Bisexual Anime Characters That Refuse to Conform to Society’s Standards

It all started in 1999, and since then, Bisexual Visibility Day is celebrated every September. BiWeek begins on September 23rd.

The Day is celebrated with the sole purpose of promoting and rejuvenating the transparency and visibility of the bisexual community. Even in anime, bisexual characters are quite a few, however, there are some beloved anime characters who are wonderful representatives of the gender. Fortunately, over the past years, it looks like the number of bisexual characters in anime has increased which is a great sign in modern anime. 

Keeping this in mind, here are some bisexual characters in the world of anime:

Suruga Kanbaru Is A Vampire (Bakemonogatari)

Suruga Kanbaru

Bakemonogatari was released in 2009 and it managed to somehow revolutionize the whole game. The Monogatari franchise also sees various memorable characters. Following the story of Koyomi Araragi, a high school student, after she got attacked by a vampire, Araragi gains the powers and some vampire abilities, such as regeneration and night vision.

Araragi starts helping his batchmates who get agonized by supernatural ghosts. One of these possessed ones is Suruga Kanbaru, a star Basketball player, who weirdly manifested a monkey’s paw. At a point, Suraga states that she is just interested in women, but feels a love interest in Araragi while he helps get rid of the ghost.

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Pitohui Has A Habit of Switching Between Men & Women Quickly (Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online)

Gun Gale

Being an alternative to Sword Art Online 2, the anime debuted in the year 2018. The series is popular in the Gun Gale Online world as Pink Devil, where Karen Kohiruimaki plays under the alias LLENN. While he is regarded among the best players in the whole world, she is also often targeted. While she tries to get away from her enemies, she comes across Elza Kanzaki whose alias is Pitohui.

LLENN, Pitohui convinced to play in a forthcoming GGO tournament. In the final episode of SAO Alternative: GGO, LLENN alongside Pitohui meet in real life. After Elza kisses Karen, Elza’s household reveals to Karen that Elza is someone who is known to go through women and men hastily.

Miku Izayoi Showed Hatred Towards Men (Date A Live)

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Miku Izayoi

Following the life of Shidou Itsuka as h attempts to seal all the spirits away by something weird – by taking them on dates, making them fall in love with him.

In the second season, he comes across a spirit named Miku Izayoi. Her power is known for being called Gabriel, allowing her to manipulate other people’s minds. But well, Miku originally has a hatred towards men, likes to indulge with only women, and even refuses to have a conversation with Shidou. Disguising himself as a girl, Shidou attempts to communicate with Miku.

Since Shidou knows Gabriel can’t be manipulated, Miku started taking an interest in him. Witnessing Miku Shidou save another spirit called Tohka, which sways her opinion of Miku. After Miku promises Shidou to always remain to be her fan, Miku kisses Shidou. sealing her own power.

DIO Is A Bisexual Vampire (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure)

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DIO Is A Bisexual Vampire (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure)

The Joestar bloodline was brutally hampered by DIO, wreaking havoc beginning from part one through a total of six of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. Despite what he did, he still is a beloved character because of his style. uniqueness and charisma, not to mention the incredible meme potential he represents to the fanbase.

Hirohiko Araki confirmed in 2007, that Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure‘s favorite vampire is actually bisexual. Many show fans appreciated the move that he the character would not play to a stereotypical and simply exists as a bisexual vampire universe of Jojo’s. DIO also comes out as an even a villain this anime can be wonderful for gender representation.

Hatsuharu Sohma’s First Love Was Yuki (Fruits Basket)

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Fruits Basket

While his relationship with Rin is very wholesome, she wasn’t the first love of Hatsuharu’s Hatsuharu in the show, Fruits Basket. Hatsuharu had already revealed that his first love was Yuki. Having been mentioned that Yuki is nothing like he has seen ever to him and his feelings motivate him in life. However, Yuki never takes it seriously.

Their sexualities aren’t really affirmed in the series but, it’s quite obvious that Hatsuharu is at least bisexual. To the fans’ surprise, he’s not the only one, either. It’s implicit that Hanajima has somewhat unresolved feelings for Tohru. Not just this, it’s also suggested that Ayame is bisexual.

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