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Yuri Kuma Arashi 

In a world of war between bears and humans, a young schoolgirl is sent into an adventure quest to find the origin of this conflict.
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Series cast summary:
Miho Arakawa Miho Arakawa ...  Ginko Yurishiro 12 episodes, 2015
Yoshiko Ikuta Yoshiko Ikuta ...  Lulu Yurigasaki 12 episodes, 2015
Nozomi Yamane Nozomi Yamane ...  Kureha Tsubaki 12 episodes, 2015
Jun'ichi Suwabe ...  Life Sexy 12 episodes, 2015
Jamie Marchi ...  Lulu Yurigasaki 12 episodes, 2015
Monica Rial ...  Ginko 12 episodes, 2015
J. Michael Tatum ...  Life Sexy 12 episodes, 2015
Alexis Tipton ...  Kureha 12 episodes, 2015
Mitsuki Saiga Mitsuki Saiga ...  Life Cool 11 episodes, 2015
Kazutomi Yamamoto Kazutomi Yamamoto ...  Life Beauty 11 episodes, 2015
Christopher Bevins ...  Life Cool 11 episodes, 2015
Josh Grelle ...  Life Beauty 11 episodes, 2015
Yui Ogura Yui Ogura ...  Sumika Izumino 11 episodes, 2015
Lindsay Seidel ...  Sumika Izumino 11 episodes, 2015
Cynthia Cranz ...  Reia 9 episodes, 2015
Aya Endô Aya Endô ...  Reia Tsubaki 9 episodes, 2015
Colleen Clinkenbeard ...  Yuriika 8 episodes, 2015
Kikuko Inoue ...  Yuriika Hakonaka 8 episodes, 2015
Caitlin Glass ...  Mitsuko Yurizono 6 episodes, 2015
Staci Moon Staci Moon ...  Konomi / ... 6 episodes, 2015
Rachel Robinson ...  Additional Voices / ... 6 episodes, 2015
Aoi Yûki ...  Mitsuko Yurizono 6 episodes, 2015
Ami Koshimizu Ami Koshimizu ...  Konomi Yurikawa 5 episodes, 2015
Kristen McGuire ...  Additional Voices / ... 5 episodes, 2015
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In a world of war between bears and humans, a young schoolgirl is sent into an adventure quest to find the origin of this conflict.

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Official site [Japan]

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Japan

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Japanese

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5 January 2015 (Japan) See more »

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This Anime Should Not Be Overlooked
13 February 2017 | by zanemczanealotSee all my reviews

A surprisingly emotional story chocked full of metaphors and symbolism that my brain was not even remotely prepared for, Yuri Kuma Arashi is a visually gorgeous piece with a tragic yet beautiful plot.

However, for the first couple episodes, the story made zero sense to me. The repetition of certain scenes mixed with a gratuitous amount of what seemed to only be fan service was enough for me to actually stop watching for a while. I was reminded of the show by a friend and gave it a second chance, and I'm very glad I did.

You will be confused. You will not understand things. You will bear (no pun intended) witness to one of the most shockingly heartbreaking endings of all time. THE OPENING IS A LIE. NO ONE IS HAPPY.

I won't give you a summary, because in a weird way, a description of the plot will not do this series justice. I can tell you, however, it's about a lot of societal issues and focusing on what we're willing to sacrifice for love.

This anime is insanely powerful. Just thinking of it again is making me get choked up. If you can just get on board for the first couple episodes, I promise you, this is a series worth getting invested in. It's only twelve episodes long, and they only get better with each passing one.


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