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Gakuen heaven - school life
The story is about a boy named Ito Keita who got a letter that said he could go to the all boys school.
The story itself may be a little boring from time to time, but I think this anime was great. It wasn't too much Yaoi, except for some episodes and the last episode, and this may be a little disapointing.
But anyway I think you would like this anime if you like "relaxing school life yaoi anime" like me. And just to say it, this anime wasn't too bad. I've watched Yaoi animes that are more boring than this one.
I hope you'll like this anime!
You don't have to think too hard about this one
Gakuen Heaven is a relatively short anime, based on a boy's love game of the same name (there are also a couple of manga volumes). Unfortunately, for a game-to-anime adaptation, it lacks the high quality plots of a lot of other shows of the same length, but that's not to say Gakuen Heaven doesn't have a lot going for it, especially if you're a boy's love fan looking for some light entertainment.
For one thing, the show is packed with gorgeous characters and a whole host of incredible, popular voice actors, who do a wonderful job bringing the boys to life. While the pace of the storyline might leave a lot to be desired, the voice work and animation makes up for it. The overall appearance is visually stunning, with bright, edgy colours, and nicely-drawn characters.
As I said, the plot isn't the most amazing thing I've ever seen, and sadly it all seems to explode in the later part of the series—the earlier parts are much more about introducing the different characters. Though I'm sure a lot of people would still find this enjoyable, again if they're simply looking for something pretty that's a lot of fun.
This is probably one of the silliest series I've ever watched, and it occupies a special place in my heart. I know that there are some fans of the BL game who don't much like the anime due to the focus being the story between Keita and Kazuki, but I really like their story and I enjoy the lighthearted nature of the series in general.
I will say that I would never actually call Gakuen Heaven "good." There are a lot of series out there that I like a helluva lot better, but its total and utter silliness and, I believe, self-awareness of that, is fantastic. The series is, in many ways, the ultimate in high school male harem shenanigans (I think it could be called a less-witty younger cousin of Ouran High School Host Club). Keita, the protagonist, is a nice, but somewhat generic freshman, surrounded by attractive classmates who all absolutely adore him and would go to the mat for him for practically no reason at all. It's completely hilarious.
As I said, it's pretty cliche, but it never fails to bring a smile to my face. I'd recommend it to anyone in need of a good giggle or two.
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Bell Liberty: BL school for boys
I absolutely loved this series! It's my new favorite show! I just wish that it had been longer. What I liked especially was that even though it was an all boys school, unlike every other BL show/manga out there, the school was not populated with gay students and teachers. That was welcome relief. There was the captain of the tennis team, but it's hard to tell whether he was serious or just playing when he showed his affection for Keita and called him "Honey". There were several different layers to this show, but Keita and Kazuki's growing relationship seemed to always be in the center of everything.
Gakuen Heaven is definitely a great shounen ai. Like many have mentioned, this is a light and funny anime so if you're looking for something hot and heavy, this really isn't it. GH had good characters so it's very easy to find one, latch onto him and like him. I particularly like Nakajima. Everyone is so different and unique, yet they go so well together. An aspect that I really appreciated is the character development and background info. They tell you just enough about each character so that you're not sitting there going, "so why is he in it?" or better yet, "who is this guy?"
My only gripe about the show was it's ending... I was hoping for a lil bit more at the end, but that's just me. I had the "tell me more" feeling when it was over.
However, this anime is very well done. I like the episodes and the situations that the characters are put in... I don't want to tell you what it is... you're going to have to find out. For me, whether or not I can watch an anime over and over determines its likability and this show I have definitely watched a few times over. Thus, I highly recommend watching this anime.