Webtoons are a new rage, and they definitely should not be ignored. Manga may be the OG storytelling medium in visuals as well as written text, but Manhwa has recently gained popularity, and rightfully so.
As a singer-songwriter music has always been an important part of my life. It’s what drives me, inspires me, and helps me escape when the world gets to be too much.
Boys’ Love is a lucrative fantasy spun around, regaling tales of love, lust and sensuality.
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?
If you’ve been around for a while like I have, you are very familiar with the concept of BL as the umbrella term for all things concerning man/man romance in the Asian realm.
We at BL Xpress, are happy to announce our collaboration with popular Singaporean website, Dear Straight People. As such, we will be exchanging some of their best rated articles, that are both interesting and thought-provoking. We are starting this exchange program with this well-researched guide to every Singapore LGBT+ short film and web series that is available for free on YouTube!
With the current onslaught of quality BLs on my watchlist, I’m in a good place.
My watch list is overflowing with BL dramas. This is a statement that I never thought would be feasible.
IT’S BEEN A YEAR!!!
The best acting is instinctive. It’s not intellectual, it’s not mechanical, it’s instinctive- Craig MacDonald