Yuri Kuma Arashi

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Yuri Bear Storm, Love Bullet: Yurikuma Arashi
Japanese: ユリ熊嵐
English: Yurikuma Arashi
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 6, 2015 to Mar 31, 2015
Premiered: Winter 2015
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 00:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Original
Genres: DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, Girls LoveGirls Love
Themes: PsychologicalPsychological, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.051 (scored by 3284432,844 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #37492
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1869
Members: 96,720
Favorites: 716

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Synopsis

In the past, humanoid bears coexisted with humans. However, a meteor shower that fell onto Earth had a strange effect on bears throughout the world: they suddenly became violent and hungry for human flesh, spurring an endless cycle of bloodshed in which bear ate man and man shot bear, forgetting the lively relationship they once had. The "Wall of Severance" was thus built, separating the two civilizations and keeping peace.

Kureha Tsubaki and Sumika Izumino are two lovers attending Arashigaoka Academy, who, upon the arrival of two bears that have sneaked through the Wall of Severance and infiltrated the academy, find their relationship under a grave threat. The hungering yet affectionate bears, Ginko Yurishiro and Lulu Yurigasaki, seem to see the bear-hating Kureha as more than just another meal, and in getting closer to her, trigger an unraveling of secrets that Kureha may not be able to bear.

When their relationships provoke the Invisible Storm, a group that keeps order within the ideological school, the girls must stand on trial with their love, embarking on a journey of self-discovery en route to attaining true love's "promised kiss."

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Yuri Kuma Arashi was known by several different working names, such as Penguinbear Project and Yuri★Asobi.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Okamoto, Mari
Producer
Ikuhara, Kunihiko
Director, Sound Director, Script, Storyboard, Series Composition
Yamada, Haru
Sound Director
Furukawa, Tomohiro
Episode Director, Storyboard, Assistant Director, Key Animation


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"Ano Mori de Matteru (あの森で待ってる)" by Bonjour Suzuki (ボンジュール鈴木)
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Ending Theme

"TERRITORY" by Ginko Yurishiro (Miho Arakawa), Lulu Yurigasaki (Yoshiko Ikuta), Kureha Tsubaki (Nozomi Yamane)



Mar 30, 2015
Watching Yuri Kuma Arashi is like trying to memorize the first 100 digits of Pi. Succeeding might technically be considered an accomplishment, but good lord is it meaningless.

Yuri Kuma Arashi is a textbook example of an anime that tries to be too damn smart for its own good. It's a show which attempts to utilize intricate symbolisms and references rather than to present a story which you can take at face value. By hiding content in-between the lines, it tries to provide a plot which is unorthodox, deep and thought-provoking. However this is nothing more than a façade which tries (and fails) to cover up ...
Mar 30, 2015
**SPOILER FREE REVIEW**

Surrealism: it’s something that you are either into or you aren’t. The plots of these shows are usually far harder to comprehend than your average anime and the actions of the characters won’t always make logical sense, but if you merely change your perspective, you will see what the show is really trying to say. Yuri Kuma Arashi, which translates into “Lesbian Bear Storm”, is no exception to the formula of surrealist art; it is NOT for everyone. While most shows are driven by their plot or by their characters, YKA is a show driven by its themes and the messages that the ...
Mar 31, 2015
Yuri relationships and bears. What are you thinking? One could say this is one of anime’s weirdest creations, but I think it’s one of the greatest, this year in fact. It is one of the first few anime that aired this year (and season) and as well as the one which focuses on girl-on-girl relationship.

Yuri Kuma Arashi was probably picked up by many because it was directed by Ikuhara Kunihiko, the director of the well-famed Mawaru Penguindrum. To give some background of the story, there was a planet Kumaria that exploded on space which showered around Earth. This caused the bears to become violent ...

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