Recommendations BL with interchangeable uke/seme

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  1. ohko

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    I’m looking for a BL novel that lacks uke/seme dynamics. In partcular, both characters are on equal footing in the relationship.

    Another way to ask this is a novel where the uke/seme frequently switch roles. Sometimes MC is the uke, and at other times he is the seme, and it’s not clear whether the MC or ML is the seme/uke.
     
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    I wonder if there is any novel like that, maybe a manga hidden somewhere on the internet, but I don't think there is any novel like that.
     
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    I don't remember it, but there was this one danmei where the MC had snusnu with his hated enemy (ML) because he was drunk, and the ML then sorta black mailed him for some revenge snusnu. They swap again at the end, I think.
     
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    The only thing I can understand in the title is BL, and I don't want to understand anymore
     
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    umm for bl novels, you might like
    The Daily Task of Preventing My Disciple from Turn...
    Master(probs uke) x Disciple(probs seme) (not sure yet cause not enough chapters yet)
    there really isn't one dominating the other since Disciple is mischievous but has to listen to Master

    but if you read mangas then i have a ton of recommendations for equal footing bl relationships, just let me know :blobReach:
     
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    Ah, I’d love the manga recs too!
     
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    Why can't people just say Top, Bottom and Switch. Even Catcher and Pitcher is something i can understand :notlikeblob:
     
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    For me, mostly because “switch/top/bottom” and similar vocubaluary like that reminds me of S&M. XD

    In contrast, I’m looking for novels where the boys frequently switch between “giving” and “receiving”.
     
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    hehe :blobsmilehappyeyes:it's to show how serious we are about our BL!:blobnosebleed:
     
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    Mangas too? wooooo

    Dark Heaven - definition of interchangeable and great story (you'll cry though happy and sad tears)
    Almost all of Harada sensei's works have bottoms who top
    Haru wo Daiteita - an oldie but a goodie. super long and lots of drama
    Sakura Gari - there's a power dynamic in this one. the switch happens later, but the top has...experience
    Sono Kuchibiru ni Youru no Tsuyu - depressing and another power dynamic...may want to skip
    Boku no Pico - ... >_>
    Bi no Isu - subject's weird here. bottom tries and the line is vague sometimes but doesn't cross technically

    there's a lot more that I didn't list here. BUT there's links:
    Reversible Couple List - https://www.mangaupdates.com/series.html?category=Reversible+Couple
    Uke and Seme Switch List - https://www.mangaupdates.com/series.html?category=Seme+and+Uke+Switch
     
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    he~he
     
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    So, seme can be seen as semen as he receives it, or should i remember uke as ugh that hurts my butt? :hmm:
     
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    @elengee If it helps, in Judo (I don't know if it's the case in other martial arts), the one being 'thrown' is called an uke. XD
     
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    So uke hurts? :hmm: But yes, i guess it'd be the one 'not in control'. Is that a Japanese word as well? I know bukkake means splash or something too, lol.
     
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    Well, judo's origin is Japanese and the coutdowns are done in Japanese and the name of the moves are also Japanese so I believe uke is a Japanese term although it's been years since I took those judo classes. :blobwoah:
     
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    You can try this is Manga, I don't remember clearly if the top and the bottom switch but I think they do: you'll be gay!! Body switcharoo
     
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    Well there's a manga or manhwa, it's called like a tidal wave
     
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    favorite manga with switching role: Neko x Neko