Join the Yuri!!! on Ice Fandom at Anime Expo: Let’s Celebrate!

(Last Updated On: June 22, 2023)

Yuri!!! on Ice enthusiasts aim to rekindle their unwavering passion for the 2016 ice skating anime at the upcoming Anime Expo, ensuring that MAPPA is well aware of their enduring affection. YoI Nation, a dedicated fan account for MAPPA’s immensely popular original anime Yuri!!! on Ice, has issued an enthusiastic invitation to fellow fans attending this year’s Anime Expo.

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In a heartfelt plea, the account urged enthusiasts to join them at the highly anticipated MAPPA panel, where the studio will unveil details about their upcoming series and their very first original movie. YoI Nation emphasized the significance of displaying our unwavering passion and adoration by adorning Yuri!!! on Ice cosplay or merchandise at the event, while also stressing the utmost importance of fostering a culture of kindness and respect among attendees.

MAPPA will make a notable appearance at Anime Expo on July 1 and 2. During the July 1 panel, the CEO of MAPPA, Manabu Otsuka, and producer Makoto Kimura will engage in insightful discussions regarding the studio’s highly anticipated projects. These include the behind-the-scenes revelations of their first original movie, “Alice to Therese no Maboroshi Kōjō,” the captivating Season 2 of “Jujutsu Kaisen,” and the intriguing original series “Bucchigiri?!” Furthermore, on July 2, MAPPA will join forces with Crunchyroll for an exclusive panel, where they will delve into the behind-the-scenes aspects of some of their most beloved titles. The specific titles to be discussed remain a tantalizing secret for now.

Yuri!!! on Ice, which premiered in October 2016, stands as MAPPA’s third original creation. This phenomenal series swiftly captured the hearts of audiences with its remarkable portrayal of a same-sex relationship between Yuri and Victor, as well as its authentic depiction of Yuri’s personal struggles and anxiety. After experiencing a disappointing last-place finish at the Grand Prix Final, Yuri Katsuki, a talented Japanese figure skater, makes the decision to put his competitive career on hold and returns to the tranquil town of Hasetsu to contemplate his future. However, his plans take an unexpected turn when Victor, a charismatic Russian figure skater and five-time World Champion, adamantly refuses to let Yuri abandon his passion and spontaneously offers to become his coach, guiding him towards triumphant victories.

Yuri!!! on Ice

Yuri!!! on Ice fans were thrilled by the season’s conclusion, which left them eagerly anticipating what lay ahead with a tantalizing “See You Next Level!” message. The excitement reached new heights when it was revealed that MAPPA, the renowned studio behind the series, would be gifting enthusiasts with an original movie titled Yuri on Ice the Movie: Ice Adolescence in July 2018.

Initially scheduled for a 2019 release, the film encountered unforeseen delays, leaving fans anxiously awaiting updates. Despite the uncertainty, an enticing teaser trailer was unveiled in November 2020, captivating audiences worldwide.

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As enthusiasts continue to yearn for news about the movie’s progress, their unwavering passion for the series remains evident, with many even signing a petition. For those unable to attend Anime Expo, expressing enduring adoration for the show can still be achieved through streaming Yuri!!! on Ice on Crunchyroll.


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