The Yuri on Ice anime has become one of the most successful anime series of 2016. Many have fallen in love with the sports anime?s plot. It is LGBTQ community-friendly and somehow tackles mental health issues.
Now fans will be delighted to know that visiting Yuri Katsuki’s hometown in real life is now?made possible. A Yuri on Ice anime pilgrimage site is indeed one thing to look forward to for several fans from all over the world. It is definitely a great way to spend the holidays.
Yuri on Ice Anime Pilgrimage Site
Yuri!!! on Ice and Saga Prefecture’s Sagaprise! Project teamed up to establish Yuri?s home prefecture as an anime pilgrimage site. The much awaited project will start with a number of events in Tokyo. Apart from the chance to see Yuri Katsuki’s hometown in real life, fans can also enjoy regional products and special themed merchandise.
The real-life city of Karatsu in Saga Prefecture is the place where Yuri?s hometown in the anime series was based. It is situated in the northwestern part of the island of Kyushu. That is the southernmost of Japan’s main islands.
Karatsu, Saga Prefecture has been a significant ancient trading port. This is primarily due to its proximity to Korea and China. The city also has remarkable landmarks waiting to be explored.
One of these is the Karatsu Castle. There are popular festivals too. The popular Karatsu Kunchi is an example. It is being held every year.
The finale episode of Yuri!!! on Ice aired last Thursday, December 22. Though Yuri wasn?t able to win gold, fans are happy because Episode 12?s ending somehow hints a sequel. The latest episode dropped a message that says, ?See You NEXT LEVEL.?
Fans will likely see more of the beautiful Karatsu when the beloved anime returns. For the meantime, fans can grab the chance to see Yuri?s home prefecture in real life.