“About Youth” First Impressions (Ep.1 & 2)

Heartbreak, happiness, and hope. These emotions are all stepping stones in life, from the heartaches that shape the adults we become to the hopes and dreams that motivate us to move forward. And while these emotions never die, never are they more vividly felt than in our youth, a time when everything seems possible and heartache feels like the end of the world.

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My TOP 5 Korean BL series

South Korea is relatively new to the BL scene compared to others. While Japan remains number one in manga/anime production, others have started to catch up. South Korea has released so many manhwas – the Korean term for graphic novels – over the past couple of years that even I am having trouble following them all, and I’m a massive consumer of yaoi. Yet, even with such a large production of yaoi manhwa and novels, I confess I did not expect South Korea to join the BL series bandwagon so soon. After all, South Korea is still very conservative. Then again, society in general is still quite conservative, isn’t it?

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Most Disappointing BL Dramas- Part III

Disappointment can’t be projected, unfortunately, that doesn’t seem to be the case when it comes to veritable BL content. Though it is impossible to tag each drama/movie, with the amount of shows premiering each quarter, we have tried our level best to square off the choices that left us shaking our heads in regret. In today’s feature, our authors will be talking about dramas whose ratings couldn’t keep up with their promising trailers!

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“Love in the Air” First Impressions (Ep.1 & 2)

From the moment the first episode of the Thai BL Love in the Air opened, the lyrics from the 1983 song “It’s Raining Men” by The Weather Girls started playing in my head. Mainly because of the characters’ names and the fateful connection they seem to have with rain.

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“My Secret Love” Series Review (Ep.4 to 12)

“Isn’t that how falling in love so often works? Some stranger appears out of nowhere and becomes a fixed star in your universe.”

― Kate Bolick, Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own

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