Last modified on 10 October 2013, at 01:46




From Japanese ちゃん (chan), a familiar suffix commonly affixed to the names of children, and slash.


chanslash (uncountable)

  1. (fandom slang) Slash fan fiction involving minor characters.
    • 2002 23 December, Stacey, “Re: The little things (CoS movie--spoilers!)”,, Usenet:
      Are you going to leave chanslash and shotakon for another discussion?
    • 2003 23 August, Dina Lerret, “Re: Yahoo TOSing slash lists -- Cause for concern”, alt.startrek.creative.erotica.moderated, Usenet:
      Hm, from where I originally heard, it struck a Harry Potter list-owner first. Her entire account was deleted. Some say it's because one of the groups she owned was an HP chanslash one.
    • 2011, Aaron Schwabach, Fan Fiction and Copyright: Outsider Works and Intellectual Property Protection, Ashgate (2011), ISBN 9780754679035, pages 10-11:
      Slash is subdivided into subcategories, a partial list of which might include yaoi (slash involving manga and anime characters), chanslash (explicit slash involving minor characters, such as Harry/Draco or Snape/Harry (also known as Drarry and Snarry, respectively) from the Harry Potter universe), []