I liked the first season, so why not continue and hope for it to pick up right where we left off a few years ago? And that’s exactly what this show did. Well, we could argue about the fact that they should probably have put in a short recap of the first season, since I was kind of lost at some points when they were talking about past events. Though, the show seems to be as fun and entertaining as the last season, so I’ll surely follow this for a while longer~
Whoever thought that the second season of Hibike! Euphonium would feature any less yuri subtext than we already got in the first season was definitely in for a surprise, a very pleasant one. Not only did the yuri hype train start moving again, it was also fueled by so many small and big Kumiko x Reina moments that it’s hard to believe that it will ever come to an halt. I, in fact, can’t believe that any hetero romance for those two might be believable, especially for Reina, after seeing how they behave when they are around each other.
It was seriously the best thing in the world to watch these two interact with each other again, with all the subtle, and some even not so subtle, “yuri” gestures and looks they shared. I can’t wait for more, and I’m seriously going to throw a huge freaking tantrum if KyoAni actually includes any real heterosexual romance for either of my two new babies! Kyoto Animation, you have been warned!
It’s that time of the year again, so enjoy our First Impressions of the summer anime season that just started~
Length: ? • Genre: Comedy, School, Slice of Life • Studio: J.C.Staff
After having read the description of this show, I bet a lot of us had our hopes up for at least a little yuri subtext. Having watched the first episode now, I think that’s actually not all we might be able to hope for. The whole set-up of how the two girls meet reminds me so, so much of the typical girl x girl encounter you can find in numerous other yuri shows and especially in manga. Long hair swaying in the wind, the two meeting by the ocean, ending up in the same class, and sitting right next to each other…. Yeah, that really sounds like the start of a great “friendship”, one where I can totally see Futaba developing feelings for airhead Hikari in no time.
Though, how far will this show go showing us their relationship? It’s not described as a yuri show, though neither was Madoka, and see how far things went in that one. So, yeah. I have my hopes up, and I sure hope they won’t disappoint us!
It’s that time of the year again, so enjoy our First Impressions on the spring anime season that just started~
Length: 12 Episodes • Genre: Comedy, School, Slice of Life • Studio: Silver Link.
After the first episode, I was thinking to myself that this could be a fairly entertaining anime for this season, but I wasn’t as enamored with the second episode, and I ended up losing some confidence in this show. It’s not that I think it’s bad, it just feels average at best.
Between this, Bakuon!!, Sansha Sanyou, and Pan de Peace!, I’m left longing for the slice of lifes of yesteryear. After getting new seasons of GochiUsa and KinMoza, I’m slightly disappointed in the offerings this year has presented so far. I’ll probably keep watching this for at least another couple of episodes, but I’m still waiting for a reason to be excited to watch more slice of life shows.
Here you have our first impressions of some of the shows from the current anime season~
Dagashi Kashi Genre: Comedy
No Yuri in sight so far, but in exchange, we get awesome girl Hotaru, who’s not only the cutest character of the whole anime season, but also a little crazy, which makes her even more likable in my eyes.
So yeah, an anime with a cute girl with a cute voice obsessing over candy? I think we can all find something to like here, now can we?
Time is seriously going by so fast lately. I feel like it was just yesterday when we did our last round of First Impressions for the summer season.
Well, no point in complaining, since I feel like this season surpasses the last one by far, especially in the yuri department! So here are our first impressions on some of the shows of this current anime season. Enjoy~
Yes, yes, YES! I was waiting for this one for a long while, and it’s finally here!
Time to enjoy watching the daily lives of our favorite group of adorable cafe waitresses. The first episode alone already made me realize how much I was actually missing this show. It’s not only the characters, but the whole feeling that this one gives you while watching. Also, did I mention that I love their cute outfits and the whole town they live in. It’s so peaceful, it’s just calms me down.
So yeah… um… I’m still kind of left speechless after watching the first episode.
Well, you gotta know, I went into watching this show pretty much knowing nothing. I had only watched the PV and hyped myself by expecting a whole lot of yuri. I didn’t know much about the game, the premise and, well, anything else. All I knew from the very beginning was that this show was going to be super ecchi.
I don’t know about you, but even the term “super ecchi” has its boundaries. Shows like this are supposed to contain girls with large boobs, skimpy clothing, and great (unproportional) bodies. There are meant to be jiggly boobs, ass and panty shots, and some pervy actions. But I always thought that there would be a definite line between ecchi and hentai. This anime however made me question my own understanding of these two genres. No matter how similar, there are some things that I simply don’t expect to see in ecchi shows.