Gayngst: There's no mistaking that Al loves Brendan and loves being around, frolicking with and being intimate with Brendan. But while Brendan is confident with himself and who he is, Al is a lot more concerned with what other people will think. Brendan wants to be Al's Closet Key, but Al has never consented to it.
Limited Wardrobe: Usually seen wearing the same trademark black shirt, which also happens to tightly hug his muscles. Notably, the shirt is usually one of the few seen objects that is never monochromatically red or blue, but rather a conspicuous brownish black. Then, when Al is resurrected, he is given only one set of clothes, including that shirt.
Manly Gay: Very much so, which makes Sulla's sex change all the more unnerving to Al. Brendan even wondered if Al had transgender tendencies that might have surfaced if he hadn't died — which only angered Al.
Mr. Fanservice: And he initially doesn't even realize it, but Brendan sure does. True enough, the comic constantly sprinkles fanservicy shots of Al's muscles and body hair, plus the occasional Shirtless Scene.
Closet Key: Averted. Brendan wants to be this for Al, but Al never feels ready for everyone to know. It's still a secret by the time Al dies, and remains so when he's resurrected as a synthetic. Brendan hasn't told anyone.
Megane(kko): Totally. He had plenty of endearing "glasses girl" moments, but then proved how masculine he could be as well.
The Perfectionist: Brendan did not know how to fail. But soon after Brendan was hired, Al pointed out that Brendan's lack of failure meant he hadn't learnt the meaningful lesson that some failures are inevitable, as well as how to deal with them.
The Twink: Subverted. Brendan certainly had the youthful age and body type. But when it came to men, he turned out not to have any of the stereotypical innocence of twinks. As it turned out, Brendan was far more experiened and confident than Al.
April 16, 2005 —Sulla was the first robot created to perfectly resemble a human being –- Alastair Sterling — but she is still trying to figure out who she really is. A brilliant and sensitive mind in a teenage girl’s body, Sulla knows a lot is expected of her and tries her best to impress her creator, her hero, and her newfound friends.
Has Two Daddies: Neither Al nor Brendan describe Sulla as their daughter, but the two men keep finding themselves talking like parents in regards to her. Besides, she is their daughter — based on Al's initial template, and built and raised by Brendan.
Transgender: Started out as a boy, but requested to become a girl when she was 13. This caused Brendan to wonder if Al would have eventually done the same thing had he lived. Both facts are unnerving to robot!Al, who remains as masculine as ever.
Uncanny Family Resemblance: The first thing Al notices about Sulla, and the reason Brendan wanted to prepare Al before seeing her for the first time. Needless to say, Al is especially shocked that Sulla is a duplicate of him as a girl.