So on tumblr right now there’s a meme going around where you ask people to name a celebrity and then you post your six favorite photos of that person. And then anime fans turned it into an anime meme, where you can name an anime character instead. However, I don’t know many celebrities (my family probably gets annoyed when we watch TV and I’m like ‘who’s that person now??’) and I also watch almost no anime (unless you want to ask me about Inazuma Eleven characters), so I decided to do the meme with BL mangaka.
Obviously, I’m not posting my favorite pictures of BL mangaka—generally speaking, I only know what less than 1% of my favorite mangaka even look like. I pick panels and illustrations. So far I have Ootsuki Miu, Ogura Muku and Yamashita Tomoko.
Yamashita Tomoko’s was actually quite hard, since a lot of her storytelling is in the dialogue and reactions of her characters. orz;; So I don’t know how well I captured her story style.
Aside from them, people also requested Jaryuu Dokuro, Yamamoto Kotetsuko, Nakamura Asumiko, Kumota Haruko, Aniya Yuiji and Kojima Lalako and I’ll edit those in once I’m done. I figured not only would this be a good way to pass time but also a useful method to try and promote the art styles of mangaka I like. I think people often ignore the fact that BL manga has an incredibly varied group of mangaka who write for it with many different art and story styles.
Anyway, if you want to request a mangaka feel free! :> I’m actually having a lot of fun with this (thought I’m rather crap with image edits, admittedly) so I don’t mind doing many, many mangaka. (Just try not to request ones you specifically know I don’t read. orz;; Haha.)
Jaryuu Dokuro (yeah I cheated)