Friday, February 9, 2024

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Dousing the Dragon 🐲 by macpics
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Dragon Slayer

'May the Year of the Dragon be filled with an abundance of smiles and laughter.'

The Year of the Dragon 🐉

2024 is the Year of the Wood Dragon, 🐉 beginning on February 10th, 2024 (Chinese New Year) and concluding on January 28th, 2025 (Chinese New Year's Eve). 

 In Chinese culture, the Dragon🐉holds a significant place as an auspicious and extraordinary creature, unparalleled in talent and excellence. It symbolizes power, nobility, honor, luck, and success. 2024 is forecasted to bring about opportunities, changes, and challenges. If you're seeking a shift in your current lives, this year might offer a favorable chance. 

Thanks to their intimate connection to the regal dragons that inhabit the celestial realm according to Chinese mythology, those born under the sign of the dragon are said to be, first and foremost, self-assured leaders. Their charismatic and dominant personalities make them natural CEOs, start-up founders, politicians, and military commanders.  Blessed as they are with tenacity and intelligence, dragons are equally renowned for reveling in challenges, taking pleasure in spending countless hours working towards conquering whatever opposes them. 

The flip side of these positive traits is a tendency to have a legendarily short temper and an inability to take criticism. As is often the case in life, the strengths of those born under the dragon sign are wrapped up with their weaknesses. Due to their incredible capacity to perform at a high level, dragons will often have little patience for incompetence, which can make them seem aggressive and irritable. 

🐉 Images of Ken thanks to Tom Nakielski (Lights On Studio🐉

12 Days: Schoolboy Crush

'An erotic cat and mouse game set in an all-boys' prep school.'

When I was looking for a movie with an all Asian cast to feature this Lunar New Year, I didn't have to look far.  I had watched the 2007 Japanese filmed Schoolboy Crush this past summer and was going to post about it then.  I decided to wait until the fall, then held off again until Lunar New Year.

Atsumi Kanno

The film, written and directed by Kôtarô Terauchi, is the successor of the 2006 film. Boys Love.  In the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, it was released with the title Schoolboy Crush.  The film is sort of a Cruel Intentions, with an all male, and all hot cast.  The film opens with introducing us to Kaori, (Yoshikazu Kotani) a handsome man who has hired Sora, (Atsumi Kanno) a young male prostitute.  Kaori isn't in a good place and shares with Sora that he's recently lost the love of his life.

Yoshikazu Kotani

Cut to the all male Seagal boarding school where Kaori teaches.  Kaori is more than a little shocked when Sora enters his classroom as a new student.  Kaori is worried that Sora will share his secret, and Sora plays with his power, teasing and playing games with his teacher.

Kanno & Yuuki Kawakubo

Kaori however, isn't the only one in a tizzy over Sora's arrival.  Both his roommate Ichiyu, (Yuuki Kawakubo) and the school bully Riku, (Kazunori Tani) are also drawn to the new student.  Sora juggles all of the attention well for awhile, but soon things take a dark turn.

Kanno & Kazunori Tani

Although the relationship between student and teacher launches the drama, for me, it was the two supporting characters, Ichiyu and Riku that really drew me into the story.   Like so many, I'm drawn to a bad boy, and although all four leads are both talented and beautiful, I was especially crushing over Kazunori Tani as Riku.  

If you've never seen a Japanese film, I highly recommend trying to find a copy of this movie.  Although I watched with subtitles, the story is easy to follow, thanks to the well written script, direction and performances by the four male cast members.  There is really only fleeting nudity, most in the locker room after the characters play rugby.  There is however, an erotic intensity that flows through the entire film. 



macpics: The Boy With The Dragon Tattoo

 'Come not between the dragon, and his wrath.'
William Shakespeare, King Lear

The Boy
With the Dragon Tattoo


Luck was certainly on my side when it came to finding imagery for this Lunar New Year, the year of the dragon.  I spent quite a bit of time Googling every combination of hot, nude men and dragons, but with the exception of animation artwork, I wasn't having any luck.   Then, my fortunes changed. 

I was on Instagram messaging Ian from macpics about an unrelated upcoming piece when I noticed the model in his most recent postings.  As beautiful as the model was, it wasn't just his beautiful face and body that had me zooming in.  It was the tattoo on the side of his stomach.  My zooming in confirmed that I had indeed found the boy with a dragon tattoo.  

Drenched Dragon

Ian confirmed the tat was indeed a dragon, and quickly sent me his work with Justin, the model sporting the mythical beast on his lower torso. Unfortunately Ian has lost touch with Justin since they worked together, and didn't have any specific info about why Justin chose a dragon as his choice of body art.  Still, the images were perfect to represent the day, and the characteristics of the dragon male.

Dragon males are usually quite expressive in sexual situations and consider it a further form of personal freedom. To this end they are generally more open to unusual experiences than other signs. It can be very difficult for the male Dragon to find true love as their tremendous egos will usually never be satisfied. 

The Dragon man is known to have an army of admirers yet few if any true friends. He sincerely believes he is infallible and cannot be or do wrong. This may often hold true in life as well as physical ability as Dragon males are naturally unusually strong and athletically gifted. The Dragon man is quite emotional and sentimental with those he cares for. He is very pleasant usually, but even a perceived slight can send him into a terrible rage. The male Dragon will also carry a grudge far longer if not forever against those who cross him. 

Men born under the Chinese sign of the Dragon are aristocratic in appearance. Tall, well built with power muscles and shoulders, they walk slowly and deliberately, never seeming to be in a hurry to do anything. Men of this sign are known to have thick hair, dazzling eyes and long eyelashes, matched with a grin and laugh that allure everyone alike.