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Japanese-style 'boys love' dramas captivate Thai women

Line TV's 'Y Series' gains 20m viewers and fans across Southeast Asia

Line TV, a unit of the Japanese social media company, distributes more than 30 "Y Series" dramas in Thailand.

BANGKOK -- Gay love stories involving two impossibly pretty young men, a long-established literary genre in Japan known as yaoi, or "boys love," have become a pop culture phenomenon in Thailand. The adapted Japanese import has captured the imagination of women and girls in Thailand.

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