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Osaka Bans Boys Love Manga

Osaka has classified a variety of boys love (or yaoi) manga as “harmful publications” and placed restrictions on their sale and distribution.

The new restrictionspreviously covered here, ban under 18s from buying or reading the publications in question, which in practice means the rags will be consigned to the “adult corner” along with actual pornography. Their circulation will likely be adversely affected as a result.

The standards for inclusion as a “harmful publication” are extremely easy to apply – if more than 10% of the pages, or more than 10 pages outright, deal with sex the manga can be classed as harmful. 8 magazines have so far been designated as such.

For a thick magazine with many hundreds of pages, 10 pages of content dealing with “sex, etc.” may well be a very low proportion of the overall content, making a large number of publications potentially bannable.

Osaka’s governor recently began talking about adopting copycat legislation based on Tokyo’s loli ban, but it went further by singling out BL manga.

Just why it is necessary to ban girls from reading stories about homosexual men has never been effectively explained – the stories cannot promote sodomy amongst girls as they are incapable of performing it, and nor is it likely they are turning girls into sexual predators intent on raping men or boys. Most girls of that age are already sexually active in any case.

Sheer moral hysteria, for its own sake, seems the only plausible explanation.

source: sankakucomplex

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神学校-Noli Me Tangere-

Details:

– Shingakkou -Noli me Tangere- –

Release Date: ??/??/2011

Developer: PIL/SLASH

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Poll Results

The winning option: News for a specific BL Manga with 16 votes; 39%

For those who are interested, please reply/comment with your requested BL manga so I can update about it.

I’ll be posting some upcoming BL mangas once I find some updates from certain publishers. Good day.

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Takanaga Hinako Interview by The Yaoi Review

Read the article and interview here

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BL Anime: Sekaiichi Hatsukoi

This is different from the OVA which will be released this March 22, 2011.

Release date: April 2011

Synopsis: Onodera Ritsu has just transferred from his father’s publishing company to Marukawa Shoten. Assigned to the shoujo manga division, he crosses path with the person he’d least expected to meet. Takano Masamune is the editor-in-chief of the division Ritsu’s been assigned to, and the two seem get off on the wrong foot right from the very start when Takano unexpectedly kisses him. However, there is more to than what meets the eye: Takano is actually Saga, Ritsu’s senpai and high school love, whom Ritsu had thought to have played him for a fool by taking his affections for granted when he confessed and summarily dumped him.

Character Voice:

Kondou Takashi as Onodera Ritsu

Konishi Katsuyuki as Takano Masamune

Producer: Studio Deen

Director: Kon Chiaki

Original Artist: Nakamura Shungiku

Manga Publisher: Asuka Comics CL DX

Wallpaper: 1280 x 1024

Official Site: Sekai-Ichi

Official Twitter: @marukawashoten

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Nitro+CHiRAL: DRAMAtical Murder

Nitro+CHiRAL will be soon releasing their new BL game called DRAMAtical Murder or simply dmmd.

dmmd’s artist’s PIXIV page

Nitro+CHiRAL dmmd page

N+C recently updated and revealed the characters already.

 

Sketch for DMMD's character

 

 

Website Update as of 12/29/2010

 

 

I’m assuming it’s gonna be a technological-world-supernatural/fantasy genre. But of course, I’m not gonna put all my bets on it. The characters does help a lot to assume which is which though.

NO OFFICIAL RELEASE DATE AS OF NOW

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