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Dame BL  
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Description
From acme:

Dame BL is "a collection of BL oneshots written by some of the lesser-known participants in the genre (and some you may be familiar with already), with a focus on less conventional settings and characters. We're very far away from high school here, which hopefully you'll agree makes a pleasant change of pace."

1. Be Here to Love Me (KUMOTA Haruko)
The relationship of a foot-fetishist and his cunning colleague.

2. Kou no Kawa (MOROZUMI Sumitomo)
Set in ancient times, a village is near starvation due to a bad harvest. For some reason, the young chief takes care of a cursed man he finds lying in the river...

3. Khaa Thoong (Est Em)
Can the young Thai kick-boxer rekindle the thirst for competion in a senior boxer after his devastating defeat?

Column 1 (AOYAMA Toomi)
Useless Side Characters

Column 2 (Kashima)
Obsession/Favoritism

Column 3 (KUSAMA Sakae)
Terror! Kappa Lake

4. Natsu no Saigo ni Yosete (UMEMATSU Machie)
Two elderly men reminisce about their lives together over a bowl of peaches.

5. Locas! (OKADAYA Tetuzoh)
Jean-Luc fell in love through correspondence in a chat with Al. What will occur, when he will decide to meet off-line? Is it really Al that wrote to him in chat?

6. And Robo (CHIBA Ryouko)
A touching tale of robot clones... or something.

7. Shinumade BL Shindemo BL (Takeuchi Sachiko)

8. Tonari wa Nani wo Suru Hito zo (UNO Jinia)
The unusual love a man has for his fan in the hot summer.

9. Soldier (Zin)
A nazi sadist and a prisoner in camp. Excitement, desire, but... what about love? Attachment?

Column 4 (KEVIN Komine)

Column 5 (COTORINO Deathco)
Eronashi BL

Column 6 (PSYCHE Delico)

Column 7 (YONEDA Kou)

10. Muhou no Shounen (Mochimeko)
A story involving a Reckless Young Man and some scary faced gangsters.

11. Ima Doushiteru (ROTTA Ikumi)
The funny relationship between a man who has a fetish for soft/chubby things and his fatty otaku-friend.

12. It Must Be (MOMOYAMA Naoko)
A story about two professional cyclists and their travails.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
ダメBL boys love comic anthology
ダメBL
DameBL
Locas!
Soldier (ZIN)

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Latest Release(s)
c.Column 2 by Acme (589d ago)
c.AndRobo by Acme (673d ago)
c.Column 1 by Acme (708d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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Average: 7.5 / 10.0 (103 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.38 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 12th 2014, 10:54am PST


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Year
2011

Original Publisher
Bookman [Add]

Serialized In (magazine)
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Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #754 increased(+136)
Monthly Pos #1232 increased(+107)
3 Month Pos #1392 decreased(-15)
6 Month Pos #1373 decreased(-103)

List Stats
On 265 reading lists
On 159 wish lists
On 413 completed lists
On 16 unfinished lists
On 178 custom lists

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It was fun... and different   
Rating: N/A
by Elsie-chan
July 3rd, 2014, 5:46pm
The columns are funny and cute and I liked Yoneda Kou's one the best. What Psychedelico said was interesting too.
It's different from traditional BL with the cliches and big-seme plus little-uke having sex after a flat plot, and maybe It's that why some people can't stand fushoji and their desire for boyXboy relationship. For me, BL is a world of alternatives, combinations and new things that make us excited for more, and this collection show it. Even if it's experimental, It's still BL anyway.

... Last updated on July 3rd, 2014, 5:46pm
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Unusual, non conventional yet very interesting   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Nirachu
June 16th, 2014, 4:47am
I'm really in love with this anthology. I love how all stories are so atypical compared to many other BL I've read, and it's also a great starting point to identify some really good BL authors as well. An interesting point I noticed was the particularly wide range of BL; some stories are like heavy bara and explicit while others were mild shounen ai. I liked stories 1, 4 and 8 particularly. My absolute favourite would have to be 8 solely though; it's a bit abstract, bittersweet, and the tone change surrounding the twist has just been amazingly done. It's probably my favourite BL one shot ever.
(If anyone knows anything similar in style to story 8, please PM me.)
Anyway, I think this is worth reading if you're looking for some more niche, atypical sort of BL; although the stories are all short, it does allow you to identify some really amazing mangakas.

... Last updated on June 16th, 2014, 4:51am
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well...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by noelle777
May 25th, 2014, 3:55am
1) Be Here to Love Me (KUMOTA Haruko) fun 10/10 and such an elegant art
2) Kou no Kawa (MOROZUMI Sumitomo) 10/10 sad and beautiful... and kinda realistic art...
3) Khaa Thoong (Est Em) 7/10 wonderful art, but story didn't entertain me enough
*Useless Side Characters (AOYAMA Toomi) 8/10 great idea
*Obsession/Favoritism (Kashima) wtf, what is this
*Terror! Kappa Lake (KUSAMA Sakae) 6/10
4) Natsu no Saigo ni Yosete (UMEMATSU Machie) sad story, 10/10 rare theme - senility & yaoi
5) Locas! (OKADAYA Tetuzoh) a, baraish art with yaoi content :> let's say... 8/10
6) And Robo (CHIBA Ryouko) 8/10 too short but interesting idea
7) Shinumade BL Shindemo BL (Takeuchi Sachiko) wtf, omg... madness 7/10
8) Tonari wa Nani wo Suru Hito zo (UNO Jinia) weird in a bad way 4/10
9) Soldier (Zin) WW2 10/10
*Column 4 (KEVIN Komine) nothing remarkable
*Eronashi BL - Column 5 (COTORINO Deathco) nothing remarkable
*Column 6 (PSYCHE Delico) great idea, i wish it was a long story...
*Column 7 (YONEDA Kou) very good 8/10
10) Muhou no Shounen (Mochimeko) nice 8/10
11) Ima Doushiteru (ROTTA Ikumi) maybe 7/10
12) It Must Be (MOMOYAMA Naoko) 6/10

... Last updated on May 25th, 2014, 7:55am
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Good idea, bad one-shots.   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by meniel
March 24th, 2014, 9:43am
I didn't like most of the one-shots. Some of them where just "meh", others, though original, gave me nothing. The only one I recommend is number 4, Natsu no Saigo ni Yosete (UMEMATSU Machie).

Oh, and also. Number 2, Kou no Kawa (MOROZUMI Sumitomo), was particularly horrible and nonsense.
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Quirky, unusual and fun   
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by OmNom
November 23rd, 2013, 11:32am
This sure was one of the stranger mangas I've read once in a while, and it's surprisingly engaging as well. The first a.k.a cover story is probably my favourite of the bunch, but honestly all the stories are entertaining in their own certain ways. And what's even better is us readers being able to read the mangaka's thoughts and feelings, however brief they might be. I cracked up so much while reading some of the mangakas' confessions, they sure are funny people. At some point I was like 'This is so stupid and weird it's funny', I sure had a good laugh, haha. Hopefully we'll continue to get even more great stuff from them in the future.
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by lifeincircuit
October 31st, 2013, 12:31am
Very interesting read. I don't think many of the stories stood out to me as independently amazing, but overall the collection was absolutely worth reading. In a way it is an artistic experiment in manga and I found it pretty fascinating.
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Pretty good   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Serendipity_
August 2nd, 2013, 7:03am
I loved the first story, Be Here to Love Me, and the fourth one, Natsu no Saigo ni Yosete. It's good to see something new and refreshing from time to time. The first story was definitely something diffrent and I look forward to seeing some more work of this author.
The fourth story, well I cried. That should explain alot.

... Last updated on August 2nd, 2013, 7:22am
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Wah cool   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by jojalee
June 11th, 2013, 5:17am
Wow this was awesome I love them all
1) Was so funny and great and i love that style of art
2) Was so sweeeeeeeeeet, and the ending was like "oh well." ;_: so sweet.
3) Ah 3 is kinda, wah? I didn't really fully get it to be honest but it involved corruption
4) WHY U DO THIS TO MY FEELS ;_; I had tears in my eyes, but it was very sweet and a really great depictian of age.
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6) Was very strange and interesting and also very sweet, a robo clan is an interesting concept.
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8) Hahahahaha...wut? What did I just read? This reminds me of The Female Fridge No.1 so much, I liked it though because it was weird and I like unusual stuff.
9) Oh...um...okay I guess, can't say I sympathise with the Nazi but it was an interesting story nonetheless.
10) HAHAHA WHAT that was so unexpected but cool?
11) Awwww that was so cute omg.
12) Was cool I guess,
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definitely not Yaoi...   
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by hanyrox
June 5th, 2013, 10:05am
the stories are basically shounen-ai...such a let down for me sad
BUT nonetheless some of the stories were truly interesting, because the main point of each story are different (not all of them are feet fetishes).
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I really adore the story about the two old men reminiscing their younger days. the part where the partner dies just get you (aww~~~don't die)
i really adore the stories told in this collection biggrin
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Hard to rate   
Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by Suiren-nyan
May 15th, 2013, 7:15am
I loved some of the stories, didn't like others. It's hard to give the whole anthology one rating since the stories are veeery different-- in art, seriousness, etc. etc. The variety is really something. But, I think it is worth to take a look. What makes the anthology stand out is the originality and uniqueness, the stories are fresh.

I loved the 1st story <3 Would rate it 9-10 -- very original, refreshing and sexy smile

... Last updated on May 15th, 2013, 7:15am
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