Meaning of “BL”

“BL” means love (story) between boys.
The pronunciation is “bee elu”.
“BL” is an abstraction for “boy’s love”.
This word is a slang among otaku people, but these days getting common than before.

Yaoi(やおい) is almost same meaning of BL, but yaoi(やおい) is almost an obsolete word.
*801(やおい) is same with yaoi(やおい). Sometime, we use numbers instead of other Japanese. If you want to know how to read numbers, check this post out!

Example Conversation

A: …
B: What’s wrong?
A: My boyfriend noticed I’m fujoshi(婦女子) loving BL…
B: Oh, how?
A: He found my uraaka(裏垢) on Twitter…
B: Oh…
※Fujoshi(腐女子) means a girl who likes BL.

A: ううう…
B: どうしたの?
A: 彼氏にBL好きの腐女子なことがついにバレた…
B: え?なんで?
A: Twitterの裏垢が見つかってしまったのです…
B: あー…

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