The first 20 pages of the Yaoi
, M/M Romance novel are available for download to read for free at Christie Gordon's website (go to the book's page): christiegordon.
Boy-boy yaoi has established a stronger readership in the States, Diaz says, possibly due to larger demand for male-related themes but also because of continuing misunderstanding of what yuri actually means.
This compilation of yaoi love stories has obsession and secrecy as common themes.
In addition the publisher said it will begin selling manga graphic novels from other publishers on the site, offering all commercially mass-produced merchandise that falls into the yaoi category.
The company said that eight graphic novel publishers, four anime manufacturers and two video game manufacturers are represented on the site, which is thought to be the first store to sell all available yaoi merchandise exclusively.
8) Yaoi is a large, international fandom that concentrates on sexual and romantic relationships between male characters in anime and manga.
There are, then, two pairs of Japanese-derived terms: shoujoai (girl love) and shounenai (boy love), and yuri and yaoi, such that yuri and shoujoai are to some extent parallel terms.
There is, however, a sharp distinction between yaoi and gay fiction, although it is possible to read yaoi as gay novels.
Yaoi and SF have basically the same possibility in which we enjoy limitless freedom.
We are pleased to introduce Extreme Telemetry to TV and Internet broadcast viewers throughout the Pacific Rim," said Junichi Yaoi
, Media Technology Group's President & CEO.
Shinkawa A, Yaoi
K, Kadotani T, Imamura M, Koizumi N, Iwahana H, et al.
fans produce reams of manga (comics), illustrations, and fan fiction involving male characters from such hetero boys' series as Gundam Wing and Saiyuki.