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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)

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…

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….

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 the latest 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…

Cherry Magic! Thirty Years of Virginity Can Make You a Wizard?!

Cherry Magic is a rare type of BL romantic drama. It may appear to be filled with cliches – yet viewers find it engrossing and endearing. While the…

Takara-kun & Amagi-kun: Young Love, Sweet Love | Japanese BL (2022)

As many have said, opposites attract. In the case of Takara-kun & Amagi-kun, the latest Japanese BL series to hit Asia, such a premise sounds like a cliche….

Grand Guignol: Bloody Gore and Pretty Boys – Japanese BL (2022)

Grand Guignol is an original Horror-Boys Love movie by director Hashimoto Hajime. It stars two previously billed BL actors Komiya Rio and Sota Ryosuke. Asian PopsicleAn old-timer BL…

More than Words: Critically acclaimed drama – Japanese BL (2022)

A deepening relationship between two men who went against the tide of public perception, as seen from the eyes of a female friend in all sensibilities and candor….