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futekiya Adds 2 Boys’ Love (BL) Manga from Julian Publishing to Library

Nikke Taino’s An Unmapped Country, Somewhere In This World and ko’s The Uninvited Cat and His Fickle Master to be added to the futekiya Library in September 2020.

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

An Unmapped Country, Somewhere In This World

Story and Art: Nikke Taino
Release Date: September 12, 2020

Intrepid traveler Shin has been to practically every country on the world map, except for the blank space around 500 kilometers away from his homeland. However, the moment he takes a single step forward, he’s immediately captured and told that anyone who comes to Oraie can never leave.

As Shin carves out a place for himself in Oraie, he gets to know more about its young leader Musutia, who bears the responsibility for Oraie’s fate and future on his frail shoulders. He also meets Musutia’s beautiful retainer Noe, whose duties often entail giving Musutia a “healing kiss.” But is this just a ritual between master and servant? Or is there potential for it to blossom into anything more?


The Uninvited Cat and His Fickle Master

Story and Art: ko
Release Date: September 13, 2020

Rikuo is a struggling college student who one night finds a person at his front door claiming to be the cat he met at a park weeks ago. Skeptical at first, he tries to ignore the person, but later on, Rikuo cracks and takes in the cat-person in his home and names him ‘Tama.’ But it seems that ‘Tama’ has a secret of his own. What will happen when Rikuo finds out?


*Release dates subject to change without prior notice.


Fans will be able to read the first chapters of these titles for free. Subscribers to futekiya will have access to the entire volume as well as the manga titles published by Shodensha Publishing Co., Home-sha Inc., Parsola Inc., Julian Publishing, Thirdline, Group-Zero, and independent BL artists in the futekiya Library.

Negotiations with Libre Inc., Media Soft, EIWA Publishing, and other publishers are also proceeding smoothly. We will announce new titles on futekiya.com.

The futekiya Library currently has at least 160 BL manga titles, and new titles will be added in the coming months. The futekiya team plans to have at least 400 titles available to subscribers by the end of 2020.


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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