We’ve listed some of the food-themed Japanese BL series you can watch along with your snacks.
Food is a powerful element in creating a connection and expressing love, so you can say food and romance are a good combination. Whether it’s the cooking or food scenes in these series, your cravings will be satisfied through your eyes and stomach with these completed and upcoming Japanese BL featuring food:
1. Old Fashion Cupcake
‘Old Fashion Cupcake’ is a delightful romance about a business employee in his late thirties who lacks ambition and doesn’t enjoy life beyond his work. He befriends a young colleague that encourages him to try new things.
The two start out going to different dessert shops where they stand out as the only male customers in places full of women. The desserts are delectable, and even their interactions are so sweet you’ll get a toothache. The chemistry of the couple is to die for! We’re sure you’ll never get enough of the two and once you’ve finished all episodes, it will leave you wanting for more.
2. What Did You Eat Yesterday?
‘What Did You Eat Yesterday?’ shows the daily life of a middle-aged gay couple living in Tokyo. Their time during dinner consists of talking about pretty much everything, so it is a precious routine for the pair.
This is a heartwarming series wherein we can see a mature queer couple tackle real-life issues. The characters have such lovable personalities and their relationship exudes warmness. We can watch Shiro prepare food for Kenji all day, the food shots are a treat, and having the two live their domestic life is a simple pleasure.
3. The 8.2 Second Rule
‘The 8.2 Second Rule’ is a series where the main character, who is a hopeless romantic, is pursuing love. He believes two people can fall in love if they make eye contact for 8.2 seconds. He meets with various students to test this belief, accompanied by the sweets he prepared.
It is admirable that each dessert the protagonist makes carries a philosophical message related to the struggling students’ current situation. The series focuses on the same storyline in each episode, it’s considerably light and short, perfect to watch when you are looking for something quick and sweet to finish.