So a nation member out there dared question my judgment on yuri content.
UPDATE: Overheat subcategory introduced for the sake of consistency and specification.
There are three intensity levels of yuri content in the Yuri Anime List: Low, Medium and High. These levels refer to the QUALITY of the yuri content, not the QUANTITY. Let’s use three examples to better explain my point. Basically it’s not about how MUCH yuri there is on the show but WHAT the girls do together.
Black Rock Shooter: The OVA and TV show. Were there hints of the girls being sexually or romantically interested in one another? Yes. Was there any kissing on the lips or sexual contact? Not exactly. I will admit that I made a mistake with BRS TV so I will set that back to low. Point is LOW refers to shows where there is yuri (subtext or canon) but there is little to no intimate contact shown between the girls/women.
Now here’s the level that probably caused the most confusion amongst readers, especially in regards to Sakura Trick. Were there signs the girls were sexually or romantically interested in one another? Yes. Was there any kissing on the lips or sexual contact. Yes and no. As viewers who saw the show know there was at least one make-out session in almost every episode. HOWEVER, despite Sakura Trick’s record breaking amount of yuri kisses in an anime, there were NO signs of the girls ever going beyond that. Meaning that by the end of the show there were no signs whatsoever of the girls having had sex yet.
Lots of kissing on the lips or other body parts – the private parts – sexual intercourse = medium intensity.
Kissing, licking and nibbling on any body part that is not the breasts or the lower region is still in the medium level.
Normally this would be perceived as a content rating signifying either a hentai or sometimes a show with maximum nudity, nearing hentai level. But as I explained in the Medium section, there have to be signs of sexual intercourse either on or off-screen. Besides Kuttsukiboshi other examples include Seikon no Quaser, Kampfer (Specifically the OVAs), Ikkitousen, Kannazuki no Miko, Strawberry Panic, Simoun and Gokujyo to name a few. Were all of these on-screen? Not all of them but the signs were all there for each show.
Basically when the amount of yuri, either medium or high, occurs multiple times throughout the show. The intensity doesn’t change but because it happens so often on select shows this new subcategory was introduced.
BY THE WAY
is not a yuri show.,please do not make crappy jokes like that ever again whoever brought this up.