If you have trouble writing a diverse cast, or relating to transgender characters then Horo Musuko is for you. This story is the adorable, calming tale of a young girl’s transition from DMAB (Defined Male at Birth) to her true self.
Why I recommend it for writers: The slice-of-life genre can be very healing, and every writer I know is extremely stressed. Not only that, but it will help with diversity in your writing to see a different perspective.
Warning: This is just one experience with the transgender condition. Please do not assume all transgender individuals have the same process. Also, lots of misgendering of main characters. Lots of it.
Have you seen this anime? What about it made you want to be a better writer? Do you intend to go shotgun this anime now that I’ve shown it to you? Comment below and tell me what you think!