known for his endless lies, before being granted a perfect body by Saint-Germain. Cagliostro has since sworn to never lie about her feelings.||Japan|
|Prelati||Trans woman||She also used to be a man who indulged in luxury and pleasure, before being granted a perfect body by Saint-Germain, following his defeat at her hands. Prelati has since sworn to become an earnest researcher, but sometimes lets her preference for fun get in the way of her work.|
|January 8, 2012 – June 30, 2012||Bodacious Space Pirates||Jenny Dolittle and Lynn Lambretta||Lesbian||The two are president and vice president of the Space Yacht Club along with being lesbian lovers.||Japan|
|January 8, 2012 – March 27, 2012||Brave 10||Kamanosuke Yuri||Genderqueer||Their exact gender is unknown but on occasion is referenced as male. Nonetheless, they develop a romantic interest in Saizo.||Japan|
|January 12, 2012 – March 29, 2012||Inu x Boku SS||Nobara Yukinokōji||Lesbian||She holds a primary sexual interest in young cute girls.||Japan|
|January 23, 2012 – June 26, 2013||Gokujyo||Asuka Utsunomiya||Lesbian||Asuka appears to be romantically interested in the main protagonist, Aya Akabane. Furthermore, in the OVA, Asuka makes some moves on Ai Nanasato whilst the others sleep.||Japan|
|Ai Nanasato||Lesbian||Ai Nanasato gives in to the desires of Asuka as she makes some moves on her in the OVA. At the very end, she says to Asuka that it would be best if they don't tell anyone of what happened that night to which Asuka replies, "What happened last night?"|
|Madoka Oowada||Lesbian||She is a wildly perverted girl who has various fantasies and constant nosebleeds. This is mostly aimed at Aya.|
|March 23, 2012 – present||Doc McStuffins||Thea
|Lesbian||The title character, Dottie "Doc" McStuffins, routinely interacts with toys, dolls, and stuffed animals that have come to life. In episode "The Emergency Plan" (August 5, 2017), two dolls form a lesbian married couple and are parents of two doll children. This was the first same-sex couple featured in a Disney Junior pre-school series.||United States|
|April 4, 2012 – June 27, 2012||Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine||Lieutenant Oscar||Gay||Oscar is an androgynous male who is Zenigata's assistant and has romantic feelings for him.||Japan|
|April 10, 2012 – December 26, 2012||Jormungand||Sofia Velmer/Valmet||Lesbian||She is a lesbian with a crush on Koko Hekmatyar.||Japan|
|April 14, 2012 – December 19, 2014||The Legend of Korra||Asami Sato
|Bisexual||In The Legend of Korra, both Asami and Korra are romantically involved with Mako at different points. The series finale ended with Korra and Asami holding hands and looking into each other's eyes while traveling through a portal right before the ending credits. The creators later confirmed that the intention of the ending scene was to show Asami and Korra becoming a romantic couple.
In the graphic novel The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars, which is the sequel to the animated series, Korra and Asami are in a relationship.
|Kya||Lesbian||Kya is Aang's daughter who appears in The Legend of Korra. Her sexuality is not mentioned in the animated series, but in the sequel graphic novel The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars, she is shown to be lesbian and gives advice to Korra and Asami about coming out.|
|Kyoshi||Bisexual||Avatar Kyoshi is one of the previous reincarnations of Aang and Korra. She appears in both Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, but her sexuality is not mentioned in either animated series.
In the graphic novel The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars, she is shown to be bisexual. She is described as unable to affect progress towards acceptance of same-sex relationships because the Earth Kingdom is the "slowest to accept change" and "the most militaristically repressive".
|June 15, 2012 – February 15, 2016||Gravity Falls||Sheriff Blubs
|Gay||In the series finale, the two men publicly express their love for each other.||United States|
|July 6, 2012 – September 21, 2012||Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero||Chikage Izumi||Lesbian||She is a friendly, tomboyish girl with short brown hair and amber eyes. She becomes friends with Miu immediately. She is also a lesbian, and shamelessly admits it, though she develops a slight "liking" for Akatsuki.||Japan|
|September 25, 2012 – April 14, 2015||Brickleberry||Connie Cunaman||Lesbian||Connie admits she is a lesbian and it is revealed to the viewers that her strength is dubbed by her as "lesbian strength". She is obsessed with Ethel and was turned away by her Evangelical parents for being a homosexual. On a side note, when Connie gets excited, her vagina makes growling noises similar to that of a stomach, requiring her to talk it down like a wild animal.||United States|
|October 1, 2012 – December 20, 2016||Kamisama Kiss||Otohiko||Gay||Otohiko is a feminine wind god who prefers men and has a strong crush on Ookuninushi, the God of Wealth, who doesn't reciprocate as he strictly prefers women.||Japan|
|October 3, 2012 – March 27, 2013||From the New World||Saki Watanabe||Bisexual||She loved Shun for a long time but dates Maria and later marries Satoru.||Japan|
|Maria Akizuki||Bisexual||She falls in love with and begins to date Saki but later enters a duty pact with and marries Mamoru Itō.|
|Satoru Asahina||Bisexual||Satoru dated Shun for a while but the two later broke up and he began to date another boy for a time, but that relationship also failed. He later falls in love with and marries Saki.|
|Shun Aonuma||Bisexual||He dated Satoru Asahina for a time but was in love with Saki since childhood. However, he stayed away from Saki for fear of his growing uncontrollable power.|
|October 12, 2012 – present||Psycho-Pass||Shion Karanomori
|Bisexual, Lesbian||Shion and Yayoi are in an open sexual relationship, while Shion openly declares her bisexuality and polyamory at the end of the first season..||Japan|
|November 8, 2012 – present||Bravest Warriors||Plum||Bisexual||She seems to have a crush on Chris as seen in Gas Powered Stick when she flirts and kisses him, but that could've been a ruse in order to remove the peach pit that gave Chris X-ray vision. Furthermore, on numerous occasions in the series, she has identified as bisexual.||United States, Canada|
|January 5, 2013 – September 29, 2013||Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East||Genpachi Inukai||Bisexual||Genpachi initially held deep feelings for his late fiancée Nui who died but learns she committed suicide because she slept with another man, believing Genpachi died during a war and upon learning he survived, committed suicide out of guilt. Genpachi later falls in love with Shino Inuzuka.||Japan|
|Ao||Gay||Ao is Sosuke's dark half who has Sosuke's memories of his life and is in love and obsessed with Shino Inuzuka.|
|January 5, 2013 – February 1, 2014||Dofus: The Treasures of Kerubim||Simone
|Lesbian||Julie shows attraction towards Simone the minute she sees her. Simone is seen going on dates with Julie in various episodes of the show.||France|
|April 7, 2013 – May 27, 2015||Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet||Lukkage||Bisexual||She has two female sex slaves who also serve as her co-pilots for her mecha. Later she develops a romantic interest in Pinion, especially with his hair down.||Japan|
|April 7, 2013 – present||Attack on Titan||Ymir
|Lesbian||The official website mentions Ymir is in love with Historia (Krista)
Also at the series panel for Animagic 2014, producer George Wada confirmed that Ymir and Krista are a couple
|Reiner Braun||Bisexual||In episode 29, it is revealed Reiner "had no interest in women" while suggesting Ymir's shared homosexuality. But despite that, Reiner has shown some interest in Krista. Asking her to marry him on multiple occasions in his mind.|
|April 9, 2013 – February 22, 2017||Yuyushiki||Kei Okano||Lesbian||She is quite fond of Chiho and is later shown to have a crush on her. This leads to her being often cold towards Yui for allegedly taking Chiho away from her. Kei's other friend, Fumi is aware of her fondness and interest for Chiho and often teases her about it.||Japan|
|April 12, 2013 – December 26, 2013||Valvrave the Liberator||Akira Renbokoji||Lesbian||She is shown to have romantic feelings for Shoko.||Japan|
|July 6, 2013 – March 3, 2017||Kin-iro Mosaic||Aya Komichi||Lesbian||She is rather bashful towards Yoko, often not being honest with her feelings. She frequently misinterprets situations between herself and Yoko, responding indignantly and blushing, mostly because of not being able to admit her love to Yoko.||Japan|
|July 12, 2013 – September 26, 2015||Gatchaman Crowds||O.D.||Genderqueer||They are a flamboyant alien with no specific gender.||Japan|
|Berg Katze||Genderqueer||An androgynous alien shapeshifter with no specified gender.|
|July 13, 2013 – September 21, 2016||Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya||Kuro / Chloe von Einzbern||Bisexual||Kuro's existence is later revealed to be another side of Illya that was previously sealed away so that Illya could live an ordinary life. In order to maintain existence, she must obtain mana from others by kissing them. After the "power struggle" in the Einzbern house, she is considered the "little sister" of Illya. Chloe is almost openly bisexual who has affection for guys like Shirou and any girl she will met, especially Illya. Due to this, she often becomes the main source of yuri fanservice in the manga and the show.||Japan|
|July 18, 2013 – present||RWBY||Ilia Amitola||Lesbian||Ilia confessed that she has held onto romantic feelings for her former-current-best friend Blake Belladonna. Miles Luna, one of the show runners, confirmed her sexuality in a 2018 Reddit AMA.||United States|
|August 1, 2013 – November 3, 2015||The Awesomes||Zip Danger / "Frantic"||Gay||Frantic is forcibly outed under media pressure in S2E5, "The Awesomes' Awesome Show". He later falls for Christopher, a member of villain team The Gay Mafia.||United States|
|Tomboy||Lesbian||Originally presenting as Gadget Gal's nemesis, she is outed in S1E3, "Baby Got Backstory", as using the feud to cope with her own romantic feelings for her.|
|Steven||Gay||Steven is a member of villain team The Gay Mafia, and makes his debut in S3E8, "The Gayfather".|
|Christopher||Gay||Christopher makes his debut appearance as member of villain team The Gay Mafia in S3E8, "The Gayfather". He falls for Frantic immediately upon meeting him, and sabotages his team's efforts as a result.|
|The Gayfather||Gay||The Gayfather is the leader of villain team The Gay Mafia, and makes his debut in S3E8, "The Gayfather".|
|October 5, 2013 – March 28, 2015||Log Horizon||Kurinon||Lesbian||Kurinon is a girl who joined the West Wid Brigade due to its overly large female population and is a proud lesbian.||Japan|
|October 6, 2013 – December 22, 2013||Walkure Romanze: Shōjo Kishi Monogatari||Akane Ryūzōji||Lesbian||She has a great fondness and love interest for Celia, so much so that even saying her name causes her to lose focus.||Japan|
|October 10, 2013 – March 27, 2014||Samurai Flamenco||Masayoshi Hazama and Hidenori Gotō||Bisexual||Masayoshi and Hidenori start out as close friends and Hidenori himself has a girlfriend he texts frequently. It is later revealed his girlfriend has long since died and Hidenori had been texting himself. Masayoshi later confesses his love to Hidenori, and while Hidenori never clearly accepts or rejects him, there are some fan books that suggests he reciprocates.||Japan|
|Mari Maya and Moe Morita||Bisexual, Lesbian||Mari Maya has a fetish for men in uniforms. She also has an inferiority complex towards Moe but the two later reconcile by kissing each other.|
|November 4, 2013 – present||Steven Universe||Pearl||Lesbian, genderqueer||In "We Need to Talk", it is very apparent that Pearl, a female-presenting non-binary gem, is attracted to another gem named Rose Quartz, her now-deceased leader. Her feelings are later confirmed romantic in nature and reciprocated by Rose. In "Last One Out of Beach City", Pearl is attracted to a female human.||United States|
|Lesbian, genderqueer||Two sexless but feminine-presenting members of the Crystal Gems who have a romantic relationship with each other, and stay permanently fused to form Garnet. Also the co-executive producer, Ian Jones-Quartey, has confirmed that, according to human standards and terminology, calling Ruby a non-binary, feminine-presenting lesbian would be "a fair assessment". On July 6, 2018, the episode "Reunited" aired, on which Ruby and Sapphire got married, kissed, and fused into Garnet.|
|Rose Quartz||Pansexual, genderqueer||The Crystal Gems describe her to Steven as loving and seeing beauty in all forms of life, and flashback episodes show the development of her relationship with Greg from infatuation into love and understanding. She also prior to this, had a relationship with Pearl while fighting.|
|Stevonnie||Genderqueer (Non-binary)||Stevonnie is a fusion of both Steven and Connie. Steven and Connie identify as male and female respectively, but the gender of Stevonnie is difficult to describe. Rebecca Sugar, the creator of Steven Universe, referred to an inquiry on Stevonnie's gender—whether Stevonnie is agender, bigender, or something else—by stating that "Stevonnie is an experience! The living relationship between Steven and Connie." Sugar described Stevonnie as a complex and specific metaphor, that becomes relatable as it takes shape in the form of a unique character. Besides challenging gender norms, Stevonnie serves as a metaphor for "terrifying firsts in a first relationship," the feeling of hitting puberty, and objectification. Stevonnie is commonly referred to using gender neutral pronouns (such as the singular they), and both male and female characters seem to be physically attracted to Stevonnie.|
|December 2, 2013 – present||Rick and Morty||Rick Sanchez||Pansexual||Rick has been stated to be pansexual by Justin Roiland, one of the show's creators and executive producers. This was shown in "Auto Erotic Assimilation", when Rick connects with Unity, an ex-lover who is a collective hive mind of assimilated individuals from the planet they occupy. Throughout the series, Rick's sexuality has also been alluded to, mostly in his backstory.||United States|
|Sleepy Gary||Bisexual||In "Total Rickall", Sleepy Gary is one of the dozens of aliens that alter the memories of Rick, Morty, Beth and Summer in order to pose as friends and family members. Because of the fake memories, Beth believes herself to be married with Sleepy Gary, and Jerry believes he is having a secret affair with him.|
|January 8, 2014 – March 26, 2014||Hamatora: The Animation||Theo||Gay||He has openly shown attraction to males.||Japan|
|January 9, 2014 – March 27, 2014||Sakura Trick||Haruka Takayama
|Lesbian||Haruka and Yū are in a romantic relationship.||Japan|
|Lesbian||Kotone and Shizuku are in a romantic relationship.|
|Mitsuki Sonoda||Lesbian||Mitsuki is Yū's older sister. She is suspicious of the relationship between Haruka and Yū, and she disapproves of said relationship. However, she develops a crush on Haruka.|
|Rina Sakai||Lesbian||She is in love with Mitsuki, despite knowing of Mitsuki's crush on Haruka.|
|January 10, 2014 – March 29, 2014||No-Rin||Kaoru Hanazono||Gay||Kaoru makes a pass at Minori Nakazawa, much to Kōsaku's irritation. Later, when Kosaku confronts him, Kaoru kisses Kōsaku, revealing his sexual preference towards men.||Japan|
|January 13, 2014 – March 31, 2014||Chozen||Chozen
|Gay||Chozen is a white, gay, aspiring rap superstar. He is in a relationship with fratboy-type Hunter.||United States|
|January 15, 2014 – March 19, 2014||Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha||Akemi Seumizome||Lesbian||Akemi is a popular girl who constantly gets confessions from boys, but she later finds herself falling in love with tomboy Keiko Sanjō. Though Keiko rejects her, the two remain friends.||Japan|
|April 3, 2014 – June 19, 2014||Riddle Story of Devil||Tokaku Azuma and Haru Ichinose||Lesbian||Tokaku protects Haru and initially believes her feelings for her are due to Haru's manipulation ability but grows to realize her feelings are genuine.||Japan|
|Eisuke Inukai||Gay||He is in a homosexual relationship and has an adopted daughter.|
|April 10, 2014 – July 18, 2014||Inugami-san to Nekoyama-san||Yachiyo Inugami
|Lesbian||Yachiyo and Suzu fall in love at first sight after they get introduced to each other by their mutual friend, Aki Hiiragi. The whole series revolves around their relationship.||Japan|
|Tamaki Nekoyama||Lesbian||Tamaki is Suzu's older sister who often dates several women and has constant hangovers.|
|April 11, 2014 – June 26, 2015||Knights of Sidonia||Izana Shinatose||Genderqueer||Izana belongs to a new, nonbinary third gender that originated during the hundreds of years of human emigration into space. Izana is referred to using gender neutral pronouns in the original Japanese dialogue. Because the English language lacks an appropriate equivalent, she is often referred to using feminine pronouns for the sake of simplicity.||Japan|
|April 14, 2014 – June 24, 2018||Clarence||EJ Randell
|Lesbian||EJ and Sue, who were introduced in "Jeff Wins", the 29th episode of Clarence, are Jeff's mothers.||United States|
|Kevin||Gay||Kevin has an unnamed boyfriend as revealed in the episode "Neighborhood Grill".|
|July 6, 2014 – September 21, 2014||Dramatical Murder||Aoba Seragaki, Ren, Koujaku, Noiz, Mink, Clear||Gay / Bisexual||As the anime is based on a BL game where Aoba is the main character and can end up with Ren, Koujaku, Noiz, Mink or Clear, it is safe to say all these characters have feelings for Aoba in the anime as well. Koujaku is stated to be a womanizer but does have feelings for Aoba though the sexuality of the rest of the cast including Aoba is somewhat more varied and can be gay or bisexual depending on the game's route.||Japan|
|July 6, 2014 – February 20, 2015||Sabagebu!||Urara Kasugano||Lesbian||Initially doting on Miou, she falls in love with Momoka instead after developing a masochistic taste for her violent punishments.||Japan|
|Yayoi Isurugi||Lesbian||The student council president who is often bewildered by Miou's antics, though appears to be developing a crush on her.|
|July 7, 2014 – December 15, 2014||Akame ga Kill!||Bulat||Gay||He admits that he is attracted to Tatsumi while training him.||Japan|
|Dr. Stylish||Gay||He is a scientist who conducts cruel experiments and is implied to be homosexual, as he hits only on the male members of the Jaegers, the team he is on. In addition, he offers his experiments the chance to spend the night alone with him|
|Seryu Ubiquitous||Lesbian||She is implied to love Esdeath, who she felt gave her a reason to live besides her own warped sense of justice.|
|Suzuka||Bisexual||She is bisexual, having shown enjoyment at being beaten by a group of spies and showing sexual interest in Esdeath and Tatsumi.|
|July 9, 2014 – November 22, 2014||Love Stage!!||Izumi Sena, Ryoma Ichijo||Gay, Bisexual||The two fall in love despite Izumi initially not being comfortable with the idea of being in a relationship with another man and Ryoma struggling to accept his feelings despite having previously only liked women.||Japan|
|Rei Sagara, Shogo Sena||Gay||Rei Sagara used to be in love with Shogo Sena's father after he helped him improve his life but Shogo himself has been in love with Rei since he was 16 years old. The two are in a sexual relationship.|
|August 22, 2014 – present||BoJack Horseman||Kelsey Jannings||Lesbian||While she is calling BoJack to tell him that they are replacing Andrew Garfield's with him, Kelsey says "I get enough of that from my ex-wife along with newspaper clippings about gluten.||United States|
|Todd Chavez||Asexual||In the season 3 finale, Todd confides in his friend Emily that he doesn't think he is either straight or gay, and in fact "might be nothing". He explores the identity further in season 4 and accepts his asexuality, while meeting others who share his orientation.|
|October 5, 2014 – December 21, 2014||Gugure! Kokkuri-san||Inugami||Genderqueer||Inugami is a dog spirit who adores Kohina as she was the only one to care for them when they were alive. Because they cannot remember which gender they originally were, they frequently switch genders.||Japan|
|October 5, 2014 – March 29, 2015||Cross Ange||Hilda, Zola, Chris, Rosalie||Lesbian||Hilda was lovers with Zola and later begins to engage in sexual relations with Chris and Rosalie. Rosalie deeply loves Chris.||Japan|
|October 5, 2014 – present||The Seven Deadly Sins||Slader||Gay||He is a powerful holy knight and ally to the seven deadly sins. The author has confirmed through an interview that Slader is gay.||Japan|
|October 29, 2014 – January 28, 2015||Hybrid Child||Kotarō Izumi and Haruki||Gay||Kotarō Izumi is the 16th head of the noble Izumi household and cares for Haruki, a hybrid child (an android that grows with the love and care of their owner). When Haruki is dying, Kotarō takes him back to his creator Kuroda to fix him and tries to find a stone necessary to help him. Haruki tells Kotarō to stop and kisses him, with Kotarō seemingly reciprocating his feelings. Later, Haruki is saved by Kuroda and returned to Kotarō Izumi.||Japan|
|Yuzu and Ichi Seya||Gay||Ichi Seya is an old friend of Tsukishima's and Kuroda's and is a samurai haunted by his past. He falls in love with his hybrid child Yuzu who reciprocates.|
|Tsukishima and Kuroda||Gay||Kuroda, the original creator of the hybrid children, was deeply in love with his childhood friend Tsukishima but the two frequently argued. They made love for the first and last time before Tsukushima committed suicide to pay for the loss of his clan in a samurai war.|
|January 5, 2015 – March 30, 2015||Yurikuma Arashi||Kureha Tsubaki
|Lesbian||The main protagonists of the series are presented as having various sexual encounters and romantic relationships as the growth of hatred towards bears grows within Kureha who lost her girlfriend, Sumika and her mother, Reia by the hands of them. She later learns the truth from Ginko and Lulu (which later proves that Yurika was lying) about why her mother and Sumika died and is later in acceptance of bears and even becomes one herself to embark on her romantic relationship with Ginko.
In the manga however, Kureha falls in love with Ginko at first sight with Ginko returning her feelings; Lulu falls in love with Ginko in which Ginko herself later shares the same feelings after remembering their past childhood life and Sumika falls in love with Kureha after watching her in the distance during class, despite knowing that Kureha's love for Ginko is true. Yurika on the other hand, is revealed to be in a sexual relationship with Ginko's mother, Kale in order to keep the memory of Kureha's mother going after both she and Kale had been in love with her.
|Kale Yurishiro||Lesbian||Ginko's mother. She is in a sexual relationship with Yurika in the manga. She was apparently in love with Reia, allegedly killing her after she married a man. In the anime, she appears as a former love interest to Yurika up until she suddenly had to leave for unexplained reasons.|
|Mitsuko Yurizono||Lesbian||Mitsuko is incredibly manipulative, and often uses sexual domination to get her way. She attempts to eat Kureha, but is shot by her and killed. She later appears before Ginko as the personification of her desire and attempts to seduce her into eating Kureha, but is rejected. In the manga, she later enters a relationship with Sumika.|
|Konomi Yurikawa||Lesbian||Konomi was in a relationship with Mitsuko, and also a member and the first-seen leader of the Invisible Storm. Her catchphrase, only said when she is a bear, is "Nasty!" She attempts to attack Kureha out of jealousy, but is killed after Mitsuko shoots her in the head. Her corpse is later remodeled as a cyborg by the Invisible Storm to power a large cannon. In the manga however, she shows strong hatred towards Mitsuko but still had feelings for another girl.|
|Eriko Oniyama||Lesbian||She is seduced and manipulated by Mitsuko into becoming the leader in order to ensure Kureha's exclusion so Mitsuko can target and eat her; however, Ginko and Lulu lure Eriko to the flowerbed and eat her as part of a plan to protect Kureha.|
|Kaoru Harishima||Lesbian||Kaoru wishes to become an important person who won't be excluded. Upon appointment as leader of the Storm, Kaoru formulates a plan to manipulate and torment Kureha, and is later revealed to have manipulated Sumika as a part of this plan, but her plan is foiled by the interference of Ginko. It is later revealed that Yurika was manipulating Kaoru to her own ends, with the two apparently also engaging in sexual activities. Yurika ends up eating Kaoru after Kaoru outlives her perceived usefulness.|
|April 6, 2015 – June 22, 2015||Mikagura School Suite||Eruna Ichinomiya||Lesbian||Eruna is the main character of the story. She is a somewhat dimwitted girl who has a romantic interest in girls and as a result spends much of her time playing dating simulation visual novels on her portable device. She enrolls into Mikagura Private Academy after her cousin Shigure recommends it to her, largely due to wanting to be able to meet Seisa whom she developed a strong interest in.||Japan|
|July 4, 2015 – March 26, 2016||Gate||Tuka Luna Marceau||Bisexual||She has entertained a crush on Mari Kurokawa, however she has displayed hidden feelings for the protagonist, Itami often calling him "father" both out of habit and out of bashfulness about her true feelings for him.||Japan|
|Hardy||Lesbian||She is The Goddess of the Underworld in the Special Region, whose main temple is located in the city of Belnago (she is mentioned in Episode 8 of the anime). Hardy is very whimsical and likes to act upon her own desires; she is also a lesbian, and would like to claim Rory as her bride.|
|Giselle||Lesbian||Giselle is a member of the dragon folk, the youngest of the Twelve Apostles in the Special Region (at an age of just over 400 years), and Hardy's personal servant. She is in love with Hardy and hence considers herself a rival to Rory Mercury. She is responsible for waking the Flame Dragon in Hardy's name.|
|September 7, 2015 – October 9, 2015 (US)
January 4, 2016 – February 15, 2016 (CA)
|Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race||Tom||Gay||The creators of The Ridonculous Race stated that Fashion Blogger Tom and Ice Dancer Jacques are gay, but there is only "ambiguously gay" evidence in the show.||United States (2015), Canada (2016)|
|October 4, 2015 – April 2, 2017||Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans||Norba Shino||Bisexual||A slightly flamboyant eccentric who's suggested to reciprocate another boy's romantic affections. Outright confirmed bisexual by the series' director Tatsuyuki Nagai.||Japan|
|Yamagi Gilmerton||Gay||He's in love with another male, Norba Shino, claiming he'd rather die together with his love than to live on without him.|
|October 5, 2015 – present||One-Punch Man||Puri-Puri-Prisoner||Gay||Puri-Puri-Prisoner is a flamboyant, muscular gay hero who gets put in prison for taking an interest in and attacking other male heroes and criminals, thus the name.||Japan|
|October 10, 2015 – May 25, 2016||Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid||Mamori Tokonome and Mirei Shikishima||Lesbian||Mamori and Mirei are in an intimate, loving relationship. Mirei states that she would not have any purpose to live without her meeting Mamori. Aside from that, Mirei had a past relationship with one of the antagonists, Momoka who she worked alongside (as revealed in one of the OVA shorts).||Japan|
|Akira Hiragi||Lesbian, genderqueer||The benevolent Governor of Mermaid, and the founder of Wärter (German for "keeper(s)"), the island's peace-keeping force. While believed by everyone on the island to be the only male resident on Mermaid, she is actually a woman asked by her mother to act like a man in order to stay safe. For physical protection, her mother also provided her with an artificial Extar named Sri. Only Torino and Mirei knew her true gender until she was exposed by Momoka. In an earlier episode (episode 7), with Mirei knocked out, Mamori has Akira drive with her in order to stop the terrorists, briefly exposing her identity to Mirei before leaving the scene.|
|Meifeng Sakura||Pansexual||A crafty girl who speaks Kansai dialect and is often seen wearing a partial cowboy outfit. She often holds bets and scams in order to make money which she can use to activate her Extar ability in the form of a golden mech suit. This shows that she has a sexual attraction to money. However, the use of her power consumes both the money and her clothes, leaving her in the nude when her power shuts off. She also seems to like observing Mamori and Mirei when they drive.|
|Charlotte Scharsen||Lesbian||She has a harem of Extars (other girls) - called the Adel ("nobility") - that she uses all at once when fighting her opponents. She strives to bring Mermaid under her thumb, but is later used (out of love attraction) as a willing puppet Governor by Momoka. While she was still under Akira's command (still thinking she was a man), she always used her as an example to why she hates men.|
|Miyasato and Kouzuki||Lesbian||Miyasato is a Liberator who arouses Kouzuki, an Extar, to transform her into a gun known as a Liberator Arm. They are seen attacking Mamori in the first episode, until Mirei arrives on the island and deals with them. They are part of Charlotte's harem of Extars.|
|Kasumi Shigure and Hibiki Kenjo||Lesbian||Kasumi and Hibiki are in a romantic relationship although Hibiki was so traumatized by her experience at Mermaid that she refused to leave her room throughout the series. Hibiki decided to join the fight at the very end with the purpose of not letting anyone else suffer the same way she did, apologizing to Kasumi for leaving her fight alone the whole time. In one of the OVA shorts, Kasumi describes Hibiki as a "mysterious kitten" when the two of them had sex.|
|Tomomi Nukui||Lesbian||In Episode 2, Mamori is arranged to be partnered with a trainer named Tomomi Nukui as a wedding ceremony to find a suitable Liberator as a partner. Meifeng Sakura meanwhile follows orders to set Mirei free, allowing her to come to Mamori's rescue.|
|Rain Hasumi and Lady J||Lesbian||Rain Hasumi, together with her lover Lady J forms the duo, Lady Lady. When both girls' Extar forms are combined, they turn into a powerful jet.|
|Nimi Minimi and Noe Ōya||Lesbian||Nimi is an Extar who is partners with her girlfriend Noe. Rather than take the shape of a weapon, her Arm form causes her to grow to gigantic sizes. Earlier on, Noe gets arrested by the Wärter after Nimi runs away, as they were believed to be incompatible. After they release her, she and Nimi on some occasions are seen helping Mirei and Mamori in fights.|
|Momoka Sagara||Lesbian||The series' second main antagonist. Like Mirei, she is a Soldier (code name A3) and her former partner. She is sent to Mermaid alongside her allies in order to locate the source of the Valkyrie Effect. She also harbors a deep hatred of Mirei for "abandoning" her, which turned her into a homicidal maniac, and has volunteered herself for further enhancement; they enable her to transform her chosen Extar into any weapon of her choice and absorb A Virus carriers to enhance her Arm's power. This involved her using Charlotte for a period of time to expose Akira's true identity and crown Charlotte the new governor of the island. Momoka also tried to seduce Mamori into driving with her (which actually worked). In Episode 12, as the captives are attacked by tentacles that draw the Armed Virus out of them, providing Momoka with enough power to even destroy a satellite, Mirei manages to break free and reunite with Mamori, freeing her from Momoka's control and releasing the others. They defeat Momoka but it is also discovered that Mirei and Momoka did have a relationship in the past. Furthermore, in one of the OVA shorts, Momoka is seen being intimate with Mirei.|
|E9||Lesbian||When she arrives to the island alongside Momoka and D5, she is seen in Episode 10, using a mysterious power (sexually) to inspect girls' bodies for something. Also, she and Charlotte drive to form a Soldier Arm.|
|January 7, 2016 – March 24, 2016||Haruchika||Haruta Kamijou||Gay||He's in love with his male teacher.||Japan|
|April 3, 2016 – present||My Hero Academia||Yawara "Tiger" Chatora||Trans man||Although not mentioned in the story, the author stated in the character introduction that "Yawara was formerly female until he took a trip to Thailand."||Japan|
|Kenji "Magne" Hikiishi||Trans woman||She had a male body, but she preferred to be referred to as a female by her friends.|
|April 6, 2016 – March 16, 2017||Super Lovers||Haru Kaido, Ren Kaido||Bisexual, Gay||Haru Kaido was formerly a player who date numerous women but eventually falls for his stepbrother Ren Kaido. Ren himself has been in love with Haru since he was young and has shown no interest in women.||Japan|
|Seiji Takamori / Kiyoka||Gay, Genderqueer||Seiji, better known as Kiyoka, dresses in woman's clothes and appears to prefer men, having once confessed to Haru and been turned down.|
|April 10, 2016 – June 26, 2016||Kiznaiver||Ruru||Lesbian||Ruru fell in love with Honoka and sought a romantic relationship with her. Even though Honoka likely reciprocated her feelings, she feared the grief from Ruru's inevitable death would be too much to bear if they became further involved. Honoka stopped their friendship entirely, leaving Ruru to finish their manga alone. After her death, Honoka blamed herself for forcing Ruru to work on the last chapter by herself, worsening her illness due to overwork and heartbreak.||Japan|
|May 2, 2016 – present||The Loud House||Howard and Harold McBride||Gay||Howard and Harold are the adoptive fathers of Clyde McBride, who is the best friend of protagonist Lincoln Loud. Howard and Harold are overprotective of their son and shower Clyde with attention. They are the first pair of married male characters to be depicted on a Nickelodeon series.||United States|
|Luna Loud||Bisexual||Luna shows attraction to Hugh, Lincoln's tutor, in "Study Muffin", and sends a love letter to a girl named Sam in "L is for Love".|
|June 10, 2016 – present||Voltron: Legendary Defender||Takashi Shirogane, Adam||Gay||Shiro and Adam were together before the start of the Kerberos mission. Their relationship was confirmed prior to season seven by Lauren Montgomery via Twitter. However, their screen time was limited and no real affection was shared between the two. After Shiro went into space, Adam dies fighting the Galra. Years later, Shiro is seen reading Adam’s name on a wall of deceased soldiers. Although fleeting, their small relationship has caused much controversy as Adam’s (And Shiro’s) deaths attribute to the ‘bury your gays’ trope, where a story will introduce a gay character and then have them die, further cementing the idea that the lgbtq+ community deserves hardship and unhappy endings.
The portrayal of this gay relationship also falls into the trope- 'Word of Gay'- where creators announce a gay character but fails to portray it in the show. Adam was announced gay but due to the little screen time, their relationship could easily be mistaken as if both characters were roommates.
|Zethrid and Ezor||Lesbian||In season seven Zethrid and Ezor take part in flirtatious actions and Zethrid uses several pet names on Ezor, including, ‘my girl.’ Although it is not confirmed, many suspect that the two entered a relationship after Lotor abandoned them. However, their personalities and actions, mainly trying to kill the paladins, attributes to the psycho lesbian trope, an unhealthy portrayal of lesbians to viewers.|
|July 5, 2016 – September 20, 2016||The High School Life of a Fudanshi||Yūjirō Shiratori||Gay||Yūjirō is a gay effeminate crossdresser with a liking toward men.||Japan|
|July 11, 2016 – January 12, 2017||Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School||Juzo Sakakura||Gay||Juzo Sakakura was in love with his best friend since high school, Kyosuke Munakata. This is confirmed by Junko Enoshima, who figures out that he is in love with the other male, and attempts to blackmail him with pictures she took of him looking lovingly at a photo of Kyosuke. Later, he seemingly attempts to confess his feelings to Kyosuke, but is stabbed before he can say how he feels. Though he survives, he is badly wounded, and he spends his last moments trying to keep Kyosuke safe, and prays that he makes it out alive. Juzo is never shown having feelings for a woman.||Japan|
|Teruteru Hanamura||Pansexual||Teruteru Hanamura is explicitly shown to be pansexual, both in the Danganronpa 3 anime and in the video game Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair. He considers his sexual tastes to be "open". While he does show more interest in women than he does in men, he does not object to the idea of being with a man and he has shown sexual attraction towards characters like Nekomaru Nidai and Nagito Komaeda. However, his interests have only been shown to be sexual and he has never been shown to be romantically involved with anyone.|
|September 19, 2016 – October 14, 2016||Prisoner Zero||Del Rev
|Gay||Del refers to Bowi as his husband in the final episode of season 1. In addition, throughout the series there are examples of their relationship, including the fact that they have the same last name, raised a child together, and the way the other characters voice concerns about how Del will react to Bowi's death. What looks like a wedding photo can be seen in a flashback episode.||Australia|
|October 1, 2016 – December 17, 2016||Magical Girl Raising Project||Sister Nana||Lesbian||Nana and Weiss are in a relationship||Japan|
|Souta Kishibe / La Pucelle||Genderqueer||Souta Kishibe is a boy in his civilian persona, but becomes a girl when transformed into La Pucelle.|
|October 5, 2016 – March 22, 2017||Nanbaka||Kiji Matsuba||Genderqueer||Kiji Mitsuba is a prison guard at Nanba prison known for wearing copious amounts of makeup and is very feminine and seems to prefer dressing effeminately. He is referred to as an okama by his fellow guards and his own inmates, with okama being Japanese slang for a man who cross dresses as a woman.||Japan|
|Hitoshi Sugoroku||Genderqueer||Hitoshi Sugoroku is a crossdresser who looks, acts and behaves like a woman.|
|Ruka Gojou||Genderqueer, Gay||Ruka Gojou loves beauty and refers to himself as a "queen" while stating he is different from Kiji who he deems an "okama" and also seems to have some attraction towards men, as he blushed when Honey, a pretty boy, complimented his looks.|
|October 6, 2016 – December 21, 2016||Yuri on Ice||Seung-Gil Lee||Asexual or Gay||In the official character information, as well as said by Kubo Mitsurou, Seung-Gil is described as "having an extreme aversion to both women and vegetables".||Japan|
|Gay||Throughout the story, Yūri and Victor are shown to have a growing relationship, and in episode 7 when they kiss. In episode 10, Yūri buys them matching rings, which Viktor refers to as 'engagement rings'. Both characters' exact sexualities remain ambiguous throughout the series.|
|October 6, 2016 – December 22, 2016||Kiss Him, Not Me||Shima Nishina||Bisexual||An androgynous girl who claims to like anything and anyone so long as they are beautiful and who develops interest in Kae Serinuma, even before she lost weight as Kae encouraged her to follow her dream and become a doujin artist.||Japan|
|October 6, 2016 – December 29, 2016||Flip Flappers||Cocona and Papika||Lesbian||Cocona is a seemingly ordinary middle school student living a normal life with her grandmother. As she ponders over what future career she should take up, she meets an energetic yet eccentric girl named Papika, who immediately takes an interest in Cocona. Without hesitation, she drags her into an organization called Flip Flap. From then on, throughout the whole series, Cocona and Papika are displayed as a couple going on bizarre adventures with each other. This friendship slowly turns to romantic and in Episode 13, Cocona and Papika realize their love for each other during a fight. They are later seen going home together in that same episode.||Japan|
|October 6, 2016 – December 22, 2016||Keijo||Mio Kusakai||Lesbian||She is half-British and half-Japanese and is known to be a lesbian who flirts with other girls. In addition to her great athleticism, she is also able to use a technique called Titty Hypnosis in which she sways her ample breasts like a pendulum which dazes and confounds her opponents though the technique has been banned in their school due to the potential of it causing inexperienced opponents to drown in their hypnotized state.||Japan|
|October 7, 2016 – present||Drifters||Count Saint-Germi||Gay||Count Saint-Germi is a real European adventurer and is considered to be one of the greatest philosophers of his time. The anime features characters from different time periods coming to a mystic world. In this portrayal of Count Saint-Germi, he is a flamboyant drag queen and homosexual.||Japan|
|Alesta and Flamé||Gay||Saint-Germi's aides Alesta and Flamé are also homosexual with Alesta having a particular preference towards much older men and Flamé having an affection for men with long hair (and covering one eye).|
|January 6, 2017 – March 24, 2017||Fuuka||Makoto Mikasa||Bisexual||He is openly homosexual, although towards the end of the manga he confesses his love for his female sempai.||Japan|
|January 7, 2017 – May 11, 2018||Spiritpact||Yang Jinghua and Duanmi Xi||Bisexual, Gay||Yang Jinghua is a poor man who barely makes money selling charms and fixing electronics. He is killed and his spirit is found by Duanmi xi, head of a large family specilizing in exorcism under the guise of being pharmacists. He forms a contract with Yang and later enters into a vow that is the equivalent of marriage. The two show a strong attraction towards each other and their bond deepens over the course of the story. Yang shows interest in women but remains loyal to Duanmi.||China|
|January 11, 2017 – September 20, 2017||Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid||Tohru||Lesbian||Tohru falls in love with Kobayashi after she saved her and starts living in her flat as a maid.||Japan|
|January 12, 2017 – March 30, 2017||Scum's Wish||Sanae Ebato||Lesbian||Sanae has a strong dislike for men and is even in love with her best friend Hanabi, with whom she several times has sex. Besides this, although she is not always sure of her romantic feelings, both person to whom she was sexually attracted were women. In the manga continuation, she begins a new relationship with her university female teacher.||Japan|
|April 6, 2017 – June 22, 2017||Love Tyrant||Yuzu Kichougasaki||Bisexual||She has a crush on her half-sister, Akane Hiyama, but later in the series she develops feelings for Seiji Aino.||Japan|
|April 7, 2017 – June 23, 2017||Hinako Note||Yua Nakajima||Lesbian||Yua strongly loves Chiaki and often has a one-sided rivalry with Hinako.||Japan|
|April 7, 2017 – June 30, 2017||Kado: The Right Answer||Shun Hanamori||Gay||He is Kojiro Shindo's coworker and roommate. He is clingy to Shindo and once has a conversation with Tsukai regarding her feelings for Shindo, during which he reveals his deep romantic feelings for Shindo but chooses to support Tsukai's feelings for Shindo.||Japan|
|April 14, 2017 – July 29, 2017||Seven Mortal Sins||Leviathan (Envy)||Lesbian||She becomes instantly infatuated with Lucifer upon the latter's arrival in Hell and makes herself into the fallen angel's sidekick. She is therefore continuously jealous of Maria because she receives the better part of Lucifer's attention, though the two are quite capable of working together if it serves Lucifer's interests.||Japan|
|June 30, 2017||Danger & Eggs||Multiple||Multiple||Multiple LGBTQ characters||United States|
|July 1, 2017 – September 23, 2017||Hina Logi: From Luck & Logic||Liones Yelistratova
|Lesbian||As the series progresses, Liones and Nina are displayed as being in love with each other.||Japan|
|July 1, 2017 – present||Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler||Midari Ikishima||Lesbian||Ikishima is said to be a person who is not enamored by men. In episode 7, she says to Jabami Yumeko that she has been looking for the woman perfect for her, just like the student council president. She also asks her to dominate her. She also has a fetish for dying and is sad when Yumeko won't kill her.||Japan|
|July 4, 2017 – September 19, 2017||Love and Lies||Yūsuke Nisaka||Gay||Nisaka has strong feelings for Nejima, the main male protagonist. In episode three, Nisaka kisses Nejima when he finds him asleep in the classroom.||Japan|
|July 5, 2017 – September 20, 2017||NTR: Netsuzou Trap||Yuma Okazaki
|Bisexual||The story centers around two high school girls named Yuma and Hotaru who each have a boyfriend but secretly cheat with each other. Yuma cannot explain the feeling she gets around Hotaru, which eventually leads her to believe that their relationship may be more than just a friendship. In the final episode, Yuma finally realizes that Hotaru has had feelings for her all along and confesses her love for her.||Japan|
|July 7, 2017 – December 22, 2017||Altair: A Record of Battles||Al-Kaplan "Red Tiger" Balaban||Gay||He is heavily implied to be homosexual, as he greatly enjoys and surrounds himself in the company of beautiful men and even ensures his army of personally selected soldiers only consists of handsome men. He shows no interest in women and even flirts with Mahmut the main character.||Japan|
|July 8, 2017 – September 23, 2017||Hitorijime My Hero||Masahiro Setagawa, Kousuke Ooshiba||Bisexual||Masahiro is Kosuke's student and "underling" and initially deeply respects him due to being an infamous street fighter who saved him from bullies. The two both showed interest in women in the past, but end up falling in love with each other and end up in a romantic relationship, despite their status as teacher and student.||Japan|
|Kensuke Ooshiba, Asaya Hasekura||Gay||Kensuke and Asaya are a couple. The two were childhood friends and Asaya often defended Kensuke from bullying because of his small stature. The two drifted apart due to an argument and met again in high school, where Asaya confesses his love to Kensuke and after some trials, the two become a couple.|
|July 9, 2017 – September 24, 2017||A Centaur's Life||Mitsuyo Akechi and Inukai Michi||Lesbian||Mitsuyo and Inukai are in a lesbian relationship.||Japan|
|August 1, 2017 – present||OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes||Red Action||Lesbian||In a Reddit Q&A with Ian Jones-Quartey, a fan asked in regards to hearing a rumor if Kali Hawk's character, Red Action, being confirmed to be gay true and has also asked the same for Enid being bisexual. Ian replied, "True and True". In addition, in the episode, "We Messed Up", when Enid sees Mr. Gar has a picture of KO's mom when she was younger, she eagerly asks who the babe is  and when Enid and K.O. are biking to Rad's house in "Hope This Flies", Enid's helmet has a peace sign sticker colored like the bisexual pride flag.||United States|
|August 28, 2017 – September 15, 2018||Mysticons||Zarya Moonwolf and Kitty Boon||Lesbian||In the episode "The Princess and the Pirate" the two were supposed to share a kiss after Zarya tells Kitty that she loves her. The kiss was cut from the final airing by the network, but the creator confirmed the two as a couple.||Canada|
|September 8, 2017 – June 8, 2018||UQ Holder!||Kuroumaru Tokisaka||Genderqueer||Kuroumaru comes from a clan of demons the Yatagarasu which are genderless until they choose a gender at the age of 16. While Kuroumaru is genderless, they appear female but vehemently deny this and identify as male. However, as time progresses they fall in love with their friend Touta Kanoe which causes their body to slowly change to a girl against their will.||Japan|
|September 29, 2017 – present||Big Mouth||Matthew||Gay||Matthew is a flamboyantly gay student with a love of drama and spreading gossip. He is voiced by Andrew Rannells.||United States|
|Shannon Glaser||Bisexual||Shannon is the mother of Jessi Glaser. Despite her already being married to her husband, Greg, she is shown to be secretly cheating on him by dating Cantor Dina Reznick, another woman. Cantor is a recurring character in the show and Shannon's love interest.|
|Cantor Dina Reznick||Lesbian|
|Jay Bilzerian||Bisexual||He has shown various moments of being sexually attracted to women as well as Matthew, even sharing a kiss with one another after Jay stated the phrase, "Hey, man, a mouth's a mouth".|
|October 4, 2017 – December 20, 2017||Konohana Kitan||Ren
|Lesbian||Ren is attracted to Natsume while Natsume is really protective of her.||Japan|
|October 7, 2017 – December 23, 2017||Land of the Lustrous||Jewels||Genderqueer||In Hoseki no Kuni, the earth is inhabited by jewels who take the form of humans and are at war with the Lunarians who hunt the jewels down for their value. The jewels themselves are androgynous and have no gender, though most have very feminine appearances.||Japan|
|December 8, 2017 – present||Freedom Fighters: The Ray||Ray Terrill/The Ray||Gay||Ray and John go to a bar where Ray fails to ask a man on a date. As Ray struggles with his recent unemployment and avoids coming out to his conservative parents, the Ray from Earth-X emerges through a breach and hands the cortex off to his Earth-1 counterpart, along with his powers, before succumbing to his injuries. In Episode 3, John and Ray go back to the bar and Ray strikes up a conversation with the man, Jacob in which later becomes his lover.||United Statets|
|January 4, 2018 – March 22, 2018||Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles||Yū Ōsawa||Lesbian||Yū is a cheerful and optimistic girl who has developed an obsession for her new classmate Koizumi. When she discovers Koizumi's passion for ramen, she attempts to use this to get closer to her.||Japan|
|January 5, 2018||Devilman Crybaby||Ryo Asuka / Satan||Intersex / Gay||Ryo Asuka is Akira Fudo's best friend; Akira is the protagonist. Akira was the first person to show him kindness, causing him to become deeply attached. Near the end, Ryo remembers he is Satan, an intersex fallen angel who fell out of favor with God when he challenged God's authority for killing the demons and replacing them with humans. Satan set out to start a war between humans and demons and was reborn as a male. He fell in love with Akira and subconsciously had him turned into a devilman (a demon human hybrid) to ensure he would survive the war and be by his side. By the end of the series, Satan realizes he loves Akira despite having previously believed love did not exist and cries and mourns Akira's death.||Japan|
|Moryu Koda||Gay||He was in love with his childhood friend Junichi whom he killed after being turned into a devilman which caused him much emotional and mental pain and was later shown sleeping with an unknown male.|
|January 6, 2018 – March 24, 2018||Citrus||Yuzu Aihara
|Lesbian, Bisexual||Yuzu is a self-proclaimed gyaru and is the story's protagonist and Mei Aihara's older step-sister. Her father died when she was very young. Yuzu instantly dislikes Mei, perplexed by her cold attitude and random sexual advances. Despite this, Yuzu's frustration eventually turns into a strong romantic attraction, and she develops a protectiveness for Mei and a deep concern for her well-being. Despite Yuzu struggling with her romantic interest in Mei, she also tries her best to be a good older sister figure, doing her best to mend the relationship between Mei and her father and doing what she can to offer support.
Mei is stern, cold and composed, but has a short temper. Although greatly respected by the student body, she may on occasion act or speak cruelly. This trait, as well as the fact that Mei often makes sexual advances toward her simply to manipulate her, greatly frustrates Yuzu. Mei initially had some kind of romantic relationship with a young, handsome male teacher, although Yuzu later discovered that he only intended to use her for her money and revealed his transgressions, leading to him leaving the school. As Yuzu gets to know her more, she is shown to be rather sensitive and lonely, which often stirs Yuzu's protective side.
|Himeko Momokino||Lesbian||She is in love with Mei and is very possessive of her, becoming jealous when Yuzu enters her life.|
|Matsuri Mizusawa||Lesbian||Matsuri is Yuzu's childhood friend who later comes to see her and confess that she is in love with her. Like Mei, she tends to be manipulative.|
|Sara Tachibana||Bisexual||She confesses to Mei's love, but also tells Yuzu that she does not care about the gender of the person she falls in love with.|
|Kayo Maruta||Lesbian||She has a crush on Mitsuko Taniguchi, Harumi's older sister.|
|January 7, 2018 – March 25, 2018||Slow Start||Eiko Tokura||Lesbian||She has a crush on her homeroom teacher Kiyose Enami, always having an interest in her personality.||Japan|
|Tamate's Grandmothers||Lesbian||As revealed occasionally through the series and then officially in Episode 6, Tamate lives with her two grandmothers who are a couple.|
|January 12, 2018 – March 30, 2018||Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens||Jirō||Gay||A stereotypical gay male who used to work as a hairdresser but now owns his own hit man agency.||Japan|
|José Martínez||Gay||He is revealed to be gay by Lin in episode 11.|
|January 13, 2018 – July 7, 2018||Darling in the Franxx||Ikuno||Lesbian||Eventually, Ikuno comes out to Ichigo in episode 18 and confesses her love for her, emphasizing how much time she had to suffer because of her feelings for another girl.||Japan|
|Nines||Genderqueer, Bisexual||Although their piloting system is also a "couple" of a boy and a girl, throughout the show their squad is positioned as an "alternative" to traditional heterosexual relationship, and the leader of the Nines even several times lectures on the meaninglessness of gender differences. Previously, he also openly notes his bisexuality, being attracted not only to Ichigo, but also to Hiro as a "cute boy".|
|January 13, 2018 – March 31, 2018||Killing Bites||Oshie Nodoguro||Lesbian||She has a crush on Hitomi and is portrayed as being similar in behaviour to the Greater honeyguide, a species of bird thought to cooperate with honey badgers by leading them to bees nests. However, Oshie usually ends up injured as a result of being around Hitomi because, as the narrator frequently points out, Oshie is human, not a Therianthrope.||Japan|
|April 2, 2018 – June 18, 2018||Magical Girl Ore||Sakuyo Mikage||Pansexual||Sakuyo fell in love with her childhood friend Saki. At first she though that she felt jealous of her brother who Saki admired. However, as they started spending more time together Sayuko discovered that her feelings for Saki were more profound, she was determined to protect her, but also to never confess. However, Sayuko was forced to come out in a situation of crisis and so she stopped hiding her attraction. Saki didn't answer her confession.
She also stated that she wouldn't care if Saki was woman, man, dog or even an amoeba, so long as it would be her, Sayuko would love her.
|Ruka Kiryu||Lesbian||She is in love with her partner Michiru from their idol duo, and becomes capable of transformation.|
|April 4, 2018 – September 18, 2018||Lupin the Third Part V||Albert Dandorojii||Gay||He is a mysterious man who knows of Lupin's past, having been one of his partners in crime in the past. He is shown to be homosexual, as he is shown in his debut episode (episode 7) to be with his boyfriend, who is stated in episode 8 to be a photographer named Tickey whom he has been with for a while. Lupin comments his taste in men doesn't change.||Japan|
|April 4, 2018 – June 20, 2018||Tachibanakan Triangle||Hanabi Natsuno
|Lesbian||Tachibanakan To Lie Angle also known "Love to Lie Angle", is a Japanese yuri manga-animated series. The story revolves around Natsuno Hanabi who went back to her hometown to study in high school in which she thought that she will have a new wonderful life, but is later now in a love triangle between her childhood friend Konomi Fujiwara and another beautiful girl.||Japan|
|April 5, 2018 – June 21, 2018||Comic Girls||Koyume Koizuka||Lesbian||She has a crush on Tsubasa Katsuki, liking both her "masculine" and "feminine" sides. Koyume never knew the feeling of love before meeting Tsubasa and was unable to draw male characters until she started basing them on her. In the episode 5 Ruki Irokawa finds out about Koyume's crush and convinces her to go on a date with Tsubasa. She plans to confess to her, but since Koyume is still unsure of her feelings, she ends up not doing it.||Japan|
|April 6, 2018 – June 22, 2018||Magical Girl Site||Kiyoharu Suirenji||Trans woman||Kiyoharu is a transgender girl that gets bullied in her class for being transgender and therefore gets turned into a magical girl to get revenge. While some of the other girls had problems with her identity previously, after transforming they accept her as another magical girl.||Japan|
|April 7, 2018 – June 23, 2018||Devils' Line||Ryunosuke Katagiri||Trans man||He is a devil (vampire) who was born female but identifies as male.||Japan|
|April 8, 2018 – June 30, 2018||Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online||Pitohui / Elsa Kanzaki||Bisexual||In episode 12, she kisses the main character Karen on the lips and flirts with her. M/Goshi Asogi, who is her manservant and in love with her, warns Karen that Elsa goes through men and women relatively quickly.||Japan|
|Clarence||Bisexual||In episode 9, Clarence, a fellow GGO player, is dying and Karen demands Clarence give up her remaining magazines. Clarence demands a kiss in exchange and reveals she is female (and chose an androgynous avatar) and that she is bisexual.|
|April 8, 2018 – June 24, 2018||Cutie Honey Universe||Naoko Sukeban||Lesbian||Despite her rough looks and personality, she has a crush on Honey and is as a result quite jealous of Natsuko. During Panther Claw's assault on Saint Chapel, in revenge for the death of her entire gang and in order to protect Honey, she intercepts a deadly attack by Snake Panther and covers Honey and Natsuko's escape, apparently at the cost of her own life. However, thanks to her toughness she returns in the final episode to take the final fight to Sister Jill, and later joins Honey at their rebuilt school.||Japan|
|Pochi's Wife and Alphonne||Bisexual, Lesbian||Principal Pochi's Wife and Alphonne are in a lesbian relationship.|
|April 9, 2018 – June 25, 2018||Fumikiri Jikan||Tomo||Lesbian||During Episode 1, Tomo confessed her love for her best friend, Ai after having brief discussions about love interests. Ai is left confused but Tomo ensures her that she should take her time when responding to her confession. In Episode 12, Ai is still unsure on how she should respond, often viewing the atmosphere and place as "ruining the mood". Tomo then starts to have doubts and regrets about her confession to Ai and hence, tries to inform Ai otherwise. However, Ai refrains her from doing so and states that she should give her some time to think and that no matter who confesses to her, she would still feel the same way. As the train passes by, Tomo expresses her love for her once again much to Ai's embarrassment.||Japan|
|July 5, 2018 – present||Banana Fish||Marvin||Gay||One of "Papa" Dino Golzine's hired men. He is gay and raped Ash when Ash was a sex slave.||Japan|
|"Papa" Dino Golzine||Gay||Golzine is a kingpin in Unione Corse who groomed Ash to be his sex slave and future heir to his criminal empire.|
|July 5, 2018 – September 20, 2018||Miss Caretaker of Sunohara-sou||Sumire Yamanashi||Lesbian or Bisexual||Although Sumire is portrayed as sexually attracted to Yuzu, she also has a few moments with the androgynous looking boy Aki.||Japan|
|July 6, 2018 – September 21, 2018||Chio's School Road||Madoka Kushitori||Lesbian||Madoka is a senior student at Chio's school who is captain of the Kabaddi Club, who has lesbian tendencies. She has a strong passion for kabaddi, which she ultimately comes to realize is not based in the sport itself, but rather for it being the perfect excuse to grope other girls. This is actually confirmed in the sixth episode, which is completely devoted to jokes about her "coming out".||Japan|
|July 7, 2018 – present||Summer Camp Island||Ghost's dads||Gay||In the end of episode 8 "Ghost the Boy", a character named Ghost is reunited with his two dads.||United States|
|July 14, 2018 – September 29, 2018||Happy Sugar Life||Satō Matsuzaka, Shio Kōbe||Bisexual or Pansexual + Probably Lesbian or Pansexual||Satō is depicted as a person who has no prejudices in sexual preferences, and her only canonical love interest is the girl Shio. And although the sexual part of their relationship is still questionable (including at the end of Episode 10 where Satō and Shio share an on-screen kiss after their wedding vows), the manga repeatedly emphasizes the romantic basis of Satō's feelings. At the same time, the nature of Shio's feelings remains partially ambiguous, so the director of the show, in his own words, considered their relationship more family than romantic, although he didn't rule out the presence of both elements in their feelings. The anime ends with Shio implying she could adopt Satō's way of life and her view on love.||Japan|
|Satō's aunt||Pansexual||A relative of Satō who had taken full custody of her after her parents died many years ago. Mentally unstable and deeply insane, she accepts desires, sex and violence towards Sato, anyone or anything with disturbing masochistic pleasure (as revealed in Episode 7), believing them to be love. Her deeply twisted views of love are responsible for making Satō the deranged psychopath that she is today.|
|Sumire Miyazaki||Lesbian||Sumire reveals that she has a crush on Satō at the end of Episode 4 while blushing over sniffing Satō's work uniform. In the following episode, she confesses to Satō about her obsession with her and wanting to be more closer to her. Satō however sees Sumire's advances as a threat to discovering her secret relationship with Shio, and so decides to kiss Sumire and also tells her she loves her in order to stop her from prying into her life any further. During Episode 11, Sumire is seen somewhat helping Satō in disposing Shouko's body, seeing this as a way to spend time with Satō.|
|July 14, 2018 – September 29, 2018||Grand Blue||Azusa Hamaoka||Bisexual||She admits in Episode 4 that she is bisexual and is attracted to both Tokita and Nanaka.||Japan|
|August 21, 2018 – present||16 Hudson||Paul and Bayani||Gay||Main character Luc is adopted by Paul and Bayani, making 16 Hudson the first preschool show to feature a main character with two dads.||Canada|
|August 31, 2018 – present||Paradise PD||Stanley Hopson||Bisexual||Stanley has many stories of having gay sex with several famous people, throughout history. Most of these figures were confirmed to be LGBT, but some of them weren't. Given Stanley's dementia, it's unknown how much of the things he says are actually true, but given the high-concept nature of his life, it wouldn't be a stretch to say that all of it is factual. In "Police Academy", he had a romance with a woman named Esmeralda, meaning that he is bisexual.||United States|
|September 14, 2018 – present||The Dragon Prince||LGBTQ||The creators of The Dragon Prince have confirmed that the show will feature LGBT characters.||United States|
|October 5, 2018 – present||Our Maid is Way Too Annoying!||Tsubame Kamoi||Lesbian||Tsubame Kamoi has displayed romantic attraction to young girls, hence why she decided to take a maid job in the household of the protagonist Misha. On numerous occasions, she has opened up about her past problems in dating girls because of her early menstruation development. She also has the desire to marry Misha when she is able to gain her approval.||Japan|
|Midori Ukai||Lesbian||Midori is a former JSDF lieutenant who fell in love with Tsubame and developed a masochistic obsession with her. Similarly to Tsubame, she also has a romantic interest in young girls (not as extreme as Tsubame), which usually leads to her getting in trouble with the police, despite not intending to do so.|
|October 5, 2018 – present||Bloom Into You||Yuu Koito and Touko Nanami||Lesbian||Yuu Koito is a girl who loves shoujo manga and hopes to encounter a confession but when she finally does, feels nothing and doesn't respond. She soon becomes friends with Touko who also has received confessions but felt nothing from them. Eventually, Touko begins to have feelings for Yuu and confesses to her, and she is shown reciprocating.||Japan|
|Sayaka Saeki||Lesbian||Sayaka is Nanami's best friend from first grade. In Episode 7, Sayaka recalls how she dated a girl in middle school, only to find that she wasn't taking it seriously, after which she fell for Touko. In the following episode, she has a brief run-in with her ex-girlfriend, managing to say her peace to her.|
|Riko Hakozaki Miyako Kodama||Lesbian||Riko and Miyako are confirmed in Episode 7 to be in a lesbian relationship.|
|October 6, 2018 – present||Dakaretai Otoko 1-i ni Odosarete Imasu.||Takato Saijou and Junta Azuyama||Gay, Bisexual||Takato Saijou is a long-standing actor who loses his position of most huggable man to upcoming actor Junta Azuyama. However, soon Junta confesses that he has strong romantic feelings for Takato and coerces him into a sexual relationship against Takato's will. Despite this, Takato finds himself moved by Junta's actions and persistence and has since established a genuine romantic relationship with him.||Japan|
|October 7, 2018 – present||Anima Yell!||Kon Akitsune||Lesbian||Kon is a lesbian who is able to successfully confess to her female crush thanks to the Cheer Club's help in Episode 3.||Japan|
|November 13, 2018 – present||She-Ra and the Princesses of Power||Netossa||Lesbian||Netossa and Spinnerella are both members of the Princess Alliance by the beginning of the series, a group composed of magical girls that oppose Hordak.||United States|
|Bow's dads||Gay||It was revealed at New York Comic Con on October 4, 2018, by Aimee Carrero (Princess Adora / She-Ra) that main character Bow has two dads.|
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