Top 5 Yaoi Recommendations! (That aren't Yuri on Ice!!)

Maybe you just happened to fall upon Boy's Love or you've been a fan for a while and looking for something new. Either way, here are our team's favorite BL mangas/anime recently. If you have any you're a big fan of, comment their name so we can update the list!


1. Sasaki to Miyano

Where to watch: Funimation


Sasaki to Miyano will be on of your favorite BL's. It's guaranteed! The plot is set in high school between a second year (Miyano) and his senpai (Sasaki). In recent months, they've grown incredibly close due to their new shared interest. After Miyano lends a BL manga to Sasaki, they become closer than ever and Sasaki realizes his feelings for Miyano.


In this crumb-filled romance anime, you watch them fall in love and transition through the high stakes of high school. It's everything you want in a yaoi and we're sure you'll love it.


2. Love Stage

Where to watch: Crunchyroll


Izumi was born in a family of celebrities. However, as famous as his parents and older brother are, he's the black sheep of his family and a nerdy college student. He dreams to be a manga writer but one day when he's forced to film a commercial where he wears a dress, his co-star mistakes him for a women in fall in love at first sight.


You guessed it, when his co-star, Ryoma, discovers that Izumi is a boy, his feelings don't change.


3. Dakaichi Otoko

Where to watch: Crunchyroll


When the title of "Sexiest Man of the Year" is taken from veteran actor Takato Saijyo, he is asked by the man who dethroned him, Junta Azumaya, to take him under his wing. Or at least, that's what the public sees. In the hardcore entertainment industry, the two most attractive bachelors find themselves in a secret scandal.


Before you watch this, we'd love to know in the comments who you think the uke and seme are between these two. If you love the show and can't get enough, they also released a movie special with the bachelors in Spain!


4. Heaven Official's Blessing

Where to watch: Netflix


You've heard us talk about this beautiful show before! Xie Lian, a God who has ascended to heaven 3 times, decided to return to the mortal realm to exorcise ghosts and gain worshippers. In the midst of solving mysteries and exorcising, he meets a demon, Hua Cheng (A.K.A San Lang), who takes a special liking to him.


Although San Lang is said to be a ruthless and terrifying demon, he treats Xie Lian with love and kindness in every moment. This show that's based off of a popular novel, is said to have "invented romance".


5. Given

Where to watch: Crunchyroll


This is another love story set in high school but the focus is on a band of two high school and two college students. What makes this anime interesting and different from the rest, is that three of the band members know that they are gay instead of questioning themselves from the jump. One member (Uenoyama), hasn't considered being in a relationship with a man before but it all changes when he meets Mafuyu.


The band members discover more about themselves and their music throughout the entire show. This is one you'll want to rewatch!

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