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Read any good BL recently? Drop your recs and read along here!

Recs:
>https://0bin.net/paste/BcUzmv00#fNrEiVUlM+7p-BWojTqsPxoMPUTpNNOQPTDexNtIjPU
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Bonus question:
>OPT! Convince anons to read some of your favourite BL manga by posting only One Page.
>Bonus points if it's out of context.

Previous thread >>2833865
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Please reply to this post to ask for things to be added OR REMOVED from the rec list.
>anime, VNs, and fan doujin are allowed
>please state if your rec is for the rec list and pinboard, or specifically for the chart.

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How to post to and edit the Pinboard:
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NEW HERE? Check out our curated rec chart!
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>No Additions nor Removals this time

Since things seem slow at the moment:
>Chart Anon was still around three threads ago! This would be a good time to start making suggestions for V6 of the chart.
>Fucked up trying to add something to the pinboard. I used the correct link format, not sure what went wrong. Pinboard anon, please check your email.
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>the obvious bottom becomes the bottom
>the obvious top ends up the top
any bl manga where this is subverted?
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>>2836671
Akiyama-kun
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>>2836671
Itoshi no Mitsuyoku Circus
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>>2836671
Here are some with unexpected top/bottom or seke roles:

Ore to Atashi to Shinsekai
A Marked Love Match
MADK
My Influencer Boyfriend
Fall of an Immortal
God is Probably Left Handed
Boku No High Spec Kareshi-sama
Guang Xiang
Playtime with Hakdo
Happy Kuso Life
Nii-chan
10 Dance
The Secret Case Files of the Cafe April
Dear Gene
To Dear, My Sorrow
Umi no soko
Zetsubou ni Nake
Shinjuku Lucky Hole
The Love That Binds
Aiseyo Bakemono
Sayonara Okaeri Itoshisa ni -Koi ni Tsuite, Oshietekurenai ka
Hi Manyuaru Ren Ai
Almost everything by Youhe Hino
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Hey guys, I'm working on a BL novel with heavy philosophical themes and I wanted to ask if any of you have recommendations for a philosophical BL novel / manga.
The closest I've read were Heaven Official's Blessing and watched MDZS, and yes these novels are loaded with philosophical ideas.
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>>2836724
There's no top/bottom roles in 10 dance. One of them can't get it up to another man. It's straight
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Does anyone here know if Papa Datte Shitai is on hiatus or finished or discontinued?
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>>2836784
It's ongoing in Jap, ch.25 came out three days ago.
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>>2836789
Great! But I'm confused about the chapter numbers since the site I've read it from has like 72 chapters
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>>2836753
Usually people will point to pretty much any work made by Priest. Perhaps Can Ci Pin? It did won the highest literary award in China.
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>>2836792
Maybe the western release has them divided in shorter parts.
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>>2836784
Oh is the manga still going? I thought it was just the anime.
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>>2836753
I like While Being Seen off by Campanella/3 Ban Sen no Campanella
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>>2836800
Yes, the manga is much, much better. I binged it yesterday
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>>2836809
I might give it a shot then, thanks for the info anon
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Can someone please explain to me what is "Homo Yuri"?
I got curious after searching up Dhibli doujins.
I don't really come here though, but they told me ask here.
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>>2836671
Anything with the Josou Seme tag.
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>>2836842
"Homo Yuri" is also called "uke x uke"
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>>2836795
Been avoiding reading danmei for a while but I guess I'll check it out.
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Shame this didn't happen before the mangaka died
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>>2836753
Nanchan, Dinghai fusheng records, Seizing dreams, even Thousand autumn brings up the question of morality. Just go to NU and browse the BL tags, filter the fast wear novels though
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>>2836632
Kaze to Ki no Uta is a must for any BL enthusiast. One could literally pick any from well-over 3000 pages of Takemiya's magnum opus, but this one, though comparatively simplistic in composition, still leaves one of the best lasting impressions on how to economically segue from reverie to reality.
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>>2836843
Back in my day we just called that shit
shotaonii.
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>>2836842
Is homo with "a fluffy femenine yuri-like appeal"
Aka: Absolute garbage for tasteless fags and women.
I guess back then it was called shonen ai before it became outdated and too vague.
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>>2836632
>>2836912
Speaking of legends, this is the page that convinced me to read Zankoku despite the tragedy. Both Takemiya and Hagio excelled at emotional page composition beyond face closeups. Not to say face closeups didn't become the staple of their manga as well, esp after Takemiya's realization that the more of those she made, the better her manga sold.
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>>2836632
They Wrote A Fanfic About Us
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>>2836924
Some of the pages are funny as fuck, it doesn't help that the second manga becomes a parody of itself.
The schizo twins, the sisters, that dumb fuck Ian and everyone in the main character's life was the shittiest part of the manga
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>>2836931
I agree that some pages aged worse than others, especially because Hagio's art can be a bit stiff. The second part had a couple of redundant characters and it could be shorter, but Ian's plotline itself was good. He was annoying but realistically so.
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>>2836918
The Josou is not always a shota though.
Sometimes they're a trap or look feminine.
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>>2836632
Senpai wa Joshikousei
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>>2836941
And most times that "feminity" comes by looking like a little dainty kid with a big ass a little bulge and that's it.
All your trapfags are just shotafags with a new coat of paint don't try to deny it. If boku no pico came out today you would be drooling all over that shit.
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>>2836941
>>2836965
'Jousou' is literally just 'dressed in women's clothes' so crossdressing. It doesn't matter if it's a shota or burly ojisan in a maid dress.
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>>2836968
What's it called when it's just a fem not a kid or a crossdresser as a seme. I love that but it's hard to find.
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>>2836632
Total Eclipse of the Eternal Heart
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Anyone know how to download manga from cmoa (besides using their retarded offline reader app)?
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Your honest opinion of incest?
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>>2836972
There's no specific tag like this afaik. Josou is still your best bet, if not, 体格 小 (small build) or 美人 攻め (pretty seme) will probably also work. That's for Jap terms, if you want to look on chilchil or sth. English is random with tagging, so no idea there.
>>2837049
Will read sibling incest as long as the story is okay. Not a turn-off, not a turn-on, just there. Parent-kid is kinda icky. Ofc not counting pseudo incest like adoptions etc.
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>>2837033
Why he dead?
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>>2837049
Brother x brother >uncle x nephew > cousin x cousin >> son x father > father x son > every other form of incest
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>>2837049
Brother/Brother is a classic, but really overused and hard to get fresh material nowadays.

Father/Son is super rare but can be really hot if the writer doesn't too many retarded fetishes in it. I can't say I ever found any with a decent story though.
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>>2837049
shit
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>>2837077
Read it and find out
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You know I'd like to read a BL with a gay guy and a "straight" guy where the straight guy decides to give a try because he's curious but instead of jumping into sex they take it slow and slow get comfortable and do minor stuff until after dozen chapters of build up they actually have sex.
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>>2837033
isn't this by the nakamura-kun author? mental
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pay juné eight fujobux anons it’s worth it for the most relatable awkward sex in BL.
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Thanat's futekiya inteview was fantastic and pretty revealing.
I didn't realize that the one-armed seme from Perfect Fit was based on Finn from Adventure Time, but Thanat being a westaboo makes sense given the vibe of her manga.
https://futekiya.com/creators-corner-interview-with-thanat/
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I remember seeing the raw for this but I can't find it anymore, annoying.
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>>2837131
Pic related very much fits this mold and I'm shocked more anons don't talk about this series despite there already being like 3+ volumes.
It's about the relationship between a "straight" construction worker and a gay bartender. The humorous tone, vivacious supporting cast and even the art all are very reminiscent of Hebiko Habuyama's best works, with greater emphasis on slice of life dramas than any relationship angst. Hell, we don't actually get a full-on extended sex scene until the straight guy bottom's for the first time in Vol.3.
The first chapter is up on dex, but lamentably the scan team seems to have dropped it. If this was translated it would be an automatic rec for the bin.

If your looking for other slow-burn bi-curious romances (that are already translated), try these:
>Tatoeba Konna Koi no Hanashi
>Kekkon Suru Kamoshirenai Otoko
>Neko x Neko
>Link and Ring
>The Love That Binds
>Ameagari no Bokura ni Tsuite
>Suki Kirai wa Iwanai yo
>Blue Lust
>Don't Call Me Dirty
>The Cornered Mouse Dreams of Cheese
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>>2837151
Yes, most of her output is actually pretty dark. Nakamura seems to be the exception.
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>>2837157
https://mega.nz/file/0c8QRAZB#7zT_BJ9aBg3AWeoGlWrYjiHcWrZchUgppS_xwUi0oJ4
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>>2837167
I've had it on my backburner for a while, I guess I should get to it.
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>>2837169
Thanks anon. Was it posted here the first time too?
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>>2837171
yup, I shared it a couple threads ago
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>>2837049
a favorite. i actually just re-read this one last night.
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>>2837156
Holy hell, Thanat is based as fuck. That interview had such a great vibe. The questions were really interesting too for once. It's funny how a lot of anons' favorite (A Marked Love Match) seems to be the one she cared about the least or at least thinks could have been better.
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>>2837154
I did, but I just couldn't get into this one. I love awkwardness, but I was expecting it be good bants too. Instead it kind of felt like they didn't like each other that much.
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>>2837183
Can't believe it has a BL CD.
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>>2837049
Guilty pleasure.
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>>2837196
Sauce?
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>>2837222
Dogma by Akabeko, from Immoral Sex anthology.
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>>2837156
I'm surprised that they didn't mentioned Here and There and Us considering it's general acclaim and being the editor's favorite from the catalogue.
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>>2836632
I did not regret this purchase
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>>2837229
I'm very glad you're enjoying your fish vagina, anon.
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>>2837229
It's really cute. Even more than the merman stuff, I enjoyed the other true rarity: established relationship.
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so i went and read what of gesshoku kitan was on man-gag-o... honestly it seems kinda dumb. just didn't click for me
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>>2837049
The best.
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>>2836632
These opening chapters were so well-executed.
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>>2836632
The struggle is real
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>>2837298
They were fantastic. Shame about the rest.
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For the other local 2 anons who like cnovels and can stomach live actions, tian ya ke love action is pretty good. Subs will be out on Friday
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>>2836386
That link is down, anyone have a new one?
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Thoughts on the end?
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>>2837298
A shame Volume 2 was shitto.
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>>2837328
It's not dead, it won't load until you have vpn set on Japan. Use Jap name in the search bar, click on what that comes up, and find it on the list.
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This comes out 29 March. Cover looks good.
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>>2837338
The art is great, pity the plot was so overdramatic. Seems it's the author's debut work, so maybe she'll get better with time.
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Who draws the best and most delicious looking buttholes?
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>>2837340
Haiki. Every other answer is wrong.
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Any of you anons bought this yet? And if so, do they finally switch in the extra?
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>>2836632
For the incest lovers
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>>2837357
they weren't related tho
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>>2837357
sauce?
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>>2837363
filename, c'mon
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>>2836632
>updates 10-45 pages (that's right, 45) bi-weekly
>has a cute artstyle
>it's exclusively in Mandarin Chinese (fuck!)

https://www.creative-comic DOT tw/book/131/content
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>>2837379
You should know that chinese BL is the future so you may as well learn the languages to pirate more efficiently
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>>2837387
Yeah, only as long as China doesn't step into Taiwan with harsher censorship. Chinese scans that shouldn't exist can be useful though.
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>>2837357
>Not blood related.
Shit.
Absolute garbage.
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>>2837379
Ugly tumblr tier wiry art made by some tasteless chink wooowww the innovation
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>>2837236
>I enjoyed the other true rarity: established relationship
To be frank, that’s kinda the main draw for me too. It’s arguably the weirdest and most refreshing thing about the manga: a couple comfortable with each other and devoid of any relationship angst.
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>>2837424
This exactly. The guy may've became half fish, but they still behaved all comfy and natural with each other, the contrast actually made it even better.
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>>2837330
Source?
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>>2837433
Until I meet my husband. It's on mangadex
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>>2837379
Wait...I don't get it? Why the hell did he do that?
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Update
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>>2837229
>Umi no soko
Where can I find this? Preferably translated?
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>>2837459
You can buy the raws on cmoa. It just came out, so no translation yet.
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>>2837459
No translations yet, and since it’s published in a lesser known BL magazine I think we’ll have to wait a good while. You can get the less censored version on cmoa for no extra cost.

Alternatively, the mangaka actually posted the entire first chapter on their twitter if you want a preview.
https://twitter.com/jnnKleeche/status/1353650837990457346
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>>2837466
>>2837467
Thanks! Love the style, I really hope we get it in enlgish sooner rather than later...
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>>2837457
Nice ref
I've never been able to draw the body quite as rectangular in the shoulders epecially
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What's the status on /a/'s homo threads? I haven't seen one in a long time. I know there was someone who kept spamming them with a less than savory OP, but was that really enough to kill the threads permanently?
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>>2837560
There are at least 3BL anime confirmed for this year. They’ll be back.
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>>2837560
No, it's just that there isn't enough to discuss. It's full of negative people hating on the latest popular series and not interested in latest minor series, half of them hate homo and keep sucking off to the people who hate them to feel superior to other fujoshi.
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>>2837560
They pop up once per month, because some retards are unable to ignore the retarded spammer and therefore the threads become incredibly shitty.
Except for sk8 this season is extra straight, so there's nothing new to discuss
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>>2837626
Volleyball one is homo at times but it also sucks.
I heard wave is pretty homolust but no one is watching.

But they are all super mediocre. Sk8 has adam but not enough to pull old fujo expect twitter retards jumping on the latest trend (Reminds me of fuguo keiji)
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>>2837229
But are the buttholes good?
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>>2837346
Based as fuck. I wish more people drew buttholes like Haiki. I also wish lot of mangaka didn't forget that tops have buttholes too.
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>>2837629
I was really excited for Adam because I love that type of character, but he just can't carry the show on his own.
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>>2837664
Yeah it's too formulaic for me too case and stale bait in an original show is boring as fuck.
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>>2837629
Volleyball also has the weird straight shit they're pushing. It's also just shit
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>>2837684
They are not pushing it anymore but yeah it's shit. I wonder hat the director was thinking.

I only stuck around because I like the MC and the other boy with backhair's designs and the accent.
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this looks hot, a shame the censor shit
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Today I binged the Rules/ Hybrid series by Kano Miyamoto. Christ anons, never have I seen a series go from good, to great, to spectacularly meaningless trash fire by the end. I was ready to reverse my preconceived biases about early 2000’s BL, only to have them viciously reinforced by the end. I’m not even mad or frustrated, just jaded and empty.
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>>2837638
No idea, they’re all censored unfortunately
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>>2837728
What was the trashfire about?
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>>2837698
Yeah, it's kind of a pity given that it's nearly all porn and no other plot.
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>>2837733
High school kid has crush on friend, so he goes to Shinjuku gay district and loses his virginity to a bisexual guy 9 years his senior. First volume focuses on the kid and his undefined relationship with bi guy and his unrequited feelings toward the friend.

The second volume focuses on the friend discovering his bisexuality after he goes to Shinjuku and patronizes a male prostitute. The rest of the series switches between these two couples.

Yes, it does do that annoying trope were even the side characters end up with each other, but it actually gives adequate justification and treats the subject matter of latent homolust seriously. It doesn’t just read like a naked trope.

Unfortunately it stumbles at the end of volume 3, and the sequel mangas just careen off a cliff.
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>>2837737
I was mostly curious what happened at the end that it ruined the manga.
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>>2837739
Succinctly put, everyone becomes a serial man whore whose actions not only defy they’re own self interest, but basic human logic to the point that they’ve been rendered unrecognizable as characters.
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If possible, can onBlue anon share the new Etranger chapter?
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>>2837744
Sure, when the digital comes out on March 1st.
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>>2837748
Many thanks!
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>>2837347
Damn was Zetsubou ni Nake a mess. The plot is a melodrama sped up 4x, but with really nice art and sex scenes. I have fondness for imperfect series so I didn't hate it, but it's objectively not well written. It shares a lot with concurrent Kono kiss wa kiji ni dekinai by Nishimoto Rou also in onBlue, where the nicely drawn sex scenes get glued with messy plot and inconsistent characterization.
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>>2836636
Pinboard anon. Replied to your email.
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>>2837815
Agreed, but was it riba in the end? I NEED to know.
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>>2836632
I love Fujitobi
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Does slow damage really have scat in Madarame's route
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>>2837340
Looks promising
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>>2837911
I'm the anon that had most of it in onBlue issues, so I only bought first vol. They didn't afaik though.
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>>2838008
It sure does, let's hope it keeps updating in decent pace. So far it's nice though, and OEL means no censorship (and burger style of sex talk but it's neglible)
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>>2836632
Kikumon
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>>2836632
Some lesser-known Syundei
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Is there anything good in Kachi Comi now that Dousei Yankee is done?

>>2838024
This is good shit, though I still prefer chiku bingo
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Cute
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It's out:
https://twitter.com/bl_enthusiasts/status/1365365712370327552
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>>2837944
If only she did R18 stuff
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Drunk futekiya insider coming through. I've been waiting for a homo thread on /a/ to shill, but they've been falseflagged to death for a while, and then I remembered that we actually have a yaoi board.
Pssst. Make sure to read Alpha Sentai Al-Ranger which is coming soon. It's a fabulous super sentai reverse rape terrorism romantic porn comedy, and it's the funniest manga I've worked on so far. And that's coming from a straight male who's not even into BL.
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Does anyone remember that BL where one character looked like Mads?
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>>2838141
Wtf is Mads?
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>>2838141
Scarlet Beriko's Jealousy
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>>2838106
Glad to have blind voted on it in BL awards, it's easily the best made BL of last year. The backgrounds are so nice I could watch the movie for them alone, they really did justice to Kii's art there.
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>>2838106
This film was rated 12, yet we got condoms, lube and an extended fingering scene...Based.
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>>2838163
Man, I want to love it but the art style puts me off hard. I bought it on Renta before they took it down for sale and still haven't read it for the same reason. Why couldn't Itoshi no Nekokke get the anime treatment first?
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>>2838123
I think I might know you and I just want you to know that I appreciate you and your style. Shill one of mine too senpai.
Mostly kidding about that last part but also pls stay around, there's actually decent discussion here a lot of the time.
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>>2838142
That dude from Hannibal. Mads Mikkelsen. Dunno how I even know that, the only Hannibal I've seen is Anthony Hopkins, but that's the dude they're talking about.
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>>2838141
Koi ga Ochitara?
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>Condoms
Nice. Why are they so hot.
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>>2838123
> henshin hero BL
Perfect. I will sub for that alone.
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>>2838255
Sauce?
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>>2838279
Hetakuso Love Step. No idea why the only put it on mangafox.
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>>2836632
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>>2838163
The only good part of the movie, other than this, it was very bland. It may be due to the source material but I fucking hate shun
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>finally find a BL Light Novel I'm interested in
>no one fucking translates light novels
>Google Translate isn't extracting the text from the digital pages properly so I can't even stick it in DeepL
I'm sorry for laughing at you, light novelfags. I feel your pain now.
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1/3
Firstly, some positives.
In terms of technical craft, Etranger is easily the superior production of Blue Lynx's three films.
Unlike Clouds Gather and Given, at no point did I feel bored thanks to the vibrant, cluttered visuals and swift editing. The pacing ebbs and flows between each scene transition, which means we never linger on one shot long enough for it to become too tedious or indulgent, though certain sections do feel more perfunctory as a result.
Clouds Gather was a protracted, repetitious slog with little development throughout or even a strong visual aesthetic, and while Given had some good cinematography, for the most part, it lacked the more comparatively fluid animation or dynamic composition.
Music is serviceable but forgettable.
I also feel the film is superior to its source material due to slight changes or removals in adaptation, such as Sakura's attempt to stab Shun, Shun's reluctance to have sex and generally downplaying Mio's sexual orientation.
By keeping things vague for the most part and only relying on visual signifiers, it obviates a lot of plot holes and inconsistencies in characterisation that were present in the manga...for the most part.
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Unfortunately, while Shun's characterisation and emotional journey are solid, the biggest stumbling block in the manga remains in the film, and that is Mio's transition post time skip from gloomy teen to effervescent manic pixie dream boy - a transition which is only a matter of seconds in film time.
While the change is certainly logically possible, and the catalyst even visually signified when Mio has dinner with Shun for the first time, overall it is too abrupt to make his character transition or proclamation of love feel convincing.
The story really would have been better served by swapping out Mio's childhood memories of his mother with scenes exploring his time on the mainland and coming to terms with his feelings toward Shun, as Sakura's entrance into the narrative midway leaves no time for their relationship to be explored and essentially relegates Mio to emotional support for Shun.
Another grating flaw is that most of the side characters lack depth and emotional range, being nothing more than naked plot cyphers to facilitate Shuns's and Mio's emotional journeys.
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Ultimately, the film works much better if viewed more as Shun's bildungsroman than a traditional romance.
This is a crying shame because the intimate moments between Shun and Mio are beautifully drawn and depicted, conveying real passion and tenderness miles ahead of most anime couples.
The sex scene is a particular highlight, seeing the two boys navigate their boundaries and desires so unguardedly. In moments like those, they felt like a completely convincing couple.
Pity that the story connecting these scenes feels like something from a different film altogether.

In closing, Etranger is...fine. It's easily the best of Blue Lynx's three productions but despite its merits, and there are some, mostly wallows in cliches and tropes that are old hat for the genre.
It may not quite match the romance of Doukyuusei, nor the poetic sensuality of Kaze to Ki no Uta's climax, but it's probably in the top 3 BL films I've seen for what that's worth.

Final score: 6/10
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>>2837049
I will be forever mad these two didn't fuck.
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>>2838089
This infantilized shit makes my dick die a little every time.
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>>2838341
>>2838342
>>2838343
This is a fair review
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>>2838123
>omegaverse

Into the trash it goes.
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https://fujoshibitches.tumblr.com/

Anyone has problem with their reader?
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>>2838371
It's dead or rather changed to spam site.
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For me, it's wholesome vanilla.
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>>2838373
This story was based as fuck, I agree
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This was hot.
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>>2838344
Same anon. Speaking of Asada, her series in Enigma finally ended in December so I'm expecting they'll announce the tanko release sometime soon. I def look forward to it more than her balding guy one in Canna.
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>>2838373
YOU SPOILED THE FUCKING ENDING WHAT THE FUCK
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>>2838388
How do you even spoil bl
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>>2838392
By having read very little and still naively hoping that the genre has more to offer or that changes things from series to series
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>>2838370
No, but you don't get it, this one is ~~different~~
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>>2838373
Me too.
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>>2838370
It's going to take over the world once we get our first omegaverse anime adaptation, get used to it now
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>>2838407
First it was fanfic
Then it was doujin
I'm ready. I know it's happening at one point.
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>>2837379
That style really feels cute hope with so many webcomic sites making official English versions that this gets brought over too.
Also would like it in general if sites pulled a danbooru and allowed for overlay translations.
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>>2838373
This was a 10/10 until it was revealed the guy behind the mask was an ugly megane shit.
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>>2838416
It's also dominating commercial magazines, it's only a question of time until anime.
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>>2838431
Yeah, omegaverse anime is gonna happen sooner or later, but I wouldn't say it's dominating magazines, it's just kinda there now that it settled in as a genre. If anything I expect it'll start to fade a bit just like that furry outburst a few years ago.
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>>2838435
Every BL poll or sales chart now has at least one furry omegaverse shit where the seme has a permanent dog form. So not only we're getting omegaverse anime but it's also going to be furry at one point.
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>>2838444
Trips of doom
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>>2838407
hope is megumi to tsugumi
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>>2838444
I don't care that furry/omegaverse comes up in charts, as long as it's not the main trend, and it's not (all hail the evergrowing 'younger top' trope). Wouldn't be surprised if they animated one of those popular furry though, esp if it's that Titan's Bride and now genderbender BL program series, they seem to like 'weird but sell to mainstream' titles.
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>>2838431
Taking in count people keep pushing transhit I wouldn't be fucking surprised this gets marketed as the new progressive way of enjoying BL or something
Or that people into it don't already think that way and that's why they keep pushing it. They just feel better reading men getting pregnant and having basically periods.
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>>2838456
>TL note: the number 4 reads the same way the word "death" sounds in japanese.
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>>2838602
Nothing tops the mc going in heat during another zombie attack so his love interest is forced to give him an emergency dick
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>>2838626
Ah I remember that one.
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>>2838464
its not happening
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>>2838626
Disgusting hypersexual shit makes me want to throw up not gonna lie on that one.
That's why I don't like omegaverse, makes me feel dirty. I just look at the genre as art exercise.
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>>2838697
>is on a gay porn board surrounded by dicks
>afraid of dicks
Sisbro...
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>>2838697
If you want gay art exercise, why not
>go to the drawfag thread
>go to /ic/
>draw my niche OTP having the sex they'll never have because one of them is dead and the other is living a semi-happy threesome life with an old man and a magical hermaphrodite
Oh wait. I guess you don't like to draw sex, huh. Never mind.
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>>2838696
Dragged it out so long I think everyone's lost interest. They never fuck, alternates between Ren wanting it and not wanting it, bunch of new characters that go nowhere, uninteresting side stories.
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>>2838696
mega boring
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>>2838713
I do it, but it doesn't hit the same way when I have to break my ass drawing, correcting shit, searching for reference and thinking it looks like shit till the very end, you know? Is work.
Also, I would rather stick my hands on a meat grinder than go back /ic/ or that other cesspool of shit taste.
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>>2837131
Sorry for having nothing to add, but now I am curious where is the line between "minor stuff" and sex.
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>>2837308
Just read the first three chapters of this and it's great. Do you know if it's being updated anywhere?
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>>2838713
I've spent about ten minutes trying to work out what the fuck your otp is because it sounds incredibly familiar but I still have no idea what it is. I think I'm going insane anon. What is your otp?
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>>2836632
OPT thread? My time to shine
>Hare Tokidoki, Wakabasou by Hebiko Habuyama
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>>2838758
>Stigmata Aikon by Takahashi Hidebu
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>Animal X by Ami Sugimoto
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>Boys, Be Ambitious by Saburo Nagai
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>Dog Style by Motoni Modoru
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>Super Seme-sama to Toki wo Kakeru Ore by Sakurakawa Ayumi
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>>2838775
>Come Over by Niyama
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So...anybody here read Canna?
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Fucking France getting the good licenses again, reeeeeee
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>>2838906
Well, at least it means the english scanlation might continue.
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>>2838894
Is that J in the past!?
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>>2838929
yup, the chapter promo line is 'A story from the time when anyone could call him by name'
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>>2838906
Speaking of that, is anyone subscribed do Kaya's Fanbox?
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>>2838936
Nah, apparently it's just progress pics and not much original content. I'd rather get full surprise when reading new chapters. She's on the lineup for next month's Reijin Uno! so that's what I'm waiting for now.
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Where do you guys read you BL? Please recommend a good website! Thanks.

I would recommend blood link. It is a manhua.
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>>2838972
actual cancer
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>>2838972
Futekiya
Mangadex
and Mangago but you need an account in order to not have ads while reading
MyReadingManga is popular too (but banned in my country bc of "child pornography"..)
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>>2838971
Not the most fascinating story ever, but super cute. I enjoyed it a lot.
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>>2838037
Wait, what do you mean it's done? I haven't seen updates in months
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>>2838972
I just read whatevers posted on the Panda.
Wish there was an easier way to filter out the Shota from the '''Shota'''
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>>2838991
It finished a while ago, the final volume is even out in Japan. 10/10 ending if I may so myself.
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>>2838991
anons stopped translating when it got licensed : (
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Why is it so popular? I keep seeing it listed as people's #1 yaoi, and I often see it pop up in the It's time threads too. I'm reading it for the first time right now, but it really feels like the author has never met a gay man ever. Am I missing something?
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>>2839016
Yes, that normie BL are nearly all shit. It has melodrama, pretend psychology and boring sex, it was bound to be popular.
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New Visual Novel licensing survey for Manga Gamer.
Any titles anyone is planning to vote for? Lkyt. is likely considering the BL they have done so far but I'm not sure I can think of anything besides that as far as BL goes.
https://blog.mangagamer.org/2021/03/01/a-look-back-at-2020-and-the-2021-licensing-survey-begins/
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>>2839016

You're not really missing anything as far as I can tell. I read the first few chapters and it was okay with nice art, but it got boring for me pretty quickly.
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>>2839024
They've never licensed anything that was requested. Basically all otome and BL choices are ignored and they just license the thing they want or the things that have been translated ages ago and don't release it for years. Just look at lucky dog 1 announcement
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>>2838991
BL spaces are full of hysterical moralfags so scanlators drop anything that gets licensed the moment it gets announced
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>>2839024
I've voted for Lkyt, Uuultra C (from the same author of Hashihime) and Nie no Machi
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>>2839071
I hate that shit so much. Just fucking finish translating it, christ. And it only happens with BL manga, you never see scanlators drop their scans in other genres.
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>>2839016
Forget meeting a gay man, I'm certain these authors haven't even had sex yet.
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>>2839098
To be fair, Shun was a virgin up to that point.
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>>2839016
You think the MC acts like a straight man? He gives asexual vibes.
>>2839098
As a purityfag, good.
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Seems like everyone is jumping on the new BL
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>>2839105
new BL?
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>>2839105
Sk8 is not BL
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>>2839110
I'm talking utranger, not sk8.
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>>2839105
Well, yeah. We've been waiting for the subs for a while now. Now that they're out of course everybody wants to see it.
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>>2839105
Can't wait for /y/ to start to hate it like given
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>>2839113
I've been a dedicated Shun hater from the start
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how was given movie anyway
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>>2839123
Meh just like the manga
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>>2838341
>Etranger is easily the superior production of Blue Lynx's three films.
Is this true?
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>>2839098
It seems to be a common misconception because there are super-thick condoms in Japan for premature cummers, so he thinks that using two will do the same job.
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Another cn BL novel is going to be officially translated into japanese. This time it's Guardian by Priest. The rights for its jpn cd drama were bought last year.
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Can anyone recommend comics similar to Tashiro-kun, Kimi tte Yatsu wa.?
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>>2839165
Could you be a bit more specific? What aspect of it did you enjoy the most?
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>>2837467
Chines translations are already leaking on the usual sites, only a matter of time before some scanlation group picks it up.
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>>2839175
Hopefully from Jap scans though, I hate threeway translations.
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>>2839070
Problem is that due to lack of BL and otome releases if you fill out the survey honestly you wind up looking less like a potential customer unless you were buying multiples of whatever gets released.
Even when I try to support localization for BL when possible, if you put me next to the guy buying every oppai loli vn I don't seem like someone who should be catered to. These are sort of self fulfilling prophesies of capitalism.
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>>2838936
I subscribed more out of desire to support her. So far there's nothing terribly interesting, but I'll keep an eye.
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>>2839277(Me)
I just remembered, there actually is something that might interest you guys: She said that she misses writing dark stories like the ones she used to do in doujinshi but that these days stories that go dark from beginning to end are very unpopular.
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>>2839279
She's right. 'kurai' is one of the most common bad review keywords I see on cmoa etc. I have to admit that though I liked her darker debut story, I wouldn't want to read a complete downer tragedy even with my trust that she'd execute it well.
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>>2839172

Sorry! I really liked the comedy aspect. I also liked that there was sexual tension, but I'm not really looking for anything super sexual? Having a sex scene definitely wouldn't ruin it for me, but if that's the main pull, it's not really what I am looking for...
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>>2839300
Comedy is unfortunately a very subjective thing, but maybe try these?

> Ganbare! Nakamura-kun!!
>Boku No High Spec Kareshi-sama
> Fall of an Immortal
>Chiku Bingo
>Happy Kuso Life
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>>2839302
does BL seinfeld style comedy exist
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>>2839338
>>2839338
What do you mean by that exactly? Slice of life comedy? Mildly absurdist observational humor?
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Anybody else still following this?
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>>2839347
both actually
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>>2839347
>>2839414
leaning more on observational comedy
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>>2839412
It's an edge fest, but the level of camp redeems it for me. Looking forward to the reunion hatefuck
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>>2839400
What's this?
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>>2839417
Ameagari no Bokura ni Tsuite
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>>2839412
Like Killing Stalking but even shittier
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>>2839420
Do they fuck eventually?
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Hey this got translated, really like how this author does bodies.
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Oh it's university staff/teacher. Really underused setting.
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I was expecting Titan’s Bride-tier trash, but this is surprisingly better.
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>>2839098
God I hate being a virgin.
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>>2839451
Sex isn't that great to be honest.
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>>2839451
Why would you trade your husbando for some smelly dirty man
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>>2837744
https://mega.nz/file/1JkjiAZA#-1FY207byUW3IITkDnftJfZC-Je_xtC7e-hlYBzotGI
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>>2839415
have you read Cat Boys yet? It’s basically a BL sitcom.
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This has been surprisingly good so far
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>>2839420
This is pretty fine so far. I can see what the mangaka is doing but the writing is clumsy. Interesting though.
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For fuck sake.
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futekiya is literally having a month of nothing. There's like only three new titles and all of them look like garbage
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>>2839490
Which one is this
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Alright this was OK. Seems like the story is heading in the way the blonde has a massive lack of confidence and the other dude is emotionally distract by his father's death and his mother's smothering him so he's not in touch with his emotions.

The lack of a sexual aspect to their relationship was annoying especially because they are two adults men.
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>>2839507
Boku-tachi wa Mada Aoku
I appreciate BL where it's not obvious who the uke/seme is.
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>>2836632
Man, Inariya Fusanosuke definitely has some of the best art.
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>>2839512
Another example
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>>2839513
>>2839512
This is BL!? GODDAMN
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>>2839489

Who's the author?
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>>2839302

Tashiro-kun Anon here. I've read Nakamura-kun and REALLY liked it. Couldn't really get into High Spec. I will check out the other three you mentioned. Thanks!
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>>2839512
Truth. What's your favorite of hers?
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>>2839579
>Nakamura-kun
Great. Now join us in the eternal suffering that is knowing there's only one chapter of the sequel translated, two more online in low quality, three more that aren't scanned anywhere and the series is on indefinite hiatus!
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Was there ever a BL where the 'mysterious first love from high-school' didn't turn out to be the main love interest that the mc somehow failed to recognize? I'd seriously die to see BL challenge this type of shojo trope one of these days.
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>>2839593
Arguably Heart of Thomas is about a dude who gets confused for the repressed main boy's secret first love who an hero'd. But also not really and I'm sure that's not what you're looking for.
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>>2839593
The only example I can think of is Unripened Expression, which is a shounen-ai harem.
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>>2836632
This looks interesting
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>>2839642
>Harem
You don't see much of those in BL, its kinda a shame.
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>>2839656
Harem suck and they always end up with the worst guy winning
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>>2839489
no but i'll give it a shot now thanks
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>>2839668
>>2839489
Wtf is Cat Boys?
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>>2839580
Honestly, If I had to choose I’d probably go with Hari no Hana, if only because it contains the least of her worst tendencies ( sexual violence purely for shock value, purple prose proclamations of love) and plays to her strengths. Don’t get me wrong, Inariya is probably in the top 5 BL artists of all time, and her dedication to historical and religious research is commendable, but she’s just not a great storyteller.
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https://comic.pixiv.net/works/5250

Decide to check this one after some anon mentioned it in the previous topic. It's not quite BL but the homo is cute. What's with the release schedule though?
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>>2839685
I'll try Hari no Hana then. It's been publishing in such a slow pace that I never picked it up before. In genral her storytelling is maybe not exactly bad, just very very oldschool and it never changed with time. She mentioned a few 70's seinen manga that influenced her as a kid and it's visible that her storytelling is a lot like that but with a BL taste.
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>>2839693
What's weird with the schedule?
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>>2839670
Cat boys are a sin against all that is good in the world
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>>2839648
Guy-Man!?
Awesome art style though
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>>2839662
>Harem
>Worst guy winning
Wait a second here.
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>>2839714

Someone was recommending a series called Cat Boys, not cat boys as a trope.
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>>2839733
Any series with cat boys in it arouses my ire, and this one has them in its very title. My fury knows no bounds.
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Before the re-run, Maiden Rose is obviously Inariya's best work. I consider that work one of the most beautiful yaoi ever written. The story is complex and the characters have depth. Her use of metaphore in her art is second to none. I don't know if any of you still remember her gorgeous spread with Klaus kneeling and kissing Tami's sword while the shadows of birds trapping within the window bars like in a prison. Or my most favorite spread when Klaus hug Taki under the curtain, with three lines of narrative entangling. It is because I hold Maiden Rose in a special place in my heart that the re-run totally disappointed me. The story used to be action driven and explosive. Now she let the couple spend about 10 chapters stucking in a single room, fucking and the pass out and wake up and fucking and pass out. I hope Inariya can get her writing back in the future, because there is still some really beautiful moments in the re-run, like when Klaus sands the sailor's song in flashback. Such a same.
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>>2839758
The rerun is mostly unfortunate in that it tries to do too many things at the same time, it has to introduce the new readers to the story because most of it is totally unavailable to Jap reader, then it goes to include the continuation that was only published as loose doujin before and only then it turns to actual continuation while still trying to appeal to the new readers without bringing in too much convoluted plot out of blue. I have no idea what happened with the previous publisher but it put Inariya and the story in such an awkward position that I can't blame her that the rerun is a bit tumbly. I just hope it will catch its stride sooner or later.
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Anybody else looking forward to Jaxx’s follow up to Walk on Water?
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>>2839783
I also want to believe that Inariya will find her stride again soon. Don't even know if the re-run gets popular enough for long term publishing and tankobon :(
What I am disappointed the most is that she has totally change the course of story compare to the original run, so my favorite chapters (published after the 2nd tankobon) will never be included in this re-run. For example, Taki now finds out about the drug use in the dungeon room, so we will never get this chapter
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>>2839796
Damn, you're right. The after-sparring scene was so good, I can only hope it'll be reused in some other way. Seriously fuck the previous publisher for letting those chapters get lost, now they'll only live on in scanlations.
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>open up 5 tabs in mrm
>need fo solve a captcha for all of them
what the fuck is this horseshit
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>>2839828
Most likely you connecting through vpn or other adress that cloudflare thinks is sus
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>>2839642
>Webtoon
Absolutely deplorable. Shame on you.
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>>2839733
Sounds like a meme anime styled comic made by a westerner
Or a gook
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New Okujima BL?





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