Although most BL dramas focus on romance between the BL/GL couples, another element that plays an important role in the storyline is- Friendship. Confused teenagers often seek advice from their friends that encourage and support them. Being a member of the LGBTQ community is difficult, so friends become a big part of the support system that drives them forward. In today’s feature, we will be talking about such varied friendships that offer comfort and solace when the need arises.
Mainstream media in the western nations is notoriously evasive of queer content. And yet there are some who are braving the storm to portray LGBTQ inclusive characters while depicting their stories wholeheartedly. “MM Romance” books might be tremendously popular, but they are still far off from the kind of influence that Asian BLs enjoy. In today’s feature, our authors would be sharing their opinions about the few legendary couples who were gutsy in their portrayal of queer love!
As far as I recall, BL anime has always existed since the early 90s. Before BL dramas and movies became mainstream, BL animated series were essentially frontier films portraying male romance even though they were taboo in society.
Mesmerizing is the word that comes to my mind when I recall some of my favorite BL dramas. It has got nothing to do with the storytelling or execution and everything to do with the “Setting/Location”. A drama’s success cannot be solely ascribed to its cast or interesting storyline. The overall look depends on the adjoining location that adds the requisite oomph factor needed to drive the narrative forward. Join us as we talk about our favorite locales in the BL dreamland!
There is something enchanting about locales that simply hold stories of their own. Although storytelling and casting are integral to a drama/movie, the resonant location/setting is also of utmost importance. Magnificent sets are built to recreate the old age magic, especially if the dramas/movie belong to a different era or time period. In today’s feature, our authors will be talking about such memorable “Locations/Settings”, which were breathtakingly riveting!
If you are an ardent fan of “The Lost Tomb” series; then it is a known fact that each adaptation in this popular franchise hints at the unhindered “Bromance” between the lead couples (PingXie & HeiHua).
Adapted from the web novel of the same name by Tang Jia San Shao, The Land of Miracles (Shen Lan Qi Yu Wushuang Zhu) donghua is a beautifully animated project that tells the story of two young men from different domains inside the Land of Miracles, Lan Ge and Fan Hua.
It is not fortuitously that the public considers Priest one of the best light novel writers at present. Sha Po Lang is a worthy reading, that won’t make you waste even a minute in the case that you decide to give it a chance. While reading, in many moments, I was unable to stop because I was too curious about what would happen next. The only solution was to keep reading to discover it. It was very thrilling!
Adapted from the web novel of the same name by Tang Jia San Shao, The Land of Miracles (Shen Lan Qi Yu Wushuang Zhu) donghua is a beautifully animated project that opens with two young boys, Lan Ge and Fan Hua.
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.