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In the mids, estimates of the size of the Japanese yaoi fandom were at , people;  at around that time, the long-running yaoi anthology June had a circulation of between 80, and , twice the circulation of the "best-selling" gay lifestyle magazine Badi.
Retrieved January 7, In the mids, estimates of the size of the Japanese yaoi fandom were at , people, but indespite increased knowledge of the genre among the general public, readership remains limited. Her study shows that fans believe that in order to be "serious" fans, they should know their own preferences, and "consider themselves a sort of sexual minority". Retrieved May 15, Anime and manga fandom. This article may contain an excessive amount of intricate detail that may interest only a particular audience. Archived from the original on
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