Yosuga no Sora: In Solitude, Where We Are Least Alone., Yuri Kuma Arashi Recommendations
One of the fundamental conventions of romantic fiction is the notion of love and compassion holding fast in the face of adversity, but what happens when the adversity that faces a love-struck couple is a widely-accepted social standard? Pride gets in the way, and the idea that people should conform to particular norms and values is in conflict with the core principles of romanticism.
Yosuga no Sora and Yuri Kuma Arashi share remarkably similar ideals; they have very similar endings despite a distinct difference between their generic conventions and narrative style. At heart, both shows are about the underlying hypocrisy that taints the average romance, and