2022 has never been a better time for yuri readers, as LGBT+ content is rapidly becoming more common in manga. Falling in love is always an exhilarating yet sometimes terrifying experience, and overcoming the difficulties of being a lover adds complications (sometimes drama). If you are looking for new titles to come out this year, then check out the Top 5 new yuri manga in 2022!
5. Ichido dake demo, Koukai Shitemasu. (I Can’t Believe I Slept With You!)
Starting our new yuri manga list is I Can’t Believe I Slept With You !, known in Japanese as the sadder title Ichido dake demo, Koukai Shitemasu (Even If It Was Just Once, I Regret It). ). Chiyo Kozuka, 24, is frustrated with her luck. Unemployed and her bank account empty and three months after renting, she didn’t know what to do. That is until her landlady knocks on the door and asks if they can have sex. If Chiyo agrees, the landlady will help her financially. The next day, Chiyo wakes up and suddenly finds the landlady sleeping next to her. Confused and wavering, she found herself remembering nothing of the night before. However, when her mistress wakes up, she keeps her promise and proposes the only financial deal to Chiyo – an arrangement that Chiyo has no way of replacing.
The premise of a one-night stand to pay off a rental debt is both hilarious and all-too-real for every century. Japanese release of I Can’t Believe I Slept With You! complete with three episodes.
4. (Succubus ja nai mon!) I Am Not a Succubus!
Sakura – a first year student of a monster girl academy, she pretends to be a goddess. Her classmates are all heavy and hot monsters, including harps, lamias, and hounds, who all believe her daring lies. How will she survive the school year without revealing her secret.
Honestly, the premise alone is hilarious enough to keep us interested in Succubus ja nai mon!. Having to pretend to be a Succubus inevitably leads to all sorts of misunderstandings and our poor protagonist Sakura sounds like she’s having a complicated first year. If you’re looking for a manga for yuri fans, check out I Am Not a Succubus! this early year.
3. Shiro to Kuro: Black & White (Black and White: Tough Love at the Office)
In a large bank, Junko Shirakawa, who works in the foreign investor business department, is an elite prospect admired by his colleagues. One day, Kayo Kuroda, who joined the company at the same time, was transferred to Shirakawa’s department. Shirakawa is put in charge of Kuroda’s training department, turning their work lives upside down. How will their strange and violent relationship play out in the pit of intrigue and evil known as the bank.
Black and White has a lot of unique details that make it stand out. Office romance is a genre that’s been on the rise in recent years, and Black and White is taking it to the next level with its love relationship mixed with criminal fraud. We’re expecting a mix of hilarious comedy and passionate violence when Black and White hits shelves.
2. Watashi no Kobushi wo Uketomete! (Catch These Hands!)
This is a love story about two former travelers, now grown, each trying to escape their high school years and finding that the past can be more powerful than you expect. Takebe, a shrewd former high school student, encounters her old rival, Soramori, and the two decide to compete. After losing, Takebe received her punishment – she had to start dating Soramori.
Reluctant relationships are always a great starting point for two characters to finally realize their true feelings, so we hope these two bickers end up choosing love over war.
1. Futari wa Daitai Konna Kanji (The Two of Them Are Pretty Much Like This)
Age gap relationships are always exciting and can often be a source of dramatic tension, but Futari wa Daitai Konna Kanji isn’t trying to break your heart. The film stars thirty-year-old Eri and twenty-year-old Wako – a professional writer and voice actor – who are happily in love and living comfortably together.
This series is all about yuri’s life, it’s a light-hearted life story. This is almost like an extended ending: where most series end after the “big kiss moment”, The Two of Them Are Pretty Much Like This takes place after the relationship has formed and is fine. determined. With such a lighthearted and romantic premise, we’re really looking forward to seeing Eri and Wako’s life together later this year.