chanslash

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

chanslash ‎(uncountable)

  1. (fandom slang) Slash fan fiction involving minor characters.
    • 2002 December 23, Stacey, “Re: The little things (CoS movie--spoilers!)”, in alt.fan.harry-potter, Usenet[1]:
      Are you going to leave chanslash and shotakon for another discussion?
    • 2003 August 23, Dina Lerret, “Re: Yahoo TOSing slash lists -- Cause for concern”, in alt.startrek.creative.erotica.moderated, Usenet[2]:
      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), []