List of animated works with LGBT characters

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This is a list of animation works with LGBTQ+ characters. This list includes gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender fictional characters in animated feature films, animated shows, and anime.

History[edit]

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.[1]

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[2] while the genre known as yuri focuses on relationships between women.

Some LGBT characters in animation are derived from comics and video games. See also List of graphic art works with LGBT characters and List of video games with LGBT characters.

List of works[edit]

Animated films[edit]

Year Title Character(s) Classification Notes Country
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.[3] Japan
1994 Rocky & Hudson Rocky Gay Rocky and Hudson, the protagonists of this movie, are a couple of openly gay cowboys. Brazil
Hudson
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
Utena Tenjou
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.[4] 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.[5]
Satan
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!"[6][7] 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."[8] 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
Naia
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.[9][10] 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.[11] Japan
Tuan Kirie
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.[12][13] She is seen flirting with the lesbian detective Renee Montoya. Kate's father Colonel Jacob Kane is supportive of her sexual orientation.[14] United States
Renee Montoya
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.[15] United States
Pronk Oryx-Antlerson
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
Rihito Saijou
Manabu Hara Gay A lonely 37 year old teacher who held unrequited feelings for his student Rihito.

Animated shorts[edit]

Years Title Character Classification Notes Country
2004 John and Michael John
Michael
Gay Two men with Down syndrome share a loving relationship.[16] Canada
2010 A Kiss for the Petals: Becoming your Lover Mai Sawaguchi

Reo Kawamura

Lesbian It follows Mai and Reo after they confess their love to one another.[17] Japan
2013 Angel's Drop Botan Shinobu Lesbian Botan and Shinobu are romantically involved with each other.[18] The story follows their adventure in their new school filled with angels.[19] Japan
2017 In a Heartbeat Sherwin
Jonathan
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
2017 Kase-san Yui Yamada
Tomoka Kase
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

Animated series[edit]

1960–1980s[edit]

Year(s) Title Character(s) Classification Notes Country
1967-1968 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
1979–1980 The Rose of Versailles Oscar François de Jarjayes Genderqueer, Bisexual 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.
1982-1983 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.
1983–1984 Genesis Climber MOSPEADA Yellow Belmont / Yellow Dancer Genderqueer Yellow Belmont is a male soldier, who disguises himself as Yellow Dancer, a female singer. Japan
1983-1984 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.
1985–1987 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.
1986-1989 Dragon Ball (TV Series) Namekians, including Piccolo Hermaphrodites, Asexual According to an interview with Akira Toriyama, Namekians are hermaphrodites with physiques similar to human males but reproduce asexually by spitting an egg out of the mouth. Japan
1987–1991 Bubblegum Crisis Daley Wong Gay Daley is a sympathetically presented gay character.[20] Japan
1989–1992 Ranma 1/2 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
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". United States
Dewey Largo Gay Mr. Largo is the school's music teacher. He is a gay man.
Grady
Julio
Gay They are a gay couple, who later break up.
Patty Bouvier Lesbian Patty officially came out in "There's something about Marrying" which was one of the episodes that carried the occasional warning of content that might be unsuitable for children.[21]
Waylon Smithers Gay Smithers is a semi-closeted gay man.[22] 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.[23]

1990s[edit]

Year(s) Title Character(s) Classification Notes Country
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
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.[24] 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.[citation needed] Japan
Kunzite
Zoisite
Gay Zoisite and Kunzite, both powerful generals who work under Queen Beryl from the Dark Kingdom are an openly gay couple in the series.[25]

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.[26]
Sailor Starlights Genderqueer The Sailor Starlights were assigned female at birth,[27] 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.[28]
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.[29] Greg was not allowed to explore that aspect of the character.[citation needed] 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
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.[20] 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.[30]

Japan
Misty Brown Lesbian She is a lesbian and has a crush on Rally, although later on she becomes Goldie's lover.
1995–1997 Crapston Villas Robbie
Larry
Gay The series was one of the first animated series on British television to present openly gay characters.[31] England
1996-1998 Rurouni Kenshin Honjō Kamitari Gay male/Transgender Woman 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
Toby Raynes
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.[citation needed] 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."[32] This was never explicitly disclosed in the series, though it was hinted at in several episodes.[citation needed] 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.[32] 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 Transgender 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
Utena Tenjou
Bisexual The two leads of the series, Utena Tenjou and Anthy Himemiya, were confirmed to be in love by director Kunihiko Ikuhara.[33][34] 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.[35] 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.[36] In the movie, Shiori sleeps with Touga Kiryuu.
Shiori Takatsuki Bisexual
Kozue Kaoru Bisexual Kozue Kaoru is obsessively in love with her twin brother, Miki. In one episode, she was shown kissing Anthy.
Akio Ohtori
Touga Kiryuu
Bisexual Akio Ohtori and Touga Kiryuu were shown in bed together, and Miki described Akio as "seducing" Touga.[37] 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
Juan Pedro
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.[22] 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 [38] He is a stereotypical homosexual man known for his flamboyant and positive demeanor.[4] 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'.[39]
Tweek Tweak Gay
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.[40] It is shown he still has feelings for his ex-boyfriend, Mr. Slave.
Jimbo Kern Bisexual It has been hinted that Jimbo Kern has had a past sexual relationship with his partner, Ned, despite his claims of heterosexuality.
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.
Saddam Hussein
Satan
Gay Within the South Park series and film Saddam Hussein and Satan are presented as a gay couple.[5]
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).[41] 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 Transgender 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.[42] Demonstrating this, Sakura confesses that she has a crush on a female teacher in the series.[43] Japan
Tomoyo Daidouji Lesbian Tomoyo is in love with the protagonist of the show, Sakura. Sakura does not return Tomoyo's feelings.[42] 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.[44] 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.[45]
Toya Kinomoto Bisexual The creators have confirmed that Yukito and Toya (both male) are a couple.[42] They are stated to be in love within the series itself.[46]

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.

Yukito Tsukishiro Gay
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.
1998–2014 Hunter x Hunter Alluka Zoldyck Trans girl 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.[47] 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.[48] 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.[49] Japan
Hyō Gay Hyō is a strong fighter, a Great Soldier and an antagonist in the series.[50] However, he is attracted to Bucky, the protagonist.[51]

When Hyō is introduced, he fights Bucky, Pink and Kai himself[50] and later Hyō causes them to engage in various deadly battles against other opponents.[52] However, Hyō enjoys watching Bucky's battles on a large TV screen and secretly cheers for him to win and survive.[53] 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.[50][53][54][51]

After Hyō discovers that Bucky qualifies to become a Great Soldier too,[54] Hyō gives up antagonizing Bucky and prepares a welcome party for him.[51][55] Later, Hyō claims to be Bucky's lover.[a][56] 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.[49]

1999–2002 Mission Hill Gus Duncz
Wally Langford
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.[57]
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.[58][59] United States
Stewie Griffin Bisexual Stewie has been in relationships with female babies, but is also attracted towards males.
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."[60]
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.[61]
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.
Ruth Cochamer Lesbian One of Meg's friends. She has at least once hinted to have a crush on Lois but tried to keep it under wraps.
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.

2000s[edit]

Year(s) Title Character(s) Classification Notes Country
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.
2000 Miami Guns George and Anthony Gay Japan
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
2000-2004; 2009-2010 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
Suzaku Gay
2000–2001 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
2000–2002 Vandread Barnette Orangello, Jura Basil Elden Lesbian, Bisexual Its shown that Jura and Barnette are extremely close to each other thus hinting 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
2000-2003 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
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
Tab
Scooter
Gay Tab and Scooter are Peggy's fathers, a gay couple. They are introduced in "Bucketheads" (2001).[62]
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.[63][64] 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
Squidhat
Gay It was also revealed in "One Crazy Summoner" that Dean Toadblatt and Squidhat were gay lovers. United States
2002 Azumanga Daioh Kaorin Lesbian Kaorin have an 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
Hatsumi 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. At the end of the series, she is seen in a restaurant with Kochu, hinting that the two could be a couple.
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.[65]
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-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,[66] openly asks about their sex lives[67] and flirts with them.[68] She is also a porn actress, who makes her own original videos.[69] 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.[66]

Mitsuka is attracted to boys and girls.[66] At some points, she is seen flirting with her male student Takeya,[68] and her female "DearS" (human-like aliens) students Ren[68][70] and Miu.[68]

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.[71]

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.[72]

Japan
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.[73]
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.[74] 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
Chikane Himemiya
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 (this was hinted at in Mezzo Forte). 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 Beppo Gay Beppo is a boy who enjoys cross-dressing and is gay. He develops feelings for Albert. Japan
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
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.

United States
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.[75] Japan
2004–2010 6Teen Jean Lesbian [76] 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 [77] 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".[78] New Zealand
2004–2010 My-HiME Natsuki Kuga
Shizuru Fujino
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.[79][80]

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.

Japan
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.[81] 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.

Japan
2004–present The Venture Bros. The Alchemist
Shore Leave
Gay The Alchemist and Shore Leave are in an on-again, off-again relationship.[82][non-primary source needed] United States
Sky Pilot Gay
King Gorilla Gay
Virginia "Ginnie" Dunne Lesbian Dr. Quymn's bodyguard is shown to be a lesbian, and was shown to try and convert Dr. Quymn.
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."[83] 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.[84] 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.[85] 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.
2005–2009 Strawberry Marshmallow Miu Matsuoka
Chika Ito
Lesbian Miu and Chika are childhood friends. Miu lives next door to the Ito house and attends the same class as Chika. While she is often causing trouble for the other girls, an interview with the cast that was published in volume 4 of the manga series reveals that Miu is extremely fond of Chika, whom she dubs as her 'one and only'. The interview also goes on to claim that Miu derives satisfaction from amusing Chika, and that she will never go to bed before making sure that Chika's room light is turned off. There are also scenes within the manga which hint at signs of lesbianism from Miu towards Chika; when Miu reveals that the both of them have kissed and rubbed each other's breasts, Chika makes no attempt to deny the claims or defend herself. Japan
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.

Brazil
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 Avatar: The Last Airbender
The Legend of Korra
Asami Sato
Korra
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.[86] The creators later confirmed that the intention of the ending scene was to show Asami and Korra becoming a romantic couple.[87][88][89]

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.

United States
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.[90]
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".

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
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.
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.
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
Greg Corbin
Terry Bates
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
Haruhi Fujioka Genderqueer Haruhi is forced to dress as a boy and work as a host in the Ouran high school host club to pay off an 8 million yen vase she broke but Haruhi herself doesn't mind dressing as a boy. While all her primary love interests are male, Haruhi herself doesn't seem to fully identify or accept a safe heteronormative identity and believes people should not be judged based on gender, partially due to her open minded upbringing with her bisexual, crossdressing father. As a result, she tends to accept a more genderqueer identity.
2006 Princess Princess Toru Kouno
Yuujirou Shihoudani
Mikoto Yutaka
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.

Japan
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.

2006 Simoun Aer
Neviril
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.
Rimone
Dominüra
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.

Japan
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 Bi-sexual with many girls after her. She likes to tease and flirt with Hyosuke as well as anyone else and is the Weapons Chief.
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
2006–2008; 2016 D.Gray-Man Yu Kanda, Alma Bisexual Yu Kanda is a "second exorcist", an exorcist whose brain was removed and placed in a new body so he could continue the fight against demons. Alma is also a "second exorcist" and his past self was a female exorcist and the lover of Yu Kanda's past self. Alma remembered his past and tried to kill the Black Order for turning him into a second exorcist but Kanda stopped him. The two encounter each other one more time and after a brief struggle, come to terms with their past, with Alma admitting he loves Kanda, and Kanda seemingly returning those feelings. 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.
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 Transgender 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 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 Hitohira Mirei Sakaki Lesbian She has an ongoing rivalry with Nono despite being close friends back when they first met a couple of years ago. Mirei initially brought Nono into the Drama Club after she saw Nono constantly reading alone. She might also have romantic feelings for Nono, as Takashi has hinted after being rejected by Nono for offering to share his umbrella with her. 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
Steve Ball
Gay During the series, the gay couple Rick and Steve have a baby with the lesbian couple Dana and Kirsten.[91] United States, Canada
Dana Bernstein
Kirsten Kellogg
Lesbian
Chuck Masters
Evan Martinez
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
Kanade Sakurai
Yukino Sakurai
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 later being confirmed male later on in the series, in the beginning, he didn't have a confirmed gender 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.[92] Her mother divorced her father after he cheated on her. This is the reason for Kuro's general distrust of men.[93]

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.

Japan
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.[94][95]

Japan
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
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. It is hinted throughout the series that they also have a more 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. After being captured by Kazuto's forces, she develops a 3 way relationship with Kazuto and Kan'u.
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.
Shōkyō Lesbian
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.
2008–2014 Black Butler Grell Sutcliffe Trans woman Grell is a trans woman. Japan
Ash Landers/Angela Blanc Intersex
Alois Trancy Gay
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
Paul Guaye
Gay The inmates Jean Baptiste Le Ghei and Paul Guaye are a recurring couple.
2008–2015 Kissxsis Ako Suminoe Riko Suminoe Bisexual Ako and Riko are twin sisters who are in love with their half-brother, Keita. In several episodes, they state to Keita that they would do anything in order to gain his affections for them. This goes as far as Ako and Riko having sex with each other in Episode 3 of the OVA to what they called, "a practice threesome" while using a dummy to represent Keita.[96] Japan
2008–2016 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
Akira Okudaira
Lesbian Sweet Blue Flowers is a yuri anime.[97] The main character, Fumi, comes out as a lesbian in episode 4.[98] 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.[99]
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.[100] 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
Trish
Lesbian Mo and Trish are a lesbian couple. United States
Souki
Jenn
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.[101] 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.
2009 Kanamemo Yuuki Minami
Yume Kitaoka
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
Ushio Kazama
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. Japan
Tomoe Hachisuka
Miyako Taema
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.[102] 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
Germany (Ludwig)
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, there are also hints of her having 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.[103] 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.[104] 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
Terry Kimple
Paul
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.
2009–2015 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.
2009–2015 Saki Yumi Kajiki Momoko Touyoko Lesbian Yumi has a particularly strong relationship with Momoko as she was the first one to show interest in her and was responsible for bringing her into the club; it is implied that she chose to come to the training camp in large part to spend time with Momo. And when Kanbara first met Yumi she thought she was a gloomy ice queen, but changed her opinion after they became friends. Initially not able to swim, she learned how to do so under Momo's guidance. Japan
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.[105]
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 Queen's Blade Elina Lesbian She has naughty, lesbian thoughts about her sister Leina in which Leina wants no part in. Japan

2010s[edit]

Year(s) Title Character(s) Classification Notes Country
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
Kururi Orihara
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
Hana Katsuragi
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".[106][107]
Eva-Q
Eva-R
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.[108]
April 5, 2010 – present Adventure Time Marceline the Vampire Queen
Princess Bubblegum
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. 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. Olivia stated that their relationship may be mentioned in the upcoming book, but had no further statements regarding the two.[109] Additionally, Princess Bubblegum used to date the male character Mr. Cream Puff[110] and Marceline dated a male wizard named Ash.[111] United States
BMO Genderqueer BMO is neither male nor female.[112] 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.[112] BMO speaks English with a Korean accent.[113]
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
August 16, 2010 – May 11, 2012 Kuttsukiboshi Kiiko Kawakami
Aaya Saitō
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 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 Mutliple characters According to series creator Greg Weisman, the show included LGBT characters during its first two seasons.[114] 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 Been used her abilities of pheremone control to enthral Marie and kill herself by driving off a cliff.[115] Since Queen Bee's abilities only work on people that are sexually attracted to women,[116] Marie was either a lesbian or bisexual.[117]
December 18, 2010 – February 15, 2012 Yuri Seijin Naoko-san Naoko-san Lesbian Naoko-san is an alien who comes from the Planet Yuri (girls love) 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.[118] Japan
Hii-chan Lesbian Misuzu and Naoko's best friend, who wears glasses. She appears to have a deranged crush on Misuzu.
January 9, 2011 – present Bob's Burgers Marshmallow Trans woman Marshmallow is a transgender sex worker.[119] 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 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.[120][121] Japan
January 13, 2011 – March 31, 2011 Wandering Son Shuichi Nitori Lesbian transgender 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 – present Tiger and Bunny Nathan Seymour / Fire Emblem Genderqueer Nathan is a highly effeminatee 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.[122] Rintaro, the protagonist, is initially shocked to learn that Ruka is a "guy", because he thinks she has great feminine grace and beauty.[123] Ruka is in love with Rintaro, but feels ashamed of it due to being a "guy".[124]

In the series, some characters are able to send "D-Mails", text messages that arrive in the past via time travel.[125] 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.[122] Usually, Rintaro seems to be the only person who keeps his memory intact after D-Mails cause changes like this,[125] however the cis girl Ruka eventually remembers that she used to be a "guy" as well.[124]

At some point, in an attempt to save the life of their friend Mayuri, Rintaro urges all his friends to undo their D-Mails,[126] 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.[124]

Japan
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.
Chizuru Ikeda
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
Nezumi
Gay The anime has a few hints about their romantic feelings for each other. For example, 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 – September 27, 2011 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[127][128][129] or otherwise touch her without warning — for example, Kaede hugs Chifusa against her will[128] and at other point Kaede is seen licking Chifusa's ear.[130] 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.[127] In "The First Breast Slice", Kaede persuades Chifusa to cuddle with her in bed to keep Chifusa warm.[131] In "Bud of Love", Kaede encourages Chifusa to grope her breasts.[132] Kaede keeps records of Chifusa's bosom size, which keeps constantly growing because of the Breast Flow technique.[131] In some DVD extras, it is shown that Kaede stalks Chifusa in private moments.[133]

Japan
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.[134]
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.[135] 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 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
Edie
Lesbian In Doc McStuffins, the title character routinely interacts with toys, dolls, and stuffed animals that have come to life. In "The Emergency Plan" (August 5, 2017), two dolls form a lesbian couple. They are the parents of two doll children. 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
June 15, 2012 – February 15, 2016 Gravity Falls Sheriff Blubs
Deputy Durland
Gay In the series finale, the two men publicly express their love for each other.[136][137][138] 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.[139] 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
Meat Hammer Gay
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
Yayoi Kunizuka
Bisexual, Lesbian Shion and Yayoi are in a open sexual relationship, while Shion openly declares her bisexuality and polyamory at the end of the first season.. Japan
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.
2013 Tamako Market Midori Tokiwa Lesbian She develops feelings for her friend Tamako Kitashirakawa. Japan
2013 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
2013 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.
2013 Valvrave the Liberator Akira Renbokoji Lesbian She is shown to have romantic feelings for Shoko. Japan
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
2013 Nozoki Ana Makiko Terakado Lesbian or Bisexual Upon visiting Emiru's room, it is revealed that she is a lesbian (or bisexual) and loves Emiru. She also finds out about the peep hole between Tatsuhiko and Emiru's rooms. At the end of the story she is married and three months pregnant. Japan
2013-2015 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.
2013-2015 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
2013–2015 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".
2013–2016 Dofus Simone
Julie
Lesbian Julie shows attraction towards Simone the minute she sees her.[140] Simone is seen going on dates with Julie in various episodes of the show. France
2013; 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
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.[141] United States, Japan
2013–present Attack on Titan Ymir
Krista Lenz
Lesbian The official website mentions Ymir is in love with Historia (Krista)[142]

Also at the series panel for Animagic 2014, producer George Wada confirmed that Ymir and Krista are a couple[143]

Japan
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.
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.[144] 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 heavily hinted at, mostly in his backstory.[145] 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.
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.[146] Her feelings are later confirmed romantic in nature and reciprocated by Rose.[147] In "Last One Out of Beach City", Pearl is attracted to a female human. United States
Ruby
Sapphire
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.[148] 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".[149] On July 6th, 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.
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
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
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
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.
2014 Akuma no Riddle 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.
2014 Chozen Chozen
Hunter
Gay Chozen is a white, gay, aspiring rap superstar. He is in a relationship with fratboy-type Hunter.[150] United States
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.
2014 Hamatora The Animation Theo Gay He has openly shown attraction to males. Japan
2014 Inugami-san to Nekoyama-san Yachiyo Inugami
Suzu Nekoyama
Lesbian [151] Yachiyo and Suzu fall in love at first sight after they get introduced to each other by their mutual friend, Aki Hiiragi. Japan
Tamaki Nekoyama Lesbian Tamaki is Suzu's older sister who often dates several women and has constant hangovers.
2014 Sakura Trick Haruka Takayama
Yū Sonoda
Lesbian Haruka and Yū are in a romantic relationship.[152] Japan
Kotone Noda
Shizuku Minami
Lesbian Kotone and Shizuku are in a romantic relationship.[153]
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.
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
2014–2015 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
2014-2015 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
2014–2015 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.
2014–2015 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.
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.[154] United States
Herb Kazzaz Gay
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.[155]
2014–present Clarence EJ Randell
Sue Randell
Lesbian EJ and Sue, who were introduced in "Jeff Wins", the 29th episode of Clarence, are Jeff's mothers.[156] United States
Kevin Gay At "Neighborhood Grills", Kevin and his date is his boyfriend.
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
2015 (US), 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)
Jacques Gay
2015 Yurikuma Arashi Kureha Tsubaki
Sumika Izumino
Ginko Yurishiro
Lulu Yurigasaki

Yurika Hakonaka

Lesbian [157] The main protagonists of the series presented as having various sexual encounters and romantic relationships as the growth of hatred towards bears grows within Kureha who lost her girlfriend, Sumika by the hands of bears. She later learns some truths from Ginko and Lulu (and lies from Yurika) about why her mother and Sumika died and is later in acceptance of bears and even becomes one herself to embark on her loving 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 later shares feelings to after 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.

Japan
Kale Yurishiro Lesbian Ginko's mother. She is in a sexual relationship with Yurika. She was apparently in love with Reia, allegedly killing her after she married a man.
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 is 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 a 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.
2015 Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Yamagi Gilmerton Gay He's in love with another male, Norba Shino. Japan
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
2015–2016 Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid Mamori Tokonome and Mirei Shikishima Lesbian Mamori and Mirei are in a 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.
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.
2015–2016 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.[158] 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.
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
2016 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.
2016 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 Drifters 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).
2016 HaruChika Haruta Kamijou Gay He's in love with his male teacher. Japan
2016–present Boku no 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.
2016–present Voltron: Legendary Defender Takashi "Shiro" Shirogane Gay A flashback in the episode 1 of season 7 shows Shiro's partner Adam and the fact that they broke up due to Shiro's decision to leave the Earth despite Adam not agreeing with his decision. United States
Adam W. Gay The first episode of season 7 revealed that Adam was Shiro's romantic parter before he departed to Kerberos for his mission. Later in the season, Adam dies at the hand of Galra fighters, defending the Galaxy Garrison base.
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
Honoka Maki Bisexual
2016 Magical Girl Raising Project Sister Nana Lesbian Nana and Weiss are in a relationship Japan
Weiss Winterprison
Souta Kishibe / La Pucelle Genderqueer Souta Kishibe is a boy in his civilian persona, but becomes a girl when transformed into La Pucelle.
2016 Yuri on Ice Seung-Gil Lee Pansexual 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
Viktor Nikiforov
Yūri Katsuki
Gay Throughout the story, Yūri and Victor's growing relationship is hinted at, and is confirmed 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.
2016 Fudanshi Koko Seikatsu Yūjirō Shiratori Gay Yūjirō is a gay effeminate crossdresser with a liking toward men. Japan
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
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
2016 Prisoner Zero Del Rev

Bowi Rev

Gay Del refers to Bowi as his husband in the final episode of season 1. In addition, there are many hints as to their relationship throughout the series, 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
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.[159] Japan
2016–2017 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.
2016, 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.
2016, 2017 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
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.[160][161] 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".
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
2017 A Centaur's Life Mitsuyo Akechi and Inukai Michi Lesbian Mitsuyo and Inukai are in a lesbian relationship. Japan
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
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
2017 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
2017 Love and Lies Yūsuke Nisaka Gay There are several hints indicating that 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
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
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.[162] Japan
2017 Hinako Note Yua Nakajima Lesbian Yua strongly loves Chiaki and often has a one-sided rivalry with Hinako. Japan
2017 NTR: Netsuzou Trap Yuma Okazaki
Hotaru Mizushina
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
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
2017 Konohana Kitan Ren
Natsume
Lesbian Ren is attracted to Natsume while Natsume is really protective of her. Japan
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.
2017 Hina Logi: From Luck & Logic Liones Yelistratova

Nina Alexandrovna

Lesbian As the series progresses, Liones and Nina are displayed as being in love with each other. Japan
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
2017–present 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
2017–present Danger & Eggs Multiple Multiple Multiple LGBTQ characters[163][164] United States
2018 Devilman Crybaby Ryo Asuka/Satan Intersex/Gay Ryo Asuka is Akira Fudo (the main character's) best friend. 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.
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.
2018 Citrus Yuzu Aihara
Mei 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.

Japan
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.
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 in Episode 11, Tamate lives with her two grandmothers who are a couple.
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
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
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.

Japan
2018 Love to Lie Angle Hanabi Natsuno Konomi Fujiwara

Iori Takamura Yoriko Fujiwara Yū Tsukishiro Sonoa Mitsui

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
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
2018 Cute 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.
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
2018 Kase-san and Morning Glories Yui Yamada
Tomoka Kase
Lesbian The story follows the high school romance between the clumsy, flower-adoring Yamada and the exuberant Kase-san, the school’s track and field star.[165] Japan
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".
2018 Devils' Line Ryunosuke Katagiri Transgender man He is a devil (vampire) who was born female but identifies as male. Japan
2018–present 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
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.
2018–present 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
2018–present 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
2018–present Happy Sugar Life Satō Matsuzaka Bisexual or Pansexual Sato 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, the manga repeatedly emphasizes the romantic basis of Sato's feelings. Japan
2018–present Grand Blue Azusa Hamaoka Bisexual She admits in episode 4 that she is bisexual and is attracted to both Tokita and Nanaka. Japan
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

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In the Brazilian Portuguese dub by Dublavideo, the scene where Hyō claims to be Bucky's lover was censored. In this dub, Hyō claims to be Bucky's friend.
  2. ^ In Portuguese, "Zezé" is a reduplication of "Zé", a familiar form of "José", which is equivalent to English "Joseph", and "Maria" is equivalent to English "Mary". "Zezé Maria" is a normal masculine name, as it is not unknown for men in Portuguese-speaking countries to be called José Maria or Zé Maria. However, José is a masculine name and Maria is a feminine name, hinting at the character's gender ambiguity.
  3. ^ In Portuguese, Zezé Maria is referred to by pronouns ele ("he") and ela ("she"), as well as articles o (masculine "the") and a (feminine "the").

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