Breaking Barriers: The Rise of Chinese BL Anime and Its Global Appeal
Chinese BL anime, also known as danmei, have gained popularity these past few years among viewers who enjoy the genre. BL stands for “boys’ love” and refers to anime that focuses on romantic relationships between male characters.
These danmei anime often have unique art styles and storytelling techniques, and they may incorporate cultural elements that are specific to China. Some popular Chinese BL anime include “Heaven Official’s Blessing,” and “Mo Dao Zu Shi.”(more…)
Keep Calm and Eat Chicken: The Exploration of a Toxic BL Relationship
BL fans from across the world are still recovering from the trauma caused by banging their heads against a wall over Wen and Alan’s relationship. I, myself, was close to flipping a table at the hideous living arrangements. Why did they stay so long in a toxic relationship? This is a perfectly acceptable question that I feel needs further examination because it isn’t that simple.(more…)
Perth Tanapon: With Arms Wide Open [Profile 2023]
Charming, genuine, and oozing with talent and youthful appeal, Perth Tanapon has so much to offer. While there’s definitely more than ‘meets the eye’ for Perth, getting signed with GMMTV may be the last factor he needs before he reaches stardom.(more…)
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 stars Seto Toshiki and Nakata Keisuke.(more…)
About Us But Not About Us: Pinoy Psychological Thriller wows critics abroad!
Everybody knows there is a drought in #PinoyBL because it appears that some producers are corrupt and failed their investors. But About Us But Not About Us, the new film from Jun Robles Lana is a shining star in the whole BL/gay universe.(more…)
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 play Minoru Ueda in the series.(more…)
A Shoulder To Cry On – The thin line between love and hate? | Korean BL (2023)
A Shoulder To Cry On – 소년을 위로해줘 is a South Korean BL live-action adaptation based on the Boys Love webtoon written by Dong Mul. It’s about two young boys involved in a prank gone wrong.
This BL series premiered on GagaOOLala on 14 March 2023, after much controversy surrounding OMEGAX and their talent management, Spire Entertainment.(more…)
BL Newsroom: All the news, all the time!
The latest casting news, teasers and trailers, interviews, and spotlight on the biggest and brightest names in the BL world – from Thailand to South Korea, to Japan, and the rest of the world!(more…)
Our Dating SIM – Simulation Romance! – Korean BL (2023)
Our Dating SIM (우리 연애 시뮬레이션) is one of the flagship Korean BL series from Heavenly. It’s reported for release on 9 March 2023 at Viki.(more…)
Korean Boys Love Series & Gay Films [Early 2023 Edition]
Korean Boys Love shows are slowly becoming more competitive and truly entertaining. South Korean content managers are working overtime to catch up and be in line with K-drama – the predominant global drama of choice and level up within the Asian BL universe.(more…)