Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 232 - Yuri Manga and Anime: Interview with Erica Friedman
Saturday, June 18, 2022 - 07:00
Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 232 - Yuri Manga and Anime: Interview with Erica Friedman – transcript pending
(Originally aired 2022/06/18 - listen here)
Transcript is pending
In this episode we talk about:
- What is Yuri?
- Roots in Japanese girls’ culture of the 1920s
- Common tropes
- How is Yuri related to overtly queer culture?
- Different “flavors” of Yuri for different readerships
- Isekai “light novels”
- Differences and similarities between Yuri and Yaoi or “BL” (boys’ love) media
- How US attitudes towards sexual content have affected the reception of romantic/erotic themes in manga/anime
- The “girl prince” trope in The Rose of Versailles (see Erica’s YouTube discussion)
- How Erica approaches Japanese media as a non-Japanese consumer
- What By Your Side covers
- Publications Mentioned – Note: Links may be to the yuricon.com online store which is Erica Friedman’s website and benefits her financially.
Edited to add additional titles identified by listeners:
Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online
Links to Heather Online
Links to Erica Friedman Online