Today was the first day of Anime Expo, a massive convention that runs in Los Angelas showcasing all things Otaku. And wow wee did we have a massive first day. A few months ago, JAST announced their new line called ‘JAST BLUE’ which would focus on the localisation of Boys Love games. For those who… Continue reading JAST BLUE Announces Localisation for 3 more Boys Love Games!
Way back in February this year I promoted the IndieGoGo campaign of an upcoming BL game. That game was ‘My Magical Demon Lover’, and I’m very pleased to announce the game was launched at the end of May! Yaoi Press Games was kind enough to give me a review copy of the game, and so… Continue reading My Magical Demon Lover ~ Full Review ~ It Feels so Good to be Bad!
Following on from my otome post, I thought I’d share my experience shopping for yaoi and general Boys Love items. Unfortunately, this post will be quite a bit shorter than my other Japan posts. There really isn’t too much BL merchandise in Japan, definitely more than the West but not as much as any fujoshi… Continue reading It’s Fujoshi Time! Enjoying Boys Love in Tokyo
Haru arrives in a new city broke, confused and running from his family. But things may start looking up for our unlikely hero. He’s been offered a cheap room in a share house – a share house filled with gorgeous guys. Sentimental Trickster is an upcoming BL game with four romance-able guys and over 10… Continue reading Sentimental Trickster Demo Review ~ A House Full of Hot Guys? Sign Me Up!
Chess of Blades is the second BL game by indie developers ‘Argent Games’. Their first game, Requiescence was released a year ago. In their latest Visual Novel you play as Rivian Varrison a sassy, but often socially awkward, noble. He’s just arrived at his first solo social function, which also happens to be the most daunting… Continue reading Chess of Blades Review ~ Danger Isn’t So Bad With A Gorgeous Guy By Your Side
Beyond Eden is a Boys Love visual novel by Studio Pieplus. The story is set during the Victorian era, and follows our protagonist, or more like antagonist, Alex. Alex Wake returns to Ashgrove Park after nearly 10 years. He had spent his childhood with the Eldenic family, and the years he spent with them were… Continue reading Beyond Eden Review ~ Revenge Served Hot & Heavy
Yukidoke no Koi is a Boys Love manga by ‘Itz’. The volume has 7.5 chapters, however this review will only focus on chapters 1-5 and the extra 0.5. The last two chapters are one-shots which seem to have been tagged on at the end to sell the main story as a volume. When I first… Continue reading Yukidoke No Koi : A Student/Teacher Romance I Actually Enjoyed
A thousand blessings onto the mangaka who wrote this series, Michinoku Atami, and the studio, EMT Squared, who made the anime. The anime series has 12 episodes, each about 3 minutes long.The series follow Ryo Sakaguchi, a straight male high school student – who just happens to love Boys Love! Sakaguchi is a Fudanshi (the… Continue reading Fudanshi Koukou Seikatsu (Highschool Life of a Fudanshi) – BL Lovers Unite!
After running my poll on Twitter, it seemed pretty clear that y’all wanted to see more Boys Love posts. So without further ado, I present my Kuro’s Guide to BL, Shounen Ai and Yaoi. I’ll be writing about the different areas of Boys Love as well as giving heaps of recommendations. Between these posts I’ll… Continue reading Kuro’s Guide to BL, Yaoi and Shounen Ai – Where to Start!