apparently i found a canon trans lady in the battle maison
don’t black belt women exist tho
black belts are an all-male trainer class within the game.
OH duh. right. i took this complete out of context. it’s pokemon.
Reasons I love X and Y
This is just a mis-translation you fuck heads
I hate to break your bubble, but no, it’s not. In Japanese, she says
which literally means “To think I was a Black Belt just half a year ago. Modern medicine sure is amazing!”
as an extra bonus, Black Belts are referred to in Japanese as カラテおう, which means “karate king” and is explicitly male.
(extra extra bonus: she is a known thing in the Japanese fandom and there is (somewhat tasteless) fanart of her.)
tl;dr keep your stupid transphobic assumptions to yourself, moron
Oh wow. I didn’t even know this. So much more love for X and Y. Pokemon just got much more awesome. Adorable canon trans lady! I really like this.
Pokemon X and Y also includes homosexual ideas (images below) as well, so that’s pretty cool. (I say homosexual ideas because we don’t know if they’re meant to be gay/pan/bi/etc.) (Disclaimer: image captures below are not mine.)