Anime Review: Maria†Holic Alive

maria holic alive review

Since I left my review of the first season of Maria†Holic unscathed, I figured now’s as good a time as any to return to Ame no Kisaki Girls’ School to give the series another chance, this time with Maria†Holic Alive. Did the creators do their homework and score higher with this one, or is a failing grade in order? Let’s find out~
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Anime Review: Maria†Holic

maria holic anime review

Since it seems that Maria†Holic is a touchy subject around these parts—and since you folks apparently wanted to see it reviewed—allow me to grant your request and jump on this yuri hand grenade in the name of reader democracy. Just be careful with those pitchforks and torches of yours.
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Yuri Awards

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I have already made my own “Yuri Anime Legends List” that displays all the yuri or yuriish characters from anime and Visual Novels, who I find somewhat remarkable, be it in a good or a bad way. So this time I want to do something similar, but instead of just listing characters, I want to hand out specific awards, for either yuri shows, couples or single characters.
Before I start, please note that I have certainly not watched each and every yuri anime there is, which is why I don’t know all the yuri characters out there. So if you come to disagree with one of my picks and think another character deserves the award more, keep in mind that I might simply not know the said character.
Oh and one more thing. Since there are still not that many pure Yuri anime, I’ll also consider choosing shows or characters from anime that only have subtext. 
Best Yuri Anime
In my opinion Strawberry Panic surpasses them all, even Kannazuki no Miko. It’s an anime with a cast that is 90% made up of yuri characters and it almost solely focuses on the girls’ relationships and their problems. That’s like exactly what I want to see! Still it’s not the perfect yuri anime, which is why I hope that I can someday hand out this award to another anime instead.

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