It has long been a fascination that the shonen manga industry has allowed male characters who are not typically masculine to be interesting, complex, and relatable characters, as well as allowing women to take on the roles of young men.
I was deep into Gundam Wing starting in middle school, and it was the catalyst for me to start taking drawing and writing very seriously.
I am glad that I’ve never had to defend myself and what I love because of something so trivial as my gender expression. I can only hope that the entirety of fandom can grow to this point and further as dialogues surrounding hobbies and sexism continue to spring forth.
This is the story of two little girls. They live down the street from each other, take the bus to school together, and are often mistaken for sisters.