Interactive Post – How Realistically Does The Yuri Genre Portray Lesbians?

So, as decided by you guys, we ended up with three possible topics:

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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?

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Yuri Tournament – Best Yuri Kiss in Anime History – The Winner

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After many weeks of heated matches between the various yuri kiss scenes featured in this tournament, we’ve finally found or more like tracked down the very best yuri kiss in yuri anime history.

The yuri community has spoken, and the “prestigious” award for the best yuri kiss in anime history goes to none other than Sakura Kiss‘ Haruka and Yuu, with their adorable, yet quite steamy, after-school kiss session~

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Yuri Tournament – Best Yuri Kiss in Anime History – Finale

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We’ve already reached the final round, and I gotta say, our three remaining kiss scenes definitely deserve to stand where they are right now.

Now will it be the bittersweet final kiss between our favorite priestesses, the long anticipated happy end kiss between Shizuma and Nagisa, or the oh so sweet after school kisses from Sakura Trick?

Despite the fact that my favorite kiss scene of all-time actually made it to the final round, the other two definitely deserve the title of Best Yuri Kiss as well.

Now let’s just wait and see which one will make it~

As always, find the updated tournament chart right here, and for the final time in this tournament, have fun voting!

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Yuri Tournament – Best Yuri Kiss in Anime History – Semifinals

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We’re down to the final 6 kiss scenes, how exciting~

You can, as always, find the updated tournament chart right here.

Have fun voting!

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Yuri Tournament – Best Yuri Kiss in Anime History – Round 4

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I don’t know about you guys, but I feel like it’s getting more intense with each round. Admittedly, I already experienced a matchup that almost felt like a good finale to me, that being Chikane x Himeko VS Himiko x Kaon.

Though, I’m also seeing some quite intense matchups in this one as well~

As always, have fun voting! You can find the tournament bracket right here.

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Yuri Tournament – Best Yuri Kiss in Anime History – Round 3

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We’re back with the next round! For this one, we took the time to upload all of the remaining kiss scenes, so you can actually watch all the scenes before voting for them. Super neat, isn’t it? Thanks for suggesting it, guys~

As always, find the tournament bracket by clicking right here.

With that said, enjoy round 3 and let the yuri games continue~

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My Top 10 Yuri Anime

Spoiler warning!

Among all of my Top 10 lists, this was one that was still missing, so we gotta change that quickly!

Though, before getting into the list, let me say the following: Since we unfortunately still don’t have that many full yuri shows, you’ll also find shows with either heavy subtext or yuri as side stories in this list. With that said, let’s not waste any more time. So here are my Top 10 favorite Yuri anime. Enjoy!

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10. Mai-HiME

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