Ikebukuro, Japan – futekiya is happy to be working with Parsola, Inc. to release the following Boys’ Love super light novel titles in English starting in March 2020:
First Love Story (Sou x Asahi Story)
Story: favary Inc./Yukio Yugi / Art: Kasui
This first novelization of the mega-popular app game First Love Story (Hatsukoi Signal) explores the route between a wicked high schooler and his lethargic classmate outside the game!
Second-year high school student Sou Kagaya appears to be a charismatic kid on the surface, but is actually shrewd and calculating on the inside. His life changes when he meets Asahi Nagamine, who lives at his own pace without caring about what people think. What challenges are in store for this mismatched couple’s first love?
The Incubus’ Pet Slave
Story: Tohko Senjyo / Art: nira
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 l, 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.
My Boss is a Yapping, Mean-Spirited Fox Spirit
Story: Nao Yurino / Art: Hinako Niwatori
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?
Story: Mato Miduki / Art: Mio
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!
My Own Personal Direct Sales Agent *
Story: Hiro Mizusawa / Art: Shou Kozakura
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?
* The English translations of some of these titles may change.
Super light novels are shorter than average light novels with three to four sentences on one page and more illustrations. One volume has 10,000 words at most and can typically be finished in one sitting.
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. Ltd., Home-sha Inc., and independent BL artists in the futekiya Library.
About futekiya: BL manga subscription
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