Since a while, I have been talking about the Bara genre. This is the part most of you have been waiting for. This topic may not be appropriate for everyone, so don’t dive in. This is my point. It’s a sexual issue turned up to 11. The good news is that it varies from work to work. It’s much easier to choose the type of bara that you would like to read.
You may find yourself in a more bizarre story, with its own kinks, and you might need to watch an episode from Slice-of-Life. Bara manga, or gay manga, do not heavily rely on sex. However, it is an integral part of the story. Here are 30 bara manga that I have for you!
You should also know that there are many great bara mangas out there that have never been translated into English. This is sad, but you will still enjoy the eye candy provided by the men’s art.
1. Akkan Complete
Yasuo is now the owner of his home and can move into his condo. When he meets Ichijou, his next-door neighbor, Yasuo’s life changes. Although Ichijou seems like a gangster to Yasuo, his neighbor’s cute kitten and open shirt quickly draw him in. Yasuo is reminded of Phantom Cross by Ichijou. Yasuo notices that Phantom Cross doesn’t seem quite the same in ring, so he quickly adds two to his puzzle.
Everyone loves a strong, muscular wrestler, and this manga is no exception.
2. Sanzensekai no Karasu o Koroshi
Karasuma works as a construction worker. He receives an unusual request from Hato, his boss. Hato is more than just a boss. He has strong ties to the Yakuza family. Soon, Karasuma is tied up in this world. Hato lends him clothes and expensive jewelry for three days. Karasuma is aware that Hato expects him to return something, but what exactly could it be?
4. Ookami Shounen To Hamu No Hito
Yudai doesn’t openly discuss his feelings for other men. He considers himself to be ‘in the dark’. He is a straight-laced, perverted person to everyone who knows him. But that is not who he really is. He soon falls in love with Kimikazu after he meets her. He has been lying about his feelings for so many years that he cannot admit to his feelings to Kimikazu even though Kimikazu is interested.
Yudai must learn to accept himself and to show others who he really is. This will hopefully lead to a romantic relationship with Kimikazu.
5. Itai Itai Itai
The manga doesn’t focus on young men. Three high school students are trapped in a love triangle. Tachikawa is the president of Judo Club. Narumi Shusaku is a Judo club member and Shikou’s classmate and best friend. They must work together to overcome their new romances and feelings.
This manga is a godly romance. Zeus, the God of thunder is sick of all the violence, envy, and sin committed by humans. He sends Priapus to the earth and assigns him the task of making all males homosexual. This is done to stop human reproduction and prevent the birth of children, which will wipe out the human race. Will love between men become stronger than the willingness to reproduce and maintain the human race?
7. Tabun Sore ga Love Nanjanakarou ka
Hiroto has been in love for seven years with Keita. Although they are close friends, Hiroto is known for his habit of sleeping with anyone, even people who pay him. Although they do have a shared past, Hiroto seems to forget this. Hiroto offers Keita a freebie and Keita finally has the courage to admit his feelings for Hiroto.
When Keita sees how true Hiroto rumors might be, things change overnight.
8. One fourth
This manga is a bara. Ooshima has somehow been reduced to a tiny size. The only way to get out of this predicament is to have some sex with his one true love, who is soon to become his best friend, Suga. This is a story about overcoming obstacles in a sensual and saucy way.
9. Baseball club boys that is popular
The manga is about two boys who play on the same school baseball team. Matsuda can’t stand his teammate Sonohara who is popular with the girls at school. Matsuda discovers Sonohara, a popular girl, reading a text. He rejects him.
Matsuda promises silence to Sonohara. We will never know what happens next.
This manga tells a darker story. Teacher discovers that the father of the student he’s romantically involved with is abusing him. He must decide between student and teacher involvement and how he can help his student.
11. First Class Daddy
Douzyo Hideyosi, the single father of Hideroi’s teenage son, is laid-back, lazy, and prone to getting drunk. He is often drunk and passes out, but he still manages to be a father when it comes. Hideroi brings his friend Tsukamoto home, who doesn’t have a father. Things get complicated. Hideyosi assumes the role of teaching the boy everything a father should. But boundaries quickly become blurred.
12. The Melancholy of GOGO-BOY
Atsushi is a cousin to Maki. Atsushi recollects Maki, a scrawny, fragile child from his childhood. Maki eventually moves in with his cousins many years later. But he isn’t the Maki Atsushi recalls. Atsushi is now his type, a muscular, giant man. Atsushi is overjoyed to have his cousin living with him. However, he is also troubled by his feelings for his blood relative.
The blue-collar Shige is Takahashi’s neighbour. Takahashi is in love with his neighbor. Shige adopts Haru, his nephew, who was neglected and abused as a child and is now unable to talk. Shige helps Haru regain his confidence, and show of love. Shige’s feelings for Takahashi grow stronger when he sees Haru’s love. But Shige catches Shige and they hug. He is unable to overcome his feelings for the blue-collar, who clearly has a different side.
14. Senya Ichiya – Shitone no Himegoto
Aoi, the bartender, is constantly using Shouta to move around. Aoi determines when he wants to be hugged and when he doesn’t feel like it. Shouta vows to help Aoi feel better about himself, and not just through his body.GET SAUCY
15. The Man of Tango
Angie is often called the Man of Tango but he has never felt the intense connection and passion that Latin dance can bring. Hiro, a Japanese grandfather and Latin-born man, offers him the chance to meet Hiro. Hiro is attracted to Angie by his Latin roots. But it soon turns into them both opening up to Latin dancing and their partners.GET SAUCY
A photographer becomes blind from lupus. Due to his prognosis he feels the need to return to the South Pacific island where he found the inspiration to start his photography career. Now he tries to convince his friend from South Pacific, who is a Southern California medical researcher, to go on the trip.GET SAUCY
17. Kyokan Hunter
The thief is busy working, passing through all security checks and stealing valuable art. Soon, he takes to the maidenhood and a guard allows him to escape as long as the art is not stolen. The guard and the thief have contractual sex to pay one another for their services, but it soon becomes more than just a business deal.GET SAUCY
18. Hide and Seek
Takeru is extremely possessive and obsessive about his sister. He completely loses it when Wanigawara takes him out on a date. He confronts him on the streets, which only draws the attention of the police. They are forced to run together and hide in an alleyway. But the energy and chemistry they discover is far more than they had expected. They soon embark on a adventure to hide and seek. However, it is more difficult than they thought to conceal their passion for each other.
19. Sailor Men
Maki and Kana were best friends from the beginning. Maki discovers that Kana is having feelings for Kana like he’s never felt before. Kana dress up as a sailor to entertain Maki. Maki’s story is just one of many in the manga. There are many hot romances that will keep you turning the pages.GET SAUCY
20. Carrot & Stick
Naruse works in a leisure center. His job is to keep an eye on Kousaka, the new employee. Kousaka falls in love with Naruse and realizes how much he loves him the night before his last day of work. Kousaka is drunk and begins to ramble to Naruse about his true feelings about him.
21. Bachi Bachi (Hyougo Kijima)
Tsudanuma, the captain of the soccer team, is Toui, the vice-captain. They both hide their feelings for each other. Their Kouhai, Ichita, discovers their love and attempts to support them. However, he finds them both confessing to each other on one occasion!
22. Hey Doctor!
High school student falls into a river after he returns from school. He gets a fever and must be admitted to the hospital. He is treated by a highly unorthodox doctor.
This story is about a seductive tailor and a good, bad, and a great tattoo artist, as well as some other hunky men. Watch as their lives and stories intertwine in an interesting way.
24. Omae to Dynamite
Ashina is a comedian and his nipples are more sensitive than most. He decides to have special nipple training with Kamiya during a performance. It doesn’t go as planned.GET SAUCY
25. Ore ni Honey Trap
Higashiyama was a security guard at a gay beach and now works part-time at a Sentai theater. Higashiyama decides to be a bodyguard but is not sure what awaits him in this new role.
26. Takuhai Spirts! !
Mitsuo, an earnest man, starts at a delivery business. Shouta is intimidating but Mitsuo is laid back and lazy. Mitsuo is given the job of following Shouta. Mitsou finds himself having to eat in remote areas, climb stairs, and carry heavy items. He starts to doubt Shouta. Mitsuo hears Shouta talking with a customer and then he stumbles across Shouta having sex. He is thrown off-track and needs to reevaluate the meaning of it all.GET SAUCY
27. Fisherman’s Lodge
A mysterious old watchman at a sea lodge must entertain a female mistress. The two men must find their mutual feelings of love and sexual desire.GET SAUCY
28. The Confession
A gangster is sent to a suicide mission in order to capture the cop at the heart of his case. Their night together ends up being filled with romance and sexual pleasure, which is far from what they were meant to do.
It’s hard to find bara manga that is both enjoyable and has a great storyline. Bara manga are filled with romance, lust and heat. They also have a good storyline that will keep your eyes open for more.
You may have come to know Gengoroh Takagame via My Brother’s Husband. But, his real work is quite different from what you see. He created the genre because he had the freedom to create any kind of thing. Dissolve is about an amnesiac man who attempts to regain his memories by having sex with his partner.
Tagame’s signature style of drawing men with long, curly hair is a plus. I’m in love with the look of this amnesiac man. One thing that will make or break this story is the twist at the end of the one-shot story. You should take note that Tagame explored many possible scenarios, and this is only the tip of the iceberg.
30. Darkness Hound
Lozzo, a runaway soldier tends to keep his distance. One day, he discovers that the army sent Darkness Hound to him to kill him.
When assassins and prey meet, the story takes a new turn. There is more to them than meets the eye.