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Pelz



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:10 pm Reply with quote
Daisuke Higuchi is a woman.
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Ali07



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:16 pm Reply with quote
Pelz wrote:
Daisuke Higuchi is a woman.

Personally, I've never heard of her, and just wanted to see what comment was here. So looked her up on Wikipedia, and saw this:
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Often she is mistaken for a man, namely because Daisuke is a name usually attributed to men.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daisuke_Higuchi

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Amethyst Alchemist



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:02 pm Reply with quote
Pelz wrote:
Daisuke Higuchi is a woman.


The article has been corrected. Thank you!
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nargun



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:35 pm Reply with quote
The equivalent japanese wiki page makes it clearer [ペンネームは男性名義であるが、女性である]; it's a pen-name.

[names in -suke are some of the most strongly-gendered male names the japanese language and culture offers][/b]
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