Tag Archives: Yuri

Hidamari Sketch

Slice-of-life is a widely misunderstood genre, and I often see anime series mistakenly categorised as slice-of-life simply because they are not hugely dramatic by Western standards. But there is no point having descriptions for things if we misapply them, or … Continue reading

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Serial Experiments Lain

When schoolgirl Chisa Yomada commits suicide, several girls from her school start to receive emails from her after her death. One of those girls is Lain, our focus character for this anime series. She is not very computer savvy, initially … Continue reading

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Re-Kan

The title of this anime series translates as “Sixth Sense”, so it’s understandable that the DVD release goes with the original Japanese title rather than the translation. Anyone coming to this series expecting anything creepy or mysterious would be disappointed. … Continue reading

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Ms Vampire Who Lives in My Neighbourhood

Sometimes it’s nice to take a break from the realities of life and watch something that is just a silly bit of fun. The title of this one might give you a clue that it falls into that category. It’s … Continue reading

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Bloom into You

There is a reasonably popular sub-genre of anime and manga known as “yuri”, which focusses on lesbian relationships. I have seen one or two of them, and it seems to me that they generally lack the maturity of their heterosexual … Continue reading

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