It’s the first half of April. Spring has arrived. And with Spring we have several newly released BLs and some upcoming ones to place on our to-watch list. Let me know which one of these you will be watching. Descriptions come from My Drama List unless stated otherwise.
Call It What You Want (Thai)
The story of BL Director, James, who has a secret on-set romance with one of his actors, Ait. The series will explore the darker side of the entertainment industry, and the pressure actors endure at all times from the power brokers, revealing the corrupted BL industry that is indeed far from perfection. (Source: GagaOOLala)
James – Time Dhamawat Suntanaphan
Bas – Michael Kiettisak Vatanavitsakul
Marco – Daniel Chang
Kaprao – Kaprao Pongkorn Wongkrittiyarat
Ait – Benz Panupun Vongjorn
Also, please check out our Interview with the cast and director, Aam Anusorn. This story s loosely based on Director Anusorn’s personal experiences in the Thai BL industry.
This show will be available to watch on the GagaOOLala platform
Fish Upon the Sky (Thai)
Pi has a crush on one of the hottest students in the Allied Health Sciences Department, but since he is not confident enough about his looks – he is helpless. At least until Duen and his friends help him get a makeover to boost his confidence. When Pi finally has the guts to approach his crush, he meets his love rival, Mork. Pi tries to surpass Mork in everything to get Nan’s attention, but he is not lucky enough to beat him. However, everything changes as Pi starts to feel a different set of feelings towards Mork, making things more complicated.
Pattawee / Pi – Phuwin Tangsakyuen
Sutthaya／Mork – Pond Naravit Lertratkosum
This series is produced by GMMTV and will air on their YouTube channel
My Toxic Lover (Pinoy)
My Toxic Lover’ is an exciting story of a famous movie superstar who falls in love with an ordinary young man. (My Drama List)
Ethon Kaiser – Aki Torres
Bryce – Kevin Salgado
Available on Pepps TV Channel on YouTube
Nobleman Ryu’s Wedding (Korean)
One warm day during the Joseon Dynasty, Ryu Ho Seon’s wedding and the beautiful bride Choi Hwa Jin begins. But on the first night, the bride he expected is suspicious. It’s not a woman, but a man! Choi Ki Wan, brother of Hwa Jin, who disappeared before the wedding because of her hatred for political marriages, is sitting in the room with Ho Seon instead. He tries to reverse the marriage, but his ill mother opposes it. They pursue their union and should never be caught by anyone!
A few days later, Kim Tae Hyeong, a senior at Ho Seon’s school, comes to congratulate him. But he falls for Ki Wan and courts him, putting them in a difficult position. With the interests of the sick mother and Tae Hyeong, who sends letters tirelessly, there is no time to rest. And one day, Hwa Jin reappears. How to get everything back in place? And what is this pain in their heart?
Ryu Ho Sun – Kang In Soo
Choi Ki Wan – Lee Se Jin
Kim Tae Hyung – Jane Eui Soo
Available on Emotions Studio YouTube Channel
Bed Weather (Pinoy)
Have you experienced loneliness in the middle of a storm? As though something is missing… As though you need someone to share your life within this cuddle weather.
Zack – ZK Nakaoka
Ken – Rommel Montserrat
Available on Cosmix Film’s YouTube Channel
Wheel of Love (Pinoy)
This series is told with four stories about love, acceptance, belonging, and the value of family. (Asterisk YouTube Channel Teaser)
Markie Asunción – Enzo Santiago
Mateo Asuncion – Sam Cafranca
Romeo Asunción – John Cortez
Miguel Asunción – Nico Nicholas
Merry Asunción – Hannah Balahadia
Martina Asunción – Gilleth Sandico
Available on Asterisk Entertainment’s YouTube Channel
Close Friend (Thai)
Six pairs, six forms of love, that are more than ‘friends’ from six songs, six artists from Boxx Music. This series stars many familiar faces and pairings, not to mention what must have been a gigantic budget for all this talent in one place.
Kim Varodom Kemmonta & Copter Panuwat Kerdthongtavee (Gen Y the Series)
Jimmy Karn Kritsanaphan & Tommy Sittichok Puekpoolpol (Why RU)
Ja Phachara Suansri & First Chalongrat Novsamrong (TharnType 2: 7 Years Of Love)
Nat Nattasitt Uarekstit & Max Saran Rujeerattanavorapan (Why RU)
Lay Talay Sanguandikul & Yoon Phusanu Wongsavanischakorn (YYY)
Ohm Thitiwat Ritprasert & Fluke Natouch Siripongthon (Until We Meet Again)
Papa and Daddy (Taiwanese)
Damian runs a Taipei restaurant and has always had a dream of “getting a family and raising children.” After two years of stable relationship with his boyfriend Jie Li, the two embarked on a surrogacy journey together and successfully gave birth to his son Kai Kai. Until the son entered the kindergarten and began to face the curiosity and differences of his peers and the other parents’ gossip, the two fathers had to think about explaining to the young Kaikai what “mother” was. (GagaOlala)
Available on the GagaOlala Platform