Revolutionary Girl Utena

All for love: five heroic queer couples in anime

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Some loves show us the kind of acceptance we should display to everyone; selfless and open-hearted, without fear or pride. As two people who have each been afraid to express our identities, these queer couples define how we want to embrace ourselves and others. With our daughter close to coming into the world, it means […]

Sweetness and citrus: the mystery of yuri’s male audience

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This girl’s had her fair share of queer crushes in the past, and I can assure you, they weren’t nearly as torrid or tragically twisted as citrus. But it’s strange to think that stories like mine could be published perverse, and sold as get-off material for guys who like girl-on-girl. So, how did it come […]

Weekly round-up

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Even with a new-look littleanimeblog now live (as you’ve almost definitely noticed) we’re both still the same ani-ramblers you’ve come to know and love. That’s why we’re back with our old familiar round-up, and a faery and fantasy-filled look back over the past week’s goings on. Let’s get to it! News Netflix to co-produce anime […]

Better than a fairytale: our favourite anime princes

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This time of year turns our thoughts to romance, and soothing away the hardships and misery of the dark winter days. What better way could there be to warm our hearts to springtime than hanging out with our favourite anime princes? The most wonderful thing about them is that, contrary to their western fairytale counterparts, […]

Review: Yurikuma Arashi

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In our future, a minor planet has exploded and its forgotten fragments rained down on Earth as an iridescent meteor shower. Of all the unprecedented outcomes that could have been, the disaster made the world’s bears stand up as one to wage war against humans. We built the Wall of Severance to keep the bears […]

Guest blog: Essential watching – under the radar anime to binge on

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I’ve found with time that many a great anime has gone unnoticed or has been forgotten about when talking with new watchers or those who just didn’t have access to a lot of anime when they first started watching. Yet now some of the best anime ever made is no further than a few clicks […]

Yurikuma Arashi manga ends this month

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The manga artist Akiko Morishima posted on her blog on April 3rd to announce that Yurikuma Arashi will reach its end this month. The series she illustrates adapting the anime of the same name, created and directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara of Revolutionary Girl Utena and several Sailor Moon TV series, will publish its final chapter in the June issue of Gentosha Comics’ Monthly Comic Birz magazine, to […]