Yuri Network News – (百合ネットワークニュース) – June 18, 2016

June 18th, 2016

YNN_MariKAnother amazing Yuri-filled news week!

Yuri Manga

From YNN Senior Correspondent Grisznak, we have more excellent news -Polish publisher Dango have announced that they will release Kimi Koi Limit by Momono Moto in November. I hope the Polish Yuri fans are taking advantage of all these great releases! And I hope you get the sequel, Rainy Song, as well.

Thai Yuri Manga Lily Love (which I reviewed in 2015) is now available in English in print! Preorders are being taken now! and the new edition will include a few extras beyond the Thai edition.


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Yuri Visual Novels

Roadtrip-themed Yuri Visual Novel Highway Blossoms has been released on Steam. I’ve just started it, so review to come soon. ^_^ 15% off if you buy now!

YNN Correspondent Jamie wants to remind everyone that  Love, Guitars, and the Nashville Skyline, another Yuri visual novel about a road trip through America, from Cosmillica, is currently being localized by Sekai Project

Yuri Drama CD
Mangagamer has released the third Kindred Spirits Drama CD. This one following the Maki and Seina and Matsuri and Miyu couples. Get Rain Kick for 15% on Mangagamer or Steam.

Yuri Cartoon

By Daniel Errico, the same creator who brought us the adorable gay fairytale, Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived, comes a brand new lesbian-themed Hulu fairytale cartoon, Rosaline, which was darling and you should totally watch it right now!



The 2nd biennial Queers & Comics Conference will be in San Francisco, April 14-15, 2017.  They are seeking proposals for panels or workshops. LGBTQ cartoonists, editors, publishers, scholars, etc. – don’t miss this amazing event! Proposals for panels are due JULY 1, so get them in! Queer Cartoonists of Color, Transgender Cartoonists and Queer Women Cartoonists are encouraged to submit proposals.

For your summer reading, check out this list of 10 Classic LGBTQ Novels to not-miss. Jane Rule’s Desert of the Heart is highly recommended by me.

HumbleBundle has put together a special pride month special of LGBTQ graphic novels for you to enjoy. Get a bunch of comics I’ve reviewed like, Infinite Loop, No Straight Lines, Wandering Son  and other LGBTQ manga classics like Heart of Thomas and Massive. Pay what you can for more than $200 worth of LGBTQ comics and manga!


Yuri Essays

We’re going to wrap up today’s report with some personal good news. I have had my first ever article for an academic journal approved for publication. Yayyyyy!

“On Defining Yuri” is slated for inclusion in Transformative Works and Cultures, No. 24, “Queer Female Fandom,” guest edited by Julie Levin Russo and Eve Ng, which will appear on June 15, 2017. Finally! a definitive look at why there can never be a definitive look at Yuri. ^_^ When it’s published, I’ll be sure to include a link to it.


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