Ho Yay: Cowboy Bebop

  • Cowboy Bebop has a surprising amount of this between Faye and Ed, ranging from Ed affectionately calling her "Faye-fairy" (cute, but relatively innocuous) to Faye kissing Ed on the mouth in a very weird attempt to wake someone up.
    • Don't forget Faye's super manipulative behavior towards Ed, is Ed that crazy to believe Faye, or is Ed...
  • When I saw the scene where Faye met Julia, I was all "dudes, is Faye hot for Spike's girlfriend or what? :D"
  • When Jet asks Broken Bird Faye what Julia was like, Faye responds with "Ordinary. A beautiful, dangerous ordinary that you can't leave alone. Like an angel from the underworld, or maybe a devil from paradise".
  • It's also interesting to note that in young Faye's message to her future self in Speak Like a Child, she speculates on her future relationship status thusly: "Am I alone? Or is there a wonderful person beside me?" The lack of a specified gender could indicate she's bisexual.
  • Can't analyze Cowboy Bebop's Ho Yay without mentioning Grencia/Vicious. Or 'Gren', as Vicious called him. It's even more visible if you have in mind that Grencia tells Faye that he is not interested in women, twice.
    • There's quite a bit of this implied in the Spike/Vicious/Julia backstory as well.
  • One of the background songs, Don't Bother None, is about a grifter who picks up a girl in a bar only to wake up the next morning to find she's stolen their car. This song is sung by Mai Yamane. She also sings Want It All Back, complaining about spending a lot of money on expensive jewelery for an ex-lover, which is not something that happens to straight women with great frequency.

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