Fujoshi O'Clock is a monthly feature at Nagareboshi Reviews which focus on boys' love/yaoi news, reviews, and meta. The feature also puts a spotlight on trans/bisexual/genderqueer manga/anime news and articles. For yuri/shoujo ai, see fellow bloggers Yuricon and Yuri no Boke for a more thorough examination of the girls' love genre.
Articles for September:
- Oguie Maniax, with news for Genshiken fans: a Hato Kenjirou fanzine is going to be a thing. Unfortunately, it looks like submissions are already closed.
- DMP will be adding 24 yaoi/BL manga titles to their digital collection --- authors include Ootsuki Miu, Lily Hoshino, Psyche Delico, and Ayan Sakuragi.
- Two interesting essays from s.e. smith that might be of relevance to those who read/watch anime/manga with trans characters: is objectifying trans women the only way cis people can relate? and what would an ordinary trans narrative look like?.
- The cast for the Hetalia stage musical has been posted; the musical is called Hetalia ~Singing' in the World.
- The anime film for the Dokyusei/Classmates series is now set for February of next year; it will be based on the Asumiko Nakamura manga by the same name.
- Foreign Policy writes about Japan's trans-friendly comic book revolution, citing Wandering Son's popularity as an example.
- Found on Twitter: the animated school system that every good fujoshi wants to enroll in.
Reviews for September:
- Slightly Biased Manga looked at: the seventh volume of Ai No Kusabi's light novel series; the fourth volume of Earthian by Yun Kouga; the fifth volume of the Junjou Romantica manga.
- Experiments In Manga read Dr. Makumakuran and Other Stories by Takeshi Matsu, which looks like gay manga in the genre of the Massive anthology.
- BookDragon reviewed volume eight of Wandering Son and volume nine of What Did You Eat Yesterday?, the foodie BL manga by Fumi Yoshinaga.
- Manga Xanadu also looked at the What Did You Eat Yesterday? manga, reviewing volumes six through nine in one post.
- Fandom Post reviewed book one of Our Kingdom by Naduki Koujima, a throwback title to early DMP years.