JManga has released the second volume of Heian period gag comic Kimino Tamenara Shineru by Kuzushiro. If you buy your copy this week, you’ll be entered in a contest to win a copy of Sei Shonagon’s classic The Pillow Book. I hope you all enjoy this – it was a lot of work, but it came out pretty great. ^_^
Tsubomi, Volume 19 (つぼみ) is getting an August release.
Aoi Hana, Volume 7 ( 青い花 ) is having a special festival in Kamakura this weekend, in conjunction with the Enoshima Electric Railway. Yuricon staffer and Okazu Superhero Bruce P is there and will report back. ^_^
Pure Yuri Anthology Hirari, Volume 8 (ピュア百合アンソロジー ひらり) sports a cover by Hakamada Mera.
Hachimitsu Darling (蜜味ダーリン) by Haneda Ibuki is a dark horse Yuri story I know pretty much nothing about except that it’s about college age women and looks soap opera-y.
Asagi Ryuu’s Koi o Hisokani Minoraseru Mono shows that Yuri has not escaped the incredibly long title trend that is currently clogging up Japanese bookshelves. (恋は秘かに実らせるもの).
Also following this trend is Amano Syuninta’s newest soap opera-y series about college age women, Watashi no Sekhai o Kousei Suru Gomi no You na Nanika (私の世界を構成する塵のような何か)
And just in case you were worried that there was a lack of baby-faced school girls for your Yuri reading pleased, here’s Icoru’s Musunde Hiraite (むすんでひらいて).
That’s a wrap for this week!
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