Seriously? Some fans are still calling this a guilty pleasure? I know some have their reasons but to call Sakura Trick a bad yuri show is an injustice reserved solely to the prudish and the highbrow, not the general yuri audience. It’s like saying too much kissing between women in a show that’s as gay as it gets is a bad thing. I like subtext and subtlety as much as the next person but if I were given a choice I WOULD PICK LEGITIMACY EVERY SINGLE TIME DAMN IT!
Ending and breasts physics aside I see no other reason to call it a “guilty pleasure” or deem it hateful. Oh and it has actual romantic storylines FYI.
But what do I know? I’m just a yuri fan who appreciates shows that don’t hold anything back. Like we don’t get enough of those huh? “sarcastic tone”.
Anyway I’m sure some will do their best to justify their hate or guilt. Bring it on.
The problem is not with viewers who thought the show was average, it’s with viewers who dismiss it as being objectifying, disgusting or ashamed of having enjoyed it like it’s some sort of sinful crime.
If you’re a fan of the series, you’ve probably stumbled across a truckload of hate being piled on the show, heck, even people who enjoyed it have considered it to be a guilt watch. The formula of Yuri and Kissing had certainly been an invitation for people to hurl the word objectification and dismiss the show for trying to be different. As someone who loves Sakura Trick, it is frustrating to see that it is so gravely misunderstood.
Let’s first look at one area this show has constantly been attacked, fanservice. I can understand a person being uncomfortable with fanservice in the series, but vocal haters are using this to draw their conclusion that the show is trying to objectify lesbians, its even to the point that they think the kissing is nothing more than service to the audience.
Now, there is something really wrong with the idea that…
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