I am in need of actual lgbt canon characters or even better, *pairs*, in anime and manga. Like, I’m TOTALLY not talking about shounen ai/ yaoi/ shoujo ai/ yuri genre, because OF-FUCKING-COURSE they’re canon there.
I’m talking about like, for example in heterosexuals relationships: Tony Stark and Pepper Potts in Iron Man franchises; CLEARLY we have canon romance between them, but the genre is action, sci-fi, and everything but romance really. Or an example from anime: Roy Mustang and Riza Hawkeye’s relationship; subtle enough, again, clearly we know they love each other, and FMAB is classified as anything but romance (of course, romance is totally not the most prominent aspect here).
BUT THATS EXACTLY WHAT I WANT!!!!!! MORE REPRESENTATIVES THAT ARE NOT IN THE ROMANCE GENRE ANIME/MANGA!!!! Canon lgbtqia+ characters that are not made for a mere comedic relief, subtle but canon lgbtqia+ relationships, or even just subtle or up-to-our-interpretation relationships. I’m dying to see more shows/read more manga/see more characters like: