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futekiya Adds Boys’ Love (BL) Manga Titles from swamp to Library

swamp is the BL brand of honto, an online bookstore operated by Dai Nippon Printing.

Ikebukuro, Japan – futekiya, the online Boys’ Love (BL) manga subscription service, is happy to announce the license acquisition of the following titles* from swamp:


A Love to Light the Afterlife

Japanese Title: 幽世に灯せ恋情 (Kakuriyo ni Tomose Renjou)
Story and Art: miyu
Release Date: October 30, 2020

When an accident suddenly claims Chiaki’s life, his best friend Sousuke is left to wallow in grief and regret. While on his way home, Sousuke walks over a railway crossing exactly on twilight and finds himself in the Afterlife, where he finds Chiaki’s spirit. Determined to be reunited with and resurrect Chiaki, Sousuke makes a wager with the Afterlife ruler, Lord Nushi. Will he succeed?


The Puppy Dog Student Can’t Ignore The Two-Faced Waiter

Japanese Title: ワンコ高校生は腹黒店員をほっとけない (Wanko Koukousei wa Haraguroteiin wo Hottokenai)
Story and Art: akebino
Release Date: October 31, 2020

Ryu, ex-designer now turned cafe worker at Cafe Cleo owned by an old family friend, lives life faking smiles and being agreeable. His act would have been flawless if not for an annoying young customer, Haruto, who seems to see through him. As fate would have it, Ryu finds himself mentoring Haruto for his entrance exams. Little by little, they wade through the lies and acts, understanding each other better.


* English titles and release dates subject to change without prior notice.


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


About futekiya: BL manga subscription

Boys' Love Manga Subscription Service futekiya promotional image

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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