It’s that time of the year again, so enjoy our First Impressions of the fall anime season that just started~
Studio: Lerche • Genre: Fantasy, Slice of Life, Yuri
This is easily my favorite show of the season. Cute characters, a relaxing and fun story, and girls with animal ears?! Yes, please! Also, did I mention the yuri undertones in this one?
So yeah, I’m really enjoying Konohana Kitan so far. It’s yet again a show that you wanna watch after a long day of work and just relax while following the girls doing their work at the inn. Also, is it just me or do shows about young girls working at an inn or hotel always come with yuri subtext? I’m not complaining in the slightest thought~
Whether it’s due to lagging sales or simply running out of source material, most anime never get a fourth season. In this regard, Symphogear is the exception rather than the rule, not only getting a fourth season, but a fifth as well. You can’t achieve that without a hook, a way to draw viewers in, and Symphogear‘s has mainly been the combination of over-the-top magical girl action and more j-pop than you can shake a stick at. Suffice it to say, nothing has changed with Symphogear AXZ.
Yup, shortest description ever, I know. 😛 Though, so far, we’ve only got 2 chapters and yet, this is one of my favorites works right now. Nekomura is already my number one author, and this work just proves that it doesn’t necessarily have to be a KanColle doujin, but she can deliver the yuri goodness even with original characters. Please more!
Fresh off the summer anime season, Princess Principal was a show that caught a lot of people’s attention, not only because it’s a pretty good show, but because it’s a pretty good show that also has some yuri~
It’s that time of the year again, so enjoy our Final Thoughts on the summer anime season that just came to an end~
Netsuzou TRap • 3.5/10
Length: 12 Episodes • Genre: Drama, Yuri
You can read our full review of Netsuzou TRapright here, so there’s no need for me to ramble on and on about how I didn’t like this at all.
At one point in time, I was contemplating picking up the manga, but after watching the anime, needless to say that I now have zero interest in doing so. When Creators in Pack was revealed as the studio in charge of production, I think eyebrows were raised due to their less-than-stellar track record, and things didn’t get any better when the show’s very first PV was revealed, as well as the short-form anime format.
Netsuzou TRap may have turned out to be a dud, but the Citrus adaptation and the Kase-san OVA continue to give up hope that maybe we’ll finally have another good yuri anime come our way in 2018. Whether or not they meet our expectations, I doubt either one of them will be as disappointing as NTR turned out to be.
So, as decided by you guys, we ended up with three possible topics:
And as you can already tell from the title, we decided to go with the winner of the poll (and possibly the hardest to actually talk about).
Seeing as I’m a self-proclaimed master in the arts of Yuri, I think we have that part covered up pretty well. I also have the lesbian part down, though I fear that thanks to my still too few experiences (meaning that I’ve only been with one girl so far), I thought it would be best to get some help in that department. So I brought in NotATsun, a professional lesbian (:P), who will hopefully shine some light of wisdom on all the topics that I might simply not have the needed experience in.
We’ll divide this post in three parts:
Big Topics – How are lesbians usually depicted in yuri media?
Small Topics – Recurring yuri themes
What works do we think depict lesbians the most realistically?
Hina Logi is an anime that wasn’t on my radar at all… until YR reader Daemul brought it to my attention. Needless to say, it probably should’ve been there all along, since there’s a surprising amount of gayness to be found here. Serendipity FTW!