I've been discussing the Bara genre for some time now. And at this point this is what most of you are waiting for. Before you take a dive into this the topics explored contains some of the most explicit themes and it may not be suitable for everyone. I'm making it a point here. The… Continue reading 15 Bara Manga for Beginners (18+)
Bara Influences in Anime and Shows that Have Them
While the Bara genre is still not known to the general public, the elements is gradually showing up in anime today. Slow, but taking one step at a time is better than never. Compared to its more in-demand counterpart, Yaoi, or in other cases Shounen-Ai, both genres are still not being talked about in a… Continue reading Bara Influences in Anime and Shows that Have Them
The Origins of Bara
Like with all kinds of mediums, Bara has a history of its own. And it comes with its own prejudice. History for some reason won't always tell the full story despite the amount of information today. Bara (薔薇) in itself translates into "rose", a flower most of you are familiar with. If you don't understand… Continue reading The Origins of Bara
Bara: Scratching the Rough Surface
Queer media in Japanese media has its own niche. Whether it would be guys loving guys or girls loving girls. In anime form, this is known through its Yaoi or Yuri anime, manga, or light novels. Another form of male-to-male relationships is also being created as time goes by. Think of it as a Seinen… Continue reading Bara: Scratching the Rough Surface
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