Released by Seven Seas Entertainment, Neji’s Beauty and the Beast Girl translates that tale as old as time into yuri form. The main character, a monstrous woman named Heath, spends her time away from others, as she’s met nothing but trauma in past interactions with humans. One day, however, a young woman named Lily happens … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast Girl – Yuri Manga Review
Released by Kodansha Comics in the West, miman’s Yuri Is My Job! is a new yuri manga with lots to offer. Main character Hime is obsessed with her image, putting in massive amounts of effort so that she can impress others enough to slack off for the rest of her life. Unfortunately for her, she … Continue reading Yuri Is My Job! – Volume 1-2 Review
It’s hard to say exactly when the yuri genre was first conceived, but if you had to pick a date, then 1919 is a perfectly good one. In that year, yuri’s godmother, Yoshiya Nobuko, published Yaneura no Nishojo, arguably the first lesbian novel with a happy ending and one which set the groundwork for the … Continue reading Yuri 101: One Hundred Years of Girls’ Love
Heart of the Woods is a self-described “modern-day fairy tale”. With a little bit of trimming and the removal of sexual references, it could easily fit alongside any book that your mother read to you as a child. As a genre, the fairy tale occupies a special place and duplicating its unique qualities is not … Continue reading Yuri Visual Novel Review: Heart of the Woods
In chapter 1 of the Bloom into You manga, as protagonist Yuu turns down the boy who asked her out at the end of middle school, careful paneling keeps older student Touko out of frame, aside from a somewhat solemn shot of her glancing at Yuu. Instead of showcasing the upperclassman, attention is paid to … Continue reading Bloom into You is the Queer Yuri Anime we Needed, and Here’s Why
Honestly, I think it is. I mean first of all, let’s account for the fact that there’s been almost no solid adaptations of yuri manga in the entire history of this vast medium. I can narrow down the number of anime that both a. are good and b. Adapt beloved yuri manga to a list … Continue reading Is This the BEST Season for Yuri Anime EVER?
I look at how Yuru Yuri introduced me to the genre it takes its name from, and the effect that’s had on me in the time since.
An in-depth review of yuri animator Naoya Ishikawa’s career and trajectory, the way he got to Kuttsukiboshi and Clione no Akari, and what it says that I didn’t know about him until a month ago.
An article read of my VA-11 Hall-A review, looking at how it perfectly crafts a cyberpunk world.
A review of Nettaigyo wa Yuki ni Kogareru, also known as Hanigare, and why it even tops Bloom into You as the best ongoing yuri.