Yuri Network News – (百合ネットワークニュース) – July 29, 2017

July 29th, 2017

Sailor Moon is turning 25 and Revolutionary Girl Utena is turning 20 years old. How old do you feel? We at Okazu feel 15 years old!

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Yuri Manga

The Kase-san official Twitter account reminds us that, as of today,  Apron to Kase-san (エプロンと加瀬さん) is available in Japan. Also available, the deluxe version with the Asagao to Kase-san animation clip on Blu-Ray.

Hirao Auri’s idol group Yuri romantic comedy Oshi ga Budokan Ittekuretara Shinu  (推しが武道館いってくれたら死ぬ) Volume 3 is available for those of us who are actually rooting for Eripyo.

And don’t miss Volume 4 of Nakatani Nio’s (to me, controversial) Yagate Kimi ni Naru (やがて君になる).

Pixiv Yuri manga Deaike Site de Imouto to Deau Hanashi (出会い系サイトで妹と出会う話)  about a woman who signs up for a meetup on a lesbian site only to discover the woman she’s come to meet is her younger sister, is being collected into a volume.

Comic Natalie reports on Spirits magazine, in which a new “rap Yuri” manga, Catcher in the Rhyme (キャッチャー・イン・ザ・ライム)  will be beginning this month in issue 34.  Comic Natalie also says that  Yuri “comedy,”  Sekai de Ichiban Oppai ga suki! (世界で一番おっぱいが好き!) will be starting up in Comic Cune‘s September issue, but I think imma pass on that one. ^_^;


Yuri VN News

From the horse’s mouth – Josh Kaplan, creator of Highway Blossoms tweeted, “recently started just for making yuri VN’s; our first two games will be formally announced in September.” Check out Studio Elan’s Twitter account for character designs and news.


Other News

Kat Callahan continues to take a deep look at NTR: Netsuzou Trap anime at Anime-Now. I still don’t agree that it is worth watching, but I think her perspective is valid and important. (It comes down to, I think, completely different ways of interacting with the story. It’s all “right” and no one is “wrong” here.) Kat is very clear that this is her interpretation, and I agree with the abuse angle, but, exactly as it is in Citrus, I do not think the apparent abuse is anything but a fetishy “here’s why she’s so creepy” handwave, and not ever meant to be dealt with honestly in the narrative.

The Comics Beat has a a write-up of  A Conversation About Inclusivity and Diversity in Comics and the Comics Market and Comics As a Force for Social Change panels at San Diego Comic-Con.

Stephanie Chan looks at Analyzing gender representation of 34,476 comic characters for the Comics Lowdown on Smashpages.


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6 Responses

  1. Will says:

    Okay they had me at “rapping yuri.”

  2. Red says:

    I really like Deaike Site de Imouto to Deau Hanashi. I wasn’t into the artwork at first but when I got used to it I actually started to like it. And apparently a lot of the author’s works are about adults/college women so it’s nice to see. Very funny too.

  3. Jye Nicolson says:

    I went for the blu-ray version for Kase-San, it’s not *that* much more than just the manga >_> <_<

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