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Favorite Japanese BL Dramas (2022)- Part III

Japanese cinema is evolving and so is their abstract portrayal of the queer community. Setting aside the regressive mentality that mostly blindsides the stigmas faced by the LGBTQ diaspora, Japanese BL’s subtly touch on the underbelly of fraudulent issues that affects them adversely. In today’s feature, our authors will be talking about such gems- variant dramas/movies that spoke to our hearts!

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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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