There have been many anime characters who identify as bisexual, each with their own unique set of events and experiences.
Bisexual Visibility Day, which began in 1999, is an annual event held in September. Since then, BiWeek has been held on September 23rd to commemorate the date. In order to celebrate the acceptance of bisexuality and to raise awareness of the bisexual community, BiWeek was created.
There aren’t many anime characters who identify as bisexual, given the sheer volume of anime that exists. This list features ten bisexual anime characters and their respective series in honor of BiWeek and because of the limited number of characters. There is a wide variety of anime in this list, which dates back to the late 1990s to the current season. Also, take a look at anime’s LGBT partnerships.
1. Utena Tenjou – Revolutionary Girl Utena
The story of Utena Tenjou is told in the 1997 film Revolutionary Girl Utena. Her parents died while she was a child. A prince appears one day and Utena immediately decides she wants to be one herself. Utena fights in duels while attending Ootori Academy. Anthy Himemiya, also known as the “Rose Bride,” is the grand reward for the winner. In the Revolutionary Girl Utena Commentary DVD, Kunihiko Ikuhara confirmed that Utena and Anthy are in love. During the final song, the two can be seen kissing one another. Other strong female characters to look out for include the following.
2. Honoka Maki – Kiznaiver
Honoka Maki, the protagonist of Kiznaiver’s Honoka Maki, is a shy girl who has difficulty socializing because of a painful event from her past. Even though she had feelings for Ruru after working on a manga together, she was afraid she would never recover from his death. As a result, she ends her relationship with Ruru. Because she forced Ruru to work on the manga, Honoka feels responsible for his death. In her opinion, Ruru has been overworked.
3. Ranka – Ouran High School Host Club
High-achieving Ouran High School serves as the setting for the comedy Ouran High School Host Club, which was released in 2006. An costly vase is broken when Haruhi Fujioka enters the club room. She works at the host club part-time to pay off her debts. The club has her dress as a boy because of her manly appearance. Bisexual Ryouji Fujioka is the father of Haruhi Fujioka. Ryouji works at a cross-dressing bar as Ranka. After the death of his wife, Ryouji took to crossdressing because he thinks he could never love another woman.
4. Yukari Sendou – Rosario + Vampire
Youkai Academy, a boarding school for monsters, is the setting for Rosario + Vampire, which was released in 2008. When human Tsukune Aono enrolls in the school, he makes an effort to blend in with the other monsters. Yukari Sendou, a witch, is one of the girls he meets. Yukari is a genius who, despite this, behaves like a child. She has a wand with which she may cast spells and a deck of tarot cards. In addition to Tsukune, Yukari also has feelings for Moka Akashiya, a female vampire. Polyamory is something Yukari has indicated an interest in having with the two of them.
5. Suruga Kanbaru – Monogatari Series
Many memorable characters have appeared in the Monogatari franchise since 2009’s Bakemonogatari. Koyomi Araragi, a third-year high school student, is the focus of the show. His night vision and regeneration abilities are inherited from his encounter with the Vampire Araragi. Araragi aids his fellow students who are plagued by paranormal manifestations. Underclassman Suruga Kanbaru is a standout basketball player for Araragi’s team. One of Suruga’s most distinguishing characteristics is that she appears to have a monkey’s paw. At first, she declares that she is exclusively interested in females, but when Araragi helps her free herself from her phantasm, she changes her mind.
6. Pitohui – Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online
A Sword Art Online 2 alternative, Gun Gale Online, was released in 2018 as an update to the series. Karen Kohiruimaki, also known as Pink Devil in the Gun Gale Online community, goes by the moniker LLENN. She is frequently targeted because of her reputation as one of the top players. Elza Kanzaki, posing as the identity Pitohui, is a character she encounters while fleeing her pursuers. It’s Pitohui’s idea for LLENN to compete in a GGO tournament. Finally, LLENN and Pitohui meet face-to-face in the final episode of SAO Alternative: GGO! Elza’s servant cautions Karen after Elza kisses her that Elza is known to quickly go through men and women.
7. Miku Izayoi – Date A Live
Despite its 2014 release and inclusion in Date A Live 2, Shidou Itsuka still manages to connect people with their inner selves. Shidou must seal the spirit’s force by kissing it in order to activate its power. Taking each spirit out on a date is the best method for him to accomplish this. Miku Izayoi is one of the ghosts Harry encounters in season two of the anime. She enjoys singing, and the power she possesses, which she calls “Gabriel,” allows her to influence the thoughts of others. When Miku first meets Shidou, she is disgusted by men, and she refuses to engage in conversation with him. When Shidou approaches Miku, he does so in the guise of a young woman. Miku was drawn to Shidou because he couldn’t be controlled by Gabriel. Watching Shidou save Tohka, a different spirit, changes Miku’s mind towards him. Miku kisses Shidou to seal her power after he swears to always remain her fan.
8. Apollo – Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon
Danmachi, which was released in 2015, tells the story of Bell Cranel, an explorer who aims to become Orario’s greatest adventurer. As soon as he meets Hestia, she backs him on his journey to be the best. Bell is now a member of Hestia’s family. Hestia isn’t the only deity in the universe. Hestia’s favorite god, Apollo, is known for his frequent flings with her. He also has male family members he cares about. Throughout the program, Apollo is proven to be bisexual and to harbor sexual desires for Bell in particular.
9. Ertegun – Carole and Tuesday
A new summer anime series, Carole and Tuesday, recounts the adventures of two friends named Carole and Tuesday. Carole and Tuesday meet in a sequence of circumstances after humanity has colonized Mars. When they learn that they are both musicians, they immediately want to collaborate. They encounter DJ Ertegun on their journey. Ertegun may be arrogant, but he has the credentials to back him up. Five years in a row, the people of Mars chose him as the best DJ. During an episode of Carole and Tuesday, Ertegun declares that he can only be in love with “competent dudes” and “excellent chicks”.
10. Ash Lynx – Banana Fish
Banana Fish is a 2018 film set in New York City. Aslan Jade Callenreese, better known as Ash Lynx, was born into a life of crime and raised by the Callenreese family. Ash is the head of his own gang, having learned everything he knows from Dino Golzine, Dino’s godfather. While Ash was working as a prostitute, she was sleeping with men and women of all genders, including children. Ash gets his hands on a highly sought-after narcotic known as Banana Fish. The medicine and Ash are what Dino really wants. Journalists from Japan have arrived to cover street gangs while this is going on. Eiji, an assistant to a journalist, has a crush on Ash. Ash is forced to rescue Eiji when he becomes entangled in the slums of Tokyo. Make sure you don’t fall for this one.