This week’s Newsweek Japan (Cover: Nippon Daisuki) feature article, “We’ve all fallen for Japan!” Newsweek Japan, April 5, 2006. Page 24) discusses the upswing of recent Japanese culture popularity in the US. Covering the growing popularity of manga in America, Yuricon nets a mention.
Yuricon founder Erica Friedman is quoted as having become a fan of anime and manga through “Sailor Moon” and having been inspired to create a community for fans of yuri which became Yuricon.
Yuricon was founded as a celebration of yuri in anime and manga in 2000, and ALC Publishing, North America’s only of 100% yuri publisher in 2003.
To learn more about Yuricon or ALC Publishing, please visit http://www.yuricon.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org