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Japanese BL series: Cherry Magic, My Beautiful Man, Takumi-Kun, and Dangerous Drug of Sex

Japanese BL series – contains series profiles, synopsis, social media mentions, and news/updates about series and films produced by Japanese production companies and content makers.

BL series in Japan started way back in 2006. However, Japanese producers failed to sustain their momentum, and skipped a few years and return to production in 2011, then skipped a few years more and came back in 2015. Right now, they are definitely back!

Here are a few of the pioneering Japanese BL shows:

  • Boys Love (DVD and Theatrical – 2006, 2007)
  • Boys Love (First Movie) – 2006
  • Ai no Kotadama (Words of Devotion), movie (2007)
  • Takumi-kun Series (2007-2011)
  • Bokura no ai no kanade (2008)
  • Doushitemo Furetakunai (2015)
  • Seven Days (2015)

Love Is Better The Second Time Around – Japanese BL (2024)

Is love sweeter the second time around? Japanese broadcasting giant MBS continues the tradition of releasing quality, heartfelt BL series with Love is Better the Second Time Around…

Takumi-kun Series: Groundbreaking BL is back for a 6th movie! – Japanese Movie (2023)

Takumi-Kun, the legendary Boys Love series of the early 2000s is having a 6th movie. That was the buzz last October 2022 when we first broke the news….

Perfect Propose: Love and Nourishment for a Tired Soul – Japanese BL (2024)

Perfect Propose (パーフェクトプロポーズ) could have been titled as ‘Perfect Proposal’ yet it sounded too appropriate in English terms that the former imperfect ‘translation’ will do. Featuring six dramatic…

SukiDoya: And Do You Love Me Too? – Japanese BL (2024)

The thing with finding the right English title for a Japanese manga or anime is – more often than not – lost in translation. In the case of…

Ossan’s Love Returns – Get ready for Season 3! – Japanese BL (2024)

The groundbreaking Ossan’s Love is back after five long years! Under the helm of three drama directors, Ossan’s Love Returns gives us the wacky, talented trio of Kento…

The End Of The World, With You – Love lost and gained? – Japanese BL (2023)

From the producers of the highly acclaimed Pornographer comes a new Apocalyptic romantic BL drama entitled The End of the World, With You. Directed by Miki Koichiro, it…

Our Dining Table: Food for Love | Japanese BL (2023)

Our Dining Table (僕らの食卓) will soon be streamed as a live-action adaptation. Kamen Rider actor Atsuhiro Inukai will play the main character, Yutaka Hozumi, and Hiroki Iijima will…

Jack o’ Frost: Sweet, Lost Memories! – Japanese BL (2023)

The human mind is a fascinating mystery! With this premise, the Japanese BL series Jack o’ Frost builds upon the memory of Okusawa Ritsu as he lost it,…

Eternal Yesterday: Tragic romance comes to life – Japanese BL (2022)

Eternal Yesterday – 永遠の昨日 stars Komiya Rio and Inoue Sora. It’s a notable live-action adaptation from Japan that features a dark BL theme. “Life and death, sex and…

Mr. Unlucky Has No Choice but to Kiss! : Turning Bad Luck into Romance – Japanese BL 2022

With its release in 2022, the hit Japanese BL series, Mr. Unlucky Has No Choice But To Kiss! (不幸くんはキスするしかない!) has been capturing fans’ hearts with its entertaining and…

Ameiro Paradox: Reporter-Photographer romance! | Japanese BL (2022)

Ameiro Paradox (a.k.a. Candy Color Paradox) is the 5th BL series from MBS to be shown as part of the network’s drama shower feature. It stars Kimura Keito…

My Beautiful Man: Idol Worship – Japanese BL (2021-2023)

My Beautiful Man, also known as Utsukushii Kare (美しい彼) is a standout Japanese BL series from 2021. It stars former child actor Hagiwara Riku, and Yagi Yusei (the…