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3 New Volumes from Shodensha Publishing to be Released on futekiya

New volumes of Hiroko Natsuno’s At 25:00, in Akasaka, Thanat’s Sneaky Red, and akabeko’s Groping in the Dark slated for release on futekiya

Ikebukuro, Japan – futekiya, the online Boys’ Love (BL) manga subscription service, is happy to announce that the latest volumes of the following titles* from Shodensha Publishing will be added to the futekiya Library:


At 25:00, in Akasaka Volume 2

Story and Art: Hiroko Natsuno

The hit gay romance drama “Afternoon Dreams” is coming back as a movie! Of course, the lead roles will be played by super celebrity actor Asami Hayama and breakout star Yuki Shirasaki. “The “Afternoon Dreams” boom that dominated the TV news this winter is not yet over” ー on the outside.

In reality, Hayama and Shirasaki are now in a romantic relationship. However, Yamase, a new cast member, starts messing around with Shirasaki, much to Hayama’s dissatisfaction. Even though Hayama is a man foreign to jealousy, what will happen when he becomes possessive?



Sneaky Red Volume 3

Story and Art: Thanat

It’s been five years since bullying Harumasa Kushiro and super masochist Hayato Misaki, and something is bothering Misaki. Although Misaki finds pleasure in pain and Kushiro gives him what he wants with his sadistic attitude, Misaki wonders if he can’t “return the favor.”

Then one day, he discovers that there is another man with a strong boyfriend too…!?





Groping in the Dark Volume 3

Story and Art: akabeko

After an attempt on his life during a yakuza conflict, Makoto is excommunicated and has no time nor energy to face his younger brother Ai. Vowing never to leave Makoto’s side again, Ai tries to get Makoto’s attention. But, the humiliation of getting sucked off by the man who has violated him for so long brings Makoto to tears. And so, Ai confesses to Makoto the feelings he kept locked away. Ai’s confessions may be what Makoto needs to fill his lonely void.

Meanwhile, Betty has revealed his true self, and Yu is still intent on saving Betty. What will become of their love…!?




*Release dates to be announced later.


Fans can read the first chapters of these Shodensha Publishing BL titles for free. Subscribers to futekiya will have access to the full volumes as well as other BL manga titles published by Shodensha Publishing Co., Home-sha Inc., Parsola Inc., Julian Publishing, Thirdline, Group Zero, MUGENUP Inc., swamp, KAIOHSHA, and independent BL artists in the futekiya Library.


About futekiya: BL manga subscription

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In 2018, futekiya began as a Boys’ Love manga news and culture website operated by FANTASISTA, INC., a CG/VR production studio based in Tokyo, Japan. futekiya transformed into a budding global distributor of officially licensed BL manga in 2019.

futekiya launched as an online subscription service for officially licensed BL manga on July 8, 2019. Determined to connect fans around the world with English-translated BL legally and conveniently, futekiya empowers readers to support creators and the manga industry.

Readers who subscribe to futekiya and pay a flat monthly fee of $6.99 will have access to our expanding library of English-language manga. To subscribe, please go to read.futekiya.com and create an account. More information is in our Guide.

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