A Guide to Omegaverse and its Features- What is an Alpha; A Character Profile- Born to Dominate

Dominant, Strong, Powerful, Rich, Talented and Skillful. The protector, the provider. An alpha holds the room, or even the world on the palm of his hands; his mere presence or voice commanding or perhaps even demanding respect. Aside from his pheromones, an alpha is a natural born leader who sits at the top of any food chain, may it be the academic, societal, corporate ladder or…

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A Guide to Omegaverse and its History- What are the Roles? What is an Alpha, Omega and Beta? -Series 1 on the A/B/O dynamic.

Before Omegaverse, there was Mpreg (Male Pregnancy}. At least back in the day, most fanfiction writers weren't shy of just springing an Mpreg out of the blue in their works. As we'll see later on, the history of Omegaverse owed much of its roots to fanfiction. But what is Omegaverse? What is Omegaverse?? Simply put, Omegaverse (a Portmanteau of Omega and Universe) is an AU (Alternate…

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Yaoi Manga with a Younger Seme

The debate surrounding Umibe ga Etranger puzzled me as to why people are surprised about the coupling. There are multiple manga where the seme is the younger. So I'm compiling some of them in this post. This is not comprehensive. I will be adding more as a go along. Ten Count Tadaomi Shirotani have severe mysophobia, owing to his obsessive-compulsive disorder. He consults a psychotherapist Ruku…

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Site Update: Weird redirect issues resolved; back to reuploading old posts

A few posts later and I think I'm confident that the majority of the weird redirect issues have been resolved. With that said, I think I can finally focus on getting the old articles back on the site slowly. I hope that over time I'll be able to more or less put most of them back so I can get back to making new content for…

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SasuNaru, remembering my first ship- The Sun and the Moon of Konoha

SasuNaru was the first pairing ever. It also dominated much of my childhood years and even until today, I still believe that this ship is sailing, slowing over the years, only to be reinvigorated by Boruto. But first let me outline how we come to love this pairing. By the way, you can tell from the tone of the article that this will be one of…

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Taisei Gets his just deserts- Satisfying Spoiler from Chapter 34 of When the Yakuza Falls in Love

When the Yakuza Falls in Love is one of my current favorite. After getting out of my angst phase from Black Lotus, I present to you my latest obsession. This is more lighthearted and fun and cute and all that warm and fuzzy feelings you can think of. But not his chapter. In fact, this chapter is so satisfying that it deserves a second mention in…

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Why is Black Lotus popular in most BL circles and groups? Top three reasons backed by studies and journals and why you must read it too- a Brief Analysis

Black Lotus is among the three of the more popular manga that I came across when joining multiple BL groups, with the other two being Kiss Me Liar and Yours to Claim. In this article, I offer three possible reasons why Black Lotus and similar yaoi manga are popular among yaoi and boy's love circles and groups. Disclaimer: I am a man who enjoys yaoi Warning:…

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War on Piracy and what this could mean for the comic industry; non-profit sites, translators safe? Is there a solution?

Disclaimer: the author and this site does not advocate piracy. This article is made to create a discourse on the fight against copyright infringement and a possible solution. There was a news article that outline the silent war against manga and webtoon piracy circulating since late 2020. Turns out that some sites are already closed down, a result of ongoing efforts since 2018 to stem the…

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Lezhin to plan limiting screenshots in their apps as issues on piracy and illegal uploads heat up.

The saga over illegal sites and piracy continues as more updates following Lezhin's apology last Wednesday May 12th, 2021. In a reply to user jiwahsmiles, Lezhin reveals plan to incorporate a way to limit screenshots in their apps though there have been no details as to how this would be implemented yet. It is possible that this will be like how Netflix does it wherein a…

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Guide to Dere: What is Dere? What are some examples of Dere Archetypes? (Kudere, Tsundere, Yandere, Bakadere)

A Brief Guide to Deres An Introduction Dere (from dere dere, meaning love dovey) is an archetype by which an anime character may express his or her love or affection for another character in another anime. Dere comes from "deredere" (デレデレ), an onomatopoeia that means "lovestruck" or "lovey dovey" Some of the famous archetypes include Tsundere, Kuudere, Yandere and Bakadere. A very brief overview of these…

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