Youíre canadian right? Is english not your first language or something? Subtext by definition isnít spelt out, hence the name. You choose not to acknowledge it because you find it offensive or something, which I canít for the life of me understand because as often as not the author intends for it to be there and knows full well the result of what will happen if they show exceedingly attractive, teenage boys hug each other, put their heads on each otherís shoulders and generally show disinterest in the other sex. I never once said that was the case. See:
You seriously have to stop responding to people as though theyíve written something completely different. You do it all the time. It isnít effective, or intelligent, or edgy or anything else. It comes off as just a vain attempt to try and change the argument because you canít think of an adequate rebuttal for whatís there.
ďOh lolololol letís generalize the fuck out of an entire nationís male youth!Ē
And do you think having a main character you can relate to is the most important facotor? The most popular shounen mangas feature real heroes and role models, not bland, self-insertion male leads.