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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 (452d ago)
c.AndRobo by acme (536d ago)
c.Column 1 by acme (571d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Rating
Average: 7.6 / 10.0 (91 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.44 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 6th 2013, 9:19pm PST


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Recommendations
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Year
2011

Original Publisher
Bookman [Add]

Serialized In (magazine)
N/A

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #776 increased(+110)
Monthly Pos #1292 decreased(-33)
3 Month Pos #1326 decreased(-79)
6 Month Pos #1278 decreased(-97)

List Stats
On 260 reading lists
On 156 wish lists
On 357 completed lists
On 16 unfinished lists
On 160 custom lists

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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   
Rating: N/A
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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Rating: N/A
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.
5)
6) Was very strange and interesting and also very sweet, a robo clan is an interesting concept.
7)
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...   
Rating: N/A
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).
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
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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LOVED THIS!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by 801crazed
February 21st, 2013, 9:54pm
When reading other typical BL manga, I sometimes get the feeling that "something is missing". THIS is what was missing. This little spice of life. You can really feel the passion that the mangaka put into their stories here.

I truly loved this experimental volume. Taking chances in the publishing world is a no go, so I'm very glad that this showcases the "bad" BL that was rejected by publishers.

I really liked the columns as well. I would totally read manga based on those wild and whimsical ideas! (The FtM and cis-male romance that Psyche Delico mentioned really peaked my interest...)

... Last updated on February 22nd, 2013, 10:05am
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on Natsu no Saigo ni Yoset   
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by xono
October 29th, 2012, 2:14am
Natsu no Saigo ni Yoset: 10/10
This is probably one of the very very few BL manga I've read that my tears flow effortlessly while reading through the panels. This is so touching. The art is very fitting and the setting too. The story is very well executed. I'm gonna look forward to the other works of this mangaka.
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Winning bet of non-conventionality   
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by Pebble_
August 8th, 2012, 5:23pm
Unusual stories, for when you're fed up of classic yaoi.
These one-sots are very much not conventional, and they're almost perfect in their originality. Extremely refreshing, with lots of different settings, characters and atmospheres to get your kicks from. ;D

1-> Funny story with a lovely twist at the very end, and a great use of the fetish. ^^
2-> Bittersweet 'impossible love' type. Great story for such a small amount of pages to develop, and interesting concept at the end.
3-> Not yaoi, but interesting nonetheless; boxing, betting and corruption.
4 -> T_T So sad... and yet such a sweet tribute to life.
8 -> Maybe that's just me, but I found this extremely disturbing. I didn't get what was going on till the end. But, great concept! biggrin ANd it's a great allegory of changing feelings of love between human beings as well, imo.
9 -> Somehow disturbing, but it makes one think. About stockholm (and Lima) syndrome, and how it happens...
10 -> Funny! XD I love the personalities of both characters, a gentle, weak big guy, and a cunning, strong-willed young boss.
11 -> I love unexpected evolution of 'roles' in yaoi couples... ^^
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