Yuri Hime Comics is releasing Rakuji Tarahi’s Nijiiro Secret (にじいろシークレット) this week.
Later this month, I’m surprised and a little excited to see Volume 5 of Himawari-san (ひまわりさん), a series in which nothing happens and, like the Talking Heads’ Heaven, who knew that nothing could be so exciting?
A little creepy-looking, but out this month is Hana to Uso to Makoto (花と嘘とマコト).
Komatsu-san at Crunchyroll News reports that Shimura Takako plans on releasing 8 books in 5 months! This will include Awajima Hyakkei (淡島百景) which we reported on last week. ^_^
Along with the manga and the anime, Ikuhara Kunihiko and Morishima Akiko are releasing a Yuri Kuma Arashi novel (in at least two parts, based on the title – ユリ熊嵐 上.
Yuri on JP Kindle
There’s a lot of material popping up on JP Kindle. Frustratingly, those of us without JP IP addresses cannot access them. As a result, I’m not adding them to the Yuricon Shop just yet. Here is a small selection, in Japanese:
As with Amazon.com Kindle, the quality of writing and formatting will be variable, but if you have a JP-enabled Kindle and pick any of these or others up, consider writing us a review!
Funimation has announced that they will be doing a dub of Yuri Kuma Arashi.
And Viz is premiering a clip of their Sailor Moon dub at the climactic first season ending.
Aria is about to have a 10th anniversary and to celebrate a Blu-Ray set and a new anime is planned. Scott Green reports on Aria the Avvenire on Crunchyroll News.
Happy Black History Month! Here’s 100+ LGBTQ Black Women You Should Know from Autostraddle.
It’s a fairly blatant bit pandering, The Hoopers, an all-girl idol group who dress “like boys” (you know, in pants) is launching in Japan. As boys they don’t work, as girls in suits, they work just fine.^_^
And let’s finish off this week with this Complex.com article – Wonder Women: How Female Characters and Creators Are Battling to Make Comics Better.
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