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English citations of yandere

Noun: "(chiefly Japanese fiction) a fictional character ..."[edit]

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  • 2009, Nagaru Tanigawa (translated from the Japanese by Christine Schilling), The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi-chan, Volume 2, Yen Press (2011), ISBN 9780316218757, page 19:
    Incidentally, it appears that such heroines are categorized as yandere.
  • 2009 October 4, sanjian [username], “Re: Bakemonogatari - comments on the end of the TV broadcast”, in rec.arts.anime.misc, Usenet[1]:
    And it finally answered the question as to whether Senjougahara is tsundere or yandere.
  • 2012, Jazmine Brusola, "Rabble Rousers: A Fate/Zero Anime Review", Flyleaf (Ateneo Literary Association), April 2012 - February 2013, page 14:
    Looking at anime charts, there's always the harem series with the dense hero and a bunch of girls whose personalities are pulled out of a set cast of tropes (the Childhood Friend, Tsundere, Yandere, and Lolita, for instance).
  • 2013, Jin Xiang, "Mirai Nikki: Review", Anime Reign, Volume 1, Issue 1, March 2013, page 25:
    This show is recommended for yandere and romance genre of Otakus.
  • 2014, Olivia D. Knight, Please, Let Me Be a Seiyuu!, BookRix (2014), ISBN 9783730998380, unnumbered page:
    "Believe it, man. In fact, she's seriously creepy. Like creepier than that pink-haired girl from Future Diary."
    "Wait, what?" Sam got that reference quickly, but was not happy with the comparison. She wasn't a psychopathic, murderous Yandere stalker, from what he could see.
  • 2014, “Lin Ling: More than just your bubbly girl!”, in Filipino Cosplay Scene Magazine[2], volume 1, number 2, ISSN 2244-615X, page 49:
    FiCs: We have character stereotypes like tsundere, yandere etc. What will you classify yourself as? / Lin: I'm Yandere!