bijutsu techo

Bijutsu Techo (美術手帖) is a monthly Japanese art magazine that primarily focuses on contemporary art in Japan. December’s issue seems to be focused on BL! 

Nakamura Asumiko illustrated the cover and will be drawing a 16 page manga for it.

Interviews with Takarai Rihito, Nakamura Asumiko, Yoshinaga Fumi, Kumota Haruko, Yoneda Kou, Tagame Gengoroh, Kodaka Kazuma, Totempole, Harada, Toribito Hiromi.

est em, Koshino, Takarai Rihito, Kumota Haruko, Yoneda Kou, Okadaya Tetsuzoh, Totempole will be drawing something for the issue with the theme ‘jobs and uniforms’. Takarai Rihito tweeted that she will be drawing Shirotani and Kurose from Ten Count as a 23 year old graduate and a 18 year old high school student.

The magazine features discussions from BL researchers, editors and art critics (also a candy researcher??), a history of BL, and includes an intro guide to BL.

Wish this was in English!