Drama: Grappler Baki wa BL dewa nai ka to Kangaetsuzuketa Otome no Kirokutsutsu
Native Title: グラップラー刃牙はBLではないかと考え続けた乙女の記録ッッ
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Director: Yamagishi Santa
Aired: Aug 20, 2021 – Oct 1, 2021
Aired On: Friday
Original Network: WOWOW
Duration: 30 min.
Honoka Matsumoto explains BL = Boy’s love with all her might!
WOWOW x FLaMme FLaMme collaboration YouTube video released
The Twitter project for the first free broadcast has started!
WOWOW’s original drama “The Record of the Maiden Who Continued to Think that Grappler Blade is BL” (broadcast / distribution start on August 20, 11 o’clock every Friday, all 7 episodes) will be broadcast prior to this week’s broadcast / distribution start Published a YouTube video that makes it even more fun. In addition, a Twitter project will start with “tsu”, which is a characteristic expression that appears in Baki, and “# Baki is BL”.
This work was written by Junko Kaneda, a BL (boy’s love) researcher who read the national fighting manga “Baki the Grappler” (written by Keisuke Itagaki / Akita Shoten), which has a cumulative circulation of over 85 million copies, for the first time in her life. A non-standard essay “I thought” Grappler Baki “is BL for 30 hours and 300 days a day” (written by Junko Kaneda / Kawade Shobo Shinsha) Is the original plan. Honoka Matsumoto, who plays the lead role, plays Akane Kojima, a fujoshi who discovers the possibility of BL from the bodies and behaviors of the fighters who appear in “Baki the Grappler” and delusions for 30 hours a day.
The WOWOW x FLaMme collaboration YouTube video “Akane Kojima! What is Boy’s Love?” Released this time is played by Matsumoto under the supervision of Junko Kaneda, who is also a boy’s love and doujinshi researcher. The content that the main character, Akane, introduces the history and basic framework of “BL = Boy’s love” over the front and back. It is a video that BL beginners should watch as an introductory edition, and BL enthusiasts as an opportunity to deepen their understanding of BL. And in Weekly Shonen Champion No. 38, which will be released on the 19th (Thursday) the day before the broadcast, a three-way interview with Honoka Matsumoto, Keisuke Itagaki, and Santa Yamagishi will be posted. Please pay attention to what Professor Itagaki talks about the relationship between Baki and BL and the drama.