"Boys' love," a male-male homoerotic genre written primarily by
women for women, enjoys global popularity and is one of the most
rapidly growing publishing niches in the United States. It is found
in manga, anime, novels, movies, electronic games, and fan-created
fiction, artwork, and video. This collection of 14 essays addresses
boys' love as it has been received and modified by fans outside
Japan as a commodity, controversy, and culture.