Yuri Network News (百合ネットワークニュース) – August 24, 2013

August 24th, 2013

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Amazon is offering a load of video for free to Amazon Prime customers right now, including the first episodes of Kannazuki no Miko as Destiny of the Shrine Maiden, Blue Drop and Mezzo.

Dear Brother, Episode 2 is up  AnimeSols on and the DVD set is over 1/3 funded in the first couple weeks! Do I sound excited? I totally am. ^_^


Yuri Manga

Volume 3 of Golondrina (ゴロンドリーナ), Est Em’s story of a young lesbian training to become a matador hit the streets last month in Japan.

Coming up from Yuri Hime Comics are Suzuran Techou (スズラン手帖) by Takahashi Mako and the November issue of Comic Yuri Hime.

Yen Press has licensed more of the Magica Madoka manga – this time, Puella Magi Madoka Magica:  The Different Story.


LGBTQ Comics

Remember back when Kate Kane, as Batwoman, asked Maggie to marry her? Well, she never got a response then…and stuff happened. I honestly thought DC forgot about it. Apparently not, because Kate, out of costume, has asked again – and this time she gets an answer. Bleeding Cool has the scoop.

I can’t remember if I shared this with you or not – Leia Weathington has a whole Tumblr post of teasers for the second volume of  her adventure comic starring a pleasantly lesbian princess, The Legend of Bold Riley.

Via YNN Correspondent Erin S., Midwestern, Genderqueer, and Proud: Exploring Gender in a Middle-America Comics Project looks to create tools to discuss gender through comics.


Other News

Rica Takashima has moved her blog to new digs – Et Cetetera. She just celebrated 19 years of her atelier, Aozora Art!  Drop by and wish her a happy anniversary!

Here’s something totally trippy – in 1946 Walt Disney and Salvador Dali collaborated on an animation Watch Destino and enjoy the mind-bending concept of Gala as a Disney Princess. ^_^

Comic Natalie is tracking the seemingly never-ending list of cool new Sailor Moon goods in honor of the upcoming anime. Up this time are pendants based on wands, T-shirts,and eyeliners.

Japanese toy company Banpresto is holding a lottery-style contest in Japanese convenience stores for Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha As The Second movie figurines. I always seem to miss the really good wastes of money…. ^_^


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4 Responses

  1. Elizabeth says:

    I can’t wait for the second volume of Bold Riley. I loved the 1st volume. *dances for joy*

  2. BruceMcF says:

    Dear Brother ep3 now up, 103 backers, $4930, over 37%. Woot!

    Gotta run and tweet it.

  3. Jackie says:

    !!! I’m in Japan now, and I think I saw posters with those Nanoha figurines at Animate and was thinking, “Where can I get those???” My Japanese reading skills are only so-so, so I thought it was for an upcoming gacha machine or something. Guess I will have to go visit my neighborhood Circle K and investigate further. :D

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