• Yuri Manga Review

    The Couple in the White Room

    Warnings: Violence, Homophobia My Thoughts Widely considered to be the first yuri manga, The Couple in the White Room was a defining work that helped to usher in wider acceptance of lesbian romances in the 1970s and 1980s. This story can easily be surmised as a dramatic tragedy in the spirit of theater classics like Romeo and Juliet. “Once I have known her, I must die. For that shining smile that is so difficult to describe, I must die. For those light, delicate hands, I must die. For her, I must…” The story follows Resine, a soft and feminine girl dealing with the tragic loss of her parents, and Simone,…