Manga: Celebrate Yaoi Day With Something Hot And Sweet

Manga Celebrate Yaoi Day With Something Hot

August 1 is 'Yaoi Day,' the informal holiday observed by lovers of yaoi manga. Whether you're a diehard yaoi fan or simply y-curious, it's a great excuse to check out some boys-love (BL) manga—and you might even find some bargains or win some free manga on Twitter.



What makes today yaoi day? It's a pun, sort of: 'Ya' is one of the pronunciations of the Japanese character (kanji) for 8, 0 is read like the letter 'o,' and 1 is shortened from 'ichi' to the letter 'i.' So, 8/01=yaoi!

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