Yuri Kuma Arashi

Directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara, the genius behind Revolutionary Girl Utena, Mawaru Penguindrum, and several episodes of Sailor Moon, the series showed great promise from the start, despite the initial premise sounding somewhat strange.

In a world split between humans and bears, torn apart by the Wall of Severance, the plot revolves around Kureha Tsubaki, a girl with a vendetta against bears, and two new transfer students with a secret. ¬†When Kureha’s “special friend” Sumika gets eaten by a bear, she vows to find the beast that killed her, having already lost her mother to a similar attack years ago.

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