>>162458985>Because tomboys don't conform to the Japanese society idea of a Yamato Nadeshiko.
When has that mattered? Lum Invader, first otaku dream girl, was made to be opposite of that. There are popular YN girls, but then there are countless examples where they don't win. What otaku consider moe doesn't have to align with society's ideal, otherwise you wouldn't have these gal heroines you guys eat up.