22674Re: [Yuricon] ANN 'Aoi Hana' review
- May 2, 2007
>From: Iain Brown <iain@...>I agree that it's an unfortunate comparison, especially as the review of Aoi
>Subject: Re: [Yuricon] ANN 'Aoi Hana' review
>Date: Wed, 02 May 2007 16:52:33 -0500
>Erica Friedman wrote:
> > >"If you do not love Aoi Hana, you do not love yuri, period. Simple as
> > >that. This schoolgirl story is the best of its genre, so subtle and
> > >poignant that it makes stuff like MariMite and Strawberry Panic! look
> > >like trashy dime-store romance by comparison.
> > Clearly they only know of Marimite from the anime. :-)
>Even so, any review that a) claims Marimite is a dime-store romance
>(even by comparison) and b) lumps Marimite and Strawberry Panic together
>isn't one I'd take seriously.
hana is otherwise quite good. I replied to the review on the forum, not that
anyone there can tell the difference between Strawberry Panic and a hole in
the wall. But I did want it to be said that the comparison should be if you
like Marimite, you'll like Aoi Hana, or vice versa, and to point out that
Strawberry Panic is a parody of said series, and not at all in the same
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