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  • Ace Attorney:
    • Miles Edgeworth from the same series, who reacts with nothing short of genuine repulsion when his coworker observes how popular he is with women; every time a woman makes romantic advances towards him, he reacts with either surprise, disgust, fear, or some combination of the three; his closest relationship with a woman is with his adoptive sister. Hell, he's completely immune to the beautiful Dahlia, who almost every other male in the game instantly goes crazy for. On the other hand, he seems to have a relatively easy time opening up emotionally to Phoenix, and barely reacts at all when Lang calls him "pretty boy." The original character designer is even on record saying that he "doesn't have a type of girl". This being the same character designer that was a yaoi mangaka and whose work in the BL genre inspired Edgeworth's design. There's also his effeminate attire: A magenta suit and a Classy Cravat. Despite this, he's never shown to be interested in men, and nothing about his sexuality is mentioned at all.
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    • Franziska von Karma, whose family Miles was adopted into, comes around the other way as Ambigiously Lesbian. She has short hair and a very short temper, and enjoys using her whip to deal pain to men who get in her way — but around women she can actually be very tender and caring.
    • Lana Skye is said to have had an "intellectual attraction" Mia Fey in college.
    • Adrian Andrews had a very close attachment to her mentor, Celeste Inpax, such that when she had committed suicide Adrian also attempted suicide. In general, she has a tendency to be dependent on other women. When she shows up again in 3-2, much more mentally stable, she then begins to show a dependency on Franziska. Made more obvious by a moment at the end of the third game, when Franziska takes Adrian away on holiday... supposedly "teaching her how to use a whip" in the process.
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    • Maya Fey never had shown any romantic interest in any guy (her relationship with Phoenix is clearly stated to be Like Brother and Sister) but she does have a moment when in Justice For All she claims that "even she wants confess her love" for Regina. She's also one of two people to call Iris beautiful, with the other having a pretty clear crush on her.
    • Florent L'Belle, the villain from the second case in Dual Destinies. He does not flirt with anyone but he is a flamboyant narcissist whose face and hairstyle looks like that of a woman's and if his face is looked at close enough, he appears to be wearing earrings and makeup. He also uses perfume and owns a brand of beauty products that he only uses on himself. Even all these traits do not stop him from committing murder on Rex Kyubi and framing Damian Tenma for it.
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    • Aura Blackquill, the sister of Simon Blackquill, also joins the huge list of ambiguously gay characters in the series but she is the one who almost crossed the "ambiguous" line with a statement from her about her friendship with Metis Cykes with the statement being "Her respect as a co-worker wasn't all that I wanted!"
  • The Lazy animal archetype in Animal Crossing often fills out this role in games from Wild World onward, often when you least expect it. Some conversations between certain female character types also fill out a fair amount of weird Les Yay moments, including one such discussion where one animal comments that it would be cool if the other was made out of cake, so she could eat her thighs. And let's not even get into the Jock-type animal's strange obsession with spandex.
    • Papi from New Leaf takes the cake, with his catchphrase of "Haaay!"
  • Assassin's Creed:
    • Played for Drama in Assassins Creed with Abul Nuquod, who dresses very flamboyantly (both for the time and in general) and caresses his bodyguard's shoulder suggestively. However, he isn't played for laughs and is shown to be extremely resentful of the people and the social stigma he carries among them.
    • Assassin's Creed 2 has Leonardo da Vinci. His biography says he was probably gay and was convicted of sodomy (which is Truth in Television), but he is also very familiar with a brothel (which doesn't necessarily only have female employees) in Venice. The only thing for certain is that he really likes hugging Ezio. He became no longer ambiguous since the introduction of his assistant/lover, Salai (which might also be Truth in Television).
    • Rebecca went on a date with Shaun's girlfriend. That haircut isn't doing any favors either.
    • Shaun seems to find a lot of excuses to talk about gay issues in history, going on quite a bit about Leonardo's sexuality in the Animus database, and in Assassin's Creed 3 he writes an unreasonably long email to Desmond about homosexuality in 18th century America with no notable catalyst. He cares a lot about LGBT issues for a straight guy.
  • Banjo-Tooie has the glorious font of Jolly Roger. His mannerisms, his voice, his partner Merry Maggie looking like a guy in drags (and having one of the deepest voices in the game), then there's things like "Seaman's Surprise" and "Toad in the Hole". When you approach the jukebox for the first time, he says he's miffed that it's broken because he used to love dancing to a song called "The Salty Seaman Jig". In Nuts and Bolts, Jolly now wears a purple robe, a belly shirt, and pink pants, screams like a girl if you hit him or attempt to run him over, and he paints Banjo's house pink at the end of the game! And he sometimes calls Banjo "Teddy Bear".
  • Baten Kaitos has Geldoblame. In Origins he has an affinity for children's toys and cute things, a generally prissy demeanor (but he's an Imperial politician, so that's not a huge indicator) and keeps a scrapbook of another male character by his bed. He also takes that character's betrayal quite hard, almost as a spurned lover.
  • Best Fiends gives us Bam the caterpillar. His final evolved form is a big fluffy winged thing with fabulous eyelashes. There are some pretty clear gay coming-of-age parallels in his backstory too - he grew up ashamed of being so fluffy, but eventually decided to embrace it and even become the go-to hairstylist for the rest of the Fiends.
  • Bomberman:
  • Tiny Tina of Borderlands 2. While her orientation is never explicitly stated, she tends to sexualize the female characters in her fantasies quite a bit, and one of the DLC sections makes it pretty clear that she has a Precocious Crush on Maya. And on the flipside, she pretty much never shows any sort of interest in any of the male characters.
  • It's mentioned in one of Chrono Trigger's bonus endings that Cyrus plucks (or, in the Japanese version, pencils!) his eyebrows. On its own that just makes him vain, but then, consider the Ho Yay with Glenn...
  • Mid-Boss and Master Big Star from the Disgaea series. This may be unintentional, due to differing Japanese stereotypes, but Master Big Star's character profile (for the Japanese version, anyways) did say one of his favorite things were "manly men".
    • Halfway through Disgaea 4, several of the characters start to suspect that Fenrich's obsessive loyalty towards Valvatorez isn't exactly platonic. After bluntly asking Fenrich if he swings that way and getting no denial on his part, Fuka just assumes he's gay from that point on.
  • Zhang He from the Dynasty Warriors series is very flamboyant and focused on beauty, and these character traits only increase with each installment in the series. Compare: DW3, DW4, DW5, DW6. Yes, that is makeup he's wearing in that last one.
  • Flak and Shrapnel from Fallout 3. While Flak looks a lot like a stereotypical Leather Man and they share a bed, there's nothing explicitly stated about their sexual orientation. And this is a game with Discount Lesbians. The bed-sharing may be an unintended side-effect of a script that requires them to be near each other. After all, this is known to cause problems with Shrapnel leaving Rivet City to wander the wastes if Flak has been enslaved.
  • Final Fantasy:
    • Final Fantasy XII:
      • Balthier. Despite being a sky pirate that seems to woo most of the women in the game, the writers make him more irresistibly charming to them than actively pursuing any of the gender. His brightly colored bracelets and rings, concern for his clothes and appearance, and constant ambiguity in other such situations (such as his motives for helping the group) has made numerous fans suspect that something is up. Fran does however state in the sequel that he did "something" to woo her and that his methods are different than the ones Tomaj tries in the same game. What he actually did and if they're actually a couple is left open however.
      • When Al-Cid Margrace invites Ashe to his mansion in a conversation full of Lampshaded Double Entendre, in the background, Balthier looks offended that he wasn't invited instead.
    • No-one would be jolted if Fang and Vanille from Final Fantasy XIII dropped the "ambiguous" part of their interactions. The fact that Fang was originally a male in early drafts is just icing on the cake; she has several Declarations of Protection throughout the game and a completely uncompromising Always Save the Girl attitude in regards to Vanille, up to and including thinking that Vanille is worth Hell (which is very similar to Snow's attitude to Serah) and they are both also openly very touchy-feely and comfortable with each other, to the point where Vanille can nonchalantly rest her hand on Fang's breast with neither one batting an eye. There's also the fact that the game ends with the both of them performing a Heroic Sacrifice together, transforming into crystal statues locked in an eternal embrace with Intertwined Fingers. Also, while it's not as obvious as Squall and Rinoa, Fang and Vanille are the game's logo.
    • In Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, their relationship is taken to a razor's edge width from dropping the "ambiguous" part, with the database itself mentioning that Fang and Vanille share a bond with each other that goes beyond family, and despite the fact that Fang and Vanille are separated for almost the entire game, they still have so much subtext, it's borderline ridiculous that Square Enix don't just give the Word of Gay. One particularly notable moment is when Lightning gives Fang a speech about her relationship with Vanille that is nearly identical to the one she gave Snow about his relationship with Serah.
    • The party of Final Fantasy XV may be a Cast Full of Pretty Boys, but most of them are clearly attracted to women, with the exception of Ignis, who instead receives some gentle ribbing from Prompto that implies he might've expressed interest in other men in the past. Episode Ignis expands on this a bit further, suggesting that he may harbor unrequited feelings for Noctis specifically. At the very least it's made clear that whatever the nature of his love may be, he does indeed love Noctis more than anyone or anything else in the entire world, to the point that he's willing to throw away the fate of the world and everyone else in it in order to keep Noctis alone safe, and views his own health and life as disposable to that end, in general acting very much like Fang above. Even Ardyn seems to twig onto it and taunts him over it.
  • Fire Emblem:
    • Fire Emblem Tellius has Ike. At the end of Radiant Dawn, he only gets a special ending with Soren or Ranulf if he gets an 'A' level support with either, in which he leaves the continent with said character. Coupling this with how Ike never shows any type of strong affection toward females aside from his sister, Ike's sexuality is definitely in question.
    • Fire Emblem Awakening has revived the issue within the fandom: A secret character named Priam claims to be a sort of a descendant of Ike, but he cannot use Ike's trademark skill passed on through inheritance (Ike's father had it as well). It's ambiguous exactly what kind of descendant he is, since a wife is never mentioned, and his sister does get married (collateral descendance has been noted before in the series), but Priam resembles Ike himself, inherited his sword, and doesn't resemble his sister at all... arguing about it causes many a backlash.
    • Calling Soren's sexuality questionable is frankly giving it too much credit. He also shows affection towards Ike in a more passionate way than the other way around, even vowing to always be at Ike's side.
    • From the same games as well is Heather, a thief who borders on the ambiguous part at times. She frequently makes comment on the "cuteness" of females in the party, but shows very little but contempt for males she comes across. She even outright tells Nephenee she "likes country girls like [her]".
  • Ebisumaru from Ganbare Goemon is a glaring example of this trope, right down to the mincing gait and occasional crossdressing (not to mention his admiration of Goemon that borders on attraction). He's shown to be very interested in women, however, and to top it all off is the revelation of his daughter Mao at the end of Goemon's Great Adventure though no mention of it is made after that.
  • Jak and Daxter: Razer in Jak X. Every other character says "Wham, bam, thank you ma'am!" as a victory line, even Ashelin. Razer, however...
    Razer: Wham, bam, thank you... sir.
  • Kenji Setoh from Katawa Shoujo. A He-Man Woman Hater with a penchant for pink bowling shirts, he started to fear and despise women (or better, feminists) after having sex with his then-girlfriend and believing that she sapped his life force. The writers put here and there some little innuendo in his conversations with male protagonist Hisao, and the background music from the bad ending with him and Hisao is the same one that appears during the sex scenes with the girls. Originally the writers intended Kenji to be Hisao's Gay Option, but this idea was scrapped because of time and other constraints.
  • League of Legends:
    • Taric was intentionally designed to invoke this trope, but there's also Diana, who Word of God has it might have had an unrequited crush on Leona, and might even still love her despite having become Leona's Arch-Enemy.
    • Pantheon is also suspect due to at least one instance of Word of God, along with his propensity for baking. However, most other creator opinions of him have the Spartan vying with Diana for Leona's affections.
    • There's also Vi and Caitlyn, though especially Vi. There's enough going on in their interactions that it would surprise nobody if Riot just came out and admitted they were a lesbian couple.
  • The Legend of Zelda:
    • Dark/Demon Lord Ghirahim from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, although he's technically genderless. His dialogues with Link are very suggestive, and he makes various poses while admiring his alleged beauty prior to the second boss battle.
    • In Twilight Princess, the Lake Hylia clowns Fyer and especially Falbi give off this vibe. Falbi wears a very small green belly shirt (it looks more like a sports bra with sleeves, poses with one hand on his hip, and the spoken dialog that plays when speaking to him is a high pitched "heeey". Fyer wears a pink shirt tied above his stomach and has a broken heart pattern on his pants. Being minor characters, their dialog doesn't seem to point one way or the other.
  • Lux-Pain: Akira and Hibiki. The former is prone to saying the wrong thing at the wrong time while the latter is questionable.
    • Akira. Best friends with three girls and shows no interest in them, forcing yourself into the life of the main character that you just met, says double innuendo whenever near said main character, the best cook of the group, the only character in the game that didn't need Rui to tap his shoulder in order to remember Atsuki.
    • Hibiki. Shows no interest in women, hits on his best friend Ryo (who is oblivious to said flirting), gets jealous when Ryo hires a young co-worker at his bookstore, stalks Atsuki just to creep him out, rather feminine looking body, supporting Suzu's yaoi fantasy about him and Ryo being together.
  • MadWorld: Jude The Dude, who is the second boss Jack has to fight in the game. Jude behaves much like a stereotypical cowboy but the announcers call him "The Brokest Back In The West" and " The Ambiguously Gay Cowboy". There were even posters that had the former slogan all over Jude's arena before and after he is fought. One of the finishers that was cut from the official game performed on Jude is very suggestive and explicit and had to be changed for the final cut.
  • Micky, the boss head of Star Demon Overlord Valvolga from Makai Kingdom talks with a lisp and twiddles his fingers a lot. He's probably just "shy".
  • Mandrake Boys has Cher from the Childhood Friends Seed collection. He seems to harbor feelings for his childhood friend Zale and is quite upset when he learns about his friend liking someone else. Also, according to his rare mandrake info, dozens of girls have confessed to him, but he doesn't seem to be interested in any of them.
  • Mega Man 8's Aqua Man, with his flamboyant posing, high-pitched voice and introduction.
    "I'm Aqua Man! But you can call me Handsome Guy!"
  • Liquid Snake of Metal Gear Solid, whose glorious theatricality has led him to be featured on such lists as "The Top 7 Outrageously Camp Bad Guys In Video Games", and who has been described by another reviewer as "Oscar Wilde meets Darth Vader". Liquid has no canonical sexuality, but he was rather keen on getting Solid Snake's shirt off and proving his "dominance", and while it probably isn't relevant Liquid's English-language VA Cam Clarke is openly gay.
  • The Magypsies in MOTHER 3, though they also all have an Ambiguous Gender.
  • No More Heroes: Destroyman looks a lot like a very campy superhero. The color of his superhero outfit is light purple, he has machineguns located in his nipples, and his crotch area has a laser beam system put into it. He even screams for help like a little child when defeated by Travis Touchdown, who he has made some suggestive comments towards.
  • Bebe, the Gratuitous Japanese-spouting Funny Foreigner of Persona 3. Very camp, head of the Fashion club and shares a good amount of Ho Yay with the Main Character.
  • In Persona 4, Kanji Tatsumi is frequently thought of as this in-game, though his sexuality is debatable. Shadow Kanji is absolutely dipping with Flamboyant Gay and Ho Yay to the point of being both Anvilicious and offensively stereotypical. Meanwhile, Kanji harbors a crush on Naoto, which still remains even after it's revealed that she's a girl. Kanji has even questioned his sexuality at some points, but it still remains ambiguous by the time the game ends.
  • Pallegina in Pillars of Eternity. When Maneha (who is unambiguously a lesbian) starts flirting with her by complimenting her Vallian accent, she's surprised to find herself flustered, and possibly receptive. And in a possible ending to Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, she becomes the bodyguard of a ducess, with the exact nature of the relationship between the two women speculated upon by Vailian gossips and playwrights. Otherwise Pallegina's sexuality simply doesn't come up; she's Married to the Job first.
  • Pokémon:
    • In the Japanese version of Pokémon Black and White, there's a Hiker named Natsumi who you can take on a ride in the ferris wheel in the Summer if you play as a male character. He says some rather dodgy lines about how sweaty you both are and asks if you have a lover, but nothing very blatant. Then in Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, nearly any ambiguity was thrown out the window when they brought the character back. He talks about how he fell in love in the summer two years ago (BW2 takes place 2 years after BW) and how his heart was broken when he confessed his love. He doesn't use any gender specific pronouns about who he's talking about, but you can only talk to him as a girl in BW2, and he says he has "zero interest in your type." and he "Still considers you a friend even though you're a girl." The subtext is pretty obvious. His dialogue was completely changed in the English versions of BW, but oddly enough was left mostly unaltered in BW2.
    • Similarly, there's an unnamed hiker in the Jubilife TV station whole lets the player dress up their Pokémon and talks in a rather effeminate and flamboyant manner.
    • Erika comes off as a Lipstick Lesbian to people. Her gym is all-female, and she doesn't seem to like having men in it - but makes an "exception" for the Red and Ethan. Her gym badge just happens to be rainbow themed too.
    • Poni Island's Kahuna Hapu mentions she's distracted by Lillie's 'loveliness'.
  • Henry from Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask shows Undying Loyalty to his childhood friend Randall to the point where he even married Randall's girlfriend in order to keep her from being married off to another man, while not showing romantic feelings for her at all. This can all be easily construed as Henry being in love with Randall.
  • Punch-Out!! Wii gives Disco Kid this personality, just to round out the cast of stereotypes. He even calls himself FABULOUS.
  • Bill Williamson from Red Dead Redemption II is heavily implied to be gay which was never implied in the first game. Arthur, the protagonist, says in one of his journal entries from before the game starts that he knows Bill is living with some sort of big secret but doesn't push it because it's not his secret to tell. You can find his discharge papers from the army around camp and one of the reasons he got kicked out was "deviancy". In an early mission, Arthur and one of the other characters talk about how couples with similar names don't work out. Specifically about one of the other guys, Lenny, having a crush on a girl named Jenny. The other examples he uses are "Arthur and Martha" (Arthur is straight) and "Bill and Phil". In a bar fight, Arthur asks if he's fighting a guy or kissing him. He's also implied to have a crush on a guy at camp, someone else points it out and there's a random event where Bill tries to force him to drink out of his beer bottle. If you intervene, Bill says "Can’t two men enjoy a drink in peace?" and tries to get him to come back. There's also some dialogue where you tell Jack Marston he doesn't look like a Marston but he does look like a Williamson, if John Marston is standing nearby he'll say that Bill doesn't swing that way.
  • Rose Guns Days has Miguel Kurashiki, a character who dresses and acts in a very feminine fashion, has a deep aversion for women and is very close to his boss Caleb, yet is never explicitly stated to "swing that way". Characters who face him usually are too busy fighting him or not making him angry to worry about such considerations anyway.
  • Hugh Bliss from the Telltale Sam and Max games. His voice sounds like that of a homosexual, he's obsessed with rainbows and "Prismatology", and according to Episode 205, one of the months on his Prismatology calender is called "Gaypril".
  • The Sly Cooper series has Murray, who is pink skinned, overweight hippo and is the only member of the Cooper trio to not have a love interest. Word of God has stated through the developers that they originally intended for Murray to be a gay/bi-curious character but the concept was dropped during development after test players were unable to understand dialogue from Murray that associated him with his sexual orientation.
  • The Sims has an odd take on this. In these games, NO characters are straight by default. The player can have his or her character enter a relationship with any other character, regardless of their genders, meaning the player decides their sexual preference when he does so. In games, though, there are some pre-made characters who have been pointed out. The Sims 2 gives us roommates Mitch Indie and Max Flexor, who are able to enter romantic reactions when first played, but won't automatically; Nervous Subject, who usually rejects flirts from women and may be autonomously attracted to men. The Sims 3 gives us Gobias Koffi, said to prefer male company and unable to find the right woman; Alma Drill and Blaise Kindle, who are roommates who even have a pushed-together bed made of two beds; and most obviously, Viktor Valquist and Jesper Sandstrom, who, though called just best friends, are described as doing everything together, and the adopted daughter of one of them even has the surname of Valstrom.
  • In Skies of Arcadia, there's something akin to this occurring with the pretty Ramirez in regards to how he feels for his captain and master, Galcian. In addition to having predominantly platonic relationships with every female he meets in-series - Fina, one of the heroes and his childhood friend, states that she viewed him like a brother and he treated her like that in turn - not long after his first mentor, Mendosa, betrays him, and he becomes far more cynical towards Arcadia's people, he clung to Galcian and his epic strive for global dominance. His loyalty is to the end, culminating in his crying and screaming for him when Galcian is killed, swearing to destroy all of Arcadia with him, and, in the Japanese version of the game, calling for him when he himself is killed (Ramirez is the game's Final Boss. Much like the game's infamously unresolved Love Triangle, the idea of Ramirez being in love with Galcian is pretty entrenched in the game's lore.
  • The recurring villain from the flash RPG franchise Sonny, Baron Brixius, speaks in a voice that would likely produce a false positive on all but the most finely-calibrated of gaydars (with two of the three voice clips that play whenever he gets hit with an attack sounding more appropriate for wrestling than the armed combat generally seen in the games).
  • Elder Magnus from Spyro: A Hero's Tail, who is dark-ish pink, speaks in an effeminate tone, and calls Spyro 'sweetheart' and 'darling'.
  • Although his presence is brief, Belzeber from Star Ocean: Till the End of Time certainly gives off this vibe. He speaks in an eccentric tone, has very flamboyant mannerisms, and wears lipstick.
  • Jowy Atreides and the protagonist in Suikoden II have a few Brokeback Mountain-esque exchanges throughout.
  • Lucretia, Lelei and Cathari in Suikoden V. Lelei has been confirmed as lesbian and is hopelessly in love with Lucretia, who is implied to have been romantically involved with Cathari in the past. A few lines of dialogue (followed by a fade-to-black) between Lelei and Lucretia on the night before the big battle might easily be seen as a Relationship Reveal. It's a Suikoden game, of course, so these are only the most obvious examples.
  • Summon Night:
    • Aera, from the second Swordcraft Story. She behaves odd around girls, especially Lynn. Then again, Swordcraft Story is best known for its Lesbian options.
    • Razzy from the first game seems to develop a crush on the female protagonist, and even asks if she thinks that girls can marry other girls. This could just be admiration that she's confusing for love, but she only develops these feelings if you choose to play as a girl.
  • Sunrider has Kryska Stares. She mentions that she previously served in an all-female crew, as the Solar Alliance believes that segregating its soldiers into same-sex contingents will prevent fraternization; when asked if these measures actually worked, her response is a smirk and a brief chuckle. Tellingly, she’s the only member of the Sunrider’s female crew to show no romantic interest in Kayto Shields and is the only one who cannot be romancednote  in Liberation Day’s [RE]turn scenario. She also forms a close—if vitriolic—friendship with Icari Isidolde, so much so that other members of the crew speculate that the two of them might be more than just friends.
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  • Tales Series:
    Zelos: "But really, though... Isn't it true that you and that Estelle gal are really close?"
    Zelos: "There it IS! Rita-chan's TSUNDERE PERSONALITY!! It's sooo CUTE!"
    • Richard from Tales of Graces. Very elegant hand gestures, effeminate appearance, and quite possibly crushing on Asbel since they were kids. Not helped by the scene in which he gives Asbel his ring. Or the skit in which he pretends to be Cheria so Malik can practice flirting with her (It Makes Sense in Context). Or the fact that Pascal points out that they're "mwa-mwa hanky-panky all the time." Or the fact that he sounds extremely irritated by the idea of his many female suitors. Or the fact that he says things like "[Asbel] is such a kind man. It's the trait I love most in him." Or the fact that his entire motivation as a villain, though it's intensified by a little Demonic Possession, is the fact that he sees Asbel's rejection of his aid as a direct betrayal.
    • Dist the Reaper in Tales of the Abyss. A Sissy Villain to the max, he's completely obsessed with his former friend Jade, either to surpass him, force Jade to acknowledge him, or both, and desperately wants to return to the time when he and Jade went everywhere together as children. Refers to himself as "fabulous" and "gorgeous" (among many other adjectives), insists on being called "Dist the Rose", and generally acts like a jealous ex.
    • Sorey in Tales of Zestiria. His relationship with Mikleo hits a lot of the same notes as previous chastity couples in the Tales series, with the Tales staff even referring to Mikleo as "his one and only". He is also canonically not attracted to any of his female comrades and is confused at the idea of finding naked women attractive. His description of Mikleo's appearance in the novel is also downright romantic:
      Sorey flicked a glance at Mikleo who was walking by his side. Hair the color of pale aquamarine, skin so fair as to seem translucent, sophisticated violet eyes. Even from his prospective, Sorey thought there was a beauty to Mikleo that would draw the eyes of others.
    • Velvet, Eleanor, and Niko in Tales of Berseria
      • Velvet and Eleanor have immense amounts of Ship Tease covered in the Ho Yay section to the point that it's even referenced in the achievement for completing Eleanor's personal sidequest - she's blatantly checking out Velvet's chest while the achievement asks where her eyes are. Velvet comes off as a Tsundere towards Eleanor on a number of occasions, namely seeming concerned for Eleanor, but denying it, which gets lampshaded by Laphicet and Magilou. The fact Eleanor becomes Velvet's confidante, and they share an important moment on the traditional night before the final battle fuels it further.
      • Niko is Velvet's childhood friend. Every scene between Velvet and Niko appears to feature some degree of Ship Tease with Velvet. When Velvet encounters a dream illusion of Niko, which is based off of Velvet's ideal wish, it is enough to cause Velvet to start reverting back to how she was in the prologue even before hearing that her brother Laphicet might still be alive. Niko is is extra affectionate towards Velvet. When dream Niko sees Velvet's daemon arm her response is to panic for a second ... before offering to help hide it and saying it's OK. As the illusion is based off Velvet's memories and thoughts, this means that Velvet thinks the real Niko would have done the same.
  • The Carecrow from Toonstruck behaves like a stereotypical gay man; he's very effeminate, he calls his crows his babies, and he's obsessed with fashion.
  • Fujiwara no Mokou of Touhou is very butch in both appearance (barring her Rapunzel Hair) and mannerisms, especially amazing considering she was a human raised in Japan 1400 years ago, and that's before considering her centuries-long Foe Yay with Kaguya. Then again everyone is gay in Gensoukyou, so this probably doesn't mean much.
  • TY the Tasmanian Tiger: Dennis, a green tree frog and one of Ty's allies, shows off a lot of Camp Gay mannerisms such as lisping and sounding flamboyantly as well as tasking Ty with finding a thunder egg that was pink colored.
  • Red-Brief J from Wario World, a giant, muscular, anthropomorphic bull that wears a red speedo.
  • Joshua from The World Ends with You.
    • His favorite color is pink; he loves rainbows, takes pictures of the main character's ass and calls him pet names; and as one announcer put it: "When he sees a hole, he knows how to fill it". There's also his constant girlish giggling.
    • This whole exchange right before Neku enters Shibuya River in Another Day:
    Neku: I guess that's understandable. All right, I'll go check it out.
    Joshua: Whoa there, Black 'n' Blue. I'm going with.
    Neku: You? You seem the LAST person who'd want to go in there.
    Joshua: I could never live with myself if I let you go alone. Let's spend some quality time.
    Beat: Whoa ho ho! You guys are... Like, you ain't...
    Shiki: Blue and Pink!? Sure, they go.. but I didn't know they went LIKE THAT!
    Neku: Now look what you've done!
    Joshua: Hee hee... Shut up and walk, dear.
    Shiki: ... I'm going, too. If something happens, I want to see... I mean stop it!
    • And in the normal game, there's the priceless line:
    Joshua: You watch my behind, and I'll watch yours.
    • He starts with a very high Brave stat, which lets him wear metrosexual shirts right off the bat and equip handbags with a bit of grinding. Also, the Frilly Parasol.
    • In his appearance in Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance he not-so-subtly flirts with both Riku and Neku. Seems Joshua has a type.
  • Male Blood Elves in World of Warcraft, though more as a joke than anything. Not only is this a joke among the players but many of the male Blood Elves' /emotes, particularity /joke, dab in this trope. Then there's Martek's tale in the quest "The Day that Deathwing Came: What Really Happened." Ironically, male Blood Elves are larger and more muscular then the average real-life male; it's just that males of the other races, including humans, are cartoonishly muscular.


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