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->'''Dean:''' There's Sam Girls and Dean Girls and... What's a slash fan?\\
'''Sam:''' As in Sam slash Dean. Together.\\
'''Dean:''' Like ''together'', together?\\
'''Sam:''' Yeah.\\
'''Dean:''' They do know we're brothers, right?\\
'''Sam:''' Doesn't seem to matter.\\
'''Dean:''' Oh, come on, that... that's just sick!
-->-- ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''

The most common definition of Slash is a FanFic that [[{{Shipping}} pairs]] two (or more) characters of the same sex. Often, "slash" is used for male/male pairings only, with "femslash" or "femmeslash" are used to define a female/female pairing (sing an "x" symbol between the names works too). In most cases, one or both halves of the pairing is heterosexual in the original work, and part of the allure is the normally-straight character(s) realizing their [[BiTheWay same-sex]] [[IfItsYouItsOkay attraction]]. Or the story skips the "why" altogether and is just them [[PornWithoutPlot getting it on]].

The more lopsided the male-to-female ratio in the original work, the more common it is to have slash pairings rather than straight pairings in the fandom.

Slash is often also used to pair up HeterosexualLifePartners. Of course, some canonical works, especially BoysLove and those with a CastFullOfPrettyBoys, invite such reading by playing the ambiguity for all its worth. It's also common to (sexually) pair characters who are nemeses in the source material, in FanFic's own version of SlapSlapKiss, FoeYay and TheMasochismTango. Some {{Slash Fic}}s are so low in erotic and romantic content that although they focus on the relationship between two same-sex characters, it's not obvious if they're slash or not; they're closer to HoYay themselves. Such fics are often called [=PreSlash=] or slash-if-you-squint.

The origin of the term predates the World Wide Web, going back to 1960s fanfic writers, specifically those interested in ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'', who wrote "Kirk/Spock" fiction, pronounced "Kirk Slash Spock". In many communities, the ordering of the names is used to indicate a [[{{seme}} power]] [[{{uke}} relationship]], and who exactly is the dominant member.

See also {{Lemon}}, PornWithoutPlot, EveryoneIsGay, HetIsEw, YaoiGuys, YaoiFangirl and MostFanficWritersAreGirls. Not to be confused with fics about the guitarist from Guns 'n' Roses (they can overlap if you look, however). Also, Slash Fic has absolutely nothing to do with {{Slasher Movie}}s; if you are looking for ''that'' kind of Fanfic then you should probably check out DarkFic.


[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'': Believe it or not, Gaara/Lee is a pretty popular pairing. It's been made famous by Maldoror_gw's [[http://maldoror-gw.livejournal.com/30383.html Diplomatic Relations]].
* ''Manga/DeathNote'': This [[http://cantatedomino24.deviantart.com/art/Death-Note-Yaoi-Overload-257767815 comic]] by [[http://www.cantatedomino24.deviantart.com CantateDomino24]] sums up the [[EveryoneIsGay DN fandom quite nicely... ]]
* In ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei'', there is a Slash Machine. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQOxIVFGudU Like so]].
* ''Manga/LuckyStar'': ''Webcomic/LonelyKagamin'' is a well-known {{Dark|Fic}} Comic in the fandom which revolves around a depressed college-aged Kagami reuniting with an even more depressed Konata.

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* ComicBook/CaptainAmerica[=/=]ComicBook/IronMan. Which has a [[http://community.livejournal.com/cap_ironman community on lj]] and an archive called [[http://talesofsuspense.net/ Tales of Suspense]].
* ComicBook/{{Hawkeye}}[=/=][[CanonImmigrant Phil Coulson]] (based mostly on the movieverse) is not ''quite'' as popular, but they ''do'' have [[http://fuckyeahclintcoulson.tumblr.com/ their own Tumblr]].
* The Batman/Gotham City universe is a virtual hotbed of slashy relationships. Batman and Joker finally consummate their true feelings for one another. Dick Grayson/Bruce Wayne or Dick Grayson/random male villain. Jason Todd/Bruce Wayne before he died and resurrection. [[NotBloodSiblings Dick Grayson]]/ An aged up Damian Wayne. Colin Wilkes/Damian Wayne. Joker often has his way with Harvey Dent. Dr Crane and Bruce Wayne make a startlingly hot pairing, but Crane is also often paired with blink-and-you'll-miss-him ''Dark Knight'' character Thomas Schiff. And Bruce Wayne/Commissioner Gordon already has its own [[http://nowweretwo.livejournal.com/ lj community]].
* In-universe example: the main character of ''Comicbook/{{Empowered}}'' is a slash writer and reader, and there's a thriving {{Yaoi}} doujinshi scene slashing her male teammates.
* Speaking of Loki. They're ''canonically'' the one, who committed the "[[Comicbook/LokiAgentOfAsgard most terrible slash upon the internet]]", in the Marvel universe! They were always a troll, and lately also got an internet connection.

[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'':
** ''Fanfic/CafeLiegeois'' ships Elsa and Anna together, but in this case they're not sisters. They meet as adults while Anna works at Starbucks. Despite the name, it isn't a Coffee Shop AU as there's little focus on the Starbucks.
** ''Fanfic/ADateWithTheDrumMajor'' is a [[HighSchoolAU college marching band AU]] fic that ships Elsa/Anna in a non-related manner.
** The modern AU ''Fanfic/TheGirlInBlack'' has Elsa as a {{goth}} girl and Anna as her StalkerWithACrush.
** ''Fanfic/OnlyException'' is a modern day AU where Anna wants to atone towards Elsa for bullying her.
** The first fic in the ''Fanfic/PerfectDiamondWorld'' tetralogy revolves around a soldier learning that the Queen has a secret lover and that said lover is her sister Anna.
** Anna and Elsa are unrelated faeries in ''Fanfic/TheQueensConsort''. They end up engaged.
** ''Fanfic/TheQueensMercy'' is a fic where Elsa is an only child. Anna is a thief that Elsa meets when Anna sneaks into her room.
** ''Fanfic/R9kElsaIsSuffering'' has Elsa as an {{NEET}} who is attracted to her estranged sister Anna. It also ships Elsa with [[spoiler:Jane from ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}''.]]
** ''Fanfic/ASnowflakeInSpring'' revolves around Anna meeting Elsa while visiting her brother Hans in a mental institution.
** The fic ''Fanfic/WithYou'' revolves around Elsa and Anna being a married couple having a baby together.
* The CrossoverShip of Amelia from ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'' and Jane from ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'' was pretty much single-handedly created by fan-artist [=StrawberryLoveU=] on Deviantart. This has resulted in other fan-arts, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahVKiBDMBHw fan-videos]], and fanfics [[RecursiveFanfiction based on the fan-videos]].

* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' fanfic ExpandedUniverse: The Expanded Discworld of Creator/AAPessimal takes borderline or undeveloped one-line characters and fleshes them out as fully rounded story leads. Actual slash is vanishingly rare in the Pessimal world - WordOfGod is that the author has ''tried'', but can't write sex without bursting into laughter at how ridiculous it is. However, Assassin, Miss Alice Band, is written as uncompromisingly gay in her tastes. An under-developed sub-theme in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5055274/1/The-Graduation-Class The Graduation Class]]'' is Alice's frustrated yearning for her attractive but (then) woefully naive room-mate Johanna Smith-Rhodes. This is left unresolved, but with a strong hint that ''something happened'', fuelled by champagne and elation, on the night of their Graduation Ball as Licenced Assassins. Pessimal is [[WordOfGod waiting to see what fans make of this]] and whether any ContinuationFic appears. '''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5423509/1/Moving-Pictures-Part-Two-The-Sequel Elsewhere]]''', StraightGay André Loudweather of the Cable Street Particulars has an unresolved yearning for his new subordinate [[EvenTheGuysWantHim Victor Tugelbend]]
* ''Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'': Even though it has a smaller following then most pairings, Arthur/Ford is surprisingly popular within the fandom (and some of it's not that [[http://imperfectcircle.livejournal.com/13417.html bad]]).
* ''Literature/{{Havemercy}}'':
** The series lends itself particularly well to slash fiction, considering that the number of female characters with names and personalities can be counted on one hand. Royston/Hal is canon, of course, and Rook/Thom may be the most popular, but there are ''plenty'' of others. A good picture of what I mean can be found on [[http://www.community.livejournal.com/thremedon the LJ fan comm]].
** It doesn't help that the series had a built-in slash base... One of the authors is [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/72605/Lady_Jaida Lady Jaida]], well known for the Harry Potter Sirius/Remus epic [[http://community.livejournal.com/shoebox_project/ The Shoebox Project]].
* As the title indicates, the main character in [[Creator/RainbowRowell Rainbow Rowell's]] YA novel ''Literature/{{Fangirl}}'' is a popular slash fic author known in-universe for her Harry Potter expy fan fic. The characters in her stories, Simon and Baz, go on to get their own spin-off novel ''Literature/CarryOn''.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* The "classic" – some might say definitive – Slash pairing is Kirk/Spock (from ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''). It has been suggested that the term "slash" came from the slash (the "/") between Kirk and Spock. According to Wiki/TheOtherWiki, there was a time in the 70's when the terms "slash" and "K/S" were used interchangeably.
** ''Franchise/StarTrek'' was the first fandom to share stories detailing an explicitly romantic relationship between two same-sex characters.[[note]]there's some evidence that ''Series/TheManFromUncle'' had a substantial media fandom before ST, which may have included slash, but if so it was flying well under the radar: likewise ''Series/TheWildWildWest''.[[/note]]. (As ''WebVideo/TheShipsCloset'' points out, the fact that slash emerged during such a homophobic era is quite telling and points to a tremendous amount of subtext. Of course, when you consider that Gene Roddenberry himself later invented the Vulcan word ''t'hy'la'', meaning "friend/brother/''lover''", it might be less about {{Subtext}} and more about GettingCrapPastTheRadar) -- until you discover that the Great Bird may have had his wing twisted on that subject by fans. Or did he? There are [[https://fanlore.org/wiki/David_Gerrold#Gerrold_and_Remarks_on_Slash many points of view]] [[https://fanlore.org/wiki/Theodore_Sturgeon#Sturgeon_and_Fandom on what happened]] and [[https://fanlore.org/wiki/Sondra_Marshak some background information]] [[https://fanlore.org/wiki/Shatner:_Where_No_Man...#Gene_Roddenberry_on_Shatner.2C_.26_Kirk might be helpful]].
*** TV Guide's September 15, 1967 summarization of the Star Trek episode "Amok Time" reads "''Mr. Spock succumbs to a powerful mating urge and nearly kills Captain Kirk.''" Most fans at the time took this as a gag, but some speculate it could have inspired the idea.
*** The very, ''very'' first Trek slash story, [[http://fanlore.org/wiki/Jennifer_Guttridge Jennifer Guttridge]]'s ''[[http://fanlore.org/wiki/The_Ring_of_Soshern The Ring of Soshern]]'', has been dated to at least early 1968 and possibly late 1967 (it cannot be any earlier than September 1967 because it mentions ''pon farr''). Ms. Guttridge was British, and ''Star Trek'' didn't air in Great Britain until 1969 and "Amok Time" wasn't shown until November of ''1970''. But she may have attended Worldcon, where the episode was aired ''two weeks prior'' to its television debut. Or she had this episode, and/or the ''TV Guide'' summary, described to her by a fellow fan. Or she simply bought the script from Lincoln Enterprises.
** Another highly popular Slash pairing is Garak/Bashir, from ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''. This could be because the the actors and writers played up the HoYay possibilities, and at least one of the actors is on record as having asked that the relationship be shown in canon, in 1995.
*** One fic, entitled ''Usually Filed Under Cultural Practices'', ships Dax and Kira. Dax is sort of bisexual and Kira's orientation is unknown but in canon she's only been "interested" in men.
** ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' was fertile ground for this given Captain Janeway's touch-feely body language. - It was said that Janeway only had to give her famous [[PuppyDogEyes Gooey Look]] in the vague direction of a bulkhead and there'd be a dozen Janeway/Bulkhead fanfics the next day. Coupled with the failure of the PowersThatBe to [[CelibateHero join her up with anybody]] (despite them all being trapped alone in the Delta Quadrant for six years) when they finally did hook up the captain ... it wasn't with a crewmember, but with [[spoiler:a hologram]]. ... Very unsatisfying. Then a blatant MsFanservice joins the crew in the shapely shape of Seven of Nine, whose ongoing mother/daughter relationship was [[HoYay/LiveActionTV open to interpretation]] by lesbian fans...
*** Some of them, such as [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3726342/1/My_BuffyStar_Trek_Voyager_Crossover this J/7 shipper]] (which is also a crossover with Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer) make the idea work.
* {{Series/Heroes}} is full of slash. [[http://fantasticpants.livejournal.com/35297.html Here's a game to try at home.]] Print out the names of all of the male characters, no matter how obscure, from ''Heroes'' put them all on the wall and throw two darts at it. Using this method, try to find a pair somebody ''doesn't '' ship.
* Jon/Stephen on ''Series/TheDailyShow''. The amount of deliberate HoYay in the source material has not lessened the number of fics on this pairing, but it has encouraged fics on just about every other pairing possible.
** British comedian and substitute host John Oliver talks about discovering TDS slash when he sent a link to from a friend in his stand-up:
-->"These were beautifully written stories, I don't want to give you the wrong impression! It was not just base pornography! There was a lot of time and lyrical language spent in describing the romanticism of each situation. A story might begin: 'Softed fall, the snow outside a ski lodge in Vermont, mounting up inch upon snowy inch on the wooden window sill. Lit from within by the glow of the roaring fire. Around the fire did sit Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, flushed from a long day skiing, toasting the marshmallows on the dancing flames, that surely they would enjoy as s'mores later that night. In walked the butler...' (sarcastically) Oh, who could that be I wonder? '''That is basically racist!''' This is just ignorance, is what it is. It's just ignorance! (mockingly)"Can I 'elp you two with anything?" Said the butler ''exactly'' how they all speak. "Anything I can do for you? Pish-posh, hufflepuffle, flip-flop!" "No thank you Mr.butler," said Stephen Colbert "But you can help me with this":(makes unzipping fly motion) Zip! Thud! and I'm going to stop there, bcause you don't need to carry around in my head, what I carry around in mine! The point is who would have thought that technology had evolved to the point where I would find myself alone in my office at work, shouting out loud at my own computer screen screaming 'WHEN DO I AT LEAST HAVE A GO?!!' Wait, what?'"
* Sam/Gene on ''Life on Mars''. The amount of slash fiction on this pairing is unbelievable with there being more than 1000 slash fics on this pairing alone on the "lifein1973" livejournal page, no doubt stemming up from the close physical contact Sam and Gene constantly display on the show. Chris/Ray is also a popular pairing.
* ''Series/JeevesAndWooster'' has the obvious but indomitable Bertie/Jeeves, an extremely rare breed of pairing because of the actors who play them. [[Series/ABitOfFryAndLaurie Let's just say]] that Creator/StephenFry and Creator/HughLaurie are '''''very''''' okay with [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lUX0Wr90X8 shipping themselves...]]
* One of the executive producers of ''Series/{{Leverage}}'', when asked if it bothered him that more people wrote Eliot/Parker than Hardison/Parker (one of the show's canon pairings), started his response by saying something along the lines of: "Let's be honest, more people are writing Nate/Eliot."
* As seen in the quote at the top of the page, ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' has so much slash, apparently, that it has even managed to creep into the universe in which the story takes place (thanks to a Prophet who wrote books about Sam and Dean without knowing they actually existed). The opener for season five even involved a slash fangirl as a minor character in the form of Becky, webmistress of ''[[SiblingIncest morethanbrothers.com]]''. Misha Collins once said in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Gfb6yo1pSA a Q&A]] that apparently, there's also Dean/Castiel/pie... But Misha sometimes says the darndest things.

* There is an ''[[http://www.cheesecakearchive.info/ entire website]]'' dedicated to Music/{{Radiohead}} slash.
* Proving that the internet does indeed have everything, there exists slash... [[http://www.ficwad.com/category/434 involving Slash.]]
** Guns N' Roses fandom is absolutely full of it, most of it being Izzy Stradlin/Axl Rose, Duff [=McKagan=]/Slash, or [[FoeYay Slash/Axl]].

[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'': ''Fanfic/SurfaceTension'' is a Zelda/Ruto one-shot fanfic. It's also a rare example of a Sheik fic where Sheik is [[SweetPollyOliver Zelda in disguise]], not a [[DecompositeCharacter separate (male) character]]. The fic also makes reference to Zelda having a crush on Malon, which later appeared in a separate (most likely AU) fic by the author.
* ''VideoGame/HalfLife'' has [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4696753/1/The_bDiary_b_of_bGMan_b parodies]] with Gordon/G-Man, but then you get into the serious stuff. Fanfiction.net gladly offers up Barney/Gordon and Magnusson/Gordon, among... other things.
* Lampshaded in ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea 4|A Promise Unforgotten}}'' - creating an Android will reveal that there are Valvatorez/Fenrich slashfic writers in the Netherworld.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* The sprite comic ''Webcomic/InWilysDefense'', Cut Man takes advantage of this trope's very existence to win an argument with Napalm Man over which Franchise/FinalFantasy villain is better, [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI Kefka]] vs. [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Sephiroth]]. He was taking Kefka's side, mind you. Cut Man put on a girly wig and puppy dog eyes, and proceeded to narrate an extract of a Cloud/Sephiroth SlashFic, knocking Napalm Man out cold. [[http://www.incomprehensibility.com/archives.php?type=iwd&c=514 That's the bad side of having lots of fangirls.]]
* ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0753.html #753]] is titled "Slash Attack", appropriately enough.
* ''Webcomic/HarkAVagrant'' parodies this with the robotic [[InspectorJavert Javert]] being rather unaffected by Valjean.
* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Justin mentions Superman/Batman fan fiction [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2007-10-24 here]].
* ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'' has a comic panel about [[http://www.xkcd.com/923/ Strunk/White fan fiction]], of all things.
* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'', thanks to its LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters and fourfold shipping system, has quite an abundance of these. It's another contender for the ''Heroes'' dartboard game.
* Invoked in ''Webcomic/{{Oglaf}}'''s "2 Arabian Nights". Sheherazade tells the sultan an erotic tale of a ''princess'' and her lover, but the comic shows that the story inside her head has a [[GuyOnGuyIsHot minor twist]].

[[folder:Web Original]]
* ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'' Strong Bad Email #188, [[http://homestarrunner.com/sbemail188.html fan club]], has both Strong Sad writing Strong Bad FanFic and Strong Bad writing Strong Sad FanFiction (because he has plenty of time to say both syllables). ''Both'' of them include a hastily interrupted scene where they get slashed with Homestar Runner, Strong Sad having Strong Bad put on a bonnet and give Homestar a deep tissue massage, Strong Bad just having Homestar walk in "naked as a jaybird" and suggestively ask Strong Sad for Twizzlers. Naturally, you can't type in "Homestar Runner fanfic" on Google without ''some'' slash showing up. Just don't try it on deviantART, unless you enjoy your eyes melting out of your skull.
* In-universe fans of ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'' are apparently fond of these types of {{fanfic}} (heck, this kind of fanfic in general. [[RuleThirtyFour then again...]] In fact, it was the reading of a particularly disturbing Uriel Hunter/Jacob Starr fic (accidentally broadcast on the PA system to the students on the island) that got three of [[BigBad Danya's]] terrorists thrown into the game themselves.
* Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses. According to the archives, seven out of the ten most popular pairings are slash and there's almost twice as much slash stories than het.
** In ''WebVideo/DemoReel'', Donnie [=DuPre=] admits that he always wanted people to make a slash fic of him. Needless to say, this is TemptingFate. Especially given that [[Creator/DougWalker his actor]] is ''notorious'' for starring in slashfics.
* One of [[Podcast/WelcomeToNightVale Night Vale]] radio station interns sounds off about Cecil making her "copy edit his ''Jaws'' slash fic even though that wasn’t in the job description".
* In ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'', it's occasionally brought up as an OldShame for several of the [[AuthorAvatar Lit Chix]], including Loophole:
-->“This isn’t another of those terrible romance novels you experimented with last year, is it?” the computer’s somewhat motherly voice complained. “I have to tell you that one scene was [[AnatomicallyImpossibleSex anatomically impossible]]…”

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'':
** Practically any two characters in ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'', even key villain Shego with Ron's [[NonHumanSidekick naked mole rat Rufus]], but most of all Kim/Shego, which has generated enough writing to develop its own cliches, parodied in [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3180075/1/In_the_Hands_of_a_Hack this fic]]. ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' also has more Femslash (most notably Kim/Shego or 'Kigo') than Straight fics on fanfiction.net (There are over a hundred more Kim/Shego fics than there are Kim/Ron fics at present time)
** ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' slash still generates enough activity to support [[http://www.kpslashhaven.net/ its own forum]], even for a series that ended in 2007.
** ''Fanfic/ASmallPossibility'' is a fic where Kim becomes [[TeenPregnancy pregnant]] with Shego's [[spoiler:daughters]] due to a scheme unknowingly done by Drakken. It has a lot of {{Recursive|Fanfiction}}-Works and caused a lot of similar fics (such as ''Fanfic/MaternalInstinct'').
** In ''Fanfic/TheTouchOfGreenFire'' Shego falls ill with a potentially terminal illness. While trying to save her, Kim comes to terms with her feelings for Shego.
** ''Fanfic/AloneTogether'' is a romance fic where Kim and Shego get stuck in a universe where they're the only people around.
** ''Fanfic/BestEnemies'' is a really long Kim/Shego story that blends slice-of-life chapters together with action chapters.
* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'': One episode had Tweek and Craig realizing that girls were drawing slash art of them together. This ends in them MistakenForGay. [[spoiler:Or not, as they begin dating afterwards]].
* Just look around ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'' fandom, and you'll find some... ''interesting'' slashfic ('Ragged Denim') and saffic ('Night of the Storm', The Winters Of Those Gone Before'). Take brain bleach along for the ride. ''You have been warned.''
* ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'':
** The fandom is made out of yaoi. The most popular pairings being Eddy/Edd, Rolf/Kevin, Ed/Edd, Kevin/Edd and Kevin/Eddy. It goes further than the fans. A.k.a Cartoon has a history of [[PromotedFanboy hiring animators and storyboarders from fandom]]. At least a few of their storyboarders were [[YaoiFangirl slash fans]] (you can still see some of the shippy fanart on their Website/DeviantArt pages)[[note]]Incidentally, one of these was Rebecca Sugar of ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' fame. She also drew ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'' slash[[/note]] who intentionally slipped [[HomoeroticSubtext homoerotic overtones and in-between frames]] into the animation.
** Three of the most ''[=EEnE=]'' popular fan-artists in the 2000s (Yami-Shin, chidoriashi, and sweeteggyroll) drew Edd/Eddy fanart and comics. Alas, Yami-Shin has removed pretty much everything from their Deviantart. Much still exists in circulation elsewhere, however.
** The fandom was revived circa 2011 when an artist on Tumblr began drawing Edd/Kevin fanart. This boosted the ship ''incredibly'', to the point where it's most likely now [[FanPreferredCouple more popular]] than Edd/Eddy.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'' yj anon meme (found [[http://yj-anon-meme.livejournal.com/ here]]) contains a lot of Kid Flash/Robin and Kid Flash/Red Arrow fics. Dueling for popularity is Robin/Superboy and Superboy/Aqualad. Artemis and M'gann get shipped, too, though more often with Kid Flash and Superboy than with one another. Conversation threads have revealed that a disproportionate number of active Anons are gay, which [[AuthorAppeal may]] or [[MostFanficWritersAreGirls may not]] be significant contributing factor. There's also Impulse and Blue Beetle in season two, since nearly all their screen time was of them together.
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** ''Fanfic/TheEveningSonata'' has Sunset Shimmer and Sonata Dusk paired together.
** ''Blog/TheRoyalSketchbook'' Ask Blog ended up shipping Twilight and Luna together. They even [[spoiler:got married]].
* In ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' Princess Bubblegum and Marceline are one of the most popular pairings in the fandom ([[http://www.themarysue.com/pb-marceline-dated/ so much so that the writers followed suit]]), and it doesn't stop there it extends to their gender flip counter parts Prince Gumball and Marshall Lee.