Yuri!!! on ICE Original Anime Announced

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What You Need to Know:

  • It has been announced that anime director Sayo Yamamoto, mangaka Mitsurou Kubo, and studio MAPPA are working on an original anime titled Yuri!!! on ICE.
  • Going against what you might expect with a title like that, this anime will actually be the first in history to be about - wait for it - male figure skating!
  • Very little is known about this anime, but more information will be announced at Anime Japan this weekend, so keep an eye out for updates!

Source: Official Website

Reactions Around the Web

I can smell the fujoshi from here...
What, it's about guys? Okay, I'm out
Now that you mention it, isn't Kubo an ice skating otaku?
If the characters are good, I think this could do really well!
I hope they hire good seiyuu!! I'll watch it!

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Male figure skaters? Make the main character a cute girl and I might be interested!
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This. Sounds. Amazing!! You can never have too many sports anime!