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Yuri Drama CDKindred Spirits on the Roof, Kyuusei Radio (English)

January 13th, 2017

The fourth Drama CD for Kindred Spirits on the Roof, Kyuusei Radio, (屋上の百合霊さんドラマCD「九星ラジオ」) is both charming and vexing in turn, which only serves to highlight the feeling of visiting with old friends that one inevitably gets with post-series media. It’s been a few years since Yuna met and spoke with two ghosts on the school roof. […]

Drama CD: Kindred Spirits, Rain Kick (English)

August 28th, 2016

Let’s talk about representation. Let’s talk about canon and subtext and identity. Years ago, I threw out a definition for recognizing “Yuri,” as opposed to “lesbian” content. Yuri could be seen as lesbian content without lesbian identity. I said this because if a character identifies as lesbian, there’s a higher chance that the story is […]

Drama CD: Kindred Spirits, Playing Girlfriend (English)

June 19th, 2016

“Koibito-gokko” is not all that positive a phrase. It’s used somewhat disparagingly, to diminutize and dismiss same-sex love, especially between girls. To be told that you are pretending to be lovers, because of course you can only really become lovers with a boy, is just not a nice thing to say. I’m gonna be honest […]

Yuri Drama CD: Kindred Spirits Friendship Plans (English)

May 30th, 2016

It’s only been a few months since I read and reviewed the popular Yuri Visual Novel, Kindred Spirits. It had started to fade a bit in memory (you try to remember the details of the almost 3000 things that have been reviewed here…!) but there was one thing I remembered – I liked Youka and […]

Yuri Manga: Kindred Spirits on the Roof -The Complete Collection (English)

March 30th, 2017

If you had been paying attention to Yuri manga in Japan between 2012-14 or so, you’d have been hard pressed to not hear of Okujou no Yurirei-san, a wildly popular Visual Novel that spawned Drama CDs, any number of doujinshi and even a two-part manga series.  Okujou no Yurirei-san Side A: Mou Hitotsu Yuritopia (屋上の百合霊さんSIDE […]