We’ve seen anime focused on things like dragons and serpents in recent years, but how about other fantastic demi-creatures like centaurs or mermaids? If you’ve ever wondered what the world would look like if humans evolved into these and other forms, this is the anime for you. Spoiler: It’s actually not that different from the present, in good ways and bad…
Another under-the-radar anime from this past fall season was Akanesasu Shoujo, but it turns out that some missed opportunities end up holding this anime back from what it could have been…
Yup. It’s another anime review from this past fall season. Obviously, there were a lot of yuri-ish shows during the season, but I have to say that Release the Spyce wasn’t at or near the top of the list for me. Not even close.
After finding myself missing and yearning for more of one of my all-time favorite queerbaiting masterpieces, namely Hibike! Euphonium, it was time for yet another piece and more orchestral drama, this time focusing on another set of
lovers characters from the Kitauji High School music club.
Mizore Yoroizuka and Nozomi Kasaki are two close friends who are part of the Kitauji High School music club. Quiet and reserved Yoroizuka plays the oboe while lively and popular Kasaki plays the flute. The group has decided to play Liz and the Blue Bird, a song inspired on a fairy tale about the relationship between a girl and a bird. The musical piece puts both Mizore and Nozomi on the spotlight due to a solo part by Yoroizuka and forces the two girls to reexamine their friendship.
We’re more or less thrown right into the story without any information given on the characters. Well, we’re supposed to already know them from the anime, and quite frankly, while the new stars of this piece might not have taken the lead a lot in the past, it’s still hard not to recognize these two. Needless to say, a short explanation on these characters would have been welcome, but it definitely wasn’t necessary. Thus, it’s also not so surprising that their dynamic didn’t change in the slightest. Mizore is still as quiet and shy as ever, while Nozomi is bubbly, happy, and friendly with basically everyone, especially so with Mizore.
When I heard that this anime had a yuri love confession, I knew I had to watch it, but what I didn’t know was how much I’d actually end up liking this show. It’s not the cutest or the most charming anime, but it is still pretty fun.
Uchi no Maid ga Usazugiru! is an extremely yuri-filled anime that is quite hard to forget… even if you may want to…
Synopsis: A Russian second grade girl by the name of Misha Takanashi has recently lost her mother and now lives with only her father. In order to get some help around the house he hires a maid, Tsubame Kamoi, a former Japanese Air Self-Defense Force Officer. This comedy revolves around Kamoi, a hardcore lolicon who devotes the rest of her life to becoming closer to Misha who constantly tries to fight against Kamoi’s overbearing affection. Continue reading