Girl Friends Volume 2 // Japanese Comic Review

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi. Let’s Talk. In this blog post we’re going ot be talking about Girl Friends Volume 2. Girlfriends is a 2007 Japanese shoujo ai (meaning Girl’s Love) manga by artist Morinaga. The official premise goes: When it comes to grades, bookish high school student Mariko Kumakura is at the top of her class. Socially, however, she is shy and lonely, typically eating lunch by herself. Enter the charismatic and beautiful Akko Oohashi, whose goal is to befriend Mariko and burst her out of her introverted shell. In…

Complex Volume 2 // Japanese Comic Review

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi. Let’s Talk. Today, we’re going to talk about Complex Volume 2. Complex is a Japanese comic (or manga) by artist Manda Ringo under the genre of yaoi or boys’ love (gay romance). The story is a four volumed series about the life long friendship and love between childhood friends Tatsuya Fujioka and Shinozaki Junichi. It starts off in their elementary school days and then, like the film Moonlight, jumps around to different periods in their lives. The story goes on to their adolescent years, their young adult period, and their time as…

Mr. Hare & Mr. Bear // American Webcomic Eco Blast

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Let’s talk. Today, we’re going to have a brief talk about Mr. Hare & Mr. Bear. Mr. Hare & Mr. Bear is an American webcomic created by artist Kara Leopard. The official premise goes: Meet Roger Hare. He’s an up and coming novelist and single father of triplets. One night after a long trip he finds a man passed out in front of his apartment door and decides to bring him inside. What kind of sane person does that? Who’s this mystery man and how much is he going…

Girl Friends Volume 1 // Japanese Comic Review

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi. Let’s Talk. In this blog post we’re going ot be talking about Girl Friends Volume 1. Girlfriends is a 2007 Japanese shoujo ai (meaning Girl’s Love) manga by artist Morinaga. The official premise goes: When it comes to grades, bookish high school student Mariko Kumakura is at the top of her class. Socially, however, she is shy and lonely, typically eating lunch by herself. Enter the charismatic and beautiful Akko Oohashi, whose goal is to befriend Mariko and burst her out of her introverted shell. In…

Tamen De Gushi Chapters 51-106 Manhua/Comic Review

Welcome the Queer Fudanshi! Let’s Talk! Today, we’re going to talk about Tamen De Gushi chapters 51-106. New to Tamen De Gushi? It’s a online Chinese Manhua (or comic) about a high school girl named Sun Jing. Sun spends her days having fun with her best friend Qi Fang. One day, Sun notices a cute girl at the convenience store by her school. She brings up the courage to talk to the girl, and a story of friendship, hilarity, and love begins. If you are interested in this web-comic click on this…

Tamen De Gushi Ch 1-50 (Comic)

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi. Today I’m going to be reviewing Tamen De Gushi Ch 1-50. Tamen De Gushi or Their Stories is a Chinese web comic that’s released on Weibu, basically China’s twitter. The artist and creator is Tan Jiu, the friend and colleague of the 19 Days artist Old Xian. Working with that, while 19 Days is a gay themed web comic, Tamen De Gushi is a lesbian themed web comic. The story follows Qiu Tong and Sun Jing, two high school girls who meet and fall in love. This story is also like 19 Days in that it starts off…

Tobias and Guy (Comic Review)

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Today I’m going to be reviewing another Webcomic like 19 Days. The comic is called Tobias and Guy. Tobias and Guy started as an amateur attempt to explore webcomics. Daz, the creator, soon found himself on top of an internet sensation. The comic is about a couple between a human and a demon. Guy, the human, one day wishes that he could have a boyfriend. Tobias, the demon, comes to him wishing to grant his wish to have any man. Guy then changes is wish to…

Eventually, I Will Become Yours Volume 1 (Manga/Comics)

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Today I’m going to review a Shoujo ai manga titled Yagate Kimi Ni Naru or Eventually, I Will Become Yours Volume 1. If you don’t know Shoujo ai, is a genre of Japanese manga (comic books) that focus on lesbian love. While Yuri, the more popular lesbian manga genre, focuses more on the physical/sexual aspect of lesbian love, Shoujo ai is not so graphic. Eventually, I Will Become Yours Volume 1 is about a high school freshman named Yuu who is troubled because she has read to/listened…