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Official Suggestions From The Anime-Planet BL Channel

Don't know what BL to read next? Don't worry, the Bat Cave (otherwise known as the BL channel on Anime-Planet's official Discord server) is here to help! Includes yaoi, shounen-ai, and other manga with BL content or undertones.
1 19 Days

19 Days

Themes: High school students, best friends

Explicit content: No

2 Ai to Hanaji

Ai to Hanaji

Themes: Relationship issues

Explicit content: Yes

3 Ai wo Ataeru Kemonotachi

Ai wo Ataeru Kemonotachi

Themes: Isekai fantasy, Polygamy, Animal shifters, mpreg

Explicit content: Yes

Note: Also has a light novel, so if you can't get enough of this 3-way love fest I suggest checking that out as well.

4 All Night Long

All Night Long

Themes: High school students, Exploring one's sexuality

Explicit content: Yes

5 A Man of Virtue

A Man of Virtue

Themes: Curse, BDSM, Coworkers

Explicit content: Yes

6 A Shoulder to Cry On

A Shoulder to Cry On

Themes: High school students, opposites attract

Explicit content: No

7 At the End of the Road

At the End of the Road

Themes: Bodyswapping, Childhood friends

Explicit content: No

8 Back to School

Back to School

Themes: High school students

Explicit content: No, but the sequel has it

9 Banana Fish

Banana Fish

Themes: Gangs, American setting

Explicit content: No, but does contain some sexual content

10 Bloody Mary (Akaza SAMAMIYA)

Bloody Mary (Akaza SAMAMIYA)

Themes: Vampires, opposites attract

Explicit content: No

11 Blue Flag

Blue Flag

Themes: High school students, love triangle, LGBT themes

Explicit content: No

12 Can I Have You All to Myself?

Can I Have You All to Myself?

Themes: Childhood friends, Sports (basketball)

Explicit content: Yes

13 Coyote (Ranmaru ZARIYA)

Coyote (Ranmaru ZARIYA)

Themes: Werewolves, Mafia, Star-crossed lovers

Explicit content: Yes

14 Eto Irokoi Zoushi

Eto Irokoi Zoushi

Themes: Shinto priests, Zodiac animals

Explicit content: Yes

Note: If you want more, there's a sequel about their married life! <3

15 Fake


Themes: Cops, American setting

Explicit content: Yes (at the very end)

16 Given


Themes: Music, Moving on from pain and loss

Explicit content: Not exactly, but some sexual content

17 Golden Sparkle

Golden Sparkle

Themes: High school students, Puberty and sex education, LGBT themes

Explicit content: Yes

18 Heaven Official's Blessing

Heaven Official's Blessing

Themes: Supernatural beings, Ancient Chinese setting

Explicit content: No

Note: The art is GORGEOUS

19 Heesu in Class 2

Heesu in Class 2

Themes: High school students, best friends

Explicit content: No

20 I'm Yours, Blood and Soul

I'm Yours, Blood and Soul

Themes: Vampires, Demons

Explicit content: Yes

21 Itsuka Tomodachi ja Nakunaru to Shite mo

Itsuka Tomodachi ja Nakunaru to Shite mo

Themes: High school students

Explicit content: No

22 Kedamono Arashi

Kedamono Arashi

Themes: Catboys, mpreg

Explicit content: Yes

Note: Shota is the cutest cat-eared baby ever. Be sure to read the sequels as well; he gets way more page time in those.

23 King's Maker

King's Maker

Themes: Rebellion, Political intrigue

Explicit content: Not in s1, but the sequel Triple Crown has both explicit and non-explicit versions.

24 Kirai de Isasete

Kirai de Isasete

Themes: Omegaverse, Fated mates, Age gap

Explicit content: Yes

Note: Nothing like being served "women's intuition" from a precocious little girl in a booster seat! XD If you want more of this sweet family, be sure to read the sequel as well.

25 Love Is An Illusion

Love Is An Illusion

Themes: Omegaverse, mpreg

Explicit content: Yes

Note: Byul is the cutest baby in all the omegaverse. Fight me.

26 Love Level Up

Love Level Up

Themes: Video gamers

Explicit content: Yes

27 Love or Hate

Love or Hate

Themes: Stepbrothers

Explicit content: Yes

28 Love Pistols

Love Pistols

Themes: Animal characteristics, mpreg

Explicit content: Yes

29 Megumi to Tsugumi

Megumi to Tsugumi

Themes: Omegaverse, High school students, Deliquents

Explicit content: Yes

30 Melt at Night

Melt at Night

Themes: Salaryman, prostitution, sex phobia

Explicit sex: Yes

31 Mushroom Syndrome: Cum or Die

Mushroom Syndrome: Cum or Die

Themes: Mushroom penis. o_O;

Explicit content: Yes

32 Okane Ariki no Kankei desu ga

Okane Ariki no Kankei desu ga

Themes: Debt, Prostitution, Yakuza

Explicit content: Yes

33 Ookami wo Karu Housoku

Ookami wo Karu Housoku

Themes: Werewolves, American setting

Explicit content: Yes

Note: You'll never look at potato salad the same way after the characters suggest wanting to have sex with it. (No, they do not have sex with it. No potato salad was harmed during the production of this manga.)

34 Pian Pian

Pian Pian

Themes: Soulmates

Explicit content: Yes

35 Secret XXX

Secret XXX

Themes: Animal lovers, Bunnies

Explicit content: Yes

36 Sweet Our 1R

Sweet Our 1R

Themes: Relationship issues

Explicit content: Yes

37 Sweet Spot

Sweet Spot

Themes: Sports (baseball)

Explicit content: Yes

38 The Cat Proposed

The Cat Proposed

Themes: Cat youkai, marriage

Explicit content: No, but some sexual content

39 The Good Teacher

The Good Teacher

Themes: Sex training 

Explicit content: Yes

40 The Keystone Romantic Combination

The Keystone Romantic Combination

Themes: Sports (basketball)

Explicit content: ?

41 The Secret Life of the Demon King

The Secret Life of the Demon King

Themes: Demons, adult industry

Explicit content: Yes

42 The Titan's Bride

The Titan's Bride

Themes: Isekai fantasy, Extreme size difference

Explicit content: Yes

43 The Tyrant Falls in Love

The Tyrant Falls in Love

Themes: Senpai-kouhai relationship, LGBT themes

Explicit content: Yes

44 The Vampire & His Pleasant Companions

The Vampire & His Pleasant Companions

Themes: Vampires, Animal Transformation, American foreigner in Japan

Explicit content: No

Note: Loveable vampire Al is the perfect bat mascot for the Bat Cave. ^_^

45 Walk on Water

Walk on Water

Themes: Porn industry

Explicit content: Yes

46 Warehouse


Themes: Kidnapping, Stockholm syndrome

Explicit content: Yes

47 Welcome to the Café of Love

Welcome to the Café of Love

Themes: Demon (incubus), Cafe

Explicit content: Yes

48 Yarichin Bitch Club

Yarichin Bitch Club

Themes: All-Boys School, School Club

Explicit content: Yes

49 Zettai BL ni Naru Sekai VS Zettai BL ni Naritakunai Otoko

Zettai BL ni Naru Sekai VS Zettai BL ni Naritakunai Otoko

Themes: Parody of BL tropes

Explicit content: No, but some sexual content


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