Thoughts on Yuri Anime – The Issues and Influences of Class S

An opinion piece on a dead Japanese romance genre.

(Heavy spoilers of Maria-sama ga Miteru and Aoi Hana are in this post)

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Maria-sama ga Miteru: Haru – Anime Series Review

Episodes: 13

Genres: Slice-of-Life, Drama

Aired: Jul 2004 to Sep 2004

Also Known As:  MariMite: Haru, The Virgin Mary is Watching You: Spring, Maria Watches Over Us: Printemps, La Vierge Marie Vous Regarde, マリア様がみてる~春~

Summary: The spring term is beginning for the students at Lillian Girls’ Academy. Friends are reunited, but for the Yamayuri Council, it’s a bittersweet time. Yoko, Eriko, and Sei are busy preparing to depart Lillian while Sachiko, Rei, and Shimako are doing their best to ensure that their dear sisters receive a memorable commencement.

Sei’s departure will leave a sizable hole in the White Roses, and filling it won’t be easy. But is there anyone who could appeal to Shimako enough to become the next Rosa Gigantea en bouton? Continue reading “Maria-sama ga Miteru: Haru – Anime Series Review”