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Finder

Digital Manga Inc. forms a Kickstarter to restock Finder


It looks like DMI is trying something new
Jan 09
It looks like Digital Manga Inc. has made an interesting move recently. Instead of starting a Kickstarter to fund a license a manga series, the company is starting a campaign to restock Finder's first six volumes. While ... read
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Manga sale

Yaoi imprint SuBLime celebrates its anniversary


50% off select bundles for a limited time
Jan 18
If you're big on boys love, or just feel the occasional urge to stock up on some yaoi, Viz Media has got you covered. Their specialized Yaoi-centric manga imprint, SuBLime -- oh, the BL is capitalized... I see what they did t... read
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Yaoi

PSA: You have to pre-order BL for B&N to stock it


Booksellers don't put much faith in Yoshinaga's What Did You Eat Yesterday
Jan 09
With Barnes and Noble and Books a Million as the only major chains remaining in the US, publishers have a harder time getting less-than-mainstream titles (BL, for example) onto store shelves. Ed Chavez of Vertical is calling ... read
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Manga

SuBLime Yaoi manga now available for Kindle


An extensive collection goes digital
Dec 24
I won't pretend to read, or even truly understand the fascination with Boys Love genre, but I know there's a fair amount of you out there who do, so some of you may be really excited by this bit of news. VIZ Media's yaoi mang... read
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Tableau Numero 20

SuBLime releases steamy Tableau Numero 20 manga


Get your sexy boys love
Oct 09
VIZ Media yaoi imprint SuBLime have announced the release of a one-volume short story collection titled Tableau Numero 20 by est em. Here's the brief synopsis: Ten years ago, while still a student, Maurice stumbled across a... read
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Yaoi Prose are hitting up a few conventions this year


Aug 10
For the Japanator readers who also indulge in Yaoi, I've got some news for you if you live around Nevada. Yaoi Prose (of Yaoi Press) were just at Animeland Tucon, and they've sent over some information of where they'll be thr... read
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When it comes to sweet stories with feel-good endings, Juné Manga always deliver the right kind of boys love. Flutter is a one-book story about two men that work for the same company, but generally not together. Asada ... read feature

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In These Words isn't romantic in any way whatsoever. In this horrific suspense yaoi novel, Asano Katsuya is a psychiatrist who profiled a killer, and is then assigned to go be the person who extracts a full confession in some... read feature

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Be proud: Tokyo Disney allows same-sex weddings


May 17
If you keep up with the news, you'd know that the last few days have been fairly good to folks looking out for public expressions of support for same-sex rights. The latest happy news comes straight from Glorious Nippon, home... read
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Into Yaoi? VIZ might have a job for you


Jun 20
There's always a few promising otaku looking to break into the industry, but getting on America's Greatest Otaku or being a translator isn't always an option.  But! There are always opportunities, and this particula... read
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Update on Yaoi titles being pulled from Amazon


May 12
Last week, Josh updated us that a bunch of yaoi titles were being pulled from Kindle for reasons unexplained. I was upset to know this, because as has been stated in the linked post's comments, there are more explicit things ... read
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Hey Kindle, why are you dropping your yaoi content?


May 05
Because that's not cool! Now, granted some of the titles removed from Digital Manga Publishing's Kindle catalog might have fallen afoul of Amazon's content guidelines, but that wouldn't have been true for its milder June impr... read
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First Impressions: Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi


Apr 13
When I saw there was a BL show up for Spring season, most of you probably already knew I was going to snatch it up. Not only is it BL, its creator also brought us Junjou Romantica (which we totally recommend, by the way), whi... read
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Junjou Romantica's second season DVD set is coming soon!


Jan 27
Last year, the first season box set for Junjou Romantica was released and Colette gave it a great review. I, as well as many other fans have been waiting for this second set to finally get some dates. I am pleased to announce... read
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The boy addiction: A Yaoi Experience


Jan 18
So, I've noticed that yaoi (yOW-ee) is pretty under-represented on Japanator, and it's also the subject of much fuss and disdain considering our general reader demographic. For the girls, though. For those closet-freaks that ... read
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As part of our Ero Week, one of the things I wanted to understand was yaoi. I understand the principles of its attractiveness to female readers and all that, but just how it sells, and how it finds its space in store shelves.... read feature

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Media Blasters can't seem to quit yaoi manga


Nov 22
AnimeonDVD caught a tweet from the Media Blasters folks, citing that they're returning to the yaoi manga game in 2011, and that after New Year's, they'll be announcing their full lineup. Hooray, more boy's love! But what does... read
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Digital Manga Publishing and TOKYOPOP bring 12 new titles


Oct 15
Digital Manga is pairing up with TOKYOPOP in order to bring tweleve new titles from TOKYOPOP's BLU Manga yaoi imprint to eManga's online collection.  BLU Manga yaoi will be available for purchase on eManga's Website, whi... read
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Kindle, now with 100% more boy's love


Sep 01
This is surely what Amazon intended to be the Kindle's primary use.As of today, Animate U.S.A. is making five of their homolicious yaoi titles conveniently available on the Kindle. These five new titles all come courtesy of L... read
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Ben vs. Brad: an update


Jul 01
YEAH WE'VE GOT CAMERAS IN THE BATHROOMS SO WHAT. Apparently, Brad and Ben took a brief respite from dueling to take showers, but Colette's elegant aria of nameless Jboy tunage heard through the ventilation system of the girls' lavatory set them off and they started going at it all over again.I'm scared, guys. I really am.Keep voting. read
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Hinako Takanaga to appear at Yaoi-Con 2010


May 20
Digital Manga Publishing has announced that there will be a special guest at Yaoi-Con 2010, none other than Hinako Takanaga, creator of such juicy guy-on-guy action as Little Butterfly, The Devil's Secret, Challengers, Croqui... read
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Japanator Recommends: Enzai: Falsely Accused


May 10
As much as some of us may not like to admit it, we covet the fact that the Japanese get to play so many ero PC games (or maybe some of us don't mind admitting it at all). When I was in Tokyo I nosed around looking for more of... read
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Japanator Recommends: Junjo Romantica


May 10
First off, let's get this out of the way: in case you're blind, this is a review about yaoi. Yes, Junjou Romantica is about men falling in love and having sex. If this turns you off, I'd advise you march away in the other dir... read
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Osaka lists more Boys Love publications as 'harmful'


Apr 28
Did you know that reading yaoi is harmful for your developmental growth, guys? I always thought it was particularly useful in mine, but that outlook depends on whether or not you would consider sexual growth to factor into de... read
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Animate bringing more manga to the Kindle


Apr 07
Animate, a Japanese company with their hands in many pots when it comes to anime and manga production and distribution, has been caught with their hand in another pot: publishing manga on the Kindle. Delivery Cupid, the title... read
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Peach Boy brings 'sweet and fresh' yaoi to Amazon


Mar 19
If there was ever a place I'd have expected to become a good resource for those with more...diverse tastes in their manga, Amazon.com wasn't it. Then again, I'm glad to have been proven wrong.Alongside a new doujinshi by Yosh... read
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Legendary yaoi manga Finder available Summer 2010


Mar 12
If you're into yaoi or looking to get into yaoi, it's best to start with the best, and according to Digital Manga Publishing and Libre Shuppan, they've got the right one for you.Finder, the seminal (no pun intended) yaoi mang... read
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DO WANT: Junjou Romantica Petit Nendoroids


Mar 01
Mmm, yaoi boys! Roughly a year ago, we spotted the first sketches for the Usagi-san Nendoroid from the anime Junjou Romantica, and I made a lot of squeaky noises and waved my arms around in the air. From what we had heard, th... read
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Man Day: I celebrate hot Japanese men in vests


Feb 05
Since it's Man Day today and I can, I am going to present to you this photo of Japanese actors Toma Ikuta and Yamashita Tomohisa that I discovered quite by accident last week. While I did my daily j-drama browsing, I stumbled... read
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Blu Manga: How much will you pay for your Yaoi?


Jan 04
Blu Manga, an imprint of Tokyopop (and I can hear many readers saying 'oh dear' in their heads already, but let's be fair), is raising the prices on their books from $12.99 to $14.99. This puts Blu on the high end of the yaoi... read
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Yaoi: get some Incubus Master for free


Dec 31
No one is going to believe me when I say that I'm posting this for reasons having almost nothing to do with yaoi, but it can't be helped. I don't want to say anything bad about yaoi because I have absolutely nothing against i... read
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Aurora Sale: Mega Cheap Manga!


Dec 14
'Tis the season for nonstop shopping, what with all the holidays at this time of year. Sales are especially appreciated, particularly when it's sales on manga. If you know someone who wants manga for gifts, or if you want to ... read






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