Ikebukuro, Japan – futekiya, the online Boys’ Love (BL) manga subscription service, celebrates Yaoi Day with the license acquisition of the following titles* from Shodensha Publishing.
- You’re My Sex Star* Volume 2 by Tamekou
- Zoku Pornographer Playback* by Maki Marukido
- Momo to Manji* Volumes 1-3 by Sakura Sawa
- One Room Angel* by Harada
- Ryu no Otto – Bokoku no Kami – by Ake Susaki
- Ookami e no Yomeiri ~Ishu Konintan~ by Hana Inui
- PERFECT FIT Volumes 1-2 by Thanat
- 3bansen no Campanella by Atsuki Kyoyama
- My Little Inferno Volumes 1-2 by Nemui Asada
- Adana wo Kure by Niboshiko Arai
- Shinsouban Illumination by Tomoko Yamashita
*Four of these titles were announced during the futekiya Panel at Cloud Matsuri on May 31, 2020.
The finalized English titles and release dates to be announced on a later date.
Harada’s One Room Angel won 1st place in the Best Comics category for the 11th Annual BL Awards held by Chill Chill, a Japan-based Boys’ Love news website. Popular vote determines the winners of the BL Awards. One Room Angel also ranked No. 3 in the Kono BL ga Yabai 2020 recommendation rankings. Kono BL ga Yabai is a yearly guidebook that releases a ranking of its top BL manga and novel recommendations, as determined by more than 4,000 BL fans and experts.
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 other manga titles published by Shodensha Publishing Co., Home-sha Inc., Parsola Inc., Julian Publishing, 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 more than 150 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
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.