Tag: Nakamura Asumiko

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, […]

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 […]

Fujojocast #10: Building a BL starter kit!

Fujojocast #10: Building a BL starter kit!

  So I posted last weekend about pooling people’s recs for a BL starter kit! If you’ve got a few titles in mind, that’s great! Let me know about it!  However, if you’re still thinking how to go about it, let Airin, Maija, and I help […]

43. Doukyuusei by Nakamura Asumiko.

43. Doukyuusei by Nakamura Asumiko.

I got my DVD of Doukyuusei last week. To be honest, I didn’t want to get the DVD. I mean, yes, I wanted to watch the film. I was miserable that I missed the film when I had the chance to see it. But the DVD, […]

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 […]

Nakamura Asumiko’s Doukyuusei (Classmates) is getting an anime!

Nakamura Asumiko’s Doukyuusei (Classmates) is getting an anime!

So good things happened yesterday and one of which was this announcement that A-1 pictures, the studio behind Persona and Utapuri are animating Nakamura Asumiko’s Doukyuusei series! You can check the official anime page too!

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 […]

Harlequin Japan’s new BL line starts with “Roomate” and Ranryouou

I’m actually writing this out of massive fangirling for Nakamura Asumiko and silent weeping that I can’t enjoy these lovely covers in their English editions. Today, Harlequin Japan announced that they’re starting a new BL line called Harlequin Lovesick which focuses on the translation and […]

#801MMF Spotlight: BL’s New Wave

When a couple of Japanese BL scholars went down to Manila, I spent a good week with them – interviewing local female artists and getting to know BL fans in Manila. During down time, they had a chance to ask me, “What kind of BL […]

#25: Utsubora by Nakamura Asumiko

Shun Mizorogi is an acclaimed novelist who seems to have passed his prime. He hasn’t written a thing in years yet at his publisher’s party, he becomes infatuated with a young girl who calls herself Aki Fujino. After the debut his new work, the police […]