Yaoi Classic Kaze to Ki no Uta Getting First Official Release Outside of Japan

Kaze to Ki no Uta or as many will know it as Song of the Wind and Trees is a true classic of the yaoi and boys love genre and is considered by many to be one of the first yaoi manga’s even though it was released at the time as a shoujo title. With its themes on race and homosexuality, it was a story before it’s time and is beloved by many within the yaoi community the world over, even though the manga itself has never had an official release in the west and the same is sadly true for the OVA anime, which I reviewed here. A recent announcement from JPopManga an Italian publisher which releases manga in Italian has announced an official release of the manga series.

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This is huge news for the western yaoi and boys love community and has this fujoshi herself hoping for a future English release of the series.

3 Replies to “Yaoi Classic Kaze to Ki no Uta Getting First Official Release Outside of Japan”

  1. “first official release outside of Japan”
    😀
    “an Italian publisher”
    D:

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  2. […] Of her work spanning 1968 to 2000, only Toward the Terra and Andromeda Stories (アンドロメダ・ストーリーズ ) have been licensed and published in English, both by Vertical, Inc. Andromeda Stories was written by Ryu Mitsuse and illustrated by Takemiya. We’re still waiting on an official English publication of Kaze to Ki no Uta, though an Italian edition was recently announced. […]

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