The genre, also known as yaoi, originated in Japan in the late s. Yaoi content from Japan became popular in Thailand there called y or wai during the early s. Its popularity influenced filmmakers, writers, and TV networks to produce their own BL content. In alone, more than 20 of these shows were produced in Thailand. BL elements have also been present in Philippine pop culture since the early s. Local TV is yet to produce an actual BL show, though there are several forthcoming.
Pinoy Gay-themed, LGBTQ+-themed & BL Series Since 2013
The haze in my memory prevents me from recalling when I first watched two boys sharing a kiss. There are not many scenes to draw from, with homosexuality being a taboo subject to be depicted on T. Seeing men lock eyes and connect before sharing a kiss is a storm of emotions, something that lead me into a realization that I, a renewed gay boy, finally want this love that they speak of, not only because every one seems to have it — especially during puberty — but because I want to experience it, to be consumed by it.
This is a listing of Filipino Pinoy boys' love BL series released since While traditionally BL series outside the Philippines were typically written by female authors for female audience, nowadays, there are a lot of male creators and male viewers -- this is especially true for Pinoy BL series. This listing is arranged chronologically. A quick article about decisions characters have made that I definitely would have done differently. MDL v6 en.