What have I gotten myself into?
Much like traditional American and European TV, anime can be split into a number of different categories or subgenres.
While there are many that crossover between the two cultures like action adventure, there are a number that are done in other cultures that we as North American’s don’t really deal with.
It just so happens that some of these ideas and troupes can be related to romance or rather sexual content.
When one mentions anime to someone who isn’t familiar with it there are a number of different ideas that come to their minds. Probably two of the two biggest examples are shows like Dragon Ball Z or porn.
Those two options are not only worlds apart but don’t even begin to represent the many ideas and stories that the medium can explore.
Today, I wanted to talk a bit about one genre that I had no experience with until recently, Yuri. Upon going deeper into the genre it left me with a number of conclusions that I wanted to share.
So let’s jump in. NOTE: I’m going to bring up a number of titles, but these are far from reviews. Continue reading