13 Hottest Yaoi Manga to Read If You’re into Guys!

best yaoi manga list

The life of anime otaku is always empty without yuri or yáoi manga. Most people get sick of reading the same sort of manga and always search for something new.

For some people, it feels weird to read these and to others, it is the only thing that makes them happier. So, we always support these genres without showing any bias and we hope that you like our recommendations.

So, without any further ado, shall we dive into the list of best yaoi manga?

Hot Yaoi Manga List!

13. The Titan’s Bride

The Titan's Bride- best yaoi manga

It’s a pretty unusual yáoi manga to start our list with but it can make you feel attached to it in no time. This could become one of those manga where you re-read it many times just because it is so good.

The artwork is very well done and the characters are very compelling. If you prefer reading a yáoi manga with a sweet and heartwarming storyline, this could be one of your choices. So, make sure to add this manga to your list right away and at least give it a shot until you finish reading a couple of chapters.

Kouichi Mizuki is well-known as a man among men with his athletic and handsome appearance. As he is about to join college, he doesn’t know what to do next in his life. However, his friends who used to play basketball with him help him through the tough times.

But one day Kouichi finds himself summoned to a center of a vast room while he was asleep. The prince of Titans, Caius Lao Bistail tells him that he should become his bride. The whole situation makes Kouichi go crazy. However, Caius asks him to think for a month before making his decision.

12. First Love Encounter

First Love Encounter- best yaoi manga

First Love Encounter is a little bit of a pervy gây manga basing on some of the moments that take place in the story. However, it is so beautiful and funny at the same time. The characters are just so adorable and make you fall in love with them.

While it focuses on the love story, the comedy scenes make you love it over time. If you’re thinking of reading a good yaoi manga with a refreshing storyline, then this one is for you. So, think twice before you skip reading this one.

Mine has very high hopes for his school life, and he always imagines it as a movie. He thinks of falling in a love with a girl, confess her, and lead a fantastic high school life. However, his life takes a turn when he meets Hachikaku who has been suffering from Erečtile Dysfunction.

Due to some incidents, Mine helps with his problem. Could this encounter lead to a love life? Or Mine is going to stick to his imagined high school life? Read it if you think you’re in for a hilarious yet beautiful storyline.

11. Love Nest

 Love Nest- best yaoi manga

A heartbreak can lead people to do some ridiculous things. In this manga, Hoizumi decides to date men instead of chasing after women. He visits a gay bar frequently and gets close with the master by telling him about his problems.

After listening to his problems, which also includes his noisy apartment, the master lets him live in one of his flats. Surprisingly, Hoizumi had to share the room with a man named Asahi. Could this lead to a special relationship he has been seeking?

From the plot you’ve just come across, you can guess what happens next. But it doesn’t mean you can guess everything right? It involves some cute, funny, and beautiful moments along with some heartbreaking ones.

It isn’t just about how they both fall in love but what type of things they do to make their love deeper. Yes, you get to witness some pretty good bedroom boy-on-boy action. So, if you’re searching for a yáoi manga with some good moments, then add this one to your list.

10. Sick

Sick- best yaoi manga

When a person has everything including wealth, good looks, and popularity, you may think his life is pretty interesting. But for Sudou, his life feels kind of boring even though he has all of these.

The reason is that he has everything except Kishi‘s attention. No matter how he tries, Kishi never wants to become friends with him. But is it really friendship that Sudou wants from Kishi? Or Kishi knows everything and intentionally making Sudou try harder?

In the manga, Sudou’s backstory and the reason why he’s after Kishi is shown meaningfully. And the scenes advance incredibly well through each chapter. Though it involves some events like bullying, forcing, but only to a point.

In other words, you’ll get to read a sweet and obsessive love story between two hot guys. So, are you in for it? If so, make sure to have sleepless nights because you’re about to read numerous chapters of boy-on-boy action without taking a break.

9. Ten Count

Ten Count- best yaoi manga

Ten Count really is dynamic in terms of depicting the story. Though it involves some coercive actions, you can’t deny how great its story is and the way they are depicted is truly amusing. Once you finish reading it, you can’t get it out of your mind and your heart feels heavy as if you’re parting from a childhood friend.

Unlike many other yáoi mangas that focus only on BL (boys love,) this one actually shows you an intimate relationship. So, we suggest you read this manga if you’re into story-driven ones.

Shirotani is the secretary of Tosawa Corporation‘s president, and he has mysophobia. Due to his compulsive disorder, he always does things like washing his hands hard enough to make them bleed, wearing a pair of gloves when leaving his house, and such.

When he meets Riku Kurose due to an incident, he immediately finds out about Shirotani’s disorder and advises him to visit Shimada Psychosomatics. To Shirotani’s surprise, Kurose is the one to treat him. Could he hold any ulterior motive by volunteering to help him?

8. Elektel Delusion

 Elektel Delusion- best yaoi manga

There is one saying that a relationship that starts between best friends is never an ordinary one. Elektel Delusion is such a show which portrays a charming love story between two best friends.

While reading it, you’ll find yourself connected to the characters and sometimes you want to comfort them (it’s not possible, though). Typically, you read a manga by basing on your mood but no matter which mood you’re in, Elektel delusion is a perfect choice to read.

Shunpei and Fumi are best friends and one of their usual activities is skipping class to spend leisure time on the rooftop. One day, Fumi tells Shunpei that he thinks he might be gay.

As you’d expect, Shunpei freaks out for a second there thinking that Fumi might view him in that way. However, Fumi tells that he is already going out with someone else. Is he telling the truth or could he not want Shunpei to freak out anymore? Give it a shot if you have time.

7. Ameiro Paradox

Ameiro Paradox- best yaoi manga

No matter how many yáoi mangas you read, there is always something cuter and heartwarming. Ameiro Paradox manga gives you a similar experience. Even if you’re not used to this genre, you’ll find it pretty amazing.

Before you start this manga, are you willing to give up your sleep? Because that’s how the story paces and it will leave you anxious all the time. Overall, we say, it is an amazing manga to read if you want something to fill up your boredom.

Onoe works as a reporter for a weekly magazine and Kaburagi works as the photographer for the same magazine. They both consider themselves rivals and there’s nothing but conflict between them. Though Onoe is honest and a man with ethics, Kaburagi is exactly the opposite.

When a change takes place in a stakeout team, Onoe and Kaburagi are appointed to work together. In pursuit of a scandal, could these both begin to start caring for each other? Or will their rivalry become even vigorous?

6. Rutta to Kodama

Rutta to Kodama- best yaoi manga

If you don’t want to read a kind of manga in which they drag out the story with unnecessary conflicts between characters, then this one is for you. With just three volumes, it is pretty straight forward and the story is adorable.

You don’t have to take anything to the heart from the manga because every moment involves some cute romance or funny conversations. In our opinion, you can cherish this manga forever and read it more than a few times. After all, it is one of the best yáoi manga of all time.

Rutta used to be a delinquent for so long and when he shares a room with a nice guy named Kodama, his character changes into conscientious. However, when Rutta confesses his feelings for Kodama, the latter is not sure of his feelings.

When Kodama witnesses Rutta’s injuries because of excessive fighting, he decides to accept him and finally realizes that he cares a lot about him. It is simple, adorable, and a short sweet rom-com.

5. No Touching at All

No Touching at All- best yaoi manga

Yet another short manga with an absolutely fantastic premise. It has only one volume but in nine chapters, it covers the story without any flaws. The plot is down to earth and the characters are extremely captivating. When it comes to artwork, you don’t need to think twice, it is perfect.

The romance is out of bounds and feels, even more, better if you read it with someone else you love. To be honest, there is nothing sensational about any aspect, but if they’re combined, you get this amazing and touching piece of work.

Shima gets trapped in the elevator with a drunkard on the first day of his work. Later it turns out that the guy is his boss and his behavior is quite prickly which puts Shima in trouble. But somehow his superior helps him with his overbearing problems which later make his life easier.

Will Shima be able to ignore the past between them and get into this complicated relationship? Or will he behave the same as before and continue with his normal life? Seems like the latter is going to be impossible.

4. Crimson Spell

Crimson Spell- best yaoi manga

You rarely see any good yáoi manga with fantasy genre these days. Well, then why don’t you go for the good ones even though they’re from a decade ago? If you’re in for those, then Crimson Spell is the best one you can find out there.

It is pretty much a masterpiece in his own field and with a very standard storyline, it is second to none. The manga artist behind this masterpiece, Yamane Ayano is well-known for her talented works and got to admit that she gave her best in this one too.

The curse of a magical crimson sword turns Prince Vald into a beast in the night. To break this curse, along with a handsome and sexy magician Havi, he sets out on a journey.

But Vald has no idea that Havi uses his talents to ameliorate his beastly appetite. Thus, their journey brings a twist into this unexpected relationship. If you’re in for some hardcôre yáoi action, then just go with it. After all, it is one of the best yáoi manga out there.

3. Therapy Game

Therapy Game- best yaoi manga

If there’s any perfect way to heal a broken heart, then it is definitely rebound sex. That’s exactly what comes into Shizuma‘s mind when gets drunk at a bar. Unfortunately, the next morning he wakes up, he finds himself in bed with another man.

This incident makes Shizuma’s boyfriend Minato to enrage and decides to teach him a lesson. While Minato is planning to break Shizuma’s heart, something unexpected happens, and that turns the whole relationship upside down. What might that be?

Therapy Game is a perfect yaoi manga for the people who prefer to read “straight-to-gay” type ones. It shows what a relationship needs to face before it becomes stronger.

The story is quite intense and makes you wonder what plans might Minato have under his sleeve. The scenes you get to witness in the manga are impossible not to ask for more. Therefore, we consider Therapy Game as one of the best yáoi manga of all time.

2. Junjou Romantica

Junjou Romantica- best yaoi manga

To be honest, we have mixed opinions on this manga. It sure is astonishing, but there are some things you need to consider before reading it. This manga might take a couple or more chapters to get you in.

But once you’re in, there is no getting out from it. It is a shoujo manga with a boy and boy relationship theme. The way the story advances and the scenes included in the manga are just so Wow! Even if you’re new to the yáoi manga genre, you’ll love it to the core.

Misaki Takahashi is a university student preparing for his exams while Akihiko Usami, the friend of Takahashi’s brother helps him with his teaching skills. Somehow Misaki discovers a boys-love novel depicting a similar story as them and becomes suspicious of him thinking that Akihiko is in love with his only brother.

However, when Takashi’s brother visits home with his new fiancee, Akihiko feels happy for him instead of being jealous. Could he probably be interested in Takahashi instead of his brother?

1. Acid Town

Acid Town- best yaoi manga

Finally, the #1 manga on our list is here. Acid Town, the name sounds quite unusual and not so engaging, right? But don’t let that fool you because you’re about to read something more than fantastic. The story, characters, entertainment, and what else, everything is beyond perfection.

Artwork makes you read it over and over again. With some good pacing to the story, it brings you some amazing scenes with every chapter. So, make sure to read this manga at least once if not twice or thrice.

The story sets in a city where the law is almost non-existent. Yuki and his best friend Tetsu steal things from the offices to pay for his brother’s hospital bills. However, they always don’t succeed and one time they fail for real.

But Yuki sparks the interest of a mob’s young leader known as Kazutaka Hyodo. He offers a deal saying that Yuki needs to visit him once a week and all of his brother’s bills would be paid off. It sure is an interesting deal, isn’t it?

Conclusive Thoughts!

Well, there you go. We’re done with our list and the rest is up to you to go through each of the titles and find a proper one to your taste. Every manga we’ve mentioned is definitely can be called worthy. And it is now time to cool yourselves off because man, that is one hell of a hot ride.

We hope our list is helpful to you, and we also hope that you enjoy these titles we’ve provided. So, what are you going to choose from the list? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.

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