Even in the midst of a pandemic, the yuri world never stops, so let’s get on with the news~
First up, some rather pleasant news for fans of Madoka☆Magica. Right after the presumed final episode of Magia Record: Mahou Shoujo Madoka☆Magica Gaiden aired, a second season was confirmed, so it sounds like we are (likely) going to get some finality from this spin-off after all.
Without getting into spoilers, episode thirteen was pretty insane, yet ending on a cliffhanger like that wasn’t so cool. Practically everyone who’s seen Magia Record will agree that it’s definitely not as great as the main series, but I think it was pretty entertaining nevertheless. As is usually the case in situations like this, we don’t yet know exactly when we’ll be able to continue watching—the tweet supposedly mentions “coming soon”—but we’ll let you know once we have a date~
Because it’s the end of the decade, we thought we had to have it go out in style by creating a star-studded award ceremony celebrating yuri’s best and brightest. If I wasn’t allergic to manga and visual novels (:P), this post would be even bigger, but as it is, there are over 30 awards up for grabs, so take a seat as we do our best Oprah impersonation and just hand out the honors.
Oh, and because it’s a super special occasion, there are also a few non-yuri awards handed out, but enough talking! Let’s get started~
There’s some more yuri news to cover, so let’s get right to it.
Well, this is some potentially interesting news. It was announced that we’ll be getting a new twelve-episode anime in the spring of 2020 from Ghost in the Shell director Mamoru Oshii, and he’ll serve as creator and chief director. This is his first directorial gig in over thirty years, and that’s cool and all, but why are we mentioning this on YR again?
Well, you see, the anime was described as a slapstick comedy that’ll revolve around a vampire named Mai and her high school friends. It’s supposed to be a serious take on the girl-meets-girl theme ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°), and the story will soley focus on five young girls and have no handsome men. Sounds interesting to me! 😛
Vlad Love is being brought to us by studios Drive and Production I.G, and who knows if this anime will actually have any yuri, but it definitely sounds like something to keep an eye on~
You can just call 2015 “The Year of Moe”. Along with the second seasons of Kiniro Mosaic and Non Non Biyori—and the third season of Yuru Yuri—we’ve been gifted one more precious present in the form of Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka??. Can it finish what Hello!! Kiniro Mosaic started and make The Year of Moe something we’ll fondly look back on years from now? If you’re familiar with the series, you can probably guess the answer. Continue reading →
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.