When Victor Nikiforov, a Russian skater who Yuri idolizes, sees a videotape of Yuri skating, he decides to personally prepare him for the next Grand Prix. Nezumi and Shion come from very different walks of life. When Shion gives Nezumi a place to stay for the night, his high social status is revoked, and he sees the true nature of the world around him. When Hikaru offers to help Rihito organize a music event at their school, the two boys are forced to interact for the first time. Ash Lynx and Eiji Okumura are immediately dedicated to each other from the moment they meet, even though their lives and personalities couldn't be more different. As they prepare to graduate and move onto the next phase of life, they help each other cope with potentially overwhelming changes.
Alejandra. Age: 22.
Over the course of their training, the two begin falling in love.
Aileen. Age: 23.
The 13 Best Yaoi Anime Couples of All Time
Depending on your take on the issue, you might feel that some of these pairings don't belong on this list. It often has tropes that are unique to the medium - including things like massive age gaps and power differentials that may not appeal to all readers. A few of these couples come from anime with contested designations. Other people think it isn't yaoi because it doesn't adhere to certain yaoi tropes.