"Ha~i!! Yuru Yuri, hajimaru yo~!"Yuru-Yuri
, a story about cute girls doing cute things. Basically, each other. No, just kidding
, the series is pretty free of fanservice (as expected, regarding the fact that "Yuru Yuri" means something like "Tame Yuri"
). However, this can be turned around, and an alternate translation of 'Yuru' is loose/carefree, explaining the spontaneity of the Yuri scenes.
It stars three middle school girls, Kyouko, Yui, and ... um, y'know
... Akari, that's it. When the Tea Ceremony Club disbands from lack of interest, they take over the room for their own "Amusement Club," which is an excuse to goof off and hang out with much silliness ensuing. Eventually, a member shows up in freshman Chinatsu, a prospective Tea Ceremony Club applicant. The club ends up using her to complete their Four Girl Ensemble
. After a bit, student council members Ayano and Chitose and their juniors Himawari and Sakurako get involved in the story and even more silliness ensues.Yuru-Yuri
is an ongoing 2008 Slice of Life
comedy manga written by Namori that originally ran in Ichijinsha's Girls Love
anthology Yuri Hime S
. Two anime adaptation seasons aired as part of Summer 2011
and Summer 2012
lineups, both produced by Dogakobo Studios under the direction of Masahiko Ohta. From this series, the audience can expect a fair bit of Schoolgirl Lesbians
and Breaking the Fourth Wall
The manga has so far created three
, a one-shot collection which puts the lesbian romances in a more serious light and subsequently scores considerably higher on the yuri-scale
, set in the same school but focusing on a pair of freshmen trying to make a doujin game; and Ohmuro-ke
, a series of web comics released after each episode of Season 2, which focus on the lives of the eponymous Ohmuro sisters.
Both seasons have been licensed by NIS America and can be legally watched
Yuru-Yuri provides example of the following tropes: