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Upcoming BL – War of Y

War of Y Directed by Cheewin Thanamin Wongskulphat & Copy A Bangkok Total Episodes: 20 Airing Tuesdays on AISPLAY Starting: 8/2/22 - 12/13/22 War of Y will be five different stories, each with a commentary or dilemma facing the actors,…
jenhg
August 1, 2022
News

Love of Siam celebrates 15 years in November!

The groundbreaking Thai gay movie, Love of Siam, starring Mario Maurer and Witwisit (Pchy) Hiranyawongkul, will celebrate its 15th anniversary this coming November 22, 2022. Written and directed by Chookiat (Ma-Deaw) Sakveerakul (Grean Fictions, Dew), it dominated the Thai award…
John Ken
July 30, 2022
Manga

The Man of Tango by Tetuzoh Okadaya

I am changing it up a bit while I start a new BL series, so I am giving you a Manga recommendation. This manga is, as we say, an oldie but a goodie. It was written in 2007 by Tetuzoh…
jenhg
May 28, 2022
Opinion

Things I Love About Secret Crush on You

This piece isn’t a critique or Impression but is a commentary on what makes me eager to watch it each week.  I will start by saying there are flaws. I have yet to watch a series that doesn’t have them. …
jenhg
May 1, 2022
Thai Series Impressions

Remember 15 (2022) Series Impressions

Remember 15 is a horror show from the mind of producer Adamy Chalermchatri Yukol, a third-generation Thai filmmaker.  He directed the horror film The Black Death in 2015.  First-time director Pai Ekkapop Paiaree directed this series. Yod Chiangmun Ngamkanokwan wrote…
jenhg
March 9, 2022
Book Impressions

Young Ladies Don’t Play Fighting Games

I’m reviewing the first two volumes of the Yuri/Shoujo AI (Lesbian/GL) manga Young Ladies Don’t Play Fighting Games by Eri Ejima. —Edited by TheFNGee First off, I picked this manga up at Kinokuniya in New York last fall when I was…
jenhg
March 7, 2022

Given – ギヴン [2021] Series Impressions

At 6 episodes of less than 30 minutes each, the live-action adaptation of the manga Given (ギヴン) by Kizu Natsuki, comes to life – with angsty and inspired performances from the leads. Easily two of the most photogenic Japanese actors…

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Takara-kun to Amagi-kun – 高良くんと天城くん (2022) – Japanese BL

In one of the latest Japanese BL casting news, Japanese network giant MBS is launching Takara-kun to Amagi-kun – (高良くんと天城くん ) on 19 August 2022, just a week or so from the time of this writing. The lead actors are…

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12 Favorite Japanese BL Anime [Hitlist]

For the uninitiated, BL anime or Yaio are explicit. BL fans used to watching edited and censored stuff are fairly warned. From a list of 55 Japanese BL anime titles, I’m narrowing it down to my favorite 12. Ranking guide:…

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Self เราเห็นนาย (2022) – Thai BL

I just saw the teaser clip of this new Thai BL drama entitled Self, and it looks promising. The fact that dir. Ma-Deaw Chookiat of Love of Siam fame is attached to the show made me even more curious. —Edited…

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Light on Me – 새빛남고 학생회 [2021] Series Impressions

When you watch the silky, milky smooth, handsome faces of young Koreans in a BL setting, there’s no way you won’t get hooked. Trust me when I say the 2021 South Korean BL series Light on Me has such a…

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Fukuo-kun Wa Kiss Suri Shikanai – 不幸くんはキスするしかない![2022] Series Impressions

Light and bubbly, just about what you need when things are bad in real life. This cute and entertaining Japanese BL gives all the right vibes to enjoy alone, with friends, or even with a date! —Edited by TheFNGee This series…

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Upcoming BL – War of Y

War of Y Directed by Cheewin Thanamin Wongskulphat & Copy A Bangkok Total Episodes: 20 Airing Tuesdays on AISPLAY Starting: 8/2/22 – 12/13/22 War of Y will be five different stories, each with a commentary or dilemma facing the actors,…

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Kimi No Koto Dake Mite Itai – 君のことだけ見ていたい [2022] Series Impressions

The stuff Japanese BL dreams are made of! Here we have two gorgeous MEN’S NON-NO WEB | メンズノンノウェブ models going for each other in a light-hearted mini-series that is understated as it is dreamy. —Edited by TheFNGee If you need to…

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Love of Siam celebrates 15 years in November!

The groundbreaking Thai gay movie, Love of Siam, starring Mario Maurer and Witwisit (Pchy) Hiranyawongkul, will celebrate its 15th anniversary this coming November 22, 2022. Written and directed by Chookiat (Ma-Deaw) Sakveerakul (Grean Fictions, Dew), it dominated the Thai award…

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Minato’s Laundromat – みなと商事コインランドリー [2022]

Charming, with little pretense, this is one of Japan’s latest BL offerings for 2022. Minato’s Laundromat follows a long list of Japanese slice-of-life dramas with a BL slant. I’m particularly curious about the casting of Nishigaki Sho – who resembled…

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