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Realistic Same-Sex Relationships in Manga

Gay relationships in manga tend to be shallow and stereotypical, and that’s when they exist at all. Many of them seem to be written by authors with little understanding or empathy for these kinds of couples, so readers who are looking for accurate representations of same-sex love come away disappointed.

But luckily, that’s not always the case! Today, we’ll be exploring several realistic same-sex relationships in manga and how the way they’re written has changed over the years. Wave your pride flag and come join us!

Banana Fish Review – A Hardcore Gangster Love Story

Based on the 1985 manga of the same name by Akimi Yoshida, Banana Fish tells the serious, dramatic tale of teenage gang leader Ash Lynx and his dirty dealings in New York City’s seedy underworld. A naïve Japanese reporter named Eiji falls into Ash’s life and the two grow closer and learn a lot from each other, all while rival gangs and the mafia are on Ash’s trail for his involvement with the mysterious Banana Fish. Can these two boys survive in a world that threatens to swallow them whole?

Top 10 Anime Boys to Spend Christmas With

Anime boys have always captivated us, and sometimes we wish we could spend time with them in the real world. So, since it’s the Christmas season, we decided to make a festive list of the Top 10 Anime Boys to Spend Christmas With. These are characters who would love Christmas for its emphasis on family, the excitement that it brings, or just the calm of a snowy winter evening. Let’s see what’s in store for the holidays this year!

[Honey's Crush Wednesday] - 5 Ash Lynx Highlights from Banana Fish

Aslan Jade Callenreese, better known by his alias Ash Lynx, is a former mafia sex slave turned street gang leader in New York City. He’s on a mission to get his revenge on mob boss Golzine, who forced him into this life in the first place and destroyed his brother’s sanity with a mysterious someone or something known only as Banana Fish.

Along the way, he meets Eiji Okumura, a Japanese rookie journalist who falls into his life and provides a warm kindness that Ash isn’t used to. Ash tries to protect his newfound friend while getting his hands dirty fighting Golzine and other threats. It’s a tragic and violent story, but one with a lot of heart—just like the main character himself.

5 Scariest Moments in Banana Fish (First Cour)

The hardcore gangster anime Banana Fish has been going strong ever since its debut in Summer 2018. It gets slapped with labels like shoujo and boys love, but there’s a lot more going on than just the growing relationship between a troubled teen gang leader and a naïve Japanese journalist. In other words, it gets dark. Really dark.

Today, we’ll be taking a glance at five of the scariest moments in the first cour of Banana Fish. But they’re not scary in the horror movie kind of way—these scenes are tense, dangerous, and full of raw emotion that delivers a swift punch right to the gut. The life of a gangster is nowhere near safe, and this anime isn’t about to let you forget it.