What You Need to Know:
- Yuri!! On ICE is a currently airing Fall anime about ice skating. It seems to be reaching across the aisle between male and female fans as most anyone who sees it, raves about how good it is.
- Now, it turns out that it is reaching across the pond as well. Current world champion ice skater from Russia, Evgenia Medvedeva is obsessed with the anime and has been tweeting about it much to otaku shock in Japan. While the Japanese otaku normally complain about this anime, they are quite happy to see that someone who is outside of Japan and famous likes something Japanese.
- Evegnia is loving the show posting screenshots as well as her reactions and the fans are loving it. Check out her tweets and the reactions below!
— Evgenia Medvedeva (@JannyMedvedeva) October 12, 2016
— Evgenia Medvedeva (@JannyMedvedeva) October 13, 2016
— Evgenia Medvedeva (@JannyMedvedeva) October 16, 2016
Reactions Around the Web
The World is wrapped in love and beauty.
The fact that the world champion of ice skating is in love with Yuri!! on ICE makes me happy and embarassed at the same time.
Oh yeahhhhh she is that girl who cosplayed Sailor Moon.
I have seen many things in my life but this is the best thus far.
woah..... this is really cool!
omg omg this is going to make her and Yuri on ICE more popular!!! Yay!!!
Now we have to become fans of her Mo-chan!