Yuri News Update – January 2018

First yuri news update of the year, and it’s looking great so far! Let’s start with anime-related news.

First up, let me show you something to get you all excited about the upcoming yuri anime Tachibanakan Triangle.

It’s not exactly the anime PV that we’re all waiting for, but it does give us a good idea of how this adaptation will sound and feel. Plus, I think this will be the final cast that we’ll hear in the anime version as well. Some great choices if you ask me~

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Anime Winter Season 2018: First Impressions

2018 winter anime

It’s that time of the year again, so enjoy our First Impressions of the winter anime season that just started~

Citrus
Studio: Passione • Genre: Drama, Romance, School, Yuri

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Since my most recent post is a full first impression of the first episode of Citrus, I guess I don’t have that much left to say other than YEEEEEEEEEEEEEES, THIS LOOKS AWESOME!!!

Okay, I composed myself again. So to put it in a less fangirly tone, let’s just say that the anime adaptation has thus far exceeded my expectations by quite a bit. When it comes to yuri anime, the quality of the animation, the quality of the voice acting performances, and, of course, the direction and pacing of this first episode, simply felt like something we haven’t gotten at all lately. It’s about time Citrus finally saves the day!

Read my full first impressions right here.


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First Impression: Citrus

Oh man, guys, where do I even start? I’m still way too happy and excited to even sort out all the things I want to say in my head.

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Basically me being all excited for this gem of yuri anime~

Okay, so as you can probably tell, I LOVED this first episode of Citrus. After having watched the preview a few weeks back, I already knew that the animation was going to be decent, we knew about the awesome choices for the voice actresses, and it all simply looked very promising. Though, I think the PV didn’t even graze the awesomeness of what I found in the first episode, which is great, actually. It set the bar high enough, but left enough room for us to be blown away—and that is exactly what happened. It all exceeded my expectations. Seriously, what a rare thing to happen…

But first things first. The anime follows the happenings of the manga very closely, but unlike what we saw in the adaptation of Netsuzou TRap, it also adds in more, making it unique and far more interesting to follow. This one is not just the manga pages, colored, moving, and with sound. This one is the real deal, if you know what I mean.

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Our Wishes for 2018

After having talked about the highlights as well as all the things that were already announced that we can look forward to in 2018, why not talk about our wishes for this year as well?

So far, we can definitely not complain about the amount of things we already know will hit us this year. However, as greedy as it might sound, there’s always more things the community might want, so today, let’s focus on all the things that might or might not follow or happen as 2018 drags along.


citrus yuri animeFirst up, as the Citrus anime is basically right around the corner, especially after the disappointment of last year’s anime adaptation of Netsuzou TRap, what we need right now is a yuri anime that does its job right. One that might finally attract more viewers, actually sells a decent amount of copies, and simply gains enough attention, in a positive way, if I might add.

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Yuri Anime 2018

yuri anime 2018

Just like our Yuri Anime 2013, Yuri Anime 2014, Yuri Anime 2015, Yuri Anime 2016, and Yuri Anime 2017 lists, this one will also feature all the yuri shows that will air in 2018. Since it’s not even 2018 yet, this list is still in progress and will be updated whenever there are new shows to add. If you feel like we missed something, feel free to name your additions~


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Our Personal Highlights of 2017 and Things to Look Forward to in 2018

Let’s start with the highlights of 2017.

The year has admittedly been good, but definitely not the greatest when it comes to yuri anime and manga, at least in my opinion. Focusing on anime, we got some fair amount of shows with yuri subtext, like Kakegurui and the second seasons of New Game! and Love Live! Sunshine!!.

kobayashi-san chi no maid dragonThough, the great highlights were rather shows like Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon, which simply surprised us with the amount of yuri—especially for a show by KyoAni—that seriously blurred the lines between only subtext and straight up yuri content. No one was really expecting that, which definitely makes this one of the greatest highlights of 2017 for me.

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Yuri News Update – September 2017

It’s that time of the month again, news time! We have a mixed bag of all sorts of news for you, some a little older, some pretty new. Let’s start~


headerNe No Kami – The Two Princess Knights of Kyoto Part 2 was just released and is now available for purchase on Denpasoft and Steam. There’s also an uncensored patch available (only for the Steam version). You can get it here.

For those interested, here’s Part 1 as well. Get it on Steam or Denpasoft.

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