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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 […]

Hot 2015 BL Webcomic Rec List!

Hey guys! Happy 801, Yaoi no Hi! /o/    As a gift to all of you, I’ve finally compiled the 2015 BL Webcomic Rec List from all you amazing people. Super thanks! Had I done this alone you’d probably get a handful but I got […]

The Dangerous BL of 2015

It’s awesome to start the new year with some BL and I’m more than happy to share to you the list of most dangerous BL in 2015 from Kono BL ga Yabai!

Favorite Manga Reads for 2014

2014 was a very busy year for me. The bulk of my research was done during this year and in terms of manga reading, I actually spent more time catching up or reading manga related to my research more than reading all the new manga […]

Lessons from Manga Futures

To try to encapsulate the entirety of Manga Futures in one blog post is difficult. There were so many amazing people, many of which were experts in studies of Japanese popular culture. Their presentations ranged from foreign censorship to misrepresentation of manga and anime in […]

A guide to visiting Free!’s Iwatobi (Iwami, Tottori)

When I planned my trip to Japan last April, I had one non-negotiable location. Surprisingly, it wasn’t a fujoshi spree in Ikebukuro. Nor was it even paying homage to Akihabara. There was one thing that I really wanted to do in Japan — I wanted […]

Fujoshi Shopping Guide in Japan

So you’ve been seeing all these blogs or twitters highlighting these so and so items for these so and so anime at these so and so events. Chances are, you’d want these items. Chances are, you’ll be going to Japan soon. Chances are, these are […]