One thing is for sure: the new Link is darn pretty, perhaps the prettiest Link in the history of pretty Links. That prettiness is bound to inspire some feelings. There is a reason why gender-swap fan art or cosplay of Link is so popular. A lot of self identified heterosexual males clearly have some repressed attraction to our lovely green-clad hero. Making him a "girl" gives them permission to feel that lust and while maintaining a hetero self image.
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