Re: Yuri in the latest Negima manga
- Lol. Yes, I've been following this and the misunderstanding is
handled every cutely. I was actually a bit surprised at how
willingly the girls from the class all jumped on the yuri-supporting
For those who've read the manga, do the girls get paired up with
someone else? Just curious....
--- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, "Sean Gaffney" <sean@c...> wrote:
> Lots of folks are already reading the Negima scanlations
elsewhere, but I'm not, so
> I'm going to talk about Volume 5 just released by Del Rey. Volume
4 saw the
> beginning of this pairing, but 5 really makes it explicit.
> Konoka is the cute Mutsumi-esque best friend of our heroine.
She's also the heir to
> the Eastern School of Magic, and has incredibly huge powers that
she has not yet
> tapped and knows little of. To protect her from evildoers, she
has her friend
> Setsuna. Setsuna is a kick-ass swordswoman devoted to protecting
> matter what.
> They were childhood friends, but lately Setsuna has been avoiding
Konoka. This is
> partly due to the need to protect her from afar, partly due to a
spoiler we haven't seen
> yet, but mainly due to Setsuna having a major crush on her ojou-
sama. Lots of
> blushing, denials, etc. This isn't helped by Konoka being quite
the genki glomper.
> Anyway, in 5, there's another attempt on Konoka's life. Setsuna
grabs her, in front of
> some of the others, and says she wants to be along with Konoka.
Of course, this is
> just to get her safe, but the otehrs all come to the conclusion
that Setsuna and
> Konoka have a lesbian relationship. What's more, they think it's
great, and offer their
> unconditional support. This despite Setsuna's blushing
> Anyway, from what I hear of future chapters, this relationship is
not dropped and then
> randomly picked up like Akamatsu's previous series, Love Hina, but
is actually a
> running plot. And since neither of them is Asuna, the heroine who
> destined to end up with an adult Negi unless Akamatsu pulls a fast
one and makes it
> Librarian Girl, it might actually have a chance of at least not
> I can't recommend Negina to yuri lovers with a good conscience, as
it's shonen panty
> manga, but it has some cute yuri anyway.