Shueisha Launches BLink Boys-Love Manga Magazine
posted on 2011-02-07 22:09 EST by Egan Loo
The Japanese publisher Shueisha launched a new boys-love (BL) magazine called BLink on Monday. According to its cover's tagline, the magazine will appear every other month with "BL comics of 2.5-dimensional guys."
The manga artist lineup of the first issue includes Isaku Natsume, Hazuki Futaba, Levin Aoi, Jun Kusunoki, Ahiru Haruno, Haiji Sakura, Tōko Akiba, Saeko Kamon, Aoi Hashimoto, Enzō, Wren Tamaquis, Kumiko Misasagi, Natsu Kawamura, Sachi Murakami, Nanaroku Takaoka, Siam Kujū, Deathco Cotorino, Dokuro Jaryū, and Shihan Ichinomiya. Hinako Takanaga (The Tyrant Falls in Love) illustrated the cover.
Also in the inaugural issue, Mayu Shinjo (Kaikan Phrase) and Yū Minazuki launched serialized columns, and voice actors Takashi Kondo and Yoshihisa Kawahara recorded an "Ichaicha CD" (Flirting CD). Kaname Itsuki, Kazuhiko Mishima, Rihito Takarai, and Miu Ōtsuki drew pinup posters.
Source: Comic Natalie