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More than just an eye for BL: Fujoshi’s Queer Affective Literacies

More than just an eye for BL: Fujoshi’s Queer Affective Literacies

Well, didn’t think a meme would be apt for this moment but I really feel that it has been a journey from this blog to this journal article.

Spotlight: Kumota Haruko

Spotlight: Kumota Haruko

For #BLush801, I focus my spotlight on Kumota Haruko’s works and the different reasons why her adorable works are worth the journey.

On the Bitches of Boys Love: the pornographic response of Japan’s rotten women

On the Bitches of Boys Love: the pornographic response of Japan’s rotten women

Who knew that one day I will write an academic article which made me read quite a lot of nasty boys love manga. But that is life.

The polarised “dangerous” boys love manga of 2018

The polarised “dangerous” boys love manga of 2018

This year’s best boys love manga titles are CRAY! Like doused in cajun spices and butter cray.

The 2017 Dangerous Boys Love (BL) Manga

The 2017 Dangerous Boys Love (BL) Manga

2016 was quite surreal as seemingly impossible things just got real. From the deaths of our cultural heroes to the figure skating anime we never realised we actually needed, 2016 was exceptionally cray. 2016’s BL titles were no exception.    The 2017 list of BL’s “dangerous” titles, […]

My favourite manga reads in 2016

My favourite manga reads in 2016

  2016. What a year. It’s been a tough year for many of us and personally, it was a challenging one. I was so busy with the last stretch of my dissertation that I hardly read any manga at all! When things finally slowed down […]

The BL Manga Starter Kit

The BL Manga Starter Kit

I’d like to think of this BL Starter Kit as Pandora’s Box. When Airin raised the idea to me, I was obscenely curious over what she had to say. In fact, I’ve been very curious what titles people suggested because getting someone started on BL […]

2016 BL Webcomic Rec List

2016 BL Webcomic Rec List

Whether it’s raining or I’m burning under the summer sun, I will not miss out on this year’s rec list! The contributions this year are amazing and diverse. I took out some recs  because they’re quite young narratives which still needs some time to brew. […]

The dangerous Boys Love (BL) manga of 2016

The dangerous Boys Love (BL) manga of 2016

Another year. Another set of dangerous boys love (BL) manga for us to read and enjoy! Here’s this list Kono BL ga Yabai list!

10 awesomesauce manga from 2015

2015 came and went so fast and I feel like I haven’t read enough manga. OTL. More like, I feel like I haven’t written much about the manga I read in the last year. I remember making a call for more josei this year but […]