Ranked #1015

Yuru Yuri

Alternative Titles

English: YuruYuri: Happy Go Lily
Japanese: ゆるゆり


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 5, 2011 to Sep 20, 2011
Premiered: Summer 2011
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.701 (scored by 55,113 users)
Ranked: #10152
Popularity: #333
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After a year in grade school without her childhood friends, first year student Akari Akaza is finally reunited with second years Yui Funami and Kyouko Toshinou at their all-girls' middle school. During the duo's first year, Yui and Kyouko formed the "Amusement Club" which occupies the now nonexistent Tea Club's room. Shortly after Akari joins, one of her fellow classmates, Chinatsu Yoshikawa, pays the trio a visit under the impression that they are the Tea Club; it is only once the three girls explain that the Tea Club has been disbanded that they can convince Chinatsu to join the Amusement Club—a group with no purpose other than to provide entertainment for its members.

Based on the slice-of-life manga by Namori, Yuru Yuri is an eccentric comedy about a group of girls who spend their spare time drinking tea and fawning over each other, all while completely failing to even notice the supposed main character Akari amongst them.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Toshinou, Kyouko
Toshinou, Kyouko
Ootsubo, Yuka
Ootsubo, Yuka
Akaza, Akari
Akaza, Akari
Mikami, Shiori
Mikami, Shiori
Funami, Yui
Funami, Yui
Tsuda, Minami
Tsuda, Minami
Yoshikawa, Chinatsu
Yoshikawa, Chinatsu
Ookubo, Rumi
Ookubo, Rumi


Oota, Masahiko
Oota, Masahiko
Ebina, Yasunori
Ebina, Yasunori
Sound Director
Koyasu, Hideaki
Koyasu, Hideaki
Aoshima, Takashi
Aoshima, Takashi
Script, Series Composition

More episodes Episodes(12/12)

Episode Title Aired
1 Middle School Debut!
Chuugaku Debut! (中学デビュー!)
Jul 5, 2011
2 Me and You and the Student Council
Watashi to Anata to Seitokai♥ (私とあなたと生徒会♥)
Jul 12, 2011
3 You Wanna Come Visit!?...Yeah, Let's Go!
Uchi Kuru!? ... Iku Iku! (ウチくる!?…いくいくっ!)
Jul 19, 2011
4 Summer Harvest
Natsu no Daishuukakusai (夏の大収穫祭)
Jul 26, 2011
5 When Akari and the Cicadas Cry
Akari to ka Minminzemi to ka Naku Koro ni (あかりとかミンミンゼミとかなく頃に)
Aug 2, 2011

Opening Theme

"Yuriyurarararayuruyuri Daijiken (ゆりゆららららゆるゆり大事件)" by Nanamori Chu☆Goraku Bu (七森中☆ごらく部)

Ending Theme

"My Pace de Ikimashou (マイぺースでいきましょう)" by Nanamori Chu☆Goraku Bu (七森中☆ごらく部)

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Aug 31, 2011
"Why are girls more susceptible to same sex or bi-sexual orientation? Who knows, but it sure does make a good source of comedy material in the anime world"

Yuru Yuri (literal translation Easy-Going or Slow Yuri) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Namori about three schoolgirls... wait am I missing someone? Guess not. They took over the former room of the tea ceremony club (may I add how manly tea is?) to form their own "amusement club" Yea because in Japanese highschools it isn't illegal to just take over another club room for your own amusement. I know I used to make the read more
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Oct 23, 2015
If you think your too good, or much of 'cool' guy to watch cute moe anime, your missing out!

Story 9/10: It's slice of life, so not much of a plot. Each episode is pretty straight forward, with your usual school themed stories. However it's so funny and so well written it doesn't feel cliche at all.

Art 9/10: Yeah it's cute moe art, I didn't think I'd like it but it grew on me and I thinks it's adorable! So the moral, don't judge a book or in this case anime by looks alone.

Sound 10/10: Oh that opening theme, it's so catchy! I find myself read more
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Sep 20, 2011
Hai! Yuru Yuri review, hajimaru yo~!

“Meh, here’s another god damn moe blob slice-of-life. I don’t understand why people like shit like this…”
If this is your mindset, then even without saying it, you know you should pass up on the offer; however, if you have do have an interest in slice-of-life anime, comedies, or shoujo ai (You should note that shoujo ai is not a major genre. It doesn’t have as much yuri as you would expect from its title), then go for it. I started watching Yuru Yuri thinking it would be fantastic, and do you know how it turned out? Yuru Yuri absolutely amazed read more
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Oct 24, 2015
Going into Yuru Yuri, I thought that it was going to a slice of life anime with heavy yuri in the middle of it. I was kind of right, and in the process, I found one of my favorite slice of life animes.

There is no real story in Yuru Yuri. It has that Hidamari Sketch feel where you just see the main characters do whatever comes up, talk to each other and just live their lives. Pacing is a bit slow on the first couple of episodes and they didn't get down their comedic timing yet, but it picks up real quickly. Depending on the read more
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Yuru Yuri is like K-On with more characters and a giant love polygon. Very similar comedy and cuteness. 
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Visual similarity is the first thing people will tell you when you ask them why x show and y show is similar, because it's what you saw. Such is always the case with fellow all-girls, somewhat yuri anime.

Yuruyuri, serialized in comic yurihime, is, of course, highly lesbianated. Teenage male audiences in general will find nothing wrong with this show. And even put aside the visual, Yuruyuri itself has some witty-funny dialogue and deserved to be judged by its content and not just visual. But there are people who will totally convinced by visual alone to watch or skip something, and I can't blame  read more 
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Its about 4 girls just hanging around talking about whats on their mind in both animes.

There is the glasses-girl, the Otaku, the clumsy oversleep-all-the-time girl, the classic moe girls.

Both hame similar drawing style being "fun" and lighthearted.

Both of them misses any kind of real story, its just a lot of sketches of the girls doing sleepovers, missing homework and talking about stuff. 
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In Kiniro Mosaic though, there's a diversity of nationalities while in Yuru Yuri, there's more of a sense of diversity in personalities. Nonetheless, both series are something to grab as they inspire smiles and joy. 
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The second half of the name 'Yuru Yuri' describes both series perfectly. Both are light hearted comedies about girls who are into girls. Little more to say about them, really. 
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Both anime are about ridiculous middle school girls and their life. The characters are loveable and cute. Filled with hilarious dialogue and moe artwork. A little bit of shoujo ai in both animes.  
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