31+ BEST Chinese BL Manhua (Gay & Yaoi) Recommendations

Beautiful, exciting romance mixed with an interesting storyline and super handsome characters that’s what BL is. We read it, we love it and we can’t get enough of it for those simple reasons. The BL culture is deeply rooted in Chinese manga. There are famous for coming up with the best and most dynamic scenes. They also know how to tune it down with some Shounen Ai.

Here is a list of the BEST Yaoi/Shounen Ai Chinese manga, please enjoy!

Table of Content

BEST Boys' Love Chinese Comics (Manhua)

32. Social Temperature

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Genre: Shounen Ai / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Song Yuanxun has a cold personality. Tired of living a celibate life, he signed up on a dating app. The first person he was matched with was Fang Zhaomu, the person he hates the most on the earth.  

The conversation between the two starts and from here, he learns that he is an extremely clingy person who isn’t about to let him escape. Now stuck with a guy who is after him, how is their relationship going to turn into love?

 

31. Salad Days

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Genre: Shounen Ai / Romance / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Jiang Shen fell in love with ballet at a very young age. He was at the Children’s Palace where he witnessed a course taking place and couldn’t stop staring at the grace and beautiful flawless movements of the ballerinas. This is also where he met a passionate young boxer who was practicing next door.

They became inseparable and sustained each other’s passions. They both worked hard toward their respective dreams. A friendship that turned into curiosity and finally developed into love.  The little black swan and the crude boxer unexpectedly formed a perfect adorable match.

 

30. Here U Are

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Genre: Shounen Ai / Romance / School Life / Drama / Webtoons

Status: Completed

Manhua Storyline:

YuYang is in charge of welcoming and supporting all the newcomers. One of them was LiHuan, a cold and distant person. The kind of person it is suffocating to be with.

But it looks like it’s just a defense mechanism that he puts up and the kind YuYang is slowly managing to put down his barriers. Peeling off all the bad layers of his personality, he finds underneath a gentle heart that longs to be loved.

 

29. Prime Minister in Disguise

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Genre: Shounen Ai / Comedy / Historical / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

The fate of the MC’s sister is in his hands. He has to acquire the favors of the emperor for her sake.  Disguised as a woman, he sneaks into the emperor’s harem.

But not one girl welcomes him and instead starts planning his demise. In order to keep his title, it is crucial to keep his identity secret. But when the emperor summons him to his chambers, how the hell is he supposed to hide his masculinity

 

28. The Founder of Diabolism

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Genre: Action / Adventure / Comedy / Historical / Martial Arts / Mystery / Supernatural / Shounen Ai / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Wei WuXian is the founder and guild master of the Demonic Sect. he unleashed chaos upon the world and his name was feared and hated by all the population. His reign wasn’t about to end until his pupil betrayed him and managed to take his life.

But a being as powerful as he was wasn’t going to just fade away in that pitiful way. He came back to life in the body of a mad man who happened to work for his most hated enemy, Lan WangJi. Hate and desire for revenge turned into love? That’s BL for you!

 

27. 100% Captive

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Genre: Webtoons / Shounen Ai / Yaoi / Fantasy / Psychological / Romance

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

CEO Gu Hao Yan is suffering from a disease called “heartless disorder“. The disease blocks all human emotions from emerging.

One day, he got stuck in the world of a story that has three parts. They are all related to his relationship with the Demon King that rules that world and their love for each other.

The Demon Kind even used his power to possess the body of a violinist in the world of Gu Hao Yan.

As he clings to him and keeps transporting him in the story at unexpected times, something warm and tingly is happening to his heart? What a weird sensation! The handsome Demon Kind is hell-bent on making him fall heads over heels for him.

 

26. Heaven Official’s Blessing

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Genre: Shounen Ai / Historical / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Eight hundred years ago, Xie Lian was a Crown Prince of pure blood. Respected and given unlimited freedom, he was also the one to acquire immortality and was regarded as a God. Worshiped and loved by all the land, his perfect life crumbled when he was stripped of all his noble titles due to a certain turn of events.

Now, we travel to the future. In the modern world, Xie Lian is back in a position of power but no one holds him in high esteem anymore.  He was slowly falling into despair when he met a young abandoned boy and took him back with him.

The boy was revealed to be Hua Cheng, the “Ghost King”, a being that had the ability to change appearance. The boy turns into a ravishing man that both genres can help but be amazed at his beauty. And this man wants the prideful Xie Lian to be his wife! Good luck with that…

 

25. The Story About You x Me

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Genre: Comedy / Shounen Ai / Slice Of Life / School Life / Webtoons

Status: Completed

Manhua Storyline:

Gu Ze is the school’s official mischief-maker. Ye Ruchuan, the student council president, as a punishment, changed the rules of class duty on his turn. Instead of 30 days, he made it 300!

A conflict between the two rose and a battle of who will be able to make the other’s life more miserable. As they try to discover the enemy’s weakness they start to learn each other better. Could it be that he’s not actually a bad person?

 

24. 10 Years That I Loved You the Most

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Genre: Shounen Ai / Drama / Tragedy / Webtoons

Status: Completed

Manhua Storyline:

He Zhishu was Jiang Wenxu’s everything. But people never realize how important and precious something is until it is lost.  

Although Jiang loves Zhishu, he never showed it. Even though he needs him more than anyone else in the world, he never told him. He only realized how huge of a mistake he made when He Zhishu finally decided to pack up and leave.

 

23. I Hear I’m Poor

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Genre: Shounen Ai / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Some people have weird hobbies, hobbies that make them feel alive. That’s the case of a peculiar CEO of a company. After Yu Nian, a singer made his debut, he made it his life mission to become his harsher anti-fan!

A battle of comments begins online just for them to declare sometime later that they are now together. Just HOW!?

 

22. Deliverance of the Counterattack

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Genre: Shounen Ai / Webtoons / Comedy 

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Just imagine having your worst enemy die only to be brought back to life as your one and only little brother. Well, that’s not even the worst part yet! The girl who came back to live made the MC’s life a living hell. Not only did he lose his lover, his grandpa passed away as well. After his death, the shop that was passed down to him bankrupted and he was falsely accused of a crime and sent to prison. I think we need to invent a new word for this extreme level of bad luck.

In prison, some days before his release, he was tortured by one of the inmates. When he got out he was determined to take back his life and make sure he lives happily with his son.

He opened a business that flourished and he is now rich, the child is growing strong and healthy.  Everything is turning out great, one thing left to do, get his revenge on the colossal girl that tried to destroy his life.

 

21. Tale of Dragon Morph

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Genre: Supernatural / Mystery / Yaoi / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Backstabbed and killed in the cruelest way imaginable, the MC’s soul couldn’t rest in peace. Reincarnated into a dragon, he set on a journey of revenge. All those who wronged are going to the afterlife where they try to send him.  

But amongst all that rage, one person could bring a smile to his face when he thinks about him and that person is his master. In his previous life, like now, he loved him. Not just respect and admiration and deep and pure love, a love that wants to make him his.

 

20. Cocoon of the Heart

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Genre: Romance / Drama / Slice Of Life / Shounen Ai / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Jeff Fang suffered a lot due to Terrence Lu’s family. He can’t help but despise him if he’s not the one responsible for everything that happened. It’s just that every time he sees his face he can’t help but remember his shortcomings.

Stuck together in college, he gets to know him better and better and his feeling is slowly turning to love.

 

19. A Lucky Coin

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Genre: Shounen Ai / Drama / Slice Of Life / Romance / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

People are cruel, they find pleasure in the suffering of others. A boy who stutters will surely not escape the bullying and mockery. If you have luck on your side, you will find that one in a million souls that is pure kindness.

The boy found that gem, a guy that came to him and told him that from now on he will be his protector, his knight in shining armor.

 

18. Hollow Lovers

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Genre: Romance / Shounen Ai / Drama

Status: Completed

Manhua Storyline:

When you blur the lines between your personal love life and your career, things can become messy. Will you be able to sacrifice one for the other?

 

17. Silent Lover

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Genre: Shounen Ai / Drama / Historical / Romance / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

The Prince of Zhen Bei is the cruelest of all rulers. No concubine managed to survive him yet. The Prince then set his eyes on the daughter of the Chen Family. The noble girl terrified sent in her place her male servant of exquisite beauty, the only problem is that he is a mute.

Thinking foolishly that he will be able to hide his gender from the prince, he stuck with him and a story of deception, jealousy, torture and suffering begin.

 

16. Husky and His White Cat Shizun

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Genre: Webtoons / Yaoi / Action / Fantasy / Historical / Martial Arts

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Emperor Mo Weiyu committed too many sins to count. Millions died by his hand, innocent people, women and even children. This man was not considered a human, he was the incarnation of evil.

He ends up committing suicide and came back to the past, to a time when he was still a young apprentice. He used his second chance to redo his wrongs. In search of the truth, he discovered that the person he hated most was the one person who was supporting him from the shadows.  

His entire world changed, all that he thought he knew turned out false and the only one that loved him he tried to kill multiple times.  

 

15. My Influencer Boyfriend

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Genre: Yaoi / Drama / Romance / Slice Of Life

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Nan-ge is a famous YouTuber that will soon hit 300,000 followers. Stuck at 299,000 subscriptions he decides to spice things up to break the stagnancy.

He asked Prince Mengtai, another popular YouTuber, to do a small collaboration on one clip. When you see the prince, his adorable and perfect face makes all girls and boys fall in love instantly with him. But that angelic facade hides a horrible personality that Nan-ge has now to deal with.

 

14. I Accidentally Saved the Jianghu’s Enemy

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Genre: Shounen Ai / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Lu Jiu is a healer from the Peach Blossom Pier Sect.  His life has always been peaceful and calm until he made a terrible mistake. He found a cultivator on the brink of death, covered in blood and suffering from severe injuries. He couldn’t just leave the boy to die so he saved his life.

The problem is that he is a wanted criminal. The next step is to find a way to kill the man that he just saved without getting killed himself or devouredThat just takes the cake!

 

13. The Prince’s Hungry

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Genre: Comedy / Romance / Yaoi / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Kui Qiu lived at the center of modernity and development. He left the comfort of advancement and went to an archaic village that can barely function.   He had to leave his previous life due to the amount of debt he accumulated and the condition of his little sister that requires even more money.

When he arrived, just by looking at the state of the place made him want to cry. But as he starts to know the villagers better, he realizes that maybe it’s not that bad.

He begins working to make life better there with one of the residents who is so beautiful he just keeps staring at him all day. And his gazes don’t go unnoticed.

 

12. Starting with a Lie

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Genre: Comedy / Romance / Shounen Ai / Slice Of Life / Webtoons

Status: Completed

Manhua Storyline:

Tang Tang was about to be confessed to by two beautiful girls. In order to avoid the awkward situation, he decided to tell them he was into men.

None of the girls believed his words so they asked for evidence, proof that he is indeed gay. Now forced to follow up with his lie, he asks Chen Qingye, his close friend, for help.  He just needs to act as his boyfriend.

Unwilling at first he finally gives in and accepts. The fake couple started developing real feelings along the way but admitting it is a challenge.

 

11. Body Electric

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Genre: Drama / Mystery / Shounen Ai / Webtoons / Comedy

Status: Completed

Manhua Storyline:

Ba Song is a police officer and the rising star of his department. He was given a case to solve, a simple one, a suicide. But the simple case reveals to be more than what meets the eye. No suicidal person would kill themselves in such painful ways. The woman stabbed herself multiple times and finished strangling herself.

He decides to investigate some more to get to the bottom of the mystery and asks the most talented forensic pathologist to handle the autopsy, his name was Bo Shan.

The moment they touched something happened, it’s like their bodies were conducting electricity through them but in a very calming and beautiful way. Just what exactly happened to them?

 

10. The Secret Tales of a 30-Year Old Gay Bachelor

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Genre: Comedy / Romance / Slice Of Life / Webtoons / Shounen Ai

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Wei QiuYu, is a very handsome man, on top of that he has good social status, a good job. In short, his future is looking bright. He’s turning 30 this year and till now he never had any romantic relationship for some reason.

He was set up to go on a blind date. He was supposed to meet a girl, but she had an unforeseen event and sent her brother in her stead. When they met, Wei QiuYu just wanted to escape but they somehow hit it off.  His affection for him grew and grew and grew and now he was faced with a dilemma.

So he was single all those years because he was gay and never realized it, but the fact still stands that his parents what him to get married. What path will he choose?

 

9. The Wonders of Aromatics

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Genre: Fantasy / Historical / Shounen Ai / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

A shopkeeper has a thing for summoning and playing with evil creatures, like demons especially succubus. He owns an aromatics shop and one day, a young naïve demon had the misfortune to enter the place.

The shopkeeper welcomed him with open arms and even proposed to shelter him if he desires to. The demon, thinking that it was all out of kindness, accepted the offer ignorant that the shopkeeper had an ulterior motive concerning him.

 

8. To be or not to be

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Genre: Romance / Shounen Ai / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

The CEO of a company was diagnosed with last-stage cancer. The doctors told him that he had just a few months more to live. As he was thinking about how to enjoy his last moment on earth he was sucked into a novel.

In the story, he became an evil tyrant who is destined to be killed by the novel’s MC. So he just switched from one death to another.

The MC is the Crown Prince of his kingdom’s nemesis. Ah, and one last detail at the current moment he is his prisoner. The Prince gave him a chance to live for him to do something else.

 

7. The Guardian

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Genre: Mystery / Romance / Shounen Ai / Supernatural / Webtoons

Status: Completed

Manhua Storyline:

Zhao Yunlan is a special investigator from the Guardian Order. He specializes in any paranormal event. Weird and gruesome cases.  

One of his investigations led to a school where multiple suicides occurred. There he met Professor Shen Wei. For some reason, the man is extremely cold towards him. It also looks like he is hiding some, something big.

 

6. Save Me Gently

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Genre: Shounen Ai / Comedy / Drama / Romance / Slice Of Life / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Xiang Yang lived a miserable life until now. Abandoned by his rich father because he was his problematic son, he lived with his mother. His mother was a kind soul, but after her heart was crushed and trampled on she changed. She couldn’t look at her own son because of his resemblance with his father so she abandoned him as well.

His father finally took him in but treated him like he didn’t exist. After suffering so much with no family and no friends, Xiang turned into a violent delinquent that never experienced the warmth of love.

His salvation was the class president’s Ming Zhi. For some weird reason, Ming can’t take his eyes off him, he cares for him and cares for his future. He can’t even explain why but he loves him.  By treating him like a human being for the first time in his life, Ming is tearing down the layers of barriers that protect Xiang’s heart to finally let him feel real, tender warmth.  

 

5. 19 Days

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Genre: Comedy / School Life / Shounen Ai / Slice Of Life / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

This story is about the life of five high school students and their caretakers plus some business with the mafia and a mystery to boot.

This is the longest manga on the list with 370 chapters, I can assure you that it’s a good one.

 

4. The Cat Immortal

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Genre: Fantasy / Shounen Ai / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

He was once an immortal God living in the Heavens. Sent to the earth on a mission, he is searching for the one who can conquer the tribulation.

As soon as he arrived, he was stripped of his powers. Unable to maintain human form, he turned into a cat. Wandering around, completely lost, he was rescued by a cat-lover. Pampered, fed, and washed.

 

3. Lone Swan

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Genre: Fantasy / Yaoi / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Yiqiu Shen opened his eyes with no memories whatsoever. He then meets someone called Luofeng Yan. The man made it his life mission to jog his memory and for a good reason. As bits and pieces came back to Yiqiu, he remembered that that man was his lover. Gorgeous characters and incredible chemistry, get ready for one of the best romances in Manhua!

 

2. The Emperor’s Strategy

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19/20
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Genre: Yaoi / Webtoons / Comedy / School Life / Slice Of Life

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

Chu Yuan is the Crown Prince of his country. When he turns 18 he will succeed to the throne and take over the power. At his side is Duan Baiyue, his most loyal servant and friend.

Proper to each other in public, the second the night sets and a whole new horizon opens up.

 

1. Da Zhu Zai

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Genre: Yaoi / Psychological / Horror / Drama / Webtoons

Status: Ongoing

Manhua Storyline:

The Great Ruler” is the title given to the man who controls the Great Thousand World. Many seek this glorious title but only one person can get it!

A love story covered in blood and tragedy.

 

Which Manhua Caught Your Eye The Most? Let Us Know In The Comments!

conclusion

Thankfully, the world was taken over by technology and hard copies were replaced by digital books. All those manga can be found online. As much as I love to hold an old-fashioned book in my hands to read, reading them online seems fun!