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After going through a string of unfortunate events in his past, Ryousuke signs up for a gym membership in the hopes of making himself stronger. But when he meets personal trainer Souji and his beautiful hands, suddenly “getting stronger” isn’t so high up on his list of priorities anymore! Is there a chance for them to ever get closer than just trainer and client? Meanwhile, there appears to be a dangerous serial assaulter on the loose…
Motoya’s been crushing hard on Haruma for the longest time – he’s just so cute and adorable, and touching his soft, supple skin is always the highlight of his day. If only they weren’t just masseuse and client – if only this weren’t just for work! Motoya knows he should really get his act together and make a move on Haruma already, but when he sees Haruma hand-in-hand with an older man, has he already lost his chance?
3. How To Make A Cutie Like You Honest -Constellations are also Busy with Love- by Nico and Harico Baco
Once every one hundred years, representatives from each of the constellations scattered across the sky gather together to hold the Constellation Summit. Rigel joins as a constellation representative for the winter constellations. Still, he’d rather be anywhere but here – especially when going to the summit means he has to see that damned summer constellation representative Antares again! For as long as he can remember, the winter constellations and summer constellations have always been at odds, ever since the Scorpion’s sting killed Orion. But can Rigel stay away from Antares for much longer?
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 second son in a family of alphas, Shu Iwashiro expects to be just like his father and brother. Shu’s life and bright future shatter when he discovers he is an omega. Pressured by his family to hide his true nature, Shu pretends to be a beta. Every day, Shu hides that he is an omega from even his closest friend (and alpha), Kazushi. But, can Shu keep the facade up when his heat begins?
A lone wolf with a delinquent streak, Kashima enters high school with a reputation that scares off his classmates. Little do his classmates know, Kashima is not a typical delinquent: he is a masochist that enjoys being hit by guys.
Ryouji Sanada, despite Kashima’s reputation, goes out of his way to talk to Kashima on the first day of high school. Confused by Ryouji, Kashima rebuffs his handsome classmate. But, when Ryouji intervenes in one of Kashima’s fight (and attempt to get off), Kashima realizes that Ryouji might just have a secret “perversion” too…
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’s 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!
Mine thought his high school life would be just like a movie. He would fall in love, confess, and have a girlfriend.
But, that’s not how Mine’s high school love story goes.
Instead, Mine meets Hachikaku, a fellow student suffering from erectile dysfunction. Through a series of movie-esque jumps, Mine rouses Hachikaku’s slumbering junior.
Yoshino is gay, thirty, and definitely not flirty – he’s never even dated anyone. He seems to have accepted the fact that he’ll die alone, until one night, in a gay bar for the first time in his life, he meets young, charming silver-haired Rou and grabs some drinks with him. Yoshino is drawn to Rou’s mysterious charm and they spend the night together talking…one thing leads to another and suddenly that’s not the only thing they’re doing tonight…? A sloppy, happy love story between a handsome college student playing the game of love the easy way, and a working adult who has yet to know what love is.
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