Upcoming Shows: April 2023

Are you looking for upcoming shows this April? Here you go! Don’t forget to save these dates so you won’t miss an episode.

April 3 | The Inner Shadow (Brazil)

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A young boy was raised by his father to learn how to hunt, how to build, and other skills that men should know. To him, his father was a paragon of masculinity, both admired and feared. But one day, he discovers another side of his father, a darker side that no one knows about…
☆ If a secret could destroy everything around you, how much would you give up to keep it under wraps?

Watch ‘The Inner Shadow’ on GagaOOLala.

 

April 4 | Chul-soo (South Korea)

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Chul-soo is a twelve-year-old boy who attends an acting training course. One day, the teacher arranges for him to rehearse a “love confession” scene with the prettiest girl in class, Yeon-hee, but he is unable to perfectly portray the feeling of his heart pounding. However, when his acting counterpart gets replaced with Soo-hyun, a male classmate, Chul-soo realizes that some emotions don’t need to be rehearsed…

☆ The young actor in this short displays amazing performance abilities and was praised as a star to watch!

☆ See and feel the most innocent “love” through the eyes of a child.

Watch ‘Chul-soo’ on GagaOOLala.

 

April 5 | S.A.M (The United Kingdom)

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Two teenage boys both named Sam meet at the swings each week to escape their dysfunctional home lives and slowly fall in love.

☆ Gay media publications have praised it as a “winsome, charming, and beautifully performed” love story!

☆ The short film features multiple actors from famous British drama series including, “Coronation Street,” “Hollyoaks” and “Shameless.”

☆ A tender exploration of love, sexuality, and disability.

Watch ‘S.A.M’ on GagaOOLala.

 

April 6 | Our Dining Table (Japan)

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Despite his talent for cooking, salaryman Yutaka Hozumi finds it difficult to share meals with other people. However, his life starts to change when one day, his cooking attracts the attention of a young boy named Tane and his older brother Minoru. The two brothers are impressed by Yutaka’s cooking skill and invite him to their house to cook together. Yutaka’s dreary life begins to change, and soon he finds himself looking forward to the meals he shares with the Ueda siblings together, as well as developing a taste for romantic feelings…

☆ From one person to a family, you can taste the most precious and heartwarming emotions in home-cooked food.

☆ Following “What Did You Eat Yesterday?”, another series adapted from a manga is served for both stomach and the soul.

☆ “BL Professional” Atsuhiro Inukai partners up with Hiroki Iijima from “We’re Both Grooms,” with both of them previously appearing in “Kamen Rider” together.

☆ Japanese Film Acadamy Award winner Ryuji Haradi and “Candy Color Paradox” actor Tomohiro Ichikawa round out the cast lineup.

Watch ‘Our Dining Table’ on GagaOOLala.

 

April 7 | My Beautiful Man ~eternal~ (JAPAN)

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Graduation day is approaching. Hira (Riku Hagiwara), who is quiet, has no friends, from the bottom of the class, and fell in love at first sight with Kiyoi (Yusei Yagi), an overwhelmingly beautiful man, cruel, and from the top of the class. After so many twists and turns, the two gradually become a couple. Although their feelings for each other are conveyed. Hira only thoughtfully considered Kiyoi as a precious existence as a ‘God’. Meanwhile, Kiyoi wants to become an “ordinary” boyfriend to Hira. Hence, Hira and Kiyoi’s journey to the eternal begins.

 

April 11 | The Summer Pasta Recipe (South Korea)

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Heejoon drops in on his ex-lover, Seonwoo at his house, and Seonwoo sweetly offer to make him a plate of pasta. The two of them discuss how they’ve both been recently and during the cooking process, long-buried emotions start to mix in and spill out…

☆ Our relationships are just like bows of pasta, when there’s something missing the taste just isn’t right.

☆ Strongly recommended by many online viewers, fans have been asking for a full-length portion of this short!

Watch ‘The Summer Pasta Recipe’ on GagaOOLala.

 

April 12 | Su Hee (South Korea)

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Su Hee and her devoutly religious mother often attend church together. In her mother’s eyes, religion is the greatest source of support for the body, mind, and spirit. By chance, Su Hee meets the pastor’s daughter, Han-na, who has beautiful long pink hair and a cheerful and enthusiastic personality which delights Su Hee. But as the relationship begins to grow more and more tender, Su Hee’s mother decides to “correct” her daughter’s unbecoming behavior.

☆ It isn’t God who’s stopping us from loving each other, but my beloved mother ……

☆ The first short film by a young Korean female director, depicting an insightful portrayal of a frightening emotional blackmail.

Watch ‘Su Hee’ on GagaOOLala.

 

April 14 | Naked Dining (Japan)

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Futa Ichijo is an office worker in a financial office, hardworking, capable and good looking. However, he has a hobby that most people don’t know about – he likes to eat completely naked! For him, enjoying food in the buff is a good way to relieve his stress. One day, he receives a letter from his grandmother and goes back to his hometown, but he didn’t expect that his secret would be accidentally discovered by Mahiro Miki, a local boy who runs a fruit and vegetable store! Is it game over for Futa? What will his next decision lead him to?

☆ It’s not just the delicacies on the table that are full of color and fragrance, it’s also your body!

☆ Stage actor Shori Kondo, along with Yutaro from “Cherry Magic!”, bares it all and this new couple will make fans salivate!

☆ The series features three female directors including “Old Fashion Cupcake” Ayaka Kato and the screenwriter from “The Solitary Gourmet” bringing the series to the dinner table.

Catch the latest episode every Friday at 10 AM GMT+8 (Taiwan Standard Time) on GagaOOLala.

 

April 15 | My Story (Philippines)

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A Sequel of ‘My Day The series’. My Story is a fun, exciting, and heartfelt story of love, moving on, and sexual awakening. A reminder that we should enjoy life one day at a time, and that we are the author of our own stories.

April 17 | A First Love Story (South Korea)

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“I’m getting conscripted” When Min Gyu hears his boyfriend, Jae Sung, say this, he is surprised and reluctant, but Jae Sung’s nonchalant attitude makes him angry. While it is difficult for the two of them to be apart, they share their respective lives at school and in the army. But when Jae Sung hears that Min Gyu has become very popular at school, he starts to feel jealous….

☆ Even though I don’t want you to leave, please take my love with you and serve out your time with no regrets!

☆ “It’s just 15 minutes but it’s better than a whole BL series!” The lead actor’s super affectionate interaction has its online audience whipped up into a frenzy.

Watch ‘A First Love Story’ on GagaOOLala.

 

April 18 | Dear To Me (Germany / Indonesia)

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A young photographer named Tim and his parents go on vacation to a remote island in Indonesia where they hear a legend: the locals believe that if they see a “deer” on the beach, they will meet their soulmate. Tim, who has always longed for a stable relationship, begins to search for the deer, but when the local myth and his family religious beliefs collide, will the one he is waiting for appear?

☆ Even if it’s just a dream, I still want to dream about you, find you, and fall in love with you…

☆ The Indonesian-Chinese female director uses beautiful and poetic camera techniques to unravel and discuss social taboos and religion.

Watch ‘Dear To Me’ on GagaOOLala.

 

April 18 | Step By Step (Thailand)

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After returning from studying abroad, Pat is looking forward to making the most of his talents in the workplace. But in addition to dealing with the daily tasks assigned by his seniors and supervisors, he also meets Jeng, a digital marketing manager who is rumored to be very difficult to get along with! Can they get along with each other and make things work out in the office and with each other?

☆ Adapted from the novel of the same name, stories about the boss falling for an employee never fail to excite!

☆ The director of “TharnType” leads tall dark and handsome Man and drama newcomer Ben, creating a buzz before the show has even aired!

Catch the latest episode every Wednesday at 12:30 AM GMT+7 on GagaOOLala.

 

April 19 | Our Skyy 2 (Thailand)

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“Our Skyy 2” is an eight-part drama anthology that depicts the continuation story of the eight GMMTV’s hit BL released from 2021 to 2023: A Tale Of Thousand Stars, Bad Buddy, Star In My Mind, Never Let Me Go, Vice Versa, The Eclipse, My School President, and A Boss And A Babe.

Catch the latest episode, every Wednesday and Thursday at 8:30 PM GMT+7 (Thailand Standard Time) on YouTube: GMMTV.

 

April 24 | At The Moment (Taiwan)

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A young photographer named Tim and his parents go on vacation to a remote island in Indonesia where they hear a legend: the locals believe that if they see a “deer” on the beach, they will meet their soulmate. Tim, who has always longed for a stable relationship, begins to search for the deer, but when the local myth and his family religious beliefs collide, will the one he is waiting for appear?

☆ Even if it’s just a dream, I still want to dream about you, find you, and fall in love with you…

☆ The Indonesian-Chinese female director uses beautiful and poetic camera techniques to unravel and discuss social taboos and religion.

Watch ‘At The Moment’ on GagaOOLala.

 

April 25 | For The Time Being (Italy)

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Roman’s relationship with his wife seems to be coming to a close, and her departure has left him in a downward spiral. In order to make ends meet, he decides to sublet a room in his house. The first person to show up is Mel, a sunny and cheerful man, who moves in. Mel’s appearance in Roman’s life brings about all sorts of changes, making Roman question who he is and how he wants to live his life, and most importantly, what is it that he really needs?

☆ You’re the one who makes me see myself for what I am! Passionate serendipity interrupts the sad life of an alcoholic.

☆ The director of the lesbian short “The Birthday” depicts the deep unspoken passion and emotional communication between two people in this new short film.

Watch ‘For The Time Being’ on GagaOOLala.

 

April 27 | Happy Merry Ending (South Korea)

Seung Jun has been a wedding singer for many years and has become bored with this job. He no longer has any illusions about the romance people yearn for through these ceremonies. One day, he meets Jae Hyun, who is also working at the wedding as a host, and the lively and charming guy in front of him is his ideal type! As the two of them get closer and closer each wedding, the introductory notes of love are starting to play out between them…

☆ Adapted from a webtoon of the same name, when will the couple that’s always helping other people achieve their romantic happiness get their own slice of wedding cake?

☆ A round of applause! Lee Dong Won from the boy group “KNK” follows former member Park Seo Ham of “Semantic Error” fame in riding the rising Korean BL tide!

☆ A jam-packed and unique wedding party featuring Byun Seong Tae from “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha,” Kim Kyu Jong (a member of SS501), along with Shin Myoung Seong from “Duty After School.”

Catch the latest episode, every Wednesday and Thursday at 11 PM GMT+8 on GagaOOLala.

 

April 29 | La Pluie (Thailand)

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Follows the story of a man who dislikes strangers and talks to people unnecessarily. He also suffers from sensorineural hearing loss when it rains. However, as fate decides, he can only hear one voice when it rains.

Catch the latest episode, every Saturday at 10:30 PM GMT+7 (Thailand Standard Time) on channel ONE31. Rerun episodes will be available on YouTube: Acttraction Entertainment.

 

Which series/film are you looking forward to watching next month? Comment down below!

 

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