Hey everyone, it's time for my monthly OWLS post! If you aren't aware, OWLS is a group of otaku bloggers whose goal is to use anime to spread acceptance to everyone, regardless of their ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, etc. Our theme this month was "Journey." The prompt was: We have all heard this saying in some … Continue reading The Journey and History of Yuri Part 1 (OWLS 2018 “Journey” Blog Tour)
Hi everyone, it's PRIDE MONTH!!! And for this year, I have decided to write about my favorite yuri series. Although I'm always talking about how much I love yuri, I realized I've never really done a post about my favorite girl x girl series. So, here are the best yuri series in my opinion. I … Continue reading Pride Month: My Favorite Yuri Anime and Manga
Last year, the words echoed throughout the anime community: "CITRUS IS GETTING AN ANIME." And finally, this past season (Winter 2018), the dream finally became a reality. Citrus officially premiered as an anime! During its run, both positive and negative reviews of the show popped up everywhere. Yuri fans screamed victory while others weren't so … Continue reading Why Everyone Freaked Out Over The Citrus Anime (Including Me)
It is is pride month! :3 And for pride month, the blogger group OWLS (Otaku Warriors For Liberty And Self Respect) which I am a part of has decided to celebrate LGBT characters in anime and manga. Here is our prompt for this month: June is known as “Pride Month” within the LGBT & Queer … Continue reading Yuri Anime and Manga: Validating Lesbian Relationships As Real (June OWLS Blog Tour)
The first season of Euphonium made a huge impression among yuri fans, who ship the two main characters, Kumiko and Reina. As the first season progressed, the two girls grow closer and Kumiko confesses to Reina, who already has a love interest. With the second season approaching, fans were excited to see if anything would … Continue reading The End of Euphonium 2- Hints At Kumiko’s True Feelings For Asuka
With Episodes 8 of Flip Flappers came more insanity and more... yuri! In this post, I am going to relate the events in this episode to my last analysis about the homosexual themes in Episode 7. In that piece, I analyzed all of the nuances and symbols that possibly represented Cocona's lesbian feelings for Papika. … Continue reading Flip Flappers Episode 8- The Crazy Robot Fight Symbolizes More Yuri Themes
Because Episode 7 was just as strange and nebulous, and because my last Flip Flappers analysis was so well received (thank you!), I have decided to write another explanation for the latest episode. This episode explored Cocona's relationship with Papika because she begins to have doubts about it. The episode also hints at underlying issues … Continue reading Flip Flappers Episode 7- Why Were There So Many Papikas? An analysis of Cocona’s identity.