Yuri Kuma Arashi and the Effects of Symbolism, Part 11

Time to make some noise

Time to make some noise

If you haven’t already, I highly suggest you head back to Part 10 and peruse the symbolism from the final episode, episode twelve. There we received symbolism that solidified the show’s themes, while simultaneously leaving us with an everlasting message of hope.

Now that we’ve analyzed nearly everything within the episodes of Yuri Kuma Arashi, you might be asking yourself: what could possibly be left? There are essentially three more sections to cover: the sound used throughout the show, the characters that populate it and what they symbolism, and lastly my final thoughts formed by looking at the entire anime as one, complete entity.

Today, we’ll start focusing on the sound that the anime has to offer. More specifically, the OP. There will be a brief look at the song itself, followed by a deeper peering into the lyrics that overlap it. There are actually quite a few intriguing pieces of information that can be gleaned from this one track alone (the same applies to the ED), besides it just being a stunning piece to listen to.

Day eleven, let’s go.

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