Top News this week is Seven Seas’ new Yuri manga license – Nakatani Nio’s Yagate Kimi ni Naru, which is slated for a early 2017 release as Bloom Into You.
Ookami-san to Kerberos! (大上さんとケルベロスゥ!) is a 4-koma gag comic from Ichijinsha, Kings imprint, that looks awfully like it will have some Yuri-ish-ness.
Akuma no Riddle, Riddle Story of the Devil, Volume 4 (悪魔のリドル) is available in print in Japanese and on Global Bookwalker. Seven Seas has released English editions of Volume 1 Volume 2, Volume 3 and Volume 4 will be shipping in July 2016.
Yuri Drama CD News
The Anoko ni Kiss to Shirayuri wo Drama CD Limited Edition (あの娘にキスと白百合を ドラマCD 初回限定版) hits shelves this week! Whee!
Despite the hyperbole of the article title, same-sex marriage in Japan takes another small step forward this week as Iga in Mie prefecture began issuing licenses to same sex couples.
Did you know that there is a famous cemetery in the Bronx, NY? It’s called Woodlawn and it has the final resting places of many famous and interesting people. And…it has a beautiful bronze sculpture of two women resting in eternal repose in each other’s arms, called Memorial to a Marriage.
Crunchyroll has added Fushigi Yugi to their catalog. I’m interested to see the reaction to Nuriko after all these years. I expect her characterization and back story will not wear well at all. I hope people complain loudly, because this was a tired trope in the mid-90’s.
LGBTQ Comics News
Senior Correspondent Erin S. points to another cute webcomic, My Vampire Girlfriend, by Heza Key, for your reading pleasure.
The Other Side: An Anthology of Queer Paranormal Romance Comics has just been announced. Spearheading the project is amazing artist Kori Handwerker. Look for a Kickstarter soon and help support another great queer anthology.
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