Boys' love (BL) is the common term used by the publishing industry to categorize works focusing on male/male relationships marketed at women. Historically these works were referred to as June, but most commercial works are now called BL. It is used as an umbrella term for: both commercial and amateur works -works. Boys Love (ボーイズ ラブ, Bōizu Rabu) refers to two Japanese films both directed by Kōtarō Terauchi and both starring Yoshikazu Kotani. The films are inspired by boys' love manga and anime. The story has also been adapted into a manga by shōjo manga artist, Kaim Tachibana. The manga is also entitled Boys Love. 17 Mar Love is love, boys on The Spectator | Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has again flagged his intention to deliver a national apology to the victims of.