Meaning of 801

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801 means love (story) between boys.
Pronunciation of 801 is Yaoi.
The meaning of this is almost same with BL but 801(yaoi) is an obsolete word I think.

By the way, Japanese read numbers in various pronunciation,
so if you are interested in it, check this 893

Example Conversation

A: I used to like 801.
B: What’s the 801?
A: Today’s BL.

A: 昔801が好きでさぁ
B: 801って何ですか?
A: 今でいうBL

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