Hello from futekiya! Here’s our monthly list of the Ten Most Read Boys’ Love (BL) titles read in the futekiya Library in September 2020, based on pageviews.
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.
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!
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.
Rikuo is a struggling college student who one night finds a person at his front door claiming to be the cat he met at a park weeks ago. Skeptical at first, he tries to ignore the person, but later on, Rikuo cracks and takes in the cat-person in his home and names him ‘Tama.’ But it seems that ‘Tama’ has a secret of his own. What will happen when Rikuo finds out?
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.
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?
In the busy streets of Shinjuku, Keigo lives a careless life as a gangster. Before meeting Haiji and his gang, he was alone and unwanted. Now, Keigo is Haiji’s most treasured pet, and Haiji will end anyone who gets to lay a finger on him. In a world of violence, will these two be able to last?
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.
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!
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