The first quarter of 2023 was indeed interesting, atleast in terms of BL dramas. Seemingly, we had more qualitative content as against qualitative. Breaking through their repeative routine, the BL industry is now opening up to formulas that are new and inspiring. In today’s feature, our authors will be talking about the shows that left a deep impression on our psyche!
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We are taking roll call for the first quarter of 2023. With the steady outflow of quality dramas this year, our authors had a difficult time choosing their favorites, but we endeavor to do the impossible. So, join us as our team members share their best choices, the ones that made all the difference!
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Pinoy BLs are an uncharted territory and lack the popularity that their Asian counterparts enjoy. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t some exceptional stories out there that need to be experienced and revered. Join us, as our authors talk about their personal favorites, the ones that have put this genre on an international platform!
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If you are obsessed with the Boys’ Love genre, there is a fair chance that you have watched dramas from the Filipino shores. Popularly known as Pinoy BL, the industry slowly evolved during the unfortunate happenstance of the Covid-19 pandemic. While local governments were clamoring to keep the pandemic under control, major production houses were shut down and shootings were halted. In the midst of this mayhem, Filipino media giants, Idea First Company & Black Sheep choose to script history with their “out-of-the-box” web series- Gameboys The Series & Hello Stranger, heralding this new genre into existence. It’s been a couple of years since then and Pinoy BL dramas/movies are now a commonplace phenomenon. Trying to bank on the success of their predecessors, the industry has seen an unprecedented increase in the number of shows released per year; the quality is although questionable. Today, we will be talking about those few shows that were not only phenomenally scripted but brilliantly executed!
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As compared to their Asian counterparts, Taiwanese BLs are known for their mature approach and earnest execution. There is no overt fan service involved and as such, the focus shifts to producing exceptional stories that are inspiring and meaningful. In today’s feature, our authors will be talking about the shows that truly made a difference!
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Taiwanese BLs are known for their nuanced storytelling and phenomenal casting; something that has been revered by the BL fans worldwide. Despite being adversely affected by the pandemic, the Taiwanese shores haven’t stopped churning out content that’s both progressive and thought provoking. In today’s feature, our authors will be sharing their absolute favorites from 2022!
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Taiwanese BLs are clearly fan favorites. In terms of storytelling and fine execution, they are incomparable. The sudden advent of Covid-19 has slowed down the production of quality dramas from the Taiwanese shores and, as such, 2022 saw a quintessential decrease in the number of shows broadcast. In today’s feature, our authors will be talking about their favorite few!
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While 2022 was distinctly a year of office romances (The New Employee, The Director Who Buys Me Dinner and Roommate of Poongduck 302), the generalist tropes were flavorful and intriguing. Gone are the days when Korean BLs were stuck in the old formulaic, recycling the same stories. Today, we have daring adaptations that employ actors par excellence. In today’s feature, we round up the best KBL’s in 2022- in terms of storytelling and directorial!
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Korean BLs are slowly evolving when it comes to their storytelling style and vibrant casting. The recent releases like Our Dating Sim and Unintentional Love Story are abundant proof of the same. While 2023 saw the rise of distinctive cinema, the dramas showcased in 2022 were equally diversified. In today’s feature, our authors will share their succinct choices!
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Korean BLs are slowly evolving into a substantial industry with their well-written scripts and phenomenal casting. Coupled with a massive fan following, they are becoming as popular as their Thai counterparts. In today’s feature, our authors will be sharing their favorite choices- the ones that touched their hearts!
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