FROM THE BACK COVER
GAMEBOYS: A Love Story is a narrative account of the creation of the pioneering Boys' Love Series Gameboys, as told by the show's creators. The book contains the scripts of the show's 13 episodes, with annotations from the show's writer, behind-the-scene anecdotes, selected fan art, and interviews with the show's producers, cast, and production team.
Gameboys tells the story of Cairo (Elijah Canlas) and Gavreel (Kokoy De Santos) who meet and fall in love online. Their love story unfolds through video calls and social media interactions, while the entire country and the rest of the world are facing a life-changing pandemic.
Regarded by local and international fans as "a game changer" and "a God-tier Boys' Love Series," Gameboys can now be seen globally on Netflix, becoming the first Filipino BL series to be shown on the popular streaming platform.
||Gameboys: A Love Story
||Elmer L. Gatchalian (Editor)
||The IdeaFirst Company
||8.5 x 11 in.
"Gameboys has only gone from strength to strength with each episode... A truly first-rate series. Thank you for this gift of a show." - GIBBS CADIZ, Philippine Daily Inquirer
"The best series that has been produced during this lockdown... I've even forgotten that this is a Boys' Love Story. It has become so universal, so inclusive, and so encompassing." - GITRI SAN DIEGO, Entertainment Journalist
"Aside from the themes of coming to terms with one's sexuality and the struggle for acceptance in Filipino families - which have been tackled time and again in Filipino cinema - Gameboys also addresses the barriers in developing friendships and relationships in the time of coronavirus, when physical contact is not possible... The show not only gives the audience perspective into queer life under quarantine, but it also provides a window into many Filipino lives under lockdown." - RYAN MACASERO, Rappler
"Gameboys is a statement. Loud and clear. Watch it. Hear it. And fall in love." - BUM D. TENORIO JR., Philstar.com