A Japanese slang term for a pre-op or non-op male-to-female transexual. Visually similar to futanari, but possessing no female genitalia. That is to say, the character has a female body but male sex organs.
Also known as "shemale" (シーメール). The word "newhalf" is originally used for referring a male who had begun to transition to female but kept her lower body the same; literally a "new half".
Tagging Notes: This tag should be used if you can either visually confirm the character has no vulva or there is information that clearly supports that the character doesn't have one, such as the tags used in the source, the artist's commentary or indicators in the art itself that confirms the character is a newhalf. When in doubt use the futanari tag instead.
- Otoko no ko - boys that look very feminine in appearance
- Cuntboy - boys with female genitalia, sometimes referred to as "reverse newhalf"
- Poison (Final Fight) - a popular Capcom character that became infamously known for her potential status as a trans woman, which was left ambiguous by the developers and has remained a topic of frequent debate by fans and media alike
- Transgender - characters who don't identify with the sex they were assigned at birth