xmas eve is for lovers

a joyful yaoimas In Japan, where less than 1% of the population is Christian, Christmas really isn’t a religious holiday — and that’s great news for yaoi. On the surface, Japan’s Christmas looks a lot like the modern commercial American Christmas. Glittering lights, decorated evergreen trees, wreaths, presents with big shiny bows, reindeer, and Santa. Basically,…

the blog and I, take 2: Liebster Award nomination

Last month, pantasticpanda, a fellow yaoi-lover, nominated my blog for the Liebster Award. The Liebster’s goal is to bring a bit of extra attention to new blogs, and I thank pantasticpanda for liking my blog enough to want to help me share it with others. If you aren’t already familiar with this process, accepting the nomination involves: 1)…

my favorite yaoi lies

WARNING: Um, so a few of the pics here are a bit more graphic than what I normally post. There was just no way around it. truth vs. fiction: fiction wins In Yaoiland, many deliciously, delightfully unrealistic things happen. However, it’d be boring to join yaoi’s critics in debating whether that’s a good thing or…

top 10 yaoi manga: the best gentle schoolboy stories

gentle? What is a gentle schoolboy yaoi mood? It’s when you want to read BL where highschoolers fall for their classmates, in stories that are emotionally easy to digest. In other words, you’re craving stories of sweet love and romance, without the darkness or angst of noncon, physical/emotional abuse, or taboo relationships. That’s right, these stories…

for your quick yaoi anime fix: aarinfantasy

have you watched enough yaoi anime? Really? For a fujoshi/fudanshi, is that possible? If you like to see your boys onscreen but your list of “happy ways to spend an afternoon” doesn’t include tracking down yaoi anime for purchase or download (both of which have their challenges), then you need aarinfantasy’s yaoi video collection. Aarinfantasy, one of the biggest online…

curry and yaoi – the comfort food of seduction

hey baby, I’ve got some tasty curry at home… wanna come over? More than shoujo’s chocolate, in the world of yaoi, curry is an effective tool of seduction, a way to get into a man’s pants. Thus, it’s something yaoi taught me to love —after all, I always root for characters’ successful seductions. Before I read manga,…