On defining <em>yuri</em>

  • Erica Friedman Independent Scholar
Keywords: LGBT community, Japan, Publishing, Social Media

Abstract

The term yuri, referring to lesbian-themed Japanese animation and comics, is both descriptive and divisive, shaped by creators and industry and by different audiences within fandom. The story of yuri is the story of a genre driven forward and backward between conflicting requirements and heterogeneous audiences.
Published
2017-06-15
How to Cite
Friedman, E. (2017). On defining <em>yuri</em&gt;. Transformative Works and Cultures, 24. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3983/twc.2017.0831
Section
Symposium