On defining "yuri"

Authors

  • Erica Friedman Independent Scholar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3983/twc.2017.0831

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.

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Published

2017-06-15

How to Cite

Friedman, E. (2017). On defining "yuri". Transformative Works and Cultures, 24. https://doi.org/10.3983/twc.2017.0831

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