Backstage: YaoiSuki

YaoiSukiAfter a long period of hiatus, ComiPress' Backstage feature is finally back! This time, the featured site is YaoiSuki is a news and information website founded by Jen Parker and Jordan Marks dedicated to yaoi, also called BL or Boy's Love, an genre aimed toward women that focuses on love between to male characters.

Within a few years, YaoiSuki became the premier information site on yaoi, and its users enjoyed its news, reviews, columns, wiki and various contests. However, on March 1st 2008, YaoiSuki's Jen Parker announced that the site would cease operation, thus ending one of the most successful English yaoi site on web. What kind of site was YaoiSuki? What went on behind the scenes? And what led to the site's demise? Read on to find out!

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*Also a notable Backstage news, this Monday, AoD was finally integrated into after the announcement of its acquisition earlier this year.

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Good article. Always

Good article. Always interesting to hear from webmasters, especially from sites I'm not familiar with. Can't wait for the next Backstage!