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    So I've recently started to get really into yuri. I'm aware of some of the more well-known titles out there - Strawberry Panic!, Kashimashi, Revolutionary Girl Utena, etc. - but I would like to find more.

    Preferably ones that deal with characters who are older than high school. (Note: I'm NOT interested in porn, however - I just want something I can relate to better than high-school stuff.) It seems like there's plenty of yaoi out there involving adults, but almost no yuri - at least, hardly any that I've heard of. I know that it's partly because of Japanese cultural attitudes re: female homosexuality, but there has to be at least some. In fact, I know there is, but I just don't know any titles! Do you?

    Thanks!

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    Default Re: Yuri Fans! I need recommendations

    Try going off of this list My Master List of Yuri

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    Quote Originally Posted by BMGF Anime Master View Post
    Try going off of this list My Master List of Yuri
    That's a pretty exhaustive list, although some of those leave it more up to subtext (e.g. Madoka) or the yuri couple isn't the main focus (e.g. Sailor Moon).

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    Well then just read through each and see if any are ones you would like

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    Default Re: Yuri Fans! I need recommendations

    Mother Maria is Watching Us is pretty good. I think that was the title, but you can also try by finding Mari-Mitte. It's high school stuff, though...

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    Try Kashimashi, I found it to be a pretty good Yuri triangle between three girls, although one of them used to be a guy who was transformed into a girl. Either way be sure to watch/disregard the OVA if you find that the main character did not end up with the girl you liked.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Lutz View Post
    Try Kashimashi, I found it to be a pretty good Yuri triangle between three girls, although one of them used to be a guy who was transformed into a girl. Either way be sure to watch/disregard the OVA if you find that the main character did not end up with the girl you liked.
    Thanks a lot! I've actually read the entire Kashimashi manga (and loved it) but the anime is definitely on my to-watch list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goodbye Blue Monday View Post
    Thanks a lot! I've actually read the entire Kashimashi manga (and loved it) but the anime is definitely on my to-watch list.
    If it helps the anime takes a pretty different route than the manga, and has a different ending, one for each pairing ( Which is thankful because fans were screaming for blood with the original )

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Lutz View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Goodbye Blue Monday View Post
    Thanks a lot! I've actually read the entire Kashimashi manga (and loved it) but the anime is definitely on my to-watch list.
    If it helps the anime takes a pretty different route than the manga, and has a different ending, one for each pairing ( Which is thankful because fans were screaming for blood with the original )
    Yeah, I can see how they would, although I wasn't particularly invested in either ship - I just wanted to see Hazumu end up with one of them and everybody end up happy.

    (Two endings is actually a pretty clever way to deal with shippers.)

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