Are you curious about who they are? BLtai listed down all the actors from EBiDAN who star in Japanese BL (J-BL) drama and where to binge-watch their show.
EBiDan is an abbreviation from 恵比寿学園男子部 / Ebisu Gakuen Danshi-bu, also known as Ebisu Gakuen Boys Club. It is a music collective consisting of male artists associated with the talent agency Stardust Promotion, namely Bullet Train, Sakura Shimeji, M!LK, SUPER★DRAGON, ONE N’ ONLY, Genin wa Jibun ni Aru., BUDDiiS, ICEx, and Lienel.
Without further ado, here are the EBiDan artists who starred in J-BLs (so far!):
- TAKUYA KUSAKAWA
Takuya Kusakawa, the first member of Bullet Train to star in a J-BL as Minato Akira, a former salaryman in his 30s who returns to his hometown to take over his grandfather’s laundromat in the drama called ‘Minato’s Laundromat.’ He reprises his role in season 2, which recently wrapped up in Japan.
‘Minato’s Laundromat‘ depicts the story of a middle-aged Minato Akira who quits his corporate job to operate his grandfather’s coin laundry shop. Katsuki Shintaro, a high school student, enters the laundromat one day and becomes fast friends with Akira despite their age difference. Shintaro unexpectedly discovers Akira’s sexual orientation.
Following his fellow member Takuya, Aloha Takamatsu stars in MBS’ Tunku drama called ‘Tokyo in April is…‘ as Ren Ishihara, a top designer and Kazuma’s first love.
‘Tokyo in April is…‘ follows Kazuma Takizawa, who returned from the US to Tokyo, where he saw his classmate Ren Ishihara after ten years. Ren was Kazuma’s classmate, first love, and first sexual encounter. An exciting reunion after a lengthy absence was intended to happen, but Ren was ordinary and avoided talking about the separation. Discover what happened ten years ago when they split up.