Hello from futekiya! Here are the Chapter Updates of the Boys’ Love titles that we released on futekiya in August 2020 Week 3.
Quite a few of these titles wrapped up this week, so get ready to do some binge-reading! Make sure you follow us on our Twitter account to keep up with updates!
Prepare to be Embraced (3) Ch. 21 –
As the aphrodisiac kicks in, Ibuki fears how far Tadatsugu is willing to go with “testing” his virginity. How much of this is Tadatsugu being unable to control his own desires?
Ibuki, a child of a fox spirit and a human, is despised by his fox spirit relatives due to his parentage. However, Ibuki’s own fox spirit abilities awaken at the age of 13 upon the death of his father, giving him close to godlike powers. To escape those who want to use his powers for devious purposes, Ibuki seals his powers away and hides in plain sight as the personal assistant of Tadatsugu, the next head of the Kuki family, the strongest of all fox spirit families. Despite Tadatsugu’s extremely intimate body touches, Ibuki works hard to be good at his job. But what happens when a god of death from Ibuki’s family tracks him down? How much longer can Ibuki run from those who want his power?
OPEN THE DOOR TO THE HEART! –
In all his past relationships, Shiga always went along with the flow, never telling his exes what he really felt. Will that same strategy work with his dear Suzuki?
Suzuki has barely settled into his new apartment when a drunk man appears on his doorstep, saying he reminded him of his ex while trying to steal a kiss. Suzuki can’t just leave this stranger out in the cold and decides to take him in for the night, where he doles out some pretty sound advice for a drunk guy. Empowered by his new “friend’s” words, Suzuki goes to work, where he finds out who the guy from yesterday was – Shiga, his new boss, and his big sister’s ex!
LOVE & JUSTICE (1) Chapter 21 –
Junichiro and Chihiro make their way to Moriyama’s manor for their condolence call. What is junior detective Anzai doing here?
In this solemn wedding ceremony, two people vow to be together for better and for worse… Chihiro, one of the sharpest members of the Metropolitan Police Department, and Junichiro, the head of the noble house and member of the House of Councillors Sanjo family, cap off their third month of dating with a hot and heavy wedding night! Just as they’re about to reach the climax of their happiness, a murder occurs in their hotel. With Junichiro as a suspect, can Chihiro find the real culprit and prove his beloved husband’s innocence? A hot and heavy erotic mystery!
CHAPTER 6 –
Adachi wakes up in a hospital bed with Itabashi by his side. Where will their lives go from here?
The young owner of Itabashi Tailor Shop is in a bind – the shopping district his shop belongs to is about to be demolished for a new shopping mall, and his childhood friend Shinagawa is in charge of making sure it happens. What’s worse is members of the yakuza have been involved in shooing out the residents, including their mutual childhood friend Adachi. In the past, both Shinagawa and Adachi had made their childhood promises to Itabashi. Now that they’re on opposite sides, can either still come true?
LOVE AWAKENING FROM INNOCENCE –
Quiet, plain Hodaka and popular, friendly Yougo are next-door neighbors and childhood friends. But if all Yougo does is watch over Hodaka, then doesn’t that just mean he’s a burden to him?
Born into a sheltered, prestigious family, Hayato has never had much contact with the simpler luxuries of life – good fast food and even better, sex! Lacking someone who would guide him, Hayato drags his classmate Kei along for the ride – but why does Kei have to teach him both? An anthology of high school romance stories that show us love isn’t that bothersome after all.
Volume 3, Chapter 1 –
When Taneatsu has Kimichika under him like this, what does he remember? How will this little arrangement of theirs end?
Kimichika always yearned for his grandfather’s android, Dill. How far is he willing to go for him?
CHAPTER 21 Awakening of a Slave (1) –
Under Klesis’ skillful touch, has Reiki truly become the subservient pet slave of the Incubus King’s fantasies?
Reiki is your run-of-the-mill company employee. Little does he know, his high-quality body fluids are exactly what incubi want. Incubus King Klesis, considered the strongest among his kind, takes a liking to Reiki and kidnaps him. Even with his body restrained, his freedom snatched away, and his heart violently fighting against his captor, Reiki’s body gradually begins to accept the pleasure in his pain… A messy inhuman fantasy between a beautiful, narcissistic, sadistic incubus and a strong-willed tsundere human with the worst luck.
ANTI PLATONIC AFTER STORY –
Maybe things will change between Io and Ryouya now that they’re a full-fledged couple in mutual love, but…was Io supposed to get even colder than he was before? What should Ryouya do??
Playboy Ryouya met the cold Io in one of their college group parties. While trying to be friendly, Ryouya was suddenly taken aback when Io commented that he stunk. It turned out that Io has a strong sense of smell, and he told Ryouya his natural scent was actually erotic. Things went off after that, and the two find themselves in a relationship. Ryouya finds himself loving Io too much, but sometimes, he can’t help but be unsure of how Io really feels.
The Occult Research Club and The Younger Brother –
All Taiki ever wanted was to see his ghostly big brother again. Has anything changed ever since he joined the Occult Research Club? Can this useless Club President even help him out?
Ryouta Gotou wants to live the dream university life: get through college in one piece and maybe get a girlfriend. But instead, he finds himself being haunted by a ghost in the apartment he lives in. The ghost, a young delinquent named Taiga, for some reason, won’t leave Ryouta alone. While Ryouta had earlier misgivings about Taiga due to his temper, Taiga is actually capable – he cooks, cleans, and is more responsible than Ryouta himself. Living with a ghost might not be so bad after all.
Volume 3, Chapter 1 –
Over a couple of drinks, Itsuki asks Taisei if they can be friends. Is there any chance for Itsuki’s very first love to bloom, or is this a sign for him to move on?
Itsuki’s little brother books a rental boyfriend for fun, whom he ditches and ropes Itsuki into taking his place. Itsuki doesn’t quite know if he’s gay or not yet, but what he does know is that he can’t help but want to be around handsome, considerate rental boyfriend Taisei more and more. Does their relationship have any chance of being more than a rental transaction?
A Lesson for the Two of Them (1) chapter 13 –
It’s Minato’s first style tutorial with Mr. Todo, and he really should stop calling him “Takafumi”. He’d thought at first that this would be more like a date, but should he have set his standards lower?
Gloomy young programmer Minato falls for Todo, the ace of Yotsukoshi Department Store’s direct sales department and goes at him at full throttle. Moved by Minato’s passionate persistence, Todo finds becoming fonder of Minato… only to see Minato cozying up with the department store’s president at their anniversary party!? What will happen to this earnest first love between an elite sales agent who trusts no one and a prodigal son of a rich family?\
CHAPTER 6 –
Shina has been at Arata’s place for the past two weeks, but Maki’s seen neither hide nor hair of him. Does he really want to know what they’re up to?
Nobody ever knows where the genius guitarist Sojyun has gone – not even his old friend and long-time lover, Arata. Like a spoiled little cat, Sojyun does what he wants with reckless abandon, thinking about nothing but himself and his music. Arata may not like how spoiled Sojyun is, but a life with him is much better than a life without!
BEYOND LOVE / AFTERWORD –
After graduating university, Yukihira and Sakura spend their adult life together. What is their cohabiting life like?
Sakura has been called ‘beautiful’ countless times. The only other person to rival him in that aspect is Yukihira. Sakura fell for him at first sight to the point he stalks Yukihira almost every day and attempts to confess despite being socially awkward. When one of his attempts to get closer to Yukihira resulted in a kiss, Sakura may have awakened a different side of the princely Yukihira.
Volume 3, Chapter 1 –
Suizan gets rough with Tsumugi, but it seems like he’s enjoying this…? Will this drive a wedge between them? Will Suizan ever stop wearing Tsumugi’s kimonos?
Calligrapher Suizan Kataoka doesn’t want to be the center of attention. But after a chance meeting with kimono shop owner Tsumugi Yuki, he gets swept into a kimono photoshoot that catapults him into sudden stardom. Suizan doesn’t think he’s worth all this attention, but will Tsumugi’s aggressive pursuit of him win him over?
CHAPTER 6 –
How does someone’s way of living get completely turned on its head when they begin seeing life through a BL lens? Let our dear Satou show the ways…
Behind on his bills and barely surviving, dirt-poor college student Satou just wants a break. He wants a job, any job that would pay up, super fast! When Kaname and Hata offered a part-time job doing research with them, Satou thought he’d finally struck gold. But he probably should’ve asked for the fine print, because the research is on BL, specifically male sexual pleasure – and he’s the test subject!
THE FUTURE IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND EXTRA –
Kaito and Nagisa begin their new life together, but Nagisa still feels he’s stolen something off of him somehow…does Kaito feel the same way?
Nagisa finds himself back to the small fishing village he once called home after overworking himself. Memories, some of them painful, and regrets come rising as he is reunited with his childhood best friend, Kaito. If anything, Kaito is the last person Nagisa wanted to see. He reminds him of the reasons why he left in the first place. Even after everything, Nagisa’s feelings had never changed, and he is doing everything he can to keep it from surfacing. As unfortunate events in the small fishing village come to light, will the two of them ever find closure? Or will they be stuck in the memories of the past?
LET’S HAVE A CHAT + α –
Recently, Mr. Hayakawa’s been spending more and more time with Kaitani, one of his students. How do they usually spend their time together?
He comes to the flower shop every month like clockwork, with the same request every time, “I’d like a bouquet. I’ll leave it up to you.” The shopkeeper can’t help but notice him and wants to talk to him, but after all this time they’ve spent not speaking in each other’s presence, what good would it do for him to change things around now? A collection of love stories spanning across the seasons.
BONUS STORIES & AFTERWORD NEWLY PUBLISHED –
Have a look at a few snippets from Itsumi and Takajo’s happily dating life…and one that may have come way, way before they even met?
Highschooler Itsumi Tachibana has a reputation of being a good-for-nothing delinquent due to his scary face and intimidating aura. His classmates steer away from him without having the faintest idea that Itsumi is actually just an average guy who loves cats. But it doesn’t matter; with the support of his two friends, Itsumi is okay with his daily life. But things take a turn when student council president, Seima Takajo confesses his romantic feelings for him after a chance encounter at the Student Council Room. Seima’s determined to do one thing – make Itsumi his princess!
Girlish Boy After School Lesson –
Komiya’s popularity with the girls begins to waver when a guy named Hoshino bursts into the spotlight with his soft face and intricate knitting. Is there something he can do to get his spotlight back?
Crybaby Chiharu grew up to be a popular heartthrob, and rough-around-the-edges Satoshi grew up to be a real soccer nut. They’ve always been together ever since they were in kindergarten, but there’s one secret Chiharu’s never telling Satoshi – the identity of the person he likes!
EXTRA STORY –
Mizuki and Okuyama go way, way back. Is it far back enough for Mizuki to keep asking unreasonable requests out of the poor doctor?
Tsukasa works in Lucky Seven Real Estate, where he helps his customers – human and magical beings alike – find new places to call home. One of his regular customers is the beautiful, powerful wizard Mizuki, who has one very special request – that Tsukasa live with him! Tsukasa tries to lie his way out of that conversation, but is he prepared for the consequences of lying to a wizard…?
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