- Americans Hate Tingle: A poll conducted around the time vol. 8 came out revealed that Genma came in first place for Favorite Seme, and his relationship with Himi also came in first. Unlike Japan, Western readers have more of a divided opinion because of how Genma treats Himi early on in the series.
- Base Breaker: You either like Genma or hate his guts. This is because of his Bastard Boyfriend tendencies that overlap with Domestic Abuser in his Origins Issue with Himi.