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.
The BL world is always filled with variable choices; some good, others unfairly regrettable. While we can’t always fall in love with most shows; today’s feature focuses on those dramas that left us bitterly disappointed with their inconsistent pacing or odd storyline. Join us, as our authors express their displeasure and talk about their most disappointing BL dramas!
A love confession is when a person declares their love for another.
Popular BL culture, like most other genres, closely follows the same set of tropes that, though repetitive, are indeed endearing.
When a novel has a series or movie version, expect it that it wouldn’t be exactly as the original content. Particularly if it is being adapted from Danmie/BL literature. Due to Chinese censorship restrictions, the love between the lead characters becomes platonic or bromance. It will then depend on the chemistry between the actors and their on-point acting skills to hook the audience to the said series.
How often have you compared your own life experiences with the travesties encountered by your favorite characters?
There are times when we relate to a character’s journey; we correlate with the incidents in their life.
Shipping is a standard part of the BL industry. It should never become a toxic intrusion into an artist’s personal life, but it is nice to see one’s favorite on-screen couples take center stage together. Join us at the BL Xpress as we share some of our favorite ships.
“Never judge a book by its movie”- J.W. Eagan
While suffering from some serious withdrawal symptoms after reading “Heavens Official Blessing” and “Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation” by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu, I decided to embark on this new journey-The Scum Villain’s Self-Saving System.