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Synonyms: 姫女子
See also: femslash, himedanshi, fujoshi
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Himejoshi (姫女子, "princess girl") is a Japanese slang term for female fans of yuri media.[1][2] The term is a mirror to "fujoshi" (female fans of yaoi). It is said to be derived from the yuri manga magazine Yuri Hime.[3] sometime around 2011-2012.[4]


  1. ^ Pixiv Encyclopedia page for "姫女子"
  2. ^ Mafali (2 April 2018). "姫女子の意味と由来・特徴・姫女子か診断するチェック項目". uranaru [ウラナル]. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  3. ^ Danbooru wiki for "Himejoshi"
  4. ^ senshin, in response to Maroon (April 20, 2017). "terminology - Is there any equivalent to the "fujoshi"/"fudanshi" descriptors for yuri fans?". Anime & Manga Stack Exchange. Archived from the original on 2021-06-12. Retrieved April 16, 2019.