Absolute Obedience - Zettai Fukuju Meirei (2007) was one of the first commercial Japanese “boys’ love” visual novels officially localized in English, making it a something of a relic nowadays. After it was released, there wouldn’t be another licensed game from this niche genre brought over to the west for almost a…
Gakuen Handsome is the wikiHow art of anime. Maybe it’s sincere. Probably, it’s winking at you with an ironic smile. Definitely, it is disorienting and hilarious.
Starfighter: Eclipse may sound like a title for a run-of-the-mill sci-fi game involving spaceships, but don’t let the name fool you. It’s actually way steamier than that.
Following Japan's trend of anthropomorphizing stuff, Japanese publisher Kadokawa is releasing a 2-book series involving romance between a man and a motorcycle and a car. Wut?
In Japan, they're called "fujoshi" (腐女子) or "rotten girls", and they are into homoerotic "boys love" manga. The trend has spread to neighboring China, where "fujoshi" are called "funu" (腐女). Much of the appeal of boys love in both Japan and China is that the genre allows women to freely explore various roles—whether…
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